HöN Summer 2020 Beauty
Written by: Bryan Lottes
A universal perfume unassigned with a gender or a time, Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur is an elixir that transcends gender by its individuality. Roman chamomile is structured with Indian coral jasmine petals for tenderness, precious musks for depth, and noble woods—including warm, luminous sandalwood and airy, subtle cedarwood.
It’s a unisex scent, which has been the trend in the niche category for some time. But it’s still rare for a designer brand to market one of its big releases as a universal fragrance.
$95.00 at Sephora.com
Summer Lip Stain Trend.
Create a popsicle fade around the edges to make the rich hue a bit more wearable. Concentrate the pigment on the center of your lips, and blend
out using a lip brush.
BITE BEAUTY Outburst Longwear Lip Stain in shade Strawberry Froze’
$24.00 at bitebeauty.com
Watercolor Shadow Trend
Skies the limit with this ethereal look. Apply colors with a small flat shadow brush, using a fluffy blending brush to diffuse the concentrated colors.
$48.00 at maccosmetics.com
BRONZER / SUNLESS TANNER / SUNSCREEN:
Natural Bronzer with minerals. Gives your face a sun-kissed glow, Waterproof and wears for up to 10 hours. Shade 027 Sun Dance $3.95 at https://cvs.com
Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse. This beautifully golden tinted tanning mousse is easy-to-apply, streak-free and adapts to your skin tone for up to 10 day wear with no self tan smell. The multi award-winning foam formula is lightweight, no-sticky and infused with hydrating Jojoba and skin care actives to prolong your tan for up to 10 days with even fade. Simply apply with the Luxe Tan Mitt to seamlessly blend and wait for your results to develop over 4-8 hours, so you can glow with confidence all week. $32.00 at https://us.sttropeztan.com/
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen SPF 70, It goes on easily and absorbs quickly for an invisible, light-weight feel on your skin. Offering superior broad spectrum protection from aging UVA rays and burning UVB rays. $11.99 at https://www.neutrogena.com/
Beat the DC Humidity with Kenra Volume Spray 25
provides the maximum amount of volume and hold possible. It leaves hair looking natural and shiny while imparting the strength and volume necessary to make any style last all day. $15.00 at Amazon.com
Breezy Beach Waves
The Alterna CAVIAR Professional Styling Sea Salt Spray lightweight mist infused with mineral-rich Dead Sea Salt for tousled beachy waves all summer long. $30.00 at ulta.com
Bryan Lottes has been a freelance makeup artist since 2007, like many others getting his start at MAC Cosmetics. Inspired by the ever evolving world of trends in art, fashion, photography, film and music, he believes that the sky's the limit with artistry and innovation in the beauty industry.