Fall is here in all its glory, from peak foliage and cozy wardrobes to every pumpkin-flavored treat you can imagine. And your style probably changed with the seasons, too, with warm-toned makeup trends to counteract the chill in the air. This year, we’re looking ahead to the winter wonderland with frosty finishes and regal touches that’ll have you feeling like a snow queen. We’re exploring the next wave of late-fall and winter makeup trends so you’re ready to steal the show.
Hot Looks for Cold Weather
1. Glitter & Glam
There’s no denying that 2022 has been the year of glitter. The experimental glam trend has been everywhere, from prestige TV dramas to runways and FYP pages around the world. Think sparkling face and hair gems, shimmery winged liner, and gorgeous iridescent effects everywhere.
Try our easy-to-use Holographic Face & Eye Stickers and new Moonstone Face & Hair Gems for long-lasting illumination. The new Diamond Dust Iridescent Eye & Brow Topper, available in Winter Blue and Amethyst, animates makeup with a glittery, multidimensional effect. Finish off the look with our new hair tinsel for an unforgettable flourish. Your glittery glam will be the life of every upcoming holiday party.
2. Icy Blue Shadow
What’s a winter goddess without an icy palette? Dramatic hues are in style this season, ranging from deep sapphire to twinkly silver. Play up pastel winter tones with our Venus XS: Blue Opal palette, featuring a Metallic Ice-y Baby Blue, Matte Grey-Blue, Matte Periwinkle, and Metallic Olive Green.
3. Late-Night Lips
Glossy, luscious lips were the highlight of summer 2022, but fall and winter are for the bold. Don’t be afraid to carry dark Halloween favorites into your winter makeup looks with blood red, deep plum, and black lips. With the new Velvetines Lip Trio: Lunar Eclipse, you can get the best of dark winter lips in one mystical collection. This holiday lip kit includes our two best-selling liquid matte lipsticks, Wicked and Bloodmoon, as well as a new shade, Luna.
4. Pick Pink
Pink isn’t just for spring—keep that flushed look when the temperatures cool off. Whether you prefer soft or bright shades, pink lips and eyeshadow are here to bring a delicate touch to strong fall and winter makeup looks. Feel fun and flirty with hot pinks, peaches, mauves, and pastel pinks. Check out our Velvetines Liquid Lipstick and Wet Cherry Lip Gloss for a darling daytime look. Our Venus 3 Eyes and Face Palette and Wet Cherry Sweet Mattes Eyeshadow Palette have the perfect pinks for a sweet, romantic vibe, no matter who you’re meeting under the mistletoe.
5. Go for the Glow
Dry, dull skin is a common fall and winter worry, but makeup enthusiasts everywhere are finding ways to retain their warm-weather glow. From TikTok to the runway, you’ll see a lot of faces with a healthy, youthful glow. Boost your highlight makeup game with Sunkissed Glimmering Skin Sticks. With luminous, light-reflecting micro-pearls, these highlighters give you a dewy summer complexion that’ll be the envy of your friend group.