Kontrol Beauty: Leaders Of The Pack…Our Beauty Round Up

Beauty trendsetters are always on the move looking for whats hot and pooping in the world of beauty. And of course every girl needs those beauty essentials that’s going to give her that amazing glow, well our editors and writers have been gushing in the office over these must have beauty products.

AJ Crimson Makeup


AJ Crimson makeup is on a mission to redefine luxury in its most simplistic form. AJ endeavors to bridge the gap and even the playing field for women across the world by providing them with the right product and the right tools for the right results.

Purchase at: www.ajcrimson.com

Retail: Mate Lipstick $18.50

Jane Iredale (The Skin Care Makeup)


BeautyPrep Face Moisturizer: This soothing cream moisturizes skin and helps prevent transepidermal water loss while protecting the skin from airborne pollutants. Prepares the skin’s surface so makeup goes on smoother and lasts longer. Contains four organic Rose Stem Cell Extracts:

  • White Rose supports natural cell regeneration and the skin barrier, while restoring suppleness.
  • Damask Rose helps to tighten pores, purify and smooth the skin.
  • Rosa Canina (Rosehips) calms and brightens skin and helps prevent transepidermal water loss.
  • Pale Rose helps to rebuild the moisture barrier and provide suppleness for the appearance of newer, softer skin.

Purchase at: www.janeiredale.com

Retail Price: Face Moisturizer, $45

Abliss Weightless Shine Mist: 


Thermal protectant weightless Shine Mist with Aloe Vera and Rosemary.Bliss is an alcohol free weightless shine mist and thermal protectant spray enriched with Sage and Rosemary extracts. Bliss repairs and restores dry brittle overstress damaged hair and eliminates fizziness. The blend of aloe and rosemary smooths the cuticle surface and attracts and seal moisture in the hair.

Purchase at www.ablissstudios.com

Retail price: $14.99

Tata Harper-Purifying Mask:



Fight the visible aging effects caused by environmental exposure and pollution while purging buildup from the surface of the skin with this probiotic-powered deep cleansing mask. Benefits include; minimizing the appearance of aging caused by exposure to pollution and purges buildup from the surface of the skin.

Purchase at www.tataharperskincare.com

Retail price: $65.00

Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream


Warm showers and over washing your face can strip darker complexions of its natural oils, so African-American women should make moisturizing an integral part of their skin care routine. Choose a rich moisturizer like Olay Regenerist Luminous Tone Perfecting Cream which features conditioners that smooth, hydrate, and protect the skin. It also contains a powerful antioxidant complex with Vitamin B3 (niacinamide), NAG (N-Acetyl Glucosamine), OliveM™, Green Tea, and Undecylenoyl that deeply penetrates the skin’s surface to reduce the appearance of dark spots, the amount of melanin production, and restores the skin’s natural glow.

Purchase at: www.olay.com

Retail price: $25.99 – $33.99

When you ladies try these amazing beauty products please let us know your feedback. We can’t wait to see what you thought.



Julian R. Lark is a distinguished entrepreneur and award-winning stylist, sought after for his take on classic glamour. Having over a decade of experience coupled with a degree in Fashion, Lark has made himself an integral part in creating breathtaking moments for countless Hollywood celebrities. As a tastemaker in fashion, he has launched an online boutique and showroom in Atlanta to make breathtaking moments accessible to his growing audience. Julian forged his own path by creating the nationally published Kontrol Magazine as Editor-in-chief and lead stylist. He has crafted memorable moments for Hollywood icons like Anita Baker, Lynn Whitefield, Toni Braxton and Lil’ Kim. He’s been called upon to work on projects for numerous studios and networks including FX, Netflix, Bravo, OWN, WeTV and VH1. Press features of his work include Huffington Post, People, US Weekly, E! News, The View, and The Wendy Williams Show. In addition to his work as a stylist, in 2014 Julian launched his first stylist class, which is designed to help aspiring stylist learn how to build a successful career in the industry. Continuing to leverage his audience he has launched his own cosmetics line, and agency for stylist. Julian has proven himself to be a creative visionary and industry zealot. His drive, coupled with his uncanny ability to empower through fashion and style will undoubtedly ensure constant growth, both personally and professionally, in fashion and beyond.