Tinted Moisturizer -Laura Mercier - Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20
NewLookBabe 9/27/2012 2:06:00 AM
Before I met this tinted moisturizer, I was a total skincare snob. I only trusted my skin the serious SPF and hydrating ingredients of skincare brands, thinking those from makeup brands were mere fluff. Well, I eat my words. This gives my skin exactly what it needs - moisture, coverage and SPF 15 protection - in one easy step. It's cut down my get ready routine by about 5 minutes (my husband is shocked!). But, the best aspect of this product is it's coverage. I have very uneven skin, thanks to hyperpigmentation and old acne scars, and LM Tinted Moisturizer glides over it, blending it in and making my skin tone miraculously appear even and impeccably natural. For the 2 months I've been using this product, I've been getting comments from friends and coworkers about how good my skin look--which, to a gal who's used to having bad skin, is the world's biggest boon. Thank you, Laura Mercier.
Cleansers -Clean & Clear - Deep Action Cream Cleanser
NewLookBabe 9/27/2012 1:11:00 AM
I LOVE THIS CLEANSER. I've used really expensive products such as Sothys face cleansers and so forth. I still love this cleanser, it is NON-DRYING, leaves the skin nice and tingly, and has no residue whatsoever. It also removes make up. I recommend using a generous amount and whipping it onto the face using circular motions on areas that are especially oily. Rinse off, and Voila! Shine free beautiful skin, no drying.
Makeup Brushes -Sigma - F80 Flat Top Synthetic Kabuki (was SS197)
NewLookBabe 9/22/2012 2:00:00 PM
I used to apply my foundation with the fingers because it was easier for me than using a foundation brush. I read so good reviews about this one that I decided to give it a try and WOW! It's AMAZING how it sets the foundation. Now I have a wonderful flawless skin, many people that I know has noticed it. So what I say is that every woman must have this brush, it's essential. There are no reasons for not buying the sigma brush F80!
Treatments -Bare Escentuals - Rare Minerals Blemish Therapy
NewLookBabe 9/22/2012 1:18:00 PM
Conceals while it heals. Light color helps to reduce redness and it dries adult acne up very quickly. I only get one or two bumps with the "monthly breakout", but my son uses this as well and he's a teen. A little product goes a long way and when used with a great cleanser, this is a remarkable product that truly delivers. Even great when used lightly for prevention.
This comes in a little pot – good spot Jacie – with a heavy glass bottom. It’s so cute and classical MAC packaging, If there was one issue or negative with this product, it’s that the pot is a little tough to dig into and gets a little unhygienic after a while. In terms of longevity, this will last all day if you use a primer underneath. I applied this at 7.30am on Wednesday and, by 10pm when I got home, and after a delightful French dinner, it was still valiantly in place, with no fading. Without a primer, it will fade and crease pretty quickly. Would I repurchase? If I ever get through the ones I have (they last forever), most definitely. One of the most versatile products from MAC and totally worth the kudos.