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A Dewy Makeup Look for Christmas

A Dewy Makeup Look for Christmas
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This Christmas, go for glow with our easy dewy makeup look. It will help keep your complexion glowing and radiant, even when battling against the ferocious winter elements...

How to achieve a Fresh-Faced Look for Christmas

When it comes to winter, and skin can look dull and fatigued, it's a good idea to switch up your makeup routine and ditch the matte foundations and shine-free products. Go for glow with this easy dewy makeup routine.

Start with Skincare

A good glow always starts with radiant skin, so use illuminating products here, which will add depth and a glow to your complexion.

We love the Omorovicza Gold Flash Firming Serum, which has an incredible cocktail of ingredients, including vitamins and minerals to re-energise the skin and make it appear fresh and dewy. We're hooked, especially for the colder months.

Use an Illuminating Primer

An primer is an absolute must for a glowing makeup routine, and that's because radiant products tend to slip off more easily than matte ones.

Choose an illuminating primer however for the best results. It will keep makeup in place without compromising on the dewy effect. We love the NARS Cosmetics Radiance Primer, which contains Fruit Extracts and a Pearlescent Complex to deliver beautiful and healthy skin.

Don't go for Matte...

Step away from the matte foundation, and instead choose something more light-reflecting. Foundations that are more lightweight tend to have better radiance-boosting properties, so think of using something less heavy.

We love Estée's Lauder Double Wear Nude Water Fresh, which is a fresher take on the original Double Wear formulation, and gives a stunning luminosity to the skin.

Go for Bronze

In the winter months, skin can appear paler and more pallid, so choose a shimmering bronzer that will add depth and colour to your complexion.

Benefit's Hoola Bronzer is a classic option that, although matte, doesn't flatten the skin, or for something a little more shimmery, choose Elizabeth Arden's Fourever Bronzing Powder. We love it.

Add a hint of Pink

A little swipe of pink will keep your dewy makeup look youthful and fresh, so we always recommend using a pink lipstick instead of a pink blush; your cheeks will be pink anyway from the cold weather!

We love the Lancôme Absolu Rouge Cream Lipstick, which has a gorgeous range of pink-toned shades, while the formula is intensely moisturising for complete hydration this winter.

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