Our summer 2012 beauty trend countdown: brightly hued eye makeup

Bold-Eyeshadow-Summer-2012-Trend-Runway.jpgWant to know how to look beautiful–and totally on trend this summer? Over the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you the beauty trends you need to know about and incorporate into your routine, stat–and the products that will give you the looks in a flash.

Up first? Brightly hued eye makeup. We’re talking green and blue, sure … but it’s going so much further than that this season. Think red, think orange, think yellow, think the entire color wheel and the entire rainbow! From Moschino Cheap and Chic and Vivienne Westwood Red Label to Miu Miu and Rebecca Taylor, eyes were the focus on the runways. This look definitely isn’t for the faint of heart, but it is a ton of fun with only a couple sweeps of an eyeshadow brush.

To get the look, try these eyeshadows!

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo 24 Hour Eyeshadow
We especially love the bright purple, turquoise and orange shades of this creamy gel formula.
$6.99 each at drugstore.com

NYX Single Eyeshadow in Cherry
If you really want to make a statement, there’s no bolder color than red. And why should this color be restricted to your lips and tips?
$5 at nyxcosmetics.com

M.A.C Electric Eel Eyeshadow
This super-bright turquoise is a cult favorite for a reason. The satin finish is unbelievably pigmented and makes your eyes the focal point of any room.
$15 at maccosmetics.com

NARS Rated R Eyeshadow Duo
What could be better than one bright shadow? How about two? This palette contains a shimmering chartreuse and electric cobalt that will both really make your eyes pop–and are extremely versatile.
$34 at barneys.com

Runway photos via style.com.

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