Purple reignsBeauty / 14 July 2014, 10:46pm / Joan Smalls wears purple lipstick at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala Benefit in New York in May 2014. Picture: Carlo Allegri/ReutersA model wears bright lavender lips at the Prabal Gurung Spring 2014 show in New York. Picture: Louis Lanzano/APActress Emma Stone wearing Revlon Colorstay Shadowlinks eyeshadow in purple. Picture: RevlonThe colour suits actress Taraji P. Henson, seen here at the premiere of "Think Like a Man Too" in Los Angeles in June 2014. Picture: Phil McCarten/ReutersEssie nail colours in shades of purple. Picture: EssieGOSH Nail Lacquer in metallic purple, R79, and OhMyGosh Nail lacquer in Pop up Purple, R49.Korres Nail Colour in purple, lilac and ultra violet, R80 each at Edgars.Revlon Colorstay 16-hour eyeshadow quad in Seductive. Picture: RevlonRevlon Illuminance Creme Shadow Quad in Wild Orchid.Revlon Photoready Primer, Shadow and Sparkle palette in Watercolours.Lilac, lavender and violet lipsticks, eyeshadows and nail polishes are abounding on the catwalks, red carpets and beauty counters. Just be subtle about it and don’t try to wear purple on eyes, lips and nails all at the same time.