“OUR FAVORITES” – Primers & Concealers
Hey, Girls! Now we all know that one of the best things about being a girl is the ability to keep little things to ourselves…such as under-eye circles, discolorations, patchy skin…you get the picture. So, one of our best kept secrets are the primers and concealers we use each day to “hide” our little imperfections. Several of the products below not only conceal the “unwanted” but they also help make our foundations and eyeshadows stay on longer and look better. Now I ask you, what more could a girl want?
Smashbox Filter with DERMAXYL™ COMPLEX - $28.00 www.sephora.com
This portable pen-like filler has a silicone tip that targets the delicate eye and mouth area – instantly filling in laugh lines, flattening crow’s feet and disguising fine lip lines with DERMAXYL™ COMPLEX, the latest in anti-aging peptide technology. Skin is left silky-smooth and primed for flawless makeup application. It’s such an easy, quick-fix tool that conveniently fits into any makeup bag and is perfect for travel.
Dior Skinflash Primer – Radiance Boosting Makeup Primer $40.00 www.dillards.com
Inspired by backstage makeup techniques, this new primer is an anti-fatigue remedy for a complexion that glows with beauty and light. Created with the latest discoveries in optics, photochromic properties attract the light and optimally diffuse it over the complexion. These pigments are able to blend seamlessly into any skintone with one universal illuminating shade. Your skin will be left with a flawless surface and perfectly prepped for your foundation.
Cle’ de Peau Concealer $70.00 www.bergdorfgoodman.com
This award winning concealer stick covers spots, freckles and dark circles to create a beautiful, even toned complexion. Enhanced with a Revitalizing Moisture Complex to lock in moisture and smooth out texture, it expertly conceals dark circles, spots and imperfections. High performance powders ensure flawless skin in any light, providing maximum coverage with a smooth, even finish that does not crease. This concealer lasts and lasts and lasts…worth every penny!
Laura Mercier Foundation Primer - $30.00 www.neimanmarcus.com
Use this lightweight, creamy gel prior to your foundation to , create an invisible layer that buffers the skin to outside elements. This colorless gel leaves makeup looking fresh & colour-true the entire day. Vitamins A, C, & E act as antioxidants & protect the skin from harmful, aging effects of the environment. Ideal for normal & combination skin.
Amy Head Studio Coversticks in Lavender & Mint $19.50 www.amyheadstudio.com
We are huge fans of native Mississippian, Amy Head, and her fabulous cosmetic line. These wonderful coversticks work quickly to cover discolorations and blemishes in a flash. The Lavender Coverstick is a concealer that covers any brown and gray discoloration in the skin while the Mint Coverstick covers any red discoloration. Used under your foundation your skin will look flawless!
Laura Geller – Lip/Eye/Face Spackle Trio Primer $33.00 www.laurageller.com
Laura Geller’s top selling primers in one handy container! The Face Spackle retexturizes the skin and creates a smooth surface for makeup application locking in moisture so skin feels softer and looks smoother. Eye Spackle is a creamy formula that smoothes your lids and helps prevent eyeshadow creasing and streaking. Creates the perfect canvas for long-wearing, smudge-free, color-true eye color. Lip Spackle resurfaces, conditions and softens the appearance of dry, rough lips. Prevents lipstick feathering and bleeding and helps keep lipstick from fading and changing color. A terrific 3 in 1 product!
Urban Decay Shadow Primer Potion $17.00 www.ulta.com
The genie in this bottle fulfills three wishes: eyeshadow that lasts, more vibrant and lasting color, and absolutely NO creasing. It dries down almost instantly (and invisibly), creating smooth lids that are super powered eyeshadow magnets. The formula is full of silicone, which makes for a smooth and silky application. Don’t forget, a little goes a long way. Apply a thin coat and let dry, then apply eyeshadow as you normally would.
Amazing Cosmetics Concealer $42.00 www.sephora.com
Keep all your flaws out of sight with this powerfully pigmented, rich and creamy waterproof concealer. This highly acclaimed formula has become a “must have” for celebrities, their makeup artists, beauty editors and women from around the globe. No more circles, blemishes, sun damage, broken capillaries or redness. Just beautifully perfected skin.
Avon MagiX Face Perfector SPF 20 $10.00 www.avon.com
A magical gel-powder colorless formula that makes all skin tones look flawless. It targets pores and visibly minimizes them with patent-pending Optix Light-Diffusing Technology. While banishing shine for up to 10 hours it smoothes skin, reducing the look of fine lines…skin feels softer than ever. Universally flattering!
Tarte –Lifted Natural Eye Primer – $20 www.sephora.com
This universal primer-base locks shadow in place all day and boosts eyeshadow pigments while Firmitol™, the firming complex, helps tighten eyelids and the surrounding eye area, giving you the affect of younger, smoother eyes – naturally. Bonus: Breakthrough green-packaging technology infused with ecoPure, a recyclable, non toxic resin-additive that allows plastic to biodegrade in less than 5 years.
Sally Hansen Luminizing Face Primer $10.00 www.target.com
This great new face primer smoothes and refines your skin’s texture as it hides pores and fine lines while brightening your complexion. Use it under your makeup to enhance application and wear, or wear it alone.
Maybelline Color Dream Mousse Concealer $6.97 www.walmart.com
This whipped mousse concealer provides air-soft, matte finish coverage with a weightless feel. The lightweight texture and “mattifying complex” smoothes skin and won’t settle into fine lines. With its high color pigment this concealer offers complete coverage of blemishes and undereye circles.