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MAKEUP MUST-HAVES FOR FALL

MAKEUP MUST-HAVES FOR FALL

FUN FACT: A lot of the beauty trends that you see on faces everywhere are inspired by looks on the runway during fashion week.  This past fashion week, beauty trends we're bold, vibrant and classic.  Instead of being at a loss, incorporate these beauty trends when updating your daily regimen. 

TREND NO.1: SULTRY EYES

SMUDGED LINER, WINGED LINER, LINER GALORE

It's a fact that eyeliner can instantly amplify any look.  Regardless of the shape of your eyes, eyeliner works magic; creating the illusion of large eyes looking smaller and smaller eyes looking larger, extending downward-turned eyes and neutralizing upward-turned eyes.  It's safe to say that eyeliner can do it all.  This season, say sayonara to pristine wings, and shake hands with a more smudged out version of your favorite classic look. 

If you're the type of gal who loves a wing, try smudging out the flick for a more natural look.  If you're someone who prefers the "night after" eyeliner, apply a kohl eyeliner around your entire eye and smudge out with a blending brush or a soft sponge.  Regardless of how you wear it, be bold and don't forget, nobody's perfect and you're eyeliner doesn't' have to be either.

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TREND NO.2: DEEP LIPS

BLACK, PLUM, DARK CHERRY RED

Now, you can eat your cherries and wear them too.  With this intense lip trend, berries are in.  From rich blacks to sultry cherry reds, anything goes in this lip game.  To keep your lips from feathering or creating a mess over your face, apply with precision.  Start by lining your lips either with a lip liner or by using a lipstick brush and outlining your lips with the product.  After apply lip liner, carefully fill in the remainder with a color of your choice.  Don't forget, the best way to ensure your color lasts all day and night is to take a tissue and blot your lips with a translucent powder.  This trick may seem crazy, but trust me, it works wonders.

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TREND NO.3: SNAZZY LIDS

ALL THAT GLITTERS IS GOLD

No longer is a glittery look exclusively for New Year's Eve, but instead, can be worn all season long.  For those of you who enjoy an extra bang for your face, applying a glitter eyeshadow pigment is ideal for you.  Try lightly applying over an eyeshadow primer to your lower lash line as well as your entire lid.  For those of who you like a more subtle glitter-fied look, invest in an eyeshadow pallet with intense shimmer shades.  To apply, take a flat top brush and press to the surface of your lid, and you'll create the ultimate glitter look that isn't too powerful.

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TREND NO.4: AU NATUREL

"I WOKE UP LIKE THIS" 

Clearly, beauty is on both sides of the spectrum this season.  On one hand, we're embracing dark eyes and lips, but on-the-other-hand, we're enhancing our natural beauty with an au naturel look.  Instead of layering on eyeshadow, eyeliner and mascara, opt for a mineral infused mascara and apply that exclusively to your lashes.  Mineral infused mascara will allow your lashes to look naturally luscious versus clumped and spidery.  For your face, keep it simple by applying a little bit of BB Cream and a light application of cream blush for a perfectly flushed look.  Lips?  Simple.  Apply a tinted chapstick for moisture and a "just been kissed" color.

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TREND NO.5: PEACHY SHADOW

A SUMMER FRUIT, A FALL LOOK

Not too light, not too dark, just right.  Peach eyeshadow is the smokey-eye alternative this season.  Embrace the colors of the leaves with the festive look.  With several shade options, it's hard to pick the perfect one for you.  If you're someone with a lighter skin tone, opt for a pinker peach shade.  If your skin is medium, more on the olive side, hints of brown will be the match for you.  If you have darker skin, choose a peach shade that has hints of gold, it will enhance your rich coloring.  Regardless of the eyeshadow shade you choose, remember, less is more with this trend.  A little peach can go a long way.

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For lighter skin: Urban Decay "FIREBALL"
For medium skin: Urban Decay "ABC GUM"
For darker skin: Urban Decay "FREELOVE"


WHAT LOOK WILL YOU BE ROCKING THIS FALL?  LET ME KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW AND SHARE YOUR BEAUTY SELFIES WITH ME ON INSTAGRAM BY TAGGING @BRUNETTEWITHABUDGET.  

I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE YOUR GORGEOUS, RUNWAY-INSPIRED FACES.

** trend photos courtesy of Harper's Bazaar **

** all "SHOP THIS LOOK" products are from cruelty-free brands **

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