In 2024, all we would like is one thing — a minimum of in terms of our makeup. An airbrushed flush, ombré lips, striking eyeliner… experts predict that 2024 makeup trends will focus on the ability of 1. We’re moving away from looks that “require a variety of moving parts” which implies more “easy to make use of” products says Tasha Reiko Browna Los Angeles-based makeup artist.
Keeping things easy (as in forgoing a smoky eye and contoured cheeks and daring lipstick, suddenly) doesn’t mean you could have to desert daring makeup. (And you furthermore may don’t must bleach or bedazzle your brows like we saw all of 2023.) Ahead, makeup artists share exactly how you can do more with less this yr.
Meet the experts:
- Patrick Ta is a Los Angeles-based makeup artist and founding father of Patrick Ta Beauty
- Sheika Daley is a Los Angeles-based makeup artist
- Tasha Reiko Brown is a Los Angeles-based makeup artist
- Ash K Holm is a Los Angeles-based makeup artist
Draw the Line
Keep your high-precision liners nearby because eye makeup is getting graphic. “Striking shapes, trendy reverse liner, and daring lines draw attention to the eyes,” says Brown. Since spotting the sharp winged liner at Laquan Smith’s spring 2024 show and the marker-like striped eyeliner on Jil Sander’s spring 2024 runway, our subtle cat eye hasn’t seen the sunshine of day.
Looking for an inky formula to do this out? Makeup artist Sheika Daley traced Lancôme Idôle Ultra-Precise Felt Tip Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in an arrow design on models at LaQuan Smith’s show, the identical formula we dubbed the “classic black turtleneck of liquid liners” in our 2023 Allure Better of Beauty Awards. “Place a dot just outside the eyelids as your ending point, check for evenness, then draw out from lash line to dot,” says Brown.
Higher Than Bare
Skin tints replaced heavy foundations in 2023, nevertheless it seems we do still like some coverage — and not using a cakey feel. So this yr, brands began giving us one of the best of each: MAC, Covergirl, and Fenty Beauty recently launched sophisticated formulas that provide coverage without compromising on the lightweight texture and finish.