An 80s revival is happening and purple eye shadow is upon us. But it doesn't have to be all scary if you follow these quick tips to keep the look fresh and modern.
• The most flattering purple is bluish lavender. Fuchsia is the least flattering.
• Always combine purples with other neutrals (golds, tans, taupes, browns) to avoid overkill.
• Avoid 80s candy colors like full on pink blush and lips or you risk looking like "Miss Piggy!" says Kaysser Bouiche of Thierry Mugler Beauty.
• Minimize under eye discoloration with concealer and use Visine to take any redness out of eyes, unless that "I Just Got Punched in the Face" look is what you're going for.
How to Use
Smoky Eye - Choose deep purple or mauve (see Vanessa Hudgens in gallery) shadows that suit your skin and work it into a smoky eye for a fresh take on this classic look.
Day – Peachy pink is a universally flattering blush and lip color and works well with our hue d'jour. Nude works too.
Night – A spicy blush or bronzer with gold flecks will illuminate the face and bring the purple into present day. If you're going with purple eyes and bronzed cheeks, the best lip is a pinky nude.