Get your sweaters ready because the leaves are starting to turn and pumpkin spice lattes are back. In addition to bonfires and apple orchard visits, the crisper season introduces us to fall's most sought after beauty trends. Even though the brightness of the summer is gone, there's still a warmth to fall beauty. Here are some staple looks that everyone must try this autumn.
Where's the fire?
The smokey eye is back in various forms this season. Don't feel like you're limited to the classic black and gray smokey eye. Venture into browns, purples, or even metallic smokey eyes. Metallic shadows are also trending this fall. Just be sure to keep your other makeup more neutral. Nude lips are popular right now and pair amazingly with the smokey look. For a smokey eye tutorial check out this video. http://www.lisaeldridge.com/video/25731/classic-smokey-eye-tutorial/#.VeTJ7vlVhHx
Do the twist
The french twist is making a comeback this fall with a little extra edge. While the classic look is still in style, there are many updated versions of this updo. You can leave your ends out or add some curls to your hair to make the look your own. Search "french twists 2015" on Pinterest for some out of the box looks and tutorials.
We aren't all capable of growing brows to the likeness of Cara Delevingne and Lily Collins. However, there are many tricks of the trade that can give you the illusion of fuller brows. There are hundreds of products to fill in those brows, no matter whether you prefer powders, pencils or gels. I've found that using a light hand and finding the right shade for you gives a more natural and less of a harsh, permanent marker look to your face. Aveda's Invati Scalp Revitalizer promotes hair growth. Although it's meant for the scalp, we've experimented and applied the product to our brows and have successfully managed to get those patchy spots on our brows to come in full. Consult with a professional esthetician to determine the best shape for your face and what is a realistic goal.
Vamp it up!
Hands down, the hottest trend this season is dark lips. If you haven't already tried it, give it a chance because it can be achieved in a variety of ways which makes it flattering on lots of different people. Depending on your skin tone and personal preference, you could go for anything ranging from oxblood to burgundy to a deep berry. Or, like myself, you can enjoy all three! The color featured in the photo above is called Blackberry from Aveda's Limited Edition Autumn 2015 collection.