Three fab beauty looks for the Fourth of July


Happy Fourth of July, GL girls! Today is a day for celebrating in classic patriotic style, meaning rocking the red, white and blue and slaying with the stars and stripes. But why not change it up a bit this year? Instead of throwing on those American flag shorts, or that fireworks t-shirt, try one of these awesome makeup looks that will make you stand out in the crowd like a bright, sparkling firework.



This Fourth of July, go for a bright and bold red lip color for a fun and spirited look. Try this tip to get the perfect looking lip: Draw a line starting from the top of each side of your cupid's bow and ending at the bottom of your top lip—this should form an X. Next, draw a semi-circle curve along the bottom of your lower lip. Mark mid points between the center of your lips and the corners of your lips with small dots, then use these markings as a guide to perfectly line your lips. Fill in the rest of your lips with the liner, then swipe on some balm or lipstick as you choose.



It's a holiday, so give yourself an excuse to wear crazy eye shadow. Show some American pride by using red, white and blue hues in fun, fab designs. To rock this one, start off by covering your whole lid with a white or cream shadow. Then, add blue and red to each side (the white base will make your colors really pop). Add some glitter under your lower lashes and mascara to your tastes. Want to make this look even crazier? Try using blue eyeliner for an extra dash of brightness.



Not feeling particularly colorful? Try something a little different by adding silver or gold stars to your face. Using a small makeup brush, you can gently paint them onto beside or under your eyes. Then, add glitter to make your face shine just like those fireworks. Not much of an artist? You can also purchase star sparkles and apply them using eyelash glue. Shine bright, sweetie!

What are your Fourth of July makeup ideas? How are you celebrating?

Photos credit: Arnhem, Franny Fashions, Sofia Carson


by Emily Mullin | 7/4/2016