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5 Striking yet-Easy-to-Cop Makeup Looks for the Summer

Five cool make-up looks for summer that involve minimal effort and offer maximum impact. 

Meet the most striking yet easy-to-cop make-up looks for warm weather. These looks involve just a couple of products and look delish both on IG and IRL.


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When it comes to creating that perfect no make-up make-up look, using a nude lipstick is a no-brainer. However, these plush pouts that are super-easy to create and look bomb. All you need is a nude lip liner to define the lip line, then fill in your lips with a clear gloss. Feathered brows go well with this chic look, so bring out your favourite gel and brush ’em arches out.

Indulgeo Essentials Brow Bro

Indulgeo Essentials Brow Bro, Rs 900

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Walk Of No Shame

Charlotte Tilbury Lip Cheat in Walk Of No Shame, Rs 2,200


The rosy hue is shedding its delicate image, all thanks to the backstage pros. Instead of dousing your cheeks in blush, use a pink shadow to create a concentrated effect around the eyes. Add a lip tint in the centre of your lips for a just-bitten effect, and spritz a glow mist for a dewy finish.

Etude House Dear Darling Water Tint
Etude House Dear Darling Water Tint, Rs 450

Pixi Rose Glow Mist

Pixi Rose Glow Mist, Rs 1,480

M.A.C Satin Eye Shadow in Sushi Flower

M.A.C Satin Eye Shadow in Sushi Flower, Rs 1,650



In case you are wondering, yes, we are filing bronzed skin under ‘minimal make-up looks’ this season. If you’re not big on blush, bronzer will serve as a great alternative. It not only adds warmth to your complexion—the kind of sunkissed glow an exotic vacay awards you with—but also sharpens your features for a chiselled look. A powder formula works best for this look, so take a large, fluffy brush and swirl it all over your face to add warm radiance. Build intensity under the cheekbones and jawline to make them appear sharper.

Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder
Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder, Rs 4,900


A clean, no-fuss face can do with a little bit of colour, don’t you think? Enter bright  wings that put your eyes in the spotlight. You can opt for a vivid shade of your choice and work anything from a blunt cat-eye to XXL wings to prettify your peepers. To finish up, leave your lips bare like the rest of your face or use a nourishing oil for a plump pucker.

Dior DiorShow On Stage Eyeliner in Matte Red
Dior DiorShow On Stage Eyeliner in Matte Red, Rs 3,200

Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Nighttime Lip Oil-Serum
Estée Lauder Pure Color Envy Nighttime Lip Oil-Serum, Rs 2,200


...minus loading up on highlighter. Yes, it is possible! We have had bare skin sightings aplenty over the past few seasons, and it is super easy to cop. Well-hydrated skin always looks good, but to achieve a semi-glass-skin effect you need to top it up with a face oil—it helps seal the moisture and lends sheen to skin. Finish the look with a clear, non-sticky gloss on your lips and lids.

RAS Luxury Radiance Beauty Boosting Day Face Elixir
RAS Luxury Radiance Beauty Boosting Day Face Elixir, Rs 2,550

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Cream

Innisfree Green Tea Seed Cream, Rs 1,750