In case you haven’t already noticed, Art Basel is a major deal in the art world. (Heck, even Kanye West hosted a super-secret listening party at Design Miami during the Switzerland show.) And, if you’re an art aficionado, then it’s highly likely you already know that the event recently wrapped up. But, just because our favorite works of art have been taken down, doesn’t mean the enlightening eye candy we have embedded in our brains can’t help us turn our beauty look up.
Okay, so maybe it’s not the best idea to literally draw inspiration from your most prized piece by applying layers of paint and Plaster of Paris to your face, but being the forward-thinking readers you are, we know you’ve had this thought while deeply contemplating the cultural context of a canvas: “Damn, if only I could buy that gorgeous color in lip gloss form.”
Good news: You can. But clearly, we wouldn’t want you jeopardizing your makeup maven status with just any old pedestrian product, which is why we’ve put together a list of five hot beauty essentials you need to emulate art in style. From a subtle eyeshadow collection you can wear both day and night to a surprisingly sophisticated nail kit, we’ve got your effortlessly cool and artful beauty inspiration on lock.