The Best Concealers for Every Need

To conceal or not to conceal: That is the question. In nearly every case, most of us opt to conceal some sort of complexion imperfection. Dark circles under the eyes, ruddiness around the nose, and acne scars stand no chance against a powerful concealer that covers any type of skin concern. At TheBeautyPlace.com, we have a concealer for every need. Here are the best of the best.

For Oily Skin

If your skin is of the slick and shiny variety, you already know how challenging it can be to use any sort of makeup on your face. One of the best is Glo Minerals Camouflage Oil-Free Concealer ($22.99), a hyper-pigmented product in a reliable cream formula. Best applied with a brush, it stays put while reducing the appearance of unwanted marks and hyperpigmentation. It’s also enriched with nourishing vitamins and green tea extract.

For On the Go

Who has time to stand around meticulously applying concealer in the middle of a hectic day? Not you, we suspect, which is why we suggest the Jane Iredale Zap & Hide Blemish Concealer ($19.59) to resolve any of your pesky skin woes. This double-ended concealer is a double threat: It both hides the imperfections you wish to keep under wraps and treats them! It works its magic with a combination of tea tree leaf and lavender oils, both potent anti-blemish ingredients that are gentle and effective.

For Brightening

Dark under eye circles need a boost! The goal is to both cover and reflect light—a job for the marvelously talented Jane Iredale Active Light Undereye Concealer ($18.99). Available in six shades, it doesn’t just cover those stubborn circles. It also highlights the area to brighten and reduce the visible appearance of your most difficult complexion issue. Choose your shade based on your unique need: some neutralize redness, while others eliminate brown discoloration.

For Complete Coverage

Sometimes it’s easier to just apply moisturizer, smack on some concealer, and head out the door. We all have those days when applying a full face is just too much trouble. Yet what if you really need serious coverage? That’s when you turn to bareMinerals bareSkin Complete Coverage Serum Concealer ($18.99). It feels lightweight to the touch—almost like your favorite lotion—but quickly transforms into a high-potency makeup product that works overtime to hide just what you want it to, whether it’s spotty acne marks on the chin or a sallow complexion.

Easy & Fast Eye Makeup Look For Everyday

Long gone are those days of spending hours getting ready in the morning. We’ve taken our favorite eye products and have made a few short videos showing you just how easy it is to get this perfect everyday eye look.

The items use in the video are: Jane Iredale Smooth Affair for Eyes ; Glo Minerals Jeweled Eye Pencil in Bejeweled Bronzed; Jane Iredale Purepressed Eyeshadow in Taupe; Glo Minerals Graphic Eyeliner in Black/Brown; and Jane Iredale Purelash Mascara in Black Onyx

Let us know what you think of this look and what other looks you would love to see?

Get the Look: Emma Stone at the Oscars

Emma Stone was one of the biggest winners on the Oscar’s night. Not only because of her very well deserved award, but also because of her perfect appearance on the red carpet. Emma’s makeup was very 1930 inspired, and believe it or not, is a very easy look to copy at home! We’ll show you the step-by-step process:

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 26: Actor Emma Stone attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Start by preparing and moisturizing your face with the Karin Herzog Rose Face Cream 1.7 oz ($69.99) this cream gently removes impurities, curbs excess oil, and eliminates bacteria with a blend of refreshing botanicals.  It will also help you to achieve that lit-from-within glow

Next, apply bareMinerals MATTE Foundation Broad Spectrum SPF 15 ($23.99) to get a flawless complexion. Applying a matte foundation will also help to reduce the appearance of pores and has a natural matte finish. Now, here’s where all that 1930s and/or pre-Raphaelite glamor comes into play: use the Youngblood Lunar Dust – Dusk ($21.99) to create a luminous lunar face glow.  Don’t forget to create a subtle contour and add a lot of pink blush with Tigi Cosmetics Glow Blush ($15.99) to enhance that natural glow.

Stone’s glittery golden bronze eye makeup can be achieved by first applying the Tigi Cosmetics Perfect Eyeshadow Base ($11.99) to increase wearability and it will also work as a highlighter to enhance brow bone. Now, with the Jane Iredale Eye Shere Liquid Eye Shadow ($11.99) in color Brown and champagne create a shimmery look on your lids. Remember, this make up is all about shining! Finish the eye by making a fine eyeliner with the Glo Minerals Precise Micro Eyeliner ($8.99) in black to give a subtle dramatic touch to your makeup.

For the lips, you want to give an outstanding touch to your face by choosing a bold color. For this, you can wear the Jane Iredale Lip Fixation ($24.99) in the tone “Desire” this product gives rich color that is long-lasting. Plus, it contains avocado oil in the lip gloss end helps soothe lips.

Absolutely gorgeous, right? and very easy to copy. Now you’re all set to look as bright as Emma Stone!

 

 

 

Fall Preview: The Beauty Loot You Need for the Season

It’s that time of year again. Though we hate to think about it, soon those 90+ temperatures will be a distant memory and flip flops will be replaced by UGGS. To that we say…well, ugh. The best way to deal with this seasonal transition is by investing in some new beauty loot. After all, fall means darker hues, more dramatic looks, and different trends to embrace. Here’s what we’re loving for the upcoming season, all courtesy of the editors at TheBeautyPlace.com.

 

Image courtesy Vogue

 

The 1980s Are Back

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You thought you left big hair and blue eye shadow wayyyy in the past, didn’t you? Fashion has other ideas, though, as the fall 2016 runway models proved as they rocked everything from turquoise blue eyeliner to fuchsia lips. Make the look your own with TIGICandy Fixation Lipgloss in Glaze Haze ($10.99). It’s a juicy purple hue that’s right in line with autumn’s affiliation with all things aubergine.

 

 

 

 

Smoky Eyes for Days

 

 

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Smoky Eyes for Days

Fall is the best time of year to rock a smoky eye. Whether it’s for a party or even for the office, the Jane Iredale In the Blink of a Smoky Eye Kit ($40) gives you plenty of options and shades to create the ultimate glamorous eye. Hang on to it for winter, too—you’ll love how well it pairs with a brilliant ruby lip during the holiday season.
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Image courtesy Vogue

 

Crazy Outrageous Lashes

 

Some of 2016’s most memorable looks take their inspiration from past decades. Case in point: the highly amplified eyelashes seen on Nina Ricci’s runway. The look is intense, and even with a low-key lip you’ll pull off that vampy, dramatic style with ease. Try bareMinerals Lash Domination Mascara in Petite Intense Black ($16.49); for best results, use an eyelash curler to give your lashes some shape, then follow with two coats of mascara.

 

Shine On in Metallics

 

Metallic hues never lose their luster, but fall is the perfect time to unapologetically up your glam factor. Dust Jane Iredale 24-Karat Gold Dust in Silver 24K (10.99) onto your eyelids, cheekbones, or even décolleté for a dose of sexy shimmer. If you want to wear this during the day, use a light hand to add some sparkle to your eyelids; at night, apply it wet for maximum color payoff.

 

Snow White

 

Edgy runway models sported eyebrows dusted in snow white pencil—but that’s clearly not everyday appropriate for most of us. Still, you can rock a little white in your everyday look by lining your underyes with Jane Iredale Eye Highlighter Pencil in White/Pink ($11.99). This will instantly open up your eyes, brighten up your whole look, and give you a wide-awake appearance—even if you’re running on empty.

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Image courtesy Vogue.it

 

Don’t miss our Haircare Sale, this Saturday, August 13th! Now is the time to stock up on your favorite cleansing and styling products—all of your favorite brands at amazing prices.

 

Holiday Beauty Looks Series: Bold Lips

We are just a fan of all things bold this holiday season!

This look keeps the eyes light and shimmery while adding a pop of color. Definitely a must do for New Year celebrations!

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bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow 8.0 – The Sexy Neutrals

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Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals A Foundation

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bareMinerals Stroke of Light Eye Brightener

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Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip Plumper – Madrid

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TIGI Cosmetics Perfect Lipliner – Couture

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Jane Iredale PureMoist Lipstick – Annette

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bareMinerals Mineral Veil Finishing Powder SPF 25

 

Holiday Beauty Looks Series: Fiercely Feline

Bold eyes and nude-pink lips? Yes please!

We love this makeup look for any New Year’s celebration coming up.

It does involve contouring so stay tuned for the contouring tutorial!

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Glo Minerals Precision Eye Pencil – Peach

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Jane Iredale PurePressed Eye Shadow

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Youngblood Brow Artiste Sculpting Pencil

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Glo Minerals Brow Gel – Clear

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Youngblood Incredible Wear Gel Liner – Eclipse

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TIGI Cosmetics Brush – Angle Brush

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TIGI Cosmetics Eyes Love It Mascara – Black

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BeautyBlender Pro – Black

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Glo Minerals Protecting Powder

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Glo Minerals Precision Lip Pencil – Au Natural

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bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss

Holiday Beauty Looks Series: Seeing Red

With the holiday season in full effect, it’s the perfect time of the year to begin planning your hair and makeup looks for the upcoming holidays. The number of events are endless!

From Christmas socials with friends, to holiday work parties, family dinners and New Year’s celebration, we know we want options.

TheBeautyPlace.com had the chance to team up with Miami’s very own fashion and lifestyle blogger Valentina Tamayo for some of the looks in our Holiday Beauty Looks series.

Follow the easy steps for this makeup look – it’s ideal for a Christmas work party or holiday dinner.holidaylook2

 

Products Featured:

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bareMinerals Prime Time Eyelid Primer in Brightening Pearl

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bareMinerals READY 8.0 Eyeshadow Palette – The Sexy Neutrals

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Jane Iredale LipDrink SPF 15 Lip Balm

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Jane Iredale 24-Karat Gold Dust

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bareMinerals Flawless Definition Mascara – Black

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Jane Iredale Liquid Minerals A Foundation

 

 

 

 

 

 

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BeautyBlender Pro

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Jane Iredale PureBrow Brow Gel

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Jane Iredale Just Kissed Lip and Cheek Stain – Forever Pink

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Glo Minerals Lipstick – Vixen

 

 

 

 

 

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bareMinerals Correcting Concealer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Would you try this look? #WeWantToKnow

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT: AMA’s 2015 – Selena Gomez

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

Did anyone else get a vampy feel from Selena Gomez at the AMA’s?

We did!

She looked amazing on the red carpet with a sunset, smoky eye to complement her red dress.

Her copper, red infused eye makeup paired with hazel contacts drew us in and left us in awe.

#GETTHELOOK

Step 1 Prime eyelids. Using a brightening primer like this one will help add dimension to the eye.

Step 2 Light cream color eye shadow set the crease and brow bone area. We like Jane Iredale’s Oyster.

Step 3 Blend into your crease a copper eye shadow. Jane Iredale’s Triple Eyeshadow – Triple Cognac has shades that can be used. Be sure to focus on the outer area and winging it outward.

Step 4 Blend the edges with a clean brush.

Step 5 Use a red shadow to build definition on top of the copper hue. We like the darker shade in TIGI Cosmetics – Flawless.

Step 6 On the lid, layer another red shade. You can play with the types of reds you would like to use. In Selena’s look, there are many red-wine colors used. Youngblood in Bordeaux can be used.

Step 7 Make sure all the shadows are blended. Use the same shadow as in Step 6 to line the lower lash line. Line the inside of the lower lash line with a burgundy eyeliner or black if preferred.

Step 8 Use a volumizing mascara and voila!

Would you try Selena Gomez’s look? #WeWantToKnow

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Photo Credit: Getty Images

 

CELEBRITY SPOTLIGHT: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 London Premiere – Jennifer Lawrence

Photo Credit: Variety

Photo Credit: Variety

It’s Hunger Games season and we couldn’t be happier.

To promote the last movie of the franchise, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, Jennifer Lawrence and her co-stars have been traveling around the world for the premieres and we are loving the beauty looks.

The revealing Dior dress was paired with a modest but glamorous makeup look at the London premiere.

Celebrity makeup artist Jillian Dempsey made her lips the focus. With a mauve-like, taupe shade for Lawrence’s lips, it helped play up the color specks on the Dior dress. Not to mention that the dusty, rosy shade is one of this fall season’s best trends. Beauty Tip: If you want to make the color more intense, layer it on.

Lawrence also had a flawless face – concealer for the eye area and a pressed powder did the job.

Dempsey made her eye makeup subtle to not lose focus from the lips. Using a mixture of gold, bronze, and purple shadows and finishing with dramatic lashes.

What did you think of J. Law’s look? #WeWantToKnow!

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HOW TO USE COLOR-CORRECTING CONCEALER

e4c1e95614e72952bc7ff4a5a908ca9eConcealers are like erasers in a container. Blemishes, dark circles, pigmentation – this product does it all.

Even the staff that is low maintenance on makeup during the week use concealer religiously.

But which color should you use? The editors at TheBeautyPlace.com have categorized the issues by color – we got you covered!

Match Your Skin Tone

Use a concealer that matches your skin tone to conceal blemishes.

Green

Green concealers are great for those that battle dermatitis, rosacea or even a mild sunburn. By using it after priming and before applying foundation, it helps conceal redness triggered by any of these skin conditions.

Lavender, Lilac

Also to be applied after priming skin and before foundation, lavender concealers helps neutralize sallow, yellow tones to brighten skin’s appearance.

Yellow

Another complexion brightener, yellow concealers helps soften signs of redness while adding warmth to the skin.

Salmon, Pink

Ideal for dark circles – hands down. (We also have heard about a red lipstick trick to conceal dark circles, so this totally makes sense!) Use it especially to remove blue or gray undertones. We wouldn’t use it anywhere else on the face though so keep it to the area to avoid any skin blotchiness.

Do you have any other suggestions for concealers? #WeWantToKnow

Beauty Tip: Double your matching skin tone concealer as a primer for eyelids and lips if needed.

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