We’re always looking for ways to freshen up our makeup routine. So we asked seven of our besties to share their single, most favorite beauty tip. What’s yours?
JEAN: “Mixing my moisturizer with my foundation for a light, dewy look.” Try Darphin Hydraskin Light and Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation SPF 15 from Bluemercury.
RACHEL: “I’m not a big makeup person, but a structured, natural brow is key! I like using a clear brow gel to define but not overpower.” Visit Blue Zen at Bethesda Row to tame your unruly brows. And then keep them that way with Great Lash Clear Mascara and Brow Gel available at CVS.
MAURA: “Spraying my favorite perfume in my hair after it’s done. It stays on longer than if I spray on my skin. And when someone hugs me, I smell good :)” Try bestselling Trish McEvoy 9, Blackberry & Vanilla Musk from Bluemercury.
CARRIE: “I love to spray a very light mist of self-tanning spray over my face and chest right after I get out of the shower. It evens out my skin tone and gives me a light glow that looks like I just got back from vacation!” Try St. Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Mist from Bluemercury or Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan from CVS.
MARY ANN: “When going for a full makeup look, I always do my eyes first.” Try a classic black liner like Trish McEvoy Intense Gel Eyeliner and Lune+Aster Stratosphere Volumizing Mascara from Bluemercury.
KRISTINA: “I love to keep my hair off my face for a flirty and relaxed vibe that’s perfect for spring and summer. Right now, I’m experimenting with all kinds of braids.” Try Cibu Shimmer Smoothing Cream from Bubbles Salon for smooth, shiny braids.
KATE: “I love to add a touch of highlighter down the center of my nose, on my brow bone, on top of my cheekbones and just above the dip in the cupid’s bow on my lips. If you’re in a pinch, try a tiny bit of Aquaphor or a shimmery neutral lipgloss.” Try RMS Beauty Living Luminizer from Bluemercury.