2017 Beauty Must-Haves: Face

Samples received for testing are marked with an (*). All unmarked items were purchased by me. 


{Show Some Skin Weightless Foundation from Buxom, $34}*

Show Some Skin Weightless Foundation is perfect for anyone wanting lightweight coverage, with the benefit of SPF. Touted as a foundation and BB cream (all-in-one) claims to hydrate, brighten and smooth skin with vitamin C, tamarind seed & marine algae extracts. This foundation is buildable to medium coverage.


{Foundation Primer from Laura Mercier, $34}

Available in seven formulations, Foundation Primer provides an invisible layer that holds makeup in place and leaves it looking fresh all day. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{No-Color Powder from RCMA, $12}

No-Color Powder is a staple product in the kits of makeup artist. This powder sets foundation, without “caking’ or altering the color of foundation.


{Shimmer Brick Compact in Bronze from Bobbi Brown, $48}

In 2016 I was in love with the Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick. This year, it’s all about bronze for me. Give cheekbones a beautiful glow with Shimmer Brick Compact in Bronze. The superfine pigments reflect light just right for showstopper radiance.


{Soft Matte Complete Concealer from NARS, $30}*

Blur imperfections and reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles with a high coverage, weightless concealer.  Soft Matte Complete Concealer promises not to settle into fine lines and pores, while it uses collagen-boosting peptides and hyaluronic acid to plump and vitamins A, C, and E to protect skin.


{Strobe Cream from M.A.C Cosmetics, $33}

Available in five mixable shades, Strobe Cream effortlessly illuminates skin for a moisturized, iridescent glow. Apply to the high points of the face to awaken dull looking skin.


{Double Wear Nude Cushion Sick from Estée Lauder, $39}

Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick takes cushion foundation to a new level. The light weight coverage foundation exits the top of the cushion for mess-free application. Buff on light to medium hydrating (not oily) coverage for eight-hour wear.


{Smoothing Translucent Setting Powder from Sephora Collection, $16}

Perfect for all skin tones, Smoothing Translucent Setting Powder glides on with ease to set and mattify foundation for a flawless finish. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{All Nighter Makeup Setting Spray from Urban Decay, $31}

Lock in your look with one of the best makeup setting sprays on the market. All Nighter keeps makeup in place for up to 16 hours of wear with a patented Temperature Control Technology. This technology lowers the temperature of your makeup to keep all makeup in place all day and all night, regardless of climate.


{Baked Highlighter in Sunkissed from Dose of Colors, $28}

Apply Sunkissed to the high points of the face for a beautiful, healthy, youthful glow. (Still a favorite from 2016!)


{Luxury Powders from Ben Nye, $22.50}

Everyone raves about Ben Nye Banana Powder. It’s a wonder powder to color corrects surface redness and pink undertones, as well as neutralizes blue under eye circles. But there are other shade beyond banana. Check out the fill collection of Luxury Powder from colorless to deep cocoa.


{The POREfessional Matte Rescue from Benefit, $28}

Matte Rescue is an invisible finish mattifing gel that instantly minimizes the look of pores with diamond powder, minimizes shine, absorbs excess surface oil, and smooths the skin.


{Multistick from Bite Beauty, $24}

Available in 18 shades, Multistick can be used on eyes. lips, and cheeks for a sheer hint of color.  It applies like a cream but, wears like a powder.

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