Summer is finally here. We have been waiting for warmer degrees, to get rid of winter dry skin and above all the use of heavy makeup. But there are also a few things we don’t look forward to. Makeup that melts, smeared mascara and sticky lipstick. Luckily enough, we’ve got the right products and some bulletproof tips for you to achieve a fresh and light summer makeup.the right products and some bulletproof tips for you to achieve a fresh and light summer makeup.
SPF For Your Face
This goes without saying. Always protect your skin!
Try these: Sisley Super Soin Solaire Facial Sun Care SPF 50+, La Roche Posay Anthelios Comfort Cream SPF 30 or Institut Esthederm Adaptasun Face Cream
Moisturize and Get Some Colour
Skip the foundation and add some colour to your skin with a tinted moisturizer. Big plus is that it also hydrates and brightens your skin. If your skin is really dry always use a moisturizing day cream before you apply your makeup.
Try these: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, Bobbi Brown Nude Finish Tinted Moisturizer or Hourglass Illusion Hyaluronic Skin Tint
Get a Head Start on Your Tan
Whether you want to get a head start on your tan or just prefer to avoid having the sun in your face due to its causing of early aging, you can always use bronzers to get a fresh and healthy looking tan in your face.
Try these: Perricone MD No Bronzer Bronzer, NARS Laguna or Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Powder Bronzer
Prep + Prime
Avoid getting smudged eye makeup with help from an eye primer. Apply under your eyeshadow for lasting result and a brighter look.
Try these: Yves Saint Laurent Couture Eye Primer, Elizabeth Arden Advanced Eye-Fix Primer or Lancome Aquatique Waterproof Eyecolour Base
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Shimmer N’ Shine
Use shimmery eyeshadows to avoid a heavy eye makeup look. The shimmer will also complement your beautifully tanned skin.
Try these: Bobbi Brown Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow, Charlotte Tilbury Bigger brighter eyes or Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Intense Eyeshadow
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This one will be your everyday saviour. When the weather gets real hot and you start sweating at least the waterproof mascara will stay in place.
Try these: Chanel Inimitable Waterproof Mascara, Lancome Hypnose Waterproof Custom Volume Mascara or Dior Diorshow Iconic Overcurl Waterproof Mascara
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Ditch the matte, heavy looking shades and add some shine your lips. Light pinks and sheer glosses always look good on the typical light summer makeup.
Try these: Lancome Juicy Shaker, Clinique Superbalm Moisturizing Gloss or Chanel Rouge Coco Gloss
Set the Makeup
Seal the deal with a finishing spray to make sure your makeup stays in one place all day.
Try these: Laura Geller Set-N-Spray Makeup Setting Spray, Urban Decay All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray or MAC Prep + Prime Transparent Finishing Powder
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