Shimmery Skin in 5 Steps

December 19, 2014

Do you want flawless, shimmery skin this summer? Choose products which have natural light illuminators since they can easily create a warm glow without loading your face with too much makeup.

Use the 5 following tips and products to create shimmery skin in just minutes.

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Use a moisturise which is lightweight on the skin, and won’t block your pores. Rather than applying the product all over your face, concentrate it on areas which are dry and need extra attention. This could be the forehead, cheeks, t-zone, and chin which usually jeopardise a flawless base.

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Simple Kind to Skin Replenishing Rich Moisturiser, $9.99


After the moisturiser has completely settled into the skin, use a light-reflecting primer to create the illusion of light on your face. Something with a pearl-base is perfect for bringing out the cheekbones, contouring the nose, and even using over the eyelids for extra dimension.

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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector, $66


A tinted moisturiser is the perfect base for creating soft, silky skin without clogging the pores. It lets your natural oils slightly shine through, and is suitable for all skin types without causing additional irritation. If you want additional skin-protection use a BB cream which is just as good, and gives great coverage.

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Natio Tinted Moisturiser SPF 20, $18.95


If you’re too hesitant about using a powdered bronzer which can often look artificial on the skin, use an cream illuminator for a seamless glow. Apply it anywhere on the face and body to accentuate your features, and create a subtle pop of colour without going over-the-top.

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The Base by Lara Bingle Skin Illuminator Shimmer, $24


A cream blush is ideal for summer since it works with your natural oils to create a dewy look. Dab over the cheekbones for an instant summer glow, onto the eyelids for a quick and easy eyeshadow, and over the cupids bow for bigger lips.

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Nars The Multiple, $52

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