14 Major Beauty Trends From The Spring/Summer 2016 Runways

Sharing is caring!

We take a look at the brilliant beauty and hair moments that took place during the spring/summer 2016 runway shows from New York all the way to Paris. This season hair and makeup looks embraced individuality and celebrated unique styles. A few of my favorites included bold blue eye makeup, fringe effects, and decorative hair accessories.

Below are 14 major beauty trends that were all over the spring/summer 2016 runways.

Blue Eyeshadow

Designers made a graphic statement on the runway proving there are so many different ways to wear blue eye makeup.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Blue Eyeshadow

Marc Jacobs, Diane von Furstenberg

Sunset Eyes

Pink and peach shades, that are normally reserved for the lips, are now being seen on the lids this spring.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Sunset Eyes

Christian Dior, Erdem

Line it Up

Grab your black eyeliner because you’ll be putting it to work this season.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Line it Up

Emilio Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana

Fringe Effect

Models abandoned waist length hair this season in favor of choppy bangs and above the shoulder crops.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Fringe Effect

Versace, Alexander Wang

Bold Mouths

Standout lip colors ruled the runways from Candy Apple Red to dark and vampy.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Bold Mouths

Topshop Unique, Givenchy

The Glitterati

Glitter-rimmed lashes and sparkling lids were just a few of spring and summer most memorable makeup statements.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Glitteratti

Dries van Noten, Giambattista Valli

Ponytail 2.0

Ubiquitous ponytails turned into a personal style statement this season from two-stranded ponytails to adding a simple hair bow.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Ponytail 2.0

Marni, Oscar de la Renta

Freshly Shaved

Runways shows like Alexander Wang and Versace embraced individuality from freshly shaved sides to an all out buzz cut.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Freshly Shaved

Alexander Wang, Versace

Gloss all over

Designers like Marc Jacobs went with an “all night sweating after hours of dancing” look ranging from soft to super dewy face. 

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Gloss All Over

Narciso Rodriguez, Marc Jacobs


From the desert wanderer to the California beach bunny, going bronze is a key look for spring and summer.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Bronzed

Isabel Marant, Ralph Lauren

Head Wear

Several hairstyles took a backseat as a lineup of decorative hair ornaments and accessories stole the show.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: head wear

3.1 Phillip Lim, Rodarte

Lash Out

No more boring lashes! Opt for long falsies or lashes with a pop of color.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Lash Out

Mary Katrantzou, Marni

Slick Braids & Twists

Braids whether twisted or properly plaited appeared everywhere from New York to Paris.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: Braids & Twists

Valentino, J.W. Anderson

“The Barely-There, No Makeup Look”

A fresh face ruled some of the spring/summer runways from radiant skin to the barely-there, no makeup look.

Spring 2016 Beauty Trends: No Makeup Look

Isabel Marant, Proenza Schouler

What’s your favorite spring and summer beauty trend? Share your thoughts by commenting below!

Images: Vogue


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *