In recent years, the trend of dewy skin has taken over Instagram and also with all our heart. Gone are the days of matte foundations and powdery finishes. Gloss is what’s trending right now and we can’t get enough of all the glowy makeup looks. This “glow all over” trend actually has a name of its own and it is none other than the skin of glass trend. If you don’t know why this is called the glass trend, maybe I can help. Imagine crystal clear skin that appears to be smooth and virtually pore-free, just like a piece of glass. It looks bewitching, is not it ? If you’ve wanted to try this trend, then you’ve come to the right place. Here is how you can easily create glass skin makeup with just these 3 products:
1. Face oil
Ask any makeup artist for the key to creating a flawless base, they’ll tell you the secret lies in preparing the skin. So before you start your makeup, make sure your skin is well hydrated. If your skin type is dry, using a few drops of face oil before applying your makeup will make your skin gloriously dewy and glowing. However, if your skin type is oily like mine, using a face oil might not be the best idea as it can tend to clog your pores and cause breakouts. Therefore, I like to stick with a hydrating serum. This will ensure that your skin has the âglass effectâ without clogging your pores.
The Beauty Co. Rose Gold Beauty Oil | (Source: www.nykaa.com)
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Serum | Source: Neutrogena
2. Radiance Base
Take it from someone who has learned by experience, the basics can make or break the look of your makeup. Since the glass skin effect needs your skin to look pore-free and radiant, using a glow boosting primer will help. My favorite primer to use is Smashbox photo finish shine base. Not only does it make your pores smaller, but it also hydrates your skin and makes it look radiant.
3. Liquid highlighter
Is makeup really complete without a highlighter? The use of a highlighter is absolutely necessary, especially when it comes to glass skin makeup. However, ditch your regular powder highlighter and get the liquid alternative instead. Using a liquid highlighter will ensure that your makeup looks natural and âlit from withinâ. Once you are done applying your foundation, take a few drops of liquid highlighter and apply it to the highlights of your face like the cheekbones, browbones and Cupid’s bow. Avoid applying the highlighter on your nose and the middle part of your forehead, as it will make you look oily instead of shiny.
What are you doing to make your skin glow? Let us know in the comments below.
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