Step into spring with Parisian-style pastels

From lavender to powder pink, sky blue to linen beige and even sea green, a slew of sweet and subtle shadows have ruled runway beauty trends of late. To recreate this refreshing complexion booster, read on for the ultimate in pastel rules.

Rule 1: Go for an eyeshadow that blends both iridescently light pigments with long-lasting colors. Think: My Parisian Pastels color palette for great hold and a stunningly playful way to brighten your look.

Rule 2: Never apply shadow in one solid or uniform block of color. It’s important to always graduate color, restricting it to the eyelid itself.

Rule 3: For an on-trend finish, keep all eyes on your pastel color palette. How? Forget mascara and go for a simple hint of navy, brown or black eyeliner. As for lips and cheeks, keep color to light rosy tones.

© Cyrille George Jerusalmi