14 Spring Beauty Trends From Your Instagram Feed

Instagram Beauty Fun with Nails Black and Gold
@anastasiaalt
These spring makeup trends we found on Instagram will inspire you to feel #nofilter fabulous.
@ellarie
@ellarie

Amazing Arches

It’s been all about brows for a while, but now the focus is on emphasizing the arches. You can do that by applying a cream highlighter directly underneath. Bonus: This also hides those strays you haven’t had time to tweeze. 

@hausofcolor
@hausofcolor

Doll Lashes

With lashes this defined, you won’t have to worry about wearing anything else on your eyes. The secret to achieving such dramatic separation? A brow comb. Run it through top and bottom lashes after you’ve applied at least two coats of mascara.

Becky Kimball & @bahlbabies
Becky Kimball & @bahlbabies

Glowy Skin: Bare-Faced Beauty

Unless you’re a Kardashian, it’s hard to find time for heavy contouring. (And who wants to?) The foundation trend for 2017: Use just enough to look like you got a good night’s sleep (emphasis on look).

@keikolynn
@keikolynn

Non-touring

Another term for the look of fresh, healthy, glowing skin that’s so in right now. All you need to achieve it: luminizing primer, tinted moisturizer, and a touch of highlighter on the high points of your face.

@dianedasilvamakeup
@dianedasilvamakeup

Bold Strokes

After staying in neutral territory for so long, it’s a refreshing change to see bright pops of color. Apply them in a cat-eye style to lids (an eye crayon creates a great point), or use a finger to swipe the color on free-form.

Makeup artist Misha Shahzada shares tips for matching your foundation to your skin tone and determining if you're a cool tone or a warm tone.

@itsinyourdreams
@itsinyourdreams

Bright Eyes: Brilliant Accents

Like flash tattoos for your eyes: Using a clear eye gloss and eye glitter dust, you can create all kinds of jewel-inspired looks, like glitter “tears.” We’re pretty sure your daughter will want to get in on this too: We warned you. 

@1011makeup
@1011makeup

Royal Flush

Your gorgeous rosy glow comes naturally some days from running around after the kids: Fortunately, this is one look for cheeks that never goes out of style. For the best results with blush, blend a cream formula onto the apples of your cheeks to simultaneously add color and dewiness to your skin.

@misswhoeverur
@misswhoeverur

Lush Lips: Casual Appeal

A mom must have come up with this makeup trend we spotted for eyes and lips: slightly smudgy, like you just applied color with your finger on the run. Tip: Use a sheer, not matte, formula so mistakes are imperceptible.

@chelseyhale
@chelseyhale

Red Hot

Matte-red lips instantly up the chic factor of any outfit. The secret to intense, lasting color? Filling your lips in first with a pencil in a corresponding shade. You’ll be seeing a lot of new lip liners on shelves this spring.

@makeupstruggles
@makeupstruggles

Statement Lips

Purple, teal, and other vivid colors you likely reserve for eyeliner (and only then when you’re feeling bold) are migrating south to lips. JSYK: The darker your natural skin tone, the better it looks. 

@sarahbland
@sarahbland

Fun with Nails: Citrus

We’re loving this psychedelic look that screams music festival. 

@paintboxnails
@paintboxnails

Chrome

Metallics still rock, but trade in rose gold for a polish with this cool mirrored effect.

@anastasiaalt
@anastasiaalt

Black and Gold

This sophisticated color combo elevates even the most playful nail art.

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