Buttery Skin Is The Next Big Makeup Trend To Try This Season

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Of all the beauty trends that emerge on social media, buttery skin is probably one of the most wearable. (Remember nose hair extensions? Yikes…)

The look is exactly what it sounds like — sort of. Autralian makeup artist Isabelle De Vries coined the term “buttery skin” to describe her technique that emulates the natural texture of butter. She doesn’t actually slather a stick of the stuff over the skin…

“I came up with the term buttery skin, because it gives off the same silky smooth texture and natural sheen that butter has,” De Vries told to Allure

The ultra-glowy, super-smooth finish is in line with the dewy skin trend that is all the rage these days. But unlike glass skin and dumpling skin, De Vries clarifies that buttery skin is a makeup technique, not a skin care routine. Though proper skin prep applies before any application of makeup, she notes.

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Playing on the beautiful @alyshabandy_ using the @sigmabeauty Wicked liquid liner pen and long wear pencil, chroma glow pallet and pro brush collection , @temptu @faceatelier base @anastasiabeverlyhills brow pomade and eyeshadows @colourpopcosmetics @morphebrushes @danessa_myricks clear colorfix glaze, @harlottecosmetics lipstick in skinny dip. @bmartistlashes @soapbrows hair also by me using @h2dhaircare #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #trendsandco #calledtobecreative #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #sigmabeauty #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #makeupfanatic1 #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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So, what’s the recipe for a buttery complexion? Lots of layering. Essentially, the routine consists of six steps: skin prep, primer, foundation, cheek color, balm, and a finishing mist. According to De Vries, the skin care products you use should contain hyaluronic acid, which helps skin retain moisture, or other hyper-hydrating agents, and cream makeup products work best for the desired result.

De Vries starts by hydrating the skin and applying an illuminating primer so makeup goes on smoother. Next, a “dewy foundation is a must,” she explains, adding that she like to use her fingers to press the foundation into skin. She then dabs cream blush and highlighter onto the cheeks “so everything is kept looking creamy and hydrated.” Her go-to: Glossier Cloud Paint. For extra dewiness, she applies Danessa Myricks Dew Wet Balm over the cheekbones and eyelids and finishes off the look with an allover spritz of a hydrating face mist.

Voila! De Vries has clearly perfected buttery skin, as evidenced by her Instagram feed, which is chock full of deliciously glowy  — never greasy! — makeup complemented by bright, bold eye looks. Have a scroll for all the beauty inspo you need to get started.

 

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An example of ‘Buttery Skin” one of the techniques I will be demonstrating at my LA, NYC & London Masterclasses. Model @shambizzle ? My faves @temptu Sb foundation mixed with pink pearl @eloisebeauty illuminator in blushing and ice queen, @nyxcosmetics_australia Orange County on the eyes @beaudazzledbeauty marocan palette @sigmabeauty wicked linner to tight line and blush palette and contour palette. Brows @ohbrow.com.au clear brown soap and @alisonjadecosmetics pencil and @anastasiabeverlyhills pomade lips @maccosmeticsaustralia liquid lip in high drama @bmartistlashes 12mm 2.0 @makeup_weapons and @dirty_thirties for application #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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The countdown is on to my Masterclasses in LONDON, LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK, for more information and to book head to my website link in my bio?….for now here is some sneaky bts of the new @dirty_thirties campaign with @aryaboutelle. using of course @dirty_thirties beauty sponges for that flawless base with @temptu Sb foundation mixed with @danessa_myricks vision cream colour and prism fix hydrating lotion, enlighten in Ice, fission flush in ballet slippers @sigmabeauty contour palette and blush palette, wicked gel linner. @ohbrow.com.au clear brow soap @alisonjadecosmetics and @anastasiabeverlyhills on the brows @temptu white shimmer and @anastasiabeverlyhills sugar palette highlight @bmartistlashes 14 & 12mm individual lashes lips @nyxcosmetics_australia lip crayon buffed in eyes @danessa_myricks clear colour fix in chosen and royalty @beaudazzledbeauty marrocan pallet @morphebrushes 35c #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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Can’t till my LA, NYC and London Masterclasses it’s gonna be bomb? For more information and bookings click the link in my bio? This look was created using the Bondi palette from @klaracosmetics ? so many shimmering shades of blue and green! Model @__amaani__ Base: @danessa_myricks illuminating Veil in light and attraction, vision cream cover in N6, N9 and N10, vision flush on the cheeks in ballet slipper, lux cream pallet the nudist, light works palette and Dew wet balm in clear. @sigmabeauty contour palette vision cream cover was mixed with @temptu Sb foundation in #6 Eyes: @danessa_myricks color fix in firework, limesickle @sigmabeauty contour palette, blush palette and wicked liner, lips @nyxcosmetics_australia sable gloss eyes Bondi palette and @viseart cool neutral @bmartistlashes 2.0 @ohbrow.com.au @alisonjadecosmetics and @anastasiabeverlyhills brow pomade @dirty_thirties @makeup_weapons #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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MAKEUP MASTERED NEW YORK! Book Now as places are sticky limited! Date: May 9th Time: 9:00am – 4:30pm This is a hands on editorial masterclass, goodie bags included! Wanting to take your artistry to the next level and learn to create those head turning looks you see online and in the media? With a holistic approach to makeup; learn new skills exploring colour and texture. Learn innovative eye techniques, advanced skin applications and explore your creative side! Suitable for all skill levels. For more information on what’s included and to book, head to www.isabelledevries.com/shop or click the link in my bio then click the education link in the menu bar! #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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Skin like butter ? never get sick of this face with @shambizzle My faves @temptu Sb foundation mixed with pink pearl @eloisebeauty illuminator in blushing and ice queen, @nyxcosmetics_australia vivid linner in sapphire @beaudazzledbeauty marocan palette @inglot_australia pigment (sticker fell off ??‍♀️) @sigmabeauty wicked linner to tight line and blush palette and contour palette. Brows @ohbrow.com.au clear brown soap and @alisonjadecosmetics pencil and @anastasiabeverlyhills pomade @bmartistlashes @makeup_weapons and @dirty_thirties for application #makeupartistsworldwide #fiercesociety, #wakeupandmakeup #liptrends #makeupaholic #beautyinspiration #allmodernmakeup #blendwithtrend #temptu #temptupro #nothingisordinary #postitforaesthetic #amazingmakeupart #thebabeface #lunarimakeup #muastars #muaawsome #bestmua #sigmabeauty #topthatpose #sigmapro #perthmua #perthmakeupartist #makeupinsider #instamakeup #instamua

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