May | The Edit

Glow Up: Summer Beauty Balms

Natural, radiant skin is one step away with these do-it-all, responsibly-made makeup products

Morgane Nyfeler

With summer firmly on the horizon now and the promise of warmer temperatures and sunny getaways finally a reality, our beauty routine also demands a lighter touch and a less-is-more makeup look. And multitasking balms are quick and easy one-stop products to apply on lips, cheeks and eyes for an instant refresh on the go. They’re the magical secret of ‘no-makeup makeup’ that both moisturise and enhances the skin with light, creamy textures for a golden hour glow all day long. Here’s our pick of the best conscious beauty balms out there.


From Honest Beauty’s travel-size compact made from organic fruit and botanical oils to Ere Perez’s pot of goodness featuring healthy, plant-based ingredients, and Ilia Beauty’s luxury, cruelty-free multistick in 12 swipe-and-go shades, the key to a low-maintenance, dewy skin is at your fingertips. Discover our eight favourite multipurpose makeup products to use year-round, but especially in summer as we crave an effortless and natural sun-kissed look.