Wednesday, January 20, 2010

My Favorite Beauty Products

I have some favorite products and I would just like to thank them for helping me keep my look together. Yay!!! I thought it would be a fun idea to share them with you, and here are some of my tips for use.

BUMBLE & BUMBLE Hair Powder: I absolutely adore this stuff! It's a dry shampoo and can be used to absorb any oils on the scalp or at the roots of your hair. I LOVE that it comes in five shades, so it can also be used as root coverage if you are due for a touch up, but haven't the time. I found it's great as a root lifter when I do a pomp too. I spray a bit at the roots and let it dry (it dries much faster than an actual root lifter product that you usually have to blow dry) then back comb. It hold great! I also like to use it as a product cover-up. If you've used a lot of hair product (for an updo or a slick pony), and need to refresh your style , but haven't the time to wash first, just comb and if you have any flaky bits, just cover it up with the powder to conceal.
black, brown, red, blondish, & white. 1 oz $19 or 4 oz $35

products can be purchased at a salon that carries this line or on their website www.bumbleandbumble.com

T3 refresh Volumizing Dry Shampoo (light/auburn/dark) 3.3 oz $25

Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo 4.5 oz $18

Oscar Blandi Pronto Dry Shampoo 1.4 oz $11 or 3.2 oz $21

all products can be purchased at Sephora or www.sephora.com

BENEFIT She Laq: This is a makeup sealer. This is a life saving product for especially long days when you can't stop and re-do your makeup. It comes with an applicator and 4 brushes. You can use it to seal your eyeliner, mascara, shadow, and my favorite...eyebrows. I use eyeshadow to shape and darken my brows and it definitely does not stay put all day. With this product over it, my brows ain't goin' nowhere! I love it!!! When it dries it does make your skin feel a little tight, but after a bit it's like nothing is there. .05 oz $30

BENEFIT Stay Don't Stray: A makeup sealer that's used to lock in eye makeup. It can be used all around the eye to keep not only your eyeshadow in place, but also your concealer under your eye. The great part is it keeps eyeshadow from creasing! It also has vitamins and locks in moisture. I'm all for products that help keep the signs of aging away. $24

products can be purchased at a Benefit counter, Sephora or www.sephora.com DERMALOGICA Multi Active Toner: A toner is a spritz that not only refreshes the skin, but assists with hydration. It prepares the skin for proper moisture absorption. I use this after I do an at home facial or just after I wash my face. It closes your pores and keeps the moisture locked in. I find that it keeps me from getting oily throughout the day. I like to keep mine in the refrigerator in the summertime and pull it out to refresh my skin on warm days. I carry it with me to the beach or the pool to keep my skin from drying out. 8.4 oz $30

DERMALOGICA Special Clearing Booster: An acne clearing product that I swear by! Contains 5% Benzoyl Peroxide, Zinc Sulfate, Sage, and Tea Tree. Used as a spot treatment to dry up acne or can be used as a booster with your moisturizer. I like using it as a spot treatment. I have used it on the deepest zits and it drys them up in a couple of days. I love it! 1 oz $42

all products can be purchased from a skin care salon that used Demalogica or at www.demalogica.com

M.A.C Pro Lash & Zoom Lash: I really love M.A.C mascara because the consistency is awesome and the black is the blackest I have ever used (and I have used a lot). They also have a variety of different types of mascara, but I find the best results come from mixing them. I use both of these mascaras together most of the time. Zoom lash is more volumizing and defines the lash and Pro lash lengthens and thickens. Together they form the perfect lash! I recommend these two, but you can check out the many others they have and form your own "perfect lash". $13 and can be purchased at any counter, Pro Store or at www.maccosmetics.com

2 comments:

  1. Now that's a smart shampoo product! I never have time to touch up the roots...brilliant!

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