Makeup Techniques and Tricks

Which Makeup Trends Are Better NOT To Repeat In Real Life

Makeup trends come and go – some of them look amazing in pictures, but on the other hand, they can be downright disastrous when used in real life. From cakey cover-ups to overly bold lip colors, certain makeup looks should stay shoved away in our vanity drawers for good. If you’re feeling a little unsure about what currently counts as “too much,” don’t worry! This blog post will walk you through exactly which makeup trends are best left untried.


Shimmer is a bunch of shiny particles. It is used in different types of decorative cosmetics. Eminent beauties use it to highlight the relief of cheekbones and the corners of the eyes and add volume to the upper lip. Give preference to finely dispersed shining grains that look noble and delicate. In this case, if you are trying to achieve a natural makeup look, it’s best to keep shimmers to a minimum. Too much shimmer can give your face an unnatural appearance and draw too much attention away from your other features.

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Glitter is often associated with the fun and flashy days of being a toddler – and that’s exactly where it should stay. Glitter is best left at home unless you attend a costume party or music festival. Glitter has an irritating tendency to migrate from where you put it – meaning it might end up all over your face and clothes if you use too much of it. It’s also very difficult to remove, so if you decide to use it, take extra steps to ensure it’s gone before you leave the house.

Oversized false lashes

False eyelashes come in various shapes and sizes – but sometimes it’s better to err on the side of caution when picking out a pair. For example, big false lashes can easily look too dramatic and unnatural when used in real life, so instead of going for maximum volume, try opting for a more natural-looking option.

Gradient lips

It is a trend that has been around for some time now, and while it can look great in pictures or on runways, it isn’t always the most flattering when it comes to everyday wear. Gradient lips require multiple shades of lipstick or gloss to create an ombre effect. The main thing to remember is that the emphasis is on the lips in such makeup. Therefore, the eyes and eyebrows should be calm nude shades. Avoid “cheap” color combinations like “brown-beige”, which greatly simplify the image. Instead, give preference to the “imperishable classics”: red and black, purple and crimson, scarlet and burgundy.

These are just a few makeup trends you should think twice about before trying in real life. Research and find looks that suit your face shape, coloring, and style! That way, you can be sure that whatever look you decide, you will always be flattering and natural-looking.