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Patience may be a virtue, but there are certain things our greedy souls just can't bear to wait for. The premiere of Fifty Shades of Grey, the birth and creative naming of Gwen Stefani's next child, and, above all else, the green light to show off fall 2014's loveliest beauty trends.
Having ogled everything at London Fashion Week, from the Burberry Prorsum aubergine-tinted lids to J. JS Lee's insanely cool houndstooth nail art, we've now got a major beauty itch to scratch. And, since instant gratification is way more enjoyable than waiting around, we're breaking down the best hair, makeup, and nail trends to rock now.
Read on for expert tips, backstage secrets, and the ultimate product buys for making these so-gorgeous looks your own. Premature? Nah. We like to think of it as being proactive.
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