Great new beauty finds

March 9, 2010 9:43:02 AM PST
Are you overwhelmed by the endless stream of new beauty products introduced daily? Don't worry, Marcus Geeter, "The Makeup Therapist" will help you wade through the product waters. When checking out new items, Marcus says to look for those products which make your life easier, save you time and money or products that are better formulated.We are now entering the era of "organic" beauty products, Marcus says. "These are usually plant and mineral based items that are chemical free. Because they are infused with light, dry plant oils and minerals, the finished products are easier and less stressful on your skin."

Here are a few of Marcus's favorite picks:

Available at Estee Lauder Counters Nationwide

Estee Lauder, the leader in the cosmetic industry, introduces their Bronze Goddess collection of dramatic bold hues for eyes, lips and skin. The metallic hues for eyes and bold colors for lips are the perfect blend for an exotic summer. Many of these products are limited editions.

Bronze Goddess liquid Eye Shadows- $17.50. ( Aqua Flash, Sand Shimmer, Ultra Violet, Molten Bronze)
Bronze Goddess Exotic Lip Gloss - $18.00 (Wild Coral)
Bronze Goddess Bronzing Gel- $28.50
Bronze Goddess Exotic Bronzing Blush-$32.00

Available at select Sephora and Nordstrom locations, in addition to

Cover FX makes primers a priority. These formulations gently prepare the skin for makeup while creating a protective base for long lasting, natural looking foundation application and wear.

  • Cover FX Skin Prep Nourishing Foundation Primer and Anti Aging Serum- $45.00 ? Cover FX Clear Prep Matte Foundation Primer and Anti Acne Treatment-$45.00


    You can apply the perfect lips, even if you're not a makeup artist. This great new product was created by Alcone company, a leader in the professional makeup industry since 1950.



    One With Nature believes that creating all natural personal care products means choosing only the highest quality plant and mineral based ingredients. The soaps are created with 100 percent vegetable bases and no artificial colors, fragrances or animal ingredients of any kind.

    One With Nature 3 Bar Gift Set /7oz Un-scented bars- $12.99

    EOS-EVOLUTION OF SMOOTH Available at Walgreens, Duane Reed and Rite Aid

    EOS reinvents the lip balm with its USDA -- certified organic 100 percent natural lip balms. These great balms are infused with jojoba oil, shea butter and vitamin E.

    Lip Balm Spheres-$3.29 (honeysuckle honeydew, summer fruit, sweet mint)


    Vapour is the next generation of mineral cosmetics. The products are 100 percent natural and chemical free with a minimum of 70 percent organic ingredients. Products are infused with light, dry plant oils, botanical infusions and pure mineral pigments that create a breathable layer that moves with the skin instead of lying flat and lifeless, Marcus explains.

  • Atmosphere Luminous Foundation-$38.00
  • Illusionist Perfecting Concealer-$20.00
  • Aura Multi-Use Blush for Lips, Cheeks and Eyes-$28.00
  • Siren Lip Stick-$19.00
  • Elixir Lip Gloss-$20.00
  • Mesmerize Eye color Treatment-$16.00

    Available At Mass Market Retailers Nationwide

    A recent poll suggests that 75 percent of young women ages 13-24 counted blackheads among their skincare concerns. Most methods of removing blackheads such as squeezing, extractions or pore strips can damage the skin. To instantly reduce the appearance of blackheads and prevent new ones from forming, Clean and Clear introduces the Clean and Clear Advantage Blackhead Eraser Exfoliating Cleanser. The product is specially formulated with ACELERA Complex to dissolve surface oil and reduce inflammation and 1 percent Salicylic Acid to fight bacteria.

  • Clean and Clear Advantage Blackhead Eraser Exfoliating Cleanser-$19.00
    (1 Device and 20 pads)

    Available At and

    Clarisonic is the favorite sonic skin care system of dermatologists and spas. Clarisonic claims to clean six times better than manual cleansing and increases absorption by 61 percent. It's the perfect weapon for achieving great glowing skin, Marcus says. They have now introduced the Clarisonic Plus With Spot Therapy Brush for areas like the decolette, elbows, hands, arms, and knees.

  • Clarisonic PLUS with Spot Therapy Brush-$225.00

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