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My 2022 Makeup Picks: Seasonal Colour Analysis

For those of you who don't know what a Seasonal Colour Analysis is, it's a tool used to help us figure out what colours harmonize with our natural eye, hair and undertone skin colour. These colours will give us a glow, meaning it will will make us look more youthful and make our eyes sparkle.


The Seasonal Colour Analysis divides everyone into four basic seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter. My client's that have already been allocated a season, had the Style Review service with me. They have received a complimentary colour swatch in their season to take with them shopping and a Makeup guide with recommendations on which shades to look for.


*Disclaimer: I am not a certified Makeup Artist, but am a certified Colour Consultant with the London College of Style. These are my personal picks for makeup below. Click on the links to take you directly to the site to purchase. These are not affiliate links.


Spring:


Foundation: Yellow-based (golden or apricot tone) foundations are best as you have a warm undertone.


IT Cosmetics CC + Cream with SPF +50


Cult favorite among many - great for Springs as the shades tend to be on the warmer side and have a yellow undertone. They do not have a lot of shade options , but if you match up, you will have the amazing sun protection benefits and creamy medium to full coverage. I use this myself, as I have sensitive skin and it does an amazing job in covering my redness. Another dupe that blew up on social media is the Charlotte Tilbury Beautiful Skin Foundation.


Blush: Look for blushers with Peach and Apricot shades.


Rare Beauty, Stay Vulnerable Melting Cream Blush: Nearly Apricot -muted coral


One of the top-selling blushes for 2022. It's liquid-like cream blush melts into second skin for a natural-looking flush.


Eyeshadow: Look for palettes that are warm, colours can include, brown, cream, coral, green and purple.


Dior, Backstage Eyeshadow Palette


How gorgeous are these shades with the brown naturals with warm undertones?! An all-in-one eyeshadow and primer palette with one primer and eight blendable shades in matte and shimmer finishes.


Highlighter: Look for Cream, Peach or soft Gold shades.


Merit, Day Glow dewy Highlighting Balm, Champagne


A clean, moisturizing highlighter with skincare benefits. Easy to apply with the stick application. Customers rave about the natural glow it gives.


Mascara: Brown Mascara is your go-to, unless you have dark hair then Black Mascara will work.


Tarte, Lights, Camera, Lashes 4-in-1 Mascara, Brown


A vegan mascara that delivers a 35 percent increase in curl and contains natural ingredients. It's a 24-hr wear and smudge prove and customers rave about how feathery it fans out your eyelashes.


Lips: The best colours for you are Peach, Apricot and Coral shades.


Nars Lipstick, Barbarella - peach


A long-lasting lipstick that will leave your lips feeling hydrated with ingredients like passion fruit seed and moringa oil.


Autumn:


Foundation: Yellow-based (golden, apricot or olive tone) foundations are best as you have a warm undertone.


Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation


An award-winning, oil-free foundation that delivers medium coverage. They have many golden- and olive-specific options.


Blush: Look for blushers that have a Red-Brown or Golden-Brown shade.


Huda Beauty, Cheeky Tint Cream Blush Stick, Rebel Red


A buildable cream blush that will give you a juicy glow. Such a unique shade!


Eyeshadow: Browns and Golds are your best friends when it comes to eye colours.


Natasha Denona, Bronze Eyeshadow Palette


Can we get any warmer than this?! Love how many warm shades there are to choose from. There are wearable matte and shimmers that are universally flattering.


Highlighter: Stick with an intense gold shimmer.


Charlotte Tilbury Beauty Highlighter wand, Goldgasm


A popular highlight among makeup-lovers. As an Autumn, you have a goddess complexation. This highlighter will enhance the golden features you have.


Mascara: Dark brown Mascara is your go-to, unless you have dark hair then Black Mascara will work.


Diorshow 24h Buildable Volume Mascara, Brown


To complement your golden, green or dark eyes, this mascara will enhance your eyes and give you the volume you want.


Lips: Any shade of Brown and Bronze will look amazing on you.


Bite Beauty, Power Move Hydrating Soft Matte Lipstick, Sesame - honey beige


A clean, vegan and hydrating lipstick loved by many. There are other shades too that you can wear: Espresso Brava, Ginger Malt, Harissa, Tamarind and Extreme Sugar Buns.


Winter:


Foundation: Look for foundations with a cool blue-based, pink or rosy tones.


Nars, Light Reflecting Advanced Skincare Foundation


I'm sure you have heard about this viral foundation that is a makeup-skincare-hybrid foundation that creates a smooth-like finish.


Blush: Look for blushers that have a strong, deep tone -a deep pink or wine colour.


Nars Blush in Thrill


Loving this NARS pressed powder pink blush which is slightly cool-toned, with a mostly matte finish. This blush is easy to blend into the skin, with medium pigmentation that is great for beginners to work with.


Eyeshadow: Your best eye colours are all shades of pink, purples, blues and greys.


Huda Beauty Rose Quartz Eyeshadow Palette


An award-winning brand with stunning shade ranges! Inside, you’ll find a mix of neutral, pink, and purple shades in matte, shimmer, and metallic finishes. Each shadow is highly pigmented and packs a punch in just one swipe.


Highlighter: Use ice pinks or greys for this.


Huda Beauty Winter Solstice Highlighter Palette


A beautiful highlighter palette with four shimmering, pearlescent shades that complement cool undertones. There's a cream-based pink shade, an iridescent blue and purple shade, a cool toned champagne shade, and a frosted pink shade.


Mascara: Black is your go-to!


Lancôme, Lash Idôle Lash-Lifting & Volumizing Mascara


With a few coats of this popular mascara, you will achieve voluminous and long eyelashes.


Lips: The brighter- the better! Go for bold pinks and blue toned reds or purples.


Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Stunna Lip Paint Longwear Fluid Lip


If you want a lipstick that is long-lasting and is pigmented, this one is for you. A soft-matte finish, bright-pink shade, but it comes in other bold, statement-making shades. Anyone with cool undertones can pull them off.


Summer:


Foundation: Look for foundations with a cool blue-based, pink or rosy tones.


Too Faced Born This Way Foundation


Generally Summers have a fair complexation and this foundation is perfect for you! It gives medium coverage and builds up beautifully; plus, with coconut water and alpine rose, it won’t parch skin.


Blush: Look for blushers that have a soft, muted tone.


Dior, Backstage Rosy Glow Blush


A gorgeous icy pink for rosy cheeks for a natural glow.


Eyeshadow: As a Summer, you can wear pale pinks and purples.


PAT McGRATH LABS Divine Rose Luxe Eyeshadow Palette: Eternal Eden - Divine Rose II Collection


A dream of cool-toned pink shades. Rose-inspired matte and shimmer shades. Well-known for their pigmented shades.


Highlighter: Use pale pinks or greys for this.


Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight


A liquid highlighter that creates a soft and luminous finish.


Mascara: Black is your go-to!


Rare Beauty by Selena Gomez Perfect Strokes Universal Volumizing Mascara


A mascara that will give you a lengthened look without overpowering your soft and light eyes.


Lipstick: Your best lip colour is pink!


Dior, Dior Addict Lip Glow


An iconic Dior lip balm with 97 percent natural-origin ingredients that awakens the natural color of lips with a custom glow and up to 24 hours of hydration.


I hope this has helped if you're new to exploring your seasonal palette!