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Which shade of purple will match your eye best? (Photo: My Yen Trung; Styling: Christina Yan; Market edit: Tiyana Grulovic)
Which shade of purple will match your eye best? (Photo: My Yen Trung; Styling: Christina Yan; Market edit: Tiyana Grulovic)

Meet the new summer black: 5 purple eye-shadows you can use Add to ...

In ceviche weather, black smoky eyes feel more like chowder. The perfect substitute? Purple, which carries the right amount of moodiness without the excess weight. On cue, a fresh crop of violet shades have surfaced across the brands, from bright, shocking plum to soft metallic lilac.

1. Bourjois Paris shadow in Prune Intense, $17 at Shoppers Drug Mart and Murale.

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2. The Body Shop shadow in Amethyst, $8.

3. NARS single shadow in Daphne, $26.

4. Rimmel shadow in Plum Romance, $4.99 at drugstores.

5. Annabelle shadow in Extra Violet, $5.75 at drugstores.



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