The days of ‘nude’ lips have taken a back seat (for now, of course). With the inspiration of old Hollywood in mind, the mouth becomes the true protagonist of autumn makeup, starting from a clear premise: total darkness. In the picture, makeup from Marni’s fashion show (by Abigail Campos)
With the exception of the classic ruby red, which never goes out of style, this season’s rouge is dyed in the most intense tones, from burgundy and garnet to purple and, unabashedly, even black, in a nod to halfway between gothic and punk. Marni, Dior, Max Mara, Mary Katrantzou, Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen … In the image, makeup from the Rodarte fashion show.
The list of firms that bet on this trend in the fall-winter 2016 shows is long and they all agree on something else: dark lips must be accompanied by a pristine face. In the image, makeup from the Mary Katrantzou fashion show.
How to do makeup:
If you want to incorporate dark lips into everyday life, but without being excessive, the rest of the makeup has to be natural, advises Paula Soroa, official makeup artist of L ’Oréal Paris. “Simply mascara and a light touch of blush, in a tone that is not too dark and that provides light or blush.” In the image, makeup from the Dior fashion show.
To make up dark lips, the important thing is good coverage, because dark colors can offer an uneven finish. “To do this, I would recommend applying with a brush,” says Kley Kafe, hairdresser and celebrity makeup artist.
of foundation on the edges of the lip to erase the natural drawing. Next, he uses a lip liner in the same shade as the lipstick or something softer. In the image, long-lasting lipstick, Vicelipstick , URBAN DECAY.
If you also want to join another of the latest trends, you can outline the lips with a heart shape, as in the 30s. In the image, creamy pencil, Cream Lip Artist , CATRICE.
Brown is back:
With some reinterpretations, the makeup of the 90s is back and that includes one of its undisputed hits: lip brown. We are in luck, it favors almost all skin types, dark and light alike. In the image, Velvet Rope Entourage tone (€ 42), LIPSTICK QUEEN.
Not everything is red. Try other shades like this purple, from the Color Riche Gold Obsession range (€ 13.95), L’ORÉAL PARIS.
Keep in mind that dark colors decrease the volume of the lip and harden the features, which can detract from the freshness of the whole. Deep purple lipstick, from the Vamplify collection (€ 22), MAC.
In dark red, Matt Matt Matt Lipstick (€ 2.89), ESSENCE.
Double satin and matte finish, Rouge Dior Poison Matte tone (€ 37), DIOR.