It’s time to whip out your bright lipsticks, eye shadows, eyeliners and play up your features. Because ladies, this year is all about extremism in makeup! It is either extreme minimalism or bold maximalist beauty—there is no in-between beauty this season.

The first half of 2019 saw maximalist makeup take over the runways, international fashion weeks and red carpet events. Uneven scribbles and strokes of vibrant makeup colours, dramatic extra-long lashes and extra blush; the maximalist makeup trend allows you to wear as much makeup as you wish because there’s no such thing as too much makeup!

Here are five OTT makeup trends, we bet the maximalist in your will love...

Blurred lipstick
 

Blurred lipstick

Yes the blurred lipstick is a trend of its own but there won’t be a better time to sport this trend than this year. A maximalist’s favourite, the blurred lip is easy to create and looks so stunning when done right. Use a gloss such as the Lakmé Absolute Plump And Shine Lip Gloss - Cherry Shine to get the look, it’s sheer formula is easy to spread and gives that shiny finish. Keep the rest of your makeup toned down.

Golden brows
 

Golden brows

Love experimenting with your brows? Here’s another reason to do it! Gold and metallic hues are having a moment RN and this stunning golden brow can up your maximalist makeup game like no other. Start by applying some brow gel and follow it up with liquid golden glitter.

Feather lashes
 

Feather lashes

Let your eyes do the talking! If you’re a hoarder of dramatic lashes it’s time to add some feather versions to your makeup kitty because we know you can totally rock it! They are simple to use and scream unapologetic glamour!

Yellow smokey eye
 

Yellow smokey eye

Give that good old classic smokey eye a break and add some colour to it! We think yellow because why not? Extend your smokey eyes a little outwards and add a dash of yellow colour below the waterline, wear a nude lipstick shade to balance it out.

Over blushed cheeks
 

Over blushed cheeks

Can’t decide when to stop while using blush? Now you don’t have to! The maximalist makeup trend allows you to embrace makeup trends at their glamorous best, so what are you waiting for? Go ahead and experiment with the Lakmé Absolute Face Stylist Blush Duos.