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Minimal Bridal Makeup

Here comes the Bride! It’s that season again, the flowers and love are blooming everywhere it seems!  This year the minimal makeup look is on trend in the bridal scene, here are a few ideas on how to make it work for you – as a bride or a guest. Continue reading “Minimal Bridal Makeup”

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Creamy Anti-Aging Eye Concealer

Do you love creamy eye concealer?  Do you love Biofond?  Did you know there is an easy way to create a creamy anti-aging eye concealer that will not only help to conceal uneven skintone, dark circles and hyper-pigmentation but will also work to fight signs of fine lines and wrinkles?

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5 Liquid Eyeliner Tips

In the perfect mash-up of two events, the introduction of the new Bio-Blends Liquid Eyeliner Pen & Valentine’s Day, we thought maybe a list of the BEST eyeliner tips was in order.

Tip #1: Style– Style has so much to do with your personality but also the event, clothes and message you are looking for.  The heavier the application, the more dramatic the effect!

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Tip #2 Angle of Application – A direct, straight on approach will give you the most even, consistent finish.  Tipping the liner so that the smallest end faces the inside corner of your eye will yield the “winged” accent.  Apply on an angle from above the eye to get the line as close to your lashes as possible to avoid a gap.

Tip #3 Don’t be Afraid – Eyeliner can smell fear.  Just Kidding.  But really don’t be afraid to experiment, double over your line or even to start over.  Experience and practice are key!

Tip #4  Use a Primer – Using a silicone free primer, ideal for sensitive skin, is recommended because it will help your eyeliner stay in place, last longer and help to prevent any fading or flaking of your eye makeup.  This one made with glacial water is ideal for everyone!

Tip #5 – Remove it All –  At the end of the day, remove your makeup.  The pores and follicles around the eye area are sensitive and the thinner skin is prone to staining, stretching and damage.  Use a gentle makeup remover and then thoroughly wash your face.

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New Bio-Blends Liquid Eyeliner Pen

le1Dreaming of the perfect eyeliner for an eye makeup look that is on point?  Trying to recreate Adele’s amazing cat-eye but frustrated with a liquid eyeliner that is messy? We have a new liquid eyeliner that is just what you need!

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3 skin care resolutions

It’s the time of year again!  Will you be making any New Year’s Resolutions?  Are you particularly focused on being healthier? Or improving your outward appearance?  If you are, you should adopt these New Year Skin Care Resolutions.

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#1 – Hydrate

This is a topic that really gets repeated a lot.  It’s quoted so often sometimes we forget to really add it to our repertoire, to engage in hydrating actively.  There is a good reason however that everyone harps on hydration – it matters.  Keeping our bodies properly hydrated helps not only to flush toxins, balance our brains, but it also helps keep our skin blemish free, plump and soft and allows the skin to do it’s primary job- to protect us.  This is an great guide from WebMd to help us discover just how much water we should be drinking daily – click here.

#2 – Moisturize twice daily

Moisturizing the skin not only feels good, it does face cream cover girlgood.  By adding lipids, emollients and nutrients to the outer layers of our skin we can help to boost the defensive layer that keeps free radicals, extreme weather/elements and even some bacteria or germs out of our bodies.  Moisturizing the face & body twice a day is crucial to preventing premature aging and dry skin.  Apply in the morning, after cleansing but before makeup.  Apply in the evening as the very last thing before you drift off in slumber.

#3 – Protection

Sahara dlx croppedSkin protection from damaging UVA and UVB rays is critically important.  Free radicals that skate around on the surface of the skin can not only cause irreversible damage and/or cancer, but can also lead to dry, flaky skin that isn’t pretty to look at.  Biofond Foundation Makeup has a physical sun block protection (not an added chemical) that protects your skin all day long.

Do I have a Cool or Warm skintone

Matching your skin’s undertone is the first and most crucial step to finding the right makeup for you.  But what is an undertone and how do you tell?  The undertone in your skin remains consistent throughout your life, it’s the most basic tone of your skin’s cells.  The outermost layers of our skin may change over time however, with age, sun, spray tans, etc.

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That means that during the summer you may be a medium-warm (semi-tan & yellow undertone) and then during the summer your skin appears more fair-warm (not so tan/yellow undertone).

What are the undertones?

Cool – skin has a faint pink or red tinge

Neutral – neither pink/red or yellow/gold (not as common)

Warm- skin has a yellow, gold or peach hue

So how do you tell if you are warm, cool or neutral?  In three steps we will help you determine just that!

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1. What color are your veins?

Blue -Purple veins indicate that you have a COOL undertone

Blue-Green veins would suggest you have a NEUTRAL undertone

Green-Olive veins is typically in WARM undertones

2. What jewelry seems to compliment your skin better?

Silver jewelry tends to look best on COOL undertones

Gold jewelry favors those with the WARM undertone

If you can pull of both silver & gold you may have a NEUTRAL undertone

3. Match the overall color of your skin

There are 3 parts of the body you have to think about: the face, the neck, and the décolletage.  It’s generally suggested to match the color on your neck or décolletage since it will often be a more true match.  You never want your face to be lighter or darker then your neck, that’s unnatural looking.

One more tip…. While looking at your skin and makeup do it only in natural light.  Florescent lights cast a yellow hue and some LED lights cast a red hue, sunshine is the best light to view your undertone.

Need a new foundation now that you know your undertone?  We have a great suggestion – Biofond Foundation Makeup.  Over 21 colors with all undertones from fair to dark!

 

 

GS Perfect Matte Loose Powder – Translucent Rice Powder

This translucent finishing powder gives your skin a natural, velvet matte finish and long-lasting wear.  Designed to work with Biofond Foundation for gorgeous all day lastability. This translucent finishing powder self-adjusts to any skintone, perfectly complimenting your matching Biofond Foundation – from fair to dark!

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This non-comedogenic formula is a scientific blend of the highest quality, organic compounds synergized in a pharmaceutical lab to impart soft, matte looking skin with extracts of dry essential oils including Lily of the Valley, Jasmine and Lavender for skin health.  Rice Powder is an emollient rich translucent powder that helps to soothe the skin and has been used in Ayurvedic treatments since the 16th century.  Triple milled French Talc powder made from pure magnesium, which exceeds the hightest SCBE & USP industry standards, gives radiance and soothing moisture to the skin.

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Recommended to use over your Biofond Foundation Makeup.  Translucent Powder can be used over any of the 21 Biofond colors, perfect for all skintones!  Perfect Matte Loose Powder can also be worn without the Biofond for a lighter, barely-there makeup look on light-to-medium skin tones.