Creating a winged eyeliner beneath your eye might initially seem unconventional. You may even associate this bold look with celebrities and red-carpet events, but we’re here to challenge that perception. The reverse eyeliner technique is much more achievable than it appears. While it may seem intimidating, you’ll be pleasantly surprised at how wearable and stylish it can be. To alleviate any concerns, we’ve outlined step-by-step instructions on mastering the reverse eyeliner technique.
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We won’t call it a “new” eye makeup trend as some of you may have seen it back in 2016 on celebs like Rihanna, Kristen Stewart, and Kim K. However, its recent resurgence is thanks to LA-based makeup artist @paintedbyspencer who recently showcased THEE ultimate no-sweat and hassle-free under-eye-liner method that even beginners will master. And the reverse cat-eye is pretty straightforward — envision the same feline flick that we have grown to love, but as Missy Elliot once said, “put my thang (wing) down, flip it, and reverse it.
To achieve this eye-catching style, envision crafting your favored sultry cat eye, with the only alteration being its placement. Let’s begin with the upper lid. This bold eyeliner makeup approach utilizes minimal eyeshadow, ensuring the graphic liner stands out. For a touch of hue, sweep amatte brown shade over your eyelids. Afterward, shift your focus to the lower lid. While opting for a classic black or brown pencil liner provides a traditional vibe, consider elevating it with a splash of color. Unleash those jewel-toned eyeliners for an even more striking look. Carefully line from the inner waterline outwards, forming a gentle wing that mimics your eye’s natural shape.
If you’re concerned about the bottom-heavy appearance, strike a balance by adding a subtle winged eyeliner on the upper lid using eyeshadow. Here, you can choose a matte black or gray shade to create a distinct contrast between the upper and lower eyeliner. Complete this alluring look with a generous application of mascaraor false eyelashes. This step not only harmonizes the final appearance but also upholds the essence of the reverse eyeliner technique.
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Latte makeup, which is all about layering shades of brown, has risen to viral status over the summer. And its neutral, glowy, dimensional elements work just as well during ourtransition into fall. (Seriously, just think how dreamy latte makeup would look paired with fall’s “lipstick red” fashion trend.)
And we’re not the only ones who love this trend a-latte. Celebs like Hailey Bieber, Shay Mitchell, and Lori Harvey have all been seen sporting this coffee-inspired look.
To recap—latte makeup is chic, easy to do, and universally flattering. We’re in. So we tapped makeup artist,Leah Darcy, to share her top three latte makeup products.
Warm brown cream eyeshadow is essential to the latte makeup look. “I love using different textures to add dimension to the eyes,” Leah tells us. “This palette gives a wet, shimmery look that’s so pretty.”
Erewhon has been going off with celebrity smoothie collabs, and we’re here for it. From Hailey Bieber to Becky G, the beloved Los Angeles supermarket has been cranking out fun new drinks; and if you follow Erewhon or its many devotees on TikTok, it’s hard not to want to try them all.
Model and entrepreneur Miranda Kerr is the latest to drop a smoothie with the market, and she’s doing so to promote a new product in her skin-care line, Kora Organics. The smoothie is launching in tandem with the new Plant Stem Cell Retinol Alternative Moisturizer ($66); smooths wrinkles and firms skin while providing a boost of antioxidants and moisture-locking actives. A portion of the smoothie proceeds will go to the Organic Farming Research Foundation, which supports education and empowers the use of sustainable organic harvesting practices. (We love to see those smoothie dollars going to a good cause!)
Unfortunately, for those of us who don’t live in Los Angeles, Erewhon smoothies aren’t exactly accessible. And for those who do live in LA, the $17-$19 price tag makes them less accessible than most smoothies. Luckily, we secured the recipe (and made a few tweaks), so you can easily make this smoothie on your own.
While Erewhon smoothies are typically chock-full of niche superfoods or supplements (such as spirulina, collagen, lucuma, and more), the base ingredients are often easy to find at your local grocery store. While you may not be able to find every ingredient, you can still re-create each smoothie’s delicious flavor, and maybe even find a new favorite smoothie recipe. We already know the frozen antioxidant-rich Sambazon Açaí Superfruit Packs ($8), this recipe is already going to be a new freezer staple.
To get the gorgeous Erewhon effect (we couldn’t resist), swirl the bottom half of the glass with coconut yogurt and E3Live Blue Majik ($45) spirulina extract, and top with a scoop of coconut cream and more spirulina sprinkles. Sweet sipping!
Category: Drinks; Smoothies Yield: 1 smoothie Total Time: 5 minutes
Smoothie: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 100 grams frozen açaí 1/4 cup coconut water 1/4 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 serving (about 1 tablespoon) vanilla collagen creamer 1/4 cup coconut cream (optional)
If you’re going for the optional swirl, spread the coconut yogurt around the bottom half of the glass and sprinkle with spirulina extract.
To make the smoothie, combine all the ingredients, in the listed order, in a blender and blend until smooth. (Note: This recipe was slightly too large for my personal blender, so I had to use a full-sized one.)
Pour the smoothie over the coconut swirl.
Top with a scoop of coconut cream and more spirulina extract, if desired. Enjoy!
Not only is the smoothie delicious and chock-full of premium ingredients that will make your skin glow, but all net proceeds will go to the Organic Farming Research Foundation in support of educating and empowering sustainable organic harvesting practices. We’ll drink to that!
An organic retinol alternative, the moisturizer is gentle enough to be used day and night and is formulated with antioxidant-rich Acai Stem Cells, rosehip oil, a natural peptide and ceramide blend, and a 5% active retinol alternative blend of bakuchiol and alfalfa.
Miranda Kerr’s KORA Glow Smoothie is available at all Erewhon locations and costs $19. It features a ton of nourishing and healthy ingredients that are inspired by the brand’s age-defying range including pure coconut, organic almond milk, vanilla plant-based collagen boost, blueberries, pitaya powder, and more.
If you’re going for the full Erewhon Instagram effect, we recommend freezing the scoop of coconut cream beforehand, so it stays intact. We know it sounds extra, but it saves you from flat coconut cream, which is what we ended up with the first time we made this delicious healthy smoothie.
Picture this: a serene evening by the fire, cradling a glass of your favorite red wine—utterly calming and romantic. This cozy, sultry sentiment is finding its way into beauty trends, notably with the emergence of red wine lips as a striking addition to your autumnal makeup repertoire. Whether complementing a latte-inspired look or infusing a burst of color into the widely adored clean girl makeup, red wine lips are an enduring trend of the season. The beauty of it lies in its versatility, making it a cherished choice for makeup enthusiasts.
WHAT IS ‘RED WINE’ MAKEUP? Now first things first, we’re not inviting you to splash some red vino on your face and call it a day. No, this beauty trend, while being similar to the ‘Tomato Girl’ Makeup look, incorporates the iconic elements of the drink—from that burgundy stain it gives your lips to the overall, sophisticated aesthetic red wine drinkers have. Red wine-inspired makeup should give off elegance and sophistication whilst still appearing sexy. The key to achieving this look is striking the perfect balance between full glam and a natural, dewy finish.
This is a reminder to highlight your lips in your fall beauty routine. Oftentimes, we merely slap some balm on and call it a day, but implementing a routine lip scrub goes a long way. Once your lips are prepped and primed, it’s time to go in with a lip liner. Opt for a dark maroon color that will enhance your natural shape. Use a lip brush or a clean finger to gently blend this line inwards for a softer effect. Now you’re ready to apply lipstick. The most important thing is to pick a shade that quite literally mimics a glass of your favorite merlot. We suggest YSL’s Burnt Suede or Anastasia Beverly Hills Satin Velvet Lipstick Blackberry.
With a light hand, dab this lipstick onto your lips, focusing on the centermost part for a more dimensional plump. From here, you are almost done. Finish off the red wine lips trend by topping with a juicy lip gloss. While a clear formula works, ared-based gloss will add that last touch of color that will make your lips pop.
Have you ever seen a more lip perfect shade for autumn?