Colours for Your Day-In and Day-Out Makeup

In terms of makeup, summer means lots and lots of colours. Fresh and colourful makeup is a must to beat tiresome sweatiness the summer months bring on us. In subtropical countries like ours, humidity and heat goes hand in hand in summer. No matter how much effort you put, long staying makeup is going to be a mirage. The best way to sail through the summer is to involve ‘less is more’ ideas in your day to day makeup. Instead of a ‘full-face of heavy makeup’, go for statement colours for on your eyes, lips and nails. We bet you will stand out from the masses. Here we bring a handful of trendy spring-summer colour inspirations for your eyes, nails and lips.

Trendy Summer Colours for Eyes:

Eyes are the main focal point of anyone’s face. That’s the reason you need to be precise with your eye makeup. You have lots of options to play with colours in your summer-eye looks. So, ditch those age-old classic black eye liner and nude eye makeup to experiment with the colour wheel. Looking for some trendy eye shadow colours for summer, here’s our checklist!

Magenta-Purple Liner

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Simple eye looks work best with summer makeup. That’s why water-proof liner becomes a quick favourite for summer vacation days. If you are looking for coloured eyeliners, we suggest purple toned ones. Magenta and purple are two shades that go with every complexion and you can easily turn your modest day look to a sassy evening look with a simple touch of purple or magenta liner. You can even create a nice smoky look with it.

Gradient Sunset Eyes

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If you have a big event to attend, skipping eyeshadows is a strict no-no. In this case, create a beautiful gradient eye look inspired by summer sunset colours. Use vibrant shades like mustard yellow, peach, cranberry, orange and rosy mauve. You can even do a wash of colour look with any of these shades.

Electric Blue

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Doing a blue eye look is the best way to incorporate some lively vibe to your otherwise muted makeup. Ditch those navy eye pencils and shadows. This is the time to rock electric blue. This particular shade of blue works across skin tones and goes with almost your entire wardrobe. If you are a confident soul, pair dramatic blue winged eyes with hot pink lips.

Emerald Eyes

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If you have brown or honey toned eyes, highlight your eye’s natural colour with emerald green eye shades. It will create an enigmatic look in a simple way. Emerald green looks beautiful on deep eye tones as well. Invest in a matte emerald shade gel-liner or a gel-pencil. Wild green kajals also look great. Draw a dramatic wing with green. You can even rim the green with a golden shimmer liner for a party ready look.

Trendy Summer Colours for Lips

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Do you shy away from vibrant colours thinking they look odd? Summer is the best time to experiment with bright and vibrant colours and even the neons. Since you are going to keep the rest of the face makeup as mute as possible, the bright lips will put together the makeup look. So, try some brights, preferably the matte ones to look ever fresh in summers. Here are some lip colour ideas that will go big this summer.

Corals and Orange

Corals and oranges might feel scary sometimes but trust us, it is one of the best shades for summer. The true warm undertones in coral and orange suit every skin tone. Orange shades instantly brighten up the face. Orange lips can be your statement style this summer. This particular colour family looks wonderful with traditional or fusion attires, especially those with peach cream and gold tones.

Hot Pink and Fuchsia

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Hot pinks and fuchsia shades are best choices for summer if you want that bubbly feminine look. Hot pink shades are warm under toned pinks so they are partial to warm or warm-neutral toned people. The blue toned vibrant pinks or fuchsias come out truest on neutral to cool toned ones. If you are planning for a beach trip or a funky evening out, you need a vibrant pink in your summer stash.

Trendy Summer Colours for Nails

Pastel Blue

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Pastel Blue nails are ‘in’ this summer. You can easily put on a sophisticated nail look for your daily wear or office wear with a suitable shade of pastel blue. If you want a funky nail look, use a blueberry or sea blue in pastel.  Matte finish also looks cool with this colour.

Sunny Yellow

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Solid coloured bright nails look exceptionally good in summers. You can even try some daring shades like matte neons to create statement nails. Due to humidity, nail paints get chipped easily in summer. So, dump your last year’s nail paints and invest into some fresh and chip-resistant formulas. Check out our top colour suggestions.

As a tribute to the bright sunny days of summer, you can carry off bright yellow nails in place of a common golden or bronze nails. The shade of egg yolk looks fantastic on every skin tone. This colour looks best in shiny finish and you can even decorate it with small nail art studs.

Strawberry Vibes

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If you are not comfortable with the unusual colours like blue or yellow, you might play safe with a sassy strawberry soda coloured nails. This shade comes in different finishes. The matte and shiny finishes are popular. You might go for a neon finish to give an extra edge to your nails.

Whatever you pick, we wish you dazzle like the summer sun with these fabulous looks!


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