Be a glow-getter by using highlighter! Not sure what shade is right for you? Everyone can achieve that “red carpet” gleam with just a little help. Here are my favorites! Pro Beauty Tip: Apply highlighter along the top of your … Continue reading
With Fashion Week coming to an end (New York, London, Paris & Milan). The latest trends have been revealed. Most of the time we see a look on the runway and it’s too over the top to actually wear. These beauty looks are chic, fresh and ready to walk the only catwalk that matters REAL LIFE!
Why does the winter weather make your skin dull? In winter, low temperatures, low humidity and strong, harsh winds deplete skin of its natural lipid layer, which keeps the skin from drying out. The dry air from furnaces and other heating sources also suck the moisture out of skin. To keep skin soft and supple, your goal is not to add moisture to skin, but to keep moisture in.
Your skin cells are turning over constantly. Exfoliating gets rid of your dead skin and reveals the new. It also gives you a smooth canvas to apply your makeup. Exfoliate your face 2-3 times a week. (Try St. Ives Timeless Skin Apricot Scrub $3.99) Insert photo Don’t forget your body! Great skin doesn’t stop at your neck. (Try Neutrogena Energizing Sugar Body Scrub $9.99)
Using 2 different moisturizers is a plus. One that’s rich and creamy to wear at night to combat lines and wrinkles and a lighter formula to apply during the day. It protects your skin from harsh weather and helps with slowing down the aging process. (Try Clinique Moisture Surge Extended Thirst Relief $34.00)
We lick our lips thinking that we’re giving them moisture, but really our saliva contains an enzyme that strips and makes them dryer. Keep a lip balm on you at ALL times. It also serves as a good primer for your lipstick. Remember nothing looks good over dry crackly lips. (Try Kiehls Lip Balm $7.50)
2016 is all about exploring new places & trying fresh things. Being a traveling jet-setter is now easy with these expert beauty tips.
Most products now come in a travel size or create your own personal beauty to-go bag with everything you use on a daily from face wash to eye cream. Try: Bobbi Brown Refillable Travel Bottles (only $10).
The “wet” look was all over the runway this season. Spray your damp hair with a leave-in conditioner to avoid split ends later, pull into a low messy bun and pin for a model off-duty look. You can undo later and reveal sexy beach waves. Try: It’s a 10 Miracle Leave-in.
Airplanes tend to dry out your skin because of the recycled air. Restore it’s moisture with a good skin & hand cream. Try: Weleda Skin food.
Don’t waste time while you’re on vacation putting on a full face of makeup. Mascara, gloss, and go! Try: Dior Show Black Out Waterproof Mascara and Pixi Shea Butter Lip Balm in Coral Crush. (Invest in a good pair of sunglasses).
In Case You Forgot…
Shaving cream… Use conditioner to soften your skin. It will help your razor glide better.
Body Scrub… Grab a few packets of sugar from your hotel or while you’re at dinner. Mix with your shower gel or shampoo.
The palette bronzette by Pixi Beauty is perfect for creating endless looks. Packed with bronzer, eye shadows, & highlighters it’s the ultimate travel tool. Definitely a beauty must-have!
Celebrity nail stylist Jenna Hipp has brought “green” to the nail biz by creating a collection of eco-friendly polish. They contain no formaldehyde resin, toluene, and other stuff we can’t pronounce! Yet still remaining long-lasting and chip resistant. Celebs such as Jessica Alba and Emma Stone seek out her lush manicures. Using fun color names like “I Surf With Boys” and “Say Yellow To My Little Friend”. Jenna is based in L.A. but for more Hipp tips visit http://www.beautysmostwanted.com.
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The “J-Lo” glow is a phrase we all know to well! How do we get this glow? Here’s a few of my makeup pro tips and favorite must-haves to achieve just that (some products as low as $10)! 1. Try … Continue reading
Back in the day when you were pregnant maternity clothes resembled your grandmother’s curtains. Now the baby bump is a fashion accessory! Wearing a skin-tight Gucci dress like Olivia Wilde is hottest thing I’ve seen so far this year! But she’s not the only celeb to throw traditional “mommy to be” rules out the window. Kerry Washington dares to bear her bump rocking a crop top. So if you’re planning to extend your family tree do it in style!
If you haven’t tried these guys already then get to shopping! 1. Smooth, healthy skin… YES PLEASE! Try South of France soap (Almond Gourmande is my favorite). You’ll smell like a delectable treat. http://www.southoffrancebodycare.com 2. Who doesn’t want sexy voluminous … Continue reading