These Are the Makeup Trends You Can Expect to See at Coachella This Year

Coachella is just one month away, and if you plan on heading out to the desert for some music festival fun, it's time to start brainstorming your outfits, hair and makeup.

We were curious about trending makeup looks, in particular, and reached out to Charlie Riddle, who was kind enough to give us all of the tea. Charlie is a makeup artist and the global beauty director and head of artistry for Stila Cosmetics, so he definitely knows what he's talking about. Keep scrolling to learn all about the makeup trends that are going to be at Coachella this year, according to Charlie!

Sweety High: Tell us about yourself!

Charlie Riddle: I am Charlie Riddle, a makeup artist based in New York. I'm also the global beauty director and head of artistry for Stila Cosmetics! I'm originally from Sydney, Australia and grew up in the Pacific Northwest.


SH: What have been your favorite makeup and beauty trends from past Coachellas?

CR: I love seeing all of the glitter moments and colored graphic liners.


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SH: What makeup trends can we expect at Coachella in 2023?

CR: I think we will see a trend of "Pretty Goth" makeup. Bolder and darker colors on eyes and lips. Also, I think sparkly and shimmery moments all over the face will be huge.


SH: Any tips for achieving those makeup trends?

CR: For a girly-goth moment, try a black lip liner with your favorite color or gloss. It goes with every color and adds this fun dramatic intensity.

For a subtle sparkle effect, apply a product like a highlighter to the eyes, cheekbones and lips to give an all-over wet effect.


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SH: What makeup products should we keep in our bags at Coachella?

CR: Stila's upcoming summer collection was made for music festivals! Heaven's Hue Highlighters ($34) are gorgeous, all-over sparkly topcoats that you can use alone or over any makeup product from eyes, lips, cheeks to body and they give this beautiful wet effect. Also, for a pop of color, Stila is expanding its iconic Stay All Day Eyeliner ($24) range and releasing muted neon liners later this month which look gorgeous on every skin tone and are a really fun way to wear color—they are all gorgeous pastel shades.


SH: What celebrities' makeup looks are you excited to see at Coachella this year?

CR: BlackPink for sure since they are headlining! Also excited to see what all the TikTok girlies will do, since they are not afraid to experiment with their looks.


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SH: Is there anything else you think we should know?

CR: Stila also has a blurring touch-up stick, the new All About The Blur Instant Blurring Stick ($30), which is perfect for long days out in the desert when you start to look a little sweaty—it's like having a filter in a stick which works great over makeup and to immediately blur and get rid of shine.


What about the nails? Click HERE to get a look at some nail designs that would be perfect for Coachella 2023.