Today I’m going to give you the lowdown on my simple quick summer makeup to give you that natural glow. This look takes me 5-10 minutes and I’m done.
So first comes the base, I start with Clarins Beauty Flash Balm all over my face after moisturising to not only give my makeup a base but also give me a healthy glow, if you wanted to create a look with more coverage you could add a BB cream or light weight foundation but I don’t. Next up I use a Real Techniques Expert Face Brush to buff Chanel Soleil Tan cream bronzer to give that bronzed summer goddess look. Before I conceal and set my face I apply a cream highlight two I have been loving are the Topshop Glow Pot and Collection Speedy Highlight Chubby Stick, the reason I do this before concealer is because my concealer creases fast because of the way my eyes are and cream products always look better before any powder is applied.
Now the only part of this look that gives coverage is the concealer, I use Nars Creamy Concealer in ‘Vanilla’ under my eyes to make me look more awake, as well as on my eyelid to form a base for eyeshadow and ‘Custard’ on any spots or redness as it is a similar colour to my skin. I blend the concealer out with a damp Beauty Blender to make sure there is no caking and then set my entire face with the Laura Mercier Loose setting powder in ‘Translucent’ avoiding the highlight because we do not wanna dull that glow!
The final part of this look is eyes and lips, so let’s finish off! For my eyes I use any shimmery shade from the Bobbi Brown Deluxe Lip and Eye kit, all the shades are super pretty and I just apply it all over my lid with any brush, I then curl my lashes using the Shu Umera lash curlers (the best ones I’ve ever used in my life, so worth the price tag!!) and apply Benefit’s Roller Lash or They’re Real Mascara. Time for brows- for my brows I use the Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Definer in ‘Soft Brown’ and focus on the tail and arch to give a more natural look and then I use the spoolie on the other end to brush the product through the front of my brow, setting them with Benefit Gimme Brow (now in different packaging since their brow relaunch) and applying the lights shimmer shade from the same palette to my brow bone. For lips I use my ride or die lip balm- Elizabeth Arden 8Hour Lip Treatment and for a natural look the Clarins Instant Light Lip Perfector in the colour ’05’.
Final step is to set the look with whatever setting spray I’m using at the time and you are good to go!
Remember darlings don’t let anyone dull your sparkle!