Get the look :

Choose a key shade and apply over the lid to create an even colour block.

Use a light and shimmery colour as a highlighter to illuminate the eyebrow arch.

Next, pick a dark hue and use as eyeliner to enhance and define the eye shape.

4 A darker shade still can be applied to the lid hollow and the outer corner of the eye, to create contours and that professional cat-eye effect. 

Lastly, apply a luminous shade at the inner corner of the eye to add a final touch of radiance.


a. Lancôme’s Hypnôse Palette in Reflet d’Améthyste is aptly named after the precious jewel, with five shimmering complementary shades for the prettiest purple eye. 

b. For a minimalist nod to the trend, try Dior’s Addict It-Lash mascara in It-Purple. 

c. For a strong purple party look, NARS’ Eye Paint in Tatar is brilliantly glittery. 

d. Estée Lauder’s Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil in Night Violet is now waterproof with a new tip to make it easier to smudge and blend.