Tips for summer party make up

Shahnaz Husain
Summer is the perfect excuse to throw a party for whatever reason! Weddings, anniversaries, bachelorette parties, or just a good old beach party next to the sea  to  catch up with old friends.– you name it and it’s happening!
Summer is the best time to enjoy a fun and laid back party!
While summer is arguably the best time of the year, keeping your makeup prim n proper while out and about is not a child’s play.
Everyone wants to do something a little extra special for summer events  , but it’s all about knowing how to make an impact without gimmicky shades and poorly performing formulas.
We've already reached the peak of summer . Party season reaches its peak during summer season , so it’s time to pull out all the stops with your beauty look.
Whether you put on one of our famous bandage or bodycon dresses or are dressing down in jeans and t-shirt, we have a few tips to ensure you enjoy  the  summer event   with style looking and feeling your best.
1---Hydrate -----
If you really want to look good in an outdoor party in intense heat and humidity , your skin needs to have a natural glow.
Hydrating your skin is one simple way to keep it healthy. For this drink 8-10 glasses of water ,juice, soup, green tea daily to hydrate yourself .This will also help flush out the toxins and help combat dry skin. Drinking an adequate amount of water boosts the metabolism and regulates your appetite.
2---Exfoliate naturally
The best way to get rid of dry, flaky skin during the summer season is by exfoliating.
A good oil-based exfoliator to rid the skin of dead cells is key. Make sure your arms and legs are properly prepared before showing them off in your party dress. The key to gleaming limbs is to ensure they are soft and smooth. Increase the frequency of exfoliating your skin before Party  Eve.Try a pH-neutral product for a gentle skin cleansing that will not agitate or irritate your skin type.
Alternatively, prepare some scrubs at home using all-natural ingredients. Honey mixed with coffee or sugar mixed with vegetable oil present some excellent options.Just heat a cup of medium ground coffee with an oil of your choice. Do not let it boil. Then, add sugar granules and a few drops of essential oil to the mixture. Mix well. Apply this scrub on damp skin before you hit the shower and exfoliate well.You need to scrub your skin at least once a week. Use some face masks. Be it a Home-made Honey and Cinnamon mask, or a revitalizing deep cleansing mask  .Use products best suited for your skin type to keep your face looking fresh and glowing . But don’t go overboard  as that will make it rough
3--Let your eyes do the magic------
Don’t abandon your beloved smoky eye on summer events in an open area or closed air conditioner room . Smoky eyes are always trendy, and they work for parties .If you want something flirty.  Apply an eyeshadow that’s darker than your skin tone and sweep into your crease.Next, apply a complementary eyeshadow lighter than your skin tone to your lid and blend towards your lash line.To finish, blend the two together to blur any harsh contrast.. Try going with navy or mix black and gray for a smoldering, mysterious look. Use neutral colors for a look that is soft and natural.Applying sparkly eyeshadow around the eyes brings a whimsical touch to your look and takes no time at all to do.
4-Classic  Lip-----
A   little shine on your lips will complement your look  .The easiest way to elevate your look in seconds is to wear a bold lipstick color. Staple colors such as red and pink, in their bolder versions, will do well on the occasion. Fuller lips will draw eyes.To get your lipstick to last until midnight : Make sure your lips are well-hydrated before using a bright color or highly pigmented lipstick so your pout stays soft and hydrated but never sticky. This red lip look is sophisticated and perfect for   summer events  . Find a pink or  red    lipstick that you feel really good in, and shape your lips with a matching lip liner to ensure the color stays put.
Dress elegantly
Pick the right type of dress according to your body type so that it highlights all your right features., Pick out a dress that not only makes you look good but in which you can actually breathe, and spend it with people that make you happy, to have a truly fabulous Summer evening party  .Whether it is a cocktail dress or a different kind of outfit, make sure that you feel confident in it. Comfort is imperative because you will be mingling and possibly dancing in    summer events  .Keep the jewellery minimal and straightforward if you are wearing a shiny dress to achieve the right balance.
5--The sculpted look
Not all parties / get-togethers  call for a full face of makeup, you can create a light but lovely look with just a little blush. From bright pink and orange to berry and red-orange shades, a blush with a burst of color will amp up your complexion and create a radiant look that will turn heads.
Sculpted cheekbones with just the right amount of bronzer give you a straight off the runway style. Complete your party look with statement earrings and a high ponytail.
Jewel-toned eyeshadow is always a good idea when you want to play with color on the eyes
Blotting Paper--
Blotting paper will be your makeup saviour throughout the day – just carry around a few in your purse and keep dabbing away the oil at regular intervals. Make sure you dab the paper and not wipe!
Pick A Water-Resistant Formula
Even if you aren’t going into the pool with makeup, you do tend to sweat a lot in the summer so picking water-resistant formulas is a safe option. You don’t want to end up with panda eyes after having your mascara and eyeliner running down your face, do you?
The author is international fame beauty expert and is called herbal queen of India