Today, Gucci shares her take on the viral TikTok “underpainting” phenomenon that’s sweeping social media. "I've always loved using highlight, blush and contour beneath foundation on set for an ultra-fresh skin effect," she says. Her 4-step tutorial is designed to create a life-giving flush of color “in a subtle way, so it doesn’t look makeup-y."
Gucci starts by swirling Baby Cheeks blush stick in Poppet onto the apples. "Don't worry, it's a little brighter now than it will be!" she says as she picks up Baby Blender and sheers the punchy poppy shade out to a believable "lit-from-within" finish. Next she whisks Lit Up highlight in Pärla, a glassy pearlescent oyster tone, under eyes and in targeted spots on the cheekbones, lids and forehead for face-shaping dimension.
Then comes the real magic: Gucci sweeps Vital Skin foundation stick under eyes and around the edges of any visible color. “It softens everything and helps it to settle in,” she explains of the transformative trick, which she locks in using Vital Pressed Skincare powder in a 'soft focus' translucent shade.
The result? The bright eyed, radiant skin look that Gucci calls “detoxed”— aka, beaming like you just wrapped a 30-day cleanse.