Obsessed With The Beauty Looks in Guava Island? This Is How You Can Create An Island Inspired Vibe Of Your Own
Have you ever found yourself daydreaming about escaping to the beach during the week? Yeah, so have we. Childish Gambino did just that when he secretly headed to Cuba to film Guava Island. This film stars Childish Gambino and Rihanna. After much anticipation - Guava Island was released during Childish Gambino’s set at Coachella in April. Since then we have been admiring these natural beauty island looks that are full of golds, blues and shimmer that resembles the sunshine, beach waves, and island life. With the sun out, you will want to go for a look that is natural, but still creates an impact. To make this island beauty vibe your own, be sure to incorporate some of these products into your summer makeup bag.
Singer and actress Becky G got together with Colourpop to create some gorgeous new products to enjoy. The Salvaje Pressed Powder and Shadow Palette has the perfect shades to create a beachy look with teals, burnt orange and shimmery champagne gold. These colors resemble the colors of sand, water and the sunshine! The shadow formula finishes as highly pigmented and will show up for you with just a little bit of the product on. The formula is longwear so that you can spend more time at the beach! We are a fan of that idea!
You’re going to need some highlight to make your cheekbones stand out while soaking up some rays near the ocean. The Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Loose Highlighter’ is a summer dream come true! The loose power is highly reflective in the sun and is sure to get you noticed by that hottie playing volleyball nearby. This formula is effortlessly blendable and finishes with a smooth, silky feel. This product is vegan, dermatologist tested and safe for your eyes, lips and skin! So, go on and highlight thyself in the name of a perfected summer glow.
Getting that dewy look is the aim for a summer vibe, but not always easy! The Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Dewy Set Setting Spray’ is the product you need to achieve this summer vibe without the frustration. This water based formula will work to leave your skin dewy and never oily. You can use this product alone to give your skin a healthy glow or put on before makeup application to create a lovely smoothing effect. The gorgeous vanilla coconut scent will take you straight to summer feels in no time.
Another sun-inspired eyeshadow palette to have in your summer makeup bag is the Anastasia Beverly Hills ‘Riviera Eyeshadow Palette.’ This lovely palette gives major island feels with colors like yellow, teal blue, gold and silver to inspire your beach days. This palette would be great for going out dancing on the island at night under the strobe lights. This eyeshadow formula has a full-pigment, high color payoff. You’ll soon discover this is a go-to for island vibe look.
If you’re going to have the island makeup look together, then you need the hair styling to match. The Not Your Mother’s ‘Beach Babe Texturizing Sea Salt Spray’ is your answer. This formula will give you sexy, tousled waves that are island approved. To use, all you have to do is mist the formula into damp (or dry) hair. Finish styling with your fingers or lightly comb through to create beach waves you’ve been dreaming of!
Duh! Of course we have to mention Fenty Beauty by Rihanna! One of the co-stars of Guava Island has her own highly popular beauty line inspired by her life growing up in Barbados. The ‘Body Lava Luminizer’ is a shimmering body liquid that will give you an instant glam glow under the summer sun. You can apply this product to your arms, legs, face and collarbone for an all over glow you’ll adore! Shimmering in the sun never felt so good!
A good summer bronzer never hurt nobody! To enhance your summer tan, go for the ‘Sun Stalk’r Instant Warmth Bronzer.’ With 8 shades available, this bronzer will warm up your skin and give you a sun kissed beauty feel. This bronzer formula is long-wear and transfer resistant, so you don’t have to worry about getting any makeup on your favorite new beach towel while lying down reading the newest suspense novel on the beach!
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