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Who doesn’t want free makeup? elf Cosmetics is currently giving away FREE Color Splash kits to anyone who places a $25 order on the site. This kit contains the following: Essential Little Black Beauty Book-Eye Edition in Cool, Pressed Mineral Blush in Sweet Retreat, Studio Eye Primer & Liner Sealer, Studio Matte Lip Color in Praline, Essential Nail Polish in Dragon Fruit, Eseential Blushing Bronzing and Blending Brush, and Essential Eyeshadow Brush (a $21 value).
Just use the promo code SPLASH on orders of $25 or more.
Here are some pointers from elf Cosmetics on how to achieve the perfect summer look as pictured below:
STEP 1: Apply your foundation using a sponge, brush or hands. I used the e.l.f. Studio Mattifying Cream Foundation all over her face. I chose this because it’s great for oily skin and/or if you need long wear without smudging. Try the Studio Eye Primer and Line Sealer to keep your lids from creasing up!
STEP 2: Using the e.l.f. Essential Eye Shadow Brush, I applied a bright, turquoise color from the Little Black Beauty Book in Cool. Can you beleive this book of shadows is only $6.00?! I was thrilled to use this since the pigments are gorgeous… and all of the colors are SO perfect for summer.
STEP 3: A soft blush or bronzer is the way to go with such a bold eye. I wanted to make sure her eyes stood out the most and everything else (lips/cheeks), only accent. I used the Mineral Pressed Blush in Sweet Retreat, for a light, peachy effect.
STEP 4: Matte Lip Color is another thing to consider when you’re using most of the color on your eyes. It allows for less distraction in the overall look. I thought Praline would be the best choice to go along with her soft cheeks.