LOS ANGELES (FOX 11) - Beauty and Style Expert, Emily Loftiss, shares secret industry tips and tricks on how to look your best self this summer - from sleek hair to perfectly sculpted legs!
All the hacks to get a flawless summer look, head to toe perfection without the hassle!
HAIR: Sleep on Silk (SHHH Silk Pillow Case) $79
● The first step in your morning routine begins the night before!
● Silk is hydrating, which means it won't draw moisture from your skin as you sleep (hello, wrinkle prevention!), and also prevents waking up with sleep creases on your face
● Wake up ready for the day with your blow out still in tact!
HAIR: Dry Shampoo (Brocato) Straightening Hair Brush (InStyler Straight Up Ceramic Straightening Brush, $59.99)
● Not everybody has time to wash their hair on the daily, but dry shampoo is the magic trick that leaves hair looking fresh on day 3 or your blowout. Use a volumizing dry shampoo for the big hair, effortless hair look.
● If you prefer straightening your hair but are in a rush to head out the door in the mornings, use a heated straightening brush such as Straight Up for smooth, straight, frizz-free hair in half the time it takes to use a flat iron.
FACE: Double Duty (Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield $65, This Works energy bank sun flash $52)
● Blur imperfections instantly and prep your skin for makeup with this Invisiblur Perfecting Shield by Murad Not only does it also have SPF 30, which prevents wrinkles and peeling later on, but it blends an advanced treatment, primer, and SPF all in one. fter erasing your flaws, layer This Works energy bank sun flash, a blend of vitamins, caffeine, and natural Caramel, to add a healthy glow and a bit of coverage to your skin (BONUS – this product works well on most skin tones). Look more awake after your late night at that sumer BBQ!
FACE (makeup): Kevyn Aucoin Mascara, Bronzer, and Lipstick
• Mascara is essential in achieving a wide awake, ready for the day look, even when you haven’t had your morning coffee
• Kevyn Aucoin’s Essential Mascara delivers thick, glamorous lashes in an instant, with the look of 2 coats in 1 quick swipe!
● This highlighter, bronzer and blush, all in one makes for quick and easy application for an effortless summer glow. Or use just the bronzer part to create a more defined look.
● One swipe of lipstick, such as these rich and moisturizing shades by Kevyn Aucoin, can completely transform your look. Putting on a statement lip color can pull your look together in less than 30 seconds.
BODY: Get the Glow (This Works Perfect Legs Skin Miracle, $52; This Works Skin Deep Golden Elixir, $83; This Works Perfect Legs Sculpt and Shine, $52)
● We’ve heard about contouring for our face, but what about our body? This Works Skin Deep Golden Elixir helps highlight just the right places. Don’t let the name fool you, this roll-on can be used to contour any part of your body.
● Its’ glossy formula is anti-aging, as well as instantly tightens your skin upon using. Use it on your collar bones, arms, stomach, and of course legs without the worry of harsh brush lines that a powder bronzer would leave.
● For all over body glow, try the Skin Deep Golden Elixir which has shimmering 24 carat gold.
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