Spotting a gloriously radiant or subtly colourful summer makeup look on Instagram can change the course of your day. And by change we mean, create the sudden urge to go put on some makeup and live your best life ASAP. That’s the power of a striking makeup look.
If like us, you occasionally find yourself avoiding events because of the heat-induced summer woes, boost your motivation with six summer-inspired, makeup looks from two African makeup brands – Juvia’s Place and House of Tara.
More creative than just a single swipe of black eyeliner, they range from a bold pop of colour on your lips or eyes to subtle but stunning nude makeup.
Keep scrolling to check them all out and go ahead and recreate the looks for yourself.
How stunning is this ultra-nude makeup look? This subtle wash of nude pigments on the eyes, paired with a rosy nude lip like this House of Tara look, creates a spectacular day to night look.
Popping fuschia lips are the summer makeup look to try this season.
Who needs eyeshadow when you can execute a cat-eye this serious?
This Vanessa Gyimah makeup look packs a serious punch.
A peachy nude daytime look? Yes, please.
This bright orange lid screams summer. Just swipe eyeshadow from the Juvia’s Place palette. Instant cool-girl vibes.