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15 Best Pink Eyeshadows for Colorful Eyeshadow Looks

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When you’ve created every bronzy eyeshadow look imaginable and have had one too many smokey eye moments, pink eyeshadow will bring variety back into your palette (and brighten up your eye makeup looks). Time and time again, we’ve seen pink eyeshadow trending on red carpets and runways, and for good reason! It’s flattering, versatile, and surprisingly wearable—no matter your skin tone.

So if you’re wondering if you can pull off pink eyeshadow, the short answer is: absolutely! Keep it soft and feminine with a low-key pastel or let your creativity fly with a bold fuchsia hue. Ready to incorporate this pretty pigment into your look? From head-turning glitter shades to soft mattes and rosy eyeshadow palettes, keep reading for the 15 best pink eyeshadows on the market.

15 Pink Eyeshadows You’ve Got to Try

MAËLLE BEAUTY Enchanted Eyeshadow Collection Single in Pink Diamond

If you’re looking for a shade that offers just a hint of pink, then this shimmery warm eyeshadow is for you. It has icy undertones that look amazing all over, but it also works great as a highlighter for the inner corners of your eyes, and to smudge along your lash lines.

2. Best Night Out Palette:

FENTY BEAUTY Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette in Rose

FENTY BEAUTY Snap Shadows Mix & Match Eyeshadow Palette in Rose
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Paint the town six shades of pink with this romantic eyeshadow palette. The smooth, blendable colors come in a range of matte, glitter, and shimmer shades that work great together or alone. Wear the soft pink ‘Sleepova’ shade to your home office, while the deep, shimmery ‘Stunt Queen’ deserves to be paired with a clingy dress.

3. Best Bright Pink Palette:

JUVIA'S PLACE The Sweet Pinks

JUVIA'S PLACE The Sweet Pinks
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Can’t decide which bright shade of pink you want? This glorious palette has them all. Choose from matte or glitter fuchsia, the sweetest shimmery pink you’ve ever seen, and even a pinky coral. The bold pigments are intense enough for all skin tones and pair well with nudes to tone them down (if you choose).

4. Best Violet Pink:

HAUS LABORATORIES Glam Attack Liquid Shimmer Powder in Crystal Remedy

HAUS LABORATORIES Glam Attack Liquid Shimmer Powder in Crystal Remedy
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Easy to apply and super easy to blend, this smudge-proof liquid-to-powder shadow delivers on multiple fronts. The highly pigmented shade is a violet-pink shimmer that brings on the glam and the applicator allows you to create effortless shapes to the look of your choosing.

5. Best Loose Powder:

IL MAKIAGE Highlighter Dust in Baby Pink

IL MAKIAGE Highlighter Dust in Baby Pink
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For those that are skilled with their makeup brushes, this loose powder is the way to go. The finely graded pigments deliver an intense shimmery, metallic color and settle smoothly onto your skin. Use this powder on your eyes, lips, or face for instant sparkle.

6. Best Everyday Pink:

LAURA MERCIER Caviar Stick Eye Color in Nude Rose

LAURA MERCIER Caviar Stick Eye Color in Nude Rose
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This stick eyeshadow is the perfect selection for everyday beauty. The convenient stick makes it super easy to apply, and the pink gold shimmer color adds a romantic touch to any makeup look. Best of all, it lasts all day long without flaking.

7. Best Pink Nude Palette:

MAYBELLINE The Blush Nudes® Eye Shadow Palette

MAYBELLINE The Blush Nudes® Eye Shadow Palette
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When a hint of pink is all you want, this palette can help you achieve the perfect low-key look. It features a range of soft rosy, mauve, peachy pink, and nude shades that perfectly complement them. It also features plenty of light pastels (so on-trend right now).

8. Best Bubble Gum Pink:

MARC JACOBS O!Mega Eyeshadow

MARC JACOBS O!Mega Eyeshadow
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This is the exact shade of pink eyeshadow that 11-year-old you couldn’t wait to wear—except all grown up and much better. The gel-coated pigments are crease-resistant and have minimal fallout so you can wear this shade comfortably all day long. Wear it alone or as a transitional hue in a fun summer look.

9. Best Quad:

PAT MCGRATH LABS Divine Rose Luxe Quad

PAT MCGRATH LABS Divine Rose Luxe Quad
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Four rose-inspired shades featuring mattes and shimmers come together for a blendable, elegant look. It features soft shimmering pink, matte bubble gum, earthy matte mauve, and deep pink plum.

10. Best Berry Shade:

RARE BEAUTY Stay Vulnerable Liquid Eyeshadow in Nearly Berry

RARE BEAUTY Stay Vulnerable Liquid Eyeshadow in Nearly Berry
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This weightless liquid-to-powder eyeshadow goes on effortlessly and has plenty of playtime to build before it settles into a soft, satin finish. This ‘Nearly Berry’ shade is a romantic pink berry shade that is unapologetically sweet on all complexions, and like all Rare Beauty products, it’s cruelty-free.

11. Best Neon:

DANESSA MYRICKS BEAUTY Colorfix Neon in Rainbow

DANESSA MYRICKS BEAUTY Colorfix Neon in Rainbow
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If your attitude is “go big or go home”, this bold neon cream eyeshadow is for you. Use it as a stand-alone eye, lip, or cheek color, or even as a water-proof base for powder products. Choose ‘Rainbow’ if you want a hot pink/fuchsia, or opt for ‘Bubble Gum’ for something a bit sweeter.

12. Best Glitter:

MILANI Hypnotic Lights Eye Topper

MILANI Hypnotic Lights Eye Topper
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With nostalgic trends like glitter eyeshadow on the rise, this illuminating liquid shimmer shadow is sure to be in your regular rotation when you want a touch of glam. You can use it alone for a soft pink shimmering glow, or use it on top of your favorite eyeshadow for electric results.

13. Best Pink Smokey Eye Palette:

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Luxury Palette in Walk of No Shame

CHARLOTTE TILBURY Luxury Palette in Walk of No Shame
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This palette makes our list for offering such a romantic gradient of rose gold shades ranging from peach champagne to sunset pink and berry for the perfect smokey eye. It looks amazing on virtually all skin tones and applies easily, suiting all eye colors.

14. Best Matte:

M·A·C COSMETICS Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eye Shadow in Fall in Love

M·A·C COSMETICS Powder Kiss Soft Matte Eye Shadow in Fall in Love
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You’ll fall in love with this pillow-soft matte. The ultra-creamy texture delivers a blurring effect on your lids and it easily fits into the M·A·C Pro Palette to add to your collection. The mid-tone blue pink shade adds the perfect pop of color and can be played up or down to build intensity.

15. Best Pastel Pink:

MAKEUP GEEK Pretty in Pink Eyeshadow

MAKEUP GEEK Pretty in Pink Eyeshadow
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This pretty pink shade is about as sweet as it gets. The light cool pink matte shade is the perfect transition for caramel to deep skin tones or as an amazing crease or accent color for light to medium skin tones. Plus, the formula is buttery smooth and delivers long-wearing color that lasts.

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Kindra Moné
Kindra Moné is a writer and content creator who works with brands and magazines to create culturally relevant fashion and beauty content. She is also the founder of The Moné Edit: a community and podcast at the intersection of style and wellness.
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Article Last Updated June 11, 2021 12:00 AM