shine | THE LOOK Glow Rider How can you get that Hollywood lit-from- within skin? Just ask these makeup artists to the stars. BY MEIRAV DEVASH C ELEBRITIES MIGHT have supernaturally perfect skin, but they’re just as human as the rest of us. To achieve that healthy glow, slathering on SPF, staying hydrated, and getting a full night’s sleep is just the beginning. While they’re in the makeup chair, stars often get the scoop on the dewiest skin care products and most effective makeup tricks—which is why we asked their makeup artists for their best glow- getter tips. One such example? Don’t highlight all over or
Tip SMOOTH OUT SKIN
For a bit more coverage, try a lightweight tinted moisturizer. Product 3. Honest Beauty Clean Corrective with Vitamin C Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30 , $22 , target.com This feels like nothing but does a lot: One pump evens out the whole face, so skin looks fresh and dewy all over. “Place a moist highlight high on the nose bridge, on cheeks, and on the jawline,” says makeup artist Fulvia Farolfi. If your skin gets greasy, set the T-zone with translucent loose powder. (Skip this after age 35; it accentuates fine lines.) Product 4. Flower Beauty Heatwave Bronzing Essence , $16 , ulta.com These highlighting drops light up the high points of the face. Product 5. NYX Total Control PRO Drop Foundation Illuminator , $14 , nyxcosmetics.com Apply highlighter where the sun would kiss skin, or mix it into your favorite foundation or tinted moisturizer. Tip SHINE STRATEGICALLY
To prevent dullness caused by clogged pores and dead skin cells, Denno applies a natural peel the night before or “right before I put makeup on a client for the red carpet.” Product 1. Tammy Fender Epi-Peel , $80 , thedetoxmarket.com With rosemary, spearmint, and kaolin clay, this resurfacing peel gently transforms skin from dull to bright and radiant.
Tip BRIGHTEN YOUR EYES
Denno likes Kosas wet-to-dry eyeshadows for “that glowy look without worrying that it’s going to move all over the place.” Apply with a fingertip, then buff in with a fluffy brush.
Product 2. Kosas 10-Second Liquid Shadows , $28 , credobeauty.com
This liquid eye shadow gives a wash of shimmering color that dries quickly and stays put. Tip GO EASY ON FOUNDATION Less is more. Look in the mirror and see what your face needs (if anything). Got redness, dark circles, or a breakout? “Even skin out with concealer,” Denno says.
you’ll resemble a disco ball. Also, put away the powder highlighter. It won’t create a believable glow. “Powders don’t give off luminosity or bring light to the face. They have a shimmer effect,” says celebrity makeup artist Katey Denno, who thinks skin should look juicy and radiant instead of just shiny. “Look for something cream-based, serum-based, or oil- based with reflective particles in it.” Here’s everything else you need for the glowiest skin of your life.
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