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New formulations provide a touch of complexion perfection.
01 The Balm Balm Shelter Protect against UVA and UVB rays while providing skin with soothing hydration and sheer coverage. ($24; Sephora)
02 Mineral Fusion Sheer Tint Base Extracts of white tea, red tea and pomegranate provide antibacterial and antioxidant protection and help boost cells’ immunity to aggressors. ($30; Whole Foods)
03 Skin Alison Raffaele Tinted Moisturizer Each of the five shades contains titanium dioxide and zinc to ward off sun damage, but won’t appear ashy even on darker complexions. ($35; alisonraffaele.com)3
No more gloppy goos that accentuate what you’re trying to hide; these glide on and camouflage effortlessly.
04 Pout Blendable Concealer Duo Rosacea and broken capillaries get healing, custom-blended camouflage with soothing aloe and wound-healing allantoin. ($24; Sephora)
05 Bourjois Imperfection Concealer Complete with a built-in mirror, this conceals dark circles with a matte finish and glides easily over delicate skin. ($15; Sephora)
06 L’Oréal Paris Infallible Concealer High pigment levels ensure complete and long-lasting coverage without caking or creasing. ($9.99; mass retailers)
07 Elizabeth Arden Flawless Finish Maximum Coverage Concealer Antioxidant vitamins A, C and E help reduce fine lines; the creamy consistency masks imperfections. ($18; Arden counters)
08 Neutrogena 3-in-1 Concealer for Eyes Dark circles, puffiness and fine lines meet their match in this all-in-one potion that hydrates, conceals and provides broad spectrum SPF 20 protection. ($9.99; mass retailers)
Glinting with subtle shimmer or boosted with UV protection, there’s a sun-free tan to suit every need.
09 Tarte Sunburst Beaded Bronzing Lotion This lightweight moisturizer contains beads of bronze that burst on application and leave a waterproof tinted tan. ($28; Henri Bendel, 800-H-BENDEL)
10 Jane Iredale Brush-Me-Bronze Silky smooth mineral bronzing powder enhances face, shoulders and décolletage in an easy one-step package. ($44; 800-762-1132, janeiredale.com)
11 Guerlain Terracotta Tan Booster Each application adds caramel tones to the skin; a special blend of amino acids provides self-tanning benefits to prolong the bronzing effects. ($54; Neiman Marcus, Saks, Sephora)
12 Clinique Up-Lighting Liquid Illuminator Four sun-kissed shades utilize light-reflecting pigments and refined shimmer to enhance skin’s glow; dab onto cheeks or mix with moisturizer for allover enhancement. ($22.50; Clinique counters)
Whether gel or powder, the key here is incredible blendability in an array of shades.
13 Shiseido Accentuating Powder Blush Six shades of richly pigmented, silky powder harmonize with all skin shades and help define facial bone structure. ($28; Shiseido counters)
14 Iman Cosmetics After Glow Face Powder Use one shade for an innocent flush, two for contouring cheekbones or all three for an allover radiant effect. ($13.99; Target, select Wal-Mart, Walgreens)
15 Revlon Pinch Me Sheer Gel Blush Each perfectly dosed pump of lightweight gel color provides skin with a flush that seems to radiate from within. ($12.80; mass retailers)
16 MAC Powder Blush Emblazoned with a silhouette of the world’s favorite glamour girl, shades of pink and plum give cheeks a doll-like wash of color. ($17.50; MAC counters & stores, maccosmetics.com)
17 Lorac Cheek Stamp Add a pop of color sans fingers or brush; five shades complement all skin tones and blend flawlessly. ($22; Sephora)
18 Avon Jillian Dempsey Sheer Glow All Over Face Powder Ultrafine milled powder draws attention away from imperfections and imparts a subtle sun-kissed look. ($11; 800-FOR-AVON, avon.com)
19 Smashbox O-Glow Cheek Color Ensuring the perfect hue for everyone, goji berry complex mimics micro-circulation to re-create the exact shade of natural blushing. ($26; Sephora)
20 Prescriptives Cheek Blossom Inspired by the season’s vibrant flowers, melon and rose hues add a healthy glow. ($26; Prescriptives counters)
21 Paul & Joe Beauté Face Color Soft, blendable duos, in shades from gold to orange to pink, provide natural color and complementary contouring effects. ($24; Bergdorf Goodman)