The monochromatic makeup trend that's major right now
Within the miriad of beauty trends emerging in 2020, one is already making its presence overwhelmingly felt, from red carpets to beauty counters and our insta feeds.
Once decried as naff, monochrome, or sticking to one colour theme for your entire look including eyes, cheeks and lips is key right now.
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Sometimes accompanying the fashion trend that runs with the same approach (surely you've clocked Kim's Yeezy-approved, tone-on-tone layering), it makes you look super polished, even if you’ve only applied the colour in a subtle manner.
So if you’re wearing an upbeat, peachy blush, try a sunset eye with a similar shade, and finish it off with a tangy melon lip, keeping things in the same colour family. Or if youre going with berry, pick variations in the intensity of the same shade.
Here are some recent exmaples of how to pull it off.
Chrissy's approach at the Grammys is the epitome of how this trend can work so well, even tied into the clothes you're wearing. It's a good demonstration of how to keep things from looking too flat and one dimensional by playing with textures. She's kept her skin fresh and dewy and paired a soft shimmer eye shadow with a sheer, glossy lip.
We absolutely love that his trend encompases every makeup style, from the concurrent trend for ‘no makeup makeup’ (or keeping things tonal and subtle like Emily Ratajkowski has here) to those who take joy in applying colour with artistic abandon.
Can this be us all winter please? This particular tone of milk chocolate is so perfect for the cooler weather and the way Camilla gives it a hint of sparkle, worn with her hair in a tight knot, amps it up perfectly for evening.