daily makeup requires a certain balance: dark smoky eyes and heavily painted-on
makeup is over the top (save these for a night out) and the key to looking
stylish during the day is to go quite natural – that doesn’t mean it has to be
completely bare or boring. Here are 5 makeup ideas that appear subtle but make
you look more polished, elegant and chic. They’re also relatively low maintenance
and unfussy so you don’t need to keep checking up on your makeup during the day
when you are busy.
1. Subtly Bronzed
This look is
all about looking sunkissed but in a very subtle way. Sweep bronzer below your
cheekbones to highlight, add a nude lipgloss and finish the look with
structured eyebrows and some bronzed/tan eyeshadow in a shade that isn’t too
dark for daywear.
2. The English Rose
This is a
classic look that suits most skintones. Play with the pretty pink tones in your
makeup bag – a light cream blush, pale pink lipstick and a rose coloured
eyeshadow are the basics for this look – add a slick of mascara and keep the
3. The Red Lip
The red lip
can look gorgeous if you want to add something bright to your daytime makeup
look – just keep it simple and leave eyes bare so it isn’t over-done, instead
add structure to brows with a pencil.
4. Peachy Pretty
This is the
most natural looking beauty look – just add a peachy toned blush, eyeshadow and
lipstick to your fresh foundation – a light layer of mascara is all this
minimal look needs to be completed.
5. Colour Pop
doesn’t have to be boring – here is a way to try something playful. Add a
colourful eyeliner to your lower waterline, leave eyes otherwise bare.