Think pastel makeup is a look best kept in springtime? Think again! When the weather is at its peak hotness, pastel looks still make total sense. Our all-time favorite way to bring this trend back post-Memorial Day? Eyeshadow, for sure. Nothing brightens up a look like a swipe of purple or pink. Other classic and totally worthy applications are on the lips and nails. Combine all three (plus light blush) for the ultimate pastel-perfect summer look. Ahead, our top picks for incorporating a lighter feel into your summer makeup routine.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.