When I first started experimenting with makeup in high school, I was totally a lipgloss & mascara kind of girl. For me, it was easy, neutral and didn’t require much work. Now, as a beauty junkie, my daily look is far from neutral. I love experimenting with color, and beauty is a super easy way to add vibrancy to your overall style.
The folks over at Crystal Light have recently launched a collection of Crystal Light Liquids in fun flavors like Pomtini, Peach Bellini, Mango Passionfruit and more. Inspired by some of the fun vibrant colors in the collection, I’ve compiled three super simple ways to add vibrancy to your beauty look:
So here I’m starting with a fresh face or a “blank canvas”. I’m a fan of adding color to your beauty look but in moderation and making sure that all the elements look good together. What does that mean? If you’re opting for a bold lip look, hold off on the bright-colored eyeshadow! Instead, substitute subtle blush and a nice bright nail look to compliment. So that’s exactly what I did here:
1. Bright Red Lipstick (Inspired by Pomtini)
You guys know that red lipstick is my absolute favorite. I was inspired by the Pomtini flavor and chose a bright and bold red. The key to pulling off a red lip look is to find a shade that compliments your complexion. You’ll also want to line your lips with either a neutral lip liner or a red liner that matched the lipstick you’re applying. Liner will help you color inside the lines.
2. Peachy-Pink Blush (Inspired by Peach Bellini)
I used to be one of those girls who just didn’t understand what the point of blush was. Especially as a woman of color, considering it takes a lot to actually “see” me blush. BUT! One day a makeup artist swiped a peachy-pink blush over my cheeks, and I saw the light! Anyway, since then peachy pink has been my go-to for highlighting my cheeks. Inspired by the Peach Bellini flavor, I went with a peachy-pink blush and then coral nails below.
3. Coral Nails (Inspired by Peach Bellini)
Coral is a nice punchy color to add to your fingertips for the spring season. This color I’m wearing from NCLA called “I’m With The Band” is the same color Beyonce wore during her inauguration performance. I love how bright and opaque it is.
So there you have it folks! Here’s my before & after:
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