Go neon, but go easy | Funmi Fetto

Blocks of bright colours on your lids are nostalgic of the 80s, but the look is perfect for a 2019 update Convention says if you are old enough to remember wearing a trend, you shouldn’t go near it when it comes back round again. Nonsense. It’s about a fresh execution. The 80s-inspired neon eye, as seen at Carolina Herrera, is a case in point. Sidestep nostalgia territory by doing the following: forgo a brush to keep the shape angular but imperfect (try swiping a lipstick bullet across your lids). Go minimal on skin – a light foundation and a dab of highlighter will do – define brows and apply lip balm. There’s your modern, wearable spin on an old-school trend. …

Fluffy brows that won’t scare small children | Funmi Fetto

Luxuriant eye brows can be divisive in their appeal, but done well they can look poised and polished “Instagram brows” are polarising. Done well, they epitomise perfected polish: slick and beautifully defined. Done badly, they may as well be thick strips of duct tape plastered above the eyes. On a scaring-small-children scale, they are pretty high. Fluffy, youthful brows, as seen at Max Mara AW19, hold more appeal. Achieve them with light strokes of a brow pencil (define underneath, not above), a clear brow gel or Soap Brows. Dampen a spoolie, scrape across the soap bar and brush brows upwards. Resist overdoing the soap otherwise, when it dries, you’ll look like you’ve got dandruff. Continue reading… Read more: theguardian.com

Don’t be afraid to shine in eco glitter | Funmi Fetto

Bring out your inner sparkle with disco eye makeup. Plus, a soothing aftersun balm and three hair and skin savers for the beach Unless you suffer from sparklophobia, there is something magical about light-reflective grains redolent of 70s discos. Alas, most are plastic, aka, planet destroyers. Still, you don’t have to eschew the shimmery stuff entirely. Biodegradable glitter will get you this Halpern SS19 look. Prep eyes with glitter primer, line the crease with a liquid liner, brush on glitter and finish off with gloss. It’ll still get everywhere, but at least you’ll shine while you save the world. 1. Eco Stardust Emerald Biodegradable Glitter £6, ecostardust.com2. DiorShow On Stage Liner £27.50, dior.com 3. YSL EyeGloss Smudger £19, boots.com 4. …