Fall makeup breaks all the rules. Blue eyeliner: In. Red eyeshadow: It’s not just for Cirque shows.
New seasonal offerings can go either way when it comes to shine. Metallics are back for those who want to shimmer but mattes are just as popular for those who want polish without that bold pop.
- HEAVY METAL
Nars offers one of the best eyeshadows that lend a copper shimmer to upper and lower lids: a limited edition 7 Deadly Sins Eyeshadow Palette with four shades — Shimmering Rose, Shimmering Golden Brown, Cream with Pearl Sheen and Warm Matte Brown. narscosmetics.com, $52
- NOT BLUE, BUT BLEU
Chanel’s all-in-one eye pen lines lids and lasts. Try one of two striking blues — Coco Chanel’s favorite color — aqua-colored Bleu Nuit or navy Contour Graphique. chanel.com, $33
- LASHING OUT
Even with the new trends in fall eyeshadows, a proven workhorse for lashes is a must. A favorite is Chanel’s Le Volume de Chanel mascara, which provides instant volume and intense color. Also available in a waterproof version. nordstrom.com, $32
- BETTER RED
Chanel’s new fall quad Les 4 Ombres Eclat Enigmatique eyeshadow will have you seeing red (among other colors): deep red, dark rose, light gold and metallic gray. saksfifthavenue.com, $61
- TAKE IT TO THE MATTES
Bobbi Brown’s Mattes Edition Eyeshadow & Gel Liner Palette celebrates the season with day-to-night deep and delicious colors in Naked, Slate, Heather Brown, Nude Petal, Birch, Taupe and Rich Brown. Long-wearing eyeliners come in tints that include Black Chocolate Ink, Black Ink and Caviar Ink. bobbibrown.com, $150