December 2017

Tired of Looking Tired

Under eye circles and puffiness are one of the most common beauty complaints and are usually genetically inherited, or accrued from late nights at the office, lack of sleep, and general stress. I have tried hundreds of products that promise to cover and hide the “sleepless night look” so many of us sport under our eyes. Here are some of my picks to combat and conceal- and help anyone who is tired of looking tired!

Frownies Eye Gels, Under Eye & Eye Lid Collagen Patches, $29.95
Frownies eye gels are the first step in achieving a deflated under eye area. The anti-wrinkle treatment contains strong anti-oxidants that not only help protect the sensitive skin, but in one thirty minute treatment 100% of women saw a reduction of fine lines, puff and dark circles. The weight of the patch soothes the under eye area and fights free radical damage. For optimal results, all you have to do is use the gel three nights in a row and then sporadically once a week from there on out! They’re also great to use before any special nights out or as a 30 minute treatment. Frownies are a tinseltown staple and a favorite of Raquel Welch, Rashida Jones and the entire Kardashian clan!

How to Get the Natural Eye Look with Celebrity Makeup Artist Sue Devitt

Warmer weather means you want to keep your make-up routine clean and simple.  International celebrity makeup artist Sue Devitt shows us how to create a natural eye look in 4 easy steps and gives us lots of tips on how to get it right!

 

1) Use a medium neutral eye shadow to coat the eyelid with an eye base brush for softness and color.

Tip:  Apply above the crease so it doesn’t set your eyes backward.  

 

2) Apply ivory eye shadow right underneath the brow bone to highlight and help blend in the colors.

Tip: Blend with your fingertips for a natural-looking skin texture.

 

3) Define around the top and bottom lashes with a dark chocolate shade, using a lash line definer brush to subtly bring out color of the eye. Applying a touch of color underneath helps to bring out the color of your eye.

Tip: Touch-up concealer as necessary after applying eyeshadow and liner.

 

4) Apply a few coats of mascara.

Tip: Wiggle the brush from the root out to the tip to add both depth and volume to your lashes.

 

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  • 4 Pairs of James Jeans. Rock Fashion Week with the best colors of Couture Skinny and  Twiggy styles.
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Get the Perfect Smokey Eye: How to with Celeb Make-up Artist Sue Devitt

I always love the look of a smokey eye and learned from celebrity make-up pro Sue Devitt that it is super easy to do.  Here are three easy steps that you can do at home to create this sexy, sultry look just like the celebs sport on the red carpet.

Step 1: Apply eyeshadow underneath crease with an eyebase brush.

Step 2: Add dimension to the eye with a deeper color on the outer corner with a refined eyebase brush.

Step 3: Use an eye pencil to further define the eyes on the top and bottom lash line.  Since I am obsessed with all things purple, I love Sue Devitt’s eye pencil colors Ava and Zaire.

Make-up used on me in the video: Sue Devitt’s Hydrating Marine Minerals Destination Eye Palette in the Kilimanjaro color combo and the Ava eye intensifier pencil.

How to Cover Under Eye Circles with Make-up Pro Sue Devitt

I have olive skin so I am more prone to dark under eye circles (they are also inherited). The best remedy is to get a good night sleep and learn how to best cover them up! International celebrity make-up artist Sue Devitt gave me some easy steps to diminish the “bruised” look so many of us sport under our eyes.

Covering Dark Undereye Circles:

1. Start by applying 70% Gel Foundation and corresponding Triple C-Weed Pressed Powder to achieve the perfect base.

2. Apply foundation using your finger tips in order to ensure all areas are covered. Then lightly dust Triple C-Weed Pressed Powder across the skin.

3. Only use concealer as needed, but a little Bermuda Triangle Undereye Corrector everyday can do wonders for your complexion and makes dark circles instantly disappear.

4. When targeting dark circles remember to always use a peach toned corrector because the peach hue will counteract the blue and green tones found in dark circles.

5. Make sure you start with the corrector at the very inner corner of the under eye.

Ask Melissa: Favorite Primer & Foundations


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I’m 55 years young with uneven skin tone, age spots and small veins. Is a primer really necessary? If so, what is the best foundation, liquid or mineral, and which brand would you recommend?

I really like using a primer under my foundation as it smooths out and prepares the skin for make-up application. My favorite primer is by Laura Mercier–it has the perfect consistency and it really fills in lines and wrinkles for smoother skin appearance. I like Sue Devitt’s Triple C-Weed Whipped Foundation for medium to full coverage. It’s oil-free formula has a whipped texture that evens out skin imperfections while locking in moisture at the same time. Minimizes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles too. -Melissa

Buy Now, Laura Mercier Primer, $30

Buy Now, Sue Devitt’s Triple C-Weed Whipped Foundation, $40

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Melissa’s Tips, Tricks and Product Picks: Purple Love

This season I’ve been OBSESSED with all things purple.  Here are some of my favorite purple purchases:

Ramy Brook Casey top, Buy Now, $395

Thakoon Sand-Wash Side-Drape Dress, Buy Now, $525

Nike Dri-FIT Wool Half-Zip Women’s Running Shirt, Buy Now, $80

BY TERRY Crayon Khol Terrybly in Purple Label, Buy Now, $33

Sue Devitt Hydrating Marine Minerals Destination Eye Palette in Kilimanjaro, Buy Now, $37.50

Rag and Bone EXCLUSIVE Midrise Skinny Twill Leggings, Buy Now, $185

Red-Carpet Beauty: Get Glam for the Academy Awards

By Sue Devitt

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Internationally acclaimed celebrity makeup artist and product formulator, Sue Devitt, breaks down the hottest red-carpet beauty trends of 2011 and shares her secrets on how to look red-carpet chic, including the perfect makeup products from her own beauty line.

Red-Carpet Beauty Trend: Rich Berry Pout
Stars who want to forgo the ever-popular but always hot makeup trends, such as a nude lip or even the trendy pink pout, have been trying the bright lip in a variety of berry shades. If you want an ultra-glamorous and red-carpet-worthy look, use a glossy, deep hue like a rich berry lip stain paired with minimal eye makeup. For a retro look, a top beauty trend in 2011, try a matte take on the berry lip. Or if you want a more balanced makeup look, opt for a slightly lighter shade of berry on the lips so you can still add a bit of smokiness to the eyes. Lips aren’t the only area many celebrities have added brightness. Varying shades of jewel tones will grace many famous lids on the 2011 Academy Awards red carpet as well.

Beauty Products for a Winning Berry Pout
Matte Look Berry Lip Trend: Balanced Matte Lipstick in New York, $20
Lighter Berry Shade Lip Trend: Balanced Sheer Lipstick in Hollywood, $20
Berry Lip Stain Trend: Mini Lip Gloss in Muscat, $18
Jewel Tones on Eyes Trend: Hydrating Marine Minerals Destination Eye Palette in Kilimanjaro, $37.50

Red-Carpet Beauty Trend: Understated Stunner
Keeping your makeup look understated and refined is always a glamorous option. Sure to be seen on the Oscars red carpet this year, subtle elegance transitions into everyday inspiration. To add a little edge to your polished look, I like a hint of shimmer on the apples of the cheeks. After applying your usual powder blush, take your fingertip and just dab a bit on—you’ll instantly look refreshed and glowing. To achieve the classic nude lip—always a favorite at red carpet events—buff in a nude shade of lip liner, then layer on a sheer or neutral gloss to the middle of your bottom lip for texture. The great thing about this red-carpet look is that your eyes can either be really soft and bare, or you can go to the other extreme and pair the pale lips with a sexy, smokey eye. Just remember that for both looks, you should highlight under the brow bone for extra intensity.

Makeup Products for the Understated Stunner Trend
Sheer Gloss: Lip Enhancing Gloss in Golden Triangle, $22
Nude Liner: Lip Intensifier Pencil in Kirakira, $22
Highlighter: Eye Illuminator Pencil in Epernay, $22

Get the Celebrity Red-Carpet Makeup Look: Smokey Eyes
It’s all about eyes on the red carpet. Whether it’s a pop of color or a bold, smokey statement, intensifying your eyes is a sure way to stand out and look gorgeous.

How to Get the Red-Carpet Smokey Eye:
1. Blend foundation all over face, eyelids, jaw line and downward toward the neck. Lightly dust loose or pressed powder for full coverage. Try 70% Triple Seaweed Gel Foundation, $38.

2. Take a charcoal eye shadow and begin to create a smokey eye using an eye base brush, starting at the lash line and continuing upward toward the eye socket. Try Silky Matte Eye Shadow in Black Hill Range, $18.

3. To define this season’s more dramatic shape, take a dense, black, velvety eye pencil to the lash line and draw outwards toward the temple and end in a very pointed tip. Blend well. Try Eye Intensifier Pencil in Pointe-Noire, $22.

4. Draw over this shape and deepen with the pencil.

5. Add layers and layers of mascara, then rim the inside of the eyelid, top and bottom. Try Lash Intensifier Treatment & Lengthening Mascara, $49.

6. Cheeks should be healthy and hydrated. Use a cheek gel versus a powder blush, blend well and layer. Try Gel-to-Powder Blush, $20.

7. Keep lips muted as the focus is the eye. A touch of gloss on the bottom lip adds a sultry feel—choose a champagne or light rose shade. Try Lip Enhancing Gloss in Telina, $22.

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Sue Devitt, Beauty Contributing Editor
Australian born, international celebrity makeup artist Sue Devitt created the brand that would forever change the landscape of the Beauty Industry. Years of product development experience throughout the United States, Australia, and Japan inspired Ms. Devitt to develop a line of nutrient-rich cosmetics for the global marketplace focusing on a treatment-infused color palette for women worldwide . . . Read more of her product picks and beauty secrets

Love Week Makeover: Ring in the New Year Radiantly

By Sue Devitt

It’s vitally important to care for every aspect of yourself in order to achieve your full beauty potential. Focus on what you love about yourself, what you feel empowered by, what makes you unique. To find the right beauty look, confidence is key. Whether you’re already in love or getting ready to look—refresh, revamp, reinvent, and bring in radiance this New Year with these quick and easy makeup makeover tips.

Makeover for Love Step 1: Get Glowing
Thoroughly prep your skin for the New Year by exfoliating to create youthful, glowing skin. Use a gentle acid peel, microdermabrasion, or a granular exfoliating scrub to remove lifeless skin cells and refresh your complexion—out with the old, in with the new!
Buy Sue Devitt Microquatic Lactic Renewal Facial Peel, $62, at suedevittbeauty.com
Buy St. Ives Apricot Invigorating Scrub, $4.29, at drugstore.com

Makeover for Love Step 2: Keep Calm
Apply regular facial masques once or twice a week to maintain a beautiful complexion that looks and feels smoother, softer, and ultimately healthier and more hydrated. When everything feels just as fabulous as it looks, you’ll feel a huge boost in confidence.
Buy Sue Devitt Microquatic Oxygen Infusion Masque, $40, at suedevittbeauty.com
Buy IS Clinical Cleansing Complex, $36 (6 oz.), at amazon.com

Makeover for Love Step 3: Forever Young
Recreate collagen production, refine elasticity, and create a healthy, youthful radiance by misting skin before and after makeup application to pack on anti-aging ingredients.
Buy Sue Devitt Microquatic Luminous Finishing Mist, $45, at suedevittbeauty.com
Buy The Body Shop Vitamin E Face Mist, $16, at amazon.com

Makeover for Love Step 4: Go Bare
Never underestimate the power of minimalism. Give your complexion a quick pick-me-up by blending a warm rosy blush on the apples of the cheeks and a few coats of lengthening mascara.
Buy Sue Devitt Gel-to-Powder Blush, $20, at suedevittbeauty.com
Buy CoverGirl LashBlast Volume Blasting Waterproof Mascara, $6.94, at target.com

Makeover for Love Step 5: Be Golden
If you’re not a fan of the red-lipstick-revolution that’s happening now, spruce up your lips with a shiny nude, gold, rust, or burnt-amber lip gloss that matches your skin tone, and work it into a nude lipstick (dot it onto the bottom lip only). This special effect will keep you glowing throughout the New Year!
Buy Sue Devitt Lip Enhancing Gloss, $22, at suedevittbeauty.com
Buy Yves Saint Laurent Gloss Pur (here in Pure Nude), $30, at nordstrom.com

Makeover for Love Step 6: Stand Corrected
The final step to ring in youthful radiance is to apply a peach-tone concealer to the undereye area. The peach hue counteracts the green-and-blue tones of dark circles. Apply with your fingertips from underneath your bottom lashes outward toward the temple. Then sweep a lightweight powder with treatment benefits over the top to set the look. Just be conscious not to blend too far out over fine lines as this may accentuate them.
Buy Sue Devitt Bermuda Triangle Undereye Corrector with Orchid Extract, $22, at suedevittbeauty.com

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Sue Devitt, Beauty Contributing Editor
Australian-born, international celebrity makeup artist Sue Devitt created the brand that would forever change the landscape of the beauty industry. Years of product development experience throughout the United States, Australia, and Japan inspired Ms. Devitt to develop a line . . . Read more of Sue’s product picks and beauty secrets

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Buy IS Clinical Cleansing Complex, $36 (6 oz.), at amazon.com

  • For men and women
  • Can be used to remove makeup
  • Cleans skin without stripping essential oils

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