A full face of make-up and rising summer time temperatures don’t combine. Even when going so simple as doable — only a contact of basis right here or a smattering of concealer there — the warmth can flip essentially the most minimally made-up face into one shiny beacon of sunshine that rivals the solar. With temperatures reaching 90 levels in Paris yesterday, that is one thing that make-up artist Peter Philips needed to take care of backstage at Dior’s high fashion 2018 present. Fortunately, he had simply the product in his magnificence arsenal that may do the trick. Philips (who can be the model’s magnificence inventive and picture director), broke out the Dior Seize Youth Glow Booster, a serum that each mattifies pores and skin but additionally retains make-up in place regardless of how sizzling it will get outdoors.

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“It’s all in regards to the pores and skin and it having a pure lightness to it,” Philips mentioned backstage. Unsurprisingly, that meant some skin-care prep. However all of the oils, lotions, primers, and ending powders have been put aside in favor of the Dior Seize Youth Glow Booster. Questioning how a serum referred to as “glow booster” doesn’t make you appear like a greaseball within the warmth? I puzzled, too. Seems that Dior mixed the vitamin C-rich murunga plum with alpha hydroxy acid to brighten and clean pores and skin in essentially the most light-weight formulation doable.

Makeup artist Peter Philips applies highlighter on a model backstage at Dior's haute couture fall 2018 show in Paris

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“We began with one or two drops of the Seize Youth Glow Booster as a result of it helps set the muse,” Philips mentioned. “You don’t want an excessive amount of as a result of it’s sort of sticky, however that’s what provides you the long-lasting make-up consequence.” You may combine the serum in with basis or apply it to its personal (Philips prefers the latter), and I can attest that the serum sinks proper into the pores and skin with out leaving any kind of residue behind — sticky or greasy.

Three models pose backstage at the Dior haute couture fall 2018 show in Paris, France

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For a clear end, Philips used the model’s just-launched Backstage Face and Physique Basis (which is out there in 40 shades and already has Meghan Markle’s seal of approval). Making use of it to the pores and skin (and even utilizing it to cowl up a couple of tan strains!), Philips added a contact of concealer as wanted and skipped the blush.

A makeup artist applies the Dior Backstage Glow Palette to a model backstage at the brand's haute couture 2018 show in Paris, France

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To offer added dimension to the face, Philips utilized the just-launched Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette (proven above and under) to the fashions’ faces proper earlier than they stepped out on the runway. “I apply a little bit bit on the edges of the face, Cupid’s bow, and on the eyelids on the last-minute so [the pigment is] virtually floating on the face and doesn’t set in as metallic,” Philips defined. He swept a mixture of the white and gold shades within the palette on the fashions’ with lighter pores and skin tones, whereas he used gold and bronze on the fashions with deeper complexions.

Dior Backstage Makeup

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The Dior Seize Youth Glow Booster prices $95, which is considerably lower than a Dior robe, however undoubtedly expensive contemplating you possibly can choose up serums on the drugstore for beneath $25. However, the actual fact its make-up artist authorised, leaves pores and skin vivid and glowing, and guarantees to maintain basis from turning into a melty mess (one thing we may all use proper now on this scorching warmth), then perhaps that is one magnificence splurge that is completely price it.


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