spring makeup trends
by Kandi Lynn
HERE THEY ARE. THE HOTTEST makeup trends straight from the Spring 2014 runway! Keep your clients looking fresh off the catwalk with one of these flattering looks.
For the lips Soft berry lipstick A soft berry lip will keep even the most unadventurous client current. Michael Kors used a natural berry shade on his models. Bright orange lips Orange you glad orange is the “it” color this season. This warm hue is guaranteed to brighten any client’s face. Just make sure to pick the appropriate tone. Designers Nanette Lepore, Donna Karan, Christian Siriano and more made it their signature treatment.
For the eyes Blue eyeshadow This “eye” catching pigment will make your client stand out in the crowd. Marc by Marc Jacobs models wore an intense, electric shade of blue, while Badgley
Mischka used a powdery shade to create a disco-like effect. Select this shade for clients carefully by assessing their personality. Cat eyes Winged eyeliner has landed. So try black liquid liner on your client to let their inner kitty cat out. Tracy Reese featured this look, with the best advice for duplication being to make sure the line is clean.
Marc by Marc Jacobs models wore an intense, electric shade of blue, while Badgley Mischka used a powdery shade to create a disco-like effect.
Metallic lids Give your clients’ lids some pixie dust sparkle using brown eyeshadow with loose gold glitter dusted on top. Jason Wu’s show featured this look, which is both fun and sophisticated. Ethereal white shadow and liner This fairy-like look will transform any client into an angel. Alice + Olivia used a natural approach to achieve a dewy feel. Try mixing a pink shimmer and opal eye shadow to get this look. White liner can be added to up the innocence. Bright green eyeshadow Be your client’s lucky charm by getting them ready for St. Patrick’s Day. A pop of green eyeshadow is sure to make them
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feel springy. Lela Rose used a mix of greens on her models, with pink lips and cheeks.
Glowing skin Make your clients’ skin glow. After all, that is why they came to see you. Designer Philip Lim’s models’ skin radiated under the runway lights. Create this look on guests using a wet sponge with bronzer on the cheeks, bridge of nose and forehead. Tinted moisturizers and liquid illuminators work well too. n Kandi Lynn is the editor-in-chief of Les Nouvelles Esthétiques & Spa. Originally from Long Island, NY, she is a former television news anchor and reporter. Her passion for the beauty industry is unrivaled. Email her at Kandi@LNEONLINE.com. LNEONLINE.com • Page 121