Six Beauty Tools That Will Change Your Makeup Game

With the ever-growing popularity of social media, the world of makeup artistry has seen a huge amount of interest blossom in the last couple of years.  Trends are being shared left and right, from different looks to artist techniques and even makeup tools. For someone just beginning to dive into the colorful world of makeup, finding the right tools can really make a difference in your level of confidence. We’ve narrowed down our favorite makeup tools that are not only easy to use, but will really improve your everyday makeup game. These fool-proof beauty tools are must-haves for anyone who loves makeup.

1. beauty.blender liner designer:  By now, you’ve hopefully discovered the beauty.blender original blender sponge. If not, you must own one immediately! The liner designer is the newest tool from this amazing brand and it’s going to change the way you approach the cat eye. If you’ve been struggling with getting that perfect winged eyeliner, then you need this wonderful little sponge. Made to softly contour along your skin, the unique guitar-pick shape allows you to draw a perfect wing on the first try. Three different edges (curvy, straight and short round) give you versatility to create a variety of looks.


No Valentine, No Problem! Treat Yourself This Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and while it might be daunting if you're single, it shouldn't be! Sure, there's a deep emphasis on couple love, but self-love is important, too! If you're single this Valentine's Day, don't give it too much thought and treat yourself to a little spoil session at Planet Beauty. Call your girls up and make it a day of retail therapy because we have so many goodies that you're going to fall in love with.

1. Sigma Mr. Bunny Travel Kit: When's the last time you replaced your makeup brushes? If you've started to notice the bristles on your brushes looking a little weathered, it may be time to replace them. This Valentine's Day, spoil yourself with this perfect set from Sigma. You'll get every essential brush you need in one easy to store container. Every brush is designed with amazingly soft Sigmax Fibers that apply makeup evenly and beautifully each time.


2. L'occitane Roses Eau de Toilette: Sure, getting roses on Valentine's Day is nice and all, but you won't even miss them when you're flaunting this lovely fragrance around town. So many rose fragrances on the market smell like an afternoon at grandma's house, but L'occitane's is so unique, even rose skeptics will fall in love with it. Made with a blend of the Grasse Rose, Bulgarian Rose, Moroccan Rose and Turkish rose, this fragrance also has fruity notes which elevate the scent to transform it into a fresh and lovely Eau de Toilette.  Get ready for endless compliments when you wear Roses.


Christmas Gift Ideas for the Beauty Junkie In Your Life

Christmas is only days away and if you're still struggling to find the perfect gift for the beauty addict in your life, it's not too late to pick up a great gift that they will love. While a gift card is always an option, check out some of Planet Beauty's Christmas must-haves for the person who seems to have everything.

1. Foreo LUNA for Sensitive/Normal Skin: Anyone who's meticulous about their skincare regimen will appreciate these innovative cleansing brush. Created with phthalate-free and body-safe silicone, this skincare tool uses T-sonic and lower-frequency pulsations to cleanse the skin and help reduce the signs of aging. One side provides deep-cleansing action while the opposite side provides an antiaging treatment. Your loved one will notice a difference in their skin using this amazing device.

2. Red Carpet Starter Kit: If you have a serious nail polish addict in your life, then they'll love being able to take their manicures to a professional level from home. This amazing gift comes with the portable LED light from Red Carpet Manicure. They can plug this light in, use it with batteries or even hook it up to their computer for power. For under $100, this present covers the average cost of two professional gel manicures. You can't go wrong with this one.

Swap the Photo Filters for These Makeup Must-Haves

In the age of social media, it's all about putting your best selfie forward. Your hair and makeup may be on point one day. Your entire outfit may be on fleek one weekend. Sometimes, it's all about the right lighting and background. Other times, it's just about using the right filter to smooth out that little blemish on your chin. While filters are amazing (I just LOVE Valencia), isn't it exciting when you take a picture that you don't feel requires one? That unfiltered perfection can be achieved just by using camera-loving beauty products. The next time you think about snapping a selfie, use one of these amazing products beforehand for unfiltered success.

1. Murad's Invisiblur Perfecting Shield: What's better than a product that feels invisible on the skin and blurs out imperfections? How about one that erases the signs of aging and offers sunscreen protection as well? Murad's Invisblur Protecting Shield is great as a primer, but it also goes to work for your skin by utilizing mushroom peptides to restore loss of firmness and elasticity, while helping fight the visible signs of aging. Cucumber, Barley and Sunflower extracts keep your skin moisturized and youthful, as well.

2. Dermalogica Hydrablur: One of Dermalogica's newest products to make its way to our shelves, this primer is a necessity for anyone dealing with dry, parched skin. Made with an H2O Release Complex and Abyssinian Oil, skin is constantly recieving essential moisture while these key ingredients also lock in much-needed hydration. Whu-Zhu-Yu Fruit Extract gives your skin a boost of radiant the natural astringent of Mushroom keeps pores and wrinkles minimized. Micro-encapsulated tint activates upon application to even out skin tone. Skin is left looking smooth and dewy.

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