My earliest make-up memory is slicking on layers of sticky, cherry-scented lip gloss at school. Fast forward a few years and countless trends later, and I find myself drawn to gloss all over again – but this time, the grown-up version. The new look is polished and considered but it also extends boundaries, making an appearance on the eyelids. I have been poring over images of the season’s runway shows – with washes of sorbet colours across the lids and eyes that appear to be almost glazed in a sugar syrup. Add dimension to bare lids with clear gloss and frame the eyes with demure mascara-coated lashes. For a more subtle approach, dab gloss over your normal eyeshadow. This season’s gloss does not stop at the lips or lids; wear it over brows to groom the ultimate textured shape or tap into skin along the cheekbones for a radiant highlight.
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