We are always excited about the makeup trends that emerge when winter shows its colours.
Winter comes with bold, beautiful colours and blushed cheeks. It comes with dark lips and long lashes – everything is bigger and better and we’d like to share with you some tips on how to flaunt it!
Start off your makeup routine with hydration. Apply especially moisturising primers, BB creams and sunscreen at the start of your beauty routine, which will help prevent your face from drying out, resulting in cracking and flaking makeup.
Also keep to liquid or cream foundations to prevent your foundation from highlighting flaky, dry skin.
Go for maroons and burgundies. These dark lip colours are especially stunning on paler skin tones. Bold lips also allow you to tone it down a bit when it comes to your eyes, as you don’t want to overdo it. When you wear bold colours on your lips, opt for minimal eye shadow with simple, black mascara and a bit of eyeliner.
If you have dry or cracked lips, consider trying a tinted lip balm that contains sunscreen and rather avoid matt or long-wearing lipstick formulas as they can dry out your lips even more.
Stick to the more natural colours in winter when it comes to nail polish. Try out the grays, nudes, blacks, cherry reds and merlot-colours or opt for sparkly golds and silvers for a stylish, trendy look.
Take advantage of the cool weather and flaunt your flushed, rosy cheeks. When you add a dash of pink blush to your winter skin, it creates a bit of warmth and punch that we often miss in the colder months. Embrace the paler skin that comes with winter and leave the bronzers for summer when you’ve got your tan back on track.
Your black eyeliner should probably be your winter makeup staple. It has a dramatic effect on paler skin and should pair well with your darker coloured wardrobe. If you’d like to play with other colours when it comes to eyeliner, consider gold or charcoal.
For that smouldering shimmer, dab your eyelids with gold or copper eye shadows. Deep purple, taupe and gray are also some alternative options.
Wintery winds may cause your eyes to smudge and smear, so consider rather using waterproof mascara and use eyeliner and eye shadow only on the upper lids.
Ready, SET, go
With winter coats and scarves there is always the chance that your makeup might rub off on it. Set your makeup by applying translucent press powder which will help keep the makeup on your face and off your collar.