Remember how an ultra-dewy glow was one of the most coveted looks in 2021? Most of us were scrambling to replicate the dolphin skin trend that was doing the rounds on the internet. A hydrated, shiny base, though, is passé in 2022. A controlled glow, defined by a matte-like finish, is what's trending at the moment. Termed as satin skin, this trend favours a smooth, soft, seamless finish that mattifies your skin in certain areas without looking overly-done. If you're not acquainted with the trend, here are three tips to help you ace this look instantly.


01. Prep your skin correctly

Prep your skin correctly

This look focuses on acing the base. And your base includes primers, concealers, and foundations. You must look out for formulas that aren't too heavy on the skin, and reward you with a smooth, even, and creaseless finish. Invest in products that absorb excess oil, and are crafted to control shine, like a primer. The Lakmé Absolute Blur Perfect Primer is a flawless makeup primer that blurs skin imperfections and extends the longevity of your makeup.


02. Don't go overboard with your foundation

Don't go overboard with your foundation

Your makeup can look blotchy or overdone if you apply too much foundation on your face. To do justice to this look, you must start off with a little bit of formula, and build your base from there. It's always easier to apply more formula for additional coverage, but removal is a tricky situation. And that's why you must invest in stick-based or cream-based formulas that are buildable and blendable. We're loving the Lakmé 9to5 Weightless Mousse Foundation at the moment. This matte-textured formula blends seamlessly into the skin for a healthy, feather-like finish that conceal pores and evens out your skin tone.


03. Use a brightening concealer

Use a brightening concealer

Go over certain parts of your face with a brightening concealer to add some glow to your face. The Lakmé Absolute White Intense Liquid Formula is our go-to brightening concealers. Designed to endow your skin with a crease-free and flawless finish, this hydrating concealer is enriched with a brightening formula that gives you maximum coverage without drying out your skin.

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