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I love a glowy makeup look, especially in the summer. There’s just something about an illuminated base that gives me good vibes. It can be tricky to look glowy in the summer without looking sweaty, but I think I’ve finally got the look down with the products I used today. I even managed to powder my face and still keep the glow! Oily guys and gals know the struggle. If you want to see some more makeup looks I’ve done – they’re pretty old posts, but still – then there’s a whole category here.

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glowy makeup look

The look I’ve gone for today is purple tones with as much glow as possible, whilst still looking relatively ‘normal’, rather than instagram-esque (FYI, follow me here). I’ve done a simple purple eye look with a matching mauve lip and more natural-looking, fluffier brows.

I wanted the base to look natural and not caked-on (and glowy of course), so I chose a BB cream with a dewy finish and a lightweight powder, rather than a foundation. It’s so easy to use cream products as you can just use your fingers, which is what I did today for the primer, BB cream, highlighter and concealer.


glowy summer makeup

Primer: Charlotte Tilbury Flawless Face Filter in Fair [get it here] / Foundation: Skin79 BB Cream / Concealer: Revolution Conceal & Define in C1 / Liquid Highlighter: MUA Prism Strobe Cream in Sunhaze [similar here] / Powder: MUA Pro Base in 110 / Bronzer: MUA Shimmer Bronzer in 110 / Blush: Revolution Rose Gold Highlight [similar here] / Highlighter: Milani Strobelight in Afterglow [similar here] / Brows: Wet n Wild Retractable Brow Pencil in Medium Brown [similar here] / Eyeshadow: Wet n Wild ColorIcon quad in Petalette [similar here] / Mascara: Maybelline Lash Sensational Luscious / Lipstick: PS Lip Crayon in Mushroom [similar here] / Setting Spray: I Heart Revolution Fixing Spray in Cucumber

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