While it is important to keep your sartorial transitions stark from day to night, it is also crucial to change your make-up. Because let’s face it, we all want to look good 24/7! Who doesn’t?
To effortlessly take you from the conference room to a swanky restaurant, we asked the beauty guru’s over at Luxola to divulge their oh-so-doable makeup tips and tricks coupled with cult product recommendations.
Read on to know the essentials that are guaranteed to make you fab from day to night!
Having a fresh face is like starting with a blank canvas for art. Wash your face with cold carbonated water and apply a skin-matching foundation, enough to conceal any skin colour patches or zits. Use a tissue to dab off excess elements from your eyelids and cheeks. The Normaderm Deep Cleansing Foaming Cream by Vichy cleanses the skin of impurities, tightens the pores, and leaves you feeling fresh and light.
Cover those dark circles with a concealer two times lighter than your skin tone. Then dab it off with a pale powder, this makes it last longer without creases. To give you a flawless looking skin, apply Maifanshi Moisture Foundation by Koh Gen Do which magically transforms mineral cream into liquid foundation.
For the day, add liquid eyeliner to define your eyes and a simple tinted lip shade. The Exclusive Day-to-Night set from LyncaCare works with all your beautiful features. By blending the mineral colours, it can used as lip tint, blush, eye colour and even hair colour! In the evenings, it can be a shimmery affair by highlighting the corner of your eyes with a metallic shade.
Thicken those eyelashes by applying mascara generously from the bottom then trickle out to the ends. This will make them appear thick and natural. You can also try the same with a transparent mascara if you want to look au naturel on your dinner date. We are loving Alima Pure’s Natural Definition Mascara. With more than 90% natural and naturally-derived ingredients, you’re sure to look fab!
Apply a natural blush to give your cheeks just about the right amount of glow. Pucker up to find the hollow of your cheekbones then apply a blush in circular motions on the apples of your cheeks. The Luxe Color Blush by Zoeva will give you those instant amazing cheekbones that you have always wanted.
There is nothing more feminine than luscious red lips. But first things first, lightly exfoliate your lips, this will make them fuller and help your lip colour last longer. Try the Brown Sugar Lip Scrub by Sara Happ. Looking, smelling, and even tasting delicious, the light and dark brown sugar crystals blend together with Jojoba and Grape seed oils to create the perfect conditioner for an irresistible pout.
Then move on to applying the sexiest shade of lipstick. We are obsessed with Red Burlesque, the most luscious red lipstick range we have ever seen! If you’re unsure of which red lipstick shade to use, no worries. With 21 red shades to choose from — all 100% allergy tested, enriched with Vitamin E, fragrance-free, and cruelty-free— there will surely be a shade for you!
And finally, for your crowning glory! In the morning, blow-dry your hair and wrap it up in a nice bun. Spray on the EverCreme Nourishing Leave-In Spray by L’oreal Paris Hair Expertise to lock in moisture and shine.
Then at nighttime, let your tresses speak volumes. Use Straight and Shine Spray by Sachajuan to get the absolute ‘mane’ attraction.
And voilà, you are now ready to unwind with a glass of wine after those long boardroom meetings! Have fun!
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