Spring into Beauty this Summer

Beauty and hair trends have shifted gears towards minimal this spring-summer. Nude glossy lips, dramatic eyeliners, a barely there make-up and fresh-from-beach hair will take the centre stage, say experts

Published: 12th April 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th April 2015 11:14 PM   |  A+A-

beauty.JPGThe stylists at Dessange Paris have predicted that the intensified pastel shades for eyes will be the talk of the town. Looks like they were right. Apply a pigmented powder before you apply the liner or shadow in shades of pinks, turquoise and lavenders. Take some inspiration from Fendi SS 2015 show (pictured here).

How to get the look: Dessange Paris Subtil’ Regard beige eye colour (pictured here); Bobbi Brown Sparkle eyeshadow, Rs 1,390; Oriflame The One Colour Impact Cream eyeshadow, Rs 449

beauty1.JPGMake-up guru Bobbi Brown says defined eyebrows that frame the face will be the flavour of the season. Define, fill, groom and shape the brows to get a bushy look. Use specially designed brow brush for a precise, no-mess application. The look appeared on the ramp shows of designers Rina Dhaka, Malini Ramani, Valentino and Christopher Kane this year. 

How to get the look: Bobbi Brown’s Brow Shaper comes in shades of blonde, auburn, mahogany, rich brown, new slate and new brunette, Rs 1,540

beauty2.JPGLori Leib, the creative director of Bodyography, says while 2014 was all about matte, 2015 brings the glow back with healthy, iridescent skin. Conceal the pores with concealer and primer. Give foundation a rest. The look was a huge hit in the fashion world too like Gaurav Gupta and March Jacobs’ SS 2015 shows.

How to get the look: Oriflame’s The One Illuskin face powder, Rs 649 (pictured here); Bobbi Brown’s Skin Smoothing Pore Perfector, Rs 2,970; MAC Studio Conceal and Correct Duo sticks, Rs 1,900

beauty3.JPGContinuing with the season’s trend for ‘real’ beauty, MAC experts kept the lips natural, minimal and tinted. The high-shine gives lips a fuller look. A swipe of lip gloss (Pucci’s SS15 look pictured here) is all you need to pull the look together. Think peach-tinged and smudgy berry hues. If you still wish to go for the deeper lip story, Leib says, it’s ok. Scarlet lips aren’t going anywhere. Try a berry or orange red for a modern take on the classic look.

How to get the look: Bobbi Brown Illuminating Nudes lipgloss, Rs 1,960 (pictured here)

beauty4.JPGLori Leib of Bodyography tells us to ditch the cat eye for a bold graphic liners, angular line or semi-circle socket lines. Use only smudge-proof and waterproof products. Practice well to perfect the look. Keep the make-up minimal and lips tinted. Apply a volume boosting mascara to keep it dramatic. Just Cavalli SS’15 show (pictured here), highlighted the power of lines.

How to get the look: Lotus Colorkick Curved Liquid eyeliner, Rs 725 (pictured here); Oriflame The One Volume Blast mascara, Rs 529

beauty5.JPGL’Oréal experts are betting big on fresh-from-the-beach look for hair. The texturised, easy-to-maintain hairstyle is in, so bye hair straightner, hello soft curlers. Woodstock waves were created for Emilio Pucci, Marchesa and Anna Sui shows. Centre-parting has made a comeback this season. Abraham & Thakore  and Namrata Joshipura shows had models with  centre-parting.

How to get the look: L’Oréal Professionnel Wild Stylers Beach Waves by Tecni.ART spray, Rs 700 for 150ml


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