Yes, dolphin skin is a thing. Instagram influencers and makeup/skincare fans are raving about the dolphin skin beauty trend. So what is dolphin skin? Think dewy, plump, radiant skin just like everyone’s favourite mammal. CNN asked for the definition from Mary Phillips. “Dolphin skin is a beauty term that’s being used to describe a glistening, hydrated, ‘fresh out of the water’ makeup look,” explains Mary Phillips, a professional makeup artist who’s worked with celebs like Jennifer Lopez, Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner. “Dolphins are known for their smooth, plump, reflective skin, so I think it’s a perfect, fun way to describe this aesthetic.”
Want to try it out? Check out the Huda Beauty TikTok below for a quick tutorial.