Biggest Hair And Makeup Trends For Spring 2016

by Stephanie Montes

Tired of rocking the same old beauty looks season after season? Not to worry. A whole new wave of trends just surfaced on the Spring 2016 runways and they’re really (really) good. From shaggy bangs to cobalt blue eyeliner, these hair and makeup looks are all you need to kick your beauty routine into high gear. And the best part is, you don’t have to wait until next year to try them out.

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Braids have seen their fair share of time in the spotlight and are showing no signs of stopping. Everything from intricate plait-ponytail hybrids to those in extreme lengths are all the rage on this season's runways.

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The blue-eyeliner trend from last spring is back again. Ranging from bold cobalts to electric blues, this look is versatile enough to complement any eye color and skin tone.

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Embellishing your 'do is more popular than ever. Whether you prefer a simple headband or dramatic jewels to amp up your look this season, the trend is customizable enough to suit any taste level.

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Step out of your comfort zone with eye shadows in all shades of the rainbow. Apply color to the crease or opt for a slightly more dramatic look that extends to the brow bone. If your feeling extra daring, apply shadow on the under-eye area.

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Bangs are going to be huge this fall and as seen on the most recent runways, the fringe movement is here to stay until next year. Opt for a shaggy cut or try something blunt and polished.

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Allow your lips to make a statement, even when you're not talking. Trending shades range from the coral red to purple oxbloods and include everything in between.