The Neon Makeup Trend Is the Look That’s Ready to Party
There used to be a time when makeup trends came from the runway, but thanks to the democratizing power of the internet, Instagram and YouTube are the hubs for all the hottest new looks. The latest one making a splash on the interwebs? Neon makeup.
Instagram and YouTube beauty blogger Kristen Leanne created a simple-to-follow tutorial and we’re loving the look. All you need to get your own neon eyeliner is some bright, popping eye shadow and some white liquid liner. Yep, that’s all it takes to achieve this super cool optical illusion.
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Using the white as a base, simply draw your white line as thick as you’d like, in your desired shape. Once the color sets, add your bright accent color on top, and boom! Neon lights.
While we can understand why you might not want to rock this dramatic look, there are tons of more subtle ways to do it, and we’re living for all the simple ways you can try this look without being too extreme, like this orange sherbet-colored lid that’s just crazy enough to get a double take.
Another cool way to wear the look is accenting your dramatic winged eyeliner with just a stripe of pink neon, like this MUA did here. Seriously, how cool is that look for a night out on the town with your pals?
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✖️GAMBIT✖️ So many people asked me to do Gambit and I wasn't originally going to do him but I decided to because I got this idea to do a glowing hand of cards. I'm not 100% happy with how it came out but here it is 💕 (PS ignore the black gunge in my inner corner my eye was watery) PRODUCTS: @inglotireland No.387 Shadow as a transition shade, 77 Gel Liner in my waterline, @thebalmeu "Matt Abdul" and "Matt Johnson" from the Meet Matt(e) Nude Palette, @nyxcosmetics "Milk" Jumbo Eye Pencil as a base for the pink, "Black" Micro Brow, @urbandecaycosmetics "Blackout" Shadow on the lid + lower lashline, "Savage" from the Electric Palette for the pink glow, @sleekmakeup "Pout" also for the pink glow, @maccosmetics "Gesso" Shadow, to make the little lines glow, on the brow bone and on the inner corner, "Nylon" also on the brow bone + inner corner, @wolfefx "Pink" Face Paint from the Essentials Palette for the neon parts, @snazaroo White Face Paint to highlight the neon parts + make the little lines coming out of the cards, @topshop "Hologram" Shadow on the inner corner, @sosu_bysuzannejackson "Kylie" Lashes.
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You can even draw in a design with white liner like this artist did here. Whoa. This look definitely brings the party.
Not an artist? Try a simpler design, like this heart-shaped look here. You know this look is still gonna pop under black light.
Will you try the neon look? Tell us @BritandCo!