Finding my everyday summer routine was more challenging than I had thought. Trying to make sure that the makeup products I used complimented my new skincare routine was the main focus. I wanted something lightweight but pretty full coverage since I still deal with acne scars. I wanted something dewy and hydrating, but not something that was going to make my oily T-zone look like a disco ball. And lastly, I wanted something that I could achieve rather quickly, using just a handful of products and keeping it pretty minimal.

After numerous trips to Ulta and Sephora and the help of the Nordstrom Beauty department, I was able to find an easy summer look that provided a luminous bronzed glow with healthy looking (and feeling) skin--a lightweight result that would be able to withstand the summer heat.

I absolutely adore most, if not all, of the products used. Most of them are my go-to products, and I am constantly re-buying them, so it's safe to say that this is a pretty bulletproof makeup look for me. I honestly can't go wrong with it.

To learn more about this simple, glowing makeup look, I have listed all of the products used down below. And even more so, I have ordered the steps in which I used them to be able to achieve this look.
NYX Professional Makeup
Honey Dew Me Up - $17

1. Prep + Prime Skin. I spritz the Mario Badescu Rosewater Facial Spray ($12) onto my clean skin first before using a Vitamin E Cream for my moisturizer (the moisturizer honestly varies from day to day depending on my skin needs). I allow that to set into me skin before using the NYX Honey Dew Me Up Primer ($17). This primer was key, and it made my foundation look so flawless.

2. Color Correct. I like to color correct under my eyes with NYX Dark Circle Concealer ($6) in the shade Medium (a peachy color) along with any dark spots or acne scars that I have. I then correct any redness with the NYX Concealer in a Jar in the shade Green ($5) This saves me from using more concealer and foundation than I need to. NYX has probably the best color correcting pots out there on the market in terms of drugstore, and they're the ones I used to achieve this look. But typically if I'm going for maximum CC, then I'll use my Smashbox Color Correcting Sticks ($23).

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NYX Concealer in a Jar- $5
3.Brows. To keep my brows simple, I used the Ulta Brow Tint in Medium Brown to brush up my brow hairs and fill in sparse areas, just really defining my brows. I then use my favorite brow product, Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade in the shade Chocolate ($18). I use this to fill in my brow shape a little bit more, especially at the tail of my brow. To clean them up, I go in with my L.A. Girl Pro Concealer in Natural ($5) with a Bare Minerals Concealer brush.
Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade (Chocolate) - $18

4. Foundation. My new favorite foundations are the Fiona Stiles Luminous Finish Foundation Concentrate in the shade 06-Honey Beige ($30) and the Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation in Color 6 ($64). They both provide medium to full coverage depending on how I decide to use them. The two mix nicely together since they are so lightweight, but trust me, they're amazing on their own. I used a Real Techniques Expert Face Brush to buff it in and a RT Beauty Sponge to blend it out.
Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation - $68
5. Concealer. The NARS Creamy Radiant Concealer is my favorite, but since I ran out of my backup's backup, I used my favorite drugstore concealer by NYX, the Hi Definition Photo Concealer in one of their newest shades Nude Beige ($5). This could be considered a dupe for the NARS one, but I do think that the NARS one is a little creamier than the NYX. I warm the product up by tapping it under my eyes with clean fingers after using the wand to apply it to the parts of my face I want highlighted. I do this before blending it out with my RT sponge.
NYX HD Photo Concealer - $5

6. Set with Powder and Spray. Before I go into my Luxury Banana Powder from Makeup Revolution ($8), I like to spray my face again with rosewater. This allows everything to blend seamlessly together and keep the products and my skin looking and feeling hydrated. I use both my Real Techniques Setting Brush and my Real Techniques Beauty Sponge to set my face.

7. Contour + Bronze. I used my Stila All Day Bronzer ($36) in the shade Medium with an angled contour brush from e.l.f. underneath my Wet N' Wild Bronzer ($5) found in the Contour Duo compact (Medium-Dark). To add glow, I went in with my The Balm Betty Lou Manizer Bronzer ($24) and my Anastasia Beverly Hills Sun Dipped Highlight Palette ($40) in the shade Bronzed. These act as bronzer toppers and create a sun-kissed effect. I applied these products with a big fluffy brush from e.l.f. and the Flawless Face Brush from Bare Minerals.
Stila All Day Bronzer - $36

8. Highlight. To accomplish this skin like glow, I sprayed my face once again with some rosewater and just before I felt it dry, I used my highlighting brush from Ulta to dust Summer from the Anastasia Beverly Hills Highlight Palette in Sun Dipped. Then, I spritzed my face once again with some more rosewater before topping that highlighter with my Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powders in Conceited and Illuminati ($27 each). It gives me the perfect golden, champagne glow, and it looks so skin-like once I press it in with my RT sponge. 
Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder- $27

9. Eyes. For eyes, I like to keep it simple by using my Morphe 35F palette ($23) and using the terracotta looking shade in the bottom row all over my crease and sweeping into my lash line. This just adds depth to my eyes and pulls out the golden tones in my brown eyes. I go in with a bit of Better Than Sex Mascara ($23) on my top lashes and then Urban Decay Perversion Mascara ($22) on my bottom lashes to really define my lashes before using a pair of falsies from Eylure in the style Gilded (faux mink -$12). I use a little bit of my Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder in Illuminati to highlight my inner corners and under my brow.  
Morphe 35F- Fall into Frost Palette - $23

10.  Lips. Going in with my NYX Suede Matte Lip Liner ($4)in the shade London, I use that to line my lips. I then use my Tarte Quick Dry Matte Lip Paint in the shade Low Key ($20). And to top it, I use a bit of lipgloss from NYX in the shade Frosted Beige ($3). 
Tarte Tartiest Lip Paint - $20 

11. Set Once Again. To set everything for the final time, I spray my H2O+ Beauty Oasis Quench the Day Hydrating Mist  ($18) all over my face. This does wonders for my skin and it sets my makeup beautifully.
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H2O+ Beauty Oasis Quench the Day Hydrating Mist -$18

Let me know down in the comments below if you've tried any of these products or if you want to! And also tell me what are some beauty staples in your everyday summer routine x 

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