15 Neon Makeup ITems To Add To A Little Pop Of Color To Your Summer Beauty Bag

Summertime means colors have come out to play. Whether you're someone who totally embraces color in your wardrobe and beauty routine, or someone who generally keeps it neutral, I'm daring you to try neon makeup this season. Yes, it can be intimidating to rock a lime green on your face; there's really nowhere to hide with that kind of color. However, wearing bright colors can actually boost your confidence and even improve your mood. So whether you're ready to try an orange eyeshadow, or maybe just a purple polish, here are 15 ways to work neon into your beauty routine. Trust me, you'll be glad you did.

Images:; Courtesy Brands


This bright red blush looks scary in the pan, but is actually super flattering on any skintone.

NARS Blush in Exhibit A, $30,


A neon orange lipstick is all you need for a fun, summer-day makeup look.

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor in Electric Orange, $5,


This matte, neon eyeshadow has incredible color payoff.

ARDENCY INN MODSTER Manuka Honey Enriched Pigments in Tangerine, $21,

Lip Crayon

Does it get more fun than a yellow lipstick?

Touch In Sol One Second Vivid Lip Crayon in Yellow Bird, $16,


A pop of color on the lashes is always a good idea.

NYX Cosmetics Color Mascara in Pear, $7,


This true-chartreuse loose pigment can be customized to use on eyes, lips, face, nails, and body.

Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Loose Colour Concentrate in Wasabi, $14,

Nail Polish

An electric, lime-green nail polish screams “summertime manicure!”

Models Own Flip Flop Nail Polish, $8.50,


This waterproof, metallic-teal liner adds a gorgeous pop of color on the lash line that won’t budge in the pool.

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Electric, $20,


This neon blue shadow is packed with violet, aqua, and silver glitter for an extra-fun punch of color.

Colourpop Super Shock Shadow in Too Shy, $5,


If you’re feeling bold, try a bright, aqua lippie on for size.

Colourpop Lippie Stix in Raw, $5,

Nail Polish

A dark yet bright purple, this polish dries matte and is formulated with rare and safe pigments.

Formula X Electrics in Haphazard, $10.50,


This intense, lavender gloss keeps lips moisturized without being sticky.

NYX Cosmetics Intense Butter Gloss in Berry Strudel, $6,


This bright, violet pigment can be used as a shadow, or with a mixing medium as a liner or lip color.

Make Up For Ever Pure Pigments in Violet, $20,

Lip & Cheek Tint

This cream-to-powder formula provides a flattering matte finish for lips or cheeks in a vibrant pink hue.

Touch In Sol Technicolor Lip & Cheek Tint, $22,


For a true, neon pink, try this cream-to-powder blush (that can also be used as a shadow).

Colourpop Super Shock Cheeks in Pie, $8,