Illuminating Beauty

BY ABBY HOEFFNER | PHOTOS BY DAVID THOMPSON | ART DIRECTION BY JEN CHILDERS

Looking beautiful doesn’t have to be complicated. With a few strategic products you can have a simple morning routine that brings your best features forward in no time. The key is to purchase makeup made with superior pigments such as the ones featured here. They glide on smoothly, are full of rich color, last all day and allow your skin to breathe. So resolve to put a fresh face forward in 2015 with quality makeup that’s good to your skin.

MakeUP 1

Pictured:COLORSCIENCE MINERAL CORRECTOR PALETTE IN MEDIUM TO DARK, AVEDA URUKU BRONZER IN BRAZILIAN SUN, AVEDA PETAL ESSENCE SINGLE EYE COLOR IN AURORA, JANE IREDALE LID PRIMER IN LEMON, CHARLOTTE TILBURY WONDERGLOW (Gives an instant soft-focus glow!), COLORSCIENCE LIP SERUM IN NUDE, MINERALOGIE LIPSTICK IN GUILTY PLEASURE (We LOVE the rich color of this luscious lipstick.), MINERALOGIE QUAD PRESSED EYE SHADOW IN A-LIST

Mineralogie’s 100 percent mineral makeup products are made with the finest grade pharmaceutical ingredients, are free of talc, starch, dye and perfume, and are never ever tested on animals. Purchase at fine local spas and salons or MineralogieMakeup.com.

MakeUP 2

Pictured: MINERALOGIE PRESSED BLUSH COMPACT IN HARMONY AND WALLFLOWER, MINERALOGIE CREAM CONCEALER IN N, MINERALOGIE LIP GLOSS IN PARFAIT, JANE IREDALE AMAZING BASE, LOOSE MINERAL POWDER IN BISQUE (Doubles as a sunscreen!), JANE IREDALE 24-KARAT GOLD DUST SHIMMER POWDER IN BRONZE, COLORSCIENCE SKIN MATTIFYING FACE PRIMER (A must for a flawless finish.)

Every product in the Jane Iredale line is multi-functional, making it simple for a woman to look her best in a short amount of time. They use pure mineral pigments with no fillers, so you get exceptional coverage that requires minimal touch-ups. Purchase at fine local spas and salons or JaneIredale.com.

The high performance cosmetics from Colorscience marry color and science. They contain a host of good-for-your-skin ingredients such as peptides, antioxidants, vitamins, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. Purchase at fine local spas and salons or Colorescience.com.

MakeUP 3

Pictured: BEAUTICONTROL ILLUMINATING BRONZER IN LIGHT, AVEDA NOURISH-MINT REHYDRATING LIP GLAZE IN MORNING ROSE (The natural mint extract makes this gloss smell amazing!), MINERALOGIE LIQUID FOUNDATION BB CRÈME, JANE IREDALE MYSTIKOL MINERAL EYELINER/HIGHLIGHTER IN AMETHYST, BEAUTICONTROL TRANSLUCENT SETTING POWDER (Pro Tip: Dust under eyes before applying eye make and any “fallout” can be easily wiped away.)

Pure flower and plant essences lay at the core of all Aveda products. Their passion for botanically based products that are kinder to the planet result in high performance makeup you can feel good about. Purchase at fine local spas and salons or Aveda.com.

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