The days of waiting for magazines and runway shows to set new makeup trends are long gone. Thanks to the Internet, beauty lovers are taking matters into their own hands by creating their own unique looks. Take a look at some of the hottest fads blowng up newsfeeds.
1. Mermaid Makeup
Who says you have to wait until Halloween to transform into your favorite mythical character? Women all over are channeling their inner sea princess by creating mermaid-inspired beauty looks that would put even our favorite little mermaid, Ariel, to shame. These mesmerizing looks include dazzling scale designs, bright shades of blue and seashell accessories to top it all off.
2. Bubble Eyeliner
If you tend to struggle at obtaining the perfect cat eye (like most of us), then you’re going to love this funky new trend. Bubble eyeliner is breaking all the application rules we’ve been taught, and allowing makeup lovers everywhere to get creative by drawing supercool circular patterns on your lash line.
3. Rainbow Eyebrows
From colorful lashes to multi-colored hair, 2016 is all about rainbow power, and one of the most popular ways to rock this look is on your eyebrows. Several people have been uploading images with rainbow-colored brows, including celebs like Miley Cyrus, proving that anyone can rock this trend.
4. Glitter Mania
Whether you’ve spotted it on the runway or on your Instagram feed, it’s nothing new that glitter has become the new "it" product. People all over have been bringing their childhood dreams to life by rocking glitter roots or, one of the newer methods, glitter freckles. I mean, who wouldn’t want an excuse to look like a shimmering fairy princess, right?
5. Bubble Masks
It’s time to up your mask game, ladies. While the popular skin treatment has been around for years, the new bubble mask has taken the Internet by storm. Beauty lovers have become obsessed with this foamy new skincare method, posting endless humorous selfies. Besides the satisfying part of having your face covered in bubbles, the masks also provide an oxygenating effect to help deeply cleanse your skin.
6. Lip Art
Although lip art may not be anything new, this intricate technique has been blowing up on the 'gram again. Makeup artists and bloggers have been flooding newsfeeds with their artistic lip masterpieces. It may not be the easiest makeup craft to recreate, but they're surely incredible to look at.
7. Neck Contouring
Nowadays, you can pretty much contour any part of your body – yes, including your butt. But lately it's been all about the neck contour. Wondering why you would need a makeup-sculpted neck? Well, we're not exactly sure ourselves, but it has inspired lots of makeup tutorials.