The fashion messiahs stomping down the runway this year all had one thing in common – the iconic ‘summer glow’. Here’s our version of the timeless summer makeup look in five simple steps to get you out the door (in a matter of minutes). Think: dewy faces, sun-kissed skin, a fresh flush, and natural lips!
Blend In Bronzer
For that beautifully tanned goddess-like vibe it’s time to add some warmth. Choose a bronzer stick or bronzer cream formula that is less prone to creasing and caking in the scorching heat. L.A. Girl’s Velvet Contour Bronzer Stick
has a feather-light texture that feels like second skin. Another fan-favourite is MUA’s Luxe Bronzed Shimmer’s
creamy formula, full of shiny gold pigments! Concentrate on areas of the face that sunrays naturally hit such as over the apples of the cheeks, across the bridge of the nose, and on the temples.
Shimmer And Shine
All that glitters is not gold, its liquid skin illuminator! Add light-catching highlights by blending a touch of liquid or cream illuminator for natural-looking radiance. Apply a few drops over the high cheekbones, strategically on the décolletage, and cupid’s bow. NYX’s Born to Glow Liquid Illuminator
and Colorbar’s Radiant Glow Face Illuminator Glamour
are the perfect accoutrements from an a.m. to p.m lit-from-within face lift.
Let your eyes be the focal point of this entire look. Using the L’Oreal Paris Color Riche La Palette – Nude Rose
sweep the lightest color shadow across your entire lid. Then take a medium shade and start to blend it from halfway across your eyelid. Using a fluffy blending makeup brush, sweep the darkest shade into the outer corner of the eye and the crease to create an intense shadow for the ultimate smokey appeal. Don’t forget to highlight your angles by dusting a small amount of the lighter shadow over your brow bone and you’re done! Lock it in with a dash of kajal and waterproof mascara.
Spritz some setting spray to prevent everything from melting off and flaunt your gorgeous summer makeup!