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    Spring Blossoms Beauty

    Spring Beauty Makeover

    Spring is upon us and the perfect way to get out of that cold weather rut you’ve been in is to give yourself a well-deserved makeover. What’s best, is there’s no need to travel far. There are plenty of Newark-made beauty products to help you achieve your desired look without a trip to the spa or salon.

    A great makeover should never compromise your health. Often times, we don’t realize how many chemicals are in the products we use on our skin and in our hair. Love Your Self All Natural by Dominican Formula is a chemical-free hair and skin care company; a great option for anyone that doesn’t want to chemically alter her hair and/or skin. Its line of products include everything you need to maintain your new look. Skin creams, masks and facial sets are just a few of the many products designed to help clear, tone & tighten skin. Its products are ideal for sensitive skin as well, providing relief to those who suffer from conditions such as dry skin, eczema & psoriasis.

    Love Your Self Natural

    Now that you are equipped with the necessary products, you will need to decide what look you are going for. Blowouts are great for the spring, allowing the wind to embrace your beautiful hair. Achieving the perfect blowout is easier than it seems. Begin by applying Razac’s conditioning creme relaxer. It gives chemically-altered hair a soft feel and natural look. Next apply the Intensive Neutralizing Solution (INS) which combats damage incurred after relaxing, restoring hair to its normal PH balance. Follow with the moisture enhancing shampoo to cleanse your hair. (If you do not relax your hair, you should begin with this step.) Then apply the leave-in conditioner, which acts as a heat protectant during blow drying, flat ironing and other strenuous activity. For those with relaxed hair, finish styling with the Razac Finishing Creme, designed to give you added moisture without weighing your hair down.

     Make sure to finish with the following products for after-styling; use the Achieve (Moisture Enriched Treatment) to give hair added moisture and flexibility and the Precision Heat Complex Treatment (PHC) to bring shine back to lifeless strands, while also eliminating frizz. These essential steps will help you achieve a beautiful press or blowout.

    Products and more information are available at www.razacproducts.com and Beauty Supply Stores Nationwide.


    Razac Products

    What better way to end your makeover than with a standout makeup look? Glamorous Chicks Cosmetics can help you achieve just that with its selection of 500+ trendy beauty products. It has accumulated years of experience as a trusted and innovative brand within the cosmetics industry, carrying a huge array of matte lipsticks, matte liquid lipsticks, glitter, glosses, head wraps, foundations and many other beauty items.

    Additionally, its liquid lipstick are long-lasting, waterproof, smudge-proof and have 24 hour wear. Its lip and eye products range from the boldest blue, to the subtlest nude. Liquid lipsticks also work well for glitter lip application.

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    Choosing your look is simple. Consider where you will be going after your makeover and match your look with how you feel. To play up your eyes, choose a smokey look. Use a glitter shadow in a dark color, like Diamond Glitter Black, for an added pop; keep your lips understated with the Golden Glow Metallic Liquid Lipstick in Nude. For the opposite effect, try a subdued shadow such as Champagne or Dark Orchid and let your lips do the talking with a bold shade like the Royal Liquid Lipstick or the Black Matte Lipstick.

    Products and more information are available at 351 Broad St. in Newark and on www.glamorouschickscosmetics.com

    Nichelle L. Lane is the founder of the fashion and beauty blog, Thestylishgrind.com. She is also a freelance writer, whose work has been featured on many online publications. Currently a senior at Kean University, she majors in Communications Media/Film and is a Social Media/Content Writer-Intern at the GNCVB/Newark Happening.