Before putting on your face, be sure to apply a makeup primer. Not only does this give you a great base to work with, but it extends the life of your look. Smashbox Cosmetics has made a name for itself with its long-lasting face primers, CC creams, and primer oils. Applying a sunscreen can really mess up your makeup, but what if we told you that sunscreen primers were the 2-in-1 product we’ve been hoping for? With COOLA Daydream™ Mineral Primer, you get a matte finish, long wear and waterproof sun protection!
Easily the most popular brand of camouflaging concealer on the market today, Dermablend offers full coverage with easy application. Unlike other concealers and powders, Dermablend was the brainchild of a dermatologist in the hopes to be used by people of all genders, ethnicities, backgrounds and skin conditions. No matter if you’re looking for face makeup or body makeup, this is the best concealer for skin irregularities. The Becca Ever-Matte Shine-Proof Foundation is a gorgeous, non-budge cream foundation with an incredible lifespan for oily and combination skin. Kiss touch-ups goodbye with this all-over coverage. We’re in love with Becca for many reasons, but with one of the largest color spectrums for makeup concealer products in the business, there’s something for everyone!
On the other end of the spectrum, Bare Minerals pressed powder and loose powder offer flawless but feather-light application with a brush swipe. If you’re looking for fuller coverage, simply add another layer to this 8-hour, 5-ingredient wonder foundation. Even better, the non-comedogenic formula actually improves skin tone! For a pressed powder foundation, why not check out the Pixi Color Correcting Powder Foundation? Never cakey and full of good-for-you ingredients like aloe vera, peptides and super fruit extracts, you’ll be improving your skin quality while covering up your imperfections.
Blush and Bronzer
To put some color back in your cheeks, you need a great blush or bronzer – or both! Stila Convertible Color is a cream blush that provides a subtle tint for eyes, lips and cheeks. If you prefer a pressed powder, why not grab a blush brush and apply Japonesque’s Velvet Touch Blush Radiant? One layer gives a hint of red, peach or bright pink, and a layered look will give you unparalleled depth and sculpted beauty. Are you looking for paraben-free natural hues and classic colors? With their makeup, skincare and nail polish items, theBalm has been taking over the beauty scene.
Nail Polish and Nail Care
For the ultimate in colors and nail polish trends, Deborah Lippmann has made a splash with her celebrity clients and presence at New York Fashion Week. Gel and shellac manicures damage nails and nail beds, but with the Lippmann Gel Lab Pro polishes, you’ll have long-lasting, chip-free, quick-drying coverage. What’s more, natural ingredients like horsetail extract and keratin actually strengthen nails, and you’ll never find formaldehyde, DBP, sulfates or toluene in these products. Trying to regenerate nail strength from years of gel and shellac? With Perfect Formula nail products, one swipe of the clear, pink or ruby coat takes care of yellowing, splitting nails. With the unique formula, nails grow straighter, faster and stronger than ever!
Dip an eyeliner brush into your Stila Smudge Pot for an easy smoky eye that has staying power. Though it only comes in three shades, you have unlimited flexibility to make an evening or daytime look pop. Do you change your daily look up on the regular? The BareMinerals Smile Laugh Wink 3-piece eyeliner set offers a pencil, cream, and the best liquid liner You deserve long lasting eyeliner that works, so why not try this bestseller?
If you’re looking for a black mascara that amps up the volume and fullness of lashes, look no further than theBalm’s Mad Lash. Natural ingredients, hard-working formula and incredible results? Sign us up! With its X-rated Mascara, Smashbox gives you unnaturally luscious lashes and buildable coverage with a brush that isolates and coats each and every lash. Kiss flaking and smudging goodbye and say hello to your new favorite mascara!
For makeup application, there is no other other makeup blending sponge that compares to Beautyblender. Whether powder or cream-based, it’s easy to apply too much concealer, blush and highlighter, but with the Beautyblender Pro, you’ll have effortless matte color at your fingertips without pesky stains. As for eye makeup brushes, look no further than the Japonesque Velvet Touch Eye Brush Set for your day-to-evening transformations. Luxurious yet durable brushes, these are what professional makeup artists reach for when they create their art.