The best thing about each new season that rolls in is that we have a constantly revolving door of trends to inspire our new style and beauty looks. This spring we’re getting bolder, brighter, and pulling out all the stops to revamp our bathroom countertops for the latest and greatest trends. Beauty is grabbing our attention with seductive glossy lids, bold lips, and beautiful protective styles. We’ve rounded up the top eight hair and beauty trends you’ll want to give a try this spring, even if just once.

Glossy Lid

African-American wearing gold glossy eyeshadow and a plaid blazer

Image: @ellaforever

The glossy lid is all the rage this season! Everyone in Hollywood is clamoring for this trend that gives your eyes the ultimate glowy finish. Companies like Glossier have created this two-in-one product that is long-lasting, flattering and is low-maintenance eye look for those wanting to be subtle. Celebs such as Beyonce and Taraji P. Henson have rocked this trend on the red carpet, often blending multiple hues to obtain the perfect color.

Yellow Eye Shadow

Woman with curly hair wearing yellow eyeshadow

Image: @cryscastles

Spring means bright, bold, and yellow. Yellow eyeshadow can seem intimidating, but no worries, this shade is perfect for curlies of all shades. The flattering color compliments all skin tones and is now being produced in so many shades thanks to the Colourpop Yes, Please Palette!, and Maybelline New York. It compliments a bold lip, which is also another spring trend you should rock, and can be worn minimally or all over the eyelid.

Vintage Frames

Woman wearing pink vintage frames

Image: @teishajenaie

Spring is here, so grab your favorite shades and beat the heat! It’s no secret that vintage frames have made a huge comeback from Kim K to Kanye, everyone is rocking classic frames that are timeless, chic and fun.

Big Chop

Woman with long hair and short hair transformation

Image: @janibellrosanne

There is something so liberating about going for the big chop! Lately, there have been so many women cutting their hair off, such as Tamar Braxton, Sanaa Lathan, and Massy Arias. It shows that beauty and versatility of natural hair and we’re so here for it.

Jelly Highlighter

Woman with her hair pulled back in a ponytail wearing red lipstick and highlighter

Image: @ariba_pervaiz

I don’t think you’re ready for this…jelly highlighter. Yes, highlighters have gone jelly this season and we’re here to school you on all the details. This spring trend is dewy, and provides a long-lasting shimmer and can be worn as subtly as you like, or you can pack on the glow with a thicker application. These newest additions to the makeup vault have been flying off the shelves all season, but you can try and grab yours from INC.redible or Farsali.

Bold Lip

African-American women with short hair wearing purple makeup

Image: @spthemodel

A bold lip never goes out of style. With the expansion of inclusive beauty lines like Fenty, Lip Bar and Beauty Bakerie our favorite makeup gurus are stepping their lip color game up this season! Spring is the time for bright colors so this is the moment to experiment with magentas, hot pink, berries, anything that pops! Don’t go the safe route, get out of those neutral colors and be fearless in trying something new. Accentuate the color with a soft blush or highlighter to bring all the attention to your perfect pout.

Lighter Hair

Woman with blonde curly hair wearing a leather jacket

Image: @the.stylehaus

For those of us who are brunette, going lighter can always feel a bit intimidating. The great thing about going light is that it leaves room to experiment with new colors, whether you want to try the new rose gold color or are looking to just tint the ends balayage style there are so many fun options for switching your color this season. Remember, proper conditioning and a dedicated hair regimen is key to keeping colored curls healthy and happy.

Vivid Eyeliner

Afro-Hawaiin woman wearing blue eyeliner and a red jacket

Image: @taijaax3

Line your lids with a vivid eyeliner this season to spice up your everyday look effortlessly. Nyx offers a variety of colors and shades to keep your liner game strong and bold plus easy to apply.

Golden Stitch Braids

Woman with braids and gold thread intertwined

Image: @rubcha for @cosmopolitan

Braids are amping it up a notch with this new trend that will have you feeling regal. This braided hairstyle merges two braids to make one stunning ponytail and then you wrap the ends with gold cording.

Be bold and daring in trying something outside of your comfort zone whether it’s a new hair color or something subtle like a different nail color. Change can be an adjustment, but a fun experiment to enjoy along the way.

Will you be trying any of these trends this season? Let us know which ones are your favorite in the comments below.

Desiree Johnson

Desiree Johnson

Desiree is a passionate writer who loves to advocate for multiracial and diverse audiences in her writing. She enjoys writing and creating content that challenges and inspires people whether that's through a blog or social media management. As a Content Specialist in Austin, Texas she writes marketing content to help people improve their websites. She is passionate about diversity, education, and looks forward to developing compelling content with brands she loves.

No comments yet.