If you’re anything like me, January is the time for clear outs, trying new things and setting good intentions, and I like to apply this to my makeup bag, too. I’m not suggesting you go full Marie Kondo, but not only is a regular makeup bag clear out essential to rid of expired products, but it also allows the chance to welcome experimentation, whether that be with new makeup products or techniques. There’s nothing like a clean slate, right?
And as we look ahead to the next 12 months, there are a whole bunch of 2023 makeup trends that will reinvigorate your routine and give you a dose of new year inspo as we pack away our party season makeup. Whether you prefer a natural makeup look, a bold lip colour or a statement eye look, 2023 holds some seriously great makeup looks for us to try.
To find out which makeup looks will be big news in 2023, I spoke to several top celebrity makeup artists. They are the ones pioneering the looks we see on the runways and red carpets that ultimate trickle down into makeup trends that we cannot wait to road test. Ahead, you’ll find the top trends that they predict will be big news this year, as well as the key tips, tricks, techniques and products to achieve the looks. So, clear out your makeup bag, pick up your products and get ready to experiment this year.