Summer No-Makeup Makeup Transition

Your wardrobe isn’t the only thing that needs an update when the temperatures rise. The summer season is all about keeping your makeup light. Heavy, thick formulations and power makeup takes a backseat to lighter, cream-based formulas that won’t melt or cake up your skin. Embrace the “no-makeup” makeup movement, using makeup to achieve a toned-down, natural look. We love this movement because it encourages women to be confident and comfortable in their own skin.  

 

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 Shop your no-makeup makeup summer look essentials at Bluemercury in Linden Square!

 

Powder Foundation BB Cream

Swapping out your foundation for a tinted moisturizer evens out your skin tone, adds radiance, and doesn’t feel heavy in the summer heat. For a sheer glow, look for an illuminating formula. 

Clinique is a moisturizer, skin tint, and primer all in one, plus offers broad spectrum SPF 30 protection from the sun. Estee Lauder formulation is moisture-fresh and lightweight. This BB cream works to brighten, perfect and even skin tone for a natural, luminous glow. The all-day wear makeup is infused with a boost of oil-free, smoothing moisture and offers UVA/UVB protection.

 
PicMonkey Collage-3Clinique Age Defense BB Cream  // Estee Lauder Double Wear BB Moisturizer

 

Blush Cheek Tint

Cheek tints and cream blush are fool-proof products that help you achieve that naturally “flushed” look

Clarins formula is a moisturizing blend of rose, mimosa and sunflower waxes which hydrate the skin, while its light optimizing complex adds radiance.  NARS new liquid blush is natural-looking in color, builds easily and blends effortlessly with a glow.

PicMonkey Collage-7Clarins Blush Creme Candy // NARS Liquid Activation Blush 
 

 Smokey Eye White Eyeliner

For brightening up the eyes and making yourself look wake and fresh: white liner is the oldest trick in the book. NARS liner is long lasting, blendable and richly pigmented, its creamy formula glides on instantly. 

Screen Shot 2017-06-11 at 10.47.01 AMNARS Velvet Eyeliner

 

Dark Lipstick  Tinted Lip Balm

Protect your lips from drying out this summer, with a moisturizing tinted lip balm that is hydrating while giving you a little color with SPF protection. 

The new chubby stick intense moisturizing color balm by Clinique delivers full coverage in 8 rich bold shades. Lips are immediately moisturized and left with a soft glossy finish. Fresh sugar poppy tinted lip treatment with SPF moisturizes, protects, and smoothes the lips while offering a sheer buildable lip tint. 

 
pizap.com14971308951611Clinique Chubby Stick Tint Moisturizing Lip Balm // FRESH Sugar Poppy tinted Lip Treatment

 

Pencil Eyeliner → Liquid & Gel/Creme Liner

The key to keeping your liner long lasting and smudge-free this summer: waterproof eyeliner that holds up through heatwaves, spontaneous pool parties, and getting caught in a mid-July afternoon downpour. Liquid, gel or creme eyeliners area must for summer. 

Award-winning, long wear gel eyeliner by Bobbi brown delivers a highly-pigmented formula that lasts 12 hours without smudging or fading, and offers the precision of liquid liner with the ease of a gel-based formula. Clinique liquid liner pen is mistake-proof with a tapered, precision brush to create the line you want. It offers long wear, smudge-resistant wear.

Untitled designBobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Eyeliner //  Clinique Pretty Easy Liquid Eyelining Pen

 

Will you try the no-makeup makeup look this summer?

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