There is nothing like a grey day to sap the colour from your complexion, which is why you need to make friends with a blusher, pronto. Whether its a subtle whisper of shimmering pink, a pop of rose or a daring wash of lilac there is a blush to suit every skin tone and taste. A great blusher will perk up sallow skin to give you a healthy flush with just the flick of a brush. And if youre not quite ready to relinquish your beloved bronzer just yet, theres a new season hybrid the blonzer (a happy medium between a full-on bronzer and a pretty blusher). Read on for ELLEs six new favouritesMore
With hints of luminous pink, bronze and pearl this clever compact (complete with mirror) delivers blusher, bronzer and highlights to the skin. Don’t just it confine to cheeks though, dust over cheekbones, forehead and the bridge of the nose for an instantly more radiant and healthy look.
Soap & Glory Love at First Blush, £11 at Boots
New cid i-shimmer in Sorbet, £18.50
This peach-hued balm is ideal for anyone who wants to move away from summer bronzers, but still has a lingering tan. The super-subtle gold flecks shot through the blush instantly illuminate the complexion, while the dual-ended product complete with brush for blending, is genius!