The Secret to Fluffy, Radiant Cloud Skin


| LAST UPDATE 05/09/2023

By Alyssa Williams
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Cloud Skin is the new makeup trend taking the beauty world by storm. Its dewy but not-too-dewy finish makes us look nourished and radiant without any oil or jelly textures.

Some of us with "mature skin" have avoided the heavy, oil-and-jelly-laden, dewy trends, but Cloud Skin has emerged as the perfect alternative. The mastermind behind it, Dominic Skinner, created it to give people of all ages a subtle yet gorgeous look. If you're wondering how to achieve the perfect Cloud Skin look, here are some tips to guide you. First and foremost, start with hydration. Dominic advises using a skin serum mixed with your go-to matte foundation as the best way to prep your skin. This will provide deep hydration while creating a beautiful demi-matte glow with a soft blur effect. For optimal results, use products with hyaluronic acid and niacinamide to plump and refine your skin.

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Next up, application. Think of it like creating layers. The aim is to achieve a flawless, sheer look using lots of light microlayers. Instead of applying the foundation evenly all over your face, Dominic suggests you gradually reveal and conceal problem areas to balance out your skin. Finally, the right tools are essential for this look. For a perfect finish, use a sparsely-packed brush to apply the foundation. Its light and polished texture ensures that the base remains super light while still keeping the full coverage effect. The micro-layers of the foundation will last much longer than traditional foundation applications.

With Cloud Skin, there is no need to worry about the dewy finish. You still get that radiant, fresh glow that lasts much longer than the traditional heavy coverage. If you want to secure it, use a little setting powder selectively and not all over the face. It's a hybrid makeup trend that emphasizes a subtle and sheer form of beauty. Great for all ages, this style has become a must-try trend in the makeup industry. You can replicate the look from the comfort of your own home by incorporating these tips into your daily makeup routine. It'll keep your base secure and maintain that soft, almost fluffy texture throughout the day. Try it today, your skin will thank you!

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