Cara Delevingne

Let’s face it – it takes a little work to prepare your skin and allow it to be your shining star, even on the dreariest of winter days. Beauty columnist Sara Rose shares her top picks for getting the job done this season.

Make Up Forever HD

An oil free foundation that works wonders for light or full Makeup Forever HDcoverage. Maintaining a flawless look from day time to evening is possible with HD invisible foundation. This Sephora- exclusive foundation comes in 25 shades to suit all skin tones. Sephora ($46)

Kate Somerville Exfolikate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment –

Bring Kate Somerville into your home and weekly skin care routine. With the refreshing essence of cinnamon Kate Somerville(ingredient) and the effects of Kate’s hands on your face, bid adieu to lacklustre skin. Gentle ExfoliKate for the sensitive skin types also available. and Sephora ($19 – $175)

Josie Maran 100% Argan Oil-

This 100% Pure Argan Oil is a simple ‘spoil’ for your skin. Rich with Vitamin E and Josie Maran Argan Oilessential fatty acids, all you need is a few drops to enhance your shining armour. Day or night, all skin types, Josie Maran has all bases covered. ($14-96) and Sephora ($18-125)

MAC Cosmetics Strobe Cream –

Who needs to drink green tea when you have a beauty product to brighten hwthumb.aspyour day? M•A•C Strobe Cream is infused with botanicals, vitamins and antioxidants that work to brighten and clarify the skin. Your skin will be left with a dewy iridescence that screams red carpet. Adding a small dollop to any body moisturizer and applying it to your décolletage, arms or legs brings a WHOLE new reason as to why this product is on Beauty Buys.

M•A•C Cosmetics (30ml-$18 & 50ml – $40)

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Soft Matte Bronzer –

Bring out your inner goddess by highlighting facial features with this Estee Lauder Bronzerluxurious, oil free bronzer, as recommended in Beauty [re] Marks. Want that ‘just back from Bora Bora’ glow? Add summer warmth to your winter weary skin with this glorious MATTE bronzer. Estee Lauder beauty retailer ($40)

By: Sara Rose – NICHE Magazine Winter 2013