Setting The Foundation
It’s usually the first makeup item you reach for every morning. Here’s why these skin-perfecting staples are helping us achieve a flawless finish
Containing the long-wearing Fusion Ink Foundation Encre de Peau, the new YSL Beaute Le Cushion Encre de Peau, $88, gives you great coverage.
It looks like an ordinary powder compact, but the L’Oréal Paris True Match Genius 4-in-1 Compact Foundation, $32.90, also smoothens like a primer and conceals any imperfections.
For a healthy glow, the Biotherm Evermoist C.C. Cushion, $17 for the case and $48 for two refills, promises up to four hours of non-stop hydration.
Look perfect thanks to The Body Shop Fresh Nude Foundation, $32.90, and Lightening and Darkening Drops, $29.90, that blend with your foundation.
Few people do a strong red lip better than Gwen Stefani or shoe designer Charlotte Olympia. No wonder they have both teamed up with Urban Decay and MAC respectively to create a sultry, red hot collab. We can’t wait to get our hands on these pigmented lippies!
Urban Decay Gwen Stefani 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in 714, $32.
MAC x Charlotte Olympia Lipstick in Starlette Scarlet, $34.
MAC x Charlotte Olympia Pro Longwear Lip Pencil in He Said, She Said, $40.
New in town
After stalking these beauty brands online, we’re so glad they’ve finally hit our sunny shores!
Sulphate- and paraben-free, Kevin Murphy sources their ingredients only with organic or ecologically sound harvesting techniques. The new Re.store Repair Treatment smells delicious, thanks to green tea proteins and fruit enzymes.
Started by former beauty editor Kathy Phillips, This Works is all about quick and easy solutions for the woman on-the-go. Case in point? The In Transit Spray-On Moisture, $37, boosts hydration levels when you are jet-setting.
Highlighter aficionados, rejoice! For sun-kissed skin, sweep on the Becca Shimmering Limited Edition Skin Perfector Pressed in Champagne Pop, $58. For a sculpted look, try the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, $97.