Get the look – no makeup-makeup….

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The no makeup-make-up look reigned the spring/summer runways (the days are getting longer – it’s on its way!!) Models everywhere sported fresh glowing skin and bare faces, the girls at Marc Jacobs actually wore no make-up – all concentration was put into their skincare. Girls at Christopher Kane, Chloe, Jil Sandler and Stella McCartney to name a few also sported luminous skin and not much else.

The trend for minimal make-up is clear this coming season but don’t worry you don’t have to down tools completely. The girls at Marc Jacobs may have gone make-up free but unless you’re blessed with perfect skin it is not an option for everyone. Yes, concentrate on skincare as this is key for the look but a few choice make-up products after will help you with your natural glowing complexion.

I was asked by Natural Health for tips on how to achieve the look for their New Year Beauty Resolutions feature in the January issue.

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Try using an oil mixed into your moisturiser or on its own to boost your complexion and help it glow naturally. Use lightweight products, no heavy formulations – my favourite BB cream is by Balance Me – it brightens and gives a nice light coverage.

Images – Chloe, Marc Jacobs and Jil Sander taken from

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