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Embrace the seasonal hues with Dior Beauty Five-Color Eye Shadow Palette ($59).
Whether you’re going to a Passover Seder or an Easter parade, it’s time to switch up your makeup and enjoy the colors of spring. “This season is going to be very romantic,” predict the experts at Michael Todd Cosmetics. “Peach and soft blush with a matte finish is always the trend for spring. The eyes will be very simple, yet full of color, including tinted mascara. Take your cue from nature’s eye-catching bouquet of colors and use any of the excellent products found below to complete your spring holiday makeover.
The seductive palette of five rich and versatile colors will make you look as though a professional makeup artist has used your eyes as a canvas. The light smooth texture is easy to apply and offers an incomparable light silky finish. The set comes with two applicators for full control. Go light by day and darker for a night on the town. Available in four different color combinations – Tropical Light, Earth Reflection, Petal Shine and Ready to Glow.
SHEER & NATURAL
Keep lips moist and pretty with Chanel Rouge Coco Shine Hydrating Sheer Lipshine ($32.50). This silky formula glides on easily and provides lasting shine. A unique hydratendre complex softens lips, giving them a healthier and fuller appearance. This fabulous lipshine is available in a complete range of shades, from delicate beiges to dazzling berries, with a hint of shimmer to enhance a glossy finish.
THE EYES HAVE IT
Rock your world with the waterproof shades in Urban Decay Electric 24/7 Eye Pencils Set ($32), which will definitely glam up your peepers. The set comes with travel-sized versions of Perversion (matte darkest black), Ransom (deep shimmery purple with blue shift), Woodstock (shimmery hot pink), Radium (shimmery bright blue), and Junkie (bright green with gold sparkle).
A BOUQUET OF VIOLETS
Women rave about Guerlain Les Voilettes Mineral Powder ($57), a favorite for decades! The mineral-infused powder creates flawless looking skin. Marvelously fine and exceptionally transparent, it sets makeup without caking. The velvety finish and exquisite violet fragrance have garnered a loyal following among consumers.
SHIMMER & SHINE
You’ll be the toast of the town with Estée Lauder’s 5-Tone Shimmer Powder for Eyes, Cheeks, Face ($38). Instantly creates a sweep of overall radiance by blending shades together for sheer luminosity. Or use them individually for more intense color application. Use the 5 coordinating shades to highlight your skin and accentuate your eyes. Silky soft and smooth, it blends effortlessly for a naturally radiant finish.
THE BEAUTY OF THE BLUSH
Once your powder is on, top it with Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Cream Blush ($24). This luxuriously soft creamy blush blends evenly, bringing a natural-looking glow for a fresher, more youthful appearance. Visually lifts and contours the look of cheeks with soft, vibrant color and a fresh, dewy finish that lasts all day.
Dress up your nails with Essie Nail Polish ($8). With colors to die for, Essie’s award-winning, chip-resisting formula has become a favorite of beauty professionals, celebrities and even royalty—an American classic that allows women to express themselves with colors as bright as Easter eggs!
LET LAURA GUIDE YOU
With a dozen combination skin tones to select from Laura Mercier’s Secret Camouflage ($28) conceals dark circles, minor imperfections and discolorations. This versatile concealer uses a unique two-color system, one to match the skin’s depth of color and the other to match the skin’s undertone – making it possible for every woman to custom blend the perfect shade. Dermatologist-tested.
Accent your lovely lids with Lancôme Artliner Precision Point EyeLiner ($29.50). Eyeliner isn’t just black these days, this liquid liner comes in smoke, aubergine, brown and navy as well. The colors are rich, deep and luminous and the foam tip pen allows for precise shaping and defining of the eyes.
WOW THE EASTER BUNNY
Heads will turn when you wear Benefit’s Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Liquid Foundation ($34). The brightening oil-free foundation has UVA protection SPF 25 to keep harmful rays from burning you. The natural-finish foundation features light-diffusing properties and hydrating benefits. Contains vitamin C and E to prevent the signs of aging. Comes in shades to match any skin tone.