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SWEAT PROOF MUST HAVES
Beat the summer heat with these sweat-proof products that will leave you feeling refreshed all day long.
Block any sweat that comes your way this summer with Erborian’s NEW Extra Matte primer. It moisturizes and hydrates your skin while leaving your complexion visibly blurred. This primer is the perfect mattified touch-up after being in the heat all day.
Give your skin a smooth, long-lasting finish even under the summer heat. This subtle pressed powder with diamond dust ensures your face always looks flawless by hiding tiny skin imperfections and leaving your skin looking refreshed. It can be used on bare skin or in conjunction with foundation - suitable for all skin types.
John Frieda Luxurious Volume Volume Refresh Dry Shampoo ($6.99, Ulta.com)
After a day at the beach or out on the run, give your hair an uplifting boost and touchable body that lasts with just a spritz of this dry shampoo. This revitalizing formula instantly refreshes, revives and restores limp locks while getting rid of dirt and oil for hair that feels clean, healthy and light.
Ban Purely Gentle Roll-On Deodorant ($10, Amazon.com)
With a new, gentler formula, Purely Gentle provides 24 hour sweat-proof protection against underarm perspiration even for those with sensitive skin. The roll-on glides on smoothly providing instant freshness, transforming hot, overworked skin to smooth and refreshed.
A versatile summer staple because of their long-lasting and alcohol-free formula, these fragrances won’t be affected by the sun’s powerful rays and will keep your body, hair and clothing feeling fresh all day long. Available in four of the best-selling scents, these waters contain natural ingredients and are safe for sensitive skin.
AmorePacific Resort Collection Sun Protection Cushion Broad Spectrum SPF 30+ ($40, at us.amorepacific.com)
Prep your face for the summer sun with this high-performance sun cushion. It’s lightweight formula keeps your skin feeling refreshed and protected from UV rays. Perfect for on-the-go applications at the beach or pool side.
With National Selfie Day being TODAY, taking the perfect selfie can seem daunting. WUNDER2 makes it easy, with the Perfect Selfie HD Finishing Powder – which is now 50% off on June 21 st when you use the discount code PERFECTSELFIE50 on WUNDER2.com!
Skip the filter and put your best selfie forward as this product effortlessly glides on smoothly over makeup and leaves an airbrushed finish for all skin tones. Comprised of a high-resolution technology of blend perfecting powders, Perfect Selfie blurs imperfections and unwanted shine from morning to night!
Hard Candy is thrilled to launch their new Hard Candy Mix In Drops Turn Me Matte.It is a great liquid mattifer that can be added to moisturizer or foundation!
Where has this product been all of my life? It never fails, my skin looks like an oil slick usually within an hour of applying my makeup. I have tried everything imaginable to keep shine under control. I usually carry around oil blotting tissues as well as HD facial powder and even cornstarch in my purse for quick touch-ups.
I love the fact that these amazing liquid matte drops can be applied to my skin alone, or mixed with my foundation or moisturizer. It keeps my shine at bay all day! I cannot believe that they only cost $6!
No more powdering my nose forty times a day! (Don't ask why I only have eyelashes on one eye. No clue there.)
To me, having matte looking skin makes me look youthful and fresh. That is very important to me!
Enter to win! 3 winners will each receive a bottle of Hard Candy-Turn Me Matte Liquid Drops. ($6 ea.)
You can find Hard Candy products in Walmart.
For more information, go to: http://www.hardcandy.com/
*Product received. All opinions are my own.
Lights, Camera, Holiday Party!
Every holiday party has its Facebook-photo-worthy moments. These essentialsfrom Manna Kadar Cosmetics provide a camera-ready, party-perfect look – no Instagram filter required!
Camera Ready: This multitasking makeup primer glides on smoothly, filling in and evening the skin’s texture for better makeup application and longer-lasting wear. Fine lines and large pores are minimized with a silky, matte finish. ($42)
Sheer Glo: Illuminate a dull wintery complexion with this luxurious liquid mineral skin enhancer. Worn alone or blended with liquid foundation, Sheer Glo provides a radiant, silky finish. ($29)
Lip Gloss - High Speed: Give your lips a radiant glow with this high shine lip gloss in a new deep oxblood hue. The luxuriously, silky formula glides on beautifully for long-lasting, brilliant wear. ($19)
Sheer Glo is a very lightweight beauty fluid which adds a beautiful radiance to your skin. You can mix it with your moisturizer or your foundation for a gorgeous sheer and sexy glow.
Hi Def Powder
This NEW must have powder creates a matte, flawless makeup finish. HD Powder leaves a velvet feel and applies to skin completely colorless. This is the perfect finishing powder to complete any look.
My Experience: After cleansing my face in the morning, I I mixed the Sheer Glo with my foundation in the palm of my hand. I applied it all over my face with my foundation brush. After it set for about a minute, I finished my look with an all over dusting with Hi Def powder for an absolutely flawless look. I love the radiance of my skin. I have an extra glow that is especially perfect for this festive holiday season.
Available online and at select retail locations in Southern California. For more information, please visit www.mannacosmetics.com.
About Manna Kadar: Beauty expert Manna Kadar’s industry experience spans more than a decade. As a teenager, Manna opened a chain of cosmetics stores and later expanded to tanning salons and spas with the cutting edge products and services. In January 2012, she launched her namesake line of high quality, multi-functional cosmetics. An instructor at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles, CA, Manna will head the Beauty Industry Merchandising & Marketing degree program in 2014.
Disclaimer: I received samples of these products to review and to keep. All opinions are my own.
MANNA cosmetics was founded on the principle of keeping beauty 'simplified.' Manna's founder, Manna Kadar was on a lifelong quest to find the perfect products to create a makeup regime that is simple yet effective and most definitely fun! Feminine and functional cosmetics are what MANNA is all about.
With over 15 years experience of making women feel beautiful, MANNA has created long lasting, multi-functional products and formulas that maintain an all-day look. MANNA Cosmetics will be your best kept beauty secret.
For an all-day beautiful glow, try Sheer Glo.
Sheer Glo is is an incandescent liquid that lights up skin with all over radiance. Mix with foundation or wear alone to provide a luminous glow for all skin types. This is an especially amazing product for mature/dry skin that provides a youthful glow and dewy finish. Use on face and/or body and get glowing!
I also reccommend MANNA's Camera Ready.
Camera Ready is perfect for Camera Ready is an essential makeup base that gives a matte, silky smooth finish that will keep your makeup in place ALL day. As a bonus, Camera Ready smoothes skin texture and minimizes the appearance of fine lines & pores.
Check out MANNA for additional cosmetic and beauty products you will love!
Note: I recieved samples of these products to test and to keep.