BEAUTY BAR: Fearlessly Fresh-Faced

In the midst of the summer, I feel and look my best more so than any other time of year—and I know I’m not the only one who attests to this notion. Long days in the sunshine leave you with a golden glow, while weekends spent sleeping in rejuvenate your skin, and all that extra free time to do whatever you please keeps you feeling at ease and refreshed. Summertime has a way of seamlessly enhancing our natural beauty by ways of mother nature, and this seasonal perk should be taken advantage of.

When you think of summer makeup looks, bright lips, coral hues and bronzed skin are probably what comes to mind for most. That can be great for cooler nights or formal events, but who really wants to mess around with all that makeup in the daytime? It’s time to redefine summer beauty, with a no-makeup-makeup look. Confused? Let me explain. Think au natural as possible. A fresh, dewy face to show off your sun-kissed skin is the key to this look. And from there, minimal products are the way to go.

This Fashionista has mastered the quintessential fresh-faced look. Her bronzed, dewy skin is complemented by voluminous natural waves and perfectly groomed brows, creating an overall effortless look. The Fashionista’s army-green vest paired beautifully against her olive-toned tan skin. She completed the outfit with some cuffed dark-wash jeans and a simple white tank. Her accessories were simple, in tune with the overall look. Black ankle-strap sandals, a camel toned leather cross-body bag, and dainty gold bar earrings were the finishing touches.

What’s on the BEAUTY BAR: Go with as little as possible! It’s up to you to decide what you can’t live with out, whether it be filling in your brows, a bit of mascara or a touch of concealer. In August’s all-time-high temperatures, who wants to have layers of makeup on to worry about sweating off anyways? Showing off your rested, bright, dewy summer skin is a win-win situation. You get to show off your natural beauty, which requires little to no work!