Spring beauty palettes help us put our best face forward as we let go of winter scarves and hats to embrace this season of renewal. Here are some of our tried and true must-have beauty products that will add a pop of color to your make-up bag and enhance your complexion, along with why we liked them!
Clinique’s new cheek pop glides on to enhance your cheeks without looking powdery. It comes in a pretty and small case and it will instantly put you in the mood for spring.
Laura Mercier’s Foundation Primer—Radiance Bronze is a must have! Not only will it prep your skin for foundation, but it gives you a safe healthy glow without the dangers of the sun. Two thumbs up to this one!
Bobbi Brown’s Pretty Powerful collection brings you everything you need to acquire a natural but pulled together spring look. From the eyeshadows to the lip-gloss, you can’t go wrong with this line.
It Cosmetics vitality lip flush butter gloss is one of my favorite lip glosses. Aside from being able to choose from a wide range of colors, it’s anti-aging and feels absolutely lush on your pout.
It Cosmetics Eyelift in a Tube is an instant eye-brightener. On one end it carries it’s legendary Bye-bye Undereye concealer and on the other, one of the best brighteners I’ve ever tested. One dot below each brow and in the inside of your eyes, by the bridge of your nose, will make you look instantly refreshed.
Clinique Calix Fragrance is citrusy with flowery and lush green notes. It is a classic that’s been relaunched and is the perfect scent to transition into longer and sunnier days.
Estée Lauder’s Pure Envy Lipstick is great for the classic woman who wants the staying power of bolder colors on her lips.
Aerin’s Rose Balm and Rose Balm Lipstick will ensure that your spring lips are hydrated and protected by sealing in moisture. Their makeup brush collection is definitely a Spring Essential!
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Beauty writer Soe Kabbabe’s Picks:
For a more well-rounded post on spring beauty picks, I asked beauty writer Soe Kabbabe what her faves were and here they are:
Clarins Multi-Blush Cream Blush, because it´s a cream-to-powder blush that adapts to all skin types. It´s available in four spring-ready shades.
Rouge Allure Lipstick by Chanel, a classic that is creamy, long lasting and elegant. The satin finish is perfect for spring evenings.
Urban Decay Naked Skin Beauty Balm hydrates, protects and preps your complexion to weather the elements. Spring is a time of transition, and this beauty balm will help you look and feel gorgeous.
Lancome’s Gloss in Love will make your lips feel soft and look juicy. The extra shine factor and the pink tones are just what you need for a quick pick-me up after brunch.
Pore Minimizer by Dior helps you hide imperfections as spring brings your winter skin into the spring light.
If you have any favorites, please do share with us! We´re always looking for great products that will help us look as good as we feel!