Do you want to know how to do siren eyes makeup?
This step-by-step tutorial will show you how vs. a classic smokey eye!
Siren eyes are a great way to add some drama and glamour to your look. If you have hooded eyes or you are looking for eye makeup that lifts and elongates your eye, this tutorial is for you!
I have hooded eyes, so this is a Siren eyes tutorial with special tips for hooded eyes.
This trend is perfect for parties, special occasions, or just when you feel like dressing up.
It has been my favorite way to do my eyeshadows lately.
And in this tutorial, we will show you how to create siren eyes with my best tips and tricks!
So grab your makeup bag, and let’s get started!
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Siren eyes meaning
Siren eyes is a new makeup trend that has been taking over TikTok and Instagram Reels. It is a sultry and glamorous way to do your eye makeup that elongates the eyes based on winged eyeliner and eyeshadow with a different placement of false eyelashes.
If you have hooded eyes, siren eyes are a great way to define your eyes and add some lifting effect to balance the hood.
This eyeshadow trend is similar to the “fox eye” or foxy eye we saw years ago. But this time is different.
Siren eyes vs. fox eye
The siren eyes makeup look is similar to the fox eye makeup look. The main difference is that siren eyes are more elongated and winged out, while foxy eyes are more defined in the crease area with a less dramatic wing.
Siren eyes also use a different placement of false eyelashes than classic falsies.
And I see siren eyes brighter than the foxy eyes trend, so this is a good technique if you are looking to bring light to your eyes and make them look brighter.
Now that you know what siren eyes are let’s move on to the tutorial!
How to do siren eyes makeup: a step-by-step tutorial
I thought it would be amazing to compare the siren eyes effect side to side with the classic smokey eye.
So I’m doing both eye makeup techniques, using the SAME products on BOTH sides but using different ways to apply them to get different results.
Keep scrolling for the final result below!
I’m using the following products:
✨Concealer: Tarte shape tape
✨Eyeshadow palette: Morphe Neutral eyeshadow palette
✨Eyeliner: NYX pen eyeliner
✨Mascara: Lash sensational from Maybelline
✨False lashes: Sheglam All the Lashes 8 pairs set
How to do Siren Eyes: Step 1. Make a base
Start by prepping your eyelids with an eye primer or concealer. This will help your eyeshadow to stay.
For this tutorial, I’m using my all-time favorite shape tape concealer in this shade.
Once I applied my base, I’m now taking the lightest shade of my eyeshadow palette to set my base and brighten the inner corner of the eyes.
I’m applying it to form the inner corner to the middle of the lid blending it out perfectly to the outer corner.
How to do Siren eyes: Step 2. Add a transition color
Next, normally we would add a transition color to the crease area with a fluffy brush.
But for this siren eye makeup effect, we will apply the transition shade ONLY in the outer corner of the eyelid.
I’m using a medium brown with a warm undertone.
Just like I show in the picture below.
Use a small to medium blending brush to blend your eyeshadow perfectly to prevent any harsh lines, but keep it on the outward motion.
Do not take your shade to the middle/inner area of the eyelid.
To achieve the siren eyes effect, blend your shade towards the hairline. The elongated effect is the main focus of this siren eye trend.
How to do Siren eyes: Step 3. Deepen the shade
Now it’s time to deepen the outer corner of the eye with a darker shade.
I’m using a deep brown with a matte finish and applying it on the very outer of my eyelid to create more depth.
But this time, I’m using a thin angled brush.
Remember the ones that you use for eyebrows? I love to use those for eyeliner application, and for this time when I want a very precise eyeshadow as eyeliner application.
for the normal “classic smokey eye”, we would apply this medium shade in the outercorner of the eye touching the middle and the crease area of our eyelids.
For this Siren eyes makeup, we are gonna take this medium brown with a angled brush and make a thin winged eyeliner. I’m using one of these angled brushes from Sheglam.
And again, avoid taking this shade to the middle of the eyelid and instead blend it outwards.
And I’m also applying some of this dark brown to elongate my inner corners using the same angled brush.
And this is how it looks, with the same shades but different ways to apply them on both sides.
WOW! My eyes look so different already!
Let’s get to the next step.
How to do Siren eyes: Step 4. Eyeliner
How to do siren eyes eyeliner
Eyeliner is an important step to achieving flawless elongated, sexy siren eyes.
You can either wear the look just as is, with the eyeliner we did with eyeshadow, OR (which I highly recommend) add black or dark brown eyeliner on top.
For siren eyes, you want to achieve a winged-out and elongated look.
I’m using black gel eyeliner and my favorite angled brush to create the perfect winged liner.
I start from the middle of the upper lash line on top of the wind I already did with my eyeshadow.
But without covering ALL of my eyeshadow eyeliner.
I still can see the eyeshadow below my black eyeliner, so it creates a smudged effect.
On the side of my face, I’m doing a classic eyeliner to match my classic smokey eye.
how to apply eyeliner for Siren eyes (FOR HOODED EYES)
✅DO a super thin wing. If you have hooded eyes and have been around this blog for a while, you should know by now that wearing thin eyeliner is a MUST for hooded eyelids.
When we do a thin eyeliner, we show some of the eyelids when we open the eyes, and this makes our eyes look less hooded.
On the other side, wearing THICK eyeliner makes our eyes look more hooded with less to no eyelid space. Which is the main struggle of hooded eyes people.
So the same technique applies to these siren eyes effect. We want to do a winged eyeliner but super THIN.
If you want to know more about how to apply eyeliner for hooded eyes and the best eyeliners I recommend for hooded and droopy eyelids, you can check my eyeliner for hooded eyes post here.
✅Start your eyeliner from the outer third part of the lash line and elongate your wing as much as you want. But remember to keep it THIN.
✅Do not apply eyeliner on the middle part of your upper lash line.
✅Elongate your eyeliner with a THIN inner eyeliner
How to do Siren eyes: Step 5. Eyelashes
The next step will define the final look of the eye. The way (or direction) we curl our lashes.
Curl your lashes in an outward and upward direction instead of the regular straight technique most of us normally do.
Same with mascara, apply mascara in a diagonal direction to enhance even more the elongated and lifted effect of the siren eyes.
Here’s how it looks
And lastly, no siren eyes would be complete without some dramatic and false lashes.
I’m using my all-time favorite mascara, which is the L’Oreal Lash Paradise. It gives me long and voluminous lashes in just a few swipes!
You can leave your look just like this, or you can also add false eyelashes.
False Eyelashes application for Siren Eyes
The best way to apply your false eyelashes to get Siren eyes is by using a pair of false eyelashes that are only for the outer corner or you can cut any pair of false lashes in half.
Yes, you hear me right. Cutting your false eyelashes in half (the outer half is the one we want to keep) results in the best pair of falsies for Siren eyes!
Apply your lashes ONLY in the outer corner of the lash line, just like we did with our eyeshadows and eyeliner.
If you don’t want to cut your lashes in half (because it kind of hurt, to be honest haha) this viral false eyelashes pack contains this type of false eyelashes that are only for the outer corner.
It also included a BEAUTIFUL pair of false eyelashes with colorful butterflies for those fantasy, fun makeup looks! I bought this pack recently, and I love the different styles of lashes.
Good quality and a super affordable price. Check the current price of these lashes here.
How to do Siren eyes: Step 6. Bottom eyeliner
For this siren eye effect, you want to add dark eyeliner on your bottom waterline. I’m wearing a simple black eyeliner for my waterline.
You can totally leave it as is or wear brown eyeliner instead.
For the classic smokey eye side, I’m applying a white/beige pencil eyeliner on the waterline.
And applying mascara to the bottom lashes to keep the rounder style eye effect.
Siren Eyes for Hooded eyes: Final look
And here’s the before and after of the Siren eye side:
Siren eyes are a great way to make your eyes look more lifted and elongated, especially if you have hooded or droopy eyelids.
In this tutorial, we show you how to do siren eyes with a thin winged eyeliner, dramatic false lashes, and an outward-and-upward curl on your lashes.
You can also apply brown or black eyeliner on the bottom waterline for a classic smokey eye.
Siren eyes final tips
– To do siren eyes, use a thin winged eyeliner, and elongate it as much as you want.
– Do not apply eyeliner on the middle part of your upper lash line.
– Curl your lashes in an outward and upward direction instead of the regular straight technique.
– Apply mascara in a diagonal direction to enhance even more the elongated and lifted effect of the siren eyes.
– Apply false eyelashes only in the outer corner of the lash line.
We hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to do siren eyes makeup. Would you try this trend?
Let me know in the comments below!
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