HOW TO BE PICTURESQUE

HOW TO BE PICTURESQUE

Fall’s gorgeous trends are nothing short of creative, defying any rules and exceeding all expectations. Exciting looks come to life filled with glitz and glamour galore. Get ahead of the trends with this roundup of the most creative and playful looks, according to recommendations from our beauty expert Ana Bribiesca Hoff.

A COURTLY SCENT

Birthed from Louis XV’s Château de Marly, Parfums de Marly fuses together two of the greatest passions in the court of Louis XV: fragrance and purebred horses. The Louis XV court was called the perfumed court where Fragrance was even added to castle fountains. Each fragrance bears the name of the dignified breeds of horses, like the new scent, Cassili. $305. At Nordstrom.

SMOKY & SEXY

Fall’s take on the classic smoky eye is anything but basic–it’s a blend of grays, neutrals and mauve for a sultry look with a touch of softness. For an iconic look with understated elegance, try Tom Ford Eye Color Quad in Nude Dip. $88. At Neiman Marcus.

SPARKLE ON

Crystal-studded makeup looks sparkle and shine like the gowns this season. Face gems, placed organically to resemble freckles across the face, takes us to a new fantasy realm that frames your eye look. Try Tarte Mermaid Face jewels. $12. At Tarte.

FACELIFT IN A BOTTLE

Enjoy tightened and toned skin while minimizing the appearance of fine line and wrinkles. As this L’Bri anti-aging Facial Masque tightens, it clears dead skin cells and restores the skin’s natural smoothness by drawing out impurities in the pores. $29.95. At L’BRI.com.

RED VELVET

Say yes to red velvet cupcakes and make-up. This uni-color look adds dimension and glam by applying a reddish shade to lids, lips and cheeks. Try Chanel Ombre Première Longwear Powder Eyeshadow in Desert Rouge. $33. At Barney’s New York.

RAPUNZEL LOCKS

Time to let those long locks grow to extreme lengths and embrace textures–natural curls, stylized waves, and even crimped hair. Try Royal Fern Hair Growth Stimulating Solution for its potent blend of natural ingredients. $80. At Neiman Marcus.

70s GLTIZ & GLAMOUR

A monochromatic theme continues with 70’s inspired matchy-matchy glitter looks for a light-catching splash of color. Lips and lids are smattered with fuchsia, pink or red glitter this season. Try Anastasia Beverly Hills Loose Glitter in Blazing Sunset and Pink Sapphire. $15. At Sephora.

DISCO’S FEVER

Revive the Studio 54 era with a gold accent over black winged shadow or iridescent violet tone eyeshadows dramatically encircling eyelids for a full 70s disco vibe. To achieve the look dip into Stila Limited Edition Happy Hour Eyeshadow Palette. $55. At Bloomingdale’s.

SOFT, BUT PRESENT

Goodbye, perfect brows. This fall, they are soft, yet present, filled subtly with no harsh lines. Choose a powder rather than a crème or pencil. Try Guerlain Universal Eyebrow Kit for a tailored yet natural look. $55. At Dillard’s.

NATURALLY DEWY

Beautiful and natural faces glow with health and hydration serving as canvases for barely-there makeup to help emphasize the season’s playful eye looks. Try Mineral Air, the ultimate multi-tasker, with primer, concealer, moisturizer and pigment in a single misting formula. $150. At Mineral Air.  

SUMMER’S SOFT GLOW

SUMMER’S SOFT GLOW

Warm summer days, sunny skies and a light breeze set the perfect backdrop for nuptial events and honeymoons. Whether you are a guest or a bride, preparing for the big day or a dreamy honeymoon, consider these summertime beauty essentials for a luminous goddess glow and the perfect summer bridal look, according to our beauty expert Ana Bribiesca Hoff.

HEATWAVE BEAUTY

Sensual and sultry tones add instant gleam and warmth to your complexion, enhancing natural skin tone and creating definition. The NARS Summer Lights Face Palette featuring four eyeshadows  in matte and shimmering finishes with bronzer and highlighter to heighten and brighten  create an ethereal bridal look. $59. At Sephora.

HEATWAVE PROTECTION

Guard against sun’s damaging rays with this innovative, continuous mist sunscreen. Formulated with non-nano zinc oxide and California Poppy, this SPF 30 formula provides an effective shield from UVA and UVB rays while the tint helps camouflage imperfections and even skin tone. $39. At BeautyCounter.com

LUMINOUS PERFECTION

Charlotte Tilbury’s Supermodel Body is a must-have this summer. The slimming-hydrating body shimmer catches the light for an elongated, slimmer-looking glossy-skinned body. $125. At Charlotte Tilbury

GLOWING & RADIANT

From first kisses to champagne toasts, this holy grail lipstick formula with a lustrous finish will keep your lips looking hydrated and glamourous from day to night. Three youthful hues with a hint of 23-karat gold are perfect for any nuptial event. $120 for the set. At Tatcha.

RAINBOW BRITE

It’s time for washes of pink, purple, yellow and orange swept in a graphic yet soft shape eye shadow. Try Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette. $59. At Sephora.

SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS

This new limited-edition scent for summer explores a new olfactory territory – warm, sensual and sunny – Light Blue Sun is inspired by the exhilarating magic of summer love on the enchanting island of Capri. We recommend both Pour Femme and Pour Homme. $68-$102.

At Dolce & Gabbana.

THAT SUN-KISSED GLOW

Transition away from contouring and sweep a light-catching bronzer along cheekbones, not beneath, for a sun-kissed goddess glow. Try Givenchy Summer Solar Pulse Healthy Glow Powder Marble Edition. $55.

At Neiman Marcus.

BRIGHT FUTURE

Chantecaille’s Blanc Gardenia Brightening Emulsion is the stuff of dreams. This soft, lightweight moisturizer infused with Vitamin C and unique brightening ingredients that work to minimize visible discoloration and nourish skin to maintain an even looking skin tone.1.7 oz.$160. At Chantecaille.com

OIL BE GONE

This oil-absorbing base is a blotting paper in a tube that prevents a makeup meltdown allowing foundation to stay smooth, seamless and last longer. Try Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Top Secrets Instant Matte Pore Refiner. $20.

At Neiman Marcus.

SUMMER’S NOW “UN” POWDERED

RMS Beauty “Un” Powder is the perfect formula for summer. A light-reflecting, translucent and ultra-fine powder that never looks cakey. It provides radiance while absorbing excess oil and removing unwanted shine. $34. At Sephora

GLOWING DROPS

Summer sunlight in a bottle. These innovative self-tanning drops allow you to control your tan while fighting dryness, dullness and uneven tone and texture by adding Clarins Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster to your daily moisturizer. $32. At Dillard’s.

PRETTY & PRISMATIC

PRETTY & PRISMATIC

Sunny days and cheery shades of spring transform to neon saturation levels, taking our creative energy to the next level of color like electric tones in shades, yellow, orange, cobalt blue and especially pink are boldly swiped, according to our colorful beauty expert Ana Bribiesca Hoff.

GO MONO

This season maintain a one-color theme with coordinated eyes, cheeks and lips to create matchy-matchy makeup looks, colorful yet sexy. Nars The Multiple, a creamy formula and sheer color that blends effortlessly to create vibrant accents. $39. At Nordstrom.

COLOR THOSE LASHES

This season trade your staple black or brown mascara for an eye-catching, electric-colored mascara for a bit of 80s fun with a modern vibe. Try Dior Show Pump’N’Volume Mascara in four vibrant shades. $29.50. At Neiman Marcus.

COOL GIRL FRAGRANCE

With names like Drunk On Youth, Blackout and 2 AM, we can’t resist the Derek Lam 10 Crosby scents that seem to make life so much better. 1.7oz, $80. At Ulta.com 

ORANGE YOU GLAD YOU DID?

This season provides us with a wearable and chic way to incorporate orange into our makeup looks with a sophisticated flush and a flattering touch of warmth. Try Nars Single Eyeshadow in Persia. $19. At Neiman Marcus.

RAINBOW BRITE

It’s time for washes of pink, purple, yellow and orange swept in a graphic yet soft shape eye shadow. Try Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette. $59. At Sephora.

KISSABLY VIBRANT LIPS

Consider trying a new statement lip with spring’s hottest lip colors: poppy red and fuchsia. Try Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture The Slim Matte Lipstick in Contrary Fuchsia. $39. At Bloomingdales.

GLOWING & RADIANT

Amp up your skin’s natural luminosity with the Glo Skin Beauty Phyto-Active Collection’s Firming Mask. $62. At Glo Skin Beauty.

PRETTY IN PINK

Try Bobbi Brown x Ulla Johnson The Esme Cheek Palette. The Pot Rouge for lips & cheeks delivers a soft wash of color, while the creamy highlighter provides allover radiance and the Extra Face Oil adds a dewy finish. $40. At Nordstrom.

THAT 80s GLOW

Pretty pastels transform into a universally flattering highlight. Ciaté London’s Mermaid Glow rainbow highlighter adds a magical silvery, slightly holographic, luminous glow to perfectly finish your spring look. $32. At Sephora.