Malta Summer Glow

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When you’re on holiday and you don’t have much time to sunbathe, it’s always nice to look like you’ve been baking in the sun for hours. The products I have been using this week in Malta have helped me achieve the perfect, glow, bronzed look in the evenings.

The Balm Bahama Mama | £14.99

One of my favourite products at the moment, Bahama Mama is the perfect bronzer to get the glow. It compliments my skin tone and really works well with the highlighter I use. Bahama Mama lasts all day/ evening without reapplying, so it's one less thing to take out in your clutch in the evening.

The Balm Mary Lou Manizer Highlighter | £17.49

Ah, the highlighter which doesn't fail to meet expectations. It's shimmery, therefore catches the eve inch of the sun and really does make your face 'pop'. I find this works best if you apply powder around it, that makes your face matt while the highlight can be the centre of attention. 

Topshop Glow Pot in Gleam | £9

Perfect as a base for a powder highlight or on it's own, this cream highlighter can be applied just with your fingers. In Malta, I applied this on my cupids bow and the tip of my nose and you can really see it in photos, absolutely gorgeous and a steal at that price. It's pretty difficult to get your hands on but it's worth it when you do.

St Moritz Mousse Tan in Dark | £4.99

St Moritz has always been my favourite fake tan, because it's affordable and works brilliantly. I applied this twice on holiday and I looked like one of the Maltese. When I wear fake tan, it feels as if my clothes look even better, especially if they're lighter colours! You can apply with a mitt and wash it off the next morning and it does smell through the night, but the results are lovely.

Benefit Lipgloss

This came with a Benefit gift set about a year ago, it is a glossy pink that I apply over any pink lipstick. It isn't too pigmented so the colour of your lipstick still shows through. I never buy or wear lipgloss, but I've enjoyed wearing this recently, next on my wishlist is some NYX gloss goodies!

NARS Yachiyo Brush 27 | £43

Good makeup is nothing without the tools to apply it. This brush was worth the splurge. I use it to apply my highlighter and it picks up so much product, sometimes so much you have to be careful where to apply it but it applies like a dream. It is very good quality, doesn't shed and seems to keep a lot cleaner than my other brushes.

Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair | £4.19

Of course I've included one of my all-time favourite products. This concealer instantly brightens up my under eyes and the bridge of my nose. 

So those are the products I reached for most when in Malta. What are your favourite products for a glow?

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