Little do we know but the environment we're exposed to and even the food we eat can be playing a part in skin sensitivity and irritation. Dermatitis, rosacea, and psoriasis are all skin diseases that can be frustrating and hard to treat at times. If we can narrow down what triggers them in individual cases, the better off our skin will feel and look. One of the best things you can do if you suffer from any of these is to find a skincare range that will help ease the discomfort and soothe the skin such as our latest arrival, Avene. Dedicated to addressing each level of skin sensitivity; from sensitive, intolerant to allergic, your sking begins it's journey to a happier complexion here.
The brand began almost by accident and dates all the way back to 1736 when a spring in the small french town of Avene was found to have incredible soothing properties and an ability to treat people suffering from burns, eczema and more. The beautiful thing about Avene skincare is, a person will love it's loving feel even without those sensitive skin concerns. Made with thermal spring water and natural supportive ingredients, Avene won't aggravate sensitive skin, but provide a calming relief that will be seen and felt. Avene Eau Thermale is the leading skincare line in European pharmacies as well as an approved favorite of dermatologists over the years. You'll quickly forget how your skin felt before you started using Avene, the results are that quick and seamless.Read More »
Beauty experts are given that title for a very specific reason. With years of experience within the industry they've been able to develop a reputation for beautiful results and their word is like gospel. This month in Elle magazine the 2013 Genius Awards were announced compiling the best in hair, makeup and skincare revealing the products they can't be without. So listen up beauty junkies, if you're on the lookout for a great brush or hair product bypass all the lemons and go straight for these proven staples!
Hair stylist Ben Skervin swears by Mason Pearson's Nylon & Boar Bristle Brush to 'create good tension for a smooth blow-out.' Their brushes will literally last you a lifetime and you don't have to worry about a shine spray since their special bristles will spread sebum evenly over the hair strands.
A Nuxe Paris best seller and staff favorite, makeup artist Nicolas Degennes loves to apply Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Dry Oil Golden Shimmer to the décolleté for a healthy sheen. Tiny mother of pearl particles rest on the skin and give off a subtle sheen when sunlight is reflected off of it. It also enhances your summer tan!
It seems like the pros are all about oils just like we are. Bobbi Brown pays just as much attention to her hair as she does to her makeup line so when it needs some TLC she swears by Leonor Greyl's Huile de Palme because 'nothing makes hair as shiny.' Made with natural oils, this mane saver detangles, softens and adds a lustrous sheen with just a few drops!
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The May 2013 InStyle magazine is dedicated to "165 Best Beauty Buys" and we weren't surprised to see some of our favorite products included in the list, as well as throughout the entire issue.
St. Tropez - St. Tropez Gradual Tan Everyday Body won "Best Beauty Buy" for the Body Self-Tanner category. We love the healthy, streak-free color this nourishing body moisturizer provides. In addition to providing gradual golden color, St. Tropez Gradual Tan Everyday Body is infused with soothing aloe vera to help smooth and hydrate the skin.
Klorane - Winner of "Best Beauty Buy" for Dry Shampoo, Klorane's Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk continues to receive praise from beauty gurus everywhere. Freshen your 'do' with this easy-to-use spray, ideal for travel or post-gym sprucing. Unlike some dry shampoos, this product doesn't leave a white film on dark locks - making it perfect for everyone! Klorane's Dry Shampoo was also highlighted in the "Freak-Out Fixers!" insert as an emergency essential! Also available in Travel Size.
Ellis Faas - Featured in the "Freeze Frame" segment of "What's Now", Ellis Faas Milky Lips in L201 was used on Gwyneth Paltrow's "Pepper" character in Iron Man 3, hitting theaters this summer. The film's makeup artist, Kate Biscoe, chose this shade for Paltrow because it, " … is a true blood red that doesn't look magenta and goes on liquid." Biscoe describes Pepper's look as "classy but not glitzy." We think L201 is the perfect choice for Pepper's red hair and flawless skin.
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butter LONDON - In 'Ask the Editor', buttercup-yellow shade Jasper from butter LONDON was hailed as the perfect complement to purple. Try this pairing on nails and toes to keep your mani-pedi color wheel-correct. butter LONDON's oxblood red La Moss was also used on Emily Blunt's nails for her cover shoot.
Deborah Lippmann - Deborah Lippman's opaque nude shade, Fashion, was chosen as the best nail color to complement olive or caramel skin tones. We love this taupe color on any hand or foot! And it's the perfect pick for spring's nude nail trend.
Eau Thermale Avène - Scoring "Best Beauty Buy" in the Dry Skin Mask category, Avène's Soothing Moisture Mask is a rich, creamy, non-setting mask with intensive moisturizing and soothing care, perfect for dehydrated and overstressed skin. We love that this product is hypoallergenic and minimizes redness.
bliss - Taking home the prize for "Best Beauty Buy" in the Normal Skin Mask category, bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask delivers Vitamin C and oxygen to the skin while detoxifying and brightening the complexion. We think this product is great for all skin types, and love the instant glow we see after using it!
Clarisonic - Included in both the Anti-Aging and Oily skin categories, Clarisonic won "Best Beauty Buy" for Exfoliator with their Clarisonic Aria product for Anti-Aging skin, as well as "Editor's Pick" for their Acne Clarifying Collection for Oily skin. The Clarisonic Aria gently massages away aging dead cells, while the Clarisonic Acne Clarifying Collection combines a specialized brush head with salicylic acid-infused cleanser to gently prod grime out of pores without irritation.
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More than 1,600 SELF Magazine readers tested 1,505 new beauty products launched this year, and the results are in! Check out the b-glowing.com brand products that won 2013 Healthy Beauty Awards!
Best All-Around Conditioner:
Fekkai Advanced PrX Reparatives Conditioner - Transform your hair into silky-soft locks with this lightweight, nourishing conditioner. We love this product because it not only removes product build-up, but also strengthens against breakage. Combine with Protein Rx Reparative Shampoo for best results.
Best Body Self-Tanner:
St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse - It seems St. Tropez products are constantly winning 'Best Of' awards. This lightweight, easy-to-apply self tanner was developed with advanced formulations and innovative technology to adapt to your individual skin tone. We love the long-lasting, streak-free color that delivers a natural-looking tan with just one application. Combine with the St. Tropez Tanning Mitt to keep hands stain-free.
Best Antiacne Cleanser:
Eau Thermale Avène Cleanance Gel Soapless Cleanser - This soap-free deep cleanser eliminates impurities without stripping the skin of its natural oils. Perfect for oily and blemish-prone skin, Cleanance is hypoallergenic and non-comedogenic. We love the PH balance this product provides! Follow with Cleanance Emulsion Lotion to regulate overproduction of oil throughout the day.
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Our coveted beauty bags are back! Starting now and for a limited time only (these bags will be gone fast!) you can snag a FREE fall beauty bag filled with $210 worth of incredible products with any $125+ storewide purchase.
You’ll love everything in the bag, including the bag itself. Echo is a brand known for quality, and this year, it's celebrating it's 90th anniversary! Although the company began with scarves, it now includes even more accessories. These three coveted designs are Echo's special anniversary patterns, continuing its tradition of bold, gorgeous colors. You’ll receive one of three stylish designs and be anxious to refill it with even more b-glowing brands (a coupon for $20 off your next $100+ purchase is included).
Get ready for a fall frenzy!
In the bag:
A coupon for $20 off your next order of $100+
Anastasia Brow Gel -deluxe sample
Aromachology Duo Roller Ball, featuring Sophisticated & Sensual and Bold & Brisk
Avene Body Oil, 50ml -travel-size
Beauty Blender Black Pro in mini box
b-glowing Echo bag
butter London Wine Gums LIPPY -full-size
Ellis Faas Mascara -full-size
EVE LOM TLC Radiance Cream -deluxe sample
Jack Black Double Duty Face Moisturizer -deluxe sample
Kevyn Aucoin Essential Eye Shadow, Single Platinum- full-size
Klorane Shampoo with Citrus Pulp, 100ml -deluxe sample
Skyn Iceland 1oz Glacial Wash -deluxe sample
Total Value: $210!
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