Simple Summer Makeup Tips from the Pros

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Simple Summer Makeup Tips from the Pros

01 of 06

Add Light Brown False Lashes

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"Full lashes-and less mascara-are great for summer. I like using individual versions in soft brown, which gives the eye a flirty feel without looking heavy. Hayden Panettiere loves them. I'll add a few to the ends of her lashline to elongate their almond shape. And because the lashes are brown, a splash of mascara makes it impossible to tell the difference between real and false ones. It's so sexy."
-Makeup artist Amy Oresman

02 of 06

Try True Peach Blush

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"I'm obsessed with a true peach cheek and disappointed when I buyblushes that turn pinkish when I apply them. The only way I've found toachieve a real peach on my clients is to use a formula that looks orangein its packaging. I promise it will become peach when layered on yourskin! That's why Nina Dobrev looked so great at the Independent Filmmaker event."
-Makeup artist Amy Nadine

03 of 06

Switch to Coral Lip Stain

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"I've been obsessed with corals this season, but not your grandmother's old-fashioned version. New sheer coral stains are light and whisper soft, like you've just had a popsicle. I recently used MAC Lusterglass in Love Nectar at a shoot with AnnaLynne McCord and she loved it so much, she wore it out that night."
-Makeup artist Gregory Arlt

04 of 06

Set Your Makeup With Mist

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"In the summer, I love misting my client's faces with Caudalie Beauty Elixer. It sets the makeup, freshens and tightens pores, plus it's incredibly cooling. I use this trick with Jessica Szohr on a warm L.A. nights."
-Makeup artist Tina Turnbow

05 of 06

Use Cream Blush Not Bronzer

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"I like a product that can multitask, especially in the summer. Instead of drowning Ali Larter in liquid bronzer, which can either look too orangey or a little greasy, I used cream blush in a warm, nude shade. (My favorite is Lancome Color Design Blush in Model Mocha.) It's equally flattering on eyes, cheeks, lips and even as a highlighter on the shoulders, legs or clavicles."
-Makeup artist Fiona Stiles

06 of 06

Mix Foundation & Moisturizer

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"There is nothing more important that fresh healthy looking skin in the summer. For Anne Hathaway's look at the Met Gala, I mixed a dab of hydrating, nutrient rich cream like Intraceuticals Rejuvenate Moisture Binding Cream into her foundation. It's lighter and more natural looking than foundation alone, plus it works to give her a more radiant complexion in the future."
-Makeup artist Gina Brooke

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