Beauty Beat

Behind the Scenes of Be Fancy Photos

Behind the Scenes of Be Fancy Photos

A quick scroll through our website or Instagram will tell you that around here we love telling stories with photos. Our tagline 'Take Your Face On Vacation' has become not just figurative, but literal, as we take you around to different destinations with our products. 

So what goes into a Be Fancy shoot? What do the unedited photos look like? How many shots does it take to get the winner? Keep scrolling as we share mostly unedited outtakes straight from the camera roll, and a few that made the final cut.

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Does Be Fancy Have a 'Dirty Ingredients' List?

Does Be Fancy Have a 'Dirty Ingredients' List?

There are a lot of buzz words that create fear among consumers in the beauty industry, usually surrounding ‘dirty ingredients' that brands don’t use because of fear that they cause cancer, or the idea that is always better to use natural ingredients over synthetic.

While we strive to use natural ingredients as much as possible, we certainly use synthetic ingredients as well. Sometimes because they work better in the formulation, other times because there is no difference in effectiveness or safety, but the synthetic ingredient allows us to keep the cost of the final product lower and in line with our mission to be affordable to as many people as possible

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New Year, New Skin (Novice Edition)

New Year, New Skin (Novice Edition)

With a new year comes the pressure and expectation that we do something different than last year – and that we stick to these changes or else feel like we’ve failed. Weight-loss, diet, and exercise are often the focus, which often, despite good intentions, end up being emotionally unhealthy and obsessive resolutions as they are done without the assistance of professionals and with the hope of being a fix to other issues. So what other changes can you make to get 2019 off to a fresh start?

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Double Cleansing, Is It Twice As Much Work?

Double Cleansing, Is It Twice As Much Work?

Double cleansing, like many of beauty’s current big things, has a centuries-old origin in Korea and Japan and is an effective way to not only remove makeup, but sweat, dirt, and pollutants that have built up on the skin and in pores during the day.  Each cleanse has a specific purpose using specific ingredients, with the first cleanse used to pull out grime and makeup, and the second to gently rinse it all away, leaving a clean, healthy skin that is ready to defend against breakouts and ready for the next day.

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Primer, Do You Really Need It?

Primer, Do You Really Need It?

There are so many beauty products on the market these days, it is difficult to determine what they all actually do and which of them have real benefit and which are little more than cosmetic gimmicks.  So where does that leave makeup primer? Well, a good makeup primer falls into the “gotta have” category, if you want your makeup to last longer and skin to be healthier, especially over time.

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