Bold, neon makeup might not be the first trend you think of when it comes to your go-to makeup looks, but the power of neon to make a statement is undeniable. From the tiniest flick of slime green eyeliner to punchy pink and fluorescent orange, neon eyeshadow is here to stay—and we are feeling the electric vibes.
Ahead, we’ve compiled a list of 23 neon makeup looks that will have you buzzing for weeks.
Neon green and blue eye makeup and hot pink lipstick bring some heat to this look. We’re especially loving the contrast between the blue liner and green shadow on the lids. If you’re looking for a neon eyeshadow palette, try Trendy in Tokyo ($17) by BH Cosmetics, which offers a variety of neon shades to help you re-create this and other shadow looks.
Sometimes you need to show as much neon as possible, and that’s okay. All of the bright tones are worn together here to create an enthralling neon masterpiece.
Pastel and neon tones? Yes, please. The contrast between the soft pastel pink, sea green, electric pink, and violet tones in this look is everything and more.
Chic neon hues adorn the skin starting on the eyes and blending down towards the cheeks. The colorway of this neon makeup look is exceptional (and bookmarked forever as inspiration).
An exceptional twist on neon shadow, these dots lining the tops and bottoms of the eyes show that the more creative you are with neon eye makeup looks, the better.
A different neon shadow for each lid allows for magnificent color play. The inclusion of both muted and hot pink shadows really adds something special.
A myriad of neon colors come together for this magnificent work of art. We cannot stop staring at this look—it’s entirely soothing and exciting all in one.
For neon colors that have a paint-like finish and texture on the skin, try using a mixture of cream and powder formulas.
The boldness of this shade of blue is breathtaking, and the accent of neon blush is exactly what this makeup look needs to pop.
This monochromatic neon pink swipe on the lids is everything. The best part? You can re-create this look with any color shadow of your choosing.
Neon liner and lashes? Yes, please. If you’re going to go neon, you might as well go all the way.
Neon orange and pink pair with soft orchid and baby pink tones for a mesmerizing display of colors. The bold, deep lip offsets this neon shadow look in the best way.
If wearing neon shadow means we get to show off as much pink and purple as we want, we’re ready. This neon magenta color blended outward on the eyes looks amazing paired with a defining liner and few coats of mascara.
Neon violet and amethyst metallic shadows create a dynamic color combo. The violet applied all over the lids and under the eyes—with just a smidge of amethyst in the corners—is a wondrous contrast.
Neon can be minimal, and this tiny fleck of green liner right toward the inner corner of the eye proves that you don’t have to go wild with color if that’s not something you’re ready for.
Neon pink and orange matte shadow is the color combination we didn’t know we needed, but we can’t stop thinking about. Start at the inner corner of the eye with neon pink shadow and slowly blend out. Finish by applying the orange on top toward the center of the lid and into the crease.
This tiny neon detail spot on the inner corners of the eyes creates a new way to showcase a smoky eye that’s both playful and elegant. Take your favorite neon-colored shadow and pop it right on the inner corners of the eyes after you’ve applied everything else as the final finishing touch.