5 Pastels That Are Hot Right Now -- and How to Wear Them
Top makeup artists fill us in on the best ways to try this trend without looking like a bowl of jellybeans
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While spring makeup typically includes lots of color, this season it's all about pastels -- lilac lipsticks, petal pink blush, and even minty green and butter yellow eyeshadows are the "it" colors right now. While we've always loved this trend in theory, our initial reaction was horror: How are we going to pull off these colors without looking like a 5-year-old who put on her makeup using Barbie's stash?
If, like us, you'd love to indulge in the pastel makeup trend but fear it's too tough to pull off, here's some refreshing news: Pastel makeup is actually one of the easiest trends to wear, says celebrity makeup artist Geoffrey Rodriguez.
"Since you're not mixing any shades and you're just applying a very simple wash of the color on your features, there's virtually no room for error," he says. The catch, however, is to apply pastel colors in a soft way. Finally, a trend that doesn't require skill or camping out in front of our bathroom mirror. We're officially on board. Are you?
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