I love the laid back version of Katie Holmes. She’s one of those celebs who pulls off ‘less is more’ ever so beautifully and frankly, it wouldn’t hurt to learn a thing or two from her lax makeup look. Sure, she knows how to glam it up when the time is right, but when she’s rocking a bright pant and flats on a low-key afternoon, her makeup is always natural and feminine.
Here’s how to get Katie’s look and step in to spring with a fresh face.
Katie always keeps it soft on her eyes when she’s out and about, despite being the face of Bobbi Brown’s new eye shadow sticks. Just a few sweeps of mascara will open up your eyes but still look natural. It’s no secret that one of Katie’s biggest beauty woes are her dark circles, but it’s nothing a good illuminator can’t fix. The ever-reliable Touche Eclat Illuminating Pen by YSL will always leave you with a bright-eyed look and it’s so good you’ll keep it in your purse for an afternoon pick-me-up.
Aside from being prone to oiliness, Katie’s skin is gorgeous. To get that even skin tone a BB cream will work wonders to cover and correct at the same time. Maybelline’s Dream Fresh Beauty Balm will do all that and then some. The texture is incredible light and creamy so it’ll feel like you’ve got nothing on your skin. A major win as the temperature starts to rise and you don’t want to feel like your makeup is caking.
A natural flush is easily achieved with the right product and a cream formula will always give you the subtlest flush around. The Pot Rouge Lip and Cheek colours by Bobbi Brown come in five beautiful shades from corals to dusty pinks so whatever your skin tone you’re bound to find one that’ll leave you with a dewy veil of colour on your cheeks. Would it be wrong to order one in every shade?
The good thing about a great lipstick is that you can apply it as sheer or opaque, as you like – with the right formula of course. The new Le Rouge lipsticks by Givenchy are easily going to become by newest beauty obsession. After trying a bright pink shade I’m ready to collect them all – it’s inevitable. Dab on the shade Rose Taffetas to get a look like Katie’s, or, layer it on at night for intense colour.