Monday, December 8, 2014

Beauty Products That Help You Look Your Best This Holiday Season

Yes, it IS that time of year and I do hope you find these Holiday round up articles to be especially helpful when thinking of gift ideas as well as looking your best for all of your upcoming festivities. Below, included are a full roundup of the beauty must-haves to keep you right on trend for all of the holiday get-togethers. From glowing skin essentials to cosmetics with just the right amount of sparkle, these products will have you feeling perfectly primped for a wonderful holiday season.


Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution

Unlock your brightest complexion this holiday season with Clarisonic, the pioneer in sonic cleansing. Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution beautifully transforms skin and users instantly experience skin that is brighter, softer, and more radiant.

Price: $249, Available at

Caudalie Polyphenol c15 Overnight Detox Oil

Apply this anti-oxidant rich oil before bed to wake up to a glowing, radiant complexion. Its detoxifying formula blends stabilized Grape-seed Polyphenols, with top-performing stabilized Vitamin C to block damaging free-radicals in an unprecedented effective manner.

Price: $52, available at

L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect Cell Renewal Golden Serum Treatment

Give your skin the perfect glow with the The Age Perfect Cell Renewal Serum. Containing a blend of high-performance ingredients as well as Golden micro-reflectors, this formula helps to treat and repair the complexion.

Price: $24.99, Available at Mass Retailers

Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm

Don’t let late-night holiday parties leave your skin looking hungover, this “hybrid moisturizer” delivers its benefits in a flash, instantly reviving your complexion and delivering sheen and luminosity for a healthy, vibrant glow. This product is delightfully light on the skin and I have been using it as a primer underneath my CC cream.

Price: $60, Available at

Urban Decay NAKED Illuminated

If you like your glow to compete with any Christmas trees in the vicinity, then you’re going to love the new shades of NAKED Illuminated. The gorgeous rose-gold shimmer packaging looks giftable straight off the shelf and the powder is flattering on all skin tones (and perfect for use on the face or the body.) It is simply a stunning addition to any look as it is up to you whether to apply the product heavy handed or not. In person, this blew me away with it's delicate sparkle.

Price: $29, Available at


You know my signature look, so what says holidays more than the perfect red pout? With an array of red shades below, finding a match is easier than ever!

By Terry Terrybly Velvet Rouge Liquid Velvet Lipstick in Ingu Rouge

Pucker up for liquid velvet. This pigment-saturated hybrid lipstick has all the versatility of a lacquer as it coats the lips in a flawless film of vibrant matte red.

Price: $46.50, Available at


FLOWER Lip Suede Velvet Lip Chubby in Red-dy to Bloom

Rich and highly pigmented, the intense color payoff results in a velvet finish every time. What’s more, each Chubby is self-sharpening so you will never be left with a dull tip.

Price: $7.98, Available at Walmart

Laura Geller Love Me Dew Moisturizing Lip Crayon in Cranberry Glaze

Infused with Vitamin E to keep lips soft while delivering antioxidant protection, Love Me Dew is an ultra-hydrating, conditioning formula with a luxurious balm-like texture and just the right pop of color. My lips felt soft and moisturized throughout the day.

Price: $16, Available at Ulta


Everyone loves a little glitter…embrace the holiday party scene with just the right amount of sparkle from eye shadows to bronzers to liners.

By Terry Crayon Khol Terrybly in Gold Ornament

Terry introduces a new sparkly gold eyeliner for the ultimate in bold and glamorous eyes to create the ultimate stunning look. The pencil’s soft tip with excellent glide-on action defines the contour of your eyes and applies deeply intense color.

Price: $34, Available at

L’Oréal Paris Silkissime Eyeliner by Infallible

This silky pencil liner with a creamy, liquid formula is designed to glide on like silk and can be applied to the lash or water lines to create a range of intense, edgy looks. Stay on trend for the holidays and add silver liner to brighten up your look.

Price: $8.99, Available at Mass Retailers

Clinique The Nutcracker Act I and Act II Compacts

Clinique has developed The Nutcracker Suite capturing the beauty and grace of the classic ballet performance. Composed of Act I & II, the compacts couple beautiful shimmering eyeshadows,with delicate pink blush. Take with you in your clutch and enjoy!

Price: $36 each, Available at Clinique counters nationwide

FLOWER Glisten Up! Highlighter Chubby

Get your glow on with this new sheer illuminating highlighter for cheekbones and eyes. The silky formula provides a brightening effect and luxurious finish as it perfectly lights up the face with a subtle sheen. Can be used over makeup or alone for a natural glow.

Shades: Pearl Shimmer, Gold Coaster, Honey Bronze

Price: $9.98, Available at Walmart


Laura Geller Bronze-n-Brighten

A revolutionary bronzer featuring swirled color-corrective pigments that create a natural-looking tan with a dewy, radiant finish. Made by Italian artisans, it starts as a cream baked for 24 hours on a terracotta tile and hand-finished – resulting in a smooth, long-wearing formula.

Price: $33, Available at Laura


Take on a bold look this season with a sultry, smoky cat eye. The below products make achieving the look as easy as 1-2-3.

By Terry Give Me 5 Smoky Eyes

All you need to pull off a dramatic smoky or cat eye, the kit includes Terry’s signature Hyaluronic Eye Primer, Mascara Terrybly, Crayon Kohl Terrybly, Ombre Blackstar and Eyebrow Liner.

Price: $159, Available at

Laura Geller Eye Calligraphy Liquid Eyeliner

Classic, Fine and Slanted “marker” tip liquid eyeliner providing total eye-lining control. The quick drying liquid makes applying eyeliner easy leaving you with a precise application every time! The different tips help you create a thin, natural line or a bold, striking cat eye. Note that in my pictures below, I could have gone even thinner with both tips as they allow for very precise lines that do not smudge nor budge.

Price: $20 each, Available at

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Dual Effects Eye Shadow Quads

Create a smoky statement with these luxurious shadow combinations. The palettes pair together 4 harmonious shades formulated with exclusive Color Boost Technology, to infuse rich color pigments and saturated pearls for creamy, ultra-blendable application.

Price: $9.99, Available at Mass Retailers

Urban Decay Fast, Easy, Sexy Partial False Lashes

Party hopping? Minimal time to primp? Enter Fast Easy Sexy Lashes, partial false lashes that are completely foolproof — no bending, molding or trimming. Now time-starved women (and those who don’t want over-the-top lashes) can get quick, movie star-worthy lashes without all of the drama.

Price: $15, Available at Ulta


For when you don’t have time to run to the salon after work these products help to achieve a fabulous hair style fit for any holiday part… in just minutes!


“When hair is in need of a quick boost, you can create excess volume by switching your part to lift the roots. Dry shampoo can also immediately freshen your look; spray it directly into the roots to add instant body and absorb oil.”- Edward Tricomi, Stylist & Co-Founder of Warren-Tricomi Salons

“Maximize your hair’s color and dimension by utilizing products that add shine. If you’re going from day to night and need to quickly step up your look, spray the hair with a shine spray and pull it back into a tight, sleek pony for a look that is chic and polished.”- Joel Warren, Celebrity Colorist & Co-Founder of Warren-Tricomi Salons

Alterna Haircare CAVIAR: Perfect Texture Finishing Spray

For a sexy “undone look,” look no further than Alterna’s Caviar Perfect Texture Finishing Spray. Spray this into your hair after work to create body, shape, and texture in your hair- instant style for any holiday party.

Price: $28, Available at

DESSANGE Paris Oleo Miracle Replenishing Oil

Apply DESSANGE Paris Oleo Miracle Oil to hair after styling to give it a perfect holiday shine that lasts all day. With just a few drops, this leave-in treatment nourishes dry, damaged hair without leaving a greasy residue.

Price: $11.99, Available at Target

L’Oréal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray

Style your hair for the holidays and finish your look with Elnett for effortless volume and natural-looking styles that hold during work and into the night. A cult classic, Elnett Satin Hairspray’s micro diffuser sprays ultra-fine and disappears at the stroke of a brush offering strong, clean hold.

Price: $14.99, Available at Mass Retailers


The best accessory to any holiday outfit? The perfect manicure! Stay on trend this season and incorporate festive holiday colors into your at-home manicures.

FLOWER Rose Gold Top Coat

Molten metals add shine and shimmer to your mani! This buildable metallic coverage can be applied over your favorite FLOWER nail color to create gradient ombre nails, or use alone & apply multiple coats for extra impact.

Price: $5.98, Available at Walmart

L'Oréal Paris Sparkling Soirée Nail Collection

A modern, soirée-chic holiday collection inspired by fashion’s biggest runways. By itself, a single sequin on a dress adds subtle glimmer, but collectively, they shimmer brightly as the season’s most elegant bead of choice.

Price: $5.99, Available for individual purchase at select retailers nationwide while supplies last

Nails inc Winter Wonderland Kit

Shimmer and shine this holiday season with this must-have collection of a fabulously festive trio of full-size special effect polishes. Kit includes: Trafalgar Square (Red), St George’s Square (White/Silver) and Buckingham Square (Rose Gold)

Price: $29, available for a limited time at

1 comment:

  1. I have tried some of these products which I have used for a while Loreal hairspray and nail polish.