Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

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Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest
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Prom night is creeping up on us, and it’s time to start planning out your prom makeup look for the big night. Are you going for a glam, goth, natural or classic look? The options are clearly endless, but it’s time to start brainstorming (and compiling inspiration boards) to help you figure out your look for the night.

We’re of course here to help you get that perfect look, if you’re drowning in ideas and not quite sure where to head. We’ve compiled a gallery of fifty of our favorite makeup looks from the pages of Pinterest, filled with some of the hottest trends as well as some classic options and a few daring looks for those who want to try something new. Ready to get inspired for your best prom makeup look ever? We’ve got you covered.

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  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We've got plenty of makeup inspiration to get you pretty for prom night!

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This look is very "classic" prom and pretty in pink: a lovely sunset-inspired eye in silvers and pinks with gorgeous blush and just-bitten lips. It's a perfect way to enhance your natural beauty with just a touch of glamour.

    Image via Pinterest. From xteener.youtube.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Looking for a sultry, glamorous look? Look no further than this seriously smokey eye with a hint of fuchsia in the corners with a sculpted cheek and a nude-pink lip. Very runway-inspired, and bound to turn heads.

    Image via Pinterest. From whowhatwear

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    The key to this look is a gorgeous glow, enhanced with a dramatic dark eye, deeply-blushed cheek and a freshly-kissed nude lip. It's striking, alluring and perfect for prom night.

    Image via Pinterest. From weheartit.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Very classic 60's with a twist, this extremely dramatic eye with a practically nude face is drama at its best. Paired with a rose pink lip, it's bound to draw all the right attention.

    Image via Pinterest. From weheartit.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    For those who aren't really into the dramatic makeup look, we love this fresh-faced look with a touch of bronze glow, defined brows, lush lashes and a beautifully-bitten lip. It's natural beauty at its best.

    Image via Pinterest. From Vx4GWireless.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This dramatic mix of magenta, blue and gold on the top of the eye is so striking, particularly with just a wash of gold and lashes to frame the look. We're also obsessed with the nude-rose lip with just a touch of shine. Looking to make an impact at prom? This look will turn heads.

    Image via Pinterest. From Vogue.mx

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Your freckles are absolutely amazing, particularly when amped up with a 60's-inspired defined eye with tons of top lashes, light blush and a barely-there pink lip. Gorgeous.

    Image via Pinterest. From shechive.files.wordpress.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This is sultry spring makeup at its best. Go for a topaz-bronze smokey eye with touches of pink at the center paired with defined brows, lush lashes and a raspberry lip. So prom perfect.

    Image via Pinterest. From shops.nordstrom.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We can't express how amazing vivid colors are on deeper skin tones. This vivid cobalt shadow is brilliant and made only more amazing by glowing coral blush and a persimmon glossed lip.

    Image via Pinterest. From refinery29.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    A healthy dose of lilac dusted over the lids paired with a peachy-nude glossed lip is spring beauty at its best, and a gorgeous statement-making look at that.

    Image via Pinterest. From media.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We love a good defined eye and this peacock blue-green lined look is a personal favorite. Paired with diva-long spiked lashes and an essentially nude face, this is an easy prom makeup look with impact.

    Image via Pinterest. From lipstickheelsandababy.blogspot.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We're slightly obsessed with this boho glam look of defined brows and eyes but with everything else soft, blushing and lovely. It's mysterious and oh-so-pretty at the same time.

    Image via Pinterest. From makemeuppretty.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    You know what we love even more than perfectly-executed, winged eyelienr and thick top lashes with a fresh pink lip? A sick shark bite manicure to go along with it.

    Image via Pinterest. From harpersbazaar.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Honestly, sometimes a nearly naked face is just so beautiful. Go with a gorgeous glow with strategically-placed bronzer and blush around the hair line, jawline and cheek, a slightly-smoked eye with pewter liner and a just-bitten lip. So fresh, so pretty.

    Image via Pinterest. From harpersbazaar.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    For those who really want a nude look with just a touch of glam, this golden glowing look is one of our favorites. Smoke a taupe liner out around the eyes with a touch of gold shadow along the top lash line, then focus on lengthening mascara. A nude lipstick gives this look infinite polish.

    Image via Pinterest. From elle.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Retro-lovely and amazing, this perfectly-defined cat eye with arched brows and a scarlet red lip is simple, gorgeous and amazing, as modeled by blogger Keiko Lynn.

    Image via Pinterest. From blogs.babble.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Everything about this retro-inspired beauty look is fantastic, from the dramatic mod cat eye to the vibrant red lip. Use a white liner (then retrace with white shadow) to draw in the inner corners with black gel liner along the upper and lower lash lines. Finish with a vibrant red gloss and thick black lashes.

    Image via Pinterest. From makeup.lovetoknow.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    If there's a time to let your inner makeup maven out, prom is it. Layer this brightly-hued look with a base of creamy yellow, then citrus orange and end with a lavender frame. Black liquid liner, lush lashes and a sheer ballet pink lip completes this homage to 80's glam.

    Image via Pinterest. From girlshue.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Go gorgeous in gold eyeshadow framed with black liner and lush lashes. A matte mauve lip finishes this beautiful makeup look.

    Image via Pinterest. From allure.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Dreamy and ethereal, we love this lilac, pink and mint green shadow look with a soft pink lip. Liner adds definition and don't forget the long lashes!

    Image via Pinterest. From eyeshadowlipstick.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Coral is all the rage this spring, and it can be the perfect pretty shade for prom. Go for a punch of color at the mouth with a wash over the cheeks for a slightly-amplified natural look that's totally on trend.

    Image via Pinterest. From beautyhigh.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This Brigitte Bardot-inspired look is perfect for prom, from the lush top lashes to the French pink perfect lip. C'est chic!

    Image via Pinterest. From longhairstyleshowhowto.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    80's-inspired in all the right ways, we love this peacock blue-green and black smokey eye with tons of lashes and a deep purple lip. This look is bound to get you noticed.

    Image via Pinterest. From soulfulbeauty.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    From the Dior runway comes this spring beauty look with lilac and green shadows topped with long lashes and a vibrant red lip. We live for this look!

    Image via Pinterest. From eyeshadowlipstick.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    When it comes to electric glamour, this vivid pink lip is hard to beat. We love that it's paired with thin black liner and a bronzed glow on the eyes and sculpted cheeks. Defined brows round out the look.

    Image via Pinterest. From obaz.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We're crazy about this glowing yellow shadow with a matte pink-violet lip for a makeup look with tons of impact. Be sure skin is glowing and the lashes are long to add definition.

    Image via Pinterest. From doedeerblogazine.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Want a quick makeup look with tons of impact? How about charcoal lined eyes and two-tone lips? Quick tip: any two lipsticks you already have that you love will work together. Trust us!

    Image via Pinterest. From glamour.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Bright pink shadow with a matte peach lip? Yes, please! Just balance the look with tons of dark, long lashes and you're ready to go!

    Image via Pinterest. From the-true-fashionqueen.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    How about a little prom magic via some vivid pink and yellow eyeshadow? This look for the daring is best achieved with eyeshadow primer as a base and with a great strip of false lashes to define the look. A touch of gloss and matching nails are all that's needed to seal the deal.

    Image via Pinterest. From fashionbombdaily.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Cobalt blue shadow plus matching nails? Sign us up, especially when there's a defined brow, tons of lashes and a pretty pink lip to go along with it!

    Image via Pinterest. From 25.media.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Lilac and purple shimmering shadows give this look a nearly airbrushed effect. Keep it polished with a flawless complexion and a peach blush and matte lip.

    Image via Pinterest. From popofstyle.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    There's almost nothing more classic chic than defined brows and a scarlet matte lip. A touch of smudged taupe liner and lashes gives this look polish for prom.

    Image via Pinterest. From thepursuitaesthetic.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Got an inner goth you want to unleash? Go ahead and rock the black lips, just balance the look by keeping the eyes lightly smoked with long lashes for a look that's tough but pretty.

    Image via Pinterest. From 25.media.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    There's nothing so chic as gorgeous, glowing skin with a bright matte lipstick. Make sure to exfoliate lips before application and keep the rest of the face simple, with long lashes and a touch of similar blush to tie the look together.

    Image via Pinterest. From shop-hers.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We're kind of obsessed with this fresh-faced look with a fashion-forward two-tone lip. If you want to try this, fill your lips in completely with liner, then a matte lipstick and draw a cupid's bow of the complimentary color inside the lips. So genius!

    Image via Pinterest. From thechicdepartment.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Decided to wear your glasses to the prom? Check out this genius makeup idea with a two-tone eye that can easily be created with gel or cream shadow. Balance the look with defined brows and a gorgeous nude glossy lip.

    Image via Pinterest. From favim.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Another option for glasses? Sultry smokey eyes and a vixenish red lip. Be sure that there's a touch of shimmer to the shadow for dimension, and go for a vibrant scarlet lip for maximum impact.

    Image via Pinterest. From hairnewsnetwork.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Want to try something a little fun and funky for prom? Feathered lashes add such dramatic and fun flair to a prom makeup look. A liquid or gel liner around the eye adds definition, and keep the rest of the look simple to keep the spotlight on your amazing eyes.

    Image via Pinterest. From bacilingerie.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Honestly, is there anything more fun than a glittery eye? We recommend a base of waterproof gel shadow and liner underneath as a great base so it stays put. Also, if a little spills, a small piece of clear household tape will lift it without messing up your look.

    Image via Pinterest. From 24.media.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Feeling a steampunk kind of look? Be sure to create a great foundation for sooty eyes and lips with primer (eyes) and concealer (lips) so your look will last through the night. Lightly-defined brows and a flawless complexion gives this look amazing impact.

    Image via Pinterest. From Amy McMahon.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We love a redhead in red lipstick. The dramatic eye makeup with the magenta base and grey smoke gives this look a sultry softness that's hard to beat.

    Image via Pinterest. From makeup.allwomenstalk.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This dramatic look is a perfect combination of flawless, luminous skin with perfect definition where it counts. Use a luminizing product over your foundation for this photo-ready finish and work black liner into a scarlet lip for the perfect deep definition.

    Image via Pinterest. From ko-te.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Honestly, being a natural redhead makes you lovely enough, but the perfect cinnamon red lip is the perfect addition for a light-but-pretty makeup look. Just define the top lids of eyes with delicate liner and mascara and you're ready to go.

    Image via Pinterest. From Christina Polosky.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We love this dramatic steel-y eye with a perfect crimson lip. Be sure to use a combination of pink and blue-grey cream shadows with a touch of shimmer to add dimension and don't be shy with the mascara on the top lid. This look practically demands an extra lash layer.

    Image via Pinterest. From lovelyasianmakeup.tumblr.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We love the deep cooper shadow paired with the plum-hued lip and defined brows of this gorgeous look. Go slightly deeper in shade than you think you need in the brows and eyes and just a little lighter in the lip to balance it out.

    Image via Pinterest. From shivalination.tumblr.com

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    This look is all 60's all the time and in the best way possible. Line the entire eye in white liner, then use a lengthening mascara on the top lashes and on the bottom for that spidery look (individual falsies will also help.) An orange-red lip gives the look incredible appeal.

    Image via Pinterest. From harpersbazaar.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    We love a good matte crimson lip with defined brows and a touch of colored liner. Go with the teal hue seen here or add any color you like. The red lip can balance almost any color.

    Image via Pinterest. From google.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    If you want a dramatic look with an unexpected twist, how about a glossy smoky eye? Blend multiple hues like a deep sunset (as seen here), then top with just a touch (not a lot) of petroleum jelly to create a slick look. Top with mascara and balance with a nude glossy lip.

    Image via Pinterest. From thebeautythesis.com.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Tangerine shadow and bright red lips? Absolutely! Just add lashes, liquid liner and well-groomed brows and you're good to go. Oh, and a bit of contour at the cheekbones for maximum impact.

    Image via Pinterest. From biay.info.

  • Prom Night Pretty: 50 Makeup Inspiration Photos From Pinterest

    Honestly, we live for this jeweled lip look with tiny crystals (you can use body tattoos that have adhesive already on the back) embedded in a gorgeous scarlet red lipstick.  Just keep the rest of the look simple and be careful going in for that goodnight kiss.

    Image via Pinterest. From Liza Terry.

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We've got plenty of makeup inspiration to get you pretty for prom night!

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