Beauty Inspiration For 2017

It's easy to get stuck in a rut with your makeup, I know I stick to the same tried and tested brands and looks all the time. Well, Ellisons, a beauty company that supply colleges and hair and beauty salons, have inspired me with their latest Ebook entitled 'Experts In Beauty', to get out of a rut and try something new.

Beauty Looks For 2017

Glossy lips

Last year was all about the matte lip look, well this year Ellison's say glossy lips are back. I have to admit I haven't really experimented with the matte look much as I think it can be unflattering, so I am glad that glossy lips are all in vogue. I would use a nude lip liner underneath the gloss to provide a key to the gloss and prevent it from bleeding over the lip line.

Smudged eyeliner 

If you have ever wondered how you were going to get a precision eye look first thing in the morning after a lack of sleep or night partying then good news - smudged eyeliner is back! My tip would be to apply liner then gently smudge it with a fine eyeshadow brush or applicator without dragging the delicate skin around the eyes. 

Dewy Skin

Matte skin was all the rage last year, but now the dewy look is back in fashion. Personally, I prefer this dewy look over a matte look as it is much more flattering as you get older. A matte look which can be rather flat. To get the look, a satin finish foundation will give you an effortless sheen, try Clinique Superbalanaced Satin Finish Foundation.

Beauty Trends For 2017

Sheet Masks

Sheet masks are the new beauty mask trend for 2017. These masks provide a host of benefits to the skin, often being full of nutrients to nourish and calm the skin. They are easy to use and provide a quick skin pick me up when you need it.


Microblading is perfect for those that have fine, fair or over-plucked eyebrows. The pigment is drawn onto the eyebrow in fine strokes, so it looks natural, darker and fuller. Only needing to be topped up annually this semi-permanent treatment needs to be undertaken in a salon by an experienced technician. The look is natural, beautiful and symmetrical.


You've probably tried removing hair with shaving, waxing or threading but electrolysis is becoming more and more popular. Electrolysis works by removing individual hairs using a heat or chemical energy, destroying the growth centre. Although you may need more than one treatment, for permanent hair removal electrolysis is a very effective technique offered at many beauty salons. 

If the opposite is your problem and you have hair loss, SMP Hair Clinic Essex can help and talk through your needs. 

If you want more beauty inspiration check out the Ebook, Experts In Beauty by Ellisons for beauty tips, tricks and trends. 

What do you think of these beauty looks and trends for 2017?

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  1. Microblading and Electrolysis are two trends I am not sure I am ready to give a try. But the rest absolutely

  2. I'd not heard about microblading. Thanks for flagging as im certainly going 2 investigate it further now.

  3. I'm yet to try microblading yet some of my friends rave about it!

  4. Smudged eyeliner sounds good since mine is always smudged already.

  5. My eyeliner is naturally smudged as I am so crap at applying it x

  6. I'm yet to master eyeliner so the smudged look is definitely my go to anyway. Would love to try electrolysis.

  7. I'm having something similar to remove hair. It's amazing how many fantastic beauty treatments that there are on the market now and we can avail of

    1. There are lots of choices out there these days.

  8. I've had microblading done this year on my brows and I love it. I am so happy to have brows without makeup. Tx

  9. I wouldn't mind electrolysis. It's something that would be really helpful but it is a bit expensive.

    1. I think it can work well for some. Worth considering perhaps.

  10. I keep reading all about these "sheet masks" - they're a completely new thing to me! I would definitely be interested in trying one though :) x