The Best Makeup Color Combinations—And How To Wear Them

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One of our favorite things about makeup is playing around with finishes and colors. The beauty community is always coming up with daring ways to paint your face, and the options are endless. Whether it’s bold lips with lustrous eyes, or vibrant eyes with neutral lips, there’s always something gorgeous to try. Ahead, our favorite color combos and what makes them so trend-forward.

Olivia Wilde. Photo: @hungvanngo.

Peach + Coral

Peach is one of those hues that's gorgeous on every skin tone, especially eye shadow. Pair with a brighter coral lip for a standout beauty moment.

Touch In Sol Metallist High Shine Bouncy Cream Shadow Palette

$42

Sephora

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick In Snitch

$9

Sephora

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Gold + Wine

We know bold lips don't always go well with bold eyes. So, if you're itching to wear a vampy lipstick, pair it with some gold shadow and/or highlighter for a nice contrast.

Nudestix Nude Metallics For Eyes

$24

Amazon

Flawless Soft Matte Liquid Lipstick In Dane

$25

Neiman Marcus

Jenna Dewan. Photo: @allanface.

Purple + Pink

If you're one for playing around with fun colors, this combination is perfect for you. A lilac eye shadow doesn't take away from a hot-pink pout.

Private Shadow In Violet Vinyl

$36

Tom Ford Beauty

Lip Fever: Passion Pink Lip Collection In Electric Fuchsia

$24

Make Up For Ever

Priyanka Chopra. Photo: @patrickta.

Magenta + Taupe

If you'd rather wear a bold pink across your lids, we've got you covered. When paired with a taupe lipstick, the look is all about the eyes.

Viseart Petite PRO Palette 2

$30

Sephora

NYX Pin-Up Pout Lipstick In Corset

$8

Ulta

Kim Kardashian West. Photo: @makeupbyariel.

Millennial Pink + Baby Pink

Millennial pink isn't going away anytime soon, especially in the beauty department. Embrace the trend with a matte pink eye shadow paired with a frosty baby pink lip.

ColourPop Super Shock Eyeshadow In Bubbly

$5

Ulta

Stila Cosmetics Color Balm Lipstick In Emma

$22

Nordstrom

Olivia Munn. Photo: @patrickta.

Green + Pink

For another vibrant beauty moment, consider a pastel green eye. The sea-foam pigment can be used as shadow or liner, then paired with a rosy pink lipstick to balance it out.

Clay Pot Waterproof Liner In Mint

$21

Tarte

Almost Lipstick In Pink Honey

$18

Clinique

Kylie Jenner. Photo: @makeupbyariel.

Burnt Orange + Classic Beige

Rust-like shades have had their moment for the past year. The ultra-flattering hues are easily paired with a nude lip that suits your skin tone.

Eye Shadow Singles In Brick

$12

Anastasia Beverly Hills

Black Up Matte Jumbo Lip Pencil In Jum

$22

Sephora