Today I’m excited to welcome back Erin Gerlach, who previously wrote this fab post on how to contour and highlight your face. Erin’s a professional makeup artist and beauty consultant, and I asked her to whip up a fresh, simple look that is perfect for any gal this spring.
A new makeup routine to kick off spring is exactly what warmer weather is calling for! There are definitely tricks to achieving that soft, pretty and polished look with flushed cheeks, glowing skin, amped up eyes. As a makeup artist, your best tools are your fingertips, and they can go where sponges and brushes can’t, so don’t be afraid to get in there with your fingers to apply your makeup. Especially with cream products, your fingers blend like nothing else.
For this look, we’ve used a lot of creamy, hydrating and nourishing products that will leave you looking fresh, bright and natural. As I always say, great makeup should make a woman look like the best version of herself, and this makeup definitely hits that mark.
Working on the skin is huge factor in the outcome of your overall makeup and starting out with hydrated, nurtured skin makes for the most ideal canvas for foundation. Once you have glowing and healthy skin, you don’t need to use as much to ‘cover it up’ – enhancing the skin is what we’re after, especially for this fresh look. Here’s how to re-create this gorgeous, natural look at home: Read more »