Grey eyes are so pretty. With the right makeup, they can look simply stunning and are to envy.

From sparkly shadow to smoky eyes, we have gathered some stunning looks with eye shadow and liner combos for those with gray eyes. Whether you want a clean and simple look, or a sexy dramatic look, we have something to fit every mood!


Grey and blue eyes are both so gorgeous and the right makeup combo can really make them pop!

Makeup Ideas With Pink Eyeshadow

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This pretty pale sparkly pink will really make your grey eyes shine. Draw a thick black line above your eye and apply sparkly pink eyeshadow to the eyelid and waterline for a look that’s feminine and sexy.


Makeup Ideas With Silver Eyeshadow

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Let’s assume that your skin has warm undertones. Then pick warmer and richer eyeshadow colors. And vivid or icy eyeshadow colors will work great if you have cold undertones.

Makeup Ideas With Eyeliner


Dramatic Eyeliner Look For Grey And Blue Eyes

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This look not only works for grey eyes, but pale blue eyes, as well. The dramatic smoky look is perfect for an evening out or a formal event. Draw a thick black winged line above and below your eye (almost to the outer corner as depicted) and color your eyebrow in the same shade. Then apply bright sparkly pink eyeshadow on your lower lid and just above. Then add the pink eyeshadow to your waterline, filling in the spaces for a look that's purely sensual.

Silver Eyeshadow With Pin-Up Eyeliner

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This look is so simple yet absolutely stunning. The combo of blue, white, and silver will really make your grey eyes pop. Apply thin line of turquoise blue liner under your eye and then use black liner to draw a thick angel wing on the top of your eye. Next, apply silver shimmery shadow on your lower eyelid and waterline. Smudge some white shimmery shadow in the inner corner of your eye to complete this fabulous look.


Angel Winged Eyeliner Makeup Idea

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This look is perfect for a special occasion. The gold glitter shadow is super chic and sexy and perfect for a prom or other formal event. Use thick black liner to create an angel wing above your eye. And then apply sparkly gold glitter eyeshadow on the lower lid and shimmery white shadow on the inside corner.

Gold Smokey Idea With Double Eyeliner

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Gold eyeshadow is super sexy and sophisticated. This combo will make your stunning greys stand out. Starting at the inner corner, apply thick winged black liner to your upper eye. The liner gradually gets thicker as it goes outward and curves upward. Then apply gold glitter shadow to your lower lid and paint a very thin line under your eye and have it wing out to meet the outer wing. Use thick black mascara to complete this sultry smoky eye.

Cute Makeup Look With Black Arabian Eyeliner

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This look is girly and fun. First, line your eyes with black liquid liner and then apply pale pink shimmery shadow to the top and lower eyelids and waterline. Apply a generous coat of black mascara and complete this makeup with sexy fuchsia pink lipstick for a look that’s fun and flirty!


Copper Smokey With Glitter Eyeliner

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In case you don’t want to go all-glittery and shine like a star, gold glitter eyeliner will come to your rescue.

Cat Eye Eyeliner Makeup Idea For Grey Eyes

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Cat eye makeup has always been popular, and this look is no exception. The blend of colors will accentuate your grey eye color. Start with winged black eyeliner on your inner crease and follow through to the outer part of your eyes with a thick outer wing above your eye. Next, apply pale pink glittery shadow on your lower eyelid. Then apply pale apricot shadow just above the pink and top that with white shimmery shadow. Use the same white eyeshadow on the inner corner of your eye to complete the look.

Smokey Eyes Makeup Ideas


Shimmer Smokey Ideas

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Also, there are some colors of eyeshadow you might wish to avoid. For example, bold reds and pinks are not advisable as your eyes will look inflamed or teary. Pick wisely!

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Silver eyeshadow will really make your gorgeous greys pop! Use black eyeliner to make a thin line above your eyelid and then apply a shimmery silver shade to your bottom lid and waterline. Fill in your inner eye crease with white eyeshadow for a look that’s dramatic and playful.

Soft Smokey With Smudge Corner Accent

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And it means that you can pair it with practically any color of eyeshadow. In this case, however, you will have to mind your hair color, skin tone as well as the desirable image.

Glitter Smokey Eyes

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After determining an additional hue, you can then pick eye makeup designed specifically for this hue. Or you can base your makeup choice on the fact that grey color is neutral.

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Here you can see some popular makeup ideas for girls who have grey eyes. Just look how amazingly pinks and peaches can compliment this gorgeous eye color.

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Our final look for grey eyes is classy and sophisticated. Apply black liner around your eyes and then follow it with glittery peach shadow on both lids and on your waterline. Then smudge some white shadow in the inner corner of your eyes. And finish off this delicate look with heavy black mascara. To make it even sexier, apply bright coral lipstick.

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Smoky eyes are extremely sensual and stylish, and this look is no exception. If you really want to make your greys stand out, this look is for you. Apply sparkly black liquid eyeshadow on your lower lid, winging out. And then apply a thin white shimmery shadow in the crease between your lids. Smudge black eyeliner at your waterline for a smokey effect. Finally, apply thick dark mascara for a smokey and sultry look that will dazzle everyone you meet.


Bold Smokey With Classy Black Eyeliner

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So, before picking eye shadow, determine other shades that are present in your iris alongside grey. If you are not sure, wear a white T-shirt and examine the eyes in a place with good lighting.

Cut Crease Makeup Ideas

Pretty Cut Crease Makeup Look For Grey Eyes

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This look is pretty and just a bit dramatic. The pink shade will really make your eyes shine. Use thick black liquid liner above your eye and wing it out and up in the end. Then apply very pale shimmery pink eyeshadow to both the bottom and top eyelid following the black eyeliner. Then apply it to your inner corner and waterline for a look that's girly and chic.


Cut Crease Makeup With Bold Black Eyeliner

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This pretty pink shadow will work with any eye color but is especially gorgeous with grey. Fully outline your eye with black liquid liner and make a dramatic angel wing in the outer end. Then follow that outline with shimmery pink shadow on both lids and your waterline. Apply a thick coat of black mascara for a look that's classy and chic.

Cut Crease Makeup With Double Eyeliner

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This look is super sleek and sexy with its dramatic blend of colors and drastic lines. It will make your eyes stand for a totally sultry vibe. Draw a thick angel wing above your eye and then follow along with both a shimmery silver and white line and then smudge rose shadow on your upper lid. Make sure to bring the look out to the inner crease of your eyes, as well. And finish it up with a silver smudge under your eyes and an extra thick coat of black mascara for a look that will stop a crowd.

Rose Gold Cut Crease With Glitter Eyeliner

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If you want a look that's dainty and demure, this pretty rose gold and silver combo is just perfect. Outline your eye with black liner, thicker on the top and wing it out slightly. Then apply rose gold to your lower lid and waterline. Then apply a thin line of silver shadow in the crease between your eyelids. And complete the makeup with dramatic black mascara for a look that's mysterious and playful.


Cut Crease With Glitter Accent

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Nude Makeup Ideas

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We hope you already know which shade of grey eyes you have. Your eyes can be hazel-grey, green-grey, grey-blue, pale-grey, or dark-grey – these are the most common eye shades.

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If you prefer a more subtle smoky eye look, try this natural makeup. Apply black liquid liner thickly on your lower lid and wing it out on the outer end. Then smudge some under your eye. Next, apply pale gold shadow to the outer half of your bottom lid and the full upper lid. Then fill the remainder of your bottom lid toward the inner eye corner with white shadow. Next, smudge some gold shadow under the black at your waterline. Finish it with a thick coat of black mascara for a look that's simply seductive.

Makeup Tutorials For Grey Eyes

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Here are some easy makeup tutorials for you. Believe us, you can follow each of them even if you are an amateur. Gold and green hues can make your grey eyes appear greenish.


FAQ: Grey Eyes

Do GREY eyes change?

Grey eyes change color depending on the lighting, weather conditions, mood and clothes a person is wearing. Grey eyes may be called “blue” at first sight, however, what distinguishes grey eyes is spots of gold and brown in them. Therefore, grey eyes can possess shades of blue, green and even hazel-brown.

What do grey eyes mean spiritually?

Grey eyes are sometimes connected to supernatural beings like elves, wizards, angels. So people associate them with mystery, freedom, spontaneity and strategic thinking. It is believed that grey eyed people are competitive and creative. Since containing less melanin, grey eyes are also more sensitive to sunlight.