Beauty

Color, Contour, Brighten: The Best Face and Cheek Products

We've rounded up the most reliable beauty products to contour, color, and brighten your face to perfection.
Comments

CONTOURING
Smashbox Step-by-Step Contouring Trio is a set of three creamy sticks that makes even a contouring newbie achieve a pro-like job. It comes with a cheat sheet and the formula easily glides and blends evenly (no harsh lines!) for the most natural looking contour. We tried this on a bare face and fooled quite a number into thinking we got slimmer (and had a nose job). P2,400, Beauty Bar, Greenbelt 5, 757.5028.

BRONZER
Guerlain My Terracotta Summer limited edition adds a bit of gold shimmer for a natural looking, glowing tan. P4,000, Rustan's Makati, 813.3739.

For a matte finish, The Balm Desert Bronzer is a rosy-brown hue that’s fade-resistant. Beauty Bar, Greenbelt 5, 757.5028.

DUO
Laura Mercier Baked Bronze Blush compact can be used over the cheeks as a blush or over the forehead and jawline as a contour powder. The marbled powder tile blends easily, has a non-dusty formulation, and includes moisturizing and non-oxidizing ingredients. P1,750, Rustan's Makati, 813.3739.

CUSHION BLUSH
Since we love our cushion foundation, we’ve stocked up on this limited edition Kye X Shu Uemura Fresh Cushion Blush, which gives the same dewy glow, blendable application, and long-lasting effect. P1,890, Power Plant Mall, 945.7322. 

COLOR PAN
What we love best about color-blocked face and blush kits like Smashbox Baked Fusion Soft Lights is how they allow us to adjust color intensity and tones with just one compact. This four-shade pan gives the right flush for various day to night looks. P1,650, Beauty Bar, Greenbelt 5, 757.5028.

M.A.C Vibe Tribe Gleamtones Powder creates a warm flush of adjustable color on the cheeks while working as a contour and bronzing palette too. P1,750, Rustan's Makati, 813.3739.

ILLUMINATING
The light-diffusing powder pearls of Guerlain Météorites brighten the face and sculpt naturally. P3,500, Rustan's Makati, 813.3739.

CULT FAVORITE
The best-selling Nars Blush in Orgasm deserves a category of its own, especially now that the shimmery pink coral palette that looks flattering on every skin tone just got supersized. P1,650, Rustan's Makati, 813.3739.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

LIQUID
Perricone MD No Blush Blush is the skincare version of a lip and cheek tint, delivering a natural and youthful flush while infusing the skin with antioxidants. P1,750, Rustan's.

Comments
View More Articles About:
About The Author
Nicole Limos
Managing Editor
Nicole’s career in publishing began in 2006. Before becoming Town & Country online’s managing editor, she moved from features editor to beauty editor of the title’s print edition. “The lessons in publishing are countless,” she says. “The most crucial ones for me? That to write best about life, you need to live your life. And another I still struggle to live by: ‘Brevity is a virtue; verbosity is a vice.’”
View Other Articles From Nicole
Comments
Latest Stories
 
Share
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel star Marin Hinkle was a vision in violet.
 
Share
Jessica Mulroney and Serena Williams are backing her charity cookbook.
 
Share
Want to know if your daughter's new boyfriend is who he says he is? It can take weeks and costs as much as $5,000.
 
Share
Heather McDonald, the fashion industry's own sheriff, has spent her career busting copycats.
 
Share
The couple celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary in the bushes and salt pans of Botswana
 
Share
Everyone’s all grown up (except for Mary, who looks divine).
 
Share
Her first solo project combines two of her passions: empowering women and good food.
 
Share
The Duke of Sussex turned 34 over the weekend.
 
Share
Load More Articles
CONNECT WITH US