Dark & Mysterious Make Up

Autumn is the perfect time of year to transform your look and bring tones of red, auburn and black into your make up palette. Whether you’re looking for a dark and mysterious make up look or something edgy for Halloween, we have put together our five favourite looks for A/W 2017.

Feline Fever

As the colder weather draws in, fashion tends to turn darker, celebrating black, grey and deep red, with more intense shapes and striking designs. As Halloween gets closer, eyeliner begins to get more daring, as the feline flick re-appears on the catwalk. To transition your make-up look for autumn, keep your foundation light, but pair with bold eyeliner and a flirtatious flick. To achieve this look,use a liquid eyeliner such as the Blinc Ultrathin Liquid Eyeliner Pen and exaggerate the line to beyond the inner corner of the eye, with a bold flick at the outer edge, giving the illusion of bigger and more feline looking eyes. Intensify the colour for the evening with a smoky eye and apply a white shadow under your eyebrows. Add a pair of Lash Unlimited strip eyelashes and add a layer of Blinc Mascara. Keep the rest of your make up quite subtle and let your eyes do all the talking.

To take this look one step further, perhaps for a Halloween party, apply BEAUTYBLVD Glitter Lips in Dark Disorder for a dark and mysterious look.

Snow White Lips

The tale of pure and kind hearted Snow White is memorable not only for her white porcelain skin, but for her deep red lips. Make a striking and bold statement this autumn with a bold matte red lip. For the ultimate red lip, first buff away any dry skin using a lip exfoliator and add a touch of lip balm. Allow to dry and line your lips with a colour that matches your natural lip colour. Using a red lip liner may not match your lipstick and could look messy. If you want to make your lips look fuller, emphasise your cupid’s bow. Apply a red lipstick such as the Deborah Lippmann Sexyback Lip Stick and sweep translucent powder over your lips to ensure the colour stays in place.

For an evening or festive party, try our stunning BEAUTYBLVD Glitter Lips in Ruby Slippers.

Maleficent Contour

Achieve chiselled cheekbones like Maleficent and contour your way through autumn, with brows to die for. The bold and powerful look that Maleficent has can be created with our Studio 10 Age Defy Skin Perfector in medium/dark. Darken and define your brows with our PONI Cosmetics Mane Stain Waterproof Brow Creme and highlight the arch of your eyebrows with the PONI Cosmetics Brow Pop 3 in 1 Brow Highlighter Pencil.

Mythical Creature

Unicorns, fairies, pixies and of course, mermaids are all hot right now. Whether you’re loving all things unicorn or you’ve fallen for the emerald green and sapphire shimmer of the mermaid trend, you’re going to go crazy this autumn for our range of hair and body glitter.

Unicorn fans should check out our BEAUTYBLVD Stardust Body & Hair Glitter Supernova

Fairies and pixies should cast their eyes over our BEAUTYBLVD Stardust Body & Hair Glitter Babylon Zoo

Mermaid should drive into our BEAUTYBLVD Stardust Body & Hair Glitter in Cosmic Child.

Perfect for the party season or to jazz up your makeup for an evening out. Get creative and experiment with some subtle and more striking looks. 

Beckoning Bold Nails

Forget about the bright pastel nail polish of summer 2017, autumn has arrived and things are about to get dark and interesting. Statement manicures are going to be a key trend for autumn/winter 2017 according to Vogue, so invest in some daring new colours and create a sophisticated and dark look with our Deborah Lippmann Roar Collection. Fierce, passionate and empowered, the Roar collection features three bold nail varnishes that reflect the wild animal kingdom. The gold nail polish is perfect for party season whereas the dark purple can transform your everyday look and would perfectly match darker makeup.

If you want to make a real statement, why not try our Thumbsup Nails Cres Nail Wraps in Metallic.

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