It’s official: The matte look is dead. Gone are the days of stripping our faces of any sheen, because there’s a new trend taking the world by storm. Because this is 2019, and we’re constantly on the hunt for something new, the world of beauty now wants to resemble a slick, glistening stick of butter.
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Finally got to paint the beautiful @myfrittatanelson 😍 finger waves a buttery skin!!! Using @danessa_myricks prism fx hydrating lotion, vision cream cover in N6, N8 N10, vision flush in ballet slippers, eyes: colour fix cream brûlée, exposed & white and kaleidoscope glaze. lashes @sweedlashes top and bottom individual lashes lips: @danessa_myricks vision cream cover in N8 N6 and the nudist creams palette, highlight evolution powder in ice topped with @anastasiabeverlyhills sugar palette brows @ohbrow.com.au clear brow soap and @alisonjadecosmetics pencil @lancomeofficial waterproof mascara body’s @danessa_myricks oil in blaze #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua
Before we go further, let me clarify: No butter is needed to create this look—just a bit of makeup. The trend was started by professional makeup artist Isabelle De Vries, and the look is all about creating a healthy, radiant sheen across your cheekbones and nose. But, unlike the glass skin trend, you’re trying to mimic the hunger-inducing gleam and smoothness of a fresh tub of untouched butter. As a self-described butter addict (my family and friends have all expressed concern over my butter indulgences, but that’s a conversation for another day), the need for me to embody the undeniably best spread on the planet is clear.
According to De Vries’ tips for Allure, a precise concoction of hydrating skin preppers (hello, hyaluronic acid), a luminous primer, an illumination foundation, and of course a ton of liquid and cream highlighters and blush will have you achieving the look. But, the key component is balm—and it’s not going where you’d expect it.
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Buttery skin 😍😍😍 In love with a healthy glowing hydrated base that looks like real skin! Skin is everything 😍 never get sick of this face with @shambizzle My faves @temptu Sb foundation mixed with pink pearl @eloisebeauty illuminator in blushing and ice queen, @danessa_myricks dewet @nyxcosmetics_australia duo chrome blush @beaudazzledbeauty marocan palette @inglot_australia pigment (sticker fell off 🤷🏻♀️) @sigmabeauty wicked linner to tight line and blush palette and contour palette. Brows @ohbrow.com.au clear brown soap and @alisonjadecosmetics pencil and @anastasiabeverlyhills pomade @bmartistlashes @makeup_weapons and @dirty_thirties for application second image edit by @olga_grebennikowa #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua
De Vries’ abides by generously slathering the Danessa Myricks Beauty Dew Wet Balm “over your cheekbones,” as well as a few dabs across the eyelids for an intensely dewy finish. Top off with a quenching facial setting spray of your choice, et voila: you look good enough to eat.