Confirmed: These 6 Beauty Trends Are the Next Big Thing

Updated 04/25/19

Fashion week—eight full days of running around (in the snow), overanalyzing your outfit, drinking too much coffee (and a few cocktails), and picking up hints about the forthcoming season's biggest trends. And while we can complain all we want about our tired feed and puffy eyes, getting up close and personal with all the brand-new products and experts to teach us how to use them is thrilling. This time around, designers blessed us with looks we can't wait to wear, and guess what—we don't have to.

Individualism and unique twists on traditional fall and winter trends took the center stage this season, allowing models and attendees to do their own thing. We're talking face gloss, low-maintenance ponytails (for when your hair is 90% dry shampoo), statement lashes, and, yes, glitter tears. Intrigued? Keep clicking.

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Shades of Burgundy

I know what you're thinking: groundbreaking. But rather than just relying on a matte oxblood lip time and time again, branch out a bit. Paint your lids with a matching rich bordeaux, and play with various textures. Use your finger to apply it so it's soft and smudgy instead of harsh and precise. 

Maybelline for La Perla

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Maybelline for Philipp Plein

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Maybelline for La Perla

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Aaron de Mey for Jill Stuart

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MAC for Prabal Gurung

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Easy Buns

After years of overly styled, hard-to-re-create 'dos, designers chose to showcase ease and effortlessness. This is a style that won't interrupt your life like high-maintenance hair of the past. Wear it to yoga, coffee, brunch, a club—the possibilities are endless.

Amika for Adam Selman

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Davines for Katie Gallagher

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Bumble and Bumble for Club Monaco

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Aveda for Public School

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Oribe for Ryan Roche

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Face Gloss

Coming off the year of the highlight—where cheekbones were gleaming in shades of gold, silver, quartz, and holographic shine—this year's trend is all about clear gloss. Yes, adding dew to the high points of your face is still very much a thing, but it's time to tone it down and get subtle with your products. Instead, use a face gloss (or just a lip gloss in a pinch) to sculpt your face.

Tresemmé for Altuzarra

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Maybelline for Who What Wear 

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Glitter Tears

Given the political climate, designers have made various statements through their clothing to take part in the resistance. It's no surprise they did the same with their makeup looks. Glittery, shimmering pigments and rhinestones showed up on the lids of models—as well as below their bottom lash lines, a cheeky nod to the power of a woman.

MAC for Jeremy Scott

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MAC for Christian Siriano

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Maybelline for Jonathan Simkhai

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Low Ponytails

Much like the low-maintenance bun, a ponytail tied at the nape of your neck is an easy answer to a bad (or dirty) hair day. The fact that it's high fashion now is another perk. Wear it slicked back, or let those wispy flyaways make their mark—either way, you'll look like a NYFW model.

Tresemmé for Altuzarra

Aveda

Aveda for Tome

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Tresemmé for Carolina Herrera

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Tresemmé for Jonathan Simkhai

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Natural Brows

Yes, we know: Brows are nothing new. Ever since Cara Delevingne stepped out on her first runway, we've been talking about statement brows. But somehow, that trend morphed into the Instagram brow, a look that's sharper and more jarring than it is natural. Now, we're going back to all things easy, bush, and full with an au naturel take the bold brow.

Glamsquad for Erin Fetherston

Becca

Becca for Zimmermann

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Bobbi Brown for Tibi

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