The best stick foundation, skincare and fragrance edit
Perfectly portable and also hardworking too - here’s the best in stick foundation, skincare and beauty products for 2019
Rodin Olio Lusso at Liberty, £55
If you’re a fan of face oil but don’t want it to spill in your bag, then this handy little stick is one for you. It’s chock-full of nutrient-dense oils like geranium, rose and avocado oil and when massaged over the face stimulates pulse points and the senses, along with upping the moisture levels too.
Click here THE HYDRATING STICK
Pixi On-the-Glow Stick at Marks&Spencer, £18
This adds radiance to cheekbones, tames flyaway hair and moisturises dry fingers and toes. A brilliant all-rounder.
THE CLEANSING STICK
Frances Prescott Tri-Balm, £46
This clever little balm can be removed with water or tissued off and leaves skin soft, smooth and moisturised.
THE COOLING STICK
Ilia Cucumber Water Stick, £40
This can be applied under or over foundation and is a lovely mid-afternoon pick-me-up for tired eyes - perfect for hot sticky city or pool days.
THE GLOW STICK
Marc Jacobs Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator, £28
Swipe the gold and silver pearlescent stick over cheekbones, décolletage, on shoulders and down the shins for a lit-from-within glow.
THE FRAGRANCE STICK
Derek Lam 10 Crosby in Blackout, £30
Add some NYC cool to wrists with this non-spill, travel scent stick. It blends into pulse points and radiates the smell of flowers, tea and powdery musk.
THE FOUNDATION STICK
Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick, £32
This may not be new, but Bobbi Brown’s Stick Foundation is still the best we’ve tested. Recently the range as been expanded with the launch of their ‘foundation finder’ online service and with 43 hues to choose – there’s certainly one that will suit you.
THE STICK FACE MASK
Milk Makeup Matcha Detoxifying Mask, £20.50
Purifies pores, calms redness and inflammation and is excellent at keeping pesky pimples in check while on the fly thanks to the witch hazel, green tea and kombucha formula.