If you’ve ever found yourself inspired by catwalk beauty, but confused as to how to pull the ideas off on the sidewalk, perhaps it’s time to play a game of aesthetic addition.
Think of this as your fall makeup cheat sheet. We’ve taken three of this season’s biggest makeup trends —plush plum pouts, lush green eyes, and cherubic cheeks — and mapped out nine (three options for each) easy-to-rock combinations that add up to an “all dolled up” face that any girl can rock. Go ahead and go for gorgeous. We promise, it’s a fail-proof formula.
Clé de Peau Beauté La Beauté Enigmatique Extra Rich Lipstick in T10, $60, available at Nordstrom; Clinique Stay Matte Oil-Free Makeup, $23, available at Clinique; Ck One Brow Pencil + Gel Duo, $22, available at Ulta; Maybelline One by One Volume Express Mascara in Very Black, $5.99, available at CVS.
Lipstick Queen Sinner Lipstick in Berry, $20, available at Beauty.com; CoverGirl LashBlast 24HR Mascara in Very Black, $7.99, available at P&G eStore; Benefit Cosmetics Sun Beam Highlighter, $26, available at Sephora; NARS Pure Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30, $42, available at NARS.
Urban Decay Super-Saturated High Gloss Lip Color in Apocalypse, $19, available at Sephora; Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation SPF 15, $47, available at Bobbi Brown; Giorgio Armani Blushing Fabric in Raspberry, $39 atGiorgio Armani; Bare Escentualsl BareMinerals Eye Color in Berry Flambe, $14, available at Nordstrom.
Here’s a simple, chic nail-art geometry lesson: Lay down a full coat of OPI’s new, red-hot “Deutsch You Want Me Baby?,” paint a “Unfor-gret-a-bly Blue” diagonal line to the top, right-hand side, and finish the equation with another diagonal line from the left in “Every Month is Oktoberfest.” Voila, a trio of bright, beautiful triangles from OPI’s new Germany collection.
Lancôme Color Design Infinite Luminous Eyeshadow in Electrifying Sparkle, $24.50, available at Nordstrom; Topshop Glow Highlighter in Polish, $18, available at Topshop; Rimmel Lash Accelerator Mascara with Grow-Lash Complex, $8.99, available at Walgreens; Almay Pure Blends Lip Gloss in Fig, $6.39 at CVS.
Kevyn Aucoin The Essential Eyeshadow in Patina, $28, available at Beauty.com; Blinc Mascara in Green, $26, available at Dermstore; Tarte EmphasEYES Waterproof Clay Eyeliner in Green, $22, available at Ulta.; Becca Cosmetics Sheer Tint Lip Colour in Estella, $24, available at Blush.
Sunday Riley Primaslik Eye Color in Olive Branch, $26, available at Sephora; Paul & Joe Face Color Creamy Cheek Powder in Peaches, $24, available at Dermstore; Beauty Is Life Eyeliner Cake in Dark Brown, $25, available at Barneys; Revlon Super Lustrous Matte Lipstick in Smoked Peach, $7.99, available at Drugstore.com.
Yves Saint Laurent Voile de Blush Gel Blush, $30, available at Nordstrom; L’Oréal Studio Secrets Magic Lumi Highlighter, $12.99, available at Ulta; e.l.f. Studio Glossy Gloss in Dragon Fruit, $3, available at Eyes Lips Face; Shu Uemura Black Velvet Feather False Eyelashes, $26, available at Shu Uemura.
Smashbox Airbrush Whipped Color in Berry Bliss, $29, available at Sephora; Wet n Wild Color Icon Collection Shimmer Single Eyeshadow in Trashed 304, $1.99, available at Drugstore.com; Clark’s Botanicals Ultra Rich Lip Tint in Moore Nude, $19, available at Beauty.com; Vincent Longo Velour Pressed Powder, $28, available at Dermstore.
Sephora; Burberry Lip Cover Soft Satin Lipstick in No. 30 Primrose Hill Pink, $30, available at Nordstrom; Black Radiance Fine Line Liquid Eyeliner in Fine Black, $2.99, available at Drugstore.com; Physicians Formula Organic Wear Jumbo Lash Mascara, $9.99, available at Drugstore.com.
Illustrated by Isabelle Rancier
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