Looking for fresh, new beauty inspiration for 2018? Well, we're calling it: These rising stars are set to be the new icons of the beauty world. From the Instagrammer with next-level glowy skin to the singer fulfilling all our long-nail fantasies and then some to the R&B duo reminding us of the sheer joy that's just waiting to be found at the bottom of your makeup bag—they're all here.
Click through to discover the 10 rising stars that we'll be channelling throughout this year and beyond. You're going to want to bookmark this.
Look a little closer and you'll soon realise that you first met Linnea as Eleven's long-lost sister, Kali, in season two of Stranger Things. We're pretty certain that won't be the last we'll see of this Danish actress on our screens, but until then, we're following her on Instagram for effortless hair inspiration.
If there's one thing you can take from Chloe x Halle, the music duo signed to Beyonce's Parkwood Entertainment label, it's a welcome reminder that beauty is there to be played with. Everything about the girls' style is fun and irreverent—while never coming off as too serious. More girls like this, please.
She's part of the uber-cool Gen-Z set leading a generation of teens more politically-minded than ever before. So resonant with the zeitgeist in fact that she's already graced the cover of Teen Vogue and Dazed. And as if her activist nature wasn't admirable enough, she's also the master of graphic liner.
Mabel McVey has made some big waves in the music world this year, and we're sure she'll consider earning herself a prime spot on the Byrdie HQ playlist one of her greatest achievements (just kidding). But it's not just her music we're digging. This woman has proven the power of a '90s clear, glossy lip and wears the fiercest long nails we wish our keyboards would allow.
Interview magazine labelled her as one of the most exciting voices of her generation, and we'd have to agree: At only 16, Rowan Blanchard is well-versed in the issues affecting the world and is a key player in a new raft of teen idols of substance. When it comes to beauty, her style is pretty simple, but we're definitely sensing some Björk vibes in there.
Virginia Gardner may be better known in the U.S. but the actress is fast becoming our latest California-beauty obsession. File her under beachy waves and no makeup-makeup inspiration.