Bold graphic liners, high ponies, bronzed, dewy skin, goth flicks or coral lips. What will it be? Makeup heaven’s favorite child, Shaan Muttathil predicts the year to be a throwback to the '80s. “It will be one glitter filled party,” he drawls. So break out the sparkle, put away the powder, stock up on blush, and get prepared for a season where anything and everything goes—as long as you're having fun doing it.
Dark lips will be a big trend, says Shaanmu. So will ombre pouts and glitter everything, eyes and lips. “The ’70s meets ’90s deep-coloured lips trend is hot right now. Vampify your pout with deep shades of berry, plum, browns, and even black!” he says excitedly And how does one tackle ombre? “Use a darker lip stain on the middle of your lower lip. Rub top and bottom lip together and add two more layers of stain. Then apply a lighter shade of lip balm all over lips for that just-ate-a-popsicle look.” Yum! It’s also time, he says to bid farewell to the no-makeup look. “Embrace your inner wild child and wear bold, happy colors.” Check out our favorite deeper hued lips; NYX Professional Makeup Soft Matte Lip Cream in Copenhagen, Prague, Monte Carlo, and Avon True Color Perfectly Matte Lipstick in Ruby Kiss, Red Supreme.
Kajol rejoice! Unibrows are back! “One of the biggest beauty trends this year is a strong eyebrow game.” First, it was Rihanna with her ultra-thick eyebrows, then Cara Delevingne managed to make her eyebrows even thicker than usual at the Chanel fashion show.” So much so that internationally, NYX Cosmetics has launched its first ever NYX Unibrow. Indian unibrow fans can use NYX Professional Makeup Eyebrow Cake Powder instead. The trick to carrying this look says Shaanmu is keeping skin, dewy and fresh faced with a nude lip, with the focus just on the eyes.
“Eyelashes are in, the longer the better.” Shaanmu says fashion shows are awash in long, lean and lightly applied eyelashes. They all packed a punch though with a mean curl. “The idea is to enhance, rather than dominate the face,” he explains. Get your set of falsies today at Nykaa. Check out Ardell Natural Strip Lashes - 105 Black.
Matte nails will continue to rule. At the other end of the spectrum metallic nails will be big too. Chrome nails have captured the attention of beauty gurus the world over. Metallic and foiled-finish nail polishes have always been pretty drool-worthy, but it's now time to take the mirrored, high-shine finish to the next level. Get yours with Nykaa's exclusive Jean Claude Biguine - Chrome Finish Nail beauty service.
“Hair is all about going back to the roots, literally,” he laughs. Simple, sleek, not over done. “Break out your flat iron, straight, shiny, and center-parted hair is one of the biggest trends for 2017.” Ponies will be big too! “Just slick your hair all the way up. Rumpled texture or stick-straight, the high ponytail adds elegance to every look.” Long hair will be pulled back hair or tied up in sleek ponies, while medium length hair will make bedhead, tousled waves sexy again. The biggest trend though will be NO MORE no more layers.
Let us know which were your favorite upcoming trends.