Sunday, April 3, 2011

Summer Makeup Routine

Sunny spaceImage by Ahmed Zahid via Flickr
Here comes the Summer's Sun 
He burns my skin....
- Summer Son by Texas (yea, I changed the lyrics to go with the post)

Summer has arrived a little early here in Mumbai, by 15th of March it was swelter season on full blast. The humidity doesn't help either.

Necessaries a change in makeup routine, right?

My day time makeup routine has simplified into:

1. I wash my face with Lush Fresh Farmacy, & then slap on some sunscreen
2. Apply a bright lipstick, but as a tint - which means either dab on with fingers or apply and blot using tissue
3. Apply brown waterproof mascara

I'm done. If I'm in the mood - I'll dab on some Lakme Kiss of a Rose Cheek Artist & & some eyeliner.

I find it too hot to be bothered with eyeshadows, foundation & loose powder during the day. During the night I just replace the blush with Colorbar blush in Cinnabar - which makes a very nice bronzer for me.

I'm gonna stick with bright lipsticks to tide me over this summer. I'm also planning to give MAC Fix + a try soon.

How are you guys keeping it fresh during this sweltering summer?  

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13 comments:

  1. Great post!! You have some nice tips here :D

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  2. I use tinted moisturiser more than foundation..go out with coral lipstick and bronzer...if in hurry then just mascara and chapstick:)

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  3. Tinted moisturizer, kohl, bright lip gloss.
    Eyeshadows are being stocked away, unless there is a big function. Im experimenting with a lot of bright vivid eyeliners though...

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  4. ya TM for me too..n jus a tinted lip blam and khol..sumtyms a lippie at night and light blush..

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  5. I love the idea of using bright lip colors they will instantly add color to the face without the added burden of makeup.I'd also use a kajal since I can't step out of house without one :)

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  6. Great post! Suncreen, compact, blush, kajal (Colorbar I-glide/Liquiud liner) and lippies. Thats all. :P

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  7. i just avoid foundations in summer...i'm from Delhi and the summers are too bad if you are outdoors like me!! i stick to loose powder, lipstick and eyeliner ( and occasional touch ups)

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  8. Thanks for tis post Tanveer :D I use olay or aloe gel from lotus lipbalm and mascara..:):)

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  9. thats a good one tanveer.I am sticking to concealer(neeeed it) loose powder on a primed face ...mascara and kohl (very thin )and lipstick (fab fig in revlon).

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  10. My summer is so different from India's summer...so I guess just stocking up on sunscreen and lots of green eyeshadow, eyeliner, powder foundation and lipgloss.

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  11. how can i forget blush? Lots of MAC Coppertone, Gingerly, Peaches, Peachtwist to be used :P

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  12. this is so true. its so insanely hot to wear foundation and all the works. its best to keep it simple and protect ur skin from sun!

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  13. The list makes me feel so light and fresh to enjoy the summer.. nice one Tanveer :) Waiting for your say on Mac Fix +

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