The Hottest Trends You Need To Try Before Summer's Out



There’s something about summer – we don’t know whether it’s the heat getting to our head or the carefree energy that radiates all around. Whatever the case, we’re always more inclined to experiment with cool beauty trends, whether it’s committing to a seasonal chop or ditching minimal makeup in favor of a new liner lewk. If you haven’t tried any of this year’s summer trends, try your hand at one of these hot new looks before it’s time to wrap up for autumn.

1. Play with Out-Out Makeup

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With restrictions lifted in the UK and the US, clubs are reopening, and going “out-out” is finally an option. Think dancing until dawn, cocktails past curfew, and memories that’ll last forever. Enter: out-out makeup. It’s glam, it’s fierce, it’s bold, and a far cry from the skinimalist makeup vibe we’ve been loyal to for the past year. With this trend, there are no rules – the more dramatic, the better. It’s Leo season after all.

Whether you opt for a fierce liner look, an extreme burst of shimmer, or a bold lip, go big or go home. Better yet, pair an experimental liner look with a lip for a head-turning beauty look.

Struggling to decide? When it comes to finding your ultimate out-out makeup, ask yourself one question: what color, finish, or texture will bring out my hot girl summer goddess? Then go from there.

2. Slay The Reverse Cat Eye

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This trend blew up after makeup artist @paintedbyspencer shared a video of himself applying the flawless liner look with the caption ‘Have you tried the reverse cat eye? It’s my favorite.’ Shortly after, thousands of TikTok’ers rushed to try the look and naturally fell in love with its simple yet fierce vibe.

As you can see, the reverse cat-eye is just as sultry as a regular cat eye, however, it’s inverted the focus to the lower lash. This look is also a great option for hooded eyes as it’s easier to get the wing right. We’ve also been experimenting with different jeweled-toned eyeliners, and we can confirm, it elevates the look and adds a hot girl summer twist.

3. Opt for XXL Hair

Nothing says “summer” like long flowing tresses and all of our fave celebs appear to agree. Everyone from Kim K. to J.Lo and Winnie Harlow have been sporting long, rapunzel-like hair that’s derriere-scraping with slightly thinning ends. It’s seriously glam but equally effortless.

This look is perfect if you’ve allowed your hair to grow out during the pandemic. If you committed to a shorter hairstyle this year, don’t sweat as clip-ins are a great option and will allow you to easily fake this sexy look if you want to try it. Check out our hair extension guide for more deets.

4. Commit To The Summer Chop

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Whenever Rihanna commits to a hairstyle, you can bet it’s only a matter of time before the rest of the world follows suit; and that’s undoubtedly the case with the summer chop. Rihanna has been playing with the pixie cut all summer and it keeps on getting shorter and more fierce… If that’s even possible.

The latest celeb to join the summer chop gang is Gabrielle Union or should we say Goddess Union. Take note of how she’s styled her crop with a slightly pushed back front paired with baby hairs. It’s giving us major 90s vibes. We also love her empowering message.

This is another empowering hair post but for a very different reason. Both Willow and Jada Smith showcased their shaved heads with this stunning photo. According to Jada, who has been struggling with hair loss over the past few years, Willow encouraged her to shave her head and reclaim her hair journey. We couldn’t be more obsessed and touched by the sweet mother and daughter hair journey.

5. Experiment with Stick-On Eyeliner

Hailey Bieber posted these pictures slaying stick-on cat-eye winged liner, and everyone instantly fell in love with the holographic liner. Needless to say, it reignited the stick-on-liner trend.

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The good news is you can buy the exact liner as Hailey from Simi Haze Beauty Eye Play Sticker Book Rave Pack, $55. The new beauty brand from DJ and beauty-loving duo Simi and Haze Khadra. The sticker book is full of experimental stick-on liner looks that are literally made for summer. We couldn’t be more obsessed.

For more trends, check out the hair color trend we’re seeing everywhere rn.

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