6.05.2013

How To: Pop of Coral Makeup in 5 Minutes

Y'all--I'm getting a new phone today and I couldn't be more excited! Woo hoo! I'm deciding what colorful cases I *must* have. Speaking of color, today I'm sharing a fast (I'm talking 5 minutes fast) and easy makeup look with a pop of color: coral! It's so pretty for summer, looks natural, and is great on many skin tones.


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  • Liquid foundation or BB Cream (I'm using L'Oreal Dream Lumi)
  • Maybelline Color Tattoo in Bad to the Bronze
  • Revlon Lip Balm Stain in Rendezvous
  • Revlon cream blush in Coral Reef
  • Mascara (I'm using Jordanda Best Lash Extreme Volumizing Mascara)
  • Concealer and powder, if needed


D o:
  • To keep this look natural and glowy, I skipped using a primer and my typical full-coverage foundation. I usually cannot stand my freckles (sun damage reminders, yay!) and cover them up, but in the summer, I suddenly don't care. I used a damp makeup sponge (aka Beauty Blender) to apply my foundation to give it a flawless finish. I'm using Lumi, which is a slightly shimmery foundation, great for dry skin and for a subtle glow. I also applied concealer under my eyes.
  • For eyes, I rubbed Bad to the Bronze on my lids, and slightly into the crease. So easy.
  • Use a mascara of your choice, and today it was one by Jordana Cosmetics. And it was so cheap, too!
  • I took my Real Techniques Stippling Brush and dabbed it into the Coral Reef cream blush and then stippled onto my cheeks. I love this brush for cream products. It looks really bright, but is so buildable and wearable (pictured above).
  • For my lips, I used this pretty coral lip balm stain in the shade Rendezvous.
no editing was used in this photo, so ignore the hair in my eye, 
the wrinkles, and tell me I look really young in this pic, k?

What's your easy go-to makeup look for summer?


53 comments:

  1. What wrinkles? You look great! I love how easy this is and how pretty it looks. :)

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  2. really pretty look, you look lovely in the picture! Coral Reef looks amazing, Ive seen a few reviews complaining about the pigmentation of the Revlon Photoready blushes but it looks like it shows up really nicely here x

    www.beautiful-solutions.co.uk

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  3. What a lovely natural look. Coral lip colour and blush is a favourite of mine particularly for summer. I haven't tried the Revlon Lip Balm Stain - thanks for the recommendation.

    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. You do look young! I love the natural, dewy look on you dear!

    xoxo,
    Chic 'n Cheap Living

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  5. Not just young but beautiful too. Gorgeous make up. Love the coral blush and the foundation looks so natural. I have to buy it <3

    xx

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  6. Hi Elle! What a nice make up for summer, love the glow and you look very nice! Don't see any wrinkles on you! Kisses! xo

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  7. Looks so fresh and pretty!

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  8. While I never thought I would, now I love coral and plan to stash up on a few items!

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  9. I like the color on you. Great summer look, Elle!

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  10. this is definitely one of my favorite summer looks!


    /Peanut Butter and Chocolate Life/

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  11. Sooooo pretty, Elle:) And have fun with the new phone!

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  12. You look beautiful and the makeup is flawless, well done :)
    Ginny

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  13. I love coral and it sure does love you! Makes your eyes pop and very pretty soft corals look stunning on you.

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  14. Ooh yes, love this, and SO ideal for summer! Pretty! xo, Julie

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  15. Great look! I love the lumi foundation it always gives the best "glow" to my skin. I'm adding the Revlon blush to my list now as it looks like a great product for summer.

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  16. Oh I love this! Coral is such a pretty color, it gives it such a sweet look.

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  17. looking gorgeous Elle! I am loving coral for this season as well =)

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  18. hey Elle! Thanks for linking up. Glad you liked the colors I chose. I think I still need a deeper red that is a matte finish. The glossy tends to disappear.

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  19. I've been searching for a coral lip color and haven't found the right one yet. I have to check out this Revlon color!

    star-crossed smile

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  20. So pretty! PS. Coral is my all time fave!

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  21. So pretty and natural! Perfect for summer!

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  22. You do look really young! The colors look fabulous on you!

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  23. You do look really in this picture, Elle! The coral colors are great for a summer look!

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  24. Definitely a fun color for summer! And you look so pretty :)

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  25. You look gorgeous! I love that coral make up look, I definitely want to try it for summer. Also exciting about a new phone! I've been trying to decide what new cover to get for mine for weeks now... such a hard decision! :-)

    Sarah @ Life As Always

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  26. You look very natural, love the color!
    xoxo

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  27. congratulations on the new phone! coral looks awesome on you. it's a lovely uplifting color.
    http://www.averysweetblog.com/

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  28. Corail is perfect on you ^^
    You look so so frech :)

    New post - Kisses
    http://www.mademoisellemode.com/

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  29. I love coral, your look is perfect for the Summer!

    Charlotte Adele

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  30. You look so pretty! I love coral!

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  31. You look gorgeous hun, the coral shade really suits you!

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  32. gorgeous coral lips

    http://couturetrend.blogspot.it/

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  33. I have been loving on coral in general recently, so thanks for sharing this fun, easy tutorial. Can't wait to put it to use.

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  34. well done!
    i love the coral touch!
    s

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  35. love the post :)

    http://alovelystyle.blogspot.com.es/

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  36. you look so cute in this makeup! I wonder if I could pull it off...

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  37. I'm a total coral makeup fanatic, and I find myself leaning on it heavily in the summer. It just feels perfect for the season.

    You look lovely!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  38. yes, you look really fresh, young and healthy in that picture and using a stippling brush for a cream blush in an excellent idea
    * MlleWanderlust ✡

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  39. You really have a nice blog, I´ll be so proud if you will visit mine.
    Im new at posting, so Im trying to find some readers.
    Do you want to follow each other?
    :) Hugs and Kisses.

    Ana.
    www.mysticlipstickblog.com/

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  40. Oh i love your coral look, it's not over the top with color but a perfect light look. I have the same Revlon lip stain and it's one of my favorites to give me some color for summer days. I'm loving the color of that cream blush, I might have to try because I really love cream blushes! :)

    Nina
    http://curvymod.blogspot.com/

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  41. LOVE THIS! you look beautiful! these colors are perfect for you! and i think think think i could make them work too!

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  42. Coral is my go to Summer color.

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  43. This look is so fresh and pretty... makes me want to look for a coral blush!

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  44. I like a hint of coral over bronzer because it gives the perfect sun-kissed skin.

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  45. Pshh wrinkles!? Don't see 'em. Lovely coral colour!

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