With summer heat comes a new set of beauty challenges, like keeping your face fresh through the humidity. Makeup expert and artist to the stars, Gita Bass says that piling on the makeup is a mistake on a date.
“Guys don’t like it, and you never want to look like you’re trying too hard … aim for feminine and sexy.”
Here’s what you need to look effortlessly beautiful on a summer night out.
Step 1: The first and most important step is glowing skin, says Bass. Exfoliate skin with the Simple Skincare Smoothing Scrub then add a moisturizer with SPF.
Step 2: Apply concealer and foundation as usual, but don’t cake it on or make it too visible.
Step 3: For a flirty eye, Bass says to go for a light smoky eye in a soft color, like bronze or rose gold, which looks good on everybody.
Step 4: Add two coats of mascara for an extra oomph on the lashes and a rosy lip stain that won’t smudge if you get kissed. Try to avoid lipstick or lip gloss because it tends to smudge.
Now, you’re ready for your date!