Is Canada ready for the makeup of the future?
If Ridley Scott's "Blade Runner" was to dictate futuristic makeup trends, Canadian ladies would probably be sporting deathly white face powder and a dark streak of eyeshadow like Pris, played by Daryl Hannah.
Lucky for women in Canada and around the world, this kind of makeup really hasn't taken off in conventional social circles, although fashion spies might have spotted outrageous makeup during Toronto Fashion Week.
However, we are about to enter 2010, and advances in makeup technology are almost expected. For example, the National Post recently reported on the potential for new mood-enhancing makeup.
You might not yet be wearing a hologram instead of eyeliner, but new some products might aim to enhance the wearer's mood, the news provider reveals. Think of the possibilities: eyeshadow that makes you happy and lipstick that can, literally, bring a smile to your lips.
If you'd rather not have your makeup play with your neurotransmitters, as the news provider claims, you can also go for extreme enhancements.
Long eyelashes are set to be a new trend, Canada.com reveals. Marketing manager at top makeup brand Shu Uemura, Stephanie Block, told the news provider that "the [new] focus is on lashes in every form," and that batting your beauties might become "another [makeup] accessory"