With Easter behind us and Memorial Day ahead, there is no denying that spring is here. And, with this sunny season comes, you guessed it-pastel makeup. Colorful and pretty, pastel makeup is to spring beauty as florals are to spring fashion-absolutely necessary-which is why we've rounded up the prettiest pastel makeup colors and products for you to try this season.
Pastel makeup has the reputation of being supremely pretty with no ounce of edge whatsoever. However, designers turned that notion on its head this season, with models rocking pale purple brows at Gucci and shimmering pastel shadows accompanied by charcoal liner at Jill Stuart. Not your thing? Traditional pastels were seen on many a runway as well. Take, for instance, the subtle swipe of pink blush as seen at Reem Acra's, or Marc Jacobs's S/S 17 shows in which models wore nearly no makeup but a soft mint shadow. Case in point: Whichever way you plan to wear pastels, you really can't go wrong.
For the pastel makeup products we're adding to our makeup bags this season, click through the slideshow below.Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Amethyst $38Shop
Purple may seem like an odd choice for a shimmering powder. However, this violet-hued skin perfecter gives a gorgeous glow to just about any skin tone.Marc Jacobs Highliner Matte Gel Eye Crayon in Deja Blue $25Shop
Give the graphic liner trend a try with this baby-blue liner that is truly budge-proof.Essie Nail Polish in Mint Candy Apple $9Shop
Now that you've broken out the sandals, why not rock a mint-green pedi?Milk Makeup Eye Pigment in Jam Room $24Shop
Here at Byrdie, we are cream shadow connoisseurs, and this lavender-hued shadow is truly spectacular-no creasing, budging, or smudging whatsoever.Bobbi Brown Blush in Nude Pink $28Shop
While this pink-toned blush from Bobbi Brown may look intense, I promise it's not. When lightly doused on the apples of your cheeks this blush gives off a gorgeous pink-purple glow. Needless to say, I wear it every day.RMS Eye Polish in Inspire $28Shop
If you're looking to rock a shimmery blue lid, senior editor Hallie Gould recommends this coconut oil-based shadow from RMS.Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer in Pillow Pie $18Shop
Not quite a nude nor a petal pink, this polish is my idea of the perfect everyday nail color.Milk Makeup Halographic Stick in Supernova $28Shop
Highlight your cheeks or color in your lids with Milk Makeup's new all-over face stick that is absolutely glowing.Lanolips Tinted Balm in Rose $14Shop
You've likely gotten the memo that gloss is having a major moment. To tackle two trends at once, wear this pastel lipgloss that not only looks pretty, but it also conditions lips.Chanel Le Vernis in Bleu Pastel $28Shop
The perfect eggshell blue, this polish from Chanel is a must for spring.Yves Saint Laurent Couture Mono Eyeshadow in Paris $30Shop
You can never go wrong with a pale pink lid. For something a little different, opt for a shimmery shadow like the one above.
Next up: 11 millennial-pink beauty products, just because.