Anatomy of Runway Beauty Looks: 10 Fall 2012 Trends to Learn Now

Klaudia Kaczmarek
Anatomy of Runway Beauty Looks: 10 Fall 2012 Trends to Learn Now
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Fashion month may have gotten us a bit excited for spring 2013, but that obviously doesn’t mean we forgot about fall 2012 just yet. The runways have inspired us to track down the products needed to rock some of our favorite looks, so that we can make sure we’re on trend right now. Whether you’re dying to try the sexy cat eye from Rachel Zoe and DSquared2, or looking to test out the lip colors spotted at Etro and Behnaz Sarafpour, we covered all the major trends and broke down every look.

Check them out by clicking through the slideshow above and let us know which trends you’re looking forward to trying this season!

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This season, swap your usual dark colors with some metallics for a new smokey eye. To get this look: Apply a sheer veil of YSL Illuminating Foundation (6.) and sculpt your cheeks with Bobbi Brown Bronzing Powder (4.) using an angled brush (3.). Use the dark copper shades in the Urban Decay Naked Palette (5.) all over the lid, past the crease, and under the eye. Fill in brows with Revlon Brow Fantasy (1.) and apply a few coats of Maybelline Volum' Express the Falsies mascara (2.). Finish it off with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Lip Tar in Trick (7.).

A metallic blue eye is a fun way to add some color to your fall look. To get this look: Hide imperfections with Lancome Maquicomplet Concealer (7.) and dust some Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder (3.) to set. Add a flush of color on the cheeks with bareMinerals Ready Bronzer (2.). Sweep the white shade in the Estee Lauder Pure Color Eyeshadow Dup in Waves (1.) all over the eye lid. Follow with the blue on the lid, to the crease, and sweep it out at the outer corner. Add some L'Oreal Voluminous Power Volume Mascara on the top lashes and swipe Lip Fusion Lip Plump Color Shine in Sweet for a sheer, plump lip. 

A classic look is always in style. To get this look: Apply Ellis Faas Skin Veil Foundation (2.) all over the face and contour the cheeks with Physician's Formula Planet Blush (1.) Draw a thin, black line on the top lash line with Buxom Insider Eyeliner in Onyx (5.) and swipe some Sonia Kashuk Lashify Mascara (4.) on the lashes. Finish with By Terry Gloss Terrybly Shine (3.). 

This season, a wine lip is the new red lip. To get this look: Apply Dr.Jart+ Renewalist BB Beauty Balm (1.) all over the face and dust NARS Blush in Satellite of Love (5.) on to the cheeks. Leave the eyes bare and just add a few coats of Fairydrops Scandal Queen Mascara (4.). Line and fill in the lips with MAC Marilyn Monroe Lip Pencil in Cherry (2.) and apply YSL Rouge Pur Couture Glossy Stain in Rouge Philtre (3.) for the perfect wine lip. 

For a night out, try a bronze, smokey eye and frosty pink lip. To get this look: Apply YSL Touche Eclat (5.) where light hits the face and add Almay Smart Shade Blush in Berry (2.) on to the cheeks. Use the Too Faced Natural Eye Neutral Eye Shadow Collection (4.) to create the smokey eye and swipe on Eyeko Skinny Brush Mascara (1.) on top and bottom lashes. Finish it off with Rimmel Lasting Finish Intense Wear Lipstick in Kiss (3.).

One of the biggest trends for fall is a sexy, cat eye. To get this look: Contour the face with Revlon Photoready Sculpting Blush Palette (4.). Draw a cat eye with Urban Decay 24/7 Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Perversion and shape the crease with Smashbox Photo Op Eye Shadow Trio in Dark Room (2.). Add some Sephora Collection False Eye Lashes in Wispy (3.) and apply Korres Lip Butter in Jasmine (5.) on the lip. 

Oxblood is a big color for fall and it looks especially great on lips. To get this look: Apply a light veil of Shiseido Radiant Lifting Foundation (5.) on the skin. Sweep the dark brown shade in the Edward Bess Eyeshadow Trio in Island Escape (4.) on the eye and apply one coat of  CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Mascara in Brown (2.). Groom the brows with Lancome Modele Sourcils (1.). Finally, swipe on Guerlain Rouge G De Guerlain L'Extrait in Luxure (3.). 

Red and gold make such an elegant pair, no? To get this look: Apply Cle de Peau Beaute Cream Compact Foundation Set all over the face. Sweep Giorgio Armani 'Eyes to Kiss" Intense Silk Eyeshadow in Gold Blitz (1.) all around the eye and line the bottom lash line with Tarte EmphasEYES Inner Rim Brightener (4.). Prep the lip with Simply Vera Vera Wang Soothing Lip Primer (2.) and apply Topshop Lips in Rio Rio (5.).

There were a heap of golden eyes on the fall runways this year. To get this look: Smudge Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyeshadow in Pearly Copper (1.) on your eye lid, into the crease and under the eye. Brighten up the inner corners with Smashbox Eye Beam Double-Ended Brightener (5.). Clean up the brows with Tarte EmphasEYES For Brows (4.). Use the Benefit Perk-Up Artist (2.) to hide any imperfections and discoloring for that fresh-faced look. Top it off with Dior Addict Ultra Gloss in Negligee Pink (3.) for a sheer lip. 

Here is another great cat eye look we spotted on the fall runways. To get this look: Sweep the lighter shade of the NARS Duo Eyeshadow in Mediteranee (5.) all over the eye followed by a line of the darker shade at the crease. Line the top and bottom lashes and create a cat eye wing with Lorac Front of the Line PRO (2.). Add some Ardell Self Adhesive Eyelashes in 110S (1.) and fill in the brows with Anastasia Brow Powder Duo (4.). Finally, dust CoverGirl TruBlend Minerals Bronzer (3.) on the cheeks and finish with MAC Lipstick in Yash (6.). 

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