What’s a girl without her favorite makeup kit, right? While we all strive to have that Hollywood marvelous glow without sporting any makeup, there are days when leaving the house without makeup simply isn’t an option (we’ve all been there). Owning the right makeup makes all the difference between daytime glam and wondering if you left your face home. There are some beauty and makeup tricks that are a must for every girl. We are listing out the makeup tips we find the most important when you want to glam it up during the day.
Always Wear Sunscreen
The scorching sun can be bad for your skin, and no matter the amount of makeup you have on, you should always apply it before putting your makeup on. Not only will it protect you from the harmful rays of the sun, but it can also help you moisturize properly and thoroughly. Reapply to your skin as the day goes on because it will protect your skin from accelerated and premature aging.
It All Starts with Foundation
We all want to cover up our blemish, dark spots and achieve just an overall even skin tone. For daytime glam, you want to look stunning by natural at the same time, easier said than done! If your foundation is too heavy, then your skin won’t be able to breathe, and it will start looking cakey. Whether it is day or night, you might want to consider turning to all-natural makeup.
A makeup selection by Jane Iredale from Australia, is an excellent choice. The ultra-fine minerals and particles are used in making the makeup which allows for a thin layer of film to be created on your skin, allowing it to breathe. In essence, your foundation will not clog your skin, and you will radiate with brilliance.
When applying foundation, one shade may not be the ultimate answer. I use to different shades, and either blend them or use them alone on various parts of my face to create the most natural look.
Learn the Art of Contouring
Perhaps the hardest of all the makeup skills to learn, yet very essential to create a daytime glam look is to master countering. Once you have your face mapped out, you will need to 2 different foundation sticks – one 2 shades lighter and the other 2 shades darker.
Apply Lighter Shades:
- Under your eyes
- Along the ridge of your nose
- Center part of your chin
- Middle of your forehead
- Highest part of your cheekbones
Apply Darker Shades:
- Edges of your nose
- Sides of your chin
- Sides of your forehead
- Lowest part of your cheekbones
Use a blending to sponge to get rid of your warrior face paint and then set it with powder. By doing this, you will accentuate all the areas of your face you want to highlight and cast a shadow of the areas you don’t.
Do Your Lips Look Sexy?
Finding a lipstick that suits you perfectly can be a hassle and in most cases, complimenting your skin tone is even more of a predicament. When trying to achieve the daytime glam look, you want your lips to pop but not be overpowering. Nothing too glittery or shiny, since it’s daytime. Think more about bold color or a matte nude to really glam it up. And don’t forget your liner!
Look Me In the Eyes
The last step in achieving your daytime glam look is all about the eyes. You can still be dramatic with your eyes in the day, but you don’t need a lot of eyeshadow accomplish this look. Choose an interesting color to smoke to your eyes or be playful with your liner on top and bottom. Just make sure you create a full brow and finish the look off with mascara.
So go ahead and glam it up during the daytime. Try these tips for your next afternoon luncheon, or daytime soiree. Having the right tools and shades are the key to making it all work!
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