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Blue Eye Makeup Trend at the 2008 VMAs

Trend Alert: Blue Eye Accents at the 2008 VMAs

Whether it be an icy shadow or a dark navy liner, one thing is for sure — blue was cool at last night's VMAs. I love how Bar Refaeli, Stephanie Pratt, and Pink went for frosty versions to bring brightness to their eyes. Rihanna and Ashlee Simpson opted for a more smoky edge, while Christina Aguilera added her own unique (as usual) take on the trend. Do you think you'll be wearing any of these blue-hued looks?

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GossipGal13 GossipGal13 8 years
Pink and Rihanna looked really beautiful... To bad Christina and Bar doesn`t, lol.
chelsscheeks26 chelsscheeks26 8 years
I myself like Stephanie's. I have pale skin and blueish gray eyes, so i find that pale blue doesnt suit me too well. I think i'll try navy.
Shadowdamage Shadowdamage 8 years
Love some blues..charcoal-smokey blues, turquoise/teals (think Nars Cleo) and those good old-school YSL deep matte purple-blues, (MUFE makes one, its awesome.) I have blue eyes but..barely, they are almost grey, I don't tend to like light frosty blues, I like deep ones as accents/smoke/liners.
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
and the rags always told us blue-eyed's to stay away from that frosty blue eye shadow like the plague lol niche, that is a great idea, I never had anyone ask how to tame this dramatic look down for day- I will have to try this on someone !! My personal fave-look for blue eyes is a nice golden-taupe shadow, dark forest green liner(inbetween the lashes only) and a navy blue mascara, curl lashes slightly. You can NEVER go wrong with a Navy Blue mascara for a blue-eyed girl! Never! :)
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
Some of these looks are great but others are just wrong.
ChristinaMUFE ChristinaMUFE 8 years
Winged out cobalt liner. That's all I'm saying. ♥
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Rhianna looks great!
emalove emalove 8 years
I like Stephanie's...
CYL CYL 8 years
Good point Robin I didn't notice that...
justlookaround justlookaround 8 years
riahanna is amazing. love her eyes
billyart101 billyart101 8 years
Love Christina's look...sooo Barbarella, 60's, but false lashes are so freakin' annoying to put on!
psychobabble psychobabble 8 years
I have medium blue eyes, so navy looks really nice but the light blue can be very tricky. I think with this inspiration I'll be digging out my navy liner again soon!
robinesque robinesque 8 years
Note to all: NONE of these ladies has brown eyes! Blue liner does NOT look good on brown eyes.
karenpanna karenpanna 8 years
Can anyone recommend a blue eyeliner/shadow brand? I use MAC, but I am interested to see which brands other makeup divas are sporting/recommending.
down2earthdiva down2earthdiva 8 years
I like all the looks for different reasons. Rhianna and Christina A are my favs (i still rock navy blue liner)
LadyLiLa83 LadyLiLa83 8 years
I've always liked this look, but you've gotta have the right coloring to pull it off. I'd say these girls here all did it up nice! :)
lemuse20 lemuse20 8 years
I like navy blue where it's not so bright. I must say I love Rihanna's eyes, beautiful!
chatoyante chatoyante 8 years
Maybe navy. My eyes are too blue to wear the lighter blues...
brittanyk brittanyk 8 years
I really like the navy stuff. I'm not too into powdery or icy blues. They just look blah on me.
CCee CCee 8 years
Rihanna's look is amazing! I also like Christina's look, it's really daring and I think it looks good on her, esp. with the new bangs :D
CYL CYL 8 years
I like Bar and Rihanna's look the best
niche niche 8 years
I had a make-up artist show me a similar look. To make it more appropriate for everyday, he used pale pink eye shadow with the light blue liner and lots of mascara.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
I love a good iridescent turquoise or peacock-blue liner.
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