As much as we love intricate, exaggerated eye make-up, there's a lot to say for something you can accomplish in a matter of minutes. Even the most accomplished makeup artists have a few quick and easy eye makeup looks ready for their customers, and it was high time we shared some of the tricks of the trade with you. The best thing is that you don't have to be a makeup artist, beauty blogger or even a particularly experienced eyeshadow brush to make them at home. (Trust us – they'll still be just as Instagram-worthy.) Thanks to some of our favorite influencers and celebrities, there's no shortage of inspiration to get you on your way to mastering eye makeup.
We will keep it real: There could be a few cat eyes involved . Don't worry – they are simpler than they seem and can be converted into dozens of different variations. Once you have mastered the technique, you will keep doing it (promise). Still, there are many other breathtaking ideas – from subtle shimmer to graphic pops of color – for aversion to cat eyes.
Read 13 of the most beautiful and simple eye makeup ideas that can be implemented in just five minutes or less. Whether your skills are advanced or you are looking for a new everyday look or a sultry date night inspiration, you will leave here with at least one idea. We have also launched the indispensable products that make it easier for you to get started.