Beauty Products You Need For Spring

For the first time, it’s fiiiiinally starting to feel like spring here in NYC! I didn’t even need to wear a coat today, ya’ll. In honor of this beautiful springiness, I’m sharing five of my must-have beauty products you need in your makeup bag this season…

 

Kat Von D Innerstellar Eyeshadow Palette


Kat Von D Innerstellar Palette

Add a pop of springy pastels to your traditional smoky eye with Kat Von D’s super versatile Innerstellar palette. It has everything you need to create a traditional dramatic look and also allows you to capture several spring trends in one product. Blend up a neutral brown toned look, add a pop of metallic silver, or sweep on some subtle springtime lavender, all with the same handy palette.

 

Fresh Peony Brightening UV Shield SPF 50+

Fresh Peony UV Brightening SPF 50

I first discovered the Fresh Peony Brightening UV Shield in the fall at the Glam Beauty 100, but this product has spring written all over it. It packs a whopping SPF 50 in it which should come in handy for all of the picnics you’ll be experiencing in this awesome sunny weather. The best part is that it doesn’t look or feel like a traditional sunscreen. This moisturizing fluid contains an exclusive brightening complex derived from peony and licorice root extracts. It leaves the skin looking luminous and creates the perfect base to wear under foundation.

 

Dior Addict Lip Glow

Dior Addict Lip Glow

This is actually a fabulous lippie to slather on year round, but I love it especially for spring. It’s the exact opposite of all of the heavy vampiness we’ve been wearing on our lips all winter. The pink tint is my favorite, but there is also a beautiful coral color that is perfectly on trend for spring. Both have an amazing silky texture and will react with the chemistry of your lips to create a personalized flattering shade.

 

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder

Hourglass Ambient Palette

This Hourglass Ambient lighting palette is a must-have for any beauty junkie. It allows you to create beautifully diffused dimension that lives a lit-from-within glow without shimmer overload. It will brighten up your look gorgeously and easily. Obsessed.

 

Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Ody(Sea)

Marc Jacobs Highliner

Let’s get real, when Kim Kardashian sports a certain shade, the world pays attention.  She recently brought turquoise rimmed eyes back into the limelight, so it’s safe to say this look is reaching trend status again. Marc Jacobs Highliner is my favorite eyeliner of all time (yes, I just said that) and I think his teal shade, Ody(Sea) is the perfect product for rocking the teal liner.

MAC Cosmetics Launches A Fantasy of Flowers Collection Online Today

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MAC’s latest collection, A Fantasy of Flowers, went live on the site today and will be available in stores and on counter next Thursday. The batch of products features a glorious garden of irresistible shades – perfect for the arrival of springtime looks. See below for the details on each product. I’m in love!

Lipstick ($15)


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Fleur d’Coral: Pale creamy peach (lustre)

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Naked Bud: Neutral sheer nude (lustre)

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Dreaming Dahlia: Sheer red-coral (lustre)

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Rose Lily: Sheer pastel pink (lustre)

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Snapdragon: Mid-tone blue pink (lustre)

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Heavenly Hybrid: Mid-tone berry (lustre)

Cremesheen Glass ($20)

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Nectarsweet: Soft pink peach

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Flare of Fantasy: Mid-tone pink beige

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Pagoda: Frosted cool pink

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Playful Petal: Electric magenta

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Star Quality: Bright orange-coral

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Galaxy Rose: Mid-tone violet pink

Mineralize Eyeshadow ($21)

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In the Meadow: Ice shimmering white, dirty olive green, golden mint, pale yellow

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Pink Sensibilities: Pinky brown, chocolate brown, yellow pink, icy blue pink

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Golden Hours: Copper bronze, golden brown, soft golden peach, pale yellow gold

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Great Beyond: Deep blue violet, dusky plum, icy white lilac, soft mauve violet

Pigment ($21) FantasyOfFlowers-Pigment-PinkPearl-72 Lily-White: Pale butter-yellow shimmer

FantasyOfFlowers-Pigment-ChartreuseBouquet-72 Chartreuse Bouquet: Shimmering acid green

FantasyOfFlowers-Pigment-LilyWhite-72 Violet: Vivid bright violet purple

FantasyOfFlowers-Pigment-Violet-72 Pink Pearl: Shimmery lavender-pink

Fluidline ($16)

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Sassy Moss: Vivid green

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Phlox Garden: Vivid violet

Haute & Naughty Lash ($21)

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Haute & Naughty: Black

Mineralize Skinfinish ($30)

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Perfect Topping: Pale pearlized pink

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Stereo Rose: Copper bronze

Mineralize Blush ($25)

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Azalea in the Afternoon: Mid-tone cool pink

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Petal Power: Coral pink with gold shimmer

Nail Lacquer ($16)

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Pep Pep Pep: Light peach nude (cream)

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Saint Germain: Light cool pink (cream)

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Girl Trouble: Super glitter pink (frost)

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Soiree: Sparkly light bronze gold (frost)

Bobbi Brown Launches Uber Pink

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“Pink is the color that makes everyone look instantly pretty.” – Bobbi Brown

Bobbi Brown knows what’s up. Her new collection is devoted to the timeless and versatile symbol of femininity, the color pink. “From light to neutral, bright to bold, there’s a shade of pink to suit all skin tones,” Bobbi said.


So true. So, for all of you women out there you think you can’t wear pink… you can! Especially with the range of shades in Uber Pink.

Featuring options for kissable lips to flirty tips, the Uber Pink collection is a totally modern monochromatic mix that can go sweet and subtle or deep and dramatic. The effect is instantly lifting, flattering and gorgeous — perfect for Valentine’s Day and just in time for soft springtime looks.

Here’s the scoop on the new products:

Illuminating Bronzer

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This ultra-soft and smooth pressed powder, embossed with pretty powerful words of inspiration, is formulated with a unique and innovative blend of sheer powder and subtle pearls. The powder glides on evenly, giving cheeks a delicate wash of pink infused with light shimmer. Shades: “Be Pretty” Antigua, “Be Bold” Pink Peony.

Lip Gloss

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Sweeten your lip look with a dose of pink shine. Bobbi’s Lip Gloss treats your lips to soothing botanical extracts including Avocado and Jojoba to keep your lips looking and feeling soft and supple. New shade: Baby Pink.

Nail Polish

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A splash of these flirty pinks on fingers and toes completes any look and fits any mood. Shades: Ballet Pink, Pink Peony.

Lip Color

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Whether you are feeling bright and bold or chic and classic, these two new pink Lip Colors will have your lips looking modern and polished. Shades: New Neon Pink, Limited Edition Pink Kiss.

The new collection is available in February at all Bobbi Brown Counters and on www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com.