We love makeup here at jane iredale, but as the weather in the Northeast is finally warming up, our thoughts are turning to warm, dreamy summer days.
So what's a makeup-crazy gal to do when she is headed out to the beach, backyard BBQ, or a hike with her boyfriend? Bare-faced may be a little too bare, but looking made up looks out of place. A little enhancement always boosts our confidence and brightens our day, so here is a fresh and natural look that takes less than five minutes:
Start with Dream Tint Tinted Moisturizer. Squeeze a little out onto the back of your hand and either dot it on to your face and blend with the Blending Brush; or swirl the Blending Brush in the dollop of Dream Tint and then blend directly onto the face. Remember the eyelids, as these burn easily and are prone to hyperpigmentation as we age. And if you have dark circles or blemishes, you can add a little extra to cover up. For best results, use the Blending Brush, but if you are the grab-and-go type, your fingers are fine.*
In Touch Cream Blush gives the most natural, radiant glow to the cheeks. The color in the tube may be bright, but it is soft and beautiful on the face. Again, it is fine to rub a bit right on the cheeks and blend with the fingers; or use the Blending Brush to achieve a perfect finish (just wash it before you use it again for Dream Tint).
A sheer, barely-there shimmer on the eyelids is beautiful. Use the white end of the White/PinkHighlighter Pencil all over the lids and in the inner corners of the eye. Just draw it right on, and if needed, blend gently with the finger tips. For darker skin tones, use Double Dazzle.
Finish the eyes with a just a flick of Longest Lash Thickening and Lengthening Mascara.
For lovely lips, Sugar & Butter Lip Exfoliator/Plumper is a must. Exfoliate with the sugar end; then add moisture, a little sheen, and hint of color with the butter end.*
Now you can head out, fresh, natural and gorgeous!
*If you are going to be in the sun a lot, Dream Tint has an SPF of 15, so you might want to use PurePressed Base Mineral Foundation or Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder (SPF 20), or Powder-Me SPF Dry Sunscreen (SPF 30). You don't get to add the two SPF numbers together, but the higher SPF wins. Also please use LipDrink Lip Balm (SPF 15) instead of, or under the Sugar & Butter to protect the lips.
Chelsea began her beauty journey in 2010 as a fashion and beauty freelancer at Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. There she had the chance to test and review hundreds of products while quickly falling for the benefits the clean makeup she tried. After leaving the magazine industry, she worked as a publicist for international fragrance and beauty brands until 2016 when she landed at jane iredale. Here, she has discovered liquid eyeliner doesn’t have to burn her eyes, foundation doesn’t have to feel heavy, and that the jane iredale Global Educators truly have the best beauty hacks. Since then, she’s shared her 10+ years of experience with you on The Good Glow Blog.