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New Year's Eve is your time to sparkle and shine! Get your glow on for an unforgettable night with these beauty must-haves from ybf and Cargo cosmetics!
ybf gorgeous glowing cream is infused with state-of-the-art, soft-coated spherical pigments to help blur the appearance of skin discoloration and bring a glow to that gorgeous face like you’ve never seen before! With medium, buildable coverage, it’s always a custom fit to your skin!
The pro flat buffer brush is the perfect pairing tool for an easy and perfect application! The sculpted edge works overtime by allowing you to get into the curves of your face while still distributing the gg cream perfectly.
USAGE: Apply a little of the gg cream to the back of your hand and then dip the ybf pro flat buffer brush. Buff it onto your skin in circular motions onto your face starting at the center and working your way outward. This allows for a more even, controlled colour application.
SHADES: light, medium, tan, and deep
PRICE: gg cream & pro flat buffer foundation set-$39
gg cream- $30
pro flat buffer brush- $20
AVAILABILITY: HSN, HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com
New Years Sparkle with ybf beauty
Swipe, set, and glow! These intense, pigmented liquid eye shadows are perfect for New Year's eve and beyond!
ybf Liquid Star Shadows
These lightweight, liquid eyeshadows feature a creamy, self-setting, opaque formula that requires no primer to create a crease-resistant, smoldering look. The thinly consistent yet lustrous formula can be worn as a sheer wash of colour or layered with ease for high colour intensity. The long-lasting shadows set within moments.
USAGE : With our flat paddle applicator swipe across the eye, smudging to soften and diffuse. Lightly line along the top and bottom lash lines for a soft, smudged liner look.
SHADES : Magnetic Moonlight, Beaming Beige, Supernova Spice, Stellar Sienna
PRICE : $35
And look at these stunning shades. Which ones do you like the best?
Liquid star shadows volume 2
A lightweight, liquid eye shadow, with a creamy, self-setting, opaque formula that requires no primer to create a crease-resistant, smoldering look. The thinly consistent yet lustrous formula can be worn as a sheer wash of colour or layered with ease for high colour intensity.
SHADES: galaxy gold, asteroid amethyst, retrograde rose gold, and cosmic coco
PRICE: $18.00 each both HSN and ybfbeauty.com | $39 for set at HSN| $35 for set at ybfbeauty.com
Add a bit of contouring and some glow-worthy color with Cargo Cosmetics Bronzers!
These award-winning bronzers offer a sheer and blendable texture. Available with a touch of shimmer for built in highlight or matte finish. With this, you can achieve a glow all year round, whether you’re looking for a radiant shimmer or matte finish!
Light Reflective Mica – Finely milled shimmer particles that give a soft and iridescent quality (exclude in shade Matte Medium)
Vitamin E – Helps skin fight the damaging effects of the environment while providing moisture
Pro Tip: Use shade Medium Matte for contouring, shade Dark for the hollows of the cheeks and jawline, and shade Medium to contour the nose
SHADES : Medium, Matte Medium & Dark
PRICE : $29
AVAILABILITY : www.Cargocosmetics.com , select Kohl's Departments Stores and Kohls.com/Beauty
The all-in-one, conveniently transportable girlfriend palette takes care of your entire make up needs! The palette includes a universal neutralizing powder to even out complexion, 8 eye shadows for day and night looks, bronzing powder, blush powder, illuminating powder, and the #1 best-selling automatic eyebrow pencil delivering 22 shades in 1 pencil!
EYE SHADOW SHADES: loyal, sincere, understanding, supportive, caring, cherished, one-of-a-kind,thoughtful
water-resistant gel liners volume 2
Eye pencils that deliver all-day intense colour- perfect for any day or night looks! They are incredibly buildable, blendable, and easy to apply and to remove. These retractable pencils glide on smooth for impactful and unforgettable definition. Smudge-proof and long lasting, you can use them for clean, precise lines or build a dramatic, bold look.
SHADES: candescent coco, classic chocolate, electric ebony, power-up peach, illuminating ivory, and beaming brown
PRICE: $39.95 for set|$17.00 each
click stick lipsticks
These gorgeous, creamy-textured lipsticks provide high pigmentation and hydration. With just one click, you have the perfect amount of product- leaving no sticky feeling!
SHADES: bare with ME! (blush), tickle ME pink! (coral), make ME gorgeous (red)
PRICE: $34.00 for trio collection|$16 each
Available at HSN, HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com
Namastay Blockbuster Palette
Get all your holiday eye shadow colors in one palette! Eye shadows are arranged in rows of expertly coordinated shades to achieve a variety of looks. The palette features creamy eye shadows that are completely versatile, pigmented, long lasting, and crease free.
AVAILABILITY: CargoCosmetics.com, select Kohl's Departments Stores, Kohls.com/Beauty, and HSN.com
At the rate this month is going by, it will be New Year's before we know it! Make sure you are prepared to wind-down after all of the festivities with these relaxing spa-treatments.
NEW YEAR’S EVE RECOVERY MUST-HAVES
Have a relaxing spa day in by giving your skin the hydration it needs after your New Year’s Eve celebrations with these refreshing masks from Erborian and MegRhythm.
Erborian BB Shot Mask ($8, Sephora.com)
Bring your skin to life with this instant beauty-boosting sheet mask that acts like a true concentrate for a flawless complexion. Delivering results comparable to those of a serum, it immediately helps to plump skin with moisture, smooth and refine skin’s texture and illuminate the complexion, leaving you and your skin ready to take on the new year.
Erborian Ginseng Shot Mask ($7.50, Erborian.com)
Start 2019 off right by enriching your skin with this refreshing Ginseng Shot Mask. This mask helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, enhance the complexion’s radiance, smooth the skin, and leaves the skin with a firmer and fresher feel.
Erborian Bamboo Waterlock Mask ($43, Sephora.com)
Refresh your skin after a long night of celebrations with this hydrating mask. It utilizes a complex of Bamboo Sap and Fibers to help moisturize and plump the skin with water, leaving your skin feeling hydrated and refreshed. This mask can be used in two ways - either as a daily mask or as a moisturizing leave-on treatment.
MegRhythm Gentle Steam Eye Mask ($10.99, Amazon.com)
Decompress and de-stress with this innovative, 10 minute, self-heating mask. It helps to heighten relaxation, hydrate surrounding skin and relieve tired eyes with the warm and soothing sensation of steam heat.
Available in three scents: Lavender, Citrus and Unscented
With “New Year, New You” makeovers in full swing I wanted to show you 7 beauty and hair items/treatments you might want to incorporate into your 2016 beauty routine to update your look. It's never too late to switch things up a bit!
Get the hair trend everyone is talking about HAIR ICICLES. Easily achieve this look with a simple clip with RPZL Hair Icicles extensions! Now available for purchase online at RPZL.com for just $25!
Upgrade your hair color in the shower with this great color system by TouchBack! Best $19.95 you’ll spend this year! Available at CVS stores.
Incorporate a multi-tasker to your hair routine with John Frieda Tools! JFHA6 Salon Shape Hot Air Brush ($39.99) lets you dry and style your hair in just one step with this newly redesigned hot air brush that delivers professional quality results.
Upgrade your brow gel! Westmore Beauty Brow Gel applies hair-like fibers that latch onto brows, filling in sparse areas and covering grays. Transfer-proof, water-proof, and budge-proof, the ultra-long wearing Permafix formula is the first of its kind, locking in natural color for flawlessly groomed brows that will last for days.
Keep your lips deliciously smooth with these 6 tropically flavored lip balms by Sun Bum... just try not to lick it off.
Sun Bum SPF 30 Coconut Lip Balm
Experiment with BROW EXTENSIONS! Umbreen Sheikh, CEO and Founder of Wink Brow Bar recommends using eyebrow extensions to update your look or to simply stay atop trending brow shapes.
“When trying brow extensions for the first time you can expect full, lush and shaped brows, but most importantly, natural results that are customized to your facial and brow shape. At Wink, we pride ourselves with being able to adjust the treatments per person, as no one should have copy/paste brows!”
–Umbreen Sheikh, CEO and Founder of Wink Brow Bar
Nothing says “starting fresh” more than microdermabrasion. It restores a youthful appearance at any age by repairing damage at the skin’s surface. Instead of scheduling a session with your dermatologist, treat your skin at home with DDF Micro Derma Crystals ($50).
Disclaimer: I will be sent products to review. Any opinions are my own.