Monday, November 21, 2016



Finding it tough to perk up for the holidays? Putting on a happy face...may not be authentic...but putting on a new lipstick-or other beauty-hair products...imo-proven mood booster...that won't break the budget.
Part One:



Privately owned premium French brands are some of  the highest quality beauty products in the world. ORLANE Paris   year round guaranteed sun glow- comes in this pretty compact brighten up any skin tone. ThePowder Multi-Soleil=4 complementary luminous colors-in formula packed with skin healers like moisturizing hyaluronic acid and vitamins a, c, and e. Paraben free too. (Giftable for sure- gift wrapping available).

ORLANE Paris  -moisturizing richly colored-super SHINY lip glosses $28 each-five saturated colors...long lasting wear-nice stocking stuffer... 
NOTE Cosmetics-is a new, direct to consumer brand-which reminds us of E.L.F. (compliment)-meaning quality products, upscale- well packaged at mass merchant prices...available in loads of trendy colors and latest textures like the pictured-long wearing moisture laden lipstick in 18 shades $9.95 and deeply pigmented moisturizing lip gloss (24 colors) $8.95. the products include eye shadows, powder blushes, Sunglow Foundation (pictured in background $11.95) and different treatment foundations for all skin types...none priced over $15.95! 

Cult fav Talika is bringing back that fab eyelash curler (we swear by)...but in the meantime---the eye beautifiers...that double as treatment -include the above pictured Eyebrow Lipocils Ink...realistically gives brows a boost-in two matching shades-chestnut and brown -while enhancing hair growth where one wants it. Impressive! $29

Votre Vu is back -refocused skincare-maekup brand...with the best selling BeBe Ducette-creamy hand moisturizer-with nourishing seed oils/cap-lip balm in great tints with soothers like shea butter+coconut oil-$18-available in 3 versions-made from small batch hand-crafted botanicals! Gym Bag alert-Guys we know-like the original version-with a lip balm  that's not tinted... 

Votre Vu-skincare...includes soon to be a must- leg luminizer-moisturizer SILK STOCKINGS $34-subtle color-with hydrating calendula, ST. John wort, chamomile and linden, and CAFE CREME MASQUE-$36 anti-oxidant rich coffee beans-with hydrating shea butter with retinol palmitate=exfoliation and brightening. Once a week...keeps skin cells percolating-radiant complexion.
GIFT IDEA-for men-BEAU BAUME $43-includes French time tested shave creme with sweet almond oil-good of all skin types-and performs without lathering...smoothness guaranteed.
BONUS-Votre Vu-French made-naturally free of the above...including gluten, sulfate, talc synthetic fragrances, GMOs. paragon, phthalates, triclosan...