Cobalt blue flatters just about every skin tone. To help the colour really pop on the eyes, use an eyeshadow primer or a cream-based eyeshadow in a similar shade before applying apressed eyeshadow
This bejewelled take on a masquerade mask adds instant glam to any makeup look. Apply a thin layer of eyelash glue on the flat side of the rhinestones, wait till the adhesive becomes tacky, then carefully apply them around the eyes.
Single Eyeshadow in Outremer, $33, NARS
ABOVE AND BEYOND
The floating crease of the ’60s makes a comeback in the form of a fresh, minimalist graphic line that extends past the corners of the eye. Follow the groove of the eye socket when drawing the line andopt for a gel pencil instead of a liquid eyeliner ifyou don’t have a steady hand.
Veil Eye Primer, $48, Hourglass
Say hello to your new deluxe “glitter”: literal gold leaves—which can be easily found at art supply stores. Apply an eyeshadow primer (this will help the leaves stick to skin), then pick up the leaves using a dry eyeshadow brush and gently place them on eyelids.
Diorshow 24H Stylo Eyeliner in 851 Matte Pink, $39, Dior
Essentialist Eye Palette in 03 Namiki Street Nature, $60, Shiseido
Jazz up a classic smoky eye by ditching the neutrals and opting for green instead. Add dimension with diffierent shades, and ease off on the eyeliner and fake lashes to let the hue shine.
Flyliner Longwear Liquid Eyeliner, $33, Fenty Beauty
MARKED FOR LOVE
Take a page from Christian Siriano’s fall2020 runway and draw on a heart-shaped beauty mark—inspired by DC Comics character Harley Quinn—with a fine-tipped liquid eyeliner. Pair with fuchsia lips for maximum impact
Naked Ultraviolet Eyeshadow Palette, $83, Urban Decay
Amp up your eye game with an audacious cut-crease look in a bold royal hue. Get the perfect crease with help from a spoon (yes, you read that right): Simply cup your closed eye with it, aligning its curve to where you want your cut crease to be, then swipe your desired shade along its edge; repeat on the other eye.
"Fashion Hong Kong"
Make a big impact with dainty pearls along your lower lash lines. Dot eyelash glue on the back of the spheres and let it dry a little before affixing them to your face. Add interest by varying the sizes, but keep’em small to avoid looking like a crafting project gone wrong.