Fall fashions are likely starting to make their way to the front of your closet, and gosh darn it, your nails deserve a revamp too. So let’s say goodbye to summer’s neon and bright white mani-pedis, and usher in a moodier palette to compliment fall’s bulky sweaters and moto jackets — think jewel tones, neutral nudes and metallics for autumn friendly and perfectly of-the-moment digits. Here are some of the best nail trends for fall 14.
Navy, ruby and amethyst hues are hot for fall nails. From classic red to urban-chic emerald, a jewel-toned manicure is a great compliment to autumn’s sophisticated palette.
Another bauble inspired palette making waves on the style sets pretty paws are metallic polishes, like rose gold, silver and even mixed metals.
Fall ’14 nude nail lacquers have more pigment than summer’s nearly white hues and always look polished.
From hairstyles to skincare and manicures to makeup, unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have noticed that spring 2014 is blooming with beauty trends. Seen on runways and red carpets and emulated in countless street style photos, the most popular of-the-moment looks juxtapose each other and aren’t all that difficult to pull-off. So let’s take a peek at some of the best beauty trends for the season—it seems this year, there’s at least one for everyone.
Possibly the prettiest look is au natural, as in the “no-makeup” look. Now we all know that “no-makeup” doesn’t necessarily mean no makeup. Instead it means that enhancing a lady’s existing beauty—clear skin, minimal eye makeup, and a hint of color on the cheeks and lip. Seen on the runways of Michael Kors and Milly, the “no-makeup” look is equal parts healthy and pretty, and a universal winner on any skin tone.
Of course, you’ll also have noticed (and how could you not) the resurgence of the opposite end of the spectrum—a bold pop of colored eyeliner. Cool tones like blue, green, and purple are just enough to play striking and subtle at the same time. This look was a big winner at Marc Jacobs S/S 14 runway and was also seen at Giles F/W 14 and on Chanel’s Cruise collection catwalk.
Au natural hair is also playing a big part in the less-is-more arena, looking unfussy, undone, and positively pretty at the same time. Letting your curls and waves do their thing is big for spring, adding just the right amount of polish by minimizing frizz with a mist of hair oil or leave in conditioner.
Au natural hair looks equally easy in a braid. Fishtail, french, cornrows, messy and neat, braids are big this season.
An orange lip is a big ”Do” for spring 2014, and is universally flattering. Revlon global artistic director Gucci Westman, who sent girls down the runway at Rag & Bone with tangerine lips, had this to say about this season’s most popular hue, “It works on all skin tones.” Glossy and creamy orange lipsticks do wonders to liven up a look, while matte tone down the look, but are equally as pretty.
And finally, be sure to take advantage of all the pretty and metallic hot nail hues for spring. Pastel polishes like pink, blue, green, and even yellow are popping up everywhere, and nothing sets off pretty tanned toes than a metallic gold, silver or bronze pedicure.read more