Sometimes we choose unflattering looks just because they’re trendy, but there’s no reason to keep doing it once you realize they don’t really work for you and most other women. Some makeup trends have definitely outstayed their welcome and it’s time to let them go.

Check out some of the worst makeup trends that need to die, and reinvent your look for this fall with a more subtle approach. Pass on these dated trends, and your makeup routine will be instantly improved without much effort.

1. Glitter Overload

It doesn’t matter if Miley Cyrus is on board with the glitter excess, you shouldn’t be. There is such a thing as too much glitter, and that’s… anything but very little.

Too Much Glitter

 
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Avoid the glitter overload that you might have seen on the runways, since it’s definitely not a wearable look for most women. Keep it subtle if you want to make the most of it without looking silly.

2. Obvious Contouring

Bad Contouring Ugly Beauty Trends

Nose and cheek contouring have had their moment, in no small part thanks to Kim Kardashian West, but even the reality TV star has moved on to the next thing.

Bad Contour Kylie Jenner

Strobing entails highlighting the high points of your face for a beautiful and glowing finish. Noticeable contouring is one of the makeup trends that need to die, and strobing is much easier, since you’ll just need a single shade to create the look.

3. Oversized Lashes

Ugly Lashes Too Long Eyelashes


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Fake eyelashes can definitely enhance your look when you take a subtle approach. However, the oversized “fan” look of big and obviously fake lashes has been on its way out for quite some time. Opt for individual lashes and only use a few towards the outer corner of your eyes to get a beautiful effect that won’t scream “FAKE!”

4. Extreme Eyebrow Definition

Ugly Eyebrows Worst Makeup Trends

The time for abusing brow pencils has passed. Drawn-on brows with sharp, geometric edges, are one of the makeup trends that need to die. Forget about extreme eyebrow definition and opted for a softer approach with a brow powder. The obvious ombré effect is also passé, but you can keep it subtle with a slightly darker shade toward the outer corners of your eyebrows.

5. Highlighter Excess

Too Much Highlighter Bad Makeup

Using too much highlighter can definitely turn on the shine in the wrong way. Forget about white shimmery highlighter and use a more sophisticated shade in moderation. From pink champagne for lighter complexions to rose gold for darker ones, your highlighter should give you a radiant look, not turn your face into a reflective surface.

6. Overdrawn Lips

Overdrawn Lips Fail


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The Kylie Jenner challenge has come and gone, and the 18 year old has admitted to getting fillers, on top of using every other trick in the book. However, one tips for bigger lips actually belongs among the makeup trends that need to die. Stop trying to “enhance” your lips by overdrawing them with liner, you won’t get plump lips, you’ll just get laughed at.

7. Dark and Opaque Smokey Eyes

Ugly Smokey Eyes

Quit layering dark shadows on your eyes, because the jet black look isn’t trendy anymore. Using three to four shades is one way of taking the smokey eye to the next level, but you should also give it dimension by blending more than you’re used to. When you use less color and keep blending, you’ll end up with an almost translucent look that has a lot more depth and style.

8. Using Multiple Shades on Your Lips

Ombre Lips Ugly Makeup Trends

Your lip liner should either be the color of your skin or the color of your lipstick. There isn’t room for anything in between anymore. Mismatching your liner and lip color or using more than one lip color for an ombré effect is definitely one of the makeup trends that need to die.

9. Brightly Colored Contacts

Colored Contacts Fail

Stop trying to change the color of your eyes, and quit choosing obvious, unnatural shades. Instead of trying to hide your natural color under an electric shade, focus on letting your makeup highlight and enhance your eye color.

10. Super Glossy Lips

Too Much Lip Gloss

A small touch of gloss at the center of your lips can give a beautiful effect, but extreme all-over shine is one of the makeup trends that need to die. You should continue to choose moisturizing lipsticks with creamy textures, but avoid the strong full gloss look paired with a shade that’s already dramatic. 

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