7 Top rated beauty products of 2011
The market is filled with beauty and makeup products that promise to rev up your appearance in no time, but todayâs commercial buyers can easily be hoodwinked by low-quality products that do not deliver on their promise. To minimize your puzzlement and prevent you from making gross slip-ups this holiday season, here is a list of products that will definitely help you make a statement. High in grade, these products will help to jazz up your look.
1. Clarins Self Tanning Instant Gel
A non-oily gel, it will never make your face look greasy. Giving your skin a natural looking tan within minutes of application, this is a great product for all those busy ladies who are always on the go. This means that there is no waiting time, you do not have to sit around and wait for the gel to act on your skin. Your face will gleam with a healthy golden glow and acquire a sun kissed look in a jiffy, which will surely get you loads of compliments. Another great plus of using the product is that it keeps skin aging at bay; also any signs of premature aging are put off by the gel.
Price: 33 USD
Buy now: Lord and Taylor
2. Nars blush
Dabbing the face with a thick layer of make-up makes it look cakey, and the heavyset opaque coating only makes you look gauche. A natural toned finish is so much better; it gives you a subtle finish for an understated elegance making you look dapper and chic. This blush from Nars will help you do just that. Its transparent pigment will simply blend in with your skin tone. Adding a gossamer hint of flush to your face, the blush gives the face a natural radiance, velvety finish and subtle buff. The peachy pink hue goes with just about any color that you choose to wear and its shimmer matches up with your dressy get-up.
Price: 27 USD
Buy now: Barneys
3. Sally Hansen complete salon manicure
This range from Sally Hansen will leave you ecstatic. Each bottle costs just a little over $6 and if you spend $50 then shipping is absolutely free. The range includes all colors to suit everyoneâs style and persona, there are bright pops as well as demure hues. The age-old tints of brown, blue, white and pink have been included in this collection and come in many different tints, some a little light while others are a lot more saturated. The shades of grey, red and purple have a new-age guise. Some trendy palettes in the range are; fairy teal, Kook-A-Mango, Back to the Fucshia, Grass Slipper, Yellow Kitty, etc. Fans of deep dark Gothic hues will rave about Plum Luck, Pat on the Black, Haute Chocolate and Right Said Red.
Price: 6.49 USD
Buy now: Target
4. Dolce & Gabanna Light Blue
All those who love fresh and breezy fragrances will just rant on about this new perfume from Dolce and Gabbana. It has the sweet scent of Jasmine, bamboo for an airy feel, and delightful aroma of white rose while the amber and musk add to the intensity of the potion. Sure to please your olfactory senses, you can buy the eau de toilette spray, body cream, bath & shower gel or even a deodorant stick in this scent. If your purchase totals to $87 then you get a summer tote bag from Dolce and Gabbana gratis.
Price: 64-87 USD
Buy now: Dilliards
5. Olay Regenerist serum
Helping you combat aging, Olay Regenerist leaves your skin feeling fresh and dewy minutes after you smother some on your face. Hydrating your skin thoroughly, the serum can be used for daily moisturizing, in fact the signs of aging will begin diminishing dramatically if you use it every day. The serum does not have any scents mixed in thus, it is a great choice for people with sensitive skin. If you want this item to rest on your dresser before Christmas then just opt for seasonal shipping while making the online purchase.
Price: 21.49 USD
Buy now: Target
6. Dior Diorshow Mascara
An extra full brush that will enhance the volumizing effect mascara gives to your eyes, this one has taken inspiration from the toothbrush used by many make-up artists to deepen the look of kohl lined eyes. Plump up your eyelashes in no time with the product. It will give you glam looking thick and curled lashes making you ever ready to hit the party circuit this holiday season.
Price: 24.50 USD
Buy now: Sephora
7. Paul Mitchell Super Skinny Serum
This will smooth out your mane, making it look silky and lustrous. The lightweight silicone based formula conditions hair thoroughly, seals it and gives it a brilliant shine. The time required to dry your hair will reduce drastically and styling time will also be shortened, mainly because the hair strands will acquire a smoother surface and tighter diameter. The serum penetrates deep in the hair, displaces the water and also adds shine and bounce to your tresses.
Price: 18.95 USD
Buy now: Amazon