Candice Swanepoel, Gigi Hadid & Hailey Bieber

We’ve rounded up the only beauty trends you need to see you through the summer party season

‘Tis the season for glitz and glam. With summer soirées, Christmas gatherings, weddings aplenty and all manner of festive happenings to look forward to (and plan looks for), we suggest embracing the conviviality of the season and branching out from your usual makeup routine. Consult our roundup below to discover the most bold and beautiful beauty looks to see you through the summer season in style.

Beauty Trend
Bringing Matte Back
Left: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Right: Zoë Kravitz

A matte finish encourages us to pull back from our glazed doughnut approach, and pick up the setting powder again. This will give you glow that doesn’t go away.

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Charlotte Tilbury Micro-Powder from Net-A-Porter
Giorgio Armani Setting Powder from Adore Beauty
Clinique Face Powder from Adore Beauty
Hourglass Veil Setting Powder from Net-A-Porter
Gucci Beauty Poudre De Beauté Face Powder from Sephora
Bobbi Brown Finish Powder from Adore Beauty
Fenty Beauty Setting Powder from Sephora
Beauty Trend
Bold Blush
Left: Gigi Hadid. Right: Hailey Bieber

When it comes to applying blush this season, go big or go home. To achieve this look, steer clear of the centre of the face, and go for a more sculpted look with plenty of bold colour. A liberal use of creamy blush will give you that post-Euro summer feel, even when you haven’t been anywhere at all.

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Hourglass Vanish Blush from Net-A-Porter
Armani Blush from Sephora
Westman Atelier Blush Stick from Net-A-Porter
Rare Beauty Melting Blush from Sephora
Clinique Chubby Stick from Adore Beauty
Milk Makeup Blush from Sephora
Beauty Trend
Just-Been-Kissed Lips
Left: Lila Moss. Right: Georgia Fowler

Rather than the clean, sharp lines delivered by sharpened pencils, lips now should instead have a ‘just been kissed’ appeal, where products like REFY’s cult-favourite beauty buff are applied, for a natural and carefree look.

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Lip Buff from Refy
Lip Balm from Go-To Skincare
Estée Lauder Replenish Lip Balm from Adore Beauty
Bobbi Brown Crushed Lip Color from Adore Beauty
Pat McGrath Lip Fetish Balm from Net-A-Porter
Lanolips Ointment Tint from Sephora
Beauty Trend
Left: @hoskelsa. Right: Selena Gomez

In the same manner by which Euphoria-inspired make-up held us captive, Barbiecore is becoming the new norm. Think bright colours and various iterations of pink, delivering the perfect summer vibe.

Get The Look
Dior Liquid Eyeliner from Sephora
Gucci Beauty Lip Satin from Net-A-Porter
Dior Mono Couleur Couture Eyeshadow from Sephora
Hourglass Blush from Net-A-Porter
Rare Beauty Eyeshadow Stick from Sephora
Westman Atelier Highlighter from Net-A-Porter
M.A.C Kiss Lipstick from Adore Beauty


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