I can be fully decked out with foundation, concealer, mascara, and a killer brow, but until I’ve dabbed a little somethin’ somethin’ on my lips and cheeks, I feel like an extra from The Walking Dead. And, according to a Slack session I recently had with my fellow Who What Wear beauty editors, I’m not alone! All it took for me was to type “best-ever lip-and-cheek tints, go!” and the energized banter took off in about two seconds flat. Suffice to say, there’s no better way to look immediately fresh and revived than applying a fabulous multi-tasking lip-and-cheek-tint atop your pout and complexion. The one and only glitch? There are so many amazing formulas to choose from.
After hours of research and Slacking and/or texting everyone I know in the industry, I finally whittled down my initial 25 best lip-and-cheek tints to a more digestible 16. (And yes, I realize that’s still a lot, but I’m physically unable to narrow down the array any further. Sorry, not sorry!) Ahead, 16 dreamy lip-and-cheek tints that are not only beauty editor-approved, but act like a shot of espresso for your face. Keep scrolling!