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Summer beauty trends

Makeup trend 1Usually what beauty editors advise is that you should have a bold eye look or strong lips - but not both at the same time. This season that rule has gone out the window. Bright pastel shades

Makeup trend 1:

Usually what beauty editors advise is that you should have a bold eye look or strong lips – but not both at the same time. This season that rule has gone out the window.

Bright pastel shades of lilac and lavender, bold violets or petal-pretty pinks for the eyes are paired with colourful lips in intense lilac or pinky-red shades. It might not be an everyday look, but try it for a special occasion – it looks great.

Lilacs and lavenders

These work on most eye colours and skin tones, but really make hazel and green eyes pop. By day, use subtle colour on the lid and a darker liner against the upper lashes. Save the deeper shades for a smokier eye at night.

Strong eyes and lips

This look only works if you keep everything else understated. So blush should be soft, skin glowing and hair kept simple.

Makeup trend 2:

Many of the eye shadow palettes on counters this spring combine pastels with more neutral shades, which makes them perfect for the enduring summer trend of a natural bronzed glow.

Once the days properly hot up all  you really need is the basics – a good tinted moisturiser, a little bronzer to illuminate the skin and a lipgloss or lippy to get you through the day.

Bronzers

These help neutralise redness. Choose one that’s a couple of shades darker than your natural skin tone and steer clear of anything too orange or muddy brown – you’re looking for more of a pinky-gold. Layer a little bronzer over your usual blusher for a shimmery summer glow.

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