Shoulder pads, shocking neons, stratospheric hair— subtlety was never an '80s hallmark. But the decade's racing-stripe blush is one trend that can be easily modified with the latest bright blushes for a less harsh, more sophisticated effect.
Concentrate color on the apples of the cheeks (smile and you'll see them), then blend it up just underneath the cheekbones, to the temples. "For a sheer application, use a brush and don't dip back into the powder," says Markey.
On her lids, our model wears a deep lilac shadow, but for her lips, Markey used only a beigy pink gloss: "Bright cheeks and bright lips can look clownish."
Dress, Jovani. Earrings, Fallon.