15 Spring Makeup Ideas for a Fresh Face
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15 Spring Makeup Ideas for a Fresh Face

Spring is a time for new beginnings and that includes experimenting with a new look. With warmer temperatures and summer just around the corner, spring makeup gravitates towards brighter shades and pretty pastels. Whether you’re a beauty junkie who likes to play with new colors and techniques or just someone who prefers a natural look, there is something trending for everyone. From bright lips to bold liners to sheer highlighters, here are 15 ways to freshen up your look for spring.

1. Bold Orange Lipstick: Love orange lipstick but afraid it’s not the right color for you? Behold, this tutorial will help you find a shade that you’re actually comfortable with so that you too can sport this season’s hottest trend. (via Beauty and Sass)


2. Smokey Daytime Eyes: Smokey eyes are not only a winter or evening look. Use smokey pastels to make the popular look daytime appropriate. (via Allure)

3. Neon Nails: Nothing screams fun-in-the-sun more than neon. Forget your neon pinks and orange. Highlighter yellow gives neon a fresh update for this season. (via Refinery29)

4. Eye Art: Makeup art is no longer limited to your nails. Take note from the Chanel 2014 show, and try using glitter around your eyes to freshen up your spring evening look. (via Makeup for Life)

5. Lipstick Turned Lip Stain:  Already have a spring lipstick and want to turn it into a stain? Now you can do it in three easy steps and without spending any money. Huzzah! (via Brit + Co.)

6. Reverse Cat Eye: Less is more for spring… except when it comes to eyeliners. Check out this fresh twist on eyeliner from the Carven show by simply lining your lower lid and keeping the top bare. (via Harper’s Bazaar)

7. Pretty In Pink: This matching pink eyeshadow and lipstick tutorial will not only update your look but it will also make you feel like a princess. (via Keiko Lynn)

8. Glistening Eyeshadow: Glisten like the sun with these bronze covered eyelids from the Jason Wu runway show. (via Vogue UK)

9. Mattify Your Lipstick: You’re no longer restricted to glosses and lip stains for spring. Matte lipsticks have made their way onto the scene, and now you can easily matte-ify using blotting papers. (via Byrdie)

10. Kiss and Blush: Using a two-in-one lip and cheek stain can give you that light touch of color that you want for warmer temperatures. (via Gal Meets Glam)

11. Lit From Within Glow: Prefer to go natural? A highlighter can brighten up your face in just a few steps with this tutorial. (via Elle)

12. Soft Berry Lips: The deep berry shades that were in for fall and winter get a spring update with this lighter shade. (via Glamour)

13. Sunrise Eyes: Mornings are worth waking up to with this sunny citrus-orange wash across the lids. You can easily take this daytime look to night by layering it with eyeliner and mascara. (via Allure)

14. Electric Blue Wings: Love a great cat eye? Freshen it up for spring by turning it electric blue. (via Into the Gloss)

15. Touch of Under Eye Color: Instead of applying your eyeshadow only on the lid, take an accent color and dot it on the center of your bottom lash line for an extra splash of color. (via Nasty Gal Blog)

Which of these updates is your favorite? Do you have any other spring makeup trends you’re eyeing? Let us know in the comments below.