There’s finally a nip in the air that makes me long for not only a cozy fall wardrobe, but also some major changes in my beauty routine. I’m anxious to start slathering on thicker creams in anticipation of colder temps. I can’t wait to update my summer smoky eye, to a deep shaded fall eye. And I’m excited to toss out my summer lip shades for more robust colours. Here are the three key things to swap from your summer beauty routine to get fall prepped.
Switch up your lip colour If you jumped on the spring and summer bright lip colour bandwagon, you won’t be disappointed with
fall’s lip trends. Fall is still all about the statement lip, and it can still be your beauty thing, but instead of a vibrant, neon pink (my go-to shade all summer) take it down just a notch with a bold, glossy red (as seen at Gucci), deep purple or fuchsia. If you want to stay on the brighter side – find the right orange shade for you, like the orange-red hue at Jil Sander. Or go really soft with pale, glossy nude and pink lips – seen at Stella McCartney, D&G, Emilio Pucci and Donna Karan.
Bring back the mascara A lot of the bold eye looks for spring and summer focused on bright colours (reds, pinks, yellows), so mascara was often nixed to keep the look clean. But for fall, mascara doesn’t just come back, it came back in a big way. Spider lashes at Gucci and Gianfranco Ferre should make a double coating of mascara (
check out 7 of our faves under $10) on your must-do list every morning. If the clumpy look just doesn’t work for you, apply thickening mascara to get a full, lush set of lashes.
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