In the summer, I'm not one to wear much makeup. I like to keep things simple. Usually, all I wear is lipgloss and mascara, but now in the age of masks, I'm playing with color more and I've found two pieces from Charlotte Tilbury that are the perfect makeup for a low key summer.
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A look for a Date Night Dinner
This is the look I put together for my first date night dinner with Mr. Momtrends since March. We went out to Arethusa al Tavalo in Litchfield County, CT for dinner. We ate outdoors and had wonderful service. I adored my squash blossom main course and my cucumber sangria.
I slipped on a favorite dress from Connecticut designer, Cara Hotchkiss (she runs the Oliphant boutique, check out more of her work on this fashion post).
The perfect summer bronzer from Charlotte Tilbury
I think moms will adore the Airbrush Bronzer. Who has access to a facial? Not many. This is a way to perfect your skin with a few swipes. And it's more than a a bit of shimmer, the bronzer is infused with Hyaluronic Acid to hydrate, smooth and enhance your skin while you wear. As the name implies, the bronzer smoothes skin to a look that looks, well, airbrushed in a matter of seconds. The bronzer is available in four shades. I'm wearing medium.
How to Apply the Bronzer
Charlottes advises that you apply the bronzer to your face and body where the sun naturally tans – cheekbones, jawline, top of shoulders, collarbone and to the center of your arms and legs. For easy application, buff onto skin and blend her new tool, The AirBrush, for a natural-looking, sun-kissed finish. It's a Kabuki-style, retractable bronzer brush that's perfect for travel.
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Barely There Eye Makeup from Charlotte Tilbury
To complete the look, I swept on two colors from my new Luxury Palette of Mattes in Desert Haze. These earthy tones are ideal for summer when less is more. Since I want to show off the health of my skin, I'm keen on these nude colors.
The colors are velvety and slide on easily. I primed with the soft, muted nude to illuminate the eye area. Then I added the russet terracotta-brown to add a bit of smokiness to the eyes and define the lash line. I stopped there, but you can add a deep, reddish-brown that adds instant definition and depth to the eye.
MORE SUMMER BEAUTY FEATURES FROM MOMTRENDS
- Beat the heat beauty product roundup
- Summer beauty prep with baking soda
- DIY spa day facial masks you can make at home
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