Demi Lovato & Selena Gomez's Looks Last Night Were Epic — & SO Easy To Copy

Fans love to follow celebrity friendships. When Busy Philipps dyed Michelle Williams hair pink after a few drinks, Twitter couldn't stop talking about it for an entire day. And when Taylor Swift reminded everyone her squad still exists, stans popped out of the woodwork to prove the haters wrong. But one star-studded friendship we'll never get over is Demi Lovato and Selena Gomez.

Despite the estranged relationship that's been publicized by the media for years, these two always support one another, both on and off camera. The longtime pals even posed for a photo together at the InStyle Awards last night. But, while the internet was abuzz with talks of the reunion, we couldn't look away from one thing: their matching purple eyeshadow. There's nothing quite like a bold beauty look to bring two old friends together.

Makeup artists and editors alike have said for years that blue is the most flattering color for brown eyes — but we'd beg to differ, and Gomez and Lovato are the proof. In fact, shades of lilac, lavender, and plum are just the kind of pop you need to bring out the warmth in your irises. Better still, and as demonstrated last night, there are so many ways to wear it. Ahead, how to recreate the twosome's purple eyeshadow look on any budget.

Selena Gomez

From a distance, you might assume Gomez's eyeshadow is merely an understated smoky eye — nothing to get too excited about. But take a closer look and you'll notice a shimmery purple hue smattered across her eyelid.
Her look is all about shimmer and shine, so opting for a glitter-packed eye palette is the right move.

J.Cat Beauty Sparkling Cream Eyeshadow Palette, $4.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
Or, stick to a single amethyst hue. If your existing collection doesn't include a sultry purple, this MAC mono will work as the perfect addition.

MAC Dazzleshadow in Feel the Fever, $18, available at Ulta Beauty.
Thanks to the star's makeup artist Hung Vanngo, Gomez is often decked out in Marc Jacobs Beauty. And if you're looking to get literal with the inspiration, this palette holds all the secrets.

Marc Jacobs Beauty Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette in Frivoluxe, $49, available at Sephora.
One swipe of this cream formula turns your monochromatic look up a notch.

Tom Ford Cream Color For Eyes in Midnight Violet, $46, available at Sephora.
For faster application, this drugstore dupe makes for the perfect smudged cat-eye.

Wet N Wild Color Icon Metallic Liquid Eyeshadow in Moonlight Majesty, $4.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
Last-minute looks are made easy with pigment-packed duos like this. One pan features loose pigment, while the other is pressed color — a.k.a. it has everything you need to concoct the perfect plum color.

Dose of Colors EyeDeal Duo in Maroon, $25, available at Ulta Beauty.
Introducing: Everything you need to recreate Gomez's glam eye look without lots of effort — or money.

Catrice Deluxe Trio Eyeshadow in Rose Vintouch, $6.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
Photo: Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic.
Demi Lovato

Unlike Gomez, Lovato opted for a bolder and brighter purple. Extending the violet hue from her lid to her undereye area, the singer revived our favorite trend of the summer.
There's no smoky effect to Lovato's look; instead, look for a bright lilac that can't be ignored.

E.L.F. Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Lavender Love, $4, available at Ulta Beauty.
For precisely lining the undereye area, creamy pencils work best.

NARS Velvet Shadow Stick in Usbek, $29, available at Sephora.
Just because you want a red-carpet ready look doesn't mean you have to sacrifice eco-conscious ingredients.

RMS Beauty Eye Polish in Imagine, $28, available at Sephora.
This drugstore palette offers up four variations of the lavender theme in one palette — for less than $6.

L.A. GIRL Eye Lux Eyeshadow in Glamorize, $5.99, available at Ulta Beauty.
Ever wondered what to do with the bolder shades in your favorite Too Faced palette? Forget the earth-toned look and go big with the magenta and mauve shadows.

Too Faced Peanut Butter & Jelly Eyeshadow Palette, $36, available at Ulta Beauty.
These shadows feel like velvet when swept across the lid — and look just as luxurious.

Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 5, $48, available at Sephora.
Hop on the amethyst trend with this one-stop shop. Pack on the pigment with a wet brush for an intense wash of color.

Surratt Beauty Artistique Eyeshadow in Amoureux, $20, available at Sephora.
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