[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Another brand I haven’t heard from for a while – but I really do like Fenty beauty for many reasons not least in being a key leader in bringing shades for all to market from the get-go and making it seem possible for other brands who had previously been recalcitrant. Inclusivity matters and honestly, this brand does the job perfectly.

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Fenty Beauty is the master of illumination – there are plenty of options for level of gleam from super-high to low and subtle. I think the Beauty Match Shimmer Stix are a good example of the mid-point – this stick in shade Confetti is a lit lilac that can be used on lids or cheeks and used at the level you like because it’s a very light feeling formula that you can build or not. If you use it on eyes, do put a primer underneath to hold it for longer but as a little glint for the cheekbones, it’s a very easy blend. There are ten shades so even if you feel lilac is not for you, there are shades for all tones. Boots has it for £17.85 instead of £21. It’s worth noting that the ‘stix’ are magnetised so they’ll all stick together if you want to keep them tidy and have more than one.

Fenty Beauty Picks

I’d say that it’s a similar, light feeling, easy blend formula for Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Blush. The shade I have here is Drama Class which is out of stock (but was fun to test – I’ve never had purple cheeks before!). If you like a cream blush take a look at Rose Latte – a pink toned neutral. They’re £16.15 instead of £19.

Fenty Beauty Picks

I think the Beauty Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizer in Hot Chocolate is a secret weapon for those who want luminous lips but not a big level of pigment. It’s translucent enough to allow your natural lip shade to show through up but adds a neutral wash that brings it into shiny nude territory. There’s a little bit of gold shimmer in it as the glamorizer element and a delicious level of shine. The only thing I didn’t like is the taste which is quite strongly vanilla but if you’re open to flavour, this gloss in this shade is an understated delight. It’s £14.45 (instead of £16) and I can see it transferring seasons very easily. From the selection, it would by my top buy. You can find it HERE.

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