2012 Beauty Trends: The Fab, the Drab, and the Outrageous
We saw some unforgettable headlines in 2012.
In June there was TomKat's split; in July the entire world cheered during London's summer Olympics; and in November we were all shocked by the devastation of super storm Sandy.
And although beauty trends didn't exactly make the front page of most major news outlets, they were also dominating the beauty scene this year. From vampy mulberry lipsticks to tie-dyed dipped hair, the last 12 months proved that boring beauty fads were so 2011.
Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr were loaded with nail art, statement lips, and hair bows. So much so that over-the-top looks such as diamond-encrusted manicures and supersized top knots were no longer restricted to cat walks and red carpets -- everyone was talking about these trends and all of us were trying them.
With such a major boom in the beauty world, we couldn't let the ball drop without looking back on the biggest trends of 2012.Keep reading to see what we loved, loathed, and said "meh" about.
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