New Favourites: Make-up & Skin Care
In general beauty lovers can be a bit fickle, flitting between brands and products like restless butterflies in the hopes of finding the next big thing. Mind you, I only feel confident saying that because I know I’m guilty of it too - I have a few staples that work for me, but other than that it’s anyone’s game. To be fair though, there’s nothing quite like finding new potions and lotions that actually do what they say on the tin to make your heart sing. Here are a few of my new favourite things…
Clinique BB Cream: With so many on the market now, it’s hard to know which BB cream to test out first - but for combination/oily skin Clinique’s is hard to beat. The light, oil free formula has a good coverage plus SPF 30 sun protection and can be used in lieu of foundation during the day or as a primer for the ultimate, flawless complexion.
Philosophy Cleansing Oil: Quick and easy make-up removal is definitely top on the list of priorities for most women, but you don’t have to sacrifice good skin care for effective make-up removal. Purity Made Simple cleansing oil leaves skin thoroughly free of all make-up as well as feeling and looking really fresh afterwards.
Benefit Hervana Blusher: Perfect for creating a subtle glow to cheeks, Hervana (above) is a soft, neutral tone that works well with both natural and full nighttime make-up and is sure to become another cult product for the Benefit stable.
Born Lippy by The Body Shop: Made with fair trade beeswax and Namibian community fair trade marula oil, there’s a variety of tasty flavours including Pink Berry, Satsuma & Toffee in the Born Lippy collection. The cute and cool pop art design is a new direction for The Body Shop but the comfort and silky feel of the balms is as good as ever.
Benefit, Clinique & Philosophy are available in Arnotts, The Body Shop is on Grafton St & Henry St.