DC Edit: Dare To Bare

Photography: Joel Lim | Studio: Calbire | Styling: Martin Wong | Makeup: Sha Shamsi | Hair: Sean Ang

On this DC Edit, we’re stripping it back and putting our best faces forward. From natural glows to high-wattage shine, we’re letting these beauty looks speak for themselves.

Moisturiser | Philosophy Purity Made Simple Ultra-Light Moisturiser

The secret to nailing the highly sought after “no makeup” makeup look is in your skincare. To achieve this look, hydrate your skin with Philosophy’s Purity Made Simple Ultra-Light Moisturiser before combing out your brows for a fuller look. In this look, I’m also wearing eyelash extensions from Qween, but you could opt for a light coat of mascara to bring brighten your eyes!

The smokey eye is a sultry evening look every girl has in her arsenal, but we wanted to make ours more natural and wearable from day to night! For a soft smokey effect, we went in with the Dior Backstage Contour Palette’s deep highlighter shade all over the lids before contouring the outer corners of my eyes with Dior’s Backstage Eye Palette shadow shade in Charcoal. To draw focus to the eyes, we kept the lips nude with M.A.C’s lipstick in the shade So Swell. This adds the slightest tint of colour to my lips, without looking like I’m wearing anything at all.

Lips | M.A.C Plenty Of Pout Plumping Lipstick in shade So Swell

Eyes | Dior Backstage Contour Palette Cool Neutrals 002 & Dior Backstage Eye Palette Warm Neutral 001

Facial Mist | La Mer “The Mist”

Foundation | La Mer The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation in “Petal”

Dewy skin is a beauty look that never goes out of style and is a quick and easy alternative to the glass skin trend. To achieve a natural glow, mist your face with La Mer’s Facial Mist before applying La Mer‘s The Luminous Lifting Cushion Foundation (I’m wearing the shade Petal). I especially love the dewy texture of this cushion plus it covers redness really well.

Foundation | Dior Backstage Face and Body Foundation in shades N2 & N3

Lipstick | Tom Ford Beauty Lip Colour in Spanish Pink

Eyeshadow | Tom Ford Shadow Extreme Eyeshadows in the shade TFX05, TFX20 & TFX14

I usually keep my makeup natural and light, so I wanted to make this metallic eye glamourous without being over the top. To keep this look balanced, I chose warm shimmery tones that would blend seamlessly with my skin tone. We swept Tom Ford’s Shadow Extreme eyeshadows in TFX05 all over my lids to achieve a copper-toned base and added a pop of gold on my inner corners with the shades TFX14 and TFX20.

For smooth but natural looking skin, we went with a light application of the Dior Backstage foundation all over my skin. This foundation is really buildable, so you could choose to keep your foundation light like I did, or go for a flawless high coverage look instead.

Eyeshadow | Tom Ford Shadow Extreme eyeshadows in TFX10 & TFX20

Lips | Tom Ford Lip Lacquer in Cameo and Hot Rod

To balance bold lips, keep your eye makeup understated and simple like we did. For a soft and natural shimmer, we went in with Tom Ford’s Shadow Extreme gold eyeshadow in TFX20 all over the lid and gently lined my lids with the black TFX10 shade along the lash line.

For my power lip, we applied a red shade from Tom Ford’s Lip Lacquer Extreme all over before going in with a soft peachy shade on the centre of my lips to make them appear fuller and plumper!

Highlighter | Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette 001 Universal

Eyeshadow | Dior Backstage Lip Palette 001 Universal Neutrals

We’ve seen YouTubers try their hand at the full-faced highlighter look, but we decided to do a more wearable take on this trend. We used the Dior Backstage Glow Face Palette all over my cheeks, nose bridge and cupid’s bow for that high-intensity shine. To top off our full face shine, we went in with the Dior Backstage Lip Palette on the eyes. These palettes are great multi-purpose products that can be used on the eyes, cheeks and lips — it’s up to your imagination!

Andrea Chong

I'm Andrea but you can call me Drea, I started this website with the intention of sharing my love for fashion, beauty and travel with all of you! There is more to this site, we have lifestyle-driven articles, some on wellness, fitness, tech, and decor, so go explore around! P.S. Some fun-facts about me: I can always be constantly seen cleaning, and I have too many scented candles for my own good.

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Looking stunning! It is a beautiful complete and really good post.Love the post..thanks for sharing!

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