10 Must-See Beauty Products for 2012Michelle Horton
I’m a sucker for the latest and greatest lotions and potions; I admit it. Sephora is like my own personal kid-in-a-candy-store experience, and several beauty brands have earned a loyalty in my heart (ahem, wallet).
I’ve also been known to stalk the newest beauty products and trends, which is how I found these 10 new beauty products to keep on your radar:
BB Creams 1 of 10BB creams are the hottest new beauty products for 2012 — which act as SPF-protecting moisturizer, foundation, anti-aging formula, and makeup primer in one. They're just starting to come to the States (after a successful run over in Asia) with brands such as Clinique, Smashbox, Garnier, and Estee Lauder.
Buy from Sephora, $39
<a href="http://www.allure.com/beauty-trends/blogs/daily-beauty-reporter/2012/01/your-new-skin-obsession-bb-creams.html"target="_blank"Read more at Allure.
Katy Perry Eylure 2 of 10
Benefit Hello Flawless Oxygen Wow Liquid Foundation 3 of 10Benefit is about to release their first liquid foundation! Its biggest feature is the oxygen hydrating complex, which boosts cellular respiration, plumps up fine lines, and infuses skin with Vitamins C and E (known anti-agers). We also love that it has SPF 25 protection.
Available March 2012.
Read more about it at Makeup and Beauty Blog.
Benefit Cosmetics They’re Real! Mascara 4 of 10If you're still searching for the perfect mascara, don't forget to check out Benefit's newest mascara. (I'm a huge Benefit fan!)
Buy from Sephora, $22.
Bumble and bumble Concen-straight Smoothing Treatment 5 of 10We might be one step closer to the perfect wash-and-go solution for busy moms. A one-time use of the new Concen-straight Smoothing Treatment promises to keep hair manageable and less frizzy for up to 30 shampoos.
Buy from Sephora, $45.
ALTERNA 1 Night Highlights 6 of 10Temporary hair color is a big trend for 2012 — like this crÃ©me-mousse formula that creates vibrant highlights that wash out with one shampoo.
Buy from Sephora, $29.
Maybelline EyeStudio Color Tattoo 24 Cream Gel Shadow 7 of 10According to Maybelline, this is their longest lasting shadow ever (up to 24 hours!), in bold, trendy colors for Spring 2012.
Available in March at your local drugstore, $6.99.
See all of the colors at Maybelline.
Kate Somerville 360 Face Self Tanning Pads 8 of 10These self-tanning pads could be an easy beauty solution for those who want sun-kissed skin yet obsessively slather on sunscreen. These pads claim to create a glowing complexion in two to four hours, gradually darkening into a complementary color. I also love that it's made with no harsh chemicals like parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, and petrochemicals.
Buy from Sephora, $48
Zap Acne Spot Treatment Device 9 of 10We're not hormonal 16-year-old girls anymore — why are we still dealing with breakouts? The newest zit zapper is a pocket-size version that uses blue-light technology, sonic vibration, and gentle warming to clear up blemishes fast.
Buy from Sephora, $49
Goodie Quick Style Paddle Brush 10 of 10Another promising tool for busy moms, this Goody paddle brush is made with microfiber antimacrobial bristles that soak up wetness like sponges. Hitting shelves in March for $11.99.
Spotted on The Hidden List.
Also check out the hottest nail polishes for 2012. (Including scented ones!)
Read more of Michelle’s writing at Early Mama.
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