Hate to admit it, but we can't get Elle Fanning's pretty pink eye makeup out of our heads. The thing is, neon pink on the eyes shouldn't work, but as you can see — it so does. She wore it to the Critics' Choice Awards, and after scanning literally hundreds red carpet looks at the SAGs, Golden Globes and more, we keep coming back to Elle. If you take a closer look at the picture, there's a few things going on here... Keep reading.
Have you heard the news? Emerald green is 2013's colour of the year, which naturally means you need to get it onto your nails, stat. Wearing boldly-coloured clothing can be a little tricky, but slicking some onto your nails means you can try trends in a less scary fashion. Here, we've picked out our top five emerald green polishes, all in different shades or with different features. Like a bit of metallic? There's one for you. Want to add a bit of sparkle? We've got you covered! And need we remind you that it's Christmas in 10 days? What could be more perfect than festive green polish? Get amongst it, beauties!
One of the strongest makeup look to come out of New York fashion week so far is the minimalist. Whether it be nude lips at Victoria Beckham, neutral nails at Zac Posen (and Derek Lam and Thakoon), white nails at Rag & Bone, barely there makeup at Altuzarra and Charlotte Ronson and clean, natural hair at Jill Stuart; this Spring is looking like a beautifully plain one. There's an emphasis on strong brows and contouring on the face, with nude (and matte) nails reigning supreme. In this week's colour story, we're taking our cues from the runway and going back to basics. Just remember that this isn't about no makeup, this is about nude makeup with a dash of dewy, highlighted cheekbones to boot — all hail the minimalist.
We pick up so many tips and tricks backstage at fashion shows, so this week was particularly educational because we had both the David Jones and Myer Spring Summer fashion launches. Both shows proved the power of a simple, bold lip, and channelled all things warm with radiant skin and powerful hair. So for this week's new and improved budget beauty buy gallery, we thought we'd show you how to get the look at home with products a little cheaper but just as effective as those used on the runway. Time to click, see you at the other end with change from a 20.
We're always on the lookout for amazing budget beauty buys, because just like most women, we want to be able to follow the beauty trends without spending a fortune. You see that's the great thing about beauty, it's easy to rock say, the upcoming neon trend, or wear a bright lip at just a moment's notice — and often for under $20! Click through to see our top 10 budget buys this week that will give you that, I-can't-wait-to-go-home-and-try-this feeling...
What's on your beauty buy list this week? Maybe you need a new a new polish to send you soaring into the weekend, or if you've got a case of the Winter blues, why not aim for that dewy glow we see on so many celebrity red carpets? It's easy to achieve with a cream highlighter and some sculpting prowess. But the best part? They each come in at under $20. Products that will lift your mood and your confidence don't have to cost a fortune! You heard it here first...
If you weren't already aware, today is International Kissing Day in the UK, so we thought, what better way to celebrate than dedicating our cheap thrills gallery with 10 of the most kissable lipsticks under $20? A new lipstick shade is the easiest way to revamp your current beauty look — from bold pops of colour to neon and muted nudes — think of it as a makeover in very compact packaging! Click through to see our top 10 picks and get ready to pucker up...
It's not just makeup that changes with the season, skincare very much needs to adapt to the elements, too. And if you haven't made the switch to richer, more nourishing creams that will help replace some of that moisture that Winter winds (and cosy heaters) suck out of our skin, it's not too late. And it needn't be a big expense, either. We've shopped around to bring you five Winter essentials that will overhaul your kit for the chilly season all totalling to just $47.07.
Whether you're in the mood for a colourful hair makeover à la Emily Browning or looking to perfect the Duchess blow-dry, we've got the hair how-tos for you in this week's Top 5 Celebrity Beauty Looks. We're also zoning in on must-have manis from Alexa Chung's green and gold glitter look to Rachel Zoe's goes-with-everything red wine shade. And rounding things off is Poppy Delevingne's pretty plum pout.
Whether you're already in the red after pay day or just don't see the point in splashing the cash when it comes to cosmetics, we've got the buys for you. 10 of them in fact. From ace base buys like foundation, blush and bronzer to pretty eye palettes and lust-have lippies, everything in our edit is $10 or less. Scoop the whole lot and it'll only cost you $87.67! Get shopping!