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The Secret to Effortless Summer Makeup

Using the right hair and beauty products is key to creating the hottest summer look and catching the right kind of attention this summer.

But if you don’t know how to use them, then they may just sit in your drawer going to waste. That would be a real shame.

Today’s the day to get them out or head to your local drugstore. You’re going to need several products to accomplish the best summer makeup looks.

Read on to learn about what it takes to achieve radiance and feel your best the entire summer long.

Getting That Effortless Glow

The first step to all of the best summer makeup looks is using a foundation or concealer to prepare your face for a day in the sun. Even if it’s just a sunblock, having some sort of foundational base layer on your skin is key to preventing skin damage.

Many women prefer to just wear a light powder on top of their SPF, but if you have problems with dark circles under your eyes, then applying a light concealer is helpful and can typically outlast the summer heat.

Another great option is using a BB or CC cream. These are combination products that provide your skin with vitamin, high-SPF, and rich facial lotions to hydrate your skin and give it a healthy glow.

The next step is choosing a highlighter and bronzer. Don’t be afraid to go bold. Many of the hottest celebrity looks are accomplished by applying highly contrasting pigments to achieve a natural look.

Make sure you check out some tutorials to help you learn to use your products. Jeffree Star is an incredibly talented makeup artist and although he has his own makeup line, he uses all sorts of products and loves giving honest reviews in his Youtube tutorials, they’re definitely worth checking out.

Sizzling Summer Makeup Looks

The next key to your best look is finding the right lip color. You will want to start with a lip scrub in the summer to prevent peeling.

Some people think summer is the best time for a bright red lip. While others prefer sparkling glosses in champagne and gold tones.

Next, you will want to focus on your eyes. Summer is a great time to match your eyes to your eye color.

Matching Chart:

  • Blue – Earth tones, brown, taupe, purple, grey
  • Green – Purple, pink, mocha brown, gold, lavender
  • Brown – Any color, purple, blue, green, bronze, pink

Next, you will need to buy a good waterproof mascara and eyeliner. You may be thinking that you already own these products. But, did you know that you should replace them every four to six months to prevent bacteria growth?

Style Your Hair to Match Your Look

Now that you have an idea of how you can create the hottest summer makeup looks, it’s time to move on to your hair.

How about trying some beachy waves? Or maybe just a refreshing trim?

If you’re ready to update your look and capture the essence of summer and you live in the Headingley area, contact us for an appointment today.


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