With the Summer Olympics in full swing, all eyes are focused on London and all things British. Beautyinthebag particularly loves the history behind makeup brands native to our friends across the pond. Some are organic, some are wacky and bold, some are sexy, and some are just classic standbys that will never disappoint!
Photo Credit: uae.makeupandbeauty.com
We love a little history behind the makeup brands we use. Rimmel, which has been around since 1834 (thatâ€™s almost two centuries!), started when a respected French perfumer accepted an invitation to manage a perfumery on Londonâ€™s Bond St
We love shiny hair, glossy lips and the occasional lustrous eye, but oil slicks on the face are not such a good look. With summer in full swing, controlling oily skin, particularly across the T-zone, can become a full time job. Never fear, the beauty makers are on the case with mattifying products to keep you grease free.
Dr. Brandt pores no more anti-aging mattifying lotion ($60) – Apply this fast-absorbing, oil-free lotion after cleansing to control excess oil and mattify shine. It also works as an anti-aging hydrator. Infused with apple stem cells, the mattifying lo
When it comes to sun protection, men woefully lag behind women, according to a recent survey sponsored by The Skin Cancer Foundation in partnership with Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sunscreen brands.
Nearly half â€“ 49% â€“ of the men in the U.S. admit to not using sunscreen in the past 12 months, while only 29% of women haven’t, the survey revealed. And when it comes to skin cancer warnings, donâ€™t rely on your man to help you out. An alarming 70% of men donâ€™t even know the signs, according to the poll.
In part, menâ€™s lack of interest in sun protection derives from their misconception that woman are more sensitive to UV radiation then men and therefo
With plenty of heat and humidity heading our way, itâ€™s a good idea to invest in cosmetic products that will stay put in the face of moisture and high temperatures throughout the summer months. Whether youâ€™ll be spending the summer lounging by the pool or traipsing along the hot city sidewalks, itâ€™s always valuable to have makeup thatâ€™s lightweight, waterproof, and not prone to melting off your face.
Letâ€™s start with the basics: foundation. In the heat of summer, liquid foundation can feel heavy and stifling. You also risk it running if you fin