It’s easy to get into a rut with your makeup and skin care. Just because something has worked for you for a long time, doesn’t mean it is going to continue to ‘work’ or even stay on trend, but it’s not easy to keep up with what’s coming onto the shelves in our department stores.
So you don’t end up with the Mimi Bobeck look, here are a few products to help keep your look up to date.
BB Creams – Traditionally a hybrid mix of skincare and make-up, these creams blur the boundaries between foundations, tinted moisturisers and skincare. Since the popularity of BB creams escalated in Western culture in 2012, finding the right BB cream for our skin type has been a battle of the three C’s: colour, coverage and consistency. But what about climate?
Glamourflage Australia has seriously considered not only the three C’s but the Australian climate when developing their BB cream – the Glamourflage Oil Control BB Cream. Specifically formulated to provide smooth coverage while actively controlling oil, the non-greasy BB cream will keep your face shine-free in our Aussie climate.
Lighter than a foundation, but still providing exceptional coverage, this Oil Control BB Cream effectively minimises pores and evens skin tone while completely controlling oil and shine.
Suitable for all skin types, each Oil Control BB Cream comes in a gorgeous Glamourflage compact case with mirror, soft application pad, metal plate dispenser and a free refill!
Available at David Jones (in store and online) – RRP AU$44.95
Wrap those nails – These have been around for a while now, but check out the new range of nail wraps brought to us by Jamberry.
Capturing the attention of beauty gurus around the world, Jamberry brings us mirror nails, also known as chrome nails.
With no drying time, no smudging and quick application, Jamberry’s Chrome Nail Wraps are your answer to a flawless manicure.
Available online at www.jamberrynails.com.au or through a Jamberry independent consultant – RRP AU$22.00 per sheet.
There is nothing worse than a solid block of colour when it comes to blush. Physicians Formula has brought out their new Powder Palette Multi-Coloured Custom blush suitable for brunettes as the colour tones complement darker hair colour. The multi tonal powder is perfect for a versatile and glamorous glow.
Available from www.priceline.com.au – RRP AU$21.95
Paula’s Choice Radiance Renewal Mask restores radiance to dull skin, creating a luminous-looking complexion. It is simple to use – simply apply a generous amount over your entire face, avoiding eye area, as your final step of evening skin care – do not rinse off.
This mask boasts skin-brightening ingredients such as Niacinamide, Uva-ursi Leaf and Arbutin to give a healthy glow, and Glycerin and Olive Oil to assist with restoring the skin’s natural barrier whilst reducing dullness.
Team the Radiance Renewal Mask with the Paula’s Choice Resist Brightening Essence for extra luminosity and to address skin pigmentation concerns. The formulation combines Arbutin with Acetyl Glucosamine, Vitamin C, and plant extracts to visibly brighten skin. Perfect for those with dull, sallow, ashen or uneven skin tone, the formulation works quickly to boost radiance for a glowing, even skin tone.
Using these products as directed I have noticed my skin has a huge improvement in tone and luminosity. After first application I noticed a huge improvement in my skin texture and a radiance I thought was long gone.
Launching in October 2016 you will be able to purchase the Radiance Renewal Mask for RRP AU$55.00 and the Resist Brightening Essence for RRP AU$67.00 at www.PaulasChoice.com.au
More products that are not new, but back by popular demand, are the Sunlit Mineral Bronzer and Radiant Mineral Blush Palettes by Natio.
These palettes give your complexion a warm healthy, lit-from-within glow. Each palette features five complementary shades of warm bronze or beautiful rosy hues providing an instant dose of lingering colour to suit all complexions.
The stunning mosaics of seamlessly matched, soft natural shades gently enhance all skin tones with romantic, springtime radiance. Paired together, the delightful duo of ultra-fine powders effortlessly blend to create overall warmth, definition and a cheeky flush.
Available from November at Myer, David Jones and selected pharmacies or www.natio.com.au for RRP AU$19.95 each