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GRAPE CRUSH: 10 Easy Ways to Dial Up Fall Color

As summer begins to wind down and September takes over, it’s time to start thinking about transitioning both your wardrobe and your beauty look to fall.

While summer is often all about brights, autumn is the perfect time to embrace deeper, richer colors. Here at Sally Beauty, we’re taking our cues from Pantone’s color of the year, gorgeous Radiant Orchid, and integrating splashes of every imaginable shade of purple from our lips to our tips. Purple can be demure, bold or anywhere inbetween and, best of all, it’s universally flattering!

Here are 10 easy ways to incorporate purple into your seasonal beauty refresh:


MAKEUP = 10…9…8…

Purple Glitter eye liner, purple eye color pallette, wine lip color

  • Try experimenting with colored eye liner. Purple complements brown, blue or green eyes beautifully! We love Femme Couture’s Glitter Eye Pencil in Purple. Try a hint of color between lashes or a full on, runway-inspired cat eye.
  • With four shades of silky smooth shadows, the Palladio Eye Shadow Quad in Spellbound has purples perfect for day or night. Customized by a team of makeup artists, try each color solo or blend for a more artful smoky eye.


NAILS =  7…6…

 Purple OPI nail Color


HAIR = 5…4…3…2…1!

Purple Hair Color, Accessories and Tools

  • Celebrities from Katy Perry to Nicole Richie have gone wild for purple hair – it’s one of the biggest trends at the moment! But if a playful hint of color is more your speed, we’ve got you covered. Pick up a pack of DCNL Colored Bobby Pins  or  Sassy Colors Clip in Hair in Purple – both are low commitment, with no chemicals or ime-consuming visits to the salon required.
  • Purple hair is admittedly not for everyone – if you’re a classicist when it comes to your mane, pick up a bright new hair tool. The Spirit Mini Purple Flat Iron marries style and substance. It’s portable and perfect for travel with Tourmaline-infused Ceramic Plates which heat up quickly and won’t damage hair. We’re keeping this one tucked in our desks for end-of-day touch ups.


For more, follow our Fall 2014 Color Inspiration board on Pinterest!


Autumn Nail Art



The rich, jewel tones and high-shine metallic in the FingerPaints Masquerade Affair collection lends itself to the mystery of the luxe masks and overall decadent flair of a masquerade ball.

Sparkling finish and dense pigmentation of “Ball Gown Glamour,” “Dance Til Dawn” and “Queen for a Night” give the polish such depth that, when dotted on the nail, it looks like actual gemstones.

Paired with the burnished metallic background of “Masked Beauty,” it’s as though the gem-like dots are resting on a layer of gold leafing. Opulent and exotic this gilded design is the perfect complement to the luxurious fabrics and textures for fall.

Autumn Nail Art by All Lacquered Up


Read Michelle’s full review of the FingerPaints Masquerade Affair line on All Lacquered Up.
Visit a Sally Beauty store to purchase this sparkling new Fall line.
Images courtesy of All Lacquered Up.