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5 Trendy Makeup Looks You Need to Try

Beauty & Style

October 01, 2023

Makeup dates back to 6000 BCE, starting with the Egyptians. Since then, makeup has become an essential part of many’s beauty routines. Some people utilize makeup as a form of self-expression that enhances their natural features. Meanwhile, others see makeup as a way to keep up with the ever-changing trends that fill our social media feeds and beauty magazines.

Makeup trends come and go, but at the moment, these five makeup trends are the most captivating and stylish.

1. Siren Eyes

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TikTok content creator, @DanielleMarcan first coined the phrase in July of 2023. Marcan sought to make her gaze more seductive by elongating jet-black eyeliner along the inner and outer corners of her eyes.

The makeup look involves creating a dramatic smudgy cat eye using liner and/or eyeshadow. Since then, the hashtag “siren eyes” on TikTok, has amassed 1.4 billion views with many linking the popular trend to dark feminine energy. Dark feminine energy is mysterious, raw, and assertive.

This term encapsulates primal qualities many women possess yet have been historically stigmatized and silenced. For many, siren eyes are a way to question the bounds of conventional femininity.

@daniellemarcan you asked, i receive <3 #sireneyes #makeup #beauty #smokey ♬ original sound - DANIELLE

2. Doe Eyes

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Contrary to popular belief, the popular innocent look started in 1950 when Life Magazine discussed the doe eye or “L’oeil de biche” (eye of a deer) look. Earlier that year, French models were spotted wearing exaggerated eye-makeup which was different from the 1940s lipstick craze.

Many TikTok users contrast doe eyes and siren eyes. According to influencer @melbellles, doe eyes open the eyes and create a broad, bright, innocent-looking look. Doe eye makeup aims to create softer shapes with more neutral shades and blending.

One of the most attractive features a woman can have is doll-like big eyes. This is achieved by applying eyeshadow primer, neutral eyeshadow, lighter-toned eyeshadow in the center of the eyelid, a small amount of downward eyeliner, a white accent on the waterline, and mascara.

@cczuleighka Doe Eyes = cute everyday makeup look ~ Products used: - elf grip primer - Loreal Infallible Foundation (450) - maybelline fitme concealer (10 Fair) - Nyx Wonderstick (medium) - Kaja Heartstamp blush (coy) - Elf Brow Pencil (Neutral Brown) - Etude: Nudifull Espresso (from YesStyle- use my code "LOVEIT153") - Etude: White Tear Liner (from YesStyle) - Nyx Epicwear brown Eyeliner - Nyx Jumbo white eyeliner - Heroine Mascara - Elf Halo Loose Setting Powder - Dear Self Beauty Clayblush- Dorothy - Makeup Brushes, Sponges, & Spatula (on my Amazon Storefront- link in bio) #doeeyes #doeeyesmakeup #makeuptutorial #makeuplook #koreanmakeup #manhualashes #cutemakeupideas #forfun ♬ cupid twin version - ⟡ TRACYTRACKS ⟡

3. Latte Makeup

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Latte makeup is one of the latest additions to popular makeup looks. This trend is all about obtaining bronzed, glowy skin with minimal effort. The term was coined by beauty guru and TikToker @rachelrigler. Rigler used a 2018 look by makeup artist Tanielle Jai as the inspiration for her trend definition.

This new trend is appealing to some because it is perfect for the summer. Layered rich brown eyeshadows, creamy bronzers and nude lip products give the skin a sultry yet natural appearance.

The neutral brown tones bring out a monochromatic coffee-like makeup.

@julianaherzwastaken My attempt at “latte” makeup. Now this is a trend I’m down for 😍 #lattemakeup #makeuptutorial ♬ Oh, Pretty Woman - Remastered - Roy Orbison

4. Vanilla Makeup

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Some creators credit TikToker Alix Earle for coining the “vanilla girl” aesthetic term. The vanilla girl aesthetic is based on a cream-based color palette.The minimalistic style is made up of comfortable clothes, and vanilla-scented perfumes.

Vanilla girl makeup is a style of makeup that emphasizes natural beauty and minimalism. This new look is similar to “clean girl” makeup but it is more girly and sweet. Vanilla makeup is so popular because it enhances the glow of the skin and the natural features of the face.

The key to vanilla girl makeup is to keep it minimal and natural-looking. In order to obtain this classy look, eliminate redness of the skin, shape your brows, curl your lashes and to create that lift, brighten the under eye, add a little warmth to the skin with bronzer and blush and hydrate your lips.

@gjuanita "i'm cold" makeup look ☁️ so cute #coldmakeup #wintermakeuplook ♬ original sound - ci

5. Rockstar's girlfriend's makeup

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The term “rockstar’s girlfriend” is a reference to celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian Barker because, during her relationship with Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker, she opted for a grunge-inspired aesthetic.

This style of makeup combines elements of edgy and grunge fashion with feminine and romantic touches. This look brings in components of the downtown girl, messy French girl, model-off duty, indie sleaze and rock star aesthetics.

The edgy glam makeup look can be achieved by applying smudgy matte black eyeshadow, black mascara, contour for sculpted cheeks, and a cool tone nude lip with visible lip liner.

For a dramatic look, you can soften the edges of your eyes and use neutral shadows. Additionally, use a neutral shade of shimmer to highlight the arch of the brow bone.

@aikolmiura Amo estas vibes jajaja, soy la unica? Lo bueno de este look es que no importa si te equivocas, no tiene que ser perfecto, amooo❤️‍🔥. Te espero en mi ig chiquita, estoy como @aikolmiura #rockstargirlfriendmakeup #rockstargirlfriend #rockaesthetic #crungeaesthetic #messymakeup #dirtymakeup #fyp #tutorial #makeuptutorial ♬ Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana

Trendy makeup looks have become an ever-evolving aspect of the beauty industry. Whether you're a makeup enthusiast or a casual user, there's a world of inspiration waiting for you in the realm of makeup trends. So, try these 5 makeup trends and embrace the joy of discovering what makeup can do for you.

Lea Garcia-Salazar
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Lea is a sophomore at Liberty High School who enjoys writing, reading and spending time with friends. She is currently a Staff Reporter for Liberty Wingspan.