4 beauty trends you can buy from the runways

Some of the makeup trends on the runways at Milan Fashion Week F/W 2023.

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In a nutshell, Milan Fashion Week took a simple stance on beauty. The primary hairstyles of choice consisted of the slicked-back bun and pin-straight hair, but the makeup looks offered more variety. From the heavily-lined eyes at Etro to the pastel-tonal eyelashes at Prada, Milan’s beauty looks offered makeup inspiration that you may want to try this year. 

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1. Colorful eyelashes at Prada

Models at Prada—including Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner (left to right)—strutted down the runway wearing colorful eyelashes.

Prada took a minimalistic approach to makeup—except when it came to the lashes. Models wore a medley of pastel colors, such as pink, light blue and yellow. We’re assuming the models wore pairs of false eyelashes, but to create a similar look, consider trying a tinted mascara. To pull inspiration from Gigi Hadid’s pink lashes, reach for a warm-toned mascara, such as the Dior Diorshow Iconic Overscurl Mascara in “664 Brique” (brick red). The formula also promises to deliver “spectacular curl and volume.” 

$30 at Dior

Meanwhile, if you’re aiming to achieve Kendall Jenner’s blue-tinted lashes, we recommend going with the Reviewed-approved Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara in “Nola” (deep blue). Our tester, Brigitt Earley, commended the formula for providing “dramatic length, definition and curl that instantly creates the look of lash extensions.” She says two coats is all you need to get a pair of lashes that could easily compete with falsies. 

$25 at Thrive Causemetics

2. “No-makeup makeup” at Tod’s

Models at Tod's—including Irina Shayk (left)—seemingly embraced a "no-<a href=makeup makeup" look.”/>

Tod’s seemed to call for fresh, bare faces at its fall/winter 2023 runway show. To recreate the look at home, we recommend starting with a rich moisturizer to give skin a radiant glow and prepare it for makeup. We like the First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream Intense Hydration Moisturizer, a thick, cream-based formula that Earley says made her skin go ” from dry and rough to ultra-smooth.” 

$38 at Ulta

Once your skin has been prepped, use a hydrating tinted moisturizer, such as the Wet n Wild Bare Focus Tinted Hydrator Tinted Skin Veil. It aims to provide “sheer-to-medium coverage with a semi-matte finish” to give the skin a natural glow. The base product is available in seven shades, ranging from “Porcelain” (light) to “Medium Deep” (dark). 

$7 at Ulta

3. Bright blush at Giorgio Armani 

Models' cheeks appeared to have been draped in hues of coral and pink blush.

Bright layers of pink and coral blush veiled the high points of the models’ cheeks at the Armani runway show. To create a similar opaque flush, start with a liquid formula, like the Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Liquid Blush, which purports to give “a soft, healthy flush.” It comes in both matte and dewy finishes and is available in 11 shades. 

$23 at Sephora

To ensure that your blush stays put, layer the liquid formula with a dusting of powder. Try the Too Faced Cloud Crush Blurring Blush, which claims to create “an airy, diffused” finish. Its shade portfolio spans six hues. 

$29 at Sephora

4. Smoky eyes at Etro 

Models at Etro appear to have worn heavy layers of black eyeliner/eyeshadow on the catwalk.

Eyes were lined to the max with what appears to be black eyeliner at Etro. If you’re looking to replicate this dramatic look, use a gel-based eyeliner pencil that can glide over the contours of your eyes, such as the M.A.C. Cosmetics Colour Excess Gel Pencil Eyeliner in “Glide or Die” (carbon black). I took a particular liking to the formula’s long-lasting capabilities, noting in my review that the liner didn’t even fully come off when I took a shower. 

$23 at Ulta

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