As the fourth month of 2016, April allowed us to enjoy everything from Easter to Sizdah Bedar to National Health Day to even April Fools Day and more. April showers has definitely rained its way into the month with a bombardment of beauty. And in 30 days, I have had the opportunity to discover quite a few beauty products including a blaze of rediscoveries that I have grown to not only love, but appreciate too. So, what are my favorite beauty products for the month of April?
One of my favorite beauty discoveries this month is definitely the Greatshape Eyebrow Kit from Jane Iredale. As part of the new “Skin is In” collection, this travel-sized essential is fantastic. Whether you are looking for natural looking brows that are lustrously chic or simply searching for smooth brows that are pigmented to perfection, this incredible Jane Iredale addition will give you those results. Available in brunette and in blonde, you can find the Greatshape Eyebrow Kit at Jane Iredale for $35.
Ever since it’s release, I have been truly loving the long-lasting lipstick in Aries from OFRA Cosmetics. As part of the new MannyxOfra collection, this stunning neutral nude pink is hottest lipsticks in the world of beauty right now. Not only is it pigmented to perfection, the color payoff is spectacular and most importantly, it is long-lasting too. You can find the long-lasting liquid lipstick in Aries at OFRA Cosmetics for $19.90. If you are looking for an incredible long-lasting lipstick, this is definitely the one.
I have been searching for a great black liner for quite a while. The Blackest Liner from the Estee Edit by Estee Lauder is definitely my favorite right now. Although I have discovered quite a few that I enjoy, there have only been a few that I love and this is one of them. Not only is it intensely pigmented, the color pay off is fantastic. It is also one of the blackest eyeliners I have ever used. You can find the Blackest Liner at your nearest Estee Lauder and/or Estee Lauder retailer for $22.
With over 3 million people affected every year alone in the United States, acne is the most problematic skin issue in the United States. As acne effects millions of people, there are so many different types. One of the best acne products is definitely the Offects TE-Pads from ZO Skin Health. They are the perfect acne treatment and truly deliver both effective and efficient results. You can get this amazing acne fighting beauty product for $51 at ZO Skin Health or your nearest dermatologist’s office. Do you suffer from acne? If so, you are going to love the Offects TE-Pads Acne Treatment from ZO Skin Health.
My skin is combination, but tends to lean towards the oily side in the warmer climates and dryer side in the colder climates. As my skin is a product of my environment, I like to use various products and change them due to climate, weather, etc. One of my most recent discoveries is definitely the SkinCeuticals Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2. Packed with ceramides and fatty acids, this incredible treatment is incredible lightweight, hydrating and fast-absorbing. Not only does this correct, prevent and even repair an array of skin issues including uneven skin tone and dehydrated skin, it works to promote elastin production too. Definitely one of my favorite beauty products right now. You can get the Triple Lipid Restore 2:4:2 at SkinCeuticals for $125.
The moment I first tried the Skin+Pharmacy Advanced Healing Gel, I could not believe that I was putting a drugstore product on my skin because of all of the benefits this beauty essential possesses. This product not only works as an incredible healing treatment as well as moisturizing treatment, it works as a foundation primer for makeup and a topical vasodilator for all of you fitness fanatics looking to sweat. It also works to protect the skin, which I truly love. What more can I say? I am obsessed! You can find the Skin+Pharmacy Advanced Healing Gel at CVS for $9.99.
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One of my beauty favorites this month is definitely the LALICIOUS ‘Extraordinary Whipped’ Sugar Scrub in lavender. Although I am not a radical fan of lavender, I am obsessed with the lavender in this scrub. It has more of a gourmand, sweet side to it that simply works. Made with real sugar cane crystals as well as coconut and sweet almond oil, my skin not only looks and feels luminous, but smells amazing too. You can grab the LALICIOUS ‘Extraordinary Whipped’ Sugar Scrub at LALICIOUS for $35.
Whether you suffer from minor cellulite or simply have a major issue with the problematic skin issue, the Phytomer Celluli Attack is definitely one of the treatments you can find. Not only does it work as a targeted treatment, but the results are effective and in just a month you will notice that your skin has improved. In fact, in just 4 weeks of using this product, I noticed that my skin was firmer, softer and healthier looking. This is one of those targeted treatments that simply works. You find the Celluli Attack at Phytomer for $110.50.
The chest is an area that should be treasured and taken serious. One of the best ways you can treasure your chest is with Mio Skincare’s Boob Tube+. Infused with an array of omegas and organic ingredients, this beauty essential works promote elastic and boost collagen production. Not only will your breasts feel amazing they will look it too. And after just 3 weeks you will notice results. If you are looking for a breast lift in a tube, this is the one. Boob Tube+ can be found at Mio Skincare for just $54.50.
I recently discovered one of the best dry shampoos I have tried in a long time, the Shu Uemura Art of Hair Color Lustre Dry Cleaner. Not only is this the perfect hair refresher, it is great to use as a second day hair touch up. It is also outstanding for those days you want to hit the gym and just refresh your hair. I love the fact that it is translucent, but still is effective and does not leave any residue or debris behind. This product is a winner. You can find the Color Lustre Dry Cleaner for $21 (1.3 oz.) or $39 (4.8 oz.) at Shu Uemura Art of Hair or your nearest retailer.
How many shampoos do you know work to cleanse, clarify, hydrate and condition your hair without drying nor stripping it? The Jirano Coconut Co-Wash Shampoo not only works to cleanse and clarify your hair, it works to promote shine by hydrating it too. It also conditions the hair and leaves the hair completely detangled. On top of that, it smells good. Plus, it is for every type of hair under the sun. You can find the Coconut Co-Wash Shampoo at Jirano for $18.95.
Whether you looking for that extra lift or to lock in volume or simply searching for a product that will add texture, the ‘You are Beautiful’ Voluminizing Spray by Ken Paves will definitely help you. I discovered this product recently and needless to say it works incredible to boost volume. To be honest, when I tried this product I could not believe I was using a product under $20. You can find the Ken Paves ‘You are Beautiful’ Voluminizing Spray at your nearest Ken Paves at Walmart for $13.98.
I am obsessed with my iPhone 6s and recently, I had the opportunity to discover one of the best cases to complement it, the LuMee case. The LuMee case is the first of it’s kind, as it is the first smartphone case to offer front facing LED lights. These lights are perfect for selfies, video chat and much more. They also work as a great flashlight. This case is worth the investment. This incredble iPhone 6s LuMee case features six amazing colors and is available at LuMee for only $54.95.
LOVE GOODLY is a bi-monthly beauty subscription that only uses only eco-friendly, cruelty-free and natural products. Everything is vegan-friendly and GMO-Free. I discovered this amazing subscription recently and have enjoyed what I received. They also include other products that are non beauty too. Every other month, you will receive full-sized essentials. The price starts at just $39.95 every other month or you can purchase an entire year (six boxes) for $198.
One of my favorites this month is definitely the Purely Inspired 100% plant-based Protein. Infused with over 20 vitamins and minerals alone, this protein powder includes 16 grams of protein per serving. This amazing Purely Inspired addition is also free of dairy, gluten and soy. You can find Purely Inspired 100% plant-based Protein powder at your nearest mass retailer including Walgreens, CVS, Walmart, Target and even Amazon.com. You can also find this protein powder at the Vitamin Shoppe, Lucky Vitamin and even Drugstore.com. If you are searching for a fantastic plant-based protein this is the one.