Make up can help to complete the look of any outfit, therefore make up trends change directly proportional with fashion trends. So let’s keep up with make up trend as you do with fashion. In 2011, fashion trends
change rapidly, the make up trends had to evolve to match the new trends also, look through the fabulous 2011 make up trends to draw inspiration for your 2012 beauty look.
Nude make up
For 2011 make up trend, nude is extremely hot when come to something traditional. Nude makeup style definitely will never be out of the hot trends. Natural, fresh, easy and fast are not enough to define this style. Keeping your foundation natural and radiant is the most important requirement. Your foundation need to blend well with your complexion, you can use different shades of beige and other natural colors in order to get a flawless skin, then apply neutral eye shadow shade, mascara to make your eyes pop. Add a bit of blush to your cheekbones for more vivid look and nude lip-gloss or lipstick color to complete this classic look. For a more special event, you can go for a lighter shade of red.
Inspired by the beauty of stars in the ’60, ’70, thin over-plucked eyebrows has stepped aside and thick, well defined eyebrows hit the runways. Thick brows help frame your face and help give you a bold look without a lot of makeup.
You can contour your eyebrows by a black pencil, make sure that your brows are well groomed, then line to perfection with a shadow brush. You can define the arch and the tail of the brow by adding more width to the arch and length to the tail.
For this make up style, keep the rest on your face as natural as possible and no mascara could be more perfect.
Orange eye shadow
Orange is something you expect to see on the lips, not necessarily on the eyes. But in spring/summer 2011, celebrities bring this amazing look to red-carpets, from warm autumnal orange eye shadow shade to acid orange mixed with a bit pink, designers made orange eye makeup the hottest color trend this year.
You can pair it with a purple liner or a bright amethyst eye shadow. Go easy with the lip and cheekbones color as color that is too strong will compete and complicate the look. Orange on the eyes is simply hot by itself. Remember to wear this look with an extra coat of mascara.
Orange eye shadow in Shakuhachi fashion week 2011
The Fall/Winter 2011-2012 season is all about contradiction. Red lipstick has never been hotter. Along with nude make up trend, bold red lips makes classic make up style spread wider than ever with the typical tone such as red plum, coral… or everything from our fave orange and red lipstick shades to burgundy and dark purple ones.
Rock with your vampy lips, combine vampy nails to look more spotted but remember to keep the rest of your make up simple.
Red lips make a very strong statement, so to avoid looking campy, wear them with simple, classic haircuts, solid-colored clothing and unfussy accessories or you can end up look like a Joker.
Metallic eye shadow
Metallic eye shadows give you a more dramatic look, smudgy, sophisticated, and a little seductive. You can create a delicately gorgeous impact just by one sweep of color. Or go for a more intense layering of shades and create a striking glint across the lids.
Varicolored smokey eye
Smokey eye makeup is one of the hottest makeup trends through 2011. It seems that the smokey eye makeup will never loose its beauty and it’s no surprise why.The only thing here that changes in fall/ winter fashion show about smokey eyes is the eye shadow shade. One of the most favorite color options this season is the burnt orange hues which are flattering on all skin tones. Another is blue of fuchsia but it is a bit trickier to apply because it can bring out blue undertones in fair skin.
Bright eye make up with neon lights
Choosing to add a great amount of attention towards the eyes can be a great option especially during the evening. Adding bold eye shadow colors such as orange, pink, green, blue, can definitely help you enhance your gorgeous look.
Apply a black eyeliner close to your upper lash line and coat your eyelashes with a thick black mascara. You can leave your lips bare or enhance the lips as well using a red colored lipstick. And now you look colorful – wonderful.