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Makeup trends & tutorials: Autumn / Winter 2012

The makeup looks you're choosing for this fall / winter season will have much to do with the clothes you wear, the events you're attending and the mood you're in. But we all need a little inspiration sometimes, or a guiding hand in what looks to direct our attention to. After the break, a round-up of makeup looks from fall 2012 to inspire your beauty routine during the colder months.

Makeup trends & tutorials for spring 2013

Makeup trends for spring 2013 take shape around the clothing trends they accompany. But when it comes to beauty, each new season is also about expanding your horizons, experimenting and trying something new. From the runway trends to the tutorials and how-tos, this is where we'll constantly update you on all things makeup related for spring.

Makeup how to: pink & punk at Chanel Cruise 2013

It was Marie Antoinette gone punk when Chanel's Cruise 2012/2013 collection sailed down the runway at the Palace of Versailles. But it wasn't just the clothes that were bold and candy-coloured: angular bobs were supported by a strong make-up look dominated by the colour pink. After the break: an in-depth look at recreating (and adapting) this look for yourself.

Contrast lip & nail: beauty how to

While a bold hue on both lips and eyes can be too much of a makeup fun-fair, contrast brights on both lips and nails is a perfect alternative. With understated, fresh eyes and the lips the focus of the face, this is a beauty look perfect for 2012. Rock fresh spring colours in the warmer seasons, or contrast richer hues when the weather is a little grey. Either way, you can find out how to create the look after the break.
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina
Bold contrasts: Sarah & Amy by Kelly Defina

Velvet nails: crescent moon from Ruffian & Mac

Navigate your screen to anything from Instagram to Tumblr and you’ll see a common theme emerge: pictures of perfectly manicured nails. Few, though, are pictures of the traditional manicure. What you’ll find instead are pictures of something more akin to fake nails – textured and printed nail-art finishes layered upon a natural finger nail. Some have the cute factor (Alexa Chung wore eye ball nail…

How to: doe-eyed beauty look

With braids encircling the head like a halo, this mix of subtle champagne shimmer, false lashes and pink lips looks divinely doe-eyed and angelic. But it's the kind of 2012 beauty look worth keeping up your sleeve: mix it up with some bouffant bed hair and it works just as well for creating that Brigitte Bardot youthful sex kitten look. Find out how to create it after the break.
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Lily Hart by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com

Beauty how to: starry night eyes

It's the beauty of Van Gogh's starry night reflected in your eyes. The edges of pitch black night illuminated into deep blue and shimmering purple by the celestial stars... As seen on the Rodarte spring 2012 runway, this look works for cool days or warm nights. Follow the beauty how to guide to create it yourself.
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com

Beauty how to: soft coral lips

Perfectly fitting for a vintage belle, soft coral lips are the crowning glory to flawless skin, peachy blushing cheeks, and bare eyes frosted with white liner. Read on for our full beauty how-to.
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com
Sophie Van Den Akker by Kelly Defina for Fashionising.com

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