5 Ways to Get Out of Your Makeup Rut This Summer (Without Spending a Fortune)

It’s so easy to get in the same one-two-three routine with your makeup. Summer is a great time to freshen up your look and get out of that makeup rut. Here are some tricks to help you liven up your makeup looks without spending a fortune.

1. Make your own illuminating tinted moisturizer

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Mix your foundation with a liquid illuminator. This formula will give your skin a dewy glow and will mask imperfections.

2. Try your favorite lipstick shade on your cheeks

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Make your own custom cream blush from your lipstick. It should last all day, even through the summer heat.

3. Go daring with your eyeliner color.

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In the summer, there’s no need to stick with just brown or black. Try a rich navy blue, plum, or olive green for a fresh change—these hues will make your eye color pop.

4. Skip the brow fill-in 

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Just brush your brows upward for an instant eye lift!

5. Streamline your routine

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Opt for a bright lip and just apply liner and mascara for eyes. This trend is here to stay and really creates a chic look in less than five minutes.

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