Met Gala Beauty Trends 2016
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Every fashion and beauty bod in the industry has been awaiting the 2016 Met Gala with baited breath to see what beauty trends would sweep the red carpet this year. Everyone knows the Met Gala is the event where celebrities can really let their hair down and have a little fun with their look. With Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, as this years theme for the Met Gala, molten metal, gilded accents and metallics were the beauty trends to take note of. From Kristen Stewart's silver lids, Rita Ora's molten hair accessories to Lily Aldridge's golden brows. From subtle accents to the stand out sirens, we take a closer look at the beauty trends 2016 Met Gala showcases and let you know how to achieve them at home, on a slightly less "Hollywood" budget.
Kristen Stewart's Striking Silver
Kristen is not afraid to take risks when it comes to fashion and beauty, and whilst this may not be entirely suitable for the office, there's no denying it makes her green eyes pop. Get the look with Nars Single Eyeshadow in Malacca £19.15. Wash on dry for a sheer daytime loom, or to really pump up the intensity, use a damp brush to build up a really striking colour.
Beyonce's Feline Eyes
Not only has Beyonce stolen the limelight with her Lemonade album, but she's gone and done it again with these mesmerising cat eyes. The shade actually has a hint of green it in, which is much warmer on all skintones than a harsh black. The dark Khaki first made an appearance last year in beauty, and it shows no signs of waning anytime soon. Nars have hit the jack pot again with Nars Steven Klein Never Too Late Single Eyeshadow £18.00, these are blendable, budgeproof and have the colour intensity to last all night (even if you don't wearing THOSE shoes...)
Gigi Hadid's Molten Nails
Gigi has nailed her Met Gala beauty trend 2016 (ahem, no pun intended). The problem is, her nails that cost a reported $2,000 to create. NBD Ouch. And most of us take a few extra 0's off that when it comes to our regular manicures. Gigi's were courtesy of celebrity manicurist Mar y Soul, who created the set almond shaped, chrome nails - note the real crystals hidden under the tips. Now for those who don't have a spare $2,000 lying around for fancy new nails, this Leighton Denny Nail Colour Diamond Diva £6.60Diamond has an advanced, premium formula and the wide brush makes it easy to apply, for a long - lasting, chip resistant polish.
Kate Bosworth's Ethereal Glow
I have to admit, Kate Bosworth is one of my style crushes and in my opinion she can do no wrong. As proven here with her beautiful example on nontouring. or those not in the know, that's the latest version of contouring, but done entirely with using highlighters to enhance and give your skin a healthy glow. It has a much more natural effect that contouring with darker shades, and gives a girl-next-door feel that is perfect for summer. Fair skins will suit Perricone Md No Highlighter Highlighter £29.00 for the perfect, suits all pinky shade. Darker skin tones can gild their faces with gold, and simply sweep Elizabeth Arden Limited Edition Beautiful Colour Highlighter £29.99 over the high points of their fa
There's just a few of our favorite Met Gala Beauty Trends 2016 has to offer. What are your favourite looks?
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