Oxblood, burgundy, merlot...whatever you call it, this distinctive, deep-red hue is having a major moment
. While that’s all well and good on the fashion front, it’s not quite as simple to translate this tricky trend to your face. Is it now?
Well, to aid with just that, we asked makeup maestro Sara Glick to show us her secrets to wearing this dark and gothically gorgeous hue on your eyes, lips, and cheeks. "I think that burgundy is really having a comeback because women are feeling more comfortable being adventurous with their makeup," says Glick. "Burgundy can be worn by anyone
. Many women with darker skin tones look fantastic in it, while the palest of the pale can also pull it off. It's the kind of color that can easily be worn if used moderately — with burgundy, a lot goes a long way."
Read on to get the full scoop on fearlessly adding this bloody-good shade into your makeup routine.
Photographed by Sunny Shokrae; Makeup by Sara Glick; Hair by Andi Y; Model Taj Alwan, Shot on location at The Dove Parlour
Photographed by Sunny Shokrae