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What's the Deal with CC Creams?
launched this spring. Like BBs, they include sunscreen and moisturizers, but "CCs offer more pigment and, in general, a more matte finish ," says the always discerning makeup artist Pati Dubroff. In other words, if BB creams are the near-twin sisters of
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which contains alguronic acid and a blend of antioxidants to treat and prevent signs of aging. For sheer color and a matte finish : The oil-free formula of Clarins UV Plus HP SPF 40 Day Screen Tint ($42; clarinsusa.com ) comes in three shades that
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this sunscreen worth the investment, says makeup artist Andie Markoe-Byrne. It provides UVA and UVB protection, but the matte finish won't cause your foundation to slide off midday. $30, LaRoche-Posay.US Ardell Half Strip Lash Accents Drugstore
3 Ways to Do Your Own Retouching
adjusts the light level in the photos to smooth and brighten skin, remove shadows and shine, and give your complexion a matte finish that simulates the effect of a great foundation. There are 12 light settings, from low (for pictures with just a few shadows
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containing oil-absorbing microsponges. Next, try applying a foundation primer—the silicone in it gives your skin a matte finish —wherever you get shiny (on your forehead, say). Then, over an oil-free foundation or tinted moisturizer, use
Barbra Streisand's Passion for Design
a Grammy. Directors Guild of America a Golden Globe and national endowment for the arts and Peabody Awards as well as a matte finish . The American film institute's lifetime achievement award and the Kennedy Center honors. She rarely does interviews so
national endowment for the arts and Peabody Awards as well as a matte finish . The American film institute's lifetime achievement award and the Kennedy Center honors. She rarely does interviews so imagine how excited otherwise to
Do Pore Minimizers Actually Work?
three-day downtime. Keep in mind: To make pores appear smaller, start with an oil-free, water-resistant foundation that delivers a matte finish , says makeup artist Laura Geller. Set the foundation with a tinted or sheer powder.
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artist Matthew Nigara. Or, if you're a mineral makeup convert, you'll see that a post-application mist turns its matte finish more luminous. You can also use a mist before applying moisturizer, which is absorbed more readily into damp skin. Of
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Normal to Oily Skin Almay Daily Moisturizer for NEstéemal/Combo Skin with Grape Seed SPF 15 ($12.99 for 4 ounces) DDF Matte Finish Photo-Age Protection SPF 30 ($28 for 4 ounces) Neutrogena Age Shield Sunblock SPF 30 ($9.99 for 4 ounces) Prescriptives
Get Your Party Face On!
a candy-apple red (and still works beautifully with vibrant shades like the orange our model is wearing at left). A matte finish is more glamorous than high shine; Pati recommends simply tapping a creamy lipstick over bare lips with your finger. Then