The trend in make up for Spring/Summer may have a few of us wondering how on earth we’re going to wear these lime green and mango hued eye shadows, coral lipsticks, opaque lip glosses, and pastel yellows to boot. Is there an alien invasion or something coming our way?
I’ve heard the gasps lately, of women walking by make up counters, browsing through, quizzically trying to figure out how a pot of fluorescent green lime dust came about. Who came up with these colors, anyway? I can’t answer that, my fellow make up junkies, but what I can do is put forth a makeover using some of these scary hues, give you a bit of advice on how to apply some of the shades, and not make them look so untouchable after all.
This is a fun makeup look, and yet holds a classic touch too. The class comes from the technique, and the trend from the colors. Combining the two together, makes it a little less of a shock for some. However, this look is still a bit daring, and can be minimized, or heck go all out and get Mork to take ya out dancing.
Apply a shimmering face lotion under foundation, or blend with foundation for a glowing and radiant base.
Elizabeth Arden Shimmering Face Lotion
Estee Lauder Body Glow (sheer)
BeneFit High Beam
Nars Body Glow for darker complexions
Before applying loose powder, use a clean powder puff to pat face gently, or use a one ply face tissue. Dust translucent powder with a powder brush lightly over face to set. For added shimmer use a shimmering loose powder on cheekbones, brow bone, and temples. Continue reading »