6 Make-Up Trends to Try in 2022
The makeup trends for 2022 are a tale of two extremes: either just a little bit of makeup applied artfully or piles of glitter and shine. Here are six new beauty trends you can master with products you already own.
- Black Liner Redux
It may have taken you months to perfect, but consider leaving your black cat eyeliner behind in 2021. This year’s go-to liner look is all about black pencil liner traced along your inner waterlines. Yes, it’s the look you wore all throughout middle school—but this time, you have the edge to pull it off.
- Glossy Lids
There’s more than one way to shine, and it doesn’t involve highlighter or glitter. Glossy eyelids, long a staple of editorial shoots, are now wearable IRL. You can buy dedicated eye glosses from brands like M.A.C. and Kevyn Aucoin, or you sweep some lip gloss over your favorite shadow to get a similar effect.
- Totally ’80s
Frosty blue shadow, colorful blush, poofy hair—all these signifiers of ’80s beauty are making a comeback.
- Bold Blush
Get your blush brushes ready—you’re going to need them in a big way in 2022. Blush is meant to be seen, whether applied with a heavy hand and a nod to disco or subtly blended from cheek to temple. Leave subtlety at the door.
- The Relaxed Red Lip
A red lip is always in style (and anyone who tells you otherwise is dead wrong). But the way to wear it in 2022 is with no-makeup makeup. Clean, fresh skin, fluffy brows, minimal eye makeup, and a striking red lip are a no-fail combination.
- Glitter Forever
The glitter trend is still going strong. This year, try to wear it in a less precise manner than you’ve tried before. Scatter it across your bottom lash line, allowing flecks to fall where they might. The less perfect it looks, the more perfect it is.