...forget you may need two pairs of shoes for the fall — children in younger grades are often asked to bring an “indoor” set of shoes and an “outdoor” set for recess and lunch hour. If colour isn’t your thing: “Natural light blonds and browns are popular as well as platinum “white” blonds, which is my personal favourite hair trend at the moment,” says Jordyn Wiebe, the beauty blogger behind joyfullyjordyn.com. When styling for school, think simple but stylish. “It’s always easiest to keep your hair style effortless and easy to throw together,” says Wiebe. “Invest in a great texturizing spray to achieve that “I woke up like this” look and a volumizing dry shampoo for mornings when you can’t wash your hair.”
And if effortless but eyecatching Not surprisingly, celebrity makeup is influencing teens as well. “Over-lined matte lips are a big one, and highlighters are another big product category that teens love right now,” says Chen. “Popular looks include lip products with a brown undertone– brownish reds, plums, and nudes.”
Teens are also taking their makeup cues from fall colours, “…for back to school during the cooler fall months, you can go darker and experiment a bit more with terracotta and rusty orange shades, mustard yellows, jewel tones like teal, plum and burgundy, and even metallics like bronze, copper and gold,” says Wiebe.