This is a guest post by Beth Pembrook! Let’s see what she has to say:Forget the 90s nostalgia that we all grew to know and love last year. This Spring and Summer expect to see bold and bright colours, big hair and lots of sparkles as we make way for the biggest style trend of the year – the 80s! The gods of fashion week have blessed us with their makeup wisdom, here are a few tips to follow to look your best in 2017…
Our beloved pale and pink lip colours are being pushed out the door, to welcome in their bolder and louder cousins. This year expect to see a lot of people throwing out their sweet and sickly colours for gothic and metallic shades. The likes of DKNY and ACNE blessed their models with their unique styles, paired with deep and sultry lip colours, to give a really edgy feel to their look.
At fashion week, designers and makeup artists favoured “disco eyes”, and models everywhere were seen sporting rainbow eye colours to give a real 80s feel to their look. The romantic pinks and pastel coloured eyeshadow palettes are swiftly being replaced with a brighter array of colours that will turn heads wherever you go. To bring this 80s nostalgia into modern day, make sure to pair these shades with graphic and bold eyeliner for a real gritty and colourful look. By the end of Summer, our makeup palettes are going to be filled with blues, greens, purples and different shades of orange, embrace the madness – it’s fun!
Heaps of Sparkle
There is nothing more 80s than glitter so if you’re already a glitter makeup fan, then you are going to be over the moon with this makeup trend! Sparkles are breaking out of their barriers and spilling onto the streets. Runways were laced with models sporting the sparkle, on their eyes, ears, hair and lips. The likes of designers like Fendi and Gaiambra styled their models with glitter peppered under their eyes. Glitter is really coming into its own this season, so break out of your one-off-occasion festival-wearing glitter trends and embrace the sparkle in everyday life.
The sheeny and beautiful Summer glow is always a seasonable favourite. In 2017 achieving this look is going to be easier than ever, all you need to do is add a light-weight, illuminating foundation and a pale highlighter to your makeup bag! This moon-kissed dewy look really gives you a youthful and healthy glow that will have people falling over themselves in the street. Fashion gods like Elie Saab, Versace and Blumarine perfected this look on the runway and their models looked absolutely dreamy.