Our Favorite Brazil-Inspired Beauty Products
By Anna K. Fryxell |
They have breathtaking beaches. They have beautiful models—hi, Gisele! They inspire trend after trend after trend: the Brazilian butt lift, the Brazilian blowout, the Brazilian bikini waxes and even the Brazilian manicure. So if there’s one thing that’s clear, Brazilian’s know beauty. That’s why in honor of the World Cup being held there, we present you our favorite beauty products inspired by the vibrant nation.
Brazilian Fashion designer Pedro Lourenço teamed up with MAC Cosmetics to create an elegant makeup collection. It has everything you need to create a natural, yet vibrant beauty look that’s synonymous with Brazil. We’re particularly fond of the The Nude Eye Shadow X4 ($44)—it’s the perfect set to create a soft, natural eye makeup look. Pair that with one of the bold Pedro Lourenço Lipstick ($18) shades in True Red, Ruby or Roxo and you’ve got a winning look. MAC.com
This pretty purple superfood berry hails from South America and has found it’s way into our hearts particularly due to it’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Extremely high in free radical-fighting vitamin C, it’ll help keep those pesky wrinkles at bay. While we love a good açaí bowl, why not apply it topically too? Brazilian company Natura’s Ekos Açaí Body Cream promises hydration that’ll last you up to 36 hours! naturabrasil.fr
Brazilian’s are known for their perfectly tanned skin, and while we’d love to emulate that, we’re sticking to our sunscreen routine. Thankfully, you can fake it with products like this one. Not just your average self-tanner, it doubles as an exfoliator with an advanced glycolic formula and as a moisturizer with shea butter, jojoba oil and aloe vera. Sephora.com, $39
These Brazilian supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio-approved nail wraps from NCLA make it easy to get in the World Cup spirit. All you have to do is stick them on your nails and top it with a clear polish. Want to support your team in the Cup? They have nail wraps inspired by other countries too! shopncla.com, $16