As we head into spring (at least it feels like spring here in Los Angeles today…), it’s time again to embrace softer shades of makeup and a more natural look. (At least some of the time!) Smashbox‘s new spring collection, Be Discovered, is all about that trend and I tried out two of the pieces that’ll really help you pull off a romantic look.
The Be Discovered Eye Shadow Palette has eight shades in it, all pastels and a few light bronze/brown shades. The colors definitely can’t be used for a dramatic or bold look, but they’re perfect for the daytime or a weekend party. I especially love the Lilac shade – it’s a fantastic light purple color that I love with my green eyes. I have SO many dark shades of shadow in my stash that I’m really loving this palette, especially for a spring weekend away. (The Mist shade, a shimmery light silver, is another favorite for my green eyes). The shadows are smooth and blend easily and all eight different shades are easy to pair together.
The other new release that I tried is the Be Discovered Cream Cheek Trio. The three different shades give off the same soft, romantic vibe when blended on cheeks and I like that there are two shades that I can use as blush and one that acts more as a highlighter. (In fact, I’ve played around with using it under my brows as a highlighter on my eyes and it looks good there too). When I’m wearing these, I feel like I should put on a long dress and curl my hair and attend a garden party. Is that weird?