photo by Kenji Toma
The top four to wear, slather, and eat for amazing results—inside and out. (Sorry, strawberry. Maybe next time.)
Benefit Cosmetics (left); Revlon (right)
This berry’s golden peach tone gives skin a “warm, sunny glow,” says makeup artist Troy Surratt. Dust blush on the apples of your cheeks, diffusing the color up and out.
TRY: Benefit Cosmetics Blush in Majorette (1), $28, benefitcosmetics.com; Revlon Cream Blush in Pinched (2), $13, at drugstores
Urban Decay (Left); Clinique (Right)
“Deep purple eyeliner intensifies blue eyes, brings out amber tones in brown, and highlights hazel flecks in green eyes,” says Surratt.
TRY: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Empire (1), $20, sephora.com; Clinique Quickliner for Eyes Intense in Intense Aubergine (2), $16.50, clinique.com
NARS (Left); L’Oreal Paris (Right)
“As a creamy lipstick, this coral-red color is both sexy and ladylike,” says Surratt. While it flatters all skin tones, the hue can lend a yellow tinge to less-than-gleaming teeth. (Get thee to a whitening strip!)
TRY: Nars Audacious Lipstick in Lana (1), $32, narscosmetics.com; L’Oreal Paris Infallible Le Rouge in Charismatic Coral (2), $10, at drugstores
Tarte (Left); STILA (Right)
While most people associate Snow White with apples, Surratt finds pomegranates more fitting: “That’s the pinkish-red hue of her lips and cheeks.” A sheer stain will lend a fresh flush to skin.
TRY: Tarte Natural Beauty Cheek Stain (1), $30, sephora.com; Stila Raspberry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain (2), $24, stilacosmetics.com
For more on the other health and beauty benefits of these berries, check out the January/February issue of Women’s Health, on newsstands now!
More from Women’s Health:
7 Foods to Eat for Amazing Skin
The Perfect Red Lipstick For Every Skin Tone
A No-Fail Guide to the Smoky Eye