If you're getting a little bored with your go-to brown eyeshadows, you might be interested in the newest color that's been showing up on red carpets: eggplant.
Much like purple, this hue flatters all eye colors, yet looks a bit more sophisticated and elegant due to its darker shades. Stars like Rooney Mara wear eggplant to accentuate their eyes, reports Glamour magazine's beauty blog, so you know it's worthy of experimentation.
The news source suggests choosing a shade that will complement your skin tone. If cool colors look best on you, find an eyeshadow with definite purple undertones, like Jane Iredale – PurePressed Triple Eye Shadow in Cloud Nine. Ladies who find that warm tones look best should opt for an eggplant color with more pink or brown, like Too Faced – Eye Shadow Duo in Thief of Hearts.
All you need is the eyeshadow to line your upper and lower lash lines, then sweep it across your lids. Finish off the look with two coats of black mascara and you'll be ready for anything.