Halloween Beauty Tips
With just a few short weeks away, NYC is finally starting to feel like Halloween! Regardless of what you choose to dress up as this year, here are fabulous beauty picks that will help complete any costume and a few more products to wash away even the toughest hairspray, body paint and body glitter when the night is over. Achieve texture and height that would make 80’s Cyndi Lauper jealous with the Bed Head Little Tease Crimper (MSRP: $29.99/Ulta). A quick tip? Crimp before braiding for a massive braid full of texture. We won’t tell your secret, you little tease.
For mermaid hair, try the PRO Beauty Tools® 1” Professional X-Long Gold Curling Wand (MSRP: $34.99). Complete with an extended barrel, this iron is 2” longer than a traditional curling iron, ensuring that heat is evenly distributed throughout the length of the hair for consistent performance. If it’s cheerleader-inspired curls you’re after, the game-changing PRO Beauty Tools 1” Professional Iridescent Curling Iron (MSRP: $29.99) should be your go-to. Complete with a 24-hour curl lock, your style will perform all night long. No touch-ups required!
80’s Punk Rock, Marge Simpson or Morticia Adams – the Salon Grafix High Beams Collection ($4.99, Drugstores) offers exactly what you need to achieve the craziest of hairstyles. These sprays are simple, easy to use and wash out with just one shampoo. High Beams are available in NEW Artsy Aqua, NEW Truly Blue, NEW Gotcha Green, Rockstar Red, Bangin’ Blue, Popstar Pink and Punky Purple. Also available in other fashion shades as well as a variety of natural shades from honey blonde to warm brown to jet black.When the night is over, grab the La Roche-Posay Micellar Solution ($21/drugstores) to help remove stubborn makeup and smeared cat whiskers. The gentle-yet-effective formula is a 3-in-1 no-rinse solution. It tones and removes make-up with dirt-encapsulating micelles that cleanse while respecting skin’s natural physiological balance.
Wash away hair dye, glitter and hairspray with the Infusium23 Moisture Replenisher Collection ($6.99 – $8.99, Target). Designed for moisture-deprived hair, the Infusium 23 Moisture Replenisher Collection is formulated with an exclusive blend of avocado and olive oil to lock in moisture and enhance shine. A unique i-23 Complex, enriched with provitamins, antioxidants, proteins and amino acids, instantly transforms dry, damaged tresses into soft, healthy-looking, more manageable hair.
Dark circles, puffiness and under-eye bags can be frightening. Recuperate and say sayonara to tired-looking eyes the day after Halloween with the Wilma Schumann Hydrating Collagen Eye Pads ($18 for 5 sets at CVS). These 100% pure collagen gel pads offer intense hydration, and visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and puffiness.