Ann Marie Walley, the owner and lead stylist and makeup artist at Antonian Salon in Gulfport, is a second-generation salon owner and professional hairstylist with a passion for the beauty industry. She is proud of having built “the number-one glam squad on the Mississippi Gulf Coast” and of the expertise she has gained throughout her 15 years in her role. Here are a some of the must-have products she recommends:
1. SAY GOODBYE TO PUFFY EYES
Formulated with powerful, targeted ingredients, DRMTLGY Brightening Eye Masks help brighten and reduce the appearance of dark circles and fine lines while minimizing puffiness. These are great for wedding mornings or special-event days to de-puff before makeup.
Pro tip: Store these in the refrigerator for maximum effect.
2. VISIBLY FIRMS, DEFENDS AGAINST DAMAGE
ZO Skin Health by Zein Obagi MD Firming Serum visibly tightens the skin, improves the appearance of sagging skin, supports the appearance of healthy skin and defends against free-radical damage.
Pro tip: Apply daily for maximum benefits.
3. GIVES A SUN-KISSED GLOW YEAR ROUND
Applying Jergens Natural Glow + Firming Daily Moisturizer can help reduce the appearance of cellulite and maintain a sun-kissed color for beautiful, glowing skin year-round.
Pro tip: Apply directly after the shower every day.
4. DELIVERS A SMOOTH, VELVETY FINISH
The pure minerals in SORME Treatment Cosmetic Mineral Illusion Foundation create a smooth, velvety finish while pampering your skin and reducing the appearance of fine lines, flaws and enlarged pores. Antioxidants, green tea and vitamin E protect the skin from environmental damage while vitamin C revitalizes and smooths the skin’s surface. Flawless coverage lasts day into night.
Pro tip: Apply with fingers or a foundation brush.
5. FIGHTS FRIZZ, ADDS SHINE
Goldwell Stylesign Just Smooth Diamond Gloss Protect and Shine Hairspray blocks humidity for up to 72 hours, taming frizz and providing intense shine for a smooth, glossy finish.
Pro tip: Spray right before round-brushing for enhanced shine and protection.
6. A DRINK OF WATER FOR THE HAIR
BELLAMI Flawless Blend Moisturizing Crème adds a dose of hydration and seals the cuticle, leaving locks with a reflective shine. It seamlessly blends natural hair with extensions while taming frizz and nourishing dry ends. It’s effective on all hair types, textures and hair extensions.
Pro tip: Use on wet hair for added thermal protection or to dry hair for added shine and dimension.