Straight from the red carpet and beauty insiders, these are the beauty looks we’ll be repping in 2018.
Natural is in
Lifestyle and beauty blogger Ellie Parker is all about the ‘no makeup’ look this year.
"2018 will be the year of the natural, dewy face. We're seeing more relaxed, day-time looks that incorporate the 'barely there' look with a bit of gloss. Think BB cream, zero contouring and a light coat of mascara. Top with a clear gloss for the ultimate 'natural girl' look. To take this look to nighttime, pair with the wet-look, slicked back hair and add a pair of statement earrings."
Check out her Instagram for more inspiration.
A pop of colour
Bebe Rexha, Hailee Steinfeld and Janelle Monáe all had one thing in common when they donned the red carpet at the 2018 Grammys - bright popping eyeshadow. Gone are the days of the dark, muted smokey eye. It’s time to embrace bright blues and pinks. But remember, it’s 2018 not 1988 - less is more.
Last year we couldn’t get enough of Kylie Jenner’s matte lips but even her trends come and go. This year embrace natural, youthful lips with gloss for your finishing touches. Perfectly suited to a bold eyeshadow that won’t take your overall look to the extreme.
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Lighting is everything
Makeup is an art and lighting is the key to a perfect masterpiece. When you apply your makeup in a dim bathroom it can end in over-applying certain products or forgetting to blend, which could spell disaster for your daring eyeshadow look.
The top two light sources for applying makeup are either a) natural light from a window or b) warm white LED light that mimics natural lights. Search MyDeal furniture for a dressing table that will sit perfectly by your window for daytime and has inbuilt lights for your evening looks.
It’s been a long time coming but contouring has finally left the building. We no longer care if our face looks expertly shadowed going about our day. Save it for the pro photography and special events.
Before you pull out the tweezers, big is still beautiful. But heavily drawn, square eyebrows can take a back seat. It’s all about enhancing your natural shape with light strokes and the help of a stellar beautician.
We loved the inspiration we got from Instagram beauty gurus but who has time for a full face daily? Let’s take it back to reality with a less is more approach and stick with on-trend natural style.
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