Uzo, a top international make-up artist, says, ’Purple helps take yellow tones out of a sallow complexion.’ Another tip to keep in mind: Royal purple illuminates skin better than deeper, more sombre versions of this regal hue.
On the eyes
Create a vibrant version of the smoky eye by layering several lavender shades. Use a light one on the lid, a medium tone in the crease, and a deep version along lashes.
Elsbeth Schuetz, LA based manicurist, says, ‘Deep-purple polish may be a salon staple, but plum and lilac give nails a more summery look.’