After a year with beauty on most people’s back burner, predicting which makeup trends will take the stage in 2021 is no easy task. “It’s kind of hard to say with makeup trends—they’re so unpredictable,” says Jackie Aina, a Nigerian-American beauty content creator, activist, and social media sensation. “I think we could go either way. People could be so comfortable and used to where we are now and keep moving forward in the ‘less is more’ lane. Or, there could be a resurgence in doing full heavy glam.”
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