Spring Beauty Trends/Products That I’m Excited For!

While a part of me is not yet ready to say goodbye to sweaters, scarves, cardigans, and dark lipsticks, another part (albeit a much smaller part) is excited for the return of sunshine, bright colours, and floral.

I have always been a winter baby, and find comfort in sweaters, scarves, boots, warm drinks, frosty eyes, and red lips. However, thinking about spring/ summer makeup does help remind me of how nice warm weather can be; I now realize how much I truly do miss the feeling of warmth on my seemingly eternal Canadian-winter skin.

When I think of Spring/Summer beauty, I think mainly of peaches, corals, and pinks paired with healthy glows and radiance. I think of softness, pastels, and sun-kissed skin.

Working in the beauty industry allows me to constantly be around new and exciting products, so I have been seeing a lot of different spring collections from a variety of brands!

This post will be all about the spring trends that I am most excited for, as well as some of the products that I think are perfect for spring/summer!

My favourite spring trends: 

1. Peach & Coral Lips

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To me, coral and peach lips are the definition of spring! Clarins makes some of the nicest lipsticks and glosses; my favourites are the Joli Rouge lipstick and gloss in “Papaya”. For a “drugstore” alternative, Revlon’s “Coral Berry” is gorgeous!

2. Warm Cheeks

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This is perhaps my favourite aspect of Spring/Summer beauty: warm cheeks. I love love love bronzers and peach-toned blushes with soft gold shimmer! Baked blushes are perfect for helping to create that healthy spring glow!

3. Cream Blushes

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Cream blushes are perfect for spring and summer, as they help to achieve that glowy, dewy look. While powder blushes can stick to any dryness or roughness in the cheeks, a cream texture helps to smooth out the skin and give radiant color!

4. Glowy Skin

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To achieve that healthy glow, highlighters are a gift from the heavens! I may have a slight addiction to highlighters-and by “slight” I mean I want to buy every one I come across. There are so many different kinds out there, but so far my favourites are the Skin Finishes by Mac! Gold Deposit and Soft & Gentle are extremely popular. For a liquid highlighter, Benefit’s High Beam and Clarins Eclat Minute Instant Light are wonderful products that can be added to the cheekbones or even mixed with foundation for an all-over glow.

5. Bronze & Gold Eyes

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I have always been drawn to gold-tones and shimmer, and spring/summer is the perfect time to wear them! The L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadows are my absolute favourite, and they can be found at the drugstore! They are long-wearing and very pigmented. For bolder wear, I find they work wonderfully over top of a cream eyeshadow (such as the Maybelline Color Tattoo cream shadows or the Mac paint pots).

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