Don’t Throw The Towel In (just yet)! Cleansing Wipes Are Better than Ever!

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Cleansing wipes for makeup removal and problem skin have shown up on every grocery isle of cosmetics but now they have made them better and offer more flexibility. Great for home (some of us that might be lazy after girls night out) and especially for the travel minded, no TSA worries.

There is everything imaginable available in little mess-free, carry-on towelettes. Sunblock to self-tanner is available so bring your lazy self and get with it! So it’s not just for sudsing your face anymore (which as you know I think you should do every night anyway).

First up the basics, you can’t go wrong with “Yes to Cucumbers Hypoallergenic Facial Towelettes” they sooth even sensitive skin and have alo vera for hydration great at only $5.99 http://www.yestocarrots.com/product/facial-towelettes?product_id=1023

 

  Neutrogena Oil-Free Pink Grapefruit Cleansing Wipes $7.50 salisicylic acid is the acne fighter and a wonderful anti-ager at the same time, Win Win! www.neutrogena.com

OleHenriksen Truth to Go Wipes $15.00  infused with Vitamin C such a great skin brightener and anti-oxidant . http://www.olehenriksen.com/p-107-truth-to-go-wipes.aspx

Next- which you know I’m going to yell about, Sunscreen (even if it isn’t summer) Supergoop! SPF 30+ Sunscreen Swipes with Zinc $34.00 safe for sensitive skin, great for travel or in the car. No mess application makes this a do! http://www.supergoop.com/shop/index.php?l=product_detail&p=28

Image L’Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze Self-Tanning Towelettes for Body. $10.49 and guarantee a streak free glow! http://www.drugstore.com/loreal-sublime-bronze-self-tanning-towelettes-medium/qxp150739

Don’t forget about your hair while on the go, Ted Gibson Hair Sheet towelettes $25.00 condition and refresh unwashed hair in a jiffy. It is a bit pricy but perfect for your travel bag so I would consider this if you are going on a long trip. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000PW9OF0?ie=UTF8&tag=thebeautybrai-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000PW9OF0

Goes to show that you don’t need to “throw in the towel” throw on the towel because these all are great conviences for an active lifestyle (or a lazy one too Lol!) Kattails Up! (we like).

 

Makeup Bag Makeovers

ImageMake up bag make overs! It’s a new season time to do it!
WHAT TO TOSS:
* Anything with heaps of glitter: Subtle shimmer is flattering, but gobs of glittery makeup over wrinkles is the same as screaming, “Look at me! Look at me!” Not the effect you’re looking for.
* Anything too chalky and dry: A soft, touchable texture is the key to making up a younger-looking face. So long dusty, chalky powder and, dry, matte lipstick!
* Anything in little-girl pastels: Still attached to baby-blue and cotton-candy-pink palettes? Donate them to your daughter. Those colors might look young but that doesn’t mean that they’ll make you look younger.
WHAT TO ADD:
1. A lightweight foundation with good-for-your-skin ingredients. Try: Avon ANEW Beauty Age-Transforming Foundation SPF 15, $16.

2. A taupe blush for chiseling the edges of your cheekbones, jawline, and neck. Try: MAC Powder Blush in Emote, $17.50.

3. An eye-shadow palette with a variety of light shades to highlight your lids and brow bone, along with darker shades for contouring your crease. Try: Bobbi Brown Stonewashed Nudes Palette, $50, or Sonia Kashuk Eye Palette in Perfectly Neutral, $12.99.

4. A brow pencil and brush duo that’s a breeze to apply. Try: Prescriptives Groom Stick for Brows, $18.50.

5. A powder blush in a vivid shade that stays put. Try: DiorBlush in A Touch of Blush, $34, or Flirt! Peek-A-Blush in Crazy in Love, $12.

6. An ultra-glossy mascara that fattens skimpy lashes. Try: Lancome Cils Design Pro Dual End Mascara, $35, or Prestige Lash Matrix Mascara, $5.95.

7. A primer that helps your makeup stay put. Try: Benefit “That Gal” Brightening Face Primer, $27, which also adds a flicker of luminescence, or Revlon Age Defying Instant Firming Face Primer, $13.99.

8. A concealer that brightens and covers. Try: Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Double Face Perfector, $8.99, with a highlighter on one end and a high-pigment concealer on the other.

9. Your most important tool: a foundation brush. Try: Lancome Foundation Brush #2, $32, with a tapered edge for precise blending.

10. A cream liner in an intense, eye-brightening jewel tone. Try: L’Oreal Paris HIP High Intensity Pigments Color Truth Cream Eyeliner in Teal, $12.

11. A cream blush that matches your skin’s natural flush. Try: Almay Smart Shade Blush in Pink, $8.99.

12. A multitasking face powder that sets makeup and delivers a hint of glow. Try: Lorac Perfectly Lit Oil-Free Luminizing Powder in Spotlight, $32, or CoverGirl Advanced Radiance Age-Defying Pressed Powder, $6.99.

13. A lip liner in a gloss-like texture that defines without overpowering. Try: MAC Lipglass Pencil in Neutralzone, $13.50.

14. A bright yet sheer lipstick that takes the fear factor out of fall’s intense shades. Try: Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pure Shine Sheer Lipstick in Italian Cherry, $28, or Wet ‘n’ Wild Wild Shine Lipstick in Jaded Shine, $1.99.