Every new year opens the door to a new world of beauty possibilities and closes it to those of the past. So you’re not completely left in the dark, we’ve rounded up a list of the hair and beauty trends that are likely being phased out come 2017.
1. Long Hair
She has tried almost every hairstyle known to womankind and has pulled them all off gracefully, but these large barrel curls and side-swept bang is easily on our list of top-five Kim Kardashian. looks.
2. Glitter Lips
This year, lipstick is going all-out. It’s no longer just about sticking to one shade, tone or texture. Take a look at the coolest new ways to wear your pout…
3. Blurred Lips
4. Wave Formation
At this point, cool-girl waves are a classic and while flat irons have been the go-to tool for the look, that’s about to change in a big way. With the “wave formation” technique, L.A. hairstylist Anh Co Tran yields a cross between an S-wave and beachy bends by using a 1.5-inch curling iron. He clamps the iron up and down each section, alternating the direction as he keeps moving down to the ends for effortless-looking bends.
This year brought a new word into everyone’s beauty vocabulary, namely, “microblading,” the natural looking brow embroidery technique gives you semi permanent brows on fleek.
While 2016 saw the new brow procedure become popular among early adopters, 2017 will see everyone and their mother’s getting it done.
6. Glitter Strobing
When the holidays approach, no one needs an excuse to amp up the sparkle because well, that just becomes a way of life. Enter—sequin dresses, glossy lip colours and shiny shadows.
7. Body Makeup
Body contouring was also a form of body shaming, inadvertently telling women that they should be covering up more of their body with makeup to make themselves more attractive.
8. Blorange Hair Color
Blorange hair is the first major trending color of 2017. Last year brought dozens and dozens of rainbow hair trends, and 2017 doesn’t seem to be any different.
9. Chrome Nails
The popularity of chrome nails has already trickled into 2016, but we’re going to bet on it becoming a huge trend in 2017.