The Beauty Spotlight Team welcomes a new contributor

The Beauty Spotlight Team is excited to welcome a new member joining the group with her terrific beauty (and more) posts. Meet Kate of Kate Loves Makeup who is a 32 year old makeup lover from Texas. Besides having two dogs she adores Kate works full-time in Finance and Accounting and enjoys wine, photography, trashy reality television, cop shows, and hiking. Let’s show her a big welcome by reading her first post for us.

Kate Loves Makeup

Kate Loves Makeup is sharing her review of the new Charlotte Tilbury Glowing Pretty Skin Palette. Find out what she thinks and see how this palette compares to other best-selling Charlotte Tilbury products!

When the Makeup Wars Team decided to feature our favorite lipsticks, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog selected the obsession-worthy KJAER WEIS Lipstick in Honor because it is unquestionably the perfect nude pink– plus it’s cruelty-free! Check out the review and swatches! #kjaerweis

Pammy Blogs Beauty gets an amazing paraffin spa treatment at home with Parasilk’s Glove Treat disposable paraffin treatment.

Lisa from Beauty Info Zone may get irritated with Limited Editions but that doesn’t stop her love for these new Zoella Splash Botanics. See what her excitement is all about.

Polarbelle is sharing her experience at The Makeup Show NYC and her picks from the Inglot booth featuring the new JLo collections. There is some talk of Cozzette shadows and a Get Ready With Me as well.

Tired of fighting the frizz? Prime Beauty has a variety of Shea Moisture Hair Care products than can help tame the summer frizzies.

15 Minute Beauty has a look at this year’s Bobbi Brown Deluxe Eye & Cheek Set from the Nordstrom Sale. Have you bought it yet?

Does your skin get dry or dehydrated in the summer? Never Say Die Beauty is very impressed by the brand new memory gel MyChelle Bio-Firm Hydrogel Concentrate, a solid serum with hyaluronic acid and bioactives that’s lightweight, fast absorbing and perfect for summer dry skin!

Summer usually means brightly coloured nails, but what is a girl to do when she needs a softer palette cleanser or just can’t wear such vibrant shades at the office? Jen from Laugh, Love, Contour has the new Londontown summer duo on her blog as a great option for those trying to answer those questions!

Stacie, the Makeup Obsessed Mom, has a review and giveaway for the new Lorac Pro Palette 4 over on her blog.

Christa from Realizing Beauty has struggled with facial redness for years. See how Dermkalm Rosa Cream has helped her tame her problem.

Good reads with The Beauty Spotlight Team

Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is partnering with Boxwalla to host an AMAZING GIVEAWAY of their covet-worthy Boxwalla August Beauty Box featuring a full-size African Botanics Fleurs d’Afrique Intensive Recovery Oil ($250.00 value). Two lucky Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog subscribers will win! Open internationally! #Boxwalla #AfricanBotanics

Take a trip to Cuba with Prime Beauty and the fun and colorful Cargo Cosmetics Havana Nights Palette!

The Urban Decay Born to Run Collection has Christa from Realizing Beauty itching to pack her bags with its range of shades that have her covered for whatever fun she has planned!

Never Say Die Beauty recently discovered super gentle, super effective makeup remover from Japanese brand, Koh Gen Do. Its Cleansing SPA Water is even more amazing when paired with Koh Gen Do Pure Cotton Pads!

Raise your hand if you like 50% off products you need? Starting July 1st you can get a wonderful hand sanitizer from Black Canyon that you didn’t realize you needed. Check it out now.

Do you struggle with dark under eye circles? Pammy Blogs Beauty shares about her holy grail drugstore concealer for dark circles from Hard Candy!

With so many beauty subscription boxes to choose from, see why Stacie from Makeup Obsessed Mom continues to get the Sephora Play Bag.

Do you get frazzled over keeping your hair looking great in the summer? Christine from 15 Minute Beauty wants to help you with hair color tips.

Are you a sun worshipper or an SPF wearer? Check out Justina’s Gems newest blog post on her SPF journey.

Happy weekend from The Beauty Spotlight Team

Are you into essential oils? Pammy Blogs Beauty sure is! Find out what she thinks of the C.O. Bigelow Aromatherapy oils and Apothecary style skincare.

When the Makeup Wars Team selected their favorite night creams, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog immediately knew that there was only one cream to feature, and unsurprisingly it is the utterly sublime and ultra-luxe
African Botanics Fleurs d’Afrique Intensive Recovery Cream. It really doesn’t get any better than this! #AfricanBotanics

Now that summer is officially here, Prime Beauty has the low down on the newest innovations from the sunscreen experts, Supergoop!

Remember Mr. Bubble bubble bath? Never Say Die Beauty has been relaxing in the tub with a slew of delectable, hydrating bath additives from Luxe by Mr. Bubble, the new line for grownups!

What’s your feeling about travel size products? Do you love them for taking with you? Do you like them to test out products? Or could you do without. See Beauty Info Zone’s collection of ones from IT Cosmetics and maybe even win some.

Ten years ago, China Glaze released the OMG! Collection featuring a groundbreaking new holographic finish. Fans have been eagerly waiting for their return, and this summer China Glaze will be re-launching six of them! Jen of Laugh, Love, Contour got ahold of this 10th anniversary collection early and has swatched them on her blog to help you decide which ones you need this season.

There have been a lot of requests for Polarbelle’s hauls from The Makeup Show NYC. This week, Pat McGrath Labs, Stilazzi and Smith Cosmetics hauls are up for your viewing pleasure.

Does it intimidate you to buy a drugstore foundation since there are no testers? Shipra of Taneja’s Bride took the plunge with Cover Girl True Blend Matte. See what her final thoughts are of this new foundation.

Now that you’ve seen the foundation what about other Cover Girl products from Beauty Judy. You might be surprised at what you see.

Are you ready to take your skin care routine more seriously? 15 Minute Beauty is sharing her favorite anti-aging night creams, have you tried any of them?

Some beauty subscription boxes are good, while others are not. Stacie from Makeup Obsessed Mom says she found a winner this month from BeautyFIX.

A spectacular week for The Beauty Spotlight Team

In anticipation of summer, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is sharing the best and most covet-worthy sunscreens for the face from TATCHA, Kerstin Florian, Goldfaden MD, KORRES and MyChelle.

Have you ever heard of a Game of Thrones Facial? Remember Shirleen and greyscale? Yeah, it’s kinda like that. Prime Beauty takes you through her experience step-by-step. You’ve GOT to see the pictures and the afterglow!

Wedding season is in full swing, and there are so many final details to get sorted out! Jen from The Jedi Wife has your manicure covered with her look into the Zoya Nail Polish Bridal Bliss Collection. Colour comparisons and notes on formula will help you choose your perfect shade to accompany your sparkling new ring!

Why did Marcia from Beauty Info Zone have to call the Facial Mask Hotline? We’ll give you a hint that it’s about a FarmHouse Fresh Mask that you’ll really love.

If natural cruelty beauty products are your preference then you’ll want to see what Stacie from Makeup Obsessed Mom has been using from Good Earth Beauty.

If you’re serious about anti-aging skincare you’re likely using a retinoid, but not all retinols are created equal, and they are not one size fits all. 15 Minute Beauty talked to a dermatologist and a celeb esthetician and they’re spilling the beans on over the counter retinoids and when they’re the best choice for you.

Polarbelle is honored to be featured on Voyage Phoenix Magazine as an Influencer to know. Learn a little more about your girl here.

Looking for a new skincare line to suit your skin type? Never Say Die Beauty has been using a set of products from cruelty-free skincare expert, Zenmed, with great results. Enter to win a set of skincare products customized for you!

The new MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Color Liners can be used on eyes, lips, and brows! Check out Christa from Realizing Beauty‘s review and swatches of all 39 matte and blendable shades.

Beauty Judy bas the KBShimmer Wanderlust Collection searched and reviewed on her blog this week!

Justina’s Gems has some skincare secrets for glowy, dewy skin this summer. Check out her six tips and share yours with her too!

Ready to reveal some Summer sexy skin? Pammy Blogs Beauty gets her skin in shape for Summer with Sol de Janeiro’s NEW Brazilian Bod Buff.

Happy June from The Beauty Spotlight Team

Prime Beauty says Winky Lux has fabulous formulas, affordable prices and fantastic packaging, what more could a beauty junkie want? Check out their darling lipstick kits!

In anticipation of summer, Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog is sharing the covet-worthy Hourglass Ambient Lighting Bronzers & Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Blush Glow. One look at the swatches, and you will see why we’re obsessed with these gems! #HourglassCosmetics #CharlotteTilbury

A lip facial? Pammy Blogs Beauty discovers Sara Happ lip products and transforms her lips!

Never Say Die Beauty reveals what she got in her April and May Sephora Play bags, and how she feels about the $10 monthly subscription!

If you agree that wetness belongs in the pool, not under the arms, you should see what Polarbelle’s hubby has to say about It.

Are you a believer that makeup should be fun? Marcia from Beauty Info Zone shares the newest fun items from NUEST with you that will create a fun look and attitude.

Have you ever considered the Temptu Airbrush System? Do you think it would make your skin look as beautiful as it can? 15 Minute Beauty was intimidated by it at first but has she changed her mind?

If you prefer natural skincare then you’ll want to see the products that Makeup Obsessed Mom is using to treat acne, wrinkles and more.

The Beauty Spotlight Team shines again this week

Urban Decay’s Beached Collection reminds Prime Beauty of the sunny California beaches where I grew up with beautiful bronze and aquatic tones! If only it came with a lifeguard….

Got combination or oily skin? Live or work in the city with micro-pollutants in the air? Here’s an antidote to toxins: Enter to win Derma E Purifying Daily Detox Scrub and 2-in-1 Charcoal Mask on Never Say Die Beauty! Perfect way to get congested skin in great shape for summer.

Are you searching for the perfect foundation for summer? Stacie from Makeup Obsessed Mom has a list of her favorites that work well for mature skin.

Osmosis Colour Eyeshadow Trios and Blushes, with Moringa Oil, are beautifully pigmented, ultra-finely milled and such a treat to use. One look at the swatches on Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog, and you will see why we are obsessed with these beauties.

Need a light-as-air moisturizer for the hot days of Summer? Pammy Blogs Beauty loves the light feel of Olay’s new Whipped moisturizers!

The new Urban Decay Hi-Fi Shine Lipglosses have Christa from Realizing Beauty hooked on gloss again. Check out her review and swatches of all 20 shades.

Beauty Judy is loving the glow of this Macy and Mia Cosmetics The Spotlight Highlighter Palette.

This week the Makeup Wars team concentrated on hair styling. 15 Minute Beauty elevated these posts with the HSI Groover Master Kit. It’s so unique.

For a change of pace Lisa from Beauty Info Zone is sharing her love for the newest Bijoux Box filled with accessories she’s loving for the season.

The Beauty Spotlight Team is back with wonderful reads

Shu Uemura Art of Hair makes incredibly luxe and effective products that are a joy to use! Here are a few of Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog’s current favorite cleansing, treatment and styling products from them that you will want to know about!

Did you know that May is Melanoma Awareness Month? Cindy from Prime Beauty helps you get your tan on yet keeps it safe with Bondi Sands Self Tanners.

Never Say Die Beauty is a real fan of the unique texture and pigmentation of Butter LONDON’s Glazen line. Check out the swatches from the Majestic Metals Glazen Eye Gloss set and the Glazen Blush Gelée.

Did you ever find something that you are just crazy about? That’s how Marcia of feels about her RescueHer Essential Kit. You’ll want one too once you see it.

Find out how Pammy Blogs Beauty layers her SPF products for Summer!

The new Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter is not only versatile it’s absolutely flipping GORGEOUS! Find out why Christa from Realizing Beauty can’t get enough of it.

Justina’s Gems has tried both the matte and the hydrating versions of Tarte’s Shape Tape foundation. See which one is her favorite!

15 Minute Beauty has noticed that her skin has gotten drier over the years. She’s just tried the Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist and she’s amazed at what a difference it has made in her makeup!

Polarbelle has began a new series leading into summer entitled Battle Of The Body Glows. The first edition is a Glow Off between Fenty Beauty Body Lava Who Needs Clothes and Smashbox X VladaMua Petal Metal spray luminizer. See which you prefer for glowing summer skin.

Beauty Judy took the new Urban Decay Beached Collection for a test drive. Check out her looks and thoughts on the palette and lipsticks!