LOOKER ADD ON

Every year, the beauty and the fashion industry comes up with new trends that rule the fashion magazines and the fashion world. From Bollywood hot gossips about Suhana Khan’s Vogue shoot and nepotism, to Kangana’s new look in her film, nothing goes away from the eye of the fashion scrutiny. This year, was the year of body modifications – Piercing, Tattoos, Hair Color and Nail art ruled the industry.

Who would have thought that these minute details would become a fashion trend one day? Alteration in body have been the new hype. Beauty surgeons and make up artists, are the God of the fashion world.  And body parlour the Adobe of fashion devotees.

Hair color, highlights, dip dye, to nail art and extensions, everything has become the talk to the town.

Here are some of the body modification that have taken over not only the industry but have also slayed the runways –  

DECORATE THE BODY CANVAS

Imagine a needle, piercing your skin. Ouch!  Did you twitch? Even for a second? That’s what needle used to do to me, when I was a kid. A mere thought of it would send shiver down my spine. But now, I am a proud owner of 5 piercing in my body! The pain left, when piercing became a fashion statement. As body piercing gained popularity it spread from ears, to nose, to lips, even tongue and neck, everything was open for a hole and a little stud!

Now, any part of the body can be pierced and bejeweled, new in the list were eyebrow, navel and genitals! Piercing now comes in a form of a body Art and modification. Along with tattoos and branding, it has taken over the fashion industry with a boom! It has an enduring as well as cross cultural appeal.

The longevity of this form of body piercing among fashion enthusiasts suggests that it is going to stay for a while.

THE ENAMEL JOB

 The phrase girls run the world on their fingertips, now has a literal meaning. Nail art has made it possible for us. Gone are the days when girl used to bite their nails out of nervousness, now see a nail break and hear them scream their lungs out.

The manicure business has now taken charge over the beauty industry. In this era, painted and well-kept nails have become a symbol of civilised and elegant personality, while un-kept nails are now seen as unhygienic and low class. In today’s pop culture nail art have become a high profile fashion statement. From gluing tiny ornaments and beads on, to large fake extensions it has rapidly taken over the vogue and other fashion industry.

Big celebrities like Katy Perry, Cardi B, are seen supporting the look. From top notch celebrities to Youtube sensations and bloggers, everyone is doing it. You can try one for yourself too, unless the long nails and ornaments fight a battle with your spoon while eating.

THE SHADE GAME

Hair colour can make or break your game!  You can either look like the beautiful ‘Rachel’ from Friends with dark hair, and subtle highlights on it, or you can totally become a fashion disaster and be the ‘Gunther’ of your group with drastic blonde hair with no style.

The choice is yours to make.  In the past few years we have seen all sorts of colours making it to the fashion industry, from the classic browns to the shocking pinks and purples.

2019, however has topped the charts with its unicorn colour rainbow hair. these are the ones that rise the blood pressure of your mom, and make sure your locality aunties gasp!  Go on the explore page of your Instagram and you are for surely going to find one hair transformation video. That’s how much it’s trending today.

COLOR THOSE LOCKS

Hair colour can make or break your game! You can either look like the beautiful ‘Rachel’ from Friends with dark hair, and subtle highlights on it, or you can totally become a fashion disaster and be the ‘Gunther’ of your group with drastic blonde hair with no style. The choice is yours to make. 

In the past few years we have seen all sorts of colours making it to the fashion industry, from the classic browns to the shocking pinks and purples. 2018, however has topped the charts with its unicorn colour rainbow hair. These are the ones that rise the blood pressure of your mom, and make sure your locality aunties gasp!  Go on the explore page of your Instagram and you are for surely going to find one hair transformation video. That’s how much it’s trending today.

My suggestion – Go experiment with it! Go subtle or Go crazy, till you know you can rock the look with confidence and make a few heads turn.