Bizarre Make Up & Skincare Trends

Dear Daring and Bold Dotties,

Makeup trends and skincare fads have evolved over the centuries, from the naturalistic beauty regimen of Cleopatra who took milk soak baths to the weird slug facial treatment that has become a new trend in skin care. The latest technologies in beauty science can be found in innovative cosmetics and skincare products that utilize newly discovered materials and new manufacturing techniques to adapt to the needs of the modern women.

Inspired by Nature | The Trendy Techno Butterfly Look

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Last year’s hottest trend was Michelle Obama’s stylish look. Her new haircut with bangs and dazzling makeup epitomized the style created by Pat McGrath for the Christian Dior Couture Show. McGrath’s sparkling crystals on the lips and eyes are this year’s highlights on the runway.

Christian Dior wants to project the ‘sexy minimalist’ look. But hold your horses, there is nothing minimal on how makeup guru Pat McGrath treated the eyes. This butterfly-inspired look highlights the eyes like no other, making the smoky smudge eye makeup style a thing of the past. This trending ethereal beauty look uses nature-inspired vibrant colors is now possible with the techno butterfly eye makeup effect.

This may look weird to others, but this strange eye makeup style fits ladies who want to project boldness. Many stylish women are now flaunting their techno butterfly eyes.

 

Go Beyond the Norms | The Floating Eyeliner

This hot new makeup trend is the floating eyeliner is easy to create. Check out how Youtube makeup sensation and guru Michelle Phan creates it hereIt defies everything you know about the proper way to apply an eyeliner, but this bizarre trend took the fashion runway by storm recently. The floating eyeliner was first noticed on Anthony Vaccarello’s fashion show and it is now popular among many designers and beauty enthusiasts.

 

Reptilian Beauty | The Serpent and the Swan Runway Look

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Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia created an aura of mystery as fashion models sashayed down the catwalk. They were wearing out of this world makeup as models paraded down the runway with their bizarre futuristic looks. The featured serpent and swan look is strikingly noticeable, since it is shrouded in mysticism and left many viewers under its spell. To achieve this look, wear something gothic like black and other dark earthy colors with accessories of the same hues. Complementing the stylish dark clothing are the thickly drawn exaggerated eyebrows and coordinated black nail polish. This ultra-hip look was a definite homage to the punk era decades ago, and today, it has reached the haute couture fashion level.

 

Peek-A-Brow| The Bleached Brow

What were you be thinking? This is probably the usual comment you will get if you go around parading the new trendy look of the invisible brow. Hot celebs like Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and the notorious Miley Cyrus debuted this strange look on Instagram. It became an instant hit for bold ladies who think outside the box. There are several ways to pull off this look, either by bleaching the brow in snow white color to make it more prominent or go for a shimmering golden blonde look for a subtle effect. If you are considering donning this bizarre makeup trend, we HIGHLY recommend letting the professionals handle the brow bleaching or coloring process.

 

Ditching the Brow Liner? Go for Eyebrow Extensions

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Is there anything weird about wanting a full brow? For most ladies, filling brows with brow liner or powder is the only way to get healthy, thick eyebrows. Having full and thick natural looking eyebrows is a hot trend today and there are various techniques to achieve this look.

One way is to ditch your old brow liner for an eyebrow extension. This is the easiest and most convenient way to have the full brow appeal. The beauty industry’s obsession with huge, thick brows has propelled beauty experts to use innovated techniques for this haute couture look. Synthetic, natural looking hair is added to the brow to fill in the gaps. This is a tedious task that only a professional can handle. The eyebrow is now taking center stage in extreme ways, either by disappearing via bleaching or by making it bizarrely thick for the serpent and swan high fashion look.

 

Innovative Natural Skincare: Bird Poop Facial Mask, Anyone?

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(The Geisha Facial® at Shizuka New York Day Spa uses Japanese nightingale droppings)

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(Uguisu Poo Uguisu No Fun Illuminating Mask available in Amazon)

Have you ever wondered why Japanese geishas have naturally glowing and clear skin? Their secret: bird poop! For thousands of years, bird excrement, specifically from the nightingale, has been used as a natural facial mask and in other skin care regimens. Today, celebrities in Hollywood and women all over the world are getting bird poop facials at their favorite spa or buying bird poop products to use at home. Harry Styles, Victoria Beckham, Tom Cruise, and other celebrities are said to be huge fans. Nightingale bird feces supposedly have deep cleansing properties that can leave users with a gleaming face, and this is what celebs are looking for. Nightingale poop is said to contain nitrogen-rich urea and an effective amino acid called guanine that can dramatically improve the skin. Are you ready to try it?

 

Snail Cream| Beauty Slime On Your Face

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Slime on your face, anyone?This may sound gross for many, but would you believe that many women from all over the world have been using skin care products with this as a main ingredient for years? There are scientific reasons behind this. For one, snail cream contains mucin extract, a protein complex that repairs, regenerates, and hydrates the skin. Slime from snails also contains elastin and glycolic acid that, according to some dermatologists, are effective ingredients that can decrease the appearance of scars and skin pigmentation. So go ahead and get some snail slime on your face for beauty’s sake! Check out our previous post on a snail cream review.

 

Would You Try Bizarre Beauty Trends To Look Good?

Beauty, indeed, is in the eyes of the beholder. You have heard this time and time again, but this common cliché is somewhat true. Makeup trends and skin care routines have evolved to keep up with the latest research findings, providing consumers with more technologically advanced products and trending makeup styles. If you feel that you need a bizarre beauty ritual to look good and beautiful, go ahead and experiment. After all, everyone is unique and there is nothing wrong with going beyond the usual and ordinary. So be, extraordinary!

Thanks for reading!

Dotfully Yours!