Shades of Autumn Beauty Edit

Friday, 16 Mar 2018

Aaaahhh Autumn, to be honest the only thing I love about this season are the colours, I hate that it means Winter is coming, it is basically the prelude to me freezing! Speaking of Autumn colours, I thought I would put together A Shades of Autumn Beauty Edit, a collection of browns, deep purples and golden hues, reminiscent of fallen leaves.

Shades of Autumn Beauty Edit

Autumn Nail Shades…

Morgan Taylor Matadora

First up we have the new *Morgan Taylor Matadora Fall 2018 Collection, with gorgeous rich tones, in navy, purple and reds, and a combination of shimmer and creme. This collection is also available in matching Gelish shades. Below we have, on the left, the deep purple creme in Danced and Sang-ria and on your right Mauve Your Feet a stunning mauve nude. Both of these apply amazingly well, are smooth, streak free, and fully opaque in two coats. Mauve Your Feet is definitely a shade I see on my finger nails this season and all your round! I love dark shades like this deep purple on my fingers as the weather gets cooler. I wish I could have picked up the purple in it when it the light hits.

Morgan taylor Fall 2018 Collection

Moving on to makeup…

To me nothing screams Autumn more than a golden highlight and a dark burgundy lip, which is exactly what I have pulled together here.

Autumn Makeup Picks

Swatches from top-bottom:

Urban Decay Vintage Vice Limited Edition Lipstick in Bruise is a gorgeous burgundy shade, perfect for the cooler weather. Even although it is described as a sheer finish it is actually quite pigmented. I love that it dries down to wearable stain, without leaving a wring around your lips as most darker colours do. It is also quite comfortable and hydrating to wear.

When a nude lip is preferred, I choose a darker matte shade for Autumn, and the NYX Lip Lingerie in Seduction is a perfect choice. It is a rich warm terracotta shade that lasts all day but is still comfortable to wear. I am a huge fan of the Lip Lingerie range, long lasting, comfortable, and has nudes for every possible tone.

OFRA Highlighter in You Dew You is a gorgeous champagne gold highlighter. It is warmer than the swatch shows, and gives a metallic sheen to the skin. It doesn’t emphasise texture, blends well, has a soft buttery texture and doesn’t have any chunky glitter pieces.

Lastly, the Laura Geller Baked Blush N Brighten in Tropic Hues is a pretty shimmery coral blush. Although it has a stunning gold shimmer through it, it doesn’t emphasise skin texture or leave me looking too shiny. This would work on most skin tones, and throughout the year, although I do love it to brighten my skin in the dreary cooler months.

Shades of Autumn Beauty Edit

See anything you like ladies? What is your favourite thing about Autumn?

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39 thoughts on “Shades of Autumn Beauty Edit

  1. Autumn shades are my favourites! Deep purples and pinks are just sooo flattering! Xx

  2. Beky says:

    Ah I love autumnal colours! I’m actually a bit jealous you’re heading into autumn for the makeup, me & summer colours don’t go well!

  3. shelley says:

    I love those nail shades

  4. I think the flatlay style that you’ve used for this post has got to be my fav I’ve ever seen in your posts x

    1. admin says:

      Ah thank you so much!

  5. Autumn tones are my fave! So many great things here x

    Terri // TerriTalks

  6. Sarah says:

    I miss autumn so badly! the cozy jumpers and the wonderful colours! I love those polishes

  7. Jade Wilson says:

    Spring and summer are the main times of year I like to make sure I have my nails painted all the time. I’m loving the mauve colour!

    1. admin says:

      I love my nails painted all year round, but sometimes I get lazy!

  8. Adrienne says:

    The Laura Geller blush is calling my name! x

  9. Sal UmmBaby says:

    I love the shade Seduction though its not my favourite formula at all xxx

    1. admin says:

      I also love the shade, I don’t mind the formula too much if I have prepped my lips

  10. Lady Writes says:

    Autumn tones are my favourite for make up looks no matter what time of year x

    1. admin says:

      Same, I love the Autumn Palette!

  11. Emma says:

    I love that blush – so pretty! I love giving my cheeks a flush of colour to brighten things up x

  12. Those nail varnishes look gorgeous! Such beaut colours x

  13. Emma says:

    That Laura Gellar blush looks so pretty!!
    Need to get me a swatch!
    Em x
    https://t.co/bBoutlNVDs

  14. Mel says:

    I love Autumn colours. Time to dig out my Spring ones.

    http://littlemissmelanie.com

  15. Alice Spake says:

    Morgan Taylor are so good aren’t they?! I’ve just picked out a load of their ‘Spring’ shades here to try xx

    1. admin says:

      I love their collections, they are always so exciting and well thought out

  16. Kelly-Anne says:

    I adore autumnal shades, that Laura gellar naked blush looks perfect! I need this…

    1. admin says:

      It is such a pretty blush

  17. Maisie says:

    I’m loving the nail shades! Autumn is my favourite season so I’m jealous that it’s where you’re at right now! I love all of the colours in nature and beauty and style! xx

  18. Rosie says:

    Love all these shades! I am so ready for spring pigments, the pastels it all! I love that Urban Decay lippies too!

  19. Hildegarde_k says:

    I love those Morgan Taylor shades, so stunning! And I also love the NYX Lip Lingerie lippies – I find them to be a bit drying but they do. not. move! Stunning photos, Azraa!

    1. admin says:

      The polishes are stunning! Yip, they don’t move at all, and if I prep my lips well enough it isn’t too bad. Ah thanks so much!

  20. Gemma says:

    That burgundy lipstick shade is perfect, I love autumnal shades! x

  21. The Seduction lipstick and mauve nail colour are both beautiful and perfect for autumn 🙂

    Jasmine xx

    Jasmine Talks Beauty

    1. admin says:

      They are stunning Jasmine!

  22. I love autumn and I miss it so much, I cannot wait for the summer to wiz past where I live!

    Danielle xx
    http://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

  23. Heather Nixon says:

    Autumn is my favourite season and I can’t wait for it to come round again x

    http://www.ofbeautyandnothingness.co.uk

  24. Erin says:

    oh wow these shades are stunning, I love autumn shades, I miss autumn lol

    Erin || MakeErinOver

    1. admin says:

      The only thing I hate about Autumn is that it means Winter is coming!

  25. Beautylymin says:

    I really want that Ofra highlighter in my life! xx

    Beautylymin

    1. admin says:

      It is the best!

  26. That Urban Decay lipstick is screaming my name! xx

    https://sugarspiceblog.co.za/

    1. admin says:

      It is a stunning lipstick for Autumn/Winter, I am not sure if it is available here though

  27. Candice says:

    Those nail polish shades are so pretty! I am so excited for Autumn!

    Candice | beautycandyloves.co.za

    1. admin says:

      Me too Candice! Morgan Taylor never disappoints!

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