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Shake off the drab of winter with a bounty of cheek stains and shimmer sticks that will surely add pizzazz to your face, lips, dÃ©colletage and eyes. Pastel hued sticks will give your cheeks that coveted dewy look, while sparkle on the eyes will give the appearance of wide-eye innocence. Keep it simple â€“ a little dab will do the trick â€“ and enjoy the product highlights below. Glorious spring is here, so itâ€™s time to get out and glow.
A NATURAL BLEND
Tarte Dollface Cheek Stain ($30) is free of alcohol, meaning it won’t dry out your skin, and contains no oil, so it won’t clog pores either. Instead, this luscious cheek stain is infused with a proprietary blend of the five superfruits: goji, acai, maracuja, acerola, and pomegranate. Loaded with naturally occurring, antioxidant-rich nutrients and vitamins, this shimmery stain delivers anti-aging and skin-restorative benefits with each application.
GLOW WITH CONFIDENCE
Jane Iredale In Touch Cream Blush ($27) comes in an easy-to-apply stick to provide a natural-looking blush with a soft, glowing, natural finish. Simply apply a thin layer under your mineral powder or wear over powder for a more vibrant cheek. Formulated with real cocoa, it smells like chocolate and comes in six delectable shades.
Jemma Kidd Stardust CrÃ¨me Shadow ($18) is a creamy, super shimmery shadow stick for adding instant glamour to the eyes. The pigment features a smooth and luminous texture thatâ€™s both long-lasting and easy to blend. The convenient packaging makes it perfect for gals on the go. Apply in a flash. The shadow is available in 6 killer colors.
SHIMMER LIKE WATER
With St. Tropez Wash Off Instant Shimmer Stick ($20) youâ€™ll look as though you just stepped off a tropical island. The luxurious body gloss is formulated with a blend of natural waxes for a subtle shimmer designed to enhance and highlight any tan. Youâ€™ll turn heads.
ONE FOR ALL
Le Metier de Beaute Magic Lustre CrÃ¨me ($24) creates myriad possibilities for cheeks, lips, and eyes. You can use this luxurious cream glaze anywhere on your face to add a natural, dewy glow or gloss to the eyes and lips. Youâ€™ll get your moneyâ€™s worth with this versatile product.
SUBTLE AND EFFECTIVE
Get a subtle glow-from-within with Hourglass Aura Sheer Cheek Stain ($45). This lightweight water-based hydrating cheek stain creates a radiant, natural color that lasts all day. The unique click mechanism dispenses the perfect amount of product for convenient on-the-go application. The cheek stain is available in Flush, Petal, and Rouge.
BE A BRONZED GODDESS
No time for the beach? No problem with Napoleon Perdis Bronze Luminizer Foundation Stick ($39). The ultra glamorous luminizer gives lifeless skin a radiant glow with subtle sophisticated shimmer. Wear it alone, or mix with foundation to create that golden glow. Donâ€™t leave home without it.
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Double your fun with Charlotte Ronsonâ€™s 2X A Charm Blush/Bronzer ($26). One side is a cream stick, the other is a bronzer. Together, they impart a sheer natural color to cheeks. Perfect for day and night, you can create a range of looks. Both products feature a rich, creamy texture that blend together, and special pigments reflect light for a glowing effect.
ADD SOME PIZZAZZ
Stila Liquid All Over Shimmer Luminizer ($22) adds light and shimmer to your complexion and gives skin an incredible luminosity when used either alone or mixed with moisturizer or foundation. Winner of Styleâ€™s Best Beauty Buy, this ultra-lightweight formula adds sheen and luster to your skin, giving it a healthy, young look and feel. The built-in brush ensures foolproof application.
THE LIPS HAVE IT
The reviews are in for Origins Shimmer Stick ($15) and theyâ€™re fantastic. This defrosted gleamy pearl lip liner and lipstick makes lips look fabulously full and totally kissable. Youâ€™ll shimmer from the office to happy hour and all the way back home again. The shimmer stick is available in Pearly Jam, Lucky Penny, and Go-For-The-Bronze.
DOUBLE YOUR PLEASURE
Healthful red wine extract is the secret in Sephora Lush Flush Lip & Cheek Stain ($12). This unique lip and cheek tint mimics a flushed look, but when applied, it actually feels cool to the skin! The gel-based formula has the perfect consistency for application and layering, and the red wine extract is loaded with anti-oxidants to protect skin from free radicals. Each of the three yummy shades comes with a convenient applicator.