3 new season beauty trends that are actually wearable

Copying the catwalk can be a tricky business. With LFW over for another season, we’re back to focusing on SS18 for our beauty buys – but even for the most seasoned of shoppers, the upcoming trends can get confusing, and often, difficult to translate to everyday.

Still want to update your routine, but not sure where to start? We’ve done the hard bit for you, scoured the lookbooks and whittled it down three actually wearable (we promise!) new beauty trends for spring, along with the products you’ll need to create them.

Graphic eyes


While glitter is still big for SS18, graphic liner and colour pop eyes are definitely taking over. From deep petrol graphic sweeps at Fendi to exaggerated flicks at Lanvin and Erdem to negative space liner at Rochas – there’s an eye to suit all.

Here we have the most precise liquid eyeliners and long-lasting gels to recreate these looks. Just sweep over your eyelid (and if needs be, cotton buds can help tidy up any mistakes).


Precision Gel Liner in Quixotic, £20, Illamasqua
Kat Von D Tattoo Liner, £16, Debenhams
Skinny Liquid Eyeliner, £16, Eyeko

Long Wear Waterproof Liner in Evening Sky, £24.50, Bobbi Brown

Ink Liner, £24.50, Bobbi Brown

Glowing (not glittering) skin

Stella McCartney

Perfect skin never goes out of style, but after a few years of intense contour and dazzling highlight, beauty’s big-hitters are pushing back with dewy, glowing skin – without the shimmer. Supermodel skin was seen from Stella McCartney to Versace, and we’re here for it!

Great skin needs a great base, so prep your skin with a top-notch cleanser, hydrating serum and non-greasy moisturiser that is sure not to irritate even the most sensitive of skins. Clinique’s foundation stick has a smooth texture and matte finish, and make sure to set it with Rodial’s incredibly fine translucent powder. For a glow that doesn’t glitter, top off with our favourite Tom Ford illuminator.


Tom Ford Shade and Illuminate, £58, House of Fraser
Chubby in the Nude Foundation Stick, £25, Clinique
Instaglam Compact Deluxe Translucent HD Powder, £52, Rodial
AHA/BHA Anti-ageing Cleanser, £35, Dr Murad
Avene Hydrance Intense Serum, £18, Boots
Toleriane Ultra, £17.50, La Roche Posay

Dolled up ‘dos

Simone Rocha

If anything is clear from the SS18 catwalks, it’s that hair accessories are back with a bang. Miu Miu showcased chic headbands with a 60s vibe, while Dolce & Gabbana went big with embellishment. Our personal favourite was seen at Simone Rocha, where pearls took the spotlight.

Keep things smooth and sleek with OUIA’s fantastic Anti-Frizz Sheets that coat your strands with the perfect amount of serum, before adding the accessory of your choice.


Anti-Frizz Sheets, £20, OUAI

Hair pin, £65, Syd Hayes
Imitation Pearl Bobby Pin Set, £10.89, Kitsch
Namjosh Alexia Headband, £36, Shopbop
Faceted Crystal Hairband, £19.99, Mango
Turban Style Headband with Knot in Black, £7.99, Zara

Feature by Alice Robertson