One thing the cold winter wind blesses us with is those flushed cheeks. As winter slowly rolls out, rosy cheeks are what we will miss. If your skin looks a little dull – do not panic. Luckily, there’s no need to succumb to the gloom, with a few clever makeup application techniques you can fake a beautiful dewy color that will instantly add a warm glow to your complexion.
1. Start with a hydrating face mist
Spraying a hydrating mist on your face will add a dewy look. The dewy look will give your skin a hydrating and glowing look.
Love Earth Cucumber Mint Face Mist
This cucumber and mint facial mist has the best conditioning properties that work to soothe and calm your skin. This beautiful product can be used as a skin toner, a face mist, and for an even complexion. Enriched with aloe vera and neem extracts, it conceals acne and pimples, leaving your skin with an even tone, healthy glow and smooth texture. Green tea has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. They showed improvement in treating acne and oily skin.
Price: 299 rupees
2. Hydrate with moisturizer
Apply a moisturizer that will keep your skin glowing and ensure it doesn’t dry out.
mCaffeine Cappuccino Moisturizing Face Cream
It’s the ultimate moisturizer you need for lightweight hydration. It will also tone and soothe your skin. Cappuccino Coffee Moisturizer works great during the day and can also work as a nighttime facial moisturizer. It has a heavenly aroma of freshly brewed coffee with creamy notes that will uplift your senses. Apart from coffee, it contains vitamin E which repairs and nourishes the skin. It also protects against skin damage. It also contains almond milk which soothes the skin and makes it smooth and supple.
Price: 399 rupees
3. Use a radiance-boosting serum
Using a radiance-boosting face serum is an optional step. However, it’s also a great way to add to the winter glow.
Lavenza Glow Booster
This illuminating serum provides a natural, dewy glow and gives an extra radiant look. It also reduces dark spots, restores skin tone, minimizes fine lines and pores, and revitalizes skin.
Price: 950 rupees
4. Apply primer
Mastering the application of a beautiful blush should always start with a smooth, even base, especially in winter when the majority of us suffer from dry or dehydrated skin, exacerbated by cold temperatures and low humidity.
ELF Cosmetics Face Moisturizing Primer
This primer will create a perfect canvas for radiant, younger-looking skin. Infused with the goodness of grapes, vitamins A, C and E, it has nourishing and anti-aging benefits. It reduces the appearance of fine lines and transforms your face into a flawless, smooth canvas.
5. Use a creamy shade for the cheeks
A creamy cheek tint can lift and brighten your complexion and even make you look younger. It is also safer and more hydrating than a normal blush. You can also use this tint on your lips and eyelids to add to the red look.
Love Earth Lip and Cheek Stain
This shade is like a natural makeup product that blends easily and gives a dewy, healthy-looking glow. It has the richness of jojoba oil and is packed with the most amazing moisturizing, antibacterial and antioxidant properties of all. The tint is all natural and also contains castor oil, beeswax, candelilla wax and carnauba wax. The tint is available in 6 different shades so you can choose the one that best matches your skin tone.
Price: 299 rupees
6. Add extra shine with a highlighter
JThe purpose of the highlighter is to add shape and dimension to the face by tricking the light. Sprinkle a little on the cupid’s bow, temples and along the bridge of your nose for a flattering effect.
Colorbar Glow With Love Highlighter
This is the first-ever patented multi-dimensional highlighter that flatters all skin tones. It is made with special pressed technology to facilitate perfect product selection for seamless application. It provides an even application and will illuminate your face adding an extra glow.
7. Finish with mascara
To elevate your look for a date, finish with a coat of mascara.
Maybelline New York Hyper Curl Mascara
This mascara contains special bristles on the mascara brush that can reach the lash line to the tips. It coats each lash from root to tip in a single stroke. What makes this mascara our top pick is that it’s ophthalmologist tested, contact lens friendly, and can be worn all day.
Price: 338 rupees