The Top 99 Beauty Finds for 2010

March 1, 2010 by  
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We crave long dark lashes, ageless skin, and lips that would make Angelina Jolie jealous. When it comes to beauty products, we want no less than perfection. From high-definition concealer to long-lasting lipstick, cutting-edge technology is creating make-up miracles. After trying and testing barrels of beauty products, we’re delivering you la crème de la crème. No need to wander around the beauty aisles like a lost puppy, stick to H Texas’s list of the top 99 beauty to always look flawlessly fabulous.

HAIR THAT WILL MAKE ‘EM STARE

1. L’Oreal Paris EverPure Sulfate-free
Care System. This sulfate-free miracle hair-care system protects your locks from harmful toxins Botanically infused with the gentle aromas of mint and juniper, this system ensures colors last a long, long time. Shampoo and Conditioner $7, www.drugstore.com.

2. Kiehl’s Olive Fruit Oil Shampoo, $18 and Conditioner – 19, www.kiehls.com

3. Bumble and Bumble BB Gel, The Multi Talented Sculpting Medium $24, www.bumbleandbumble.com

4. Joico Humidity Blocker Finishing Shield $18,
www.joico.com

5. Aveda Sun Care After-Sun Hair Masque $26,
www.aveda.com

FOR A FLAWLESS FACE

Cleansers, Toners, Scrubs and Masks

6. Clinique Medical Probiotic Cleanser $28,
www.cliniquemedical.com

7. Dior Rinse-Off Cleansing Gel $33, www.neimanmarcus.com

8. Dermalogica MediBac Clearing Skin Wash $30,
www.dermalogica.com

9. Amore Pacific Skin Energy Hydrating Delivery System $60, www.neimanmarcus.com

10. Kiehl’s Epidermal Re-Texturizing Micro-Dermabrasion—This formula immediately softens skin and minimizes flaws. When used tri-weekly, skin will emerge re-texurized and more supple than a newborn infants bottom. $43, www.Kiehls.com

11. Ahava Purifying Mud Mask for Normal to Dry Skin $24,
www.ahavaus.com

12. Estee Lauder Resilience Lift Extreme Ultra Firming Mask $40, www.esteelauder.com

13. Revive Masque De Glaise $145, www.neimanmarcus.com

14. Bliss Triple Oxygen Instant Energizing Mask $52, www.blissworld.com
Serums and Treatments

15. Peter Thomas Roth Acne Spot and Area Treatment $32, www.sephora.com

16. Caudalie Vino Perfecting Radiance Serum $79, www.caudalie-usa.com

17. Sonya Dakar Drying Potion—Overnight solution to breakouts $25, www.sonyadakar.com

18. Ole Henriksen Enlighten Me Pigment Lightening Serum $48, www.sephora.com

19. Kinerase Brightening Anti-Aging System $140, www.kinerase.com

20. Skin Ceuticals C E Ferulic Antioxidant Treatment—Neutralize free radicals and help build collagen, while providing unprecedented protection against aging and sun damage. $135,
www.skinceuticals.com

21. ReVive Arrête Booster C— This vitamin C-induced night treatment helps correct uneven skin and treat premature dark spots. $300, www.reviveskincare.com

22. L’Oreal Paris Wrinkle De-Crease Collagen Filler $20, www.walgreens.com

23. MAC Fast Response Eye Cream, $29, www.maccosmetics.com

24. Lancôme Absolute Ultimate BX Serum $130, www.lancome-usa.com

25. Freeze 24-7® Anti-Wrinkle Cream—Age-Less Skincare $125, www.freeze247.com

26. OLAY Professional Pro-X Deep Wrinkle Treatment $42, www.target.com
Moisturizers

27. Thierry Mugler Tightening Face Cream from the makers of the fragrance Angel. $90,
www.us.boutique.thierrymugler.com

28. OLAY Professional Pro-X Hydra-Firming Cream $42, www.target.com

29. Darphin Stimulskin Plus Divine Lifting Cream $295,
www.darphin.com

30. Bobbi Brown Hydrating Face Cream $40, www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com

31. Dr. Weil for Origins Night Health Bedtime Face Cream—Especially made for insomniacs, the aromatic essential oils help you ease into a night of peaceful zzzz’s. $55, www.origins.com

32. Estee Lauder Time Zone Line and Wrinkle Reducing Crème SPF 15 $58, www.esteelauder.com

33. Ole Henriksen Invigorating Night Gel $45, www.makeup.com

34. Comfort Zone Absolute Pearl Cream SPF 12 $35 Trellis, The Spa at the Houstonian

35.OLAY Regenerist Micro-sculpting Cream $24, www.target.com

36. Kiehl’s Abyssine Cream + SPF 23 $45, www.kiehls.com

37. Canyon Ranch SPF 30 Facial Moisturizer—A weightless lotion that penetrates deep into the skin, protecting it from harmful rays. $75, www.saksfifthavenue.com

CAN’T STOP STARING EYES

38. La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Eye Lift Cream $275, www.neimanmarcus.com

39. Dior Capture Totale Multi-Perfection Eye Treatment $85, www.sephora.com

40. Chanel Sublimage Eye Essential Regenerating Eye Cream $200, www.neimanmarcus.com

41. OLAY Professional Pro-X Eye Restoration $42, www.target.com

42. Astara Botanical Eye Treatment—Eliminates fine lines and puffiness with enrichment from rich oils and vitamins. $52, www.astaraskincare.com

43. Comfort Zone Eye Supreme Extra Cream $42, Trellis: The Spa at the Houstonian.

44. Murad Lighten and Brighten Eye Treatment $75, www.murad.com

45. OLAY Regenerist Eye Lifting Serum $19, www.walgreens.com

BODY OF A GODDESS

Scrubs and rubs

46. Ahava Stress Melt Butter Salt Scrub—A luxurious butter salt that gently exfoliates the skin while exotic oils melt away stress. $24, www.ahavaus.com

47. Kiehl’s Gently Exfoliating Body Scrub “Pear Tree Corner” with Aloe Vera and Chamomile $25, www.kiehls.com

48. Ambi Body Care Soft & Even Cream Oil Lotion $8, www.walgreens.com

49. Canyon Ranch Elasticity Body Balm $55, www.saksfifthavenue.com

50. L’Occitane Ultra Rich Body Cream Acacia $21, www.usa.loccitane.com

51. Bliss Lemon + Sage Body Butter $12, www.sephora.com

52. Philosophy Amazing Grace Body Firming Emulsion $34,
www.sephora.com

53. NO! NO!—Heat-infused next generation of hair removal system with Thermicon for a silky smooth everywhere. $175, www.sephora.com

Sunscreens and Self-tanners

54. Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Self-Tannning Golden Perfection Self Tanning Milk for Body—This milky and fresh lotion creates a luminous, natural glow. $27, www.esteelauder.com

55. Guerlain Terracotta Sunless Luxurious Self-Tanning Balm $50, www.sephora.com

56. Murad Firming Bronzer SPF 15 For Face and Body $50,
www.skincare.murad.com

MAKE-UP THAT WILL MAKE YOU OVER

Foundation and Primers

57. Giorgio Armani Fluid Master Primer $55, www.giorgioarmanibeauty-usa.com

58. MAC Studio Sculpt SPF 15 Foundation—Sheer foundation for a perfectly flawless face. $28, www.maccosmetics.com

59. Chanel Lift Limiere Firming and Smoothing Fluid Make-up $65, www.saksfifthavenue.com

60. Photo Finish Foundation Primer $36, www.smashbox.com

61. Laura Mercier Foundation Primer $30, www.lauramercier.com

62. Olay Regenerist Touch of Foundation UV Defense Regenerating Moisturizer-SPF 15 $20, www.drugstore.com

63. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion in Sin $17, www.urbandecay.com

64. Michael Marcus Prime $66, www.michaelmarcus.com

Shimmers, Glows, and Bronzers

65. Bobbi Brown Platinum Pink Shimmer Brick—Includes Platinum, Soft Pink, Coral, and Rose to light up the face. $40,
www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com

66. Benefit Hoola Bronzer $28, www.benefitcosmetics.com

67. Guerlain Terracotta Bronzing Powder $46, www.sephora.com

68. Cargo Bronzer $25, www.cargocosmetics.com

69. Benefit Moon beam golden pink complexion highlighter $24, www.benefitcosmetics.com
70. MAC Solar Riche Bronzing Powder $21, www.maccosmetics.com
71. Vincent Longo Hydra Stick in Golden Solare $25 www.vincentlongo.com
72. Victoria’s Secret Bare Bronze Liquid Bronzing Brush Light to Medium $22, www.victoriassecret.com
Cheeks
73. Benefit Coralista—Coralista is a warm coral pink cheek powder to brighten completion. $28,
www.benefitcosmetics.com
74. Laura Geller Blush-N-Brighten in Golden Apricot $28, www.laurageller.com
75. Tarte A Perfect Whirled – Natural Cheek Stain $28, www.sephora.com
76. Clinique Blushwear Cream Stick $18, www.clinique.com
77. NARS Cream Blush in Gueule de Nuit $25, www.narscosmetics.com
Eyes
78. Maybelline New York Lash Stiletto $8, www.cvs.com
79. Dior Show Black Out Mascara—A jet-black mascara for a glamorous, lash-tastic look. $24, www.shop.nordstrom.com
80. Lancome Fatale Mascara $23, www.lancome-usa.com
81. Revlon Fabulash Mascara $7, www.drugstore.com
82. Kiehl’s Marvelous Mineral Mascara $17 www.kiehls.com
83. Neu Lash—A lash conditioner that promotes healthy, long, and luscious lashes $150, www.newlash.com
84. Chanel Quadra Eye Shadow in Bleu Celestes $56, www.saksfifthavenue.com
85. Presciptives In Bloom Eye Color Duo in Marigold-Warm $34, www.prescriptives.com
86. Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow $22, www.bobbibrowcosmetics.com
87. MAC RapidBlack Penultimate Eye Liner—This liquid liner glides on beautifully, taking eyes from ordinary to extraordinary with a single application. $17, www.maccosmetics.com
88. Clé de Peau Beauté Eye Color Quad $75, Saks at the Houston Galleria
89. Too-Faced Lock Down Ultimate Creaseless Cream Eye Shadow $18, www.toofaced.com
90. Elizabeth Arden Color Intrigue Gel Eyeliner with Brush $22, www.shop.elizabetharden.com
Lips
91. MAC Crème Sheen Lipstick in Lickable $14, www.maccosmetics.com
92. Dior Rouge Replenishing Lipcolor $28, www.sephora.com
93. Chanel Brush on Crème Lip Colour $32, www.shop.nordstrom.com
94. Benefit Full Finish Lipstick in Thrillin’Braziilian $18,
www.benefitcosmetics.com
95. Victoria’s Secret Bare Bronze Lip Gloss SPF15 in Pink Guava $15, www.victoriassecret.com
96. Bare Escentuals Buxom Big and Healthy Lip Polish—This “pout-perfecting” lip serum tingles, cools, and naturally enhances your kissers for a more voluptuous set of smackers. $18, www.bareescentuals.com
97. Michael Marcus Lee Lipstick $24, www.michaelmarcus.com
Kits and Multi-use
98. Benefit Smokin’ Eyes -Sexy Eye and Brow Makeover Kit $36, www.benefitcosmetics.com
99. Stila Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can—1971 Malibu Doll contains all you need to get that perfect Barbie look. Eyeshadow palette in shimmer soft pink and sky blue, lip glaze in Malibu, and Lash Visor Waterproof Mascara. $40, www.sephora.com

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