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37 Ingenious Eye Shadow Looks for a Night out ...

By Lyndsie

The next time you're planning an evening out, take the opportunity to experiment with some new eye shadow looks. You can't go too crazy during the day, especially if you're heading to the office, but once the sun sets and you're ready for a night of excitement, playing with new looks can be quite fun. Try some bright colors or some new techniques, put on some fake lashes, get dramatic with your eyeliner – whatever tickles your fancy! Take a look at some of these dazzling eye shadow looks and try one of them the next time you head out with your friends or your special someone.

1 Bronzed Beauty

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Not all nighttime eye shadow looks have to be wild, though. Some sparkling bronze with a little smoky appeal always looks gorgeous.

2 Peacock Appeal

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Of course, pretty peacock hues are show-stoppers as well. I love the gorgeous blending here, and the way the purple complements the teal.

3 Muted Peacock Appeal

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If purple isn't your thing, a gorgeous shade of green is still a must-try. This is made more neutral with the addition of black and brown.

4 Smoky Taupe

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The smoky eye trend lends itself well to neutral colors as well as dramatic ones. This is great for a night out but could actually also work for a fun daytime activity.

5 D is for Drama

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I love the mix of bronze/gold with that dark shade. It looks like a wine or a burgundy with purple undertones – what do you think?

6 Smoke and Mirrors

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A gorgeous muted grey creates a certain kind of smolder that always looks hot.

7 Black and Pink Smoke

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I'm a sucker for pink shadow, and I love the way it blends with black here.

8 All That Glitters

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During the day, you often have to be wary of anything too glittery, but nighttime is your time to shine.

9 Gold Shimmer

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There's something soft and magical about this gold shimmer. I think it would look great with a few dark green or violet accents as well.

10 Rose Gold

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This promises to make you look dewy and ethereal, no matter what your eye or skin color.

11 Not Quite Nude

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This is a perfect evening look if you want something subtle but still attention-grabbing.

12 On Wings of Mint

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I don't know what I love more, the winged eyeliner or that cool minty color.

13 Copper Touches

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14 Dark and Dramatic

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You simply can't go wrong with a classic smoky eye.

15 Pastel Pretty

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Never think that you can't go the pastel route for a night on the town.

16 Glittering Gold

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Gold and purple look perfect together, and the combination pairs especially well with green or hazel eyes.

17 So Blue

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Dark blues are truly breathtaking, and they're perfect if you want to get away from the traditional blacks, greys, and browns.

18 Gold and Green

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This is just entirely stunning. I love that iridescent shimmer.

19 Pretty in Pink

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If you're looking for an especially feminine evening look, pink is the way to go. This look uses dark purple at the crease.

20 Pink and Purple

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Here's a slightly more dramatic take on the above look.

21 Bright Blue

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From the blue to the eye-opening white at the corner, this is simply beautiful.

22 Smoky Style

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This is a sultry take on the smoky eye.

23 Touches of Brightness

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The touches of blue-green definitely make this look.

24 Multicolored

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Who knew blue and pink could look so good together?

25 Sparkle Sparkle

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Some pinks, some purples, some browns – this is flawless.

26 Black and Brown

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I never would have thought black and brown could look this fantastic either. So dramatic!

27 Metallic Mix

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I see some gold, some bronze, and even some copper, and I love every shade.

28 Silver Stardust

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This looks like a smattering of stardust!

29 Navy and Nice

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This blue is dark and dramatic and totally dynamic.

30 Glistening Gold

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This gold take on the smoky eye is somewhat subtle but still ideal for a night out.

31 Green with Envy

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Would you be bold enough to step out with this look?

32 Fading Fabulous

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I love how a nude shade fades into gold, which fades into purple.

33 Ice Queen

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This looks so icy and delicious! It would make your eyes look incredibly bright and wide open.

34 Iridescent Shimmer

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This is a little wintry as well, but the touch of coppery brown warms up the whole look.

35 Colorful Cool

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Something about this reminds me of a desert sunset, as the sky turns to dusk.

36 Color Everywhere

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This, too, is reminiscent of a dusky night sky – so it's perfect for an evening look. I love the dramatic, rough blend, and the touch of purple along the lower lashes.

37 Radiant Rainbow

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Turquoise, pink, gold … this is gorgeous and glamorous.

Even if you have an eye shadow technique you love, it pays to experiment sometimes. Would you try any of these looks, or is there something else you're dying to wear?

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