Acing your base starts with the right tools. From airbrush devices for a flawless foundation to ancient Chinese skincare methods revamped, old school’s had a new-age twist – and we’re loving it
1 Erborian Konjac Sponge, £10 Made from the Korean konjac plant, these little sponges cleanse and detoxify skin. Use in circular motions with your favourite cleanser to really reap the skincare benefits. 2 Iconic London EVO Makeup Brushes, from £26 Welcome to the new age of make-up tools. The oval-shaped brush head cups the contours of your face while the superdense bristles ensure velvety smooth application. 3 Beautyblender Liner Designer, £ 14 If winging out your eyeliner just isn’t your forte, the Liner Designer is about to become your holy grail of beauty tools. Use the curved side for a sweeping flick or the straighter edge for wings so sharp they could kill. 4 Hayo’u Beauty Restorer De-stress Face Tool, £35 DIY an ancient Chinese medicine facial with this gorge beauty tool. Made from cooling Xiuyan jade, the Beauty Restorer is specifically shaped to cup the contours of your face. Use with facial oil and apply pressure to aid lymphatic drainage and remove toxins and congestion, leaving your skin feeling fresher and looking younger. 5 Color Me Pro Edition Automatic Foundation Applicator, £58 For the ultimate long-wearing face base, the Color Me Pro uses sonic tapping turbo-charged technology (say what?) to make sure your foundation stays in place all day. 6 Spectrum Siren Sculpt Make-up Brushes, £44.99 OK, so the first thing you notice about these brushes are how ridiculously gorgeous they are (ooh, ahh, look how pretty) but it’s actually the synthetic brush formula that makes these a total winner. Plus they’re vegan and cruelty free – LOVE. 7 Temptu Makeup Airbrush Device, £160 Forget the flattering Snapchat filters – if a flawless face base is what you’re after, this is what you need. The Temptu Makeup Airbrush Device does exactly what it says on the tin, transforming make-up into a microfine mist that floats onto the skin.