5 Easy Summer to Fall Makeup Transition Tips

Fall makeup is here and I’m showing you 5 easy summer to fall makeup transition tips! It’s time to ditch summer and embrace metallic eyeshadows and burgundy lipsticks as your new normal. This is the time of year when you start pinning your fall makeup looks, watching dark lip makeup tutorials and learn how to transition your summer makeup to Fall. You can easily update your makeup routine for autumn by swapping out a few makeup essentials will pair well with your fall style staples.  Transitioning your summer makeup to fall doesn’t have to be intimidating at all and you don’t have to get caught up in buying the latest makeup collections for fall either (ahem….unless you are a beauty product addict like me). Really, all you need to do is incorporate the current fall makeup trends and colors into your everyday makeup look, it’s as basic as that with these easy tips.

transition your summer makeup to fall

transition your summer makeup to fall my swapping out these!


Take a look inside your makeup bag and see what you need to update for fall. Swap our your matte neutral eyeshadows for gold and silver metallics and try a dark lipstick instead of just gloss. If you need some new fall makeup ideas, check out my makeup must-haves for fall and beauty tips to keep your look current.


Fall Makeup Essentials

Here is what makeup you should have for your fall makeup bag

  • Metallic Eyeshadow
  • Dark burgundy or oxblood lipstick
  • Jewel toned eyeliners
  • Rose or soft pink blush
  • Highlighters
  • Medium coverage foundation

Fall Eyeshadow Palettes

transition to fall makeup with these eyeshadow palettes

Wearing the right eyeshadows for fall is essential to your over all look. Try ditching the matte neutrals and go for some matellics and jewel tones like I wore in this fall makeup look here.

Tartlette in Bloom Clay Eyeshadow Palette//Anastasia Beverly Hills Renaisance Palette//E.L.F Cosmetics Eyeshadow

Fall Lipstick Colors

transition to fall makeup with these fall lipstick colors

Even if you aren’t a fan of dark lips for fall, just give it a try..you only live once! Or, instead of doing a full blown dark lip, try just lightly dabbing a burgundy lip color on to your lips as a stain.

NARS Burgundy Oxblood//Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Disturbed//NYX Matte Lipstick in Siren


Fall Eyeliner Colors

transition to fall makeup with these fall eyeliner colors

Switch up your eyeliner and go with something fun for fall like a metallic purple or bronze shade. Sometimes switching from your basic black eyeliner to something more bold is exactly what is needed to update your fall look.


Bobbi Brown Black Mauve Shimmer Ink// Urban Decay Razor Sharp Resistant Longwear Eyeliner//NYX Vivid Bright Eyeliner in Vivid Delight

Fall Highlighters

transition to fall makeup with these must-have highlighters

Stay away from matte skin this fall and go straight for the glow. If you don’t know how to get glowing skin, check out these beauty tips here and get one of these must-have highlighters of the season.

MILK Holographic Stick//Josie Maran Argan Enlightenment Illuminizing Veil//Makeup Revolution Radiance Palette


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What fall makeup must-haves are you shopping for this season?

xo, Kendra
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