Makeup fads come and go much like the rest of the world’s trends. We get enamored with a certain makeup trend, stick with it for a few years, become tired of it for a couple of decades, and then rediscover it and fall in love all over again, just like Y2K makeup trends.
In recent years, everyone has been spotted wearing low-rise jeans, platform slippers, and satin attire, all of which were popular in the early 2000s and have made a reappearance. In a nutshell, Y2K, or the trends of the year 2000, are making a comeback.
Moreover, the Y2K makeup looks that were popular at the turn of the millennium have made a dramatic return. Everyone from makeup artists to members of Generation Z to celebrities has been rocking ’00s-inspired looks. You should get on board with this trend and use Y2K makeup to evoke a look from the early 2000s. Take a trip back in time by incorporating these looks into your next beauty routine.
Here are seven of the most iconic Y2K beauty trends that are back in style and absolutely worth reviving.
Even now, having dewy skin is a popular aesthetic trend. Glowy, dewy face makeup was popular among celebrities in the early 2000s and remains popular now. This 2000s style allows your natural skin tone to peek through. The idea is to go for a makeup-free appearance that plays up your best facial characteristics.