It’s a new year, and most likely a new you wouldn’t hurt! Let’s experiment. Push the limits of your beauty routine and have some fun with your look. Here are vogue’s favorite outside-the-box ideas.
You can pull off bold strokes of color on your eyes without looking like a clown.
Shiseido Eye Color Bar Eyeshadow Palette, $50
Make Up For Ever Smoky Lash in Dark Blue, $23
Nars Fall 2013 Larger Than Life Long Wear Eyeliner in Las Rambias, $24
Don’t let the dead of winter get you (or your skin) down. Instead, keep things unmistakably dewy and sun-drenched until June with the help of a few key products that are nearly as good as a trip to the beach.
Aerin Beauty Pretty Bronze Portable Illuminating Powder in Sunshine, $55
Guerlain Terracota 4 Seasons in Nude, $75
Clarins Liquid Bronze Self Tanning, $35
A platinum blonde chop is the new bob.
Kérastase Powder Bluff Texturizing Dry Shampoo, $36
Balmain Texturizing Salt Spray, $28
Serge Normant Meta Blonde Reviving Shampoo, $26
This year, don’t do things in half measure—-especially not your eye makeup.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Magic Marc’er Precision Pen, $30
Tom Ford Eye Primer Duo, $45
Clé de Peau Beauté The Mascara, $50
Stocking up on pastels for your spring wardrobe? Good for you. Now, pair your pieces with a rich, orange lipstick for a wildly sophisticated contrast.
Dior Addict Lipstick in Charmante, $31
Estée Lauder Pure Color Eye Shadow in Winking Periwinke, $21
This is the year to channel your inner Jessica Chastain and opt for a warm auburn hue. It works with almost any skin tone and is the knockout understatement of the season.
John Frieda Colour Refreshing Gloss for Warm Reds, $13
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Sally Hershberger Downtown appointment with colorist Aura Friedman, price upon request
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Oribe Masque For Beautiful Color, $59
For the adventurous, a slick, wet-looking coif offers up a surprising sexiness.
Bumble and bumble. Sunday Shampoo, $23
Redken Velvet Gelatine 07 Cushioning Blow-Dry Gel, $18
Ghd Detangling Comb, $22
Must we keep saying it? More is more when it comes to your brows. So be brave, friends, and put down the tweezers this year.
Bobbi Brown Brow Shaper and Hair Touchup, $22
Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Powder Duo in Ebony, $23
Laura Mercier Double-Ended Eyebrow Brush, $34
Is your tomato-red lipstick strictly an after-hours affair? Here is our challenge: Walk into work this week sporting a high-impact hue at 9 a.m.—it will set the right tone for the rest of the year.
Armani lip maestro, $32
NP Lip Set Primer, $14
Yves Saint Laurent lip pencil, $29