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3 Fun Makeup Trends To Try When The World Opens Back Up

3 Fun Makeup Trends To Try When The World Opens Back Up

New outfit, new hair, new makeup, who dis?!

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Even though the world is in a state of panic, there are many that are over the moon at just thinking about the next time we can "go outside" again. And if you're anything like me, it's going to be EPIC. I've been putting together a mood board of all of the looks, outfits and places I haven't been that I want to try out once we get to the other side (whatever that looks like) all in one piece. And trust, I'm stepping out like the first day of 9th grade before social media.

New outfit, new hair, new makeup, who dis?!

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Look #1: “All-Over Pastels” Eye

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Juvia's Place The Violets Eyeshadow Palette

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Juvia's Place The Violets Eyeshadow Palette

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Baby blue. Lilac. Baby pink. Pastels are making a comeback and are becoming the new "power" eye so to accentuate my brown eyes, the all-over lilac eyeshadow from Juvia's Place The Violets Eyeshadow Palette really brings out the honey hues of my eyes and will make a statement for my first brunch or girls' night out! The trick to keeping cloudy hues from washing out skin or looking too preteen is to apply a light shimmery color in the tear ducts to break up the monotony and then pair with dewy skin, lashes (eyeliner if you're going out) and a nude lip.

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Look #2: All Over Gloss

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The Glamatory Lip Drip Universal

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When all of this is over, most of us will come out with AMAZING skin (fingers crossed) after spending some time with our skin, checking in with our esthetician and sticking to our skincare routine without the constant clogging of our pores with outside radicals and makeup. So show that SKIN off, hunnay! Keeping it dewy with glossy eyes and lips is perfect to show off your hard-earned skin. Wearing the Supergoop! Glow Stick Sunscreen SPF 50 is clutch because it protects your skin while giving it that GLOW we all love. Pair it with Milk Makeup Eye Vinyl for a glass effect on the eyes with matching lips that will bring out all of the natural highlights on your face and will show off your skin the way it deserves. In other words, give the people what they want!

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Look #3: Neon Eyeliner

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Fenty Beauty Vivid Liquid Eyeliner in Banana Blaze

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Want to make a BOLD statement when we're free to move about the country? A simple neon eyeliner will do the trick. Again, quarantining has taught us a lot about keeping things simple and I do believe our makeup, once all of this is over, will showcase that. Pairing a yellow, blue or even pink neon eyeliner (like Fenty Beauty Vivid Liquid Eyeliner in Banana Blaze) with a clean face and a nude lip will give you that extra pop without spending hours on your face for your first concert after the world opens back up!

Shop The Post: 

Supergoop! Glow Stick SPF 50 Sunscreen

Urban Outfitters

$25

Milk Makeup Eye Vinyl In Bridge

Amazon

$20

Milani Keep It Full Nourishing Lip

Ulta

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