Our Top 5 Summer Makeup Finds

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Bridal Makeup | No Comments

FOR THE GLOW on the Go – Fast and easy glow worthy products.

 

Number one on our list this summer is the NARS ILLUMINATOR.

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What they say: Light the skin from within. (WE agree!) Light reflecting liquids that glide on to refresh and enhance the complexion with shimmering incandescence. (yes and yes) They say this can be worn all over the face (nooo!) or as a highlighter. Wear under or over or mixed with your foundation.

What we say: Comes in several radiant shades. This one is Shimmering Champagne – a light pearly color great for highlighting and all around glow. I also have the Orgasm which is a beautiful sunny apricot – golden shade. We suggest tops of the cheekbones, bridge of the nose and the temples.

Available at narscosmetics.com

 

 

Pair the Illuminator with The Balm Betty-Lou Manizer

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What they say: They call it the bronzing bandit. Betty-Lou is a silky smooth, all-in-one bronzing highlighter, shimmer and shadow.

What we say: Use this glowy warming bronzer on your cheeks with a large fluffy brush for an all over warming of the skin. We love it on the eyes as well. This powder creates a gorgeous highlight on a darker skin tone and a healthy warmth to lighter skintones. Use on the cheeks, forehead, bridge of your nose for that sunkissed look.

Available at thebalm.com

 

 

And for the eyes – NARS Larger than Life Long- wear Eyeliner in Via Appia

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What they say: Takes liner to the next level. Rich, creamy color that glides on smoothly with a completely smudge proof finish. (Yes and yes!) Incomparable 12-hour wear with no smearing and no caking. Deeply dramatic shades named for the most iconic streets in the world. (cool!)

What we say: WE love this shade – a copper brown (subtly metallic) gives a nice pop to blue eyes, green eyes or hazel/brown eyes. Softer than a black liner for the summer. We agree, this is the softest pencil liner around. This will not budge! Worth the higher price tag.

Available at narscosmetics.com


Tarte Lights Camera Splashes Mascara

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What they say: Our lights, camera, splashes™ mascara could be considered a push-up bikini for your lashes—a 4-in-1 (lengthening, curling, volumizing, and conditioning) plus it’s dermatologist-tested and clinically-proven to increase the appearance of lash volume after applying giving dramatic, thick and sexy lashes and guaranteed to stay put through rain, sweat or tears.

What we say: WE love Tarte for their cruelty free products. This is a great waterproof version of their Lights Camera Lashes formula and is great for swimming and all outdoor activities this summer. A must for our summer brides and their tearful bridal party!

Available at tartecosmetics.com

 

 

And lastly. Our lips. Liz Margin Luxury Gloss

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What they say:
The ultimate in beauty luxury, this formula combines the payoff of a sheer lipstick with the superior shine of a gloss. A unique blend of oils help to condition and hydrate the lips so vertical lines and wrinkles appear less noticeable while lips look smoother and younger.

What we say: We love the yummy scent and it’s not sticky! Best summer shades – Skinny Dip – a sheer almost bare gloss with a hint of gold Amazing alone or with your favorite nude lipstick. Blossom Rose – the perfect warm peachy pink.

Available at sedonabeautyteam.com and Favorite Clothing in Sedona.