Whether you follow or adopt trends, it’s hard to ignore them when they become a fixture in the zeitgeist. And some trends take on a life of their own, such as the Euphoria-inspired makeup we saw everywhere in 2019 after the HBO show debuted.
Other hair, makeup and nail trends that started on the fashion week runways made their way onto red carpets, into Instagram feeds and onto our favorite celebrities. Some were so striking that we’re bringing them into the new year and new decade with new fervor.
Check out ten of our favorite celebrity beauty trends that we’ll be rocking well into 2020.
Whether used in lieu of colored cosmetics or hair embellishments, pearls had their moment in 2019. And based on the fashion week runways we'll be seeing more of the jewels in beauty during 2020.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 02: Zazie Beetz attends the 57th New York Film Festival - "Joker" during the 57th New York Film Festival at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on October 02, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Pink, gray, and white were amongst the colors we saw in eyebrows during 2019. Cardi B's "Press" video was slated to start a color trend and in 2020 the creative beauty choice just might take off.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - AUGUST 24: Tierra Whack is seen attending Afropunk Brooklyn wearing plastic transparent coat with colorful outfit and yellow Crocs at Commodore Barry Park on August 24, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Sperzel/Getty Images)
Art Influenced Nail Designs
Picasso, Basquiat, and Ankara fabrics were big influences on nails last year. In 2020 the trend will open up to more types of art and color schemes.
A bright-colored liner makes the eyes pop, and nothing truly opens them up like a clean white. You can draw a classic line on the lower lids to lift the eyes or give it a unique shape for more flair.
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05: Janelle Monae attends the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2019/2020 on March 05, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Half Up, Half Down Hair
It's simple to do, and looks great with natural curls, super sleek tresses, braids, or locs. This hair trend has been popular for years and we know 2020 has more in store.
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 03: Ciara Wilson attends the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards at The Brooklyn Museum on June 3, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
Bright blues, pinks, yellows and green look particularly alluring against melanin-rich skin. So we'll continue to love the neon makeup trend until it stops being flattering.
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 28: Marsai Martin attends Pandora Street Of Loves on August 28, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Pandora)
Gravity Defying Braids
We will never stop getting creative with the way we wear our crowns, especially when it comes to braids. In 2020, we want more volume, more height, and more versatility like we saw in 2019.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 06: Alicia Keys attends the 2019 Harper ICONS Party at The Plaza Hotel on September 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
The Retro Flip
Ladies brought back the popular 1960's hairstyle for editorial shoots, red carpet events, and social media selfies. And in the start of the new decade it's sure to retain its popularity.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 12: Normani attends the 5th Annual Diamond Ball benefiting the Clara Lionel Foundation at Cipriani Wall Street on September 12, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage)
Nothing adorns our beautiful crowns better than a hair accessory that looks like a literal crown. For 2020, we're still into presenting like the queens that we are.
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - OCTOBER 24: Garcelle Beauvais attends The Los Angeles Mission Legacy of Vision Gala at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 24, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)
Exaggerated Edge Styling
While laying our edges has always been part of hair styling, exaggerated edges has come back as a major trend and shows no signs of going away in this new year.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 09: A model walks the runway during Moschino Prefall 2020 Runway Show at New York Transit Museum on December 09, 2019 in Brooklyn City. (Photo by Randy Brooke/Getty Images for Moschino)