Merle Norman

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American Beauty Anti Aging Series: How to Make Jowls Less Noticeable

Sagging skin at the jaw line, aka jowls, is one spot hit hard by gravity.  Women often say they feel like their face is falling.  While we do our best to prevent it by keeping this skin firm with proper skin care, using firming creams to slow it down, and massaging to stimulate collagen and elastin production, gravity will prevail.  For some, it may be slight and for others, more prominent. How to make jowls less noticeable To visually make jowls seem less noticeable we can use some professional makeup application techniques.  To do this, use basic highlighting and...

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Made In USA Sunscreen: The Ultimate Source List

Sunshine is a wonderful thing, but sunscreen should go hand in hand when you are out enjoying it.  About 15 minutes of unprotected sun exposure a day is good for you but beyond that you need protection.  There are a lot of excellent choices in American made sunscreen and in this case you need to be able to trust the ingredients. I would not buy any sunscreen that is not clearly labeled ‘Made in the USA'.  This is our exclusive list of made in USA sunscreen and I personally recommend any and all of these products based on personal use and professional...

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Our Beauty Editor Selects the Best American Made Beauty Products of 2013

Over the course of a year I am lucky enough to sample many of the best American made beauty products.  While I like something about nearly everything I come across I have some favorites.  These products are the ones that set themselves apart from others in their category, products that have made themselves a place in my go to line up, products that I have had the best experiences with, and products I have had positive feedback from others as well. Great American Made Face and Body Care Products Exfoliant – Buff Her customized, all natural facial exfoliant  serves...

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Holiday Makeup Looks with American Made Beauty Products

Everyone wants to look great when greeting friends and family at a gathering.  It doesn't matter if your event is a casual get together, a company party, or an evening affair.  Add something to your everyday look for the occasion and try a new holiday makeup look. #1 Subtle Beauty For those of you who normally don't wear makeup, think of a great mascara to open up your eyes.  Pair that with a light weight lip gloss. (Get festive and go for the glittery one!)  Sweep on a little color with a bronzer or blush to really awaken your complexion. GET THE LOOK: Merle Norman Bronzer in Pool Side. Red Apple Lip Gloss in Diamond Sands. Maybelline Falsies mascara. #2 A Hint of Sparkle or Pop of Color Apply your normal routine but replace the liner with something that has some glitter in it.  You could also opt for a really bold red lip.  Red lips are a classic beautiful look for the holiday season.   Keep the rest of your makeup fairly simple to maintain the lips as the focal point.  Do play up your eyes with a great mascara. BOLD RED LIPSTICK OPTIONS: Jane Iredale PureMoist Lipstick have shine and pigment. #3 Full Face Holiday Glam Apply your makeup for even skin tone.  Use a little extra blush.  Finish the look with a deep red or plum lipstick.  ...

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Made in USA Summer Beauty Products and A Cleanser to Take it All Off

Talking about my favorite summer beauty products, I have to start backwards here with taking the makeup off because St. Ives Green Tea Cleanser to fight blemish prone skin is the jackpot.  First of all it is less than 7 dollars, it is not organic but it is such a simple and basic wash and does include all natural green tea.  Hands down, this is my choice cleanser for summer.  It gets rid of all your makeup and keeps the little pimples at bay.  It also reduces redness.  A thorough cleanser with some acne fighting ingredients is critical in...

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