Goodbye, dull skin

From a magic eye pencil to a home facial kit, these glow getters will give lifeless skin a boost.

Sat, Aug 23, 2014, 01:00

LEBLANCDECHANEL_WEBAce your base with Le Blanc de Chanel, an oil-free illuminating multi-tasker. Used alone, it’s a smoothing primer, prepping skin perfectly for make-up. Blended with foundation it gives a dewy finish, and for a subtle finishing highlight, simply tap a little onto cheekbones over finished make-up. €42.

 

5MINUTEFACIALWITHSECONDARY_WEBTry an at-home exfoliating treatment Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Boosting 5-Minute Facial, contains a foaming mask to slough away dead skin cells, followed by a replenishing serum with pearlescent diffusers for a soft-focus effect. €84

 

MULTIBRIGHTENINGSERUM_WEBBanish blemishes and pigmentation with a cutting-edge serum, and Radical Multi Brightening Serum delivers. High levels of potent antioxidants work to lighten melanin (or age spots) at a skin deep level for a brighter, more even appearance. €120, radicalskincare.com

 

NUDEGLOW_BRIGHT_FINISH_POWDER_CMYK_LOWRES_WEBInfused with skin brightening ingredients, Bobbi Brown Brightening Finishing Powder is perfect for giving an instant lift. I favour the Porcelain Pearl shade, but there are Nude and Bronzing options too. €55

 

OLAYESSENTIALSMULTIRADIANCE€12.89_WEBThree options for customised radiance at a purse- friendly price: Olay Essentials Glow Perfectors are hard to beat. The Multi-Radiance version contains light-reflecting particles, the BB cream a touch of foundation and the Everyday Sunshine a gradual tanner, and all have SPF 15. €12.89

 

WONDERPENCIL-MEDIUMEURO5.99_WEBFake a bright-eyed look with NYX’s Wonder Pencil. Applied under the eyebrow arch and inner corners of eyes, it lifts and brightens the eye area. €5.99 pclarke@irishtimes.com