See the top beauty looks from Fashion Week and how to make them work for you!

 Retro Inspired Eyes


Lighter, frosted eye makeup, paired with thick chunky lashes, were spotted at 3.1 Phillip Lim and Marni. Playful colours and exaggerated liners (even in the crease of your brow in the style of Edie Sedgewick) are a fun way to spice up your everyday look, but be careful with this one. You don't want to look like you're trying to recreate an era that no longer works for you. Once again, keep the lips and cheeks simple. Gently hold your skin in place with one finger rather than pulling the eyelid harshly to the side when applying your liner. Always tap fingers and brushes lightly on the eye, without pulling or smearing, since eye tissue is delicate.

Full Brows


There's hardly a model on the runway with perfectly plucked brows. However, they do take the time to groom them beautifully (like those seen at Dolce & Gabbana). Sparse brows can cause the face to older, so if yours aren't as sumptuous as they used to be, find a pencil that's a shade or two lighter than your own and very lightly sweep quick strokes into the empty patches. You can also purchase a brow corrector. Then let them grow out and have a professional re-shape them if you've had problems with over-plucking in the past. Brows that are too wild aren't ideal, either. Try clear mascara or a brow gel to tame unruly stray hairs.

Barely There Makeup


The natural look is back (according to Calvin Klein, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Missoni), but that doesn't mean you have to actually go au natural. The key is picking shades that work with your skin tone and enhancing what you naturally have. Pick light brown and peach eye shadows that are just a bit darker or lighter than your natural skin tone, like light pink blush, dark brown mascara and a nude lip gloss. (Skip anything with shimmer or sparkles: past a certain age, these can settle into wrinkles or skin imperfections, and won't do you any favours.) Your skin is meant to be the showpiece of the look, so use a light-medium weight, oil based foundation on top of your daily moisturizer and primer.

Metallic Eyes


Coloured, metallic smokey eyes are the perfect way to look sultry this season. Just be careful not overdo it with heavy eyeliner, bright blush or bold lips &mdash and don't forget that metallic does not mean sparkly. With this look, as seen at Rodarte, jet-black mascara is a must! Apply an eye cream before you start your eyeshadow to prevent the makeup from settling into any creases or wrinkles, or try a shadow primer. If you have deep-set eyes, or eyes that are close together, try a lighter metallic hue.

Bronzed Beauty


Photo Courtesy of L'Oreal

Over-exaggerated orange, bronze, peach and pink hues were all over models in shows at L'Wren Scott, Anna Sui, Michael Kors and Derek Lam. It's a bolder take on the barely there look that's so popular right now, but it's not for everyone. Punch up your look by using brown eyeliner and shadow on the upper and lower lids, with shimmering gold shadow. Sweep bronzer along the cheeks, nose, chin and halo of the face. Try playing with matte bronze and peach lip hues that are a little bolder than what you'd usually wear. Use a lip plumper and line the lips with a colour close to your natural hue before applying colour.