As we pull the curtains on the summer season and prepare for fall’s opening act, it’s time to get into hair and make-up for the season’s big debut. What does this year’s fall scene call for; strong berry hues on the lips, flushed rosy cheeks, flawless skin, colors of fall foliage on the fingertips and fun dramatic eyes.
Let’s get into a few fall beauty must-haves that are sure to keep you front and center of the fall action.
Look like the empress you are this fall with this liquid lipstick in a rich eggplant color that goes on like a gloss and dries to a cool matte finish for long wear—14 hours to be exact.
Hourglass Opaque Rouge Liquid Lipstick – Empress $28.00 sephora.com
Channel the playfulness of the models who graced the fall 2012 runways with dramatic blue eyeliner: cobalt, peacock, and navy will make your eyes pop against all the earth tones of the season.
Bobbi Brown Long-wear Gel Eyeliner – Cobalt Ink $22.00 bobbibrown.com
Essie’s Fall 2012 nail collection makes for the perfect color palette for the season—the deep rich green that is ‘Stylenomics’ will have your tips in tip-top condition.
Essie Nail Polish – Stylenomics $8.00 nordstrom.com
Even after the summer, keep your summer glow with a blush that promises to give you a rosy flushed looked with hints of gold for radiance.
NARS Cosmetics Blush – Outlaw $28.00 narscosmetics.com
Make a bold statemement this fall with a deep berry pout. A moisturizing stain like this Revlon option will keep your lips perfectly pretty throughout the season.
Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stain – Crush $8.99 drugstore.com
This Pantone Universe eye shadow palette will be the only palette you’ll reach for this season as it contains all the colors great for achieving the perfect fall make-up look—from shimmering bronze to rich purples.
Sephora + Pantone Universe Alchemy of Color Eye Shadow Palette $34.00 sephora.com
While neon colors have been our go-to nail colors this summer, for fall opt for a sophisticated approach to bright tips with a more subtle statement red color.
Yves Saint Laurent Nail Polish – Rouge Expressionniste $25.00 bergdorfgoodman.com