Cheek / Lip Stain
Originally launched in the 1970s, this was Benefit’s first-ever product—and its legacy endures. Tap it on the apples of your cheeks and your lips, then blend for a sheer flush of colour.
Benefit Benetint Cheek & Lip Stain ($26; at sephora.com.au)
Make-up artist Craig Beaglehole calls this peachy-pink performer his must-have blush. “It gives just the right colour and glow to nearly every skin tone,” he explains.
Nars Blush in Orgasm ($44; at mecca.com.au)
“They have no glitter or shimmer, which can enhance blemishes and fine lines,” make-up artist Rae Morris says of these cult creams. “Regardless of your skin tone, every colour is flattering.”
Stila Convertible Colour ($36; at mecca.com.au)
Available in six shades, this clever compact blurs the appearance of pores and imperfections, while brightening your skin tone to really dial up the radiance.
Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder ($67; at mecca.com.au)
The subtle light-reflecting pigments work to deliver warmth to your complexion. You can also use it under your cheekbones to
sculpt and add definition.
Guerlain Terracotta Light Bronzer ($76; at myer.com.au)
“It creates absolutely luminous skin under or over make-up, and even on its own. Use your fingers or a brush to blend onto the high points of the face,” says Morgan.
Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter ($68; at sephora.com.au)