Sometimes what you want from a beauty look isn't just something that compliments and turns heads, but something that adds a little dot of unconventionality. That's what this look is - literally. The beauty look that stood out from the Spring 2012 runways, Givenchy's models paraded with a metallic half-circle below and above each eye. Edgy yet innocent, simple yet unique, it's something worth trying at home. Find out how to recreate this full beauty look by following the how-to guide after the break.
Winged eyeliner, fluttery eyelashes, nude lipsticks, divisive hair-dos and Twiggy; it was called Swinging Sixties for a reason. Now, as the flirtatious graphics and feminine silhouettes of the sixties have baited numerous designers’ upcoming collections for Spring 2012, so too does the 'London look' of the mod 60s make a return to our beauty routines. After the break, continue reading to find out why this era’s look gained fame, how certain British brands are interpreting it, and golden how-to tips for 2012.
Caring for you nails and knowing which nail colours will have the most impact this season: these are two all-important and often neglected aspects of any beauty routine. For readers on the sunny side of the world, here's your guide to the top nail colour trends for spring 2011 - as well as those all important tips for keeping your nails well groomed and cared for.
Read the full spring nail colour guide after the break.
Fashion and beauty go hand in hand; so it's only fair that we keep you fully up to date with both. This month we launch a special beauty feature covering a whole range of makeup trends, tips, tricks and how-to guides for looks you can wear now and into 2012. To kick off the beauty special we spoke to Napoleon Perdis, the man behind the makeup brand, about his top picks for 6 upcoming makeup trends from the spring 2012 runways that you can wear right now.
Find out what they are after the break.
A lot of attention is paid to the clothes and accessories that are must-have for the new season, but what of those other important statements - the make up that really turns heads. Delve into our guide for spring / summer 2011 lipstick to find out what the shades of the season are, and how you can wear them.
It’s easy to forget that eyebrows have trend cycles of their own; albeit cycles that move much more slowly than other beauty, hair and fashion trends. While the full and natural, yet still maintained, style of brows have been on-trend for quite some time, the ‘in fashion’ shape certainly hasn’t trended towards pencil thin eyebrows. And that’s not about to change. A natural style and…
Beauty and make-up trends in 2008 will take their cues from the same eras and influences that are influencing 2008’s fashion and hair trends. From the bright red lips and accentuated eyebrows – channelling the 1930s’ glamour of the Art Deco era – to the neo-bohemian dark eyes and sharp cheekbones – you’ll find it all. Read on, and find out about all of 2008’s…