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Spring 2012 Beauty Trends

Trending Now: Strong Eyes, Blushing Beauties and Updos Galore.

Up in the Air: Whether it was doing the twist, braided in buns or any combination thereof, hair stayed off the face to allow the clothes to take center stage.

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Eyes Wide Open: Shadow made a play for dominance this season, whether used alone or combined with eyeliner or mascara. “Today’s eye makeup in a way touches on extreme,” opined makeup pro Pat McGrath.

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At First Blush: After a long absence, blush came back to runways for spring. Makeup artist Tom Pecheux suggests sculpting with two colors for the best effect: “If you do it with one shade, it can be flat,” he said.