Classic Fringes, Frosted tips, Wavy brows, Ombre lips. There are iconic beauty trends every year and this 2018 you can be part of the trends everyone is talking about. We all want to know what the year will bring for beauty trends, whether you are a beauty guru with the perfect contour guide or an amateur artist who loves experimenting with your own look. Trying out the new creations which have found their way onto the red carpet can not only be fun and exciting, but can no doubt make you feel like a celebrity yourself. Explore the beauty trends on everyone’s lips without the premium price tag.
SUBTLE SHINE & SHIMMER
This year the sparkled and glitter are getting a revamp, with subtle shimmer and shine taking the stage. From gloss to shadow, shine and shimmer make up adds a hint of glamour without going over the top. London Fashion Week saw gloss and shine emerge as a prevalent trend, and appears to be the next evolution in highlighting and contouring too. However, adding some shine to your makeup bag doesn’t have to cost a fortune, with NYX Professional Makeup Shimmer Eyeshadow Pigments for just £5.50 from boots.
GET THE FRESH-FACED LOOK
This year we are starting to see the disappearance of caked on foundation and the emergence of the “natural look”. Not only on the outside but the inside too, as more people are preparing to get makeup which causes less harm both environmentally and physically, with many brands being exposed for containing harsh chemicals and parabens. Ethical, organic and chemical free makeup brands are not only hard to find but can be pricey too, so try exploring the exciting world of voucher code shoppingand find brands such as Neals Yard Remedies, The Body Shop and Green People at a fraction of the usual price.
HOTTEST HAIR MUST HAVES
Statement hair was iconic for the 2018 London Fashion Week, with Vogue exploring the prevalent braids, ponytails and eccentric cuts. Although cutting your own hair isn’t advisable, there are a few key ways to save on styles such as the volumous ponytail and romantic French braids. With a huge range of YouTube videos dedicated to teaching everyone from beginner to expert, giving it a go on your own is a great way to save on the cost of a stylish do. Save on keeping your hair looking just right with homemade hairspray and avoid all the hidden chemicals in common brands.
ADD A SPLASH OF COLOUR
With celebrities such as Adele sporting the “Splash of Colour” trend with a bright and bold lipstick, this beauty trend is sure to stay for 2018. Whether it’s bright red lips or bright pink nails, adding a bold colour to a natural beauty look has been a favourite trend throughout the last year, and It thankfully doesn’t show any signs of disappearing any time soon. However, although the celebs were rocking this beauty trend at the Brit Awards, you don’t need to have a celeb salary to add some colour to your look. With shops such as Fragrance Direct offering bold lipsticks from just £2.50 plus multi-buy savings, you can add a hint of colour for much less.
The top beauty trends for 2018 incorporate natural beauty with subtle shimmers and cleansers with bold statement elements such as eccentric hair and splashes of primary colour. Gaining inspiration from London Fashion Week and celebrity styles on the red carpet, you can experiment with your look and get the fresh faced, iconic style at a fraction of the usual price. Alternatively, you can ignore all the trends and look however you want and probably save a fortune; but where’s the fun in that?