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Quick Summer Makeup

Friday, July 02, 2010

This summer is all about a clean fresh face. Plus, who wants to walk around all caked up in this heat? Here are my 5 tips for a smooth and healthy complexion:
1.      Apply SPF of at least 30 or higher. Protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays is vital. (try e.l.f.’s SPF 45 Powder)
2.      Apply a tinted moisturizer for glowing skin (try e.l.f.’s Tinted Moisturizer) If needed, conceal any blemishes or problem areas with a creamy concealer (try e.l.f.’s Concealer Quad).
3.      Apply a pore minimizing translucent powder over the face (try e.l.f.’s HD powder).
4.      Add some bronzer and a coral blush for the perfect sun kissed look. (try e.l.f.’s Contouring Blush & Bronzing Powder)
5.      Finish with some waterproof mascara and a dab of lip gloss and you’re good to go! (try e.l.f.’s Waterproof Lengthening & Defining Mascara & e.l.f.’s Super Glossy Lip Shine SPF 15)
What’s your summer beauty regimen?
~Patti {e.l.f.'s fabulous summer intern}

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chiningli wrote:
1) 7/2/2010 10:20:18 AM
these are some very helpful tips :) i use oil-free foundation in the summer
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KerryS13 wrote:
2) 7/2/2010 10:26:33 AM
I always apply sunscreen, but I just received my HD powder in the mail. Can't wait to use that, too!
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cwalter wrote:
3) 7/2/2010 10:34:08 AM
Thanks, I really needed to kow that. I never wear SPF 15 on my face but I will try these products, thanks again!
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Kate B wrote:
4) 7/2/2010 10:36:01 AM
I wash my face using Dove soap then I use a light moisturizer. I use mineral makeup during the summers to help minimize facial oiliness! Minimal makeup all around!!
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veronica85 wrote:
5) 7/2/2010 11:16:00 AM
thank you for these tips, especially the pore minimizing powder, I will check that out Veronica
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Nibbles wrote:
6) 7/2/2010 11:27:57 AM
Sunscreen and mineral makeup with a coat of finishing powder to help combat shiny skin.
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suexiong wrote:
7) 7/2/2010 11:32:25 AM
I apply an SPF moisturizer on my face, never leave the house without sunblock over my body, and I go lighter on the makeup- only blush, lipgloss, and bronzer.
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cynique46 wrote:
8) 7/2/2010 11:51:07 AM
I just purchase some tinted moisturizer and I already have the HD powder and I really love it. Thank goodness for E.L.F
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NerdAlert98 wrote:
9) 7/2/2010 11:53:22 AM
Hey! this is so kool! i can't wait to try out and buy these products!
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Sarah A. wrote:
10) 7/2/2010 11:59:22 AM
this is very helpful! usually I just put on a moisturizer with SPF, thin line of eyeliner, mascara, and lipgloss!
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emmy3 wrote:
11) 7/2/2010 12:24:15 PM
my favorite beauty regimen is.....foundation, concealer,powder,bronzer,blush,eyeshadow,eyeliner,mascara,then lip gloss
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inspired wrote:
12) 7/2/2010 12:42:29 PM
Thanks for the great tips! I already use elf's Tinted Moisturizer and really like it. Very natural looking with a nice finish. I also use a liquid gel blush and I finish with elf's mineral powder. Also a little eye shadow/liner pencil and a sparkly tinted lip gloww.
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daniluvself wrote:
13) 7/2/2010 12:48:03 PM
I really like the elf tinted moisturizer. it is light on my face but gives me great coverage!
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pattycakes wrote:
14) 7/2/2010 12:57:15 PM
Great tips! And to add a little oomph to your eyes, a little all-over color stick in toast does the job!
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angel10149 wrote:
15) 7/2/2010 1:03:53 PM
Having the tips have really helped me improve my appearance. I hope that I'll find similar tips in other posts I look at.
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AnnieD wrote:
16) 7/2/2010 1:11:22 PM
I wear either your tinted moisterizer with spf 15 or i wear a face sunscreen and use your mineral powder for a light coverage eith protection. I also like to use your shimmer shadow in butternut but only the gold one and your luciouse liquid lipstick in browny points and a light dusting of radiance blusher in bronze. Its a great summer look AnnieD
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Beth.L. wrote:
17) 7/2/2010 1:20:06 PM
Very helpful!
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MegA wrote:
18) 7/2/2010 1:29:09 PM
My favorite summer beauty regimen is to use sunscreen and minimal makeup, either mineral makeup or tinted moisturizer and some mascara!
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heartsnhouston wrote:
19) 7/2/2010 1:49:55 PM
I love keeping everything simple in the summer. But, I always play up my lips with a bright color!
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nillabeans wrote:
20) 7/2/2010 2:01:33 PM
In the summer, i reccomend using primers underdeath eyeshadows and foundation. I personally love the elf eyelid primer, for just a dollar.
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Sewilli wrote:
21) 7/2/2010 2:08:16 PM
I can't wait to get my order! I ordered the tinted moisturizer and can't wait to try it. I like to put tinted moisturizer all over my eye area before concealer to give more moisture and a hint of brightness (which allows for less concealer).
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likeeastarr wrote:
22) 7/2/2010 2:08:17 PM
This sounds like a great idea! i have tried not to used foundation in the summer for a light-weight feeling, but this will definitely help look amazing in the heat.
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Lisa939989 wrote:
23) 7/2/2010 2:41:30 PM
What I always do is I apply sunscreen and then after I am out...i use lots of aloe vera.
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Joss wrote:
24) 7/2/2010 3:17:40 PM
I usually just use a tinted moisturizer, eyeliner, than I am good to go! If I like, maybe some super glossy lip shine.
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Rika wrote:
25) 7/2/2010 3:44:44 PM
I love these ideas!
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loverofgloss wrote:
26) 7/2/2010 7:05:08 PM
For the formulation, its amazing. A bit small but it's a great product. I've got oily, acne-prone skin and this product does not make me break out. I love it! And there are various shades that either can be blended to match your skin tone exactly or if there's a shade that matches your skin perfectly, bonus!! Currently, I'm using Rosy Beige because I have a tan and its the exact match. I've stocked up on this shade because I use it pretty much everyday. And there's quite a bit in the tube.
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MeganR wrote:
27) 7/3/2010 8:34:15 AM
I really like the tinted moisturizer, I just wish it came in a bigger tube. The HD powder is awesome too
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50sdoll wrote:
28) 7/3/2010 10:30:55 AM
Always wear my SPF creams, no matter if I wear makeup or not I apply a nice light amount of it first. This way if I'm in a hurry to go out i have already put it on first thing that morning and won't get burned by the sun. If I wear foundation right away.. i make sure it has an SPF in it. I have also found that some powder foundations now have SPF in them too, this makes it easy to stay protected. I also keep a nice tiny bottle of SPF in my purse just in case one of my kids have not put any on when we are out or if i need to re-apply. Moisturizer and SPF would be my way of staying protected and beautiful this summer.
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brookelove'syooh!:) wrote:
29) 7/3/2010 9:30:14 PM
thanks a bunch .. that was a helpful tip..protecting my face is important. i always use your spf 45 powder moisturizer.. **TaDa its brooke!
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michik0 wrote:
30) 7/5/2010 9:33:30 PM
I just use minimal makeup as I tan in the summer so most of my makeup is lighter. If i want a more fuller coverage, I will put some liquid foundation on and then put a little bronzer all over my face so it matches my body. Then a tad bit of blush, some mascara and gloss and I'm good to go! =)
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Jovanna wrote:
31) 7/5/2010 4:03:58 PM
I recently bought e.l.f's tinted moisturizer and liked it a lot. It really gives me a nicer more flawless look than Bare Escentuals or MAC Studio Fix powder plus foundation. I prefer wearing tinted moisturizer than foundation. I like the more natural look and really like how e.l.f.'s tinted moisturizer makes my pores disappear and the same goes with some small deep acne scars I have.
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kmbb wrote:
32) 7/6/2010 1:33:52 AM
i use the tinted moisturizer and i LOVE IT. it's perfect for me.
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loveee ittt. wrote:
33) 7/6/2010 2:18:35 PM
i used all the products on here. they are awesome ,recomend them for all skin types. :)
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bethbr00tality wrote:
34) 7/6/2010 11:35:41 PM
I like to use tinted moisturizer instead of foundation, some loose powder because the heat makes me oily, eyeshadow applied as a eyeliner on the lower lash line, and whatever mascara I feel like that day. Adding a little bit of shimmer via eyeshadow and highlighter is great because summer time means time in the sun. If I'm feeling it, I wear some blush & bronzer as well. =] All of my foundations and tinted moisturizers are at least SPF 15. Keep your faces young, ladies (& gentlemen)!
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mede wrote:
35) 7/7/2010 12:25:25 AM
i always make sure i use moisturizer with spf. sometimes i even mix in regular sun screen in with my moisturizer for protection. In this kind of weather, it's definitely necessary. For a quick summer routine, i just conceal, redefine my brows, add a bit of shimmer to my lids and cheeks and finish off with my favorite lip balm!
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*Justine* wrote:
36) 7/7/2010 1:08:04 PM
is this a new product? I think tinted moisturizers are the best for summer, ones that are light, non smelly and leave a bit of coverage without looking heavy.
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Lavish wrote:
37) 7/7/2010 1:28:55 PM
This is really helpful, thank you! I'm new to wearing makeup and I tend to cake it on over the summer because I don't have much variety (hopefully that will change once i get my order in the mail!). I wish I'd have ordered some of these things, though. I was clueless shopping here, lol I went straight for the eyeshadow and forgot my face!
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FloridaMeMe wrote:
38) 7/7/2010 3:18:56 PM
I discovered ELF by surfing the web and up popped Elf. I have just placed my second order and have found EVERYTHING most satisfactory. I have been paying Dept Store Prices or waiting for Sales at Pharmacy Stores. I have saved a lot shopping here and I look forward to the Special Offers. I have encouraged several of my friends to shop here as well and will continue to refer others. ELF is Wonderful, Easy and Economical. If I have any questions about a product I can do online chat. They always have the Best Answer.
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Neners wrote:
39) 7/9/2010 10:43:47 PM
In summer, I always make sure to clean my face ESP after sweating in the hot weather and although it may seem that I may not need it I moisturize like crazy during summer too I also have grown my own aloe plant so that if or (in my case WHEN bc of my very pale complexion) I get a burn I apply asap I try to wear less foundation and cream base products like elf cream eyeshadow duos are amazing and don't melt off they help my powder shadows stay put in the sun the cream liners also stay all day long and look natural elf products may not break the bank but theyve passed the test in my book it was 93 degrees today I worked all day and my makeup (all ELF) still looks amazing
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j3nNi3LoU wrote:
40) 7/10/2010 12:01:26 PM
I usually don't use makeup in the summer but I will try this and see if it I like this summer makeup.
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Naa wrote:
41) 7/10/2010 6:26:56 PM
I usually don't wear too much makeup during the summer days. I like to keep it light and neutral with golds and browns. Because it gets extremely hot at times, going light definitely helps prevent your makeup from melting off your face!
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