Fashion and beauty trends are making a move toward the daring this season. These glamorous looks are great for show, but are they realistic for everyone else? Making a bold statement with your eye color sounds risky, but it’s so worth it. The results are fantastic and attention grabbing when done correctly.
Current trends mix nude and bold. This makes it challenging to decide what colors to apply based on your individual features. But there are truly no limits to what is acceptable this season. And that’s good.
Let’s talk skin. Many women do not apply complexion makeup before they pay attention to their eyes. This step is important because it evens skin tone and removes the distractions that take away from the eyes. A tinted moisturizer or compact powder is perfect for this.
Eye makeup is the best way to express your style and attitude. Start with shadows you’re most comfortable with and then step outside your limits and choose a color or two you wouldn’t normally wear. Day looks require no more than two shades and by adding one darker shade or a pop of color you have an evening look that adds personality and a bold expression to your face.
Colors have specific uses and are grouped into light, medium and dark. Powder eye shadows are the most common and come in a matte or radiant appearance. To brighten the eye, apply a light nude matte shade on the brow bone. The medium colors listed here include the pop colors perfect for the lid. Create depth and a more formal look by adding dark, matte shades like brown, black or gunmetal gray into the fold of the eye. Gently blend any colors applied to finish the look.
Spring/Summer 2013 Trends
Pop color: Purple
Soft pinks, nude tones
Pop color: Deep silvery gray
Natural browns, pastel purples
Pop color: Coral blue
Silver, shimmery nudes
Pop color: Baby blue