Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Glitter, Gloss and Green Eyeshadow; KATIE WRIGHT Runs Down Spring's Key Trends

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Glitter, Gloss and Green Eyeshadow; KATIE WRIGHT Runs Down Spring's Key Trends

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Byline: KATIE WRIGHT

READY to hit refresh on your beauty look now that spring has (very nearly) sprung? Then you've come to the right place. The SS18 catwalks gave us a glut of gorgeous hair and make-up ideas, and there's something to suit every taste.

Bored of matte lips? Get ready for gloss, 2018-style. Eyeliner addict? You'll adore the graphic black liner looks. Love a bit of sparkle? Rhinestones are back with a vengeance.

Suffice it to say, there's a lot to get excited about - and we've got the inside scoop on how to recreate these runway looks at home.

1PUNKY GLITTER EYES, lips, lashes, nails - there was barely a body part that wasn't dusted with sparkle at the spring shows, from stick-on rhinestones at Jeremy Scott, to glitter-encrusted eyelashes at Ryan Lo.

But these looks all shared a rebellious edge - it's about punk not precision - so load up on black kohl liner and top with a fingertip full of loose glitter to get the requisite too-cool-to-care vibe.

2 EXAGGERATED EYELINER WINGED liner has been popular on the catwalks for a few seasons (and with good reason), but now the delicate cat-eye flick takes a backseat in favour of super-bold styles.

Mega-wings at Versus Versace SS18 The most conceptual example was at Lanvin, where a drinking straw was used to stamp dashes of liner out from the corner of the eye - which, honestly, seems like a lot of effort - but the mega-wings at Versus Versace and Marc Jacobs just require a steady had and a bit of practice.

3LIP GLOSS FASHION is fickle, so it was only a matter of time before matte lips were usurped on the catwalks. And, sure enough, wet-look lips ruled at trendsetting SS18 shows like Chanel and Tom Ford.

Blood red and fuchsia were particularly popular, but this is a trend that's easily adaptable - a slick of clear gloss over your favourite lippie, and you've got it. …

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