How To: Natural, Easy Makeup by Heidi Hamoud

It’s always so exciting when a prominent YouTube influencer creates a look with ELES Cosmetics!  We were thrilled when Heidi Hamoud shared not one but six of our favourite products with over 416,000 followers!

Heidi Hamoud created a look we love, not only is it so easy to apply, it’s drop, dead gorgeous and ideal for summer nights in Oz:

Here’s the full video:

Here’s the step by step guide:

Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - sandFirst Heidi used ELES Mineral Matte Shadow in Sand to help create a perfect base for a natural smokey eye…Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - twigHeidi then pressed the ELES Mineral Matte Shadow Twig to the eye socket, blending out into the crease and used the same shadow under the lower lashes for a soft and pretty effect.Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - lash fortify mascaraThis was followed with the ELES Lash Fortify Mascara which Heidi stated she loves for its great wand and the way it lifted her lashes.Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - BB Cream 30Heidi then used the ELES Age-Defying BB Cream 30 saying she wanted a natural and light alternative to foundation for humid days and nights.  She applied this with a damp Pro-Blender Sponge for a light and sheer effect.Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - brow blenderHeidi then used the ELES Brow Blender in Dark Taupe to fill in and shape the brows and softened the effect with the brush end.Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - summer daze paletteFinally she swept a little Bronzer and Blush from the Summer Daze Collection Palette to complete the look saying she loved the bronzer which was so easy to blend out.Heidi Hamoud x ELES Cosmetics - finished lookThe Finished Look – simply stunning!

Thank you Heidi Hamoud for sharing a look we all love for balmy summer nights.

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FOUR STEPS TO AIRBRUSHED SKIN

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Let’s face it… we all want it! perfect skin with little or no evidence of makeup, 

Here’s how you get it!

STEP ONE: THE MULTI-TASKER
AGE-DEFYING BB CREAM
Loaded with Goji Berries, Minerals, Vitamins and Sun
Protection this wonder base is your skin care, primer
and base in one. Simply apply to cleansed skin for the
silkiest and most undetectable coverage ever!

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STEP TWO: THE PERFECTOR
DUAL ACTION CONCEALER
Nothing takes the years off more than a great
under-eye concealer, this one not only covers dark circles,
it treats them too! Apply beneath the eyes and pat into
the skin to look as though you’ve just slept 10 hours.

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STEP THREE: THE AIRBRUSHER
BAKED FINISHING POWDER DIFFUSED LIGHT
A palette full of miracles! Sweep over the skin for a soft
airbrushed finish to any base. Deeper tones enhance
contours, hightlight tones softly strobe and reflect away
imperfections, sublime skin every time!

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STEP FOUR: THE YOUTH ENHANCER
BAKED BLUSH
For a pop of colour that looks fresh, dewy and youthful,
six gorgeous shades that multi-task as blush,
eye shadow and when applied with a damp brush
can even work as a matte lipcolour!

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Want to find out more, visit www.elescosmetics.com.au

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Out of sight, out of mind: Concealer tips to be in the know…

ELES Cosmetics Mineral Makeup makeup concealer tips.

  1. When using powder foundation apply Dual Action Concealer BEFORE. When using liquid foundation apply Dual Action Concealer AFTER foundation to allow concealer to set onto skin.
  2. For best results don’t rub Dual Action Concealer but gently pat onto skin and allow it to sink into skin.
  3. To avoid spreading bacteria, always work a little Dual Action Concealer onto your hand and apply with a fresh brush or fingertips onto skin. This will also slightly warm the product to easily work into skin.
  4. Don’t go overboard! A little concealer goes a long way especially when you gently pat into skin rather than rubbing over skin.
  5. When concealing large areas combine Dual Action Concealer with a little primer to make more fluid but keep the long lasting wear and beautiful coverage!

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An Everyday Look You’ll Finish in 5 minutes

ELES Cosmetics Australia MIneral Makeup 5 minute look everydayWinter does make people look pale, but you can definitely have that natural pale face without looking sick.

Here’s how:

  1. Base. Use a BB Cream that perfectly matches your skin tone. Unlike foundation powder, BB Cream  provides your skin with a base that projects a more natural glow. A BB Cream with moisturiser, sun protection, primer and great coverage is a good catch, like the ELES BB Cream 30.
  2. Contour. Define your face’s beautiful features by lightly contouring your face using the ELES Mineral Bronzer in Rio de Janeiro. Using a bronzer also adds a healthy, bronzed finish to your skin.
  3. Blush. We all have that signature blush that fits us well and we’ll hoard lots of it to keep up looking naturally fresh for many years. Meet every beauty blogger’s soulmate — The ELES Mineral Blush in Coral Sun — ready to give your skin a burst of sunshine on a cold winter day.
  4. Smoke it out. Your eyes alone can make a huge statement. Forgetting to have it made up can make you look years younger or like you just got out of your bed. Come looking lusciously pretty anywhere you go with the ELES Powderliner in Chocolate.
  5. Add volume. Lush lashes are always, always stunning and beautiful. Pick a mascara that’s hypoallergenic because it gets to the eye sac easily. Our Lush Mascara would be perfect.
  6. Color your pout. You need the perfect nude lipstick to get that natural look and that is because our lips’ colour may sometimes be uneven. Depending on the temperature, our lip colour changes and you certainly don’t want to look like you have super dark lips because of the winter cold. The ELES Micro-Nude is a shade you’ll love.

Keep these 6 must haves in your capsule makeup bag and always look
glowing and naturally healthy, anywhere you go.

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