These super-flattering winners—out of 50-plus tested—will really get you glowing.

By Chelsea Traber Burns
May 08, 2017
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This Barbie-pink gel dries down to a petal pink, great for perking up pasty skin. Unscrew the cap to reveal a brush, dot onto cheeks, then blend up toward temples with fingers. Dab any excess onto your lips. To buy: $35; sephora.com.
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Dab the deeper tone on the apples of cheeks and tap the lighter one on cheekbones as a highlighter. “The formula is easy to blend, but it didn’t fade or migrate,” said a tester. Available in four combos.

To buy: $50; bobbibrowncosmetics.com.

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This silky pigmented powder delivers a healthy dose of color without looking chalky like others. Application tip: Using a fluffy brush, draw small circles—in both directions—on cheeks for a natural flush. In four shades.

To buy: $9; flowerbeauty.com.

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Housed in a fun psychedelic box that includes a mirror and a mini brush, this gold-flecked peach powder brings a sun-kissed shimmer to any skin tone.

To buy: $29; benefitcosmetics.com.

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With a cream-to-powder formula on one end and a blending brush on the other, this can be applied on the go—with one hand! “I love having the texture of a cream but keeping my fingers clear,” noted a tester. In five shades.

To buy: $16; misshaus.com.

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This Barbie-pink gel dries down to a petal pink, great for perking up pasty skin. Unscrew the cap to reveal a brush, dot onto cheeks, then blend up toward temples with fingers. Dab any excess onto your lips.

To buy: $35; sephora.com.