5 Mascara Colors You *Need* to Try This Summer

Black just became boring.

I'm not knocking black mascara—it's classic. But with summer nearly upon us and music festival style informing so many of the beauty trends, color is more important than ever. And swiping it on your lashes is not only the easiest way to inject a taste of the rainbow, but it's the coolest way to make your eyes pop/pop style (that's Drake speak for "show off"). Here, find five head-turning shades and the mascaras that will give 'em to you.

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Bright Yellow

Particularly flattering on brown and hazel eyes, yellow electrifies the flecks around the iris and marries well with black or white accent liner.

RMK W Color Mascara in Dark/Gray Yellow, $33.90; beautybay.com.

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Cool Blue

A cooler-than-cool statement with spidery fringe, it'll bring warmth to every eye color.

Givenchy Beauty Noir Couture Volume Mascara in Blue Taffeta, $33; barneys.com.

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Hot Pink

Not for the faint of heart, hot pink is especially dramatic when paired with light eyes.

Etude House Lash Perm Curl Fix Mascara, $14.40; etudehouse.com.

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Deep Purple

Because they're opposites on the color wheel, violet-hued mascara with green eyes = minds blown. True story.

Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash in Plum, $23; makeupforever.com.

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Lime Green

Perhaps the most subtle way to rock neon, lime green works with all eye shades and begs to be worn with your summer brights.

Stargazer Sonic Wind UV Neon Mascara, $10; dollskill.com.

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