THE ‘HAVING TO FAKE A SUMMER GLOW’ EDIT

I think its safe to say that the British summer is failing quite miserably this year isn’t it? We had a few very hot days and not much else since, apart from grey cloud, some rain and miserable ol’ wind. I must admit, I am quite the sun worshipper so when the sun disappears I get very sad and don’t want to face the colder weather. Trust me when I say if I could live in a hot climate all year round, I really would.

This year in particular I just seem to crave sun and the glow that comes with it all the time. As the British sun is hiding away, I’ve been having to make and fake that sun kissed glow myself and I’ve managed to pull through so far with a little help from some Too Faced goodies.

Too Faced really are a saving grace when it comes to feel good makeup. Many of my daily makeup picks are from Too Faced and I have indeed made a few new favourites over the past month or so. When the summer hit, (well, those very few days we did get treated to) I knew it wasn’t going to last forever, so I’ve added these products into my routine so I never have to let go of that summer makeup feel.

Admittedly, I am a bit of a bronzer fiend. I love tanned skin all throughout the year and the Too Faced Endless Summer 16 Hour Bronzer really ticks all of the boxes for my sun kissed cravings. This has the perfect warm bronze hue to it that I love to wear all over the face, sometimes even on my chest, which really makes you feel like you’ve been away somewhere hot. Its pigment is quite perfect and I like to apply it with a large fluffy brush to make it appear more natural, like I have a bronzed buy priligy generic flush. I’m also a huge fan of the Chocolate Soleil Bronzer when I like to add a bit of contour as that has slightly greyer undertones. The 16 Hour Long-Wear is a lot warmer toned, which gives me that glow that I crave.

Adding to the ‘not willing to let go of summer’ theme, one I’ve been obsessed with is the Waterproof Better Sex Mascara. I am a huge fan of the original Better Than Sex, so I was very intrigued by what this version could offer. To be quite honest, I don’t usually get on with waterproof mascaras as they can be so difficult to remove, but this one has worked a dream. It performs in the same way the original does (which is bloody brilliant in my books), in that it gives long fluffy full natural lashes AND its super easy to remove. The only difference is, the waterproof version obviously doesn’t budge when your lashes get wet (very suitable to this wet weather we’re having here in the UK). See what I mean? I just need products to let this summer even feel present!

For the summer, there’s nothing I love more than a juicy glossy lip and for that I’ve been using their Sweet Peach Creamy Lip Gloss Oil in Papa Don’t Peach. This is a medium copper toned peach gloss. If you love brown lips then I highly recommend this to you. These lip-gloss oils are so comfortable to wear, highly pigmented and incredibly long lasting. I love that these feel hydrating instead of sticky and irritating, especially for when the wind gets up!

Guys and girls, I’m really not willing to let go of summer, are you?!

Megan ?

 

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  • Frances Hemmant

    I really need to try more from Too Faced! I’ve wanted to try the mascara for ages, so I think it’s about time I just did it! Loved this post gal xxx

    • Megan McCoig

      Ah you have to! It’s so good! Xx

  • This weather at the moment means I have NO CHANCE of getting a glow! Will have to get my hands on that Too Faced bronzer for sure

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    Ellie xx

    • Megan McCoig

      It helps me out so much xxx

  • fashion for lunch

    You looked stunning on holiday! Glow forever

    • Megan McCoig

      Eek thanks lovely xx

  • ahh I love the title of this post! That Too Faced bronzer looks stunning, I’m also a huge fan of bronze skin xx

    Valentina from https://psminimalist.blogspot.com

    • Megan McCoig

      Ah thank you 🙂 me to. It’s the best xx

  • With the weather we have we definitely have to fake the glow and tan ha ha! I also love the toofaced bronzers they’re so nice!! X

    • Megan McCoig

      We do indeed! Xx

  • I wish summer was all year, I love it! That gloss is actually very pretty!

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    • Megan McCoig

      Ah me to! I’m with you on that one x

  • Erin Russell

    I really want to try more from Too Faced, I love the look of the mascara and the Glosses look so pretty!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

    • Megan McCoig

      The glosses are so comfortable to and the other shades are just as gorgeous!

  • LexiLife

    I love the look of that bronzer! Your photos are so lush too, love it! xx

  • Bronzer and highlighter are my best friends for faking a bit of a summer glow!

    Cass | CassandraMyee

  • That bronzer looks absolutely amazing! Literally the perfect shade!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

  • I love Too Faced bronzers, I have the Milk Chocolate one and the Sun Bunny one. I need a lip oil in my life.

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  • I hadn’t seen that Too Faced bronzer before – it’s gorgeous! We haven’t had a great summer here in Ireland either 🙁 xx

    Beautylymin