Beauty

By Erin Williams

Here are five products I can’t live without this summer – sheer, practical, and guaranteed not to drip down your face in the scorching heat.

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How many blotting sheets do you have to go through? Created to last through the intense lights of photo shoots, just a dab of Smashbox’s Anti-Shine in Neutral will keep you shine free all day without clogging pores – amazing! (www.smashbox.com)

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I’ve been on a quest for the perfect bronzer and LORAC’s Cheek Duo in Hot Flash is a match made in heaven. The bronzer portion is amazing in terms of color without being too orange and the pink is perfect for a highlight (www.loraccosmetics.com).

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Love lipgloss but hate the goop? MAC’s new Lipgelle in Glosspitality is an amazing peachy pink that will honestly work on any skintone for sheer succulent color that won’t stick or run (www.maccosmetics.com).

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I can’t get enough of Lancome’s Hypnose Mascara lately! For outrageously long, thick lashes (I’ve been asked if I was wearing fakes twice in one day which sealed the deal for me) run to the closest Lancome counter (www.lancome-usa.com).

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This is the one shadow I take on every vacation in case I need to throw some glam on the lids. The champagne shade of Urban Decay’s Sin Eyeshadow has amazing texture, a subtle sheen, and wears all day (www.urbandecay.com).

Originally published July 2005
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