Neutral & Polished

hannahalcorn   -   January 25, 2017

Step 1: Prime

Evenly distribute a primer over the face, focusing the most attention to the t-zone or places that you find get oily.

We used: Primed and Poreless by Too Faced

Step 2: Foundation

Apply a dewy full-coverage foundation on the face and bounce a beauty sponge over the top to smooth and blend into the skin.

We used: Giorgio Armani Foundation and The Beauty Blender

Step 3: Concealer

Dab a concealer under the eyes, sides of the nose, and outer edges of the lips to help conceal and highlight the face. Tap and blend with a beauty sponge.

We used: Naked Skin Concealer and The Beauty Blender

Step 4: Contour

With a cream contour stick, carve out your cheek bones. Blend in product with a beauty sponge to soften the edges and create a more natural looking contour.

We used: Tarte’s The Sculptor and The Beauty Blender

Step 5: Setting Powder

With a dome face brush, swipe a setting powder below the eyes and around the t-zone to set the cream contour, foundation, and concealer.

We used: Laura Mercier Setting Powder

Step 6: Brows

With a small angled brush, fill in any sparse areas of the brows with a brow pomade or gel. Blend and set the brows with a clear gel.

We used: Tarte Amazonian Clay Brow Mousse and Billion Dollar Brows clear gel

Step 7: Eyeshadow

Using a satin champagne shade, brighten up the inner thirds of the eye. Then deepen the outer corner of the eye with a bronzy brown shadow.

We used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

Step 8: Eye Liner

Line the waterline with a black gel pencil liner.

We used Marc Jacobs Beauty Gel Pencil Liner

Step 9: Mascara

Swipe a coat of mascara on the bottom and top lashes to give your eyes a flirty feel.

We used: Tarteist Mascara

Step 10: Bronzer

With an angled face brush and bronzer, blend a warm glow into the face.

We used: Nars Bronzer

Step 11: Blush

With a fluffy face brush, dust a peachy blush onto the apples of the cheeks.

We used: Marc Jacobs Beauty Blush

Step 12: Highlighter

With a tapered face brush, highlight the tops of the cheeks

We used: BECCA Skin Perfector

Step 13: Lips

Line the perimeter of the lips with a lipliner, and place a nude gloss over top for a subtle nude lip. To add some dimension, dab a lighter nude gloss to the center of the bottom lip.

We used: Mac Lip Liner and Colourpop Lip Gloss

Step 14: Setting Spray

Spray a matte setting spray over the face to lock everything into place.

We used: Smashbox Setting Spray

 


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