Prescriptives’ AnyWear Multi-Purpose Makeup Stick ($35.00) is the perfect solution for the gal on the go. When you purchase, you get two tubes of this ultra creamy stick foundation. It’s perfect for travel, because the size is compact (kind of like a fatter lipstick tube!) so you can keep an extra in your purse or at work (heck, even the car) for touch-ups or additional coverage through the day. It is a medium-coverage foundation that allows you to build up from light, and it easily blends into the skin because it is so creamy. It also feels like it kind of melts into the skin (especially when I use a buffer brush to apply it).
It contains both UVA and UVB SPF15 protection, which is a plus for anyone who likes a multi-tasking beauty product. With 24 shades, I’m comfortable saying most readers will be able to find a good color for them. I don’t carry many beauty products in my purse, but I think this one may find its way into it soon. For your reference, I am NC30 in MAC foundations, and I found Y/O Gold (07) to be a pretty good shade for me (I probably could have gone one shade lighter).
Get 25% off Prescriptives at their first Friends & Family event thorugh March 21st, 2008 at 11:50 PM (EST). This offer is only available online, so head to www.prescriptives.com and enter code FFSP8 to redeem this offer.
Prescriptives Instant Gratification Skin Renewal Peel ($45.00)
Get instant gratification for tired, lackluster skin with this all-in-one dermabrasion-peel treatment that improves clarity, renews tone and immediately uncovers a smoother, more radiant complexion. Oil-free. Non-acnegenic. Ophthalmologist and dermatologist-tested. No fragrance.
GET THIS PRODUCT. I am rarely impressed so much by a product that I am compelled to write the review immediately after using it. Seriously, as soon as this product was rinsed off my face with lukewarm water, I was like, “OH MY GOD!!” I ran to my boyfriend and made him feel how utterly soft and smooth my face was (of course, I made him wash his hands before he did this!). I couldn’t stop feeling my own face, because I just could not get over how amazing my skin looked and felt right after using it. I really appreciate a product that is honest about what it can do, and I was skeptical of this living up to its name of “Instant Gratification,” but I am quite happily proven wrong. I did wait 48 hours before writing up the review, just in case there were any side-effects–there were none. Just smooth skin! I can handle that!
Instantly your skin will soften, feel smoother, and even look a bit brighter, healthier. You would think with such amazing results that there would be a complicated application process, but you would be completely off the mark! Put a little product on your finger tips (a dab will do you) and massage onto damp skin in circular motions for about thirty seconds. Leave the mask on for five minutes. Wet fingertips with lukewarm water and massage in circulation motions for an additional thirty seconds. Rinse off using lukewarm water and pat face dry with a clean towel. That’s it! Now you have ultra silky soft skin that will be the envy of every person around you. You only need to use this product once a week, so please don’t let the price tag put you off. I think I will get at least 3 months worth of applications out of the tube (if not more), because you only need three pea-sizes worth (left cheek, right cheek, then forehead/nose/chin) or less.
Definitely check this product out if you have the chance; it is something I wholly recommend–so much so that it is now a staple in my beauty regimen.
create a fusion of color withTHE TECHNOTROPICS, Prescriptives’ Spring 2008 Color Collection
Infuse your look with a splash of color and a slight edge this spring with The TechnoTropics. A mix of cool and bright creates an exciting downtown meets tropical dynamic. Eyes take on a hip, fresh look in shades of plum, blue, brown and taupe offset by pastel shimmer and lined with metallic precision. Cheeks glow with sultry shades of fuchsia and soft rose. Lips pop in tropical hues of vibrant fuchsia and fresh tangerine glossed with a warm sizzle. Be bold and experience the fusion.
Blush More Or Less Creamy Cheek Color ($21.50) | This unique, silky cheek color has the smoothness of a cream and the ultra-light texture of a mousse. Packaged in a small silver-toned compact for easy portability, it blends effortlessly to give cheeks a soft veil of buildable color for a look that is seamless and radiant.
- Key Benefits: Easy buildability to customize subtle or dramatic looks. Non-drying powdery finish – Dimethicone and Squalane prevent powders from absorbing skin’s natural moisture. Contains spherical powder for a smooth application. Color stays true and wears evenly with micronized pigments. Longwearing formula.
- Shades: Nantucket Dune (Y/O) , Corsica Hibiscus (R/O) — LIMITED EDITION, Pink Sand (R), Thai Orchid (B/R) — LIMITED EDITION
Lip Strips ($29.50) | Five complimentary sheer lip gloss shades in cream, shimmer and sparkle finishes all in one compact! Wear alone or blend together to customize endless modern lip looks.
- Key Benefits: Contains Vitamin E to help protect against harsh free radicals. Contains skin conditioning ingredients to keep lips soft and supple
- Shades: Tropical Warm, Techno Cool
Colorscope Eye Color ($14.00) | Grey is a key color this spring and Prescriptives offers the perfect shade for layering.
- Universal Shade: Pewter — LIMITED EDITION
Colorscope Lipcolor ($17.50) | This lightweight lipstick delivers medium coverage and extraordinary shine while leaving lips moist and comfortable. Introducing two new refreshing hues that will make lips pop.
- Shades: Mandarin (R/O) , Pink Dahlia (R) — LIMITED EDITION
Perfect Every Line Gel Eyeliner ($17.50) | Combines the precision of a liquid liner in an easy-to-use gel formula. This gel eyeliner provides the flexibility to customize any eye look — from a strong, precise line to a softer finish with a smudged line — all in one unique product.
- Universal Shades: Icing — LIMITED EDITION, Twig — LIMITED EDITION, Carbon, Allspice
Availability: Beginning January 15, 2008 at Prescriptives counters nationwide, exclusively at Holt Renfrew in Canada and www.prescriptives.com.
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LIGHT UP your look with THE Illuminators, Prescriptives’ holiday 2007 Color Collection
Nothing flatters the face quite like candlelight until now. The Illuminators, an alluring collection of richly textured shades with a subtle threading of darkened gold, beautifully mimics candlelight’s feature-flattering effects for a look of quiet opulence. Eyes are dark and mysterious in shades of antiqued, tarnished, burnished or matte gold. Cheeks have a warm incandescent glow that is soft and natural. Lips are enhanced with a glossy high lacquer finish. It’s time to bask in the glow of The Illuminators.
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Introducing Prescriptives Here To Stay 24-Hour Longwear MascaraThe First 24 Hour Mascara
From flirty Beyond Long lashes to vampy Lash Envy, Prescriptives™ is taking custom mascara formulations to the next level! Discover an ultra comfortable mascara that lasts all day, resists water and is customizable NEW Prescriptives™ Here To Stay 24-Hour Longwear Mascara can be worn alone for waterproof benefits or over any Prescriptives™ mascara to deliver a water-resistant shield. Its advanced 24 hour longwearing smudge-resistant formula lifts, defines and separates lashes. And its unique flexible comb brush is specially designed with 360 degree tapered bristles that grab, comb and lift each lash. The brush is designed to reach every lash so they are uniformly separated in one precise application. NEW Prescriptives™ Here To Stay 24-Hour Longwear Mascara is made for anyone who wants gorgeous, defined lashes and long lasting color day and night.
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