cut crease makeup

30+ Beautiful Cut Crease Makeup Looks

This gorgeous cut crease makeup style is taking the social media beauty world by storm and for very good reason too. The cut crease is a new spin on the classic smokey-eye look and creates a deep inset that really accentuates the shape of your eyes. The cut crease follows the natural curve of your eyelid crease. This beautiful look can be subtle or bold, colorful or neutral. There are so many different cut crease makeup looks that you can go for.

Here are some of our favorite cut crease makeup looks for you to enjoy.

Brown Cut Crease

This subtle brown cut crease is great for a natural cut crease look. We love the way the brown eyeshadow follows the eyelid down to that gorgeous angle.

Brown Cut Crease
Brown Cut Crease

Pink Cut Crease

You can really play around with the shape of your cut crease and make it any color. Matching the curve of your eyeliner to the curve of your cut crease eyeshadow is a great look.

Pink Cut Crease
Pink Cut Crease

Cut Crease Eyeliner Look

Using eyeliner to accentuate the cut crease curve looks great and you can be experimental with what colors you use and how many different eyeliner layers you want to create.

Cut Crease Eyeliner
Cut Crease Eyeliner

Smokey Blue Cut Crease

Creating a long line with your eyeliner and with your cut crease line gives a glamorous Cleopatra’esk look. This looks fabulous with a bright statement color on your eyelids.

Blue Cut Crease
Blue Cut Crease

Purple Glitter Cut Crease

A purple and pink makeup look can look great with a bit of extra glitter. This artist has beautiful soft round features and has matched this roundness with the curve of her cut crease eyeliner.

Purple Cut Crease
Purple Cut Crease

Red Cut Crease

For a sultry and mysterious look that is great for a late-night party try combining silver eyeshadow with a thick red cut crease line.

Red Cut Crease
Red Cut Crease

Colorful Cut Crease

You can create the appearance of a cut crease without having to draw a solid line. This artist has defined her cut crease by layering two different colors on top of one another.

Green Cut Crease
Green Cut Crease

Black Cut Crease

This look is a great spin on the smokey eye. Combining a silvery white with a smokey black cut crease really makes the natural shape of your eyelid stand out.

Black Cut Crease
Black Cut Crease

Party Cut Crease

I could name a dozen different things that I love about this look. Not only does it have rainbow eyeshadow but it also has a stunning shimmery eyeliner and the most gorgeous white cut crease lines.

Cut Crease Colorful
Cut Crease Colorful

Gold Cut Crease

A gold glitter cut crease is a stunning and incredibly versatile look. It can be dressed up or down depending on the occasion and can be combined with pink or red lipstick to suit your mood.

Gold Cut Crease
Gold Cut Crease

Negative Space Nude Cut Crease

For something elegant and simple go for this gorgeous natural nude negative space between your gold crease and eyeliner. This shape is stunning and really works with the natural curves of your eyes.

Nude Cut Crease
Nude Cut Crease

Extreme Color Cut Crease

For when you really want to show off that cut crease you bright or go home. Combining different cut crease techniques together with these bold colors creates a party on your eyelids.

Colorful Cut Crease
Colorful Cut Crease

Dramatic Glitter Cut Crease

Talking about a party of your eyelids, this dramatic cut crease look combines shimmer eyeshadow with glitter on the cut crease and rhinestones.

Dramatic Glitter Cut Crease
Dramatic Glitter Cut Crease

Brown Cut Crease Eyeshadow

Using dark brown eyeshadow to create a dark and smokey cut crease line is a romantic and sultry look that is great for the evening.

Brown Cut Crease Eyeshadow
Brown Cut Crease Eyeshadow

Blue + Brown Cut Crease

Combing a thin cut crease line with a thin line of eyeshadow creates a really elegant shape. We love how these two shades of blue have been combined as a light-cut crease blue and as a darker blue eyeliner.

Cut Crease Blue
Cut Crease Blue

Double Cut Crease

This cut-crease party look combines a thin purple cut-crease line with a complimenting shade of eye shadow to create this double-cut crease look. Add a bit of negative space on the inner lid, double wings, and a touch of glitter and you’ve got yourself a look for the books!

Double Cut Crease
Double Cut Crease

Brown Cut Crease With Glitter

Applying a dark brown eyeshadow to the above crease space and a subtle line of gold glitter on the crease line is a simple yet elegant look that is great for many occasions.

Brown Cut Crease With Glitter
Brown Cut Crease With Glitter

Cut Crease Eye Makeup Styles

This artist has created so many gorgeous cut crease looks that we couldn’t quite decide which one was our favorite, we’ve got green cut crease makeup, gold cut crease makeup, red cut crease makeup, and of course lots of glitter. She literally has the full cut crease eye makeup catalog.

Full Cut Crease Eye Makeup
Full Cut Crease Eye Makeup

Glitter Cut Crease Makeup

How cute is this cut crease look? We love the little silver glitter cut crease line combined with the bright blue eyeliner. The little rhinestone under that lower lash line is a gorgeous touch.

Glitter Cut Crease Makeup
Glitter Cut Crease Makeup

Gold Glitter Cut Crease Makeup

Thick black eyeliner paired with a thick glittery gold cut crease line of the same thickness is a simple yet effective look that will really show off that gorgeous eye shape of yours.

Gold Cut Crease Eye Makeup
Gold Cut Crease Eye Makeup

Red + Orange Cut Crease

We love how this coral color palette has been used to create a warm and stunning look. This artist has blended red with orange above the cut crease line to create a deep orange cut crease look.

Orange Cut Crease
Orange Cut Crease

Red Cut Crease With Glitter

Another great red-cut crease look is to combine it with glitter. Use a dark red to create a smokey-eye look and add a thin line of gold glitter to accentuate the shape of your eyelid.

Red Cut Crease With Glitter
Red Cut Crease With Glitter

Yellow Cut Crease

Float like a butterfly and sting like a bee with this fierce yellow cut crease look. If Quintin Tarantino knew about this stunning look when he made Kill Bill, I’m pretty sure we’d see Uma Therman rocking this one!

Yellow Cut Crease
Yellow Cut Crease

Blue Cut Crease Makeup

Using two contrasting colors on either side of the cut crease can help bring out that gorgeous curve of yours. We love the combination of blue and purple with either yellow or orange.

Blue Cut Crease Makeup
Blue Cut Crease Makeup

Cut Crease Smokey Eye

This simple smokey eye look with a nude eyelid and a smokey black cut crease looks stunning with a set of long striking eyelashes.

Cut Crease Smokey Eye
Cut Crease Smokey Eye

Reverse Cut Crease

Who says the cut crease has to go from the outer v of your eye? Reverse this cut crease look by making the highlighting color start from the tear duct. We love how the white and black meet together in the cut crease.

Reverse Cut Crease
Reverse Cut Crease

Sunset Cut Crease

Use a subtle black or brown cut crease to accentuate the eyeshadow and the curve of your eyes. This looks stunning when you have a gorgeous sunset look like this one.

Sunset Cut Crease
Sunset Cut Crease

Cut Crease With Rhinestones

We’ve seen cut creases with glitter, but cut creases with rhinestones are just that extra glittery step further. Be sure to place the rhinestones above the crease so that any eye movement you make won’t knock them off or get uncomfortable. You can even create this cut crease look as far as your highlight or brown bone is necessary.

Cut Crease With Rhinestones
Cut Crease With Rhinestones

Natural Cut Crease Look

Using a nude eyeshadow palette you can create a natural cut crease look that will accentuate your eyes without giving the appearance of wearing too much makeup.

Natural Cut Crease Look
Natural Cut Crease Look

Neon Cut Crease

Another cut crease look that is great for those banging late-night parties. Pairing a neon cut crease look with neon nails is look that is sure to turn some heads.

Neon Cut Crease
Neon Cut Crease

Purple Unicorn Cut Crease

Rather than using glitter on your cut crease line, go for glitter on your eyelids and use a complimenting shade to create shape in your eyeshadow look.

Purple Unicorn Cut Crease
Purple Unicorn Cut Crease

Purple And Orange Cut Crease

This little touch of orange contrasts with the purple and gives a subtle reverse-cut crease look that adds a little extra to your purple eyeshadow look.

Purple And Orange Cut Crease
Purple And Orange Cut Crease

Neon Orange Cut Crease

For party eyes that are a little bit less extreme than the other looks we’ve seen, add a thin line of neon along your cut crease.

Neon Orange Cut Crease
Neon Orange Cut Crease

Well, I think we’ve covered just about every cut crease makeup look out there with these beautiful cut crease makeup looks. Have any of these inspired you to create your own? If so, send us a photo, we’d love to see it and we may even give you a feature in one of our articles.

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