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Products We Love: This Month's Picks from the Beauty Buzz Team

Jun 01, 2016 02:00PM ● By Cate Reynolds
By Becca Newell

There’s always something exciting showing up on What’s Up? Media’s doorstep—from the latest hair and skin care products to the best cosmetics on the market. Here, we present items tried and tested by staff and readers alike so you know What’s Up? in the world of beauty and beyond.

Mink Strip Eyelashes by Lash Moi

 $35, Available at Lash Moi, Gambrills

These temporary strip eyelashes are perfect for a fun night out—or whenever you want to add a little volume, curl, and length to your lashes. Made 100 percent of genuine mink fur, they last up to 25 times with proper care. Each kit includes a container for storage and adhesive for easy-to-use application.

“This was my first time using false eyelashes and after a number of tries, the application became easier. These high-quality lashes made my eyes appear much larger. I’d recommend them; I’d even consider going to the salon to have them applied by a professional for an evening out!” —Beauty Buzz Member Lorna Leone, 67, Stevensville


Brightening Foaming Cleanser and Brightening Toning Lotion by Equitance

 $30/4.2 Fl. Oz; $50/5 Fl. Oz.,

This luxurious facial cleanser gently removes residue and lathers away dull skin cells. Ideal for morning and nighttime use, the formula purifies and softens skin without stripping away essential oils and moisture. Follow daily with the toning lotion to help skin maximize absorption and improve the efficacy of moisturizing serums or creams. This refreshing lotion also helps to remove dull skin cells and unclog pores.

“I used the cleanser and toning lotion together for about two weeks. What I liked most about them was their consistency; they really worked well together.” —Chief Operating Officer Ashley Raymond, 30, Crownsville


Kerastase Complete Anti-Frizz Protection

$42/150 ML, Available at David Alexander Salon & Spa, Annapolis

A heat protection spray (up to 450 degrees Fahrenheit) that provides shine, control, and reduces static and frizz for up to 72 hours. Simply spray throughout damp hair for instant ease with heat styling. Formulated with Morpho-Keratine, which is a hair-smoothing complex that keeps hair sleek and smooth without any stiffness or weight, this product is suitable for all unruly, unmanageable hair—from fine to coarse.

“It works! It really works! How refreshing to have a product perform as described. I’d be happy to spend my hard-earned money on this!” —Beauty Buzz Member Charlene Marcum, 60, Easton

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