Flower-Inspired Makeup Is the Feel-Good Trend That We All Need

Flowers are not only an opportunity to get more imaginative with makeup, but it's also a visual mood boost after the last year's doom and gloom.

By: THURSD. | 09-11-2021 | 3 min read
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It's scientifically proven that flowers make you feel better. This season, that's not the only reason to treat yourself to a weekly bouquet from the corner bodega, but also to get creative next time you reach into your makeup bag. For inspiration, look no further because here are some of the best flower-inspired makeup trends.

Flower-Inspired Makeup Created With Your Favorite Blooms

Makeup artists and fanatics are posting close-ups on Instagram of looks created with actual blooms, petals, and blossoms. They glue real flowers around the eyes. Paired with colorful eye shadow and liner, the results are like intricate and gorgeous mini beauty bouquets.


Flower Makeup


Makeup with flowers


Flowers are not only an opportunity to get more imaginative with makeup, but it's also a visual mood boost after the last year's doom and gloom. Makeup has fewer boundaries right now, so it's the perfect time to be creative and not worry about the rules. We are coming out of a very heavy time, and we need some joy. Whether you prefer using real flowers or rather recreate them with your brushes, these are the flower-inspired makeup trends not to miss.


Flower-Inspired Makeup
Picture via @quidamua

Floral Eye Makeup

One of the flower-inspired makeup trends that often pops up is floral eye makeup. Whether you go for a simple cut crease adorned with a row of daisies or a more intricate design, florals are here to make you look as good as a spring garden. You can go all out with colors and flower varieties, or keep your makeup minimalistic with just a single flower in the corner of your eye.


Flower-Inspired Makeup
Picture via @_layph
Flower-Inspired Makeup
Picture via @preppy.punk
Flower-Inspired Makeup


Flower-Inspired Makeup
Picture via @frantastic_beauty

Minimalistic Flower-Inspired Makeup

Bright colors and simple, bold lines; you do not have to be a pro to participate in these flower-inspired makeup trends. Minimalistic designs are the rage right now, and you'll see these floral looks from the corners of Instagram to the high fashion runway.


Eyes makeup with flowers


Yellow Floral makeup


Tiny Flowers

You can both use fresh flowers or dried ones, but this trend is all about incorporating the tiniest of blooms to create a spectacular floral makeup look. Pair them with a striking eye shadow or go for a natural look with neutral makeup and the smallest of dried flowers.

Flower-Inspired Makeup martikonis_tatiana
Picture via @martikonis_tatiana
Flower-Inspired Makeup @ma.ry.na_
Picture via @ma.ry.na_

Halloween Floral Makeup

It's that time of the year again, so Halloween and important holidays such as Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) can't be skipped. They're both the perfect opportunity to go all out with your face florals and create a heavier look that you wouldn't normally apply for a day at work and take your skills to the next level.



Petal Faces

Don't want to glue a whole rose or peony to your face? No worries, that's why we have petals. Whether you use real ones or faux petals, they're great to experiment with when you first start incorporating florals into your makeup look.


Flower-Inspired Makeup jade_art_makeup
Picture via @jade_art_makeup
Flower-Inspired Makeup @thealxdiaries
Picture via @thealxdiaries
Flower-Inspired Makeup @federica_valtolina_mua
Picture via @federica_valtolina_mua


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