A Step-by-Step Guide to an *Effortless* Summer Skin Look | Savoir Flair
A Step-by-Step Guide to an *Effortless* Summer Skin Look
by Mimi Droeshout 5-minute read August 12, 2023

As summer winds down, we've curated expert tips and product picks for that flawless, effortless "no-makeup" glow, letting you rock a radiant "just woke up" appearance.


As the end of summer rolls around, we’re still in the constant pursuit of that effortless “no-makeup” makeup look. To achieve a naturally radiant complexion, we’ve compiled a selection of meticulously curated tips and expert product recommendations that will grace you with a flawless appearance that effortlessly emanates natural beauty. Prepare to flaunt that enviable “just rolled out of bed” look and bask in the glow of your radiant summer complexion


As we approach the close of the summer season, we have a few hidden gems up our sleeve. The La Roche-Posay Effaclar Duo cream unveils its true magic when applied the night before, gifting you with rejuvenated skin by dawn. This dynamic formula stimulates the birth of new skin cells, while also taming skin imperfections. A gentle exfoliation of dead skin cells and a reduction in redness and blemishes gracefully follow suit.

For a summer transformation that stuns, add the Revitalash Advanced Serum to your beauty regimen a few months prior to the season’s arrival. While it does lean toward the pricier side of lash serums, its prowess in elongating and fortifying lashes is undeniable. Around the six-week mark, a discernible transformation should grace your lashes, offering a break from mascara worries and replacing them with naturally voluminous and lengthy eyelashes.

In the morning, following your preferred cleansing ritual, extend a generous application of Dior’s Capture Youth Plum Filler Serum onto your face. Infused with naturally sourced hyaluronic acid spanning various molecular weights, this serum helps give a luminous radiance to your skin, plumping its appearance and diminishing fine lines.

Navigating the realm of skincare in the summer mandates not only hydration but also the safeguarding of your complexion against the sun’s potent rays. To strike a healthy balance between product layering and a weightless, luminous face, opt for a tinted moisturizer with a delicate veil of coverage and some sunscreen, such as the Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint, which seamlessly smooths any imperfections into a harmonious skin tone.

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After skincare, the next step would be to apply a minimal amount of your everyday makeup. Imagine your skin emitting a luminous gleam akin to a glazed donut — that’s the look you should be aiming for. Dab concealer strategically — under your eyes, between brows, on nose curves, and sparingly on your chin or problem areas. Remember, a little goes a long way. Blend it softly with your fingertips; the warmth melds it seamlessly into your skin.

A touch of bronzer plays its part; beneath cheekbones, in dot-like motions, blend with an angled brush. This adds depth and a hint of bronzed contour. For a touch of natural bronze shadow, apply excess to eyelids.

For blush aficionados, apply a dash on your nose bridge, conjuring a sun-kissed effect — sans UV exposure. Elevate the natural aesthetic with faux freckles, drawn with an eyebrow pencil matching your hair hue, to get a really natural look.

Elevate lashes while maintaining the effortless summer skin vibe. Sweep clear mascara post-curling — effortless enhancement achieved.

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