BEAUTY TRENDS TO WORK INTO YOUR 2018 LOOKS
Cupids Bow - The infamous ‘Highlighter’ has more uses than just to accentuate the upper cheek bones and the tips of your nose. It’s also a great way to create an illusion to make your lips look fuller and plumper, this trick isn’t something that’s a new fade it’s been used for decades by the beauty industry but has now come to the forefront. This friends is called accentuating the ‘Cupids Bow’. This effortless, non-invasive way to plump your lips without ‘Collagen injections’ is easy to achieve by literally applying the brush to your highlighter and sweeping over the ‘little dip’ just beneath your nose. However, be careful not to apply too much as it can look like you have dried milk/cream on your upper lip (just like the old milk ads in America). Nevertheless, if you have a dare-ish side you can take it a step further and do it the ‘DKNY Spring 2017’ way and wear a glittery or metallic finish. Even so the best way to carry out this look is to make sure that the highlighter is lighter than your lipstick and your good to go!
Blazing Reds - The Red lipstick is the LBD staple to your makeup bag, it’s a must have and an essential to those days when you want to make a statement. However, though it’s not a new trend but has been a part of the makeup fad since time began. The LFW SS18 have decided that it’s out with the Red bold lip and bold eye and in with muted makeup and finished with a bold Red lip.
Highlighters – This is a fantastic product to have in your makeup kit bag. Many brands have taken different variations on ‘Highlighters’ from cream/mouse like products, liquids/Primers and pigmented powders they do as they say and radiate the skin. Whether applied as an all over base, mixed in with your foundation or used as a finishing product to illuminate certain areas it’s a sure way to get you noticed. Not only that, brands are introducing more colours too for the really adventurous persons amongst us.
Reverse Eyeliner – This is a sure fire way to add a pop of colour to your eyes, but everything seen on the Runways for SS18 points to going against the grain. Now we’ve spoken about holographic eyelids, graphic eye and under eye. But just to give that little extra knowhow of this simple yet qwerky look we’ll explain how to do it in minutes and you don’t have to be an expert to do it. Just use your eyeshadow or liner by using a small brush and apply to the bottom lashline and that’s it, don’t be shy and use your boldest colours. It’s the look of the season!