With fashion week, err, month coming to a close, the inspiration is pouring in left and right, head to toe — for next season! Although we are drowning in Fall 2016 runway madness, we are also anxiously awaiting the gorgeous threads from the Spring 2016 season to hit the market (t-minus 6 weeks!). And we're looking back at February's runways to relive the best in backstage beauty. Hey, the weather is starting to turn, and that means your beauty look should too. And did we mention that Spring brides should look no further than the high fashion runways for all things beauty? From glowing fresh faced skin, to hair accessories that will wow them as you walk down the aisle, the Spring 2016 runways have everything you need to be a glowing spring bride.
A Softer Side to Hair Accessories (Above)
Spring always brings a light airy bounce to your step, and a gentle breeze to your perfectly tousled locks. Take advantage of the gorgeous "good hair" weather by incorporating a delicate felt ivy half crown or barrette, or by adding a gold threaded hair twist to your wedding day braid. Let a few soft wispy hairs gracefully frame your face to create the quintessential effortless 'do.
Fresh Faced Dew
Another great benefit that Spring brings is the mild temperatures; meaning your face will neither melt off nor dry out. Create a palette of soft flush tones for your cheeks and lips. Keep the eyes soft with just a touch of peachy shadow, and emphasize your great natural brows, and lashes with a light coat of mascara and brow gel. Finish the look with dewy luminescent cream or mist by applying a small amount to a sponge and stifling it above your cheek bones, to your temples, and at your brow bone (just under your eyebrow). This is a surefire way to give you a luminous complexion that will match how radiant you feel.
The Perfect Loose and Low Messy Bun
Undeniably the run away favorite 'do of the catwalks this season, the messy bun, made the ultimate case for the art of cool and collected unkept low knots. The noteworthy secret of this hairstyle is that it will look just as wonderful whether you've spent an hour in the salon chair having it done or a few minutes playing and perfecting it on your own. To best pull this off, lightly mist your hair with texture spray first to elevate and emphasize your hair's natural qualities.
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Velvet Boysenberry Lips
Deep tinged lip colors aren't solely reserved for autumn and winter, they exude romance and passion year round! For your overall face, go with a light illuminating foundation (tinted moisturizer even) to preserve a natural glow and let the lip do all the heavy hue lifting. This way, the result won't look or feel too overdone, leaving room for a soft smokey eye, if you want a more sultry look.
Slick Ballerina Buns and Apple Red Lips
If you are looking to achieve an elegant yet simple impression on your wedding day, keep Jason Wu's SS16 show on file. The overall makeup was created by using a classic velvety finish foundation, light sweeps of bronzer on the temples, cheekbones and jawline; and polished off with a bright red matte lip. Each look was completed with a sleek finger combed bun, perfectly centered in the back. Prima perfection.