Fall Makeup Trends You Need To Know ~ The Statement Lip

Sometimes the best looks are the easiest looks. Or the easiest looks are the best looks!

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Image of Fall Makeup Trends via Luca Magazine

This huge makeup trend for fall 2017 is one of my absolute all-time favorite makeup looks, and is also my personal go-to look, the Statement Lip. Making the focal point of your look a big, bold, glorious lip is one of the fastest ways to look fabulous, effortlessly.

The Statement  Lip gives you a way to look polished when you don’t have a lot of time.

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5 Tricks To Pull Off The Statement Lip

You need to have some tricks up your sleeve in order to pull off this look.

  1. Create a creamy complexion. Stay away from heavy or powdery foundations, instead choose something that makes the skin glow and look pretty.
  2. Use a soft blush. Keep all the power in your lip, and scale back the cheek to a neutral, soft shade.
  3. Balance the lip with a soft brow. Avoid hideous Instagram-style eyebrows, but do add some depth to your brow, making them a little more defined and adding a little extra color.
  4.  Accent the lashes. Add a few coats of really great, high volume mascara. My top four high volume mascaras are Clarins Supra Lash, Diorshow Blackout, Charlotte Tilbury Full Fat Lashes and Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara.
  5. Choose your texture wisely. Statement lips don’t look so good in high gloss. Choose a matte finish or a satin finish. Longwear formulations are fantastic for a bold, statement lip.

Who Can Wear The Statement Lip

The Statement Lip really works best on slightly fuller lips. If your lips are thin, a bold lip may not be your best choice.

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Fall 2017 Makeup Trends

This fall makeup gets exciting!

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Soft, boring, pumpkin spice latte themes are put to the side, and fierce, bold beauty takes over.

Fall 2017 makeup trends are about girl power. These are makeup trends that show strength. Fall 2017 beauty defies convention, commands attention, and says “I’m here. Count me.”

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This look is from my Fall 2017 Luca Magazine Beauty Story.

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This look is from our new fall issue. A jewel toned, metallic smoky eye is huge for fall. To get this look keep the skin  creamy and smooth, create a lip that is soft, and go all out on a deconstructed smoky eye. This look is not about perfection, its about a gritty kind of glam.

Finish your eye with a jewel toned metallic, placed above and below the iris. Using the law of complimentary opposites, choose a shade that sits directly opposite your eye color on the color wheel.

Not sure what that means? No problem! This post about How To Choose Your Perfect Eye Shadow Color will break it all down and make it easy for you!

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To create this look I used Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream to nourish the skin and make it just gorgeous and glowing. I followed that with Marc Jacobs Beauty Undercover Perfecting Coconut Primer and Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator. Makeup For Ever Ultra HD Foundation evened out the skin tone, and their cream blush in Shade 225 gave the cheek a soft, subtle lift.

From MAC I used a smudgy black kohl liner all around the eye, then buffed it out with a soft brush. With a good inky base laid down I layered on black eye shadow, buffing out the edges, but letting them stay imperfect. I used a high intensity pigment mix of Copper and Basic Red. I finished the look with multiple coats of Marc Jacobs Beauty Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara and Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips in Kidman’s Kiss.

This 2017 Fall Makeup Trends story is in the new issue of Luca Magazine, featuring Riverdale’s Madelaine Petsch on the cover.

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Fall 2017 Beauty Trends ~ Graphic Liner

If you have been reading this blog for a while then you probably already know that I am the Beauty Director for Luca Magazine.


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That means I am responsible for the beauty content in the magazine. One of the things I do is produce and direct the beauty editorials in each issue. I have to be on top of beauty trends, know what is happening in makeup, design the shoots, choose the models the photographer and the crew, and put it all together.

I’m pretty much obsessed with the beauty editorial in the new issue! This is the Luca Magazine Fall 2017 issue with gorgeous Madelaine Petsch from the show Riverdale on the cover.

Today I’m going to give you a breakdown on the products I used for one of the looks in the beauty editorial. I am including affiliate links to the products.

Luca Magazine Fall 2017 Graphic Liner Story

The story behind this look was using a graphic liner to create accent to the outer corners of the eye. To keep the focus on the eye I needed to keep everything else neutral, and make the complexion as creamy and gorgeous as possible.


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Luca Magazine Fall 2017 Beauty Photographed by Brad Olson, Makeup by Corinna Cooke


The most important step to creating a really lovely makeup is prepping and priming the skin beneath. To create a truly delicious complexion I started with Charlotte Tilbury’s Magic Cream over well cleansed skin, to hydrate, nourish, and give a healthy glow. I let it settle for a couple of minutes, then used Marc Jacobs Undercover Perfecting Coconut Face Primer followed by Marc Jacobs Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator  along the cheekbones. I like to work it into the skin so that I get a soft, candlelit glow effect.

I balanced out the skin with a little  Makeup For Ever Ultra HD Foundation. This is one of my favorite foundations because it is so pigmented that you only need a tiny amount, and it is a silicone base so it gives the skin a healthy glow. The last step to creating a perfect complexion was adding some Makeup Forever Cream Blush in shade 225.

On the eyes I started with MAC Paint Pot in Painterly, applied in a sheer coat from lash-line to brow to create a nice, even base all over. Next I layered a vanilla-nude matte shadow over the paint pot taking it from the lash-line to the brow to solidify the base. I cut the crease with a mid-toned neutral to give the eye some definition. (You can buff it out or leave it really defined – the look works either way.)

With the eye shaped and defined, starting in the middle of the eye, deep into the lashes, I added a crisp liner to the outer corners, giving it a little flick at the ends. I didn’t want a full blown cat eye, so just gave it enough of a flick to lift the outer corners of the eye. I used Makeup Forever Aquablack liner with a fine brush so that I could keep the line nice and sharp.

On the lower lash line I kept a clean liner that slightly went into the waterline. The trick is to keep the eye looking sleek without making it look like the model is squinting.



To keep the eye looking awake I added a pale eye shadow in slightly shimmery finish to the inner corners.

I finished the eye with layers of my favorite Velvet Noir Major Volume Mascara by Marc Jacobs, really focusing on the outer corners and adding a sweep to the lash line.

For this look I wanted all the attention to go to the eye, so I kept the lip pretty and luscious but soft with Charlotte Tilbury Hot Lips in Kidman’s Kiss.

You can find Charlotte Tilbury products online at CharlotteTilbury.com

Marc Jacobs Beauty products are available online at MarcJacobsBeauty.com

Makeup Forever products are available online at Sephora.com

Luca Magazine is available nationwide at Barnes and Noble. Subscriptions and digital downloads are available at LucaMagazine.com

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