5 steps to Dewy Skin (for all skin types)

So since its going into summer I thought it was an appropriate time to do a step by step guide on how to get lovely glowy/dewy/healthy/radiant/luminous/moisturised(I think you get the point) looking skin.But not oily , theres a difference . I have written a 5 step guide on how to achieve it but you can add more or less steps depending on how intense of a glow you want .

Dewy Skin

                                                                        Oily Skin

Normal to Dry Skin 

Step 1 : Exfoliate . Exfoliating your skin will get rid of all the dead skin cells and leave your skin feeling softer , smoother and more radiant .

Step 2 : Moisturise. The perfect base for your foundation is mositurized skin.

Step 3 : Illuminate.  My favourite illuminator is the mars illuminator in orgasm , it gives a lovely Victoria secret model glow and i mean who doesn't want that ?

Step 4 : Foundation . Use a dewy foundation .

Step 5: Highlighter . Of course this was going to be included , got to love a little (or a lot) of highlighter .Hightlight the places in your face you want to stand out (places I like to highlight are the tip of my nose , inner tear-duct , cupids bow , under my eyebrows and the tops of the cheekbones)

Oily to Combination Skin 

Step 1 : Exfoliate.  Get rid of any dead skin cells on your face .

Step 2 : Prime .Apply a mattifying primer .

Step 3  : Foundation .Again Matte.

Step 4 : Highlighter .Highlight the places in your face you want to stand out (places I like to highlight are the tip of my nose , inner tear-duct , cupids bow , under my eyebrows and the tops of the cheekbones)

Step 5 : Spray . Apply some Mac fix plus to the sides of your face  , not the centre . This will make the highlighter more intense and make your skin not look overly matte or cakey.

Products I recommend 

Normal to Dry 
Exfoliator : Matis Youth Grain
Moisturiser : Embroylisse Lait Creme , Bioderma Hydrabio Riche
Highlighter : Sleek Highlighter
Illuminator : Nars Illuminator 
Foundation : The body shop Moisture foundation , Boujois Healthy Mix Serum  , No7 Stay perfect superlight foundation 
Powder : Ben nye neutral set translucent powder 

Oily to Combination 
Exfoliator : Matis Youth Grain
Primer : Smashbox photofinish primer 
Foundation : Make up forever Hd foundation 
Highlighter :  Sleek Highlighter
Spray :Mac Fix Plus NYX Cosmetics Setting Spray - Dewy Finish

This step is the difference between dewy and oily looking skin . Powder your t- zone so it looks matte and you will have a nice healthy glow on your cheeks . Why powder ? Well basically most people get oily around there t-zone and if you highlight that part of your face people might see it as being oily . If your skin is really dry this step isn't necessary .

Want to take that luminous glow to the next level ? You could use a blush with a little shimmer(Nars Orgasm blush) in it or a dewy setting spray (Nyx dewy setting spray) .Cream blushes and bronzers also help to achieve this look .

Hope this helped any one that likes this look I know a lot of people like matte skin so I promise to do a few looks with matte skin in the future . If you have any questions make sure to comment below and I will get back to you .

Which do you prefer matte or dewy skin ?

Alannah x


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