We’ve raved before about how much we love Benefit Cosmetics. Adorable packaging, and flawless, all-inclusive, step-by-step kits that make makeup so easy, just about anyone could do it. Now, in the spirit of streamlining your morning routines, Benefit have just released three All-Star Kits that you are just going to want to get your little mitts on.
Each All-Star kit contains a collection of Benefit’s most beloved products, themed around a particular style or look. The products, when combined together, will create a flawless finished look. And the really great thing about these kits, you get to try out products you may not have used before in smaller sizes and then you can commit to a bigger size later on …
The Do the Bright Thing Kit (RRP $59) contains the best in the face brightening ranges. With travel sized versions of brightening primer That Gal, a face brightening powder Dandelion and High Beam, the liquid highlighter, your glowing skin will leave your friends wondering what your secret is. Finish the look off with BADgal waterproof liner and They’re Real mascara for fluttery, flirty eyes.
The Primping With The Stars Kit (RRP $59) houses the very best in fake-it-til-you-make it, natural products. They work together to give you that, barely there, I-always-look-like-this look. The collection contains a Stay Don’t Stray primer, which creates the perfect base for eye shadows and concealers. Follow that up with a swipe from The Porefessional, a balm the smooths out the flaws in your skin and minimizes pores, perfect for applying Some Kind-a Gorgeous, a lightweight foundation. Round out the look with a touch of rosy Benetint, the ultimate cult product, a Girl Meets Pearl, a pearlescent highlighter and a swipe of They’re Real Mascara.
The final kit, The Bronze of Champions, is perfectly on trend for glowing, tanned skin, right into winter nad is our personal favourite of these three kits. The kit includes a brown shaded powder shadow, and a complementing creaseless cream shadow. The box also contains Hoola, Benefit’s best bronzer, Watt’s Up, a soft highlighter, They’re Real mascara and a soft and sweet-scented lipgloss in Hoola.
We love that each kit contains a Tips and Tricks Guide, in true Benefit style. They teach you beauty school secrets that make your look professional and polished. The products in each kit are numbered so you know which order to apply them in for the best results. The kits are perfect for girls on the go, people who’ve never tried Benefit before and didn’t know where to start, or presents for girls just beginning to experiment with makeup.
Everyone who’s tried Benefit’s Stay Don’t Stray has loved the amazing formula, it’s truly our HERO PRODUCT. The perfect eye primer, it creates a base for long-lasting eye shadow and concealers, helping you keep a flawless face all day, and night, long.
But as much as we loved the product, we didn’t not love the pump bottle because it dispensed too much product, which means waste and we don’t like waste now do we? Exciting news, Benefit listened to the pleas of beauty addicts around the globe and have just released the same beloved formula in an easy-to-control, ‘dip and dab’ wand. The new wand is fantabolous – it gives you perfect control over how much product you use and where you place it, meaning you won’t have to waste any of your precious product. Blending the product is now easier, with your hands free of product, you can use a concealer brush, or your clean fingers to smooth the product into your flawless look.
The formula is still perfect – not so goopy as to cake onto your skin, but thick enough to cover imperfections and stay there. (We learnt the hard way though, don’t drop the bottle on any surfaces you wouldn’t want the product on – that stuff really doesn’t stray).
There’s also good news for girls with darker complexions – Benefit have also released a darker shade; medium/deep, so now there’s a shade for every complexion.
These products are available now at your nearest Benefit Counter or online at Benefit’s Myer Counter: www.myer.com.au/benefit or for your nearest stockist you can call 02-8353 5000.
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