Your make-up look for spring

Spring has well and truly sprung now, and it’s time to update your make-up look to suit the brighter days and warmer weather. We’re thinking plenty of glow, long-lasting formulas that’ll stand up to sunny days and pops of colour. With that in mind, we’ve picked our top formulas that’ll have you ready for the season in no time.

The base

When it comes to a long-lasting base, a good primer is always our first step, and as always, Benefit delivers! We know you love classic The Porefessional Primer, but now there’s a new version that’s perfect for this time of year. The Porefessional Lite Primer is silky smooth and lightweight on the skin, so you can feel fresh and ready to go! 

We’ll be topping it with Ex1‘s Invisiwear Liquid Foundation. Now, this is a high-performing foundation. It works to create the flawless, photo-ready look that we love, but without feeling too heavy on the skin. It’s designed to be long-lasting too, perfect for those office-to-dinner date kinda days.

Need a little extra coverage? If you want to add some camouflage to dark circles, why not go for Benefit’s Boi-ing Bright On Concealer? It works to brighten up your under-eye area while bringing plenty of hydration, making it the perfect way to cover up any late nights spent out in the garden or entertaining friends!

The eyes

Fed up with panda eyes as soon as we start to get into hay fever season? No worries, we’ve got the goods to keep your eye make-up looking fabulous, no matter how much pollen is around! Mally’s Evercolor Shadow Stick Extra is the ultimate in multi-tasking, long-wearing eyeshadow. Once applied, these creamy formulas set in 45 seconds to give you a wash of buildable, smudge-proof, transfer-proof, crease-proof colour. 

A big liner fan? We love the EmphasEYES High-Definition Eyeliner from Tarte. This duo features formulas in Black and Brown, perfect staples for your make-up bag, plus they work to create that sharp, defined line that’ll set your look apart!

When it comes to mascara, we’ll be reaching for Bad Gal Bang Waterproof Mascara from Benefit. It has the same great volumising, lifting and lengthening formula that you know and love, but is made to withstand the heat with it’s water-proof formulation. Also ideal as we come into the emotional wedding season… 

The colour

Sun’s out, bronzer’s out! Let’s face it, it wouldn’t be spring without a little touch of tan. Packed full of shea butter, Mally’s Bulletproof Powder Bronzer is finely milled to blend seamlessly and smoothly into the skin. It’s designed to not settle into fine lines and helps to leave your skin looking hydrated for that ultimate sun-kissed look!

Nothing says glow-getter quite like Bobbi Brown’s Shimmer Brick. It’s a classic for a reason – imparting a sheer flush of colour and plenty of radiance to boot. The five shades can be swirled together for a soft highlight, or used individually as eyeshadows too, so not only is it a spring must-have, but it’s a big multi-tasker too!

The lips

Are you more of a lipstick or a gloss kind of girl? Either way, we’ve got the perfect formulas to see you through the warmer months. When it comes to our lips in the sun, it’s all about hydration, and Doll 10’s Smooth Assist Lipstick brings it by the bucket-load. Working to create a plumped-up, hydrated lip look with plenty of definition and volume, this serum lipstick is a great way to perfect your pout. Plus, it’s infused with hyaluronic acid, vegan collagen, caffeine, shea butter, mango butter and coconut oil!

If you’re going for gloss, make it this duo from Tarte. With H20 Balm Lip Tint and H20 Gloss, this combo works to bring plenty of moisture to your lips, while rehydrating and improving the look of fine lines. Add in the gentle flush of colour and mirror-like shine, and you have a beautiful lip look that’s ever-so comfortable to wear day-in, day-out.

What will you be doing for your spring make-up look? Don’t forget to check out our Beauty department for even more inspiration.