|NARS Fall 2011 Campaign|
It seems a little strange to start thinking about fall trends already, but if turquoise was a hot color for summer, this fall's color is a deeper blue. More primary than midnight, this sapphire shade is popping up everywhere! Only fitting, as sapphire is September's birthstone and the primary blue evokes back-to-school art supplies. Perhaps it also has a bit to do with Kate's iconic engagement ring?
Wearing blue has benefits: it makes your eyes look brighter and your teeth looker whiter! Throw on Elvis Presley's "Blue Suede Shoes" and check out these true blue picks to stay on-trend this fall!
NARS released the fabulous bright blue shade Outremer for fall 2011; models for the campaign show you how to keep it modern and artistic (see first picture, above). Other great blue shadows include Sugarpill's Afterparty, a metallic blue, and MAC's frosty Corn Flower pigment. If blue eyeshadow is a bit much, try Urban Decay's 24/7 Eyeliner pencil in Deviant, a bright electric blue for a hint of color on your eyelids. For the most subtle eye brightening trick, try a blue mascara like this one called Blue Noir from Buxom Lash!
Another simple way to wear the blue trend? Nail polish, naturally! Essie Mesmerize is a gorgeous primary blue and Sephora by OPI Midnight Mambo amps it up with chunky bits of glitter.
The easiest trick of all is Benefit's California Kissin' lip gloss; it has the slightest aqua sheen to make your teeth look extra white!
Finally, pretty up your vanity with one of these beautifully blue packaged products. Van Cleef & Arpels's Midnight in Paris perfume is decorated like the night sky and is one of the most gorgeous bottles I've ever seen. And don;t forget your complexion! This enzyme mask from Ole Henriksen is loaded with antioxidant rich blue-and-blackberries to keep skin young and glowing.
So what do you think? Will you participate in fall's blue makeup trend? Which product would you most likely wear? Let me know!