Fall 2010 makeup trends is all about bold looks. There’s no denying that plum shades, fiery reds, dual-toned eyes, 90’s grunge look with modern twist, and strong brows ruled the runway. You want in on the top looks for fall 2010? Here’s a peek at the top 6 makeup trends!
Eyes- Try a shimmery effect or for drama, a pigmented plum shade. NARS Eyeshadow in Daphne $23, Sephora Collection Beauty in a box Purple Smoky Eyes $36
Lips- The power of purple lips. It makes a strong statement for a more softer or sheer look, try a gloss instead. Fresh Sugar Plum Lip Treatment SPF 15 $22.50, YSL Rogue Volupté Perle in Mesmerizing Purple, $34
Nails- Can’t go wrong with a light shade like lilac or a deep plum color. Revlon Dark Pleasure Limited Edition Nail Polish $7.50.
See how to wear Fall’s plum trend here!
Fiery Red Lips
Crimson red lips ruled the runway. Red lips are bold and daring and people will surely turn heads. When I think of red, I see sexy and it’s okay to let our inner vixen come out once in a while. Nars Jungle Red lipstick $24, Tarte Lipsurgence Natural Matte Lip Stain in Fiery $24, Korres Raspberry Antioxidant Liquid Lipstick in Red $22
The barely there makeup look was all the rage at shows like Alexander Wang and Rag & Bone. Go for a soft/sheer look. Urban Decay Naked Eyeshadow Palette $44, Too Faced Naked Eye Soft & Sexy Eyeshadow Collection $35, NARS Blush in Orgasm $26,
Strong, architectural brows are back. Whether its thick, drawn in brows seen at Prada or Balenciaga pastel-dyed brows, both looks are bold and dynamic. Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow gel in Clear $21, Smashbox Brow Tech To-Go $26, Slant Graffiti Blue Tweezers by Tweezerman $25
We saw lots of textures down the runway (ex. leather and lace) which served as inspiration for these edgy looks. Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in 3 (Silver) $22, Make Up For Ever Aqua Cream in1 (anthracite) $22.
Get this look:
Apply Aqua Cream 3 (silver) to lids, creases and brow bones. Blend with Aqua Cream 1 (anthracite) to add more intensity. For the textured look, cut an eye hole our of a piece of paper and hold it over the eye. Dip a toothbrush in cream shadow, and gently flick shadow onto the lids, creases, and brow bones.
The smokey eye is now more colorful. Strong yet simple. Try the dual toned look!
Eyes- Subtle Drama. Tarte Ten Limited Edition Collectors Palette $44
Cheeks- The power of a blush and bronzer combined. A bronzer adds definition to the cheekbones while the blush keeps your cheeks glowing. Smashbox Creamy Cheek Color in Intrigue $29, NARS Multiple bronzer in Rapa Nui $37
Lips- It creates the illusion of fuller lips. Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense Lipstick in Moulin Rouge $20, Make Up For Ever Rouge Artist Intense P17 Lipstick $19