So what is going on in the world of beauty and make-up? From Refinery 29:
We're talking about the days when the temperature is slowly falling and you're stuck deciding what to wear (sandals vs. boots), what to drink (iced coffee vs. PSLs), or what to do on the weekends (Netflix vs. Netflix). But here to make our #firstworldproblems a little easier is one makeup trend that's perfect for transitioning into colder weather: green eyeshadow.
The shade isn't so bright that it looks weird outside of a pool party, and isn't so dark that it feels like the makeup equivalent of wearing tights too early. "Green is a very powerful color, yet it represents freshness, which is a very big trend right now," says celebrity makeup artist Rokael Lizama.
Makeup artist Kelsey Deenihan agrees, suggesting that you keep the focus on the eyes when trying out the trend, but letting the rest of the rules fly out the window."There’s no right or wrong in choosing your shade," she says. "If you’re going green, you’re going for a fun look and [you] can apply as little or as much as desired!"
For ideas on how to pull off green shadow — without looking like a Marvel villain — check out the celebrities who nailed the trend, ahead. (Read more.)
From Thrifts and Threads:
Blue eye makeup is making a comeback…yes… blue! When I first heard this trend was back, I instantly thought of Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera aka pastel/frosty blue shadow haha which everyone tried out at some point in the early 2000s. However, this time the eye popping color that everyone seems to be wearing is a deep, more modern shades of the classic royal blue. This look is the complete opposite of the “no makeup- makeup” minimalist look and a cool way to switch up your look for an event or a night out! There are a few different easy ways to rock the trend and make it wearable in real life: Liner: This is my probably my favorite way to rock the blue trend and is super easy! Put aside your black liner aside and try a deep blue instead. Because liner can be tricky, especially if it's a bright color, I enlisted one of my favorite makeup artist's, Brittany Sullivan to show me an easy way to create the perfect blue liner look. (Read more.)