Ditch The Heavy Foundation This Summer. Here's What To Do Instead

Written by Sumona BoseNov 30, 2023
Ditch the heavy foundation this summer. Here's what to do instead

Your skin demands some extra TLC during the summers. Firstly, you’ve got to keep it squeaky clean to avoid any bacterial infections. Also, your makeup routine has to adapt to the fact that you will be sweating a lot more this season. This means doing away with all the heavy makeup products that will melt in the heat and end up on your collar. And the biggest culprit in all of this is your full coverage foundation that can be highly uncomfortable on a hot summer day!

Fortunately, you can look like a glowing goddess this summer without heavy-duty products. So ditch the heavy foundation cause we’re going to teach you how to mix different products and formulas to create the perfect base makeup for summer. Here’s what you need and a step-by-step guide on how to nail it…

Ditch the heavy foundation this summer. Here's what to do instead

Step 01: The base - Start by taking a small amount of a lightweight moisturiser like the Simple Daily Skin Detox Ultra Light Liquid Moisturiser on your palms or a mixing palette.

Step 02: The sheer cover - Now, add 2-3 drops of the Lakmé Invisible Finish SPF 8 Foundation. It’s ultra-light and blendable and lets your skin a light coverage.

Step 03: The brightening agent - In order to get that glistening summer glow, add a couple of drops of the Dermalogica Biolumin-c Vitamin C Serum to the mix. This nourishing blend will keep your skin looking bright and feeling firm all day.

Step 04: Application and finish - Make sure to bend all three of the products mentioned above, well. Once done, apply all over your face and neck and blend well. For finishing touches, you can spot-conceal with the Lakmé Absolute White Intense SPF 20 Concealer Stick. Warm up the product with your fingers and make sure to blend well. Add some dewiness by applying the Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Shimmer Brick on the high-points of your face with a thick, fluffy brush. Finish the look by lightly dusting the Lakmé 9 to 5 Naturale Finishing Powder over your T-zone to keep it shine-free all day long!

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Sumona Bose

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Sumona Bose is a writer, skincare junkie and a self-professed makeup connoisseur. Equipped with a Master's degree in Fashion Management and over 3 years of experience writing in the beauty and fashion space, her passion for learning new things has no bounds. Working closely with dermatologists, beauty excerpts, makeup artists and hairstylists, she brings you the best of all things beauty. From trending skincare ingredients to makeup looks that help you slay, she manages to bring something new (and vital!) to our readers every single time. Her hobbies include home workouts, watching foreign films and binge-watching makeover shows!


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