Call it the Euphoria effect, but it’s evident that this spring’s beauty trends will be bold and vivid. Spring 2022 cosmetic trends will embrace excess, no longer bound by the concept that “less is more.” This trend toward maximalism isn’t limited to makeup; it’s been observed across the board in the beauty industry. This season’s hair trends are supposed to bring out your most adventurous self with dramatic cuts and vivid hair colors, just as elaborate nail art has been on the rise (Yelp found a 75% increase in searches for nail art between January 2021 and October 2021). Bright colored eyes, face jewels, and glossy bold lips are poised to take center stage when it comes to your makeup.
THE FRESHEST AND BRIGHTEST MAKEUP TRENDS FOR SPRING 2022 ARE FRESH AND BRIGHT. BE PREPARED TO SEE THESE TRENDS EVERYWHERE.
Call it the Euphoria effect, but it’s evident that this spring’s beauty trends will be bold and vivid. Spring 2022 cosmetic trends will embrace excess, no longer bound by the concept that “less is more.” This trend toward maximalism isn’t limited to makeup; it’s been observed across the board in the beauty industry. Nail art has been on the rise (Yelp observed a 75% spike in searches for nail art between January and October 2021), and this season’s trend is no exception.
More, more, and extra. When it comes to eyes, bring on the brights. You’re sure to be on trend with graphic lines and negative space looks in a neon hue—or use two if you dare.
Naturally, Dua Lipa has already been on top of this trend. While 2021 saw a rise in popularity of face jewels (with a number of Met Gala makeup looks showing them), 2022 is the year these jewels will go mainstream. Sparkles will no longer reserved for parties and galas.
This Y2K trend is divisive but we’re here for it. Don’t be scared off by thinking of Christina Aguilera’s 2000-era drawn-on brows. This year eyebrows will be more manicured than over-plucked, with a more natural arch
This spring, we’re set to see lip gloss get amped up another notch. Brighter, bolder colored glosses and super shiny lip oils will be beating out lipsticks as our favorites for everyday wear.
DARK LIP LINER
Another turn of millennium beauty trend revived and given new life, brown lip liner and a sheer lip color has always been an iconic combo. Expect it to continue to be a go-to party look throughout this season.
NEAR NATURAL SKIN
Letting some of your natural contours, freckles, and skin texture should show through your foundation or tinted moisturizer creates a fresh base for high-pigment eyes, lips, or cheeks.
Seen all over the Spring 2022 runways including at Ulla Johnson, diffused lips are bringing lipstick back in a lighter, easier way. Simply use a makeup sponge to soften edges, instead of leaving a crisp line.
If last year has taught us anything, it’s that blush is back. This year, we’ll still see heavy blushed cheeks that are facial contouring, extending over the cheekbones or towards the outer corners of the eyes.