Summer to Fall Makeup Swaps

Grab your pumpkin spice latte and cosmetic bags ladies; let’s do a makeup revamp for autumn. If you’re wondering how to makeover your fall beauty bag, I have everything you need to know right here. Swap out your summer faves for some of these fall makeup must haves that every makeup buff or beauty newbie absolutely needs. I am more than ready to transition my makeup looks to pair well with the seasons color changes. S0 cheers to flannel long sleeved shirts and summer to fall makeup swaps.

SUMMER TO FALL Cosmetic Bag Swaps

I love the simplicity of makeup for summer, but, there is something about fall that makes me crave burgundy lips and sexy cat eyes. Now that warmer weather is coming to a close, I am switching thing’s around in my cosmetic bag so I can do just that. Ladies, this is my recommended summer to fall makeup swaps checklist.

HOW TO Swap out Your Summer Beauty Bag for Fall


SUMMER TO FALL Makeup Bag Swaps


SWAP TINTED MOISTURIZER FOR FOUNDATION: Naturally bronzed skin starts to diminish along with the warmth of the sun around September. It’s really a tragedy…unless you live in Austin, TX like I do…then you celebrate. With that comes the visibility of more skin flaws and the ditching of your favorite tinted moisturizer. I always recommend a good skincare regimen over hiding behind makeup, but let’s be honest; we all have skin imperfections. So, choose a medium coverage foundation like the Urban Decay Naked or the Beautycounter Tint skin for even and gorgeous skin.

SWAP BLUSH COLORS: Ditch the coral pinks for dusty rose and brown pink blush tones for fall. You could even incorporate berry tone blushes for a fun pop of color. Check out Jane Iredale Barely Rose or NARS Mata Hari.

SWAP WARM EYESHADOWS TO JEWEL TONES: That warm summer eyeshadow palette needs to be swapped out for jewel tones ASAP. Choose moody colors like forest green, plumb, raspberry, and bronze for your seasonal fall makeup switch. My favorite simple switch that can be incorporated into what you already have is the TOM FORD Honeymoon quad. It’s one of my absolute faves. But, you might like the NARS Brouse Duo as well.

SWAP YOUR SUMMER NUDE GLOSS TO FALL SHADE LIPSTICK: Of course you can always wear one of the best nude lipsticks for fall, but how about a pop of something deeper? Paint your pout with a gorgeous shade of burgundy or even a dark red lip to pair with the changing colors of the seasons. If you’re not up for wearing something full coverage like the Bite Beauty Smoky Plumb, try out the Beautycounter Plum Lip Sheer instead.





25 Summer to Fall transitional jackets

If you are looking to swap out makeup for fall, you might also be looking for jackets to pair with your newly updated makeup bag. Check out these transitional fall jackets that are easy to wear now and as the weather turns.


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  • Ashley Hargrove

    Definitely saving this post since I am so clueless when it comes to makeup!!

  • Ashley Zeal

    This was such a helpful post! I love those Tom Ford shadow quads!

  • Love these swaps!! Perfect fall picks!

  • Anna English

    Obsessing with those jewel tones for fall, so pretty!

  • I need to remember this! It’s so humid here in Houston that I tend to stick with my tinted moisturizer through most of fall.

    • It gets humid here in Austin too…but not as bad as Houston!!

  • I’m dying to try these products for fall!


  • That plum lipstick is such a gorgeous shade! Perfect for Fall 🙂

  • Jackie Giardina

    Gimme all the cat eyes and burgundy lips! I’m ready!

  • Sara

    I just bought a berry blush last week and I’m loving those tones for Fall!

    • Thanks for your comment Sara. What did you end up getting?

  • Azanique

    I love fall make-up! I usually stick to my tinted moisturizer but love transitioning to deeper lip colors 🙂

    – xo, Azanique |

  • i can’t wait to start getting into Fall makeup!

  • Love this post & definitely agree with your recommendations – I’ve already started putting away my bright lip colors and swapping them out for more muted/neutral tones.

  • Annie Marie

    I am all about those jewel tones in that palette! Gorgeous!

    • Thanks for your comment Annie! I a m glad you like it!

    • Thanks Annie! I think they are gorgeous too…one of my faves for sure.

  • Adaleta Avdic

    What a great post!! This is so smart to transition seasons!

  • I’m loving these swaps, especially the darker lips shades!

  • Sarah Tripp

    I always love a dark lip in the fall!

  • Caitlin Patton

    I love plum and burgundy lips for fall! I cannot wait!!!

  • Carolina Hellal Alvarez

    All these colors are so perfect for fall! loved them!

  • Jessica

    I love this! It will make my makeup transition so much easier in a month!
    xo Jessica

  • ah, can’t wait for fall! love this helpful post! xo

  • Ashley McClellan Houston

    I love fall makeup just as much as fall clothes!

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