Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Ask Kim {Summer & Fall Makeup}

Ask Kim:  Do I need to change my makeup from Summer to Fall?

I was recently asked by a client if the plums and berry makeup that she is currently wearing is still appropriate for the Fall.  I think these colors are great for all seasons and flattering for many skintones.  Generally makeup for Summer is bronzed, glowing skin and Fall is darker colors, and more defined makeup. For instance this Fall the eyes are defined with deeply pigmented eyeshadows and black eyeliner, or keep the eyes light and pair with lined, wine stained lips.

My advice would be to keep the plums and berries through out the year but for Fall maybe try more of a smokey eye using the darkest shades or deepen the berry lip and keep the eyes neutral.  See below the difference from a Summer look to this year's Fall looks.

Summer Makeup Trend 2012


Fall Makeup Trends 2012

Lips:  true red to mulberry

Nina Ricci


Eyes:  Thick black eyeliner and deeply pigmented eyeshadows



Jason Wu

 Roberto Cavalli

Cheeks:  flushed (as if you just walked in from skiing)

 Michael Kors

Michael Kors

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