The colder months tend to wreak havoc on skin because in most seasonal climates you’re exposing your face to extremes in temperatures and lower humidity. It also no longer feels as appropriate to wear bright tones on the face, so there are certain colors that need to be taken out of your makeup bag until next spring. The tips I’ve given in the past on transitioning makeup and skin care for fall and winter seasons are all still totally valid, and I’ve added to them in this live video with some product recommendations (recapped below).
You’ll get to see two quick, fall/winter lip changes, and learn the must-dos for choosing the right hues, foundation, bronzer, and powder so you look fresh and youthful, not like a dried up, ol’ leaf!
You may want to click over and read these past articles for some additional advice — just make sure to come back to get over here!
Transitioning Makeup and Skin Care for Fall and Winter
I’ve been an international makeup artist in fashion and have worked with thousands of women just like you over the past two decades, and believe me when I tell you that trends which look cool on the runway, aren’t realistic for most people’s real lives.
So it’s important, as I explain in the video below, that you take inspiration from, but not try to mimic runway makeup shown on teenage models who are supposed to look very serious and intense when they go down the catwalk.
3 Major Take-Aways
1) Nourish and hydrate skin even more.
2) Avoid dry, matte makeup.
3) Keep the lines of your makeup soft.
If you scroll towards the end of this page you’ll see a summary of time stamps that you can skip ahead to for specific tips.
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Minute 3:11 Skin care I love and why!
You may also want to check out the live video I did showing how to prep your skin now for the coming winter and boost its resilience. I used just 4 products from the Radiant Beauty Collection to demonstrate how easy it can be with the right natural ingredients.
Minute 6:20 A new foundation I love!
Advice for color selection/application.
Minute 11:40 Fall trends for lips
What you shouldn’t do if you want to look younger.
Minute 17:00 An easy way to remove dark lipstick without making a mess
Minute 18:26 Lip liner tips
How much to sharpen your lip liner and a hack for applying it beautifully.
Minute 22:40 How to use bronzer in the winter
Minute 23:53 Easy eyeshadow
Minute 25:00 Rules for using powder in the winter
Minute 28:11 Why fashion actually proves that less is more
Plus a mini-rant about hot comparing ourselves to teenage models and why trying to replicate runway looks exactly just looks dumb in regular life.
Sappho New Paradigm Foundation
Sappho Eyeshadow in Norma
Kjaer Weis Lip Liners in Mauve and Classic Red
The skin care shown that’s included in the Radiant Beauty Collection was Kaelen Harwell Sun Salvation Serum and Wedderspoon Organic Lip Care with Manuka Honey.
The skin care collection from Elique Organics that I teased you about only comes up for sale four times a year, and it’s just a one-week window to order.
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Well, that’s all for now, my friends! Did you like these tips? Are you going to try any of them out? If you do, I’d love to know how they work for you. Leave me a comment below, please!
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Feature photo by Jakob Owens