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Stressed over shade matching? Your best friend (ybf) is here for you.

ybf (your best friend) beauty is dedicated to empowering women to create their own customized makeup blueprint to self-confidence. Founder, Stacey Schieffelin, believes that you don’t need to be a pro artist to create a flawless look. ybf takes the guesswork out of shade matching and makeup application by offering a variety of universal products.

Below are a few of ybf’s top selling universal essentials:

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A great all around pencil, works for definition and filling gaps. A light press adds definition and shape press a bit harder to get more color and fill in sparse bits in your brows.The brush on the other end helps get your brows in place and the color and shape lasts all day.

 

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ybf beauty Automatic Universal Eyebrow Pencil
$12 each or get the duo for $22 at HSN, HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com

  • One eyebrow pencil that delivers 22 different shades for blonde, brunette, red, black, salt & pepper and platinum silver brows.
  • The original, award-winning universal brow pencil changes color based on the amount of pressure applied for a natural match every time.
  • The thin, precision tip is perfect for creating soft, feathery strokes that mimic the look of real hair while the end brush ensures a natural looking finish.
  • And there’s no need for sharpening! The innovative automatic sharpening, no mess component allows you to twist up for a fresh point with each application.

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Perfect for my ruddy, sensitive skin. The ybf neutralizing pressed powder works great alone or to set my foundation. It works wonders evening out my skin tone and neutralizing any ruddy skin or age spots.

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ybf beauty Neutralizing Pressed Powder
$25 at HSN, HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com

  • Translucent yellow pressed powder that color corrects and creates a velvety-sheer, radiant finish for skin that looks naturally flawless. This one product neutralizes redness, diminishes the appearance of pores and blemishes, absorbs oil and sets foundation and concealer – it’s your new best friend!
  • Finely-milled, Italian powder makes application completely mistake proof. You’ll achieve a perfect complexion without worrying about over applying, looking cakey or masked with makeup.
  • The powder is a universal shade created for all skin tones so there is no stress in finding your perfect match, it adapts to your skin.

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A great bronzer for everyone, I have very pale skin so I have to be careful with bronzers. I love the ybf Greater Bronzer with a light touch it adds just right amount of glow to my skin, I can easily brighten my face with a few swipes and use it to contour my cheeks and along my jaw line. Its a gorgeous natural color without sparkly or shimmer that lasts all day long.

 

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ybf beauty “Greater” Bronzer
$25.50 HSN, HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com

  • California in a compact! A micro-fine matte bronzer developed with an Italian pressed-to-loose bronzing powder that delivers a natural looking, radiant glow.
  • The award-winning grater in ybf’s “Greater” Bronzer delivers customized and controlled application. The product is universal so you dial up to your desired color. One click to deposit powder for lighter skin tones, two for medium and three for rich. The super refined pigments help the product blend evenly for a natural-looking glow and the formula protects against harmful UVA and UVB rays.
  • For the perfect amount of freshly shaved powder every time, simply twist the custom designed grater once for light skin tones, twice for medium to rich.

ybf beauty products are available for purchase at HSN.com and ybfbeauty.com.

 

Disclosure: I was sent complimentary samples for review. I was not paid to write this post all thoughts and opinions are my own.

ybf Dual Action Makeup Remover

If you wear a lot of waterproof makeup like I do in the summer you know how tough it can be to remove. Check out ybf’s Dual Action Makeup Remover. Made to gently but effectively clean your skin and remove all your makeup even waterproof mascara! The formula is created to clean all your makeup even your lips and won’t leave any oily residue.

ybf Dual Action Makeup Remover

What it does:
Gently cleanses & removes makeup, including waterproof mascara, from your pretty eyes & lips, leaving a luxurious, clean, fresh glow!

Product Details:
Dual-phase, innovative formula, made with water, aloe, fennel & cucumber extract to soothe & calm your vulnerable eye area, activates when gently shaken!
Removes makeup (including waterproof mascara) from your pretty eyes & lips, leaving a clean, fresh glow!
Effective & gentle – safe for sensitive eyes & contact lens wearers too!
Smooth formula – no need for harsh tugging or pulling on your delicate eye and lip area!
Non oily formula leaves skin soft – not feeling dry!
Infused with Smart Active Complex and enriched with extracts from the earth!
Paraben-free!

$20

YBF Beauty is now available at Ulta!

YBF Beauty is personalized beauty products for a confident glow, inside and out. A complete collection of makeup essentials from industry insider Stacey Schieffelin, ybf is the product of fourteen beautiful years of experience. Stacey brings her runway model glamour and beauty business savvy to ybf, a comprehensive cosmetics line with face-saving products you can count on like your best friend, ybf. You can now pick up your fave YBF Beauty must-haves on Ulta.com.

I had the pleasure of trying a couple items from the ybf line. FIRST – the Perfectly Polished Lipgloss Trio. I looooooooooove the fact that this comes in a pack of three! For the price of what you would normally pay for 1 lipstick – you’re going to get 3 instead!

Lips say it all and a natural nude lip is lovely for that “girl next door” look but now it’s time to reach out and grab a hold of a little chic sheen and glamorized gleam! These luxurious lip glosses are never sticky, since they are ultra-silky with their “lacking in tacky” texture. Your Best Friend hopes you have fun with these easy-to-use, glide on glosses that lend your lips some serious softness mixed with the perfect amount of gorgeous color!

  • Enjoy these perfect glosses that bring not only extraordinary color to your makeup palette, but exceptional flavor to your taste buds! This trio contains Vitamin E with a delicate citrus essence that will dazzle your lips & awaken your senses!
  • Enjoy the creamy shades of beach berry and romantic raspberry that will drench lips in sensational color, then add a hint of glimmer to your perfect pout with iced wineberry.
  • Have fun blending them together to make your own special shade or you can wear each one alone for three different looks!
  • Your gloss trio is also great for highlighting your favorite lipsticks that you already have in your makeup bag! You will love how perfectly polished these shades will leave you as they add a radiant sparkle to your supreme smile!
  • You¿ll receive your own Your Best Friend Beauty Booklet and specific product application card that provides you with the tips, tricks and trade secrets for easy-to-follow, mistake-proof techniques that every girlfriend needs to achieve maximum results with minimal effort!!
    Paraben-free! Cruelty-free! Infused with Vitamin E and other antioxidants to nourish & protect skin! All Your Best Friend products are infused with Smart Active Complex and enriched with extracts from the earth! This complex helps keep skin younger-looking and radiant. When your skin is stressed by UV damage, air pollution, smoking, etc. this innovative complex acts as your personal skin monitor to trigger your immune system to help protect against environmental aggressors!

Also tried the Xtreme Mascara! Loved this mascara. The brush is AWESOME! You need to try it!

Lash flash girlfriends! Mascara helps volumize and fabulously fringe out your gorgeous lashes, taking them to the next level by achieving maximum results (and heights!). Put your lashes in peak performance everyday with this rich Italian-made, mascara which creates voluminous, glossy lashes! So what if you weren¿t born with mile high lashes?! Your Best Friend will make you appear as though you were – what are friends for?!

  • Xtreme Mascara builds the lashes to create super sexy, sultry irresistible looking peepers in an instant with dramatic definition!
  • The patented, half-moon shaped, thick mascara brush hugs and separates each lash for precise application for high definition, curl and volume!
  • Water resistant formula helps keep lashes pliant, glossy and flake free! It will last all day and night!! For flirtatious lashes, you¿ll love two coats!
  • The AquaVitamin technology and Vitamin E is nourishing and adds shine and hydration, leaving your lashes flexible, clump and flake-free through multiple coats!
  • You¿ll receive your own Your Best Friend Beauty Booklet and specific product application card that provides you with the tips, tricks and trade secrets for easy-to-follow, mistake-proof techniques that every girlfriend needs to achieve maximum results with minimal effort!

Shop ybf at Ulta!


Prepare your pucker for Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Prepare you pucker with these easy tips from Celebrity Dentist Dr. Singh and kiss-worthy products!

DR SINGH’s whitening tips — relatively easy ways to do and how to keep your teeth white

  • Avoid beverages that stain your teeth, such as coffee, tea, carbonated drinks and red wine. If you consume any of these using a straw will limit their contact with your teeth and will helps preserve tooth enamel.
  • Good oral hygiene. Brush your teeth at least twice daily and floss at least once daily to remove plaque.
  •  Use a whitening toothpaste once a week to remove surface stains and prevent yellowing. Use a regular toothpaste the rest of the time.

A great plumping lip gloss Soap & Glory’s Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker out plumps a lot of major brand glosses I have tried. It’s long wearing, and give your lips the perfect pout a must have for your Valentine’s.

Soap & Glory Super-Colour Sexy Mother Pucker™ Lip Plumping Gloss
· Soap & Glory’s bestselling extreme plumping lip gloss with SUPERFILL™ volume-maxing microspheres and LIPSWELL™ natural plant oil infusion
· A single slick of Sexy Mother Pucker™ can fool your lips into looking and feeling fuller. It features SUPERFILL™ microspheres that explode in volume up to 10X when they absorb moisture, and circulation-enhancing LIPSWELL™ natural plant oil infusion to increase blood flow and make lips look almost instantly lusher.
· Sexy Mother Pucker™ activates on contact. It’s likely that you’ll notice a bit of a buzz (and likely, create one).
Available in: Clear, Candy Gloss, Half Naked, Yummy Plum
Price: $15
Where to Buy: Sephora & www.sephora.com

Seriously madly in love with the ybf Liplights Lip gloss! Once I opened this tube of wonder I fell in love with how smooth the gloss was not sticky at all, the color insane I can’t stop looking at my lips. But the icing on the cake of my new love affair STAYING POWER this gloss wears like nothing I have tried. I have been testing it here there and everywhere. Wore it to the gym 2 very sweaty hours later my lips still had beautiful color on them. Oh did I mention you get 3 of these amazing glosses for under $20!

ybf Set of 3 Aqua Liplights Lip Glosses in Pink
Slide on scintillation! These lip glosses help reflect light for a beautifully fashionable, get-you-noticed look. Layer it on top of your lipstick or wear alone for a super-glossy, irresistible pout. It comes in 3 different shades
-Pink: Crystal Crimson, Pink Pearl and Radiant Raspberry
Price: $19.80
Where to buy: www.ybfstacey.com & www.hsn.com