Give your cosmetics kit a spring clean. Lisa Haynes unveils the looks to give your beauty regime a lift.

Spring is the perfect time to freshen up your look. This season’s make-up is all about creating – or faking – that elusive healthy glow. And turning to your makeup bag instead of super-green juices and wheatgrass shots makes the whole process a lot easier…

Freshen UpDay glow
This look has a raw, rugged feeling, as if you’ve been exposed to the elements on a spring day. Ditch fake tan and achieve an organic look by patting on cream blush and sculpting creams.

Sheer colour
Brights and pastels have been given a soft-focus makeover this season with sheer washes. A palette of hazy pastels such as lilac, peach and eggshell blue are used strategically to brighten the face and play up features for a subtle statement.

Loud lips
Classic orange, true red, bright cerise – pick a bright to make your pout go hyper. These high-wattage lips are packed with pigment but dense in the centre and blurred at the edges.

Max lash
The bold, androgynous brow has dominated the last few beauty seasons but spring is all about the lashes. Think ‘more is more’ – take inspiration from the 60s and don’t skimp on application.

Flush fix
Get off the starting blocks with the sporty radiance vibe. Plump for a spring-like apricot, peach or pink-toned blusher to warm up the complexion. Boost your radiance further with subtle highlighter on the cheekbones and cupid’s bow.

Muted moment
Brightening up your wardrobe for spring? Counteract the colour with muted make-up. Keep the application soft with a simple wash of colour across eyes and avoid using a harsh, dark eye pencil.

Share:

Facebook
Twitter
Pinterest
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Trail Run is back

One of the most picturesque off-road running events in Shropshire is set to make a welcome return on 18 September at Severn Valley Country Park

Cheers to Oktoberfest

Shropshire Festivals’ sell out drinks’ festival is set to return to its huge marquees in the Quarry this autumn on Friday, September 30 and Saturday,

Flower power

Quirky floral decoration and a Mediterranean-inspired plant-based menu are the centrepiece of a stunning new private dining experience at Weston Park, on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border.

Stepping up for business

There was a strong turn out at the latest event hosted by Shropshire business consultants Good2Great recently. More than 70 people attended the summer networking

Inspiration for unemployed

Vulnerable people across Shropshire who face barriers to employment are being urged not to give up hope and seek support from a leading charity to