Beauty Is Going Over To The Dark Side This Season - The Gloss Magazine

Beauty Is Going Over To The Dark Side This Season

There’s a dark and decadent side to beauty this autumn, says Beauty Editor Sarah Halliwell. Here’s how to get the look …

Put away those polite nudes and pinks: beauty is going over to the dark side this season. That means adding a little gothic twist, while keeping things elegant and with a soft edge. Skin is central to this look – it’s glowing and gleaming with health, with minimal foundation. Keep the vamp edge to just one element of your make-up, whether a sooty eyeliner (try ringed eyes, as at Erdem, or a soft wing) or else a deeper lip shade. The catwalks may be touting black lipstick, but let’s be realistic: rich dark cherries and glossy blackcurrants are more wearable, and can be just as dramatic. A hint of metallic or silver frost on the eyes, as at Chanel, adds a touch of moonlight; try Victoria Beckham’s kajal liner in Sea Grey.

Watch Beauty Editor Sarah Halliwell’s video below where she shares her favourite products to get the look …


Shiseido Imperial Lash Mascara Ink, €36;

Estée Lauder Lip Liner in Plum, €26, at Brown Thomas and counters nationwide.

Victoria Beckham Lid Lustre in Onyx, €38;

Estée Lauder Pure Colour lipstick in Midnight Kiss, €37;

Chanel Le Vernis in Oiseau, €33, at Arnotts and counters nationwide.

Tom Ford Cherry Smoke eau de parfum, €272;

Kilian Le Rouge Satin Lipstick in Devil, €55, at Brown Thomas.

Road Lip Tint in Cocoa Rose, €28;

Byredo Eyeshadow Palette in Fêtes Noires, €65;

Tom Ford Eye Colour Quad in Cherry Smoke, €84;


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