When it comes to makeup, Elisse Joson is known to consistently sport dewy and glowing skin. That's why we got all excited when her makeup artist, Mark Qua, made a special appearance on her YouTube channel to reveal his pro (yet totally doable) secrets to achieving Elisse's signature ~fresh~ look.
(Bonus: Mark's funny terms make this tutorial far from boring, and Loisa Andalio and McCoy de Leon do a cameo!)
Here are some of our takeaways:
Prep the skin before anything else.
Mark massaged Elisse's face with a beauty oil to promote blood circulation.Continue reading below ↓
Pixi Rose Oil Blend, P1,280, Glamourbox.phContinue reading below ↓Recommended Videos
You don't need to own expensive brushes.
Mark applied a thin layer of foundation and concealer with just his hands to create a natural-looking finish. According to him, the warmth of his fingers makes the products blendable.
Laura Mercier Candleglow Foundation, Rustan's The Beauty SourceContinue reading below ↓
Set your complexion with a sheer powder.
Again, Mark is all about emphasizing the real texture of the skin, so he sets the foundation with a veil of sheer illuminating powder.
Laura Mercier Candleglow Sheer Perfecting Powder, Rustan's The Beauty Source
Go for a subtle contour.
If you're contouring with cream products, make sure to blend it out properly with your fingers to avoid streaks.Continue reading below ↓
Benefit Hoola Quickie Contour Stick, P1,800, Zalora
Apply shimmery eyeshadow on your lids.
For pretty, wide-awake eyes, dab a rose gold cream eyeshadow on your lids and curl the lashes with mascara.Continue reading below ↓
Cargo Swimmables Longwear Eyeshadow in Botany Bay, P1,050, Beauty Bar
Happy Skin At Long Last Supercurl Waterproof Mascara, P999, Zalora
Bring out the glow with an intense highlighter.
Of course, a glowing makeup can't be complete without a blinding highlighter. Mark dusted some on the top of Elisse's cheekbones to light up her face.Continue reading below ↓
Fenty Beauty Kilowatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo in Ginger Binge/Moscow Mule, P1,950, Sephora.ph
Don't forget to define the jawline and nose.
Elisse is often exposed to harsh studio lights, so Mark adds definition and shape with a matte contouring powder on the jawline and noseline.Continue reading below ↓
Snoe Beauty Slim Shade Me Face Sculpting Cake in Almond, P799, Zalora
Frame the face with lush eyebrows.
For born-with-it full kilay, draw feathery strokes on the sparse areas with a brow pomade and bulk up each strand with a brow mascara. He also followed Elisse's natural arch.
Colourette Browfessional Waterproof Eyebrow Pomade in Steady Brown, P499, ColouretteCosmetics.comContinue reading below ↓
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