Beauty Looks & Tips You'll Love, Plus Enter to Win a $75 Gift Card to Your Favorite Beauty Store!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 08.08.19
Beauty Looks & Tips You'll Love, Plus Enter to Win a $75 Gift Card to Your Favorite Beauty Store!

Makeup trends are always changing. Sometimes it's hard to keep up! We're here with a list of some of our favorite looks that you're sure to love – that never go out of style. Plus, get easy tips for the perfect makeup look every time.

What's your favorite makeup trend or tip? Whether it's timeless or a fun craze, we want to hear about it! Tell us below and enter for the chance to win a $75 gift card to Sephora – or your favorite beauty store!

Natural Brows

We've lived through the pencil-thin eyebrow phase and the thick, overdrawn eyebrow phase. Now it's time to show off those natural brows. Simply groom your brows by brushing them upward with a spoolie brush and then fill in any sparse spots with brow pencil using light strokes. Tip: Once you have the shape and look you want, set your brows with a dab of clear lip balm to keep them in place.

Bold Lips

Rich burgundy, wine red, and dashing maroon. Giving your lips a bold pop of color is a fun way to make a statement. Perfect with light, natural makeup and your go-to mascara. Tip: For a softer look, place the lip color on your finger and dab it onto your lips. For a fuller lip, use a slightly darker lip liner and line just outside your natural lip.

Glossy Lips

If bold lipsticks aren't your thing, try a glossy lip for a subtle yet elevated touch. The newer formulas are a thinner consistency, and lo and behold, less gooey. Gone are the days where you'd find your hair constantly sticking to your lips! Tip: Be sure to prep your lips with a lip balm or moisturizer for a long-lasting, hydrated finish.

Colored Liner

Ready to ditch your basic black liner? Try a swipe of color to brighten and complement your eyes. For blue eyes, try gold, champagne, or navy shades. For green eyes, bronze, rust, or purple shades. For brown eyes, try blue, amber, or gray shades. And for hazel eyes, green, purple, or gold shades. Tip: Start with an eyeshadow primer to keep your lines in place.


Highlighting is perfect for emphasizing those areas on your face where the light naturally hits, giving you a gorgeous glow. Place on the tops of your cheek and brow bones, down the bridge and at the tip of your nose, and over your cupid's bow. You can even place a little on the inner corners of your eyes to brighten your eye look. Tip: If you accidentally use too much, just fade it out with some foundation.

Sheer Foundation

Fresh skin never goes out of style. Embrace your complexion and try a sheer or radiance-boosting foundation for a natural-looking finish that allows your skin to shine through. Start with a little and build as you go, and only target coverage where needed. Tip: Start with a clean face, a good primer, and make sure to blend, blend, blend!

What are your go-to makeup trends or tips? Enter for the chance to win a $75 gift card to Sephora – or your favorite beauty store!

#SheSpeaksBeauty Giveaway

*One lucky contestant will be chosen at random to receive a $75 gift card to the beauty store of their choice, provided the gift card is easily purchased online. Giveaway is open through August 25, 2019 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thanks to all who entered! Congrats to our winner, SheSpeaks member hariharian.

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  • hhelmreich By hhelmreich

    I love natural brows! Years ago, I always felt so pressured to get my eyebrows done often and have them super thin. Now, I embrace my natural brows and they are super low maintenance!

  • Kiddergal By Kiddergal

    Take the time to care of your skin, and let your natural beauty shine from within. I rarely wear make up, and when I do it to enhance or define, not cover up. A good primer does so much on it's own, a touch of mascara and natural lip color. Being true to me.

  • cowlady2 By cowlady2

    Primer, SPF tint and lip stain for a sun safe long lasting look

  • NYCaliGal By NYCaliGal

    I cannot stress this enough SPF!!! At least 30 or above. Want to stay looking younger longer, than you want to put on spf. Whether that?s moisturizers or primer.

  • SeyiSeyi24 By SeyiSeyi24

    great eyeliner and great mascara a little highlight in the inner corners and bammmmmm your ready to go

  • rubydreamer By rubydreamer

    I don't use much makeup, but love colored eye liners.

  • BellaMadison By BellaMadison

    My favorite tip..i sometimes will use blush as eyeshadow or vice versa. I have this really pretty pinkish orange eyeshadow blush that makes my blues pop! My favorite store to ourchase beauty products is Sephora. They have been my go too forever!

  • rolliepollie By rolliepollie

    I don't wear a lot of make up.

  • snlrichardson By snlrichardson

    Moisturizer and keep it simple!

  • MyCraftyZoo By MyCraftyZoo

    I have to have my face glue! NYX Matte Finish keeps my makeup looking great all day without my having to bother with it! LOVE IT!

  • gypsyt642 By gypsyt642

    Loving a natural mineral makeup.

  • ginnyfal By ginnyfal

    Don't forget the sunscreen.

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  • kcorlette84 By kcorlette84

    interested in eyebrow stuff

  • gail_bean By gail_bean

    Moisturizer and primer are your best friends

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