I’ve really learned the value of makeup primers. When I was younger, I wanted them so my makeup wouldn’t melt away after a night dancing or day in the sun and humidity. While I still appreciate that aspect of primers, I find primers to be beneficial in multiple ways, especially with my over-40 skin.
A spin-off from the blog Into the Gloss, Glossier is a line of beauty products created by beauty editors with a focus on skincare and makeup being optional. This line is clearly created for a younger generation; from the college-aged models to calling their customer “girls,” I don’t feel as though I am their target demographic. But after endless online rave reviews, friends my age swearing by their products, and then my friend Rosana sending me this video of their eyebrow pomade,
The older I get, the less obvious I want my makeup. Sure I’ll rock a bold lip, but I find a heavily-made face emphasizes the negative and hides the positive. So when I heard about Perricone MD’s No Makeup Makeup line I was intrigued. Products that will make you look polished without looking too done? Items that let your natural glow without your veins, ruddiness, and dark circles? When I read the positive reviews all over the web,
As I’ve aged I’ve gotten pickier about what I will put on my face. There are few brands I always feel confident using, always know they work, and know they won’t irritate my skin. One of those brands is Neutrogena. With so many brands out there now claiming to transform your skin, it’s hard to weed through and find a brand that delivers on its promises. Neutrogena has and continues to a brand I trust and find effective.