Beauty 101: Summer Themed Tutorials

Our summer forecast includes bright colors, glowing skin, and glitter! Summer brings some fun makeup trends as beauty gurus experiment with color and technique. We've turned to some of our favorite beauty YouTubers for their takes on this summer's hottest trends so you can get the scoop before warm weather really arrives. 

Everyday Pop of Color - Kelly Strack

This ultra-radiant look relies on a pop of blue eye shadow (inspired by her shirt!) to brighten the eyes and create a colorful summer look. 

Products Used: 

Everyday Pop of Color

+Bare Minerals Lash Domination Ink Liner

+NYX Jumbo pencil in Milk

+Benefit Hoola Bronzer

+NYX Plump It Up Lipgloss


Bold Purple Glitter Smokey Eye - Karol's Corner

Glitter was all over the New York Makeup Show and Karol is definitely on trend. Rock this daring look to a concert or festival for an edgy take on summer makeup. 

Products Used: 

Bold Purple Glitter Smokey Eye

+Kat Von D Mi Vida Loca Palette

+Revlon Photoready Line Art in Desert Dazzle

+Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara 

+Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner

+MAC Plush Eyeshadow


Nude Glam  - Laura Leth

Laura created a nude glam look for those looking to use a more natural color palette! This look is perfect for summer evenings and will accentuate any eye color. 

Products Used: 

Nude Glam

+By Silah Faux Mink Lashes 

+Kat Von D Tattoo Liner

+Anastasia Beverly Hills Eye Shadow in Glisten

+L.A. Girl Pro Conceal HD Concealer


Festival Inspired Makeup - Michael Finch

Festival season brings many bold looks to the forefront, and Michael Finch as the perfect tutorial for a bold, boho look! Turn up the intensity with this winged smokey eye! 

Products Used: 

Festival Inspired Makeup

+Tarte Amazonian Clay Foundation 

+MAC Copper Sparkle 

+MAC Extended Play Gigablack Lash Mascara

+Anastasia Beverly Hills Contour Kit 


Bronze Glow - Farjana Hussain

According to Farjana, glowy skin in summer is a must! This tutorial will make you luminescent and ready for any occasion. Use the base for everyday wear and amp up your eye makeup with her tips for special occasions. 

Products Used: 

Bronze Glow

+Maybelline Fit Me foundation - 220 

+SmashBox Full Exposure Palette

+Inglot Sparkling dust

+NYC lip liner in nude brown

+Loreal infallible waterproof eyeliner 


Which summer makeup tutorial do you want to try, let us know in the comments! 

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Katharine A.
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