Fall is officially here. The leaves are turning and pumpkin spiced products are in the stores. It’s time for fall makeup. You can swap your lighter summer shades with darker, deeper hues, whether or not sweater weather has arrived yet. Here’s the lowdown on some of the most popular makeup looks and autumnal staples for the fall.
A primer is the first step to ensuring that your fall makeup lasts throughout the day. Replace your current primer with one that is more hydrating to soothe dry skin due to cooler temperatures.
Try this: Jane Iredale Smooth Affair Primer and Brightener. It has a moisturizing formula that soothes dry skin due to cooler temperatures. Aloe leaf and olive juice reduce inflammation and redness, while anti-aging alga extracts smooth out the texture.
As the humidity levels drop, you don’t want to use a highlighter that feels powdery or is drying. You want a liquid highlighter that gives a dewy, soft finish.
Try The Dermablend Multi-Use Liquid Highlighter Makeup. It provides a soft and dewy finish, perfect for the fall. You can choose from four different colors: peach (rose-gold), gold (warm, 24-karat), pearl (classic, off-white shimmer), and sparkle. You can use it as a highlighter on your cheekbones, brow bone, and cupid’s bow. Or, you can blend one or two drops with your foundation to create a luminous, all-over look.
Put away the powder blushes of summer and replace them with a cream blush to keep your cheeks moisturized.
Try: Bounce + Blur Blush. This creamy formula is derived from moss and moisturizes cheeks. No brush is required! This cream is easy to apply and blend with your fingertips. Mineral microspheres create a silky and smooth airbrushed finish to blur imperfections.
Fall is the time to switch from the pastels and go for some dark, sultry lipsticks. These four colors will make your fall makeup look fresh.
The deep shades of berries are a great match with your plaids, tweeds, and wools.
Try Glo Skin Beauty Lipstick Runway. It’s a rich, red color that is somewhere between boysenberry and blackberry.
The perfect way to welcome fall’s chill (and the cable-knit sweaters, cozy jackets, and other accessories that come with it) is by wearing a warm shade of mocha.
Try: Dr. Hauschka Lipstick Bee Orchid is a rich brown shade that mimics the dramatic center of its namesake flower.
This ’90s classic is back in style. A little bit brown and a bit violet, it has a definite retro feel. What could be better to wear with scrunchies or chokers?
Try out Osmosis Color Lip Intensive Desire Me, a liquid lipstick with a vampy shade.
Oxblood is similar to vamp but tends more towards merlot. It goes with both a little black gown and a leather jacket with jeans.
Try out au Naturale su/Stain liquid lipstick in Hero. It’s a matte lip stain that comes in a versatile burgundy shade.