Thematic elements may be incorporated into the ye makeup looks, such as heavy silver-toned glitter and shimmer shades for a winter show, or rich plum or mauve shades to create sultry eyes for a spicy sexy feel.
Medium and fair skinned women can pair maroon shadow with a bisque highlighter and soften the look with a sheer plum or rosy gloss , or combine the look with a berry or deep pink lipstick to create a tone on tone mauve palette.
Arctotis Grandis - A handsome kind from the Cape, with grey or silvery leaves and stems, and showy white flowers, 2 inches or more across, with a gold-banded pale mauve centre, and shaded with lilac on the outside.
Less known, but more easily grown, is R. serbica from the Balkan Mountains, a rather taller plant, in which the leaves are covered with soft brown hair, and the flowers are pale blue or mauve colored.
It has long, round leaves, like those of some of the Alliums, and its flowers, which are small and have delicate mauve petals and a purple centre, are borne on spikes from 5 inches to 6 inches long.