Of glitter and red lipsticks: Fancy, pretty Chinese New Year makeup looks inspired by spring/summer trends to throw off annoying aunties
Red all about it
CNY is upon us — and with it, the relentless line of questioning, the ceaseless pointed jabs about your marriageability, employability, and just plain ol' ability (at doing anything, according to your second aunt twice removed), as well as the stuffing of your cheeks to keep from screaming. Those pineapple tarts better watch out.
For some of us, the above scenario hits close to home. And while legal emancipation is at present time in serious consideration (kidding), we recommend something far less extreme. Much like how birds vary their plumage based on their needs, the answer lies in makeup that serves to distract, attract and counteract from undesired interactions. Translation: construct a standout beauty look that leaves everyone discussing little else.
And there is no better place to gather inspiration than the spring/summer 2019 shows. Above, an assortment of fresh faces to try your hand at. Your CNY survival very well depends on them.