2011 Spring Makeup Trends
This season’s hottest makeup trend is bright color! If you have favored neutral colors in the past, your first thoughts may take you back to the 1980’s when racer stripe blush was all the range. Thankfully makeup products have changed considerable since then, manufactures now produce colorful eye shadow, lipstick and blush that are actually wearable. The trick is to wear vibrant color on one area of your face only so your makeup looks fresh and pretty without appearing overdone
Shadows in turquoise, blue, purple or green are fun spring colors that can really enhance your eyes! A tip to wearing colorful eye shadow is to wear sheer textures, so the color appears more subtle. Another great way to add color to eyes is to apply a neutral shadow on eye lids paired with a colorful gel eye liner. Gel liners are highly pigmented; last all day and available in a wide assortment of colors.
Trade your powder blush for a crème formula! Crème blushers glide across cheeks effortless and smoothly. For best results apply with a synthetic oval foundation or face brush, this will give your entire face a healthy glo.
Try vivid shades of lipsticks in red, pink, coral, and orange. These look especially beautiful on women with fair or porcelain skin. Another tip for wearing color is to choose shades that compliment your complexion and hair color. Test several until you find your best shade!