Archive: Face

Mally Beauty: Two amazing products make your pores disappear!

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I typically stay away from powders, because I find that they make my pores actually stand out more. You know when you use the wrong kind of powder – and the powder just sort of settles in there and makes your pores actually stand out more? I hate that! Mally sent me a couple new products to try out – and I have to say – pores be damned! These products are amazing*!

First I tried Mally’s clear Evercolor Poreless Face Defender. Evercolor Poreless Face Defender is a revolutionary water-clear cream that finish sets, extends wear, minimizes pores, and looks flawless. I applied it before applying the powder – but you could use this on it’s own and get the same great results. I’ve used it alone – and with the powder below. Both are great!

Mally’s Evercolor Poreless Face Defender is the perfect finishing touch for your makeup. This remarkable technology yields an utterly sheer, featherweight product that diffuses the look of pores, minimizes fine lines, and helps protect your makeup so it lasts from morning to night. Face Defender gives you that flawless matte finish without the dry, ashy look of powder. The result is silky smooth skin and longer-lasting makeup. It comes with a unique buffed-edge Japanese sponge.

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Poreless Perfection Shaded Skin Finisher by Mally Beauty is amazing! Powders don’t compare to Mally’s new Skin Finisher. Made with pure minerals, this featherlight formula delivers a matte look with a hint of color.

Mally’s Poreless Perfection Shaded Skin Finisher is the perfect way to get that smooth, flawless finish with just a hint of color. All the benefits of powder, but without that old-fashioned look. This sheer, featherlight formula delivers a perfect matte finish that minimizes lines, hides pores, and gives skin a beautiful, soft look. Made from silica mineral, it works with light to create a flawless finish. The result is a bright, fresh, modern look!

I love this powder. I love that it’s light – and you can’t see it on your skin. It gives you just a glimmer of shine, and makes your pores literally disappear! It’s fantastic!

Poreless Perfection Skin Finisher & Evercolor Poreless Face Defender

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.

Check out Mally’s Effortless Airbrush Highlighter and Blush Duo!

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Mally Roncal, Celebrity Makeup Artist and President / Founder of Mally Beauty has your looks for this summer! She’s shared three tips with Make Her Up, and I thought I’d pass them along! I was sent the Mally Beauty Effortless Airbrush Highlighter and Blush Duo in order to review for this post*.

Here are three looks to try out that are fun, bright and right on season:

Bright Pink Lips: Because pink is so bright, you want to make sure that you prevent the color from moving around on your lips. On dry lips, use a lipstick first and follow with the liner after to get precision. Try Mally Beauty Bright Lip Kit in Frisky Fuchsia. You can add a gloss for extra shine.

Sparkly, Bronzy, Smokey Eye: Simply line the whole eye area using a Shadow Stick and then blend with your fingertips. Try Mally Beauty Evercolor Shadow Stick in Saddle Shimmer. Apply a gold shade in the crease of the eye and bottom lash to soften the look. Complete the look by applying at least three coats of mascara – try Waterproof during the summer months. Try Mally Beauty Waterproof Volumizing Mascara.

Bronzed Skin: Use a bronzer that is one to two shades darker than your natural skin tone. Apply it where the sunlight will naturally hit your face, like behind the ears, along the jawline, across the top of the forehead, of the nose, cheeks, and tip of the chin. Try Mally Beauty Believable Bronzer. Finish off the look by adding more light to the face with a highlighting powder. But, only apply it to your cheekbones. Try Mally Beauty Effortless Airbrush Highlighter and Blush Duo.

This is a gorgeous color, isn’t it! It’s such a beautiful shimmery/summery shade. I love that they provide the brush to go with! A+!

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.

New from Pixi: Check out Pixi’s Gel Blush and Endless Silky Eye Pen!

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I’m kind of really starting to dig Pixi Beauty. I was sent a couple new products to give a try*, and I did just that!

First I tried the Pixi Sheer Cheek Gel. I really liked this product, and I not only used it on my cheeks, but also on my lips! It is just the right amount of pink without looking completely fake and doll like. It’s just enough oomph you need to give yourself a little glow! Just use the tip of your finger and apply a dab for a completely adorable look!

I know what you’re thinking…. Sticky. Apply a small amount – and you’re good. Apply a glob – and it’s gonna get sticky!

What it is formulated to do:

This sheer, translucent gel creates a super natural flush of colour – the key to a youthful face. Applies easily with fingers for a fresh & healthy burst of colour on cheeks and lips. Keeps cheeks looking fresh and healthy all day long without the need for any touch ups. Oil free, fragrance free and hypoallergenic. Hydrating, moisturizing and skin-conditioning.

Beneficial ingredients and what they do:

  • Aloe vera soothes and heals stressed skin
  • Sodium PCA, a vegetable-derived humectant, binds moisture to skin

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Next is Pixi’s Endless Silky Eye Pen! I tried Copper Glow (which looks more like a purple than a copper to me, but whatevs). I love this eyeliner. Maybe it’s just my eyes, who knows, but I don’t know how anyone uses non-waterproof eyeliner. It goes on – and stays put! Not gonna lie – you have to use some good makeup remover to get this stuff off, but it comes off!

It goes on so smooth – like a gel eyeliner – and looks gorgeous. I paired this with a gold shadow – and the combination of the two was gorgeous! You’ll love it too!

Waterproof, super-long-wear, no-smudge, no-budge eye liners. They glide on like seamless silk, and in a single sweep motion create a flawless, solid jewel-toned line. No retouching required all day – or night! Gentle on eyes, yet intensely coloured and super-silky. Waterproof. Paraben-free. Mineral oil-free. Preservative-free. Hypoallergenic.

Beneficial ingredients and what they do:

  • Vitamin E nourishes and protects delicate skin around the eye

NOTE: Use our Dual Pencil Sharpener to keep your Endless Silky Eye Pens sharpened and ready to beautify at all times – it also works with our Lid Last Shadow Pens.

*Disclosure: I was sent these products to review for the site, I was not paid to write this post, and I was not compensated for my opinions. The opinions you read here are mine alone.
 

It’s like I’ve stepped into another era……

I’m sure it’s not exactly what Jurlique is going for, but their new Intense Rosewater Balancing Mist Deluxe Edition makes me feel like I’m living in Downton Abbey. Not sure if I would be one of the rich folk – or a maid – but still. This beautiful rosewater mist is something of dreams. I don’t know, maybe it’s just something of my dreams!

I know what you’re thinking….. ROSEWATER….it can be so overpowering, can’t it? I don’t know how Jurlique does it, but this water is simply divine. Let me think of another adjective. Sensual? Clean? I just love it. It’s not too much, it’s not too little. It’s just right. And the bottle is so beautiful, I want to display it on a book shelf or something! Elle even named it one of their essential beauty products!

This new Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense Deluxe Edition, $60, is launching this JULY – OCTOBER at Jurlique.com, Sephora.com and other select retailers and spas. (Don’t want to spring for the $60 bottle? You can also buy the NON deluxe edition here, for only $22!)

This lovely limited edition blend of 5 precious rose extracts, including Rosa Gallica, Rosa Centifolia, Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, Rosa Canina and Rosa Multiflora is packaged in a gorgeous ombre bottle AND holds over 10,000 rose petals!

Additionally, each bottle purchased donates 20% to Chrysalis, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Part of the Jurlique Ideas of Beauty Fund; A spritz of this mist will go a long way!