Did you have a good weekend? Mine was relaxing and we headed to Michigan for a family vacation! I'll recap next week but for today I'm happy to have Amy Mia Goldsmith helping me with a guest post about popular makeup trends around the world! Amy is an Aussie, a literature student and an enthusiast for everything connected to beauty! Read on to see where your favorite makeup style comes from!
Popular Makeup Trends Around the World
The importance of beauty in the modern society is constantly setting new standards in beauty and skincare industry, and quite possibly pushing the boundaries of what was once thought conventional or agreeable. New makeup trends are springing up across the globe every week, and the methods and products women use to achieve unique looks and stunning visual impressions keep multiplying at an unabated speed. So, what’s the latest vogue? Keep reading if you want to get a quick insight into the latest beauty fads and makeup trends in different countries worldwide.
Home of beauty, style and glamour US
Recognized as the cradle of innovative makeup techniques, new fashion fads and go-to beauty-oriented products, the
is one of the top trend-setters in the skincare and maquillage domain. The
latest makeup fads in US
include eyes accentuated by rich, fashion-forward eyeliners with upturned edges
(sometimes applied both to the bottom and top lid for added emphasis), smokey
eye visual effects, bold-colored lipsticks, daring eye shadow tones, BB creams,
dark wide eyebrow shapes and false lashes. America
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Asia: Cradle of premium skincare
The birthplace of superior skincare and makeup products based on all natural formulas and combinations of rare ingredients,
is probably one of the biggest beauty accessory markets in the world. Some of
the newest beauty and makeup trends popular in the Eastern hemisphere include rich
eye shadows and lipsticks in burgundy tones, neutral, matte and leather-colored
nail polish (frequently textured for an added visual twist), no-makeup look and
BB creams. In Japan, you’ll
often see girls sporting the doll face look (characterized by rosy blush applied
high under the eyes), while
is known for its meticulous beauty regimens (does the 10-step
skincare regimen ring a bell?). Korea
Europe: The golden beauty standard
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South Africa: Fun and fancy beauty trendsFor an incredible, larger-than-life looks, try
Australia: Tried and tested cosmetic voguesThough often regarded as the ‘land down under’,
What is also popular in the Oz is accentuating the eyes with lid tightlining, glossy or matte lipsticks, minimal bronzing, as well as nude, neutral and all-natural visuals.
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Though the concept of beauty is pretty much universal, women in different countries are constantly redefining the notion of a polished, well put-together ladylike look. From the no-makeup trends to daring contours and dramatic eyes, room for individual beauty interpretations and hip looks springs eternal – so, which continent does your favorite makeup style come from?
About the Author
Amy Mia Goldsmith is an Aussie literature student who loves to read and has been writing novels and short stories as long as she can remember. Her passion is beauty and makeup and she loves to spend her free time travelling and of course – make up shopping! Amy is a regular contributor at High Style Life. You can contact Amy on her Facebook page.
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