Just yesterday I was stopped by a stranger in a department store, who just happened to ask me what concealer I was wearing, I replied with the brand name Nars, she then graciously thanked me and made a note on her iPhone. Below I have complied a list of my top 5 products that I am currently using and which ones you need to know about…it’s about time I shared them with you!
Kate Sommerville Dilo Oil Treatment ($86.00 available at mecca.com.au)
Kate Sommerville has been on speed dial to L.A’s A-list for years for all their red carpet treatments and not to mention skin emergencies. Hollywood’s most in demand facialist has her own skincare range exclusively at Mecca. This oil treatment is unique in the fact that its fast absorbing, helping to strengthen the skins moisture which also improves skin hydration and helping to boost it’s firmness and elasticity. This oil helps to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, whilst feeling beautiful and soft on the skin, plus with a heavenly scent it really is the self-indulgent of beauty products.
Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer ($40.00 available at mecca.com.au)
Another must-have beauty buy from Nars, this liquid concealer could be described as the other ‘half’ in your relationship. What makes this concealer a cult favourite is the beautiful luminous lightweight finish which makes it perfect for using anywhere on the face. With skin care benefits that hydrate and light diffusing technology that creates a softer, smoother looking complexion, it’s suitable for all day wear. This product works quickly to cover and diminish the appearance of fine lines and fatigue. With a lipgloss type brush this concealer is easy to apply and carry with you in your clutch.
GLAM Glow Youthmud Mask (aka botox in a jar) ($86.00 available at mecca.com.au)
Possibly one of the most coveted exfoliant masks on the market, this seaweed mask is the ultimate product you need NOW! Ideal for using on the same day of an event, it gives you a firm, glowing and vibrant look leaving your skin looking like you just had a two hour facial. Suitable for usage up to twice a week this mask stays ahead of time making sure your face does too. An excellent pick me up for your skin, leaving it feeling super smooth and not to mention the product that I turn to straight after battling winter flu and viruses. Just be prepared for numerous compliments & questions after using the product, with results instantly visible, you may just have to give your secret away….
Mac Illuminating Highlighter ($49.00 avilable at maccosmetics.com.au)
As hard as it is for me to admit, I only used highlighter on those rare ‘special’ occasions that is up until a few months ago. Perhaps confused by it’s purpose or put off because I was unsure how to apply it, it didn’t take me long to realise that I was missing out on something magical. Magical I say because the powder is super fine and transparent, making it disappear right before your eyes. The go-to product for contouring and creating definition on the face, this powder will give you those chiseled cheekbones, that we see in every beauty advertisement. It’s the invisible hard working beauty product that will take your bronzer to the next level and will reflect on the right angles of your face in any light. ( Also an essential on photo-shoots)
Luxury French beauty brand BY TERRY deliver yet another exquisite beauty buy that you will not be able to ignore. This enlightening concealer brush is the most unique concealer that I have ever used, leaving me questioning how did it take me so long to find this treasure. Don’t be put off by the scary applicator brush, as it really is simple to use, once you get started. Not only does this product open up the eyes but goes the extra mile when covering dark circles, hiding fatigue and leaving you with flawless results that replicate the work of a make-up artist. Regardless if you have had a sleepless night, this concealer ensures you look like the most relaxed person in a room, making people think you have had 10 hours sleep. With easy application and flawless results this is my absolute must have when doing photo-shoots for the blog.