Category Archives: Face

Medical Makeup – CoverBlend

Face it, sometimes you need more than just a light concealer, you need major coverage for skin discolorations, birthmarks, bruises, tattoos….you need a medical makeup.  Enter CoverBlend. This medical makeup provides great coverage and superior opacity, and works on all skin types.

The best part? In addition to covering skin imperfections, CoverBlend also offers anti-aging benefits as well.

Conceal, correct and protect…

CoverBlend Concealing Treatment Makeup SPF 20You probably already knew that a good concealer works wonders on skin imperfections such as dark eye circles and blemishes. But what about more major discolorations, port wine stains, birthmarks and even tattoos? Meet CoverBlend Concealing Treatment Cosmetics. This fab line aka as Medical Makeup helps create a flawless complexion on every skin type and provides superior, all-day coverage.

Medical Makeup, Anti-Aging Benefits

CoverBlend is also specially formulated with antioxidant-rich Polyhydroxy Acid Gluconolactone to soften fine lines and wrinkles, improve your skin tone and help diminish the visible signs of aging. Why not cover the age spots and acne scars while fighting the lines and wrinkles? Stellar idea! CoverBlend Concealing Treatment Makeup promotes a smoother appearance while it conceals everything!

And Sun Protection!

Ok, medical makeup with anti-aging benefits and a sunscreen? Really, that’s like, all you need EVER, isn’t it? Yep, CoverBlend Makeup provides broad spectrum sunscreen to protect your delicate skin from the suns harmful rays. Outstanding coverage, formulated with a sunscreen and potent anti-aging benefits, from blemishes and birthmarks, to age spots, scars and uneven skin tones, with a variety of natural-looking shades available, you can conceal, treat and protect your skin with this long wearing makeup.

Products available…. CoverBlend Multi-Function Concealer SPF 15, CoverBlend Concealing Treatment Makeup SPF 20, CoverBlend Anti-Aging Powder or CoverBlend Corrective Leg and Body Makeup. Medical Makeup is especially opaque and great for covering port wine stains, birthmarks, tattoo coverage, acne / blemishes, acne scars, vitiligo, dark eye circles, discolorations, age spots, liver spots and more.

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Combat Oil and Signs of Aging with Exuviance Sheer Refining Fluid!

8793_mdHelp oily skin find its balance while reducing the appearance of dark spots and wrinkles with Exuviance Sheer Refining Fluid SPF 15.  

 This lightweight day fluid absorbs quickly into the skin and contains an innovative patented ingredient, NeoGlucosamine™. This potent powerhouse is clinically proven to help reduce the look of discolorations and dark spots from acne and aging, while smoothing and evening out the skin’s texture and tone. Cellular turnover is increased, improving skin clarity and firmness gently, without irritation.

Phytotal® a botanical blend helps control oily skin, reducing excess oil production over time.   Enhanced with a broad-spectrum sunscreen SPF 15, Exuviance Sheer Refining Fluid also helps prevent against future damage by protecting the skin from the sun’s harmful rays. If you have oily skin with signs of aging and are looking for the perfect daily base, this product is for you.

Clinically proven to moisturize and soften skin, improve radiance and reduce fine lines. After 4 weeks:
97% of users said their skin felt moisturized all day
87% of users enjoyed the lightweight texture
83% of users said it made their skin feel soft
73% of users noticed an improvement in radiance

$32 for 1.75 fl oz
www.exuviance.com

Flawless Skin with MARK

I’m loving MARK makeup right now. It’s super inexpensive but super high quality – the best of both worlds. Plus, with Lauren Conrad as a spokesperson, it’s getting a lot of attention lately, so I had to try it! Think of MARK as Avon’s fashion-forward hip, younger sibling. In this video, Cynde Watson will demonstrate the best way to achieve a flawless complexion in three simple steps. With expert tips like these, you’ll get a fabulous finish every time. MARK my words, you’re skin will look Just perfect!

No Makeup Makeup Tips

If you think all of our favorite starlets leave the house looking fab without any makeup, guess again! These quick tips from Jamie Melbourne for Ford Models will help you look ‘naturally’ beautiful with this minimal approach to makeup. Think chapstick and moisturizer, and a few expert tips. Shhh, no one will know your secret!

Makeup Tips: 1950s Glam ala Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn is the epitome of glamour and grace and has been a beloved style icon since she was discovered. Her long, glamorous lashes and cat-eyed eyliner has been admired and copied by Hollywood starlets from Natalie Portman to Scarlett Johansson to Gwen Stefani and many stars in between. In this video from video jug, make-up artist Jo Reid shows you how to recreate this iconic retro look made famous by Audrey Hepburn. Sometimes you just need to go for the glamour girl look and become your own Holly Golightly.

Makeup Tips: Best of Stila Kit

If you’re a Stila lover, you’ll go gaga over the Best of Stila Kit. I’ve swooned over the kit myself, yet I’m not always 100% sure how to use all of the products to create that “I’m just naturally gorgeous” look. Never one to give up, I searched the internet to find some professional makeup tips and tricks and tada: Makeup artist Lauren from California Cosmetics demonstrates her expert techniques using the entire kit. Stop by her channel on YouTube and you’ll be one of her followers for sure!

Her application tips are easy to follow and her beautiful results are EXACTLY what you’re looking for – glowing and gorgeous without that too much makeup look. Thanks Lauren! For just $40 bucks you can channel you’re inner supermodel and create an entire new look with the cosmetic basics that can be worn all year round. They don’t call it a “best of” kit for nothing, Stila is stellar!

Products used: Stila Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer SPF 15, Stila Convertible Color in Peony, Stila Eyeshadow In Kitten, Stila Convertible Eye Color in Onyx, Stila Major Lash, Stila Brown Sugar Lip Glaze.

The Benefits of Rare Minerals

If you love Bare Excentuals, by now I’m sure you’re wondering about Rare Minerals. But wearing face powder to BED? Hmm…maybe, if it transforms your skin overnight. According to the clinical studies, respondents reporting the following results:

  • 89% felt their skin was firmer and more resilient
  • 85% felt their skin texture had improved
  • 83% saw fewer imperfections and less visible pores
  • 82% saw clearer skin
  • 81% saw fewer discolorations
  • 68% saw a reduction in facial lines and wrinkles

Sure, studies are great, but will this night treatment work for me? I love Bare Minerals makeup so I thought I’d give this powder a try. To be honest, it was much more simple than my usual nighttime routine (bonus!) and the RareMinerals felt soft and light on my skin. It also made my skin look smooth and clear before bed (bonus #2!) Gotta love it when you look great before bed.

I’ve been using it for two weeks now and my skin feels and looks better. I notice a more even skin tone, less discoloration, and better clarity and texture. I feel I still need a light nighttime my moisturizer and an occasional blemish treatment for those pesky pores, but my skin is in much better condition since I’ve incorporated the Rare Minerals into my beauty routine. It’s pricey, but a little goes a long way. Definitely a Style Do!