GS The Beauty Authority

A beauty focused how-to blog featuring makeup how-to's, plus modern skin care tips, reviews of beauty devices, our current obsessions, what inspires us, plus countless quick tips and tutorials from industry make-up artists and beauty insiders.

Are Anti-Oxidants in Skin Care Important?

Are Anti-Oxidants in Skin Care Important?

To understand why Anti-Oxidants are important we need to first understand what Free Radicals are. From Rice University: Free radicals are atoms or groups of atoms with an odd (unpaired) number of electrons and can be formed when oxygen interacts with certain molecules. Once formed these highly reactive radicals can start a chain reaction, like dominoes. Their chief danger comes from the damage...

Determining your Skin Type

Determining your Skin Type

Determining your skin type is extremely important when shaping a healthy and beneficial ski n care regime. There are many factors that contribute to your skins type. Exposure to the sun and pollutants, your diet, how much exercise you get, your stress levels and the change in seasons all play an integral part in the health of your skin –...

What is it anyway? Leontopodium Alpinum Extract

What is it anyway? Leontopodium Alpinum Extract

Better known as Swiss Edelweiss, this well-known mountain flower, belonging to the daisy or sunflower family, is found only at altitudes above 6000ft. Over thousands of years this ruggedly beautiful flower has adapted to the harsh, thin climate of the mountains and has developed exceptional protection against deadly UVA and UVB rays.    ...

8 Beauty Resolutions

8 Beauty Resolutions

What are your resolutions this year? Drink more water? Exercise more often? What about your Beauty Resolutions? We've got 8 easy resolutions help you make this the best skin year yet!  Skip the heavy foundation – too much foundation  or overly heavy makeup looks fake and artificial. Let's get real and look real ...

The Eye's have it

The Eye's have it

Looking to add some dramatic oomph to your look? Bio-Blends Eyeliner Pencils are perfect for creating definition to compliment your holiday outfit. The sultry effect is easy to achieve because they easily glide across the eyelids, allow for thin or thick lines, and are forgiving of mistakes.  If you want something with even more va-va-voom reach for your Bio-Blends Liquid Eyeliner, these are dramatic and bold colors!   Start by making your...

4 Skincare Tips for Winter

4 Skincare Tips for Winter

Baby it’s cold outside… The temperatures have dropped and winter is upon us. With the cold snap we should be adjusting our skincare routines to better hydrate and maintain the lipid barrier of our skin. It’s not just the cold, dry air outside but also the hot, dry air as we walk into our homes,...

How Is Biofond Makeup Different from Other Foundation Makeup?

How Is Biofond Makeup Different from Other Foundation Makeup?

To begin at the beginning...     Biofond is easily one of our best selling products, but how did it get there? What makes it different? Madame Gerda Spillmann started our company in the way so many things begin: she had a problem. When she couldn't find a solution, she came up with her...

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

I don't know about you all, but I can hardly believe we're in the midst of the holiday season already! Where in the world has the year gone? On behalf of all of us at GS, this is quick note expressing the genuine gratitude we have for all of you—our customers, friends, business associates, etc.—for your loyalty and support. 2017 has been an exciting...

Custom Blend Biofond Foundation Makeup

Custom Blend Biofond Foundation Makeup

Seasons got your skintone in between your foundation colors? This easy 4 step process, straight from Hollywood's hottest Makeup Artists, will show you how to blend those summer and winter tones to find the perfect balance for your complexion, right now.  And it's easy to adjust this process for a little more, or a little less as you continue into your winter transition.  The one...

Hydro Pearls for Flawless Looking Skin

Hydro Pearls for Flawless Looking Skin

Make-up primer is ideal for most skin types; primer helps your makeup application last longer and remain natural looking. Preferably use a  water based primer which will work naturally with your skin; Silicone primers sit on top of the epidermis and can cause irritation, prevent the skin from breathing, and trap bacteria. GS has Hydro Pearls Makeup Primer which is...

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