Yoga Skin is the Latest Beauty Trend Taking Over the 'Gram

It’s all about the glow ✨

Just in case you have been living under a rock for the last year, dewy, glowing skin is in. Gone are the days of using matte-look foundations and dusting yourself in powder if you notice some shine.


These days, it’s all about embracing it. That’s why the latest makeup trend doing the rounds on social media should come as no surprise: Yoga skin – because a little bit of sweat can seriously up your beauty cred.

The Yoga Skin Makeup Technique

This new way of applying makeup to create a dewy, slightly sweaty look, was thought up by an ingenious makeup artist from the UK who was looking for a way to create that lit-from-within glow. This technique is about the sheer application of products so that the skin looks as natural and radiant as possible. And what’s yoga got to do with it? The finished look should be slightly shiny, as if you had been doing a low-intensity workout rather than running the Comrades. You get the idea.

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The Yogaskin Technique I created to make the skin look lit 💡from within. Healthy, glowing, hydrated, radiant, sheer and natural. Skin that looks like skin at its very best. ✴︎Step One – Cleanse and prep your skin as normal. Let your skincare absorb fully before adding the next step. ✴︎Step Two – Apply a small amount of primer (silicone free). ✴︎Step Three – 3-4 Pumps of your favourite foundation liquid. Preferably Sheer/Medium (water based). No full cover. ✴︎Step Four – One drop of your favourite skincare facial oil ✴︎Step Five – One drop of strobe cream or Liquid highlighter. Golden tones work best. ✴︎Step Six – For super shine One small drop of Glow drops (this step is optional ) ✴︎Step Seven – Massage into your skin using your hands; this does many things. It gets the circulation flowing, relaxes you, de-puffs, and makes the base sit better too. Build up in layers on top until you are happy with the coverage created. I would recommend allowing time between layers. ✴︎Step Eight – Add a small amount of liquid concealer only in the areas you wish more coverage like under eyes, spots or around the nose. Please do not overdo this step ✌🏼. You can lightly powder to set concealer. Add cream blush and cream bronzer if you wish. And you can set your face overall with powder too, use a small fluffy brush to do this or puff and keep the powder to a minimum and sheer. No baking please 😘 . If you wish to use setting spray make sure it’s alcohol free to give further hydration. I used.. @chanel.beauty – foundation @kiehlsuki -Facial oil @kevynaucoin -Highlighter liquid @revolutionpro – Glow drops @chanel.beauty – Cream bronzer @glossier – Cream blush Recommend powder – @maccosmeticsuk Blot powder. Recommend set spray @pixibeauty. If this all seems to complex don’t panic! just add a little facial oil into your base keep everything looking sheer as possible. If you have very oily skin and don’t like to look shiny this might not be the look for you. Thanks to @shebysmd @coloursagency @_donnamcgowan @bobrafferty #yogaskin #realskinrevolution #freethefreckle #motd #makeuptutorial #makeupvideos #inbeautmag ❤️🤘#nomakeupmakeup

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'#Yogaskin' is the new cocktailing technique that will dramatically enhance your God-given glow! And it's way easier than #Contouring and #Highlighting. Yoga skin is a look that feels real. ‘Glass skin’ and similar trends are about creating a perfected, flawless complexion, but yoga skin is about creating luscious, fresh and juicy skin that looks natural, but glowing with health. It emulates that really gorgeous radiance you have when you step out of the yoga studio; juicy, dewy and super-hydrated. It’s not about hiding imperfections but creating a hyper-real version of your natural skin, pinchable and just irresistible! #makeuponpoint #makeuponfleek #makeuplooks #makeupgirls #makeupoftheday #makeupartistsworldwide #makeupinspo #makeupartis #makeupgoals #makeuplovers #makeuprevolution #makeuptalk #makeupbrushes #mua

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So how do you create this look?

This technique requires a cocktail of products but relax – it’s still easy to achieve! After performing your regular skincare routine and allowing those products to sink in, apply hydrating primer. Then, the key to creating this look, is to mix three to four pumps of liquid foundation, one drop of facial oil and one drop of liquid highlighter. This is the combo that will give your skin that slightly-moist finish. It’s also advised that you apply it with your hands so that it melts into the skin better and gives off a more natural appearance.

You can then complete the look by using a liquid concealer and a cream blush or bronzer.

If only we really looked this good after a workout, amiright?

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