Keep up with the latest fashion this winter by being up-to-date with the current beauty trends!
This winter it’s all about berry and burgundy lips with neutral eyes. The reason for this contrast is because the lips are the centre-piece of this season and eyes should not draw attention away from the lips
An amazing palette to keep the eyes neutral with and that is student friendly is MUA’s new matte palette in ‘Ever After’. I’m totally in LOVE with this palette, costing only £4 for 10 amazing colours, it can help you achieve a soft and simple day time look to be paired with the deep lips or can also be transformed into a sexy smokey night-time look without looking too much minus the shimmer.
For day times, sweep a light shade over the lid and deepen the crease with the brown shades, make sure to blend blend blend; no-one likes the harsh lines. Finish off with liner if desired and add plenty coats of mascara. For the evening, go dramatic on both eyes and lips. This will help you achieve a sultry sexy look; sweep the lighter colours on the brow bone to make it pop, add the browns in the crease and pat the black on your lid, finish off with liner and lashes if desired. This palette is such a versatile palette as it can also be used to highlight and contour the face to add dimension and shape.
Moving on to the lips, you can go from affordable lipsticks to high-end lipsticks whatever your choice. For an affordable choice, I’ve decided to pick ‘Revenge’ which is from Collection’s new Gothic Glam line. This colour is an intense red with brown undertones, an alternative is ‘Deepest Plum’ by Vivo which is a deep red with purple undertones and both colours are perfect for this season!
If you’re like me and sometimes like to splash out on a Mac bullet lipstick, try ‘Rebel’ which has a satin finish. It is a gorgeous purple with pink undertones and it absolutely beautiful! If you just want to make do with what you have, apply a red lipstick to the lips and gradually add a black or brown liner to the lips and blend until the preferred intensity.
Top tip: Make sure to prepare the lips by exfoliating them so that the lipsticks glide on as smooth as possible. To make a home-made lip scrub, add 1tsp of granulated sugar with 1/2tsp honey, mix and scrub on the lips. Lips will feel as smooth as ever and don’t worry if by accident it enters your mouth, it’s all edible!