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Adeola Gboyega’s Glow-Inducing Beauty Tricks

The makeup artist is renowned for creating that lit-from-within glow that we all want. We asked Adeola what her secret is, and she gave us five insider tricks.

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Trick 1: Skincare Prep Is Essential

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A solid skincare routine is the first step to a gorgeous, natural glow – it provides a great foundation for the rest of your products to be applied effortlessly. Kate Somerville Traitement de resurfaçage triple acide Liquid ExfoliKate, 58,00 £ and Sunday Riley Sérum éclaircissant à 15% de vitamine C CEO, 70,00 £ are two of my go-tos.

Trick 2: Avoid Glitter And Sparkles

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Stay away from glitter and opt instead for products that combine skincare and radiance. I love Tan-Luxe Super Gloss SPF 30, 36,00 £ as it combines sun protection with hyaluronic acid for a dewy, bronzed glow. Charlotte Tilbury Filtre Hollywood Flawless, 39,00 £ is versatile – you can mix it with foundation or wear on its own for a luminous look. Cream formulas, such as Anastasia Beverly Hills Crème bronzante, 12,80 £, are fantastic for layering on top for a sun kissed finish. For a beautiful rosy glow on your cheeks, try the brand’s Stick Blush.

Trick 3: Powders Can Illuminate Too

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Cream formulas are great, but powders have their place. When choosing a powder highlighter, try one that will give a smoother application without highlighting open pores. I love how Laura Mercier Illuminateur de visage, 18,50 £ glides across skin like a cream but with the lightness of powder. It’s easy to blend, too.

Trick 4: Fix Your Glow

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A setting spray will help keep your makeup in place. I really love Hourglass Spray fixateur Veil Soft Focus, 47,00 £, as it contains hydrating ingredients to prevent dryness. I also love that it’s water-resistant and leaves my skin luminous.

Trick 5: Control Your Shine

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There’s a difference between radiance and shine. If your skin gets shiny or you want to improve the appearance of open pores, apply an oil-free primer. Nars Apprêt anti-pores et anti-brillance, 21,00 £, was formulated to prep skin for makeup and instantly mattifies. To top-up your glow, keep a Charlotte Tilbury Baguette lumineuse de beauté, 30,00 £ in your handbag – it adds light and a soft-focused glow.

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