If the gloomy skies of the season have got you down, you can always look to your make-up kit for a mood-enhancing pop of colour. Blacks and browns may have ruled eye make-up kits over the years, but the fresh crop of celebrities is looking at breaking convention by inviting unusual hues into their kit. Cue: a wearable roster of colour-heavy looks that you can try now and throughout the year without looking like you’ve escaped from Coachella. Let’s get started, shall we?
Ananya Panday: Pink Eyeliner
If you are looking to ease into the trend, allow Panday’s minimalist approach to colour to guide your baby steps. Follow her lead, and coordinate your pink blazer with an understated pink winged eye to brighten your look for Zoom meetings in the AM.
Janhvi Kapoor: Purple Metallic Liner
Work on building your comfort with colour by swapping your staple black eyeliner with a more colourful hue, like the purple winged eye that Kapoor opted for. This failsafe look can be easily recreated with a coloured eye pencil and a steady hand to liven up your look in two ticks.
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Kriti Sanon: Ombré Eyes
Once you are ready to level up, take cues from Sanon and reach for more vibrant hues on your eyeshadow palette. The star recommends adding a pop of colour to a breezy tie-dye dress by opting for a delicate gradient of colour from saturated to light purple towards her lower lashline.
Khushi Kapoor: Inky Blue Eyes
Channel your inner beauty rebel from all those late-night Euphoria binge sessions with statement eye make-up, like Kapoor. After painting her lids and lashline with shimmery blue, the young star rounded out her winged eye with a dusting of crystals.
Sara Ali Khan: Bold Blue Lips
As the final step on your journey into colour, you’ll want to take notes from Ali Khan’s playbook and swap the understated nudes in favour of a statement lip colour, like her electric blue matte that is guaranteed to get the double taps rolling in.