Makeup for Blue Dresses

Move over black… there’s a new classic in town and it’s not afraid to
change a fashionista’s day. The alluring navy blue dress is the
perfect selection when you’re looking for something elegant and
flattering. Some may even suggest that navy is making its mark as
the next big fashion trend color, equivalent to the ever so popular
choice of black. It’s not hard to see why the color navy has
become such a popular choice amongst fashion lovers. Very much
like its counterpart black, the color navy suits almost every skin
tone, complexion, hair color and any age group, making it oh so on
trend all day, everyday. Navy is a lot less harsher to wear than black, which means you can dress up and down to
suit almost every occasion. When it comes to selecting a makeup look to style with your navy dress, the
possibilities are endless – no truly, we mean endless!
Go bold with a smokey eye or keep it edgy and fresh with a contrasting red lip – the sky’s the limit with this
versatile yet classic color. Although the navy may be considered an easy choice when it comes to options for a
special event, it doesn’t stop us from asking ourselves how do we style our Navy look? In this blog, we look at
our top 7 beauty looks to match with your navy dress for your upcoming formal function. We’ll no doubt inspire
your next look, teach you how to match your makeup to your type of occasion and make you feel like a superstar
in no time.

Top Makeup Tips When Wearing Navy

  1. Lightly heat your eyeliner with a lighter for easier/ thicker
  2. Always add a color to your lips, color helps polish up your look
    and freshen up skin tone.
  3. Remember to pick the right blush color for your skin tone. Light
    skin works better with rose tones, while medium or tanned skin works
    better with bronzed/plum tones.
  4. Use professional
    makeup brushes for a super
    flawless finish.
  5. Always moisturize your skin to help create the perfect base.
    Make sure to take care and not over-moisturise around the eyes
    to avoid enhancing any fine lines around this area.
  6. For the perfect flawless finish, always match your foundation to
    your skin tone.
  7. Use a white eyeshadow before you apply your eyeshadow color
    to help intensify the color.
  8. Contrast your makeup type with the fabric used in the dress (e.g. use matte products when you are
    wearing a silk satin dress).
  9. Don’t over do it on the dark colors. Light colors generally work better with navy/black dresses.
  10. When creating a dramatic smokey eye, choose one color and use at
    least 3 color tones. Gala Ball
    Drama We start off the list with a look that is most surely not for the
    faint hearted, that is the bold gradient eyeliner look. To pull off this
    look effortlessly opt for a cream based eyeliner as this will help you
    achieve a slightly more defined look. Cream liners also allow for
    better blending between colors, thus creating a perfectly smooth
    gradient finish.
  11. Lace & Lip:- What better way to express yourself in a navy
    dress than with a bold fire red
    lip? A bold lip will add the perfect amount of edge to a beautifully
    laced navy midi dress, resulting in the ultimate balance between
    sexy and sweet. The contrast between the geometric laser cut
    patterns in the lace fabric and the strikingly bold lip will leave you
  1. The Girly Edge:- Are you a girly girl at heart?
    Chances are this will be the quintessential look for you.
    Capture a super fresh ethereal style with a soft pink lip
    and rose gold eyes. This look is bound to sit beautifully
    against the rich navy tones of your garment. It also
    works particularly well with fair skin types by adding soft
    definitions which will compliment your features. To
    complete your look flawlessly, add soft waves to your
    luscious locks
    .4. Old School Glamor:- The most iconic of all
    looks, old school Hollywood inspired styling will have
    you channeling your inner Elizabeth Taylor or Marilyn
    Monroe. The simple yet powerful makeup look offers
    you effortless glamor that will surely complement your gorgeous floor length navy gown. To create this
    look, opt for a soft smokey eye, glossed peach lip and finish off with a touch of blush for your cheeks.
  2. The Natural Beauty:-After a makeup look that is not too cakey, dark or heavy,
    then this is the one for you. This look is based around the philosophy of showcasing
    your natural features in the most subtle of ways. Although natural styling can seem
    harmoniously easy on the eye, it can be a lot more complex to pull off flawlessly. Top tip
    to remember is to use a neutral palette suitable for your skin tone. This means
    understanding your skin tone and using the right tones for you. (e.g. warm or cool skin
  1. Bold Metallic Dress:-Get ready to command the crowd with this boldly
    adventurous look. This super edgy style is a great way to complement a bold outfit or
    add drama to a more conservative garment choice. Perfectly versatile in nature, navy
    metallic defined eyes are a fantastic way to make your mark at your special event. To
    complement your edgy look add a nude coloured lip and keep your skin tone fresh and
    hydrated with a lightweight foundation.
  2. The Merlot Lip:- Add a dash of class to your look and feel opulently regal with a
    rich wine toned lip. The deep red tone works particularly well with blue or navy toned
    outfits. For added elegance, choose a smokey metallic gold eyeshadow and lightly contour the features of your
    face with an illuminated bronzing powder for a naturally hydrated sunkissed look.As you can clearly see, your
    styling options are endless when choosing the color navy. The key factor to remember when styling your
    gorgeous navy look is to always consider your environment and understand the characteristics of that
    environment. This can be as simple as determining the type of event. For example, if you are attending a daytime
    function you should take care to not overdo your makeup, If it’s an evening event you have the flexibility to be
    more bold and daring in your makeup styling choices.Whether you feel elegantly understated or boldly whimsical,
    navy is your go to color as it can be styled in a number of wonderful ways. Hire a navy dress for your next special
    event!For more tips on how to style the color blue, read our Dress On Trend Summer Color Crush (Blue) blog
    Did you know? The color navy is associated with confidence, importance and power. It is also known
    commonly for symbolizing intelligence and unity. Girl boss… here we come!