We all know how flattering the natural light of a sunrise or sunset is on the skin. It makes our complexion look as radiant and glowy as ever, and it is undoubtedly the best lighting for a gorgeous Instagram pic.
So, what if you could recreate that radiance and glow no matter where you are? That’s exactly what the ‘golden hour skin’ is all about.
What is the ‘golden hour skin’ trend?
‘Golden hour skin’ is the latest Instagram trend and the idea is simple: to make your skin look sun-kissed and dewy, by highlighting certain areas on your face and adding a golden finish to your complexion with a glowy bronzer.
You can keep this bronze glowy makeup look simple for everyday wear or complement it with a shimmery eyeshadow and your go-to lipstick on special occasions. Learn how to get dewy skin in four easy steps!
How to get glowy skin: Our ‘golden hour skin’ tutorial
Besides being versatile, the ‘golden hour skin’ look is also easy to create. The secret is in choosing the right makeup products that will enhance your natural glow, and knowing where to apply them:
Step 1: Prep your skin
Our Moisture Surge™ 100H Auto-Replenishing Hydrator will nourish your dermis with aloe bio-ferment and hyaluronic acid, two holy grails of hydration that will leave your skin looking and feeling plumper than ever. This, along with the moisturiser’s gel-cream texture, will ensure your skin looks fresh from step one.
Our Superprimer Face Primer will colour correct a range of concerns while helping your foundation to glide on evenly on your skin and stay in place throughout the day. Providing sheer coverage, this is the perfect primer to achieve natural sun-kissed skin.
Step 2: Apply a lightweight foundation
Step 3: Bronze it up
Step 4: Highlight the high points of your face
The final details
After these four simple steps, your sun-kissed skin is ready, but if you want to take your look to the next level, you can finish it off with some eye and lip details. For this dewy makeup look, we suggest maintaining the golden, neutral theme, both for your shadow and lipstick.
Our All About Shadow Duos in Like Mink is a perfect choice: simply use the lighter shade as a base colour and then contour with the darker shade for an effortless eye look. Pair it with our Dramatically Different™ Lipstick Shaping Lip Colour in a shade that matches your skin tone and your ‘golden hour skin’ makeup look is finished!
This dewy makeup look will make your skin look healthier than ever, with a radiant glow that will brighten up any room. Give our ‘golden hour skin’ tutorial a try - we know you’ll love it as much as we do!