Long Lasting Products We Love

Posted by Anonymous on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 9:39 PM

Say 'no more' to make up that melts and smudges, looks faded or changes colors mid day. A few tips and tricks and some quality, designer products from us will get your makeup looking like it did right after you first applied it -- all day and all night long.

First, use a makeup primer as a base, Murad's hybrids skin perfecting primer is amazing! Layering is key, that's true for fragrance, makeup, you name it, it's your key to looking and feeling your best. Prep your face with a primer, apply it before you apply foundation. What does it do? It reduces and camoflauges any large pores and will prepare your face to accept the foundation (tinted moisturizer, BB cream) whatever it is you plan to use!

After you've prepped your face, use a creamy or cream based foundation, this way it will 'melt' into your skin before using a powder foundation, if that's your preference. Just like you may prep your eye lid with primer, a cream based product will make your makeup products stick to you, this tactic works extremely well.

Lastly, lock it down. Set it with a translucent powder,brushing it all over the face. Worried about clogging pores or looking too made up or even worse, cakey? Mineral powders are healthy and a great way to lock it down with a natural, no makeup look. 

Have your face down pat? Looking for makeup products that will last on your eyes?

Clarin's has quite a color selection for their single eye colour. We're loving #11 in sweet melon. These shadows will illuminate your eyes with pure color, smoothly glide on and gives incredible even color, while of course be long wearing with exceptional hold.

A long lasting, water resistant mascara? We are obsessed with Lancome's l'extreme mascara in no. 01 noir stretch. This mascara will literally extend your lashes up to 60% instantly. This water resistant mascara not only softens and protects lashes, but incredibly enhances glamour to your eyes.

Long Lasting lip wear anyone?
How does a smooth glide, semi sheer lipstick that gives an incredible plush feel and full moist finish sound to you? Good, right? Well, it gets better! Smashbox's photo finish lipstick with sila silk technology is long wearing and makes your lips velvety smooth with room for shine. 

And of course... how could we do a post without mentioning long lasting scents?

Eau de parfums, typically stronger in scent and concentration from an eau de toilette, are preferably longer lasting but it all comes down to the moisture of your skin. SO before trying any of these suggested fragrances, the number one suggestion is to moisturize, moisturize, moisturize! Give the scent some moisture to grab a hold of, dry skin is never a good thing for someone who wants a long lasting scent. Ok, now that you catch our drift there, here are a few fave picks of eau de parfums we can't get enough of.

Let's talk about a romantic scent, sure to be a hit, day or night...Flowerbomb Extreme. This eau de parfum is a bit stronger than Flowerbomb but is a great choice with a combination of bergamot, jasmine, osmanthus, white flowers, amber and vanilla. YUM!

If you love Chloe Love, you will absolutely adore Chloe Love eau Intense. Yep, you can guess it right, this eau de parfum spray is a bit stronger than it's original, with a gorgeous mix of elegant notes that include orange blossom, pink pepper, iris, lilac, wisteria, hyacinth, heliiotrope, powdery musk, talc and rice. 

What are your favorite long lasting fragrances and beauty products? Shop our designer brand products for way less than anywhere else!

Long Lasting Products We Love

Posted by Anonymous on Mon, 10/22/2012 - 4:42 PM
Long Lasting Products

 Why buy product that doesn't last? That's why we are lovin' these long lasting products that won't wear out after a long, hectic day! Not only do we love these products because they are super long lasting but...they're simply AMAZING products too!
Take for instance Laura Mercier's mineral powder with spf 15. It's a superfine & perfectly sheer powder that is the ideal setting mineral powder for liquid or powder foundations. It extends the wear of makeup and even protects your skin! Use this miracle product as a final step for a flawless complexion.

Love coming home and still having that lovely fragrant, signature scent from the spritz or two of perfume from this morning? Then you will absolutely love Flowerbomb Extreme by Viktor & Rolf. This long lasting floral scent has a combination of bergamot, jasmine, osmanthus, white flowers, amber and vanilla and will be sure to be a huge hit, from day to night.

Long lasting and convenience, packaged all in one, Christian Dior's 5 color eyeshadow offers 5 superfine, soft powdered eye shadows that glide on easily and for a beautiful smokey eye look, try the night dust palette. 

Joey New York lipsticks glide on smooth and stay put. Try colors like cinnemen lipstick - he's into you - sweet n spicy to red hot, sugar lips, and red rocks. 

Want mascara that gives your eyes a striking look that will lask? Maximize those lashes and increase them to their ultimate length and curl with this Helena Rubinstein lash queen feather mascara, featuring a curled brush with anti-clogging bristles. One word...love.

Lastly, Dior Vernis nail polishes are truly a heaven scent product! This nail polish glides on smoothly and with the slanted brush, precisely! We have a whole range of colors, from Blue Denim, Smoky black, to Massai Red and Purple Mix. We know you'll love these polishes...get your nail craze on and keep it longer lasting with this one!