How to achieve the PERFECT summer glow with Bluemercury in THREE minutes
Posted On Jun 09, 2017
Makeup application is an art form of precision, color, and creativity. It’s hard to perfect the skill of makeup artistry and with a number of products available to purchase, the process can be overwhelming, so how do you figure out what to buy?
I’ve been wondering the same thing. Especially with summer around the corner. We all strive to achieve that healthy and natural “summer glow” that seems to appear all over the red carpet. However, after watching way too many makeup videos, I found that healthy glow requires a lot of products and I started to feel defeated. This is where Bluemercury comes in. We met with Bluemercury makeup artist Nicole to show us an easy summer glow that can be achieved in just three minutes!
Even more interesting, Nicole used three products to prep the face before even thinking about makeup. This just shows how important it is to care for your skin before adding layers of products.
She used the PowerGlow Peel, Moisturizer and Hydraboost Serum all from m-61. Each of these products plays a critical role in aiding the skin whether it’s exfoliating, restoring or prepping. The m-61 line was created by Bluemercury Co-Founder & CEO Marla Malcolm Beck. It combines dermatologist-loved ingredients with power-packed naturals and is 100% free from harmful parabens, sulfates, and phthalates. Even if you haven’t been kind to your skin in the past, these products provide the love for you.
This Summer Glow tutorial differs from all of its competitors because it only includes four products if you count the primer (which I definitely do). In addition to the primer, Nicole lightly swept CC cream over our model’s entire face. Forget the brush, Nicole used the warmth of her fingers to blend the CC cream with the skin. If you’re worried about coverage, that won’t be a problem. This lightweight product blends and covers the skin without feeling heavy.
Next, she grabbed the Moonrise palette (shown to the left) from Lune and Aster which works for any skin tone. No more worrying about choosing the right bronzer and highlight, this simplifies the process with a universal palette. It’s a large product that’ll last you for a long time as well.
Nicole finished off the look with a Lune and Aster vitamin c and e lipgloss. She used the color “Artist” because it’s fun and flirty for summer. It’s another staple color that hydrates the lips and looks great on everyone. After applying the lipgloss, the look was completed, and it only took her three minutes!
Bluemercury just opened their 140th location in Fort Lauderdale, FL and I had the privilege of seeing the glamorous new store for myself. Located at 1010 Las Olas in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, this is much more than a beauty store. The ceilings are dripping in crystals and the walls are stacked with top-of-the-line products for every beauty lover.
Bluemercury found its humble beginnings in Washington, D.C., where the first store was opened by Marla and Barry Beck. Marla grew up in an area where she had to drive over thirty minutes to get some of her favorite products. She noticed the gap in the industry and thus launched Bluemercury with her husband Barry. They are best known for their friendly, advice-giving approach. They wanted the store to be your “neighborhood” beauty store staffed by experts that are willing to give the best beauty advice out there. My oh my, they have certainly achieved that image and check out the interview below for information on their new store and some MUST KNOW beauty tips.
In addition to the many makeup and skincare products, there’s also an in-house spa which offers their world renowned oxygen facials, glycolic peels, waxing, and microdermabrasion. Bluemercury really has it all and I’m so thankful I got to experience it for myself. The Summer Glow tutorial isn’t difficult, anyone can achieve a natural glow with Nicole’s tips and Bluemercury’s amazing products. Start shopping here, for all of the products from the video and stock up for summer.