Date published: August 1, 2011
We'll be honest Autumn beauty can be flat-out boring (there's only so much swooning a girl can do over brown shadow) Consider this year's harvest a mini rebellion. We're ushering in dazzling 'rÓ daring metallice, OMG-worthy lashes and lip hues that are brighter than a box of Crayolas.
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A property pink flush wakes up your face. JK Jemma Kldd In Vogue Perfect Blush Collection in Rodeo Drive, $18, targetcom
If you only have a minute, paint on plump lashes. NYC New York Color Show Time Volumizing Mascara, $4, drugstores
Emerald is easy on the eyes. This mermaid-y shadow is school-ready. Wet 'n' Wild Idol Eyes in Envy, $2, drugstores
A mani cloaked in deep, shimmery shades makes mitts a bit mysterious. TOPSHOP Nails In Daredevil, $10, topshop.com
Major color and a kiss of shine are utterly slick. NYX Mega Shine Up Gloss in Burgundy, $6, nyxcosmetics.com
Looks dark, but it's a sunny base or bronzer. Too Faced Primed and Poreless Bronze Tint, $30, toofaced.com
Hurrah! Coral is officially OK past Labor Day. NYX Round Lipstick in Femme, $4, nyxcosmetlcs.com
A hit of blush makes model Lily Cole's makeup more daytime than dramatic.
As chill as your fave Slouchy sweatshirt. Duri Cosmetics Nail Polish in Don't Think Twice, $5, duricosmetics.com
Go for icy silver by day and glittery by night Sonia Kashuk Eye Shadow Quad in Paris at Night, $13, target.com