Tricks and Treats of
While we may be getting a bit advanced in years for
costumes and canvassing for candy this October, the
fun that comes along with donning disguises is not lost.
When it comes to disguising problem areas and dressing
up our best assets, we’ve got a few tricks and
treats of our own. Don’t be scared, we’ve
got products to mask your most prominent beauty concerns
circles might be key to pulling off a scary Halloween
costumed look, but couldn’t be more unwelcome
in everyday dress. If seriously scary circles are a
mainstay of your visage, finally lighten them up with
Hylexin™. This power packed
cream has been clinically proven to curb the excess
production of hemoglobin under the eye (the culprit
causing severe under eye circles), getting rid of the
darkness and improving the skin tone under the eyes.
And, though it retails at a hefty $95 per tube, even
one application will make a difference. Get it online
if circles and blemishes are still getting in the way
of your put-together pretty girl ensemble, rely on a
bit of camouflage via Origins. Their
Quick, Hide! concealer comes in seven different
shades, sure to match skin perfectly and cover every
flaw. This light, but effective concealer goes on smooth
and won’t cake or crease, no matter what it’s
covering. Get it for $14.50 at origins.com.
the most frightening of all the areas we wish to disguise
is unsightly cellulite. And, short of medspa treatments,
there are few options for masking the feature we wish
didn’t need a disguise. However, the new Anushka
LipoSerum doesn’t just disguise, but
works to rid problem areas of the unwelcome bumps and
dimples of cellulite. It contains ingredients to encourage
circulation and see visible results in as little as
two weeks, and significant results in as little as three
weeks. Get it online at anushkaonline.com.
Now that we’ve kicked imperfections to the curb,
we can take some time to enhance our assets with the
sweetest products of the season.
a spell on ‘em with lashes that are long, lush
and dark as night with Tarte’s
Lash Hugger mascara. Not only does the large,
multi-bristled brush deliver a perfect coat of devilishly
dark mascara, it’s also eco-friendly. Within the
tube fashioned out of recycled aluminum rests a mascara
derived of all natural materials. Get it for $18 from
the best finish to your perfect look, rely on Benefit’s
Full Finish Lipstick ($18 at sephora.com).
Coming in a brilliant range of colors from the soft
pink “Do Tell” to the bright red “Flirt
Alert” this matte lipstick goes on smooth and
stays put. Inspired by the iconic pin-up girls of years
past, these lipsticks can transform you, in one quick
slick, from plain Jane to total Betty.
So whether you’re channeling Angelina, Jennifer
or Julia for your haute Halloween disguise, you’ve
got all you need to make your transformation complete.