5 Wearable Ways To Play With Pink – Spring’s Biggest Make-Up Trend
Catwalk inspiration for your lids, lips and more, from backstage beauty pros
22 April 2019
All Credits: PA
Here, inspired by the catwalks, are five pretty pink make-up ideas, and the products you’ll need to recreate them…
1. Giorgio Armani: Monochrome Mood
At Giorgio Armani, make-up artist Linda Cantello used the brand’s beauty range to create a monochrome look, with similar shades used across eyes, cheeks and lips.
“Traditionally romantic shades become strong,” Cantello explains.
“Adding shiny ‘stellar tears’ to eyes and blush on cheekbones, instead of highlight, adds force and modernity to a soft, pretty look.”
Giorgio Armani Beauty Limited Edition Tokyo Gardens Eye Tint Acqua in Rose Reflexion, £31/AED 152
Giorgio Armani Beauty Neo Nude A-Blush 50, £31/AED 152
Giorgio Armani Beauty Lip Magnet in Garçonne, £31/AED 152
2. Rodarte: Fuchsia Fun
The Rodarte show was a floral fantasy, as models were festooned with elaborate rose crowns and make-up to match.
Nars Single Eyeshadow in Domination, £17/AED 81
The pink look paired a rich fuchsia eyeshadow with a bright red matte lip, a combination that looks fabulous on darker skin tones.
Nars Powermatte Lip Pigment in Don’t Stop, £23/AED 109
3. Marc Jacobs: Pastel Power
The Marc Jacobs show was a pastel rainbow delight, with the Fifties-inspired make-up, created by Diane Kendall, matched to each model’s hair colour.
That meant baby pink beehives complemented with a soft wash of eyeshadow on the eyes.
To add definition, black eyeliner pencil was used to ‘tightline’ – applying the colour to the upper waterline – and a small wing was added, followed by lots of black mascara.
Marc Jacobs Beauty O!Mega Shadow Gel Powder Eyeshadow in O!Mercy, £22/AED 104, Harvey Nichols
Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner, £20/AED 95, Harvey Nichols
4. Erdem: Bright Eyes
Make-up legend Val Garland was in action at Erdem, offering a variety of looks from bold to barely-there.
For the brightest pink eye, she used a combination of a lip pencil and blush, which displays the beauty of the rose-tinted trend – you can repurpose your favourite lippy as an eyeshadow, or pat blush on your pout for a matte lip look.
Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Roman Holiday, £22/AED 104
Nars Gaiety Blush, £25/AED 119
5. Paul & Joe: Pop Princess
Brows were brushed up and lashes left bare for that ‘too cool to care’ vibe.
Paul & Joe Eye Colour Trio Refill Cherry Blossom, £23/AED 109, Amazon
RMS Swift Shadow in Garden Rose GR19, £19/AED 90, Space NK