How Customizable Beauty Will Change Your Makeup Bag

Transform too-dark foundations and too-bright lipsticks with these custom beauty products.

Finally some beauty loot that will rescue the products you’ve abandoned at the bottom of your bathroom drawer. Too-dark foundations (hello, winter), too-bright lipsticks and so-wrong cream bronzers and blushes can all be saved with these transforming formulas.

Use the yellow tube to brighten up a dusty lipstick, or the black to make an old favourite more nighttime appropriate.

The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Lip Flip Shade Transformer in Turn Up or Turn Down, $26 each at

This pure-white concealing cream can be used as a quick highlighter on eyes and cheekbones but also with any cream eyeshadow, lip colour, blush or bronzer to lighten them a shade or two.

Kat Von D Lock-It Concealer Créme in White Out, $34 at

Use a couple of drops to either lighten or darken that not-quite-right foundation or concealer. It’s perfect for making the transition from summer to winter.

The Body Shop Shade Adjusting Drops in Lightening and Darkening, $22 each at

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