4 Makeup Essentials For A Natural & Radiant Glow

Join the radiance revolution.

Say goodbye to heavy contours, full-coverage foundations and bold eye and lip combinations, because right now, makeup is all about embracing a natural and radiant glow.

Seen on the beauty influencers, skincare aficionados and A-list celebrities that dominate our social media feeds, lit-from-within complexions and effortless beauty are the latest looks the world wants to emulate.

Ready to let true beauty shine and join the radiance revolution? Here are the makeup essentials you need to achieve a natural, radiant and glowing look.

1. The Perfect Base

The secret to creating the perfect glow starts with the perfect base, so choose a foundation with a lightweight formula that blends perfectly into skin for a barely-there look and feel.

Part of Guerlain’s iconic Terracotta franchise, the brand has released Terracotta Le Teint, a liquid foundation formulated with 95 per cent naturally-derived ingredients* pairing the lightness of a powder with the perfection of a foundation.

: Guerlain Terracotta Le Teint foundation
Guerlain Terracotta Le Teint is available in 30 shades, covering the entire complexion spectrum, in a light to apply, airy and buildable formula. (Credit: Supplied)

Designed to recreate the radiant, glowing and flawless complexion you boast after a weekend in nature, the formula is based on naturally derived pigments and argan oil for an incredibly natural, luminous matte complexion.

For best results, apply with a tool that combines the smoothing power of a brush, the seamless-finish power of a sponge and the massaging power of a skincare tool, like the Guerlain Kabuki Brush. Specifically designed to use with this foundation, apply product directly to the brush and blend in circular motions from the centre of the face outwards for an airy and refined finish.

2. What Lies Beneath

Of course, the secret to perfect makeup coverage often starts with beautiful, healthy skin, so use skincare designed to hydrate and protect for glow-inducing results.

Look for serums and moisturisers containing radiance-boosting ingredients like vitamin C, niacinamide and use chemical exfoliators like alpha hydroxy acids at least once a week to clear away dull, dry skin for an instant glow.

3. Sun-Kissed

With the skinification of makeup more prevalent than ever, it’s only natural to seek out products that care for our skin and help us look our best at the same time.

Enter, a tinted lip balm made with 98 per cent naturally derived ingredients** that revives the natural colour of the lips while adding a touch of glowing shine.

: Guerlain KISSKISS Bee Glow
Guerlain KISSKISS Bee Glow is a tinted lip balm infused with honey and natural origin ingredients to restore, regenerate and hydrate lips. (Credit: Supplied)

Enriched with honey, Guerlain KISSKISS Bee Glow regenerates and hydrates lips for 24 hours† with a creamy (and addictive) melting texture that glides onto lips.

Soothing, softening, nourishing and plumping, KISSKISS Bee Glow is available in six sheer, floral-inspired shades, including a petal-soft poppy red and a delicate rose  pink with a subtle glow.

4. Catch The Light

Capture the spirit of “golden hour”—the dreamy, end-of-day moment that offers the perfect glow—with an illuminating powder.

More subtle than highlighters, illuminators bring a natural glow from the inside out, creating the illusion of light across the skin.

For a distinctive, dazzling and shimmering complexion, dab illuminating powders on the tops of cheekbones, the bridge of the nose and on the Cupid’s bow over foundation or bare skin.

Brought to you by Guerlain.

* Based on ISO 16128 standard. The remaining 5% contribute to product integrity and sensoriality.

** According to the ISO 16128 standard, the remaining 2% contributing to the integrity and sensorial texture of the formula.

† Instrumental tests on 21 volunteers.

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