Save yourself the hassle of endlessly searching for the right makeup, skincare, and perfume during this hectic holiday season. Here at Raintees we’ve found three fantastic brands and have picked out products that we’re sure will become your go to items!
La Bella Figura: More Thank Makeup- http://www.labellafigurabeauty.com
Founded by Victoria Fantauzzi and Karen King, La Bella Figura is an organic, luxe skin care line that has launched its More Than Makeup functional beauty line (prices range between 30-38$) just in time for the holidays! La Bella Figura has infused each piece with a unique blend of antioxidant-packed ingredients that heal, soothe, and reveal your inner radiance!
La Bella Figura’s collection features:
Golden Corrective Highlighter-Brazilian Denise — 3 g/0.11oz, $38
For sun-kissed skin and a luxurious, golden glow of a beach Goddess use La Bella Figura’s Golden Corrective Highlighter in Brazilian Denise! The golden highlighter features Cocoa Bioferment with wrinkle-fighting phytonutrients, Vitamin-C packed free radical scavenger Kakadu Plum Extract and rejuvenating Rose Damascena Flower Wax. Brush onto cheeks, brow bone, forehead and décolletage for a touch of natural radiance and release your inner bronze Goddess.
Soothing Creme Eyeshadow-Damn Elvia — 2 g/0.07oz, $30
La Bella Figura’s Soothing Crème Eyeshadow in Damn Elvia is a metallic, silver-grey shade that creates a sultry, ready-to-be-the-center-of-the-party smoky eye. So you know that all eyes will be on you when you arrive just in time for the New Years countdown! Tinged with a hint of violet and made with anti-aging Green Coffee Bean Oil, soothing Arrowroot Powder and squalene rich Camellia Seed Oil, this crème eye shadow will sooth your tender lids while packing a sultry punch! This revolutionary shadow is infused with the finest ingredients and gives a modern look with a downright devious flare.
Radiant Crème Blush-Just Jenna — 3 g/.11oz, $36
The Radiant Crème Blush in Just Jenna is a luxe crème blush that applies effortlessly, leaving behind a beautiful, orchid pink hue. The cell-regenerating Acai and Rooibos extracts, emollient Marfura Butter and collagen boosting Brazil Flower soften and nourish your skin vibrantly coloring your cheeks with dewy looking pink that’s fun-loving, cheery and bright.
Hydrating Lip Colour-Lissette La Coquette — 2 g/0.7oz, $30
La Bella Figura’s Hydrating Lip Colour in Lissette La Coquette is a rich, sexy ruby that is perfect women who were born to rock a red lip. Thanks to ultra-hydrating Barbary Fig Seed Oil, moisture retentive Cupuacu Butter, antioxidant loaded Maracujá Oil, and naturally occurring Coenzyme Q10 found in Avocado Oil, no one will be able to resist your drop-dead-red pout. So go out on the town in your most festive little back dress or embrace some sparkles while you rock you sensual red lips.
SkinAgain is a Functional Skin Care Brand that offers unique products that are designed to enhance both your healthy skin and lifestyle. Each product is Paraben and Suphate-Free, Cruelty-Free, Gluten-Free, and Vegan, so you know that these products will do wonders for your skin. SkinAgain proudly asserts that all that they do is “(+) Made With Positive Energy.” SkinAgain’s positive mission to help each client develop their positive self- image by providing products that alleviate skin problems like blemishes, dry skin, and many more!
SkinAgain is also bringing function to a whole new level with the announcement of DermaVibe, a hologram infused with positive energy and affixed to every product. SkinAgain combines this cutting edge positive-energy infused methodology with the highest recommended percentage of active ingredients in cosmetics!
Their 6-product line includes:
Youth: ($64) Diminishes signs of aging and the appearance of fine lines, dark spots, and loss of elasticity. Enhanced with 4 fast-acting anti-aging actives.
Vanish: ($52) Fades the appearance of stretch marks, cellulite and scars. Reformulated with three award-winning natural extracts.
Rescue: ($38) Maintains healthy skin after burns, post laser, radiation, hair-removal and · and cosmetic treatments, cuts and scrapes.
Relief: ($42) Aids in relieving irritated, itchy, red and inflamed skin due to skin problems.
The AHA Exfoliating Cleanser gently polishes the skin’s surface using Jojoba beads to lift off dead skin and free radicals and Green Tea Leaf Extract as a powerful natural anti-oxidant to soothe redness and inflammation. Grapefruit Peel Oil, rich in Vitamin C, maintains elasticity and diminishes the appearance of hyper pigmentation to restore even tone to the skin.
Clear, an anti-blemish cream and spot treatment, is designed using a new time-release technology to deliver small, consistent bursts of Salicylic Acid throughout the day for more noticeable results that are gentler on the skin. Innovative ingredients included Lilac Stem Cells to inhibit bacteria naturally and boost the effects of Salicylic Acid and Tapioca Starch to absorb oil. Enantia Chlorantha Extract and Oleanic Acid control shine and visibly reduce pores 36% – 55% in 28 days revealing healthy, glowing skin.
Known for the most impeccable all-natural scents, LURK is the only fragrance line made with 100% pure essential oils and certified organic jojoba. Hand-poured and blended by founder Anne Nelson Sanford at LURKShop eco boutique in Sag Harbor, New York, LURK adheres to the most stringent standards for purity & fragrance quality.
In keeping with their desire to provide products of the highest integrity, LURK does not use chemical preservatives, stabilizers or additives and is committed to eco-conscious sourcing, production and packaging. Lurk’s highly- anticipated Eud de Toilette (EDT) launched the first week of November, so check out Lurk and snatch up their most popular scents: RSW 005 and BS 003 just in time for the holidays!
LURK’s line consists of the following five scents:
PRJV1: Expansive layers of jasmine and rose intertwine with fresh petitgrain. Raw, unrefined, possibly debaucherous, definitely pleasing.
AS01: Notes of cedarwood, tuberose and sweet rose come together with a hint of spice to produce this slightly viscous yet subtle scent.
BS 003: Dry woods mix with crisp citrus notes and sweet bergamot to produce this effervescent yet balanced fragrance.
RSW 005: Warm sandalwood and earthy rose produce this androgenous scent. Smooth with a crisp citrus finish. An essential scent to slake even the most parched perfume palette.
TBP V1: Sultry florals blend seamlessly into a base of resinous black pepper. An antidote for the fragrance jaded.
Enjoy all of Bella Figura, SkinAgain, and LURK’s products this season! In between these three brands, your makeup, skincare, and perfume needs are covered!
About the author:
Originally from Washington D.C, Natasha is an undergraduate at Columbia University. She is currently pursuing an International Relations and Environmental Science track and hopes to study abroad in Paris this summer. When she’s not in the classroom or in the study room of Butler Library, Natasha can be found running through Central Park, exploring NYC, and trying to face time her dog, Buddy.