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Pink Makeup Is Red Hot! Here's How to Wear the Look

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It can be tricky to keep up with makeup trends, but a pop of pink never goes out of style. In fact, the classic color was seen everywhere on the Spring/Summer 2016 runways, adorning cheeks at Michael Kors, lips at Rodarte and even eyelids at Jill Stuart.

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Further proof that the hue is hot: Gigi Hadid took the look off the catwalk and onto the red carpet, sporting smoky pink eye shadow at the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition launch in February.

The good news is that you don’t have to be a model to pull off the look. The playful palette is versatile and can work on just about anyone, provided you choose one focal point for your color: either eyes or lips or cheeks. Use a subtle tone for a sweet daytime look or vamp it up and go vivid for an evening out.

Ready to try the trend for yourself? Here, let’s get you started.

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SMIZE QUEEN 

Talk about a dynamic duo! Designer Christopher Kane has paired with makeup giant NARS to create this limited edition eye shadow set featuring shimmering pink lilac and violet hues. Play up your eyes, then add a swipe of mascara and tinted brow gel to complete the look.

Buy It! NARS + Christopher Kane Duo Eyeshadow, $35; net-a-porter.com

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PUCKER UP 

Keep up with Kylie and experiment with bold lip color this season. LAQA’s Lip Lube set, which includes the hot pink Stranger Danger and more understated rose Beezlebub, gives you the option to switch up your look depending on your mood.

Buy It! LAQA Lip Lube Fiver Giftbox, $38; shop.people.com

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LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE 

Fact: The cheekiest trend of all time is flush-faced makeup. Urban Decay’s travel-size kit includes bronzer, highlighter and blush in medium-pink shades to give you just the right amount of glow. Simple, easy and no tanning beds required.

Buy It! Urban Decay Naked Flushed, $32; sephora.com

-Nicole Zane