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The Rusty Colors of Autumn – Updating your Make-Up to Blend With the Seasons

As the balmy days of summer draw to a close, the night air gets chillier, the short skirts are replaced with jeans, the mornings get darker, our tans begin to fade and we start to pack away our lightweight clothes.

The start of autumn is the chance to start getting your wardrobe ready for the coming winter months, buying that new pair of winter boots, accessorizing with a new chunky woolly scarf and buying sweaters and jackets.

But what about updating the color palette of your make-up? Most women are quick to get to the store and update their wardrobes with the season’s latest trends, but tend to neglect their make-up bags.

Sultry and Sexy Winter Shades

The cool, crisp, fun and fresh colors of the heat of summer are hardly going to make an impact against the rich autumn hues. Glorious ochres, brisk browns, caramels, rusty reds, sandalwood, charcoal grey and deep rich raspberry is going to clash with crushed watermelon pink, naturally nude beige, loganberry and the soft pastel colors of summer make-up shades.

Smokey eyes and heavy charcoal lids paired with a nude lip are what is going to complete your autumn look. With heavy notes of nostalgia evident throughout the latest fashion collections, why not get back to the classic creamy skin, rosy cheeks, sleek liquid eyeliner on the eyes, and ravishing, dramatic red berry lips to round off the perfect vintage look.

Hot off the Runway for this Winter

Winter make-up for the 2012/2013 season is more dramatic than ever – captivating, sultry, with rich, warm natural undertones of mulberry, cherry and chocolate. Plump, freshly exfoliated lips, bursting with long lasting color, with high patent gloss are all the rage right off the catwalk at the start of the season.

Lively and fresh skin, with just flushed cheeks showing off a cheeky and sensual side, meant to look like you have just swanned in out of the hot tub, are what is in the cards for winter. Combine it with the immaculately manicured pout and the coldest season is off to the hottest start ever.

Bigger Means Better this Winter

With all the drama that the just flushed skin is creating, along with the glamorous and glossy pout, the winter trends for eyes are the ones to look out for. Eyelash extensions are all the rage, as lashes enjoy a rebirth at the forefront of fashion. Long, theatrical lashes are adding to the exotic allure of the 2012/2013 winter trends.

The classic winged eyeliner or vintage cat’s eye have emerged with a modern twist, becoming the smokey cat’s eye – the hottest combination for the latest look. Exciting bold colors, cobalt blues, jeweled purples, evocative teal and super rich gunmetal grays are taking the fashion world by storm, as the most powerful eye make-up trend this decade.

Whatever intensity you feel comfortable with, tone down the magnetic hues with a light dusting of shimmer, prep those lips and pout your way through the sexiest winter yet.

About Author: Guest post contributed by Rose for Yves Rocher.