Summer is here and it’s finally time to embrace a tan – YAY! However, think twice before you jump under the sun without at least a 30 SPF, or before heading towards the tanning salon. Around 90% of the visible changes commonly related to aging are caused by the sun. Skin cancer is currently the most common of all cancers in the United States with over one million cases diagnosed every year, more than the total of cancers of the breast, prostate, lung and colon. About 90% of non-melanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. So respect your body and fake a tan. (more…)
I am very excited about these cleansing cloths I discovered! Love them! They take off everything including waterproof! Josie Maran Bear Naked Wipes remove makeup and impurities from face and eyes, nature’s way—with a blend of aloe vera, chamomile, cucumber, and vitamin E. Free of synthetic fragrances and dyes, parabens, sulfates, pthalates, and petrochemicals, these wipes are splendidly soft, kind to tender eyes and skin, and biodegradable. They are made with love for both people and the planet. No matter how nutty your day is, promise that you won’t go to bed with your makeup on. Be good to your skin, let it breathe; it’s the largest organ of your body. Put a pack of these wonderful wipes next to your bed along with a good night cream, and a safe lash conditioner like Revitalash. No excuses for not washing your face at night. Sometimes you get stuck in a rut, and these will help you get out of it. Clean, healthy skin is a great way to start off a night of beauty rest!!
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I have yet to find a primer that I love until now. I am excited to introduce to you the Hourglass Veil Mineral Primer! It is amazing! The primer has a wonderful silky smooth texture, and feels like I have nothing on my skin. It’s concentrated enough that 1-2 pumps is enough for full coverage of my face. The light reflectors and moisturizers in the primer made my skin look more luminous and smooth. It’s a little more expensive than all the others, but beyond worth it. The staying power it gives my foundation, and even just powder alone is well worth every penny!! ALL of my makeup stayed not only my foundation, but eye shadow, liner, blush, etc. Can’t rave about this product enough!
Some of the facts:
- Minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines
- Preps skin for makeup application while extending its durability
- Naturally-derived Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide protects skin from UVA/UVB rays
- Oil Free, Fragrance Free, Paraben Free
- SPF 15
- Water resistant
I am always on the hunt for a beautiful, long wearing foundation that wont break me out or make my skin feel smothered! The Laura Mercier Moisturizing Foundation and Oil-Free Foundation is AMAZING! They both have vitamins A, C and E in them protecting the skin from harmful elements in our environment. The Moisturizing Foundation is not greasy at all! It’s hydrating, and softens fine lines and dry spots. Works great with all skin types, but if you have oily skin I’d go with the Oil-Free Foundation. I have tried both ’cause I am a combo of every skin type. I prefer the Moisturizing Foundation due to the fact that I have a few dry areas, and it doesn’t break me out. A word to the wise; it is long wearing so wash your face because after a while it will clog your pores : ) Other than that I highly recommend the Laura Mercier foundation.
Add some amazing falsies to your look for New Years Eve. Who doesn’t love big, fluffy lashes?! Try it with a neutral eye and bold lips, or some smoky eyeliner and a glittery lid. Get creative and express yourself!