Wake up, it's spring time!
As your skin can’t wait to finally see the sunlight again, you should forget about bright red lips and thick black eyeliner for a second and go for a softer daytime make up. The Dolce & Gabbana SS14 runway looks are a perfect example: they are fresh, glowing... and simply suit everybody!
Here are 10 easy steps to create this elegant and timeless look yourself:
1. Mix your liquid foundation with a lotion before applying to your face. This will make your skin shine through for a no-make-up-effect. Conceal imperfections and highlight your front, the back of your nose and the hollow on your upper lip with a shiny highlighter. 2. Don’t use powder, unless you want to destroy everything! 3. Lightly apply blush in a rosé shade to your hairline, temples, cheek bones and chin (this video explains how to). You can also apply it to your eyelid crease to make you look more awake. 4. Shape and contour your eyebrows. In case you don’t have a brow liner, apply brown eyeshadow with a thin moistened brush. Be careful not to use a color that’s too dark – the perfect shade should be a little lighter than the actual color of you eyebrows. 5. Use golden eyeshadow on your eyelid and the inner corner of your eyes if your eye color is dark (brown or dark green). In case it isn’t (blue, light green, grey eyes), you should rather use silver eyeshadow. 6. Dark eyes: apply chocolate colored eyeshadow on the outer corner of your eyelid and blend it into the eyelid crease. If your eyes are light, you can use grey eyeshadow. 7. Apply a thin line of dark brown or black eyeliner to accentuate your eyelashes. You can run it a little thicker at the end of your eye and let it swipe upwards to create a cat eye look. 8. Coat your lashes. Be careful not to make them stick together as we are trying to create a soft daytime look. 9. Add cream lipstick in a rosé shade to the middle of your lips and use your fingers to blend the color to the corners. 10. A wildly braided updo suits this look perfectly. I also recommend finger nails in a nude shade.