MAC Spring / Summer 2014 trends

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

If names like Day-Glow, CC-Thru Colour and The New Eye-Deal excite you, then Spring 2014 is going to one fun season! MAC sets the trends this spring with their beautiful make-up designs and inspirations. MAC’s senior make-up artist, Michelle Lee Collins, took us through the looks. Here are BeautySouthAfrica’s top three favourites with quotes from leading international make-up artists:

MAC Cosmetics make-up trends summer

#Day-Glow
It’s all about cream blushers and sculpting creams. This trend references the sun, sea, sand, water and air elements. “Whatever you do this season, the complexion needs has to be summery, gorgeous and glowing,” says Tom Pecheux. It needs to be natural and fresh.

MAC Cosmetics make-up trends summer

#CC-Thru Colour
This has to be one of our favourite trends. It took inspiration from instagram-effects and hazy shading. Who thought that lilac and peach colours would be the chosen shades? “All the shades I’m using this season have a fleshy tone to them; it’s about playing with the tones that exist naturally on and in the skin,” says Lucia Pieroni.

MAC Cosmetics make-up trends summer

#The New Eye-Deal
The more feminine aspect of the eye is back and this is where all the detail lies. There are no new products, just the good old liner, lashes and kohl. But, it’s how these products are applied this season that make the difference. “Certain details are timeless and beyond trend – it is the canvas of the skin, their execution and the mood elsewhere on the face that makes them modern,” Terry Barber clarifies.

*Images courtesy of MAC Cosmetics

Create these looks with MAC products available in store. Which look will you be sporting this season?

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or BeautySouthAfrica.com, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin!

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  1. WAFIQA ABBAS

    Cream blushers are great. They don;t give you that heavy makeup look.

    2 years ago •

  1. Tanya

    All the looks are absolutely stunning!

    3 years ago •

  1. Aneeqah Allie

    I always use MAC. I see the trends are for summer 2014. What about summer 2015?

    3 years ago •

  1. Chilambwe Mofu

    It looks youthful and beautiful, like being lit from within. It’s also not excessive it’s just subtle and sun-kissed enough, without coming off like an oil slick

    3 years ago •

  1. Bianca Welgemoed

    Love the day look, looks radiant and so healthy!

    3 years ago •

  1. Hess

    The Day Glow is my favourite, and their skin looks so radiant.

    3 years ago •

  1. Candice Petersen

    Such amazing trends can’t wait for spring!!

    3 years ago •

  1. Pseudo_kate

    Going to a MAC counter is one of my favourite treats. I always save for the occasion and then work through my wish list of products.

    3 years ago •

  1. Mark Parr

    MAC, you are my best for the looks!!

    3 years ago •

  1. NaturalDiva

    The black eyeliner in the last picture in the left corner looks so editorial. I like that MAC is focusing on glowing complexions, definitely summer-type skin.

    3 years ago •

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