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April 26, 2016

Trend Report: Fresh + Clean

Trend Report - Fresh & Clean | Beauty Betsphoto: Chris McDuffie

Maybe it’s the Sports Illustrated supermodels from my formative years, or that episode from GIRLS where Marnie emerges from the lake still looking like a goddess in her red sequin gown (possibly the only thing I enjoyed about that episode), but I’ve always felt best in my skin wearing nothing more than a towel, wet hair and a freshly washed face. Why must we get dressed, dry our hair and put on all of that makeup? Oh right, the office. But I’d like to think we can carry a bit of that innocent, unencumbered beauty into the real world, and the artists at Warpaint International agrees. The on-demand makeup team’s spring trend guide captures a trend I hope will never go out of style: raw and natural, innocent and confident. To get this look at home, keep skin clean and makeup simple with a neutral palette. I’m ever guilty of going for the pinks and reds, but it’s clear from these photos that restraint can be a good thing!

Need a makeup lesson or professional application for your next big night? If you’re in CA, MN or NY you’re in good hands! Warpaint International is offering 15% off its mobile services to BB readers. Simply select the Beauty Bets Special Promo when you book a makeup, hair or hair & makeup service. Enjoy + please send pics! 

  • Elizabeth Dehn
    ABOUT ELIZABETH
    Born and raised in Minnesota by surprisingly low-maintenance parents, beauty writer and lifestyle editor Elizabeth Dehn (aka Bets) spent her awkward years buying Mood lipstick and whipping up DIY face masks before founding Beauty Bets in 2009.
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