With all the stress, travel, partying and lack of sleep during the holidays, your eyes are crying for some remedial help. De-puff your eyes to start the New Year off right with our round-up of products that soothe, tone and smooth.
Send puffy eyes packing with Clinique All About Eyes Rich ($30). A moisturizing eye treatment, this brightening cream will minimize the look of dark circles, shadows, and puffiness, as well as fine lines and shadows. Formulated with botanical ingredients, the cream boosts natural collagen production while also strengthening your skin’s moisture
In the market for a little lifting action, but not quite ready for needles, scalpels and lasers? Orlane’s latest treatment is a great alternative. Thermo Lift Firming Care ($250) is a skincare product formulated for all women who have noticed a loss of firmness and density in their face. Its inspiration comes from the latest aesthetic dermatology techniques such as fillers, toxins and lasers. This cream even helps even out skin tone, reducing the appearance of dark spots.
Key to its effectiveness is the ingredient tourmaline, which works to reproduce the heating effect of thermal skin tightening – a great way to increase production of collagen. Artemisia extract helps enhance volume
Seeking plumped, unlined lips? Then check out this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY. We have 3 bottles of B21 Extreme Line-Reducing Lip Care by Orlane (a $75 value) to give to our lucky winners. Containing the brand’s exclusive Memoxyle complex, this innovative lip care plumps up your lips in minutes while helping prevent the appearance of wrinkles and vertical lines.
Working to smooth, firm and moisturize your lips, B21 Extreme Line Reducing Lip Care creates the illusion of more youthful, plumper lips with optical diffusers. In addition, it’s perfect to apply before lipstick or lip gloss as a base to prevent lip color from traveling into vertical lines.
Key to its effectiveness is the
THE BEST OF BEAUTY & MORE FROM NYC….THE DESK OF DORENE
It’s oxford season in New York City. From Soho to the Upper West Side, women across the island of Manhattan are celebrating spring by sporting this new footwear trend. Tan, black/white, camel and the occasional taupe tie up have supplanted the classic easy wear flat. A trend originally seen at the fall/winter 2009 runway shows, the oxford has finally taken hold and personally I’m delighted for the change of pace.
As for beauty, I find a bevy of upcoming launches refreshing as well. Stay on trend by watching Tom Pechuex, runway makeup artist darling and former makeup image creator of Shiseido, who is now the creative makeup