My Beauty Favorites — Week of May 30-June 5, 2016

It is getting hot in Kansas City!  With hot weather and vacations ahead, I am looking to great beauty products that will make my summer easier!

My faves this week include a gorgeous travel makeup brush set, micellar cleansing water for easy makeup removal, and hair care for the summer.

MUA Pro Ombre Brush Collection
MUA Pro Ombre Brush Collection

MUA Pro Ombre Brush Collection ($22 USD) — Elevate your experience a step further with designer ombre handles to add a pop of color to your vanity. The specially designed handle length is perfectly balanced for precise control during application. Each brush head has been expertly handcrafted with professional quality synthetic fibers to deliver a flawless makeup application every time. This desirable brush set comes with a clutch style bag with individual slots to cover and protect your brushes for on-the-go touch ups. Powder Brush, Foundation Brush, Large Shadow Brush, Large Brow Brush, Smudger Brush, Clutch Bag.

What I think: First, these brushes are beautiful! The ombre color is pretty and the case has a magnetic closure that I love.  I think the brushes are nice, too.  They are soft and blend makeup well. They are worth the price and perfect to travel with!

Purchase at CVS stores and

Bioderma Sensibio H20
Bioderma Sensibio H20

Bioderma Sensibo H20 ($11.95 USD ) —  An efficacious micellar cleanser with a soap free, physiological pH formula. Helps gently cleanse and remove face and eye makeup, including water-resistant ones. Contains micelles that effectively micro-emulsify impurities while preserving balance of skin. Blended with soothing and decongesting active ingredients to prevent feelings of irritation. Ensures excellent cutaneous and ocular tolerance. Leaves skin pure, clear and comfortable. Perfect for sensitive, normal to dry skin.

What I think: This is wonderful on my sensitive skin.  Applied with a cotton pad, it easily removes makeup, even eye makeup.  It doesn’t irritate my eyes, which is a big plus!  I love how clean and soft my skin is after use!

Available at

Bed Head by TIGI Totally Beachin'
Bed Head by TIGI Totally Beachin’

Bed Head by TIGI’s Totally Beachin’ Summer Edition:

Totally Beachin’ Shampoo ($15.99 USD) & Conditioner ($16.99 USD) — Get rid of sweat, sea and sand with this jelly shampoo – a gentle cleansing formula that’s bursting with citrus. Follow up with the After-Sun Conditioner to calm stressed locks. The duo has been proven to reduce damage by up to 99%!

Beach Bound Protection Spray ($18.99 USD) — This summer potion protects hair from heat up to 446 degrees! With UV filters and pink grapefruit extract, this lightweight spray helps reduce frizz and targets the internal protein bonds of the hair to prevent from breakage.

Beach Freak Moisturizing Detangler Spray ($18.99) — Mist this milky spray all over tangled hair to calm your tresses and watch your comb glide through without catching. Packed with seaweed extract known to keep itself from drying out, Beach Freak lubricates strands that have become dehydrated from salt, chlorine and the sun’s rays.

What I think: All of these products smell like summer!  Bright and fresh, with lots of citrus notes.  LOVE!  The shampoo has a cool gel texture, and lathers up well.  The conditioner leaves my hair super soft!  Beach Bound is nice to wear when I am going out.  It leaves my hair smooth, and I love that it protects it from the hair. And Beach Freak is perfect for detangling wind-blown, beachy hair!

Learn more at and purchase at a high end salon or beauty supply store near you.

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