What’s the best way to look fresh-faced when your summer glow fades? Do like Emma Stone and Christina Hendricks and match your blush to your favorite lip color. It’s a quick trick to make your skin look instantly bright and polished. In a pinch you can even dab your lipstick directly onto your cheeks and blend: a classic satin formula lipstick is nearly identical to cream blush! Eight celebrities to inspire you, above.
Hendricks matched her rosy pink blush to Dolce and Gabbana’s Classic Cream Lipstick ($32) in Cosmopolitan for a brunch in Los Angeles.
Add a bold brow, like Watson did at the GQ Men of the Year awards in London, to really make a statement.
You can still go vibrant with your lip color, like Kurkova did at a party in Italy, just keep your flush subtle.
Even a bold red works! The French actress proved that classic isn’t boring at an opening party in Paris.