Why Should You Add Illuminator in Your Makeup Look

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Do you want to know the secret behind an even glow on models and Tiktokers faces? You may think it’s bronzer. Nah! The glass-like sheen on their faces came with a little piece of heaven’s glow, and that is an illuminator. From Tiktok to red carpet looks, using an illuminator in makeup is the best thing in the makeup world. Here are some facts on this glamorous member of our vanity kit.

Know This Shimmery Product, Glow More

Lotus Herbals has a great range of illuminators which are  specially designed to give a beautiful, natural and warm glow  to the skin on your face. Lotus ECOSTAY Illuminating Stick in the shade Rose Gold is a great illuminator that will work beautifully on your skin. This illuminator comes in the form of a stick and has a smooth creamy structure. This illuminating stick is easy to use and blends effortlessly on your skin. It adds dimension to your face, highlights your eyes and gives a natural shine to the face.   Therefore, if you’re fond of glowing and smooth skin complexion, an illuminator is your best way to achieve that.

Illuminators are the best option if you are obsessed with all-over glowing skin. It is formulated with the idea of providing dewy and crystal-clear skin. Additionally, the luminous look from the Illuminator would soften your skin. Your skin will transform into subtle and naturally lit-up. You can apply the Illuminator in powder, cream or liquid. Interestingly, illuminators are even available in the varieties like shimmer and non-shimmer. But when we are desperate to create a glam look with a touch of gloss on our faces, we need to know what is an illuminator and what is not.

All That Glow Is Not Illuminator

Yes!A highlighter and an illuminator are two separate things. While the highlighters accentuate the main focal points of your face, the Illuminator creates a natural glow on your face.

Even though illuminators and highlighters belong to the same family, application techniques make them different. Therefore, a highlighter will be perfect if you seek a matte look with highlighted T-zone. But if you are looking for a smooth, dewy glow, a cream-based  illuminator is your best option. It will give the natural shine to your face.

We need to choose a suitable one in the countless varieties of illuminators. While running after the gloss of dewiness and glazed donut skin, we often need to choose the right products that are suitable for our skin to get a natural-looking skin texture and even glow across the skin, you need to put a correct illuminator as per your skin quality.

How to Brighten Up With Illuminators

As you’ve got a little scoop on the illuminators, it’s time to inform you how you’ll apply these on your skin. You need to follow a step-by-step process to get a dolphin skin-like glow.

Step 1: Apply Primer

Before applying the Illuminator to your face, you need to make a base with primer. Therefore, to get a lit-from-within glow, a primer must be applied. You can try Lotus Ecostay Insta Smooth Mattifying Perfecting Primer. The smooth weightless primer will help you get a perfect base for your makeup. It will cover all those fine lines and pores on your face.  It also controls the extra oil on your face and gives you flawless base for your makeup application.

Step 2: Create a Perfect Complexion

After your primer soaks up, try to work on your skin texture. Mix your foundation and Illuminator to gain a gorgeous and illuminated complexion. It will give us a perfect finish. Apply a primer like Lotus Ecostay Insta Smooth Mattifying Perfecting Primer which will give you the perfect base for your foundation application. This primer will give you a great coverage  and help your makeup to stay for long hours.

Choosing the right foundation is crucial for every girl. You foundation is the key to create the perfect makeup. You can try Lotus Make-Up Proedit Silk Touch Perfecting Foundation in shade Almond. This weightless foundation glides easily onto the skin and brightens up your face. With the help of this primer and foundation, you will be ready to ace your makeup and shine brightly.

Face lotions for sensitive skin can be a lifesaver if your skin tends to frequent breakouts. You can combine moisturising lotion for sensitive skin with the Illuminator to save your skin from irritation.

Step 3: Add it to the Bridge of the Nose

The Illuminator goes on the nose bridge to create a better illusion on your face.

Step 4: It’s time for the T-zone

Apply little dabs to these three areas to illuminate your face much more. Apply the Illuminator to the underside of your chin, just below the centre of your bottom lip.

Step 5: Blend Perfectly

The Illuminator is blended in as the final stage in the application process. You may gently mix it in with your fingers or use a blending brush or sponge. If you use powdered illuminators, you will need a brush. Dab and blend the Illuminator on your face with the blender correctly.

Make an Illusion of the Entire Look

Are you crazy about off-shoulder dresses? Do you want to show off your sexy collarbone with a touch of shimmer? But then you end up with the same old and dull appearance. You can apply illuminators with your body lotion on your shoulder, hands, legs and collar bones. Lotus Herbals WHITEGLOW Skin Brightening Hand & Body lotion SPF 25 PA+++ is one of the best body lotions to provide protection and hydration and reduce dark spots. Different varieties of lotus body lotions would be well-blended with the illuminators.

Get a Shimmery Sun-kissed Look

Going out for brunch? Or a date on an open terrace cafe? But don’t want to apply heavy makeup? Combine the Illuminator with your favourite body sunscreen lotion to get a sunkissed look. Apply Illuminator with Safe Sunscreen Cream PA+ SPF 20 and dazzle up at the poolside party. This lotus sunscreen lotion is mineral rich, UV protective and chemical free with SPF 20. You can get many sunscreen lotions with different SPF protection levels in the Lotus Herbals Skin Care products.

Hope you’re ready to glam up with illuminators. So what are you waiting for? Go hop on the shimmer wagon and shine like a diamond.

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