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The hair and makeup trends set to be big in 2019

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 10/1/2019 Chloe Street

January is a time for fresh faces and fresh starts.

And what better time to switch up your beauty look? From Pantone-hued hair to jewel-encrusted nails, the spring/summer runways were awash with vibrant inspiration.

These are the trends to try this spring...

Pink flush

a woman talking on a cell phone: Genny show, Spring/Summer 2019, Milan Fashion Week (Rex Features) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Genny show, Spring/Summer 2019, Milan Fashion Week (Rex Features)

Pink eyeshadow was big news in 2018, but why stop there? For 2019 the millennial hue is washed over lips, cheeks and even lashes. At Genny models wore coral eyeshadow doubled up as eyeliner and blusher and at Antonio Marras peachy eyes matched peachy lips. At Badgley Mischka super-glossy skin was the perfect complement to a sheer wash of fresh pink colour on the eyes, lips, and cheeks, while at Anna Sui pink was daubed over cheeks eyes and brows alongside orange and yellow hues for a pretty pastel flush.

Playful liner

a close up of a woman talking on a cell phone: Coach 1941 backstage during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2018 (Getty Images) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Coach 1941 backstage during New York Fashion Week, September 11, 2018 (Getty Images)

Whether pencil or liquid, black or coloured, mascara took a back seat this season as innovative eyeliner came to the fore. At Coach, a handful of models walked the runway wearing a cat-eye that continued along the lower lashline and down into a triangle, while at Self Portrait, fresh-faced models had scribbled white lines drawn around their eyes. White liner also made an appearance at House of Holland, where it was traced along half the lid and under the brow. Reach for that pencil and doddle with abandon.

Glitter on

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Glitter is a non-mover for 2019, as evidenced by the galaxy-inspired glittery eyes and nails seen at the Tadashi Shoji show and the elegant gold smattered across lids at Kate Spade. At Halpern, makeup artist Isamaya Ffrench took winged liner to the next level with a bedazzling, glitter-packed eye looks in yellow, green, gold or red, while at Simone Rochas models wore glittery eyes with jewelled headband to create a look that was almost punk. This season glitter and metallics should not be saved just for nighttime glamour, but embraced for daytime kookiness.

New romantics

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Flushed cheeks, soft waves, stained lips... the spring/summer runways were proof romance is far from dead. At Hellessy, models oozed something of a pre-Raphaelite vibe, while at At Brock Collection, Gucci Westman's radiant make-up look and James Pecis's ultra-pretty hairstyles combined to create a princess-worthy look. Glossier's Generation G sheer lipsticks are a great place to start.

The did you just get a facial face

a close up of a person: Backstage at Isabel Marant, Paris Fashion Week, September 2018 (Getty Images) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Backstage at Isabel Marant, Paris Fashion Week, September 2018 (Getty Images)

Gorgeous glowing skin will never not be in fashion, but this season the fresh-faced look has upped its game to become more of a glassy sheen. At Emilia Wickstead, skin was meticulously prepped with a selection of Omorovicza products, while at Victoria Beckham skincare was taken a step further, as Foreo treated each model to the Foreo H2Overdose UFO Activated Mask, £16, as well as massages before their makeup using the UFO Mini Smart Mask Treatment Device, £159, to invigorate and boost circulation. Models at House of Holland were also treated to facials pre-makeup application, proving that ultra moisturised, glowing skin is the firmly on the fashion agenda for 2019.

The key to achieving the look? Serious skincare with a side of facial massage. And failing all else, a slick of gloss across temples and lids.

Grown-up pastels

Marc Jacobs show, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week (Rex Features) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Marc Jacobs show, Spring Summer 2019, New York Fashion Week (Rex Features)

At Marc Jacobs, Josh Woods dyed models’ hair Pantone pastel hues to match not only their eyeshadow but also their entire outfits, to create seriously sophisticated monotone masterpieces. At Giambattista Valli, rose, red and mauve-coloured dos achieved a more romantic vibe while the Pepto Bismol pinks at Matty Bovan and troll-inspired neons at Ashley Williams were perfectly punky. Whatever your tribe, it’s time to think pink... or green... or blue....

Headwear

a person posing for the camera: Prada show, Backstage, Spring Summer 2019, Milan Fashion Week (Rex Features) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Prada show, Backstage, Spring Summer 2019, Milan Fashion Week (Rex Features)

In case you haven’t heard, hair accessories are back in a big way. It all started back in Spring 2018 when Ashley Williams launched her diamanté slogan clips, which soon became the lock frosting de rigeur for every self respecting influencer. Next Session Hairstylist of the Year Syd Hayes launched his beautiful ‘Syd pins’ in collaboration with London jeweller Karl Karter and then Alexander Wang owned the runway with power look crocodile clips. Spring 2019 is set to be the season of the Alice band – the bigger, more padded and more embellished the better. See Prada, Simone Rocha, Miu Miu and Dior for inspiration.

Baby bangs

a person wearing a dress: Dries Van Noten show, Spring Summer 2019, Paris Fashion Week (Rex Features) © Provided by Independent Digital News & Media Limited Dries Van Noten show, Spring Summer 2019, Paris Fashion Week (Rex Features)

Searches for 'cropped bangs' are up +51 per cent on Pinterest and they were everywhere on the spring/summer 2019 runways. At both Prada and Miu Miu Guido Palau cut choppy little fringes on a number of models, whilst at Dries Van Noten Sam McKnight created haphazardly sliced and diced fringes that looked as though the models had snipped them themselves. Like it or loathe it, in 2019, the just-above-brow crop is making the cut.

Totally OTT talons

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Bored of that nude shellac? Fancy something funkier? Take inspiration from the next level nails that were all over the spring/summer 2019 catwalks. From the mini gold-framed portraits painted on nails at Libertine, to the bling adorned talons at Adaem and the heart gem encrusted at The Blonds, this season's manis are anything but minimal.

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