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Sleekest Winged Eyeshadow Tutorials Done In 5 Minutes


Winged eyeshadow is a clever take on winged eyeliner styles that humans have come up with. Winged eye makeup is one of the makeup trends that has stuck around because of the magic it brings out in a look. Have you ever thought about having such a perfect winged eyeshadow look that it lifts you up from the ground and takes you through the clouds? Some cynics might frown at it but we totally believe that an artful eyeshadow wing can do just that.

To spread a little love and magic, we are here to teach you how to do winged eyeshadow. Before that, we will take a step back and introduce you to wing makeup and how it works.

Winged Eye Makeup Specifications

What constitutes a winged eyeshadow? Better yet, what is wing makeup? Any eye makeup look that creates the illusion of having tiny little wings on your eyes comes under winged eye makeup.

How To Make A Wing Look Sharp?

The purpose of winged eyeshadow is to accentuate the eyes and it can only be done if the winged eye makeup is defined. So how to make a wing that attracts all the attention? Make it as sharp as possible and make it stand out. You can either use:


Fashioning Winged Eyeshadow Expertly

Scouts, buckle in because we are about to tell you how to do winged eyeshadow. Learn how to do just an eyeshadow wing and also an eyeshadow with winged eyeliner. Both the styles are easy to nail down and we are confident that any makeup newbie will be able to pull off the wing makeup.

How To Do The Wing On Eyes Just Right

Our favorite winged eyeshadow look is eyeshadow with eyeliner. To do that, follow our tutorial on how to make a wing:

  • Place a tape diagonally in an upward direction on the outer corner of your eyes towards the end of your eyebrow.
  • With an angled brush, draw the line of your wing starting from the highest corner of the wing towards the center of your eyelid.
  • Winged eyeshadow can now be achieved by filling in the eyeshadow wing with an eyeshadow of your choice (like Color Tattoo Up To 24 Hr Longwear Cream Eyeshadow) towards the lash line.
  • Take off the tape and you now have the sharpest winged eye makeup.

How To Do Winged Eyeshadow With No Eyeliner

It is quite possible to winged eyeshadow looks with no eyeliner whatsoever and here is how:

  • Place a tape the same way we taught you for wing makeup above.
  • Choose an eyeshadow palette, we love the Huda Beauty Obsessions Precious Stones Eyeshadow Palette in Sapphire.
  • Dip the angled brush in the color of your choice and make an eyeshadow wing copying the above steps.
  • You can fill in your lash line with the same eyeshadow or venture a little out there and try a different color to make your winged eyeshadow pop out.
  • Remove the tape and admire your handiwork.

Essentials For Winged Eyeshadow Creation

What do you need to make winged eyeshadow and all of that?

  • Eyeshadow palette for eyeshadow wing (Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette).
  • Eyeliner for eyeshadow with winged eyeliner (Curvitude Liner Maybelline).
  • Angled eyeliner brush for winged eye makeup (e.l.f. Angled Eyeliner Brush).
  • Tape to perfect the “how to do winged eyeshadow”.

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