Look like a Goddess!
Jun 13, 2012 11:04PM
Written by Iris WangHave you seen those women at the beach with a face full of makeup and then heard them complain about getting their face wet? Are you one of those women? It’s difficult to decide whether or not to wear makeup to the beach. You want to look gorgeous, but you also want to be able to get down and dirty at beach volleyball.
There is a simple makeup routine that will make you look gorgeous whether you’re tanning on the beach or getting sandy playing beach sports with the guys.
The first thing you should apply is oil-free waterproof moisturizer with SPF if you have naturally dry skin. If not, just directly apply primer. SMASHBOX- Photo Finish Foundation Primer $36.00 works well in protecting your skin so getting your face wet in the ocean won’t make you breakout. There is a certain primer for everyone, depending on your skin.
- PURPLE- Naturally yellow skin tones
- GREEN- Reduces Redness
- ORANGE- Conceals sunspots, veins and under-eye circles
- BLUE- Evens out skin tone, lightweight, fast-absorbing and an oil defender
- WHITE- Lightweight, fast-absorbing and evens out skin tone
The next thing to apply is an oil-free Matte Press Powder. CLINIQUE- Stay-Matte Sheer Pressed Powder $21.00 works well for a full coverage feeling, yet natural.
Next, apply blush. Tarte-Cheek Stain $30.00 works well because it is gel based for longer lasting results. It is also water-based and oil free. This blush gives you the natural finishing touch.
Lastly, apply oil-free bronzer on your cheekbones to highlight your face and eyelids. Shiseido Bronzer stays on without the heaviness of other bronzers.
For your eyes, always use waterproof products. Curl your eyelashes then use L’Oreal Paris Double Extend Waterproof Mascara- $10.99. This mascara gives you a length and volume and because it is waterproof, you won’t have to worry about your eye makeup running while you’re in the ocean.
Apply eyeliner in the rim of your eyelids to make your eyes look more open.
Apply waterproof liquid eyeliner on your lash line.
For your lips, use ChapStick. Then, for some color, use lip stain for long lasting color.
Use Top of Form Ribbon Hair Ties $8.00 to for hair tying. These special hair ties won’t give you a crease in you get out of the ocean. You can tie your hair up while you’re in the water and your hair will still look perfect after. Hairstyle Ideas Braids- low side braid, fishtail, French braid, crown braid
- Wet your hair a bit and apply John Frieda Frizz Ease Dream Curls Curl-Perfecting Spray $5.99 then scrunch your hair and spray more .
- Loosely pull hair back with a headband.
Look natural this summer while practicing safe sun!