We're not sure why it's taken so long for this area of the face to rise to power, but now that we've seen the gorgeousness that's possible, we'll never neglect it again. So, what's the best way to get this look? Flowers says to use a shimmery texture and apply it sparingly with your fingers. "I love Chanel's Illusion D'Ombre, especially in Convoitise, a light gold, and Emerveillé, a gorgeous champagne pink," she says. These pearly shadows are also super easy to use, with a uniquely soft gel-like texture.
If you want a more natural-looking highlight, rather than a pop of color, Flowers recommends trying out MAC's Cream Colour Base in Luna, Pearl, or Shell. The creamy formula makes this an ideal product for skin that's on the dry or mature side.
As for what not to do? Since this look is all about subtlety, Flowers advises we avoid loud colors, especially in the bright pink and purple families. "That's a quick way to look tired and ill," she says. Noted.
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