1. Intense Lipgloss in Boost

This attention-grabbing gloss is from edgy brand Illamasqua's new, flattering-to-all-ages 'Generation Q' range.

£14, Illamasqua, illamasqua.com

2. Eyeliner in Bold Purple

This purple eyeliner is guaranteed to bring out your inner rock chick, while the waterproof formula promises long-lasting wear. Team with smoky eyes and lots of attitude.

£3.99, Barry M, barrym.com

3. Vernis Polish in Purple Revolution

Gothic gets glamorous with this noir-ish nail colour, from Dior, past masters at directional shades. The formula is chip-resistant and encourages growth.

£18, Dior, dior.com

4. Eyeshadow in Midnight Blue

The perfect colour for creating dramatic, smoky eyes – far more elegant than blatant black – and it won't break the bank.

£4, FashionistA, superdrug.com

5. Lipstick in L'absolu Nu

Not for the fainthearted, this vampish lipstick moisturises and cares for your lips, too.

£21, Lancôme, 020-8762 4089

6. Mascara in Bad Gal Plum

The purple shade of this lash-thickening mascara highlights your natural eye colour. Wear alone, or on the tips of your lashes over black mascara.

£16.50, Benefit, benefitcosmetics.co.uk, from 27 September