Are unpredictable spring weather patterns putting a damper on your beauty routine, and dating life? Make him see clearly (even if the rain isn't gone), while boosting your own spirits, with the season's most attention-grabbing trends — all in a week's work.
1. Electric Lips
Make serious shockwaves with a fruit-stand worthy selection of high-gloss (and even higher voltage) oranges. This creamsicle of a creation from Marc Jacobs Beauty packs serious moisture with a swirl of vanilla scent.
Get the Look: Marc Jacobs Beauty Lovemarc Lip Gel in All the Way, $30
2. Cream-Dipped Digits
Fresh mints. Zesty lemons. Buttery caramels. Spring's seriously-sweet nail shades will have you feeling like a kid in the neighborhood ice cream shop. This freshly-scooped find from Deborah Lippmann is playful enough for a date, yet professional enough for the office.
Get the Look: Deborah Lippmann Creme Nail Lacquer in Pretty Playful Pistachio Creme, $18
3. Clean Lines
Looking to make the distinction between comfortable and effortlessly cool? Draw the neat line right in the middle (of your upper lash and lid, that is) and keep it there with this ink set from Eyeko. You can keep it straight and to the point to show you mean business, or add wings for a ravishingly retro vibe.
Get the look: Eyeko Alexa Chung Eye Do Mascara & Liquid Eyeliner Set, $39
4. Split-Personality Strands
Looking for an easy way to wake up tired (and especially long) locks? Take a dip in the ombre trend. Whether you want to show your softer side with a warm, golden glow, or you're ready to amp things up with fiery red, L'Oreal offers at-home kits for fast, affordable and fuss-free application.
Get the Look: L'Oreal Paris Feria Brush-On Intense Ombre Effect, $12.99
5. Fairytale Braids
From sweet crowns to sexy hideaway braids, more and more celebrities and runway models have been caught doing "the twist". Find the right braid style for your next date, and don't be afraid to top off your next picnic date with a flower or two for good measure.
6. Liquid Lids
Futuristic and full of mystery, make him melt with a lava-filled eyshadow shade. This silver select from Maybelline goes on with the swipe of a finger, yet stays put for up to 24 high-impact date hours.
Get the Look: Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Silver Strike, $6.99
7. Slicked-Back Dos
The tousled, saltwater-teased updos of seasons past have been replaced by perfectly polished ponies. Start by stocking up on these smooth-talking hair products and tools, then secure your sleek style with this simple, yet statement-making holder from Toni & Guy.
Get the Look: Toni & Guy Gold Matte Pony Tailer, $5