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Laura Mercier Flawless Face Collection Review

Laura Mercier’s amazing Flawless Face makeup collection, is comprised of  four pieces that can be used together or separately to create a truly Flawless Face.

My face has been giving me grief lately and I’m amazed how great my skin looks after using the Flawless Face collection. The best feature is that it doesn’t mask my skin with heavy makeup it simply diminishes the flaws and enhances my skin leaving the perfect canvas.

 

Foundation Primer – a clear gel it comes in five different formulas primes the face for longer lasting foundation.

Foundation Powder- Laura Mercier Foundation Powder is a wet/dry powder formulation that contains oil control ingredients to hinder shine.

Secret Camouflage – a palette containing two oil-free, long wearing concealers colors that you blend together to create your perfect shade.

Invisible Loose Setting Powder – a translucent oil-free and talc-free loose powder with a soft focus finish.

STEP 1: prime the skin – Foundation Primer

This is by far the best makeup foundation I’ve used. It glides on light  and dries quickly leaving my skin perfectly matte. I’m amazed at how well it hides my pores,  keeps the shine away all day. If I am in a rush a little primer and loose powder and my skin is perfected and I’m ready to go.

STEP 2: apply foundation – Foundation Powder

I usually stay away from powder foundations as I find they settle in my pores and wrinkles. Laura Mercier’s Foundation Powder is light and buildable and never “settled” into my pores. Just the tiniest bit smooths out my entire complexion and leaves my skin looking so great. This formula can be used wet or dry and it lasts forever, love makeup that keeps my skin looking great past lunch!

 

 

STEP 3: conceal – Secret Camouflage

Secret Camouflage comes in two shades  to create custom blending options just mix a bit on the back of your hand until the shade matches your skin tone. With a few strokes  my blemishes were nearly invisible. The color blending helped conceal my imperfections without looking “made up”.

STEP 4: set with powder – Loose Setting Powder

If you are constantly at war with your pores, Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder is your new best friend. A sheer powder it masks my pores and leaves my skin oil free. One of my favorite items it really creates a flawless look, and doesn’t distort the color of my makeup.

 

 

 

Availability: Laura Mercier’s website, Sephora

Pricing: Foundation Primer is $30.00, Foundation Powder is $40.00, Secret Camouflage is $28.00, Invisible Loose Setting Powder is $30.00.

 

Laura believes there are four steps to create a flawless face-primer, foundation, concealer and setting powder. Each product has been specifically developed to allow every woman to achieve an incredibly even, smooth, yet natural looking complexion.

 

For more information on Laura’s flawless philosphy and tips on how to use each product click here.
To find out how to get products for your perfect skin check out their flawless face finder here.

 

Compensation was provided by Laura Mercier via Glam Media. I received a sample to review as part of the program. The opinions express herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Laura Mercier.

Lancôme Introduces Kate Winslet’s Golden Hat Holiday 2011 Collection‏

 

I was lucky enough to get a sample of the new Holiday 2011 Golden Hat Collection, and its even more gorgeous in person.

 

The vibrant collection includes the following products:

FACE

· Poudre Lumière in Golden Hat, $40

An interpretation of the Golden Hat symbol, this all-over powder softly illuminates the face. A sheer sparkling pink shimmer adds delicate glow, while a golden hue brightens skin with a touch of light.

LIPS
· L’Absolu Rouge Lipcolor, $29

The classic, moisture-rich lipstick is blended with vitamin E and SPF 12, for plush color that wears like satin.
Shades: Caprice, Rosette, Misty Rose, Spice Pink, La Base (primer base)

NAILS
· Mini Le Vernis, $15

Five new shades in pops of pink, red and gold shimmer that perfectly complement the magnetic lipcolors.
Shades: Shade 102, Shade 26, Shade 27, Shade 28, Shade 003

 

Check out this amazing new collection at www.lancome-usa.com

 

This holiday season, Lancôme is thrilled to announce its support of the Golden Hat Foundation, a non-profit created by beloved ambassadress Kate Winslet to raise funds to better the lives of children living with autism.

To raise awareness for the cause, Lancôme created a stunning holiday collection that brings to life the spirit and message of the charity. Additionally, the brand will make a donation of 150,000 Euros to the Golden Hat Foundation.


“I’ve been thinking about setting up this project for a long time, and Lancôme’s instant offer of support is a huge display of confidence and generosity,” says Kate Winslet. “Lancôme has given me the strength to go all the way, and I know this will open many doors.”

A Regal Beauty Routine With Mary Kay

A Regal Beauty Routine With Mary Kay

Give yourself the royal treatment – whatever the occasion! Mary Kay makes elegance an everyday affair with beauty products fit for a queen. From stunning lashes and regal palettes to flawless foundation and star-worthy skin, Mary Kay helps women reign supreme with sophisticated style.

With these products, transform your beauty routine into an everyday luxury:

  • Lip Suede ($14) – two stunning shades (Luscious Plum and Polished Pink) create a sultry pout
  • Filigree Eye and Cheek Powder ($20) – two complementary palettes (Stunning and Splendid) accentuate any skin tone
  • Luxury Liner ($14) – three lavish hues (Black Velvet, Rich Plum and Classic Sable) add feminine detail to eyes for day or night
  • Nail Lacquer ($8) – three gorgeous colors (Gold Leaf, Lavish Sable and Plus Plum) provide a high gloss sheen
  • Base Coat/Top Coat ($8) – the perfect finish for a polished look

Create lady-like lashes in the blink of an eye:

  • Mary Kay Lash Love Mascara ($15): Defines, lengthens and separates lashes for a sophisticated feminine look. Available in I ♡ Black and I ♡ Brown

Create a radiant backdrop for your regal beauty routine:

  • Mary Kay Luminous-Wear Liquid Foundation ($20) Available in 23 versatile shades for fool-proof coverage with age-fighting benefits

For beauty sleep fit for a queen:

  • Mary Kay TimeWise Night Restore & Recover Complex ($40) repairs skin while you sleep:  Provides maximum age-fighting benefits while you sleep with its two formulas – Combination to Oily and Normal to Dry

 

You can check all the beautiful new products in the Mary Kay Redefining Elegance Collection online at www.marykay.com


Introducing Glam.com’s Beauty Board!

 

Make Her Up was so happy to be invited to be part of Glam’s Beauty Board. As part of this awesome community within Glam, we’ll be trying out the latest and greatest beauty products – and reviewing them for you! This week we have six awesome new products ranging from quite possibly the perfect blue finger nail polish to a helpful eyebrow grooming kit!

1) Essie Nail Color in Midnight Cami

When I opened my cute little bag of goodies from Glam, this nail polish was the first thing I pulled out and “ooooohed” over. I took a quick peek at everything else, then went back to this gorgeous polish. I’ve tried on lots of blue polish in the past, and nothing – nothing I tell you – comes even close to how great THIS BLUE is. I’m wearing it now, and I would take a picture but I’ve loved it so much it’s chipping off now, and not beautiful at all. In fact, I’m on my second application. I tried it on that first day – and fell quickly in love. If you like blue polish, heck, even if you don’t – you should give this try. All you need is base coat (I made a mistake and didn’t do that the first time, yikes!) and two coats of this gorgeous color. You’ll have a deep twilight blue that shimmers all week long. Love it!

MSRP $8

2) Volume Accelerator Mascara by Rimmel London

If there’s one product I love trying the most, it’s mascara. Have you ever noticed how mascara brings the promise of so many different outcomes!? You name it! It lengthens, it curls, it adds volume, it separates, it darkens, it defines the eyes! If you get the right mascara, you’ll know it immediately. Get the wrong one, and you’re cringing in your robe. I hate coming to the end of my makeup, eye shadow and eye liner looking perfect, and then I top it off with the wrong mascara, and the whole look is shot. Anyway, back to my product. I’m happy to announce that Rimmel London’s Volume Accelerator Mascara is NOT the latter. It is a great mascara formulated with an advanced volume boosting complex. Your lashes can look up to 10x fuller with only one application! This mascara separates your lashes beautifully looking fresh – and clump free! Love it!

MSRP $7.99


3) Maybelline Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner in Blackest Black

This is one of those rare products you find, and you think to yourself – THANK GOD I found this! I love me some eyeliner, and truth be told, I usually spend WAY too much money on it. I used to have this awesome gel eyeliner from another brand – but it costs a fortune! As soon as it ran out – the pot just sat in my drawer and dried up. Not to mention you have to buy the eyeliner brush separately! Forget about it! Well, Maybelline has an incredible gel eyeliner that is perfect – AND it comes WITH the brush! How cool is that! The brush draws on the eyeliner perfectly every time. It’s smooth and beautiful, and doesn’t smudge! Perfect!

Why You’ll Love It

Now gel reinvents liner:
• Oil-free formula holds highly concentrated pigments in a clear gel base
• Smudge-proof and waterwproof for 24 hours
• Most intense line for lasting drama
• Safe for sensitive eyes and ophthalmologist-tested
• Contact lens safe

MSRP $7.99

4) Revlon Matte Lipstick in Really Red

This lipstick makes me feel like a movie star. No joke. It’s so beautiful, and so smooth it’s ridiculous. It’s moisturizing like a lip gloss, but the color is rich and bold like a lipstick. This lipstick doesn’t ever feel cakey – and it doesn’t fade. Perfect for a date with your man! Try this new matte lipstick in Really Red!

This new beautifully rich matte color glides effortlessly across lips. Suede-like, cushiony feel and with maximum color impact. Beautifully rich shades from nude to deepest berry.

MSRP $7.99

5) Urban Decay Eyeshadow in S&M

Urban Decay has always been one of my favorite eyeshadow brands. I love how their shadow goes on. It doesn’t take much to get the color/look you’re after. It’s rich – and bold – and gorgeous! Every time! I’m loving their new shade, S&M. It’s a beautiful metallic color. When I tried this shadow, I paired it with the gel liner and mascara I reviewed above. The results were amazing! The three together make the perfect look! Add the lipstick, and voila! You’re looking hot!

The shadow is loaded with color, with very few binders (the stuff that holds shadow together), resulting in beautiful color that blends easily and lasts. Lots of finishes to suit your mood: sparkle, shimmer, duochrome or metallic.

$17

6) Benefit Brow Zings

Benefit Brow Zings comes with all the tools you need for clean, smooth, perfectly-defined brows. The instructions tell you to use the wax to set your brows where you want them, then apply the powder to fill areas that need it. Use the handy tweezers to pluck away stragglers!

The kit includes a soft, pigmented wax that defines and shapes brows and a color complementing setting powder to keep them looking wow, plus discreet tweezers for pesky stray hairs, a hard angle brush, and a blending brush.

$30

Check out the rest of the family at Glam’s Beauty Board!