Spring is so close and with a new season brings new makeup and hair inspiration. From abstract eyes to chic beach waves and low chignon buns, there's loads of new looks and trends to get excited about!
Bright, bold, statement lips like these from Badgley Mischka and Spring/Summer 2018 presentation are here to stay. When wearing bold colors on the lips you can really experiment with different hues to find which shade fits you best, and makes you feel the most confident. Hydration and exfoliation play a huge role in the health of the skin on your lips, and it's something you should do regularly to keep them in perfect condition. Go bold and don't look back, your skin will instantly look brighter and with the right shade your eyes will certainly pop.
To fluff up the eyebrows and make them appear fuller, use Hourglass Cosmetics Arch Brow Shaping Gel and comb backwards against the hair, then upwards to secure the brows in place. The tint of the gel will fill in where hair is sparse, creating natural and properly groomed eyebrow look.
Etro really let highlighted skin make a debut, making it the perfect subtle statement makeup for every day wear. When highlighting, there's a fine line between just right and way too shimmery. It should look natural on the face so that when the light hits, your complexion is out of this world gorgeous. Start by applying a cream highlighter stick on the cheekbones and down the nose before foundation, and then finish with subtle touches of highlight again for the perfect dewy complexion.
To re-create this hair look, spray a texturizer in at the scalp and move the hair backwards away from the face. The texturizer will give some volume at the root, and you can finish with a mousse or hairspray to keep it all in place.
Makeup Artist Tip: To maintain glowing skin, be sure to do a proper face mask 2-3 times a week to nourish your skin and treat it well. The Blue Tansy Clarifying Mask from Herbivore Botanicals and Fresh Beauty Vitamin Nectar Vibrancy-Boosting Face Mask are two perfect choices the result of glowing skin.
Giorgio Armani gave us loads of inspiration to do a smoky eye that wasn't so perfectly blended, and more abstract with liner. This look is fun because you can create what you want, bold wings, or thinner lines, anything goes. Start with a cream shadow on the lid, and then in the crease blend a darker color for contour. Finish with your favorite long wear eyeliner of choice and a few coats of mascara.
Mila Schon really showed us how beautiful a natural complexion and earthy hues can be. This soft, monochromatic makeup look can be done with any colors you choose that compliment your skin tone. Using the same colors throughout on your eyes, cheeks, and lips ties it all together for a flawless finish.
Missoni showed us that the classic black winged eyeliner doesn't always have to be black, with this beautiful soft lilac liner that is perfect for the spring and summer season. When creating a winged liner that lasts, you can apply liquid first or a gel like textured pencil and finish by blending eyeshadow on top to set it and keep everything perfectly in place. Want to get creative? Apply a cream eyeshadow with an angled liner brush in any color you like and even add some sparkle!
Vicky Zhang went ahead and nailed the perfect crown braid, a style that works and looks super chic with medium to long length hair. Soft makeup is the perfect compliment to this hair look, because it doesn't overpower the statement you're trying to make.
To re-create this crown braid, use a dry texture spray from the middle section of your hair down to the bottom ends. Next, you can section your hair down the middle into two parts, just like you would when creating two braids, one on each side.
Braid each side, securing the bottom with an elastic band, and then take the left sided braid up and over the top of your head, pinning along the way to secure it. Do the same thing with the right side, pin any stray hairs, and set with hairspray to keep securely in place.
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Alberto Zambelli loves rose gold, and so will everyone else come Spring! Rose gold is one of the most flattering tones for skin and can be worn on the eyes, cheeks, and lips, even nails. No matter what complexion you have, a little pop of this fun hue will instantly brighten dull skin and add a soft glow.
Get this chic straight hair look by simply using the Beachwaver Coast Pro Ceramic Styling Iron to straighten hair, part hair down the middle (or to the side) and tuck behind the ears.
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Public School debuted a modern twist on the classic ponytail by breaking it up into sections and leaving some face framing pieces out to soften it all up. You can do this look with almost any length hair as long as you secure the elastic bands in the right place and proportion to the ponytail. Try it with curly hair (as pictured here) or do it on straight, hair too. If wanting to re-create this with straight hair, simply flatiron your hair before putting it back and into sections to ensure it's smooth.
Mermaid Style Beach Waves
Alice + Olivia's barely there beach waves made a huge splash and give off the perfect mermaid vibes without trying too hard, don't you think? Pro Beauty Tools Celebrity Stylist Johnny Lavoy recommends the first step to beach waves is to blow dry the hair with a texturizing product like a beach spray.
Next, take large vertical sections using a 1 1/4 curling iron and wrap the hair mid length, leaving the last 3-4 inches out of the wand to give a relaxed wave. Finish by running your fingers through the wave and misting some more beach wave spray in to complete the look.
One more look from Badgley Mischka will have to do, as this low and messy chignon bun is the perfect style to do when you're low on time but still need a chic hairstyle.
Pro Beauty Tools Celebrity Stylist Johnny Lavoy recommends to create this look, start by drying the hair and then use some hairspray to add texture, while putting it back in a low ponytail. Twist the hair in the ponytail and wrap it into a bun, leaving the ends out. Secure with bobby pins and finish with some more hairspray to secure and hold the chignon in place.
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