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!
Skincare expert Jean-Louis Sebagh, MD occasionally goes outside of his popular Dr Sebagh line when a product really delivers results. Avene's Cicalfate Restorative Skin Cream 'is a miracle – it will heal anything from sunburn to sensitivity to skin spots.' Avene is known for its soothing properties so if you have sensitive skin or conditions like dermatitis or eczema this line will change your life!
Holistic skincare expert Tammy Fender swears by her own products to maintain great skin while also promoting healing on a physical level. Her Spontaneous Recovery Creme 'creates a strong moisture barrier to the skin', while her Quintessential Serum softens the complexion, hair and cuticles. Known to provide results after a single application, Tammy Fender skincare is ideal for people who want effective products with emotional benefits!