Summer Glow 101: What To Do, Where To Buy

If your schedule is anything like ours, this weekend is crammed with BBQs, cocktails, and some firework fiestas. We've already got our outfits down-pat, but we're less than thrilled with our summer complexions. Well, don't fret: We've got the perfect solution to get your summer glow on in a flash, with some super-sweet tips from celeb makeup artist and Jouer founder Kerry Malouf. The beauty whiz, whose clients include Kiera Knightley, Audrey Tautou, and Ginnifer Goodwin, shared her bronzing secrets last weekend at the Maybelline New York/Garnier Surf Salon at Montauk's Surf Lodge.
Here's Kerry's tips for the perfect summer glow:
•"If you're using self-tanner, make sure to scrub before application to avoid splotchiness, and definitely make sure you have the right product for your skin-tone. Every self tanner takes on an unique color and you need to test it out by doing patch tests in inconspicuous areas on your body."
Kerry suggests Arcona Self-Tanner, $32.00, available at Soho Sanctuary, 119 Mercer Street (between Prince and Spring streets); 212-334-5550
•"A great tip for looking naturally tanned is just to use a darker shade of foundation—but make sure it's just one shade darker, so it's not too much of a disconnect to your natural skin tone."
Kerry suggests Maybelline Dream Smooth Mousse Foundation, $9.79, Duane Reade, 333 7th (between 29th and 28th streets); 212-529-0091‎
•"My favorite trick is highlighting the brow bone & cheekbone by dabbing a highlighter on to give a dewy finish."
Kerry suggests Jouer Mineral Powder Bronzer, $28.00, available at Henri Bendel, 712 5th Avenue (between 55th and 56th streets); 212-247-1100‎
•"For a natural way to make the eyes pop, just use great plumping/lengthening mascara."
Kerry suggests Maybelline The Falsies Mascara, $7.77, available at Duane Reade, 333 7th (between 29th and 28th streets); 212-529-0091‎
20 lucky winners will have the perfect summer glow thanks to Maybelline's ultimate makeup giveaway, with lipsticks, Falsies mascara, cream eyeshadows, and more! To win, just post a picture on our Facebook page with your summer beauty icon (ours is Gisele!), our fave 20 take the prizes!

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