31 Makeup Looks Anyone Can Copy In May

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31 Makeup Looks Anyone Can Copy In May

Back in 2016, Instagram added the "saved" section to every profile, and the beauty game was changed forever. Gone were the days of screenshotting a notable makeup look or palette to buy, only to lose it in the mess of photos in our camera roll. Now, if we spy something we love, we can simply click "save" and add it to our private vault of inspiration images.

That being said, inspiration can still be hard to find when you're inundated with hundreds — no, thousands — of images daily. That's why we decided to share the photos we've archived in the past month. Hopefully, it'll get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming weeks.

Ahead, check out 31 looks to try this May.

If you're ever lost on which eyeshadow color to choose, consider looking to your wardrobe for inspiration. The winning color for actress Logan Browning was a velvety teal blue.

Green eyeshadow may be the most unlikely trend of the year, but Emma Roberts proves it's wearable on any occasion.

Want a precise wing just like Sasha Lane? Makeup artist Vincent Oquendo's secret to achieving this dramatic look included layering Shiseido Kajal Inkartist with a fine-pointed micro-eyeliner.

If anyone could convince you to develop a falsies habit, it's Danai Gurira and her feathery lashes.

Didn't you hear monochromatic makeup is back in a big way? This all-red lid and lip look by makeup artist Alison Christian is proof.

Naomi Scott is also a fan of matching her eyeshadow to her blush to her lipstick.

Or copy Sophie Turner's take on French-girl beauty with this matching blush makeup.

Glitter never dies in our world — and Selena Gomez's most recent selfie shows that your lids could always use a little sparkle.

It's almost summer, which means it's officially time to break out every peach lipstick you own. We don't know about you, but we'll be using Captain Marvel 's Brie Larson as inspo.

Interested in picking up a new makeup trick this month? Try Hollywood's greatest eye-opening secret, white eyeliner.

When you're tired of you're same-old cat-eye, try the graphic liner trend du jour: the floating crease.

You don't have to be performing at a festival to copy Lizzo's bedazzled look.

Though it's simple, this bold wash of pink is fierce on the lid.

Layer up your liner colors by stacking one sunny hue on top of another.

Imperfect lipstick is the lazy-girl hack we've been waiting for. Just use your finger to blot out the edges, and you've got the bedhead lipstick of your sleepy dreams.

When you don't have time to make your cat-eyes perfectly even, opt for these wispy flicks instead.

When you're ready for a mid-month refresh, reach for the classic red lipstick.

Almond-shaped eyes look even sexier when outlined by a bold black eyeliner — just take a look at Normani's.

Time to ditch the slime-green liner for neon yellow.

Kate Bosworth may just finally convince you to start wearing hot-pink blush.

When it's so hot not even your waterproof eyeliner can stay on top of your lids, swap it out for face stickers.

Gigi Hadid's desert-nude makeup proves that, sometimes, festival makeup can be simple.

Didn't get your full eight hours of sleep? Swipe a metallic eyeliner on your waterline to fool everyone into thinking that you did.

When trying pastel makeup, it's all about going big… or going home.

Marsai Martin may only be 14 years old, but she — and her preference for rainbow eyeliner — is fast becoming our daily inspiration.

Time to leave the boring brown liner in the past and trade it in for a light-blue hue instead.

Whether you have purple hair like Maisie Williams or not, painting your lid in this iridescent shade is always a good idea.

If Her Smell didn't prove that grunge makeup is on the rise (again), then Kristine Froseth's dramatic eye will.

The perfect contrast to a slick wing: upside-down eyeliner.

If your color-blocked makeup looks too harsh, take a fluffy shadow brush and swirl the rainbow of colors together for a hazy effect.

The natural light not catching your purple eyeshadow quite the way you like it? Top it off with holographic jewels, like Rowan Blanchard.

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