By now, most of you are probably already used to the work-from-home setting—virtual meetings here and there, occassional sleepless nights, juggling household responsibilities with work, and so on.
Just like you, Anne Curtis, who is currently in Melbourne, Australia with husband Erwan Heussaff and daughter Amélie, still has to tend to business-related work for blk Cosmetics overseas. Very recently, the It's Showtime host shared an IGTV video of herself doing her skincare prep and every day light makeup just before a Zoom meeting. Anne's vlog revealed some simple steps toward a very put-together look—check out these beauty tricks below!
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Step 1. Moisturize your face
Anne makes sure her skin is hydrated and plump by applying three drops of Josie Maran 100% Pure Argan Oil. Argan oil is a good anti-aging, skin-smoothing beauty secret; plus, using this prior makeup will allow you to apply makeup smoothly.
Step 2. Moisturize your undereyes, too
Anne is also a fan of Miranda Kerr's all-natural and organic Aussie beauty brand Kora Organics. She puts on Kora Organics Noni Radiant Eye Oil under her eyes to achieve a youthful and more radiant appearance. The product has a rose quartz roller ball applicator that helps give a soothing experience!
Step 3. Wear a skin tint (with SPF, please!)
Even when indoors, SPF is a must. Anne believes the same, wearing the blk Cosmetics Illuminating Skin Tint Sun Shield SPF30 from the latest Universal 2.0 Collection. "The difference between our previous skin shield [is that] we gave this a glow up. So, it has a bit of a sheen, a bit of shimmer,” she said in the video. Anne uses two shades: Vanilla for her undereyes and Butterscotch for the rest of her face, and she blends everything with just her fingers.
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Step 4. Contour away
Anne swipes a bit of blk Contour Stick in Cocoa along the underside of her cheekbones to create the illusion of a shadow. You can also add contour on the sides of your nose bridge, your jawline, and center of your foread.
Step 5. Add some tint
To make your blush look flushed, wear blk Cosmetics Multi-tasking Color Stick, which Anne also uses as an eyeshadow. In the video, Anne wore the blk Cosmetics Multi-tasking Color Stick in Margarita.
Step 6. Don't forget your kilay and lashes.
If you have bushy brows like Anne, you can also just wear a brow gel to keep it in place. For the new mom's case, she wears the blk Cosmetics Eyebrow Gel in Taupe and curls her lashes with her Sailor Moon eyelash curler that is "so cute!" She also uses blk Cosmetics Mascara from the Little Luxuries collection.
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Step 7. Have fun with your lip color!
For the lipstick, Anne revealed another favorite from the Universal 2.0 Collection: The blk Cosmetics Lip Switch. “I'm super excited about this product, and i’m very passionate because it is our first step into being an eco-friendly brand,” Anne, who wore Macchiatto in the video, shared.
From the name itself, you can "switch" the lipstick refills that you want to use and attach it to the tube!
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Banner image from @annecurtissmith