When you think of summer, after beaches and road trips, you tend to think of the colors associated with it. From bright yellows and greens to pastels, summer is the season for standing out. What better way to do it than with your makeup? These five makeup products are all a surefire way to be sure your look gets that extra pop of color you want.
Gucci made its way back into the makeup world this past spring with the relaunch of their makeup line, starting with their Rouge à Lèvres Voile lipstick collection. Under the creative direction of Italian fashion designer Alessandro Michele, the colors are what really make these lipsticks truly stand out with shades of bright reds and flashing fuchsias. And encased within gold and floral tubes, you’ll look chic putting them on. $38, saksfifthavenue.com
Why not add some shimmer to your look with a Becca classic? Becca’s Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter is a great way to add some sparkle to your look. After all, adding a little glow is a great way to push your makeup above and beyond. Try their best-selling shade, Champagne Pop to see what all the fuss is about. $39, beccacosmetics.com
Chanel is known for its subtlety, whether it be with their signature little black dress or classy purses, and their makeup is no exception. The Le Vernis nail polish collection is the perfect summer staple for women who like to keep things subtle. Adding a pop of color on your nails is the perfect way to show that you know how to have fun, but like to keep it classy. And with 46 shades to choose from, like bright yellow Giallo Napoli, there’s a color in the collection for everyone. $28, chanel.com
For the ladies who would like to make a more dramatic statement, Charlotte Tilbury’s “The Glamour Muse” eyeshadow palette is a must. With shades of grey, silver, and violet, this palette is the perfect go-to when you need a colorful makeup look that effortlessly transitions from day to night. Plus, these highly-pigmented colors are sure to last through those long summer days. $53, charlottetilbury.com.
A pop of blush never goes out of style, and Nars has you covered this summer thanks to the Exposed Cheek blush palette. This palette showcases Nars’ new and improved formula, which has the powder suspended in a clear base, giving the product the ability to build layers on the skin. They’re so pigmented, your colorful cheeks are sure to make a statement. $59, narscosmetics.com
Photography by: Photo courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty