We can’t believe we’re saying it, but summer is finally right around the corner! It’s time for some sunshine, time spent outdoors, and all of the summer beauty trends you could ever want. As we’re looking ahead to the summer trends for 2023, there’s no denying that glazed donut nails, skin, and hair are all making their way to the top of the list.
Are we really talking about glazed donuts as in the food? You bet we are! The classic donut has become the inspiration for beauty this year and it’s definitely something to make note of. Let’s run through exactly what glazed donut nails, skin, and hair is, along with some self-care tips you can take with you into the summer.
Glazed Donut Nails
If you haven’t yet become aware of the glazed donut nails, we’re thrilled to be the ones to introduce them to you. This trend was originally started by none other than Hailey Bieber herself. But what exactly is it?
These stunning nails are characterized by a milky sheer color that’s finished off with a beautiful gloss to really help create the appearance of a glazed donut. What makes these nails different from a regular gloss you might see is the gloss is usually chrome. This helps to create the stunning shine we’re starting to see everywhere.
How to get glazed donut nails
If you want to know how to get these nails more specifically, it’s best to start with OPI’s GelColor Stay Classic Base Coat. Your next layer will be OPI’s “Funny Bunny” polish which is a sheer milky white. You’ll then want to layer OPI’s Stay Shiny Top Coat and last but not least will apply OPI Chrome Effects in Tin Man Can. This is what gives that nice chrome finish.
Glazed donut nails are especially great because despite being unique, they’re actually quite neutral and are sure to go with all of your outfits. They also aren’t super noticeable when they grow out which means you’re likely to have more time in between fills.
Glazed Donut Skin
Now that you know a bit more about glazed donut nails, you could probably take a guess at what glazed donut skin is. This is another beauty trend that was coined by Miss Hailey Bieber and has since become one of this year’s most popular skincare trends.
Glazed donut skin is characterized by super moisturized skin that leaves the face absolutely glistening. To achieve it, you’ll want to moisturize the skin before bed. This will help you to wake up with glistening, beautiful skin that looks extra hydrated. The idea is not to look greasy or shiny, but glowy and moisturized instead – just like a glazed donut!
You’ll want to find a moisturizer that helps you to achieve the glazed donut look. Not to mention a skincare routine that focuses on hydration as well. Go for serums that provide plenty of antioxidants and other products that are lightweight so you can achieve that breathable makeup look.
Glazed Donut Hair
Last but not least is, of course, glazed donut hair! If you hadn’t noticed, glazed is the way to go when it comes to any of your beauty needs this summer. That means your hair as well!
The idea with glazed donut hair is to go away from duller, drab, and dry strands in favor of moisturized, shiny, and healthy locks. You want the shine in the hair to be as intense as possible so you can look glowy and hydrated overall.
How to achieve glazed donut hair
The glazed donut hair look starts in the salon. You’ll want to speak with your stylist to determine what you’ll need to do to achieve this look. It could be you need to take a bit of a break from bleaching it or if you should work to blur the line of new hair growth.
A wet balayage is a great way to achieve glazed donut hair. When the hair is damp the hydrogen bonds start to break down which will allow the lightener to lift more easily. This means less processing time and keeps the hair looking natural. You can then finish off the look with a clear gloss which is sure to leave you with that donut glaze look. Serious shine, and seriously stunning!
Self-Care Tips for Summer 2023
We hope you’re loving the idea of going totally glazed for this summer! And while trends are always fun to follow, the best thing you can do is continue to practice proper self-care throughout the summer. Follow our checklist and you’ll be sure to feel your best all season long.
We cannot stress this self-care tip enough! Sunscreen should be your number one priority during the summer, especially when it comes to your face!
The sun’s rays can be incredibly harmful to your skin and can even cause you to age faster. You should be applying SPF every single morning (and in the winter too)! Look for a broad-spectrum sunscreen that will protect you from both UVB and UVA rays.
Moisturize, moisturize, moisturize
When it comes to summer, moisturizing is going to be your best friend. While summer isn’t usually quite as dry as winter, it’s still possible for summer to dry out your skin.
Go for a lighter moisturizer in the summer as a heavy one can make you feel weighed down when the heat hits. You might even get a moisturizer with SPF in it so you can really get the best of both worlds. If you do choose to go this route, get a moisturizer with at least SPF 30, and don’t forget to reapply as you spend time outside.
Remember to exfoliate
The summer heat likely means you’re going to be sweating a bit more than usual. This can end up clogging your pores and will likely require some extra exfoliation to keep your skin nice and clear.
And while it’s a good idea to exfoliate a bit more often than usual in the summer, you should still try to keep it to once or twice per week. You don’t want to overdo it and end up with raw feeling skin.
Self-tan for an extra glow
There’s no better way to feel great in the summertime than having a bit of a tanned glow. Of course, it’s possible to get a tan from the sun, but too much time spent in the sun can be bad for your skin. If you still want to have a glowy tan then self-tan is definitely the way to go! You can get that beautiful sun-kissed look without having to expose yourself to the sun’s harmful rays.
Get the Glazed Look at Anushka
Whether it’s hair, skin, or nails, our team of experts at Anushka Spa and Salon is ready to help you become glazed all over! We love the glazed trend and are excited to help you achieve it for yourself.
We always work to ensure you leave our salon feeling your absolute best and can’t wait to get started! Click here to book your next appointment or appointments in West Palm Beach today.