Cannes is not only one of the most popular vacation destinations on the French Riviera, but also, at least once a year, a fashion hotspot. Namely, when the Cannes Film Festival takes place. Along with Fashion Weeks, the Cannes Film Festival is also one of the most important fashion events of the year. So it goes without saying that we are hugely excited about its comeback – after it was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Celebrities from all over the world are doing their best to show up in their full glory and enchant us with their glamorous looks and outfits. Having already shown you the latest summer hair trends from the Red Carpet, we have now prepared another surprise for you! How about spicing up your makeup routine a bit and trying out some of the latest makeup trends for 2021 inspired by the Cannes Film Festival 2021?
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Makeup trends 2021: red lipstick is back in style
Even though our lips were rather hidden by wearing masks last year, our love for them has by no means diminished! Quite the contrary, in fact, because this season, eye-catching and bright lipstick colors are very much in vogue. A quick look at Cannes Film Festival 2021 makes us realize that red lipstick is undoubtedly one of the biggest makeup trends for 2021. This doesn’t surprise us either, because the classic simply suits every woman and can be worn for every occasion. Anyone who has ever worn a red lipstick knows the power it has to instantly add a sophisticated touch to any look.
However, not all red is the same and that is why it is very important to find the shade that best suits our skin and hair type. Women with a cool skin undertone can go for bordeaux and pink, while shades such as strawberry, coral or orange red are more suitable for women with a warm skin undertone. Since red lipstick is a real eye-catcher in itself, you should rather keep the rest of your makeup simple and subtle.
Glossy Lips are on trend
Matte lipsticks were totally hip in recent years. But those days are already over and this summer our lips are getting a little more shine again! Glossy Lips are the new, old make-up trend from the 00s and are making a big comeback this year! The shimmering lips of the stars at the Cannes Film Festival 2021 made the hearts of all fashionistas beat faster and for good reason. The soft shine makes for a super fresh look and makes our lips look much more voluminous and plump. To achieve a cool boost effect, you can apply the lip gloss a bit above the lip line or highlight the lips with a contrasting lip liner. The only downside: to keep our lips shimmering beautifully, we have to reapply lip gloss several times throughout the day.
Makeup trends 2021: Glitter gems for a touch of glamour
What used to be considered tacky by stars like Gwen Stefanie and Britney Spears is actually one of the biggest makeup trends for 2021. Shimmering rhinestones glitter on the eyes of fashion legends and influencers, adding a modern and playful touch to our look. However, unlike in the past, they are placed only discreetly and strategically and we must admit that they look surprisingly good and stylish.
Hollywood stars have also jumped on the trend bandwagon and spruced up their looks for the Cannes Film Festival 2021 with the fine rhinestones. The small embellishments have added a modern touch to actress Gemma Chan’s otherwise classic outfit. The supermodel also delivered one of her most beautiful looks this year and the rhinestones perfectly complemented her gorgeous dress.
With makeup mandatory, the focus in makeup in recent months was undoubtedly on the eye area and the eye makeup was allowed to be a little more eye-catching. So if you’re not so into gaudy lipsticks, the following makeup trend for 2021 is just the thing! With an eyeliner, our eyes immediately look more expressive and can be perfectly set in scene. So should it be blue, silver or pink? With a statement eyeliner, there are no limits to creativity! Are you tired of the classic cat eye look and would like to try something new? Then you would be in the best place with the Puppy Eyeliner! To ensure that the eyeliner stays in place all day and nothing smudges, we recommend that you reach for a waterproof product.
Pink eye make-up
And let’s stay with the eye area. This season, the eyes may not only be staged with eyeliner, but also with eye shadow. Shimmering pink tones are particularly in vogue and provide a wonderfully fresh touch in summer. Pink is often dismissed as girly but the color palette is so vast that there is guaranteed to be something for every taste and style. From a soft pastel pink to bright neon pink, absolutely anything is possible! So don’t be afraid to experiment with the different shades and add some character to your makeup.
Black has no place in summer? Far from it! The grunge theme was already a big hit in the fashion world in winter and will accompany us into this season as well. Dramatic eyes and dark tones on the lips made for a great change from natural looks and bright colors during the Cannes Film Festival 2021. There’s something charming and mystical about the dark and slightly creepy grunge style, and it’s definitely one of the biggest makeup trends for 2021.
Doing your makeup completely in black is somehow too much for you? Then do it like Canadian model Mikhaila “Coco Rocha” and put the focus on your eyes, while making your lips shine with a neutral lip gloss.