Have you noticed that the days have gotten ever-so-slightly longer? Maybe you've seen that instead of a bedtime of 4:30PM the sun seems to retire around 5:30PM? Warm-weather lovers, rejoice! This means that Spring is on its way, and it's time to start adding color to your makeup routine!
The transition to Spring doesn't have to be overwhelming—it never should be. Here are a few easy beauty tips to help you shake off those winter blues and slip into some vibrant spring fun!
Five Beauty Tips for Spring
Lighten Up on Your Foundation
As we move into a warm weather season the Sun may work a little harder on us. Aside from your SPF ritual—at least that should a be a ritual—your foundation should start reflecting the lighter days ahead.
Juice Beauty Stem Cellular CC Cream - Deep Glow$39.00
Replenix Mattifying Mineral BB Cream SPF50+$37.60
With winter coming to an end, its time to stop hiding behind a curtain of foundation and start letting your skin shine through! As the days get warmer, the more tendency your foundation may have to shift and move.
Don't be the one caught with a melted face of makeup at the end of the day! Keep things fresh by switching your full-coverage foundation for a lightweight BB or CC Cream. These guys will give your complexion a nice even tone without looking too cakey or heavy. If you play your cards right, your springtime favorite will have an SPF in it. Double duty wins every time!
Brighten Your Lips
It's out with the deep, dark tones of Winter and in with the bright, vibrant hues of Spring! Switching up your lip color can easily transform your face in a flash! Swap out that deep red for a warm fuchsia, or that bronzy nude for a pinky neutral.
Laura Geller Luscious Lips Liquid Lipstick$21.00
Dermelect Smooth and Plump Lipstick - Incognito Peachy Rose$20.00
When it comes to lip color, the rainbow is your palette! You can choose anything from bright magentas to teal blues. Don't hold back this season.
Don't have a green thumb? No worries! Let your lips be your flower patch by sporting an array of colors this spring!
Blue is the New Black Eyeliner
Your lips won't be the only place flaunting new color this Spring.
Wake up the windows to your soul by bringing them to life with a vibrant blue hue! Step out of your comfort zone and try something new.
Black liner contracts and makes your eyes look smaller, while blue gives a more welcoming invitation to light and brightens and opens your eyes, making them appear bigger!
Double Duty With a Cream Blush
Just because winter is coming to a close, doesn't mean all your hydration woes are over. Keep that supple, dewy shine by swapping your powder blush for a cream blush!
Bellápierre Cosmetics Cheek & Lip Stain (5g)$18.00
RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek (Various Shades)5 Stars 1 Reviewsfrom$25.20
Did you think cream blush was only for your cheeks? Prepare to be amazed! If you're ever in a pinch for time, swipe that creamy goodness on your lids for an easy, light, monochromatic look! Boom, fabulous.
SPF, SPF, SPF!
NIA24 Sun Damage Prevention UVA UVB Sunscreen SPF 30$49.00
HydroPeptide Solar Defense Tinted SPF 30$36.00
In case you didn't think it was important enough, here we are, telling you SPF! The key to a flawless makeup routine is a healthy complexion, and protecting your skin from harmful UVA and UVB rays will prove beneficial to the health of your skin in the long run.
Here is another opportunity to double up on the function of your products and invest in a tinted moisturizer! They're basically foundation, SPF and moisturizer rolled into one. Triple threat!
However you decide to spritz up your beauty routine this spring, remember that taking care of your skin is the most important. Get more inspo at lookfantastic and discover how we can transform your makeup look!