Dewy, glowing skin for a fresh-faced, healthy looking you. As you now see many Victoria Secret models even off the runway, and women all over Instagram are rocking this look. Gives you a really beachy glow and a youthful look where people can’t help but to stare at such a fresh face.
In a previous article I had discussed dermaplaining, it may help to go read that article to understand this point. Exfoliating is very important for this look we want to create here. Exfoliating regularly will allow your moisturizer to better absorb and hydrate your skin.
If you have fairly flawless skin, foundation is not needed. Even out any red spots (around the nose, for example), but other than that, let your skin shine through with very little product, If you have problem skin, then opt for luminous foundations that have a pearlescent formula. These types of foundation will have properties that will help brighten the complexion with very little effort. A few Toronto based makeup artists love using Dior Hydra Life Pro Youth Skin Tint SPF 20 on their clients.
A highlighting product is your glow-getting BFF. Using a product such as Nars Copacabana on features you want to make pop, such as your cheekbones, underneath your browbone, the bow of your lip and the bridge of your nose. If you want an even subtler highlight, using a blush brush, lightly apply a pearlescent shadow instead. Or, for all over luminosity, you can even add a tiny bit of Nars Copacabana directly to your foundation. Use only a little—or your entire face could sparkle like a disco ball. You should make sure to apply this in natural light so you get a true sense of your makeup’s finish.
Play around with different textures and get comfortable with different tools, whether it’s your fingers, a brush or a sponge. Always use a light touch and buff out so it blends seamlessly with your skin. Even if you’ve used a brush or sponge, use the warmth of your fingers to help buff down the makeup with a few light rubs. “This will perfect what your other tools couldn’t do for you. Practice makes perfect so playing around with different tools is great to get the best glow for your face.
The fastest way for a natural, dewy look takes just a second – keep a bottle of a water atomizer such as Vichy Eau Thermale Spray or Evian Brumisateur Mineral Spray. Spritz onto your face from an arm’s length away (any closer and you risk large droplets of water clinging and messing up. And, of course, make sure you have waterproof mascara on that day or you’ll have some raccoon eyes to tidy up.