Products to Help You Look Your Best
Are you a lipstick lover or face cream fanatic? Then you’re in the right place. Every issue, we give you the lowdown on fabulous fragrances, luxurious lotions, must-have makeup and everything in-between. Because whether you’re a laid-back surfer babe or a total product junkie, you know it’s a beautiful thing to look as good as you feel. PUT YOUR BEST FACE FORWARD If you’re not one of the lucky few blessed with truly flawless skin, Bésame Cosmetics can help. Its Brightening Face Powder ($22) helps address common complaints such as redness, dullness and sallow complexion with five formulations made for different skin tones and issues. Free of parabens, sulfates and phthalates, the translucent matte face powder not only corrects problems, but also sets makeup, absorbs oil, brightens the skin and subtly highlights the complexion without any added shine or shimmer. Ingredients such as vitamin C, squalene and lecithin soothe and hydrate the skin while allowing for multiple applications throughout the day without powder buildup. Want to give it a try? Head to Sephora at Coconut Point in Estero (239-3909889, sephora.com).
A NATURAL APPROACH Summer is not the time for heavy makeup. That’s why Jane Iredale’s new summer collection is called Skin Is In and helps you get that no-makeup look. The Naturally Matte Eye Shadow Kit ($58) features five highly pigmented and easy-to-wear shadows in shades like soft pink and gray brown; combine it with the GreatShape Eyebrow Kit ($35) to play up your peepers. Infused with antioxidants, the Flawless PurePressed Blush ($27) delivers a peachy-pink color that can be used on the eyes and lips as well as cheeks, while the White Tea PureGloss Lip Gloss ($24) gives lips a sheer tint of golden caramel color along with hydration courtesy of ingredients such as avocado oil. With these products you can highlight your features but still look like yourself. Find Jane Iredale products locally at spots like Eva’s Hair and Skin in Cape Coral (239-822-1899) and Azul Cosmetic Surgery and Medical Spa in Fort Myers (239-415-7576, azulbeauty.com).