Here’s how to create the ‘dewy’ look without ruining your makeup

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Oftentimes you’ll scroll through IG and find beauty pages filled with glossy faces. When you learn how to choose and use dewy products, you can achieve a similar look without ruining your base makeup. Keep reading for tips on how to master this ‘Gram-worthy look.

Setting Dewy Products Over Foundation

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One of the coolest dewy products that’s all over Instagram (and plays well with makeup) is Glow Recipe’s Niacinamide Dew Drops. While it still has the watermelon base you know and love from Glow Recipe, it’s made with makeup lovers in mind. It’s a beauty staple that you can use to easily achieve a dewy look on your skin or, in this case, a dewy makeup look — especially if you’re a beginner.

Shop: Glow Recipe Niacinimide Dew Drops, $34

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Apply Dewy Products Under Your Makeup

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The secret to creating glowy complexion with makeup? Apply your dewy product after primer, but before foundation. e.l.f. Cosmetics’ Jelly Pop Flush Blush is a must-try product that looks incredible with a liquid foundation layered on top. The foundation sheers out the intensity of the blush, but still leaves a dewy finish behind. Not to mention, the price point is super friendly to your budget.

Shop: E.L.F Jelly Pop Flush Blush, $6

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Use Dewy Base Products

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If you want to tone down the dew, but keep a natural glow, the new beauty brand, Merit has a complexion stick that helps your skin to glow on its own. Plus, if you want to highlight certain areas, the brand’s Day Glow Highlighting Balm amps up the dew factor.

Shop: Merit Beauty Minimalist Perfecting Complexion Stick, $38

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