Discover skin-enhancing makeup products that leave your face feeling fresh, dewy, and ready to be the star of the show.
Words by Sydney Skemp | Photo by Paige Minor
1. Prep the Canvas
Start your dewy makeup routine with a brightening primer that instantly illuminates the skin. For a perfectly prepped canvas, apply all over the face before foundation to blur imperfections and extend the life of your look.
Milani Bright Side Illuminating Face Primer, $11, ulta.com
2. No Filters Needed
Leave your complexion looking more healthy and radiant than ever with this lightweight, liquid glow booster. Infused with skin- loving ingredients, you can feel guilt-free blending in this foundation. This product gives your complexion a flawless glow that’s great for all skin types.
e.l.f. Halo Glow Liquid Filter, $14, elfcosmetics.com
3. Conceal & Conquer
After prepping your skin with primer, dispense one pump of concealer onto a blending brush and blend evenly under the eyes or on any problem spots or blemishes. This formula blends out beautifully and provides up to 24 hours of hydration with a lightweight formula.
NYX Bare With Me Concealer Serum, $11, target.com
4. Elevate Fabulous Features
Add some dimension to your look with these two must- haves. Bronze under your cheekbones, the top of your forehead, jawline, and nose to carve out your stunning features. Top it off with a long-wearing, shimmery, and pigmented blush on your cheek bones for that sun-kissed effect.
Pixi On-the-Glow Bronze Tinted Moisture Stick, $18, target.com
SHEGLAM Color Bloom Dayglow Liquid Blush Shimmer Finish, $5, sheglam.com
5. Keep it Sleek
This clear brow gel gives you a shaped, finished look without a heavy feel. Fan out and lock your brows in place with this flexible formula that provides fullness for a lasting, sleek look.
JOAH Brow Down To Me Super Hold Brow Setter, $8, cvs.com
6. Chef’s Kiss
High shine meets hydrating lip treatment in this essential lip product. Let the Maracuja oil heal your lips while the gloss adds a layer of dew to your routine. Whether you’re feeling flirty with colors or just want to go with clear, this product keeps your lips drenched in moisture and shine.
Tarte Maracuja Juicy Lip Balm, $24, sephora.com
7. Lasting Illumination
Accentuate this dewy makeup look with a highlight stick that glides on and blends seamlessly for a natural, radiant glow and lasting hydration. Apply on cheekbones, brow bone, and high points of your face for an instant and extra-lasting glow.
Milk Cream Highlighter Stick, $24, sephora.com
8. Set it all in Place
Think you’re finished? Not yet. Top it off with a setting spray that refreshes and hydrates — and most importantly makes your makeup last. Close your eyes and spray eight inches from the face in an X and T-shaped motion.
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Hydrating Setting Spray, $15, target.com