Nov 07, 2013 10:53
by Chloe Morello
Start with clean, moisturised skin.
Prime your skin with a NP Set Pre-Foundation Bronzing Primer ($33). This will give the skin an instant bronze tint and prepare it for foundation! It really helps make your makeup last all day and sit better on your skin. Use a foundation brush or your fingers to apply.
apply pre-foundation bronzing primer
Apply a foundation like NP Set Memory Foundation ($38), this will even out skin tone and make your skin appear flawless! I recommend applying it with a paddle brush for the best coverage, or a buffing brush for a more natural effect.
Set the foundation and prepare it for the bronzers and blush by applying NP Set Ready Set Loose Powder ($28). This will create a matt effect, blur imperfections, and help your makeup stay on even longer in the hot summer weather. Sweep it over the entire face with a large fluffy face brush.
To mimic the look of a natural tan, think about where the sun hits your face when you're out in the midday heat. It comes from above you so apply your NP Set Bronzing Powder ($24) to the top part of the forehead, the nose, up along the tops of the cheekbones and chin. It gives a very natural 'just out of the sun' look that is very convincing!
Finally, to add a bit more colour and health to the face - take a warmer pink or peach blush like NP Set Baked Powder in 'Blush' ($25), and dust it lightly over the apples of the cheeks. This will really liven up the face and add a rosy glow.
finish with blush
And that's it! Be prepared for people to ask you if you just returned from a European summer holiday!
a natural, sun-kissed bronzed look