From cobalt to turquoise, blue added eye-popping dash to makeup on the Spring 2016 catwalks. While the azure looks were eye-catching and gorgeous, a lot of women are still scared to experiment with the shade that brings on bad memories of frosty blue eyeshadows of the 70s and 80s. But unlike the look of that era, the blues right now are modern, fresh and easy to wear.
For those who need baby steps, “an easy way of incorporating the color blue into your makeup is by adding a touch of the hue to the lower lash line. Use your regular shadows for the top of your lids, but add the surprising shot of color to the bottom of your eyes for a fresh, updated look,” says CoverGirl makeup artist Irene Kim.
Now that you’ve got the hang of it, here are five more ways to wear blue eyeshadow and blue eyeliner this season.