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How to Get the Perfect Summer Party Makeup Look

  • 3 min read


The perfect summer party makeup look consists of five key elements: a mattifying primer, foundation with SPF protection, long-lasting eye color, shimmery bronze cheeks and a soft, supple pout. By adding these things into your summer makeup look, you’ll be selfie-ready, whether you’re competing in your neighborhood grill-off or celebrating the Fourth of July with family and friends.

Natural Summer Party Makeupnatural summer party makeup look

  1. Start by applying Smooth Affair for Oily Skin Facial Primer for an all-day matte finish.
  2. Apply Dream Tint Tinted Moisturizer with your fingers or a Flocked Sponge for a soft focus finish with broad spectrum SPF 15 sun protection.
  3. Swirl the White Fan Brush in either Copper Wind PurePressed Blush or MoonglowBronzer and apply to the apples of your cheeks.
  4. Using the Eye Shader Brush apply the Cream shade from the Perfectly Nude Eye Shadow Kit on your eyelid, brow bone and inner corner of your eye.
  5. Using the Chisel Shader Brush, blend the Antique Gold shade from the kit onto your lid, as well.
  6. With the Crease Brush, apply the Copper shade from the kit to your crease and outer corner of your eye.
  7. Apply Basic Brown Eye Pencil to your top lash line and Taupe Eye Pencil to your bottom lash line.
  8. Apply PureLash Extender and Conditioner to your lashes.
  9. Apply Brown Black PureLash Lengthening Mascara to your top lashes only.
  10. Add a subtle stain with Devotion Lip Fixation.
  11. Finish by layering the gloss end of the Lip Fixation on top of the stain.

Bronze and Sunkissed

  1. Start by applying Smooth Affair for Oily Skin Facial Primer for an all-day matte finish.
  2. Apply your shade of Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder with SPF 20 using the Refill-Me Refillable Brush.
  3. Use Citrine Mystikol as a shadow, liner and highlighter on your eyes.
  4. Apply the deeper shade of So-Bronze 3 along your hairline, below your cheekbones and along your jawline. Add the shimmery peach shade on the apples of your cheeks and the bridge of your nose using the White Fan Brush.
  5. Finish your look with Iced Mocha PureGloss Lip Gloss.

Flaming Lips

  1. Start by applying Smooth Affair Brightening Face Primer to give your skill a youthful glow.
  2. Apply your shade of PurePressed Base SPF 20 to your face using the Handi Brush.
  3. Sweep Complete In Touch Highlighter to the tops of your cheek bones, above your brows and along the bridge of your nose using your fingertips.
  4. Use the Daytime Eye Shadow Kit on your eyes for a pretty nude eye look (tip: you can also use these shades for eyeliner by applying with a damp eye liner brush!).
  5. Finish your look with Passion Lip Fixation.

Dewy Bare Minimum

  1. Start by applying Smooth Affair Illuminating Glow Face Primer and your shade of Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream with SPF 25 using your fingertips.
  2. Apply Champagne Silk LiquidEye Shadow Eye Shere to your eyelids using the doe foot applicator.
  3. Using the White Fan Brush, apply Gold 24-Karat Gold Dust along your hairline and to the top of your cheek bones.
  4. Finish your look with Buff LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm on your lips for a sheer tint of color and added sun protection.

Try these looks on your own, then, share them with us on Instagram @janeiredale #friendfavorite.