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Colour flash: how to create this summer's makeup trends

By Kay Montano

It’s all about bright shades and bold lines. Kay Montano, makeup artist to the stars, reveals how to get five striking looks, with model of the moment Adesuwa Aighewi

The perfect base begins with a great, non-oily hydrator. Chanel’s Camellia Water Cream is light but incredibly effective. I used a mix of foundations, but I didn’t apply it everywhere – just apply it where you need it. For an even, refined finish use a brush. A dot of liquid highlighter blended on the cheekbones with a brush gives a beautiful glow. I applied concealer – using my finger – under the eyes, around the nose and mouth. I love Becca’s as it is not too oily. Blend out with a concealer brush. I finish off with a dusting of powder, but only apply on the T-zone so the skin still glows. To create this look, apply black liquid eyeliner across the crease of the eyelid. Extend it out further than normal for a point of difference. Apply mascara – looking down on a mirror results in fewer smudges – only on top lashes for a more natural finish. Blot between your lipstick applications – two or three should be sufficient – to intensify the colour.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/global/2019/jun/23/get-the-latest-summer-makeup-looks-kat-montano