Bright, bold colors and spring are a natural pairing, and for this season, expect makeup to come in a full spectrum of rich and brilliant shades. The new neutrals are part of an eclectic rainbow of both brights and pastels. Punchy magenta, intense sky blue, hypercolored lilac, lime green and fluorescent tangerine orange are shades that are thrilling and shocking for spring, and they are becoming more familiar to the eye. Of all the beauty trends from the runway to incorporate into your spring makeup bag, neon hues may be the most intimidating, but they don’t have to be! When done right, they are not scary at all. To wit: models at Costello Tagliapietra wore painted lids in vibrant fresh green and Easter egg lilac, and still managed to look pared down. At Lela Rose and Marc by Marc Jacobs, the eyes were electrified with vivid highlighter hues in hyper pigmented blue shadow and green liner, while Jeremy Scott delivers full throttle intense opaque eyes with Big Bird yellow and sky blue crayons lining the upper and lower lids.
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Megan Correia is a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer and editor extraordinaire hailing from Canada. After packing her designer bags and moving to the other side of the world on Australia’s Gold Coast, Megan received her Journalism degree to put her fashion knowledge and gift for the written word to good use. While always perusing the latest and upcoming fashion and beauty trends, runway collections and style stars of the season, Megan’s flair for fashion sparked a whirlwind expensive love affair with handbags and now considers herself to be a true bag snob. When she’s not trying to break the record for most Louis Vuitton bags owned, you can find her creating conversation on Twitter and Instagram.