[BEAUTY 101] Ready, Set, Glow!

[BEAUTY 101] Ready, Set, Glow!

Get glowing fall skin with these top picks from the Simply Vera Illuminating Skin Collection

September 25, 2012


Invest in your best fall glow with the EBONY.com editor's top picks from the new Simple Vera Skin Illuminating Collection available at Kohl's.

Illuminating Powder Blush: Ah, this one is our favorite shade of them all! At first glance, you may be a bit apprehensive amount the rich peachy-pink color, but please, please try it! The best combination of rich, golden hues, mauves and pinks create a fresh-faced glow that works for women of color (they were tested on a few of the editors, all different shades of brown!).

TIP: Women with darker complexions can double up on the blush, while those with lighter complexions just need a sweep upon the cheek!

Skin Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer: It’s like foundation for your body. Our skin can easily appear dull and dry during the colder weather. However, Simply Vera mastered the trick to creating a body moisturizer that adds a very natural glow. Light, sheer and non-greasy, this lotion is well balanced and it also comes in different shades. 

TIP: Apply 20 minutes before you put on your clothes to avoid product rub-off. Also, it's a smaller tube, so save the full body coats for those special nights. 

Skin Brightening Primer: This primer is very effective in creating a smooth canvas for makeup application. Don’t get too shy about applying an extra coat, as this product is very light, and may require more than the usual recommended dime-sized dab to work it’s magic.

TIP: Follow up your usual morning moisturizer with a coat of the skin brightening primer for added moisture, and let it sit on your skin for a good 5 minutes before applying makeup.

-Melanie Yvette Martin



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