When it comes to shimmer, most makeup artists will tell women of color to highlight one feature instead of wearing it all over your face (a glimmer overdose can be very ash-ifying). Rihanna, never one to hold much stock in beauty rules, recently hit the NRJ Music Awards red carpet sporting a a full face of luminous, ice-queeny makeup: Pearly eye shadow, shimmer-flecked blush and an icy, taupe lipgloss. And because her eye, lip and cheek shades were sheer–not chalky or opaque–the whole thing worked! Why not take a cue from RiRi and brighten up with glimmery, radiance-boosting makeup? On eyes, try Too Faced Eyeshadow Duo in Bon Bon ($17), a glowy shadow combo containing a golden pink and champagne hue. Illuminate your cheeks with a sparkle-spiked blush like Nars Blush in Super Orgasm ($25). And on lips, go for a sheer, pearly nude like Revlon Colorstay Mineral Lipglaze in Forever Fig ($6.99). Read more:
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