5 Hot Makeup Tips for a Great Summer Look

Jun 24 09:04 2009 JR Lang Print This Article

Five tips for summer make up of the face, lips, cheeks and eyes to look great and fresh this summer.


Summer is a season of sun-kissed skin and a healthy glow. You want to look fabulous? Your goal is a fresh,Guest Posting no-makeup appearance, a healthy, natural look with just a splash of vibrant and bold color.

How-To: Perfect Makeup for Summer

Face and Skin Make your skin seem flawless, smooth, and absolutely perfect. Use a smart foundation; make sure to buy a tinted moisturizer with SPF protection. Try to keep it as minimal as possible. You want to blend outward from your nose for a continuous finish. These moisturizers are great for any skin type and provide enough coverage for the average woman.

Eyeshadow and Eyes Make your eyes sparkle; make them speak volumes with a stroke of a brush. Be daring with bright blues, mesmerizing greens, sassy purples or playful teals. Try to use a single shade to avoid a color catastrophe. If those shades are too over-the-top, try a bright colored eyeliner in addition to your normal eye shadow. You don't need to rely on black for the smoky eyes, anymore! You still get the WOW without the extra POW.

Cheeks and Blush High cheek bones create that svelte facial contour that every woman wants. So why not highlight them with sheer pinks, soft roses, subtle peaches and delicate apricots. These are the best shades for a natural, active look. Apply them at the temple, in an upwards motion into the hairline; this sweeping application gives you a youthful appearance.

Lips Many poets throughout history have praised lips; their shape, their color, their feel, so let's continue the trend. The season's hottest lip color is ruby red, the classic sexy and the always current. If the red is too dramatic, then go glossy, a slight, dewy shine works best.

Extra Top Summer Makeup Tips:

Metallic eye shadows are still hot, including, silvers. gold and mauves.

Fake eyelashes to augment the eyes.

Use hot colors for nails, vibrant pinks and super chic purples are going to be this season's artistic explosion of neon.

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JR Lang
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Learn more about applying and using makeup like professional makeup artists with lots of Video Makeup Guides, from professional makeup up artists, and MAC senior artists that show step-by-step guides for eyes, skin, cheeks and lots more tons of Makeup Tips Articles. Shop for all the collections, colors and types of MAC makeup and fragrance at the discount MAC makeup shop at: MAC Makeup.

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