Makeup artist Bobbi Brown was inspired by a bike trip in Brittany and Normandy (jealous) when she created her Nautical Collection. "There were all of these locals that were walking around with their blue-and-white striped shirts, and they just had the most incredible skin tones — almost like stained cheeks and stained lips, that they had been out in the sun," she said in this video.
The great thing about sheer tones is they're easy to apply and blend. Plus, you can get a little more daring with your color choices. "If you don't usually wear a red or a plum or an orange tone, you can get away with it when it's very sheer," Brown added. I concur. Find out more about the collection when you
Starting in May, Brown's got six Sheer Color Cheek Tints ($22) and four limited-edition punchy-toned Sheer Color Lip Glosses ($20 each) perfect for the warmer months ahead. She's also launching Perfectly Defined Mascara ($24) in black, a multicomb brush mascara that's supposed to easily wipe off in lukewarm water. Perhaps it's time to get your sheer bright lips and orange glow on.