6 Easy Ways To Instantly Upgrade Your Beauty Game

Photographed by Justin Borbely.
Just because you can pull off that neutral eye and barely there blush season after season doesn't mean you should. While a soft, natural look is undoubtedly having a moment, even the most makeup-obsessed (read: us) can agree that we need to punch it up sometimes.

That's why we tapped makeup extraordinaire Talia Sparrow to create six fresh spring looks that will actually excite you. We don't just mean a light dusting of shadow here and a swipe of lip balm there. We're talkin' rainbow eyes, ombré cheeks, and two-toned lips — and there's not an earth tone in sight.

Of course, since these aren't your everyday looks (yet), we've also tapped Sparrow for her expert tips on toning down the slightly out-there looks with COVERGIRL products to make them more wearable. Now, there's no excuse to not try out these looks. Neutrals? For spring? Not if we have anything to say about it.

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