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Not too long ago, customized lotions and potions were reserved for those willing to drop a pretty penny, but not anymore! From skincare and foundation to fragrance and beyond, we found a few ways to get custom-made products created with your unique needs and wants in mind—and it’s a lot easier and less expensive than you’d think!
Fragrance: Scent Trunk (starting at $12/month)
Commissioning a bespoke fragrance used to be a lengthy process that involved working one-on-one with a parfumeur and often spending months and thousands of dollars to get it just right. But when you use Scent Trunk. This innovative service sends you a free at-home test kit with six core scents that helps you i
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When it comes to skincare, Sharon Collier, CEO of Cover FX, is one trusting beauty maven. Having built an eminent reputation working with brands such as Laura Mercier Cosmetics and Skincare, ReVive Skincare, Paloma Picasso Accessories for Lopez Cambil, Ltd., Yves Saint Laurent Parfums, and many more, Sharon is well aware of what it takes to succeed in the beauty world.
BITB chatted with Sharon to learn more about Cover FX and finding the perfect shade.
1. What do you enjoy most about your role as Global CEO of Cover FX?
I love being at a brand that is so inclusive! Women who want to wear foundation should be able to go to any brand and be able to find their
Once upon a time there were a select few shades to choose from at the cosmetics counter or drugstore when it came to foundations, powders and concealers. If you didn’t fit into the basic light, medium or dark categories, you probably found yourself without any viable options to match your skin tone.
Remember Prescriptives? The brand’s iconic custom blend foundation offering started in 1979, and became a mainstay at beauty counters in Saks and Bloomies and prestige retailers for three decades. Owned by Estee Lauder, Prescriptives went online exclusively in 2011 after loyal fans were devastated at the idea of losing their personal shades. Another cult classic Elizabeth Arden Custom Fo
Do you take on a shine around your nose, forehead and chin by lunchtime? You will surely be noticing it more now as the warm and humid days of summer approach. But even in the dead of winter, you may have problems with shiny, oily skin.
You know the drill. You put on matte foundation, only use translucent powder, yet voila—in a few hours you’ve got an oil slick sliding down your cheeks again. Don’t get mad—get mattified with these six summer fixers.
Korres Pomegranate Mattifying Treatment ($38)
I’m already huge fan of the whole Korres pomegranate collection—so
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