HW Endorses: Mood-lifting Summer Makeup

Feeling the effects of cabin fever after weeks of working from home?

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Feeling the effects of cabin fever after weeks of working from home? Counter any gloomy vibes with sunny, vivid colours that channel the breeziness and high spirits of a tropical vacay – even if we’re not able to travel at this time.

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Hera Sensual Powder Matte in BRB, $43

This liquid lipstick with a matte finish has primer ingredients to smooth over lines, and a hydrating oil to prevent dryness.

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M.A.C Glow Play Blush in Groovy, $49

Has a cushiony, cream formula that’s highly blendable so you can build colour from sheer to medium.

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Nars Paradise Found Bronzing Powder, $65 

Lightweight and silky, this soft brown with subtle gold shimmer creates an effortless sunkissed look.

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Huda Beauty Pastels Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Mint, $55

It has warm and cool shades in matte, shimmer and metallic finishes, and the colours are designed to complement one another and suit all skin tones.

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Tom Ford Shade & Illuminate Face And Eye Palette in Red Harness, $255

All the eye and cheek colours you need to create a sizzling, gilded look.

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Dior 5 Couleurs Color Games in #287 Dive, $107

The cool-toned eyeshadow palette of fresh blue, peach and deep plums will remind you of cocktails by the pool.

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Shiseido Shimmer Gelgloss in #10 Hakka Mint, $35

Use this gloss over lipstick to amplify cool tones, or on its own for brighter, whiterlooking teeth.

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Gucci Multiuse Gel Gloss, $43

Add a luminous touch to your look with this clear shimmer gel, which can be used to play up eyes, lips or cheeks.