I named Hourglass’s Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Stick among my picks for the Best of Beauty. It works as both a foundation and concealer. Moreover, its creamy texture enables smooth blending using my Sigma Beauty HD foundation brush, moistened complexion sponge, or fingers.
Hourglass has announced that it has added 5 new shades, so its range of shades comprises 32 shades, for skin tones from fair to deep. Something for everyone!
Hourglass Vanish™ Seamless Finish Foundation Stick
A highly pigmented foundation stick with the coverage of a concealer, fluidity of a liquid & weightlessness of a powder. The 12 hour longwearing waterproof formula melts into skin and blends seamlessly for undetectable full coverage with a seamless finish
We know about the hacks of taming flyaways with dryer sheets and stuffing your shoes with dryer sheets so they don’t stink, but Shifrah Combiths lists other novel uses in her article Why You Should Keep Your Used Dryer Sheets on Apartment Therapy:
Image credit: Joe Lingeman of Apartment Therapy
The one hack I’ll try is to:
Wipe and dust the television or computer screen. Dryer sheets’ anti-static properties help repel dust and lint.
God knows that our TVs and computer screens are magnets for dust and lint.
Exciting news! The insanely inexpensive skin care line The Ordinary is now available at sephora.com. I hate using the term “disruptor,” as it has become an hackneyed term, but here it applies, as The Ordinary has proven that you buy cheap skin care that works. It’s already been picked up by luxury brand e-retailer Beautylish.
I shopped The Ordinary for its foundation, but it wasn’t blendable. On the other hand, I liked the skin care products that I bought:
The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution is among the products that you can buy on sephora.com:
The Ordinary Glycolic Acid 7% Toning Solution
It’s a gentle, non-irritating exfoliating liquid. I apply it at nighttime. I love AHA products because the results are evident when I wake up in the morning. They also provide me a smooth surface for applying makeup.
If your tastes run more to popular, folk, or jazz music, there are still plenty of beautiful, creative, and moving interpretations of classic Christmas songs in a Christian vein to listen to. Here are some favorites that can serve as an antidote for unsatisfying Christmas music concerts (as well as various other sad and troubling things in our world).