Anyone can be a star with this “fake it” line up!
I have a few guilty pleasures, one of them being Award Shows and more specifically, the Red Carpet Show! I want to know all the behind the scenes prep work of how these stars look so stunning. Did Nicole Kidman have dark circles to disquise? Did Jessica Alba have a blemish to cover? Or how did they give Jennifer Lawrence that glow while having the flu?
It has always been a dream of mine to be styled, jeweled and transformed into a Hollywood starlet. Unfortunately, I will most likely never walk the Red Carpet, but I can still prep like I am with Benefit’s Primping With The Stars Kit!
This handy kit has everything a ‘wanna be’ star should need to look like a million bucks. The kit comes in a cute cardboard box (thank you for not using plastic, Benefit!) with minis of Benefit’s best sellers guaranteed to cover, conceal and get you that Hollywood glow!
The kit is touted as the “All Time Greatest Fake-its Kit” and it contains some of Benefit’s most popular products:
Stay Don’t Stray, a primer for concealer and eye shadows
POREfessional, a lightweight lotion to minimize the appearance of pores
Some Kind of Gorgeous, a medium shade of foundation faker
Benetint, a rose colored lip and cheek stain
Girl Meets Pearl, a liquid highlighter for killer cheekbones
They’re Real, a lush lash mascara
This kit is adorable, and very handy for travel. There is an instructional step by step ‘Tips and Tricks’ pamphlet which shows any beginner or pro how to use the different products. At $32 the Primping with the Stars Kit is a great way to get familiar with a wide range of Benefit’s products.
My two favorites from the set include, Stay Don’t Stray, a great lid primer which covers and helps the eye shadow’s staying power for those long after parties. And Girl Meets Pearl which gives a Southern California golden glow that is indispensable for a perfect photo every time. Not surprisingly, it’s one of Stef’s all time favorite Benefit products.
I have only tried a few of Benefit’s products prior to receiving this kit, and I am a new fan. I cannot wait to get my hands on the other two kits, Do the Bright Thing and The Bronze of Champions. With each kit, any plain Jane can be miraculously metamorphosed into a true Red Carpet Diva!
Readers – what products to you use to recreate that Red Carpet glow?
Stephanie was born in France and travels there every year to visit her mom and relatives. She now lives Stateside with her two kitties; Winston and Pippa. Makeup is her passion (she worked as a makeup artist for Laura Mercier), she also loves to cook, do artsy stuff and garden.
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