Though it seems long ago, we can’t seem to shake those art class color wheel lessons: Shades opposite each other on the wheel complement each other, like orange with blue or yellow with purple. So it makes sense that we tend to accentuate blue eyes with brown or tan eye shadow.
Well. It's time to break away from the dictates of the color wheel. Although we don’t often turn to purple eye shadow for accentuating our baby blues, when worn right, it can be a fun, unexpected and downright gorgeous way to highlight blue eyes.