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Summer isn't over yet, but we're already adding layers to our everyday looks. Before you start pulling down every scarf and jacket in your closet, we're not talking about bundling up for the cold. This layering is all about adding a new level of dimension to your style.
From your beauty routine to your outfit and accessories, the TODAY Style Squad has all the tips you need to spice up a basic look.
Lilliana's pick: Layered clothes
Layering pieces you already have in your closet can turn a predictable outfit into an unexpected look. Get extra style points by using items that hit at different points on the body to create an interesting silhouette.
Short Jersey Camisole Top, $10, H&M
Shasa Slit Shirt, $68, Storets
High-rise Super Skinny Jeans, $39, Abercrombie & Fitch
Striped Sleeveless Jacket, $110, Topshop
Eyelet Wrap Midi Skirt, $100, Topshop
Light Blue Pleated Skirt, $60, H&M
Bobbie's pick: Layered beauty
Layering makeup definitely doesn't have to look caked on. In fact, adding subtle dimension to your makeup routine could help you finally achieve that glow-y, no-makeup look. Or, it can amp up your standard routine for a night out on the town!
When it comes to skin care, prepping is always key. You want to make sure you're applying the lightest products (like serums) first, then move on to the thicker creams and moisturizers.
With eye shadow, always start with the lightest shade first. This will act as a base for the entire look. Then use your chosen eyeliner to define the eye and contour with cream shadows. Add a powder shadow to set. You can use a dark powdered eye shadow to set the eyeliner or blend it out to create a sexy, smokey effect.
NYX Lid Lacquer, $7, BeautyEncounter
YSL Eye Gloss Smudger, $30, Sephora
Kevyn Aucoin Exotique Diamond Eye, $38, Sephora
Subtle layers of contours and highlights on the cheeks can also add a dewy effect.
E.l.f. Blush & Bronzer Duo, $6, Amazon
NYX Cheek Contour Duo Palatte, $9, Target
Nars Blush & Bronzer Duo, $24, Sephora
Layering lip colors and glosses is the perfect way to accentuate a gorgeous pout. Use a pencil to define the lip and add depth with color, then use a lighter shade or gloss in the center of the lips to add fullness.
Revlon Super Lustrous Gloss, $8, Amazon
Long Wear Lip Topper, $16, Nordstrom
Urban Decay Special Effects Lip Topcoat, $18, Sephora
Jill's pick: Layered accessories
We love a good arm party! Whether you're mixing precious metals or throwing some costume jewelry into the mix, it's a great way to show some personality. This season, even guys are getting in on the action with layered leather bracelets for men.
Take the layering trend even further by throwing on multiple necklaces with different lengths or adorn your hands with pretty rings for a chic touch.
Mira Layered Necklace, $36, Baublebar
Sophia Layered Chain Necklace, $38, Baublebar
Encircled Y Necklace, $48, Nissa
Nomad Choker, $48, Nissa
To The West Necklace, $48, Nissa
Around and Around Bangle Set, $78, Nissa
Silvered Ring Set, $42, Nissa
Tiny Stone Bangle, $55, Tai Jewelry
3 Stone Open Cuff, $70, Tai Jewelry
Lemonade Bracelet Set, $48, Taudrey
Sea Me in Turquoise Bracelet Set, $46, Taudrey
Mary Necklace, $78, Lisi Lerch
Beaded Bracelet, $48, Lisi Lerch
Skinny Seed Bracelet, $12, Wren Glory
String and Bead Wrap, $18, Wren Glory
Brown Leather Men's Bracelet, $30, Jennifer Miller Jewelry
Men's Beaded Bracelet, $30, Jennifer Miller Jewelry
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