Trend Spotting: Alice + Olivia Festival Beauty Perfect for Summer

Alice + Olivia's See-Now-Buy-Now April presentation was inspired by the music festival scene and showcased ready-to-wear options just in time for Coachella. The outfits and beauty envisioned effortlessly cool style just right for the girl who is friends with the band and hanging out backstage. Attending celeb tastemakers who soaked up the fresh festival looks included Emily Ratajkowski, Kourtney Kardashian, Lindsey Vonn, Anna Paquin, Lydia Hearst, Moby, Mischa Barton, Alyssa Campanella, Lisa Edelstein and many more.

These are the summer-perfect takeaway beauty trends from the dreamy presentation:


1. Pops of temporary color (Try Joico's InstaTint.)
2. Braids (braided headbands, side-braids, pigtails)
3. Messy, textured hair


1. Negative Space
2. Go bright! (Coral and White)
2. Two-tone nails


1. Glossy, dewy skin
2. Smoldering black eyeliner [Try Le Metier Dualistic Waterproof Gel Eyeliner in Onyx.]
3.  Sheer pink lips

Flip through the slideshow for the beauty details!



  • Hairstyles by Joico

    Joico's Paul Norton explains the vision behind the free-spirited festival inspired hairstyles. "We're incorporating Joico's new InstaTint. Our looks are very undone, but they are very sexy. They are doable and empowering, perfect for festivals and summer. We have four looks. One is a braided headband look with a low knot and messy texture. One look is two pigtails with color incorporated into the braid. Another look is a side braid with a bold piece of color throughout the braid. The next one is loose messy rock n' roll hair with braids peeking out from underneath."

  • Nails by China Glaze

    Miss Pop used China Glaze's Coral Star and bright White on White to achieve a two-tone negative space nail design. Take a look behind-the-scenes with China Glaze!

    [Video courtesy of China Glaze]

  • Makeup by Le Metier

    Director of Artistry and Education, Ivan Castro, shares how to create the effortless, bohemian makeup look:

    Prepped skin with Line Perfecting Serum around the mouth lines and eye area and then applied the Replenishing Daily Solution all over the skin. Then mixed foundation with Peau Vierge applying to the skin with the Foundation Brush. This was layered very heavy under the eyes to conceal with slight illumination.

    The Gel Eyeliner was used all over the lid and filled in up to the crease and all the way across. Some of the gel eyeliner was also used under the eye and left unblended for an edgy yet soft effect. The Precision Liner was used in the top and bottom water line for tight lining and to make the eye pitch black (nothing under the brow). Mascara was added to top and bottom to finish off the eye. Brows were combed into place and otherwise left natural.

    Whisper Blush was used as a highlighter. With a blending brush it was added to the top of the cheek bone (high up by the side of the eye), bridge of the nose, Cupid's bow, and chin for a really dewy look without looking greasy. The Creme Fresh Tint was patted high on her cheek bone and close to the eye and nose to give her a flushed look.

    The lip featured the Creme Fresh Tint patted on with a swipe of the Lip Creme on top. The blush and lip shade used are flattering on every skin tone as it's a look that every girl can wear.

    [Images courtesy of Sydney Reising/Alice + Olivia]

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