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Your Luminous Skin Starts with these 9 Iconic Makeup Must Haves

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The secret to glowing spring skin starts with choosing the right products to create a sun kissed, flawless finish. For a lighter touch heading into the summer months, BB and CC creams, blusher, highlighter and bronzers deliver natural, smooth radiance while protecting and nourishing skin.

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Unlock the secret to BB cream

Short for ‘beauty balm’ or ‘blemish balm’, BB cream is your ultimate defense against dry skin while providing a minimalist, flawless makeup finish. BB cream combines the multiple powers of a primer, liquid foundation and concealer and pairs it with a powerful moisturiser and intense skin treatment ingredients to repair and nourish skin. This intelligent beauty formulation protects, hydrates and covers skin making it perfect for anywhere, anytime wear. Apply a full coverage using a foundation makeup brush or damp sponge or with fingertips for a lighter application.

Iconic BB Creams:
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Get the skinny on CC Cream

Similar to the lightweight function of BB cream, CC cream known for its ‘colour corrector’, or ‘complexion corrector’ properties, provides sheer coverage slightly denser than a BB cream. CC cream conceals skin concerns including blemishes, pigmentation, dark spots, redness and sallow skin while smoothing fine lines and wrinkles. Opposite colour tones neutralise skin colouration thanks to light diffusing properties which brighten skin. For full coverage use a foundation makeup brush or damp sponge or use fingertips for a lighter application.

Iconic CC Creams:
  • Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream SPF30 with all day sun protection colour corrects red, dull and sallow skin for a range of skin tones, with oil-free hydration delivering a healthy, radiant finish, ideal for everyday wear.
  • La Roche Posay Effaclar Duo(+) Unifiant CC Cream is ideal for sensitive skin with 100% mineral pigments masking skin imperfections. Its oil-free, antibacterial formulation clears blemishes while protecting against red or brown marks. Salicylic acid micro-exfoliates while stimulating skin regeneration.
Benefit Hoola Powder Bronzer Mini.jpgThe downlow on Blusher, Highlighter and Bronzer

Blusher, highlighter and bronzer are the finishing touches to finesse every look. From full face application to subtle sweeps with a brush, these are beauty power tools that belong in every makeup kit. Apply on targeted areas like cheeks, cheek bones, brows and the upper ridge of the nose, or contour lightly around the face for a soft, dewy radiance. 

Iconic Blushers, Highlighters and Bronzers
  • Benefit Hoola Powder Bronzer Mini promises a sun kissed, contoured peachy glow turning tired winter skin into an all-year tan. Use on the apples of cheeks as a soft blush, or create a luminous, matte-finish full face finish with a light dusting.
  • Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Color Radiant Blush for a sophisticated sculptural finish, this is a true colour, highly pigmented blush delivering a light reflecting finish which softens the appearance of fine lines while smoothing skin. Build onto cheeks and enjoy the benefits of potent antioxidants protecting skin. 
  • Lancôme Subtil Oil-Free Powder Blush delivers a silky, flawless finish with longwearing colour. Dynamic formulation absorbs excess oil while balancing moisture so skin appears luminous all day. Apply on cheeks or use as a contour for a vibrant, healthy look.
  • Estée Lauder Double Wear Brush On Glow BB Highlighter brightens, perfects and corrects skin for up to eight hours. 

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