By Gladys Ng

Embracing The Natural Flush For Summer 2024

5 must-have lip and cheek products for the perfect sun-kissed look
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As the sun rays kiss our skin with warmth, the summer of 2024 allows us to embrace a radiant, natural flush. Gone are the days of caking on heavy makeup, only to have it melt away in the heat. I mean, even the Jenner sisters have been rocking the look. This season, we are embracing the effortless beauty of a sun-kissed glow, letting our inner radiance shine through.

Imagine waking up feeling the gentle breeze caress your face, only having to reach for a makeup routine that enhances your natural features rather than masking them. With a few strategic strokes of blush and a touch of luminiser, you can achieve that coveted “just got back from the beach” look without ever leaving your vanity.

Let us bid farewell to the cakey overdone makeup of the past summers and welcome a fresh and dewy aesthetic that celebrates the beauty of bare glowing skin. After all, what could be more beautiful than a radiant, confident you, basking in the warmth of the summer sun?

Rosy Cheeks

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Meet Heejoo Yoo, the radiant beauty influencer behind the YouTube Channel, “Yoo’s Beauty”. With a warm smile and a knack for creating fresh, dewy makeup looks, Heejoo has captured the hearts of countless fans worldwide. Her signature makeup is a gorgeous, natural flush that instantly transports you to a sun-drenched beach, basking in the golden rays of summer.

fwee Lip & Cheek Blurry Pudding Pot

Need a fuss-free beauty product for the summer? The TikTok viral all-in-one lip and cheek pot is all you need. The cream-to-powder multi-pot from Korean beauty brand, fwee, comes in 30 different shades with cool, neutral and warm tones to fit anyone. Simply use a brush or even just your fingers to blend the soft pillowy product into the apple of your cheeks to achieve the perfect sun-kissed flush.

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Milk Makeup Cooling Water Jelly Tint

This fun and vibrant coloured jelly tint from cult favourite beauty brand Milk Makeup is literally the definition of a hot and fresh summer in a beauty product. Meet the sibling of their fan-favourite skincare stick, Cooling Water Jelly Tint. Designed to be long-lasting and cooling on the skin, it features a bouncy texture similar to a jelly that seamlessly glides onto both bare skin and base makeup which is perfect for beginners. The weightless sheer, buildable water-based cheek and lip stain is infused with ingredients such as vegan collagen, seawater and aloe vera.

The best part? This tinted water jelly is not going to clog your pores or cause breakouts. It’s totally non-comedogenic, so it’s safe for all skin types – even those with sensitive or acne-prone complexions.

Rare Beauty Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush

Rare Beauty’s new Soft Pinch Luminous Powder Blush is a true game-changer. This innovative formula combines the radiant glow of a highlighter with the natural flush of a powder blush. The finely-milled powder melts seamlessly into skin, leaving the most gorgeous, multidimensional “pinched” radiance thanks to the light-reflecting pearls. No harsh streaks – just a soft, diffused, youthful glow.

With shades spanning warm terracottas to cool berries, there is something for everyone. If you want that covetable glow with natural-looking rosy cheeks, this beauty product should definitely be your next buy.

Luscious Lips

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To couple the rosy cheeks, shiny and voluptuous lips are definitely an extra touch to hot girl summer makeup. If you are often on TikTok, chances are that you would have came across Steph Hui’s mesmerising makeup looks. At just 22 years old, the Hong Kong native has taken the beauty world by storm with her creative and experimental style of makeup. Nicknamed the ‘Queen of Glow’, she couples the shade of coral on her cheeks with luscious juicy lips as the main accent of her look.

Chapped, flaky lips are definitely a no-go this summer season! Korean brand LANEIGE just released an on-the-go version of cult favourite Lip Sleeping Mask in six delightful flavours. Their latest innovative lip treatment has a game-changing formula that is designed to give you the softest, most pillowy pout ever with intense, long-lasting hydration. Unlike balms that sit on the surface, it transforms dry, dull lips from the inside out with ultra-moisturising ingredients. The result? A plump, healthy, incredibly kissable pout that looks smooth and juicy.

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm

If you are obsessed with getting that plump, juicy pout but hate the stinging burn of lip plumpers, listen up! Charlotte Tilbury’s new Pillow Talk Big Lip Plumpgasm is about to become your go-to gloss.

The lip plumper comes in two shades, giving you an instant plumping effect with a delightful tingling sensation with its “Plumpgasm heat + ice technology”. But what really sets this gloss apart is its incredible hydration and longevity. The silky, non-sticky formula drenches lips in moisture to combat dryness and flakiness, leaving the lips pouty and soft even after hours of wear.


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