While Spring is most commonly associated with longer, sun-filled days and a steady incline in temperatures, it also creates the perfect opportunity to revamp your makeup collection with fresh new products that help you participate in the latest trends. This inclusive seasonal trend guide will take a deep dive into the five hottest trends to keep an eye on from glossy, high-shine lips to skin tint, 90’s inspired liner and more. This spring, say goodbye to fifty shades of neutral and make way for color from vibrant lippies to lively eyeshadows. These trends are sure to unlock top levels of confidence from Zoom calls to weekend brunch and everywhere in between.
Skin is In
In the last year as makeup has taken a backseat, we’ve all witnessed heightened emphasis on the skin’s overall health from brands and consumers alike. From DIY radiance-boosting masks to natural, skin-like tints, there’s no denying the growing trend of skin-first makeup looks. Long are the days of ultra-matte, high-coverage complexions as dewy, skin-like finishes take center stage. This season, expect to see makeup lovers embracing minor blemishes and imperfections with products that give skin the room to shine through. Those looking to participate in the trend should gravitate towards complexion products, like the Triple Fix Serum Foundation, which naturally conceal uneven texture and tone while leaving behind a glowy and youthful look. Model and entrepreneur, Jordyn Woods, has seemingly perfected her no makeup makeup look, which is perfect for your next pool, lake or beach day.
One notable makeup trend that held on tight through the 90s and early 2000s is graphic liner, which is making a massive comeback this spring. Not the thick Avril Lavigne-inspired smokey liner, but thin, artistic liner that helps accentuate both the eyes’ shape and color. Keep it simple like Zendaya during the Critics’ Choice Award, or opt for vibrancy like certified it girl and YouTube sensation, Alissa Ashley, who was seen rocking pink graphic liner in a recent Instagram photo. In the age of mask-wearing, this is the perfect compliment to a flawless-looking complexion by allowing the eyes to take center stage.
We’ve all heard the word monochromatic as it relates to fashion, but the same equation works perfectly for completing a high-fashion makeup look. This season, monochromatic makeup looks are growing in popularity, as it doesn't rely on expert-level skills to create a perfect look. Simply find a color that best compliments your skin tone and apply it to the eyes, cheeks, and lips for a cohesive and harmonious look. OG Beauty Influencer, Michelle Phan, took to Instagram with a stunning monochromatic coral look, which screams spring. To take it a step further, dress it up with decorative nails and accessories, as seen on Kerry Washington for the SAG Awards.
Poppin’ Lip Gloss
2007 may go down in history as the year of lip gloss following Lil Mama’s release of her hit debut song “Lip Gloss,” but this spring keep an eye out for super luscious, undeniably glossy lips coming back onto the scene. Warmer months often call for no effort, no mess makeup looks and a shiny lip is the perfect finishing touch for everyday looks. When you’re not sporting a seasonally appropriate bold lip, try pairing the Speak Love Glossy Lip Treatment Oil with your favorite brown or nude liner for the instant pick-me-up your lips may need this season. Formulated with a fast-acting blend of Sunflower, Carrot, Sweet Almond and Macadamia Nut Oil, Speak Love helps hydrate, nourish and condition lips, while providing a high-shine glossy finish. For added benefits, the cold-pressed chia seed oil helps volumize the look of lips for a naturally puckered pout.
We’ve all heard the saying “go big or go home,” and this spring we’re keeping that energy as it relates to blush. Amplify your skin’s natural flush and undertones with soft hues of pink, coral, red, berry and more. Blush instantly adds a pop of color to the complexion, bringing the entire look to life. This season, take your pick from creme and liquid formulas that add a boost of radiance to the skin for a healthy-looking, radiant glow.
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