The other day, while I was flipping through one of my many fashion mags, I spied an ad for Aveeno’s new Positively Radiant Tinted Moisturizer SPF 30. As someone with the sensitive skin curse, I am very familiar with Aveeno‘s line of products – and I’m a big fan of their gentle formulations. So when I read about the product’s “unique combination of natural mineral-based tints – which seamlessly cover to blend away imperfections – and clinically proven Total Soy Complex to even out skin tone and texture in four weeks,” I got very excited. Well, that is until I noticed that it only comes in two shades: Fair to Light and Medium.
Now, I’m not saying that the tinted moisturizer needs to launch in a kaleidoscope of colors. But, dang…would it have hurt to also offer a Deep or Dark option?
I have to say that, as a beauty junkie of color, it is extremely frustrating (not to mention insulting) when certain skin tones are ignored by the beauty industry. If brands can create products to grow stubbly lashes into fabulous fringe, or supersize skinny lips – surely they can create foundation, powder, concealer and tinted moisturizer in more that two hues. Just sayin’.
In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd), Amber and I are hosting Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week – a week-long celebration of natural and organic beauty products that will help you green your beauty routine. Every day, Amber and I will feature our favorite eco-friendly beauty essentials.
Spoiled Pretty will highlight Earth Day beauty events and promotions, and provide tips on being naturally beautiful from head to toe – while reducing your carbon footprint. And there will also be a week’s worth of green giveaways goin’ on, so stay tuned!
Make Me Feel Like A Natural Woman Week begins on Monday. So be sure to check back tomorrow and join the green partay!
While Jurlique encourages recycling througout the year to help make the Earth a more beautiful place every day, the Australian skincare brand is offering a special promotion from April 18th-April 25th as a special thank you.
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Treesje Handbags Sale Monday, April 20th Sale starts at 11:00am Prices start at: $142 Save up to: 62%
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Ideeli membership is free…click here for an invite, courtesy of Spoiled Pretty. But come tomorrow at 11am, get outta my way because I’m snagging one of these bags.