Color Theory...Pastel Punk

Fall is right around the corner, and the beauty forecast is dark and dramatic. So until the darkness is upon us, why not take full advantage of the last month of summer in a mix of pretty pastels? As seen on the J. Crew S/S 2013 runways, shown below, when the hues are light and bright instead of muted and milky, the effect is less pretty princess and more cool-girl punk. I've assembled some of my favorite pastel cosmetics from Sephora... ColorTheory_PastelPunk


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And don't be afraid to rock several of these brights at once- for instance, eyes, lips, and nails. The colors work great together and are soft enough that you won't end up looking like a clown!