NEW YORK, NEW YORK May 17, 2013 — Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW) celebrated this year’s breakthrough beauty products today at the 19th Annual CEW Beauty Insiders’ Choice Awards. This year, CEW awarded 36 products across 30 product categories, plus Best Seller Awards, the Indie Beauty Award, Eco Beauty Award, and QVC Beauty Quest Award. The award-winning products included bath and body care, cosmetics, hair care, skin care and the newly-added skincare tools and lip treatment categories. The full list of the winning products is included below.
The CEW Beauty Awards is …
No doubt that this summer’s hottest nail polish color is YELLOW! Whether you want to rock a mellow yellow or a neon citrus shade, BeautyStat has compiled a list of the best yellow nail polishes to wear this summer.
Your favorite brands including Dior, O.P.I., Deborah Lippmann, NARS and more offer some bright and sunny shades for you to paint your fingers and/or toes. Surely to put a smile on anyone’s face!
Read on to see which yellow nail polishes are our favorite! Not a fan of a full-on yellow nail look? …
The first universal skin-boosting serum from Dior — Dior Capture Totale One Essential ($95.00)! Fifteen years in the making and ten patents later, Dior has launched its first fundamental age-defying step in skincare that targets fine lines, wrinkles, firmness and gives an overall radiance.
It’s Dior‘s first-ever skin-boosting serum that is intended to be a powerful anti-aging serum that eliminates toxins to give your skin a brighter, more rejuvenated and youthful appearance. Dior suggests using this before any other treatment, but, I am already on the regimen of using Chanel Sublimage products, so …
Oh, Dior! Another gorgeous product to have and to hold. Literally! Its lovely multifunctionality intrigued me, as it comes with both a sponge and gorgeous mini brush.
The new Dior Nude Compact ($50.00; pictured above in shade #060) powder creates a glowing and natural effect for versatile use, as it can be a foundation or a powder. This new formula features an ultra-slim case with double-sided applicators for personalized results. You can either use the sponge or brush — it’s up to you!
Top to Bottom: #010, #033 and #060
Each applicator has …
We know BB creams are all the rage. And CC creams have been popping up all over, yet, this BB cream seems to have corrective properties in it already. Available in three shades: Luminous Beige, Golden Peach (sampled/pictured) and Sunny Amber (sampled/pictured) Dior Hydra Life BB Creme SPF 30 ($56.00) is an innovative Beauty Balm that has newly introduced tints to suit more skintones.
Hydra Life BB Creme combines the moisturizing, corrective and protective properties of skincare with the the perfecting properties of a foundation.
The three exclusive plant extracts from the …
Coming to Dior counters nationwide, as well as on Dior.com beginning in May 2013, comes an exotic and colorful Dior Bird of Paradise Summer Color Collection. As always, the carnage pattern is Dior‘s signature and is seen in the Diorskin Nude Tan Paradise Duo Blush Compact. Shades of blues, greens and subtle accents of yellow are among the palette color choices for this summer collection.
Vibrant colors, sophisticated fabrics like organza and silk, and ornamented details (often featuring feathers) exuded exotic femininity and glamour. Drawing from nature’s tropical paradises, Dior takes a journey through Latin America once …
Rimmel’s Scandal Eyes Show Off ($6.99) is definitely one of the better mascaras from drugstores as of late. Rimmel is always at the cutting edge of both trend and function.
This mascara is different due to its brush and the deep, black pigment in the formula. What sets this product apart from others in the mass market is the unique ball shape at the end of the wand. This ball shape claims to give a clump-free look to your lashes.
As I applied the mascara to myself, I would have to agree; …
Krave Cosmeceuticals is a USDA and kosher certified, THC- and cruelty-free verified organic cosmetic company. All products are paraben-free. Krave Cosmeceuticals is affiliated with organizations such as PETA and NIRC (Natural Ingredient Resource Center), priding itself in providing only the best skin-saving ingredients into each and every product. In 2012, the company went through a brand and packaging makeover — and BeautyStat was able to get our hands on some of their new and innovative products!
We previously reviewed the Krave Cosmeceuticals skincare line and their 12HD Liquid Foundation, but they …
M·A·C’s Extended Play Gigablack Lash goes beyond black to carbon for intense lashes with high volume and wide reach that lasts up to 16 hours. The mascara curls, lifts and enhances the natural thickness of lashes in an intensely black pigment, while beautifully conditioning for a smooth, soft finish. A petite “gripper” brush, embedded with micro-spheres covers even the tiniest lashes, from base to tip, for dramatic definition.
Available online, www.maccosmetics.com
Available in stores March 14, 2012 in the permanent line
Extended Play Gigablack Lash ($16.00)
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When it comes to our makeup application, applying mascara has always been the quintessential finishing touch. But, it can sometimes be tricky to get those pesky bottom lashes evenly coated without flaking, smearing or fading.
We talked with BeautyStat’s very own Erin Sutera and celebrity makeup artist Bruce Grayson, to give us some prime tips to keeping our bottom lashes looking clump-free and gorgeous!
Giving your bottom lashes a coat of mascara is key: “Top and bottom [lashes] really open up the eye,” says BeautyStat senior writer and makeup artist Erin Sutera. “But …