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Yearender 2016: Hottest beauty trends this year

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Published : Dec 27, 2016, 12:52 pm IST
Updated : Jul 8, 2017, 8:39 pm IST
While everything that glitters made a come back in 2016, trends like hidden rainbow hair and hologhraphic lip gloss ruled as social media became a platform for spreading the word (Photo: Instagram)
While everything that glitters made a come back in 2016, trends like hidden rainbow hair and hologhraphic lip gloss ruled as social media became a platform for spreading the word (Photo: Instagram)
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One of the most captivating and peculiar beauty trends when it came to hair was neon hair with colour that would glow in the dark. The social media was flooded with images of people with hair lit up (Photo: Instagram/rebeccataylorhair)
One of the most captivating and peculiar beauty trends when it came to hair was neon hair with colour that would glow in the dark. The social media was flooded with images of people with hair lit up (Photo: Instagram/rebeccataylorhair)
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Colouring one's hair with bright colours has been an in thing for a while and as hair trends got crazier this year, the most interesting and popular one was the hidden rainbow, with strands of hair coloured with different shades, which were concealed by natural hair (Photo: Instagram)
Colouring one's hair with bright colours has been an in thing for a while and as hair trends got crazier this year, the most interesting and popular one was the hidden rainbow, with strands of hair coloured with different shades, which were concealed by natural hair (Photo: Instagram)
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It was the year for everything bold becoming beautiful and bold eye brows became a rage early on in the year with appearances on ramps at major fashion shows (Photo: Instagram/brows_alba)
It was the year for everything bold becoming beautiful and bold eye brows became a rage early on in the year with appearances on ramps at major fashion shows (Photo: Instagram/brows_alba)
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As eyebrows went bold, they got some solid backing with under eyebrows becoming a thing in 2016 and taking ramps as well as social media by storm (Photo: Instagram)
As eyebrows went bold, they got some solid backing with under eyebrows becoming a thing in 2016 and taking ramps as well as social media by storm (Photo: Instagram)
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If people were including everything shimmery in their make up, why leave nails out? The chrome manicure was the best thing to go with metallic lips and sparkling make up (Photo: Instagram/hulanails)
If people were including everything shimmery in their make up, why leave nails out? The chrome manicure was the best thing to go with metallic lips and sparkling make up (Photo: Instagram/hulanails)
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Freckles may have been considered a not so attractive facial feature in the past, but this year things changed as natural looking freckles were in and people even went on to don rainbow freckles among other variations (Photo: Instagram/tinburtondollz)
Freckles may have been considered a not so attractive facial feature in the past, but this year things changed as natural looking freckles were in and people even went on to don rainbow freckles among other variations (Photo: Instagram/tinburtondollz)
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All that glitters was a rage when it came to make up, but it's not enough unless it's gold. That's why a solid gold facial seemed to be the best thing before going for shimmering glory (Photo: Instagram/kevispa)
All that glitters was a rage when it came to make up, but it's not enough unless it's gold. That's why a solid gold facial seemed to be the best thing before going for shimmering glory (Photo: Instagram/kevispa)
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With a dash of colours dominating the beauty scene, anything that glitters was in this year as sparkle was the norm (Photo: Instagram/makeup_by_jacqueline)
With a dash of colours dominating the beauty scene, anything that glitters was in this year as sparkle was the norm (Photo: Instagram/makeup_by_jacqueline)
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While lip gloss has been used to add a polished and irresistible touch to lips, the holographic lip gloss created magic with rainbow to space odyssey effects changing everything this year (Photo: Instagram)
While lip gloss has been used to add a polished and irresistible touch to lips, the holographic lip gloss created magic with rainbow to space odyssey effects changing everything this year (Photo: Instagram)
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As the bold, bright and sparkling took over the beauty scene in 2016, metallic lips seem to have arrived on the scene as the hottest holiday trend towards the end of the year (Photo: Instagram/ladyjademay)
As the bold, bright and sparkling took over the beauty scene in 2016, metallic lips seem to have arrived on the scene as the hottest holiday trend towards the end of the year (Photo: Instagram/ladyjademay)
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When everyone was going for bright and colourful looks, it wasn't a surprised that something like rainbow highlighter went viral on the internet as netizens were freaking out over the gorgeous addition to their make up wish list (Photo: Instagram)
When everyone was going for bright and colourful looks, it wasn't a surprised that something like rainbow highlighter went viral on the internet as netizens were freaking out over the gorgeous addition to their make up wish list (Photo: Instagram)
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Tags: Beauty trends, Hair colour, Holographic lips