Skip Nav
DIY Beauty
Only 3 Products and 4 Steps Are Needed to DIY This Summery Ombré Lip
Nails
9 Rock-Star Beauty Products That Deserve Way More Hype
Summer Beauty
These Are the Most Outstanding Beauty Products Launching in July

How to Wear Bold Eyes and Lips

Yes, You Can Wear Bold Eyes and Lips Together

The general rule of thumb when it comes to makeup is balance: if you're wearing a bold eye shadow look, then keep your lips toned down and vice versa. But beauty rules are meant to be broken . . . or at least amended. Just ask Solange Knowles, who pulled off a gorgeously curated bold-on-bold makeup palette. Donning stick-straight strands, the singer accentuated her style with a gunmetal smoky eye and a bright red lipstick for a look that was glamorous without being overdone.

So how do you pull it off? Stick to your old friend balance. Mix up your textures to prevent the look from verging on overwhelming. Solange's shadow had a ton of sparkle, so she kept her lipstick matte. If your lips are glossy, on the other hand, opt for a matte eye shadow. Bold can be beautiful, and as long as your makeup is in harmony, there's no reason why you shouldn't wear a look similar to Solange's.

Image Source: Getty
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
When Will Maliboo, Ginger, and Kristen Lip Kits Be Restocked
Best Beauty Products For July 2016 | Summer Shopping
Jared Leto in Joker Makeup | July 2016
How to Tell If Your Makeup Is Actually Sweatproof
Is Kylie Jenner Releasing Eye Makeup?
Solange Knowles C/MEO Collective Collaboration

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Beauty
X