Brighten Up Your Beauty Routine With a Pop Of Color

Is your daily beauty routine lacking color? Do you find yourself drowning in a sea of nude shades? If so, I invite you to take action just in time for summer! It’s the perfect season to show a fun, colorful side to your personality. Even subtle experimentation can take your look to another level. If you’re ready to brighten things up, check out some ways you can stand out and rock some color in your beauty routine.

Try a colorful smokey eye:  Okay, so maybe a colorful smokey eye isn’t office appropriate, but you can definitely work it for the weekend.  One of the best palettes out right now is Too Faced’s Sugar Pop Eyeshadow Palette. The glamour guide included in the palette gives you step by step instructions and helps you find the perfect shades to make your eye color stand out. This palette is a definite must-have for summer.

Opt for a colorful liner: This month, skip the eyeshadow and go straight for a colorful liner. Wearing colored eyeliner seems simple, but can add a nice dramatic effect that draws all attention to your eyes. If you have yet to try Smashbox’s Photo Angle Pure Pigment Gel Liners, then you’re missing out. These gel liners easily glide on with a minimal amount of product and are perfect for summer weather.

Give your nails a splash of color: Give your French or nude manicure a rest and get creative with your nails this month! OPI’s ColorPaints are the nail must-have products for summer. These gorgeous shades will bring out the inner artist in everyone. Layer them and blend them to create colorful nail art. The silver base works to draw out the color of the paints for a unique manicure each time. When it comes to ColorPaints, there are no rules! With eight shades available, the possibilities are endless!

Dare to wear red lip color: Red lips were a hit on the runways and are trending to be hot for summer.  Bare Mineral’s Moxie Lipstick in Live It Up is a cherry red that will really you feel like you’re living it up.

Liz Cabrera


Liz Cabrera is a skin care enthusiast who has worked at Planet Beauty for 10 years. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Creative Writing from the University of California, Long Beach. She has a love for film, jazz and the Humor boards on Pinterest. 

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