Makeup is the integral part of every fashioniser’s personal image. From night to day, from everyday looks to special occasion ones, options differ just like the moods, which can be easily set with the help of interesting colors and quality products. The fall/ winter 2013-2014 makeup trends have been well defined already to make your cold season styling harmonious and perfect. Actually, the fall 2013 makeup trends represent an unusual mixture of different eras, styles and the most extravagant colors ever. There are ideal options for fashionisers, who love to experiment with daring looks and for those, who prefer minimalism and modesty in makeup. Anyways, our makeup tutorials will teach you to reach perfection, while these stunning fall/ winter 2013-2014 makeup trends will inspire you and put you on the right track in your makeup dilemmas.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #1: Natural Makeup: Naturalness is timeless both in fashion and makeup. Nothing can compete with “nude” looks, which means natural tones, bright shining faces with a healthy glow, wide-open eyes devoid of heavy layers of mascara and eyeshadows. This is a very natural makeup trend, which aims to emphasize the natural beauty of a girl, her freshness and youthful allure. How to create a natural makeup look? A lot depends on a clean and well-groomed skin, which isn’t covered with tons of foundation cream or bronzer. In case you don’t have that perfect complexion, always opt for lightweight natural foundations that will slightly camouflage any skin flaws or just pick a simple powder. The main rule of the trend is less is more! Add a healthy touch of glow to your skin with delicate blush tones and you’re ready to go. The fall 2013 makeup trends in the style of nude represent a professional game of shadows and light on the face. Where to find excellent natural makeup looks? At Valentino, Ralph Lauren, Proenza Schouler, Chloé, DKNY, Lacoste, Balmain, Giles, Christopher Kane and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #2: Aristocratic Porcelain Pallor: Another natural makeup trend for fall 2013 is the aristocracy of the skin’s porcelain pallor. Pale skin, bleached eyes and even eyelashes and pale pink lips are a definite hit this cold season. Especially amazing will this trend look on blondes with blue or gray eye colors. Several ghostly, however, it’s definitely romantic and tender! You can get inspired from Alberta Ferretti, John Rocha, Giles, Proenza Schouler, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, Loewe and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #3: Warm Autumnal Makeup: As the cold season arrives, screamy bright and neon colors give way to warm autumnal hues that kind of make you feel cozy and melancholic, just like the season itself is. The fall 2013 makeup trends feature lots of pastels and classic autumn colors, ranging from light brown, beige and orange to pale yellow and soft apricot hues. This palette is appropriate both for the eye makeup and for the lips. Best of all, this kind of makeup can be used both during the day and at parties. For stunning autumnal makeup shades, look to Altuzarra, Gucci, Versace, Victoria Beckham, 3.1 Phillip Lim and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #4: Soft Pink Blush: Continuing the same spirit of natural, nude makeup, we present you the gorgeous trend of soft pink blush tones. Giving that natural flush to your cheeks, when you come home from the outside cold and snow, pink blush tones look maximum delicate and feminine. Such blush hues especially flatter girls with very light or pale skin tones. Pink blush was used a lot at Stella McCartney, Chanel and Valentino.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #5: Sixties Makeup: The heritage of the past is never forgotten in fashion and makeup; moreover, they gain popularity as the time goes by. Once again, sixties makeup is back to fashion. The echo of bohemian ‘ 60s makeup brings incredibly velvety skin, Twiggy-style false eyelashes and eyeliner applied in Sophia Loren’s style or in the crease line of the eyes. Such retro makeup looks were seen at Dolce & Gabbana, Jil Sander, Ralph Lauren, Emilio Pucci, Rag & Bone and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #6: Cat Eye Makeup: The feline flick is again super-trendy. Actually, winged eyes were never out of fashion! However, this season cat eye makeup promises to be one of the mainstream looks. To achieve such a stunning look, you simply have to visually lift the outer corner of the eyes by drawing a winged line or by applying the eyeshadow in a winged form. Slightly playful, mysterious and mystique, winged eyes were loved not only by Egyptian queens and ladies of the Soviet epoch, but also modern fashionisers. Cat eye makeup was used a lot by Anna Sui, Emilio Pucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, Monique Lhuillier, Salvatore Ferragamo and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #7: Dramatic Smokey Eyes: Could you ever imagine the makeup world without everyone’s favorite smokey eye makeup? Hardly! Classic smokey eyes firmly hold their position in the fall 2013 makeup trends. Dramatic smokey eyes or intense monochrome makeup should be your choice this fall, as it’s suggested by John Galliano, Giorgio Armani, Lanvin, Roberto Cavalli, Donna Karen, Jason Woo, Rag & Bone, Michael Kors, Thakoon and others. As makeup artists suggest, this fall, intense eyeshadows are applied to the eyes reaching the brow line, while black eye pencil is used only on the lower lid. When it comes to the trendiest smokey eye colors, go for either dark tones or metallic silver this fall.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #8: Eyeliner on the Lower Lid: The trend of emphasized lower lid flawlessly transfers from spring 2013 to fall, only this time, it’s advised to experiment with slightly darker shades, such as browns. In fall 2013, the lower lids are highlighted not simply by means of eyeliner, but with ordinary eyeshadows applied in a smokey manner. Quite unusual, yet unique and cool! Such fab makeup looks were seen at Altuzarra, Rodarte, Donna Karan and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #9: Metallic Eye Makeup: The fall/ winter 2013-2014 makeup trends bring lots of gold, copper, brown, chocolate and bronze colors with a sheen, as well as silver metallic that dazzle! Some makeup artists combined these tones with neutral or bright eyeshadows, such as red or gray, while others, like Chanel, opted for more special, holiday-appropriate solutions, by applying gold rhinestones to the upper lid. On the other hand, Christian Dior used metallic wings on the lids for a more aristocratic look. Metallic eye makeup looks were also spotted a lot at J. Mendel, Gucci, Altuzarra, Max Mara, Givenchy, John Galliano, John Richmond, Donna Karan, Derek Lam and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #10: Blue Eye Makeup: The blue makeup obsession of spring 2013 doesn’t lose its popularity in fall 2013, only this time it comes slightly updated and adjusted to the cold season. Blue eye makeup in fall 2013 contains more purple-like accents and comes more saturated than in summer. This makeup suits best the holiday season and other special occasions. Blue eye makeup could be seen at Jason Wu, Topshop Unique, Acne, Thakoon and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #11: Trendy Eyeshadow Colors: Besides the beloved smokey eye makeup, the metallic and blue eye makeup options, the fall 2013 makeup trends bring other trendy eyeshadow colors, which are bright and dramatic like never before. This fall, think brown and chocolate shades, pink, red, green, violet, shades of blue, metallic, as well as natural eyeshadow tones with lovely glittery particles. Get inspired from Gucci, Max Mara, Jeremy Scott, John Rocha, Oscar de la Renta and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #12: Thick Bushy Eyebrows: Whether it was Cara Delevingne who brought the bushy eyebrows craze or not, no one can tell for sure, however, we definitely do love this fab beauty trend, which gets even more popular in fall 2013. According to the fall/ winter 2013-2014 beauty trends, proper eyebrows should be thick and swinging, if you really want to create a spectacular makeup. Forget about those well-trimmed thin liens of brows and go for highly emphasized bushy ones, which draw attention to your eyes instantly! If you have bright eyebrows, your can slightly darken them with the help of brow kits that aren’t too dark than your natural eyebrow color. Don’t forget that the key in the eyebrow beauty is again about naturalness! For fantastic thick eyebrows, you can draw inspiration from Alberta Ferretti, Christopher Kane, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Just Cavalli, Matthew Williamson and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #13: Dark Lips: As natural as that may sound for the cold season, the fall/ winter 2013-2014 beauty trends bring back deeply saturated dark lips in the shades of dark brown, wine and burgundy, as seen at 3.1 Phillip Lim, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta and others. Keep in mind that this fall the matte, velvety texture of lips is in style. Some designers went even so far with the trend of dark lips as brought deep purple, inked and black lips! For such edgy makeup ideas, you can get inspired from Moschino Cheap & Chic, Fendi and others.
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #14: Bright Red and Crimson Lips: Red lips, which are considered as makeup classics, are again super-hot this season! Timeless red lips bring back the Hollywood allure of the ‘40s, where luxurious beauty was emphasized with the help of diamonds, glitter and bold makeup. If you feel self-confident, sensual and daring, give in the temptation of red lips! Most importantly, red lipstick flatters anyone; you just have to find the ideal red shade for you! We saw lots of red lips at Marc by Marc Jacobs, Dolce & Gabbana, Marni and others.
In case you find red lipstick too much for you, you can experiment with another no less spectacular beauty trend: crimson pink lips! Nothing can compete with a minimal eye makeup combined with a flash of pink on the lips! Juicy, bright crimson, pink or raspberry lips will give sensuality and a special piquancy to your winter image! To get a hitch in your mood, look to Diane von Furstenberg, Christian Dior and other fashion houses and get inspired for irresistible crimson lips!
Fall/ Winter 2013-2014 Makeup Trend #15: Ombre Lips: Ombre effect will show itself in all its glory this fall! Besides appearing in the fall/ winter 2013-2014 hairstyle trends and fall 2013 nail polish trends, the ombre effect finally gets to makeup. The combination of bright colors and bold contrasts in lipstick will lead to look-at-me looks this fall. Just imagine bright red lips with gradient orangy notes contained! Isn’t this amazing? Ombre lips were used at Marni, Ohne Titel and Christian Dior (See: Ombre Lips Tutorial).
Makeup is a great opportunity for every woman to every time show off their creativity and artistic ability, while appearing fresh and on-trend. The fall/ winter 2013-2014 makeup trends are pleasantly bright, unique and, most importantly, versatile. Get inspired and create different looks for different days and occasions throughout the cold season!
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