Bin the blush girls! John Galliano may have sent bold makeup extravaganzas down the runway at the weekend, but elsewhere there's a rival trend emerging: Minimalism. The Autumn shows, have been filled with bare, fresh faced looks using subtle makeup touches. Makeup at Stella McCartney and Emmanuel Ungaro was girly and natural. At Balmain, makeup artist Tom Pecheux created an understated natural look with nude shades. It was a similar vibe at Dries Van Noten where models wore barely-there makeup.
The trend started as far back as the New York's shows. At The Row, makeup artist Aaron de Mey for Lancôme worked a "noncosmetics looking" style for the fresh faced models. London rocked it too, with both Matthew Williamson, Julien Macdonald and Burberry Prorsum projecting an effortless "no makeup" aesthetic. To find out more details and to see pictures, just read more.
It's funny how trends work. This style is the ultimate opposite the dark eyes and strong red lips which have been major this season. What do you prefer? Are you a natural girl, or a lipstick vamp? Click through my slideshow to see the best examples of the new minimal look.