Play Up Your Peepers
If shopping for eye makeup is one big guessing game, find your best colors here.
This season’s gorgeous peaches, nudes, bronzes and pinks can help you get a bright, youthful complexion—gobs of makeup not required.
Chantecaille Coral Reefs Palette, $79, garners glowing reviews with its three eye shadows, coral cheek shade, and its commitment to the oceans’ ecosystem. Five percent of proceeds benefits the Marine Conservation Institute.
“Lip stain imparts a really easy-going look,” says Carmindy. “Try to match your coloring by pulling down your lower lip and approximating that shade.” Tarte LipSurgence Lip Tint, $24, delivers a natural flush that stays all day.
For the bronzer-phobic, Physicians Formula Matchmaker pH Powered Bronzer, $15, is an intuitive pressed powder that reacts to skin’s ph to create a custom, sun-kissed radiance—and forgoing the fear of looking too muddy or orange.
Neutral tones get some pizzazz in Too Faced Natural at Night palette, $36. A subtle matte-shimmer adds a dose of glamour to simple, sophisticated shades.
Makeup minimalists are sure to adore the Garnier BB Cream Miracle Skin Perfector, $13, a second skin that protects, soothes and refines skin while providing light coverage.
Swirl together the pink, peach, garnet and white tones of Chanel Glowing Blush Harmony, $58, Chanel counters, for a cheek color with universal appeal.
If shaped and filled brows scream “high maintenance” to you, opt for a tinted brow gel to lend the look of a groomed brow—without resorting to time-consuming brow pencils, powders or waxes. Try Per-fékt Brow Perfection Gel, $22.
Add a dewy glow to tired skin with highlighter. St. Tropez Skin Illuminator in Rose, $25, is a great alternative to hard-to-wear gold and silver formulas. Add a touch to the upper cheekbone and blend out towards the temple. Try a tad on the collar bone or mixed with your regular body cream.
Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Forever Stay Moisture Gloss, $10, is a paraben-free, stay-put formula the keeps lips hydrated and healthy with kokum butter, grapefruit extract, and vitamins A and E.
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