Too many times when women travel, they strip down to the most basic of cosmetics and forfeit the wonderful attention that those who put a little more thought into their appearance garner. Here's a good story regarding that:
I used to be Principal Second in Annapolis Symphony when in college. For concerts, I would stuff my long black formal gown, shoes, stockings, etc. into a backpack. In Annapolis, I'd see the girls who came up from the South for dates with Midshipmen, hauling huge steamer trunks. I wasn't giving my own appearance -- though I was the one who was going on stage -- respect! Give yourself respect!
Also when you travel, it's a great incubation period to try out a new look. For Spring, 2014, fuschia lips are hot, hot, HOT! That's why I was glad to be hosted to experience Smart Bomb Cosmetics.
Smart Bomb makes skin care, makeup and body care. It's a line that's not afraid to be frilly, with pizzazz. You definitely feel girly using the different products.
Hollywood Glow is a powder in compact that imparts a sheen that reads as natural skin glow -- not glittery, not pearlized. In photos, skin just looks taut and youthful. You can definitely use this on your body wearing evening wear, which definitely is a plus if you're not traveling with jewelry.
Body Balm -- perfect for 3-1-1 carry-on bags -- is a shea-butter based rich, whipped body balm texture. I would describe it as a mixed melon scent.
BOMBshell Elixer is a unique product on the market. It -- and Sunny Disposition Toning Spray -- are available in 3-1-1 carry-on travel sizes. The Elixer is an emollient in a spray form. Here's what they say about it:
Contains Jojoba, Emu & Tamanu oil. Wonderful for balancing the skin.
Sunny Disposition spray is handy if you're traveling to sunny climes. Here's what they say about it:
Helps balance the skin. May use on a cotton pad after cleansing the skin. Another one of our favorite ways to use this product is as a finishing/setting spray after makeup application. Great also to use on skin that has had too much sun exposure. A heavenly scented spray with essential oils of lime, bergamot, grapefruit and rose. Spray on face throughout the day for a refreshed & uplifted feeling!
I suggest using the spray first, the Elixer, then the spray again: it makes your skin able to hold makeup better.
Who doesn't like the idea of partying like a rock star? Party Like a Rock Star Crème Eye Shadow is easy to use -- you don't even need a brush, a plus when traveling.
Sweet Talk lipstick is matte, coming in both neutral and punchy/fashion forward colors.
You're Such a Smart Mouth lipgloss has a fine shimmer, compliments their lipstick colors. It's opaque enough to use on its own.
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