Thursday, July 17, 2014

glo How-To: Barefaced Beauty


Are blemishes, redness and acne scars holding you back from trying the barefaced look? It’s time to ignore the idea that you have to have “perfect skin” to try this look. Our lovely model Juli says she avoided following the barefaced trend because  “I have blemishes and redness around my chin that never seems to go away.” To show Juli that a minimal makeup look was possible, we enlisted the help of our National Makeup Artist, Janeena, who helped Juli get the barefaced look using glo minerals Sheer Tint Base.

“Just because this is a sheer foundation doesn’t mean it won't give you adequate coverage. What I love about it is that it covers blemishes and evens out skin tone while still letting your skin’s natural beauty shine through,” says Janeena. On Juli she applied Sheer Tint Base in golden with the Texture Brush to cover blemishes and camouflage redness. Without using any other camouflage, Janeena was able to create a natural, healthy and radiant complexion. Sheer Tint Base delivers a slightly dewy finish while also nourishing and protecting your skin which is why it’s a great choice for the hot summer months!

“I love the final look, it is so natural and I feel confident knowing that I can recreate this look with little effort” says Juli, “It’s perfect for the weekends and work days when I am running late. Knowing that I can achieve such flawless coverage so simply makes my busy life a bit less complicated.”

To create a similar barefaced look follow these steps:

Step 1: Apply Sheer Tint Base using the Texture Brush
Step 2: Apply Blush in innocent to your cheekbones
Step 3: Apply a quick swipe of Eye Shadow in sand pebble across entire lid
Step 4: Apply one coat of Lash Boosting Mascara
Step 5: Finish with Protecting Lip Treatment SPF 15 in champagne punch

Monday, July 14, 2014

Five Reasons We Love Cream Blush

Love Cream Blush

1) Packs a Punch - Cream Blush might look bright but don’t let that scare you! Once applied and blended, Cream Blush delivers a perfectly sheer and natural looking flush. It’s the perfect solution when you want to brighten up your face with a pretty pop of color!

2) Moisturizing Must-Have - We love applying Cream Blush when creating a dewy look, which is perfect for balmy summer days. Because the cream based formula adds an extra boost of moisture the result is radiant, healthy look skin!

3) Easy Application - While you can apply Cream Blush with the Cream Blush Brush it can also be applied on-the-go with clean fingers. Simply dot the product on the apples of your cheeks then blend outwards.

4) Forgiving Formula - Cream Blush is very forgiving as long as you remember that blending is key. If the color looks too bright or you applied too much just keep blending. Trust us, it’s almost impossible to mess up!

5) Multi-Functional Fun - In addition to being a gorgeous, moisturizing blush, this multi-tasking product doubles as a great matte lip color. One of our favorite lip combos is Cream Blush in fig with Lip Tint in clearly tango on top! It’s perfect for a summer punch of color!

Our Favorite Cream Blushes:
Cream Blush in fig
Cream Blush in guava

Friday, July 11, 2014

Favorite Fan Photos

We love seeing your photos on Facebook and Instagram! Here are some of our favorites from the past couple of months! Just a reminder, if you are going to share these photos please credit their owners :)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @ashleyneu)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @delcarmenskincare)
(Photo Credit: Instagram @deniseelliottmakeup)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @angelicasclosetblog)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @glotherapeuticsmx)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @glotherapeuticsmx)

(Photo Credit: Instagram @beautybytanci)

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Product Spotlight: Skin Sets for Dry and Oily Skin

glo therapeutics skin set and kit

Put your best face forward with our all-new Skin Sets for normal/dry and normal/oily skin. Each of these kits contain 5 best-selling skin care essentials to help your skin look and feel its best. Both collections are designed to balance, brighten and purify with light hydrators, botanicals and refining agents to help keep your skin healthy, polished and hydrated without weighing it down.

At $34 for 5 travel sized products this is the perfect starter kit for anyone new to glo and wanting to learn about our systematic approach to skin care. Each product is less than 3.5 fl oz making these sets perfect for airline travel. You no longer have to worry about taking time off from your skincare routine while you travel!

  • Purifying Gel Cleanser (2 fl. oz.) - Our #1 cleanser purifies skin without stripping away natural moisture. Salicylic Acid deeply cleanses pores while antioxidants protect and soothe the skin.
  • Brightening Polish (0.75 fl. oz.) - Jojoba Esters provide gentle exfoliation and enhance the absorption of natural brighteners including Kojic Acid and Lumiskin .
  • Refining Mask (0.75 fl. oz.) - Oil-absorbing Kaolin clay purifies skin and calms irritation while blemish-fighting Sulfur, Zinc Oxide and Tea Tree Oil reduce the appearance of pores and refine skin's texture.
  • Oil Free Moisturizer (0.75 fl. oz.) - Moisturizes, hydrates and protects with Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E and Algae Extract. This lightweight blend gently smooths across skin and is easily absorbed for a barely-there feel.
  • Vital Eye Cream (0.1 fl. oz.) - Recommended for dry or oily skin, Eyeliss prevents and reduces under eye circles while Matricaria Extract, Vitamin E and Milk Thistle support skin's natural barrier.

  • Hydrating Gel Cleanser (2 fl. oz.) - Gentle sugar surfactants thoroughly cleanse skin with a light foaming action. Blue Lotus, an antibacterial and anti-inflammatory plant extract, fights free radicals while peptide-rich Purisoft protects and purifies.
  • Brightening Polish (0.75 fl. oz.) - Jojoba Esters provide gentle exfoliation and enhance the absorption of natural brighteners including Kojic Acid and Lumiskin .
  • Restorative Mask (0.75 fl. oz.) - Deeply hydrates with Evening Primrose, Black Currant Oil and Soy Isoflavones, improving elasticity. Nourishing and nutrient-rich Wild Yam, A a and Red Clover soothe and restore skin's strength.
  • Conditioning Hydration Cream (0.75 fl. oz.) - Recommended for normal, dry and sensitive skin, antioxidant-rich Conditioning Hydration Cream strengthens and fortifies skin with a blend of Alpha Lipoic Acid, Soy Isoflavones and Vitamin E.
  • Vital Eye Cream (0.1 fl. oz.) - Recommended for dry or oily skin, Eyeliss prevents and reduces under eye circles while Matricaria Extract, Vitamin E and Milk Thistle support skin's natural barrier.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Summer Sun Protection


The holiday weekend is almost here and it’s time to get serious about this weekend’s skincare plan. Our glo therapeutics skincare collection offers several options that deliver unsurpassed sun protection without the greasy, oily feeling often associated with sunscreen:

Oil Free SPF 40+: One of our top-selling products, this sunscreen offers broad spectrum protection while providing the skin nourishing hydrators and antioxidants. The oil free formula is recommended for all skin types, and is great even for those with oily skin. Plus, it absorbs quickly and looks completely natural under makeup.

SPF 40 Facial Moisturizer: This multitasker does double duty as a sunscreen and moisturizer making it a great addition to your morning routine. Formulated with 5% Zinc Oxide and Jojoba Oil, SPF 40 Facial Moisturizer is a safe and non-irritating physical sun protectant that offers broad-spectrum UVB and UVA sunscreen.

Moisturizing Tint SPF 30+: The newest addition to the glo sun protection team, this sunscreen is a triple threat! Not only does it offer broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection to guard against the sun's damaging rays but it delivers the perfect amount sheer coverage AND hydrates the skin!

In addition to these 3 fabulous formulas from glo therapeutics, our mineral makeup line also delivers sun protection. Our Pressed Base, Loose Base, and Protective Liquid Foundation all contain the equivalent of SPF 18+ in sun protection and our Luxe Liquid Foundation has an SPF of 15!

With all of these options you really have no excuse so celebrate your healthy, beautiful and protected skin and apply that SPF today and everyday!

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

glo How-To: Peach Perfection

We love the bold orange lip statements adorning this season's magazine covers and runways. For a more wearable look, we put together a gorgeous collection of peach-hued products that will flatter all skin tones. The Peach Perfection Collection is available for a limited time exclusively at your local Beauty Brands and online. This collection contains four perfectly peach products that will help you create a gorgeous summer look.

4 simple steps to the perfect peach glo

1. Apply Jeweled Eye Pencil in fizz from upper lash line to crease
2. Add 3-in-1 Color Stick in dollface to apple of cheeks and blend
3. Apply Lipstick in spark to lips
4. Finish with Gloss in delight

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Bare-Faced Perfection

This month we will be exploring the popular "no makeup" makeup look featuring our Sheer Tint Base and Loose Base. Be on the lookout for upcoming tutorials, tips and bare-faced inspiration!

Monday, June 30, 2014

Curing 5 Summer Skin Concerns

Curing 5 Summer Skin Concerns

From razor burn to sunburned lips, our skin encounters a wide array of issues as we spend more time outside in the summer. With the big 4th of July weekend quickly approaching, we thought we’d take a closer look at some of the most common summer skin concerns and how to treat them. So pour yourself a glass of lemonade and read these tips on treating common summer skin care issues.
Razor Burn
Shorts and sundresses make shaving in the summer a necessary (and often annoying) task. For those of you who are prone to razor burn we suggest exfoliating with Therapeutic Body Exfoliant before you shave. This will deep clean the follicle to help prevent bumps by lifting away dead skin cells and reducing irritation.  Follow with Therapeutic Body Cream which will soften the appearance of discolored, textured areas and reduce redness. You can also spot treat problem areas with Healing Gel which will help spot treat areas of redness and irritation.

Back Acne
Treating body blemishes and back acne can be a frustrating issue during the summer. The hot temperatures and fun outdoor activities can lead to these pesky, unwanted accessories. We suggest sticking to breathable fabrics and changing out of workout or active wear immediately after heavy perspiration. Back Acne Treatment helps balance excess oil production, reduces inflammation and prevents the growth of acne-causing bacteria. In addition, keeping Clear Complexion pads handy for a quick swipe over problem areas is a great option for your face and body!
We all know the importance of preventing sunburns but if you find yourself with a burn we suggest applying Remedy Gel.  With 1% hydrocortisone Remedy Gel is an anti-inflammatory that reduces redness and irritation.  Another option is the Soothing Gel Mask which cools and calms sensitive or irritated skin with a soothing complex of antioxidants and vitamins.

For those who suffer from eczema, the issue probably exists year-round however in summer it becomes more difficult to cover up. The best way to treat eczema is to keep it occluded with an ointment that will prevent any transepidermal water loss. Our Barrier Balm is a rich ointment developed for just such a purpose.  I

Dry, Chapped or Sunburned Lips
Barrier Balm is also the "go to" product for extremely chapped or dry lips. This moisturizing emollient will lock in moisture and accelerate healing.  For conditioning as your lips start to heal, use the Lip Revival which will help the lips start to produce their own moisture for softer, fuller lips.

Friday, June 27, 2014

glo How-To: Bright Eyes

Hello bright eyes! Our National Makeup Artist, Janeena, compiled an eye-opening list of steps and tricks to help you emphasize your beautiful eyes. Regardless of your eye color or shape, these helpful tips will open and brighten your peepers resulting in eyes that truly POP. Just don’t be surprised when you start hearing “You have such pretty eyes” on the regular!

Step 1: Use a Lid Primer. Not only will a Lid Primer prevent creasing and help your Eye Shadow last all day, but applying an Lid Primer will brighten the entire eye area.

Step 2: Apply a light shade such as Eye shadow in haze across the entire lid.

Step 3: Apply a natural Eye Shadow color, such as mink, in an upward and outward motion to help draw the attention to the highest point on the eye which gives the appearance of more space.

Step 4: Apply Precise Micro Eyeliner in navy along the upper lash line which will make the whites of the eyes appear brighter.

Step 5: Applying Precision Eye Pencil in peach to the lower waterline and inner corner of the eye will help eyes appear more open.

Step 6: Curl lashes for an extra boost of volume.

Step 7: Apply Lash Boosting or Volumizing Mascara to top and bottom lashes for bold lashes.

Step 8 (not pictured): Use Brow Gel in clear to brush eyebrow hair up which broadens the appearance of the lid and opens up the eye area.

Monday, June 23, 2014

Six Summer Must-Haves

Summer is officially in full swing and it’s time to stock up on all of your favorite summer must-haves! Here are some of our top picks for effortless summer beauty:

1) Revive Hydration Mist - Formulated to instantly hydrate and soothe the skin, this mist instantly stimulate the senses with a burst of hydration.

2) Bronze in sunkiss -  Add a warm, natural sun-kissed glo to any complexion by dusting bronzer on your face and body.

3) Moisturizing Tint SPF 40+  - This oil free formula provides moisture to combat dehydration and dryness, broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection to guard against the sun's damaging rays and a sheer hint of color to softly even tone and enhance skin's radiance.

4) Summer Trio Collection  - This limited edition trio offers all you need to define eyes, add a flush of color to cheeks and set your makeup application with a natural finish.

5) Water Resistant Mascara - Not only is this Mascara water resistant, but it is also lengthens and volumizes for long-lasting, dramatic lashes.

6) Cherry Balm - Protect your lips with full-spectrum SPF 15 while nurturing botanicals of Hemp Seed Oil, Meadowfoam and Mango Seed Butter soothe and heal.
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