How to Stay on Top of the Beauty and Fashion Trends

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Keeping up with all the trends can feel overwhelming at times, but don’t let that scare you. Staying on top of the Beauty and Fashion trends is crucial if you want to break into these industries. You need to know what’s happening not only for you, but also for your potential customers. They’ll trust you to be informed and to know what’s rocking in the Beauty and Fashion world.

In this article, I’m going to tell you how you can make it by sharing with you some of the best sources to help you stay on top of the hottest Beauty and Fashion trends.

There’s always room for improvement

People who are in the Beauty and Fashion industry are the ones driven by their passion and enthusiasm for the art of beautification. While it is true that a beauty professional should also come up with her own distinct creations, it is also quite significant to be always updated and be on top of the latest trends. Not only this gives you new ideas to come up with and recreate, but it also builds a huge learning space for you. When choosing a career in the beauty and fashion industry, continuous research is vital – Never stop reading and learning! Trends change in a blink of an eye and you wouldn’t want to be left behind!

The idea of being overly outdated when it comes to these Beauty and Fashion trends may turn out to be one of the biggest mistakes ever. The super hyped Kim Kardashian face makeup contouring you’ve been recreating every single day is so last year!

Know What’s HOT and What’s NOT

We have all these amazing sources that can also help us know what’s going on in the Beauty and Fashion world. And no, you don’t have to attend New York Fashion Week on a regular basis just to know what’s hip. Most of these sources that can definitely help you are highly accessible – online. Online fashion/beauty magazines, YouTube tutorials, blogs and even online schools that offer courses on beauty and fashion have got almost everything we have to know. Beauty professionals and fashion gurus are all over the internet to guide us through this whole mod dilemma and they are all just a few clicks away! 

Here are 5 of my favorites:

#1 www.marieclaire.com – Emma Watson’s latest hairstyle? The brand of shoes Jennifer Lawrence wore on the red carpet? Marie Claire has got you covered.

#2 www.thebeautymagazine.com – If you want to know the hottest beauty products in the market, you should definitely bookmark this website! Seriously.

#3 www.allure.com – “The Beauty Expert” as what its tagline says. No doubt.

#4 www.instyle.com – Latest collections launched during fashion week? Everything is here. – See? You don’t have to fly yourself to New York or Milan.

#5 www.glamourmagazine.co.uk – I just love their celebrity fashion picks! I know you’ll love them too.

Oh! And these are just online magazines. There are tons and tons of promising YouTube Gurus and exceptional Beauty & Fashion Bloggers out there that will help you keep up with this rapidly-moving fashion bandwagon. I love this list by New Media Rock Stars with the 8 top Beauty YouTube Gurus.

Not to mention Instagram, where you can just keep scrolling until you come across a great beauty find! I know you have the app, open it and check @jinsoonchoi, @lisaeldridgemakeup and @lizzzuy to know what I’m talking about. Being able to keep up with this whirlpool of trends won’t be easy, but take it from Simone Ciafardini, Vice President of Education & Artistry at MAKE UP FOR EVER: “Patience, Humility and Passion”. These are the qualities you’ll ever need to be able to succeed in the Beauty and Fashion Industry. You need to have the passion and the drive to discover new trends, learn and build your own personal image.

Embracing new things is amazingly exciting after all, don’t you agree? What are your favorite online resources to stay on top of the latest beauty and fashion trends?

 

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Andrea is a beauty and fashion blogger from Manila who marvels over online makeup tutorials, beauty DIYs and cosmetic products. She spends a lot of time blogging on http://shimmerjjang.com/, writing (and frequent lipstick swatching) as this is how she shares her compelling passion for the sensational beauty trends of today. In addition, she also writes articles and press releases for several global beauty brands.

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