When you think spring makeup, you probably think of glowing and dewy skin, bronzed cheeks, and shades of pretty pastels. The spring 2019 runways had all those things—but it also had pops of electric pink of the lips and lashes, flecks of golden glitter, and metallic foiled lips. Ahead, 62 of our favorite lip, lashes, cheeks, and eye looks for spring from the designer runways in New York, London, Milan, and Paris.
Makeup artist Diane Kendal created a golden smoky eye for the '70s-inspired Tom Ford show. Her team of makeup artists meticulously blended the eyeshadow and liner until the look was hazy and glam.
Makeup artist James Kaliardos used all Nars Cosmetics to create the colorful eye, lip, and cheek look at Rodarte. Models walked the runway wearing either a pink, yellow, or blue eyeshadow swept in graphic—but still soft—shape across the eyelid. The lip pigment Don't Stop, a bright poppy red, looked perfect on every skin tone.
Pink mascara never looked so pretty backstage at Ulla Johnson. Models also wore one of spring's biggest trends: a lightly stained pink lip.
“The look is a bold foil-like lip in neutral shades. The metallic edginess is in keeping with the brashness of youth," said makeup artist Kabuki backstage at Jeremy Scott. To get the look, he first used MAC Cosmetics Lip Pencil in Edge To Edge then added Mixing Medium Eyeliner in thin layer over the entire lip. He then used a combination of MAC Dazzleshadow Liquid in LoveYourself, and MAC Glitter in Pink.
For Brandon Maxwell's Texas-inspired show, models like Bella Hadid stomped the runway wearing a classic cat-eye flick with a touch of pink eyeshadow.The inspiration? "Baby barbies in Texas," according to MAC Cosmetics.
Red lips and a pop of red blush—with minimal eye makeup—backstage at Hellessy.
Makeup artist Grace Lee for Maybelline New York "juxtaposed the ethereal white and yellow fabrics in the Edwardian-inspired collection with a flushed cheek or berry-stained lip," the brand stated in a release after the show. “The look is innocent but strong,” she said.
If Disney Villains were also Sephora VIB Rouge members you'd get the high-impact look from The Blonds. We've never seen a Disney villain wear electric neon eyeliner and black lips—but we'll take it.
To honor the late designer's sparkle, models at Kate Spade wore a scattering of gold glitter across their eyelids.
A stripe of acidic lime eyeliner was the only makeup statement needed backstage at Christian Siriano.
Sometimes the only piece of makeup you need is a sharp black eyeliner, traced along your inner waterline. With fresh and natural skin, black eyeliner has never looked so cool.
The glitter trend may never die. Case in point: Tadashi Shoji's galaxy-inspired glittery eyes and nails.
A no-makeup makeup look (save for a healthy cream flush) backstage at Pamella Roland.
A wash of soft metallic eyeshadow got a sweet and feminine touch thanks to sheer berry lips and red nails.
One of spring's biggest trends is shaping up to be super-glossy skin with sheer, minimal makeup done in neutral and nude shades, like seen at Noon By Noor.
Models at Monse wore subtle gold eyeshadow traced along their top and bottom lashlines and flicked out at the end like eyeliner with a stained pink lip.
Super-glossy skin with a sheer wash of fresh pink color on the eyes, lips, and cheeks backstage at Badgley Mischka.
Gunmetal smoky eyes with no other visible makeup was all that was needed backstage at Nicole Miller.
Nude lips, contoured skin, and kohl-rimmed smoky eyes at Longchamp.
A painterly eye fit for a museum at Lanyu.
A stained lip and antique gold eye drawn in a dramatic rounded shape.
Nothing but a ruby red lipstick at Escada's spring show.
Glossy and bronzed skin and popsicle-pink lips at Cushnie et Ochs.
Natural, Victorian-inspired romantic makeup at Brock Collection.
It was all about holographic purple-pink highlighter traded across the cheekbones at Area.
A sheer bronze eye and glossy lip were the perfect neutral base for the bedazzled nails at Adeam.
Fresh-faced models at Self Portrait got scribbled white lines of liner drawn around their eyes.
Like most seasons, Tory Burch's models walked the runway looking glowy and fresh-faced—with almost no visible makeup.
The beauty look at Vivienne Hu was all about a sheer wash of pink on the eyes, cheeks, and lips.
Backstage at Prabal Gurung, models didn't immediately jump into the hair and makeup chair. They first had their skin meticulously prepped by makeup artist Nam Vo using Whal Myung skincare. Then MAC Cosmetics makeup artist Diane Kendal enhanced their glowing skin with a touch of highlighter, conditioned lips, and smudgy brown eyes using the brand's Coffee eyeliner.
Makeup artist Kelli J. Bartlett for Glamsquad created the lip at Lela Rose by layering several products. She start edwith MAC Lasting Sensation Lip Penciltraced all over the lip, then added a layer of MAC Cherry Lip Pencil to just the center of the lip, blurring everything together with a brush.
Makeup artist Dick Page made it all about a flush of cream blush backstage at the Michael Kors show.
A stripe of graphic cobalt gel eyeliner seen at Gabriela Hearst.
Models walked the Oscar de la Renta runway wearing MAC Cosmetics Dazzleliner in Holiday Time, which doesn't even hit stores until next month. Makeup artists applied it precisely on the inner corner of the eye to add a touch of sparkle to the brown smoky eye.
Eyeliner took a downward turn (in a good way!) at Coach's spring show. A handful of models walked the runway wearing a cat-eye that continued along the lower lashline and down into a triangle.
An orange and pink flush carried over the cheeks, eyes, and brows backstage at Anna Sui.
Maybelline New York makeup artist Erin Parsons created this glossy cobalt eye look backstage at Alice + Olivia.
Golden eyes and berry lips backstage at Temperley London.
Paired with little other makeup, a glittery eye and jeweled headband looks almost punk.
Don't let the headband and pola dots fool you—there's nothing sweet about this cherry-red vinyl lip with smudgy black eyeliner.
Glossy lips and a matte acid-peach eye is our new favorite unexpected makeup combo—as seen at Peter Pilotto.
Matching your lipstick to your hair never looked so cool as it did backstage at Nicopanda.
Models at MSGM had eyeliner applied just to the inner corner of their eyes.
Model Kaia Gerber wore spidery black lashes and a '90s-inspired nude lipstick backstage at Moschino.
A pastel green inner eye highlighter was the focal point of the makeup look at Missoni.
A harsh contour can look purposeful and cool, as evidenced by Max Mara.
A smoky eye looks fresh when a dash of metallic cobalt pigment is traces from the inner corner to the center of the lid.
House of Holland
White eyeliner is already a graphic enough statement, but House of Holland took it one step further by tracing it along half the lid and under the brow.
The look at Halpen was made for glitter-lovers. More is more when it comes to the sparkly stuff—and the glitter trend just won't die.
A glossy plum lip with a lilac eye is our favorite color combo of the season.
There's nothing sickly about a wash of pink eyeshadow when you also match it to your statement blush.
It was all about natural, soft makeup in a muted color palette backstage at Fendi.
Spidery graphic eyelashes with no other makeup looked perfectly retro yet also 2019-ready backstage at Etro.
Instead of using a glittery eyeshadow to add a highlight down the center of the eyelid, take a cue from Armani and stick a piece of confetti, instead.
Sometimes all you really need is a sharp liner wing, as seen at Marco de Vincenzo.
Upgrade your look without adding any extra time to your routine bu tracing an electric green eyeliner along both waterlines instead of your usual black or brown.
When bright, bold eyeshadow looks this gorgeous—can you even make excuses for wearing taupe again?
A smoked-out taupe eye looks anything but basic backstage at Bora Aksu.
Punky black eyeliner and no other visible makeup was the look at Ashley Williams.
Peach eyes and lips at Antonio Marras.
Get the flushed look at Alberta Ferretti by using a creamy blush in a deep red hue—and tap it on lightly.
An otherwordly periwinkle eyeshadow seen backstage at Acne.