If we’re being honest, winter is the one time of year where makeup can truly be the star of the show. Think about it…while the other seasons allow us to put a greater focus on our outfits or accessories, during the winter, much of that is hidden away beneath layers of sweaters, coats, and scarves. So, there’s no better moment than now to play around with some of the season’s top makeup trends—view our guide on the best makeup for winter 2021 below.
This year, we’re playing around with purples—specifically, plum tones, which are so versatile, they work well as winter makeup for fair skin, medium skin, or dark skin.
Makeup tip for dry skin in the winter: Double up on your favorite moisturizer and swap your mattifying foundations for ones with a dewy effect—and don’t forget a generous coat of hydrating lip balm!
Need makeup ideas for winter formal, holiday festivities, or New Year’s Eve? Look no further and go for a shimmery eyeshadow that’ll make you the life of the party.
Bolded & underlined
Accentuate your eye shape and color by adding some intense liner along your bottom lash line. This trend is equally perfect for winter makeup for blue eyes as it is for brown, green, hazel, or anything in between.
If there’s one color for the eyes that we’ll be seeing a lot of this winter, its greens. Adding some green shadow or liner is a good choice for a casual everyday look for winter makeup for school and the office.
Bring on the rhinestones, stickers, glitter, and sequins! What might feel like an arts and crafts explosion is now a hot look for any complexion, whether you’re looking for winter makeup for dark skin or light skin.