We know, we know – not every beauty trend is right for everyone. But unless you have a go and experiment with different looks and styles from time to time, you may miss out on some of the techniques that really do suit you. Here are three current make up trends that you should dare to try…you might just end up loving them!
Pops of Purple
When it comes to make up, we know purple can be one of those ‘love it or hate it’ shades. It’s something most of us tried out in our teens in eyeshadow form, and have seen rocked as a lipstick colour by supermodels and bloggers alike. The key to purple is this; find your shade and find your style. Bold, violet lips might not be your bag, but lilac eyeliner may be right up your street. The great thing about drugstore makeup is that it’s affordable enough to just play around with. Why not grab a few options next time you’re in Boots or Superdrug and get your purple on? We love the purple shades in the Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette.
Super Dewy Foundation
The look of the moment is all about getting skin as dewy as possible without it looking, well, wet. Why not give the ultra-dewy trend a whirl. It’s all a case of finding a foundation that’s right for the job, rather than piling on extra products to help achieve the look. Glowing bases are what you need to keep an eye out for, and ditch the powder all-together for this look – if the foundation is good enough, you won’t even need to set it. Try YSL Teint Touche Eclat foundation for a dewy look.
Don’t forget – there definitely is a fine line between dewy and shiny. Find your perfect balance and rock it!
We love to don false lashes from time to time, but it’s not just our top lashes that we’re looking to extend and define this season – it’s time to give our bottom lashes some love, too! Those bold lower lashes, reminiscent of that cute, doe-eyed Twiggy-look, have been huge on the catwalks the past few seasons. If in doubt, start small. Start to add a little more definition to your bottom lashes day by day, and get to a level you feel comfortable at. All of our eye shapes are slightly different and we’ll all suit slightly different variations of the Twiggy look, but it’s fun to give it a whirl! For mascara, we love the Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara for that super defined look!
It might just be time to dig out those ‘bottom lash curlers’ we bought on a whim five years ago…