Electric Blue Eyes: Yay
Stars are coloring outside the lines with the totally tubular ’80s hue, but
The sky’s the limit with Hollywood’s latest retro revival: bright blue eyeliner! “The vivid vintage tint puts a fun spin on a glam look and adds such a wow factor to any outfit,” says celebrity makeup artist Brandy Allen, who created Aja Naomi King’s striking look below. “Plus, the eyecatching nature of a sparkling sapphire or aqua-blue hue helps make any eye color pop for a wide-awake look.” The caveat? “Placement and moderation are key with such an intense color,” Allen notes. Unlike in the ’80s when everyone just swiped blue on the waterline inside the eye, opting for more strategic strikes of the hue ensures that the shade reads more sophisticated and less mall rat. Want to try the trend? Take cues from these stars for the techniques that will pretty up your peepers!