5 Summer Makeup Looks You'll Want to Wear Immediately

Summer Beauty Is Here to Stay

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Pastel Eyeliner

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Bringing a pop of color in with eyeliner is a great way to step up your beauty game without committing to a full eyeshadow look, especially when time is limited, or you want to ease into this whole wearing color trend altogether. This makeup look from Missoni is extremely easy to replicate, because all you need is an eyeliner and plenty of your favorite mascara. You can use a colored gel eyeliner in a pot and apply it with an angled liner brush, or use a pencil that glides across the lash line decide if you want a thin line right above the lashes. Need a thicker line? Just build the product with the brush on the lid until you get the size and shape you want.

To get your skin glowing, cleanse first with this cleansing oil from Kari Gran, then finish with this essential oil face serum before applying foundation. Using natural oils on the skin will help retain moisture and you can use them on any skin type, even if you're oily. Massaging treatment into the skin helps circulation and gets the blood flowing to increase elasticity. Skin will look dewy, hydrated, and fresh. 

Top Product Picks: Stila Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in "Periwinkle Blue", NARS Velvet Eyeshadow Stick in "Shimmering Peacock", Too Faced Sketch Marker Liquid Art Eyeliner in "Smoky Emerald"

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Clumpy Lashes

You don't need to have perfectly separated lashes to re-create this modern take on eye makeup created by Peter Phillips for Dior. This lash look simply involves putting on mascara and pinching lashes together with your fingers to create that clumpier look with more edge than your normal everyday mascara. Apply a sheer eyeshadow to give your lids just enough color, and fill in your brows along with brushing a pomade through them to help hairs stay in place and the shape to look fuller. 

Contour the cheeks with a soft matte bronzer, and finish with a soft nude lip color for the perfect, polished look. 

Top Product Picks: L'Oreal Paris Voluminous Black Mascara, Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! Volumizing Mascara, Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzer, Benefit Cosmetics Gimme Brow + Volumizing Eyebrow Gel, Tata Harper Volumizing Lip and Cheek Tint in "Very Popular"

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Bold and Hot Lips

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Bold, bright lips are a perfect way to add a chic pop of color to your makeup look, and are perfect for summer because you don't need any extra color when wearing this trend. Blumarine chose this hot red shade to pop skin and eyes for their Spring/Summer 2018 show and it's the perfect look to start experimenting with. If you want to try this bright lipstick trend, you don't have to choose red, you can pick any color you want. Change it up with berry tones if you like, or a hot pink.

Makeup Artist Tip: When wearing a bright lipstick, make sure to take care of your lips by exfoliating and hydrating them properly. Every time you wear a bold lip hence it be glossy or matte, exfoliate first with a lip exfoliator and rinse with warm water, then apply a lip balm before moving on to lipstick. This ensures that lipstick glides on smoothly with no dry skin in sight. 

Top Product Picks: Kari Gran Peppermind Naked Lip Whip, Kismet Cosmetics Coconutty Lip Scrub,ILIA Beauty Lipstick in "Neon Angel", RODIN Lip Wardrobe Lipstick in "Tough Tomato", Wet N Wild Megalast Lip Color in "Stoplight Red", Maybelline Color Sensational Lip Color in "Orange Danger"

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Smudged Smoke

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A smoky, sultry eye that looks lived in is perfect for summer because you don't have to worry about heat messing it up. Smoky eyes aren't as difficult to create as you think, when you have the right products to make sure they stay in place. Start by applying an eyeshadow base (in clear or a tinted color) on the lid to ensure everything you apply after will stay put. Second, choose your shadow palette and blend with a crease/contour brush across the lid until it's fully covered in color. Finish with a waterproof eyeliner on the top and bottom lash line, and smudge it out with your finger, add in a few coats of mascara and you're all set.

To create a sheer foundation look that's dewy, mix a tiny amount of facial oil and foundation together and apply with a foundation brush in light strokes all over the face. This is the easiest way for foundation to look natural and feel great on the skin, while maintaining moisture. A few drops of Indie Lee's Squalane Facial Oil and Radiant Fluid Foundation from Cle de Peau Beaute will keep your complexion flawless all day long. 

Top Product Picks: Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat Eyeshadow Palette, Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette, Clarins 4 Color Eyeshadow Palette in "05 Smokey" Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon, Rimmel Exaggerate Wateproof Eye Definer Eyeliner

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Glittery, Glossy, All of the Above


Glitter, shimmer, sparkle and shine, rock this eyeshadow look from Topshop Spring/Summer 2018 and you'll be the ultimate makeup inspiration. Having fun with texture and color is the best when stepping out of your comfort zone, and you can create this look with cream shadows and soft, sheer glittery pigment. Apply liberally all over the lid, blending outward towards the edge of your eye. You can also apply a sheer eye gloss on top to create a more dewy look and added shine.

When using eye gloss, all you need to do is tap a very light amount on top of shadow for a wet look that doesn't look messy or heavily crease. While it's impossible to avoid eyeshadow creasing with you use gloss, it's something that's not hard to fix. Just smudge shadow with your finger when it creases to smooth it out and all will be well. 

Top Product Picks: Glossier Lidstar in "Lily", Revlon Illuminance Creme Eyeshadow Collection , Kevyn Aucoin The Exotique Diamond Eye Gloss, NYX Professional Makeup Lid Lacquer , Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in "Into the Blue"