Cloud Makeup is Trending on Instagram Just in Time for Festival Season

☁️ Face in the clouds ☁️

If you’re on Instagram (you are, obviously) and also happen to be a fan of all things beauty, you have no doubt come across the latest trend populating newsfeeds – cloud makeup. Gone are the days of the perfectly defined crease, albeit temporarily, as we make way for this new look, which brings cosmetics and nature together just in time for festival season.

On Cloud Nine

Stars, moons and various other heavenly bodies have been used as design elements in beauty for years, so it was only a matter of time until the trend was brought back down to earth. Or at least into our stratosphere. And that’s exactly what Insta-famous makeup artists have done. Clouds are a great alternative to more angular shapes as they are rounded and can be created in a way that suits every individual face shape. Because no two clouds are the same, it also means less time in front of the mirror battling to get your eye makeup to match. While most of the posts on social media have people focusing their clouds in the eyelid area…

Cloud 9 ☁☁ Inspired by the one and only @nikkietutorials 😍 and the amazing @enzi_rengel 😍 . . For more, follow @make_malvina_up 💕 . . This look is another huge trend on instagram right now. 💕Originally was created by @enzi_rengel but after I saw @nikkietutorials 's version I was so inspired and I knew I had to recreate it. 💕💕 . . (Could you make my day by tagging @nikkietutorials @enzi_rengel @anastasiabeverlyhills @undiscovered_muas @nyxcosmetics and @blazin__beauties i'll love you forever 💕💕Please leave a comment to help me out 😍) . . (Feel free to recreate any of my looks 💖💖 Don't forget to tag me so I can see your recreations 👀 For look/video requests dm😚) .. Makeup deets: @anastasiabeverlyhills @norvina pomade in dark brown @benefitcosmetics gimme brow in dark @maccosmetics graphology eyeshadow @nyxcosmetics ultimate brights palette, white eyeliner, lid lingerie matte bad to the bone and vivid brights liner in sapphire (nails) @thebalm Mary-lou manizer highlighter and mary-dew manizer highlight @ardellbeauty mega volume 251 . . #cloudmakeup #nikkietutorials #nikkietutorial #makeupartist #greekmua #bluemakeup #maquiagem #μακιγιαζ #μακιγιάζ #макияж #undiscovered_muas #slave2makeup #blazin_beauties #nyxultimatebrights #nyxultimate #nyxvividbrights #benefitgirl #benebabes #eyelooks #abh #abhpomade #makeupcommunity #fakeupfix #aspiringmua #featuring_mua #bbdaretoshare #blendtherules #nyxcosmeticsgreece #benefitcosmeticsgreece #flawlessdolls

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…Others have been bold enough to bring the makeup further down on to their cheeks…

☁️ sᴏғᴛ ☁️ did this look a few days ago and i’m just getting around to posting it!! but i REALLY love how this turned out, inspired by @leahashtyn who was inspired by @makeupbygustafsson! i never do face paints or anything but i’m really trying to get into it, let me know what you think!! after this i’ll be posting a face close up, then an eye close up (apologies in advance- i have a lot of random sample pigments without names!) ☁️ DEETZ: @katvondbeauty white out lock-it concealer as my base, @coastalscents hot pot single shadow in cornflower blue, @electriccosmetics celestial loose glitter, a random cornflower blue pigment w lilac shift (center of the lid), @rouge.and.rogue electra lashes, @nyxcosmetics eyeshadow base in white for my clouds (not the best for this but i didn’t have anything else) with white sparkly pigment pressed on top, @myth_cosmetics war rose geode liquid lipstick ☁️ #katvondbeauty #rougeandrogue #nyxcosmetics

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☁️Up in the clouds, we will be higher than ever☁️. • Inspired by: @blondetaki and the Pokémon #Altaria • ☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️☁️ ________________ Products:. ☁️Lips: @maccosmetics #grandillusionliquidlipcolour in shade “Spoil Yourself” . ☁️Eyes: @jeffreestarcosmetics @jeffreestar #velourliquidlip in shade #BreakfastAtTiffanys @bhcosmetics #takemebacktobrazilpalette, #maccosmetics pencil in the waterline in shade “fascinating”. . ☁️ Clouds: #anastasiabeverlyhills lip palette . ☁️Brows: @benefitcosmetics #benifitbrows #kabrow shade 4 ☁️bronzer/ blush: @anastasiabeverlyhills Cappuccino. #bhcosmetics “Take me back to Brazil” for blush. . ☁️Foundation: @nyxcosmetics #cantstopwontstop in shade Golden. @maccosmetics #studiofixpowder NC40, NC42, NC43. ☁️lashes: #PlatinumPrincess . ☁️Contacts: @desioeyes @desiolens #RomanticBlue ___________________ #macartist #wakeupandmakeup #undiscovered_muas #makeupartistworldwide #dallasmakeupartist #motd #blendwithtrend #dallasinfluencer #texasinfluencer #dallasmua #macinsideulta #hudabeauty #cloudmakeup #macartistcommunity #malemua #clouds

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Which is cute, but definitely not for the faint of heart!

And some people are digging this trend so much that they just cover their entire face in clouds.

Since the cloud-cut-crease is trending, here’s my version with next level cloud-brows ☁️😇 This is inspired by @ellis_atlantis and @easthope_fx 💙 . . The look is basically done with @nyxcosmetics SFX cream color (blue), @makeupforeverofficial color white, @thecollectivecosmetics eyeshadows (shades « Talisman » used for contour and « Gleam » on clouds and inner corner of the eyes) and last but not least several layers of @givefacecos matte setting powder. Also big shoutout to the @givefacecos concealer brush which I used to apply the blue cream! . . #cloudmakeup #clouds #bluemakeup #theatricalmakeup #dragmakeup #dragqueenmakeup #instadrag #makeupart #makeup #makeupaddict #instamakeup #creativemakeup #mascara #beauty #eyebrows #palettes #eyes #foundation #concealer #cosmetics #cosmetic #base #makeupartist #wig #lashes #lips #sky #cutcreasemakeup #cutcrease

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Clearly, the options are endless. Want to rock this look at your next party, festival or even just on the ‘Gram? There’s a tutorial for that! Here’s how to easily recreate this look that all the cool kids and aspiring hippies are wearing.

The forecast for summer is looking cloudy, but in the best possible way.

Would you rock cloud makeup? Tweet us @CosmopolitanSA using #COSMOBeauty to let us know.


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