Bye-bye, beige. Try bright shades on lips, eyes and cheeks.
Colour Surge Impossibly Glossy, $14.50; clinique.com
Fard Eclat Water Resistant Eye Shadow No. 3 in Oasis Blue, $24 Nordstrom's, 888-282-6060
Expert Eyewear Eye Shadow in Emerald, $3.60; at drugstores
Pastel Joues Blusher in Peche Vitaminee, $14; bourjois.com
Sea, Sand, Sun Palette, $37; lancome.com
Try This at Home
•Don't be afraid of color. New products are so sheer they offer just a hint.
•Use shadow sparingly. Try green liner instead of a wash of color.
•Keep foundation sheer. "Nothing too heavy," says Dior makeup artist Pati Dubroff.
•Go for glow. Shimmer keeps the look "fresh," says makeup artist Jillian Dempsey.
The latest way to look polished without seeming too "done"? A glossy nude lip not only looks fresh but also "allows thin lips to look fuller," says makeup artist Jillian Dempsey.
Lustre Lipstick in Flutterby, $14; maccosmetics.com
Sheer Lip Coloring Pencil in Chocolat, $27; sephora.com
Colourjuice Sheer Juicy Lip Gloss in Pina Colada $7.49; at drugstores
Wetslicks Lipgloss in Honey Talks, $5.20; covergirl.com
Not a pure pink like last spring's, or bronze as in years before, this season's sweet cheeks are a mix of both. Find the perfect pinky-bronze shade or apply bronzer all over cheeks, then pink blush on apples, says makeup artist Kristofer Buckle.
Tender Blush in Rose Nuance, $25; esteelauder.com
Bronze All Over Bronzer in Glow, $9.99; at drugstores
Soft Cream Blush in Soft Kiss, $2.65: at Wal-Mart, rimmellondon.com for store info
Healthy Skin Blends in Sunkissed, $12.25; at drugstores
Sick of the same old smoky eye? Ditch the black pencil and look for a silver lining. "A bit of color in a smoky eye is beautiful and subtle," says Dior makeup artist Pati Dubroff.
Gray Eyes, $29; nordstrom.com
Lash Lift Mascara, $6.50; at drugstores
Opening Line Liquid Eyeliner in Silverella, $11; kohls.com
Color Intrigue Eyeliner in Sage, $15; elizabetharden.com
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