While wearing face masks is still very much the norm for Spring 2021, we can still stay safe while remaining stylish. We find out the top makeup trends you’re about to see everywhere.

Stevie Cocking, The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Workplace Trainer/Assessor, Queensland Branch:

The biggest makeup trend for Spring 2021 is all about the eyes. Since face masks have become such a bit part of our lives, why not make the eyes pop this Spring? Eyeshadow looks will only get brighter and more extravagant as the temperature rises. What better way to lean into the season’s vibrant colours than by focusing your makeup looks on the top half of your face? A nice orange eyeshadow is bright and flattering on so many skin tones. Then tap a tiny bit of shimmery pigment on your inner corners to brighten up the look even further. Pair it with a lash lift, which is an accessible way to have your lashes feeling long and beautiful with minimum effort. It’s all about the eyes this Spring!

Marie Lattouf, Clinique, Myer City, Sydney:

The makeup trends for Spring 2021 is going to be all about the eyes. With most people wearing masks while out and about, we are seeing a strong focus on eyes when it comes to makeup. It’s time to get excited about using colour again with your face as your canvas. For 2021, vibrant colours and nostalgia are two major themes. Bold eyeshadow colours are big in 2021 – think every colour of the rainbow. This year, sharp liner is going strong, whether it’s classic cat eye or a 60’s inspired negative space or graphic liner. If you want to ease into the trend, stick with a classic cat eye, but swap black for a bold colour. Complement this trend with statement lips and geo lift brow that is full and fluffy.

Solmaz Khodabandeh, Sisley Paris, NSW Sales Coach:

It’s all about the ‘makeup with no makeup’ effect. The trend for natural beauty is bigger than ever – it’s about enhancing the skin’s appearance and creating skin that’s luminous and beautified. No matter what the current trend is, high on anyone’s wish list is skin with a flawless appearance. Skin that is hydrated, plumped up and glowing with vitality and radiance is always in. Makeup that reveals the true YOU is something that Sisley customers ask for. They cherish their natural beauty and want to preserve and enhance it with natural ingredients and the power of effective plant extracts. To combine the benefits of a skin care treatment with all the fun of playing with make-up colours, Sisley is launching an innovative new extension to the range, Phyto-Teint Nude. It’s a water-infused, second skin foundation for a natural, bare skin finish, that enhances the complexion with skincare- infused ingredients. It provides an ultra-natural, even complexion with a sheer, subtle satin finish that lasts all day. Phyto-Teint Nude instantly hydrates and plumps up the skin and day after day, and improves the skin’s energy and radiance.

This article was featured in the Spring issue of Retail Beauty.

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