Breezing down the runways and streets, the look of beauty and makeup is shifting from the once thick, layered image to one less ornate. Pile on the blankets and scarves, but get ready to see a lot more fresh, natural looks ahead within the next few months. Here are the things that changed the game, and how to get in on it.
Fenty Beauty - Where More and Less is Best
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Launching with an inclusive foundation range of 40 diverse shades, Fenty Beauty spoke to the upcoming era of beauty in 2018. Based around skin with creams, foundations, highlights, and a universal lip gloss, it’s about getting more choices for everyone and less heavy application. Expect newer, indie brands to follow along with after the successful launch of the brand.
Skin is Everything - Makeup Swings to Natural
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Aside from lighter application of makeup, trying to shed away heavy, matte foundations is happening by the time springtime rolls around. Even if full coverage, foundation shifts to a dewy finish. The eyes get lighter, with graphic pops of liner and sweeps of shadow not competing. Highlighter gets subtle, and lashes get shorter.
Clear Skin - It's Your Foundation
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The way to make all makeup, especially foundation, appear flawless? Your own skin. Without a good base, you’ve got a challenge for this season. Work on creating a healthy skincare routine, and find yourself skipping over foundation altogether or switching to a tinted moisturizer. If you struggle with acne, try and seek out help and ideas, like the uber-fans over on r/skincareaddiction