Monday, 29 May 2017

BRITISH SUMMER EDIT: HEAT-PROOF 10-MINUTE GRWM 'NO MAKEUP MAKEUP'


Who's enjoying the sun and the heat? Summer has come and the British public (myself included) does what we do best - moan about the weather LoL! It feels like for 10 months we moan about the rain, the wind and the gloom and once summer (read heatwave) comes we moan about that too. Don't judge us. 25+ degrees in the big city isn't your 25+ degrees on a beach. So we apply SPF, take out our fabulous hats and Ray Bans and we brace a heatwave! We reach for lighter bases, add a bit of fake colour to our face and try not to sweat it off by midday. Let's have a look at some of my favourite summer 'no makeup makeup' pieces. Oh, and it'll take you max 10 minutes to apply too! Winner! 



Inglot Beautifier Tinted Cream | RPR £16.00 for 30ml


Ok, that's a brand new love for me. I really should test it for little longer to give you my final say but if you're a fan of lighter bases with just enough light coverage, you should really stop by an Inglot stand next time you're in London (or luckily you live in Poland and you have them in every city!). I got it on Sunday during Beauty UK show and haven't been seen without it since. It's light, it applies well with fingers and the brush and looks invisible on the skin. It gives enough coverage to slightly cover redness and even out skin tone. The biggest minus for me is the packaging, I know Inglot is aimed at pro MUA but makeup artists have eyes too, am I right? The packaging is super basic, but also travel-friendly. Given that's the only minus I found with it so far, I definitely recommend it to you. 

Tarte Shape Tape Concealer | RPR £29.00 (QVC UK) | POST 


What your base doesn't cover, Tarte concealer will finish the job. Apply lightly around the eyes, the bridge of your nose and around any redness. It's sweat-proof so it'll keep your base on for longer and with super coverage. It won't cake up because of the light base underneath and will keep you looking flawless all day. Not once did I use another concealer since getting Shape Tape and that means a lot. Love the stuff! Get it directly from Tarte for £19.00 now

Benefit Hoola Lite | RPR £24.50 for 8g or £49.50 palette | POST


Thank you Benefit for inventing a warm tone bronzer that actually suits cool and super pale complexions. I owe you one! Hoola Lite is super light, light enough to give just a touch of colour to the palest of us all. If you haven't yet - what are you waiting for!!! I add it on top of my cheekbones and underneath and bronze the hell out of the sides of my cheeks and forehead. You can also use it instead of a blush if you're little warmer in tone. It's by far the best bronzer (not contour!) for pale skinned I've tried! Get yours for £22.05 at Debenhams now


From left: Hoola Light, Juicy Fruity, Champagne Pop


MAC Juicy Fruity Face Palette (out of stock) | POST


The combination of shades within Juicy Fruity blush/bronzer/highlighter is perfect. Altogether it'll give you enough colour to your cheeks, but also the natural glow from within sheen. It's somehow similar to Hourglass blushes even if the formula doesn't feel alike at all. On the skin, however, it looks beaut! I use my trusty Real Techniques Blush Brush and it gives me that perfect amount of blush. Definitely, recommend it and you can still get your hands on it here and here! Sadly it's now out of stic everywhere. 


Jacklyn's highlighter is the one to have these days. It's not new and hardly surprising that we opt in for gold shimmers more in the sunny weather than in winter months. Even if you despise tanning, golden glow is the one to achieve in the summer. I apply it all over really: top of my cheekbones (twice for over the top effect),  Cupid's Bow, over the top of my brows, tip of the nose. Then I take what's left on the brush and run it all over the T-Zone. If it's time to shine it is now! Get yours at Space NK now


One swipe shadow posts are popping out everywhere in the blogosphere. Even beauty bloggers need a change from their 10 eyeshadow minimum makeup looks. Hey, I'm not judging, how many do you think takes to get my everyday smokey perfect?! In the heat,  however, even I opt in for one shadow look. All you need is Inglot Aquastic and may as well buy it in every shade as it's bloody fantastic (yep that rhymes, sue me!). I've never believed a cream shadow can survive on my oily lids without the base and in this heat? Well, it can and all day long too! The metallic shine it gives is also kinda spectacular. I got three and I'm not sharing! The one I use for every day lately is 107 - gorgeous rose gold metallic! I apply a little on my lids and take synthetic blending brush to blend it out. It's gorgeous! 




If I mention mascara on my blog, you know it must be a pretty good one. This one smudges the least on me, it lasts long, given me some volume to my lashes and most importantly survives the sweat. Plus it's summer, get on the coloured lashes trend now before it's two weeks later and we'll say goodbye to British Summer (I had to!). Oh and it doesn't crumble either. Just get it, everyone already told you so! Get it in Superdrug now.

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