I am posting this a bit later than I thought I would, but as Shrek would say “better late than never!” Or does he say “better out than in”? In any case, I am going to show you step by step how to do one of my favorite everyday looks for summer.
This look was created one spring afternoon last year when I was perusing blogs and watching Youtube videos. I came across one that was simple, pretty and included a medley of colors I wouldn’t even think of putting together. It was also a look that could be worn with any outfit, to practically any occasion. That’s when the truth hit me like a Mack (not MAC) truck: every single makeup look I had ever done was custom tailored to a specific outfit. I didn’t have a single look that I thought of as a “go-to” look if I was in a rush and couldn’t think what to put on. I would always color coordinate makeup looks to match the outfit I was wearing. I owned so much makeup, I wanted to find ways to use it all. That meant changing my look every day.
Well, as you can imagine, the makeup artist in me was mortified. How could I make such a dreadful error? I set out right away to rectify my mistake, and came up with this.
For the cheeks I like to use a peach or coral blush (NARS Torrid is my fave, but I sometimes reach for Deep Throat). Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Spicy Cinnamon is the perfect complement to the shimmery eye makeup and peachy cheeks.
Hope you like it!