We’re definitely going to take those into 2023.
Say what you will about TikTok, but it’s proven time and time again that it’s the TikTok world, and we’re all just living in it (at least when it comes to beauty trends).
This year, we’ve seen some of the most iconic beauty movements on the platform, from Hailey Bieber’s glazed donut nails and brownie glazed lips, to heat-free curls made without heat damage The ultimate hack to achieve salon-style curls. While some are… questionable to say the least, others are sure to see us into 2023 and beyond. As a year-end salute, we take a look at some of the best and most trending TikTok beauty trends for 2022.
Glazed Donut Nails
When Hailey Bieber debuted her glazed donut nails at this year’s Met Gala, beauty salons were quickly inundated with requests to recreate them. The trend was inspired by manicurist Zola Ganzorigt, who thankfully isn’t a product gatekeeper. While the OPI products mentioned are only available to professional manicurists, we have provided you with similar alternatives.
The Skin Cycle hashtag has 180 million views on TikTok, and according to Whitney Bowe, M.D., creator of The Skin Cycle Method, it’s about “recycling your evening skincare for results.” Maximize, minimize irritation”. It’s thought that by exfoliating the first night, applying retinoids the second night, and letting the skin recover on the third and fourth nights with moisturizing and hydrating products, you’ll help repair the skin barrier and get the best from the active ingredients.
Copper hair is one of the hottest trends right now, with the likes of Kendall Jenner and SZA both showing off their fiery looks, further proving that it works for everyone. Whether you opt for a box color or leave it to the pros, this is an interesting hair color trend that experts predict will last until 2023.
grim girl makeup
An ode to icy pink cheeks and radiant skin, the “Grim Girl” makeup trend takes the best bits of a cold winter day and turns them into an aesthetic. It’s a trend you can pull off with the products you already own, whether it’s a generous swipe of blush on your cheeks and nose, or a glossy lip oil to moisturize your lips.
The hashtag is taking TikTok by storm, with an impressive 206 million views, proving we can achieve a wavy, layered look whether your hair is straight, curly, or up. Taking inspiration from popular hairstyles, such as the wolf head and the shullet (short mullet), is another modern twist.
For those with drier skin, the tendency towards sagging skin has become the ultimate option to prevent moisture loss and seal in moisture. To try this trend, just do your evening skincare routine as usual, but apply a thin layer of petroleum-based moisturizer overnight as the final step. Remove excess as you cleanse in the morning, leaving skin exceptionally plumped and hydrated.
The second season of Euphoria kicks off in early January 2022, and once again the beauty looks don’t disappoint. Since its launch in 2019, viewers have been captivated by the characters’ endless sparkles and unique looks, which the show’s makeup lead Donny David has documented on her Instagram. From glitter tears and graphic eyeliner to face gems, party makeup will always be a source of beauty inspiration.
Achieving that perfect year-round glow couldn’t be easier with this K-Beauty-inspired trend. Brands like Peach and Lily, Glow Recipe, and Innisfree offer products like dewy jelly-textured moisturizers and niacinamide-infused dewdrops to help you recreate the glass-skin trend at home.
Micro French Point Nails
Minimalist nails have found their place this year, with Pinterest predicting it will be the top nail trend heading into 2023. Take the miniature French point nail, which takes the classic French manicure and makes it a little thinner. A few viral TikTok videos show how you can do it yourself at home—just apply a neutral base color to your nails, then add a fine brush in classic white or a pop of color to the tips.
face lift concealer
Confused about contouring? Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a makeup artist to do the TikTok face-lift concealer hack, it’s all about applying concealer on your cheekbones and blending it out for the perfect look.