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The Power of Illumination

Makeup That Makes Your Skin Glow
Makeup That Makes Your Skin Glow
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Skin Illuminators

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Waking up with picture perfect skin is a myth, not even models, actresses or beauty editors’ wake up bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. There are several factors that contribute to lack-luster skin, sleep deprivation, dehydration, travel and overindulging in libations.

Tired skin is the result of damaged lipid barriers that no longer seal in moisture, skin becomes uneven, dull and blotchy. The good news is that there are several beauty products that give back glowing skin on contact, some are makeup primers, and others are foundations and powders infused with illuminating properties. A good skin illuminator will enhance the complexion and allow us to fake it until we make it.

Our Favorites:

Josie Maran is a natural and Eco-friendly skincare and makeup brand that is luxury with a conscience. All of their products are made with 100% Pure Argan Oil as their main ingredient, so that everything we put on our skin is good for us.

Argan Illuminizer – a light-weight liquid that rejuvenates and replenishes the skin for an allover natural glow. The champagne sheen brings out the brilliance in every skin tone putting our faces in a flattering light. Just dab a little over cheek bones or wherever you want to glow.

MAKE is a new makeup brand with various skin illuminating products that can be worn over clean skin or applied over your favorite foundation.

Glossing Powder – is a sheer light-weight powder that adds subtle highlights.

Custom Finnish Effects – a dual texture compact that adds a velvety dewy finish, the peach gel mattifies the skin reducing the appearance of fine lines and pores. The pink formula glosses the skin for a subtle and soft finish.

Skin Illuminator – a miracle working pen that diffuses imperfections, skin appears rested and skin gets a healthy boost of radiance.

ELLIS FAAS is a cutting edge makeup collection that looks to the human pallet for inspiration. Every shade compliments every freckle, including the vivid red flowing through our veins.

Skin Veil – is a foundation that minimizes our imperfections while giving the skin a seamless and flawless finish. Skin is illuminated with a subtle glow. Available in a Foundation Pen, perfect for travel and a Foundation Bottle for at-home use. The foundation blends easily into the skin, leaving behind a smooth and silky complexion.

Bobbie Brown created some pretty powerful stuff with their concept of making makeup uncomplicated. It’s a way for women to enhance their own unique beauty without trying too hard.

Shimmer Brick – a sleek compact that contains 6 variations of shimmers in complimentary hues. You can use it as a finishing touch, on top of your cheek bones or anywhere you want a bit of shimmer. Available in 7 gorgeous shades.

Ladies, that’s the power of illumination.

For ELLIS FASS in San Francisco:

Veer & Wander
6 Brady Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
For MAK: in San Francisco:

Barneys New York
77 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, CA 94108