You don’t need to be a Barrier Reef native to rock fresh, coral-toned shadows this spring, as this is one color family that’s becoming quite the hot commodity around the world.

When sitting at your easel (or vanity table, if that’s your thing), there are an infinite amount of ways you can go about applying your makeup. Ranging from the brash and carefree strokes of a sultry, rebellious smoky eye to the calculated precision of the perfect winged liner, eye makeup techniques have much in common with those used by the world’s best painters.

Forget about eyeshadow, lashes or even lips as the main feature on your face. Why not change your look up this spring by making bold, strong eyebrows the central focus of your makeup?

With its enticing array of unique color combinations, opening an eyeshadow quad can feel like lifting the lid off of a delicious box of chocolates, and it’s true when they say that you never know what you’re going to get.

What’s one way to make yourself feel like a million bucks? If there’s not enough money in the bank to be seriously bringing home the bling, outfit your eyes in some jewel-toned shadows.

Major lash drama is always a winning option for ladies who are deliberating over which feature to emphasize for their evening-out makeup looks. Played up fringes instantly make you look more awake, more appealing and more feminine.

Contrary to popular belief, gray can actually have a brightening effect on your features if you know how use it correctly.

Whether you are rocking a bold lip color or want an understated look for a daytime brunch, sometimes it’s necessary to refrain from wearing dark eye makeup. However, that doesn’t mean that your lids should be naked. Instead, subtly enhance your eyes for a fresh, natural-looking appearance.

While smoky eyes are one of the most alluring looks around, some women may be intimidated by the complicated application process. However, makeup artist Sandy Linter recently told O magazine that the perfect smoky eye can be achieved in four simple steps.

It’s hard to believe that just six years ago, Carrie Underwood wasn’t a household name. However, after winning the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, Underwood became one of music’s hottest performers. And while singing may be her passion, the girl sure seems to love her cosmetics.

When some women move to a new location, they take the opportunity to change more than just their address – they often opt for a new look as well. However it seems that one famous face won’t be altering her beauty routine as she switches coasts.

Whether you are getting ready for work or a night on the town, mascara is a necessary part of most women’s beauty routines. This fantastic product enhances lashes and makes eyes instantly more defined and alluring.