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The complexion connection



The complexion connection

Elf Soft Glam Satin Foundation is suitable for all skin types

1 Elf Soft Glam Satin Foundation, £8

A long-lasting, hydrating liquid foundation that delivers just-right, medium buildable coverage and a satin finish for dry, oily and combination skin types. Infused with 1% Hydrating Hibiscus Complex, plus fruit extracts, this breathable liquid foundation feels as good as it looks – no caking or heaviness here, just smooth, satiny skin.

Fenty Beauty Soft Lit Naturally Radiant Foundation gives a lasting golden glow

2 Fenty Beauty Soft’Lit Naturally Luminous Longwear Foundation, £32

A longwear, medium coverage foundation that gives golden-hour glow all day long and stays fresh. It hydrates, brightens and improves skin tone both instantly and over time, while resisting sweat, humidity and transfer. Being Fenty, it of course comes in 50 shades.

Morphe Lightform Extended Hydration Foundation provides long-lasting hydration

3 Morphe Lightform Extended Hydration Foundation, £20

This weightless, longwearing formulation floats on to diffuse imperfections instantly with undetectable, buildable medium coverage, while a HydroRelief Complex works to improve and maintain skin’s moisture balance and barrier function over time. Clinically proven to hydrate for up to 16 hours.

Vieve Invisiveil Setting Spray keeps make-up looking fresh

4 Vieve Invisveil Setting Spray, £28

Invisveil Setting Spray has an up to 16-hour longwear flexible hold, meaning your make-up looks fresh all day while not moving. The transfer-proof, alcohol-free spray delivers the same setting performance and power as those with – and, like the name suggests, it leaves an invisible veil on the skin without feeling tight. The hydrating formula is supercharged with skincare ingredients, which leave healthy-looking skin.

Lisa Eldridge Seamless Skin Enhancing Tint enhances luminosity and reduces redness

5 Lisa Eldridge Seamless Skin Enhancing Tint, £37

The unique hybrid formula of the Enhancing Tint works to seamlessly even tone, lift shadows, tone down redness and boost luminosity… Think your skin, but on its best day. The ultra-lightweight texture delivers a burst of hydration while simultaneously delivering blurring pigments to perfect and even the skin tone. Skin is soothed, smoothed and strengthened, and the crease-proof formula means it also works like a dream under the eyes.

Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick revitalises skin

6 Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick, £44

Available in a range of shades, the Lit Up Highlight Stick is a new-generation highlighter that looks just like skin, but with an unbeatably healthy glow. Think: revitalised, post-facial radiance, all imparted by one easy-to-use, quick-to-apply stick. In a refreshing jelly-like texture, this multitasking marvel can be used whenever skin feels dull and thirsty.

Get a bronzed glow with Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti-Pollution Sunshine Drops

7 Drunk Elephant D-Bronzi Anti Pollution Sunshine Drops, £34

This TikTok viral product grants sunshine’s enviable bronzed glow without the sun damage. Taking the hard work (and the consequences) out of getting a tan, this fan-favourite product is formulated with a chronopeptide, which mimics the antioxidant benefits of vitamin D, omega-rich virgin marula and blackcurrant seed oils, along with vitamin F (fatty acids), which replenish the delicate balance to support a healthy skin barrier.

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette, Golden Rose Edit gives a ‘lit from within’ look

8 Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette – Golden Rose Edit, £67

a collection of soft-focus powders designed to capture, reflect and embrace the lights around you back on to your skin. Powered by photoluminescent technology, this sublime selection of shades is made to draw inspiration from the most forgiving light sources. Channelling lit-from-within radiance thanks to its pearlescent finish, enhance your skin’s glow with a rose-toned blush, a coral-inspired pigment, a warming bronzer and a champagne highlighter.

For shine-free skin, try Laura Mercier Ultra Blur Pressed Setting Powder

9 Laura Mercier Ultra-Blur Pressed Setting Powder, £44

This truly translucent powder sets make-up for 16 hours of shine-free wear with an ultra-blurring, soft-matte finish. Hyaluronic acid provides all-day comfort on all skin types, even dry skin, so skin feels hydrated and looks cake-free for up to 24 hours. Waterproof and sweatproof, with no photo flashback or white cast. Three shades available to cover fair to medium-deep skin tones.

Danessa Myricks beauty Yummy Skin Flushed Blurring Balm Powder feels like a balm

10 Danessa Myricks Beauty Yummy Skin Blurring Balm Powder, £27.50

Powered by hyaluronic acid and Swedish upsalite – a first-of-its kind, ultra-porous form of magnesium carbonate, which is twice as absorbent as talc, while also being a cleaner, more sustainable option. Olive-derived squalane is also key to this multi-tasking blush formula, supporting oil production and diminishing visible signs of ageing. You can expect a petal-like texture that feels like a balm but sets like a powder, giving a long-lasting, and oh-so-natural flush. The hardest part is choosing one of the seven blush shades.

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