The Smoking Lip, Eye and Cheek Shades You Need to Rock for Autumn

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Say hello to the latest trending lip, eye and cheek shades to rock this Autumn.

As we say goodbye to our summer tans, we also say goodbye to summer makeup.Nailing the right Autumn shades of the season means finding the perfect medium between light and bright summer tones, and dark and cool winter tones.

With most Autumn days still bright and sunny, and the night slowly getting darker quicker with cooler temps, you want to work with shades which both compliment the end of summer, and the beginning of a new season – autumn

Whilst summer makeup usually represents a ‘less is more’ trend, autumn makeup is all about emphasis on the eyes, with a gorgeous lip in accompaniment.

No matter the trends of the year, in Autumn, classic shades which encompass the colours of berries and burgundy for lips and burnt orange and rusty brown colours for the eyes.

These are the trending shades to expect for Autumn 2021:


Luk Beautifood Lip Nourish in shade Cranberry Citrus RRP $30

Indulge in a natural lipstick made from active ingredients like vitamin E, cacao butter and avocado oil to nourish, hydrate and colour lips with just the right amount of shade. Lip Nourish™ features Luk Beautifood’s AAA Hydra-Soft Complex™ to deeply hydrate and nourish with antioxidants, anti-inflammatories and essential fatty acids. You’ll want to twist up and apply again and again.

Compliment this nourishing lipstick with the Luk Beautifood Lip Crayon RRP $24.95, made from the same hydrating and nutrient ingredients as the lipstick, the crayon is the perfect solution for outlining lips to ensure no bleeding occurs on to the skin after applying lipstick.

Burts Bees – Gloss Lip Crayon in shade range 6 RRP $16.99

Burt’s Bees lip crayons are an easy introduction into autumn makeup, as they are available in a wide range of assorted berry and plum tints. These crayons are created to give off a glossy shine, which is enriched by Jojoba and Kendi oil to nourish, hydrate and protect lips.

The unique design of these lip crayons means for such easy application, that is totally mess proof and provides heaps of product.

Mellow – Matte Lipstick in Shade Range: 10 RRP $23

If you prefer matte lipsticks, then definitely give the Mellow Cosmetics matte lipstick a go. It has a really pigmented formula, so one swipe and you are good to go. The texture of the lipstick is super smooth, and glides on easily despite its matte formula.

The shade ‘posh’ is a gorgeous autumnal matte shade, perfect if you aren’t a fan of the typical berry shades autumn usually dons. Plus, the packaging is super cute!

Burts Bees – Lip Shimmer in shade range 12 Price: $9.99

If glosses aren’t your thing, then the Burt’s Bees Lip Shimmer definitely will be. These little balms pack a punch with conditioning, smoothing and highlighting properties. They contain a slight shimmer along with a sheer tint which means they aren’t overwhelming to use if you aren’t used to intense lip colours.


DB – Evening Glam 14 shade Eyeshadow Palette in Shade Range 1 RRP $12.99

The evening glam palette by Designer Brands contains all the eyeshadow colours you need for autumn. From glitzy shimmery champagne tones to exotic shades of deep browns and a few pops of colour, creating the perfect autumn inspired eye look has never been easier.

The colour payoff is fantastic, with really pigmented shadows that last for ages. For the price of the palette, the shadows are really longwearing and also apply really smoothly.

Innisfree My Colour Palette in Before Sunset Shades RRP $52.99 (also available in Before Sunrise lighter shades)

This NEW eyeshadow palette by Innisfree screams Autumn, with some of the most delectable shades of burnt oranges and golden browns I did ever see. With shade names like Autumn Maple, Maple Syrup and Hot Cocoa you will most definitely obsess over this palette, as you can blend to create a stunning sunset look on the eye, complimented with the shimmering shades of Star Dust and Sun Kissed for a more glam look in the evening.

Mica Minerals – Waterproof Mascara RRP $40

Black is back. In summer it’s fun to experiment with different shades of mascara like blue and brown. In autumn, as the weather gets colder, it’s time to bring back the darker shades of mascara, like black. And what is creating a whole eyeshadow look without topping it off with mascara.

This Mica mascara is long wearing thanks to its waterproof properties and gives the lashes a stack of volume. It coats the lashes with a formula that doesn’t clump or fall out after a few hours, plus it doesn’t kill your lashes when you try to take it off at the end of the day.

Innisfree Simple Label Long & Curl Lashes Mascara RRP $23.99

Vegan certified, perfect for sensitive eyes and lashes and completely waterproof, this is the ultimate mascara for any newbies looking to lengthen, strengthen and curl lashes, without using heavy mascaras which often clump and irritate the eyes. It’s easy to wear and goes on thin. But don’t be deceived by the thin application, as pigmentation is strong and will dose your lashes with a good deep shade of colour.


Inika Organic – Certified Organic Lip and Cheek Cream in shade 3 RRP $45

Alright, this stuff is seriously the secret to a gorgeous natural looking blush. It leaves cheeks looking perfectly flushed, with just the right amount of shimmer that leaves a healthy-looking glow. The product comes in a small pot and is really thick in consistency. It is hard, but easily warmed up with fingers to seamlessly blend into the cheeks. It also doubles as a lip cream, which is amazing.

Raww Cosmetics – Coconut Plump Gloss in Shade 3 RRP $26.99

Technically, this product is meant for your lips. But we have a secret, so hear us out. It works great as a natural sheen for the cheeks. The shades are super cute and are transparent enough to not totally overload the face with colour. They have a really light frangrance to them, and are really smooth to the touch. Simply apply as you would with a cream blush and place some powder over the top.

NYX Professional Makeup have recently released their fabulous NEW range of skin primers, all designed to either use alone before applying your favourite blush, lipstick or eyeshadow, or wear under foundation for a flawless finish, as they work to reduce the look of pores.

The NYX Marshmallow Primer RRP $14.97 is a particular favourite. And yes, it does smell like marshmallows. think cosy nights with hot chocolates and marshmallows. Delicious. The scent is not overpowering though, so don”t be turned off thinking it will sickly sweet. It has just the right amount of scent. It also dries fast and is real easy to wear under foundation for a nice smooth finished look to your skin.

Montana Crabb

Montana is a Law and Communication student with a passion for writing. She is a Bondi local so you can usually find her at a Bondi cafe, doing the coastal walk or you guessed it, at the beach.

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