For an Au Naturale look with the improvements bestowed upon us by the new sheer tints and glossy finishes everyone can feel beautiful bare. Precious makeup essentials believe it or not comes down to a few simple things: Tinted moisturizer, color convertibles, mascara, and a little shine. After a great morning cleanse a Queen (mature skin) needs to add a thin layer of moisturizer and a spritz of water to the face. If you have Princess skin (teenage, youth) no extra moisture is necessary. Here’s where your bareness begins.
Apply tinted moisturizer just as you would your regular moisturizer, it just adds a little kick. There are a few superstars:
- Prescriptives Organic Wear 100% Moisturizer available at Walmart, Target, Drugstores for about $10.
- Stila Sheer Color Tinted Moisturizer available at Sephora, and Ulta for $34, or if you are an online shopper check out the Stila website.
Next stop, eyes: Just a touch of dark shadow at the base of the bottom lash and a simple coat of mascara – looks like you were born with long, dark, perfect lashes. Now comes the fun part. The ultimate must have for your makeup bag. Convertible Color, works just like it sounds; it converts to blush, shadow, lips all in one little compact it’s fabulous. You simply add color to the apple of your cheeks, eyelids, lips with your one stop product and you look like Miss Scarlett O’hara with her little pinch of color. The favorite hands down is Stila Convertible Color available at Sephora, Ulta, and of course http://stilacosmetics.com. It runs around $25.
You will also be super impressed with Maybelline’s new Fit line of bronzers and blushes available at Walmart, Target, Drugstores for around $6. Stila is Cream based, Maybelline is powder based preference and skin type is key here. Last two things, make it bright and shiny. A touch of gloss to your lips, and a little artist’s secret: a small dab of jojoba oil around your nostrils, and the tip of your nose. Gives you that fresh face look. Now, Your Royal Bareness is complete.