Spring Makeup Trends to Try


There is something so awesome about spring makeup trends. The beautiful neutral eye makeup, the bold lips and the subtle ones, and the gorgeous youthful blushes almost seem like a representation of spring itself. It’s all so fresh and full of possibility. That’s certainly one of the biggest reasons I have so much fun experimenting with colors when spring hits. I always keep one eye on NYFW for spring to see what’s hot for the season and this season, it’s all about (almost) bared faced makeup, both subtle and bold lips, youthful blushing cheeks, and bronzed looks. I created some fun makeup looks inspired by my favorite makeup trends for spring using 100% natural and organic cosmetics ♥

Spring Makeup Trends to Try

Neutral Eyes - Spring Makeup Trends

Neutral Eyes

Neutral eye makeup is my go-to look for spring. It’s easy, it looks beautiful on everyone, and it’s stunning during the day or night. Another great asset of neutral eye makeup is that you can literally rock any lip color with it and it will look beautiful. I prefer a bold lip color with neutral eye makeup, personally, but you can rock a bright coral, peach, or nude lip as well. Neutral eyes are definitely big for spring makeup trends because the weather warms up and, suddenly, a smoky eye look seems like way too much. Of course, you can always wear this neutral eye makeup during the day and then layer on a charcoal or black color when the sun goes down to make it a bit more bold.

Try This → Lily Lolo Eye Palette in Laid Bare & Studio78 We Flirt Around Mascara

Lily Lolo Lipstick in Love Affair - The Best Natural Lip Colors for Spring 2016

Muted Pink Lips

Another beautiful spring trend is muted pink lips. I love all the shades of pink for spring, but muted lip colors are my favorite! I feel like they’re so understated and anyone of any age can wear them with flattering results. You can be 14 or 40 and this lip color looks lovely. It’s super wearable for work days and I think it’s easy enough to wear if you’re not big on bold lips and want something that’s subtle, but has a pretty pout effect. This definitely does that!

Try This → Rebel’s Refinery Skull Lip BalmLily Lolo Natural Lipstick in Love Affair

Berry Lips - The Best Natural Lip Colors for Spring 2016

Bold Lips

While I love a subtle pink or peach lip color for the everyday (and work days), I LOVE bold lips for nights out and this color is my new favorite! This liquid lipstick in Velvet Wedding from Studio78 Paris is the most stunning berry lip color EVER. It’s perfect for anyone who wants a bold lip, but doesn’t want to go for all-out red. Bold berry and red apple lips are trending, big time, this spring and I think pairing the bold lip with neutral eyes is a great way to balance out the look and keep it bright and fresh faced.

Try This → Rebel’s Refinery Skull Lip Balm & Studio78 Let’s Get Married Liquid Lipstick in Velvet Wedding

Blushing - Spring Makeup Trends to Try

Youthful Blush

Let me preface this by saying that I am not someone who normally likes a strong blush look, but I LOVED this look! Having struggled with acne for so many years, I actually avoided blush for years so I was incredibly surprised to find that I really love how this blush turned out. Youthful flushed cheeks is a massive trend for spring and it really does make you look so fresh. It’s a really fun, romantic look and it goes well with any lip color.

Try This → Studio78 We Take Some Fresh Air Luminous PrimerLily Lolo BB Cream in Fair, Studio78 Off We Go Concealer in At Dawn, & Lily Lolo Pressed Blush in In the Pink (I used the same neutral eye makeup and the Lily Lolo lip color here as well – see above for links)

Bronzed Makeup


The last makeup trend I really wanted to cover was bronzed cheeks. I’m not someone who can tan easily so I definitely go for the faux-tan look with bronzed cheeks and a little shimmery oil. I really love this kind of look for summer because it’s perfect for days at the pool, beach, or local lake. You could layer this on, if you wanted to, to up the bronze factor, but I like to keep things subtle and light. The cool thing about the bronzing powder I used (linked below) is that it doesn’t look orange at all. Instead, it gives the prettiest, most subtle bronze tan to cheeks. I imagine that the dark bronzing powder would be a lot more pigmented so if you have a darker skin tone or like a strong bronze, that’s probably the better choice for you.

Try This → Studio78 We Take Some Fresh Air Luminous PrimerLily Lolo BB Cream in Fair, Studio78 Off We Go Concealer in At DawnStudio78 We Walk Blush & Studio78 We Evade Bronzing Powder in White Sand (I used the same neutral eye makeup and the Lily Lolo lip color here as well – see above for links)

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32 thoughts on “Spring Makeup Trends to Try

  1. May 3, 2016 at 8:55 AM

    Your skin looks so glowy 🙂
    And even though it’s not a favorite, the stong blush look really suits you (high cheekbones). Thanks for sharing!

    1. May 4, 2016 at 12:44 PM

      thanks Helene! I’ve been working on my skincare game lol. and the BB cream here helped me out a bit. yeah I normally really hate blush, but I loved this look 🙂 thanks for stopping by ♥

  2. May 3, 2016 at 4:46 PM

    I love love love bold lips! The cateye and red lipstick look is my signature, even in the summer! Thanks for the great tips 🙂
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    1. May 4, 2016 at 12:47 PM

      me too! love bold lips. I need to work on my cat eye game. I always get frustrated and give up lol. thanks for visiting!

  3. May 4, 2016 at 7:42 AM

    ooo! I loved this blush too- any green, clean makeup that works is a major score- great beauty haul 🙂

  4. May 4, 2016 at 2:29 PM

    I love the bold lip and your eyes look amazing! Love the neutrals in that eye shadow palette!

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    1. May 10, 2016 at 11:15 AM

      thanks Jill! Bold lips are always fun to do and this palette makes neutral eyes so easy to achieve. definitely a must have for spring and summer looks if you prefer neutral eyes!

  5. May 5, 2016 at 5:31 AM

    Love the eye colours – gorgeous! Just the right amount of shimmer.

  6. May 6, 2016 at 1:09 PM

    Love your spring looks. Thank you for sharing with us at #HomeMattersParty . We would love to have you again next week.

  7. May 8, 2016 at 5:13 AM

    You look great! :] I really like the neutral eyes! (Mayhaps I’ll delve into something like that for graduation! 😛 )
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    1. May 10, 2016 at 2:32 PM

      thanks Farrah! Neutral eye makeup like this is so pretty and so easy with this palette! I love the variety of neutral shades so anyone can find a flattering look and neutral colors are so easy to blend with each other – it’s impossible to mess up. that’s my favorite part haha 🙂 hope you try this for graduation and congrats girl! you’re doing amazing things! ♥

  8. May 8, 2016 at 11:50 AM

    Great color pallet! Visiting from the blogger pit stop!

    1. May 10, 2016 at 2:35 PM

      it’s so gorgeous for spring and summer neutral eyes 🙂 definitely a must-have! thanks for visiting, Helen!

  9. May 19, 2016 at 9:34 AM

    Love those purple tulips!!

    1. May 19, 2016 at 11:01 AM

      thanks Jenna! Me too 🙂 I’m loving tulips for spring. I’m really obsessed with flowers lately 😛 thanks for stopping by!

  10. May 19, 2016 at 2:18 PM

    I really love that berry colored lippy on you! I always look forward to changing up my makeup for the spring!


    1. May 20, 2016 at 1:40 PM

      thanks so much Carrie! Makeup is so fun to play around with and I love the fun colors for spring. thanks for stopping by!

  11. krystel
    May 21, 2016 at 4:47 PM

    I love the spring makeup look its very cute and kind of natural

    1. May 24, 2016 at 10:59 AM

      thanks Krystel! It’s very natural – all organic products were used 😛

  12. Jodi Hunter
    May 22, 2016 at 8:18 AM

    I love this look, especially the lips.

    1. May 24, 2016 at 11:01 AM

      thanks so much Jodi! Glad you like it 🙂

  13. Cheryl Everitt
    May 22, 2016 at 12:54 PM

    You look great! Thanks for sharing.

    1. May 24, 2016 at 11:02 AM

      thanks so much Cheryl!

  14. Leslie Crosbie
    May 24, 2016 at 1:42 AM

    Thank you for tips! Springtime is a great time to try something new!!

  15. May 25, 2016 at 10:42 AM

    Very pretty! As a makeup artist myself, I love strong blush and dewy skin! It’s the canvas that makes the difference. 🙂

    1. May 25, 2016 at 2:38 PM

      thanks so much! I love dewy skin and I love subtle blush, most of the time, so I was surprised I liked this look 🙂 thanks for visiting Gentri!

  16. May 25, 2016 at 11:38 AM

    So pretty! I need all these items! love good summer make up! XOXO

    1. May 25, 2016 at 2:39 PM

      thanks Brittany! Glad you like them. They’re so pretty and perfect for summer! definitely some must-haves ♥

  17. May 26, 2016 at 5:43 PM

    Great post! I’m still playing around with makeup myself 🙂


    1. May 27, 2016 at 8:14 AM

      thanks! Me too 🙂 It’s fun these days, playing with colors, but I try hard to get out of my comfort zone when I can. New seasons and trends help with that!

  18. Christy Caldwell
    May 26, 2016 at 10:22 PM

    Love the colors. These would be great for summer too.

    1. May 27, 2016 at 8:15 AM

      aren’t they lovely, Christy? And yeah, for sure! They could totally transition for summer 🙂 They’re awesome colors to add to your collection for sure ♥ thanks for stopping by!

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