grows warmer, our need for beauty products that reflect this seasonal shift
becomes undeniable. There is something
so uplifting, invigorating and summertime chic about a shimmery eye, glowing
skin and a pinky peach lip.
budgets may not be able to support the procurement of a collection of high-end
cosmetics for every season, there are a few key products–three to be exact–that
will infuse a sense of summertime luxury into your regular routine. Even better, these products can be used
year-round so your investment is a wise one!
is the Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Intense Eye Shadow in #15. Retailing
for $32, this bronze-meets-copper cream shadow brightens up any skin tone with
light reflecting golden flecks, and features a virtually crease-free
texture. I apply this with a brush in
the early morning before a full day of lecturing and it is still going strong
10 hours later. The shimmery effect is
warm, inviting and definitely screams summer (although I love to wear it
|Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Eyeshadow #15 alone on lids.
be achieved through an ultra-healthy diet, an expensive facial or a week’s
vacation on a tropical island. Luckily, for the rest of us, there’s the Edward Bess All Over Seduction in “Sunlight.“Housed in a tiny compact
and retailing for $38, this little case of liquid light yields the illumination
we crave in the warmer months. I like to
use my ring finger to gently sweep it across my brow bones, upper cheekbones,
down the center of my nose and dotted on my Cupid’s bow. The highlighting ability of this product is
simply exceptional and warm weather sunshine seems to exponentially increase
get away with a shiny pinky-peach lip and the spring and summertime call for
it! Retailing for $44, By Terry’s Terrybly Shine Lip Gloss in #2
“Honeymoon Kiss” offers a quintessential glaze that is both youthful and
sophisticated as well as perfectly suited for the spring and summer
months. Though $44 can sound like a
small fortune to spend on a single lip product, this multitasking gem earns its
keep; it is lovely when worn alone (see images), but also enhances other lip
color options (when worn as a top coat) by adding reflective shine, depth and
moisturizing properties. Honeymoon Kiss
is always in my purse, bringing a
cheerful and brilliant energy to the day.
|By Terry Gloss Terrybly in Honeymoon Kiss alone on the lips.
luxury products which bear endless possibilities, bringing you up to date for
spring and summer, then subsequently carrying you through the entire year, all
for less than $115! Decidedly more
pocketbook-friendly than a “procedure” or a lengthy trip abroad…what are you