Pale palettes with warm undertones should embrace this season's earth-toned smokey eye. Almay's Intense i-Color Shadow Stick (&7.99, drugstore.com ) is complete with shimmering gold and matte brown colors. Work the copper shadow upward from lash line to brow bone, and blend the deeper shade into the crease and around the outer corner.
Coral makeup covered the spring runways, and light skinned ladies with warm undertones have the perfect complexion for pulling off orange pigment. For a subtle hint of tangerine, dab MAC's Tendertone Lip Balm in Hush, Hush ($15, maccosmetics.com)on the apples of your cheeks. Although it's a lip product, the silky formula blends like a cream blush and captures the dewy cheeks that conquered fashion week. Plus, it smells amazing!
Fair skin with cool undertones make the perfect canvas for the it eye shadow color of the season. Swipe a shimmery, silver shade across lids for a frosty look in the warm weather, like Chanel's Illusion D'Ombre Eyeshadow in Fantasme ($36, Chanel.com). Perfect the look with a shimmery pink pout. L'Oreal Color Riche Balm in Pink Satin ($7.95, LorealParisUSA.com) leaves a sheer flush of color, for those too timid to try petal pink lips.
Women with light skin and hair will be working the ice blue shadow trend in the coming months. If you have cool undertones and blonde locks, L'Oreal's Infallible Eyeshadow in Sultry Smoke ($7.95, LorealParisUSA.com) leaves a dusty, blue-grey finish on lids when applied with a brush or fingers. It's the perfect on-the-go essential, and bound to be a staple in your springtime clutch.
Medium complexions with warm undertones will get a warm weather boost from the latest highlighting bronzers and deep pink rouge. Physicians Formula's Glow Boosting Bronzer ($14.95, PhysiciansFormula.com) allows you to mix highlighting powders by season, or blend different brick shades for a custom skin finish. Brighten your deeper complexion with a touch of burnt rose on your lips and cheeks. BareMinerals Ready Powder Blush in Tease ($22, Nordstrom.com) is the perfect color to brush on tanned skin this spring.
Medium skin with warm undertones will get a sexy spring kick from clay colored eye shadows. The Call Me Bubbles Eyeshadow Quad from MAC ($38, maccosmetics.com) is the perfect combination of desert-inspired colors. Lustrous red, burnt orange, matte peony, and sheer taupe shadows are standouts on their own, but also blend together to create the perfect spring smokey eye.
If you're on the hunt for a spring fling, let seductive lavender eyes do the flirting. Sweep a purple shadow over lids, and rim eyes with a deep smudgy liner for a sultry effect. Pair the sexy eye makeup with playful lips to keep your spring look light. We suggest Booty Parlor's Kissaholic Lip Gloss in Faint ($16, drugstore.com) for a tangy, fruit punch colored gloss that doubles as an aphrodisiac.
Sweet cheeks takes on a whole new meaning for those of us with medium skin this spring. Dewy, peach-tinted cheeks were all over the runways, and getting the trend has never been easier with a slew of golden cream blushes. Stilla Convertible Color in Gladiola ($25, Sephora) is a beauty hall of famer, and doubles as lip gloss.
Asian models at Jason Wu got painted with poppy for the designer's spring 2012 show. A cross between red and orange, the lively shade is perfect for picking up yellow undertones in fair complexions. For a defined matte lip like this mode try Rimmel London Lasting Finish Lipstick #12 ($5.49, RimmelLondon.com), designed by Kate Moss.
Dark skinned divas look great with just about any eye look, but only these exotic beauties can pull of a deep copper lip with all of spring's metallic makeup trends. We love the effect of contrasting shimmers, and recommend Cover Girl Blast Flipstick in Minx ($7.99, Target) to take the guesswork out of picking your perfect rust colored lip.