27 Spring-Ready Eye Makeup Looks That'll Cure The Blizzard Blues

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Say goodbye to the smoky eye!

Jennifer Ford Mar, 14, 2017

We’re in the home stretch of winter, so cue the pastels and floral prints: spring is on the horizon!  Not only is it time to swap out your wintry threads for a fresh new wardrobe, the occasion to revamp your makeup has also arrived.

By now, you’re probably grown bored to death with dark lipsticks and smoky eyes, but don’t despair. We’ve previewed next season’s beauty trends and they’re sure to impress.

Spring is set to deliver lots of color and we can’t wait to dust it onto our eyelids. We’ve spotted everything, from electrifying eyeliners to popping pigments, and beautiful blue hues that literally made us squeal.

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There’s even a seasonable eyeshadow trend for the girl who’s afraid of color. For a sneak peek and lesson on how to rock these spring looks, click through the gallery below.


1 of 27 Larry Busacca

Go vibrant and monochromatic like the award-winning actress. 

2 of 27 Dave J Hogan

White eyeshadow also creates a more youthful appearance.

3 of 27 Steve Granitz

Trade in your smoky black shadow for an electric blue hue instead. 

4 of 27 Jon Kopaloff

You can also dust teal on your eyelids like Kerry Washington.

5 of 27 John Sciulli

Proof that pink eyeshadow pretty and playful.

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Pink hues are ultra-flattering on deep skin tones. Kelly shows us how to slay the trend.

7 of 27 Araya Diaz

This gilded look is perfect.

8 of 27 Jon Kopaloff

Apply to your upper and lower lash line like Selita E. Banks.

9 of 27 Dan MacMedan

Skip heavy contouring. If you want drama, go for a fun pink shadow like Tinashe.

10 of 27 Frederick M. Brown

The singer’s bright pink lids and pout is how you do spring makeup.

11 of 27 Frazer Harrison

Match your makeup to your wardrobe like the Blackish star. 

12 of 27 Karwai Tang

Are you loving this green eyeshadow as much we are? Consider us mesmerized and ready to play with color!

13 of 27 Laura Cavanaugh

Ebanks, along with a number of Victoria's Secret models, was given the key to Los Angeles in 2006. 

14 of 27 Jeffrey Mayer

Fresh skin, pastel shadow and a vibrant pink lip are the go-to spring combo.

15 of 27 Donna Ward

This minimalist look is super chic and easy enough for a makeup novice. Just grab your eyeliner and apply it to the middle of the crease. 

16 of 27 Dimitrios Kambouris

This actress shows us a fun way to rock vibrant color on brown skin. 

17 of 27 Allen Berezovsky

Channel Electric Lady vibes like Janelle Monae with this electric blue-green eyeliner.

18 of 27 Michael Stewart

The smallest dose of color makes a huge difference. We love this pop of yellow.

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Try on this mod double decker cat eye for size.

20 of 27 Paul Archuleta

For a subtle pop of color and extra dimension, underline the lash line with a white liner and eyeshadow.

21 of 27 Ilya S. Savenok

Skip your foundation and highlighters; this season, it’s all about the eyes. You can literally steal the spotlight with a mystical shade on your lids like Solange.

22 of 27 John Shearer

Kerry Washington’s shimmery eye shadow is the perfect transitioning shade for spring.

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And if Queen Bey is wearing it, so are we.

24 of 27 Steve Granitz

If you’re into the barely there makeup look like Karrueche, add mile long lashes to make your lids pop. Pink and orange Hues are always a spring favorite.

25 of 27 Jeff Kravitz

The actress’ blush-toned shadow is perfect for brightening things up next season.

26 of 27 Steve Granitz

Nothing says spring is in the air like a coral eye/lip combo.

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Mix and match finishes like matte and glitter for extra dimension.