If your Facebook feed is anything like ours, it's likely flooded with friends, family, friends of friends, neighbors, and random acquaintances all selling what they swear is the latest and greatest beauty product. Couple that with those "parties" where someone wants you to buy an eye cream that will make you look 10 years younger or the most flawless-looking foundation ever, and it can easily feel like multilevel marketing beauty companies have totally taken over the industry.We get that it can be mildly annoying to be bombarded with sales pitches when you just want to Facebook stalk your ex or find cute videos of puppies and babies, but, here's the thing -- these brands really do have GREAT products. So to make it easier for you to figure out what you should actually be buying, we've rounded up the hero products from some of our favorite multilevel marketing beauty brands. Ahead, the 16 beauty products that are so good, you won't mind being reminded by your neighbor when it's time to restock.
The best CC creams give you radiant and even-toned skin, and set the stage for the rest of your makeup -- making heavy foundation and layers of powder unnecessary. Over the past several years, the best CC creams have inspired many women to give up heavy foundation, thanks to the natural, skin-perfecting coverage they offer.
With cameras at our fingertips 24/7 (thanks, Steve Jobs), it's not just celebs who have to sweat being camera-ready around the clock. And while this isn't exactly a new phenomenon (after all, "selfie" was named the word of the year by Oxford Dictionary all the way back in 2013), not all of us are comfortable having our pictures taken. While your super-charged iPhone camera may be great at capturing your beach vacation or adorable pets, it can be downright terrifying to turn it on yourself.
I'm not the most likely candidate for mink eyelash extensions. My Instagram feed contains about four times as many photos of my dog than of human beings. I can't eat bacon without feeling genuine shame, especially since I started watching teacup pig videos on YouTube. And I've never worn a fur coat -- in fact, I once lived a stone's throw outside a city that banned them.
We kiss with them, we sip with them, we angle them with finesse to create coy little smiles -- they're one of the sexiest parts of the body, and paired with the right gloss, balm, stick or stain, can make an onlooker weak at the knees.
Crisp, graphic eyeliner, that's both effortlessly cool and simultaneously totally on trend. "Graphic liner can go super simple or super dramatic, the whole point is that it's about being expressive and individual," says makeup artist
We know sunbathing, tanning beds and even spray tanning can cause some serious skin issues, but does that mean we're doomed to be pale and pasty forever? Not a chance. There's still one safe way to get that golden glow, and it's in your makeup bag: bronzer.
Shiny strands, dewy skin, popping cheekbones and now, glossy lids. They're gorgeous, ethereal and, let's be honest, a pain in the ass to pull off. You can thank New York Fashion Week (well, and Kylie Jenner) for popularizing eye gloss. After watching models strut the runways in lacquered lids, Kylie recreated the glazed lid look, the beauty world went berserk, and the oh-so-Instagrammable look has stuck ever since. And we're not mad about it.
Obvious foundation streaks, noticeable pores, redness around the nose -- these are all makeup blunders on par with a glaringly large flake of spinach stuck between your teeth. Napoleon Perdis, celebrity makeup artist and beauty brand founder, says these makeup faux pas can be avoided by adding one simple step to your morning routine: applying makeup primer