I think face gloss is the most underrated makeup product there is. Perhaps people are unsure of how to use it, or maybe the thought of applying a clear gel to their face freaks them out. Whatever the reason, I definitely think more of us should be sporting the ultra dewy, reflective look more often — especially when our hair is up. I mean, c’mon, nothing screams “I’m healthy” more than the appearance of fresh and radiant skin.
To encourage you to try it for yourself, here’s how I like to use a face gloss for maximum dew.
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How To Get The Look:
Step 1: Start with moisturized skin. I use my regular moisturizer, then Weleda Skin Food on the high points of my face as it’s a very rich, hydrating, and glowy product. (You may want to skip out on the Weleda if you have very oily skin.)
Step 2: I then mixed a small amount of Mac’s Strobe Cream in Goldlite and a pump of Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation onto the back of my hand. I buffed it in using the Elf Selfie Ready Foundation Brush, then used a damp beautyblender to further blend it out and create an airbrushed finish. If you need additional coverage for under eye circles or any blemishes, conceal them away, but try to use a small amount of product to create a natural-looking finish. (I used the Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer.)
Step 3: Apply the RMS Beauty Living Luminizer to the cheekbones, on the cupid’s bow, under the brows, and anywhere else you’d like to highlight. Your fingers work best for application as they’ll melt the product into your skin.
Step 4: And for the final step — apply Milk’s Face Gloss onto the center of your lids, along your cheekbones, on your lips, and your brow bones using your finger. You’ll want to avoid placing face gloss across the nose bridge or chin, as this can start to lean more towards looking greasy rather than “I-just-naturally-have-great-skin”. Also, keep in mind that you only need a teensy amount for your whole face — A little of this goes a very long way!