Pastels are for pansies, but red lips show spring who’s boss. Keep it fresh (and suitable for daytime) with an exaggerated lower lash line, courtesy of your fave mascara, like Cynthia Rowley did.
Red lips come out of the shadows and into the light for spring.
Clinique Chubby Stick in chunky cherry, available at clinique.com, $15. Tom Ford Beauty Private Blend in cherry lush, available at neimanmarcus.com, $45.
She tried the first — just too strong; she tried the next — far too weak. But then Goldilocks, er, Jil Sander, found the Barbie-esque hue that was just right.
Don’t discount the classics (or the cliches). Let your kisser be pretty in pink.
Piret & Tamara Lip Slip in strawberry, available at piretandtamara.com, $25. Lime Crime Countessa Fluorescent opaque lipstick, available at limecrimemakeup.com, $16. YSL Rouge Pur Couture in Le Fuchsia, available at barneys.com, $30. Covergirl Lip Perfection lipstick in Spellbound, available at target.com, $6.
Neon has never been for the faint of heart. Maintain its badass appeal with a simple swipe across the eye a la Yigal Azrouël.
Give Crayola a run for its money with cheerily hued peepers.
Napoleon Perdis Color Discs in Tequila Sunrise, Pink Slink, and Scarlet Woman, available at shop.napoleonperdis.com, $25 each.
Slow down for yellow? Peter Som begs to differ with his energizing, anything-but-cautious use of the bright color.
They most definitely will not call you mellow yellow with this below your brow.
Clothes usually far outshine the beauty on a runway, but we’re calling it a draw at Z Spoke by Zac Posen, thanks to bold, multicolored eyes.
Replicate the parrot-inspired look of yellowy golds, bright blues, and deep greens. Then go on and shake your tail feather.
Make Up for Ever Aqua Cream color in turquoise, available at sephora.com, $22. Sephora Collection Colorful Palette in Miami Vibes, available at sephora.com, $24. Make Up for Ever Aqua Eyes liner, available at sephora.com, $17. Nars Soft Touch Shadow Pencil in Celebrate, available at narscosmetics.com, $24.
Fendi takes a break from the norm with orange-colored lips that are more citrus than traffic cone.
Cure your makeup boredom with a dose of surprisingly flattering orange lipstick.
JK by Jemma Kidd Colour Adapt blush, available at jemmakidd.com, $18. E.L.F. Studio cream blush in Seductress, available at eyeslipsface.com, $6. Givenchy Blush Gelée Jelly Blush, available at sephora.com, $33.