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When we saw the photos of British singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor’s performance last month at London hotspot G-A-Y, we knew we had to feature her bold makeup. As crazy as acid green glittery liquid eyeshadow sounds, we actually think this look really works.

Sophie’s skin is so flawless, it’s a perfect canvas to do something daring. She’s also pulling the colors directly from her print dress so it’s not so random. Unless you’re a performer, we suggest going with just one of these trends — either a daring eye or a bright lip. And if you are brave enough to go for that eye, back it up with faux lashes that stand up to the bright lids.

We like Urban Decay’s Heavy Metal Glitter Liner ($18 at sephora.com). The description says it all: “Play it soft by painting on precise, crystalline lines with the top of the thin brush. Or wear it loud by sweeping the side of the brush to create entirely jewel-encrusted eye looks.”
Easter-Beauty-Products-Image.jpgBunnies. Chocolate. Eggs. Pastels. All things that remind you of Easter, right? Well, we found a host of super-fun, super-adorable beauty products that are inspired by the holiday. And, no matter what holiday you celebrate, we think you’ll agree they’re must haves.

Paul Frank Lip Smacker Bunny Girl Trio Cane Lip Gloss Collection
Three lip balms — coconut cream, cotton candy and carrot cake — all in a cane-shaped holder with a girl dressed like a bunny. Could there be anything cuter?
$5.95 at paulfrank.com

Kingsley Rabbit Terry Wash Glove
While we’d normally reserve this one for the kiddies, there’s just something too adorable about this bunny-topped terry glove.
$6 at smallflower.com

Philosophy Spring Has Sprung! Set
Orange Jelly Bean. Sugar Chick. Chocolate Bunny. It’s really a shame these shower gels can’t be drunk, isn’t it?
$25 at philosophy.com

Bronnley Rufus Rabbit White Hand Soap
Now, this is one rabbit we’re pretty glad didn’t fall down the rabbit hole!
$12 at bronnleyusa.com

Lush Hippy Chick
Two little chickies, scented with pink grapefruit and just dying to be a part of your next bubble bath.
$4.95 at lushusa.com

Beautyblender
An egg-shaped blending sponge for your foundation, concealer and/or bronzer? And it’s pink? We’re in love.
$19.95 at sephora.com

Gianna Rose Atelier Robin’s Egg Soaps in Apothecary Jar
Do you have any beauty products with such amazing packaging, you just don’t want to use them? That’s how we feel about the six French-milled soaps in this Old World-inspired jar.
$25 at giannarose.com
Adorable-Beauty-Products-Image.jpgOnce in awhile, we just really like to use a beauty product because it’s … well, because it’s adorable. And these beauty products most definitely fit the bill!

tokidoki Cromatico Eyeshadow
Eyeshadow in a skull and crossbones compact? We fell immediately in love with this one, especially since the colors — from Bruttino (sparkly turquoise) to Killer Candy (pearly purple) are undeniably awesome.
$15 at sephora.com

M.A.C Quite Quite Mineralize Blush in Sakura
Blush with a heart in the middle? Our hearts stopped beating when we first laid eyes upon this beauty.
$23 at maccosmetics.com

Fred Flare Puffy The Eye Bag Slayer
If a cuter, more adorable eye mask exists in the world, we have yet to come across it. We’ve got a huge collection of eye masks already, but we’re totally adding this to our arsenal.
$6 at fredflare.com

A Beautiful Life Honey’Do Shampoo
We have a confession to make. The honey that comes in a bear-shaped bottle at the grocery store? We buy it just because it’s cute. And this shampoo, also in an adorable bear-shaped bottle? What could be better in your shower?
$16 at urbanoutfitters.com

Harajuku Lovers G of the Sea
Gwen as a mermaid is maybe the cutest Harajuku fragrance yet! We’ve loved mermaids ever since Splash, so this perfume definitely is right up our alley.
$30-$45 at sephora.com
Winter temperatures and grey days be gone! We’re embracing spring even if it is still 50 degrees. And there’s no better way to do that than with bright makeup. From bright pink lippies to green nail polishes, we’ve rounded up a host of the products guaranteed to put you in a springy state of mind.

M.A.C-Quite-Cute-Mischievous-Mint-Nail-Lacquer-April-2011.jpgM.A.C Mischievous Mint Nail Lacquer
Mint green nails continue to be a strong trend this season, and with this iteration from M.A.C’s brand-spanking-new Quite Cute collection, it’s definitely no wonder.
$14 at maccosmetics.com

NARS-Single-Eyeshadow-Daphne.jpgNARS Daphne Single Eyeshadow
Bright purple eyeshadow? Why not? We’re in love with this vibrant hue — equally amazing as a liner.
$23 at narscosmetics.com

Tarte-Natural-Cheek-Stain-Tipsy.jpgTarte Natural Cheek Stain in Tipsy
This gorgeous coral-orange imparts such a natural yet totally intense flush upon the cheeks — perfect for that just-pinched look.
$30 at tartecosmetics.com

Illamasqua-Intense-Lipgloss.jpgIllamasqua Intense Lipgloss
From Follow (reddish hot pink) to Petulant (hot magenta), each of the 11 glosses here really packs a whollop.
$20 each at sephora.com
Alexander-Wang-Fall-2011-Bold-Brows.jpgSeen all over the Fall 2011 runways? Bold brows. And, yes, we know it might be a little early to talk about fall, as spring hasn’t even really sprung yet … but we just can’t get enough of this return to full, bold, even bushy brows! Tons of designers showcased the brow on the runway, like Alexander Wang (above). Truth be told, we’re obsessed with the look. Below, some products you can use to fill in even the sparsest of brows.

Brows-Image.jpgBenefit Speed Brow
Worried about keeping brows in place? With a few brushes through the brows with this quick-drying gel, they’ll stay like never before.
$16 at benefitcosmetics.com

Anastasia Brow Pen
The queen of all things brows has created a pen that helps to fill in brows, no matter how full or sparse — so you’re sure to have as thick a brow as you could ever hope for.
$21 at sephora.com

Clinique Brow Shaper
With four different shades to choose from, this powder is certain to quickly and easily make its way into your heart — and onto your brows.
$15 at sephora.com

Sephora Professionnel Brow Comb
There’s only one instrument we trust when it comes to our brows, and it’s this one. No matter how unruly, they’re snapped into place instantly by the bristles on this brush.
$6 at sephora.com

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