Spring Summer 2014 Trend Forecast

Pure Beauty previews the hottest make-up, hair and fragrance trends of next season, now.

SS14 will be a season of laid back, warmed-up feminine looks, girly hair, and fragrance updates.

Summer loving

Prabal Gurung (image courtesy of MAC cosmetics)

Summer wouldn't be summer without super-charged, ice lolly bright shades popping up all over the catwalks. This is where the statement lip gets its 2014 update – with tomato reds and neon oranges in creamy matte textures, set against the prerequisite bronzed, glowing base. The shade needs to be highly pigmented, vibrant, and strong enough to light up the face – think sunny and tropical. The lipstick can either be painted on for a precise, structured look, or smudged on with the finger to create a matte stained finish.

MAC Lipstick in Morange (RRP £15, maccosmetics.co.uk), an acid-bright neon orange, is the perfect shade to nail this look, and is wearable enough to become a fixture in your make-up bag all summer long. Kirstin Piggott, Rimmel's global make-up artist, says: “This vibrant orange lip provides a statement against a soft luminous skin; it's the perfect look for spring/summer.” . . .

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