Brows(e) The Color!
Is it really possible to get 22 different colors from one eyebrow pencil? Yes, if you have aq YBF (Your Best Friend Cosmetics) Universal Taupe Automatic Eyebrow Pencil
You might wonder where YBF is keeping all those colors in a slim, self-sharpening eyebrow pencil with a spoolie on the other end.
The secret is in how much pressure you use when applying the product. A light touch gives you blonde shades.Press harder to get medium shades, and even harder to obtain the deepest colors. All in all this one pencil can deliver up to 22 different shades for blonde, brunette, red, black, salt & pepper and platinum silver brows.
To get the perfect shade, try the pencil out on your skin first so you’ll know just how much pressure you need for your perfect color. Start with a light touch and use soft, feathery strokes using the spoolie to smooth things out. You can always add more
PRICE: $12 available at HSN, HSN.com & ybfbeauty.com
Boogie Nights Havana Style
One of the main attractions in Havana Cuba is the vintage pastel-colored 1950’s cars. These colors are the inspiration for a sensational limited edition eyeshadow palette by Cargo Cosmetics called “Havana Nights.”
The palette is laid out in 3 quads and 6 duos coordinated to create day and night looks so you don’t have to guess if you aren’t quite sure what colors to use. The dual-ended brush applies the build-able and fairly intense color.
Not all the colors are traditional but they are influenced by tropical Havana. Warm colors of gold, beige, apricot, orange and soft browns and shimmers look gorgeous in the sunlight.
These are such fun to experiment with. Brighten up your eye looks for a tropical Summer!
Miramar (Light shimmer pink); Nacional (Soft matte pink); Café con leche (Light shimmer beige); Ernest (Soft Matte beige); Dacquiri (Matte warm white); Floridita ( Shimmer champagne gold); Ron (Matte rose-taupe); Tropicana (Shimmer bright pink); Malecon (Shimmer bright aqua blue); Vintage (Matte coffee brown); Casa (Shimmer gold); Playa Del Este (Matte deep brown)
Grind Your Own!
There’s almost nothing we like better than a-la-minute ground coffee, because it’s always absolutely fresh. The same is true for makeup. That’s why we love Vincent Scott Borba’s Anti Fatigue 8 Hour Mineral Foundation Anti-WrinkTreatmentemt Duo with Broad Spectrum, SPF 29 ($50) that uses a grinder to give you the freshest foundation in just the amount you want.
The cream to powder mineral foundation is available in Fair/Light, Medium, and Tan/Dark but mineral makeup is so forgiving one of these three will work for just about everyone.
There’s more to this foundation than meets the eye. It is infused with an anti-wrinkle treatment with some unusual ingredients including Citrine Diamond to diffuse imperfections and minimize fine lines and wrinkles.
Hyaluronic acid combined with Tapioca micro-pearls to super-hydrate, antioxidants Camu Camu, Cherry Root Extract and Vitamins A, C and E to protect skin from free radicals. The grinder keeps every application fresh.
The compact has no mirror or included applicator, but for those who can’t or won’t use sunscreen or who want to touch up during the day, this is a great option and we love it for daily use. Get it on Amazon or visit https://scottvincentborba.com/
CC More Flawless Skin
Cargo Picture Perfect CC_HD ($34) has Broad Spectrum SPF 20 thanks to Octinoxate 7.50%. Titanium Dioxide 5.00% and Zinc Oxide 1.00%. But it also has a bit of a secret!
The lightweight and oil-free CC cream looks white in the tube, but it’s a tinted moisturizer in three colors. Magically, color adapting pigments and color correction technology blend the CC cream into your skin blurring everything you don’t want by adding the softest whisper of color.
We tried the “light” which was sheer enough to work on light/medium skin. We love that it’s paraben-free–a little miracle in a tube.
You may still want additional SPF protection depending upon what you’re doing, but as a first step or for a casual day when you don’t need a “full face,” it’s well..picture perfect! For more information visit The Cargo Cosmetics Web Site http://www.cargocosmetics.com
Red, flushed skin isn’t really a great look. However, if you have rosacea or other skin conditions, one way to get it under control is with the Vie Collection ROSA CONTROL Relief Concentrate for Redness.
This luxurious and seriously hydrating cream features Vitamins (B5, C, & E), Tri-peptides, and BPX (rich in saponins and flavonoids). It’s not just soothing, it’s non-comedogenic, very lightweight and easily absorbed, and fragrance-free to reduce inflammation and redness.
Apply it day and evening to clean skin and neck, then add the other skincare items you want and make your skin look and feel so much better!
The Vie Collection is known as loved for super-luxe spa-style products that really work. ROSA CONTROL Relief Concentrate for Redness can be purchased for $125 in select spas and online at www.lespausa.com.
Phytomer CRÈME 30 Early Plumping Wrinkle Cream ($115 1.6 fl. oz.) was designed for the 30-ish individual under stress, but we love it for any age as we believe that skin condition is more an indicator of what you may want to use.
If you are stressed, consider this: Your body creates cortisol which can dehydrate your skin and accelerate the creation of fine lines, wrinkles and resilience. Phytomer Creme 30 includes a bunch of marine actives formulated to moisturize and combat the signs of aging.
Key features include Rhodella: a red micro-algae (strengthens the skin barrier); Phytomer’s signature Oligomer (seawater concentrate with magnesium), Jania: a red coral (neutralizes free radicals and encourages collagen production).
Like most Phytomer products, this one is high end and luxurious, with a light silky texture, a light fresh scent, and a matte finish that makes it a pleasure not a chore, to use. Those over 30 will still love it as a lightweight wrinkle fighter with heavyweight benefits, for warmer days.
Find Phytomer products select spas and learn more http://www.phytomerusa.com