The Bohemian fashion trend is back and more chic than ever as a new wave of flowy blouses, fringe bags and gypsy jewelry dominated the spring 2015 runways. And when it comes to Boho beauty, nothing says flower child better than effortlessly gorgeous skin and carefree, tousled hair (and maybe a headband, or two). We’ve got a few simple makeup ideas and tips to help you let your inner hippie shine!
1. Glowing Complexion
Boho style is all about looking natural, so it’s very important to start with great skin. Before applying makeup, prep your skin with Ahava Time to Clear Facial Mud Exfoliator for a smooth, radiant complexion.
2. Au Naturel Foundation
Always begin the concealing process with a primer. For a dewier look, try Laura Mercier Foundation Primer which also contains vitamins A, C, and E for added skin protection. Next you’ll want to conceal any dark under-eye circles and blemishes with the Airbrush Concealer by Clinique. Lastly, for a flawless, natural look, choose a lightweight, mineral based foundation and apply to your entire face with an all-over foundation brush.
3. Lightly Dusted Cheeks
Stick with a neutral tone and apply the blush directly to the apple of your cheeks and blend outward toward the corner of your eyes. If you’re looking for something a bit more sun kissed (or have tan or darker skin), opt for a bronzer like Cover Girl Cheekers Bronzer.
4. Soft Eyes
Earth tones are the best when it comes to Boho beauty. Stay away from bright colors and dark eyeliners and pick up some browns, creams and dusty pinks. Try Jane Iredale Daytime Eyeshadow Kit and Shiseido Perfect Mascara Defining Volume in Brown .
5. Effortless Waves
Finish off your beautiful Boho look with tousled, wavy hair, which can be achieved in a few easy steps. First, comb a quarter-sized dollop of volumizer through wet hair - Kevin.Murphy Full.Again. Dry your hair with a diffuser attached to your blow dryer until it’s fully dry and then divide hair into four sections. Hold a one-inch curling iron facing down and take small sections and wrap them around the barrel (do not close the clamp) – hold for a few seconds and let go. Repeat this process until all of the hair is curled. Run your fingers through the curls to create a loose, carefree look. Finish with Redken Quick Dry 18 Instant Finishing Hairspray