Neutral shades have become the basics to every modern makeup bag. Use to sculpt, highlight, enhance and subtly define your features

Here are our favourites for autumn:

Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in Frenzy, £18, 020 7493 3836
Chanel Lumiere D’artifices Beiges, £46, 020 7493 3836
Autograph Pure Colour Multi Blush in Coral, £12,  www.marksandspencer.com
Dior Vernis in Beige, £18,  www.houseoffraser.co.uk
Topshop Lipstick in Whimsical, £8,  www.topshop.com
Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow Quad in Choco Latte, £25,  www.houseoffraser.co.uk
MAC Nail Lacquer in Skin, £10,  www.maccosmetics.co.uk
Clinique Lid Smoothie Antioxidant 8-Hour Eye Colour in Ginger-ly, £17,  www.clinique.co.uk
Clarins Rouge Prodige Lipstick in Nude, £17.50,  www.clarins.co.uk