The weather might not have been the best recently, but Spring is on the way and with that comes the new Spring/Summer trends.
From Prada to Giorgio Armani, Primark to George at Asda, pastels are everywhere for SS14 and far more versatile than before.
If you prefer your make up a little heavier you can still wear the lighter pastels and mix it up with the grunge trend. Think Spring-infused smoky eye and channel your inner Courtney Love.
Prime your lid and add a base of white or neutral shadow, then apply your chosen shade or shades to your lid blending outwards to create a smudgy, smoky look.
Mascara this season is grungy and heavier, so spider those lashes! For a bit of evening glam, why not add a touch of depth with some coloured eyeliner on your waterline?
Eyes are a key feature for this season, but that doesn't mean we have to forget everywhere else.
Add a light blusher to your cheeks for a healthy glow and a slick of subtle lipstick and you're all set.
If you want to add that little extra crowning glory, why not try out some hair chalk for a quick, and wash-out, splash of colour?
(L to R) ARTDECO Beauty Box Quattro 'Love is in the Air' (£10) containing eyeshadows 251, 253, 273 and 275 (£5.50 each), Smashbox Halo Long Wear Blush in In Bloom (£23), Cosmetics Bag Victoria Green available from Debenhams (£14), Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick in Nylon Nude, Pout and Melondrama (£15.50), ARTDECO Cream Rouge for Cheeks & Lips in 25 Creamy Love (£12), Cetuem Nail Enamel in 86 Buttercup, 176 Star Struck, 87 Tropical Orange &160 All Night Long (£9.95), Smashbox Always Sharp Waterproof 3D Liner in Nude (£16), ARTDECO Soft Lip Liner in 73 Deep Love (£8), glō-minerals Lipstick in Pink Sugar (£15), Body Shop Hair Chalk in Falling for Blue & Tickle me Pink (£5 each), Collection Volumising Mascara in Waterproof Ultra Black (£3.99), glō-minerals Eye Shadow Trio in Ballerina (£22), Smashbox Photo Op Eye Shadow Trio in Multi-Flash (£21)
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