Your makeup should be a masterpiece — try these palettes that are inspired by great works of art hanging in some of our favorite museums.
The Inspiration: "STARRY NIGHT"
Edvard Munch The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Palette: Channel a deep, mysterious vibe with smoky shades of navy and charcoal.
Make Up For Ever Aqua Shadow in 6E This creamy pencil delivers the perfect twilight blue. Can be worn as a liner or blended into an intense shadow. $20, www.sephora.com
Butter London Lacquer in Royal Navy A dark navy that manages to be chic, edgy and seductive all at once. $14, www.butterlondon.com
The Inspiration: "ADELE BLOCH-BAUER'S PORTRAIT"
Gustav Klimt Neue Galerie, New York, NY
The Palette: Add a touch of radiance with gilded accents.
Oribe Gold Pomade For moments when you really want to shine, this sparkling gold pomade imparts megawatt highlights. $49, www.oribe.com
Anastasia Beverly Hills Shimmer Highlighter in Lace Give eyes an instant wake up call with this golden pencil. $10, www.sephora.com
The Inspiration: "BALLET AT THE PARIS OPERA"
Edgar Degas The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Palette: Make an impression in dreamy pastels fit for a ballerina.
Fresh Satin Luster Face Palette A trio of highlighters that can be worn alone or together for a touch of luminosity. $45, www.fresh.com
Vincent Longo Wet/Dry Diamante Eyeshadow in Dawn Flesh This sparkling pale pink shadow glides on sheer as chiffon when dry and creamy when wet. $24, www.vincentlongo.com
The Inspiration: "HUMAN/NEED/DESIRE"
Bruce Nauman Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Palette: Punch up an otherwise neutral look with an electrifying pop of neon.
Bobbi Brown Sheer Color Lip Gloss in Citrus A glossy neon orange that goes on sheer for a subtle hit of color. $23, www.bobbibrowncomsetics.com
Dior Vernis Nail Lacquer In Pink Graffiti and Electric Blue These supercharged shades were created with artist Anselm Reyle. $23, www.dior.com
The Inspiration: "PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN"
Amedeo Modigliani Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
The Palette: Rosy cheeks and red lips are timelessly beautiful.
NYX Rouge Cream Blush in Boho Chic Blend this onto the apples of cheeks for a believable pink flush. The moisturizing formula adds a bit of a dewy glow. $7, www.nyxcosmetics.com
Aura Siren Lipstick in Tryst This red flatters almost every skin tone. Plus, the formula feels light and super-moisturizing on lips. $22, www.vapourbeauty.com