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Makeup Monday: Dewy Summer Skin Tutorial

Dewy Summer Skin Tutorial makeup keiko lynn

Products used:
1. Too Faced Tinted Beauty Balm in “Vanilla Glow”

2. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in “Moonstone”

3. Beautyblender makeup sponge

4. bareMinerals Correcting Concealer

5. Stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush in “Rosewater”

6. NARS “413 BLKR” Illuminator

7. Tonymoly Cats Wink Clear Pact translucent powder

8. Urban Decay De-Slick Oil-Control makeup setting spray

A mix of sheer laziness and trying to be kinder to my skin has led me to many days of no foundation or bb cream – just moisturizer and sunscreen, brows filled, lip color, maybe some blush. But as you can see from the before photo, my skin really needs a bit of a boost to keep me from looking sleep deprived and blotchy. Since summer is no time for full coverage (if you can help it), I go for sheer, dewy skin that looks like skin…only its better self. Follow the step by step tutorial to see how I achieve dewy summer skin, below!

Step 1: Mix a small amount of the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in “Moonstone” with your beauty balm and apply with your fingers.

Step 2: Use a damp Beautyblender to further blend everything in and give a flawless finish.

Step 3 and 4: Pat bareMinerals Correcting Concealer under your eyes and around your nose, and on any trouble spots.

Step 5: Tap a small amount of Stila Aqua Glow Watercolor Blush in “Rosewater” on the apples of your cheeks with your ring finger and blend. It has a very sheer finish, so you can build it to your desired color.

Step 6: Apply NARS “413 BLKR” Illuminator to the cheekbones and under the brows.

Step 7: Go over those areas you worked on with the Beautyblender to make sure it is seamless.

Step 8: I can get pretty oily during the summer, so I pat some translucent powder on my t-zone and chin.

Step 9: Set with finishing spray. Done!

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  1. Jessi Malay says:

    Wonderful tips! Love the NARS Illuminator!!

    XO, Jessi

  2. AILEEN says:

    I think you look beautiful before – even better. How are your eyebrows soooo perfect?

    • Keiko Lynn says:

      Thank you but I filled my eyebrows in;) I just didn’t have any face makeup on:)

  3. Katya says:

    Well said! I don’t like wearing too much makeup in summer too. Thanks for that gorgeous and easy to follow tutorial! I will definitely use your tips while DEWYing my next makeup 😉

  4. Aurelie says:

    Thanks a lot for this post. I am a novice when it comes to make up but one of the things I really want to learn is how to look glowing instead of tired. So big thank you, this is exactly what I needed 🙂

  5. Ivy says:

    What color and brand is your lip stick?

  6. Jackelyn says:

    I was wondering if the powder you used also works for people with medium skin tones, like golden/olive undertone?

    • Keiko Lynn says:

      I wouldn’t recommend the exact one I use for darker skin tones, but they do make a darker shade that I haven’t tested, before. You might have better luck using a translucent powder, maybe something like the mineral veil from Bare Minerals!

  7. Courtney says:

    Is there a drugstore, or budget friendly hack for the shimmering skin perfector?