Monday, August 24, 2015

Product Spotlight: Sheer Tint Illuminator


This month we are featuring some of our favorite highlighters and bronzers (take a look at this post showcasing Shimmer Brick in luster) which means we have to show Sheer Tint Illuminator a little love. This light-reflecting, sheer formula helps smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles while illuminating the skin. The results are a healthy, luminous and natural glo.

Not only can you apply Sheer Tint Illuminator under your foundation as a primer, but you can mix it with Protective Liquid Foundation - Satin II for a gorgeous, dewy look. It can also be used on top of foundation as a highlighter - simply apply on top of your cheekbones for extra radiance. Regardless of your application technique, we are confident you will love adding Sheer Tint Illuminator to your makeup bag!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Product Spotlight: Purifying Gel Cleanser


Purifying Gel Cleanser is formulated to purify your skin without stripping away your skin’s natural moisture, so it’s no wonder it’s our top selling cleanser! Ideal for oily or acne prone skin, this cleanser deeply cleanses your pores while powerful antioxidants work to protect and soothe the skin. Here are just a few of the ingredients that make this a stand-out product:

Glycerin – An emollient that lubricates skin and promotes moisture-retention.
Yucca Extract – Natural foaming and cleansing agent with healing, anti-inflammatory properties.
Salicylic Acid – A Beta Hydroxy Acid that stimulates exfoliation in the skin, clearing pores and promoting new cell growth. Reduces inflammation and smooths skin’s surface. A powerful acne-fighting ingredient.

We recommend applying daily for best results and following with our Purifying Tonic (you can read more about this toner here). Start by applying a small amount of cleanser with wet hands to your dampened face. Then massage gently for 60 seconds and rinse thoroughly with warm water. Your skin will thank you!

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Bridal Beauty Diary: Treatment #5

Bridal Beauty Diary: Treatment #5

The one month countdown to my wedding day has begun! This means my schedule is full of pre-wedding meetings, hair and makeup trials (stay tuned next week for the details!) and DIY projects. Needless to say, I look forward to my spa days with Amanda each month as a way to de-stress (and not have to make any wedding decisions for a whole hour)!

For my latest treatment, glo’s National Educator, Amanda, wanted to focus on a treatment that would add some brightness to my complexion and target texture irregularities. We started with my favorite step: a pre-cleanse with Essential Cleansing Oil. This was followed up with glo’s Gentle Cream Cleanser and the Calming Flower Mist. This combo is great for my dry, sensitive skin.

Next, Amanda applied two layers of Pro 5 Exfoliant and performed extraction. I’m still experiencing a few flare ups around my chin so she focused on this area. After she finished with extractions, she added another layer of the Pro 5 Exfoliant before applying an even layer of glo’s Flower Enzyme, which she left on for 10 minutes. The Flower Enzyme is a great exfoliant for sensitive skin and helps with texture irregularities while brightening the complexion - exactly what I needed!

After removing the Flower Enzyme with a steamed towel, Amanda applied Cucumber Recovery Mask and left it on for another 10 minutes. She stressed the importance of re-hydrating the skin after performing extractions and an exfoliation. glo’s Cucumber Recovery Mask fit the bill perfectly because it not only hydrates, but helps soothe inflammation.

Amanda then applied 15% Vitamin C followed by B5 Hydration to assist with brightening and hydration. To wrap up the treatment, she applied Eye Restore followed by Balancing Moisture Remedy and Solar Shade SPF 50. Amanda highly recommends adding these last three products to treatments during the summer months since they aren’t too heavy. She especially loves Solar Shade SPF 50. It doesn't take long to blend in and it leaves the skin feeling extra soft to touch. Plus, it provides broad spectrum spf protection for even the most sensitive skin!

Find all of my Bridal Beauty Diary posts here and be sure to call 1-800 -232-0398 to find a glo retailer to help with all of your bridal beauty needs.

The Do-It All Multi-Tasker: Shimmer Brick

The Do-It All Multi-Tasker: Shimmer Brick

Are you a professional multi-tasker? Of course you are! Which is why we know you’ll appreciate our Shimmer Brick in luster. This do-it-all product is the answer to your busy morning because it can create an entire look! From an Eye Shadow palette to Bronzer, this compact delivers! Plus, Shimmer Brick is also the perfect product to bring while traveling or when space in your makeup bag is limited. Follow the guide above and take a look at this tutorial for ideas on how you can add this multi-tasker to your daily beauty routine.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

What's On Your Beauty Shelf?

Name: Krista
Department: Digital Commerce and Media
Skin Type: Combination

Morning Skincare Routine: Since I’m always in a rush each morning, I look for products that are quick and effective to start my day. My favorite is the Cyto-luxe Cleanser because it leaves my skin feeling so soft, clean and ready to go! Paired with the Purifying Tonic, my skin feels wonderful without the commitment of a time-consuming skincare routine.

Evening Skincare Routine: Before bed, I like to scrub away the day with Brightening Polish after removing my makeup with Essential Cleansing Oil. After a fresh face scrub, I pamper my face with Conditioning Hydration Cream, which feels creamy (but not oily) and leaves my skin feeling soft and moisturized.

Makeup Routine: My go-to foundation is Luxe Liquid Foundation which I love for it’s dewy finish and airbrushed coverage! Since I don't have much time to spend on eye makeup, I’m a big fan of the Metallic Smokey Eye Kit, which is perfect for a quick bronze smokey eye and compliments my hazel eyes nicely! To wrap things up, I warm up my face with a touch of Bronze in sunkiss and add some color to my lips. Lately, I’ve been obsessing over the Cream Glaze Crayons (heirloom or mimosa are my current favorites!).

Can’t Live Without Products:
I can’t say enough about the Cyto-luxe Ageless Power Duo+! I have found that just a few drops of the Cyto-luxe C+ and Hydration + each day has almost magical results. I’d say it’s definitely a must-try! I also can’t live without the Clear Complexion Pads. These are so convenient and great for keeping my skin balanced and unexpected breakouts under control. Always a must-have!

Monday, August 10, 2015

Product Spotlight: Purifying Tonic

Product Spotlight: Purifying Tonic

glo therapeutics Purifying Tonic helps balance, calm and purify your skin with antibacterial and antioxidant actives. It’s the perfect addition to your beauty routine, and with its list of active ingredients, you’re sure to agree:

  • Agave Tequilana (Blue Agave) Extract – Softens, soothes and moisturizes skin.
  • Totarol™ – Antibacterial, antioxidant and antimicrobial. Effective at treating acne and rosacea.
  • Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Extract – Powerful antioxidant with soothing, antibacterial and reparative properties.
  • Vaccinium Myrtillus (Bilberry) Fruit Extract – Reduces capillary permeability and fragility. Promotes collagen synthesis and inhibits collagen degradation. Stabilizes connective tissue and has antioxidant properties.
  • Bisabolol (L-alpha) – Acts as an anti-inflammatory, has healing and anti-microbial properties. Reduces sensitivity in the skin and soothes irritation.
Simply apply tonic over face using a cotton ball after cleansing. Follow with your favorite glo therapeutics Serum and a Moisturizer as needed. This product is also safe for daily use.

Friday, August 7, 2015

Five Start Favorite: Metallic Smoky Eye Kit

Five Start Favorite: Metallic Smoky Eye Kit

The Metallic Smoky Eye Kit is a five-star favorite that belongs in everyone’s makeup kit. Yes, it creates a gorgeous, smoldering smoky eye, but these four warm, metallic hues also blend seamlessly together for easy, everyday looks. A favorite look of ours is to simply apply the base shade to the entire lid for a subtle wash of color that flatters every skin tone. Next, add a few coats of Lash Boosting Mascara and your Saturday morning on-the-go makeup routine is nearly complete!

Here’s what some of our Favorite Bloggers have to say about the versatile five-star favorite:

“I am really loving these neutrals. They are anything but plain...Even when I’m just wearing the lightest shade I feel like there is a certain finish about these that is just sultry and gorgeous...Although I love some of the huge palettes, having only four shades in front of you takes all the guess work away!”

“Soft, dramatic, colorful, classic, I love them all. There is everything you need here to create not only a soft, daytime look, but you can also take it up a notch for an evening out. I had so much fun playing with these!”

“The neutral eye quad contains a color palette that is right up my street, but more importantly, the quality and usability of the shadows blew me away. Each shade is pigmented, smooth and incredibly buttery --- bordering on creamy, a trait that is rare among powder shadows. The shadows blend with only light strokes of a brush, and they last a solid eight hours without fading or creasing on me, even without primer.”

Thursday, August 6, 2015

New Summer Colors: The Cream Glaze Collection

New Summer Colors: The Cream Glaze Collection

From back-to-school ads to sweaters and coats popping up in department stores, it seems like the beginning of August marks the beginning of our transition into fall. We’re not sure about you, but we are not ready to say “so long” to summer just yet! With over a month to go until the leaves start changing, we encourage you to embrace every last minute of warm weather! And what better way to prolong the joys of summer than with a bright pop of long-lasting lip color.

Our Cream Glaze Crayons offer electric, high shine lip color that combine the luxurious feel of a gloss with intense color saturation and impressive staying power. Available in the six shades seen above, it’ll be easy for you to find your favorite summer shades!

Shop all six shades here and be sure to share your summer selfies with us using #showyourglo. You could even end up on our new Instagram gallery!

Friday, July 31, 2015

Product Spotlight: Cream Glaze Crayons

Product Spotlight: Cream Glaze Crayons

Looking for the perfect summer lip color? With the recent launch of our Cream Glaze Crayons, we are confident that glo has exactly what you are looking for! Whether it’s a vibrant red like Jetset or beautiful berry shade like Dahlia, we have a color that will help you look and feel your best at any summer event. But don’t just take our word for it! Here are some recent reviews:

“The colors are bright and the glossy finish is fun, youthful, and comfortable to wear. I’m very picky about lip products because I hate the way a lot of them feel and wear on me, but glo minerals has done it again with the Cream Glaze Crayons.”

"Cream Glaze Crayons were just released & I seriously want one of every color. Mimosa is a perfect summer coral."

"Bloom is the perfect ‘almost red but actually pink’ lip shade. I love that it has a chameleon effect based on what I'm wearing it with.

“glo minerals created the ultimate glossy lip crayon. My lips are naturally dry so these give them a high shine and long lasting color.”

“I’ve been using Dahlia (bright berry) and Heirloom (pinky/mauve) often this summer. I love the texture and moisturizing feel of these lip crayons. They are so easy to apply, and they last a solid few hours.”

For more inspiration, take a look at these tutorials featuring Cream Glaze Crayons:

Friday, July 24, 2015

Bridal Beauty Diary: Treatment #4

Guest post by glo employee and bride-to-be, Amy Foster.

With a little less than two months to go before my wedding, I’m definitely stepping up my beauty game. Thankfully, glo’s National Educator, Amanda has helped me with every step along the way. Our regularly scheduled facials mixed with professional peels has done wonders for my skin already. Today we’re sharing with you our most recent treatment that targeted a few problems on my chin.

First, Amanda cleansed my face with Essential Cleansing Oil and then my favorite, the Gentle Cream Cleanser. Adding this one-two punch to my nightly beauty routine has really made a difference for my dry, sensitive skin. Next, she toned with Conditioning Tonic to help balance and soothe with antioxidants and hydrators.

She then applied two layers of the Pro 5 Exfoliant with cotton-filled gauze pads which is a great product to apply before performing extractions. After performing extractions around my nose and chin, she then applied another layer of the Pro 5 Exfoliant to eliminate any oil or dirt that was leftover.

Amanda then performed a chemical exfoliation by applying a layer of Flower Enzyme all over my face except my chin where I was having a few larger breakouts. On the problem areas of my chin she applied a layer of our Enzyme. The glo Enzyme has 5% Salicylic Acid, so it is a great, gentle exfoliant for breakouts. After 5 minutes, she removed both products with cool, steamed towels. What I loved about the Enzyme treatment was that it was gentle but effective and didn’t cause any discomfort!

To replenish and add moisture to my skin, Amanda applied our Restorative Mask. This mask is deeply hydrating and smells amazing. It is one of my favorite at-home masks that’s perfect for a spa night at home. Amanda left the mask on for 10 minutes then removed with a steamed towel.  Once removed, she applied our Cyto-luxe Serum to help prevent signs of aging as well as Cyto-luxe Eye Cream and Cyto-luxe Face Cream. She ended the treatment with a thin layer of Solar Shade SPF 50 and Lip Revival.

Thanks for following along and I hope you are enjoying my Bridal Beauty Diary! Please leave a comment below with any questions regarding this treatment! To find a glo retailer to help with a similar treatment please call 1-800-232-0398.

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