It seems like just last week that we were reflecting on crackle manis and cotton-candy colored hair. Is it just us, or has 2012 just flown right by? We’re afraid we might crop a wrinkle just thinking about it.
Well, unfurrow that brow. As we looked back on this year in beauty, not only did we pull up some of the past months’ craziest antiaging treatments, we also reminisced on some of the surprising moves made by public figures, discovered a few game-changing products, and looked ahead to what the New Year has in store. Gang, our beauty future is so bright, we’ve got to wear shades — but in the meantime, here’s the best of 2012.
Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza