This season's peak time for special occasions; weddings, graduations, holidays and parties. Here are Grace's essential steps for event beauty that will see you through the summer in style. PLUS........ 1. Plan Ahead Get comfortable with your look ahead of time. Why not create a moodboard of looks and practise, practise, practise! With our At Home Masterclass, expert tutors will teach you how to do makeup like a pro. Gain all the knowledge, techniques and insider tips, and learn looks that are tailored to suit you perfectly! 2. Prep Your Skin Primer is essential to hold your makeup in place, a must for occasions lasting day to night! Miracle Effect Priming Serum, £68 does just this, and is clinically proven to reduce wrinkles by up to 16% in under 15 minutes and up to 42% in 6 weeks!
3. It's all About the Base On the day, you'll need to be picture perfect at all times - replace tinted moisturisers with foundation, as you need extra coverage, but look for formulas that aren't heavy and 'cakey'. Set with a light dusting of translucent powder for all day wear. Our Age Repair Perfect Canvas, £34 with SPF 30 is a ‘true-skin’ foundation and comes with a shade adjuster to ensure a perfect match and airbrushed looking skin! Complete with mirror, it's also ideal to carry as a handbag touch-up throughout the day. 4. Wide-awake Whatever the Hour Sometimes tears are inevitable (or very likely!). Hydra-Lift Eye Corrector, £24 is an eye perfecting miracle, with a hydrating core infused with Hyaluronic Acid that's ultra soothing to help bring puffiness down (perfect for a crier).
5. Perfectly Golden, Naturally Tan Almost all women attending summer events ask me for advice on tanning. No matter how tempting it is, don’t allow yourself to get burned, especially before the big day! Radiance Glow Bronzing Veil, £28 is a weightless bronzing powder, formulated with the perfect balance of red and brown tones for the most natural and true tan.
6. The Eyes Have It The last thing you want on the big day is for your liner to smudge and by the time you've noticed the photos have been taken! The trick is to use a long-lasting formula. I-LIFT Longwear Liner, £22 has a nude end and a coloured end for wide-awake eyes, paired with rich colour that won’t budge. Why not try a flash of colour for extra summer-style, like a super wearable teal!