How-to: apply liquid illuminator

05 Oct 2011 09:42 AM | Posted by Editor
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Why do some women always seem to look so radiant, even with very little make-up? Easy. They’re using the right products. You don’t need a plethora of beauty tricks and tools to brighten up your tired face, all you need is a little liquid illuminator magic…and maybe some lip gloss!
Here’s how to work liquid illuminator and get your glow on…

Choosing a liquid illuminator
For a light, ever so subtle sheen and glow, you really can’t go past the cult liquid illuminator NARS Orgasm, or for a more fresh and dewy look, Benefit’s Girl Meets Pearl is a real hit (and Glosscar winner too!) – it’s also super-easy to use because it comes in a nifty applicator tube that lets you twist to receive just the right amount of liquid. We love it when beauty and gadgets come together!

When to apply
For a noticeable glow, it’s ideal to apply liquid illuminator over the top of your foundation, however some women prefer to use it underneath for a much more subtle look.

Application
1.    To apply a liquid illuminator, simply transfer a small amount of the liquid to your fingertip and crack a smile, to find your cheek-line.
2.    Now gently dab the illuminator along the top of your cheekbone.
3.    To freshen up your glow you can add a little extra on the top of the apples of your cheeks, just under your eyes. Swiping a very small amount down the bridge of your nose will also help to slim and define your face.
4.    Finally, use a clean finger to gently blend the illuminator into your skin so that it just leaves behind a faint sheen and voila!

Now you’re glowing and ready to go. How easy was that?