5-Minute Fix with the Perfect Highlighting Palette


At Cover FX, it’s no secret we’re all about glamming up the everyday. From red-carpet ready looks to all-out glitter effects, we love being inventive with our makeup. However, sometimes a jam-packed schedule calls for an easy look you can do in a flash that yields gorgeous, ready for anything appeal.

Longtime fan of Cover FX and MUA, Nick Scalzo (clients include @SailorBrinkelyCook, @theskinnyconfidential, and @kjapa) focuses his technique on artful looks using natural ingredients. Working with our Perfect Highlighting Palette, he created a versatile and effortless look that goes from desk to dinner. Whether a busy day of errands, back-to-back meetings, or a special after-work event, this 5-minute fix will have you looking flawless in no time.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Apply Illuminating Primer all over face to ensure even and smooth application
  2. Blend Natural Finish Foundation (Nick uses G60) for radiant and natural coverage
  3. Then, use the Perfect Highlighting Palette for the following:
  • Use Gilded all over eyelids as base color
  • Blend Celestial at center of eyelid to add light, multidimensional shimmer
  • Contour with Blossom under the brow bone for a tinge of peachy color
  • Add definition to eyelids using Golden Peach in outer creases
  • Use Golden Peach as bronzer to contour cheekbones, hairline, and side angles of the nose
  • Add a hint of blush using Rose Gold
  • Finally, use Prism to add shimmer at inner tear duct area and cupids bow

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