The Great British Summer left as quickly as it arrived, which means one thing – the Autumn/Winter season is upon us. While fashion is often the key focus when a new season arrives (in addition to the Starbucks Christmas menu, obviously) we’re all over the beauty side of things and like to shake up our stash accordingly. So, if you’re struggling with the fact that cold weather is imminent and are stuck in Summer mourning, here are the products – inspired by the catwalk – that will advance your beauty look ready for the new season…
Tousled, textured ‘cool girl’ locks dominated the AW17 catwalks, therefore if the ‘just-fell-out-of-bed’ look is your thing (it’s ours) you’ve already nailed it. Big and voluminous hair has also made a comeback, highlighted by the wonderful Sam McKnight at CHANEL who showcased styles inspired by the sixties. To tame our hair pre-styling, we favour the Moroccanoil Shampoo and Conditioner, and for styling, Charles Worthington’s Volume Bounce Body Booster Mousse is one of our favourites.
From fresh, dewy skin showcased at Victoria Beckham to flawless, natural complexions at Lanvin and Dior, it’s clear that we’ve moved away from the strong look of contouring in favour of a more natural base. We’d be lying if we said we didn’t want to look picture perfect 24/7 – get ready for your own everyday catwalk by recreating glowy skin with Illuminous Skincare’s Picture Perfect Primer. This works to smooth out fine lines to provide a flawless, dewy base ready for makeup.
EYES OF THE 60S
The 60s are making a come back (hurrah!) and it’s time to go crazy with your kohl. All the kohl. We know how it is – you spend HOURS mastering the perfect cat eye shape only for it to smudge half way down your cheek an hour later. Well ladies, with the SMUDGEPROOF liner by Lord & Berry, your beloved flicks will no longer budge (not even an inch) – perfect for facing British weather, come rain or shine.
Dark metallic and jewel tones are the perfect accompaniment to AW fashion trends. If like us you’re partial to keeping your nails in tip-top condition while following seasonal trends, you won’t be able to conceal your zeal for this teal cream colour – the perfect hue to see you through Autumn, Winter and the holiday season. This enchanting jewel-toned green polish by Sally Hansen not only provides a polished mani that will see you through the cooler months, but it also delivers up to 64% stronger nails that are chip resistant for up to 10 days. Don’t forget to start with a good base coat and high gloss top coat for maximum impact…
What are your new season go-to products?