Every good makeup artist knows there are certain color combinations that always work, no matter which client is sitting in the chair. Just like peanut butter and jelly or French fries and ketchup, there's no wrong time for the most tried-and-true cosmetic combinations. Some are to be expected (aquamarine and white), while others are more unusual (maroon with yellow).
Until there’s a matchmaking app for makeup and clothing colors (and relax, there probably will be one in about five seconds), we've turned to the pros for a little guidance on the subject. Why? Because creating a standout, fresh look sometimes means going against your instincts and with a contrasting color or super-dark, goth lip.