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

Which shade of purple will match your eye best?

Photo: My Yen Trung; Styling: Christina Yan; Market edit: Tiyana Grulovic

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.

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

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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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