Lipstick Is Hot For Summer — & These Are The 3 Biggest Trends
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As face mask restrictions loosen, consumer reports confirm that lipstick sales are on the rise. This summer, if you're vaccinated, you can walk to meet your friends for brunch al fresco with your mask hanging from a chain around your neck instead of covering the entire lower half of your face. On those blissful occasions, maybe you pop a tinted balm on your lips — if for no other reason than to celebrate the fact that they're visible for the first time in what feels like forever.
That said, your aesthetic and preferences for what you want in a lip color may have changed since the last time you set foot inside a restaurant. To help figure out what you're looking for this season, we've broken down the three biggest lip color trends for summer 2021. Whether you want a balm, plumping gloss, or a multipurpose stick that doubles as blush, scroll through to find the most popular new tubes to toss in your purse ASAP.
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Sephora has a ton of new beauty launches for the summer, from breathable, lightweight skin tints to hair-care galore. It's no surprise the retailer has everything we need for our summer skin-care routine. Whether you are in the market for a new mask or serum to target your concerns or want to treat yourself, Sephora's new summer releases will give your skin the nourishment it deserves.
Dr. Carter also recommends multi-layer masks over single-ply styles and says to avoid non-breathable materials like plastic or leather when exercising. “They concluded that ‘wearing a face mask during vigorous exercise had no discernible detrimental effect on blood or muscle oxygenation, and exercise performance in young, healthy participants,’” Dr. Carter explains. Researchers asked 20 adults to take cardiopulmonary exercise tests masked or unmasked.
TikTok has a new conversation starter thanks to the "talk to me" trend, which ironically spawned from the "don't talk to me" trend. The latter sampled the lyrics "don't talk to me" from the same Playboi Carti song "Punk Monk”. In that trend, TikTokers express their frustration over something someone does as Playboi Carti sings "don't talk to me”. The person usually does hand gestures in sync with the lyrics. In the “talk to me” trend, Instead of discussing their pet peeves, people share what they want in another person, while doing similar hand gestures. The user @1lilnaz is believed to be the first person to put this upbeat spin on the TikTok trend. "If you watch anime," @maxtaylorlifts said before gesturing "talk to me”. "When I see alt people in public," @lilsaiko666 wrote in the caption. "When she say she love babies," @twinnandazari said with his daughter
We know you're searching for sunglasses shapes to add to your rotation year-round, so we won't skimp on the trends you'll want to get to know. We scoured the runways and checked the new arrivals from our favorite eyewear brands - Oliver Peoples, Linda Farrow, Le Specs, and Quay Australia, just to name a few - and uncovered the biggest looks of 2021. These styles may be even more important than your blue-light reading glasses because you can wear them outside and inside - inside, like, when you're posing for an outfit selfie, of course.
If you're anything like us, after a year-plus in quarantine, you've probably forgotten how to dress. I mean, throwing on a sweater and leggings is certainly comfortable, but now that we can finally go to brunch and enjoy the sweltering summer heat safely, it's probably time to kick things up a notch. And, we hate to break it to you, maybe put on a bra too).
The summer 2021 fashion trend season is well underway. Which look will come to be your favorite by the end of it? To help get a handle on everything you'll want to try in the next few months, we've tapped buyers and experts at some of the biggest retailers to tell us which fashion items are this summer's greatest style contenders.While some trends are to be expected — see: denim shorts and sandals (though, this year, with a '90s twist!) — others feel like uniquely post-pandemic finds — hi: bodyc