Fresh Faced — Spring Makeup Tutorial
These products will freshen up your look as we head into spring. The dark, berry shades which have been everywhere this winter are hard to wear when you are starved of sunshine. Smooth out your skin, layer this season’s pastels, and show everyone YOUR spring has SPRUNG!
Start off with Elizabeth Arden’s silky, lightweight, universal primer that instantly smoothes out pores and lines, giving your makeup the perfect canvas to glide onto. Elizabeth Arden Flawless Start Instant Perfecting Primer, $61.
Clarins’ lightweight foundation optically ‘blurs’ imperfections to reveal natural, flawless-looking skin. Clarins Pore Perfecting Matifying Foundation, $64.
Keep shine-free all day long with this kit containing oil-blotting papers and a translucent powder that work together to reduce skin shine in just a few easy steps. Clarins Pore Perfecting Matifying Kit, $53.
Depending on your skin tone, sweep your blusher brush across all or just a couple of this palette of highlighters. Touch to cheekbones, your breast bone, and the tops of shoulders for a light- reflecting shimmer. Wet n Wild MegaGloTM Illuminating Palette, $13.
This Clarins four-in-one pencil is the absolute bomb. Fill out thinning brows, highlight eyes with a pop of blue, smudge under eyes with the sultry black, or outline lips in nude to prevent your lippy bleeding. What a makeup bag workhorse! Clarins 4-Colour, All-In-One Pen, $50.
This season is all about pastels. MAC do a well-edited palette of dusky rose hues, offering countless colour combinations. MAC Easy Portability Eye Shadow Palette Pastel, $59.
Smooth on this supple, minty oil to instantly plump lips. Clarins Instant Light Lip Comfort Oil 06, $30.
Finally, apply a slick of lip stain to keep your look light and fresh. Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain, $7.
Get the look
Watch makeup artist Desiree Osterman apply this whole look: