Beauty Pages

by Michele Elyzabeth

It’s all about that face!

First, I recommend investing in a good set of brushes. It will make all the difference. If you are looking to give a friend or a family member a special gift for Christmas, here are a couple of sets from Crown Brush just perfect for stocking stuffers.
Travel Cosmetic Brush Sets. This set will take care of all your needs.
Elite Syntho Set w/ Deluxe Travel Case: $49.95
Or if you prefer: The Professional Cosmetic Brush Sets
10pc. Deluxe Syntho Set w/ Black Designer Case: $59.95
I have a weak spot for eyelashes. They change your face in such a drastic way. Known for their outstanding craftsmanship and designs, Artémes is the company on the rise. Whether you like them long and thick, or shorter and light, they have the right pair for you. Using the finest sourced mink hairs each strand is individually selected to create the world’s most luxurious natural looking lashes.
They range between $35 and $50. The perfect gift for the girl who has it all.
Enlightened Radiance Cream promises to brighten dull skin. So let's give it a try.
Enlightened Radiance Cream contains a blend of high levels of stable forms of a Vitamin C, as well as the latest and most innovative brightening actives, peptides, antioxidants, and botanical extracts to help repair the look of fine lines and skin discolorations. This cream will also help to enhance surface layer cell turnover with mild exfoliation from gentle and natural fruit acids including Sugar Cane, Citrus, and Apple, giving you a bright, luminous, and more even complexion. $48
Elizabeth Arden Superstart: Skin Renewal Booster
When the surface of your skin is damaged, It may not be able to retain moisture and therefore loses its natural defense to protect itself and renew itself. Superstart has been created to help restore the healthy look of the skin and boost your skin's natural defenses.Boost your skin's own ability to renew. 1oz for $65
Make Up For Ever: Ultra HD Invisible Cover Foundation
Long lasting with a natural finish, Ultra HD Liquid Foundation is formulated with hyaluronic spheres to ensure comfortable wear on all skin types. Available in 40 shades to match all skin-tones, Ultra HD is the perfect everyday foundation for a flawless complexion. $43
ULTRA HD Stick Foundation
Created for the very latest high-definition technologies of the film and TV industry, ULTRA HD advanced formulas look invisible on 4K camera and to the naked eye. ULTRA HD stick foundation feels like a second skin and provides medium to full coverage while looking flawless and natural. $43
Lipstick Besame
A lipstick with a satin, matte finish that delivers full coverage in one coat. Bésame Cosmetics’ Classic Color Lipsticks feature retro-inspired, smooth lip colors. Each one is inspired by the shades worn by coveted Hollywood starlets of the ‘20s, ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s, imparting an iconic, satin meets matte lip look. The formula is packed with macadamia oil, vitamin C, chamomile, and aloe to leave lips feeling soft and hydrated. $22
The ultimate luxury from Tom Ford
Lips & Boys 10 Piece Set $350
Eye Quad comes in 10 shades $80
Traceless Perfecting Foundation SPF15 $80
Cheek color comes in 6 shades $60
Translucent finish powder comes in 4 shades $77
Concealing pen comes in 6 shades $52
Now for the body...
Winter is here but you do not have to look like snow. I recently tried Dancing with the Stars self-tanning airbrush spray from Norvell and it looked fantastic. Fragrance: CocoNilla 7oz for $20
Or the Self Tanning Mousse
Get that long-lasting bronze finish with the Perfection Self Tanning Mousse lightweight, easy to apply mousse. 8oz for $38
For Your Hair
Keratin Complex has some greatest shampoos and conditioners for colored hair.
To better your Blonde...
Blondeshell® Debrass & Brighten collection features a unique chamomile complex that helps prevent brassiness to keep blonde shades looking bright and radiant. Use Shampoo and Conditioner 13.5 fl for $25
Timeless Color Fade-Defy Shampoo and Conditioner. This fade-fighting shampoo helps secure pigments to maintain long-lasting, vibrant color. 13.5 fl for $25
Keratin Complex Round Brush
A ceramic-coated round brush 3.5” to achieve volume, lift, curl or overall smoothness when blow-drying. For all hair types $29