Kerry Washington Dons Liquid Blue Lids at the Kennedy Center Honors

Blue pigments are having a red crapet moment and this gorgeous bold shadow is the newest trend we're dying to try!

Virginia Lowman Dec, 30, 2015

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Kerry Washington made electric blue shadow look elegant at the 2015 Kennedy Center Honors, where she honored living legend Cicely Tyson. We've broken down her look for you just in time for New Year's—you know, in case you're still figuring out your beauty look to start off 2016.

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For electric blue lids like Kerry's, apply Kat Von D Metal Crush Eyeshadow in Metallic Cobalt to primed lids. Press the pigment onto your lid using your finger or your favorite shadow brush and line your lower water line. Apply a neutral copper shadow to your crease and blend upward.

$21, available at

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When your eye makeup is loud, your lipstick should be a whisper. We love this baby pink shade from Laura Mercier's Crème Smooth Lip Colour collection in Antique Pink. Simply apply to balmy lips and tuck in your purse for last minute touch-ups.

$27, available at

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Trace your upper and lower lash line with your favorite gel liner pencil. For long-lasting bold liner, we love Shu Uemura Lasting Gel Pencil Eyeliner in M Black 01.

$24, available at

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Warm up your face with by swirling a poppy-crimson hue on your cheeks like Becca Mineral Blush in Lantana.

$32 available at