Fall Beauty & Skincare Guide
- Dujour | Fall Beauty | Mon, Sep 23, 2013 11:30 AM EDT | Comments
A makeup artist offers up the secret to a flawless lookYou've been hearing the buzz about makeup primer for a while-and maybe you're even using one-but what purpose does it actually serve? And is it something you should be wearing everyday? We turned to pro makeup artist Allison Brooke for a comprehensive primer... on primers.
What's the point?
Once applied, primer helps makeup wear longer by giving your foundation or powder something to hold onto and by keeping sebum (shine) from coming to the surface.
Should you wear it every day?
Many primers provide benefits that make them ideal for every day. Things like SPF, vitamins and natural oils can double as skincare. Eye and lip primers lock in moisture and are great for daily use.
When should it be applied?
After moisturizer and underneath makeup. Think of primer as a way to lock in your moisturizer-it helps the moisture absorb into the deeper layers of the skin without affecting the surface.
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- Mon, Sep 23, 2013 2:42 PM EDT | CommentsBy Annie Tomlin, Refinery29
The only thing better than falling in love with a beauty product, in our view? Falling hard for a total bargain. That's just what we've done with the 20 game-changing drugstore buys ahead. Not only can they transform your beauty routine for the better, they all ring in under $20.
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The luxe $6 lip color, the brilliant mani-transforming top coat, and the hair care that made our blowout last for days - they're all here, they're all well-priced, and they're all you need to feel gorgeous on any budget. Like we said, it's real love. Don't blame us if you get smitten, too.
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- Fri, Sep 20, 2013 7:36 PM EDT | CommentsAre you wary of a long-term commitment when it comes to your hair color? Go ahead and hit the easy button this fall. These hair color ideas are low-maintenance but high-impact.
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- Fri, Sep 20, 2013 7:13 PM EDT | CommentsThey hang out backstage at fashion shows, secretly email behind the scenes with makeup artists and hoard mascaras by the dozen in their vanities. Beauty bloggers definitely know a few things about makeup and getting professional looks in just a few minutes! Here are some of their favorite makeup tips!
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- Details Magazine | Fall Beauty | Thu, Sep 19, 2013 12:25 PM EDT | Comments
By: Kristen DoldThey're smaller and pricier than most moisturizers-and more effective: A few drops of these facial elixirs will do more for your skin than tubes of face cream.
If a facial moisturizer is a cocktail, then a serum is a shot of tequila: It's more intense, faster-working, and ultimately more effective. Used to remedy virtually every skin problem, serums are concentrated blends of antioxidants, retinols, and other skin-saving ingredients. "Serums have a smaller molecular structure than moisturizers, so they penetrate deeper into the skin," says New York City dermatologist Ariel Ostad. And contrary to popular impression, serums are ideal for oily skin, since they're water- (and not oil-) based. Use this new crop of fixers either alone or with a moisturizer chaser.
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Perricone MD Blue Plasma, $95
This nonacidic peel (which doesn't need to be rinsed off afterward) uses salmon-egg enzymes to lift away dead skin cells and unclog pores for a bright and even c