How to Fake That Summer Glow
Posted on April 05 2018
Our top 10 beauty products you need to fake that Summer glow!
Now is the time most of us want to look like we've just returned from vacation. But how do you do that while safely avoiding sun exposure and when your crazy schedule hardly allows a second to chill?
Well with our top beauty buys you’ll be looking bronzed and beautiful in a matter of minutes!
1. VITA LIBERATA SELF TANNING GRADUAL LOTION
Gradual tanning moisturisers are the easiest and best way in achieving a natural-looking, sun-kissed glow that is ideal for all skin tones, and with its lightweight formula you can build up to your ideal shade of glow.
2. CHARLOTTE TILBURY UNISEX HEALTHY GLOW
This is that ‘healthy glow’ in a tube. Unlike a gradual tan this is a hydrating tinted moisturiser that can be applied on its own for a natural look or under foundation for a glowy dewy base.
3. BENEFIT COSMETICS HIGH BEAM
This pink liquid highlighter accents cheek and brow bones for a dewy finish. Use as a spot highlighter over makeup or wear under complexion products for a subtle luminescence. Alternatively for a more sun kissed bronzed look use High Beams warmer toned sister product Sun Beam.
4. NARS ILLUMINATOR
Nars’ collection of light-reflecting liquids are a must for anyone who wants that dewy skin look. They glide on to refresh and enhance the complexion with hints of simmer that reflect natural sunlight. Mix a small amount in with your foundation for a subtle glow.
5. DIOR ADDICT LIP TINT
Nothing says summer like the effortless, relaxed beauty of the glossy pink lip look. Dior’s lip tattoo is a transfer-proof lip tint that will stay perfectly on the lips for up to ten hours, and feels like you’re wearing nothing at all.
6. NYX LIQUID GOLD EYESHADOW
When aiming for that sun kissed look then orange and gold hues should be your go to colour as this mocks the natural sun reflecting on your eyelids. This NYX eyeshadow in ‘Liquid gold’ is a make up bag must!
7. PIXIE GLOW TONIC
That glow doesn’t always have to be from make up! The best way to create a glow is to keep your skin refreshed an clean. This gorgeous glow tonic brightens, tones and conditions your skin after cleansing and reveals the ‘new’ healthy glowing skin cells underneath.
8. CLINQUE POP BLUSH
When you think of glowing skin you may not think you need to apply blush. But the key to healthy looking skin is having that natural flush to make you appear happier and healthier.
9. BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Cream
BareMinerals' own gel formula is true to its name, taking dull and tired skin to healthy-looking in seconds. Its soft texture sinks in like a hydration boost, locking in moisture for a flawless dewy coverage.
10. Rimmel Natural Bronzer
A bronzer that won’t break the bank and lives up to its name. Start with a little at first to gently warm up your complexion, then build up under cheekbones for subtle definition.