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Simply Sexy Saturday (repost): Tracee Ellis Ross—Less Makeup is Mo’ Bettah

Simply Sexy Saturday (repost):  Tracee Ellis Ross—Less Makeup is Mo’ Bettah

Hands down, Tracee Ellis Ross is one of our favorite CeleBeauties.  Whether she is working her spirited style on the red carpet or at the club, Tracee never fails to bring fabulous fashionista finesse to the party.  

tracey ellis ross independent spirit awards 2012

Head-to-toe, Tracee is the one to watch—from funky free-flowing curls or big bouncy waves mixed with sky scraper stilettos or banging booties—her take on style is always fresh.

At the Nokia 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, Tracee let black and white do the talking, with her makeup and hair taking a backseat to her signature fashion mix—a feminine frock paired with bohemian booties.

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Get Tracee's Less Makeup is Mo' Bettah look here:

1.  Start with fresh flawless skin.

Use a moisturizer appropriate for your skin type and age.  For blinging babes in Tracee's age bracket, look for antioxidants, vitamins and other good-for-you ingredients that slow down the hands of time.

Try: Boscia B.B. Cream SPF 27 PA++ $38

What it is:
An oil-free, skin-perfecting "Blemish Balm" that creates a flawless finish as it moisturizes and nourishes the skin.

What it is formulated to do:
This oil-free B.B. Cream is the ultimate multi-functional treatment. The gentle botanical formula creates a lustrous, flawless finish as it hydrates, firms, and soothes the skin. It helps to diminish the appearance of pores, fine lines, and uneven skintone while providing long-wearing, natural coverage that conceals imperfections. Comes in a self-adjusting, universal shade that warms to complement most skin tones for sheer, flawless coverage.


Try: IMAN Skin Tone Evener BB Crème SPF 15 $20

iman bb cream

What it is:

Skin care and color combined to even, protect, tone and compliment YOUR skin tones like no other BB Cream ever has!
What it is formulated to do:
Evens with Skin Tone Evener Complex enriched with Acai, Licorice & Grape Seed
Protects with SPF 15 & antioxidants
Hydrates with Kokum, Almond, Aloe and Vitamins A, E & C
Compliments your skin tone with a hint of color in 5 perfect-match shades

2.  Add color to cheeks.

A soft flush of creamy rose color adds subtle color that looks like a natural blush.

Try: NARS Multiple in G-Spot $39

What it is:
An all-in-one, cream-to-powder, multipurpose makeup stick.

What it does:
NARS The Multiple beautifully highlights, sculpts, and warms the eyes, cheeks, lips, and body in an array of shades, from sheer accents to mauve and bronze.


Try:  Mary Kay Cream Blush in Sheer Bliss $13

What it is:

A fresh, rosy, pearl shade that gives cheeks a natural-looking hue.

What it does:

It glides on like a cream and then transforms to a natural, powdery finish. Apply for just a hint of color or layer for sheer, buildable coverage.

3.  Add natural moisturizing color to lips.

A tinted lip balm that mimics the color of your cream blush seals your look with a kiss.

Try: Tarte 24.7 Natural Lip Sheer SPF 15 in Summer Fling (sheer peachy-pink) $16

What it is:
A vitamin-E enhanced, budge-proof lip tint with SPF 15.

What it is formulated to do:

Soothe your lips and add a soft color with these gloss in a tube that are perfect for tossing into a beach bag. Mango and cocoa butters moisturize and soften lips for a natural look, but even better. 


Try: NYX Lip Color Balm in Tack $3.99

What it is:

A tint of color that delivers moisture, shine and a natural look that makes a subtle impact. 

What it does:
Hydrates lips as it washes them with a tint of color.  Can be used alone or layered as a tinted treatment under any lip color

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