This summer you’ll likely hit a pool party or two (or five), and while a low-key look may be practical for such an occasion, you can still make a splash. Here are a few high-fashion beauty looks to help you stand out from the crowd.
The makeup looks from the spring 2017 shows made it clear: Bold lips are in. Whether bright red, hot pink, neon orange, or electric blue, the color you choose will be your best poolside accessory. Choosing a lip product with a smudge-proof matte finish, such as the nontoxic Civilized Cosmetics Liquid Lip Suede (which comes in head-turning hues like Candy Apple, Pink Peony, and Blood Orange), is essential.
Thick stripes of bright, opaque color on the brow bone was another popular runway look. To pull this off IRL, use a blue eyeliner to thickly line your lids for a gorgeous pop of color. Try natural products like Jane Iredale Eye Pencil in Midnight Blue or W3LL People Hypnotist Eye Pencil in Pro Blue, both of which glide on super smoothly.
A green beauty product like RMS Beauty Living Luminizer will give your skin a dewy glow without the glitter. Use your ring finger to dab the highlighter onto your cheekbones and the center of your lids. You can also use a fine makeup brush to illuminate the inside corners of your eyes and add fullness to your lips by tracing the product along your cupid’s bow. A light hand is all you need.
Complete your poolside glam with a show-stopping pair of shades. On the runway, eyewear was spotted in a variety of oversized styles: round at Alice + Olivia, thick-rimmed at Bibhu Mohapatra, and rimless and geometric at