8 Ways to Add Color to Your Everyday Makeup

Megan Segura
8 Ways to Add Color to Your Everyday Makeup
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It's easy to get in a makeup rut. You find a shade you like, and before you know it, you're sporting the same look day in and day out. To pep up your makeup, take a page from some of our favorite celebrities and pump up the color.

Olivia Wilde puts a twist on the traditional cat eye by using purple instead of black. Try Revlon ColorStay Créme Gel Eye Liner in Plum ($7.99, drugstore.com). 

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It's hard to take our eyes off Rashida Jones' hot pink lips. To get a similar hue, try MAC Cosmetics Viva Glam Nicki lipstick ($15, maccosmetics.com).

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It may look overpowering in the tube, but a bright blue mascara, like Butter London WINK Mascara in Inky Six ($20, butterlondon.com) is only noticeable up close, and gives your whole face a pop of color. 

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Kourtney Kardashian uses a teal eyeliner under her eyes only for a flash of color. Try MAKE Gel Eyeliner Pencil in Cool Aqua ($23, weseebeauty.com). 

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Olivia Wilde is so good with colorful makeup, she made our list twice. Except for a bold pink lip, her makeup is pretty simple, so it's able to make a statement on its own. Try  Revlon Super Lustrous in Pink Velvet ($6.39, revlon.com) for a similar effect. 

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We also love a bold cheek color on its own, which is why we prefer this NARS Limited Edition Pierre Hardy Blush Palette ($41, neimanmarcus.com).

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For a smoky eye that has the same colorful impact with much less effort, steal Emmy Rossum's tip and sweep a navy shadow over your upper and lower eye liner. 

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Sometimes you've just got to go for it and apply a super bold eye shadow, like Chanel Ombre Essentielle in Amethyst ($28.50, chanel.com). Need inspiration? This gorgeous pic of Dianna Agron should do the trick.

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