Get the look // Effortless Summer Skin

Effortless, minimal makeup will continue to be in this season as we see more sun-filled mornings, poolside afternoons and balmy summer nights. 

Think bronzed, luminous skin, flushed cheeks and subtle faux freckles, carefully placed to embody sun-kissed skin (without the harsh UV rays). Paired with minimal, water-resistant mascara, fluffy brushed up brows and peachy lips- voilà! The ultimate ‘undone’ summer look.

Using our selection of summer beauty essentials, we’ve broken down the steps to creating this glowy, fresh-faced look, focusing on healthy skin first, and minimal makeup, second. 

Step One: Skin Preparation

Natural-looking makeup starts with healthy skin and the right preparation. Quality skincare products, plenty of water, nourishing foods, a restful night’s sleep and minimal sun exposure will assist in maintaining skin health and a youthful complexion.

Begin by cleansing with the Organic Bamboo Cleansing Kit to gently exfoliate and brighten. Prep the skin with a few drops of the soothing Seven Seed Sacred Oil, and massage evenly across the face, neck and chest to awaken and hydrate the skin. 

With the White Jade Crystal Gua Sha, gently massage the face and neck in an upward and outward sweeping motion starting from the neck area, moving along to the chin, cheeks and around to the eye area to increase circulation, relieve tension, sculpt and lift the face.

Perform this centering and restorative self care ritual daily to achieve radiant, summer ready skin.

Step Two: Barely There Coverage

Over the warmer months you can put your full-coverage foundation aside because radiant, natural-looking skin is this season’s biggest makeup trend. The goal, to elevate your natural skin, using sheer, lightweight coverage.

Apply the Luminous Highlighter in Solar Quartz to the high points of the cheeks and blend out to create the appearance of a subtle glow.

Then, apply the Triple C Concealer, in your ideal shade, sparingly under your eyes to brighten, and any other problem areas, using the Vegan Concealer Brush.

Step Three: Summer Skin

Apply bronzer, highlighter and blush to the cheeks, giving the appearance of a natural radiance, while remembering- less is more in summertime. 

Using the shade Bronze Ochre from the Universal Duo, delicately contour the cheekbones, forehead, nose and jawline to add definition and warmth to the skin, using the Vegan Contour Brush

Next, apply the Bio Lipstick Aurora Peach to the apples of the cheeks, nose and lips for a fresh glow, followed by the Bio Lip Elixir for a glossy finish.

Re-apply the Luminous Highlighter in Solar Quartz to the high points of the face, for extra luminance.  

Then, create faux freckles using the Liquid Define Babylon Brown by dotting the tip lightly across the nose and cheeks, then pat out evenly with your finger.

Step Four: Smudge-proof Eyes

Begin by creating a smooth base on your eyelids with the Triple C Concealer. Then, using the Vegan Blending Brush, apply the Bronze Ochre shade from the Universal Duo palette through the crease and across the lid to create depth and warmth.

With an increase in temperature and humidity, the Goddess Mascara in Black or Brown is the perfect beauty tool- waterproof, smudge-proof and has a tube-like formula which can easily be washed off at the end of the day.

Add the smudge-proof Goddess Pencil in Sahara Nude to your waterline to brighten the eye area, followed by creating fluffy brows with the Brow Define Medium. In small strokes, mimic the hair’s natural growth in an upward motion and then set with a brow gel to complete the look.

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