• Tips + Tricks: Go Glossy with Milk Makeup

    Our goal this season? Stay dewy and pretend summer never left us. Here, we get the lowdown on some of our favorite glossy Milk Makeup products, with some help from model Melody Turner, to keep glowing and sun-kissed all year long.
    Photos by Samantha Keller / Styling by ORENDALOU

    Matte can be cute, but why go matte when you can go glossy? Especially in the fall when our skin immediately starts to dry out, going glossy is the perfect solution to cover up dry, sad winter skin.

    Above: Milk Makeup Oil Lip Stain and Eye Vinyl

    Above: Milk Makeup X UO Lip Salve

    To prep your face, make sure it's thoroughly cleansed. Once it's squeaky clean, you can re-hydrate your skin with the Milk Makeup Sunshine Oil. This oil comes in a rollerball applicator which makes it super easy to apply. Load up 2 or 3 clicks of the oil and then dab it on your cheeks, forehead, and chin. Once applied, blend it in with your fingers. The oil sinks in quickly and won't leave you feeling greasy.

    For people who want something even easier, the Milk Makeup Hydrating Oil is exactly what it sounds like... but with a twist. Unlike the Sunshine Oil, the Hydrating Oil comes in stick form, making for a slightly lighter finish. (Another plus: The Hydrating Oil can go on over makeup. A good tip to have in your pocket if your makeup hasn't gone on smoothy due to dry skin.)

    Above: Milk Makeup X UO Lip Salve

    Above: Milk Makeup Oil Lip Stain and Eye Vinyl

    Once your bare skin feels hydrated, even out skintone with the Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint. The skin tint comes in the same kind of packaging as the sunshine oil, making it ideal for travel. For someone who likes a heavier coverage, the Sunshine Tint probably won't cut it, but the formula is buildable, so you can always double down on any problem areas. The formula is lighter than a regular foundation, and goes on smoothly, making it ideal for a dewy complexion.

    Another staple from Milk Makeup is the Blush Oil, which comes in 3 different colors. Start with a small dab of color on the apples of your cheeks and blend out with your fingers. Like the Skin Tint, the color is buildable, so if you want a bright pop of color, layer the Blush Oil on and blend out with each application.

    Above: Milk Makeup Sunshine Skin Tint

    Once your face makeup is set, get your eyes glossed to match. Use Milk Makeup's Eye Vinyl to swipe on a shimmery slick of color onto each eye. (Think of it as lip gloss for your eyelids.) Bridge, the beige color, gives just a hint of shimmer and is less bold than Tunnel, the black gloss. Tunnel is definitely easier to wear than you may think, though; just swipe on and messily blend out into your crease. It'll give you that "I don't even try and I'm so cool" look.

    Finally, top everything off with a swipe of the Milk Makeup Oil Lip Stain on lips. You can also use your blush oil on lips as well to match your cheeks to your lips. Finish everything with a spritz of Milk Makeup Face Mist and you'll be all set, and ready to channel Britney Spears circa 1999 all night long.

    Above: Milk Makeup Eye Vinyl

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