Great Beauty: Denim's Big Moment

From cropped motorcycle jackets to "jeggings," denim has been the hottest thing in fashion for many seasons now. Recently, makeup has caught on to the blue jeans craze with a new slew of eyeshadows and nail polishes the color of your hottest denim mini (exhibit A: Beyonce's royal blue lids)! From a lipstick specially formulated to go with your denim wardrobe to a stonewash-inspired eyeshadow, here are our favorite new denim makeup items.
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 11, 2010

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From cropped motorcycle jackets to “jeggings,” denim has been the hottest thing in fashion for many seasons now. Recently, makeup has caught on to the blue jeans craze with a new slew of eyeshadows and nail polishes the color of your hottest denim mini (exhibit A: Beyonce’s royal blue lids)! From a lipstick specially formulated to go with your denim wardrobe to a stonewash-inspired eyeshadow, here are our favorite new denim makeup items.

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Bobbi Brown Denim & Rose Face Palette ($60) not only comes in a super-cute zippered denim case, the kit includes the some of the most stunning lip, cheek and eye shades we’ve seen for fall.

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Jane Iredale PurePressed Triple Eyeshadow in Truly Denim ($27) comes with three hues—midnight blue, powder blue and a pearl—that look gorgeous all brown skin tones.

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Essie’s limited edition Declare Your Denim Nail Lacquer ($8) was created with Teen Vogue to celebrate the Back to School season. We’re not teens and we’re certainly not going back to school, but we’re obsessed with this electric, true-blue nail polish.

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Meagan Good paints the town blue in crazy hot, metallic denim nails.

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Lipstick Queen Jean Queen ($18) is a universally flattering sheer pink shade designed to go perfectly with your favorite jeans or jean jacket. Try the lipstick or the gloss version.

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Estee Lauder Pure Color Eyeshadow Palette in Blue Dahlia ($42) comes with five stunning shades in the denim family. We love that the shadows come in a variety of textures, including satin, matte, shimmer and metallic.

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Clinique Color Surge Eyeshadow in Dark Denim ($14) is a sumptuous, silky shadow in a stonewashed gray hue. So pretty dusted along the crease of your eyelid.

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Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner in Denim Ink ($21) is a dazzling metallic blue shade that brightens eyes and stays put for hours!

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Gabrielle Union rocked the red carpet in a wash of shimmery denim blue eyeshadow.