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Genius compacts are a no brainer when it comes to ease of application and speed. Here are the latest, clever and covetable options that I promise you will love.


The clever cushion technology in MAC Lightful C SPF50 Quick Finish Compact, $75 offers a tint of colour, infused with brightening vitamin C and mineral rich seaweed extracts to correct dullness and cover imperfections.

The gold reflect of Elizabeth Arden Sunset Bronze Prismatic Powder, $69 illuminates skin instantly, thanks to mica minerals suspended in an ultra-fine shimmery powder - you can litterally dust on the sun.

A one-stop beauty perfecter Stila Correct and Perfect Palette, $79 offers velvety smooth tinted powders and clever colour correcting creams – it's all you need to brighten dull, uneven skin.

Hitting counters August 1st Revlon Eyes, Cheeks, Lips All-In-One Palette, $38, are available in three coordinated colour options – making them ideal palettes for travel.

You can expect no smudging or fading with Smashbox L.A Lights Blush & Highlight, $69. With three shades, one pop of colour with two neutral tones to cleverly contour and highlight.

Infused with skin Aspen bark and tea tree extracts, bareMinerals Blemish Remedy Foundation, $49 helps conceal and soothe breakouts, while reducing the look of redness and open pores.  

The hit of the bronze-y pink shimmer when you buff on Bobbi Brown Highlighting Powder - Sunset Pink, $99 gives cheeks a glow that looks like you have just been on a holiday in the sun.