10 Spring Beauty Trends To Start Wearing NOW

The more things change, the more they stay the same — and that phrase rings true in a major way when talking about this year's spring beauty trends. Sure, there are plenty of bright shadows and lazy-girl hairstyles to satiate your warm-weather moods. But a ton of fall trends are hanging around for spring. Think vampy lips, , and full-on bangs — looks you may not typically associate with the sunnier seasons.

So to make sure you're primed and ready, we've rounded up 10 of our favorite hair and makeup trends perfect for both right now and the warmer months ahead. With such a crazy range of looks, we're sure you'll find at least one that will tickle your fancy.

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Blue Mood
Bright eyeshadow is making a major comeback this season. And one of the biggest color trends? Blue, like this two-toned look at Diane von Furstenberg.
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Use a super-saturated shade to create a geometric shape, like the look here at Monique Lhuillier.
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A deep navy, like the one at Missoni, is practically a new neutral.
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Trace your waterline with a smudgy blue for a cool take on the trend.
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Elegant Accessories
These aren't your typical headbands and hair pins. Spring's hair accessories take on an artful, fashion-forward look — like this metal crown at Alice + Olivia.
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The flower clips at Rodarte were a modern take on the floral crown.
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Hope you kept your tiara from your sweet 16, because it's never looked so cool.
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Pair this crystal-encrusted headband with your bedhead for a polished, but not precious, look.
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The Lady Is a Vamp
The weather may be warming up, but the lipstick du jour is still stuck in fall. So don't feel like you have to put the deep berries and purples in deep storage come spring.
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This rich purple shade at Cushnie et Ochs was perfectly gothic.
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When wearing a lip color this dark, skip the eye makeup. Your look will be instantly more modern. (And it's a quick way to look polished without a lot of effort.)
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Yes, even chocolate brown is still cool for spring.
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Fringe Benefits
Looking to get a cut? Consider '70s-style bangs. Even curly girls can rock the trend, as proven by the look at Alexander Wang.
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Pixie-cut girls can work fringe too.
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Attempt a full-on set, à la Vera Wang.
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Don't worry if your fringe gets a little feathery in the center — it will just add to the cool-girl vibe.
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Think Pink
Pink shadow is another major trend for spring. But while the blue hues are opaque and bold, blush tones are more of a wash across the eyes — like the look here at Dior.
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Bonus points for matching your hair to your eyeshadow.
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Ladies with warmer undertones should reach for a more peach-toned shade to achieve the trend.
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We love the contrast between the pink shadow and the model's dark eyelashes.
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The Return of the Hairstyle
This is the season to start giving a shit about your hair. Polished, sleek styles were everywhere. We especially love these uniform waves at Carolina Herrera.
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Dust off your hair straightener. Stick-straight, shiny strands are a go.
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Big, bouncy curls at Diane von Furstenberg helped usher in a major '70s moment.
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Make sure to stock up on some hair oil to tame flyaways and get this level of shine.
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Time to Sparkle
Shimmer and glitter shadows were dusted across lids at several shows — but in a more sophisticated way than the Day-Glo shades of yesteryear.
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This soft dusting of purple shimmer makes for a killer (and easy) smoky eye.
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Swap the liner on your top lid for blue glitter to kill two trends in one look.
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When in doubt, go for the gold.
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Do Get It Twisted
Your mornings just got a hell of a lot easier. Twisted, low buns are a majorly easy way to look chic when you have zero time.
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Skip the shampoo and sweep your strands into this messy, low knot.
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Braid your wet hair, then twist it into a bun, à la the hair at Jason Wu.
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When wearing a loose bun, the more flyaways, the better.
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Red Alert
Sure, a red lip is always a classic. But if you've been nervous to give this high-impact hue a shot, consider swiping it on for spring.
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A matte texture makes red feel new.
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Simplify the rest of your eye makeup to keep the focus on the lip and make it daytime-appropriate.
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A touch of shine and bold brows are all you need to ace a crimson pout.
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Big-Time Braids
We hope your braiding skills have improved since your middle school sleepovers. You'll need nimble fingers to pull off the plaits that are hot this season — like this side job at Gucci.
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This is the perfect way to hide your bangs when they start to grow out.
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Not into braids? This twist is a cool option.
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The braid at Proenza Schouler was secured at the top, which makes it easier to plait.
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