This year saw the return of the beauty spotlight. With fashion blogs aplenty, the beauty biz took the stage and women flocked to mimic popular runway trends. With easy to adopt catwalk looks coming down the runways in all the fashion capitals, here are the five that we saw the most.
The no-makeup makeup look might be hard to pull off for some women, but if you can manage your day with just a touch of base and a sublte flush, you'll be able to subscribe to this trend which is hopefully here to stay.
Anne Valerie Hash, Burberry, Giambattista Valli, Stella McCartney. Images: IMAXtree
A bold red lip is the easiest way to take a normal beauty look to the next level. Designers utilized it across the board pairing it with everything from ball gowns to urban contemporary wares.
House of Holland, Jason Wu, Nicole Farhi, Rick Owens. Images: IMAXtree
Liquid and gel eyeliners used to carry a heavy handed stigma, as they often looked forced, but a minimal cat eye or small kitten flick stormed back into fashion on the runways and the streets.
Antonio Marras, Felder Felder, Jonathan Saunders, Ruffian. Images: IMAXtree
Shapes and Angles
Contouring and highlighting your face has become a daily must-do for most women. Learning to highlight the angles of your face can take a natural beauty look from boring to balanced and luminous.
Calvin Klein, Chanel, Doo.Ri, Jaeger London. Images: IMAXtree
We've said it time and time again this year, but defined brows are one of the most lasting trends of the year. Whether you're filling them in with a soft powder or drawing on an agressive angular shape, framing your face has never been more important.
Alexander Wang, Derek Lam, Elie Saab, Oscar de la Renta. Images: IMAXtree