New Year, New You

March 4, 2016 by  
Filed under Beauty & Fashion, Blogs

by Carla Menendez

Innovations in skin care and look-at-me makeup will make you more radiant than ever.

Give your makeup a makeover, one for day and another for night.

Going out? Butter London Night Shift Smoke Stick Duo (1) has matte black shadow on one end and a soft gold highlighter on the other for sexy smoky eyes in a flash ($20;

Change up your look with the blink of an eye. Too-Faced Le Grand Palais (2) comes with 18 eye shadows, two blushes, a bronzer, a highlighter, mascara, a lipstick and shadow insurance, so you can experiment to your heart’s content ($58;

Stay smudge-proof all day with Urban Decay 24/7 Waterline Eye Pencil (3). Balmy spring weather, take that ($20;

Don’t underestimate the power of a perfect pout. Exfoliate with The Lip Scrub by Sara Happ in Midnight Blueberry (4) ($24; Then go bold with Clarins Joli Rouge in Joli Rouge ($27;


Stretch out your facials with skin-care devices designed to deep clean, exfoliate, even prevent wrinkles. Speaking of staying young, don’t neglect your hands, neck and more.

Men need a good skin-care device, too! Clarisonic Alpha Fit Men’s Cleaning (5) features two settings: Clean-Shaven cleans and preps skin for a closer, smother shave while Bearded deep cleans without tugging. The kit also comes with a cleanser ($189;

Foreo Luna Mini (6), made with antibacterial silicone, works wonders no matter your skin type. Three zones cover the gamut of skin care, unclogging pores, gently exfoliating, removing makeup and more. Low-frequency pulsations help to diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles ($139;

Read the rest of this article in the 2016 Spring H Texas issue, available soon on newsstands and digitally.

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