The art of makeup is as fascinating as the clothes that one wears. In fact, makeup to a lot of extent is the next step to the clothes you wear that defines a complete look apart from the accessories one chooses to wear. A good makeup brings out the best in you by highlighting the best features vividly, helps one dramatising the various fashion moods, and elevates your confidence levels at times by hiding the flaws. Very often makeup you choose to wear becomes your signature look. Yet how one wears a particular style of makeup can completely and drastically change the way you look, and can differ from one day to the next merely based on the colors you choose to highlight your lips or just by how you apply it.
Like everything else on the trending list, makeup too has its classic staples and that is where the nudes and natural tones feature. The close to skin look, is simplest look to go for and highly fresh in its feel. The Spring Summer 2012 too like all other seasons has defined its version of the nudes and the various ways to play with it to suit the various roles and occasions. Get the natural look right because the face you carry off with an outfit is as important. A dull face can definitely kill the sartorial best and liveliest of the garments.
Soft is the mood of the season so here are the three categories and forms of the natural tones that set the base for the makeup trends of S/S 2012.
Makeup Trends S/S 2012: All Pale
Easy as it may sound, however the all nude makeup look requires a certain amount of detailing and attention too as there is a thin line between a ‘pale palette’ look and the ‘sick pale’ look.
Achieved by the perfect play of base foundation, concealer, nude lipstick and eye shadow, the look is perfect day wear option and as soft as the florals and the pastels.
The ‘All Pale’ look is the perfect option to compliment another biggest trend of the season-the thick brows.
Makeup Trends S/S 2012: Classic Smoky
One of the classics and chicest makeup looks is surely a fashion favorite is the perfect combination of the smoked eyes and nude lips. For the simple fact that only one major feature of the face is dramatized and in this case the eyes, is what makes the look popular.
The look makes an impact and is never too much. A beautiful twist to the regular look, this makeup look is an apt choice for the evenings and specially those cocktail soirées.
A great alternative this year to the smoky eyes are heavily lined eyes contrasting the nude lips that also matches a structured work outfit.
Makeup Trends S/S 2012: Of Peaches & Rose
Every color has a character of its own and one can never go without it for too long. Sticking to the rule of soft, this season the nudes pair up with a hint of peach or the rose tones. The little amount of color instantly uplifts the freshness of the whole look.
The peach lips are feminine and use a tinge of the pale rose palette around your eyes for a fun look.