ZuZu Luxe Color Correcting Primers

The dual purpose Color Correcting Primers correct color imperfections and reduce the appearance of fine lines and pores to achieve a smooth clear complexion.
Wear under foundation or alone for a velvety-smooth finish. If you have more than one skin concern, we recommend using a Color Correcting Primer to address one issue and a foundation to address the other.

Shades:
Universal — Increase allover skin luminosity, perfect for the runway look.
Anti-Sallowness — Corrects sallow complexions.
Anti-Blotchiness – Neutralizes red tones on skin, covering blemishes and rosacea.
Anti-Dullness — Catches natural light adding color to dull skin.
Anti-Redness – Conceals bluish bruises, under-eye circles and mild red tones on the face.

Xo,

Gabriel

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Take Your Makeup Bag from Winter to Spring with Ease

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As the seasons change so should your Beauty routine. With temperatures going up your skin will need products lighter in texture and brighter in color. Here’s a step by step guide in changing your routine so that your transition from winter to spring will look effortless.
 
Skin: Start with a primer, we love ZuZu Luxe Color Correcting Primers to correct imperfections and lock makeup in place. Follow with ZuZu Luxe Bronzers for a sun kissed glow or light up your skin with ZuZu Luxe Mosaic Illuminators.
 
Cheeks: When the temperatures rises switch from powder to a cream blush for a natural glow. Cream Blush will also last longer in the heat, we love Gabriel’s Multi Pots (bonus they work on eyes and lips too)!
 
Eyes: To ensure your eye makeup lasts start with Gabriel Color Primer, next apply shadows with a brush to avoid oils from your fingers. We love clear mascara as you do not have to worry about your mascara smearing in the heat or water, plus it is great to lock your brows in place.
 
Lips: Lose the deep shades and go for Vivid Oranges like ZuZu Luxe Shades of Paradise, Bright Pinks and gloss! Lip Glosses to try right now are ZuZu Luxe Luscious, Cosmopolitan and Gabriel’s Soft Berry.
 
Nails: Spring & Summer is the time to have fun with your manicure & pedicure, try Gabriel’s Tropical Paradise Nail Collection to nail this seasons bright color trend!
 
Essentials: Always keep ZuZu Luxe Cosmetic Wipes on hand, a great lip balm and Gabriel Organics Sea Mineral Hydra Mist, a quick spritz is an easy way to stay cool and keep your skin fresh.
Xo,
Gabriel

Gabriel’s Travel Essentials

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My next trip to Europe take me to Rome, Florence and London.    One of my purposes of this trip is to see what new beauty innovations our European counter parts are doing and the other is to see the fabulous art!  I will be making daily posts of what I learn so make sure you check in often!  Traveling abroad is completely different than traveling in the US, so I thought I’d share some of my traveling trips that I’ve learned over the years.
Style – I like to look stylish and fresh from the time I board the plane to the moment I arrive at my destination.  I love a good pair of black fitted jeans (not too tight for long flights) and black V neck tee (or turtleneck) and noir cowboy boots that can easily slide on and off (think security check points!).  My scarf and signature ZZL beanie are a must!  The former keeps me warm during the flight and the latter makes sure my hair is presentable after napping during the flight.  Don’t forget your oversized lunettes de soleil which hide tired eyes.
Luggage:  I only take two carry ons; my computer bag (which besides holding my computer has last minute paperwork and magazines) and my back pack (which holds tickets, passport, organic sprouted almonds and BEAUTY ESSENTIALS).  Partial list to follow;
Moisturize – Flying and climate changes can dry out your skin; I always pack my Marine Anti Aging Cream (which doubles up as a luxurious hand treatment) and Lip RX to keep my skin and lips moisturized.
Skip the soft drinks and alcohol (as it is known to dehydrate your entire body) and indulge in plenty of water.  You will be on the ground soon and a cocktail bar not too far away to start your holiday!
Fresh – To freshen up I like to spritz our Sea Mineral Hydra Mist for a quick burst of hydration on my skin.  The fresh scent is welcomed after sitting in stale plane air or travelling long distances by car.
I can’t wait for Rome, Florence and London next month and enjoy a European lifestyle of champagne, facials and ART!
Be sure to check our Instagram for pics and visit Ask G for a complete list of my “Travel Beauty Essentials”.
Ciao!

Taking care of your skin.

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Want to delay aging and prevent problematic skin? Follow these easy steps:

• Protect your skin from the sun by using SPF or seeking the shade
• Cleanse and moisturize skin daily. As well as drinking plenty of water.
• Eat a healthy diet
• Do not smoke
• Try to limit your stress

How to determine your skin type?
Normal/Combination: Normal will not show traces of oil and will be least problematic. Combination will have areas of both dry and oily.
Dry/Dehydrated: Skin will feel dry, flaky and tight.
Oily/Overactive: Can look shiny, feel greasy, has large pores and acne/breakouts.

How often should you exfoliate?
Exfoliating removes dead skin cells and dirt leaving your skin soft and glowing! How many times a week you should exfoliate depends on the scrub. Our Red Seaweed Gentle Exfoliator is so gentle and soft you can use it every day as opposed to a more coarse scrub. The general rule is 2-3 times a week but skip it if your skin is feeling dry or irritated.

Should I include a mask in my skin care regimen?
Studies have shown that masks are worthwhile. Masks can balance out oily skin as well as making skin feel and look better. I would recommend using weekly to balance the skin. Both of our masks can be used on any skin type.

Sea Clay Purifying Mud Mask: A fresh blend of sea minerals and clays specifically formulated for its purifying, astringent and clarifying effect. This mineral-rich clay mask cleanses and purifies the skin by absorbing surface impurities and excess sebum. Seaweed helps to smooth an soothe, while sea kelp and aloe vera provide humectants and anti-irritants to moisturize and heal skin
Seaweed Hydrating Mask: An active formula of blue green algae, amino acids and plant extracts precisely blended to provide just the amount of hydration and resiliency needed for all skin types. Spirulina and sea fennel have been added to maximize the hydrating benefits. Vitamin E and aloe vera help to soothe and heal minor irritations, making this the ideal treatment to calm the effects of excessive sun exposure.

Gabriel Organics Specialty Skin Care Sets are formulated to benefit each skin type:

Normal to Combination
These Gabriel Organics skincare products were formulated especially for people whose skin type is neither oily nor dry, although there may be some shine in the “T-Zone ” area, to keep your complexion clear, smooth and radiant.
Normal to Combination Skincare Series (will include full size cleanser and moisturizer and a 2oz travel size tonic) $49.20 $35.00

Oily/Overactive
These Gabriel Organics skincare products were formulated specially for people with oily complexions to reduce oil production, mattify skin and unblock pores
Oily to Overactive Skincare Series (will include full size cleanser and moisturizer and a 2oz travel size tonic) $49.20 $35.00

Dry/Dehydrated
These Gabriel Organics skincare products were formulated specially for people with dry, dehydrated skin to restore a radiant, youthful-looking complexion and reduce the appearance of premature fine lines and wrinkles.
Dry Dehydrated Skincare Series (will include full size cleanser and moisturizer and a 2oz travel size tonic) $58.00 $35.00

Specialty
In addition to a basic, daily skin care treatment plan, most complexions require special treatment from time to time. Your skin may show outward signs of emotional or physical stress, environmental effects, or the change of seasons. Gabriel Organics addresses these special needs through a selection of results-oriented intensive treatment products, which help to bring the skin back to its normal balance. These products are beneficial to all skin types.
Specialty Skincare Series (Full size Red Seaweed Gentle Exfoliator, Sea Clay Purifying Mud Mask and Seaweed Hydrating Mask) $81.95 $49.50