Inspired by recent catwalk shows, you’ll love the new skin trends for 2015.
This look pretty much transcends every season. Think Lauren Hutton circa late ’70s to early ’80s; an all-American flawless, glam feel, but more low-key. “It’s very ‘done’, but in a neutral way,” says make-up artist Charlotte Tilbury. You need a baseof groomed skin, hair and nails to elevate a so-so look to a stunning one. It requires blow-dries and manicures – at home or by the pros.
The tones are biscuit, beige and sand, with a hint of romantic rose for softness. The secret to success is perfect-“looking” skin. Val Garland from Yves Saint Laurent advises, “The more blending you do on contours, the less ’80s they’ll be, so use brushes and don’t buy cheap.”
CHEAT An uneven skin tone is ageing, and nothing hides and smooths out imperfections quicker than foundation. Layer it beautifully over clever skincare, perfect it with concealer and brush it on to give an extra-polished, airbrushedlook.
For once, “seeing” foundation, for the polish it gives skin, is okay. (Clinique Superbalanced Makeup, R270), is still one of the best foundations for effortless, perfect skin – it’s in every make-up artist’s kit. Also try the new (L’Oréal True Match Minerals Powder, R220). w&h loves (Chanel Pro Lumière Foundation, R475). Underneath, apply (L’Oréal Age Perfect Re-