London Fashion Week: Beauty Trends off the catwalk

London Fashion Week: Beauty Trends off the catwalk

The latest beauty trends off the catwalks

London Fashion Week is coming to a close and one of the major trends on the catwalks for Spring/Summer 2018 was the ‘no-make-up’ look either on its own or coupled with an eye/lip pop of colour or actually going barefaced. The ‘no-makeup’ look isn’t exactly new, but going completely bare faced does seem to be gaining traction.

Alicia Key’s famously decided to stop wearing makeup completely, and has so far continued to do so. As well as the contour queen, Kim Kardashian-West going barefaced a little while ago on the Balenciaga front row.

London fashion week beauty looks often reflect the low maintenance style of London fashion week itself. The hair and makeup looks are mostly to complement the clothing, and clean, minimal, glowing skin is often the go-to at LFW.

However, although this may seem a little plain these looks are much easier for the average person to recreate at home, especially when they simply send barefaced models down the catwalks. + This year to spice it up a little bit – plain, fresh often bare skin has been paired with either a pop of colour, interesting eye liner or glitter.

This LFW + some from NFW the clean, minimal but glowing skin trend is still going. Here are some of our favourite looks from the catwalks...

Fresh skin and a pink/berry lip stain at Roksanda:
Roksanda Beauty look LFW
Glowy skin and a smudged glittery eye at Topshop Unique: 
Topshop Unique LFW beauty look
Bright skin a nude lip and bold winged eyeliner at Versus Versace: 
vERSUS versace LFW beauty look
Dewy skin and glitter lips at Shrimps: 
Shrimps LFW beauty look
Only concealer was used at Micheal Kors (NYFW), taking the ‘no-makeup’ look to genuinely almost no make-up: 
Micheal Kors NYFW beauty look
Loving the eyeliner flick with flashed of blue, turquoise, pink or lilac in the outer corners at Oscar de la Renta show. 
Oscar de la renta beauty look
It was fresh faced at Victoria Beckham, Pat McGrath was in charge and was going for a post-spa skin look, which means lots of moisture and… that’s almost it to be honest: 
Victoria Beckham LFW beauty look
Victoria Beckham LFW beauty look 2
A fresh face was also at Prabal Gurung: 
Prabal Gurung Beauty look
AND Alexander Wang. (This was apparently inspired by 90’s Kate Moss – meaning minimal makeup, fresh skin and a balmy lip: 
Alexander Wang beauty look
If we needed any more confirmation that minimal and fresh is in, Jeremy Scott (known for his crazy looks) had a runway beauty look of glowy faces paired with just three crystals under each eye...(Those nails on the other hand):  
Jeremy Scott LFW Beauty look
House of Holland paired fresh skin with a pop of colour around the eyes:
house of holland beauty look LFW
Mansur Gavirel – went for the natural look to show off the beauty of the skin (Uzo was heading the beauty).
Mansur Gavirel Beauty look lFW

+ Why not. The prevalence of fresh faces on the catwalk, especially at London Fashion Week, just goes to show that glowing skin is never really out of fashion. 

Poppy Out. xoxo

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