jane iredale Top Tips: Gorgeous, On-Trend Races Makeup

Spring racing fever is in the air! We are taking some makeup inspiration from the gorgeous Miranda Kerr. Perfectly polished and always looking a million bucks. Our number one tip when putting together any race day look is to stay radiant and elegant from the first sound of the hooves, to champagne hour after sunset, in true Miranda style.

For a photo-finish face the normal rules apply, first comes a beautiful base…

Start by applying an even layer of Smooth Affair Facial Primer & Brightener to enhance the performance of your makeup – ideal to keep your makeup looking fresh, prevent your skin from turning shiny and keeping your foundation in place.

To complete your base, apply PurePressed Base Mineral Foundation directly on top of the primer, giving your face a semi-matte finish.

A golden glow is an absolute must for spring racing, which also marks the start of the warmer weather. Achieve this by applying PurePressed Blush in Copper Wind along the cheekbone with a wide fan brush. To add some subtle sparkle to your look, lightly dust the illuminating 24-Karat Gold Dust in Bronze over your cheeks.

Seal the deal with one of our Hydration Sprays, which have been reformulated and awarded ECOCERT’s natural and organic certification! These hydrating mists are prefect for your handbag and help refresh and brighten your skin throughout the day, and they smell divine!

A look transcending seasons is the sublte smokey eye. To achieve this look, highlight the brow bone, using the highlighter end of a Mystikol eyeliner or the dual Highlighter Pencil in pink/white. Line the upper lash line with an eye pencil or Mystikol. Blend this in well with a Smudge Brush.

For the lids and lower lash line we recommend using the Daytime Eye Shadow Kit. First, using the lightest shade, Oyster, apply to the entire eye lid using the Deluxe Shader Brush. Use the slightly darker neutral shade, Almond and blend into the lid and crease line using the Crease Brush. This brush is the go-to tool for blending, amazing! Gradually getting darker, use Dark Suede eye shadow on the outer half of the lid using a clean brush. Then blend well using the Crease brush.

Next, use one of the Jelly Jar Gel Liners to create a defined cat liner across the upper lashes and lightly drag along the lower lashes using the Angle Liner/Brow Brush. If you are wearing olive or purple, try our new shade Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliners to bring out the colours in your dress/millinery.

Complete your beautiful smokey eye with a coat of Longest Lash Thickening and Lengthening Mascara in Black Ice.

For longlasting, lucky lips use a moisturising balm to provide longevity and consistency of your lip colour. Our LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm offers the perfect level of moisture and sun protection.

For a full and rich lip colour use one of our PureMoist Lipsticks in a shade that suits your outfit. For a coral shade, try Liz; if you are after a beautiful bright pink, try Renee. If red is your pick, try Margi and if you are after a nude looking lip finish, we recommend Sharon. To maintain both depth and dimension with your lip colour, don’t be afraid to layer.

Apply a light coat of PureGloss Lip Gloss in your favourite shade for a soothing, hydrating and nourishing all day shine that will only compliment your lipstick shade and make your lips look oh so kissable!

Have you seen the handy little product mini’s in the new Starter Kit? Perfect to slip into your clutch for touch-ups throughout the day. Add your lippie, blotting papers and a little fragrance, now you can enjoy the day with a gorgeous look that will see you through from the start to the finish line!

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