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6 trending makeup looks to try this spring 2021

From dramatic eyeliner and bold colours to sunkissed and dewy skin, we'd rock these beauty trends all-year-round tbh.

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As well as warmer days and the promise of daylight saving, the best thing about spring is the chance to shake up your beauty bags with some fresh makeup trends. This year's makeup forecast calls for dramatic eyeliner, bold colours and dewy skin. To give you some inspiration, we've rounded up 6 trending makeup looks that you'll want on your face, like, ASAP.

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Image: @karlieelee on Instagram

Reverse cat eye

The reverse cat eye that turns the traditional winged liner on its head has taken TikTok by storm. Rather than applying liner to the top lash line, use a liquid or kohl eyeliner pencil under the lower lash line. Then you can use an angled brush or finer tip liner to create a wing and connect it to your top lash line. Blend it out with a fluffy brush to get that smoky eye look. Top it off with some liquid liner in the inner corner and mascara to make your eyes pop.

How to get the look:

Sigma Beauty - E40 Tapered Blending Brush<br>(RRP: $29.00)
Sigma Beauty - E40 Tapered Blending Brush
(RRP: $29.00)

Sephora

Rimmel Liquid Exaggerate Eye Liner 100% Black<br>(RRP: $13.95)
Rimmel Liquid Exaggerate Eye Liner 100% Black
(RRP: $13.95)

Chemist Direct

Maybelline Master Liner Soft Pencil Eyeliner<br>(RRP: $12.50)
Maybelline Master Liner Soft Pencil Eyeliner
(RRP: $12.50)

Chemist Warehouse


Model wearing dewy and rosy makeup look by Nudestix.

Image: @nudestix on Instagram

Rosy everything

Dewy glam that leaves you looking like a rosy cherub gets a big old tick from me. The power of cream blush is your friend this spring. Smatter it across your cheeks, eyes, lips and nose a cute sun-kissed glow. Is it sweat or is it makeup? No one has to know.

How to get the look:

Benefit Cosmetics - Gimme Brow+ Brow-Volumizing Gel<br>(RRP: $45.00)
Benefit Cosmetics - Gimme Brow+ Brow-Volumizing Gel
(RRP: $45.00)

Sephora

Nudestix - Nudies Bloom All Over Dewy Color Blush<br>(RRP: $49.00)
Nudestix - Nudies Bloom All Over Dewy Color Blush
(RRP: $49.00)

Sephora

Milk Makeup - Highlighter Mini<br>(RRP: $28.00)
Milk Makeup - Highlighter Mini
(RRP: $28.00)

Sephora


Model with long braids wearing soft glam makeup look by Nudestix.

Image: @nudestix on Instagram

Soft glam

The warmer months are the perf time to pull off a more natural look. Opt for a glossy nude lip, smoky brown shadow, bronzer and a kiss of blush. Frame that with a pair of fluffy brows and you're good to go.

How to get the look:

Huda Beauty - Nude Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette Mini<br>(RRP: $44.00)
Huda Beauty - Nude Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette Mini
(RRP: $44.00)

Sephora

M.A.C Cosmetics Matte Lipstick<br>(RRP: $30.00)
M.A.C Cosmetics Matte Lipstick
(RRP: $30.00)

Adore Beauty

Benefit Hoola Contourist Palette<br>(RRP: $58.00)
Benefit Hoola Contourist Palette
(RRP: $58.00)

Adore Beauty


Gigi Hadid wearing yellow eyeliner look.

Bright inner corner

Adding a dash of colour to your inner colour is a cute and subtle way to add some drama to your makeup. You can bang out this look using eyeshadow and a small, fluffy brush, a creamy eyeliner pencil to build up and buff out or a liquid liner if you're after something a little more defined.

How to get the look:

Maybelline Tattoo Gel EyeLiner 921 Deep Teal<br>(RRP: $14.95)
Maybelline Tattoo Gel EyeLiner 921 Deep Teal
(RRP: $14.95)

Chemist Warehouse

Anastasia Beverly Hills - Norvina Pro Pigment Palette<br>(RRP: $121.00)
Anastasia Beverly Hills - Norvina Pro Pigment Palette
(RRP: $121.00)

Sephora

Marc Jacobs - Beauty Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner<br>(RRP: $39.00)
Marc Jacobs - Beauty Highliner Liquid-Gel Eyeliner
(RRP: $39.00)

Sephora


Deni Todorović wearing fuchsia eye shadow, lipstick and top.

Image: @stylebydeni on Instagram

Monochromatic look

We're all about a monochromatic set this spring, so why not extend this love of colour blocking to our makeup looks too? Keep it simple while making a statement by coordinating the colours you use on your eyes, lips and cheeks. This trick works with any colour in the rainbow, but we especially love monochromatic makeup looks in baby pink, magenta and red for spring.

How to get the look:

Fenty Beauty - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer<br>(RRP: $32.00)
Fenty Beauty - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer
(RRP: $32.00)

Sephora

Huda Beauty - Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Eyeshadow<br>(RRP: $38.00)
Huda Beauty - Matte & Metal Melted Double Ended Eyeshadow
(RRP: $38.00)

Sephora

Benefit Cosmetics - Tickle Box O Highlighter<br>(RRP: $54.00)
Benefit Cosmetics - Tickle Box O Highlighter
(RRP: $54.00)

Sephora


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Image: @adorebeauty on Instagram

Skinimalism

The skinimalism trend is fab for queens who are ready to embrace their natural beauty or are feeling a little lazy (no judgement here!). The key to the look is "less is more". That means lightweight foundations, neutral shadows and tinted lip balms to let your natural features do the talkin'.

How to get the look:

Nude by Nature Flawless Foundation W4 Soft Sand<br>(RRP: $39.95)
Nude by Nature Flawless Foundation W4 Soft Sand
(RRP: $39.95)

Chemist Warehouse

Milk Makeup - Kush High Volumizing Mascara
Milk Makeup - Kush High Volumizing Mascara

Sephora

Fenty Beauty - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer<br>(RRP: $32.00)
Fenty Beauty - Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer
(RRP: $32.00)

Sephora

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