Friday Fabü

Warm weather calls for a lighter serum or moisturizer under sunscreen. As for the glow factor, anyone with an iota of skin smarts knows you’ve gotta fake it to make it, honey. “Bronze-ness” is next to godliness. You must, however, know what you’re doing, or you risk looking like the love child of George Hamilton and Shauna Sand.

When it comes to bronzer and fab cosmetics, makeup artist Ashlynne Padilla (505.507.0472, is the local authority. She generously shared some tips with me recently as she was darting out the door to work a fashion show.

“Don’t put bronzer all over or you will look muddy,” she advised. “You want to limit it to the areas where the sun naturally hits, like the top of the forehead, tip of the nose, cheek tops, the tip of your chin and the chest.”

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Posted on April 8, 2011 and filed under Fabü.