BITB WANTS TO KNOW – ARE YOU GELLIN’?
Classics are great but they can get a little boring. Classics with a twist, on the other hand, make things a little more interesting. Beauty brands have taken notice by creating old standbys in gel form. Easy to applyâ€”and to removeâ€”gel formulas offer long-lasting performance. From gel manicuresâ€”perhaps old hat by nowâ€”to gel foundations, here are all the classics you want now, updated.
Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion is a prime example. First launched when moisturizers were the only anti-aging product for dry skinned women of a certain age, DDML is a cult classic. But for thicker, oilier, darker skin types. they came up with a light weight,
QUICK FIXES – BEAUTY IN A FLASH
We know that our Beauty in the Bag readers have a lot on their plates: from juggling coursework to managing children to leading meetings. Who has time to sit in front of a mirror every morning to pretty their face? Luckily, there are plenty of cosmetic solutions that match your busy lifestyle. Here, we choose a few of our favorite time-saving beauty products.
Before you even start your makeup routine, set up an area on your vanity or bathroom counter to lay out your makeup and tools. This way, when itâ€™s time to put your face on, you wonâ€™t have to rummage around
PER-FÃ‰KT AND SERVE
Lots of things claim to be full proof but rarely are. Enter per-fÃ©kt beauty products, touted as multi-functional alternatives to traditional makeup. You donâ€™t have to be a makeup artist pro to use these little gems. Just apply with your fingers to get an instant airbrushed look.
Launched in 2005 by cosmetic company executive Richard Anderson, per-fÃ©ktâ€™s first product to launch was per-fÃ©kt skin perfection gel ($57.50). â€œWomen kept telling me how they donâ€™t have time for all the steps needed to apply makeup,â€ says Richard. They also told him how much they â€œhate foundation.â€
The result is a gel-mousse formula, infused with sheer col