Maybe they remind you of that bout of conjunctivitis you had as a kid. Or the villain in pretty much every horror movie. Suffice it to say that red eyes aren't traditionally considered sexy. That might have changed with Rodarte's fall/winter presentation at New York Fashion Week, in which models strutted down the runway wearing shimmery, mauve-y red eye shadow and lip color -- a look that was slightly gothic, slightly ethereal and totally daring. The red eye makeup trend also popped up at the fall shows of Trina Turk, Helmut Lang and Suno, among others. Naturally, we had to try out this runway look in real life, using TotalBeauty.com staffer Sarah Czuleger as our model. Here's how we did it.
Ready to unleash your inner beauty junkie?
Enter your email and check the boxes below to get
free samples, exclusive deals, discounts at Total Beauty Shops,
and expert beauty tips delivered straight to your inbox!