The new year has finally arrived, which means it’s trendsetting time. So what are the new beauty crazes going to be, and which looks will be flooding our Insta grids? We’ve scoured the catwalks and beauty blogs to find out the trends you need to keep an eye on. *struts into 2018 like a boss*

1. Aqua eyeshadow

The mermaid trend ain’t going anywhere any time soon, and no one’s complaining. Tadashi Shoji’s models owned this look on the runway in their flowing florals.

Get the look:

MUA MUA Pearl Single Eyeshadow - Lilac £1.00 Buy Now
MUA MUA Pearl Single Eyeshadow - Cornflower £1.00 Buy Now

2. Blush is back

Last year saw us contouring like pros, but could 2018 be the year that soft peachy looks kick out chiselled cheekbones? We’ll have to wait and see – but we think the full face of blush trend is gonna be big.

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B. B. Blusher Tempt Me £5.32 Buy Now
B. B. Lip & Cheek Tint Say My Name £4.66 Buy Now

3. #Nailfie…

That’s nail selfie – and it’ll be huge in 2018. Nail art is all over our Insta grids and making an epic comeback. From pastel gradients to bright colour blocking, we’re loving the return of this trend. Your nails are a canvas you defs don’t want to forget about this year.

Get the look:

Barry M Barry M Classic Nail Paint - Bubblegum Pink £2.99 Buy Now
Barry M Barry M Liquid Chrome Nail Paint Rain On Me £3.99 Buy Now
Barry M Barry M Coconut Infusion Nail Paint - Scuba £4.99 Buy Now

4. Cute colour blocking

This is one trend that’s become super-hot in the fashion world. But why stop at clothes? Pretty pastel shades can be used to achieve gorge eyeshadow looks, perfect for spring and summer.

Get the look:

MUA MUA Eyeshadow Palette - Tropical Oceana £8.00 Buy Now
B. B. Luminous Lipstick Angel Delight £4.66 Buy Now

5. Ombré lips

We’ve talked about eyes and nails, so now get ready to pucker up. Two-toned pouts were all over the SS18 catwalks, and it’s not hard to see why. This is a great way to spice up your makeup look, and it can be as bold or as subtle as you like.

Get the look:

MUA MUA Lipstick - Shade 13 £1.00 Buy Now
MUA MUA Lipstick - Peach Amber £1.00 Buy Now

6. Wings with a difference

Forget that faultless feline eye – winged liner has had a bold upgrade. The models at Tom Ford flaunted rounded, striking eyeliner looks that caught everyone’s attention. This is a trend to keep your eye on in 2018.

Get the look:

B. B. Pro Longwear Gel Eye Liner Black £4.66 Buy Now