From the runways to the beauty aisle, from bold reds to casual nudes, check out the latest makeup trends for Spring Summer 2016!
Hey gorgeous! I have compiled all of the best spring makeup looks from the runway collections and the latest collections of our favorite brands to pick out the 9 hottest and latest makeup trends for this season! Let’s take a look:
Top Spring Makeup Trends for 2016
Latest Makeup Trend #1: Rosy Blush
Spring makeup trends always start with the freshness and beauty of flowers. This Spring Summer, roses seem to be it. Plus they’re my favorites so I’m not complaining! We are seeing lots of rosy blush, hints of pink on the cheeks and cheekbone with natural pink lipstick.
Latest Makeup Trend #2: Bold Red Lipstick
It may be Spring, but this year, a bold red lip is really in and I’m wearing it all the time (even as I type this!) The trendiest lip shades in red for Spring Summer 2016 are coral red, cherry, classic red, tomato red and scarlet.
Latest Makeup Trend #3: Blue Eyeshadow & Eyeliner
Blue eye liner and eye shadow are really making waves this Spring. We’ve seen gorgeous retro blue eye makeup in Daine von Furstenberg RTW show, and blue eye mask makeup at Chanel RTW show, and subtle blue liner and glitter eye shadow at Guo Pei couture show. Plus Chanel’s two looks from SS 2016 collections feature blue eyeliner and purple/blue eyeshadow! I’m loving it for Spring makeup!!
Latest Makeup Trend #4: Summer Bronze
The bronzed look was in last year too, and in 2016, we are seeing more bronzed cheeks on the runways. They’re subtle, slightly contoured, natural-looking – like you just got back from a relaxing holiday!
Latest Makeup Trend #5: No Makeup Nudes
Again, the no makeup makeup look has been in since last year (if not the year before!). But it’s easy, natural and very summery! Skip the eyeliner and mascara, and just concentrate on the base and concealer. Top it off with some highlighting and light contouring + blush.
Latest Makeup Trend #6: Black & Grey Smokey Eyes
Usually reserved for winters, blacks and greys are trendy this spring and summer too! Black and grey smokey eyes, as well as very subtle eye shadow was seen on the runways. Anywhere from lightest grey to the blackest black! Spring makeup has never been so bold!
Latest Makeup Trend #7: Supernatural Skin
Flawless skin just went from envy-worthy to supernaturally angelic! Wow. The trick is to spend as long as possible using concealer and base to make the skin look very-ee-ee flawless and then use matte powder, or strobing for a dewy youthful face.
Latest Makeup Trend #8: White Eyeliner
If you like it more subtle than the “supernaturally flawless” skin, but a bit more dramatic than au naturel nudes, then try the white eyeliner look this Spring. We saw it on celebs and now on the runways, and it makes eyes look bigger and fresher!
Latest Makeup Trend #9: Winger Liner & Graphic Exaggeration
This year, we saw everything from lightly winged eyeliner to exaggerated wings (in case of Chanel Spring Summer 2016 Couture show) above and below the eyes. And also exaggerated lashes and brows. Take your pick – will it be subtle or bold?
So those were the top and latest makeup trends for Spring Summer 2016. Which one did you like the most and which one the boldest? Comment below! Lemme know! Muaah XOXO
Shilpa Ahuja the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion. Other than defining the direction of the magazine, she also writes about fashion & beauty trend forecasts, industry analysis, and opinions.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University.
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