It might only be the first week of the New Year, but 2019’s must-try beauty inclination is already taking over Instagram. The trend ‘Yoga Skin’ is not the skin you gain by doing a few asanas and it’s certainly not a clammy looking makeup. This year is all about making your skin glow from within and that’s exactly what ‘Yoga Skin’ is all about.
The method, which was shaped and devised by makeup artist Sara Hill, will not only give you the bright skin of your life, but it’s so stress-free, you’ll be done in just a few minutes.
What Is ‘Yoga Skin’?
Yoga skin is simply a concoction of products applied to your skin to help you attain an out-of-this-world glow.
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“Yoga Skin“ a technique I created to help people achieve a natural glowing complexion easily. It is more than a technique, in fact you don’t even need to mix facial oil and highlighter into your foundation to create it, for me it’s more about the finished look. It differs from glass skin because it’s not polished perfection. It’s skin that looks real, raw, healthy, hydrated and glowing. It’s about beautiful skin, great skincare and embracing the no makeup makeup vibe. It’s not for everyone. Makeup styles, like everything in life is down to personal taste. But if you fancy giving it a go just add a few drops of facial oil into your water based foundation, a few drops of liquid highlighter and apply, I like to use my hands to massage it in, however, you can use a sponge if you prefer. #yogaskin Model @laurengreeny ❤️❤️ Hair @jackbaxter Video @_donnamcgowan #glowingskin #yogaskin #sarahillmakeup #inbeautmag #skingoals #makeuptutorial #makeupvideos
Creator Sara explains, ‘I called it ‘yoga skin’ because it emulates that really gorgeous radiance you have when you step out of the yoga studio; juicy, dewy and super-hydrated. It’s not about hiding imperfections but creating a hyper-real version of your natural skin, pinch able and just irresistible!’
How To Get Yoga Skin?
Don’t worry you don’t actually have to do yoga!
‘To get the look, start by smearing your fixed skincare as usual, and leave it for at least five minutes to relax into your skin’, says Sara.
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The Yogaskin Technique I created to make the skin look lit 💡from within. Healthy, glowing, hydrated, radiant, sheer and natural. Skin that looks like skin at its very best. ✴︎Step One – Cleanse and prep your skin as normal. Let your skincare absorb fully before adding the next step. ✴︎Step Two – Apply a small amount of primer (silicone free). ✴︎Step Three – 3-4 Pumps of your favourite foundation liquid. Preferably Sheer/Medium (water based). No full cover. ✴︎Step Four – One drop of your favourite skincare facial oil ✴︎Step Five – One drop of strobe cream or Liquid highlighter. Golden tones work best. ✴︎Step Six – For super shine One small drop of Glow drops (this step is optional ) ✴︎Step Seven – Massage into your skin using your hands; this does many things. It gets the circulation flowing, relaxes you, de-puffs, and makes the base sit better too. Build up in layers on top until you are happy with the coverage created. I would recommend allowing time between layers. ✴︎Step Eight – Add a small amount of liquid concealer only in the areas you wish more coverage like under eyes, spots or around the nose. Please do not overdo this step ✌🏼. You can lightly powder to set concealer. Add cream blush and cream bronzer if you wish. And you can set your face overall with powder too, use a small fluffy brush to do this or puff and keep the powder to a minimum and sheer. No baking please 😘 . If you wish to use setting spray make sure it’s alcohol free to give further hydration. I used.. @chanel.beauty – foundation @kiehlsuki -Facial oil @kevynaucoin -Highlighter liquid @revolutionpro – Glow drops @chanel.beauty – Cream bronzer @glossier – Cream blush Recommend powder – @maccosmeticsuk Blot powder. Recommend set spray @pixibeauty. If this all seems to complex don’t panic! just add a little facial oil into your base keep everything looking sheer as possible. If you have very oily skin and don’t like to look shiny this might not be the look for you. Thanks to @shebysmd @coloursagency @_donnamcgowan @bobrafferty #yogaskin #realskinrevolution #freethefreckle #motd #makeuptutorial #makeupvideos #inbeautmag ❤️🤘#nomakeupmakeup
‘Apply a coating of primer, and then it’s time to get to mixing! What I love about this look is that it’s completely ‘your take’ to your wants, likings and skin type.’
- Make your ‘skin mix’. Use a ratio of 60-70 per cent foundation, 15 per cent facial oil, 10 per cent liquid illuminator, 5 per cent glow drops. If you have dry skin you can also squeeze in a small amount of moisturiser for added hydration. If you have oily skin you can use less of the skincare mix and have a higher percentage of foundation in the mix.
- Rub the mix into your skin using your hands, in coats. Push the mix into the skin to really work it in and to get the blood impelling, creating a normal flush. Let each coat settle for a minute, and build up until you’re pleased with the complete upshot.
- Put on liquid or cream concealer where you feel you need further coverage, using a cottony eye shadow brush for a lighter, more regular effect.
- You can powder if you need to, but keep it very nominal. This look is about new, dewy skin so only use dust where totally necessary.
Best Products For Yoga Skin
One of the best things about this method is that you can just use the products you previously have and love.
Foundation: We advise the Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Foundation Drops.
Facial Oil: You can use skin care facial oil such as the Lakme Absolute Argan Oil Radiance Overnight Oil-in-Serum.
Liquid Illuminator: Kevyn Aucoin the Celestial Skin Liquid Lighting Highlighter
Glow drops: Iconic London Illuminator Drops
Got it ladies? Now, go forth and spark.