Make a Bold Statement with ‘80s-Inspired Makeup

Explore Rhode Island brands to capture the era’s iconic beauty


The ‘80s were a time of unapologetic style, electrifying tunes, and makeup trends so striking they still make today’s beauty enthusiasts swoon. This era was all about vibrant colors, dramatic eyes, and high-impact looks that screamed, “I’m here, and I brought the neon.” Whether you’re getting ready for an ‘80s-themed party or just want to sprinkle some retro magic into your daily routine, these Rhode Island products will help you nail that perfect ‘80s-inspired look.

Rouged Cheeks

Blush was a must-have in the ‘80s, with bright pinks and corals giving cheeks a youthful, flushed appearance. For a modern twist on this classic look, visit The Heal Room and grab their CC Blush Stick. Known for its long-lasting formula and buildable color, this blush will help you achieve the rosiness you desire. East Providence,

Glossy Lips

Capture the glossy, high-shine look of the era with a glossy lip,  which provides a shiny, wet-look finish that perfectly complements bold eye and cheek makeup. Omoge Cosmetics, an online brand by Blessing Mariah, offers Lewa Lip Gloss, which seals the deal with a sweet vanilla aroma vanilla aroma. Online,

All About the Eyes

For all your bold eye makeup needs, head to Cosmetic Cosmos, a local brand offering top-quality cosmetics at affordable prices. For the signature lush blue lashes of the decade, Luxury Mascara in Navy offers a striking blue mascara with intense pigment, making your eyes pop. Make a statement with bright blues, vivid pinks, and electric purples, often applied from the lids to the brow bone – the Eye Candy Bright Mineral Eyeshadows palette offers a dazzling array of colors perfect for achieving that iconic pop of color. And for striking, thick, bold eyeliner – whether rocking a fierce cat-eye or smudgy, rebellious rocker vibe – the Bonsai Infinite Matte Eyeliner in midnight black is the perfect choice.  Newport,


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