Neon and Nude Beauty Trends and Where to Find Them

Monday, August 06, 2012 • Permalink • 

--Guest Post By 365gorgeous

You can be bold and beautiful or demure and still be sexy. Where do you fit in? This year is for both extremes. This spring brought you some hot, never-seen-before trends to rock your cosmetics collection for the year 2012. To find out the most happening makeup trends this year, here’s an update from the top three cosmetics brands:

1. Bobbi Brown
Bobbi Brown’s Neon and Nude collection mixes neutrals with bright shocks of colors and is sure to give you a jolt like never before. The collection is stylish and fun at the same time.

You can check out Bobbi Brown’s lipstick collection, which consists of bold shades of neon and Uber Biege and super shiny lip glosses in gorgeous it shades of Citrus, Ultra Violet and Cosmic Pink. The collection has two stunning shades -- Blue Bell and Ultra Violet. And the blush is muted in colors of peach and pink that will complement your bright eyes and lips.

Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Gloss in Citrus, Cosmic Pink, and Ultra Violet

→ Buy Bobbi Brown Sheer Lip Gloss in Citrus, Cosmic Pink and Ultra Violet, $23.00 each, at

2. Iris Apfel Collection for MAC
This stunning collection, inspired by a ‘rare bird’, has lipsticks, eyeshadows and beauty powder in bold and bright colors. MAC has paired with the fashion icon Iris Apfel to create this collection, bringing colors like Silver Gull, Early Bird and Robin’s Egg for eye shadows.

Lip colors range from Morange, a bright orange color to Party Parrot in poppy pink. Another iconic color, like the fashion icon herself, is Scarlet Ibis in subtle rose and is just perfect for a full pout. Don’t miss the ripe orange and bright pink colors of the lip pencils.

This collection is a must-have for any woman for your beauty regime will be incomplete otherwise.

Iris Apfel Collection MAC Scarlet Ibis Lipstick

→ Buy the Iris Apfel Collection MAC Scarlet Ibis Lipstick, $55.00, at

3. Nars
This brand is in step with the other beauty brands in the bold and demure collection of neons and nudes. Their spring collection for 2012 has been put together for the woman of extremes who is not afraid of showing off her individuality and be in a league of her own.

While their Douce France Trio Eye Shadow has three soft shades of rose, Paramaribo Duo Eye shadow has two metallic shades of brass and bronze. The lip pencil is a hot creamy pink in sharp contrast to the blush that is candy pink and bright. But the must-have nudes of the Nars collection is their latest lip color in topaz that sparkles and shimmers.

Nars Trio Eyeshadow in Douce France

→ Buy the Nars Trio Eyeshadow in Douce France, $45.00, at

Don’t miss these cosmetics. They are important for the woman of today. Whether it is day-wear or evening–wear, you cannot miss the neons and the nudes that will set you apart from the crowd and light up the room when you step into it. Mix them well and stand out!

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