rihanna wearing lilac eyeshadow on the red carpet
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Pantone deemed Ultra Violet the Color of the Year; Pinterest gave its crowdsourced nod to sage. However, neither one these shades seems to have captured the hearts of beauty obsessives quite like one particular pastel: lilac.

The delicate purple has been spotted on celebs like Rihanna, Olivia CulpoJoan Smalls and Shay Mitchell everywhere from their eyes to their cheeks to their pretty pouts. Want to get in on the game? Here are a few of our fave lavender products to try yourself. Oh, and they’re all under $25. Score.

make up for ever lilac eye liner

MAKE UP FOR EVER Aqua XL Eye Pencil Waterproof Eyeliner

Start small and use the shade as an accent on your lower lash line.

Make Up For Ever ($21)

clinique lilac eye shadow

Clinique All About Shadow Shimmer Eyeshadow

Give a classic smoky eye a modern twist by pairing this lilac powder with a plum hue.

Clinique ($17)

fenty beauty by rihanna purple highlighter

FENTY BEAUTY BY RIHANNA Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

Trust us, it's easier than you think to pull off purple highlighter.

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna ($25)

RELATED: How to Wear Purple Highlighter (the Surprisingly Subtle Next Big Thing in Beauty)

anastasia beverly hills lavender lip gloss


The perfect warm-weather substitute for your bold winter lip.

Anastasia Beverly Hills ($16)

nyx professional makeup lilac mascara


Yes, it is totally possible to wear candy-color mascara and still look like a grown-up.

NYX Professional Makeup ($5)

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