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  • Why Are Women So Mean To Each Other?

    Beauty is Within
    Maria Palma
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:21 am
    Yesterday I was browsing photos from people I follow on Instagram, and came across this fashion photo from weWOREWHAT, a personal style blog by Danielle Bernstein. Because of my love affair with black and white striped clothing, I couldn't help but pause and admire this cute outfit.And then I started reading comments...Read more »
  • Face Glowing Tips and Secrets of Japanese Women | iSkinFab.com

    Blogging About Skin Care Tips
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:49 pm
    Discover top tips for glowing skin including homemade recipes, facial masks, Japanese skin care secrets and products.
  • Easy Tips to Get Shapely Eyebrows at Home

    Beauty is Within
    Maria Palma
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:57 pm
    My friend getting her eyebrows threadedToday I visited an eyebrow salon with my friend because she wanted to get her eyebrows threaded. I've never experienced eyebrow threading, and I'm a little apprehensive about getting them done because of my low threshold for pain. After seeing how my friend teared up, I'm not sure I'll try it out anytime soon!Yup, I think I'll stick with grooming my eyebrows at home, thank you very much. With these easy tips from Umbreen Sheikh, founder of Wink Brow Bar in Manhattan's West Village, you can get shapely eyebrows at home too:Read…
  • Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit

    Moxie Reviews
    Moxie G
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:40 am
    Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit A Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit is what you need to arrive at your door! It’s packed with nine great products that are cruelty free, vegan, and Leaping Bunny certified! Vegan Cuts does an outstanding job selecting body care, dental care, skin care, and more–those items that are so necessary, and yet, sometimes […] The post Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
  • THINGS I'VE LEARNT AS A MAKEUP ARTIST EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

    MAKE ART NOT WAR
    10 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    Me at work1. Spend money on good brushesIt's a fact of life you get what you pay for and the same goes for makeup brushes, your brushes are your tools and the better the tool the better the application. There isn't a makeup artist who would disagree that you can do great makeup with good brushes and cheap makeup, but you can't do good makeup with expensive makeup and cheap brushes. From Wayne Goss to Suqqu (my favourites) there are varying price points of great brushes. Buy the best you can afford, they are an investment that will last you a lifetime and…
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    FutureDerm

  • Spotlight On: Glycolic Acid

    Nicki Zevola
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:01 pm
      What does Glycolic acid do?   Glycolic acid is the most common of all the alpha hydroxy acids. Glycolic acid peels advance desquamation and thinning of the stratum corneum (the uppermost layer of the skin). By exfoliating the top layer of the skin, glycolic acid peels smooth the skin, quicken the rate of cell […] The post Spotlight On: Glycolic Acid appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Leucidal®

    Nicki Zevola
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:18 am
    People are becoming increasingly curious about the science behind their products — namely, is it natural? Effective? Safe? Thankfully, Leucidal® is one of the few ingredients of the past few years that has emerged and proven to be natural, effective, and safe. Derived from a fermentation process (think: sauerkraut), Leucidal® has the ability to fight acne, […] The post Spotlight On: Leucidal® appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14

    Nicki Zevola
    11 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    I don’t know about you, but I really love peptides. Peptides have been demonstrated to have activity attributable to everything from skin-firming to wrinkle-fighting to skin-smoothing, and these benefits only increase as more research is done. Peptides perform many functions and it is commonly theorized that some peptides are signaling within the skin to elicit effects. Patented by […] The post Spotlight On: Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14 appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Product Review: Estee Lauder Perfectionist Youth Infusing Makeup SPF 25

    Nicki Zevola
    9 Sep 2014 | 12:03 pm
    What the Company Says According to Estee Lauder, Estee Lauder Perfectionist Youth Infusing Makeup SPF 25 is designed to infuse youth with this breakthrough makeup from the Serum Experts, infused with age-defying Perfectionist serum technology.Instantly: Brightens and perfects. Re-ignites the look of radiance. Reduces the look of lines. Nourishes with oil-free hydration. Women love it. Women love […] The post Product Review: Estee Lauder Perfectionist Youth Infusing Makeup SPF 25 appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Product Line Review: AquaSpa Soothe Cleanser, Oil, Creme, and Bath Soak

    Nicki Zevola
    8 Sep 2014 | 3:34 pm
    Aqua Spa Soothe Bath Cleanser What the Company Says Envelop skin with an ultra-nourishing body wash that removes impurities without over-drying sensitive skin, while diminishing the signs of aging with Marine Youth Complex. Soothe your senses with a powerhouse blend of eucalyptus and mint for pampered relief. Formulated to help stimulate cell renewal, enhance skin […] The post Product Line Review: AquaSpa Soothe Cleanser, Oil, Creme, and Bath Soak appeared first on FutureDerm.
 
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  • The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Links!

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:41 am
    Affiliate Link Phyrra has the Best Mascaras You Seriously Need to Try Now! Don't buy another mascara until you read this! Find out the Top 10 Nails Color for Fall over on polish insomniac! Carrie from eyeliner on a cat has been spoiled by a mini of a devastatingly beautiful luxury face cream from Tatcha. Find out exactly why her skin was living the charmed life while it lasted. Beauty
  • Charlotte Ronson at NYFW with Batiste

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
     Affiliate Link Press Sample It is time for more New York Fashion Week coverage! The iconic British brand, and one of my favorites as well, Batiste Dry Shampoo, was the official Hair Care Sponsor of the Charlotte Ronson Spring/Summer 2015 show. Batiste is one of my go-to's for dry shampoo. It certainly is a cult-favorite for a reason. It works wonders on my 2nd day and even 3rd day (gasp
  • Pretty Polish: SpaRitual's Fall Wander Collection & faves from Summer's Drift Collection!

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    16 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
     Affiliate Link Press Sample The Fall Season is ahead! What better way to mark the change in season than swapping out your nail color! Every season, I rotate my nail color. The Fall approaches slowly here in GA as it stays hot for a long time. So, I slowly ease out my favorite Summer colors as I add in some fun new Fall shades.  Today I am going to share with you some exciting shades
  • Top 5 Handbag Must-Haves with U by Kotex

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Press  Sample I Bought It Sponsored Post Affiliate Link This post is sponsored by U by Kotex and Walmart. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. 5 Must-Have Fall Essentials in my Handbag: I always switch out my handbags with the change of season. Along with this? I stock up my purse with items that I need for this time of year. I am excited to share with you my 5 Must-Have
  • The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Links!

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    13 Sep 2014 | 4:45 am
     Affiliate Link While Helen from Lola's Secret Beauty Blog loves many luxury face oils there are four that she reached for more than anything else in the month of August! Can you guess which one's made the list?   15 Minute Beauty is a hoarder of eyeliners, but she's always looking for more! She asked pro makeup artists for their favorite eye liners, and they really gave her a great list
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    Lipstick Powder N Paint

  • LPNP Travels to Toronto

    Lesley Mirza
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:03 pm
    I just love Toronto! But perhaps I’m a little biased, due to the fact that I was born there. At the end of August, the hubster and I packed our bags and flew the five long hours to Toronto for a mini vacay — to visit family and a few friends. Sadly, we could only […] The post LPNP Travels to Toronto appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • WIN IT: A St. Tropez Prize Pack – $115 Value

    Editor
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:04 pm
    Sad that the summer is almost over? Don’t worry, LIPSTICK POWDER N PAINT want to keep you glowing all year round with a fab sunless tanner prize pack! Whether you prefer an all-over bronze glow or a lighter, natural tone, St. Tropez provides a powerful, healthy self-tanner for all types of sunkissed needs. THE PRIZE […] The post WIN IT: A St. Tropez Prize Pack – $115 Value appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • Molton Brown Orange & Bergamot Hand Wash & Lotion Set

    Editor
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    SHOP NOW The post Molton Brown Orange & Bergamot Hand Wash & Lotion Set appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • Bliss Hot Salt Scrub

    Editor
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:55 am
    SHOP NOW The post Bliss Hot Salt Scrub appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
 
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    MyStyleBell, Your Premiere Hair Resource

  • Hair Q&A: What’s the Best Round Brush for Fine Hair?

    kristy
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:09 am
    cialis canadian epharmacy StyleBell Customer Question: What is the best round brush to use to curl my ends under while styling? Hair Type: very straight fine hair about 2 inches below shoulders in length Answer:Having fine hair is not always a bad thing, especially when it comes to shopping for brushes! With fine hair, the rule of thumb is: the smaller the brush is, the more curl you will get. I recommend staying with a brush that is between 1 1/2 and 2 1/2″ to get a nice, defined curl while turning the hair under. That being said, picking the type of brush material you want is…
  • Product Review of the Day: Tibolli Volume Obsessed Shampoo & Conditioner!

    kristy
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    Well it’s only fair that after trying all of the other keratin lines we’ve been showing love to that we try out some products from our other favorite brand, too. Tibolli has been taking the keratin world by storm with their keratin treatments and product line but I think these this duo holds the Tibolli crown. Tibolli’s Volume Obsessed Shampoo and Conditioner with color protection is the answer to all of our keratin prayers. Volume AND smooth straight hair? Yes, you heard me right! Here’s a little more about this miracle regimen Description & Benefits: The Tibolli…
  • Product Review of the Day: Tibolli Moisture Addiction Hair Masque Deep Conditioner!

    kristy
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:21 am
    If you’re looking for a weekly hair masque that’s jam-packed with moisture — this Deep Moisture Masque by Tibolli is the perfect product for you! This product is definitely going to replace my current deep conditioner and here’s a few reasons why: Description: The Tibolli Moisture Addiction Hair Masque Deep Conditioner will give your hair a smooth and silky appearance while softening and moisturizing your hair. The Tibolli Deep Conditioning treatment is enhanced with Trioxxy, a keratin protein that will nourish and protect your hair. Feel: For as much moisture as this…
  • Product Review of the Day: Keratin Perfect PerfectHydrate Deep Conditioner

    kristy
    25 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    We’ve been loving everything Keratin Perfect’s been coming out with lately so we couldn’t wait to try out their PerfectHydrate deep conditioner! It did not disappoint! This deep conditioner is definitely a must have for anyone with keratin treatments or dry and damaged hair. We broke down all of the things we loved about the product and included a little description below. We hope you love it as much as we do! Description: The KeratinPerfect PerfectHydrate Keratin Enhanced Deep Conditioner is perfect solution for people who are suffering from dry, damaged hair. This daily…
  • Fact or Fiction: Clarifying Shampoo is Bad For Hair.

    kristy
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:40 am
    Fact or Fiction: Weekly use of a clarifying shampoo will dry out your hair. Fiction! Unhealthy build up of products and even water on our hair can cause it to feel unhealthy, brittle, and even break. Using a clarifying shampoo once a week (depending on the hair type) can help strip off the bad allowing more absorption for moisture and creating more potential for your hair products to do their job! Although, using a clarifying shampoo too frequently, or incorrectly can certainly can an imbalance by over-stripping the essential oils needed to maintain moisture. That’s why we’ve…
 
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    TotalBeauty.com

  • We Can't Stop Staring

    20 Sep 2014 | 12:38 am
    The celebrity hairstyles, nails, and makeup we want now.
  • 5 Beauty Products That Totally Hide Your Hangover

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:24 pm
    These hangover beauty remedies will make you look amazing, even after two bottles of wine. After a night of drinking, you don't always have the luxury of sleeping in and hiding your tired, hungover face from the world. That's where these beauty products come in. They won't soothe your throbbing headache or take away the nausea (that's what these crazy hangover cures are for), but they do promise to make you look like you didn't overindulge at the company mixer the night before. We decided to test drive these hangover beauty products to see if they could really deliver refreshed, revived skin…
  • Make Your Hair Color Last Twice As Long

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:50 pm
    Stylist-approved tips, tricks and the miracle products that extend your hair color by at least two weeks.
  • The #ProductEmpties We Loved to the Last Drop

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 pm
    From new finds to longtime favorites, these are beauty products that our editors use until the bitter end (of the tube). Ever had a beauty product you love so much that you shook, hacked, scraped or squeezed its container until you were absolutely positive you had expended all of its precious contents? Rare indeed is the product that elicits that deliciously desperate feeling, especially in beauty editors. So when our team of beauty mavens encounters a rave-worthy product, you know it's the real deal. Herewith, our editors rattle off their "beauty empties," aka the best beauty products that…
  • 8 Edgy New Ways to Wear Pearls

    19 Sep 2014 | 2:49 am
    This classic accessory has a whole new look.
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    Huffington Post

  • Faith Photos From The People's Climate March

    Paul Brandeis Raushenbush
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Over 300,000 people reported showed up on the streets of New York City for the People's Climate March to demand a response to climate change. People of all faith traditions were represented among the throngs of people who approach Climate Change with the spiritual and moral perspective of their religious traditions. Check out the photos in the slideshow below.More...
  • Johnny Manziel Fools Ravens With Creative Trick Play (But It Didn't Count)

    Michael Klopman
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:58 pm
    CLEVELAND (AP) — Johnny Manziel showed he can act on the field as well.Cleveland's hyped rookie quarterback fooled Baltimore's defense with a trick play in the second quarter on Sunday, but had his big gain after catching a pass called back by a penalty.More...
  • Will Only Full Payments Count Towards Public Service Loan Forgiveness?

    Steve Rhode
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:52 pm
    Huffington Post Reader QuestionDear Steve,More...
  • GOP Strategist Accuses Democrats Of War On Women Over Debbie Wasserman Schultz Attacks

    Sam Levine
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:37 pm
    GOP strategist Ana Navarro elicited groans from fellow panelists on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday when she linked two recent negative stories about Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to a war on women."You wanna talk about war on women? Why don't we talk about the war that Democrats waged this week against the woman who heads the DNC. You saw all sorts of innuendo against Debbie Wasserman Schultz," she said.More...
  • Bill And Hillary Clinton Might Be Grandparents Really, Really Soon

    Ashley Alman
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:27 pm
    Former President Bill Clinton is excited about soon becoming a grandfather, and he might not have to wait much longer.In a Sunday CNN interview, Clinton told Fareed Zakaria the big day may be just around the corner.More...
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    Plastic Surgery Studios

  • 7 Social Media Marketing Tips

    Susan Bergreen
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Plan Ahead Take advantage of social media management systems, such as Hootsuite™ and Tweetdeck by Twitter. Both Hootsuite™ and Tweetdeck allow you to schedule posts ahead of time much like Facebook does. You can decide the exact minute that your post or Tweet is sent out to your followers! Hootsuite™ allows you to manage multiple […] The post 7 Social Media Marketing Tips appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
  • Choosing the Right Marketing Company

    Amelia Shores
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:53 pm
    There’s no doubt that the Internet is a major resource for nearly everything, and online marketing is a necessity for spreading awareness of your business and building your clientele. However, how you market yourself makes all the difference between success and failure, and a well-qualified marketing company will have all of the tools to help […] The post Choosing the Right Marketing Company appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
  • Sending the Right Message

    Samantha Johnson
    18 Jul 2014 | 6:13 am
    Despite the increasing popularity and “normalcy” of plastic surgery, it is still easy for many to turn their nose up at the entire industry. In a culture where we are constantly confronted with Photoshopped images and celebrity standards of physical perfection, there are many people who are rising up against the ideal of an enhanced […] The post Sending the Right Message appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
  • ‘How To Get Started’ With Your Internet Marketing

    Doug
    5 May 2014 | 6:23 am
    Figuring out which services you really need or where you should begin with your Internet marketing can be a very daunting task. Our goal is to help alleviate some of that confusion and guide you toward exactly the right services for your needs. Introducing Our ‘How To Get Started’ Tool Our easy-to-use tool guides you […] The post ‘How To Get Started’ With Your Internet Marketing appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
  • Website Redesigns Improve Search Engine Traffic

    Samantha Johnson
    21 Apr 2014 | 7:01 am
    Virtually everyone knows that having a presence on the web is a crucial component for a successful business, but what many don’t realize is that maintaining your site and staying current with the latest information is just as important. Your website is your client’s first look at you, what you stand for, and what you […] The post Website Redesigns Improve Search Engine Traffic appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
 
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    Product Girl

  • New Pharmaca Opening in Queen Anne!

    Carla
    13 Sep 2014 | 1:02 pm
    One of my favorite beauty spots here in Seattle is Pharmaca, an integrative pharmacy that is all about natural health and wellness. It is a fantastic spot to get your green beauty fix as the stores carry brands like Jane Iredale, Dr. Hauschka, Acure and more. This where I discovered one of my favorite blemish remedies, the Sanitas Zapper. Here in Seattle, we have 4 stores with a new store opening in the Queen Anne neighborhood this weekend but Pharmaca also has stores in California, Colorado, New Mexico and Oregon. While the Queen Anne store is more retail than a pharmacy, each store features…
  • Preserving My Hair Color with the Nexxus Color Assure System

    Carla
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:11 am
    Right around the time of my last visit at the Robert Leonard Salon here in Seattle, a little package with the Nexxus Color Assure System arrived on my door step. As part of a campaign with Conde Nast, I was asked to try the system for a minimum of 3 weeks and share what I thought about the system, the Nexxus Color Assume Pre-Wash Primer in particular. The idea behind this collection from Nexxus is simple, if water stays out of your hair, your color’s vibrancy stays in. If you have ever colored your hair in a red tone, you particularly know how true that statement is as red tones…
  • Presented By HomeDNA

    Carla
    30 Aug 2014 | 1:42 pm
    Presented By HomeDNA The post Presented By HomeDNA appeared first on Product Girl.
  • First CVS Opens in Washington State!

    Carla
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:54 pm
    I never thought I would be writing about a new drug store opening up in my area but here I am… doing it and I’m pretty excited about. For years, the chain most of you know and love known as CVS, eluded the NW. I remember going to LA years ago and stepping into a CVS for the first time and wondering why it had carpet and wishing I had one near me. Now I somewhat do have a CVS near me! I was invited to check out the store that opened last week in Renton, WA (also home to the Seattle Seahawks training camp) and I have to admit, I was excited. One of the big reasons I was excited?
  • Looks That Rock MTV Pre-VMA Viewing Party

    Carla
    24 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Every year I watch the MTV Video Music Awards, something always happens on that show and I’m sure this year will not be any different. At the very least, there’s some awesome style and beauty inspiration on display. Tonight I’ll be watching the show with all of you and chiming in on Twitter as part of the #LOOKSTHATROCK red carpet Twitter party at 5pm PST. CVS asked me to host a pre-VMA party to come up with our own #LOOKSTHATROCK so I had a view friends over, served up some chicken piccata  and some wine then gave each of my guests a gift bag with a CVS gift card and some…
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    elf Cosmetics Blog

  • S/S 2015 NYFW Beauty Roundup!

    16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Another fashion week has come and gone here in New York. I know we've been absolutely bombarding you with all the fall beauty trends lately, but since Fall Fashion Week is all about the trends for next spring, we thought it might be exciting to get a sneak peek at what big beauty trends you'll be sporting all the way in 2015! Take a look at some of out favorite trends we pulled straight from the runways for eyes, lips, and face! Eyes: Source: Shutterstock Think 24 karats elfettes! Rose gold looks to be spring's hottest eye color, as seen on this model from the Prabal Gurung show.
  • COLOR REPORT: deep pink

    10 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    It's that time again Elfette! Fall is practically here and fashion week just ended... we absolutely loved the deep lip colors seen all over the runway and beyond. I think DEEP PINK looks awesome on so many different skin colors, so I had to bring you a report on it! TOOLS USED 1. e.l.f. Studio Glossy Gloss in Funky Fuschia is a beautiful intro to deeper lips! If you're hesitant to wear too much color, this is a great option for you. It goes on smooth and shows a sweet tint of color. 2. e.l.f. Studio Matte Lipstick in Wine is a new shade addition to our matte lipstick line!
  • Nina's Flirty Glow!

    9 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Source: Shutterstock If you've been following along on with the @officialelfcosmetics Instagram, you'll know that we've been counting down the top fall beauty trends you're sure to be seeing all season long this week. One of my favorite fall trends has to be the flow of glowing, radiant skin (Always a summertime staple) into the fall months. Yes, while we all tend to think of fall as a time for matte (And maybe flat...) skin, this year, it's the season to glow! The look is meant to be flawless, so think full-coverage foundation (Our Foundation 101 Guide has you…
  • beauty how-to: GLOWING GOLD

    2 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Hey elfette! I know you just can't get enough of the e.l.f. Shadows and eye products and you're totally obsessed... don't try to hide it! We love all the feedback from you girls about doing looks with brown eyeliner, so here's to the beginning of many more to come. You'll be glowing gold soon enough! STEP 1 Using the "c" brush from the e.l.f. Studio Luxe Brush Clutch, tap on a bit of Essential Smudge Pot in "Pearls of Wisdom," to give you a starting glow. STEP 2 I love this new Studio Blending Brush! It softly applys powder shadows without overdoing it.
  • beauty SCHOOL 101: lipstick how-to

    1 Sep 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Smooch-worthy lips are super easy elfette! I've picked out my favorite 6 items to get your lips looking juicy and fresh. With a ton of wearable shades and easy-to-apply products, e.l.f. has you covered for pout-perfection. STEP 1 To remove the dryness from your lips and give them a poutty effect, apply the e.l.f. Studio Lip Exfoliator to a slightly wet surface. Rub lips together to help in exfoliation/buffing. Gently tissue off the excess oil with a damp kleenex. STEP 2 Apply the Moisturizing Lipstick in Pink Minx to your lips. This formula will add more hydration without sacrificing…
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    Snob Essentials » Beauty Snob

  • Maiyet x Barneys New York Eau de Parfum

    Sharon Feiereisen
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    A few weeks ago Barneys held a dinner, hosted by Maiyet co-founders Paul van Zyl and Kristy Caylor to fete their fragrance, which is part of an exclusive series that Barneys has been doing with various designers (the last one was with Greg Lauren).Read the full post Maiyet x Barneys New York Eau de Parfum which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • Origins: Anti-Aging Power Serum

    Kelly Cook
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Anti-aging is an eternal quest but if you find the right products that can halt the dreaded trauma in your life, it is a true miracle. I started preventing aging before I actually started aging. I am that obsessed. But once I turned 40, you can only imagine how that ramped up to a fever pitch.Read the full post Origins: Anti-Aging Power Serum which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Bold Colorful Shadow

    Sharon Feiereisen
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Sure we're always going to see smokey, winged, and cat eye looks in black, but this season there were a number of colorful eye looks on the London runways. Here's to rocking something bold and colorful! And all the more reason to take great care of our skin...Read the full post London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: Bold Colorful Shadow which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: All Natural

    Sharon Feiereisen
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    The natural beauty trend we saw take over the runways in New York - taken to the extreme at Marc Jacobs where the designer sent out his models more or less completely au natural - re-appeared in London. Here's a look at some standouts.Read the full post London Fashion Week Spring 2015 Trend Alert: All Natural which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • Celebrity Colorist Kyle White On Transitioning Your Hair Color For Fall

    Sharon Feiereisen
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Kyly White is one of the best in the biz when it comes to hair color. He has been singled out in New York Magazine’s “Best of” issue multiple times, and has been featured in ELLE, Vogue, In Style, The New York Times, Allure, Glamour, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Self, and countless other glossies - he's even appeared on Oprah.Read the full post Celebrity Colorist Kyle White On Transitioning Your Hair Color For Fall which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
 
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    POPSUGAR Beauty

  • DIY a No-Mess Body Scrub With Just 3 Ingredients

    Kirbie-Johnson
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:00 pm
    Summer isn't technically over, but after Labor Day, we start getting into the Fall spirit. After spending weeks outside (or, in my case, airbrush tanning), your body may need a detox - which is why DIY body scrubs are so popular! They're a cinch to make, but the downside is that they can make a major mess in your shower. (Coffee beans are great for firming and toning, but they take over your tub!) If you'd like to clean your body and keep your shower clean, you'll be psyched to make these exfoliating sugar soap cubes. You only need three ingredients to make them (four if you want to add in…
  • Learn How to Shape and Fill Your Brows Like a Pro

    Kaitlyn-Dreyling
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:00 pm
    You tweeze them, get them waxed, or even threaded, but do you also fill in your brows? This simple step is often overlooked, but whether you have on a full face of makeup or just a touch of foundation, well-groomed brows are the key to a flawless look. MAC senior artist Luc Bouchard shares the tricks for achieving perfectly groomed brows with a naturally flattering result. Plus, check out our downloadable cheat sheet. Photos by: Caroline Voagen Nelson
  • 1 Cat Eye, 2 Ways: Lauren Conrad and Modern Cleopatra

    Lauren-Levinson
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    We know everyone is so excited about the Spring 2015 trends we've been spotting on the runways this week, but in case you forgot, we're actually headed into the Fall season (you can finally break out that chic leather jacket you've been hoarding). To make sure you're all on trend for the approaching season, we dug up one of last Fashion Week's hottest fads, the cat eye, and created a supereasy DIY. Seriously, this hack is so obvious it's mind-blowing. To get the look, makeup artist Neil Scibelli used one key product: Eyeko Alexa Chung Lash Enhancing Eye Do Eyeliner ($19). Yes, as the name…
  • 8 Lipsticks That'll Have You Wishing For Colder Days

    RAEview
    21 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    The following post was originally featured on The RAEviewer and written by Rae L, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Beauty. Though it does not feel quite like Fall just yet in Southern California, every season (or any reasonable excuse) calls for a new and revamped lip wardrobe. I like to cycle through my lipsticks and lip glosses as often as possible, alternating colors and experimenting with new textures. So naturally, I wander through Nordstrom every few weeks and swatch my hands in an attempt to discover the latest and greatest. Though I tend to shop quickly and efficiently, I love being…
  • Bling-Bling Wedding Nail Art to Match Your Indie Engagement Ring

    Lauren-Levinson
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    For beauty girls, choosing a wedding manicure may be as big a deal as picking out the perfect ring. And just as not all ladies want the same halo- or cushion-cut rock, many opt for a nontraditional nail art look as well. That's why it makes total sense that Anna Sheffield, aka the queen of unexpected engagement jewelry (think black diamonds and champagne stones in art deco or vintage-inspired settings), would dream up a way to offer out-of-the-box nail ideas. Recently, she partnered with Marie Nails, a downtown NYC salon, to create five custom gel manicures that lend a nod to her designs. "It…
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  • Throwback Thursday: Love's Baby Soft Perfume

    Jamie
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    As a girl growing up in the late 80's and early 90's, I'm not sure there was a perfume more prevalent in my life than Love's Baby Soft. (Well, except for my beloved Exclamation!, but that's another story.) This perfume was the be-all and end-all of my pre-teen years.Just look at that girl in the advertisement above. Who WOULDN'T want to look like her? Gorgeous full curly hair, perfectly glossed pouty lips, not a wrinkle in sight, even a cute teddy bear and what's obviously an adorable eyelet nightgown. I just wanted to BE that girl. (Admittedly, the ad above is from before I was born,…
  • Zoya Ignite Collection Nail Polish Swatches

    Jamie
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:56 am
    It's a Zoya-filled week here on The Beauty of Life! Yesterday I brought you swatches of the Naturel Deux (2) Collection, and today I have the (unbelievable) (gorgeous) (ZOMG-worthy) Ignite Collection for Fall 2014. The six colors in Ignite are glass-flecked shimmers. In other words, they're stunners. Read on for swatches of all the polishes and my thoughts on the collection.All of these swatches were done with two coats. No base coat or top coat! Coverage was completely opaque in two coats with no streaking, smudging or dragging.Autumn is described as a varnished copper liquid metal. Pretty…
  • Zoya Naturel Deux (2) Collection Nail Polish Swatches

    Jamie
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:58 am
    In case you weren't aware, Zoya pretty much knocks it out of the park with every single nail polish collection they create. And, true to form, the Naturel Deux (2) Collection (which launched a couple months ago) is no different. The six polishes in this collection take the idea of neutral and spin it on its head, making it become something completely new and different (and, of course, completely gorgeous). Read on to see all my swatches and thoughts on this collection.The Zoya Naturel Deux (2) Collection is, as might be obvious from the name, the second in the Naturel realm. You may remember…
  • #ManiMonday: Tom Ford Black Cherry Nail Lacquer

    Jamie
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:45 am
    I'm not sure a more luxurious designer exists than Tom Ford. I feel compelled to want everything he does, from his sunglasses and beautiful ready to wear collections to his fragrances. And now, as if that weren't enough, I've gone and discovered Tom Ford Black Cherry Nail Lacquer.Seriously, just look at it. This is the perfect hybrid of deep black, chocolate brown and ripe cherry red, creating a color so smokily delicious, it's a wonder I haven't tried to eat it. The color sweeps on evenly and effortlessly, with two coats providing full coverage. One coat is almost enough -- and if you want…
  • First Look Fridays Interview Series: Beauty Blogger Aprill Coleman of Glitter.Gloss.Garbage

    Jamie
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    One of the beauty bloggers out there who really and truly knows her stuff? Aprill Coleman of Glitter.Gloss.Garbage. (What a fun name, right?) I love her blog, especially for her super honest product reviews and unique take on what's happening in the beauty world. (She's also really fun to follow on social media.) Keep reading to find out which blush Aprill can't live without, how she decided to start her blog and so much more.Can you tell me a bit about yourself?I am from Mississippi, I attended Baker College for Information Technology and Securities. I’m a mother of five children and I…
 
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  • Bonusbay: Earns You Cash While You Shop Online

    Sesame
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:59 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net If you like to shop online a lot, you might want to pay closer attention to this post because I’m about to introduce you to a new online service that is going to save you money. Oh wait, let me correct that–it’s a service that doesn’t just save you money, it’s actually...Read More »
  • Get A Grip With ReFa ACTIVE Athletic Beauty Roller

    Sesame
    14 Sep 2014 | 8:29 am
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net Oh guess what? Recently, I turned athlete and found myself in the same league as Cristiano Ronaldo. Yup, I did! It’s not football though but it does involve something round all right. As a matter of fact, it involves a nifty titanium-coated tool that is probably sending our dear Real Madrid mega...Read More »
  • Bodyreveso holistic program: the healthier way to achieve your ideal body weight

    Sesame
    7 Sep 2014 | 9:07 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net Sometimes, I wonder why people bother paying for slimming therapies. I mean, doesn’t it make more economical sense just to diet and exercise on your own? Yet, I know of many who are dieting and exercising without much success. And it’s painful to watch these people struggle through their journey of trying...Read More »
  • Spa Organics Australia Aromatherapy Hair And Body Care Review

    Sesame
    1 Sep 2014 | 3:14 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net By virtue of the name, Spa Organics Australia is a made-in-Australia natural aromatherapy range of products. Comprising shampoos, conditioners as well as hand & body lotions, this range is specifically formulated to meet the needs of those who have skin irritations and health concerns. So all products are made without any toxic...Read More »
  • Beauty Lunchbox Ideas: 5 yummy gluten-free lunchbox recipes

    Sesame
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net Have you noticed that more and more foods in the supermarkets are labeled as “gluten-free”? Well, I have noticed and I have also been buying those items. Like I mentioned in my earlier entry titled, Is Going Gluten-Free The Answer To Better Hair And Skin, I’m all for gluten-free because I like...Read More »
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  • Is Narciso Rodriguez's New Fragrance a Must-Have?

    Cybele
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:06 pm
    It’s been so hot out the past week in Los Angeles that the last thing I’ve wanted to do was spritz on a heady fragrance so I had to wait on featuring the latest from NARCISO RODRIGUEZ. Well it’s now...
  • Why You Should Be Tightlining Your Eyes

    Cybele
    20 Sep 2014 | 12:39 pm
    I’ve said it before and I’ll proudly say it again – who better to create a product for the masses than a blogger? They know what works, what doesn’t, and most importantly, what we want to see. Take these Waterliner...
  • “Freckle’s Ugly Cousin …” Said Kramer

    Cybele
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:18 am
    Remember that Seinfeld episode when Kramer is mistaken for a doctor due to the white butcher’s coat he’s wearing and he gives George’s boss, Kruger, a mole check? Well, I had the line stuck on repeat in my head a...
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  • Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution Kit.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    19 Sep 2014 | 3:10 am
    As I am getting, ahem, older (we all are) the one thing that I worry about is my lack of radiance. My skin just looks dull. And don't even talk to me about age spots. I stay out of the sun, I wear SPF each and every day. I treat my age spots and even laser them, yet they keep cropping up which just makes my skin look more drab and dull. So when I hear that one of my favorite beauty tools, the Clarisonic, has formulated an entire system dedicated to brightening, I knew I needed to try it. Meet the Clarisonic Sonic Radiance Brightening Solution Kit.
  • MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 2.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:08 am
    MAC is back with another collaboration with superstar Rihanna for MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 2. I am always so supportive of these campaigns as I A) love lippies and B) fully support the MAC AIDS fund. "Rihanna brings a bold look to her fierce new VIVA GLAM campaign, accenting her fearless, confident style with new shades of frosted metallic mauve lipstick and lipglass, in a velvety soft packaging featuring her signature.  Also available, the modern red hues of Rihanna’s original Viva Glam collection."
  • Slough Away Summer: Murad Skin Smoothing Polish.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    17 Sep 2014 | 2:16 am
    Now that it feels that the summer weather is starting to slowly fade away with the cool nights coming in, it is time to start changing up our skin care just a bit. First thing is first; we need to get rid of the dry rough skin that has built up over the summer. The best way to do that is with a scrub. I have found a great scrub with this newer one from Murad called Skin Smoothing Polish. It not only scrubs away deep into the skin, it does so gently where it doesn't tear the kin. It gets rid of embedded impurities that have built up over the summer and relieves clogged pores. It leaves skin…
  • Top 7 Shadow Palettes for Fall.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:39 am
    If there is one item that you want to invest in for the new season that can really make an impact on your look, I think an eyeshadow palette is your best bet. This year, thee are plenty of shadow palettes to choose from. Even mass brands are offering eyeshadow palettes and I have been impressed. Choosing the one perfect eyeshadow palette that can give you a variety of looks that will last you the season (and beyond) can be difficult and that is why I am here. I know which shadow formulations are the best, which colors work for all skin tones, and which palettes are worth the splurge. Of…
  • The Power of Elizabeth Arden's PREVAGE® + a Giveaway!

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    15 Sep 2014 | 2:10 am
 
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  • For Janay Rice And So Many Women Just Like Her

    afrobella
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:03 am
    Like everyone else, I watched the Ray and Janay Rice story unfold with no small measure of horror. The video in the elevator that went viral made me feel sick. The video where he spits and hits the woman who would go on to be his wife, where he knocks her unconscious and drags her […] The post For Janay Rice And So Many Women Just Like Her appeared first on Afrobella.
  • 5 Helpful Moving Tips From Someone Who Just Moved And Knows Moving Is The WORST

    afrobella
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:07 am
    If you’ve noticed the silence over here on Afrobella, please know it’s unintentional. Here’s what’s happening in the back end of my life. We moved into a new place at the end of July – my husband and I are new homeowners (YAY!! Check out my new column on Glam.com about home ownership, it’s called […] The post 5 Helpful Moving Tips From Someone Who Just Moved And Knows Moving Is The WORST appeared first on Afrobella.
  • 3 Michael Jackson Songs That Mean More Than Ever Before

    afrobella
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    If he were still with us, today Michael Jackson would be 56. He’s still so loved and so deeply missed, and still so ubiquitous in pop culture. This summer, Love Never Felt So Good was part of the barbecue playlist and in regular rotation in TV commercials. MJ is still with us. Another way he’s […] The post 3 Michael Jackson Songs That Mean More Than Ever Before appeared first on Afrobella.
  • #GetWellMeechy! An Update on Meechy Monroe and How We Can Help

    afrobella
    22 Aug 2014 | 1:11 pm
      The news hit the natural hair community pretty hard. Beloved natural hair vlogger Meechy Monroe, one half of the dynamic Monroe Sisters, revealed that she’s battling a rare form of brain cancer. In the course of her illness, she has suffered multiple mild strokes and aphasia – a disturbance in the delivery of language. […] The post #GetWellMeechy! An Update on Meechy Monroe and How We Can Help appeared first on Afrobella.
  • Ferguson. History Repeating Itself.

    afrobella
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:57 pm
    I’ve been following the news obsessively since Mike Brown was shot in the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, but I haven’t managed to get any coherent words of my own out. I’ve started at least 3 different blog posts about this. Every time, there’s a new development, a new reason for disgust and outrage, another disappointing […] The post Ferguson. History Repeating Itself. appeared first on Afrobella.
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    Girls in the Beauty Department

  • Why #LessClassicallyBeautiful Is the Most Important Thing You'll See on the Internet Today

    19 Sep 2014 | 3:48 pm
    To say that I'm unabashedly excited for How to Get Away With Murder is an understatement. For one thing, I'm a diehard Scandal fan (and Shonda Rhimes is Murder's showrunner), but I'm also excited to see Viola Davis (a woman who beauty-wise I undoubtedly relate to) star in an interesting, complex role. So when The New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley published an article about Rhimes' newest series, noting that Davis was “older, darker-skinned, and less classically beautiful than Ms. [Kerry] Washington,” you can imagine my disappointment and the major eye rolling that…
  • The 5 Most Awesome Hair, Makeup, and Nail Looks of the Week (Which Is Your Favorite?)

    19 Sep 2014 | 3:02 pm
    Every week we take a peek back at the best of the hair, makeup, and nail looks we saw on the blog, and this one is no different. Here's the cream of the crop: Look 1) Kerry Washington's lovely green eyeshadow. Look 2) Jessica Szohr's sexy smoky eyes. Look 3) This fresh-faced makeup look on Reese Witherspoon. Look 4) Cara Delevingne's very on-trend knotted fauxhawk. Look 5) Kristen Dunst's gorgeous eyelash situation. Which is your favorite? My favorite beauty look is:
  • Leave It to Bella Thorne to Invent a Totally Hot New Hairstyle for Us to Try This Weekend

    19 Sep 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Nobody can top Bella Thorne when it comes to inventing creative new things to do with really long hair. Usually those things involve some sort of braid (like her epic look during New York Fashion Week), but at yesterday's Moschino show in Milan, Bella blew everyone away with this sexy asymmetrical style. We've seen asymmetrical hair before but never quite like this—the super-long length, that volume up top, with those sexy bedhead waves. So sexy, right? How much does this photo make you want to try pushing all your hair to one side this weekend?
  • What to Know About Aczone, the Newest Prescription Acne Medicine on the Block

    19 Sep 2014 | 12:02 pm
    Acne sufferers have a new option in their fight for smooth skin, and it's called Aczone. Here's what you need to know about the latest prescription drug: —It's a twice-dialy topical anti-inflammatory medicine that doesn't bleach clothes like benzoyl peroxide or make skin sensitive to the sun or require an adjustment period like retinols. —Because it does help with inflamed areas, it's one of the only products that can help with an existing pimple (although it's important to note that it also works preventively). —In a 12-week trial, 41 percent of patients treated had minimal…
  • More Employers Are Starting to Relax Their Stance on Tattoos and Piercings

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:02 am
    Fortune recently did a story on the trend of companies changing their attitudes on workplace-appropriate dress codes. The feeling: Tattoos and piercings are no longer the big deal they once were. According to the story, Peet’s Coffee & Tea allows visible non-offensive tattoos, PetSmart has started allowing employees to show their ink at work, and Starbucks seems to be on the cusp of the same decision, possibly spurred by an online petition started by a Starbucks employee to get their policy changed. Which means your coffee could be handed to you by a barista with an star on her ear like…
 
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  • review: kiehl's super multi-corrective eye-opening serum.

    makeup loves me
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:04 am
    {what i packed for turkey}every few months i re-discover eye cream, and then wonder why i fell off the wagon with it.  the predictable tale goes like this:  i wake up, find my eyes are puffy slits of fury, start trying eye creams until i find a new favorite, then share it here!  this time around the favorite is kiehl's super multi-corrective eye-opening serum."most eye creams and serums address fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles and some loss of elasticity", says dr geoff genesky (head of kiehl's skin care laboratory).  "our research and innovation team wanted to bring…
  • review: tarihi galatasaray hamami (turkish bath).

    makeup loves me
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:14 am
    {the men's entrance}my husband and i returned from a trip to turkey (bodrum and istanbul) earlier this week.  i'm still struggling to get on eastern standard time.  along with seeing relics from the ottoman empire, near the top of my "must do" list was visiting a turkish bathhouse.  i love trying out local beauty treatments, especially if they've been around for centuries.we decided to visit tarihi galatasaray hamami while in istanbul.  a local friend said that this is the place his fiancee prefers for her treatment.  i was sometimes blown away by the sheer age of…
  • new NYC nail art spot: paintbox.

    makeup loves me
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:13 am
    {moonbeam mani}nail art continues to evolve, and alongside that, the studios in NYC offering this (wonderful!) service.   entering the arena in the spring 2014, paintbox is the brain child of former beauty editor, eleanor langston.  while most nail art spots are founded by those in the nail biz, langston's background in the broader beauty space brings a novel twist to the studio.the paintbox difference:located in soho (near the mondrian hotel) the space has a more luxurious feel than many of the previous spots i've hit up for gel nails.  the studio feels relaxing and…
  • new: clinique chubby cheek colour balm.

    makeup loves me
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:27 am
    {color me rosy}last week i went on my annual pilgrimage to coney island with some of my blogging besties.  of course, conversation included which fall beauty products we're testing, and loving.  near the top of my (and the lovely sarah conley's) list was clinique chubby cheek colour balm.   like their chubby sticks for lips and eyes, the cheek version is addictively easy to use.  i just take the fat crayon to the apples of my cheeks, then blend with my fingers for a healthy flush.  currently available in 4, very wearable, shades; robust rhubarb, amp'd up apple…
  • reivew: immunocologie skincare.

    makeup loves me
    25 Aug 2014 | 6:49 am
    {immune to bad skin}surely you are familiar with the cold press juice craze, where fruits and vegetables are kept chilled while extracting their juices in order preserve the vitamins and nutrients.  in the same vein, immunologie makes cold pressed skincare from natural ingredients.  the elixirs are then housed in a thick black glass to preserve their integrity (and look elegant on one's skin). while im not sure i necessarily ascribe to the cold pressed philosophy, if seeing is believing than count me as a convert. i recently met one of the founders of this line who is in her 70s,…
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    Basenotes

  • Podcast Episode 3: "The Art Perfumes Formerly Known as Niche"

    19 Sep 2014 | 7:58 am
    In the third episode of The Basenotes Podcast our panel discuss the idea of “niche” in perfumery – can we define what is, and what isn’t niche? We also smell the Bacon Candle mentioned in Ep. 1, talk about Frazzles (again), and whether Callum would use it as a ‘bedroom candle’. Plus The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
  • Byredo's Mojave Ghost is available now

    19 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    Mojave Ghost is the latest fragrance by Byredo. The fragrance is
  • Fornasetti Profumi launch Malachite candle and diffusing spheres

    16 Sep 2014 | 4:10 am
    Milanese artist Piero Fornasetti (1913-1988) was a prolific painter, sculptor, interior decorator and printer of books. His son, Barnaba, has continued his father’s work, adapting and reinterpreting Piero’s instantly recognisable artistic legacy, whilst broadening the range of decorative pieces to include items such as wallpaper and rugs. The ‘Fornasetti Profumi per la Casa’ home fragrance collection brings together a selection of fragrances
  • Le Labo to launch solid perfumes in November

    12 Sep 2014 | 7:37 am
    Le Labo are launching solid perfumes of their range in November. The solid perfumes will be available in all of the 14 scents in their classic collection and consists of a Solid Perfume case and a refill. Refills are also available separately as a set of two.
  • Bulgari launch exclusive collection inspired by gems, " Le Gemme"

    12 Sep 2014 | 4:56 am
    Bulgari have launched a collection of six fragrances called "Le Gemme", the range has been created in collaboration with Givaudan perfumer Daniela Andrier. The company say "Inspired by the tradition of High Jewellery and its values of excellence and uniqueness, Bulgari enters the exclusive sphere of Haute Parfumerie with Le Gemme Collection."
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  • The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Beauty Reads

    20 Sep 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Phyrra has the Best Mascaras You Seriously Need to Try Now! Don't buy another mascara until you read this! Find out the Top 10 Nails Color for Fall over on polish insomniac! Carrie from eyeliner on a cat has been spoiled by a mini of a devastatingly beautiful luxury face cream from Tatcha. Find out exactly why her skin was living the charmed life while it lasted. Beauty Info Zone is giving
  • Toni&Guy Styling Products: Taking Them For a Spin!

    19 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    Product Sent for Review Sponsored Post Do you remember back when Toni&Guy hit Walgreen's and I was completely obsessing over their Volume Whip? (If not, the post about why you need Toni&Guy Volume Plumping Whip is here.) I love that their products are super easy to buy now that they're in Walgreens! They offered to send me a few more styling products to try out (yes, please!), all of which
  • Softer In One Shower? Putting Dove Body Wash To The Test

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Sponsored Post I've used (and liked) Dove Body Wash in the past. It is gentle but gets my skin clean, it is hydrating and in general works great for me. So when I found out that they updated the formula, I wasn't sure what to think. It turns out that all they did was make it better! They've added a little more of the cleanser ingredients, and it is just as moisturizing as it was before.
  • Sleep Naked Tonight! Swisspers Twitter Party

    18 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Sponsored Post What: I'm having a party! Or, a twitter party. With other bloggers. You can come hang out with me and a few other great bloggers! When: The third annual National Sleep Naked Night is Thursday, Sept. 18, from 8:30-10:30 p.m. ET Hashtags: #SleepNaked and #Swisspers Our lovely hosts: @Nikkiphillippi @Jseverydayfash @FashBoulevard @NataliaLSimmons @agirlsgottaspa @15minbeauty
  • Favorite Contouring and Highlighting Products of Makeup Artists

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:27 am
    Affiliate Links Recently I wrote a piece for Babble, Optical Illusions 101: Highlighting and Contouring Tips from the Pros. I asked the pros in the piece what their favorite makeup to contour with is, and they spilled! I love seeing what products the professional makeup artists think works best. Which ones will you add to your shopping list? "I really like using Bobbi Brown's bronzer (1)
 
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    A Touch of Blusher

  • RMK Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

    PJ
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    Biteki.com has posted images of RMK‘s holiday 2014 makeup collection. The limited-edition collection includes: - Christmas Kit 2014 (2 sets (A & B), ¥8300) - Christmas Base Make Kit 2014 (¥8000) Christmas Kit 2014 includes items for eyes, cheeks, lips and nails. Christmas Base Make Kit 2014 features a primer, a cream foundation, a loose powder, a toner and a treatment oil. . Related posts: RMK Fall 2014 Makeup Collection RMK Summer 2014 Makeup Collection Stash Focus: RMK Ingenious Jelly Eyes in JE-03 Mint Blue
  • Paul & Joe Holiday 2014 Makeup & Bodycare Collection

    PJ
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Biteki.com and Beautist.cosme.net have posted images of Paul & Joe‘s holiday 2014 makeup and bodycare collection. The limited-edition collection includes: - Makeup Collection 2014 (2 sets, ¥5800) - waterproof eyeliner (5 shades) - Pressed Powder T (1 variation, ¥5000) - Body Fragrance Collection (2 sets, ¥6000) Makeup Collection 2014 includes: - Eye Color T - Lip & Cheek Color T - Original Pouch One set contains Eye Color T in 001 Little Star (pale yellow, pink and lilac) and Lip & Cheek Color T in 001 (pink). The other set contains Eye Color T in 002 Wishing on a Star…
  • Fall 2014 Makeup Trends: Neutral 5 vs. Colorful 5

    PJ
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:17 pm
    Which side are you on? Neutral #1: Guerlain Écrin 4 Couleurs in 15 Les Sables (images from www.cosme.net) . Neutral #2: Jill Stuart Velvet Crystal Eyes in 103 Moonlight Invitation . Neutral #3: Chanel Les 4 Ombres in 234 Poésie . Neutral #4: Benefique Theoty Eyecolor Palette (Auroral Pearl) in BR01 . Neutral #5: Kate Brown Shade Eyes in BR-1 Pearly . Colorful #1: Mary Quant Eye Opener Selection 2014 Autumn in I . Colorful #2 SHISEIDO Luminizing Satin Eye Color Trio in GR716 . Colorful #3: Shu Uemura Eye Palette in Brave Beauty Pink Palette . Colorful #4: Paul & Joe Eye Color Trio CS in…
  • Update: Chanel Fall 2014 Makeup Collection & Jill Stuart Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

    PJ
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:45 pm
    (image from www.fashion-press.net) . Check out these two updated posts: Chanel Fall 2014 Makeup Collection (additional items) Jill Stuart Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection (item information and images)
  • What Version Should You Choose? Milano Collection 2015 Face Powders from Kanebo, Kanebo Twany & Kanebo Impress

    PJ
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:10 pm
    (image from www.kanebo-cosmetics.jp/milano-collection) . A few days ago, I came across this blog post, which discusses the differences among the three versions of the face powder from Kanebo’s Milano Collection (Kanebo, Kanebo Twany and Kanebo Impress). Since I am often asked about this annual limited-edition collection for the holiday season, I thought I’d also talk about these three versions (particularly the three versions of the face powder from the upcoming Milano Collection 2015). (The information in this post is mainly from the blog post mentioned above, the Kanebo website,…
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    Musings of a Muse A Blog of Musings from a Cosmetic Junkie

  • Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of for Holiday 2014

    Isabella Muse
    19 Sep 2014 | 8:07 am
    What Pretty Girls Are Made Of, hmmmm, sugar and spice and everything nice? Or a selection of incredible Too Faced Holiday 2014 Makeup selections perhaps to make them their eyes, cheeks, and lips beautiful? The new Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Holiday 2014 Collection gets an official launch today and although we saw some of it already here’s another look! Let me know what you’re hauling in the comments! (...)Read the rest of Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of for Holiday 2014 (415 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 20 comments | Enjoy similar…
  • Nature Reinvents the Lip Crayon with the New Burt Bee’s 100% Natural Lip Crayons

    Isabella Muse
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:31 am
    Heads up matte lipstick lovers and Burt’s Bees fans there’s a new lip crayon on the loose for Fall 2014! You know me I love chubby lip crayons and Burt’s Bees recently launched a new 100% Natural Lip Crayon in six mattes shades. Matte’s a classic finish with an old Hollywood glamorous look that never goes out of style and this Fall I’m seeing MANY trendy matte lip looks. The new Burt’s Bees Lip 100% Natural Lip Crayons not only give you an easy way to get the look but also an affordable and healthy way to embrace the trend! Let’s take a look!
  • Wet n Wild Senorita Megaslicks Balm Stain Review & Swatches

    Isabella Muse
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Wet n Wild Senorita Megaslicks Balm Stain Moisturizing Lip Color is a new, limited edition shade that launched with the Enchanting Halloween Looks by Wet n Wild for Fall 2014. Actually the collection has a few shades of limited edition Wet n Wild Megaslicks Balm Stain Moisturizing Lip Color so if you’re a fan of these chubby pencils get to Walgreens to check out the new shades! For now let’s take a peek at the Senorita shade! (...)Read the rest of Wet n Wild Senorita Megaslicks Balm Stain Review & Swatches (305 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 6 comments…
  • Milani Enchanted Ruby Lipstick Review & Swatches

    Isabella Muse
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:47 am
    Milani Enchanted Ruby Lipstick is one of three limited edition shades launching with the Milani Bedazzled Collection at Walgreens and CVS this Fall. With all the the fantastic Holiday makeup collections we’ve been seeing I’d say Milani Enchanted Ruby Lipstick fits right in as this is a rather stunning shade of Holiday red. Take a look! (...)Read the rest of Milani Enchanted Ruby Lipstick Review & Swatches (536 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 6 comments | Enjoy similar categories of interest:Beauty on a Budget, Drugstore Makeup Brands, Fall Collections…
  • Illamasqua Teams Up With Virgin Atlantic

    Isabella Muse
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:14 am
    Ready for take off captain! Illamasqua teams Up With Virgin Atlantic to celebrate its 30th Anniversary in style revealing redesigned iconic red uniforms. And of course, to go along with them Illamasqua hops on board with a Glamore Lipstick shade, entitled Virgin, that was designed exclusively for Virgin Atlantic. (...)Read the rest of Illamasqua Teams Up With Virgin Atlantic (219 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 4 comments | Enjoy similar categories of interest:Fall Collections 2014, Illamasqua | Copyright © 2007-2013 by Musings of a Muse. Please do not copy or…
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    Temptalia Beauty Blog: Makeup Reviews, Beauty Tips

  • Too Faced Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

    Christine
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Too Faced Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses Palette Too Faced Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses Palette ($34.00 for 0.55 oz.) includes three eyeshadows, two bronzers, and a lip gloss. You may recognize the eyeshadows from Too Faced’s The Chocolate Bar. Both bronzers have routinely been featured in other palettes and are available individually as well. The lipgloss is a new formula called “La Creme Lip Gloss” that will officially debut next spring. The palette has a strong, chocolaty scent, so if you don’t dig sweet chocolate smells, you may want to look at other Too…
  • Sunday Link Love, Volume #202

    Christine
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Happy Sunday! I don’t know what the weather is like in your part of the world right now, but here where I’m at, it feels like fall!  I put on a long-sleeved shirt for the first time in months, as the weather had a very gloomy, crisp look (and feel, once I went out) this morning.   I just got back from getting coffee, Mellan’s curled up behind me (which means, I’ll be curling up next to him for at least five minutes after this post), and I’m ready to make this a very productive day.  Hope you have a lovely Sunday! A guide to the noteworthy floral scents by…
  • 5 Beautiful Gray Eyeshadows

    Christine
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Gray can be a very versatile shade to have in one’s stash, as it can be used to darken (without overwhelming, like a black eyeshadow might) any shade, but it can also be used to add depth and dimension. What are your favorite grays? Makeup Geek Galaxy — a medium-dark, shimmery gray Urban Decay Desperation — a medium-dark, lightly shimmered gray with warm undertones MAC Typographic — a matte, medium gray MAC Nehru — a matte, medium-dark gray with cooler undertones Inglot #451 — a shimmery, cool-toned gray >> See side-by-side swatches! <<
  • Swatch Saturday: Make Up For Ever Artist Shadows (Satin & Matte Finishes)

    Christine
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Last up, Satins and Mattes from Make Up For Ever’s Artist Shadows ($21.00 for 0.08 oz.) that I’ll be reviewing (a couple may have already been reviewed).  This post does exclude any shades from the 30th Anniversary Palette (click the link for swatches of those), which I already posted before!  :) Any favorites? See more photos & swatches! Make Up For Ever M110 Cement Artist Shadow Make Up For Ever M110 Cement Artist Shadow Make Up For Ever M110 Cement Artist Shadow Make Up For Ever M620 Gray Brown Artist Shadow Make Up For Ever M620 Gray Brown Artist Shadow Make Up For…
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty New Shades for Fall 2014

    Christine
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Marc Jacobs Beauty New Shades for Fall 2014 Availability: Now at Marc Jacobs Beauty and Sephora Enamored Hi-Shine Nail Lacquer ($18.00) (New, Permanent) Rita (172) Red sangria Showgirl (168) Gold glitter Blanche (162) Whipped creme Louise (160) Soft ballet pink Madame (158) White cocoa Patsy (164) Gunmetal silver Warm Blue (166) Teal turquoise New Wave (156) Cobalt blue Cora (170) Black grape Style Eye-Con No. 3 Plush Shadow ($39.00) (New, Permanent) The Seductress (122) Ivory matte, matte midnight black, metallic blue-green silver The Escapist (120) Pink champagne frost, matte deep…
 
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  • Get Her Exact Look: Angela Bassett’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

    Lakish Campbell
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:01 am
    Late last night, I shot my first email to celebrity makeup artist D’Andre Michael. I followed him months ago after learning he does makeup for Mary J. Blige, Garcelle Beauvais, Queen Latifah... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Viola Davis’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

    Lakish Campbell
    28 Aug 2014 | 6:19 am
      I haven’t had a Viola Davis beauty breakdown since 2009 – Get Her Exact Look: Viola Davis’s 2009 SAG Awards Makeup - so I was beyond giddy when I scrolled through my newsfeed... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Kerry Washington’s 2014 Emmys Makeup

    Lakish Campbell
    25 Aug 2014 | 12:06 am
    Kerry Washington by Carola Gonzalez: Neutrogena, Kevyn Aucoin and Dior skin.  Since Kerry’s skin has been exalted as “naturally flawless” already in a previous beauty breakdown I... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Uzo Uduba’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards Makeup

    Lakish Campbell
    17 Aug 2014 | 1:18 am
    Uzo Aduba, of “Orange Is the New Black” fame, was one of Saturday’s biggest winners at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards. She nabbed “Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Her Vanity: Angela Bassett Talks Beauty with Violet Grey

    Lakish Campbell
    8 Aug 2014 | 1:33 am
    Recently, the incomparable Angela Bassett sat down with “the industry’s beauty edit” Violet Grey to slay in lingerie (which was surprisingly not credited in the feature) while... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    The Non-Blonde

  • Polly Bergen (1930-2014)

    Gaia Fishler
    20 Sep 2014 | 3:06 pm
    Polly Bergen quotes:"When you feel what you've done fulfills yourself, makes you happy and makes people around you happy.""The thing is, when you see your old friends, you come face to face with yourself. I run into someone I've known for 40 or 50 years, and they're old. And I suddenly realize I'm old. It comes as an enormous shock to me.""You look at the road you could have taken, you know, I just think that's interesting... I've been on a lot of roads and I had to hitchhike on a couple of 'em... I have to be very honest: There's not an awful lot of regret in my life. I think that, you know,…
  • Quote Of The Day: Aerin Lauder On Casual Fridays

    Gaia Fishler
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am
    Aerin Lauder on what her grandmother would be horrified to see in today’s workplace…“Probably casual Fridays for men. She would not like Lacoste [shirts] at the office. I come from an environment where the men actually say, ‘Is it OK if I take off my jacket?’ in a meeting. Everyone wears suits; it is a very dressed-up world. Even if I wear jeans, I still wear a blazer and jewelry. I think there is something nice about coming to work and dressing nicely.”Indeed.Photo and quote from Glamour Magazine.COPYRIGHT ©2006-2014 GAIA FISHLER WWW.THENONBLONDE.COM, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
  • Currently- September 2014

    Gaia Fishler
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:51 pm
    BookThe Pale Blue Eye by Louis Bayard. I think it was a recommendation of a reader here, but I'm not sure. Early 1800s, Edgar Allan Poe at West Point, a murder mystery. It drags a little and at times I wish to bitch-slap Mr. Poe, but there's something about this book and its atmosphere.MusicGemma Ray- DesotoTVIn an act of desperation the Husband and I started watching Flip or Flop on HGTV. It's not as bad as I've feared, but I can't wait till Nicole Curtis returns with her loving and history-conscious remodeling projects.PerfumeHabanita extrait de parfum. I love the EDT (and should really get…
  • Cats Of The Day

    Gaia Fishler
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:21 am
    GemmaGiselleMarigoldGray is a pretty dominant color in our home, and tabbies ran rampant. Marigold and Gemma (as well as Pippa, who evaded the camera today) are littermates and about 18 month old. Giselle, who just turned six, is truly one of a kind. And she knows it.COPYRIGHT ©2006-2014 GAIA FISHLER WWW.THENONBLONDE.COM, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. CONTENT POACHING IS BOTH ILLEGAL AND UGLY. Copier, C'est Voler.
  • Urban Decay Naked Basics 2 Eye Shadow Palette

    Gaia Fishler
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:19 am
    This was a rare impulse buy. Normally I plan my makeup purchases carefully, keeping lists and spreadsheets that help me decide if a certain item has its place in my collection or at least is important enough for the blog. I didn't give much thought to the recently-launched Urban Decay Naked Basics 2 Eye Shadow Palette because the first Naked Basics was not right for my coloring and failed to impress me. But with Basics 2 Urban Decay hit it out of the park. It's beyond perfect.Urban Decay N. Basics 2 is rather moderate in size for a six-pan palette and can fit into a clutch or a large…
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    Beauty and Fashion Tech

  • Fashionable Coats You Need In Your Closet

    Carleenp
    14 Sep 2014 | 4:19 pm
    Since the weather doesn’t seem to be warming up anytime soon, you will need your winter essentials for a longer while. One thing that you definitely need is a coat that keeps you warm while allowing you to feel and look as trendy as ever. If you pride yourself on an amazing collection of coats, [...] Fashionable Coats You Need In Your Closet
  • The Thirty Dollar Face

    Carleenp
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Way back, Makeup Wars did the $20 Face Challenge. Now we are back with a bit of inflation built in, doing the $30 Face Challenge! I went shopping at Meijer for my products. I find that Meijer usually has a good selection of super affordable brands such as NYC and Wet and Wild, plus they [...] The Thirty Dollar Face
  • 5 Tips to Pick the Right Handbag for Everyday Use

    Carleenp
    7 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    Ladies, admit it; handbags are one of the most favorite accessories you like to have on when you go out. When it comes to handbags, you want to follow the latest trends, and look stylish carrying around the most chic-looking bag of the season. However, you also have to admit that a bag that looks [...] 5 Tips to Pick the Right Handbag for Everyday Use
  • Sponsored Video Gillette Venus Snap

    Carleenp
    18 Jul 2014 | 6:44 am
    So, have you ever struggled with how to pack your razor? How about just wanting to carry on around for that emergency when you catch that spot that you missed and now noticed after you got to the beach? Yep, I’ve been there, done that on more occasions than I would like!  Just last week [...] Sponsored Video Gillette Venus Snap
  • Makeup Wars Urban Decay Giveaway!

    Carleenp
    14 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am
    Makeup Wars is looking at our favorites from Urban Decay and giving away 11 fabulous shades and palettes! See the end of the post for more on the giveaway. Here is my current Urban Decay wish list if I made my own four-pan palette. You can get these at Sephora or the Urban Decay website. [...] Makeup Wars Urban Decay Giveaway!
 
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    The Daily Cookie

  • Nails of the Week: NARS Zakynthos

    Crystal
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    One of my favorite styling tricks is to wear my favorite nude heels with a bare-leg outfit. Even at 5’2” the illusion of a continuous line lengthens my legs like nothing else. Same goes for nails. A nude polish can be your most flattering and classic bet. More often than not, it looks luxurious and expensive, given that you are wearing the right shade of nude for your skintone. My most recent nude polish favorite is the NARS Nail Polish in Zakynthos ($20 US), a creamy pink grey-tinged beige that makes my hands look great and my nails perfectly polished and neat. When was the last time you…
  • Lip Lust: Pur Minerals Gloss Stick

    Crystal
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    For me, classic Fall makeup is either dark berry lips (think Bordeaux or burgundy) or a just bitten stained look. The latter is more low maintenance, which I’ve preferred with my recently hectic schedule this semester. The Pur Minerals Gloss Stick ($16 US) is one of my picks for the season. Check out two of the colors: Spiked Punch and Daredevil below. The best part of this particular rendition of a gloss, balm, lipstick hybrid is its texture. Slightly tacky, it doesn’t wear off as quickly as some others, but has a balmy feel that won’t dry out lips like a traditional stain. The sticks…
  • Bargain Dash: L’Oreal Advanced Haircare Total Repair Extreme

    Crystal
    11 Sep 2014 | 10:31 am
    Confession time: It’s been about a year since I’ve let scissors near my hair. In my defense, my hair is pretty healthy and I like the undone, imperfect look. That said, I can’t explain away split ends, which I’m starting to see. I’m stubborn about having long, healthy hair though so that means no coloring and keeping trims to a minimum. Quality products are absolutely a must both for preventing and treating naturally occurring damage. In short, salon results without actually stepping foot into a salon. In response, I’ve been spending a lot of time with the new L’Oreal Advanced…
  • Smart, Cute School Supplies

    Crystal
    10 Sep 2014 | 6:46 am
    Yes, I’ve outgrown the days when I would need to buy crayons and protractors for school. Maybe it’s nostalgia, but I’m currently obsessing over cute school supplies and stationary and functional, colorful planners top my list. In fact, I just purchased the Emily Ley 2015 Simplified Planner Daily Edition ($58 US). I’m so excited to use it next January! I’ve heard rave reviews from others about its clean but engaging design. Do you have any favorite planners that I should know about? Also on my list: Kate Spade Notebooks ($12 US), for their adorable print design, and Kate Spade Retro…
  • Dressed Up Metallic Nails

    Crystal
    8 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Every year Fall comes around, and every year it’s no surprise that luxurious metallic colors seize the spotlight. Not that I’m complaining. Rich shimmery antique shades feel so appropriate and are almost as easy to match with as neutrals. With my favorite copper eyeliner in hand and gold-laced highlighters dusted on my cheeks, I also welcomed two new nail colors into my wardrobe for the season. Laqa & Co. Nail Polish in Chubs ($13 US) is one of those platinum dirty blonde shades with a cool vintage green patina that feels casual in all the right ways. Not one for trying too hard, the…
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    All Lacquered Up

  • Remembering Loki

    Michelle Mismas
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    On September 18th, 2014, my beautiful baby, Loki, lost her struggle with lung cancer, leaving a giant hole in my heart and life. It’s been an awful 11 months as we’ve dealt with treating inflammatory bowel disease, that left her at a frail six pounds, to discovering her lung tumor seven months ago. It’s been a year where I have spent the majority of my days, at home, worried about her, on high alert for a wheezing fit, making sure she was eating and giving in to every time she wanted to lay on my lap, whether I had work to do or not. A year where I’ve become somewhat…
  • China Glaze All Aboard Fall 2014 Swatches & Review – Part 1

    Michelle Mismas
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:33 pm
    China Glaze Fall 2014 – All Aboard When I think of train travel, I immediately picture the episode of Sex and The City where Carrie and Samantha venture cross country with visions of luxurious sleeper compartments and glamorous bar car parties that are quickly squashed by the reality of today’s rail system. Though, like a scene out of 50s movie, the China Glaze All Aboard collection hearkens back to a more elegant time for the rails, when people dressed for travel and the possibility of meeting your Cary Grant on board was alive and well. Formula & Application China…
  • Essie Fall 2014 Dress To Kilt Swatches & Review

    Michelle Mismas
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:22 am
    Essie Fall 2014 – Dress To Kilt Fall tends to be a time when brands start to bring out the shimmer but for Essie, Fall 2014 is all about luxe, saturated cremes. Dress To Kilt is a palette of six shades that blends rich autumnal hues with dusty neutrals that can be mixed and matched for nail art or simply worn in all their creme glory. Formula & Application Essie nail polish is 3-Free (Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP). The square bottles are embossed with the Essie logo and the smooth plastic caps include an embossed ‘e’ on top. Bottles at mass retailers have stickers rather than…
  • New! Nails Inc Nailkale Nail Polish Swatches & Review

    Michelle Mismas
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Nails Inc Nailkale Watching kale, the vitamin-packed superfood, go on the food trend roller coaster from “oh so popular” to “oh so over,” it was only a matter of time before it became a buzzed about beauty ingredient. While I’ve seen face products infused with kale, Nails Inc is the first nail brand to embrace the benefits of the leafy green. The Nails Inc Nailkale line not only brings us a new, nourishing formula, it also introduces new packaging, including a way to try on the polish before you buy it. Keep reading to see what I mean. Formula & Application…
  • My Favorite butter LONDON Colors for the ULTA 21 Days Sale

    Michelle Mismas
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Favorite butter LONDON Nail Polishes One of the best parts of the ULTA 21 Days of Steals for us nail polish lovers is the butter LONDON 2 for $15 sale. It’s a great time to add that coveted shade to your bL collection and try the polishes you’ve considered but never taken the plunge on. Today, I have my favorite butter LONDON colors that are currently available at ULTA.com, store availability will vary, to help you narrow down what is probably a mighty list of options. Fall 2014 Brick Lane Collection Favorites There’s no official word on whether the butter LONDON Fall 2014…
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    Canadian Beauty

  • Pixi’s Natural Makeup Look

    Henna
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:14 am
    If you’ve been into a Target store recently, you’ll have noticed that they carry British beauty brand Pixi! Pixi is known for having an easier approach to makeup. They specialize in... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • New Movie: Gone Girl

    Henna
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:48 pm
    Friends, I read Gone Girl this summer and it is a phenomenal novel.  It’s a thriller that’s also a dark comedy. The premise is this: a man finds his wife missing and sees himself framed... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • First Impressions: Burberry My Burberry

    Henna
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:11 am
    Mmmmmmm! That’s what I said when I smelled Burberry’s new perfume My Burberry. The perfume is fresh and easy to wear, with notes of Sweet Pea, Bergamot, Geranium, Golden Quince, Freesia,... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • Rodial Instaglam Skin Tint

    Henna
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:57 am
    This is absolutely my new favourite tinted moisturizer. I haven’t used a tinted moisturizer in ages – mainly because I love the look and staying power of foundation, and tinted... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • New Video: Walmart Haul

    Henna
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:07 pm
    Hi friends, check out the beauty goodies I picked up from Walmart!  Reviews of some of these coming soon. Enjoy! Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
 
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    RealSelf Blog

  • Life After Breast Augmentation: How Frequently to Visit the Plastic Surgeon

    18 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    The breast augmentation journey doesn’t end at surgery. There are a lot of questions that arise after the it’s all said and done. Questions like: How long do implants last? Will they rupture? How frequently should a patient revisit their doctor? What it comes down to is simple: Protect big investments. In an effort to get answers to all of these queries, RealSelf caught up with Nashville plastic surgeon Dr. Melinda Haws to find out what should really be done after surgery. One...
  • Enter to Win an iPhone 6 by Uploading Videos to Your Review!

    16 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Writing a review on RealSelf is an amazing way to share your story, and now the experience has gotten even better! You can now bring others along with you on your beauty journey by adding your very own videos to your review. We’ve made it fast and easy to upload your videos from your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Read on for instructions or watch our handy-dandy video below! While writing a review, simply drag and drop the videos you’d like to share, or click Select Files to...
  • Plastic Surgeon Dr. Stephen Weber Gives Advice to Young Doctors: “Giving Back Is the Right Thing to Do”

    16 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    Dr. Stephen Weber and team member with Tanzania National nurse Making a living as a plastic surgeon isn’t all about redoing the noses of Hollywood’s famous faces. For many of these surgeons, the role comes with a sense of responsibility to give back to those in need, from families abroad who lack access to medical care to teenager cancer survivors who have lost their hair. Facial plastic surgeon Dr. Stephen Weber is one of these doctors. When he’s not busy performing...
  • Transgender Woman on Illegal Injections: “It Was So Bad, the Knife Broke During Surgery”

    12 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Be it Botox or breast implants, the decision to undergo a cosmetic procedure isn’t one to be taken lightly. While the possibility of improving your self-confidence is incredibly high, corners should not be cut when it comes to researching your treatment and your doctor. Many people have had to learn this lesson the hard way, including 46-year-old Miami resident Rajee Narinesingh. Back in 2005, the transgender woman became one of several victims of Oneal Ron Morris, an unlicensed...
  • Black Market Injections: Dr. John Martin Reveals What Really Happens When You Use Illegal Fillers

    10 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    There are numerous benefits to getting a cosmetic procedure, most importantly improving your self-confidence. But before you ever step foot inside an operating room, it’s imperative that you’ve done your research (both on the procedure and the doctor) and know that your surgeon has board certification. MORE: Board-Certification: How to Know If Your Surgeon Is Legitimately Certified While not everyone who’s skipped these steps has had disastrous results, that wasn’t the case...
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    All Things Chic

  • Picture-Perfect Fall Fashion: Pennymeade

    Jenny
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:35 am
    With the holiday season fast approaching, and school pictures on deck for many kiddos, we all need a special occasion outfit (or nine!) in our arsenal. For me, it’s all about fine quality, reasonable prices, and styles that are timeless enough to capture the essence of childhood in all of the photos. Enter Pennymeade, the best discovery I’ve made since getting pregnant and the brand I plan to put my little one in for her special occasion wear from Day One through grade school. The “Touch of Sparkle” collection, including this sweet blouse, adds a touch of whimsy to…
  • Must See Country Houses to Visit in England

    Melissa Angert
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    The country houses of England remain some of the most well preserved seats of established families to survive anywhere in the world. At their peak, aristocratic families built larger and larger homes as displays of wealth, but as the world changed, so did their wealth and a lot of these architectural treasures became a burden. The National Trust owns several country houses in every corner of England, but there are several that are still owned by the families, but opened to the public.   If a tour of the great country houses of England are on your travel itinerary, these are some of the…
  • Bacon Parmesan Meatloaf

    Melissa Angert
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    Meatloaf is an easy standby family favorite, but it gets boring after awhile.  So in an effort to keep it in the meal rotation but make it new I wanted to introduce some new flavors. A couple of tries that didn’t quite hit the mark and I found one that the whole family loved.  A slightly crunchy crust on top and plenty of moist flavor inside.  It is pretty enough to serve to weekend company and, trust me, meatloaf is hard to make pretty.  The key is to use your hands to mix all the flavors up well, and to use these as fresh ingredients- parmesan cheese, garlic, and bacon (no bacon…
  • Mabel’s Labels

    Nicole
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:31 am
    Getting everything together for daycare can sometimes be a challenge.  And then even when we think we have all our stuff together, we get home and my kid has someone else’s shoes on. Or we ended up with a sippy cup that looks almost exactly-but-not-quite-the-same as ours because let’s face it: our daycare has enough on their plates without trying to remember who has a bright green lid and who has a light green lid on their cup.   They’re spending their time educating and caring for my child, so I try to make things a little easier for them. At first I was writing on…
  • Maternity Hacks for Those of You in Denial (Like Me)

    Jenny
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:32 am
    We’ve talked before about how cheap-looking (and overpriced!) maternity clothes can be. Like many moms-to-be, I’ve been loving the fast-fashion prices and high-quality feel of ASOS Maternity and H&M Mama, but even still — re-wardrobing oneself when you have a baby budget on the horizon can be kind of stressful. Now solidly in my seventh month, I’d say only about 20% of the clothes I wear are “actual” maternity. Many of them are already part of my wardrobe, and others are “regular” items I’ve picked up a size or two above my usual, and…
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    Hot Beauty Health

  • Fix End of Summer Hair Damage with Hairfinity

    Diana Ajih
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:45 am
    Waiting for your hair to grow can be more painful than waiting for a pot of water to boil. Sure you can get your regular trims at the hair salon or limit the use of heat styling tools but getting your hair to grow can still feel like an impossible feat. However, I’ve learned that [...]
  • Pampadour: An Online Platform for Beauty Lovers

    Diana Ajih
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:48 am
    Ever since the launch of Pinterest, I’ve been obsessed with curating collections of my favorite things. If you look at my profile, you’ll see that the most popular is board is “Hair & Beauty” because I’m constantly inspired. I get lost in the sea of beautiful pins and often times I find myself staring at [...]
  • The 8 Best Beauty Trends for Fall 2014

    Diana Ajih
    12 Sep 2014 | 10:54 am
    We’ve rounded up some of the best makeup and hair trends we saw from the fall 2014 runways. From hints of metallic and heavy liner to bare minimum, radiant skin, you’ll want to wear everyone of this fall’s must-have beauty trends. Here’s a list of our favorite beauty trends of the season so far. Power [...]
  • 17 Key Fall Fashion Trends for 2014

    Diana Ajih
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:18 pm
    With summer officially over in a few weeks, we can now focus on the hot trends for the fall season. I’m so excited for all the possibilities that designers have presented this month as trends seem to focus around texture and coziness. See our list of key fashion trends from the fall 2014 runways! Sneaker Night [...]
  • 7 Fall 2014 Hairstyles & Trends To Jump On Now

    Diana Ajih
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:07 am
    Fall is the perfect time to switch up your hairstyle so we present this season’s most relevant hair trends. The fall 2014 runways showcased a broad range of hairstyles from tight braids and high buns to fun ponytails and bohemian waves. Want runway ready hair this fall? Before you take a trip to the salon, [...]
 
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    Solessence

  • FELICIA JAYES JOINS YOUNG NAILS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES

    hillary
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm
    Young Nails Inc., an industry leader in nail product development, services and education, announced today that Felicia Jayes has joined the company as Vice President of Sales. Felicia brings more than 30 years of professional experience across a wide range of management roles in the beauty industry to her position at Young Nails, including many years spent, in her words, “behind a chair, not a desk”, where she first developed her passion for customer contact and customer service. Prior to joining Young Nails she spent more than 20 years in senior management positions in sales and…
  • Just Added – Bling it on! Virginia – official Swarovski Nail Class

    hillary
    14 Sep 2014 | 4:27 pm
    There is still time to get Crystal Culture Swarovski certified before the holidays. Sign up now for the Richmond, Virginia class: To reserve your spot please confirm attendance and make your payment at this link. https://squareup.com/market/hillaryfry/bling-it-on-wisconsin Swarovski’s Crystal Culture launched in 2014 under Directors Gina Silvestro and Viv Simmonds – multi international Award Winning Nail Artists – with the intent to nurture, mentor and assist Nail Artists in building their businesses by teaching retail skills and additional services to add to their treatment…
  • Emmys 2014: Claire Danes

    hillary
    26 Aug 2014 | 11:06 pm
    Celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler created the look for Claire Danes for tonight’s Emmys Awards using Leonor Greyl products and breaks down for us how to get the look at home: “Claire is wearing a red, Givenchy dress tonight that it a bit low in the front with crystal dragonfly jewels around the neckline. It is such a focal point that we wanted the hair up, and since there is something romantic about the dress , I wanted to do a braid. We did a soft, low side-part, with her hair away from the face and left pieces framing her face and covering her ears. I started with her hair damp and ran…
  • VMA 2014: Winner – Miley Cyrus

    hillary
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:11 am
    Cyrus  took home the Video of the Year award for her hit song, “Wrecking Ball and looked fabulous in her pixie cut doing it, thanks to Wella celebrity stylist Andy LeCompte (who was also busy styling winner Lorde). Step-by-Step Styling: Start with freshly washed and conditioned hair using Wella Professionals LuxeOil Keratin Protect Shampoo and Keratin Restore Mask which helps hydrate, nourish and strengthen hair Prime the hair by applying 1-2 pumps of Wella Professionals LuxeOil Reconstructive Elixir to the palms of your hands and distribute evenly throughout Blow dry hair in all…
  • VMA 2014: Winner – Lorde and her luscious Wella locks

    hillary
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    The Look: Lorde looked bold and beautiful at the 2014 VMA’s and her 1960’s Jerry Hall inspired hair look was the perfect finishing touch. Lorde also became VMA royalty when she won Best Rock Video for her hit song “Royals.” Step-by-Step Styling: Start with freshly washed and conditioned hair using Wella Professionals Brilliance Shampoo and Conditioner To create the perfect foundation for styling, spray damp hair with Wella Professionals LuxeOil Keratin Boost Leave In Conditioning Spray then blow dry using a large ceramic brush to create natural volume Create a deep side part in the…
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  • 14 Things That You Wouldn't Believe Are Compostable

    Melissa
    13 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    14 Things That You Wouldn't Believe Are Compostable Say goodbye to your trashcan with this list of compost-friendly items This is a TotalBeauty.com Health & Beauty article Think only fruits and veggies can be composted? Think again. There are tons of everyday items you can throw into a compost bin -- what are you waiting for? See the surprising things that are compostable here
  • 15 Best Earth-Friendly Beauty Products

    Melissa
    12 Sep 2014 | 11:30 pm
    15 Best Earth-Friendly Beauty Products Go green with these top-rated products This is a TotalBeauty.com Health & Beauty article Whether you've only dabbled in earth-friendly beauty products or are a die-hard organic product fan, you're sure to love these reviewer-approved products. Take your pick of these organic, preservative-free and eco-friendly hair, skin and makeup picks.
  • 7 Household Plants to Soothe Your Health & Beauty Woes

    Melissa
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:58 pm
    7 Household Plants to Soothe Your Health & Beauty Woes These pretty plants will keep you happy and healthy This is a TotalBeauty.com Beauty in Balance article These plants-with-benefits will not only give your place a makeover, they'll also help make you prettier, inside and out. From improving air quality to clearing up acne, these easy-to-grow plants can treat common health
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  • backstage beauty: makeup artists share their skincare must-haves

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    when you want to know which skincare products are the best, makeup artists are among the best people to turn to ~ they deal with skin all day after all, and know how important well-prepped {and taken care of} skin is to the result of every makeup look.at many ny fashion week shows this season Weleda Skin Food was spotted being used backstage, including Greg Lauren, Meden and Rebecca Minkoff, among others. this multi-duty beauty product was used as a primer and as a "skin gloss" on the cheekbones; Sarah Lucero, Stila makeup artist and global director of education and artistry…
  • beauty review: yumzezz natural body scrub

    16 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    yumzezz [yuhm-zeez] noun, plural 1. nutrient rich skin treats that smell good enough to eat & are natural enough for most discriminating skin surfaces.beauties! who doesn't love dessert or a sweet treat? in my home we always eat something sweet, typically after dinner, everyday. it's truly an enjoyable event and i highly recommend it. :)but i digress…i was sent some yummy, inedible, body scrubs to try out from a new brand, yumzezz, and i think they're quite fabulous.everything in the yumzezz range are handmade and made to order. this ensures only the freshest product…
  • nyfw spring '15 {trend}: glossy, natural nails

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    new york fashion week has wrapped up, and i'm sure i'm not alone when i say i'm still absorbing it all; so many looks and trends were created for the runway that will shape and influence what we'll be wearing in the spring and summer of 2015. and not just the clothes, but everything from hair and makeup to nails and accessories… one trend that stood out to me was that of glossy, nude, natural nails. this is something every beauty girl has obsessed over, including me; creating the perfect nude, shiny nail ranks up there to finding that  fab LBD, a pair of amazing-fitting jeans…
  • nyfw spring '15 {hair}: scünci x Tracy Reese

    13 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    i was beyond in love with the ballerina-inspired collection and complimenting hair styles seen at Tracy Reese's spring 2015 runway show ~ did you see it? the best part, in my opinion, were that the hairstyles are easily created using affordable products from scünci hair accessories! the scünci x Tracy Reese ready-to-wear collection will be available in spring 2015 {the collaboration marks the first-ever designer partnership for the leading hair accessory brand}, but you can get the look at home right now with the chic headbands from the current collection!as you can see, hair…
  • fall beauty 2014: City Nights collection by jane iredale + fotd

    11 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    the new City Nights Collection from jane iredale is simply gorgeous, and i was thrilled when the brand sent it to me to use. this radiant collection was inspired by the glamour and energy of a night out on the town. the collection includes a gorgeous trio of matte pearl, shimmery port wine and toasted caramel shadows that can be worn separately or together to create your desired eye look {i love how easily they blend and feel so soft on my skin}; add definition and drama using the gel eyeliners in flirtatious jewel tones to create gorgeous, standout eyes {these apply…
 
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    Beauty411

  • Zoya Entice and Ignite Collections Fall 2014

    Beauty411
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:59 am
    Inspired by the classic wools, textured brocades and metallic accents of the season, Zoya’s new ENTICE & IGNITE Nail Color Collections create a palette of lush, deep color including wines, browns, navies and greys. I have to say that a Zoya Fall Collection is always an eagerly anticipated one for me, and these collections don’t disappoint.The Zoya Entice Collection delivers six new, glossy, intensely pigmented, full-coverage cream colors, including:ZP748 ­ Nyssa: Milk Chocolate BrownZP749 ­ Claire: Rich BurgundyZP750 ­ Veronica: Brilliant WineZP751 ­ Margo: Red PlumZP752…
  • MAC Matchmaster Concealer

    Beauty411
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    I’m always on the lookout for a great concealer, so I was excited to see the new M·A·C Matchmaster Concealer cross my desk. Formulated to enhance the subtleties of your skin tone, Matchmaster Concealer utilizes breakthrough pigment technology to create a fully personalized, subtle satin finish. In a word? Fabulous!M·A·C Matchmaster Concealer comes in 12 shades (1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 3.0, 4.0, 5.0, 6.0, 7.0, 7.5, 8.0, 8.5, 9.0).  I previewed three of them–1.0, 5.0 and 6.0.  I think for winter, since I have a light-medium skin tone, I could make 1.0 work, but I’m ordering 2.0…
  • The Best Splurge-Worthy Fall Lipsticks!

    Beauty411
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:19 am
    As much as I love the colors and textures of summer lipsticks and glosses, Fall is my favorite season for makeup. This Fall, the colors are spectacular. Gorgeous merlot, deep berry and crimson shades are a must on your lips. Need some inspiration to get you started? Read on…The Best Fall Splurge-Worthy Lipstick Shades include (in no particular order):1.    CHANEL ROUGE COCO Hydrating Crème Lip Colour in Rivoli2.    Dior Rouge Dior Couture Colour Voluptuous Care in Pied-De-Poule 9773.    NARS Audacious Lipstick in Bette4.   Laura Geller Color-Enriched Anti-Aging Lipstick in…
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    Tammy Gibson | A Mom in Red High Heels

  • Hairstyle How-to: Upgrade Your Pony with The Double Wrap Topsy Tail

    Tammy Gibson
    20 Sep 2014 | 6:36 pm
    Looking for a super easy, yet fun hairstyle? The Double Wrap Topsy Tail is a stylish alternative to a standard pony! Wear this look to the office, the gym or on the weekends. It is a style that compliments every style fromevery day casual outfits to polished professional attire. Add a few jeweled accessories for a dressier holiday look. “Anyone remember the topsy tail? I know I know, it may sound a little retro, but this double wrap topsy tail tutorial takes an old school ponytail and quickly morphs it into a super trendy look that is guaranteed to turn some heads,” explains…
  • Hot Hair Colors for Fall 2014

    Tammy Gibson
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:11 am
    I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Living Proof. I received product samples to facilitate my review and to thank me for my participation. Aside from your smile, your hair is your best accessory! You wear it every single day so it is important to love it and invest in it with good hair cuts, color and product. With fall coming, you may be ready to switch things up a bit. After a summer of chlorine, wind, salt water and sun, a fresh color, trim and deep conditioning are in order! I asked Angela Bethanie, my personal stylist and contributor to A Mom in…
  • What to Wear for Fall: Triangle Body Type

    Tammy Gibson
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Wearing clothes that look awesome on your body gives you a terrific sense of confidence. Learning how to dress to compliment your assets and camouflage the areas you don’t want emphasized isn’t magic or even talent. It’s just a system that anyone can learn. Today, we’ll focus on the Triangle Body Type and what to wear for fall! Your Shape: Your lower body is wider than your upper body. Your Goal: Draw attention to your upper body and minimize your lower body. Add volume to your upper half with chunky knit sweaters.  A chunky infinity scarf is a great option as well!
  • 9 Tips to Help You Look Younger Than You Are

    Tammy Gibson
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:01 pm
    Aging is hard. I said it. Most of you agree (and if you don’t, share your secrets with us!).  Looking in the mirror and seeing that the years are starting to show on your face, the gray hairs are popping  up, feeling your body’s aches and pains are more frequent and knowing that your metabolism is slowing is a challenge to accept.  Thankfully, there are a few tricks we can apply without doing major surgery or spending a fortune on treatments at the dermatologist. 9 Tips to Help You Look Younger Than You Are Prevent brain fog and depression, as well as weight gain, with…
  • How To Look Comfy Chic: 4 Looks for Everyday Activities

    Tammy Gibson
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:48 pm
    You know I preach to get dressed every day to look and feel your best.  Too many moms roll out of bed and hit the ground running to get the kids off to school with no regard for themselves. The problem with not taking 15-20 minutes minimum to get yourself ready is that you are neglecting yourself.  When something is neglected, it quite literally is disrespected.  I know you’d hate for your kids to disrespect you so why do you do it to yourself? Here is a rule of thumb to remember: do 1 of 3 things if you are extremely limited on time… do your hair, makeup or dress nice. If you…
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  • PurseForum Roundup – September 19

    Pattie Rechtman
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Well, PurseForum Roundup readers, we have passed the mid-September mark and we’re definitely seeing some signs of autumn, both on the PurseForum and out in the wild. This week, we spent some quality time in Handbags and Purses, the Jewelry Box, Chanel and more. We’re glad you could join us, so come on along! We visited the Wardrobe this week and spent some time in one of our favorite threads on the PurseForum: the Lets Talk Fashion, Glamour, Styling thread for women of a certain age. We found stylin’ susieserb getting ready for a gathering in fine form. Another favorite…
  • Iggy Azalea Greets Her London Fans with a Céline Bag

    Emily Anderson
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Here’s Iggy Azalea, signing autographs outside of BBC Radio 1 Studios in London with a white Céline Phantom Luggage Tote on her arm. Iggy was there with gal pal Rita Ora to do a little promo for her new single, “Black Widow,” on which Ms. Ora guests. Iggy obviously has a decent celeb stylist on call at this point in her career, but I have to say, few clothing items fill me with instant rage like that bizarre-o top she’s wearing here. Iggy has added some very nice bags to her collection in recent months; for example, we saw her carrying a lovely Dior Addict Tote back…
  • Shop Rare, Gorgeous Bags from Hermès, Chanel and More in Christie’s Latest Luxury Accessories Auction

    Amanda Mull
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    There are few things I enjoy more than poring over the lots in a new auction. When you’re already well-acquainted with what’s available in stores, a well-curated group of rare bags and accessories, culled from the world’s best-stocked closets, is the best way to get the thrill of the new. Thankfully, that’s exactly what I found in the Christie’s Online Luxury Handbags and Accessories Auction, which just launched. The auction includes some pieces that are extremely coveted by collectors, including a Birkin from Hermès’ incredibly popular, long-sold-out,…
  • You Have Six Months to Fortify Your Wallet Against Fendi’s Spring 2015 Runway Bags

    Amanda Mull
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    In journalism school, my favorite professor once told me that reviewing something you love is much more difficult than reviewing something you hate, which means I’ve got my work cut out for me when it comes to Fendi’s Spring 2015 bags. After scoping out the dozens (literally) of bags and small leather goods that models toted down the brand’s runway, I’ve become convinced that Karl Lagerfeld loves me and wants me to be happy. The bags are that beautiful. Fendi’s made a habit in recent seasons of pushing the fashion conversation forward when it comes to…
  • The Best Bag Deals for the Weekend of September 19

    Amanda Mull
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Over the past week, something has changed. I’m not sure exactly what happened, but the Internet’s handbag sale pages went from being a barren handbag wasteland to being…well, slightly less barren. Sale season is nowhere near to full swing, but some rather notable handbag options have been added to almost every major retailer’s sale page in the past seven days, and we’ve assembled the best of the best into our weekly roundup of bag deals below. If you require even more sales, steals and markdowns, head on over to our PurseBlog Deals Page, which is updated daily!
 
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  • 5 Ways To Be More Beautiful Without Spending a Dime on Beauty Products

    Maria Palma
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:46 pm
    Exercise = A beautiful mind and bodyMany women spend enormous amounts of money on health and beauty products each month - products that promise to help you lose more weight, remove those nasty wrinkles, or give you a fresh, new look. Yes, all those things are great, but there are things you can do to be more beautiful and enjoy the fountain of youth without going broke! Read more »
  • Easy Tips to Get Shapely Eyebrows at Home

    Maria Palma
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:57 pm
    My friend getting her eyebrows threadedToday I visited an eyebrow salon with my friend because she wanted to get her eyebrows threaded. I've never experienced eyebrow threading, and I'm a little apprehensive about getting them done because of my low threshold for pain. After seeing how my friend teared up, I'm not sure I'll try it out anytime soon!Yup, I think I'll stick with grooming my eyebrows at home, thank you very much. With these easy tips from Umbreen Sheikh, founder of Wink Brow Bar in Manhattan's West Village, you can get shapely eyebrows at home too:Read…
  • Why Are Women So Mean To Each Other?

    Maria Palma
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:21 am
    Yesterday I was browsing photos from people I follow on Instagram, and came across this fashion photo from weWOREWHAT, a personal style blog by Danielle Bernstein. Because of my love affair with black and white striped clothing, I couldn't help but pause and admire this cute outfit.And then I started reading comments...Read more »
  • Skin Care Product Review: DHC Deep Cleansing Oil

    Maria Palma
    2 Sep 2014 | 9:48 pm
    Apparently DHC has a cleansing oil that has been around for a long time now that has been getting rave reviews, but I only heard about it last year when the company first contacted me to review their eyeshadow and lipstick. Read more »
  • Fashion Friday: The Donut Bar Outfit

    Maria Palma
    29 Aug 2014 | 5:11 pm
    The whole week I've been looking forward to visiting the Donut Bar in downtown San Diego. It's my friend's birthday this weekend and getting donuts from this place was on her birthday wishlist.Read more »
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    Palacinka Beauty Blog

  • Drugstore Buy of the Week - Healthy Sexy Hair Soy Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner

    18 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    This week's drugstore buy of the week has a pretty interesting - and long name.But let me tell you, after you use it, you'll be able to rattle it off your tongue like 1-2-3.Healthy Sexy Hair Soy-Tri-Wheat Leave In Conditioner,  is one of those hair care finds that I always dream of. That's because not only is this an amazing leave in conditioner that works on many hair types - but it's also a multi tasker.To start off, the spray has an amazing smell - it's a bit sweet (it contains Cocoa extract) and fruity like a Pina Colada, but with a nice fresh base to it so,…
  • Beauty Find - Kiehl's Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate

    17 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    This is another one of those wonder beauty products that you don't quite realize you needed - until you try it (and worth every penny).Kiehl's Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate is for hydration, skin protection, and diminishing fine lines.  It contains 15% plant-based Glycerin which enhances the water holding capacity of skin, as well as an ingredient that was new to me - Shiso Leaf Extract, which aids in keeping deep moisture within the skin.  This will work best on normal, combination and slightly dry skin types.The serum texture is very silky and…
  • Beauty Find - em Cosmetics Lash Gallery Waterproof Dramatic Volume Mascara

    16 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    YouTube beauty dynamo, Michelle Phan, has certainly showcased many mascaras in her years on YouTube beauty tutorials, but em Lash Gallery Waterproof Dramatic Volume Mascara from her em Cosmetics line shows that she's really paid attention to what works in a mascara.em Cosmetics Lash Gallery Waterproof Dramatic Volume Mascara is perfect for summertime, of course, but also for those of you who want a budge-proof, all day wear mascara product for busy work day, a day of interviews, photos or a big event for example.For reference, my lashes are fairly long and of normal thickness. I found the…
  • Natural Beauty Find - Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Facial Capsules

    15 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    A few months back I shared a wonderful Weleda Wild Rose Body Oil which is still one of my go-to body care products.The Weleda Wild Rose Smoothing Facial Capsules are the perfect skin care compliment to the body oil.When the weather becomes cooler and the air drier, I found that these capsules not only break open to a wonderful, lush rose fragrance, but actually hydrate and pamper skin at the same time.The Weleda Wild Rose oil is also good for many different skin types - it doesn't clog pores, aggravate skin or simply "sit" on the skin.To use,…
  • Drugstore Buy of the Week - Neutrogena Triple Repair Fortifying Leave-in Treatment

    11 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    September here on the East coast in the U.S. (and perhaps where you live as well) always brings about subtle but marked changes in weather.  It can still be warm, but the humidity levels go WAY down, and the mornings can be very crisp, cool and dry.This means that hair can begin that "in between seasons" dryness.  Especially if you also color and/or relax your hair, or have very curly hair that is dry naturally.Neutrogena Triple Repair Fortifying Leave-in Treatment  is a great way to moisturize and bring back life to hair - and without breaking the bank.Since this is a leave -…
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  • what’s new: Amie Skincare

    beautyparler
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:16 pm
    U.K based skincare brand, AMIE Skincare, has crossed the Pond and now available in Canada. Being that I’m a sucker for cute packaging I love the design of the products. But do they deliver? I... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • Get the Look: Jennifer Aniston at TIFF

    beautyparler
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:30 pm
    Toronto is in full Hollywood North mode! With TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival) underway the Stars are in full force. One actress who is always impeccably dressed is Jennifer Aniston. Always... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • TRESemmé for Misha Nonoo Spring’15: NYFW

    beautyparler
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:18 am
    A look that I can create at home that looks effortless. TRESemmé lead stylist Matthew Curtis created a 90’s influenced Supermodel hair for Spring 2015 at the Misha Nonoo show. Sleek at the root... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • NYFW: OPI for Houghton

    beautyparler
    5 Sep 2014 | 10:11 pm
    New York Fashion Week is underway (oh where does time fly?)…and backstage beauty coverage starts now. Well, atleast for me it starts here on my laptop at my kitchen table in mismatched tank top... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • MAC Cosmetics: The Simpsons Collection

    beautyparler
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:14 pm
    Oh Marge! You’ve inspired a MAC Cosmetics Collection with your blue curly hair and seductive lashes. In celebration of 25 years, MAC Cosmetics has released a limited-edition The Simpsons... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
 
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    Fushion Magazine - Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Celebrity Interviews

  • Movie Review: TUSK

    Abbey Khan
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:01 pm
    What turns out to be a dream podcast soon turns into a nightmare... The post Movie Review: TUSK appeared first on Fushion Magazine - Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Celebrity Interviews. Click to read more...
  • FORT BLISS: Michelle Monaghan & Ron Livingston interviews

    Abbey Khan
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:45 am
    Michelle Monaghan & Ron Livingston talk about what they learned from our soldiers & what it's like for them to raise their kids while filming on location The post FORT BLISS: Michelle... Click to read more...
  • NYFW Spring 2015: Beauty trends

    Abbey Khan
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Here's the how-to on the hair and makeup straight from the stylists at the New York Fashion Week Shows. And we're loving the looks! The post NYFW Spring 2015: Beauty trends appeared first on Fushion... Click to read more...
  • Paramount Pictures to release TOP FIVE from Chris Rock

    Tricia Stevens
    10 Sep 2014 | 2:26 pm
    After earning rave reviews at TIFF, Paramount Pictures will distribute Chris Rock's new film TOP FIVE. Find out what it's about and the other comedians that are in it! The post Paramount Pictures to... Click to read more...
  • TV Land to pay tribute to Joan Rivers

    Tricia Stevens
    5 Sep 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Check out TV Land's tribute to the iconic comedienne this Sunday! The post TV Land to pay tribute to Joan Rivers appeared first on Fushion Magazine - Fashion, Beauty, Entertainment, Celebrity... Click to read more...
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  • Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses for Holiday 2014

    Kelly
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses for holiday 2014 is a cute little set with some nice basics inside. This palette, which is made from metal (my favorite kind from the brand) contains 3 exclusive eye shadows that are also in the Chocolate Bar Eye Shadow Collection, Chocolate Soleil Bronzer, Snow Bunny Luminous Bronzer and an exclusive preview deluxe version of La Creme Glow in Naked Dolly, which will launch in spring 2015. Beauty Wishes & Sweet Kisses ($34) White Chocolate, Creme Brulee, Haute Chocolate, Chocolate Soleil Bronzer (over primer)…
  • Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of La Belle Carousel for Holiday 2014

    Kelly
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of La Belle Carousel for holiday 2014 is quite a unique gift. I’ve never seen anything like it! This is an actual carousel of eyeshadows, blushes, bronzers and a mascara. It comes in the cutest packaging! There is an outside box, which opens up from the top and you slide out the actual makeup carousel part, which has a pink glitter top and bottom. If you take off the top, you then see six mini makeup kits in a little slot in the bottom. So cool. And in case you wondered this glitter stays in place and doesn’t flake off at all. La Belle Carousel…
  • Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Everything Nice for Holiday 2014

    Kelly
    18 Sep 2014 | 1:22 pm
    The Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Everything Nice set for holiday 2014 is packed with pretties and I’ve got the details and swatches for you now. Everything Nice, which is a Sephora exclusive, is the largest of the holiday items this year. Inside the palette are twenty eyeshadows, including some exclusive ones. Also you’ll find 2 bronzers, 2 blushes, 3 mini Teddy Bear Hair makeup brushes with gold glittery handles, a deluxe-size Better Than Sex Mascara, a step-by-step guide and a glittery pink zip bag. The glitter on the bag is only one one side (the other side is a…
  • Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Sugar & Spice for Holiday 2014

    Kelly
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    The Too Faced What Pretty Girls Are Made Of Sugar & Spice set for holiday 2014 sure is a beauty. This holiday set, which is exclusive to Ulta, comes in a glittery gold clutch. Inside the clutch you will find a glittery gold palette featuring twelve eye shadows and a mirror, as well as deluxe-size Better Than Sex Mascara. You might be wondering about all this glitter and if it’s messy. The answer is no. The gold glitter both on the clutch and palette is super fine and doesn’t come off at all. I even scratched them to see if any would come off and it didn’t. It’s not…
  • Milani Bedazzled Collection for Fall 2014

    Kelly
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Happy almost Friday morning! Today I’ve got some more items from the Milani Bedazzled Collection for fall 2014. The other day I reviewed the new Constellation Gel Eye Liners, which are also part of this collection, and today I have some lip and nail items for you. From my understanding this collection includes three Constellation Gel Eye Liners, three Lipsticks and three Color Statement Nail Lacquers. It is a limited edition collection, so get ‘em while they’re hot! Enchanted Topaz, Enchanted Ruby Enchanted Garnet Enchanted Topaz, Enchanted Ruby Enchanted Topaz is a warm,…
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    Trendy Nails

  • Pupa Vamp! Cream eyeshadow 001 Gold: swatch and review

    19 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Ricominciare la scuola e tutti gli impegni annuali può essere pesante, l'unica cosa che può consolarci sono le nuove collezioni make up, in uscita proprio in questi giorni. Mi ha colpita la collezione limitata di Pupa Paris Experience, ispirata alle atmosfere boho-chic della capitale francese.La Paris Experience comprende cinque ombretti in crema, due matite occhi, tre rossetti una cipria illuminante e cinque, immancabili, smalti.Continua a leggere...Articolo originale di Trendynail. Non è consentito ripubblicare, anche solo in parte, questo articolo senza il consenso del suo autore. I…
  • SO'BiO étic: recensione Contorno occhi antiborse linea Aloe Vera Hydra

    19 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Ho sempre curato molto la zona degli occhi, poiché penso che anche il trucco più elaborato non possa sostituire la bellezza di uno sguardo fresco e riposato.Se la pelle intorno agli occhi è ben idratata ed elastica, ne guadagna l'espressione dell'intero viso.Per questo ho sempre cercato di usare detergenti e struccanti delicati, nonché prodotti che idratassero la zona con gentilezza, evitando di appesantire la sua struttura estremamente fragile e sottile.In questo modo, oltre a tenere a bada il rischio di occhiaie e borse sempre in agguato, penso di essere riuscita anche a…
  • Bio Seasons e Born to bio: recensione prodotti corpo e capelli e cenni sulle aziende

    18 Sep 2014 | 4:26 am
    Nel panorama della cosmetica ecobio si trovano alcune realtà che, pur con formulazioni basic e prezzi contenuti, garantiscono alta qualità senza rinunciare al piacere di utilizzo.Fra queste spiccano le linee Bio Seasons e Born to bio, prodotte entrambe dall'azienda francese Planete Bleue.Continua a leggere...Articolo originale di Trendynail. Non è consentito ripubblicare, anche solo in parte, questo articolo senza il consenso del suo autore. I contenuti sono distribuiti sotto licenza Creative Commons.
  • Make up tutorial: back to school

    18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    La scuola è ricominciata per tutti e allora sentiamo il bisogno di rientrare nei ranghi anche con il make up. Dopo i trucchi colorati dell'estate è tempo di tornare a qualcosa di sobrio da poter indossare anche sui banchi di scuola.Il make up adatto alle studentesse deve essere quasi impercettibile, dobbiamo solo esaltare alcuni tratti senza esagerare e senza perdere troppo tempo al mattino. Ho usato un pigmento un pò sbrilluccichino, un eyeliner marrone, poco mascara.Continua a leggere...Articolo originale di Trendynail. Non è consentito ripubblicare, anche solo in parte, questo…
  • Lavera Naturkosmetik: confronto mascara - swatch & review

    17 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Sono una fanatica del make up occhi, difficilmente esco di casa senza averli truccati ed oltre alle matite adoro provare tanti tipi di mascara... sicuramente non voglio rischiare di rimanere senza ;)Il mascara è uno dei prodotti più "difficili" per i brand ecobio: solitamente non sono molto performanti e la loro durata si riduce a poche ore. Per questo sono sempre alla ricerca di nuovi per riuscire a trovare i migliori :)Continua a leggere...Articolo originale di Trendynail. Non è consentito ripubblicare, anche solo in parte, questo articolo senza il consenso del suo autore. I…
 
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    The Beauty Brains

  • Does Avon ANEW Clinical Pro Line Eraser really work?

    Perry Romanowski
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:32 pm
    FK1221 asks…What is A-F33? According to AVON “It’s unlike AHA. Unlike Retinol. It works to deactivate collagen blocking ( what does ‘deactivate collagen blocking’ mean?) and help effectively boost collagen production in just 3 days. The look of deep wrinkles begin to fade in just one week.” What part does the ingredient Acetyl Tyrosinamide play in the formulation? The Beauty Brains respond: The product you’re referring to is officially known as Avon ANEW Clinical Pro Line Eraser and is new to the market as of September 2012. The magic ingredient Amino-Fill 33 is actually the…
  • Should I pat my face with water before applying oil?

    Randy Schueller
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:26 pm
    Ida inquires: In another beauty-related forum, I read the following claim (from a member, not an “expert”) about applying a face oil: “Make sure your face and your hands are slightly damp when applying the oil. Rub the oil between your hands to emulsify slightly, then pat it on your face and massage it in. The oil will help trap the water in. ” Is this true? Can the skin really absorb water this way? And if so, is it beneficial in any way? The Beauty Brain respond: The quick answer is: it won’t hurt but it won’t really help much either. How moisturizers work The main moisturizing…
  • Is animal testing still necessary? The Beauty Brains Show episode 48

    Randy Schueller
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Is animal testing still necessary to ensure the safety of cosmetics or is it an obsolete idea? Listen to the show to find out the scientific perspective on animal testing of beauty products.  Click below to play Episode 48 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Show notes Announcing the winner of the Beauty Brains T-shirt! On our 44th anniversary show we played the “Name that Noise” game. Hanka from the Czech Republic correctly identified the sound as finger nail clipping (which Perry’s wife hates.)  Congrats Hanka! You win a “Be Brainy About Your…
  • Does your Vitamin C lotion contain a dangerous ingredient?

    Perry Romanowski
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:37 am
    Elana44 asks…I’ve recently heard that sodium benzoate when met with ascorbic acid (vitamin C) can lead to cancer and damage DNA. Is it true? The Beauty Brains respond: Why is sodium benzoate in my cosmetics and can it really form benzene? Sodium benzoate is a preservative that helps protect your creams and lotions from micro-organisms. This story has it roots back in 2005 or so when trace amounts of benzene where discovered in a variety of soft drinks. Benzene is a found in a variety of petrochemical products (like emissions from burning coal and oil, gasoline service stations, and motor…
  • Is the “Lift Away the Years Wand” just quackery?

    Randy Schueller
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Brittasbits asks…I just read an article on mail online that states a new device called Lift Away the Years wand and serum by Crystal Clear is the new scientific breakthrough of the year! Claiming to erase saggy skin and wrinkles – so my question is does this device actually work ? Or is it yet another gimmick? The Beauty Brains respond: Here are the basic claims for this product according to their website: The dual action technology in the Lift Away the Years wand forms the perfect combination in reducing the appearance of ageing skin. The wand uses gentle vibrations to stimulate the…
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    HairBoutique.com

  • Estée Lauder Swiss Hair Care

    Karen Marie Shelton
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Estée Lauder Swiss Hair Care Estée Lauder Swiss Hair Care - Do you ever wonder what happened to hair care products from the past? Take Estée Lauder Swiss Hair Care as an example. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Hair Extension Trauma

    Karen Marie Shelton
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:25 pm
    Hair Extension Trauma Hair Extension Trauma - Unrelenting pain, scabs, scarring and a bloody scalp resulting from hair extension trauma is a reality for some wearers. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Top 10 Dry Shampoos

    Karen Marie Shelton
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Top 10 Dry Shampoos Top 10 Dry Shampoos Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Sexy Double Fishtails

    Karen Marie Shelton
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:34 am
    Sexy Double Fishtails Sexy Double Fishtails - Plaits in a dizzying array are at in fashion. The sexy double fishtails highlighted in are sassy, edgy and easy to re-create. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Crunchy Curly Hair

    Karen Marie Shelton
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:16 pm
    Crunchy Curly Hair Crunchy Curly Hair - An ongoing debate in the world of curls is whether it's better to have crunchy curly hair or not. It's totally a matter of preference. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
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    Colin's Beauty Pages

  • Boots Hot Weather Refreshing Spray

    Colin
    2 Sep 2014 | 4:13 am
    I am indebted to Steve Hogarty on Twitter for tweeting this brilliant exposé of the ingredient list of Boots Hot Weather Refreshing Spray.  I usually do a run down of the ingredients when I do a product review, and in this … Continue reading → The post Boots Hot Weather Refreshing Spray appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
  • Nanotechnology

    Colin
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:45 pm
    Nano materials have gone from the status of great white hope for the future to major threat to life on the planet without going through the normal intermediate stages of being widely used for anything useful or giving rise to any … Continue reading → The post Nanotechnology appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
  • The EU’s Categories of Cosmetic Products

    Colin
    12 Aug 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Have you ever wondered what exactly a cosmetic is?  Most people don’t give it a second thought.  And why should they?  But the people who drafted the EU’s Cosmetic Regulations  had to be a bit more systematic and before they … Continue reading → The post The EU’s Categories of Cosmetic Products appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
  • June Bracelet

    Colin
    6 Aug 2014 | 2:20 am
    I was reading the Face Up Beauty blog the other day and came across a really neat idea.  It is called a June Bracelet, and it is a device that monitors your exposure to solar radiation and gives you advice … Continue reading → The post June Bracelet appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
  • California Toxic Cosmetic Ingredient Database Pleases Nobody

    Colin
    15 Jul 2014 | 9:49 am
    I have written before about the California Toxic Cosmetic Ingredient Database of supposedly risky ingredients run by the state government in California.  As part of piece of legislation called Proposition 65 the Californian government has set up a database which keeps … Continue reading → The post California Toxic Cosmetic Ingredient Database Pleases Nobody appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
 
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    Thoughts of Beauty

  • VENOX Anti-Aging Serum Review

    Kim
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:52 am
    I love a good face serum! I really do! Next to a good not over-drying face cleanser a good face serum kind of lays the ground works so to speak for your moisturizer. Some serums are better than others true. This serum is created by a couple of MD’s in Beverly Hills. I been testing […]
  • Overallbeauty Giveaway

    Kim
    10 Sep 2014 | 11:56 am
    We are going to have some major fun! I was able to get my hands on two bottles of What happens in Vegas.. Ends up on Instagram just so I could do a giveaway (I paid full price for it, and yes I did the samething you did) I thought it would be super fun […]
  • SoftSoap Decor Collection™ in Three Different Scents Review

    Kim
    3 Sep 2014 | 2:36 pm
    For fall Softsoap brand of products came out with three brand new scents all dressed up for your bathroom or pretty much anywhere you may be in need of washing your hands. Now the new scents are: Wild Basil and Lime Orchid petals, Water Mint & Orchid Petals Scented, Peony & Plum Scented hand washing […]
  • Radical Skincare Skin Perfection Screen SPF 30 Review

    Kim
    25 Aug 2014 | 2:03 pm
    I have been wearing sunscreen since my early twenties and before that tended not to go outside unless I have to. Being I am really fair, I burn and I burn bad. I remember getting burn in Reno one year that I got scars from from it once it finally healed. So I am always […]
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    Miss Whoever You Are

  • eau de parfum by maiyet

    miss whoever you are
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:42 am
    If you aren’t familiar with luxury fashion brand Maiyet, now is your chance. Inspired by Maiyet’s global travels, their debut fragrance (in collaboration with Barneys New York) incorporates elements from exotic locations and infuses scent notes inspired by artisan communities where Maiyet works. Created by Maiyet co-founders Paul van Zyl and Kristy Caylor in collaboration with master perfumer Ralf Schweiger, the Maiyet fragrance is wildly intoxicating with notes of saffron, jasmine and sandalwood from India, patchouli from Indonesia, and myrrh from East Africa. At first I felt the…
  • naked flushed in strip

    miss whoever you are
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Guys. Go out and get this. There, I said it. The original Naked Flushed didn’t do much for me but Strip is gor-ge-ous. Use individually or blend them together to get a pretty, healthy glow. The color is pigmented and are supremely flattering. Strip has a deep bronze shade with a hint of shimmer, a golden shimmery highlight, and a deep mauve blush that when swirled together with a fluffy brush gives you a sun-kissed look. Note: be careful when traveling as I had one that cracked and powder landed everywhere. Not sure how or why it happened but the cashier at Sephora told me the same…
  • real techniques makeup kits

    miss whoever you are
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    The brand famed for their makeup brushes has now branched out into the color category with two new palettes. I had high hopes for these seeing that Sam and Nic are deep into the YouTube community and have a sense of what consumes want (at least I hope they do; with over a million young women giving you real time feedback you better). The brand just released two makeup kits designed to create a day or night look based on your preference. Each have four eyeshadows, a gel liner, blush, highlight, and two lipglosses. modern natural makeupkit This collection is the softer, daytime kit that has…
  • maybelline the nudes eyeshadow palette

    miss whoever you are
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Let me tell you somethin’ there’s nothing better than having everything you need right at your fingertips. I love eyeshadow palettes simply because it takes the guessing game out of your makeup routine. A good palette will have complementary colors; a GREAT palette with have that plus buttery consistency and little to no fallout. Maybelline The Nudes (anywhere $10-$12 at drugstore)I first saw this palette doing the rounds on Instagram after Maybelline held a blogger preview and it quickly turned into an obsession. I’m fully aware I don’t need another nude palette but…
  • benefit cosmetics they’re real! push-up liner

    miss whoever you are
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    When Benefit launches a product, they go for it. Between hilarious videos and social media campaigns galore, I can appreciate a brand who has a sense of humor and wants to support the products they put out. When they launched the They’re Real! Push-Up Liner it was E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E! It honestly got a little annoying when ever YouTube beauty vlogger was promoting it and the reaction was mixed. Some raved. Other raged. Meant to be paired with the They’re Real! Mascara ($23), the They’re Real! Push-Up Liner ($24) claims to be the first foolproof and budge-proof gel liner in a pen…
 
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    Butterfly Diary

  • A Brief Guide to Asia’s Best Festivals

    Charu Suri
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:53 am
    Asia can be a life-altering destination, whether you’re backpacking for months at a time, or taking a relaxing river cruise on the Mekong to escape the daily grind. With the extraordinary landscapes, lush mountains, rich culture and the culinary experiences come the festivals –some of the best in the world. Along with extraordinary landscapes, buzzing [&hellip The post A Brief Guide to Asia’s Best Festivals appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
  • Valuable Toddler Parenting Advice for the Jetset Parents

    Charu Suri
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:18 am
    “Baby coach”? If you had told me after Erika’s birth that I would get weekly advice in the form of Skype sessions from a “baby coach” I would have told you to take a hike to Crater Lake a few years ago. But my weekly skype sessions, for the better part of Erika’s first year, [&hellip The post Valuable Toddler Parenting Advice for the Jetset Parents appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
  • A Visit to Pleasant Valley Lavender Farm (PHOTOS)

    Charu Suri
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:59 am
    Lavender, with its exquisite mystique and a fragrance stronger than mint (despite being from the same family), has always been a dream of mine to experience in person. Luckily, we were able to catch the tail-end of lavender season at New Jersey’s only lavender farm, Pleasant Valley Lavender Farm in Morganville, which had traces of [&hellip The post A Visit to Pleasant Valley Lavender Farm (PHOTOS) appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
  • Doughnuttery: Chelsea Market Donuts Worth the Trek (and Price)

    Charu Suri
    30 Jul 2014 | 10:17 am
    Chelsea Market on any given day is so busy that it might be a major airport. From Sarabeth’s to the Chelsea Wine Vault which offers classes and tastings, it feels like a bazaar of every niche food item known to hipsters, from the centuries-old tradition of making gelato at L’Arte de Gelato, to my latest [&hellip The post Doughnuttery: Chelsea Market Donuts Worth the Trek (and Price) appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
  • The Glow Exchange Wants You to Transform through Travel

    Charu Suri
    26 Jul 2014 | 10:13 am
    When Saren Stiegel spent her Junior year abroad in South Africa, she had a culture shock coming from the U.S., which she describes as the land of plenty. Even though she had done plenty of travel and voluntourism, she says she did not know “how to process the transformation” and the information overload in the [&hellip The post The Glow Exchange Wants You to Transform through Travel appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
 
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    GCI - Latest Industry News

  • 2014 Sunscreen Innovation Act Unanimously Passes

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:55 pm
    The U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Sunscreen Innovation Act (S. 2141) on Sept. 17, 2014, which the Public Access to SunScreens (PASS) Coalition applauded. This Act aims to streamline the process for approving new sunscreen ingredients.
  • Kline Introduces Report on the Sexual Wellness Market

    16 Sep 2014 | 11:21 pm
    Lubricants among the products that offer opportunities for personal care brands; retailers respond to growing consumer expectations of these products with larger intimate health sections.
  • Report Reveals Personal Care Wipes to See Rapid Gains

    16 Sep 2014 | 10:57 pm
    The Freedonia Group's new report on the wipes market predicts increased consumer spending will promote the use of higher value, more task-specific wipes; products such as personal hygiene and pre-moistened facial cleansing wipes will see rapid gains.
  • Market for Personalized Skin Care Continues to Show Potential

    16 Sep 2014 | 10:06 pm
    Global market for personalized skin care valued at $12.2 billion; survey of U.K. consumers shows they're even willing to provide blood, skin, hair and DNA samples
  • Impact Colors Releases Color Trends 2016+

    16 Sep 2014 | 8:34 pm
    Impact Colors has released its color trends report for 2016 and beyond. The seventh annual Color Trends 2016+ highlights four distinct trends: Artland, Enchanted, Cosmos and Rendezvous.
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    CosmeticsDesign USA RSS

  • Can a worsened skin appearance be put down to stress?

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:39 am
    It has long been thought that breaking out in a bout of spots or pimples is the result of stress and this may be true, particularly if there is an underlying inflammatory skin condition.
  • 3D Harvard make-up invention to change the whole beauty game

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:33 am
    ‘3D' printing is the buzz word of the moment in the cosmetics industry. The latest innovation in the area claims consumers can make their own colour cosmetic formulations at home for a fraction of the price that beauty brands charge. This has seen the industry sit up and take notice...
  • No European cosmetics concern over exposure to phthalates

    18 Sep 2014 | 3:15 am
    After a US study claimed that if children are exposed to certain phthalates while still in the womb, it could increase their risk of developing asthma; experts in Europe have moved to reiterate the safety of cosmetics products in Europe.
  • BASF backs passing of Sunscreen Innovation Act

    18 Sep 2014 | 1:44 am
    The Sunscreen Innovation Act, approved by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) this week has been backed by chemical company BASF.
  • Top 5 stories tapping in to the natural trend

    17 Sep 2014 | 7:05 am
    The natural trend is by no means new, but with a plethora of beauty and skin care products popping up on our shelves and a lot of recent coverage focused on the naturals arena, CosmeticsDesign.com USA takes a look at some of the recent big-hitting articles in this segment.
 
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    POPSUGAR Celebrity

  • Great Scot! Our Favorite Famous Scottish People

    Maria-Mercedes-Lara
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:49 pm
    The people of Scotland decided the future of their country on Thursday when they voted to remain part of the United Kingdom. The independence referendum sparked a lot of debate among Scots, and following the historic vote, we've decided to look at a few of our favorite Scottish people, from tennis player Andy Murray to actors and actresses like Ewan McGregor and Tilda Swinton. Keep reading to see them all, and if you are in the mood for more famous folks from the British Isles, check out our breakdowns of the hottest English actors and the best Irish male stars.
  • Emma Watson Tells Men It's Time to Fight For Gender Equality

    Nick-Maslow
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:51 pm
    Emma Watson delivered a powerful speech about gender quality at the United Nations in NYC on Saturday. The actress, who serves as the UN Women Goodwill ambassador, took the mic during the HeForShe campaign launch event. "I was appointed six months ago and the more I have spoken about feminism the more I have realized that fighting for women's rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating," Emma said. "If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop." She continued, "For the record, feminism by definition is: the belief that men and women should have equal rights…
  • Jessica Simpson and Her Kids Get Ridiculously Adorable at Her Fashion Show

    Nick-Maslow
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:45 am
    Jessica Simpson got sweet support from her picture-perfect family on Saturday. The designer's husband Eric Johnson and their cute children Maxwell and Ace were by her side as she launched her new Nordstrom clothing line at The Grove in LA. Donning a black hat, svelte top, and a skirt that showed off her sexy stems, the proud mom made the event as much about her latest venture as she did her kids. The cutest moments came when the couple roamed the hall with their littles ones, with Eric holding Ace in one arm as he and Jessica lifted Maxwell up between them. Jessica beamed throughout the…
  • Kim Kardashian and Gabrielle Union Targeted in Nude Pictures Leak

    Nick-Maslow
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:18 am
    Kim Kardashian and Gabrielle Union are the latest celebrities to fall victim to hackers, according to reports. On Saturday, alleged nude pictures of the ladies appeared on Reddit and 4chan, the website where private pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and other stars were made public in late August. However, the images were reportedly deleted. Kate Bosworth, Mary-Kate Olsen, Hayden Panettiere, Avril Lavigne, Jenny McCarthy, Vanessa Hudgens, Aubrey Plaza, Lake Bell, Leelee Sobieski, and soccer player Hope Solo are among the group of women who have reportedly been targeted in the latest leak. After…
  • You Won't Believe How Much Nicole Richie Has Changed Since 2001

    Brittney-Stephens
    21 Sep 2014 | 3:13 am
    Nicole Richie turns 33 on Sunday! To celebrate the big day, we're taking a look back at Nicole's pretty radical transformation over the years, from her days of partying with Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan to her current status as a wife, mother, and all-around style star. While there may have been some bumps in the road throughout her career, it's safe to say that Nicole has come out on top. Not only is she devoted to her adorable family, but she's also a bona fide businesswoman juggling multiple fashion lines, children's charities, and stints on shows like Project Runway and #CandidlyNicole.
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    The Makeup Blogger

  • 5 Hair Care Mistakes You’re Making

    Christina Farrell
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:58 am
    Think your daily hair care routine is full of healthy hair choices? You may be surprised to discover that you’re unwittingly wreaking havoc on your tresses. Eliminate these five common mistakes and give your hair the TLC it deserves. 1. Rushing from dryer to flat iron. Following a hasty blow dry with a flat or curling iron to perfect a style is likely to sizzle your strands. “Women often use hot tools on their hair when it still has some moisture remaining,” says Jenny Strebe, hair stylist and blogger at Confessions of a Hairstylist. Ironing wet hair increases the risk of breakage. Wait…
  • Eu2Be Skincare

    Christina Farrell
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Wouldn't it be great to have soft, moisturized skin without using a product full of parabens and GMOs? I feel the same way. That's why I was intrigued by Edu2Be's lotions and body wash. Their products are designed specifically to make you feel more beautiful through nourishing skin care without containing a ton of ingredients that do nothing for your skin. Their powerhouse ingredient is Brazilian oils. These oils are already well known for helping lock moisture in. Odds are, you've probably seen quite a few products with a least a small percentage of Brazilian oils in them. Edu2Be's products…
  • Get the Look: Kiernan Shipka at New York Fashion Week

    Hayden Sorensen
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Kiernan Shipka showed off her effortless look during New York Fashion Week giving makeup a whole new meaning. Without noticeable makeup, she pulls off a classy look that we should all try at least once! In focusing on the skin, and colorful lips, it's as easy 1, 2, 3... 4, 5, 6.  Step 1: Apply Armani Luminous Silk Foundation #4 and Armani Fluid Sheer #6 for a soft flush on the cheeks Step 2: Use Cle de Peau Concealer in Ivory to cover any shadows under the eyes Step 3: Finish off the eyes with a very light dusting of Laura Mercier Translucent Powder in the t-zone Step 4:…
  • Judith August The Everything Pencil

    Christina Farrell
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:40 pm
    When it comes to finding the right concealer, it sometimes feels like a guessing game. Which shade should you choose? Which brand covers best? I've discovered two concealers from Judith August that not only cover well, but they're incredibly easy to use. The Everything Pencil and Orange Masking Creme will make you rethink concealers. First off is my absolute favorite – Judith August's The Everything Pencil. What makes it so special? It's actually an pencil, which makes applying it just where you need it easier than ever. Forget about having a different concealer for every type of blemish.
  • Give Your Scalp the Royal Treatment

    Christina Farrell
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:57 am
    If you want to show off your crowning glory this summer, you’d better be good to what lies beneath. Sun, salt water and chlorine can all punish your scalp, leaving it dry and itchy and draining the luster from your locks. Here’s how to keep your scalp healthy and your hair looking its best while you savor the season. Practice Sun Smarts With skin cancer rates “significantly” on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control, most of us have gotten the message to slather our faces and bodies with sunscreen. (The American Academy of Dermatology recommends a broad-spectrum,…
 
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    Jolie Nadine

  • Royalty Roundup: Charlotte Casiraghi on the cover of W magazine

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Charlotte Casiraghi is on the cover of the October issue of W magazine, devoted to The New Royals. It is, honestly, perhaps my favorite photo of her ever taken: simply breathtaking. Photo credit: W magazine/Inez Vinoodh She looks SO much like her mother Princess Caroline (with a dash of Angelina Jolie and a pinch of her grandmother Princess Grace). Photo credit: Hello magazine/Getty Charlotte, who is the new face of Gucci Cosmetics, sat front and center at their fashion show this week in Milan. She was in good company, with Anna Wintour and Kate Moss on one side, and Francois-Henri Pinault…
  • Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week 2014 Recap: Lolo Still Does Not Wear Prada

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Contributor Lolo Michelle writes: Do you know that scene in The Devil Wears Prada where an intern is giving Miranda (Meryl Streep) a choice between two blue belts that look exactly the same and then says, with a straight face: “It’s a tough call. They’re so…different!”? And Andy (Anne Hathaway) promptly snorts because the belts do, in fact, look exactly the same? And then she refers to high fashion as “this stuff” and Miranda goes quietly apoplectic on her? The Tornado of MAC Makeup Backstage at August Getty Yeah, well, that’s me. (Andy, not Miranda.) Don’t get me wrong: I…
  • Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Miami

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    When I was a kid, I loved going to Miami. My grandmother had an apartment on Brickell Avenue which overlooked the water and all the other high-rise condos, and we’d go with my mother into Key Biscayne for lunch to see where they used to live. It was inevitably hot as hell, and my grandmother wouldn’t always make the most politically-correct comments–in that cringey, IDGAF-way that old people have–but being with family in the place my mother grew up felt so special. Lo and behold, Erik is from Miami, too! Since we’re such a baby relationship (feels weird to…
  • Royalty Roundup: Prince Harry launches the Invictus Games

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    11 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Obviously, the biggest royal development this week occurred in Duchess Kate‘s uterus, where a tiny embryo implanted roughly 10 weeks ago is assured press coverage for the rest of its life. The oddsmakers have already started to take bets on what the new Royal Baby’s name will be. Ladbrokes has James as the top pick, at 6-1, with Arthur, Elizabeth and Victoria tied at 8-1. PaddyPower has Elizabeth, Victoria, Mary and Philip at 10-1. Other names? Arthur (12-1), Charles (12-1), Henry (14-1) and William (14-1) for a boy; and Charlotte (12-1), Alexandra (12-1), Alice (14-1) and…
  • HRH Strikes Back: Royal Baby, The Sequel

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    8 Sep 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Prince William this morning in Oxford after Duchess Kate‘s pregnancy was announced As my friend emailed me this morning, “Congratulations! A person you do not know is pregnant again!” Indeed, that’s my favorite part of royal baby news: people patting me on the back and sending well wishes my way, as if I had something to do with it. If last year was the year of weddings, this year has been the year of babies. No fewer than 6 of my close friends are pregnant or have recently delivered, and my baby IQ has skyrocketed. I must say, I feel bad for Kate. (Time for a grammar…
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  • Suddenly, I smell: The Perfume Society, Improving my sense of smell and FR.eD

    Row
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Ladies, I have had a fragrance epiphany.  Over the last year, I have started to pay more attention to scent anyway; something I’ve had a growing interest in as I get older.  Then I attended an event in Manchester run by The Perfume Society, called ‘Improve Your Sense of Smell’ which has really got me interested in perfume in a way that I have never been interested before!  Anyway…so let me start at the beginning…. The Perfume Society is a is a website for people who love fragrance and the art of perfumery, and people like me who want to learn more about the subject.  As well as…
  • Mirenesse 10 Collagen Cushion Compact Liquid Powder Foundation & Secret Weapon 24HR Mascara Review

    Row
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:19 am
    Mirenesse are an Australian beauty brand – the top online beauty brand in the country in fact with a stable of cosmetic and skincare products.  The brand looks chic, and from what I can see is quite innovative with it’s products.   I have two products here to review, their new Supreme Secret Weapon 24HR Mascara and someone I’ve been dying to try for a while, their Collagen Cushion Compact Liquid Powder Foundation. I do like this packaging – the gold and black – makes everything look expensive.  I also really like the actual product packaging – the mascara looks…
  • Kiehls Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturizing Serum Concentrate Review

    Row
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:08 am
    I must’ve already mentioned that my skin fell apart a few months or so ago – I had the roughest red sore patches on my cheeks, and had to sort of stop using most of my serums and potions in order to let it calm down.  All that mattered was sorting out these crazy dry patches and trying to get my skin back to ‘normal’ or even ‘bearable’. Then I went to a Kiehls event to celebrate the launch of their new Hydro-Plumping Re-Texturing Serum.  I have become a big fan of Kiehls over this last year, just because I’ve found certain products (not everything) work really well for my…
  • Blow Dry Dunce Essential: Nicky Clarke Frizz Control Ionic 1200W Blow Dry Styler Review

    Row
    16 Sep 2014 | 2:57 pm
    If you’re rubbish at blow drying your hair, you’re rubbish.  That’s my conclusion.  How anyone manages to use a round brush and a hairdryer on their back of their own head I will never understand.  If you are also pants at blow drying your hair – or you just don’t have time – you SO need a blow dry styler. My mum has been a convert of these kind of hair tools for years (she uses a ‘National’ branded one, my Chinese sisters will know what I’m talking about – which smells of burning when she uses it. But I digress).  My most recent hot air styler, after I…
  • Sensitive Skins Rejoice! Clarisonic Luxe Cashmere Cleanse Facial Brush Head Review

    Row
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:47 am
    I love the concept of the Clarisonic, I really do, and I have had about 4 versions (that I have bought and also as press samples) over the years, because I just like to have one to hand.  But can my sensitive skin handle daily use of this cleansing device? No, it can’t.  I have tried to use this just once a day because I love how it deep cleanses the skin but there’s no doubt that it can make me red, and at worse, break out.   Therefore I have to ration how often I use this brush.  Now! I managed to get my hands of one of their 3 new brush heads – the Cashmere Cleanse, which has…
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    The Makeup Blogger

  • 5 Hair Care Mistakes You’re Making

    Christina Farrell
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:58 am
    Think your daily hair care routine is full of healthy hair choices? You may be surprised to discover that you’re unwittingly wreaking havoc on your tresses. Eliminate these five common mistakes and give your hair the TLC it deserves. 1. Rushing from dryer to flat iron. Following a hasty blow dry with a flat or curling iron to perfect a style is likely to sizzle your strands. “Women often use hot tools on their hair when it still has some moisture remaining,” says Jenny Strebe, hair stylist and blogger at Confessions of a Hairstylist. Ironing wet hair increases the risk of breakage. Wait…
  • Eu2Be Skincare

    Christina Farrell
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Wouldn't it be great to have soft, moisturized skin without using a product full of parabens and GMOs? I feel the same way. That's why I was intrigued by Edu2Be's lotions and body wash. Their products are designed specifically to make you feel more beautiful through nourishing skin care without containing a ton of ingredients that do nothing for your skin. Their powerhouse ingredient is Brazilian oils. These oils are already well known for helping lock moisture in. Odds are, you've probably seen quite a few products with a least a small percentage of Brazilian oils in them. Edu2Be's products…
  • Get the Look: Kiernan Shipka at New York Fashion Week

    Hayden Sorensen
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Kiernan Shipka showed off her effortless look during New York Fashion Week giving makeup a whole new meaning. Without noticeable makeup, she pulls off a classy look that we should all try at least once! In focusing on the skin, and colorful lips, it's as easy 1, 2, 3... 4, 5, 6.  Step 1: Apply Armani Luminous Silk Foundation #4 and Armani Fluid Sheer #6 for a soft flush on the cheeks Step 2: Use Cle de Peau Concealer in Ivory to cover any shadows under the eyes Step 3: Finish off the eyes with a very light dusting of Laura Mercier Translucent Powder in the t-zone Step 4:…
  • Judith August The Everything Pencil

    Christina Farrell
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:40 pm
    When it comes to finding the right concealer, it sometimes feels like a guessing game. Which shade should you choose? Which brand covers best? I've discovered two concealers from Judith August that not only cover well, but they're incredibly easy to use. The Everything Pencil and Orange Masking Creme will make you rethink concealers. First off is my absolute favorite – Judith August's The Everything Pencil. What makes it so special? It's actually an pencil, which makes applying it just where you need it easier than ever. Forget about having a different concealer for every type of blemish.
  • Give Your Scalp the Royal Treatment

    Christina Farrell
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:57 am
    If you want to show off your crowning glory this summer, you’d better be good to what lies beneath. Sun, salt water and chlorine can all punish your scalp, leaving it dry and itchy and draining the luster from your locks. Here’s how to keep your scalp healthy and your hair looking its best while you savor the season. Practice Sun Smarts With skin cancer rates “significantly” on the rise, according to the Centers for Disease Control, most of us have gotten the message to slather our faces and bodies with sunscreen. (The American Academy of Dermatology recommends a broad-spectrum,…
 
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    Renee Rouleau Skin Care Tips & Videos

  • It’s Me: Renee. September 2014 Edition

    Renée Rouleau
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    Here’s the latest edition of what’s going on in my world. (See my other personal posts.) OUR NEW RESCUE DOG: My husband and I just rescued our 10th doberman pinscher in 14 years from Doberman Rescue of North Texas. My husband had this breed growing up and turned me on to them 14 years ago. While we were very sad to have lost our big boy, Duke, a month ago, life goes on and there are always more dogs in need of love. Enter Major! He is a such a sweetie pie and is adapting really well to his new forever home. I’m a huge advocate of rescuing dogs rather than getting them from a…
  • How Do Birth Control Pills Affect Your Skin?

    Renée Rouleau
    9 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    For many young women, taking birth control pills are a part of a daily routine. Beyond the obvious benefits of these tiny pills, for some they can also greatly affect the skin. While the pills can improve certain conditions like acne, for others it can increase breakouts or cause brown patches on the skin. Here’s some important information you need to know. Potentially lessen breakouts with birth control pills. The pill can have a positive effect on breakouts for many women, so it may be worth considering if you believe your breakouts are hormonal and all other efforts to reduce acne…
  • Introducing The Master Pore Blaster Facial

    Renée Rouleau
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:28 am
    Post-summer, pores are dirty and clogged due to the heat, increased oil production, sunscreen and time spent outside in general. Oil-producing skin types will inevitably find their pores getting blocked along with dead skin cells that don’t shed normally. This results in clogged pores (also known as closed comedones) and little raised bumps on the skin. With a new season starting and fall temperatures approaching, it’s the perfect time to refresh and rejuvenate your skin. Introducing The Master Pore Blaster—a NEW facial treatment for getting the pores clean and clear. Schedule online…
  • September Master Skin Care Class at Renée Rouleau

    Renée Rouleau
    2 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    September is National Skin Care Awareness Month, which I founded back in 1996 as a way to share practical, common-sense advice to help you learn how to care for your unique skin type. Aside from the 1300+ blog posts I have written with my expert tips and tricks, I’m excited to offer another Master Skin Care Class in Dallas on September 18, 2014. (See the recap from our summer session.) At this class, you’ll learn how to achieve healthy, glowing skin and you’ll be able to ask me your own skin care questions in an open forum. After the class, our experienced estheticians will also be…
  • Can I Use My Facial Cleanser to Remove Eye Makeup?

    Renée Rouleau
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    I’m all for multitasking and getting more than one use out of a skin care product but when it comes to using your face cleanser to remove eye makeup and mascara, you might want to be careful with this one. Certain ingredients are appropriate for the face, but may cause irritation to the eyes which is a very sensitive area.  Avoid using a facial cleanser in the eye area if it contains: -Exfoliating beads. Particles like jojoba beads and apricot kernels work well to lift off and polish away surface dry skin cells but you certainly don’t want any of these to get into the eye. Ouch!
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  • A Great Reason to Drink More Water

    bien-être
    3 Sep 2014 | 12:06 pm
    This woman drank 3 liters of water daily for an entire month and her results are astounding. If you only knew how terribly thirsty your body is, you’d be chugging water right now. There are so many things that dehydrate us on a regular basis and so many ways our bodies use water and need [...]
  • Bringing Essential Oils Home

    bien-être
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Thirteen years ago, while studying in Paris I fell in love with the holistic approach to wellness. I used to wander through the local organic food markets, quietly sit in the beautiful gardens, and stop into corner pharmacies. Yep, you heard that right. Pharmacies are a lot different in France. Each one I visited had [...]
  • Breakfast Smoothies!

    bien-être
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    I don’t know about you, but it’s getting more and more difficult to get going and get out of the house in the mornings. Between walking the dogs, wrangling my 19-month old, and making sure I don’t leave the house looking like a hot mess…I sometimes forget about the most important meal of the day [...]
  • Oil Pulling Adventure

    bien-être
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:37 am
    Ok…I’m going to try oil pulling! It’s a centuries old tradition, and making a comeback in a big way. I have been hearing about it for months now but hadnt taken the plunge because I knew that it would be a commitment of 20 minutes every day for 30 days. So, as soon as we [...]
  • Detox Bath Recipe

    bien-être
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    Now that the weekend is over and new week has started, I thought I’d post this great detox bath recipe I found while perusing the internet. Epsom salts are a classic skin therapy ingredient that everyone should have at home. They aren’t actually salts, but minerals that help detoxify the body and calm inflammation. Ginger [...]
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  • Kleem Organics Jeunesse Vitamin C Serum Review

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:39 am
    Disclaimer: This post is based on a free product provided by a company along with an affiliate link as a press sample so that I may offer my own opinion, which may be the same or differ from yours. Finding great anti-aging products that work for YOU can often be a hit or miss situation as we all know.  However, I am so excited because I discovered another winner with Kleem Organics Jeunesse Vitamin C Serum for what it did for me on all fronts. This serum has 20% of potent natural vitamin C for intensive complexion repair from its ability to promote collagen.  Yet, this is only…
  • My Homemade Cracker Jacks Recipe Is the Perfect Halloween Snack!

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Here’s a Fall favorite of ours for those that loved the taste of that childhood favorite, Cracker Jacks.  My homemade version tastes just as delicious with salted peanuts against honey sweetened popcorn that you will find it hard to tell the two apart.I do hope you decide to make my recipe sometime because I think you honestly will be glad you did!My Homemade Cracker Jacks¼ cup of honey¼ cup of margarine (not spread) or butter1-1/2 quarts of popped popcorn¾ cup of shelled peanuts2 tablespoons of light corn or dark corn syrupMelt the honey and butter or margarine in a small…
  • New Keurig 2.0 K550 Brewing System—Influenster VoxBox #HelloKeurig (Review)

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:04 pm
    Disclaimer: This post is based on a free product provided by a company as a press sample so that I may offer my own opinion, which may be the same or differ from yours. I was one of the lucky people chosen by Influenster to try out the new Keurig 2.0 K550 Brewing System.  I had not realized what I had been missing until this amazing little machine arrived to replace my Mr. Coffee Coffee Maker. Now this coffee lover is spoiled and will never go back to brewing coffee without my Keurig!The reason I have fallen so totally and passionately in love with this machine is because it can…
  • How to Choose the Most Flattering Nail Colors Meant for YOU!

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    With all the dazzling shades of nail polishes at our disposal, it can be quite difficult to always pick out the perfect shades of nail polishes to best suit our skin tones.  However, here is a suggestion to keep in mind before making your next selection.Fair skin ladies should check out colors of polish that have blue undertones.  Look for shades such as cool berry reds or bluish pinks to maximize your beauty.If you happen to have olive skin, you want colors with warm undertones.  Shades such as corals with some yellow in the mix, yellow-based pinks or sheers that are on the…
  • Blush Mystery Beauty Box September 2014 Review

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:33 pm
    Disclaimer: This post is based on a free product provided by a company as a press sample so that I may offer my own opinion, which may be the same or differ from yours. Finding just the perfect beauty products is not as simple as some people think with all the brands available.  What I appreciate about Blush Mystery Beauty Box is that this company and their panel of experts helps you stay on top of the latest beauty trends and products to make it simpler. Every box is worth at least a $100 value, but it is usually more.  The beauty items are ones we either have longed to…
 
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    The Blush Stops Here

  • Swirl Your Way to Perfect Fall Skin: Stila One Step Correct

    blusher12
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:53 am
    The summer weather is a mixed blessing for your skin. On the one hand, you usually end up with a bit of color. On the other hand, once the summer ends, you may be left with a dull complexion or sun spots. I may be a little late to the party but I just discovered […]
  • MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show Collection

    blusher12
    8 Sep 2014 | 4:57 am
    Wow, time flies! Remember, the Rocky Horror Picture Show (who could ever forget it). Well, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the legendary musical comedy horror film. To celebrate the occasion, MAC is launching MAC Rocky Horror Picture Show. The goodies in this MAC collaboration are great keepsakes whether you’re a hardcore fan or […]
  • Get Your NFL Game Face On with CoverGirl

    blusher12
    7 Sep 2014 | 7:04 am
    Who says you can’t be girly and love the NFL? Just in time for opening day of the NFL 2014 season, CoverGirl has all the details to create an official game face and “fanicure” for your favorite team. Genius! I have a soft spot for Da Bears since quarterback whisperer, Marc Trestman (formerly with the […]
  • Nude Velvety Lip Creams: NYX Simply Nude Lip Collection

    blusher12
    1 Sep 2014 | 7:34 am
    News flash! Nude lips are a big makeup trend this fall season. So now couldn’t be a better time to explore a new nude lip collection. If you’ve never tried a product from NYX Cosmetics, here’s your chance and you won’t be disappointed. The Simply Nude Lip collection includes six moisturizing lip pencils in every […]
  • Concealer with Anti-Aging Benefits: L’Oréal Visible Lift Blur Concealer

    blusher12
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Heading back to school or work next week? If you’ve been skimping on sleep, a change in schedule may show up under your eyes. L’Oreal’s Visible Lift Blur Concealer may be your new best friend as you transition to the fall season. This anti-aging concealer has opti-blur technology that blurs under-eye circles instantly while giving […]
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    Nail of the Week

  • Superb generic advice that anyone looking to discover the best hair straightening tool has to know

    Shaun Ortiz
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:34 pm
    Every woman wants to look lovely and there’s no exception to the rule. But beauty is a thing that changes over time and it is in our human nature to get bored over issues. Among the most important features that define the beauty of a girl is our hair. Long straight glossy hair definitely can definitely be a attractiveness magnet but it’s a thing that only the rare few people are born with. Most of us have some sort of curl on our hair although the amount of curl can nevertheless mainly vary between individuals. Two choices are accessible should you be among those who wish to have…
  • How much should you buy a great infant bassinet

    Shaun Ortiz
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:26 pm
    Transition of your child from the crib or bassinet stroller to your bed is a crucial stage for every parent which is necessary to locate the right size bedding that matches the dimension of the bed you’ve got selected for your small one. When it comes to size, there is a big difference between toddler and twin beds, hence you must pick the ideal size to ensure a perfect fit. Ideally, toddler beds also needs to feature a-side railing that may prevent your kid from falling, while he is sleeping or at play. Likewise, this side rail will ensure it is awkward to fit in a twin sheet set so…
  • Things about baby monitoring equipment that you’ve got to know before purchasing

    Shaun Ortiz
    30 Aug 2014 | 10:24 pm
    Pregnancy is a tough phase to go through and carry its toll on several aspects of our life-but once a baby comes into the world, all the pain and suffering will certainly decline. Undoubtedly it is constantly uneasy to be a parent of a newborn but it’s even tougher to be a first-time parent. It is one life phase that each single one of us needs to go through regardless how daunting the trip might be. But looking at things from positive aspect, it’s an essential procedure that hones our protecting instinct and it is part of the critical elements that is needed for a powerful…
  • What have you got to do to avoid the holiday gift buying stress

    Shaun Ortiz
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:45 pm
    One of the most difficult things to master is the art of giftgiving, specially when you are attempting to share a sense of gratitude, significance, and accurate thoughtfulness through the piece which you are presenting to another individual. It can be an excellent challenge to discover just the right item for someone in your lifetime, as you must pay close attention to quite a few very particular details – as well as the standing of your connection and the significance your gift may communicate – before you’re able to safely ship out something you’ve purchased.
  • New Dinner Ware Set! How did I pick? Let’s see

    Shaun Ortiz
    28 Aug 2014 | 9:40 pm
    The pick of a new dinnerware set should not be taken for granted, whether it’s your first or a replacement of your old set. There are two types of dinnerware you will need to choose from, informal and fine dinnerware. Casual dinner sets are the ones used for routine meals such as breakfast, snacks and dinner. While the fine dinnerware is reserved for infrequent affairs which demand a more formal setting like that of an anniversary and other particular family gathering. When searching for 2014 best dinnerware collection, you’ll be taken aback at the extensive variety of…
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    Nouveau Cheap

  • NEW theBalm Nude Dude Eyeshadow Palette + Full-Size The Bodybuilder Mascara for $39.50 SHIPPED

    G.
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Want to know how to get the brand new theBalm Nude Dude Palette + The Bodybuilder Mascara for $39.50 with free shipping? image source: kohls.com NEW theBalm Nude Dude Eyeshadow Palette &... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • NEW Wet n Wild Fergie Fall 2014 Limited Edition Fergie Beauty University Palette

    G.
    20 Sep 2014 | 5:50 pm
    Well apparently this is a new tradition! The 2014 Wet n Wild Fergie Limited Edition Fergie Kit has landed at Walgreens almost exactly one year to the day since my post about last year's kit. This... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • Spotted at Target: NEW Clairol Hair Food Hair Care Collection

    G.
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:07 pm
    Purchased by Me  So I was at Target the other day and stumbled across a brand new line of hair care by Clairol called Hair Food. I purchased one product from this new line (see below), which I'll... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • Spotted: e.l.f. Disney Good vs. Evil Beauty Book and Brush Collection

    G.
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Just last week, I showed you the Kiss Disney Good vs. Evil Nail Art Kits that are now popping up at Walgreens. I think I mentioned in that post that I didn't know if e.l.f. was coming out with a... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • HOT TIP: Kat Von D Cosmetics on Clearance at Sephora

    G.
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:20 pm
    Thanks to several of you for the tip that many Kat Von D cosmetics are now on clearance at Sephora stores. As of the time of this post, this appears to be an in-store only clearance, as I didn't see... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
 
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    Zoya Nail Polish, Zoya Nail Care Treatments and Zoya Hot Lips Lip Gloss

  • Zoya Remove+ Featured on Refinery 29!

    15 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am
    Zoya Remove+ is a fairy fave, as well as a consumer fave! There's a handful of beauty products on the market that have an "obsessive following" and people just can't get enough of them. We are happy to say (although we knew it all along) that Zoya Remove+ is one of those products and featured on Refinery29 as one of the top 30 most obsessed over beauty buys! "This nail polish remover is the best. I almost wish I hadn't discovered it because it is impossible to go back to regular drugstore brand remover. It works twice as quick as the normal stuff and doesn't smell nearly as bad. There's no…
  • Fall Nail Art: Stripes Using Zoya Ignite

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:58 am
    We are ready for fall nail art! How about you? As you may have noticed from the New York Fashion Week coverage, nail art is still very on trend - and we are seeing more and more nail ideas coming from bloggers using the Zoya Ignite collection! One of our favorites so far is this striped nail look using ALL #ZoyaIgnite shades by Betty's Beauty Bombs. - See more at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Striped+Nail+Art+with+Zoya+Ignite/?Moment=3538#sthash.O29GUETZ.dpuf Technorati Tags: zoya nail polish,nail art,ignite nail art,zoya ignite,fall nail polish ©2014 Art of Beauty Inc. All rights reserved.
  • Celebrating National Teddy Bear Day with Zoya!

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:56 am
    Love teddy bears? We do! We are bringing out our inner-child and celebrating National Teddy Bear Day the only way we know how...with nail art! This look is very easy, and great for kids too! How to:Choose a base color and paint three nails of your choice. We went with Zoya Nail Polish in Neely. Then using a white (Zoya Nail Polish in Purity) paint the remaining two nails. Allow all to dry completely. - See the full tutorial at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Happy+National+Teddy+Bear+Day/?Moment=3689#sthash.9ajEJmoM.dpuf Technorati Tags: zoya nail polish,zoya neely,zoya purity,national teddy…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Yuna Swatches and First Look Video from the Ignite Collection

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:53 am
    Here is your first look at Zoya Yuna! The Zoya Nail Polish Fall 2014 Ignite Collection brings you six liquid metal shades inspired by Fall's textured brocades and metallic accents. The liquid metal finish gives a modern twist to these classic fall colors.Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in YunaA grey with copper and gold liquid metal and warm undertones, effortlessly opaque in two coats. - See more at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Fall+2014+Ignite+Collection+-+Zoya+Nail+Polish+in+Yuna+Swatches+and+First+Look+Video/?Moment=2843#sthash.XG4kPXZw.dpuf Technorati Tags: zoya nail…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Genevieve Swatches and First Look Video from the Entice Collection

    15 Sep 2014 | 8:52 am
    Here is your first look at Zoya Genevieve! The Zoya Nail Polish Fall 2014 Entice Collection brings you six classic shades inspired by the wools and tailoring of fall clothing and pulled from timeless pairings such as a great camel coat or grey gloves, accented with a wine silk scarf. Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in GenevieveA leather grey with cool undertones, effortlessly opaque in two coats. - See more at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Fall+2014+Entice+Collection+-+Zoya+Nail+Polish+in+Genevieve+Swatches+and+First+Look+Video/?Moment=2837#sthash.n8n3oUDu.dpuf Technorati Tags:…
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    Best Things in Beauty

  • We Have Rouge Bunny Rouge and TATCHA Giveaway Contest Winners!

    Charleston Girl
    26 Aug 2014 | 2:51 pm
    The winner of the Rouge Bunny Rouge exquisite new Raw Garden Eye Shadow Palette in Chronos is Andrea! She has been notified. I have sent her address to Rouge Bunny Rouge. I can only imagine her joy... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip Eye Color Quad for Fall 2014

    Charleston Girl
    25 Aug 2014 | 1:27 pm
    I took a time out, and the very next day I'm back with The Tom Ford Nude Dip (#03) Eye Color Quad ($79) for Fall 2014. There is a story that accompanies this, but I'll show you the quad before I tell... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Time Off

    Charleston Girl
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:44 am
    I've decided to need to take some time off from Best Things in Beauty. The next month or so is going to be really busy as I get ready for knee surgery. I hope to have the surgery in late September or... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Two Fabulous Giveaway Contests End Tomorrow: TATCHA and Rouge Bunny Rouge

    Charleston Girl
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:03 am
    For all of you who may have been on vacation when I posed these amazing giveaway contests, I'm posting this reminder to enter. Both end tomorrow. All prizes are being donated by their generous... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • The Friday Forum - August 22

    Charleston Girl
    22 Aug 2014 | 8:38 am
    Catawba is one of my favorite crepe myrtles. Mine is huge now. It's an upright, small tree that has grown to a mature height of 15 feet tall and wide; it has deep purple blooms and orange-red fall... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
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  • Ariana Grande And Big Sean Take Relationship Public At iHeart?!

    Beautelicious
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:34 pm
    Ariana Grande and Big Sean made it very official over the weekend at the iHeart Radio Festival. The two were seen looking very cozy while dancing at an after-party. But before they go and deny anything…look at the photo above, Ariana is going in for the kiss…these two are definitely seeing each other. ..awww sweet […] The post Ariana Grande And Big Sean Take Relationship Public At iHeart?! appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Gabrielle Union Calls Leaked Nude Photo A “Hate Crime”

    Beautelicious
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:54 am
    Gabrielle Union has also become a victim of the celebrity nude photo leak. Union confirmed the topless photo that hit the web on Saturday and addressed the ‘vultures’ who released the images. “Our private moments, that were shared and deleted solely between my husband and myself, have been leaked by some vultures.” She added, “I […] The post Gabrielle Union Calls Leaked Nude Photo A “Hate Crime” appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Rihanna: Latest Victim Of Celeb Nude Photo Leak!

    Beautelicious
    21 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    Rihanna has become the latest victim of the celebrity nude photo hack. According to TMZ, two photos of Rihanna surfaced on 4chan and Reddit early Sunday morning. In one photo RiRi was topless (but it was censored) and another where she was showed her bare butt and a slight nip. This seems to be another […] The post Rihanna: Latest Victim Of Celeb Nude Photo Leak! appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Amber Heard Joins ‘Magic Mike XXL’ As Female Lead

    Beautelicious
    20 Sep 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Amber Heard has joined Channing Tatum’s Magic Mike XXL. The sexy star has been cast as the female lead and rumor has it Jada Pinkett Smith may also join the ensemble cast…of strippers. Matthew McConaughey will not return as the veteran stripper, but Tatum, Matt Bomer and Joe Manganiello will be back. The flick will […] The post Amber Heard Joins ‘Magic Mike XXL’ As Female Lead appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Zoe Saldana Attempts A Pregnant Pole Dance…How Did It Go?

    Beautelicious
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:49 pm
    Zoe Saldana may be several months pregnant but that did not stop her from attempting to do a little pole dancing while bored at the Dulles airport on Friday, Sept. 19. Zoe took her dancing moves to Instagram, “Let’s do that again!!! Absolute boredom at #Dulles airport. #poledancing is difficult under these conditions Hahahaha.” Those conditions being […] The post Zoe Saldana Attempts A Pregnant Pole Dance…How Did It Go? appeared first on Beautelicious.
 
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  • Meow Cosmetics’ Reincarnation

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:15 pm
    A great gold when you need something that’s closer to tan than yellow (or even aged-gold shades.) This is a warm brown, but there’s a bit more depth to it; and in certain lighting you see more of the brown than the metallic gold-looking finish.
  • Meow Cosmetics’ Stark

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:15 am
    A pretty versatile color. About the only thing I personally can’t use it for is lining - and even then, with the right combination of other soft shades, I could probably fake something. It is very slightly warm, so people with extremely cool skintones might have to be careful what…
  • Maybelline’s Just Beige Color Tattoo cream shadow

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Sep 2014 | 5:15 pm
    A wonderful warm-ish neutral creamy matte…which, sadly, was limited edition. I don’t know why Maybelline didn’t bring this shade into their regular lineup! It’s comparable to MAC’s Soft Ochre, maybe a tiny bit lighter. It’s a tiny bit deeper and a little warmer than Barely Branded, and Just Beige applies…
  • Milani’s Shadow Eyez pencil in Charming Black

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:15 pm
    I loved this pencil! This and Midnight Romance were my two favorites from this collection. I did find a few spare Midnight Romance pencils to purchase on Ebay; but not a one of Charming Black. Which makes me kind of sad. While Sephora has a Black Glitter pencil, it isn’t…
  • Sephora’s Contour Eye Pencil in Romantic Comedy

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Sep 2014 | 11:15 am
    This was one of the first shades in the Contour Eye Pencil line that caught my attention! I was headed to the counter with this, Banana Split, Black Lace, and a few other colors when the salesperson helpfully pointed out the Ten Shades of Samba kit…which I eagerly scooped up.…
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  • Benefit Majorette Booster Blush Review and Swatches

    Musical Houses
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:07 am
    Benefit's Majorette Booster Blush, its first-ever cream blush offering, has been making waves online, as people have been raving about it. And if you've seen this Instagram post of mine, as well as this post, you'll know that I've been testing it out and have been meaning to write a review on it for awhile! Now that it's finally Friday and I can settle into the weekend, here's the review! Benefit Majorette Booster Blush: A cream-to-powder blush The Majorette Booster Blush is billed as a "cream-to-powder" blush that can be worn either by itself as a blush, or…
  • Etude House Wonder Pore Freshner Review and Ingredients Analysis

    Musical Houses
    14 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Etude House's new Wonder Pore Freshner (yes it is actually spelled wrongly, as in "Freshner" not "Freshener" (which would be the correct spelling) - don't ask me why!), billed as an "Ultra Pore Solution" with "10-in-1 benefits" already seems to be getting a lot of interest from people. Etude House claims the new Wonder Pore Freshner is an improvement over Etude House's existing Wonder Pore Product (also called Wonder Pore Freshner, but with a mere 7 in 1 benefits instead of 10), and the moment I posted about this on my Instagram and…
  • DKNY MYNY Perfume Review: A Fragrance For Fall

    Musical Houses
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    DKNY has recently released their new fragrance, MYNY (My New York, if you're wondering what it means), and as the name implies, this is meant to celebrate all things New York - the eclectic, unique individuals and the urban, carefree, spirited vibe of the city. I suppose it makes sense, since DKNY is itself a New York-based brand. DKNY MYNY Perfume: Inspired by New York and its people The bottle for DKNY is pretty cool tool, with a heart shaped bottle top. You can also see that the bottle has a very interesting cubic design on the top - these are supposed to represent the…
  • Guerlain Kiss Kiss Lipstick Swatches: Re-launched, and Still as Gorgeous

    Musical Houses
    8 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Guerlain's Kiss Kiss Lipstick was one of the brand's iconic products with its cube-like packaging, and now for Fall 2014, the brand has re-launched these! There are 25 shades in all, and during the Guerlain X StyleXStyle workshop that I attended (where I got to meet local celebrity Sharon Au and the famed local makeup artist Andy Lee), I managed to shamlessly swatch almost all the shades - I swatched a total of 23 out of 25 shades, so you should thank me for the effort! That said, I don't know if I'm ever going to be invited to another Guerlain or StyleXStyle workshop again -…
  • Stuff I Used Up! Skincare, Makeup and Nail Empties

    Musical Houses
    5 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    I think I've been pretty good this time round! I've actually used up a whole lot of stuff with this round of empties! There are 6 products in here, so perhaps numbers-wise this isn't the most, but 3 of them are tubs of moisturizers, so I get some credit, right? As an aside, though, I've always felt like the "empties" post is perhaps something only the beauty junkie can appreciate. I mean, normal people with like, 3 eyeshadows and 1 blush and 1 powder foundation and 2 lipglosses don't go around telling people, "O Hai I finished up my eyeshadow! So happy!
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    poshology

  • Joshua Kane Bespoke

    Editor
    8 Sep 2014 | 2:33 pm
    I started following Joshua Kane on instagram when he first started there and instantly was hooked on his style and I would have to say that he is probably one of my favorite male designers. His style alone is so incredibly unique that when looking at the detailed tailoring and designs themselves, it kind of [...] The post Joshua Kane Bespoke appeared first on poshology.
  • Show & Tell

    staff
    6 Aug 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Show & Tell Moment: Check out our gorgeous and always stylish staff contributor and author Chrishia LaToy in this cute, sassy and flirty Cara skirt and peach chiffon paneled crop top from signatureforwomen.com. What a perfect color combination, we couldn’t resist showing and telling it. You can purchase this outfit online at the specialty boutique [...] The post Show & Tell appeared first on poshology.
  • Man Buns?

    Editor
    4 Aug 2014 | 6:19 pm
    Some call it the “mun” but the days of the traditional ponytail have since faded away. I guess when the chics had all the attention with the messy bun or the messy high bun the guys felt left out. Personally I think it looks so sexy if done right. If you think this is a [...] The post Man Buns? appeared first on poshology.
  • Summer Scents

    Editor
    9 Jul 2014 | 8:22 am
      While at the mall waiting for my appointment to repair my phone with one of the Apple geniuses, I strolled on down to Sephora to kill some time because I had been meaning to smell the fragrance called ‘Beach’ by Bobbi Brown that someone had told me about. I love the smell of anything [...] The post Summer Scents appeared first on poshology.
  • Top Two Favorite Contouring Kits

    Editor
    8 Jul 2014 | 2:08 pm
    Facial contouring is a beauty process where both light and dark makeup is used to sculpt the appearance of features and face shape. Makeup artist all over the world have been doing this for decades and they have proven that contouring is the easiest and cheapest way to a thinner nose and gorgeously chiseled cheekbones. [...] The post Top Two Favorite Contouring Kits appeared first on poshology.
 
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    Articles from becomegorgeous.com

  • Spring 2015 Beauty Trends from New York Fashion Week

    12 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    Posted In Makeup / Makeup LooksPublished On 12 Sep 2014The New York Fashion Week started off the speculation about next spring’s trends, and there are quite a few important ones in the beauty department, from makeup and hair to nail innovations. Take a look at the most important Spring 2015 beauty trends from New York Fashion Week and choose your favorite. From returning trends that started this summer to brand new ideas, here are the best beauty looks from the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Bold Eyelids Strong and vibrant colors are making a big statement on the runway, either on the top…
  • Best Spring 2015 Trends from New York Fashion Week

    12 Sep 2014 | 2:37 am
    Posted In Fashion and Style / New Fashion TrendsPublished On 12 Sep 2014Bringing new and exciting details and reinventing classics, the latest collections from the Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week set a high bar for next year’s fashion, from colors and shapes to shoes and embellishments. Discover the biggest Spring 2015 trends from New York Fashion Week, and find out what influences will shape fashion in spring and summer next year. Here are the trends you should definitely keep an eye on come spring. Layering Every runway show includes a little layering, but there’s definitely a big…
  • Braid Over Braid Side Ponytail Tutorial

    11 Sep 2014 | 1:42 pm
    Posted In Hairstyles and Haircuts / Hair TutorialsPublished On 11 Sep 2014What better way to perk up Rapunzel locks than the latest oh-so-cool braids? Up your braiding game and earn serious style points by adding this eye-catching detail to your everyday looks and take your braiding skills to a whole new level with this interesting braid over braid technique. Follow this step by step tutorial to learn how to do a braid on braid hairstyle!Start by brushing tangles out and sweep hair over to one side. Section lengths into two with the left one twice as thick as the section from the right.
  • Joan Rivers’ Most Famous Celebrity Feuds

    5 Sep 2014 | 1:24 am
    Posted In Entertainment / Celeb NewsPublished On 05 Sep 2014Passing away at the age of 81, Joan Rivers left behind a very important comedy legacy, overshadowed perhaps by her later years, in which she enjoyed feuding with many celebrities and hurling insults at them, either on E!’s “Fashion Police” or on Twitter. In her 2014 book “Diary of a Mad Diva”, Rivers calls Jennifer Aniston “stupid”, Tyra Banks “bulimic”, and claims that “Kanye West’s new son is going to be named P***y in honour of where he came from.” Her acerbic style wasn’t a hit with everyone, and some…
  • 10 Celebrities Falling on the Red Carpet

    4 Sep 2014 | 3:23 am
    Posted In Entertainment / Celeb NewsPublished On 04 Sep 2014Tripping happens to everybody, but few moments are as bad for it as when you’re walking the red carpet, in front of hundreds of photographers, fans, and many other stars. Here are the celebrity red carpet falls you can’t miss. While some stars can make even stumbling look cool, others are less gifted when it comes to bouncing back after falling down. Take a look at some of the biggest celebrities falling on the red carpet and decide which incidents were cute and which more embarrassing than anything else. Cara Delevingne Model…
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    The Natural Beauty Workshop

  • Eight Incredible Ingredients for Natural Massage

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    Nothing beats a really great massage. The right touch can help your muscles to relax, your circulation to flow more freely, and your emotional state to calm and settle. While the skill of the massouse is probably the most important factor in administering a better than usual massage, your choice in massage products comes in a close second. Natural ingredients are best for creating massage oil blends, salt glow scrubs, and exfoliating ubtans. These are some of our very favorite ingredients - perfect for giving unforgettable massages. Argan OilThe natural anti-inflammatory properties of Argan…
  • Grapefruit Eucalyptus Soap Bars

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:01 am
    Melt & Pour soap can be a lot of fun. As far as soap making methods go, this one probably offers the widest range of complexity. You can keep things easy by making a solid colored soap, or spice things up with layers, additives, and embedding. It all just depends on how much you feel like taking on.  This particular recipe is about a medium as far as difficulty goes. It involves coloring and scenting two batches of base and layering them into their molds. The result is a pretty two-toned bar with a pleasant layered scent.  Ingredients 1 pound Clear Coconut Melt & Pour Base 2…
  • Lavender Macaron Lip Balm

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Back in June a couple blogger friends of mine went to a Lavender Festival out in Blanco, Texas. They flooded Instagram with photos of enticing goodies like lavender lemonade and lavender ice cream. There were even photos of actual lavender (in fields!). Being home with my new baby, their photos delighted me, allowing me to adventure through them vicariously. Photos courtesy of Julie Everett and Jessica Aberthal Since that day, I've had lavender on my mind. This lip balm recipe is the result of that craving, combining the floral beauty of our Plant-Based Lavender Fragrance Oil with the tart,…
 
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    My Beauty Bunny

  • The Lipstick League – The tried and True

    Tyna Werner
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Question of the Week: Quick – name three cruelty free makeup products that you’ve repurchased multiple times. Answer: This one is easy! I change up my makeup routine all the time, but there are a few basics I regularly repurchase once they’re gone. They include tarte’s lights, camera, lashes 4-in-1 mascara (it volumizes, lengthens and curls lashes and never clumps), it Cosmetics Brow Power (for super fast, super simple, defined brows) and Illamasqua Lipstick in Howl (my signature vampy red lip). My Beauty Bunny readers – What are your cruelty free makeup repeat…
  • Fall Beauty Trends

    Jen Mathews
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Fall Beauty Trends With Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week for spring/summer 2015 past, and the first day of fall steadily fast approaching on September 22nd, now is a better time than ever to review the top fall beauty trends for 2014. Furs, oversized coats, even some ’60s and sports attire ran the runways during the 2014 fall/winter shows, but here’s what to expect when dressing your face this season: SKIN: Skin stays illuminated for fall/winter, never falling flat or dull. Bronzer is even welcomed this season using it to help sculpt the face. Highlighter used on cheekbones warms…
  • Vegan Bags and Jewelry

    Jen Mathews
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Check out my haul of vegan clutches, bags and jewelry from Like Dreams and PInk Basis. My favorite is the Vivian clutch with gold chain tassels from Like Dreams. The vegan patent leather bag from Pink Basis is great for going out on the town. And the Union Jack clutch is just adorable and quirky (I love anything with the British flag on it!). I love the lion ring because I call my fiance my lion (his name means lion in Hebrew). Check out the video below for more on each one. And subscribe to the My Beauty Bunny YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/mybeautybunny. The post Vegan Bags…
  • Thursday Friday Nautical Bag Giveaway!

    Jen Mathews
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    I’m so in love with my giant, eco-friendly, 100% cotton canvas seahorse bag from the Thursday Friday Nautical Collection. This spacious carry-all fits comfortably over the shoulder or on your arm, and adds timeless style to your look. It’s perfect as a beach bag or just for a trip to the local farmer’s market. Height: 13.5″ Width: 20.5″ Depth: 6.5″ 3 inner patch pockets D-ring on the side for clipping key rings Inner strap closure Normally $70, this haute bag is on sale for $58 right now! Check out their entire Nautical Collection as well as their awesome…
  • Inside the ONSEN Personalized Concept Store

    Tyna Werner
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    My latest high end, cruelty free skin care fave, Onsen Secret, has just opened a gorgeous boutique store – luckily for me it is practically walking distance from my home here in West Hollywood! I received a peek at the ONSEN Personalized just days before their grand opening, and it looks like my neighborhood is soon going to be the mecca for beauty lovers looking for personalized skincare and customized products. At the Onsen Concept Store, classic Japanese style (think white oak wood) meets modern design (like concrete countertops); just like their products merge ancient onsen-inspired…
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    Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews

  • MAC Good Kisser, Lingering Kiss

    ragingrouge
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    These lipsticks from the MAC A Novel Romance collection have sold out online, but they’re worth hunting for at your local department store,... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • MAC Fun Ending Blush

    ragingrouge
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    For those of you perpetually in search of that perfect peachy, neutral cheek to wear with a smoky eye, allow me to introduce you to MAC Fun Ending... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • MAC Midnight Studio Nail Lacquers

    ragingrouge
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    From the MAC A Novel Romance makeup collection, come two polishes in shades of “midnight”. Midnight Ocean and Midnight Strata. Dark... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • AERIN Kaleidolight Palette Review

    ragingrouge
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    The AERIN Kaleidolight Palette is literally one of my favorite new things.  Simply holding this gleaming, weighty, gold compact makes me happy.  And... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • AERIN Beauty

    ragingrouge
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    #teamaerin! Packaging Prowess alert readers!  Before I go into even more depth about AERIN Beauty products in future posts, I just wanted to point... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
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    Beauty Crazed in Canada

  • Smarten the boy up with cufflinks and fragrance from Paco Rabanne, !XAM, Enrique Iglesias and Birks!

    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Paco Rabanne Invictus - 50ml EDT - $68, 100ml EDT - $88 100ml After Shave Balm - $58, 150ml Shower Gel - $38, 75ml Deodorant Stick - $28 - an aquatic, woody fragrance inspired by sporting and the thrill of competition - so of course the bottle looks like a trophy - with top notes of fresh grapefruit and a marine accord;  heart notes of aromatic bay leaf and Hedione jasmine; and a woody base of guaiac wood, patchouli, oak moss and ambergris. Available at department and drug stores across Canada. !XAM Skull 18K black gold, pave diamonds and rubies Cufflinks - $4,800 (yes, I know that's a…
  • Take complete control of your unruly hair with the Kérastase Discipline collection!

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Kérastase presents their newest line Discipline - the most powerful smoothing care they've ever created containing Morpho-Keratine - a groundbreaking molecule which has been infused into the hair care line to smooth hair and  provide proven anti-frizz and anti-humidity care for 72 hours.Available in the collection are: Bain Fluidealiste Smooth-In-Motion Shampoo For All Hair Types - 250ml - $40 - gently cleanses while also supplying just the right dose of uniform, evenly distributed care without weighing down the hair for hair that is clean, soft, light and detangles easily.Bain…
  • Official NHL merchandise comes to The Shopping Channel!

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:30 am
    The Shopping Channel is helping kick off the 2014/15 hockey season by offering a stylish selection of official NHL merchandise. With everything from clothing to collectibles to unique accessories, there is something for every hockey fan!I'm happy to see that they have regular women's jerseys and have my eye on the - NHL Ottawa Senators Reebok Premier Ladies Red Jersey - $109.99 - and comes in Small, Medium and Large. When I bought my Senators jersey many years back I ended up having to buy a boy's one because a woman's one didn't seem to exist except in pink (I like pink but not for a hockey…
  • Fragrant Friday - My Burberry

    19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    The newest fragrance from Burberry was inspired by a London garden after the rain and the affectionate way in which people refer to their Burberry trench coat - so basically it's an ode to their trench coat!My Burberry - 100ml EDP - $135, 50ml EDP - $98 - a grand floral fragrance with an unexpected edge with top notes of sweet pea and bergamot; heart notes of geranium, golden quince and freesia; and base notes of rain-tipped damask, centifolia roses and patchouli.The trench theme carries throughout - the honey colour of the juice is one of the trench's signature shades, the horn-finish cap…
  • Quo 2014 Holiday Collection

    18 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    The Quo Holiday Collection is coming in all of it's black, gold and pink packaged glory so now is the time to start making your wish list  - it will be hitting stores soon and it's all limited edition - so if you see it and love it, don't wait, buy it! - and to help you out with your list making, here's a complete inventory of everything that's coming:Quo Christmas Cracker Set - $15 - set of 3 beauty surprises - crack them open to reveal a mini lip gloss and mini eye shadow.set of 3 beauty surprises - crack them open to reveal a mini lip gloss and mini eye shadow - See more at:…
 
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    TheHaiRazor - A Vegetarian Foodie That Loves Health & Beauty!

  • Focus… Do You!

    Ayana "TheHaiRazor"
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:45 am
    It’s been a while y’all! All summer to be exact! Life’s been pretty busy on me end, work, moving, ministry… It’s been a lot to juggle but I love it. In the mist of it all I’ve really been thinking about my blog and how it can grow as I grow. When I first started TheHaiRazor it was ALL about hair, I mean it’s called TheHaiRazor, lol! As the years have gone by “TheHaiRazor” name became more than just a blog, it became me. Folks will call me TheHaiRazor before they even call me by my first name, which is Ayana, for those who didn’t…
  • TheHaiRazorTV Presents: All Natural Makeup Remover + Night Time Skin Routine

    Ayana "TheHaiRazor"
    1 Jul 2014 | 10:11 am
    It’s Tuesday so you know what that means… A new video! Wooohoooo!!!! :-p In this video, I’ll be showing you what all natural product I use to remove my makeup as well as my night time facial cleansing routine. Enjoy!
  • Summer Hair Tip: Deep Condition with Coconut Oil

    Ayana "TheHaiRazor"
    1 Jul 2014 | 9:43 am
    The summer months are fun but can be so damaging to your hair. With the sun, pools, and our carefree attitude, our hair often feels dry around this time. I have color so sometimes it’s like a double whammy! To help moisturize my hair during the summer months, I of course deep condition. But instead of just my favorite conditioner, I also add coconut oil. Y’all know how much I LOVE coconut oil! It really does wonders! Sometimes I will put straight coconut oil on my hair before I shampoo and let it sit for a few hours or over night. Other times I will add the coconut oil to one of…
  • TheHaiRazorTV Presents: Everyday Makeup Routine

    Ayana "TheHaiRazor"
    30 Jun 2014 | 11:26 am
    So this is new but not new! Lol! Check out my “Everyday Makeup Routine” that I posted last week on my YouTube Channel. I love this look because it’s quick, easy and I look polished without all the work! Enjoy!
  • FitRazor: Green Smoothie Recipe

    Ayana "TheHaiRazor"
    23 Jun 2014 | 10:22 am
    Hey everyone! So I get asked all the time about the green smoothie recipe that I drink. Well, here it is! Now I’m not the originator of this recipe, I use the famous Glowing Green Smoothie recipe by Kimberly Snyder. I LOVE this version of the green smoothie because well it was the first one I ever tried and its soooo good! I prefer smoothie’s over juicing because you get all of the nutrients from your fruits and vegetables. Juicing extracts some nutrients and leave the others. I know some folks may see different, but to each it’s own. Here’s what you’ll need: (…
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    Gouldylox Reviews

  • Lipstick League: What Do You Buy and Rebuy?

    20 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://gouldyloxreviews.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?redirect=false Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • New Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash Is Downright Dreamy (+ A Contest!)

    19 Sep 2014 | 6:39 am
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  • Hair In a Hurry: Hair2Wear by Christie Brinkley

    18 Sep 2014 | 11:56 am
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  • Makeup Wars: Best Fall Lips and Polishes

    15 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
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  • Lipstick League: Do You Get Excited About Limited Edition Products?

    14 Sep 2014 | 6:14 am
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://gouldyloxreviews.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?redirect=false Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
 
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    Prime Beauty Blog

  • The Beauty Spotlight Team Weekly Reads

    cindy
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
      Phyrra has the Best Mascaras You Seriously Need to Try Now! Don’t buy another mascara until you read this! Find out the Top 10 Nails Color for Fall over on polish insomniac! Carrie from eyeliner on a cat has been spoiled by a mini of a devastatingly beautiful luxury face cream from Tatcha. Find out exactly why her skin was living the charmed life while it lasted. Beauty Info Zone is giving away $940 of Onsen Secret Skin Care. Enter now and you could be one of two lucky winners! If you seek a magical balm, with amazing ingredients, that is good for all that ails you–then…
  • Ulta Beauty 21 Days of Beauty: Day 15

    cindy
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Day 15: Laura Geller Baked & Brighten Color Correcting Foundation $20 - I’m not a fan of powder foundations, but Laura Geller Foundations are the creamiest I’ve found. This is a great bargain! 50% off Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara $10   Pin ItUlta Beauty 21 Days of Beauty: Day 15
  • The Lipstick League

    cindy
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Question of the Week: Quick: name three makeup products that you’ve repurchased multiple times. Laura Mercier Eyebrow Pencil in Blonde,  L’Oreal Butterfly Mascara & Pixi Beauty Glow Tonic! My Beauty Bunny – Carry groceries, office supplies or your latest beauty haul in true style. Enter to win a gorgeous Thursday Friday Tote Bag from their Nautical Collection! Nouveau Cheap – Have you seen the Halloween 2014 Limited Edition glitters from Sinful Colors yet? If not, click right here. Prime Beauty – shares 6 Beauty Problem Solvers that will curl your lashes, remove…
  • Ulta Beauty 21 Days of Beauty: Day 14

    cindy
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Here we are going into the final week of Ulta Beauty’s 21 Days of Beauty. Here is the skinny on Day 14: 50% off BareMinerals Loose Eye Shadows–Only $7! This is a great time to stock up on your fav shades! Also receive a free brow wax in-store with a $50 Benefit purchase. 25% off the entire Exuviance Line! A great brand for anti-aging! Pin ItUlta Beauty 21 Days of Beauty: Day 14
  • Lip Balm Smack Down: Too Faced La Creme Lip Balms vs. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatments

    cindy
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Now that fall is approaching, I need to start thinking how I’m going to avoid those chapped lips that plague me every fall and winter. To prevent  dry, cracked lips, I turn to a lip balm vs. a lipstick in the cold weather. For those of you that prefer a lip balm to a lipstick or need more moisture that some lipsticks provide, there are a TON on the market. Today I’m going to compare one new offering, Too Faced La Créme Lip Balms ($22) with Fresh Sugar Lip Treatments ($22.50). I chose these two because they are very similar yet there still is a clear winner in my opinion.
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    GalTime

  • What the Flowers You Love Say About You

    Alix Astir@ Trellis Fine Florals
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Blossoming flowers simply transform the aura of a room. And as seasons change, there’s no better way to bring the outdoors in to brighten up any space. Whether it be a handful of wild flowers or a perfectly assembled bouquet from the floral designer, it’s about choosing a favorite that complements its setting, and adds a little sweet aroma, too! Make sure to balance out your posy with the right accompaniment of scents that’ll leave you breathing in happily for days. Choosing flowers should be effortless fun. Go with your instinct! Pick the bunch you can’t get enough of. It’s all…
  • Is Technology Hurting Your Social Skills?

    Katie Parsons
    18 Sep 2014 | 2:55 am
    It’s no secret that people are even more connected through technology than ever before. Big news is delivered via text message, and childhood friends can reconnect in an instant via social networking sites. But is all this digital communication actually hurting our social skills? A Badoo study found that 39 percent of Americans spend more time socializing online than they do in person. It can take it’s toll on the already nearly lost art of conversation, according to Jodi R.R. Smith, author of The Etiquette Book: A Complete Guide to Modern Manners. So much time spent…
  • 3 Surefire Ways To Turn Off Your Guy

    Marcus Osborne
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:26 pm
    The perception of men by the general populace is that we’ll pretty much get our freak on with any woman willing– as if we have zero ability to be discerning with our choice of bed buddies. I’ve got to admit that this myth is galling and insulting. It’s particularly irksome when some of my gender brethren take up that same mantra (total sellouts!).  It’s one of those untrue generalizations that’s so pervasive that it’s become an accepted fact. Along those lines is the narrative that guys – we simpleminded guys – love sex so much that there’s no way we…
  • Hot Colors For Fall

    GalTime
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    Fall and Winter should be all about color, don’t you think? And, we’re not just talking foliage amber and orange. Certain colors look hot any time of year, no matter what the temps are outside.   Denim   Zara, $79.90   Denim is one of THE must have colors of the season which is amazing because all of us have denim ready to go in our closets- voila! The Canadian tuxedo has made it’s way into our lives and we are loving this once-upon-a-time fashion faux pas. Try to wear different shades of denim together to create a look that is rich and modern. This color…
  • 5 Helpful Hints for New Moms

    Elissa Sungar, IfNotYouWho.org
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:44 pm
     Like any first time mom, I have been riddled with parenting advice since the day we conceived. Some of the opinions are helpful and others…totally useless. While everyone and their mother will smother you with opinions, whether or not you ask them, ultimately it is up to you and your partner to chose the best path for your baby and family. Before our son was born, I dove into researching sleeping and feeding schedules, breastfeeding techniques, baby development and whatever else I could think of at 2:00 a.m. I found multiple online articles promising to provide the “best…
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    Flauntme Blog

  • SpaRitual Nail Lacquer in Arroyo is desert pink goodness [Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    28 Aug 2014 | 4:33 pm
    9My whole life up until now, I've been painting my own nails with non-vegan, super toxic stuff. I only say 'life up until now' because I was recently given the opportunity to try SpaRitual's Wander collection of nail lacquers. SpaRitual is a vegan brand that specializes in nail lacquers that are DBP, Toluene, Formaldehyde, Camphor and Formaldehyde Resin. I first gave the Arroyo shade a try to see what the vegan, non-toxic fuss was about.
  • MAC A Novel Romance: Embarking on A Passionate Quest Eyeshadow x 4 palette [Swatches + Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:20 pm
    9If MAC's A Novel Romance Eyeshadow x 4 palette wasn't romantic enough for you, you can always consider MAC's A Passionate Quest Eyeshadow x 4 palette. Of the three new MAC Eyeshadow x 4 palettes, A Passionate Quest is the purple-themed of the bunch. I recently gave it a spin! Read on for photos/swatches and my thoughts.
  • Sheer Perfection with Shiseido's Sheer and Perfect Compact Foundation in Natural Light Ivory (I20) [Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    25 Aug 2014 | 4:14 pm
    10We all have those days where the mere thought of applying makeup is zapping what little energy reserves you have to make it through the day. It's even worse when said day is one in which you have to appear like you did put some effort into appearance. A 9-to-5 for example. Luckily, there exists powder foundation. I recently gave Shiseido's Sheer and Perfect Compact Foundation in Natural Light Ivory (I20) a go to see if it's the perfect solution to looking effortless without a whole lot of effort.
  • MAC's A Novel Romance Eyeshadow x 4 Palette is more sexy than novel [Swatches + Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    23 Aug 2014 | 4:17 pm
    9It was with lustful eyes that I first laid upon MAC's eponymous A Novel Romance Eyeshadow x 4 palette. As I gently lifted and caressed the palette lid, a moan of pleasure escaped my lips... (Too weird? Fine, I'll stop.) MAC's A Novel Romance Eyeshadow x 4 palette is just one of three released under the collection of the same name. On a very unromantic day, I gave this palette a spin.
  • Upcoming MAC Releases: MAC x The Simpsons, Artificially Wild, Studio Sculpt, Matchmaster Concealer

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Sad about the Summer coming to an end? You shouldn't be. The end of this month will see a lot of new releases from MAC including the MAC x The Simpsons collection, Artificially Wild collection, new Studio Sculpt releases and the all new Matchmaster Concealer. Read on for more details and photos:
 
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  • Pinkbasis.com Heels review and GIVEAWAY!

    Beauty Care
    13 Sep 2014 | 5:16 pm
    Calling all shoe-lovers!!! Pinkbasis.com is the site to go to if you are looking for fashionable shoes at affordable prices. They have tons of styles and price ranges, so everyone is sure to find something that fits their style. I received a pair of heels to wear, and share how I felt about Pinkbasis.com products. Let me tell you, they surpassed my expectations by far! Since there are so many places to shop for shoes I figured Pinkbasis wouldn’t be much of a difference, but I was wrong. I seriously spent hours browsing through their large selection until I was able to decide between a…
  • 25 minute yoga workout- Killer ab and total body focus, try it out and save it to your favorites!

    Beauty Care
    7 Sep 2014 | 12:30 am
  • Maple Holistics dead sea mud mask review

    Beauty Care
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:41 pm
    Maple Holistics is a provider of beauty products; who pride themselves in providing natural, premium homeopathic products. They have many beauty products, for both men and women, available at www.mapleholistics.com. I got a great opportunity to sample their Dead sea mud mask; which is made for: men, women and gentle enough for teens. Prior to receiving the mud mask, I browsed a quick description of it, and was pretty surprised at all the skin problems it said to tackle. From balancing oily skin, minimizing pores, healing psoriasis, to removing acne and wrinkles. I was sold! Dead Sea Mud Mask…
  • Owl necklaces

    Beauty Care
    10 Aug 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Owl jewelry is a classic staple that doesn’t seem to go out of style, due to their chic and strong look. Owls symbolize wisdom and mystery, and many people are drawn to wearing them as accessories. This beautiful owl bib necklace gets a lot of attention when I wear it. It’s a big piece which looks good with most outfits, and can be worn with a casual or dressed up look. I’ve had it for a few years, and it’s become one of my favorite pieces.  Check out a similar owl bib necklace below, and a few other necklaces which are just as unique looking. Which is your favorite?!
  • Malory band review: the band that helps you lose weight

    Beauty Care
    2 Aug 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Weight loss products are abundant and everywhere nowadays. They all promise the same thing, but the last thing anyone considers is the damage some can cause. What if I told you there was a product that would aid in weight loss by helping you be aware of overeating, and not cause any risk to your health. Good news, there is! The Malory band This little gadget is intended to assist you in your weight loss journey, without the dangers associated in weight loss supplements or pills . I first heard about the Malory band via this article woman loses 60 lbs with the help of a band, and was very…
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  • Shu Uemura Brave Beauty Green Eyeshadow Palette- Vision Of Beauty Collection Vol.01

    Tracy Szram
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    The Shu Uemura Vision of Beauty Vol. 1-Brave Beauty Collection is something else I tell you! It’s nothing short of amazing. I haven’t been this impressed with a makeup collection in a while I think! Shu Uemura Vision of Beauty Vol. 1-Brave Beauty Collection The collection is the first in a new series of annual collections that will explore makeup as a form of artistic expression. This year’s theme is Brave Beauty, which is a tribute to women as modern day warriors. I don’t know about you, but makeup helps me brave the day, how about you? This is quite the collection,…
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    Beauty Trends and Latest Makeup Collections | Chic Profile

  • Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Collection

    Tavia
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:19 pm
    Hello pretties! I can’t tell you how happy I’m to discover Hello Kitty 40th Anniversary Collection as it’s been a while since I haven’t seen any new beauty items from this brand. The entire collection is available now in a… Continue Reading →
  • Shu Uemura Shupette Holiday 2014 Collection by Karl Lagerfeld

    Tavia
    21 Sep 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Hello beauties! I invite you to take a first look at Karl Lagerfeld’s Holiday 2014 Shu Uemura Shupette Collection which presents beauty items in a special limited edition packaging showing a beautiful blue eyes and fluffy white hair cat. Availability… Continue Reading →
  • MAC Trend Forecast Spring 2015 Collection

    Tavia
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:46 am
    Hello sweeties! MAC Cosmetics has launched its new Trend Forecast Spring 2015 Collection which features two new palettes for eyes, lips and cheeks and four shades of Studio Eye Gloss. From Fashion Weeks around the world, the SS15 runways’ most… Continue Reading →
  • Bobbi Brown Holiday 2014 Collection Sneak Peek!

    Tavia
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:21 am
    Hello lovelies! We are getting closer and closer to the moment where Christmas beauty collection will be revealed so those anxious to see what Bobbi Brown Holiday 2014 Collection looks like I invite you after the jump to discover some… Continue Reading →
  • Clinique Fall 2014 Beauty Launches

    Tavia
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:51 am
    Hello pretties! Clinique has released new beauty items for fall 2014. There is the Black Honey Affair Eyeshadow Palette which features 8 shades or browns and purples that you can mix and match to create an autumnal or smokey eye… Continue Reading →
 
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  • Are Your Beauty Products Safe?

    delialicious
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:37 am
    “In the US there are no laws that require cosmetics companies to demonstrate the effectiveness of their products,” reads one slide in a Buzzfeed video entitled, 11 Terrifying Facts About Makeup which was release earlier this year. According to the Food and Drug administration, “cosmetic companies can use almost any ingredient they choose,” the video educates viewers. For example, formaldehyde, which is known to cause cancer in humans can be found in products such as hair gel, shampoo and nail polish and lotion. Bottom line: read the labels of the beauty products you buy and be careful…
  • New Bath & Body Collection Launches at CVS

    delialicious
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:10 am
    This month, Essence of Beauty, is adding a new indulgent collection of products to the shelves of CVS/pharmacy with the launch of its Naturally Indulgent Bath & Body Collection. Launched in 2002, the brand has become the drugstore retailer’s #1 best-selling fragrance and body care line. Infused with nourishing, aromatic botanical ingredients and essential oils, the full bath collection is available in the following scents: • Lemon Verbena with Olive Oil – Energizing lemon verbena and soothing olive oil refresh and stimulate your senses • Eucalyptus with Mint Oil – Soothing…
  • Katty Xiomara Fashion Week S/S 2015 Runway Show

    delialicious
    10 Sep 2014 | 5:16 am
    On Tuesday September 8th, I attended the Spring/Summer 2015 runway show of Portuguese designer Katty Xiomara at Nolcha Fashion Week in New York City. The award-wining designer presented a collection that features asymmetrical cuts, geometrical patters, and an overall organic aesthetic. Some of the garments had a tomboy look with attached white collars and pieces that resemble an over-sized man’s suit shirt. Simultaneously, Ximara created pieces that allow a woman to feel exceptionally feminine with thigh-high cuts, v-shaped necklines, and a midriff bearing top. The show ended with the…
  • Kati Stern’s Venexiana S/S 2015 Collection

    delialicious
    7 Sep 2014 | 8:01 am
    On September 9th, I attended the Spring/Summer Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week runway show of Kati Stern Venexiana, known as the go-to fashion house for rock-n-roll haute couture. As the last show of Saturday night, the presentation did not disappoint. Fifty-seven gorgeous evening gowns graced the runway, captivating the audience with a show of freely flowing fabrics and intricate crystal detailing. The collection itself is a unique juxtaposition – gowns featuring billowing chiffon and taffeta contrasted greatly with bold metallic and pieces featuring open-backs and deep, plunging necklines.
  • Product Review: Yes To Blueberries Ultra Hydrating Body Wash

    delialicious
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:54 am
    WHAT IS IT: An ultra-hydrating body wash infused with the moisturizing powers of shea butter to improve the appearance of dry skin. It’s also loaded with the antioxidant benefits of blueberries to fight the formation of free radicals. HOW IT FEELS: The silky gel-like liquid lathers very nicely and leaves skin feeling refreshed and clean. I have eczema, and the product does not dry out my skin and keeps flare-ups at bay. It also has a lovely smell, courtesy of lavender and blueberries. TIP: The hardness of the bottle makes it impossible squeeze the product out. Forego trying to use the…
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    Practical Glamour

  • Raise the Alarm: Protect Yourself + Others from Human Trafficking

    Constance
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:35 pm
      There’s a special evil in the abuse and exploitation of the most innocent and vulnerable. The victims of [the] sex trade see little of life before they see the very worst of life – an underground of brutality and lonely fear. Those who create these victims and profit from their suffering must be severely punished. Those who patronize this industry debase themselves and deepen the misery of others. And governments that tolerate this trade are tolerating a form of slavery. President George W. Bush New York, New York September 23, 2003     If you’ve had your ears on…
  • Quick Tip: Smoothing Out a Bumpy Road

    Constance
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:27 pm
    There is a pursuit and desire to attain (and keep) “balance” in our lives. To keep everything humming along. That’s not a bad thing. But…there’s always that chance it will all come to a halt tomorrow. Or today. Or 5 minutes ago. A way to make this easier on yourself: Expect the unexpected. Be sincerely ready with a: “Come on in. Let’s do this.” Or some variant, in your own words. A friend told me about how a great opportunity came, and then ended. I said, “Aw. I’m sorry that happened.” He said: “I’m not. I had fun…
  • Never Shave Against the Grain: Q&A with Victor Macias, Founder of Male Standard

    Constance
    10 Sep 2014 | 5:27 pm
      There is such a need among guys for practical male grooming and presentation advice, so when I heard about the online men’s magazine Male Standard I got in touch with Victor Macias, its founder, to talk….   Constance: What was the personal spark that made you realize that Male Standard had to happen? Victor Macias: Male Standard actually started while I was in college. I was passionate about business, but I also loved fashion and style. I tend to be an over dresser. One day, I was searching online, trying to come up with a business idea. I decided to read some male…
  • Finding Your Best Glasses Yet

    Constance
    3 Sep 2014 | 2:50 pm
      Have to wear glasses? Congratulations, you have yet another communication tool to help you present your most attractive and authentic self to the world. There is an art to finding the best glasses for your face, though. Here are the steps to consider when shopping for new glasses. Note that these principles work when you’re buying sunglasses, too.   1. Zero in on shape and size first.   Once you determine the best shape(s) for your face–and the right size of each shape–your eyeglass world will get a lot smaller. Sure, there are a lot of great and groovy…
  • Communication Time: How to Cringe Less While Saying “No” | Video

    Constance
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:10 pm
      No, Nein, Nej. Have a hard time saying “No”? Yes, it can be excruciating and awkward and uncomfortable and all those wonderful things. In this short (2 minutes and change) video, I bust out my communication instructor credentials with tips on how to make saying “No” a much easier affair. Yes, you can become a pro in this area, and in the interest of rational self-preservation, you must… It gets easier with practice.   And no, the cameraman wasn’t drunk.  
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  • Ecocentric Mom July/August Mom Discovery Box Review, Photos

    Aprill
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:40 pm
      Disclosure: This review contains press samples The Ecocentric Mom Discovery Box features eco-friendly, sustainable products fit for just about any mother, no matter what her stage of motherhood. Check out more details of everything in the box below:     1. Before The Flow/After The Flow Herbal Supplement from BIORAY ($58)- BIORAY is a Natural Detox Company that makes liquid herbal supplement for adults and children. Before The Flow/After The Flow is a supplement that soothes and supports a woman’s body before and after her menstrual cycle. I didn’t waste much time with…
  • Milani Cosmetics Constellation Gel Eye Liner Swatches And Review

    Aprill
    20 Sep 2014 | 9:19 pm
      Disclosure: I received press samples Milani Cosmetics played with everyone’s emotions when they posted a preview of these liners on Instagram. Lucky for us all, the wait was not long at all, and they have been released! And I swatched them for you! Milani Constellation Gel Eyeliners are part of the Bedazzled Collection, which is a breath of fresh air because if there’s one thing about fall that most beauty companies do not embrace, it’s the jewel toned trend. It’s timeless, it’s effortless, and it can carry the average beauty lover right into Winter. The Bedazzled Collection…
  • Wet n Wild Coloricon Smoke And Melrose Palette Swatches And Review

    Aprill
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:12 pm
    The new Fall 2014 Wet n Wild Coloricon palettes are out and about at Walgreens. I stopped by one location and High Waisted Jeans was the only palette they had left in stock, so I picked it up. Luckily, I found the other two I wanted in another Walgreens location, Melrose At Night and Smoke And Melrose, which I am going to review right now. Smoke And Melrose is a combination of rose toned neutrals to create a smoky, romantic look. The base shade is a dusty rose toned light pink with a semi-matte finish. There was a good bit The post Wet n Wild Coloricon Smoke And Melrose Palette Swatches And…
  • Quick Peek! Walmart Beauty Box

    Aprill
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:42 pm
    Walmart smartened up real quick and took notes from Target and created their own beauty box! Walmart’s beauty box is a seasonal release that started a few weeks ago. It features some of the newest and best beauty products on the market and can arrive at your doorstep for $5. That’s right, you get a box full of goodies for $5 flat. I ordered a box (and forgot I ordered it until it showed up on my doorstep) and had to show you what’s inside if you didn’t get to see it on Twitter (which means you don’t follow me, The post Quick Peek! Walmart Beauty Box appeared first on…
  • Lipstick League: Let’s Talk About Repurchasing!

    Aprill
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Question of the Week: Quick: name three makeup products that you’ve repurchased multiple times.  Well this is an easy question! Urban Decay Primer Potion ( 6), Maybelline Rocket Volum’ Express mascara (4), OPI Teenage Dream (2) My Beauty Bunny – Carry groceries, office supplies or your latest beauty haul in true style. Enter to win a gorgeous Thursday Friday Tote Bag from their Nautical Collection! Nouveau Cheap – Have you seen the Halloween 2014 Limited Edition glitters from Sinful Colors yet? If not, click right here. Prime Beauty – shares 6 Beauty Problem Solvers…
 
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  • Girls Don’t Poop! Poo-Pourri

    Ketty Cousino
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:34 pm
    I have to start by saying this product is genius! Did you watch the video? Last week I went to have colon hydrotherapy (another healthy behavior that I adopted; more on that later) and my therapist told me about Poo-Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray . I was laughing my pants off but after I left my session I did some research to find out more about this product and I even ordered it and I can’t wait for it to come. Back six years ago when I was fist dating my husband to be; I had blueberry pancakes and for whatever reason that did not sit well with my Crohns/Ulcerative colitis and I had…
  • It’s been a long time…..

    Ketty Cousino
    9 Sep 2014 | 4:55 pm
    image by viviannewdwcpf10.blogspot.com-   Hey everyone I know it’s been a long time this I wrote anything. I been super consumed with life, motherhood, marriage, work, and school. I miss being on here and hope to get back into things soon. This past year I have been to work on myself and I have learned so much that I can’t wait to share with you all!
  • Simple Wisdom Sunday: Strengthen yourself

    Ketty Cousino
    5 Jan 2014 | 11:45 am
  • Hair Highlighting to Complement your Skin Tone

    Ketty Cousino
    3 Jan 2014 | 10:30 am
    When choosing highlighting 80 % of women do not consider their individual skin tone. They usually see a hair color on a celebrity or on a friend, and give it a try and end up hating it. “The biggest rule of thumb is that your natural hair color is the shade range that you should stay within 2 shades of your natural hair color. If you go too far off of  it and you’re likely to wind up fake looking hair against your skin tone. Thinking of high lighting your hair soon follow these basic steps to find the best shade for you. Step 1: Determine Your Skin Tone: Cool tones often have: • People…
  • Happy New Year! 2014

    Ketty Cousino
    1 Jan 2014 | 11:45 am
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    Beauty Queen

  • I'VE FOUND MY "SOLEMATE"

    Christina Marrale
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:02 am
    Ever come across a product that you wish you knew about earlier? That is exactly how I felt when Solemates, High Heelers came across my desk. These small, plastic protectors save your heels, no matter what the elements are — pavement cracks, sinking grass or bad weather, rest assured, they have you covered. High Heelers also in a variety of colors and sizes, so they'll match any shoe perfectly. To think, all of the heels I could have saved if I had these on them... sigh.I featured High Heelers on-air today with Winging It! Buffalo Style (video to come) and it's safe to say all of the women…
  • A LOOK INTO NYFW BEAUTY TRENDS

    Christina Marrale
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:33 am
    Though fashion week is currently showcasing looks for next Spring/Summer season, I couldn't help but notice how incredibly wearable many of the looks are for fall. Here's a few of my favorites:Matching Reds: It's not a groundbreaking new trend, yet has an incredibly modern feel when paired with a soft brows and slicked back hair. Red is always a staple for the fall/winter season, as it adds the right amount of color to any look.New Take on the Braid: The "Herringbone" braid combines two unique styles in one — slicked-back hair on top and a deconstructed fishtail braid on the lower half.
  • CELEBATE FALL — THREE DIY TREATMENTS TO TRY

    Christina Marrale
    2 Sep 2014 | 4:43 am
    One of my favorite parts about spending time back east? Witnessing a true change of seasons. This time of year evenings turn cooler, leaves begin to change, fashion week coverage kicks off, and my appetite for fall beauty advances. So much so, that I began exploring a few DIY beauty recipes this past weekend, all with ingredients that really hit the spot lately — cinnamon, pumpkin, and of course, apple cider.The outcome not only smelled delicious (especially the cinnamon scrub, yum!), the recipes were rather effective, too. If you're ready to get into that autumn spirit, I highly suggest an…
  • CHEAT SHEET: A FACE OIL BREAKDOWN

    Christina Marrale
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:09 am
    Years ago, the thought of putting oil onto one's face sounded ludicrous. But in today's skincare world, it's one of the most effective practices in achieving a beautiful, more radiant complexion and well-hydrated skin.I've been using face oils the past few years and have truly loved the benefits, but was rather intimidated when I first began incorporating them into my routine. If your curious, but not sure how to use them, check out this simple breakdown:OIL BENEFITS: So, what makes face oils so fabulous? For starters, they hydrate like none other, absorbing quickly into skin, preventing…
  • SUMMER STAPLE: APPLY YOUR SPF WITH EASE

    Christina Marrale
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:26 pm
    When reaching for an SPF, there are 3 factors that always come to mind: Stick to mineral-based, keep the application simple and use nothing under SPF 30. Which is exactly what Colorescience had in mind when creating their Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen.What appealed to me about Colorescience was the convenience factor — I can apply the refined powder in a flash, knowing it will blend seamlessly into my body, face and scalp. It is also a physical, UVA/UVB Broad Spectrum sunscreen that's free of harmful chemicals and toxic ingredients. I toted the SPF along with me to Vegas last week for my…
 
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  • Lierac Magnificence Gel Cream Moisturizer Review: For Matte, Moisturized Skin

    Amy
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:56 pm
    For those with combination skin, finding a good moisturizer that doesn’t turn to an unflattering “glow” by the end of the day is a challenge. There are a few gel moisturizers on the market that fill the gap. Nonetheless, Lierac Magnificence Gel ($78/ 1.7 oz.) goes the extra mile by adding a matte finish.  Having worn this day and night for the past several days, I can say that this product is: breathable and featherweight-light works well alone and under foundation delivers moisturized, healthy looking skin, and provides a matte surface that avoids the “3 p.m.
  • More Beauty from SS ’15 Fashion Week

    Amy
    13 Sep 2014 | 5:41 pm
    Here are a few more things that caught my eye at New York and London Fashion Week SS ’15 Via @MAC_Caroline_D–new MAC Trend Forecast eye palette, 43 & 35 lashes, MAC Red Lipmix/Clear Lipglass mixture at Sibling. At Proenza Schouler, MAC Eye Gloss (Pro) was used on a nude matte face: Over in make-up, Tom Pecheux decided to give the brows an element of play using Mac Cream Eye Shadows with a dash of powder eye shadow in a matching colour, A similar vibe at Badgley Mischka… At Michael Kors, featuring his own bronzer.  MAC at Zac Posen. ….and a MAC video previewing some of…
  • NYFW: Francois Nars for Marc Jacobs

    Amy
    13 Sep 2014 | 4:38 pm
     NARS created the look for the Marc Jacobs SS ‘15 runway show. François Nars, Founder & Creative Director, described: “The look for the show features no makeup – we only applied moisturizer. With Marc we always take it to the extreme, we’ve done bold looks in the past, but this season we wanted to make a statement by not applying anything. This goes back to one of the looks that I’ve always loved – bare skin, nothing on the face, lips or eye, just beautiful skin – I love makeup but I also love seeing women without makeup. To me, it’s a great way to show fashion. It…
  • NYFW: NARS at Rodarte SS ’15

    Amy
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Everyone is talking about the jewelry-pierced brows at Rodarte SS ’15, but here we’ll focus on the makeup. James Kaliardos for NARS Cosmetics created the look, “inspired by the idea of a beautiful, fresh face – youthful and vibrant.” The key products used were: FACE NARSSkin Luminous Moisture Cream NARSSkin Total Replenishing Eye Cream Radiant Cream Compact Foundation Radiant Creamy Concealer Pressed Powder CHEEKS St-Paul-De-Vence Duo Eyeshadow (NEW for Spring 2015; for now try Orgasm Multiple and the right side of Kuala Lumpur Duo Eyeshadow layered with the left…
  • NARS Nail Polish: New Shades, New Formula, New Beautiful Colors

    Amy
    9 Sep 2014 | 6:53 pm
    NARS has released a series of reformulated polishes with higher shine, more flexibility, and a longer-lasting formula. There are 43 shades in all, and I have fourteen for a quick preview ($20 each). As with the NARS 3.1 Philip Lim collection (previewed here) (available on Nars.com and Sephora), the new permanent polish range has a wide, flat brush for easy application. These are available at Nordstrom, Sephora, Nars online, Barneys, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, and Bloomingdales, I love the new brush-the shorter bristles and shape allow for quick, foolproof application.
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  • Fall Skin Care Tips and Changes

    Angela
    20 Sep 2014 | 10:24 am
    As summer comes to a close, it’s time to switch to your fall skin care routine. In her blog post, “The 8 Best End-of-Summer Skin Care Tips,” Dr. Bailey explains: Your skin changes with the seasons and your skin care should too. During the fall, most people want to focus on getting their skin in shape for the holidays and reversing the damage to their skin from the summer months. Currently, Dr. Bailey is writing a blog series on one particular post-summer skin issue: sun spots. So far she has discussed the causes and treatments. However, in this blog, we will revisit other…
  • How Can You Get Rid of Skin Sun Spots?

    Cynthia Bailey, M.D.
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:45 am
      Skin sun spots, also called solar lentigines (solar lentigo if it is just one spot) are common. In my dermatology practice, I am asked every day by my patients to help them fade or get rid of their unwanted sun spots. There are a number of “tricks” and tips that we use to do this. Because sun spots are so tenacious, the best results come from an “all of the above” approach to controlling sun spots. That means using a combination of: prevention (to stop the development of new spots or darkening of existing spots) skin care products that fade existing spots procedures…
  • Bumps Under the Eyes: Causes and Treatments

    Angela
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:11 pm
    Among the many skin nuisances are tiny bumps under the eyes. These pesky bumps can be hard to remove depending on the cause. Considering how important eye contact is for interactions, it can add stress to this already frustrating issue. Dr. Bailey addresses this problem when she tackles a readers question regarding bumps under the eyes in her blog post: “What Causes Bumps Under the Eyes?“ What Causes Bumps Under the Eyes? Dr. Bailey always recommends visiting you local dermatologist to diagnose any skin problem since the skin is a complex organ (largest organ in your body!).
  • What Causes Sunspots on Skin?

    Cynthia Bailey, M.D.
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    Sunspots on skin, called solar lentigines, are due to sun exposure. They are flat brown spots that show up on the parts of your skin that have been exposed to the sun. Once you start getting sunspot on skin, expect them to darken and increase in number with every UV ray that hits your skin. Any UV ray from the sun will darken your sunspots. Yes, that means that even the sun that comes through windows, that bounces off cement or water, or that passes through clouds will worsen your sunspots. What about tanning beds – can you outwit the process by tanning using unnatural UV light? No,…
  • Zinc Supplements and Acne Treatment

    Angela
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
      To continue on the same vein as last week, we are discussing alternate acne treatments. When medications or skin care products don’t seem to work, people often turn to other options, such as zinc supplements. One particular question Dr. Bailey is often asked from her patients and blog readers is “Do zinc supplements really work to get rid of acne?” In her practice, Dr. Bailey uses her Foaming Zinc Cleanser for body acne or acne caused by pityrosporum yeast as she details in her original blog post How to Get Rid of Back Acne (Bacne). However, the same rules do not…
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  • 10 Hot New Fall Nail Polish Colors You Need This Season

    Harshleen
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Though we may not want summer to end (how did it go by so fast?), there’s plenty to love about Fall: crisp breezes, changing leaves, leather boots, blazers, brand-new moody makeup palettes and rich nail polish hues! If you’re looking for a quick & easy (not to mention affordable) way to invest in the hottest […]
  • Natural & Affordable – Mad Hippie Antioxidant-Rich Peptide Face Cream

    Harshleen
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:58 am
    As a beauty editor, I come across countless skincare products promising all sorts of magic. Some have some truth to them, and others are a little more fluff. So it isn’t very often that I’m introduced to a skincare line that leaves me super impressed right from the start! Mad Hippie skincare is definitely one […]
  • Fashion Week Beauty Trends Reinvented for Fall

    Harshleen
    17 Sep 2014 | 11:38 am
    Guest post by Lorraine Dahlinger   New York Fashion Week may be over, but it left us excited and inspired by this season’s avant garde beauty predictions. Since some of the runway’s hottest makeup, hair, and nail styles may be too extreme for our everyday lives, we reinvented some of the projected #NYFW trends with a […]
  • Post-Summer Beauty Rehab : 8 Fixes for Sun Damaged Skin & Hair

    Harshleen
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:25 pm
    After a few months of sun, saltwater and chlorinated pools combined with the lazy days of summer (with a less-than-attentive beauty routine), your skin and hair might be experiencing a little summertime sadness. Summer has almost come to an end, leaving us with more than a few beauty woes like dark spots, dryness, dull, lifeless […]
  • Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Steals – Week 2

    Harshleen
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:17 am
    The Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Fall 2014 event is in full swing, now through September 27! This three week beauty extravaganza is celebrated in all ULTA Beauty stores nationwide featuring deals & special offers, expert beauty tips, and brand focus days. Beauty Steals are for 1 day only so there are no rain checks! […]
 
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  • Urban Decay Shadow Box- Ulta Exclusive (Swatches, Photos, Review)

    Leesha
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:31 pm
    Urban Decay has a new palette out that is exclusively available at Ulta, called the Shadow Box. This palette is pretty much a lineup of Urban Decay’s all-star colors, with a couple brand new shades thrown in to make it special.  The packaging here is nice and sleek- it’s cardboard packaging that has a magnetic closure of the UD logo. When you open the palette, there is a mirror on the inside lid, with Urban Decays “Beauty with an edge” slogan writen on the bottom. You get two rows of six eyeshadows, and a nice variety of shade colors. Not so much variety as far as texture goes,…
  • Urban Decay Black Magic 24/7 Double Ended Pencil Set- Photos, Swatches, Review

    Leesha
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:14 pm
    In addition to the Ten 24/7 Eye Pencil Set Urban Decay has coming out for Holiday, they also have this set- Black Magic- which includes four double ended24/7 pencils. Each pencil has one of UD’s black shades, and to even it out, a more vibrant, colorful shade.   Black Market, Zero, Black Velvet, Perversion   Tornado, Demolition, Smoke, LSD Black Market is a charcoal satin with slight shimmer.Tornado is a dark purple with slight shimmer.  Zero is a smokey black. Demolition is a dark brown matte.  Black Velvet is a rich, black matte, almost like a gel liner. My pencil broke as I…
  • Urban Decay Ten 24/7 Eye Pencil Set- Photos, Swatches, and Review!

    Leesha
    12 Sep 2014 | 11:00 am
    Urban Decay’s Holiday Lineup includes Ten, their 24/7 Liner set for 2014. UD’s 24/7 liners are by far my favorite- they are super creamy and pigmented, and within seconds dry down and last aaaaaallllll day long! This set includes a full size Perversion Pencil, which is, in my opinion, the absolute best black liner money can buy, along with nine brand new shades, and UD’s Grindhouse Pencil Sharpener (which, by the way, is THE best eyeliner sharpener. Go ahead and quote me on that. If you ever find that your eye pencils won’t sharpen or are breaking when you try and sharpen them, BUY…
  • Urban Decay Vice 3 Palette: Swatches, Photos, Review

    Leesha
    11 Sep 2014 | 3:29 pm
    Vice 3 is the latest palette from Urban Decay, and like past Vice Palettes, there is a LOT of hype about it! Vice 3 is similar to Vice 1 and 2 palettes in a few ways- it comes in a  super sleek case, has a GIANT mirror that sits against the top (and opens to the perfect angle to see yourself and apply your makeup) and includes 20 beautiful, pigmented shades.  The packaging on Vice 3 is beautiful- super slim case, with an awesome design and textured lime green logo. I also LOVE that there is a mirror that is just as big as the case- and the way the palette opens up means the mirror is…
  • Urban Decay Holiday 2014 Sneak Peek- VICE 3, New 24/7 Pencils, Shadow Box, Naked Illumindated!

    Leesha
    11 Sep 2014 | 10:57 am
    AHHHHHHH!! I LOOOVE when I get a beautiful, beautiful box of goodies from Urban Decay- Especially when it includes their new products for their Holiday launch! If you follow Urban Decay on Facebook, there’s no doubt you saw them teasing about the new Vice 3 palette the past week.. I’ve been so excited to get my hands on it!!  I just got all of these goodies in the mail last night, so apologies for not having reviews and such ready to go right off the bat. To help make up for that, here is a quick look at all the new products. I will be spending my day locked up in my makeup room with…
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  • 6 Steps To Make A Great First Impression At A Job Interview

    Elvira PinkSith
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Did you know it only takes about 1/10th of a second to make a first impression?  Like it or not, judgments based on our appearance play a powerful role in how we are treated.  So how do you make a good first impression in a job interview without uttering a word? I have been a recruiter for almost 20 years and I have seen everything when it comes to interview attire and appearance. I have also witnessed first hand how hiring managers react to the appearance of candidates.  In a fair world, it wouldn't matter what you look like, but we all know this world isn't fair.  Most…
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    12 Sep 2014 | 11:47 am
    If you have funny beauty meme's or jokes that you would like to see created and posted here, please feel free to e-mail them to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
  • Top 10 Tuesdays - Top 10 Gold and Silver Cosmetics

    Elvira PinkSith
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
      Top 10 Tuesdays is back with the Top 10 Silver and Gold Beauty Products.  While it would be easy to show you a ton-o-nail polishes I thought I would leave that the the nail bloggers in this group and focus on makeup.  So without further ado...My Picks for Top 10 Gold and Silver Makeup1  Estée Lauder 'Pure Color' Gelée Powder Eyeshadow in Cyber Silver2. Estée Lauder 'Pure Color' Gelée Powder Eyeshadow in Cyber Gold Both retail for $24 and they are the smoothest, most pigmented metallic powder shadows I have ever used. You can apply them with a sponge applicator for…
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    If you have funny beauty meme's or jokes that you would like to see created and posted here, please feel free to e-mail them to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    If you have a funny beauty meme or joke that you would like to see created or posted here, please feel free to e-mail it to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
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  • Preview: Essence "Rock Out" Trend Edition

    nihrida
    16 Sep 2014 | 1:29 am
    Essence loves music! Things are going to get musical in October and November 2014 with new trend edition “rock out!” - essence is once again an official sponsor of the MTV European Music Awards. Glasgow is ready to welcome the who’s who of the international music scene on the 9th of November 2014 and fans can look forward to a breathtaking show. This trend edition offers cool beauty pieces and an exciting color scheme consisting of silver, mint, pink, purple and black. Highlights include the vinyl shine lipgloss, which comes in two trendy colors with a high-shine finish. And your nails…
  • Preview: Essence "24h hand protection balm – cake pops" Trend Edition

    nihrida
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Small, round, colorful and absolutely delicious! The new Essence trend edition “24h hand protection balm – cake pops” is dedicated to the cute patisserie creations from October to December 2014. Cake pops come in various shapes and sizes and are lovingly decorated with icing, sugar beads or sprinkles. The limited handbalms – which are now available in the scrumptious cake pop fragrances vanilla & cinnamon, cherry & coconut as well as cookies & almond – also have a beautiful design. Rich ingredients like shea butter and coconut oil provide dry, chapped hands with…
  • Born Pretty Store - Lace Flowers

    nihrida
    31 Aug 2014 | 8:29 am
    This look has been done at least a million times, yet I still dig it. Black lace-y pattern on nude nails. A winner in my book. These are the water nail decals from Born Pretty Store that helped me achieve this look. There are 20 decals in the package: 10 black and 10 white ones and come in three different sizes. I used 2 coats of Essence Colour & Go in Nude It as my base color. I applied the decals once the polish dried and topped everything off with Essence Better Than Gel Nails Top Sealer. It looks cool and it really doesn't take that much time - not a lot more than a regular…
  • Turquoise & Gold Water Spotted Nails

    nihrida
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:34 am
    Nail art that takes too much time just isn't for me (anymore). Unless I have one of those days - like I had yesterday. Sometimes even water decals and stamping feel like too much work ... but I pulled out the big guns yesterday. Three nail polish shades, a cup of water and spray disinfectant. Here's my take on the 3-toned water spotted nails. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the water spotted technique, here's a great video tutorial (CLICK).I used H&M Bella's Choice as a base for my water manicure and two different shades for water spotting: Essence Forever Mine (from the…
  • Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

    nihrida
    26 Aug 2014 | 10:17 am
    Oh, make up! When exactly did our paths go their separate ways? I still manage to put on a bit of black eyeshadow instead of an eyeliner and some mascara every morning, but that's about it. Adding some blush to the cheeks if I'm feeling extra good... That's why I like to get the most out of my mascara. I like voluminous, long lashes, but don't fancy that 'spider-y' mascara look.I was contaced by Stephanie (Younique Independet Presented), who said she found THE best mascara and offered to send me one to review. And that's how I got my own Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes mascara thingy. It…
 
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    Aquaheart

  • Milani Cosmetics Fall 2014 Bedazzled Collection Lipsticks (2 Shades) - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:46 am
    Today I have photos and swatches of some new lipsticks from Milani. These are from the Fall Bedazzled Collection and they are limited edition. I saw them recently at a local CVS and I am so excited... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Info: Urban Decay Vice3 Eyeshadow Palette

    Stephanie P
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:36 pm
    Urban Decay has a new Vice3 eyeshadow palette which is apart of their new holiday collection for 2014. The palette comes with 20 eye catching shadows with quite a few different finishes. It comes... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Vichy Pureté Thermale 3-in-1 One Step Cleanser - Review

    Stephanie P
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:23 pm
    Today I have a review of the Vichy 3-in-1 One Step Cleanser. This is a cleaner specifically for those with dry to normal skin types and/or with sensitive skin. This has been my favorite cleanser ever... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Back to School with Mabel's Labels

    Stephanie P
    12 Sep 2014 | 5:57 pm
    It's time for kids to go back to school and I am usually prepared for what's to come in the new school year. Since my daughter starts first grade this year, it has been completely different than when... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Pixi Beauty Fairy Dust (4 Shades) - Swatches and Review

    Stephanie P
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Something new for Fall from Pixi Beauty are these loose pigments called Fairy Dust. These shades are neutrals but can highlight the eyes and make them have more of a glow. They darker shades also... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
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    Hairstyles For Girls - Princess Hairstyles

  • Kate Middleton Inspired Half-Up Hairstyle

    Princess Hairstyles
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:40 am
    A Princess Hairstyle, Literally! Our hair tutorial this week is inspired by a Kate Middleton hairstyle. We saw Kate, aka "Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge" wearing this lovely half-up, half-down "tie back" knotted hairstyle in a photo recently and immediately knew that we wanted to try and recreate it. This is truly a Princess Hairstyle!  I admire Kate's (or Catherine's) classic,
  • Centipede Braid Hairstyle Tutorial

    Princess Hairstyles
    10 Sep 2014 | 10:40 am
    A 4-Strand Fishtail Braid! Our braiding tutorial today features a beautiful and intricate low side braid which was inspired by an Instagram photo we first saw on an account called "PrincessPunzelsHair."  This "centipede braid" is created by braiding 4 braids together (3 fishtail braids & 1 regular 3-strand braid) woven into a beautiful 4-strand pattern. If you are on Pinterest or Instagram,
  • Reverse Pull-Through Braid, Ponytail Hairstyle

    Princess Hairstyles
    3 Sep 2014 | 10:39 am
    A cute and easy elastic ponytail! Hey guys! Our hair tutorial this week is the "reverse pull-through braid." This is a variation of the standard "pull-through braid" which has been a popular and trendy braiding / ponytail technique floating around on Pinterest, YouTube, and Instagram recently. If you have not seen the original braid, linked below are a few video tutorials to check out from
  • Cute Ponytail Hairstyle, The Braided Ledge

    Princess Hairstyles
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    A fun ponytail style to try! Our hairstyle video today is a combination style, utilizing a 4 strand braid, a simple twist braid, and a ponytail.  This is a wonderful hairstyle for school, sports, and other casual occasions.  Sometimes we want more than just a standard ponytail and this is a great way to wear your hair up and out of your face (while still looking super cute.) We named this 
  • Diving Mermaid Braid Hairstyle Tutorial

    Princess Hairstyles
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:39 am
    A French Braid & Fishtail Braid Combo Today's hairstyle tutorial is inspired by a photo of a fishtail braid / feathered French braid style we first saw on a fabulous Instagram account: flettemamma  We "regrammed" the original photo of this style last week on our Hair4MyPrincess Instagram  and also shared it on our facebook page.  After receiving an overwhelming number of requests for a
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    beautybitten | a personal style & beauty blog

  • Neutral

    17 Sep 2014 | 5:11 pm
    LnA tank / Zara shorts (similar) / Rag&Bone boots / Proenza Schouler PS1 bag / Prada sunglasses / Daniel Wellington watch (use code beautybitten to get 15% off your purchase) / Dogearred necklaceThis tank. Business in the front. Party in the back. The asymmetrical cut of this tank gives an illusion from behind that it's a dress when you're wearing shorts. Bonus: it's sheer enough for this blazing heat. With the unbearable heat lately, I'm all about less clothing and thin fabrics. Can fall just swoop in already? I'm ready to bundle up. BlogLovin' | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook |…
  • HOLE(d) ME

    15 Sep 2014 | 4:10 pm
    Joe's Jeans tee / All Saints shorts (similar) / Zara shoes (similar) / Jerome Dreyfuss Twee / Daniel Wellington watch (use code "beautybitten" to get 15% off) / Illamasqua Rare nail polishCan we just talk about how hot it's been lately? It seems like summer just came into full-swing these past couple of weeks. It's been really hot that I've been living off shorts and shirts with holes on the weekends. And this tee takes the cake as being one of my current favorites. Not to mention, it's a loose fitting shirt. WIN.BlogLovin' | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | Google+ | Lookbook.nu
  • Me and My Boyfriend(Shorts)

    12 Sep 2014 | 7:57 am
    Acne Studios tee / Zara boyfriend shorts (similar) / All Saints fringe boots (similar) / Proenza Schouler PS1 Smoke bag / Dogearred jewelry (this and this) / House of Harlow earrings I've been all about loose fitting pieces. Especially anything that has boyfriend in front of it (boyfriend jeans, boyfriend shorts, boyfriend shirt, boyfriend blazer) It might not be the most flattering fit, but sometimes I just prefer to have my clothes just loosely drape over me. There are days when I just want to be comfortable or dress a bit like a tomboy (like here). BlogLovin' | Twitter | Instagram |…
  • La La La

    10 Sep 2014 | 5:52 pm
    Zara top / Forever 21 shorts / Uniqlo belt / Rebecca Minkoff Hudson Moto / Vanessa Mooney necklace / Koolaburra sandalsSo this rounds up my Palm Springs outfit post. I opted for a more relaxed outfit since we were driving back to LA. I didn't want to feel fussy during the sad drive back home.On a somewhat related note, I'm currently watching Sam Smith's iTunes Festival performance (watch it here, you're welcome) as I'm writing this blog post. And it's bumming me out that I won't be able to see him live at the Greek Theater. I say it's somewhat related since this was the album that we played…
  • Tropic Floral

    8 Sep 2014 | 11:50 am
    Zara tropical print peplum (similar) / Joe's Jeans Vintage Reserve shorts / JustFab strappy heels / Louis Vuitton Pochette / House of Harlow earrings and sunglasses / Flash Tattoos "Josephine" This shirt might have been a little too Hawaiian for Palm Springs, but I've been really liking ridiculously looking prints for summer. Speaking of summer, I'm kinda sad that it's almost over! But, I'm looking forward to fall season since it'll be time to bundle up. But then again, I live in LA where it's basically summer year round. BlogLovin' | Twitter | Instagram | Facebook | Pinterest | Google+ |…
 
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    Lipstick and Luxury

  • Review: Aeveka Naturally Pure Skincare

    Nicole Dantzler
    26 Aug 2014 | 5:07 pm
    I recently tried several products from the Aeveka Naturally Pure Skincare line including the Refreshing Citrus Cleanser, Regenerating Night Crème and Replenishing Co-Q10 Eye Crème. This is an all natural skin care line which means that it’s made with non-toxic and organic ingredients found in nature. It’s also cruelty free and vegan which is a major plus for me! If you’ve read some of my past posts you already know that I prefer natural beauty products because I believe that they are safer for our health. Our skin absorbs everything that we put on it so it just makes…
  • Top 7 Yoga Poses To Keep Your Body Fit

    Nicole Dantzler
    14 Jul 2014 | 5:10 pm
    Using the yoga mat regularly has its own perks. All of us are aware of this fact. We read about this everywhere and then 80% of us conveniently come up with a fabulous excuse to not exercise. You don’t have to hit the gym to get fit. Yoga can help you! Spend 60 minutes a day by indulging in a series of standing, sitting, prone, supine, and relaxation poses combined with some powerful breathing technique. Just a few days and you will notice a happier, healthier you. Still not convinced? Check out what yoga can do to you. The Benefits of Yoga: 1. Your nagging back ache vanishes! 2. You will…
  • Review: Quarterly Box by Bianca Jade MizzFIT

    Nicole Dantzler
    11 Jun 2014 | 5:18 pm
    I ordered my first Quarterly Box by Bianca Jade MizzFIT; a subscription service curated by influential industry insiders. The subscription service is curated by some very well known influencers in fitness, entertainment, food, music etc. I know of Bianca Jade AKA MizzFIT through her YouTube videos so I was very interested in seeing which health and fitness products she recommends. The subscription service is $50 every three months (quarterly). Each month has a theme and the theme of this box is Relax, Restore, Rev Up! This is all about what you do post workout which is just as important as…
  • Essence Cosmetics Longlasting Lipstick

    Nicole Dantzler
    10 Jun 2014 | 5:30 am
    (L to R) Dare To Be Nude, Wear Berries!, On The Catwalk Sometimes makeup is very expensive so it’s important to supplement your luxury products with great drugstore finds. I came  across Essence Cosmetics Long Lasting Lipstick which is a brand sold at Walgreens locations nationwide. The brand is affordable priced, with makeup ranging from $0.99 – $4.99. I decided to try their long-lasting lipstick which is available in 10 shades. I’m reviewing three of the most popular shades out of their collection. The lipstick has a nice pigment to it but not overly saturated. I found…
  • IT Cosmetics Limited Edition “IT’s All About You!” 5-piece Kit

    Nicole Dantzler
    9 Jun 2014 | 5:30 am
    For one day only, June 21st, IT Cosmetics is offering a five piece collection on QVC and QVC.com. The kit features 3 QVC Customer Choice Beauty Award winning products long with two new launches that will be sold for 24 hours and then its gone! The kit includes Celebration Foundation® Brow Power® Universal Brow Pencil Limited Edition Heavenly Luxe Dual Ended Complexion Perfection Brush CC+ Radiance Palette Waterproof Bye Bye Under Eye® Anti-Aging Concealer I was most excited about the NEW CC+ Radiance Palette which is a color correcting drea, The palette includes a finishing powder, matte…
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    Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews

  • MAC Good Kisser, Lingering Kiss

    ragingrouge
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    These lipsticks from the MAC A Novel Romance collection have sold out online, but they’re worth hunting for at your local department store, so don’t hesitate! Generally pink isn’t thought of as a Fall color, but Good Kisser has an intensity and warmth that makes it work for fall.  Lingering Kiss is described as a deep plum […] The post MAC Good Kisser, Lingering Kiss appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • MAC Fun Ending Blush

    ragingrouge
    18 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    For those of you perpetually in search of that perfect peachy, neutral cheek to wear with a smoky eye, allow me to introduce you to MAC Fun Ending Blush. From the MAC A Novel Romance collection, Fun Ending is described by the brand as a soft, neutral peach. The satin finish really ensures that the […] The post MAC Fun Ending Blush appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • MAC Midnight Studio Nail Lacquers

    ragingrouge
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    From the MAC A Novel Romance makeup collection, come two polishes in shades of “midnight”. Midnight Ocean and Midnight Strata. Dark almost-black nail lacquer like these MAC Studio shades are hugely popular for Fall. If you’ve been a fan of “vampy” reds in the past, try this trend! MAC Midnight Studio Nail Lacquers: Strata and Ocean […] The post MAC Midnight Studio Nail Lacquers appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • AERIN Kaleidolight Palette Review

    ragingrouge
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    The AERIN Kaleidolight Palette is literally one of my favorite new things.  Simply holding this gleaming, weighty, gold compact makes me happy.  And inside… inside looks like it could be the paint palette Monet used for his Water Lilies landscapes. Arranged in an avant garde pattern of color, The AERIN Kaleidolight Palette isn’t just luxe, […] The post AERIN Kaleidolight Palette Review appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • AERIN Beauty

    ragingrouge
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:30 am
    #teamaerin! Packaging Prowess alert readers!  Before I go into even more depth about AERIN Beauty products in future posts, I just wanted to point out how incredibly glam the packaging is. AERIN is truly a lifestyle brand, and the little details matter. The brand features home furnishings from lamps to furniture, amazingly giftable décor, accessories […] The post AERIN Beauty appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
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    Pink Sith

  • 6 Steps To Make A Great First Impression At A Job Interview

    Elvira PinkSith
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Did you know it only takes about 1/10th of a second to make a first impression?  Like it or not, judgments based on our appearance play a powerful role in how we are treated.  So how do you make a good first impression in a job interview without uttering a word? I have been a recruiter for almost 20 years and I have seen everything when it comes to interview attire and appearance. I have also witnessed first hand how hiring managers react to the appearance of candidates.  In a fair world, it wouldn't matter what you look like, but we all know this world isn't fair.  Most…
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    12 Sep 2014 | 11:47 am
    If you have funny beauty meme's or jokes that you would like to see created and posted here, please feel free to e-mail them to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
  • Top 10 Tuesdays - Top 10 Gold and Silver Cosmetics

    Elvira PinkSith
    9 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
      Top 10 Tuesdays is back with the Top 10 Silver and Gold Beauty Products.  While it would be easy to show you a ton-o-nail polishes I thought I would leave that the the nail bloggers in this group and focus on makeup.  So without further ado...My Picks for Top 10 Gold and Silver Makeup1  Estée Lauder 'Pure Color' Gelée Powder Eyeshadow in Cyber Silver2. Estée Lauder 'Pure Color' Gelée Powder Eyeshadow in Cyber Gold Both retail for $24 and they are the smoothest, most pigmented metallic powder shadows I have ever used. You can apply them with a sponge applicator for…
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    If you have funny beauty meme's or jokes that you would like to see created and posted here, please feel free to e-mail them to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
  • Funny Friday

    Elvira PinkSith
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    If you have a funny beauty meme or joke that you would like to see created or posted here, please feel free to e-mail it to me at:heyelvira (at) pinksith (dot) comEnjoy!
 
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    GABY'S BEAUTY BLOG

  • Project Pan Them All | August Empties

    Gaby Fauchon
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:11 am
    I have been slowly re-introducing very mild bath products in my routine since I still have very sensitive and reactive skin because of topical steroid withdrawal, and I am glad to have managed to use up a few products.I was pleasantly surprised by Kiss My Face Spearmint Breath Blast Mouthwash - free of chemicals found in traditional mouthwashes, it still has a strong minty taste that does sting my mouth a little - although not as bad as those chemical mouthwashes - but that keeps me feeling fresh and clean for a really long time. It tasted a bit bitter to me at first, but I guess you get…
  • Kiss My Face Spearmint Breath Blast Mouthwash

    Gaby Fauchon
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    I was never a big user of mouthwash, for two main reasons: I believe that if you use a good toothpaste, you should not need mouthwash to feel completely clean and fresh, and also because I absolutely hate how the alcohol in most traditional mouthwashes would burn my mouth! I also like to stay away from chemicals as much as possible, so I was very happy to be offered to try a natural alternative to tradition mouthwashes.Kiss My Face Spearmint Mouthwash is free of parabens, phtalates, SLS, artifical flavors or fragrances, and gluten. It only contains vegan friendly ingredients and it is, of…
  • Shopping | Well.ca

    Gaby Fauchon
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:16 am
    I am a bit late with this but in my early months of topical steroid withdrawal, I absolutely could not go out of the house since I had not even the energy to get out of my bed, but also because I was in too much pain and I also looked horrible - maybe when I will be healed, I will finally have the courage to post pictures! So when I found myself needing a few items, I turned to online shopping. Well.ca used to offer free shipping to Canada but for some reason, not anymore - shipping is free with $25.00 or more and I knew my order would be more than that, so I took advantage of it.I purchased…
  • I Love... Is Expanding Its Reach Within Canada

    Gaby Fauchon
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:23 am
    I Love... is an exciting bath and beauty line that prides itself in providing high quality, affordable and delicious products. Their products boast paraben-free, skin-friendly formulations with natural additives, and comes in a variety of yummy fragrances. Along with bath gels and lotions, the line includes exfoliating scrubs and fruity spritzers.I have reviewed a couple of I Love... Strawberries & Milkshake products on Gaby's Beauty Blog a while ago, and I can't honestly say I have been blown away by them - I was rather disappointed. I can't use anything on my skin at the…
  • August In Pictures

    Gaby Fauchon
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:24 am
    blueberries & smoothie / bubble bath / Moka & Caramel Frappuccino @ Starbucks / walk in a park in Toronto / Natura Strawberry Organic Soy Beverage / my first Memebox (Whole grain) / cantaloup, grapes & greek yogurt / enjoying the sun and a good book / veggie hotdogwhite wine & LUSH Melting Snowman make for a relaxing bath / Yves Veggie Cuisine Veggie Bologna / riding a quad for the first time! / chocolate & fruits crepes / gorgeous sunset / enjoying a nice beer in the sun / Peach sleeping in a weird position / wild rice & veggies stir-fry / my new sexy SWAT costume…
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  • The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies’ Best Fitness Secrets

    Fatima
    21 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Photo: juliannamarguliesfan on Instagram  As leading lady Alicia Florrick on The Good Wife, 48-year-old brunette beauty Julianna Margulies is a sizzling on-screen sensation. With Season 6 of the CBS series back on the air on tonight, we take a look at the sultry star’s top workout and diet tips. Here’s our guide to Julianna Margulies’ best fitness secrets: 1) She exercises about six times a week: It’s no surprise that Julianna Margulies keeps herself looking fantastic and in fighting shape. In an interview with the New York Times, the star talked about exercising about six times a…
  • Apply Concealer Like a Makeup Artist- Easy How To Guide

    Intern2
    20 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    Photo: FaceTune (@facetuneapp) Twitter Foundation is great, but sometimes a girl just needs a little spot treatment. Whether it’s blemishes, dark spots or you just want to highlight your face, concealer is a woman’s best friend. The trick is applying it right. These insider tips will help you apply concealer like a pro so that you can achieve a flawless finish. Highlighting Concealers work great for highlighting the face. They can dramatically brighten the under-eye area and help enhance the right features.   When it comes to highlighting, apply concealer after…
  • 5 Short Hairstyles That Anyone Can Wear

    Fatima
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
    If you want to finally chop off your long locks this season, get ready to walk away from the stylist’s chair embracing a completely new look, as these celebrity-inspired short hairstyles are flattering to any woman. From Shailene Woodley’s pixie to  Kylie Jenner’s sassy crop, these short-haired celebs prove that anyone can wear short hair when you go for these feminine, chic cuts. Photo: shai_woodley on Instagram  1) Shailene Woodley’s chic slicked-back pixie cut with long bangs: With her pretty brunette colour and deep side part, Shailene rocks a seductive…
  • Alanis Morissette Dyes Her Hair Blond And Gets A Bob

    Whitney Reyes
    18 Sep 2014 | 12:48 pm
    Alanis Morissette made a big change with her hair when she dyed it blond and cut it short, just above her shoulders. The Canadian singer-songwriter posted her new ‘do on Instagram saying “new hair. girl needed to have a little fun ps– blondes are, in fact, treated differently. this is one of the many effects of work addiction recovery #spontaneity #easybreezy #makeupforlosttime #healing.” We don’t know quite how to feel about the Grammy winner’s new look. We’re so used to seeing her super-long brown locks and this is almost as big a change as…
  • Throwback Thursday Beauty: The Pin-up Girl

    Intern2
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:30 am
                          Talk about a throw back. Well before the digital world came to be, young men “pinned” pictures of their dream dates up on the wall, hence the term “pin-up girl.” These glamorous gals had the whole package: stunning silhouettes, beautiful smiles and makeup game on point. Fun and flirty pinup makeup was all about thick black liner and beautifully bold lips, and still is! Celebs like Christina Aguilera, Gwen Stefani and Blake Lively all love to rock this timeless look on the red carpet. Even designers such as…
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  • Versace Milan Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015

    Marta
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:43 am
    Drawing inspiration from the 1980’s, Redken Creative Consultant Guido created a sporty-chic hairstyle for Versace’s Spring/Summer 2015 show in Milan. Using guts 10 volumizing spray-foam mousse to create height in the front and forceful 23 super strength finishing spray for the perfect amount of control and shine, Guido achieved a minimal hairstyle that made a massive statement on the runway. Versace Milan Fashion Week Spring Summer 2015 | Photos by Lucas Flores Piran for Redken “The Versace girl is a bit sporty this season, but still very modern and glamorous. I created this minimal and…
  • Kirsten Dunst Makeup Get The Look

    Marta
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:02 pm
    celebrity makeup artist Pati Dubroff worked with Kirsten Dunst for the premiere of “The Two Faces of January” on Wednesday, September 17th in New York, NY. Kirsten Dunst BEAUTY INSPIRATION: “For Kirsten’s premiere, I worked off of the very inspiring Chanel Couture dress she wore. It was made of a neoprene type of fabric which gave it structure and had the most beautiful bead work, which is where my palette was drawn from.” GET THE LOOK: “I kept the skin fresh, prepping with Tatcha Dewy Skin Mist and L’Oreal Miracle Blur in the t-zone. After a light finish of…
  • Chrissy Teigen Hair And Makeup

    Marta
    18 Sep 2014 | 5:38 pm
    Hair by Giannandrea for Macadamia Natural Oil. Chrissy Teigen at Piperlime Collection Launch | Makeup By Makeup artist Fiona Stiles. Hair by Giannandrea for Macadamia Natural Oil. “I began with wet hair and applied a large amount of Macadamia Volumizing Mousse throughout. I blow dried the hair upside down to create all over volume. Then, I brushed all the hair with a paddle brush and created a deep side part. Using a large round brush, I blow dried the bangs forward and pinned in place. I then used two irons – one half inch and one 1 inch to wave the hair. Next, I back brushed the…
  • NARS All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

    Marta
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:00 am
    NEW makeup | NARS All Day Luminous Powder Foundation: Silky and ultrafine to the touch, this medium buildable foundation offers versatile coverage and shine control with broad spectrum SPF 24 that lasts up to 12-hours. NARS exclusive Light Reflecting Complex™ optimizes light reflection to enhance skin’s translucency while Luminosity Enhancing Technology – a blend of 17 amino acids, Vitamin C derivative and Marine Fennel – promotes cell renewal and helps reduce the look of hyper-pigmentation and wrinkles. Available beginning September 20, 2014 at NARS Boutiques and narscosmetics.com.
  • Gucci Cosmetics Debuts On Spring Summer 2015 Runway

    Marta
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:39 am
    September 17, 2014, MILAN – Today Gucci Cosmetics made its debut on the Spring Summer 15 Runway. The look, conceived by creative director Frida Giannini and realized by Pat McGrath, Gucci Cosmetics artistic director, showcases the new luxury make-up line. The face of Gucci Cosmetics Charlotte Casiraghi front row Gucci Cosmetics Debuts On Spring Summer 2015 Runway Gucci Lips Luxurious Moisture Rich Lipstick 340 Nude Satin Gucci eye Magnetic Color Shadow Quad 020 Tuscan Storm Gucci Face Lustrous Glow Foundation Gucci nail Bold High Gloss-Lacquer 150 Wild Amarena Gucci Eye Opulent…
 
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  • MAC Matchmaster Concealer – Fall 2014 #MACCosmetics

    Alyson
    25 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Picking up where the MAC Matchmaster Foundation left off, the new Matchmaster Concealer utilizes the same Shade Intelligence Technology. This technology utilizes breakthrough pigment technology to... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • MAC Artificially Wild Collection – Fall 2014 #MACCosmetics

    Alyson
    25 Aug 2014 | 10:25 am
    MAC Artificially Wild is a collection based on varying nudes in different finishes and camouflage-inspired shades. The collection launches September 4th at all MAC locations in North America. Limited... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • MAC Studio Sculpt Expansion for Fall 2014 #MACCosmetics

    Alyson
    25 Aug 2014 | 9:24 am
    Fall 2014 introduces an expansion of the MAC Cosmetics Studio Sculpt line, bringing two new products for eyes and face. Available in September 4th at all MAC locations, added to the permanent range.... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • #Freebies for Pet Owners!

    Alyson
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:37 am
    Hey guys! Just wanted to drop you pet owners (dogs & cats) a line to let you know about a really cool opportunity to get some free stuff! The agency I work for is looking for dog & cat owners... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • Genius Beauty Tool: esum Pro Pinky Puffs

    Alyson
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:51 am
    So I was combing through my massive pile of unread emails when I came across an advertorial email from Muse Beauty Pro about these nifty little guys, the esum Pro Pinky Puffs. Pinky Puffs are... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
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  • Milani Cosmetics Fall 2014 Bedazzled Collection Lipsticks (2 Shades) - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:46 am
    Today I have photos and swatches of some new lipsticks from Milani. These are from the Fall Bedazzled Collection and they are limited edition. I saw them recently at a local CVS and I am so excited... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Info: Urban Decay Vice3 Eyeshadow Palette

    Stephanie P
    16 Sep 2014 | 7:36 pm
    Urban Decay has a new Vice3 eyeshadow palette which is apart of their new holiday collection for 2014. The palette comes with 20 eye catching shadows with quite a few different finishes. It comes... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Vichy Pureté Thermale 3-in-1 One Step Cleanser - Review

    Stephanie P
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:23 pm
    Today I have a review of the Vichy 3-in-1 One Step Cleanser. This is a cleaner specifically for those with dry to normal skin types and/or with sensitive skin. This has been my favorite cleanser ever... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Back to School with Mabel's Labels

    Stephanie P
    12 Sep 2014 | 5:57 pm
    It's time for kids to go back to school and I am usually prepared for what's to come in the new school year. Since my daughter starts first grade this year, it has been completely different than when... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Pixi Beauty Fairy Dust (4 Shades) - Swatches and Review

    Stephanie P
    11 Sep 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Something new for Fall from Pixi Beauty are these loose pigments called Fairy Dust. These shades are neutrals but can highlight the eyes and make them have more of a glow. They darker shades also... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
 
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  • An Old Friend Gets A New Look

    Kari
    21 Sep 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: An Old Friend Gets A New Look Wow! Estee Lauder has upped the game. Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my information on... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • A Makeup Brand I’m Excited About

    Kari
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:13 pm
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: A Makeup Brand I’m Excited About Gucci Cosmetics - Looks stunning! Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • ReVive Serum – Smoothing Things Over

    Kari
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:35 am
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: ReVive Serum – Smoothing Things Over Is this serum worth the luxury price? You be the judge. Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. ... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • Beauty, Lifestyle, Fitness and Fashion Tips

    Kari
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:43 am
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: Beauty, Lifestyle, Fitness and Fashion Tips The latest tips for women over 40 Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • NARCISO~A New Fragrance

    Kari
    14 Sep 2014 | 1:05 pm
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: NARCISO~A New Fragrance A new lovely scent by Narciso Rodriguez Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my information on the... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
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  • The Marianna Harutunian Collection & The Future Face of Jewelry

    shannon
    16 Sep 2014 | 5:31 am
    The modern concept of jewelry is changing. Designers are challenging conventional ideas of jewelry with different areas of the body to embellish while they reinvent those types of jewelry in astonishingly beautiful and unexpected ways. These changes are coming from exotic places…toe rings and pierced noses, from India…hand jewelry and body harnesses, from the Middle East, crowns and headdresses, from all throughout history. And the list goes on. I am so excited to introduce you to a friend of mine, Marianna Harutunian, who is at the forefront of jewelry design. Marianna, a cherry-haired…
  • Makeup Artist Rae Morris: Low-Maintenance Tips for High-Maintenance Girls

    shannon
    31 Aug 2014 | 12:18 pm
    It is better to arrive late than ugly. However, it is best to be punctual and look banging. Award-winning makeup artist Rae Morris has worked on many a famous face–from Miranda Kerr to Naomi Campbell–and she knows all too well that makeup application and shopping for cosmetics can be both time-consuming and confusing. But it need not be. Rae is author of five outstanding reference books on the art of making up, and now she is preparing to give birth to a new baby: The Ultimate Beauty Guide, her sixth tome on looking lovely. Just check out her work from the forthcoming book, below, on…
  • Magnificent Gowns for The Maverick Bride & The Edgy Fashionista, designed by Michael Cinco

    shannon
    9 Aug 2014 | 12:54 pm
    I sometimes think that life without fashion would be a mistake. There is an infinity of art and craftsmanship wrapped up in a fine wardrobe. Currently, I am absolutely seized by the magnificence of Dubai-based Filipino fashion designer Michael Cinco, above. Throughout history every once in a while a few flashing jewels will sparkle so brilliantly bright, influencing fashion and art with unignorable magnitude. Right now those jewels are sitting squarely in Dubai with the peerless Cinco at its helm. Cinco is bringing back luxury haute couture, the avant-garde, the fashion eccentric…and all in…
  • Wedding Attire for Rebel Brides: 8 Iconic Looks

    shannon
    20 Jul 2014 | 2:29 pm
    We are gathered here today to celebrate a love of the most unique and the most iconic in bridal attire. Check out these outstanding options for the nuptial-bound, photographed by Anthony Maule for V Magazine. Stylist Patti Wilson ups the ante on the avant-garde by combining an utterly unique headdress and bold, chunky pearls with fingerless gloves…for a look that makes being an accessory to matrimony utterly divine! A Victorian ruff round the neck is the only thing that’s classic about this wedding ensemble. A white and pale grey houndstooth checked micro-kilt, patterned stockings and…
  • Beauty & The Beach: Hats & Shades For Warm-Weather Days

    shannon
    16 Jul 2014 | 8:11 am
    Year-round sun protection is the wise choice for a lifetime of beautiful skin. It’s a good idea to have in your wardrobe a hat or two to shield your face, because honestly, reapplying sunscreen throughout the day is not the most convenient process; in fact, it’s beyond high maintenance, and if you wear foundation, it’s going to ruin your canvas. I have a deep appreciation for beautiful things, and couture hats are no exception. There will always be an occasion for a fashionable hat, but the most important thing that you want to invest in first is a very practical, collapsable sun hat…
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  • Best Oral HCG Drops For Weight Loss

    Alex
    3 Sep 2014 | 3:22 am
    Among numerous ways to lose weight, there is one method that works for the last 40 years. It was invented by Dr. Simeons in the 1970’s. This diet is based on eating 500 calories a day and taking HCG drops. Results are phenomenal – people are losing between 1 and 2 pounds a day. However, there are new HCG drops that are more effective than any other formula on the market. As a matter of fact, they are 400 times stronger than other drops. This allows you to eat 800-1200 calories a day and still lose weight. This video explains why these are the best HCG diet drops for sale: If you…
  • How Sugar Is Making You Older and Uglier

    Alex
    25 Aug 2014 | 7:58 am
    We love sugar! For many people, there is nothing better than chocolate cookies. They are so delicious. They make us feel good. But… Too much sugar is bad for your teeth, makes you gain weight and negatively changes your blood chemistry. In other words, it destroys your health. However, despite all these bad things, we continue to consume sugar on a daily basis. The following massage announced by the scientific community may finally force you to give it up: Sugar is making you ugly! Scientists now know that sugar in your body is the most damaging element to your appearance! Here is how…
  • No-Makeup Makeup Look Tutorial

    Alex
    27 Jul 2014 | 10:23 pm
    This look is perfect for summer or when you are feeling causal or when you are limited on time. It’s low maintenance, easy and it lets you look like you. It goes best with a casual outfit for an effortless summer look. Here is a fuss-free way to look more pulled together without using a ton of a makeup: If you enjoyed this article, you might also like... 6 Benefits and 4 Downsides of Mineral Makeup Mineral Makeup Review Illuminating Makeup for Looking Best This Season
  • How To Make Your Legs Look Hotter

    Alex
    23 Jul 2014 | 11:03 pm
    Most women want their legs to look longer and smoother. Here is how to make your legs look hotter in a short dress or shorts. 3 best tips on how to make your legs looks totally hot: So these are three things that will make your legs more beautiful: 1. Leg makeup. Use Airbrush Legs – spray-on prefect legs in an instant. 2. Arnicare – Arnica Gel 3. Give the illusion of longer legs. Whatever you put on your feet, make sure they match your skin tone. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like... 5 Budget-Friendly Beauty Tips for a Million-Dollar Look How to Get Pouty Lips Air…
  • How To Tighten Neck Skin

    Alex
    16 Jun 2014 | 9:59 pm
    As you grow older your skin loses the elasticity. This happens because of the loss of fat and collagen. Due to gravity,  skin begins to sag. This almost always happens to the neck area. Loosened skin gets folds and unsightly wrinkles. This video reveals how to tighten your loose, sagging skin on your neck , without surgery, using only exercises: Since the skin on your neck is thinner than face skin, consequently losing resiliency faster, you really need to be very careful and give proper care to this area. If you enjoyed this article, you might also like... Tightening Skin on Neck Loose Skin…
 
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  • It’s Not Black Or White Anymore

    Anks Image
    15 Sep 2014 | 1:56 pm
    “Be careful what you wish for..” – that’s a nice saying, and so true too! What you think you want may NOT be what you were expecting to get, and nowadays more often than not, we get to experience lifeContinue reading Related posts: Resume Writing – Worst Things To Include In Your Resume 3 Tips You Should Use To Lose Weight When Everything Else Fails 5-Minute Handwriting Analysis Test
  • How To Wear Capris And Rock It

    Anks Image
    14 May 2012 | 9:30 pm
    Are capris still in style? Why is there such bias against capris or 3/4 trousers? Learn how to wear capris without encountering any stares.Continue reading Related posts: Color Analysis – Look Slimmer, Look Feminine, Look Young with Colors Shift Dress Vs. Sheath Dress – Do You Know The Difference? Who’s The Better Personal Stylist – Fashion Designer Or Image Consultant?
  • Are You A Leader?

    Anks Image
    8 May 2012 | 2:50 am
    True leadership qualities are much simpler. Read how I got more insight into qualities of leadership from one of India's renowned personalities - Santhosh Babu.Continue reading Related posts: 3 Simple Ways To Improve Your Business 3 Deadly Mistakes Women Make In Business Different Aspects Of Business Communication Training
  • Face-wash Vs Cleansing Milk – What Should You Choose

    Anks Image
    6 Mar 2012 | 8:30 pm
    Some people use face wash. Some use cleansing milk. But have you tried both to know what's best for you? I have. And here is my experience.Continue reading Related posts: How To Tackle Body Odor Skin Care Products From Your Kitchen The 3 Deadly Dieting Mistakes
  • Latest In Color Analysis – The 12-Color System

    Anks Image
    30 Jan 2012 | 9:30 pm
    The 12-color-season system is in. Gone are the days of subjecting people to the warm-cool seasons only. Read more about the 12-color systemContinue reading Related posts: Color Analysis Is For You Color Analysis – 3 Reasons to Hire a Color Consultant Color Analysis – Do It Yourself with 4 Simple Steps
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  • Beauty Blog Coalition Weekend Roundup: September 21, 2014

    Kristin Bassett
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    The ladies of the beauty blog coalition have been busy, and I think you should benefit from their hard work swatching shadows and lip products. Enjoy! Happy reading! TheFabZilla: Meet Catherine and Dominique, TheFabZilla’s new girls from NARS Audacious Lipstick Collection Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for a truly water resistant facial sunscreen that can withstand sun and fun at the beach? Then look no further than Shade SPF 30+ Tinted Sunscreen! Painted Ladies: Enter to win a Bonnie Marcus Nail Design Kit! It’s a perfect gift for nail art lovers of all ages. Beauty by…
  • The Beauty Blogazons Weekend Roundup: September 20, 2014

    Kristin Bassett
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:14 pm
    It’s been a while since we last participated in a weekly roundup with The Beauty Blogazons, so we thought it was high time that we updated you on their beauty musings. Happy reading! Happy reading! Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Back-to-School Drugstore Budget Beauty Finds from Head to Toe! TheFabZilla: How was your summer? TheFabZilla shares her highlights, fitness and lifestyle-wise! Beauty by Miss L: Was Birchbox UK September box hit or miss?  beautyXposé: Kristin pops her MAC cherry and shares the detail of her first mini MAC haul after the jump. Color Me So Crazy: Have you…
  • beautyXposé on Instagram

    Kristin Bassett
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    What’s that you say? We’ve joined this century and officially made an Instagram account? I say officially because I was using my personal ‘gram as the BX account for some time. If you’re interested in getting a healthy helping of beauty, fashion and miscellaneous awesome photos, make sure to give us a follow. And in case you aren’t sold just yet, check out some of our recent ‘grams below. ‘gramming the day away If you give us a follow, we’ll make sure to give you some love,too! Photos: beautyXposé The post beautyXposé on Instagram appeared…
  • A Mini MAC Haul

    Kristin Bassett
    16 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Believe it or not, but before the other week I had never so much as tried out MAC products. I had this preconceived notion that their products were too bright and crazy for a neutral-product gal like me. I never claimed to be the smartest beauty blogger out there … When I was in Seattle recently, I had time to kill before a wedding since my boyfriend was busy doing wedding party activities. Another groomsman’s wife and I became fast friends and decided to get our hair and makeup done so we could relax rather than spend all morning rushing to get ready. We located a local salon…
  • Save with Skin Authority

    Kristin Bassett
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    As you may know from previous posts, I am a huge fan of the Skin Authority 3-in-1 Cleansing System. And while I haven’t tried out their other products just yet, I am confident I’ll love them just as much! Celeste Hilling of Skin Authority on The Doctors This past week, Celeste, CEO Skin Authority, was on a special segment of The Doctors talking about beauty blunders and your beauty workout. To celebrate the segment, they’re offering three view very AMAZING deals that run through the end of the month: Buy a Vitamin A Cell Renewal and receive $25 off a full size Sunscreen…
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  • Korean Beauty: Everything You Need to Know and Why We’re So Darn Obsessed

    Maggie Nguyen
    11 Sep 2014 | 12:36 pm
    Unless you’ve been living under a rock, it’s pretty hard to not notice South Korea’s world of beauty. With many US beauty trends you see today having originated in South Korea, it’s clear that they are trendsetters. In fact, we find that the beauty phenomenon in Korea is so fascinating and unique, that we just have to tell you about it! Get ready to learn and experiment… What is beauty? According to Dictionary.com, beauty is the quality present in a thing or person that gives intense pleasure or deep satisfaction to the mind, whether arising from sensory…
  • Beauty Watch: The Selfie Brush, Alexis Bittar for Sephora, Great Beauty Hacks and Karl Lagerfeld’s Cat

    Susan Linney
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:44 am
    Mixing baubles with beauty: Alexis Bittar to collaborate with Sephora. (via WWD) We love the selfie brush. ( via Racked) 9 Great Blogger Beauty  Hacks. (via People StyleWatch) Karl Lagerfeld’s cat to front new holiday collection for Shu Uemura. (via WWD) Embrace your natural look with Lydia Bright. (via Daily Mail)
  • Current Obsession: Peripera Peri’s Precious Lip Stuffs

    Susan Linney
    4 Sep 2014 | 8:19 am
    Peripera is a South Korean beauty brand that has recently become more popular in the U.S. thanks to Urban Outfitters, which now carries most of the brand’s makeup online. If you love adorably packaged, off-the-charts cute beauty goods, you’ll be a sucker for Peripera. I’m currently obsessed with the line’s incredibly sweet — and potent — lip products, named Peripera Peri for the Mari-Kim-designed Parisian fairy that adorns the each product. Here are five of Peripera Peri’s lip stuffs that we absolutely love. Tint Water in Candy Juice, $12 This juicy lip stain produces a bright…
  • MAC’s Campy Cool “Rocky Horror Picture Show” Beauty Collection

    Meets Obsession
    3 Sep 2014 | 9:04 am
    It’s just some eyeliner to the left And then some mascara to the right. With a touch of gloss on your lips. You bring your bronzer in tight. Let’s do the Beauty Warp again! Cue Frank N. Furter. In an announcement just in time for Halloween and “Rocky Horror Picture Show” fans, MAC has just revealed a beauty collection named after the cult classic musical. Expected to launch online Sept. 21 and in stores on Oct. 2, the 21 piece collection will come in black packaging and will feature the iconic red lip film logo. According to James Gager, MAC’s senior vice president…
  • A Nail Polish That Detects Date Rate Drugs In Your Drink Exists

    Meets Obsession
    26 Aug 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Imagine you’re at a bar where you’ve just purchased the newest “it” $20 fancy cocktail, and at that same moment, your bladder is calling your attention to the nearest loo. On the other side of the bar, your friend is engaged in a conversation with a dreamy dude and, even though you’ll ask her to watch your drink, you know deep down that your unattended cocktail may only get a glance or two from you well-intentioned bestie.   In a “fuck it and pray moment,” you place a napkin neatly on the rim of your cocktail glass, hope for the best and run for the bathroom. Let’s face it,…
 
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  • Home Interiors Inspiration On Pinterest

    Sophia
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:14 am
    Home Interiors Inspiration On Pinterest I first came across Pinterest back in 2012 and after initially being taken in by the ease at which you can create boards and share photos I was soon hooked. However as time went on I did end up neglecting my account for a while, but recently I’ve rekindled my love for the popular photo pinning platform. I have been on the hunt for some Home Interiors Inspiration and Pinterest seemed the perfect place to look, and I couldn’t be more right! We moved into our current flat around 3 months ago and realised it has lots of potential to be a…
  • Soap and Glory Archery Brow Pencil Review

    Sophia
    17 Aug 2014 | 2:44 am
    Soap and Glory Archery Brow Pencil Review I don’t really switch up my brow products all that often. Once I find a product I’m happy with I tend to keep going with it until I’ve used it up or am near the end of it. I have been using the Benefit Brow Zings palette consistently for around a year and whilst I do love it, I started to get tired of having to constantly wash the brushes in order to get clean and smoothly filled in brows. Since there was a lot of talk about the Soap and Glory Archery Brow Pencil, the thought of not having to wash any more brushes and not actually…
  • GOSH AW14 Press Day

    Sophia
    3 Aug 2014 | 7:19 am
    GOSH AW14 Press Day The sun has been shining and it certainly feels unnatural to be talking about autumn/winter seeing as summer has only just got here, but now is actually the time to be taking a sneeky peek at what’s in store for next season. Last week I was kindly invited to the GOSH AW14 Press Day to take a look at their new releases for the autumn/winter season! The first product I noticed was the GOSH Giant Blushes. GOSH have joined the stick blush revolution and launched these handy little cream to powder blushes! They come in 3 different shades (02 Shy, 04 Passion, 06 Pink…
  • The Summer Tag

    Sophia
    27 Jul 2014 | 7:20 am
    The Summer Tag I’ve come to really enjoy doing tags and haven’t actually done one since the Spring Tag. However with summer now in full swing and I happened to stumble across the Summer Tag, it just seemed more than appropriate. So let’s begin! image source 1. What’s your favourite thing about Summer? The sunshine and warm weather. It always makes me feel more energised and just generally happier. 2. Do you have a favourite Summer drink? I don’t really have a favourite summer drink, although I tend to be more partial to a Starbucks or two.. 3. Is there a location…
  • Charles Worthington Shine Booster Shampoo and Conditioner Review

    Sophia
    20 Jul 2014 | 2:24 pm
    Charles Worthington Shine Booster Shampoo and Conditioner Review For as long as I can remember my favourite hair care duo has always been the Aussie Mega Shampoo and Aussie 3 Minute Miracle Take The Heat conditioner. However in recent months I’ve noticed it was time for a change because I just wasn’t getting the same refreshed feeling that I used to get after washing my hair, so I needed to hunt for a new duo! I picked up the Charles Worthington Shine Booster Shampoo and Conditioner a few weeks ago after spotting it in a 3 for 2 offer in Boots and have been in love ever since.
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    The Miner's Wife

  • Homeschool Curriculum Labor Day Sale

    Miners Wife
    31 Aug 2014 | 3:25 pm
    Homeschool Curriculum Labor Day Sale | Written By: Miners Wife Homeschool Curriculum Labor Day Sale   Don’t miss Currclick’s Labor Day Style sale, going on now through September 8! Over 6,000 items on sale, 20 – 70%. Then you receive an additional 10% off at checkout by using the coupon yourstyle! All items on sale for the Labor Day Sale are found here: Labor Day Sale All ebooks from Creative Learning on sale are found here: Creative Learning Sale   Spread the word about this great sale and be sure to check out all my Homeschool resources too! Read More At: The…
  • Kindle Unlimited for Homeschool

    Miners Wife
    10 Aug 2014 | 3:29 pm
    Kindle Unlimited for Homeschool | Written By: Miners Wife Kindle Unlimited for Homeschool As I begin my homeschool journey with the kids, I am learning that the kindle will be our best friend. Now that Amazon has introduced Kindle Unlimited it has become increasingly obvious! I thought that I would share with you a giant list of Kindle Unlimited titles for Homeschool to help persuade you to try out Kindle Unlimited! This is just a very very small sample! There are over 600,000 titles and it’s actually quite fun to see just what we can read and check out this year! Enjoy unlimited access to…
  • Back to School Homeschool Deals

    Miners Wife
    10 Aug 2014 | 2:53 pm
    Back to School Homeschool Deals | Written By: Miners Wife Back to School Homeschool Deals While some homeschooler’s may still be in school, others will be going back to school soon with everyone else. My emails are overflowing with so many deals, freebies and more that I figured I would try to do this massive round-up for everyone. http://fuquayes.wcpss.net Let’s start with the Homeschool Deals from Educents: Jump Into Cursive Handwriting $1.99 One Year Of Language Courses $11.99 1 Year Of Writing Prompt Journals $18.00 Minecraft Perimeter & Area Unit $1.99 Glittery Clipart…
  • Big List of Hair Bow Tutorials

    Miners Wife
    5 Jul 2014 | 5:15 pm
    Big List of Hair Bow Tutorials | Written By: Miners Wife Big List of Hair Bow Tutorials I have known for a little over a month that the kids were going to be in the 4th of July parade and I was under the assumption that since uniforms don’t come in until practice – that they would be wearing their shirts (bows for cheer) from camp for it. The boy child did end up wearing his, but they asked the cheerleaders to wear red,white and blue and be festive. Well let’s be clear — I am no crazy sport fan mom, but no way am I letting my mini cheerleader go out without cheer hair,…
  • Clothes for the 4th of July

    Miners Wife
    1 Jul 2014 | 11:30 am
    Clothes for the 4th of July | Written By: Miners Wife Clothes for the 4th of July With Independence Day literally days away I figured I had a few more things to post to make the holiday festive from decorations to clothing! I am not one in particular who coordinates outfits with my family for the holiday’s BUT when it comes to the 4th of July — we should all wear Red, White and Blue proudly!!! Here are some fun clothes for everyone to check out! dohenystatebeach.org Women’s Stars and Stripes Flip Flops — Old Navy $4.00 Women’s 2014 Flag Tees — Old Navy…
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    Ella Pretty

  • How to Style an Embellished Sweatshirt: LovePrettyXLOFT

    Ella Pretty Blog
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:31 pm
    I'm finishing off my trio of Fall LOFT posts (1,2) with this intricately adorned Jeweled Sweatshirt. Sweatshirt / Shirt / Jeans / Shoes / Bag / Lips - BrickI love the combination of soft terry fabric with elaborate beading - it almost feels like cheating since you're wearing a sweatshirt (yay for comfort) yet it looks so dressed-up!To give this top the LovePretty treatment, Elaine glammed it up with edgy accessories (doesn't she look like she could be snapped for Toronto Fashion Week?) while I layered it over a button-down to demonstrate how it can be worn casually yet still look polished.We…
  • Mustard with Pops of Blue: Bloom Pencil Skirt & LOFT Fall Preview

    Ella Pretty Blog
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:46 pm
    Shirt: Express (similar), Skirt: LOFT, Shoes: Old Navy, Necklace: Wantable (similar), Bag: Balenciaga, Lips: Lady DangerI was recently invited to my first TIFF party, hosted by L'Oreal at the Shangri-La Toronto. I was SO excited to attend a glam event, and wanted to wear something colorful and elegant to celebrate. I've been loving mustard this fall - so I chose this Autumn Bloom Pencil Skirt, and paired it with cream and gold accents, contrasted with pops of cobalt blue.I first spotted this mustard skirt at the LOFT Fall preview - I loved its longer length (the regular is knee-length on me -…
  • LovePrettyXLOFT: The Mustard Shirt Dress

    Ella Pretty Blog
    8 Sep 2014 | 6:06 am
    Mustard clothing will be a huge trend this fall, so it's no surprise that this floral piped shirt dress from LOFT is such a popular item. Elaine and I gave it the LovePretty treatment - we had so much fun showcasing this dress using our "one piece, two styles" motto! To highlight its seasonal versatility, Elaine styled it for warm weather, while I layered up and showed how I'd wear it when the temperature drops.Dress / Bag / BootsThe dress features a lot of pretty details including a small floral print, black piping on the collar, and a black fabric belt. To offset its feminine design I kept…
  • Lotions, Liner & Lashes: Tatcha, Lancome Grandiose & Benefit They're Real

    Ella Pretty Blog
    4 Sep 2014 | 10:09 pm
    I've been feeling super-pampered recently as I've been testing out some very LUXE products!First up is a trio of products from luxury skincare brand TATCHA. Inspired by Geisha skincare rituals, TATCHA takes classic ingredients and adapts them for modern life. The Soothing Silk body butter and hand cream are infused with indigo extract - which helps promote the skin's natural healing ability. I've been using the body butter every night (on dry skin, as per the instructions). It spreads easily and absorbs immediately, leaving skin supple and glowing with a slight sheen. The product has a light…
  • Wearing my Heart on my Wrist & Michael Kors Cross-body Bag

    Ella Pretty Blog
    27 Aug 2014 | 10:38 pm
    I'd seen Alex and Ani bracelets featured in magazines and worn by my favourite Youtubers, so I was super-excited to have been sent the Bamboo Beaded Bangle and Claddagh Charm Bangle. These bracelets are infused with positive energy - both in the way they are produced, and in the symbols inscribed on them. The Claddagh charm represents love, loyalty & friendship, while the Bamboo invokes strength and protection. I love meaningful jewelry and will definitely be wearing these bangles a lot - especially the bamboo one!In other exciting news, I've been asked by Mapleview Centre to take over…
 
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    Girl Gloss

  • Moving On!

    Carleenp
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:46 am
    Moving On!. Copyright Girl Gloss Girl Gloss is moving on! We are merging into our sister site, Beauty and Fashion Tech, and into a few small niche sites. Come and visit us! BeautyAndFashionTech.com
  • L’Oreal Infallible Lip Gloss Review

    Carleenp
    20 Jun 2012 | 9:24 am
    L’Oreal Infallible Lip Gloss Review. Copyright Girl Gloss L’Oreal Infallible The Lip Gloss that Never Fails This product review is from a reader. Enjoy! As a busy mom of three, there are many days that I do not have time to apply full make-up. No matter how pressed for time I am though, I always find a few seconds to apply my favorite […]
  • Revlon’s ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor –Lipstick to the Rescue

    Carleenp
    18 Jun 2012 | 9:19 am
    Revlon’s ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor –Lipstick to the Rescue. Copyright Girl Gloss The following is a Guest/Reader review of Revlon Color-Stay Lipcolor. Revlon’s ColorStay Overtime Lipcolor saved me from my unsuccessful search for the perfect lipstick. I wanted lipstick that I only had to apply once a day. I am a pretty simple person, but I do feel better when I have my lipstick on even if […]
  • Stay Cool Yet Look Great At Outdoor Summer Events

    Carleenp
    14 Jun 2012 | 8:26 am
    Stay Cool Yet Look Great At Outdoor Summer Events. Copyright Girl Gloss While summer means fun in the sun, you may already be glaring at the outdoors. For many of us, its far easier to look cool and collected in the winter, when layers and lovely textiles are the order of the day. In summer, it’s far too easy to look like a lank mess, so consider […]
  • Celebrity Closets That Instigate Envy

    Carleenp
    12 Jun 2012 | 3:00 pm
    Celebrity Closets That Instigate Envy. Copyright Girl Gloss It is most girls’ dreams to have walk-in closets but most of us just have to do with a simple chest of drawers and a single cupboard bursting with clothes that mostly need some sort of sewing job done on them. Whereas celebrity closets are the size of most of our main bedrooms (en-suites included) […]
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    Girls love style!

  • The difference between sunscreen and sunblock

    Girls Love Style
    6 Sep 2014 | 9:41 am
    Excessive sun exposure to unprotected skin greatly increases the risk of skin cancer. This should be taken into consideration by all of us, especially of those with lighter skin, children and people with a greater number of moles and freckles. Sunscreens and sunblocks are a popular method of protection against the sun, but do you ...
  • Homemade gelatin hair masks – hair lamination

    Girls Love Style
    5 Sep 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Beautiful hair makes you look and feel more feminine and you should try to make your hair healthy and strong. These homemade gelatin hair masks will strengthen your hair, make it shiny, soft and healthy. There is no need for you to go and buy some store bought hair masks, you can make a DIY homemade hair ...
  • When and what to eat after a workout

    Girls Love Style
    4 Sep 2014 | 4:32 pm
    It’s a widespread misconception among people that you shouldn’t eat after exercising, but that is completely wrong. It is best to eat something within one to two hours after you finish your workout. You need to eat a meal that contains both protein and carbohydrates to help your muscles recover and to replace their glycogen stores. If ...
  • How to tell if a guy is totally into you

    Girls Love Style
    3 Sep 2014 | 4:57 am
    Believe it or not, but men are just as complicated and hard to read as us women. And sometimes, it’s really hard to tell if a guy is into you or not. Let’s say you’ve met a great you and you really like him, but even if you two have already been out a few ...
  • Beauty product review – Aubrey Organics GPB balancing protein shampoo and conditioner

    Girls Love Style
    2 Sep 2014 | 1:51 pm
    It’s essential for every woman to find the perfect shampoo and conditioner that works for her hair type. We’ve all tried commercial shampoos and conditioners and some of them are good but most of them have a long list of chemicals and strange ingredients. So in the search of a quality natural shampoo and conditioner, ...
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    Truth In Aging

  • Amarte Aqua Veil Hydrator

    19 Sep 2014 | 2:11 pm
    by Susan I was offered the opportunity to test the Amarte Aqua Veil Hydrator ($65 in the shop) on my dry-doesn’t-begin-to-describe-it, 57-year-old skin. Amarte’s serum proved to be a bit of an anomaly. I am used to serums being somewhat watery. This is creamier and leaves a soft coating on your skin. This “veil” is probably due to the fact that two of its first four ingredients are silicone-based and the other two are water and glycerin (a humectant). Once you get past the first four ingredients, there are more impressive players: MC-glucan, a mushroom extract that…
  • Amarte Aqua Veil Hydrator

    19 Sep 2014 | 2:11 pm
    by Susan I was offered the opportunity to test the Amarte Aqua Veil Hydrator ($65 in the shop) on my dry-doesn’t-begin-to-describe-it, 57-year-old skin. Amarte’s serum proved to be a bit of an anomaly. I am used to serums being somewhat watery. This is creamier and leaves a soft coating on your skin. This “veil” is probably due to the fact that two of its first four ingredients are silicone-based and the other two are water and glycerin (a humectant). Once you get past the first four ingredients, there are more impressive players: MC-glucan, a mushroom extract that…
  • Skin Nutrition LIVE Cleansing Milk Smoothie

    19 Sep 2014 | 11:43 am
    by Gail I am 57 years of age and I have dry and sensitive skin, which means that I burn very easily and get reddish from running. I tested the Skin Nutrition LIVE Cleansing Milk Smoothie ($40), and based on the product’s name, I was thinking it was going to have a milky consistency and white coloring. The bottle said to shake before use. When I pumped it out, I was surprised to see that it was green. I found the smell to be the most difficult thing to deal with; as soon as I applied the product, I wanted it off. I used it at night and in the morning to wash off…
  • Cover FX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment

    18 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    by Kath I am in my late 40s, with oily and acne-prone skin exacerbated by menopausal hormone swings, so I was excited to try the Cover FX Mattifying Primer with Anti-Acne Treatment ($38). I am not a huge fan of primers in general, as I think they add an unnecessary layer to my makeup routine. But if a product might possibly help against acne, and also mattify, exfoliate, and “extend foundation wear” (as the packaging stated), that would be terrific. The Cover FX Mattifying Primer goes on like any other primer, clear and sort of filmy and lightweight. I applied the product in the…
  • OrganoDerm by Dr. Domanskis Organic Exfoliator

    18 Sep 2014 | 11:59 am
    by Erin I’m currently working to revamp my lifestyle — I want everything about it to be healthy, including my beauty products. Why go through the trouble of consuming healthy food when the products you use on your body aren’t healthy as well? The body washes I have previously used were filled with chemicals I couldn’t even pronounce — a sure sign that they couldn’t be very good to use on my body.  The OrganoDerm by Dr. Domanskis Organic Exfoliator ($30) is (just like its name suggests) organic. It's vegan, non-toxic and uses ingredients like raw cane…
 
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    Beautylish Articles

  • DIY Glitter Eyebrows, 2 Ways

    21 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Glitter has the power to add instant pizzazz to any day, which is one of the many reasons why I love it so much. At the age of 12, I bought my first vial of body glitter and now I’m a fully grown woman who still wears it. I don’t care that glitter creates a horrific mess, or that little flecks of it can get into your eyes. I love it, end of story. Because I’m always trying to find new ways to incorporate glitter into my look, today I bring you… glitter EYEBROWS! That’s right. The windows to your soul are about to scatter light in every direction. Get ready! There are two ways to do…
  • Walker and Company: A New Brand That Wants to Change the Beauty Industry

    20 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    “We’re in the business of solving problems,” Tristan Walker says of his new brand Walker &amp; Company. When the site officially launched earlier this year, Walker had one mission in mind: To make health and beauty simple for people of color. “It grew out of my own story,” he says, pointing to the initial product launch, Bevel—the first and only complete shaving system designed for men with coarse, curly hair. “For 15 years I wasn’t able to shave with the products available on the mass market. I knew there had to be a better way.” So Walker, a Stanford Business School…
  • How to Keep Your Makeup in Place All Day

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Don’t get us wrong: we love it when balmy summer days linger into September—and beyond. But nothing is worse than logging time in front of the mirror only to have your face melt off the minute you step out into the humid, sticky air. From the self-explanatory (primer) to the never-knew-that (creams &gt; powders!), here are six pro-tested strategies for keeping all your makeup exactly where you want it. 1: Moisturizer, primer, then makeup While the last thing you want to do is add more product than you need to when it’s hot and humid outside, pros far and wide agree that primer is a…
  • Take Your Cat Eye Game to The Next Level with the Bat Wing

    18 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    Now that you’ve mastered classic winged eyeliner (aka cat eye), it’s time to take it up a notch with the bat wing! The name may sound goth or like something you’d do only for a Halloween costume, but the bat wing is a bold yet truly classy look. It’s similar to a cat eye, but the end of the wing goes further up to the brow bone, and is noticeably heavier, with a distinct shape, resembling—you guessed it—a bat’s wing. Try it on a special night out when you feel like adding that extra wow factor, or basically any time you want to summon an air of retro-glam sophistication a…
  • Nude Nail Polishes for Every Skin Tone

    17 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    The nude nails trend is still in full force on runways, magazines, and all over Pinterest boards. It could be a collective mood swing away from all the nail art hype, but there are also real benefits to going in the buff on your fingers and toes. Natural hues can make your fingers appear longer, distract from any cuticle damage or wrinkles, and give your hands an overall flawless look. And chips are always less conspicuous with a soft beige than with, say, fire-engine red—so you can go longer without a polish change. But we also know that the term “nude” is not one-size-fits-all. Just a…
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    Wellness Spa TV

  • Michigan Facial Center Provides Custom Facial And Skin Solutions

    Welness Spa
    11 Sep 2014 | 5:42 am
    More people than ever seem interested in medical spa procedures. This could be because there have been a great number of advances in the field of medical spa techniques. People can go to either doctors or estheticians to have procedures implemented in a safe and confidential environment. Whether a person [...]
  • FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness In Michigan Offers Top Rated Anti-Aging Solutions

    Welness Spa
    8 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    PRESS RELEASE: Michigan, 01-SEPT-2014 – FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness and CEO, Holly CaSaroll, are pleased to announce that the center offers high quality solutions for aging skin. The facial solutions MI center attracts clients from around the world who want better looking skin that is healthy inside and out. Aging skin loses [...]
  • How A Michigan Facial Center Can Help With Acne Relief

    Welness Spa
    2 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Acne is characterized by inflammation, dryness, and blemishes that can cause extensive scarring if left unattended. Many conventional methods to eliminate the condition are harsh that can result in adverse effects. With the application of facial therapy MI residents suffering from the symptoms of acne can experience improvements in the [...]
  • Celebrity Facials in Michigan – FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness

    Welness Spa
    17 Aug 2014 | 2:26 am
  • FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness In Michigan Provides State Of The Art Therapy Options

    Welness Spa
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:47 pm
    PRESS RELEASE: Michigan, 11-AUGUST-2014 – FACE Skincare~Medical~Wellness and CEO, Holly CaSaroll, are pleased to announce that the therapy options offered by the clinic are safe and effective in healing many of the skin conditions that plague teenagers and adults. When the skin is dry or damaged, the facial therapies MI [...]
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    Aging Backwards

  • Bring the Spa Experience Home with Pevonia

    Jackie
    21 Sep 2014 | 10:30 am
    This post was created in partnership with Pevonia. I have been compensated and/or given product for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. by Jackie Silver, Aging Backwards I love the start of a new season, especially fall, which officially starts this Tuesday. Many dermatologists agree that it is essential to switch up your skin care routine with the changing season. “I tend to adjust my own skin care regimen twice a year,” says Lisa Ginn, M.D., a Chevy Chase, Maryland dermatologist. “By switching things up, you can avoid getting that dull look that can…
  • Fall Beauty Shortcuts

    Jackie
    18 Sep 2014 | 11:04 am
    by Jackie Silver, Aging Backwards   Fall is just about here and that usually means a change in routine. Moms are busy helping the kids get ready for school, making lunches, overseeing last minute forgotten homework and more. What busy moms need are some fall beauty shortcuts for looking and feeling the best every day, no matter what time of year. Easy Shortcuts For Fall Beauty Skin care Today’s BB and CC creams are just right for multitasking moms. They are “all-in-one” products that usually impart some tint for smoothing your complexion, while also containing…
  • Beauty, Anti-Aging, Fitness & More – Fashion Flash

    Jackie
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:05 am
    Mirabai from Moving Free With Mirabai hosts this week’s Fashion Flash, with articles about fashion, style, beauty, anti-aging, travel, fitness and more from some of the best bloggers online. Here’s a sneak peek of this week’s articles: With makeup collections coming out all the time there are some that are more suited to women over 40. Fab Over Forty feels this Tom Ford Fall Collection is one women over 40 can easily wear any time of the year. As we age our skin loses elasticity. Prime Beauty has discovered Reviva Labs High Potency Elastin Serum to help prevent those dreaded…
  • Fashion Flash: Beauty, Style, Fitness & More!

    Jackie
    8 Sep 2014 | 1:35 pm
    Kari from Fab Over 40 hosts this week’s Fashion Flash, with posts from some of the best bloggers online. Sneak peek of this week’s Fashion Flash articles: Plus Size Models to strut their stuff for New York Fashion Week. There are probably eleventy-billion subscription boxes out there, but the POPSUGAR MUST HAVE box is the best. It combines must-have picks in beauty, jewelry, home decor, food, fitness, and more which is delivered to your door on a monthly basis. See what goodies Prime Beauty’s August box contains! There are three questions fashion blogger, Pamela Lutrell, asks…
  • Fashion Flash: Beauty, Fitness, Anti-Aging & More!

    Jackie
    2 Sep 2014 | 11:01 am
    Josephine from Chic at Any Age hosts this week’s Fashion Flash, featuring posts from some of the best bloggers online. Here’s a sneak peek of this week’s articles: One year ago, Pamela Lutrell of over50feeling40 was celebrating beautiful, strong women of many ages. It always inspires the rest of us to meet the amazing out there in real life. As with most things, makeup is only as good as the tools you use. Read Prime Beauty’s Top 10 Picks for Makeup Brushes! Living as an expat can make for an amazing second life. Here’s three to consider. Are you like me and tried…
 
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    Moxie Reviews

  • Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit

    Moxie G
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:40 am
    Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit A Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit is what you need to arrive at your door! It’s packed with nine great products that are cruelty free, vegan, and Leaping Bunny certified! Vegan Cuts does an outstanding job selecting body care, dental care, skin care, and more–those items that are so necessary, and yet, sometimes […] The post Vegan Cuts Leaping Bunny Fresh Start Kit appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
  • Philly Loves Lacquer: GLOSS48 Swatches & Review

    Moxie G
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:00 am
    I’m very excited to share a new collection from Philly Loves Lacquer, that was created exclusively for Gloss48! Philly Loves Lacquer is a one-woman owned business that creates nail polish that is handmade, one-of-a-kind, 5-free, cruelty free and vegan!!! I’ve already written about Gloss48, but just as a reminder, they launch new, indie beauty daily.  Each team member of […] The post Philly Loves Lacquer: GLOSS48 Swatches & Review appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
  • nvey eco BB+ Creme Review & Swatches

    Moxie G
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:34 am
    nvey eco BB+ Creme Next time you’re shopping at Ulta, make sure to check out the cruelty free nvey eco BB+ Creme! What is the nvey eco BB+ Creme? First, the BB stands for beauty balm, and the reason that it’s BB+ is because it is formulated with lots of ingredients that help to nourish and sooth […] The post nvey eco BB+ Creme Review & Swatches appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
  • Sunscreen For Dogs: Epi-Pet Sunscreen Spray

    Moxie G
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    Sunscreen for Dogs I want to share the importance of sun protection for your pets, and write about a product that I have tested on my own two dogs, the Epi-Pet Sunscreen Spray. I reached out to Dr. Fleck, who is a Veterinarian, and the inventor of Epi-Pet products, to help me with this post about sunscreen for […] The post Sunscreen For Dogs: Epi-Pet Sunscreen Spray appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
  • Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Swatches & Review

    Moxie G
    4 Aug 2014 | 6:39 am
     Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Collection Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer is the name of the newest Collection that promises, “Exceptional gloss that actually lasts. Detergent and Chip-resistance. Maximum nail protection.”  I have all 37 shades to share with you, so keep reading to check out the beautiful colors that include cream, sheer, and metallic finishes.  […] The post Milani Color Statement Nail Lacquer Swatches & Review appeared first on Moxie Reviews.
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    DivaDebbi

  • Pur Minerals Air Perfection Cushion Compact Foundation

    20 Sep 2014 | 2:29 pm
    Pur Minerals Air Perfection CC Foundation(Light, Medium and Tan, pictured above) $30I am a huge Pur Minerals makeup fan, so when my friends at Tractenberg PR asked if I wanted to sample their new Air Perfection Cushion Compact Foundation , I pounced.Available in just 3 shades, light, medium and tan, I opted for tan, since I tend to fake bake year round.  When I opened the clever packaging, (that keeps the sponge applicator cleanly separated), I thought I might of erred. Even with it's spongy air infused texture, I still thought my face might read a bit praline... it turns out, my…
  • Infusium 23 Repair & Renew

    16 Sep 2014 | 7:47 pm
    Infusium Repair and RenewShampoo ($7.99) Conditioner ($7.99) and Leave-in Treatment($8.99)Infusium 23 is a product that has been around for a loonnng. Originally, as I recall it, it was only a leave-in treatment.  I purchased it years ago, under the guise that a classic product might also be a great one, particularly since it is so well priced.I remember being confused by the texture...it literally feels like water, which makes applying it a bit of a conundrum. What makes much more sense, would be to 'infuse' it, in a spray bottle.Imagine my surprise when doing a little research,…
  • My Favorite Look of Spring 2015 FW

    15 Sep 2014 | 6:35 pm
    My Favorite Look of Spring 2015 FW by divadebbi featuring white branch centerpiecesTucker striped top / Alice Olivia floral print maxi skirt / Manolo Blahnik white pointed toe shoes / Balenciaga bag / Chloé rose perfume, $75 / Floral home decor / Pier 1 Imports white branch centerpiece / Pier 1 Imports branches home decor / Paris Photograph, Laduree Shop Sign, Macarons, Mint, Pistachio, Green,...Please click on the TITLE to be directed to the full DivaDebbi blog post!
  • Fashion Flash Monday

    14 Sep 2014 | 5:48 pm
    Mirabai Holland, blogger and Huffington Post contributor, who writes Moving Free with Mirabai, is our Fashion Flash Host this week.As always, we strive each week to bring you new insights on beauty, health and wellness for women over 40.To see what we've cooked up this week, please click here.Enjoy!xox,DDPlease click on the TITLE to be directed to the full DivaDebbi blog post!
  • Bobbi Brown Italian Rose Creamy Lip Color; The Search is OVER

    13 Sep 2014 | 10:13 am
    Bobbi Brown's Italian Rose Creamy Lip Color$26For as long as I can remember, I have purchased a new lipstick nearly every week. Sometimes they're class, sometimes they're mass...but it has all occurred expressively with one goal in mind; to find my HOLY GRAIL lipstick.It has eluded me until now.  That's more years and more tubes than I care to tally. It required 4 separate shopping trips to find my new love, Bobbi Brown Italian Rose Lip Color.  My usual haunts, Sephora, Saks in Greenwich and Blue Mercury in Rye, were all sold out.  If Bloomingdale's was also going to…
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    Norah Loves Makeup

  • My Bag Essentials

    Norah Salazar
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:30 pm
    This article is sponsored by U by Kotex My handbag choice is small. I am usually on the go, by train, car, running errands so I need something that travels well and carries enough essentials. This little messenger is a Prada I’ve had for several years, I love it so much because, it has pockets and zips. I am a big fan of carrying what’s necessary, this also means I have an external battery to charge my phone, a business card holder, Kleenex tissues and blotting paper in case I get shiny. First of all, I must have some makeup, not an excessive amount just enough for me to look the…
  • Birchbox Soho

    Norah Salazar
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:12 pm
    I recently visited Birchbox Soho (NYC). I must admit, I was lured in by the huge space, lights, decor and customer service was amazing. My experience with the ladies was wonderful, special thanks to Aimee for being so welcoming. If you are familiar with a box service, Birchbox is a monthly service of personalized beauty, grooming, and lifestyle samples, tailored to your taste and delivered to your mailbox it costs, $10 a month for women, $20 for men. What did I love about the Birchbox Soho store? Pretty much everything. Products are divided by type, not by brand so if you are in the market…
  • Drink Water For Your Skin

    Norah Salazar
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:17 pm
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, #ad Want to know the number one question people always ask me? I always get asked this, ‘How can I achieve amazing skin?’. And my reply is pretty much the same, DRINK WATER, cleanse/ moisturize, sleep well and manage your skincare religiously. It is not about putting makeup on, skincare and what we put inside our bodies does matter both fluids and food. My number one piece of advice is to drink your water and eat it as well, as in try to eat water-based veggies like cucumber,…
  • Balance Rewards For healthy choices

    Norah Salazar
    15 Sep 2014 | 4:49 am
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias I work as a makeup artist predominantly in New York City, a place perfect for walking. Where I live is South Orange in New Jersey, just 18 miles from New York City, by train the commute is merely 45 min, door to door. A city full of parks, walkways, shopping, hustle and bustle, New York is best seen by foot, in my opinion. And when I want quiet, green, lush surroundings, where I live in South Orange (Essex County), NJ is simply just perfect to find my zen. I…
  • NYFW Fashion Palette SS15 Makeup

    Norah Salazar
    9 Sep 2014 | 5:20 pm
    On Sunday, I went backstage again, this time it was a group of well-known Australian designers showing at Pier 57 Studios. These talented group fall under the umbrella of Fashion Palette, with shows in New York and Sydney, Australia. What was even more awesome, is the fact that there were several designers and a giant area of hair and makeup where I roamed and checked out the inspiration. The makeup sponsor was Gorgeous Cosmetics from Australia and the hair products and team were from Redken. The makeup inspiration was elegant with very smoldering smokey eyes. The key makeup artist for this…
 
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  • Mark Hill New Collections @BAFTA195 Piccadilly

    Shivanee Vigneswaran
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Hello! My name is Shivanee and this is my first post after joining my sister-in-law to be's blog. I accompanied her to the Mark Hill Hair company's recent event - which was fantastic - and I am reviewing some of the products they were showcasing. Mark Hill himself was on hand at the event to help out and show off his skills. This particular line is not available yet but should be out in time for your wishlist this Christmas. Mark Hill Wild Waver Hot Wand Stand Out From The Crowd! Having long, thick and heavy hair I have always struggled with keeping my curls bouncy and pristine for the whole…
  • The Secret to Lilac Lids

    Livia Francine
    14 Sep 2014 | 10:30 pm
    A throwback to our ballerina days we have been busting out our romantic purple and lilac eyeshadows this season and teaming them up with our ballerina hair buns. The trick is to avoid the 'bruised lid look' that these colours can sometimes do... Here are our tips to wear the right shade of purple for you:1. Light lavenders and pastel purples tend to look good on everyone. Brighter bolder colours are for the courageous and adventurous!2. Stay away from purples with red undertones as they accentuate the red vessels in your eyes. 3. Blend blend blend and blend well. A brown matte eyeshadow on…
  • How to Avoid Fake-Looking Falsies

    Shannon
    12 Sep 2014 | 1:10 pm
    Confused about which flirty falsies to wear for that special night out?Amidst the sea of lashes in the world, there are a few brands we always turn to. A higher price tag does not necessarily mean higher quality and some of the best are available from your local drugstore. Here are a few tips on what we look for in a good pair of falsies: Read more >>Copyright (c) 2008-2012 www.TheSkinandBeautyBlog.com
  • My First Charlotte Tilbury Gift Box

    Livia Francine
    5 Sep 2014 | 10:00 pm
    That's one good thing about having a beauty addict girlfriend, you know what presents to get her. Just as long as you make sure its already in her collection of beauty bits, anything goes -- and she'll be thrilled! This post is a little late but something definitely worth writing. It's my review of Charlotte Tilbury's Golden Goddess Makeup Set that my sweet other half picked out for me to give me on my birthday. He likes to think he knows which makeup looks great on me, and I gotta say he's right! Let's get onto the deets!! Read more >>Copyright (c) 2008-2012…
  • MAC A Novel Romance Hearts Aflame & Lingering Kiss

    Livia Francine
    5 Sep 2014 | 3:12 am
    MAC A Novel Romance Lingering Kiss & Hearts Aflame Lipsticks Review & SwatchesIt's that time of year once again where wild berries and dark cherries adorn our rose bud lips. Despite this the new MAC A Novel Romance Collection caught me by surprise when stumbled upon this collection at Westfields yesterday as I worked so hard on my self-restraint in the last few months.... Seeing the display I immediately picked up these two, swatched and couldn't let go. Unsurprisingly they came home with me and here they are for your lust-worthy pleasure. Read more >>Copyright (c)…
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  • Hard Candy Fierce Effects Eyeshadow Swatches and Review

    19 Sep 2014 | 10:10 am
    Hard Candy Fierce Effects Eyeshadows are new for Fall 2014 and as soon as I saw them, I had to get one because they instantly reminded me of L'Oréal Infallible shadows and I thought these could be a dupe! Take a look...What it Is: A 2-Pack of High Intensity, 24 Hour wear Eyeshadows.What it Does: Water, Crease, and Fade Resistant silk pigments give intense and long lasting color.What it Costs: $5 for a pack of 2.Where to Get It: WalmartSimilar To: L'Oréal Infallible 24 Hour Eyeshadows.Quick Rating: Love!!I'm so excited about these shadows! They come in packs of two coordinating shades and I…
  • Hard Candy Brows Now Fiberized Brow Gel Review

    18 Sep 2014 | 7:16 pm
    The minute I saw Hard Candy's new Brows Now! Fiberized Brow Gel I thought it could be a dupe for Benefit's Gimme Brow, which is the only other brow gel I know that contains fibers. Let's take a look...What it Is: A Fiber Brow Gel and Highlighter combination.What it Does: Scultps brows and adds coverage, while also highlighting the brow bone.What it Costs: $8Where to Get It: Walmart StoresSimilar To: Benefit Gimme Brow ($22)Quick Rating: Love the product, but wish the colors were different. Brows Now! has a fiber brow gel on one side, with a highlighting stick on the other for adding…
  • Clairol Hair Food Spotted at Target

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Today, while I was at Target, I spotted a new line of hair products from Clairol called Hair Food. I can't find anything online about this brand at all, and one of my readers, Christine, told me she heard this line is exclusively sold at Target. So here's what I was able to find out...Hair Food is broken up into three collections, Moisture, Volume, and Root Cleansing.Moisture Collection:jThe moisture collection consists of three products:Apricot Shampoo: $9.99 Hair Food Moisture is inspired by pampering and relaxing ingredients to hydrate and condition the hair. ; *Moisture Shampoo…
  • Dessange Paris Hair Products Spotted at Target

    17 Sep 2014 | 7:16 pm
    Luxury Parisian haircare brand Dessange has teamed up with Target and created an affordable line with 14 products to be sold at Target stores and Target.com!  A few facts I learned about this brand...Dessange is the official partner of the Cannes film festival, has been around for 60 years, and Jacques Dessange is credited with creating Bridget Bardot's famous 'do! The products created for Target is divided into four different collections, which I'll go into more below.  They range in price from $9.99 to $11.99.Here are the four collections and descriptions:California Blonde…
  • Memebox Superbox #51 My Cute Wishlist 2 Review

    17 Sep 2014 | 6:29 pm
    I was so excited to get 2 Memeboxes this week, and this one was my favorite ever! It's Superbox #51, My Cute Wishlist #2. Korean beauty is known for their adorable and fun packaging, so this Superbox is packed with 6 full sized products that are super cute!What it Is: Memebox (mi-mi box) is the #1 Beauty Box company in Korea and they recently opened a San Francisco office to bring Korean beauty products to America. What it Does: Shop their store for individual products, or choose a curated box filled with 4-8 Korean beauty products. No subscription necessary! What it Costs: Boxes…
 
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  • Black Patent & Gray

    Victoria
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Last weekend was one of those rare times that H and I got to get away and didn’t try and cram 90 bazillion things into one weekend. We didn’t even try to have about that many conversations about all the things going on in our lives with work, the kids and just life. We actually took things slow. We enjoyed the two hour ride in the rain, going through switchbacks in the Shenandoah area only to stand in line at Luray Caverns. I felt a bit touristy and tired at first as we stood in our second set of lines and said to H, “You are the only person in the world I want to be with…
  • Fashion Can Be Criminal

    Victoria
    15 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Welcome to Monday! I hope you had a great weekend. I know I did. The weather truly felt like fall, despite the pouring rains that descended on us on Saturday at Luray Caverns. H and I got to get away for a little anniversary break in the Shenendoah area of Virginia. It was just what I needed to feel refreshed and ready for another busy week. Sleeping for 10 hours straight? Check. Eating delicious food and wines? Check. Tasting some whisky from a local distillery? Check! Also, looking fresh and new is Joanna from Coastal Closet. Her ‘Crimes of Fashion’ look last week is both…
  • Only the Essential

    Victoria
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    It’s been a while since I have posted anything regarding “my fitness”.  I spent the last two weeks of summer barely making a dent in my workout wear.  Now that school is back in session and a routine is being established the sweaty laundry is piling up. I’m so excited to show off some of my new items from SQN Sport. What’s SQN stand for?  It’s Latin for “only the essential”. That’s what SQN Sport is all about too.  Using the economy of style for sportswear.  And they do it well. This is not your average sweatshirt. It’s cozy and…
  • Falling for Transition Trends

    Victoria
    7 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Now that you’re done shopping the best back to school clothes deals it’s time to take a look at your own closet.  Do you have any basic pieces from the summer than can transition you seamlessly into a stylish fall?  I bet you do!  If in doubt, just keep reading. We have the best and brightest to kick off your fall with some real flair! The Chambray Shirt  Oh yes, it the chambray is here to stay for another season. It can be worn with white shorts, jeans or a skirt in the warm months and then worked into the fall and winter when paired with jewel-toned or dark jeans or cords. The…
  • Cool Mint & Warm Olive

    Victoria
    5 Sep 2014 | 5:45 am
    While it’s been really hot here after a mild August I have found myself struggling to fight the urge to wear fall’s cooler weather clothes. I want my jeans back! So this mix of soft, summery mint and the more dense and warm olive are a good way to mix both seasons!  I feel like I can have the best of both worlds. Cool Mint & Warm Olive by victoriamason featuring steve madden booties Dorothy Perkins mint dress / PYRUS slouch tee, $160 / Mint green jeans, $33 / Steve madden booties / Superga slip on sneaker / Factory girls’ utility vest The post Cool Mint & Warm…
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    Simply Jic: Food, Beer, Life

  • Yummy No Bake Energy Packed Bites

    admin
    10 Sep 2014 | 11:20 pm
    I’ve came to realize that my boyfriend can get really busy at work to the point where he has no time to eat dinner. I have told him numerous times to bring snacks with him. But he doesn’t because there’s nothing to bring until now. This is where the No Bake Energy Bites comes handy. It’s fast and easy to make. It is a perfect snack if you’re on the go, very busy to the point where you can’t take a break, prior to working out, or just because. Ingredients: 1 cup Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Ground Flax Seed 1/2 cup dried Cranberries (blueberry flavored) 1/4 cup…
  • Tri-Tip and Chicken Sandwiches, Mmm Yummy!

    admin
    7 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    What a fun filled weekend of football, both NFL and college. I’m mostly into college football. Go Gators! My boyfriend and a lot of our friends are happy football is back. Yesterday was the first Gator game of the season against E. Michigan. Gators chomped on the opponent with a whopping 65 – 0. Super excited with what our offense have to offer this year. With all these games that my boyfriend has to watch today, of course we got hungry. I haven’t had his Tri-tip in awhile. We had left over grilled Vallarta marinated chicken breast and some other fresh ingredients in the…
  • What’s For Dinner? How About Spaghetti?

    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 11:30 pm
    I look at the clock and it’s already passed noon. I have to be ready at 4:45PM for my boyfriend’s birthday dinner at Los Toros with his mom and older sister. I did not want to leave the house without cooking something for my family. I opened the fridge. There were tomatoes, carrots, red bell peppers, and fresh Italian parsley. Spaghetti sounded like a perfect idea. There’s more than enough time to go to the store, pick up a few items, come home then cook. My boyfriend and I rushed on over to Sprouts. He decided to tag along since it was double ad Wednesdays. I ended up…
  • Limited Beer Edition: Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

    admin
    27 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    3 hours ago marked the end of my boyfriend’s birthday. To end our night, my boyfriend and I shared a 12 oz bottle of Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA to his request. This beer is one of our special limited beers, and we only open 1 special beer for special important occasions. What can I say about this beer other than I love it so much ? The 120 IPA itself is 120 IBUs and is”boiled for a full two hours while being continuously hopped with high-alpha American hops, then dry-hopped daily in the fermenter for a month and aged for another month on whole-leaf hops” – Dogfish…
  • Another BBQ Day with Our Smoker

    admin
    24 Aug 2014 | 11:30 pm
    Today, my boyfriend and I were supposed to go to The Long Beach BBQ Festival. All you can eat ribs, chicken, pulled pork, salad, sides, desserts, and drinks for $80. It includes beer and wine as well! Then we started thinking. What if the food weren’t up to our standards and they served beers that are whatever? Then we just wasted $160! Because whoever knows me, knows that I do not like drinking shitty beers (i.e. bud light, etc). So instead, we decided to just make our own food and buy drinks that we actually enjoy. We would avoid disappointment because we know our food is just that…
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    MAKE ART NOT WAR

  • FASHION WEEK MAKEUP KIT Q&A WITH MAC SENIOR ARTISTS

    19 Sep 2014 | 8:31 am
    Ever wondered how makeup artists prepare for Fashion Week? Since I work mainly in TV fashion week is a completely alien world to me, albeit an intriguing one. MAC sent me a this Q&A with two of their senior artists; Pablo Rodriguez and Gina B and their "Fashion Week in Numbers" list, both of which I found thoroughly interesting. Some good kit tips for makeup artists out there.Tips for packing a kit? @MAC_Pablo_R:  • Clean up and clear out. Get rid of anything broken, empty or dried up. List out whatever needs to be replaced. •…
  • MAKEUP-ARTIST CONTEST & GIVEAWAY!

    16 Sep 2014 | 5:01 am
    Ok guys, I'm going for a different approach for this giveaway; I have 4 big bags of products to give away from this massive lot of goodies below. 2 bags are for the many makeup artists amongst you and two are for any of my other lovely readers.BUT I want to see something from you first:GIVEAWAY 1 FOR MAKEUP ARTISTS: Upload a photo of your favourite piece of work- beauty, sfx, character, whatever you want to show me, but show me your best and tag @anniemakeup #anniemakeupcontest on either twitter or instagram. RULES:1. It must be your own work2. You must tag @anniemakeup and…
  • L'OREAL SUPERFINE LINER - BEST BLACK EYELINER EVER!

    14 Sep 2014 | 2:29 pm
    L'Oreal Super Line Perfect Slim £6.99/$8.95Very quick post, just wanted to share with you a new really good find. If you like a black line this is the one. If you were scared of liquid or felt liners before, could never get a straight or thin enough line or it kept going wonky or too thick THIS IS THE LINER FOR YOU. It is so easy to do a perfect line, I think it's something to with the length and the special grip, either way it's the best liner I've ever used. Also, very important it doesn't smudge, transfer or wear away- it lasts all day. Ticks every box and does it the best out of all the…
  • THINGS I'VE LEARNT AS A MAKEUP ARTIST EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW

    10 Sep 2014 | 1:15 am
    Me at work1. Spend money on good brushesIt's a fact of life you get what you pay for and the same goes for makeup brushes, your brushes are your tools and the better the tool the better the application. There isn't a makeup artist who would disagree that you can do great makeup with good brushes and cheap makeup, but you can't do good makeup with expensive makeup and cheap brushes. From Wayne Goss to Suqqu (my favourites) there are varying price points of great brushes. Buy the best you can afford, they are an investment that will last you a lifetime and…
  • AERIN PRETTY BRONZE ILLUMINATING POWDER - THE PERFECT BRONZER FOR PALER SKIN

    7 Sep 2014 | 7:44 am
    argghhhhAerin Pretty Bronze Illuminating Powder £34/$45*Two and a half years ago at the beginning of this blog one of the first posts I wrote were The Pale Skin Base Basics and Makeup Looks & Tips for Pale Skin; both still relevant with great tips and advice for ladies with paler complexions so definitely check them out if you're interested. Finding a good base and bronzer for pale skin can be really tough, although 2 years on foundation colour choices has massively improved and it's a lot easier to find very light and dark bases. Bronzers maybe not so much. This Aerin bronzer…
 
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  • Spex has been named as the hair loss expert for Fudge hair.

    Behary
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:04 am
      Spex has been named as the hair loss expert for Fudge hair. His experience will be invaluable for anyone with a question about hair transplants and hair loss. Hair loss is a hot topic in the news right now. With more male celebrities admitting to going under the knife, including Wayne Rooney, it’s a taboo subject that has now become more mainstream – and everybody is talking about it. Whether you’re worried about hair loss, thinking of surgery, or simply interested in products to aid hair loss, talking to someone who has gone through the situation themselves is quite often the…
  • Choose From The Best hair treatment Products

    Behary
    29 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    Everyone deserves the best hair treatment product that can make their hair look silky and shiny all the time. You will be considered lucky if you are able to find that one product that really works for your hair. After all, it can be difficult at times to select something that really suits your hair. With a plethora of products out in the market, you cannot tell what works for you and what doesn’t. Trying them is the only option you have. So why don’t you try from some of most trusted hair treatment products. It will increase your odds of landing up with the best product in a very short…
  • The Best Natural Hair Loss Solutions For Women

    Behary
    29 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Learning about hair loss solutions women is quite essential as hair is considered to be the beauty of every women. Every women wishes to have healthy, shiny and silky hair to complement to their beauty. But it is not easy to have healthy and beautiful hair. Not every girl is blessed with perfectly beautiful hair. Even those who are born with perfect hair need to work hard to take care and maintain their hair to its beauty. And those who are unfortunately not blessed with good hair need to spend hours and hours to get beautiful hair. SEE ALSO: What Are The Causes For Hair Fall? Some women not…
  • All You Need To Know About A Hair loss cream

    Behary
    29 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    A hair loss cream is a cream especially prepared for the hair to prevent hair loss. Dust, pollution, exposure to wind and sun causes damage to your hair causing it to break and fall. Lack of nutrition to hair is also a significant reason for hair loss. There can be a number of reasons for poor hair condition and hair fall. People who don’t take proper care of their hair face many hair related problems and start losing their hair at a very young age. Loss of hair can become a reason for stress and worries. When your hair starts to fall, a number of people will come up to you advising…
  • Understanding Hair Growth

    Behary
    29 Aug 2014 | 7:04 am
    Getting rid of hair loss should always mean a complete knowledge of how hair grows and what it is made of. When you are aware of such small things, it becomes easier for you to ensure that you are taking the right steps to stop hair growth. It is highly likely that you are unaware of the hair growth cycle. As a result of this, you start to panic with even the slightest of hair fall. In reality, losing about 100 strands of hair is quite common and it would not have any negative effects on your hair as well. How hair grows? No strand of hair will remain on your head forever. Therefore, it is…
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  • ModCloth Dazzling in the Daytime Inspired Manicure

    Michelle
    14 Sep 2014 | 8:34 am
    Every now and again I post something fashion related here on Radiant Brown Beauty. These posts are usually reserved for special occasions. Well, it’s a special occasion! September 14th is my 7 year wedding anniversary (today if you’re reading this post the day it went live). For my special day, I wanted to do a really cute but […]
  • Beauty Reshare: Most Simplistic Sharp Brow Tutorials Hands Down

    Michelle
    11 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Groomed eyebrows are a girl’s signature of fierceness ~Me Groomed eyebrows can really lift a face. You may not have on any other makeup but when your brows are on point, somehow you are good enough to enter the great outdoors. I’ve watched tons of brow tutorials as I myself am not an eyebrow grooming expert. […]
  • Beauty Reshare: Advantages of Having Fine 3C Hair

    Michelle
    8 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    A while back I wrote a post on the deceptions of fine hair. Now, not many ladies with fine hair will readily agree that having fine hair has it’s advantages but I did find one lady who can relate and she has shared even more advantages than I shared in my post! Check it out: Are […]
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    SmashinBeauty

  • DIY Backpack Makeover

    Smashinbeauty
    16 Sep 2014 | 11:04 pm
    DIY Backpack Makeover tutorial Just found this amazing DIY Backpack Makeover tutorial. This amazing tutorial is by Ann Le {Anneorshine} and it is one of the coolest DIY fall and back to school DIY... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Sigma Beauty 30 Off September 2014

    Smashinbeauty
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:37 pm
    Sigma Beauty 30 % off sale Today I am sharing with you the latest Sigma Beauty 30% off coupon sale code for September 2014. Each month Sigma Beauty has 20 and 30% off sales. This is one of them. This... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • How to Block Out Eyebrows

    Smashinbeauty
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:36 am
    How to block out eyebrows Today I’m showing you how to block out eyebrows. There are many ways to do this and none of them are right or wrong. It just depends on what works for you. You can... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • L’Oreal Buys NYX Cosmetics

    Smashinbeauty
    14 Sep 2014 | 11:53 pm
    L’Oreal buys NYX Cosmetics, I just read an article and saw a video on BusinessWeek.com concerning this news. Why so serious? Well I thought this might be interesting news, so I decided to share it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • Aqua Spa Body Cleanser Review

    Gail Lewis
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:42 am
    I strongly believe that one should make time spent in the shower as relaxing and enjoyable as possible…even if it’s one of those two minutes showers that seem to be occurring with more frequency as we are all continuously pressed for time. One of the best ways to turn shower time into a mini-spa experience is by incorporating a body cleanser that smells and feels so amazing that it transports you…even for a  few seconds to that  A Girl’s Gotta Spa! state of mind.  I manage to transport myself to that state of mind most mornings and evenings with Aqua Spa’s…
  • Pretty Woman Kingfisher Feather Polish Review

    Shannon Smyth
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:06 pm
    I love the look of textured nail polish. However, many textured polishes tend to scrape off easily making the effort of applying them practically useless. The Feather polishes from Pretty Woman are another story entirely. You can achieve a textured look that is still smooth to the touch minimizing the chance of it scratching off. Right now I’m calling Pretty Woman’s Feather nail polish in Kingfisher my fun polish. It’s like tiny pieces of red, yellow and blue confetti having a party on your nails.  I applied Kingfisher solo just to see how it would look on its own. It took…
  • Swisspers Twitter Party September 18th 8:30pm EST

    Shannon Smyth
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Disclosure: Swisspers provided me with compensation for participating in this Twitter Party.  This Thursday, September 18th from 8:30-10:30pm I’ll be participating in a #SleepNaked Twitter chat with Swisspers. If you are not familiar with the cotton products from Swisspers and all the benefits of sleeping naked (for your skin!), go check out this blog post: Why Should You Remove Your Makeup At Night? Here’s the details: Date: Thursday, September 18th Time: 8:30-10:30pm EST Hashtags: #SleepNaked #Swisspers Follow: @SwisspersCotton…
  • Best Charities for Breast Cancer Research

    Shannon Smyth
    16 Sep 2014 | 6:54 am
    As a beauty blogger, I’m inundated in the months leading up to and during Breast Cancer Awareness Month with pitches for all sorts of beauty products. Each brand aligns itself with the goal of raising funds by donating a certain percentage to the cause. I’m often discouraged when I see 10% assigned, or a vague statement and you’re not really sure which charity the money is going to, or better still, that the money is going to a charity that spends more money on administrative costs than it does research and supporting the local community. I get further disgusted when brands…
  • A Girl’s Gotta Spa! Partners with EveryCasa

    Shannon Smyth
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:32 am
    It’s an exciting time at A Girl’s Gotta Spa! as we continue to expand our reach with new retail partners! We’ve just added EveryCasa.com to our list of retail partners – a company that covers all of your household needs for any person and any room, from the kitchen to the bedroom to the bathroom. EveryCasa is part of the exciting ecommerce brand lineup from etailz, who also manages our retail partnerships with Greencupboards.com and Amazon.com. When you subscribe to EveryCasa’s mailing list, they take $5 off your order and they also provide free shipping on…
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  • What’s In Your Skin Care: Rose Extract

    Kimberly Yang
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:58 am
    Originally published as What’s In Your Skin Care: Rose Extract from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. Roses have a long history of use for therapeutic benefits. Every part of the flower was – and still is – used; its fragrance is known for helping to calm and re-balance the mind and body, and its extract helps provide astringent and soothing benefits. When the rose has swollen to seed (which is then called Rose Hips), it’s laden with anti-aging and antioxidant Vitamins A, C, D, and E in addition to essential fatty acids – all of which are known to help reduce fine lines, plump up…
  • Top 10 Things to Do in NYC Before Summer Ends

    Kimberly Yang
    6 Sep 2014 | 5:00 am
    Originally published as Top 10 Things to Do in NYC Before Summer Ends from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. It’s all a bit bittersweet, but if there’s one thing we know for sure it’s that our city is beautiful no matter the season. Luckily, it’s especially magical in fall. Here are 10 things to do in NYC before fall weather is really upon us.  The iconic Jeff Koons sculpture, via @abitcoquettish. 1. Jeff Koons: A Retrospective. It’s Jeff Koons, it’s the Whitney, and the exhibit ends October 19. There’s something about modern art – particularly Koons – that elicits…
  • #MBSkinTip: Avoiding Acne Breakouts

    Jill
    3 Sep 2014 | 7:00 am
    Originally published as #MBSkinTip: Avoiding Acne Breakouts from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog.   In case your skin breaks out! Originally published as #MBSkinTip: Avoiding Acne Breakouts from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog.
  • Let’s Talk About: Jowls

    Jill
    2 Sep 2014 | 7:57 am
    Originally published as Let’s Talk About: Jowls from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. Loss of elasticity around the jawline (drooping jowls) and on the rest of the face is a very common sign of aging. It is part of the natural aging process. HOWEVER, there are a number of things you can do to prevent the early loss of elasticity and reduce the speed at which the skin loses elasticity. Tight jawlines change as we age. But first, let’s talk about how our skin begins to lose elasticity. When you’re young, you can pull at your skin and it will quickly pop right back into place. (Note:…
  • No Wearing White After Labor Day?

    Kimberly Yang
    31 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Originally published as No Wearing White After Labor Day? from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. No wearing white after Labor Day? As if. We’re forever adding to our mood board because we all know nothing brings out a summer glow like an all-white look; we’re milking it for as long as possible, even if it means breaking some sartorial rules. Whites are neutral, and thus basic, and therefore essential. We’re partial to white high-waist, wide-legged trousers, crisp shirts, and gorgeous flowing dresses, but truth be told, these are the little white essentials that we can’t get enough of…
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    One Face In A Million

  • Ignoring Text Msgs? You may be doing more harm than you know

    admin1
    15 Sep 2014 | 8:04 am
    Here’s a scenario that’s far more common in my life than I care to admit: I text my friends asking if they’d like to meet for brunch or dinner, and the text just hangs there, unanswered for days. Or I e-mail my boss with a question, only to watch her respond to group e-mail threads, but selectively ignore my own message even though it’s clear she’s seen it. I should just accept it, shouldn’t I? According to Dr. Jean Twenge, author of Generation Me and a psychology professor at San Diego State University who studies millennial generational trends, ignoring is quickly becoming the…
  • Birth Control Pill Effects: The Facts

    admin1
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    Since getting approved by the FDA in 1962, the hormonal birth control pill has been one of the most popular methods of birth control. Currently, four out of five women in the U.S. who are sexually active have used the Pill or currently do; and thanks to new advances, you might be surprised (in a good way!) by some of the effects that tiny little thing can have on our bodies. Going on the Pill Overview: “The hormonal birth control tells the brain that it is getting enough hormones (meaning estrogen and progesterone) from the Pill,” explains Dr. Minaya. “The brain, in…
  • The Eyes are the Window to the Soul(and your health)

    admin1
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:44 pm
    There’s the saying about how your (lovely!) eyes are the windows to your soul, right? But it turns out that those same lovely, lovely eyes may just also offer some insight (ha) as to what’s up with your entire body too. According to the experts at LensCrafters, your eyes can actually give you a peek (um, I really promise I’m not trying to pun here) into what’s going on with the rest of you. Seriously, just look (see?) at what Dr. Mark Jacquot, clinical director for LensCrafters, has to say… Stress: If you suffer from sustained emotional stress, you may be at…
  • Scientists Finally prove that Low-Carb diet is the most effective

    admin1
    8 Sep 2014 | 6:07 am
    Trying to figure which diets, foods, and exercise regimes actually promote the most effective weight loss and overall health can be difficult, especially when it seems that every other day, a new study makes a conflicting claim. But now experts are insisting that perhaps the most classic dieting tactic—going low-carb—really does have the science to back it up. And what’s more: It doesn’t just help us lose weight, but it’s good for us, too. (And yes, there is a huge difference between the two. A new study that’s received attention from The New York Times, NPR,…
  • More evidence that Wine is actually good for you

    admin1
    7 Sep 2014 | 6:04 pm
    Here’s some good news: A glass of either white or red wine with dinner can have a positive effect on your health. According to new research presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, moderate amounts of wine can protect you against heart disease as long as you pair it with regular exercise. Czech researchers tracked 146 participants who had a mild to moderate risk of heart disease. They had half drink red wine and half drink white wine for a year. Men could have about two to two and a half glasses each day, while women could have one to two glasses, The…
 
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    The Effortless Beauty

  • What do your books say about you?

    J
    3 Sep 2014 | 10:32 pm
    There’s a lovely book challenge going around on Facebook at the moment—you know, that thing where you tag a bunch of people and “challenge” them to list their 10 top books. And yes, it’s a challenge because to name only 10, is like asking a parent to name her favourite child. So I did my list and because I am loathe to tag people for things like this, just left it  for anyone else to take up and share on, with their own lists. Also been peeking in on everyone else’s list, like it’s looking a bit into their hearts, because that’s what books are…
  • Dear Fear: Here’s why I’m so grateful to you

    J
    3 Sep 2014 | 12:53 am
      Dear Fear, I remember the days you used to live in my head. More than that, I remember how you moved in without me even realising, like a friendly, polite—if a little reserved—houseguest who livened up my home and made it seem all the nicer with you in it. You found yourself a spot in the living room and settled into it, claiming it your own. You visited so often and for such increasing durations of time that eventually you became a fixture and I became so used to seeing you, feeling you, hearing you there that I began to fear you leaving. Yes, you made me fear that fear would…
  • The only thing worse than a broken heart

    J
    16 Aug 2014 | 10:59 am
    Sometimes, the words don’t come. I will and I will and I will myself to sit down and write the words — any words — but even the sitting down is heavy and hard. That ‘sometimes’ can last for months; it has for almost eight months now. I’ve felt almost afraid of this space, like it’s a fighting ring where I need to show my strongest, most indefatigable side; where I need to reflect some sort of beauty or magic, if at least to myself. But every now and then, there are (still) those days where it feels enough for me to just breathe through the day. Those days,…
  • Dance like no one’s watching (like this baby)

    J
    15 Jun 2014 | 2:03 am
    This is for every one of us who needs to stop worrying about what others think. Because every single one of us came into the world, oh so many years ago, without a care for what “they” would think or what “they” would say or how we would look if we did this or said that. Because there was a time when we would follow only what our hearts and our bodies really wanted to do from deep inside each cell: To speak the truest truth we knew in our littlest minds. To laugh whenever the hell we wanted, even if it wasn’t appropriate. To move and bop and let our bodies do…
  • How Fearless Beauty Became Effortless ~ Guest blog: Shirley Maya Tan

    J
    20 Apr 2014 | 5:30 pm
    I’m super excited to be posting these words from a dear friend of mine, Shirley Maya Tan, the first guest blog on my wee humble blog. We’ve been through quite a lot together, ups and downs and all the in betweens. After several years of falling out of touch, we’ve recently reconnected and I’m absolutely loving just how radiant, bright, brave and truly fearless she has become. So while I’m championing effortlessness, and Shirley’s bringing her brand of fearlessness into the world, it occurred to me awhile ago that the two aren’t so different from…
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    Glamour Daze

  • French Eyes – Doe-eyed look takes world by storm in 1950

    Glamourdaze
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:06 am
    Move over Lipstick – Eye make-up is the big beauty news in 1950 - As the world bid farewell to the 1940s, Life Magazine looks at the new French import of the doe-eye or “L’oeil de biche” ( eye of a deer) make-up look of 1950 - WHEN word came from Paris earlier this year […]
  • The American Look of 1945 – by Nina Leen

    Glamourdaze
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:30 pm
    The Girls of the U.S come out tops say GIs in 1945 - Well – they’ve seen, dated and evaluated the many endowments of English girls, French girls, Australian girls, Polynesian girls. They have found many to be beautiful. But none of them compare to the wholesome American chick back home. So what precisely is […]
  • The 1962 Fashion Shoot that launched the Swinging Sixties

    Glamourdaze
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:41 am
    Jean Shrimpton – David Baileys iconic Vogue photos – New York 1962 “She was magic. In a way she was the cheapest model in the world – you only needed to shoot half a roll of film and then you had it” – David Bailey on Jean Shrimpton. When British Vogue photographer David Bailey and […]
  • Glamour Girls of the Air – Air Stewardess School 1958

    Glamourdaze
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:19 am
    The Inside story of how to be a 1950’s Stewardess - In 1958 – Life magazine went to Stewardess School in Dallas Texas, and offered a revealing insight into the training, deportment, beauty schooling and sisterly camaraderie which resulted. Photos by Life Photographer Peter Stackpole. “The rather odd education that the girls get in these […]
  • 1940s Fall Fashions – Maureen O Hara 1943

    Glamourdaze
    6 Sep 2014 | 8:15 am
    Glamorous Maureen O Hara models 1940s Autumn dresses - Step into Fall … like Maureen O Hara, wearing a two piece rayon silk in the news making violet blue. the peplum blouse, draped to make you figure beautifully in any gathering, ties on one side. An Edna Vilm design from Saks Fifth Avenue. Shoes – […]
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    Life in a Break Down

  • #SilentSunday

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:00 pm
    The post #SilentSunday appeared first on Life in a Break Down.
  • It’s X-Factor Time.

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:41 am
    Can you believe it is that time of the year again when the X-Factor has rolled around and this year sees a line up we haven’t seen before, with Simon and Cheryl coming back after four years away, Mel B being the new member of the panel, while good old Louis although he had seemed to be leaving at one point, is still there. I came across a quiz the other day, which asked ‘which X-Factor judge are you?’ So I decided to give a whirl and find out who I was most like, anyone fancy a guess at who I came out as.. Would you believe it if I told you it was Louis? I was getting ready…
  • Win with Lorena Oberg

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    19 Sep 2014 | 3:00 am
    Lorena Öberg is a beauty salon with two sites one in Caterham and one in London, they offer a range of clinical and beauty treatments such as tattoo removal to stretch mark reduction and acne treatment to name just a few. As well as the beauty side the Caterham site also features a hairdressing salon, which offers things such as hair extensions, perms and looking after afro Caribbean hair. As well as offering treatments they also sell a number of products including the Lorena Öberg miracle oil, which is an all-purpose healing oil which uses ingredients such as Olive, Avocado and Almond…
  • Autumn at M&S

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:46 am
    Autumn is just around the corner and well known store Marks and Spencer are ready to help us battle those chills, with their brand new season of clothing. As a store they have very much stepped into the 21st century, gone are the days I remember from my youth, of trying to stop my Mum from dressing me there and here are the days where I really fancy getting my hands on some of their pieces. Of course new season clothing, means I need to go window shopping and my favourites from the new Autograph collection just happen to be: Town Print T-Shirt with Modal – £25.00 I’ve never…
  • Responsible pet choices

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    17 Sep 2014 | 5:11 am
    Pets can bring you so much joy, honestly there is nothing quite like being woken up in the morning by your favourite pet, or the greeting they give you, no matter if you have been out for a minute or a couple of hours it is always over enthusiastic. But it’s not all good there’s hard times as well – the times when morning is the middle of the night and they decide they need to go out and spend ages in the garden, or when they are ill and you just don’t know what to do to make it better and of course there is the fact most animals do not live as long as us and one day…
 
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    New Love-Makeup

  • OOTD: Polka Dots Bandage Crop Top, Daniel Wellington Watch

    Bhumika
    21 Sep 2014 | 8:22 am
    OOTD: Polka Dots Bandage Crop Top, Daniel Wellington Watch Hey guys, Back with a crop top OOTD. Remember my leopard print one HERE. This is my second crop top.(One more pineapple print is on its way :p) You know how much I love polka dots and stripes! I had also shared some tips on how [...] The post OOTD: Polka Dots Bandage Crop Top, Daniel Wellington Watch appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: OOTD: Faux Leather Peplum Top, Polka Dots Slouchy Pants OOTD: Of Studs and Floral OOTD: Orange Peplum Top, Metallic Gold Belt
  • The Mumbai Bride Diaries: Bikini Wax or Bikini Laser?

    Bhumika
    20 Sep 2014 | 1:09 pm
    The Mumbai Bride Diaries: Bikini Wax or Bikini Laser? Hey guys, With around 2 plus (few days) months left for the wedding, I was contemplating whether to go for bikini wax or bikini laser hair reduction, coz its its laser, the sessions take time as there is a gap of around 1-1.5 months in between [...] The post The Mumbai Bride Diaries: Bikini Wax or Bikini Laser? appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: Everyday Skincare & Makeup Products on a Budget The Body Shop White Musk Smoky Rose EDT Review 10 Things you Don’t Know About Alia Bhatt & Win Maybelline Hampers
  • Book Review: Private India

    Bhumika
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Book Review: Private India About the book: When Santosh Wagh isn’t struggling out of a bottle of whisky he’s head of Private India, the Mumbai branch of the world’s finest PI agency. In a city of over thirteen million he has his work cut out at the best of times. But now someone is killing [...] The post Book Review: Private India appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: ‘ZestUpYourLife’ Experience with Blogadda Auravedic Pulpy Face Wash Honey Almond Review Za True White Day Protector Review
  • Everyday Skincare & Makeup Products on a Budget

    Bhumika
    17 Sep 2014 | 2:19 am
    Everyday Skincare & Makeup Products on a Budget Hey everyone, So as many of you know that I am nominated for the Elle Beauty Awards ‘Blogger of the Year’ 2014, we had an interesting challenge in round 2. We had to buy skincare and makeup products which we use on an everyday basis i.e our [...] The post Everyday Skincare & Makeup Products on a Budget appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: ZA True White Cleansing Foam, Toner, Night Cream Review Beautiful Silver Jewelry at Ziveg.com The Mumbai Bride Diaries: 3 Months to Go!
  • Lakme Absolute Gel Addict Liner Vine Yard Review, Swatches

    Bhumika
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Lakme Absolute Gel Addict Liner Vine Yard Review, Swatches What the Company claims: Soft gel texture, easy to a apply with a small brush attached with cap. KEY FEATURES: Professional finish gel liner Very intense, vibrant color Smudge proof and water proof Long lasting formula Recommended by Lakmé’s makeup experts MRP: Rs.800/- for 2.3g Shades Available: [...] The post Lakme Absolute Gel Addict Liner Vine Yard Review, Swatches appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: Lakme CC Cream Review, Swatches, FOTD Sleek MakeUP Bare Skin Foundation Review, Swatches Maybelline…
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    SparkleCore

  • Relax with a little retail therapy and enter for your chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card from TeenSafe.com!

    Kelly Stallings
    17 Sep 2014 | 8:22 pm
    Fall is such a beautiful time of year for beauty! The kids are back in school and now it’s time for YOU! What would you do with a $50 Amazon gift card? Save it for Christmas? Buy a huge stuffed unicorn? Enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card from TeenSafe! TeenSafe is a great app for helping your relax by knowing where your kids are. Now TeenSafe is helping us relax with a little retail therapy! Treat yourself!  Read more to enter for your chance to win! Continue Reading »
  • #News #NYFW Backstage with NARS at the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2015 Runway Show

    Kelly Stallings
    11 Sep 2014 | 8:39 pm
    SEE THE BEAUTY OF NEW YORK FASHION WEEK WITH SPARKLECORE AND NARS! HOW: Marc Jacobs SS ‘15 LEAD ARTIST: François Nars, Founder & Creative Director LOOK: "The look for the show features no makeup – we only applied moisturizer. With Marc we always take it to the extreme, we’ve done bold looks in the past, but this season we wanted to make a statement by not applying anything.” (Read more)   Read more to find out more about the look, pictures from backstage and learn which products were used! Continue Reading »
  • Allure Magazine Announces the 2014 Best of Beauty Award Winners!!

    Kelly Stallings
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:52 am
    AND THE WINNER IS… Considered the industry's highest honor, Allure's Best of Beauty identifies the most effective and innovative products in the marketplace. Allure's editors test thousands of items, review double blind studies and review independent research and consult with industry experts, such as dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and cosmetic chemists, before determining the winners. Each of this year's award winners represent the best-of-the-best from among the hundreds of prestige, mass and specialty beauty brands. Read more to find out about some of this…
  • NARS All Day Luminous Powder Foundation and Restorative Night Treatment are coming!

    Kelly Stallings
    10 Sep 2014 | 8:25 pm
    Get Ready For The Fall Launches! NARS has announced that they are releasing two new products for this fall! They will be adding a All Day Luminous Powder Foundation to their cosmetics line and a Restorative Night Treatment to their skincare line. There products will be available starting on September 20th at NARS Boutiques and narscosmetics.com and October 1st at Department and Specialty Stores Nationwide. Read more to learn more about the new products being launched and get a sneak preview! Continue Reading »
  • 5 steps to becoming more confident! #SaveTheUndies Free Sample Sponsored by U by Kotex

    Kelly Stallings
    10 Sep 2014 | 7:07 pm
    Who doesn’t struggle with confidence from time to time? I don’t know about you guys but I certainly have a difficult time maintaining my confidence, especially when I’m unfamiliar or uncomfortable with the situation. I found various tips from all over and choose the ones that spoke to me the most! I hope they will help you guys also! In light of being comfortable and confident the sponsor of todays conversation U by Kotex is offering all of our awesome readers the opportunity to try their new CleanWear Pads with 3D Capture Core! Read our great tips on being more confident and scroll to…
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    Beauty High

  • Beauty Recipe: The Twisted Knot

    Augusta Falletta
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Imaxtree Besides just looking sleek and chic, we’re huge fans of this low, twisted bun look because of how low maintenance it is. Whether you’re running to work after the gym or you’re looking for a more structural hairstyle for a night out, it’s an easy look that works on any kind of hair. What’s not to love? To help you get the twisted, low bun hairstyle from the Celine fall 2014 runway, we’ve pulled together exactly what you’ll need! Hair Mousse: When your hair is about 30 percent of the way dry (still damp), apply hair mousse throughout. This…
  • Best of the Week: Rashida Jones’ Crown Braid, Kerry Washington’s Eyeshadow, and More

    Augusta Falletta
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:30 am
    From movie premieres to Fashion Week in Europe, celebrities have been out in full force this week. While some ladies opted for the neutral route of tousled hair and nude lipstick, others pulled out all the stops with intricate braids and bold eyeshadow colors. Whichever side of the spectrum these ladies landed on, we couldn’t help but covet some of the looks. Take a look at our favorite red carpet looks from this week, then tell us which look was your favorite in the comments below! More From Beauty High:  What to Know Before Going Platinum Blonde Every Product Lauren Conrad Used for…
  • 6 Rules For Finding The Perfect Nude Nail Polish For You

    Janell M. Hickman
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:45 am
    Imaxtree While we love nail art as much as the next risk-taker, there is something timeless about a nude manicure. Unfortunately, finding the right hue to match your skin tone can be a bit daunting. But don’t fret, we’ve consulted with five of our favorite nail experts to help you along the way. This fall, dare to go bare! Rule 1: Determine Your Undertones Just like clothing is rarely one-size-fits all, neither is nail polish. “A great starting point is to determine which of the major skin complexion categories you fall into: fair, medium, olive, or dark,” shares Sara Pickett…
  • How It Works: Liquid Keratin 60-Day Treatment

    Augusta Falletta
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:15 am
    You know how you see the “bestsellers” and “most popular” products in beauty stores, so you of course scoop them up, but then you realize you have no idea how to work them? In “How It Works,” we’re going to explain to you exactly how to get the best use out of your products, whether they are cult classics or hot off the conveyer belt must-haves. We’ll teach you the basics, as well as a few industry expert tips to make sure you’re getting the most out of everything you buy. Summer may be ideal for beach waves and tons of texture, but come fall, we all start to gravitate…
  • Secret Beauty Ingredient: Moringa Oil

    Augusta Falletta
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:15 am
    We often purchase beauty products because of the pull quotes on the front of the packages touting the seemingly impossible results. Unless you’re especially thorough, you skip the ingredients list on the back of the package – a crucial mistake made by many. “Secret Beauty Ingredient” is our way of finding those beauty ingredients that are becoming staples in the beauty world, or sometimes even better – beauty breakthroughs. Oil has become quite the beauty ingredient superhero, and while we’re excited about all of the uses of face, hair, and skin oil, it seems like a new…
 
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    Don Mehrabi MD - Dermatologist Beverly Hills » Blog

  • Using Exfoliants for Younger Looking and Blemish Free Skin

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:50 am
    Skin naturally regenerates by sloughing off dead skin cells and creating new ones. For some, this process does not occur quickly enough and dead skin cells begin to accumulate in pores. These clogged... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Can A Keloid Scar Be Treated With Lasers?

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    2 Sep 2014 | 1:22 pm
    Patients with a tendency to develop keloids are often warned away from laser treatment such as ablative skin resurfacing. However, other types of lasers can actually be used to treat an existing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Which Patients Are At High Risk For Laser Skin Treatment Complications?

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    26 Aug 2014 | 1:58 pm
    Laser skin treatment by its very nature is designed to destroy portions of the skin so it can grow back looking healthier and younger. So, even the best candidates for laser resurfacing experience... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Recent Advances in Burn Treatment

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Burns are some of the most challenging skin wounds to treat. Severe burns can lead to serious complications such as shock from fluid loss. Keeping bacteria from infecting the damaged tissue is also... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Light Therapy For Eczema Patients

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    12 Aug 2014 | 1:18 pm
    For patients with eczema, UV light therapy is a commonly recommended treatment. The process involves exposing the skin to UVA and/or UVB radiation under carefully controlled conditions. The entire... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    Wendy Kwei

  • Sunscreen: this before that…

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:23 pm
    With the onset of Spring and the rapid increase in UV rays, sunscreen should be the most important step in your skincare routine right now. Speak to anyone with UVA damage and pigmentation and they will quickly tell you how difficult it is to treat and get rid of permanently. Sun avoidance (unrealistic) and sunscreen (realistic) are the best protection you’ve got against UVA rays. But when should you apply your sunscreen? Is it before your moisturiser or after? It seems simple but the answer isn’t straightforward because it depends on the type of sunscreen you are using. The first step is…
  • Laura Mercier inspiration quote

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    26 Aug 2014 | 6:11 pm
    I’m a big fan of Laura Mercier and her makeup line, in particular her primers and her secret camouflage concealer. I love this statement taken from the Laura Mercier Australia Facebook page: “I’ve always been interested in making women look as beautiful as possible, while making them look like themselves”. I couldn’t have said it better myself! And the truth is when makeup is applied well, either by yourself or a makeup artist, people don’t notice the makeup, they just see you!
  • Age defying makeup for mature skin

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    21 Aug 2014 | 8:16 pm
    I’m often asked about age defying makeup, and when you should start using it. The truth is biological age actually means very little when I’m applying makeup on someone. I meet women who are 50+ yet look closer to 40 and 20 year olds who could pass for 30. I don’t focus on age, I focus on the skin. I do believe there are certain times in life when internal and external factors can have a dramatic impact on your skin and face. By external, think of relocations to a different time zone or season, and by internal I mean hormonal shifts like puberty, pregnancy, or menopause. These factors…
  • Contact Form

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:56 pm
    Hi Everyone This is just a quick note to inform you that I have removed the Contact Form (on the Contact Wendy page) permanently. It has not been functioning optimally, which means that not all messages are being delivered. This isn’t good for you or me! If you have used the Form in the past week or so and have not heard from me, it means I have not received it. I apologise and would appreciate if you resend your makeup request via email. I respond to all enquiries in 24 hours and can be contacted via email, text or phone. Apologies again to those affected and thank you for your continued…
  • Heaven Swimwear ’14

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    30 Jul 2014 | 8:28 pm
    Heaven Swimwear Online Commercial by Harry Simpson Hair and Makeup by Wendy Kwei
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    Wild Beauty

  • Aroma M Atelier Visit with Maria McElroy & Alexis Karl

    Meli Pennington
    16 Sep 2014 | 10:00 am
    Maria McElroy and Alexis Karl at work in their studio. So often we think of creativity as a solitary endeavor – the artist toiling away in private, jealously guarding the secrets to her vision. But for Maria McElroy and Alexis Karl, sharing space to both collaborate and work out separate concepts trumps sweating out the details alone. Their shared perfume workshop in Brooklyn, New York is both laboratory and showroom – and now you can visit them there as well.…
  • Painted Ladies: Victorine Meurent, Manet’s Modern Muse

    Meli Pennington
    9 Sep 2014 | 4:00 am
    Detail from Victorine Meurent, Edouard Manet, 1862. She was the Kate Moss of her day, her face ushering in a realist art that shocked the Paris bourgeoisie. But who was she? Observers at the time assumed she was a common courtesan, the artist’s lover, or maybe just a scamp from the street. She wasn’t a classical professional artist’s model, who would have posed gracefully, portraying nymphs and muses of old. Nor was she a socialite whose life would be chronicled …
  • Win a Year’s Worth of Soft Lips from Epic Blend

    Meli Pennington
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:28 am
      Here’s a treat for the dog days of summer: our Canadian friends at Epic Blend have offered us a Super Pack of premium natural lip balms to give away! The pack includes all ten of Epic Blend’s super-moisturizing lip balms, plus their Garnet Star tinted lip balm for those ‘no makeup’ days when you still want a hint of color. If you know me, I go through a lot of lip balm, and even though I write things about …
  • Are You a Makeup Genius? L’Oreal Wants to Help

    Meli Pennington
    5 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    No Actual Eyeshadow was Applied for this Photo What’s the easiest way to try new makeup looks? Usually it involves a trip to Sephora, or at least a sit down with all your makeup and some free time (not to mention lots of remover.) Makeover apps have been around for a few years, and they’ve been getting better, but there’s still a lot of effort involved in choosing each product, deciding where it will go, and finding it again to …
  • What Does the Michelle Phan Lawsuit Mean for Other Beauty Vloggers?

    Meli Pennington
    29 Jul 2014 | 4:00 am
    If you haven’t heard, Michelle Phan got slapped with a copyright infringement lawsuit by Ultra Records. The suit, which claims that Phan’s misuse of its artists’ tracks in at least 5 videos is “willful and deliberate”, is seeking up to $150,000 for each use – which could add up to about $8 Million. Ouch!   Phan claims publicly that Ultra gave her permission to used the tracks, which are mostly from Ultra Records artist Kascade, and is countersuing them. …
 
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    Embracing Beauty

  • Between Seasons – J.Jill Dress

    Ashley
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:35 pm
    Dress: J.Jill currently on sale for only $44.99 from $79 | Cardigan: Worthington from JCPenney currrently on sale for $24.99 from $36 | Necklace: Liz Claiborne from JCPenney currently on sale for $21 from $30 |Nails: Crabtree & Evelyn in Almond $6 Happy Monday!  Today, I am wearing one of my favorite dresses that J.Jill sent me (currently on sale for just $49.99 from $79.00).  The bold geometric pattern is perfect for summer and will still be great as we head into fall.  I thought about adding a pop of color to my outfit but decided to play it more low-key with some matching…
  • Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Steals 2014

    Ashley
    12 Sep 2014 | 2:29 pm
    It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for the bi-annual Ulta 21 Days of Beauty Steals!  It’s back and you can score some killer deals on the hottest beauty products!  The sale started on Sunday and every day they will feature deals in store and online.  Each deal and event will last for one day only, so plan ahead and check back often. You can take a look at the full calendar on Ulta’s website.  I’ll be shopping this sale online since I’m sure the stores will sell out of the items fast.  Get your wallets ready, this is going to be good!  Here are my…
  • Back to School Skin Care with Healthy Essentials

    Ashley
    9 Sep 2014 | 9:30 am
    This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Back to school is a great time to reevaluate your schedules, priorities, habits,….and skin care routine.  Back to skin care!  A good skin care regimen determines how your face glows or doesn’t glow, how your make up lays, and more importantly how you feel in your skin. Welcome to Skin Care 101!
  • Confidence With Dove Advanced Care

    Ashley
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:41 pm
    I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dove Advanced Care Deodorant. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review. #MC #Sponsored This summer I’ve been enjoying sleeveless shirts and dressed thanks to Dove Advanced Care Deodorant with NutriumMoisture.  Thanks to Dove I’ve felt confident and haven’t had to worry about sweat or odor. Dove Advanced Care Deodorant with NutriumMoisture keeps you dry and odor-free for a long-lasting 48 hours. Not only that but it’s also clinically proven to reduce irritation from…
  • Healthy Habits Booklets from Girl Scouts and Together Counts

    Ashley
    4 Sep 2014 | 9:22 pm
    This is a sponsored post with Mom It Forward. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When I was in high school my best friend convinced me into volunteering for the Girl Scouts with her.  I had no idea what a troop was or  what to do with it. Ha!  We had a lot of fun together teaching the girls, encouraging them, and being active with them.  When I look back on my time with those girls my heart smiles.  There’s nothing like pouring your life into kids…giving them self confidence, being real with them, and teaching them how to be responsible.  It’s the best! Have you…
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  • Ranveer Singh Gets Us Blind At Khoobsurat Screening

    18 Sep 2014 | 10:15 pm
    Ranveer Singh was electrifying at the recent 'Khoobsurat' screening. The actor grabbed a lot of eyeballs in the outfit he was seen in. Wearing a matching Adidas jacket and vest, Ranveer was a sight to see! At the 'Khoobsurat' screening,
  • Madhuri Wears Pastel Lehenga For Finale

    18 Sep 2014 | 9:25 pm
    Another rocking season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa is coming to an end. Unlike the other seasons where the judge Madhuri Dixit's wardrobe got raving reviews, this was a season of highs and lows. We did not like everything that the diva
  • Effective Ways To Look Younger And Handsome

    18 Sep 2014 | 9:03 am
    Men would literally give anything to look young, handsome and attractive, won't they? Well, besides the many foods that can enhance beauty and make you look younger, there are a few other ways to look young and handsome as well. In
  • Delicious Daawat: Parineeti In Anarkali

    18 Sep 2014 | 3:18 am
    Parineeti Chopra looked spectacular in a green anarkali by designer Diva'ni when she was spotted with Aditya Kapoor at one of the ‘Daawat-e-Ishq' promotions. The beauty, who is known for her flop Indianised styles, actually looked impressive in them at the
  • Katrina Kaif Looks Vivid In DvF Minidress

    17 Sep 2014 | 9:42 pm
    Katrina Kaif is being talked about much in the fashion world for her bold style choices in the movie 'Bang Bang'. Her cut out swimsuit in the movie has been the talk of the town for quite sometime. However, we also
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  • Fashion International: Spring/Summer 2015

    17 Sep 2014 | 4:01 pm
    For two years running, I have attended the Fashion International multi-designer S/S shows. My experience last year was incredible and I had no idea that it could ever be topped... I was so wrong!DesignersDelna Poonawalla (India)Valdini Angels (Bulgaria)Wajahat Mirza (India)Sharon M Osborne (UK)Daniel Syiem (India)Lenie Boya (UK)Omar Mansoor (UK/Pakistan)Each designer delivered extraordinary pieces, all works of art which captured each and every one of us. The entire evening was filled with stunning fashion, lovely faces and welcoming arms. I had one of the most spectular nights of my life and…
  • L'Occitane: Lavande Love

    15 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Every time I step foot into a L'Occitane store, I fall in love with not only the lovely smells but the selection of beautifully packaged goods. Each item is something to admire and I love to display them in my beauty corner. L'Occitane is also very close to my heart as I first discovered the brand during my time in NYC with my mum for my 18th birthday which feels like such a long time ago now!I had never been a huge lover of floral scents until recently. I remember reading articles containing tips for better sleeping which always suggested spraying lavender mists over bed linens or having the…
  • Student Recipes: Quick and Easy Red Split Lentil Soup

    10 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Term time is approaching fast and whether you are an at home student or a student living away, simple yet healthy eating is a must!Currys are launching a fantastic new student cookbook (perfect for that new term time start) and have asked me to be a part of it. I am so excited and extremely honored to be contributing to something so exciting and hope that you enjoy my favourite budget abiding recipe!Being a student comes with many stresses, cooking being one of those. Beans on toast is delicious but who wants to eat that every day?! Having been both a college and university student…
  • What's in my bag?!

    5 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    I love Summer accessories. The fun colours and patterns are always most pleasing to the eye and can work wonders on any dull outfit! I have to admit that I am quite the bag hoarder... ask my husband, he will surely agree! I own all sorts of shapes, sizes and colours except from white as I can be quite the clumsy one. After spotting the perfect white bag though, I decided to just live on the edge a little and give it a go!House of Fraser is somewhere I have shopped for many years. It is actually where my love of high end beauty began! I even purchased my beautiful wedding heels from my…
  • Chanel Rouge Allure Extrait: Long Wear Lip Gloss

    30 Jun 2014 | 12:00 am
    Coco Chanel is my all time favourite designer. I love everything about the sophisticated brand she built and it is no secret, to most who know me, that I am a little obsessed!I remember when I was younger, Chanel was the first designer brand that I really knew of... I was quite girly (until I hit my awkward stage) and loved my Nanna's pearls. I always thought that Chanel was pronounced "Channel", which is quite funny, thinking back to it now! It was not 'til I reached college age that I started to really appreciate everything about fashion. That is when my attitude completely changed and my…
 
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  • 4 Bad Habits that are Damaging Your Hair

    Avalon
    17 Sep 2014 | 1:43 pm
    Keeping your hair healthy and free from split ends is a challenge many people with all lengths of hair face. Through this struggle to protect our hair, too often bad habits that are easy to mend are the direct cause of the problem. Learn how to identify the most damaging habits and correct them before the problem gets too severe.   Brushing Wet Hair   #200380319-001 / gettyimages.com   The most common bad habit is pulling and combing at your wet hair. Right when you get out of the shower, your hair is at one of its weakest points. The extra strain it takes to comb through the…
  • Current Trends in Nail Art

    Avalon
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Trends in fashion are constantly changing and evolving, some for the better, others we might wish would disappear from the forefront. With the 2014 year coming closer to the end, it is time to look back and reflect on some of the most popular trends of the year. Among these, nail art trends continued to gain popularity as new styles and bold looks came to the front for many. Take a look at some of the most creative and well loved nail art styles of this year, and decide whether or not you would wear them.   #185008281 / gettyimages.com   Glitter   This year we have taken a trip…
  • What Are Eyelash Perms?

    Avalon
    9 Sep 2014 | 10:21 am
    While most people have heard of eyelash extensions, eyelash perms are a less common procedure used to get somewhat similar results. Learn more about how eyelash perms came about, and what they can do to add the right curl to your lashes. Forget dealing with the curler every morning, instead enjoy all the advantages that will come with an eyelash perm.   #108177650 / gettyimages.com   The History   While for over a century we have looked for ways to increase the curl of our lashes, achieving this through a perm has only been a recent occurrence. In 1905 the first eyelash curler…
  • Donating Your Hair

    Avalon
    5 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    Have you been looking for another way to give back but haven’t found the right solution for you? Consider donating your hair to an organization to make a difference. You could be helping someone of any age, including children who have experienced hair loss at a young age whether from a medical or genetic issue. Learn the process behind donating your hair to the different organizations, and how you can make a big difference with a simple gift.   Do Your Homework   #153827150 / gettyimages.com   Before going and cutting your hair, look into the different organizations that…
  • 4 Hair Tips that Actually Work

    Avalon
    28 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    We’ve heard all the tips and tricks for our hair a number of times, but how many of them actually work? While there are a number of tricks out there with tips on everything from straightening to adding body to your hair, not all of them have proven effective. These tips on the other hand have been tested, showing positive results. Next time there is a problem with your hair, try these solutions to mend it, getting the look you want.   The Hair Clip   #175142637 / gettyimages.com   One of the biggest problems people find when pulling their hair back into a ponytail is the lack…
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  • 5 Creative Ways To Shorten Your Hair Without Cutting

    Ravi Teja Tadimalla
    19 Sep 2014 | 5:03 am
    Image: Shutterstock Sometimes it is scary to go under the scissors. What if the hair stylist trims more than that is required? What if I become a topic of mockery amongst my friends? Or worse, what if my boyfriend breaks up with me? What if..that..what if..this.. And a million other WHAT IFs which give you sleepless nights. But on the other hand, you want your hair shorter. Unruly long tresses are robbing your comfort. So what should you do? Scroll your eyes down the page. *Smiles* 1. Curls, Girl. Curls! Image: Shutterstock Curly hair enjoys the sweet reputation of making hair look shorter…
  • An Introduction To “Alpha Meditation” – Procedure and Techniques

    Maanasi Radhakrishnan
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:55 am
    Image: Shutterstock Meditation is practiced since ancient times in various cultures and religions. Today, people are practicing meditation to find a sense of calmness in their fast-paced, stressful and chaotic life. Meditation helps to raise the consciousness and energetic vibrations. There are various kinds of meditation, and Alpha meditation is one of them. Brainwaves: The brain cells use electricity to communicate with one another. This can be measured and is known as ‘brainwaves’. The brainwaves are divided into 5 main frequencies – gamma, beta, alpha, theta and delta. A…
  • 10 Simple Makeup Tips For Sensitive Eyes

    waafiya
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:51 am
    Image: Shutterstock Irritation is common problem, experienced by people who have sensitive eyes. This problem can make the everyday work difficult and sometimes unmanageable. For women with sensitive eyes, applying eye makeup might be a skillful task. If makeup is not applied properly, then problems, such as eye redness, irritation and itchiness might be encountered. Here, we give you a few practical tips for eye makeup for sensitive eyes to stay away from the above issues. 10 Tips For Eye Makeup For Sensitive Eyes: The following tips would definitely help you to manage your eye makeup…
  • 10 Popular Vegetarian Restaurants in Delhi

    Nilankeeta Roy Chowdhury
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:41 am
    Image: Shutterstock Are you a vegetarian? Are you from Delhi? Ah! You have some of the finest choices for eating out then. The city has come up with quite a few top-notch vegetarian restaurants in last few years and if you do not visit any of them, you are truly missing out! If this has piqued your curiosity and awakened the foodie in you, then you will definitely love this article! 10 Vegetarian Restaurants In Delhi: Here is the list of top 10 dining places in Delhi that are sure to appeal the palate of the vegetarian foodies: 1. Hotel Saravana Bhavan: Hotel Saravana Bhavan is a high quality…
  • 10 Important Meditation Tips For Beginners

    Rashmi Vilas
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:38 am
    Image: Shutterstock Meditation can bring inner peace by removing the stress. The younger generation is mostly stressed and one of the effective ways to come out of stress is by doing meditation. It is necessary to follow the proper way to practice meditation. The simplest way to start meditation is focusing consciously on the breathing pattern. Free the mind from all sorts of thoughts that come up and keep yourself calm. Meditation is a great stress buster that alleviates stress and other emotional problems. The practice of meditation provides relaxation to the mind and is known to cure many…
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  • How To Make The Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich #sponsored #MC #RomanMeal

    Jay Crawford
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:08 pm
    I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. The grilled cheese sandwich has become an American classic. Just like baseball and hot dogs, grilled cheese sandwiches have become a part of the American culture. However, lots of people think that to make a grilled cheese sandwich you only have to slap a slice of cheese between two pieces of bread and grill it. Eeek! There is a proper way to make a grilled cheese sandwich, people! An art, if you…
  • 10 Of The Best Fall Pumpkin Recipes

    Dawn McAlexander
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:06 pm
    Last week we shared with you 10 Tasty Pumpkin Recipes For Fall. Just in case you didn’t get enough pumpkin tastiness then, then here are 10 more of the best fall pumpkin recipes that we could find. This roundup includes pumpkin recipes like Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Spice Latte Mousse, Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Soup and even Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts. Enjoy!Continue reading: 10 Of The Best Fall Pumpkin Recipes
  • 10 Fun & Spooky DIY Halloween Decorations

    Dawn McAlexander
    14 Sep 2014 | 9:01 pm
    Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love seeing the little kids all dressed up and I enjoy seeing all of the decorations. There are many stores that have great Halloween decorations, but sometimes I want something a little more personalized. It can also be really fun to get the family together and sit around the table making your own. If you are like me, then check out these 10 fun and spooky DIY Halloween decorations. I am sure that you will find something that you love.Continue reading: 10 Fun & Spooky DIY Halloween Decorations
  • Win Tix To See Paula Deen Live! Charlotte, NC: 9/24 {US Ends 9/18} #ad #PaulaDeenLIVE #PaulaDeenNetwork

    Dawn McAlexander
    11 Sep 2014 | 4:50 pm
    In honor of the soon coming Paula Deen Network, the awesome folks at Paula Deen have invited me to come see Paula Deen Live! in Charlotte, NC at the Belk Theater on September 24th! But you know that’s not all. One of you lucky readers will also get to go see Paula Deen Live! as well {and you get to bring a friend}!Continue reading: Win Tix To See Paula Deen Live! Charlotte, NC: 9/24 {US Ends 9/18} #ad #PaulaDeenLIVE #PaulaDeenNetwork
  • 10 More Tasty Recipes With Apples

    Dawn McAlexander
    10 Sep 2014 | 9:35 pm
    With fall comes an abundance of apples and we want to help you use them. Last week we posted about Favorite Fall Recipes Using Apples, and this week we have 10 most tasty apple recipes for you to try. I am especially looking forward to trying the Applesauce Truffles and Easy Apple Crisp, myself. And who doesn’t love a good Caramel Apple? No matter which you choose, head to your local orchard or farmer’s market and grab some apples. You will need them. Continue reading: 10 More Tasty Recipes With Apples
 
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  • BECCA up to 64% off on Hautelook!

    Lindsey
    16 Sep 2014 | 8:55 am
    BECCA cosmetics is having a killer sale on Hautelook right now. They’re selling their Luminous Skin Colour foundations for $15 each! Also for sale is their dual coverage concealers, eye tints, eyeshadow quads and lipsticks. This is over double the pro discount so go check it out! Check it out HERE
  • Review: Pillowettes ~ A New Kind of Cotton Pad

    Lindsey
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:12 am
    Today I am stepping outside of the usual range of products I review in order to highlight a new item I’ve recently added to my kit. Pillowettes by Intrinsics are miniature cotton pillows for your face, and they are wonderful. Made from 100% absorbent cotton fiber, Pillowettes are ideal for makeup removal, and the fact that they are lint free makes them perfect for a variety of different uses. Before I start a makeup application, I always prep the skin. The first step of this process is cleaning a client’s skin with a cotton pad soaked in cleansing oil or micellar water. Is it…
  • New Work: Jute Magazine

    Lindsey
    13 Sep 2014 | 12:00 pm
    I wanted to quickly share a few photos from a new editorial that was published in Jute Magazine this month: Photographer: Irvin Rivera Model: Courtney Money Hair: Nicole Bellows Designer: Furne Amato Makeup: Me www.lindseyrivera.com
  • Graphic Eyeliner at Cushnie et Ochs – Spring 2015

    Lindsey
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    The graphic eyeliner at Cushnie Et Ochs is another one of my favorite looks from NYFW 2015. Key makeup artist Yadim, who coincidentally also created my other favorite look (HERE) describes the makeup as “Cleopatra goes to the Hamptons.” To create the liner Yadim and his team used Maybelline’s Color Tattoo Leather in Dramatic Black.  Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.
  • A Pop of Neon at Peter Som – Spring 2015

    Lindsey
    11 Sep 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Models walking in the Peter Som show were given pops of neon orange in the corner of their eyes. To get the look, key makeup artist Yadim used a somewhat unconventional product… lipstick!  Maybelline’s Color Sensational Lipstick in Vibrant Mandarin to be exact.   Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.
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  • 10 Best Bath Products

    admin
    19 Sep 2014 | 3:27 am
    You can always use the 10 best bath products to turn your simple bath into a heavenly and spa-like experience. These bath products are also known as bath goodies that are deliciously relaxing and they can soothe and calm your painful body. Working women and men must specially use bath products in order to melt [&hellip
  • 10 Best Skin Brightening Products

    admin
    17 Sep 2014 | 3:32 am
    Skin care is very important in getting a glowing and a great complexion and all this is possible if you carry out a thorough research of the 10 best skin brightening products. The beauty industry is a territory that is filled with research on different topics. It is all about talking to makeup artists, dermatologists [&hellip
  • 10 Best Self-Tanners

    admin
    12 Sep 2014 | 3:55 am
    If you want to get an idea about the various self tanners available in the market and the ones that will fetch amazing natural-looking results then you should try these 10 best self-tanners. Nothing is worse than doing the right things for avoiding the sun and then arduously turning to applying different gels, sprays, lotions, [&hellip
  • 10 Best Sunscreens for Your Face

    admin
    11 Sep 2014 | 5:56 am
    The 10 best sunscreens for your face offer a very strong protection against the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. Using sunscreens is the most effective method of keeping the skin looking healthy, happy and young. There are simple sunscreens as well as SPF-infused moisturizers available throughout the market that can help in healing your [&hellip
  • 4 Best Skin Care Gifts for Your Girl

    admin
    4 Sep 2014 | 4:21 am
    Be it a valentine’s day or her birthday, if you wish to bring that smile your girl’s face, then try gifting her with a skin care gift set. This is one of the great ideas to make her feel special. Gifting flowers or chocolates is now a clinched idea. On a special occasion, make the [&hellip
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  • Product Pick : Agave Healing Oil

    Nicole
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    You know a product is good when you get one of those dinky, mostly useless, barely one time use samples in a little paper satchel . . .and you actually end up buying the product.  Those things make me so mad most of the time. Especially the foundation ones!  “Ah yes, I really think I’ll enjoy this foundation based on the 1/4 inch patch it covered on my left cheek.”  Nope, that’s not what happens. BUT thats exactly what happened with the Agave Healing Oil.  I got a tiny sample with a Sephora order and just slapped it in my damp, freshly washed hair thinking…
  • How About A Litte Chit Chat?

    Nicole
    17 Sep 2014 | 7:33 am
    It’s been about a year since I did any sort of  personal, chatty, life related post and I felt like maybe it was time to change that.  I’m thinking I might do chit chat type of thing more often actually, because there are a good number of you that come back and read my posts regularly and why shouldn’t we get to know each other a bit better?  You guys come here and read how I feel about certain makeup techniques and how I do my hair, and I never really talk about anything else.  I’m not an expert on life, or a perfect example of a successful human, or anything…
  • Quick Tip: Transition Shadow

    Nicole
    15 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    I love when I find a simple, easy trick that makes a huge difference.  To be fair this isn’t really like some magic trick that I found, it’s a very common eyeshadow blending technique, but I feel like it gets overlooked a lot.  I always see tutorials where people USE a transition color, but don’t explain it.  In fact I’m guilty of it myself, both in video tutorials and I even skipped over it in my post on blending tips!  What’s wrong with me? Get it together, Quinn! So basically, this is the simplest thing ever, but it will make it much easier for you to…
  • Top Five Fall Lipstick Colors

    Nicole
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
      It’s here! It’s here!  My favorite post of the year!   I know it seems silly for this to be a favorite, but I really do love fall lipstick colors.  For last year’s Fall Lipstick Post I somehow only picked four colors.  This year I had a hard time even narrowing it down to five!  I must have been off my game last time, that’s so not like me.  To be fair, it was a crazy time. I can’t even begin to tell you how good I feel when dark lipstick season starts.  I know I could wear them year round (and I do find ways to sneak them in there, don’t get…
  • Easy One Minute Lip Scrub

    Nicole
    10 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    Sometimes the writing of a blog post requires me to do insane things that no person would ever do in normal life.  For example apply and remove five or more lipsticks in one day. Who would do such a thing? My lips were not built to survive that type of abuse.  Don’t get me wrong I love every second of it but it can leave my lips a little . . .sore and crunchy.  It’s sneaky too because it may feel fine after all those swatches, but then the next day its like cracked, dry old lady lips. Ga-ross. Of course I have an arsenal of lip balms, scrubs, treatments and DIYs that I use to…
 
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  • Fashion Week– A Backstage Tour

    Deb Chase
    18 Sep 2014 | 9:38 am
    I love the  intensity and glamour of runway  fashion shows, but my favorite part is the drama and style behind the scenes.  This year I  was invited to cover the hair and make-up prep of the Venaxiana Show during Fashion Week. For the  9 pm show at Lincoln Center, the call time was 6pm– and every minute of the three hour prep was needed. The area behind the actual runway was divided into two  main spaces– one for the  designs to be shown on the  runway and the other for hair and  make-up. When I walked in, the models were already perched on  stools absorbed in their cell…
  • Its Fashion Flash Monday!

    Deb Chase
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:18 pm
    This week Mirabai of Moving Free with Mirabai is  hosting Fashion Flash!  She is an amazing  health educator with  an unmatchable set of credentials.  When  she makes a recommendation on diet or exercise   you can be certain that it is  the best available information and not  made to support a  marketing  plan of a brand. Sort of  no-nonsense fitness!   Fashion Flash Book Review: Seven Sisters Style The new Ralph Lauren store on Fifth  Avenue has a bookstore!  This was all it took for my  bibliophile husband to go willingly into a clothing store.  The small bookstore…
  • No-Nonsense Fashion– The Feet of Fashion Week

    Deb Chase
    11 Sep 2014 | 10:15 am
    Last  year I was so  astonished at the fantastical towering stilettos at Fashion Week, I barely  paid attention to the clothes.  No only did the heels routinely soar to 5-6 inches, they were studded, sequined, feathered or a combination  of all three.  I knew that I could  not even stand up in these shoes  much less walk around Lincoln Center. Feet, just  like the rest of the body,  changes as the years goes by.  After  age 50 we lose fat pads on the sole, joints swell and lose flexability. To bottom line it,  younger  feet can  frolic in stilettos, but  women of a certain…
  • Its Fashion FLash Monday!

    Deb Chase
    8 Sep 2014 | 9:32 am
    This week the amazing Kari of Fab Over Forty is hosting  Fashion Flash.  This beautiful site  covers, skin care, make-up,  and fashion with a hands-on  advice that I have come to depend on.  I have to admit that I am an eye liner  junkie and I am always looking for the  perfect tool for the perfect  line.  Kari   tries them all and now I know what brands and  products will deliver the results I want.  Check out  her recent posts on the perfect sports  bra and the new Laura Mercier  just launched fall colors.  You will thank me. Fashion Flash Book Review:  Vegetarian…
  • Glossybox– Beauty Box With a Purpose

    Deb Chase
    5 Sep 2014 | 7:21 am
    GlossyBox teamed up with Cosmoprof in Las Vegas to produce a very special booth.   The pink and white display not only offered visitors  an introduction to innovative brands, all monies were contributed to the City of Hope Reserch Center.   Cosmoprof visitors could select up to seven products for a $10  donation.The display of 20 different products  was intoxicating for a beauty addict — the adult  equivalent of  candy store.  My box included: 1.Get Layered by Sexy Hair– a fast drying spray that adds volume and thickness as well as hold. 2. Eye Infusion Illuminator by Dr…
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  • Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lash Mascara Review

    Sassy
    19 Sep 2014 | 4:20 am
    Every time I watch TV and I see the women on reality shows, I can’t pay attention because they’re mind-numbingly stupid I’m busy staring at their fake lashes. I often think of what life would be like if it were really the way it’s portrayed on reality TV: that every day, we sit around in full […]
  • Cosmo’s Sexiest Beauty Secrets Review

    Sassy
    17 Sep 2014 | 4:27 am
    Let’s be honest: while we do get gussied up for ourselves, the majority of the work girls put into looking gorgeous is, most often, to make men drool. Cosmopolitan has brazenly indulged our efforts to charm the opposite sex for decades, and their book Cosmo’s Sexiest Beauty Secrets: The Ultimate Guide to Looking Gorgeous is […]
  • Haircare Secrets: What Really Causes Frizz

    Sassy
    10 Sep 2014 | 4:40 am
    I constantly hear ladies blaming their fly-aways on the humidity or the changing season. I’ve got some bad news: the true culprit of frizz isn’t the weather. Here’s a mini-course on frizzy hair, its causes and solutions. Some hair textures have a natural tendency toward frizz, while others do not. But genetics aren’t entirely to blame: […]
  • Feeling Confident With U By Kotex (Plus A Free Sample)

    Sassy
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:14 am
    Confidence is created in your mind. Of course, looking good inside and out can help boost our confidence – when you know you look good, you feel good about yourself. But sometimes feeling icky can affect your confidence, like when Aunt Flo stops by for a visit right before your big presentation. Gross. What’s a girl […]
  • Beautiful Walls With Traditional Artwork

    Sassy
    7 Sep 2014 | 3:05 pm
    We like to beautify lots of things here on Sassy Dove: dorms, lips, eyes, and even the walls of our humble abode. I have been trying to update my wall art selection, since my current combination of hip prints of records from Urban Outfitters and inherited flower art from my parents’ garage doesn’t exactly make […]
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  • The Most Incredible Video From Our Region

    cretansoil
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:04 am
    This Amazing Video came up to me just now and I wanted to share it with you!! This is Our Place The Place CretanSoil is Located and The place We ship your Orders. Aghios Nikolaos. The heartbeat of Crete! Friendly … Continue reading →
  • 4 Μυστικά για να Δυναμώσουν και να μακρύνουν τα Μαλλιά σου Γρήγορα!

    cretansoil
    5 Sep 2014 | 5:12 am
    Το να μακρύνουν τα μαλλιά σας δεν είναι και τόσο ρεαλιστικό, καθώς υπάρχει συγκεκριμένος..ρυθμός. Ωστόσο, υπάρχουν κάποια tips που μπορούν να σας βοηθήσουν. 1. Έχετε ψαλίδα; Το πρώτο πράγμα που πρέπει να κάνετε τότε είναι να την κόψετε! Και αν … Continue reading →
  • “Botox Looks Terrible”: Jennifer Aniston Chooses Natural Botox Cream Over Facial Injections

    cretansoil
    7 May 2014 | 12:24 am
    Jennifer Aniston’s facial beauty, and really her entire stunning physique, hasn’t changed much since America fell in love with her over 20 years ago on Friends, and she’s done it without the use of artificial products or treatments. When asked … Continue reading →
  • January 2014 shows improvements in beauty and health

    cretansoil
    20 Jan 2014 | 3:07 am
    2014 seems to be a dynamic year guys! The interest in natural beauty and health is growing more and more and we are glad that you trust us and use the products we offer! What pleased us even more is … Continue reading →
  • 0-4 days to improve your beauty and health

    cretansoil
    21 Dec 2013 | 8:02 am
    Time flies fast and depending when you reading this message there should be  only 0 – 4 days left for Christmas! 0 – 4 days to give yourself or your loved ones, one or more of the 4 natural products … Continue reading →
 
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    FutureDerm

  • Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: What I Know For Sure

    Nicki Zevola
    20 Sep 2014 | 8:16 am
    Currently, I’m reading Oprah Winfrey’s memoir, What I Know For Sure. The book, named after the title of the last article in each issue of O magazine, was originally a question posed to her by Gene Siskel in the 1970’s. She says that she was absolutely silent when he asked the question. It’s a real doozy! “What do […] The post Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: What I Know For Sure appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Product I Love: Apothederm Firming Serum

    Nicki Zevola
    19 Sep 2014 | 11:19 pm
    One of my favorite products is Apothederm Firming Serum ($75.00, FutureDerm.com/Shop). Formulated with two patented peptides, hydrators, and a fermentation by-product (Thermus ferment), Apothederm Firming Serum is a great addition to your existing skin care regimen. Its light texture makes it great as a step between your favorite retinoid and moisturizer, or alone. What the Company Says Apothederm Firming […] The post Product I Love: Apothederm Firming Serum appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Glycolic Acid

    Nicki Zevola
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:01 pm
      What does Glycolic acid do?   Glycolic acid is the most common of all the alpha hydroxy acids. Glycolic acid peels advance desquamation and thinning of the stratum corneum (the uppermost layer of the skin). By exfoliating the top layer of the skin, glycolic acid peels smooth the skin, quicken the rate of cell […] The post Spotlight On: Glycolic Acid appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Leucidal®

    Nicki Zevola
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:18 am
    People are becoming increasingly curious about the science behind their products — namely, is it natural? Effective? Safe? Thankfully, Leucidal® is one of the few ingredients of the past few years that has emerged and proven to be natural, effective, and safe. Derived from a fermentation process (think: sauerkraut), Leucidal® has the ability to fight acne, […] The post Spotlight On: Leucidal® appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14

    Nicki Zevola
    11 Sep 2014 | 8:03 am
    I don’t know about you, but I really love peptides. Peptides have been demonstrated to have activity attributable to everything from skin-firming to wrinkle-fighting to skin-smoothing, and these benefits only increase as more research is done. Peptides perform many functions and it is commonly theorized that some peptides are signaling within the skin to elicit effects. Patented by […] The post Spotlight On: Palmitoyl Hexapeptide-14 appeared first on FutureDerm.
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    Tips for Natural Beauty

  • Skinny Coconut Oil: My Multi-Purpose Everything!

    Allison Cohen
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:22 am
    If you think that coconut oils are all the same, you would better read this post. Today, Allison Cohen, speaks from her own personal experience with coconut oil. Because she is a beauty blogger, with a very good knowledge of beauty brands, she understands what women are looking for in makeup and skincare products. So, if you are over 40, looking for makeup tips and beauty products that are good for your skin, make sure to visit Allison’s blog Never Say Die Beauty. Over to you Allison Coconut oil has become so popular over the past couple of years. All of a sudden it was everywhere,…
  • Simple Beauty Minerals Makeup: Finally My Skin Breathe!

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:12 am
    I used to think that I need a full coverage foundation to cover my imperfections. And for years, I was stuck to cover my blemishes using full coverage foundations. I used Elisabeth Arden Flawless Finish cream foundation for years, and it was good in covering dark spots, but on the other hand, it prevented my skin from breathing, pimples used to appear overnight whatever I do, and my face would sweat as if I am exercising just because it is a little bit hot. It wasn’t easy to keep a fresh looking makeup, and sometimes I ended up with a cakey face! That is why I did not like to use…
  • The Super Foods Super Guide for Super Healthy Body (Infographic)

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    26 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    The desire to be beautiful is a universal one. Traditions and beauty routines are different around the world, but all women hope to be considered beautiful. This often results in a great deal of time and money spent on treatments and products that may or may not work, without any guaranteed results. However, did you know that there are twenty simple ways to increase your beauty from the inside out? The infographic below, provided by Fair and Flawless, highlights a variety of super foods, all of which deliver powerful nutrients to your body and mind. So rather than spending hours in front of…
  • Exfoliation or Cleansing Your Skin, which One Should you do First?

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    In order to keep my skin clean and healthy looking, I cleanse my face with a mild cleanser then exfoliate my skin using Simple Beauty Minerals Jojoba scrub. Especially at night, when I am wearing makeup,I make sure to remove it all before I go to bed. Even when using one of my DIY scrubs, like my favorite yogurt facemask, I always cleanse then exfoliate my skin. I do not remember where I read about that first, but most brands recommend cleansing first. It was not until I received some products from Simple Beauty Minerals that I noticed that Lisa, the owner of the brand with a 30+…
  • And the Winners of Azure Naturals Vitamin C Serum are…

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    12 Aug 2014 | 7:43 am
    It has been two weeks since I posted my latest post about Azure Naturals Ultimate Skin repair Vitamin C Serum review and giveaway. Since then, I had been busy promoting that giveaway. Still, there had been very interesting posts on my Facebook page and Twitter account that worth reading, so feel free to visit, and follow me if you wish to. I should first thank all whom commented, subscribed to my mailing list, shared my giveaway on their social media accounts, and followed Azure Naturals. Special thanks go to my friend Allison from Never Say Die Beauty who helped promote this giveaway. Thank…
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    Agein.com - Anti-Aging Advice and more

  • The 4 Best Anti-Aging Herbs for Combination Skin

    Samira Zia Rehman
    20 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Combination skin can be tricky to treat, given the fact that you have to work with two separate skin types (dry and oily) together—you need to treat both without irritating either. Luckily, nature has got you covered by way of specific anti-aging herbs that have been proven to alleviate concerns with combination skin, like blackheads, pimples, dry patches, and/or flaking of the skin. Believe it or not, you can treat these common combination skin problems simultaneously with some of these anti-aging herbs. Sources: Mann, D., “Thyme’s Time as Acne Remedy May Be Coming Soon,” WebMD…
  • Should Coffee Be Part of Your Anti-Aging Diet?

    Samira Zia Rehman
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    It has become a part of our culture and a staple of our morning rituals. And yet, coffee still gets a bad rap when it’s part of an anti-aging diet. But it’s not all bad. It often comes as a surprise to a lot of people that coffee is now being hailed by many as a secret weapon in your anti-aging diet. So, don’t chuck your pot of java just yet. We’ve broken down some of the pros and cons of making coffee a part of your anti-aging diet. The PROs of Coffee in Your … Read MoreThis article Should Coffee Be Part of Your Anti-Aging Diet? originally published at Agein by Samira Zia…
  • Waldorf Kale Salad

    Soriyya Bawa
    18 Sep 2014 | 8:05 am
    This anti-aging recipe nets you the amazing anti-aging effects of kale. Like many salads, Waldorf kale salad is full of healthy ingredients. However, kale is a real standout when it comes to adding nutrients that can help to ward off some of the more serious threats of aging, like cancer. Kale is full of antioxidants that fend off increasingly aggressive free radicals that can invade your body as you age. These free radicals compromise your organs and cells, accelerating their decline. When you’re young, your body is better able to fight off the damage that … Read MoreThis article…
  • Curried Chicken Salad with Cucumber-Mint Dressing

    Soriyya Bawa
    18 Sep 2014 | 7:32 am
    Here’s an anti-aging recipe that’s can ward off age-related memory loss. The curry in this recipe contains turmeric, which has been found to influence the brain in ways that are quite remarkable. Consider these results from a clinical trial conducted by Japanese researchers. The research team recruited three patients with Alzheimer’s disease who all suffered from the classic symptoms of Alzheimer’s: irritability, anxiety, agitation, incontinence, and severe memory loss. The patients were started on a course of turmeric powder capsules and the researchers began to see improvements in…
  • An Anti-Aging Smoothie

    Soriyya Bawa
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:56 pm
    Use this anti-aging recipe for a smoothie as a part of your daily routine. The combination of these six anti-aging foods loads the drink with the nutrients your body needs to feel and look younger. 1. Kale – The concentration of major nutrients in kale gives your skin’s health and appearance a huge boost. Kale is now being called “the queen of greens” because it is a nutritional powerhouse—it’s high in fiber, iron, vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and powerful antioxidants. Kale is also a great anti-inflammatory, which makes it beneficial for cardiovascular … Read…
 
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    MoreOfMak

  • ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE

    24 Aug 2014 | 11:06 pm
    You've all probably heard of the cause, seen the videos, watched people get buckets of icy cold water tipped over their heads..Well, yeah i did that. For anyone who doesn't know, ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), otherwise known as MND or Lou Gehrig disease, is a progressive disease that causes someone to lose the ability to control their own muscles. Like being paralyzed. There is a lot of information on the ALS page about the disease, probably more accurate, but the Ice Bucket Challenge is a way to raise awareness and funds. Currently there is no cause, treatment…
  • Chicken pesto pasta recipe

    21 Aug 2014 | 3:49 am
    Hey guys, just thought i'd throw in a few recipes if you want to try something new and quick!As in the title, this is going to be a chicken and pesto pasta. It's super simple, doesn't take too long, and you can easily build up or reduce the amount of ingredients to however many people you're feeding.This exact recipe generally makes enough for 4 decent size bowls. What you will need:A large potLarge fry panWooden spoonStrainerIngredients:500g of pasta 600ml thickened creamAprox. 500g chickenPesto or 150g basil dip2-3tbs oil - whatever you have on hand50g parmesan or cheeseSalt and…
  • Chanel Perfection Lumiere review

    27 Jul 2014 | 12:28 am
    Look. I did try to get on a schedule. Clearly that went well.But anyway.Hey guys!This is going to be a quick review of Chanel's 'long-wear flawless fluid makeup'.I finally ran out of Revlon Colorstay and wanted to give something else a try.I figured there's no way to really find out what works for you unless you just try things.Perfection Lumiere is oil free, dermatologically tested, has SPF 10 and a light-controlling buildable coverage. As a long-wear is is supposed to last for 15 hours.There are only 10 shades in Australia both yellow and pink undertones, each bottle holds the standard 30ml…
  • Rice cooker pancakes!

    27 Jun 2014 | 6:20 am
    Hey guys!This post is a little different, it was a bit of an experiment. I saw a post for a 'rice cooker pancake' on facebook, and was pretty skeptical about it. The directions were to mix up some pancake batter, pour it into the rice cooker and turn it on. That's it..Anyway, we tried it, and surprisingly it worked! I have a fairly old rice cooker, it doesn't have all the fancy functions that others have, so we just turned it on and hoped for the best.While fairly vague, the instructions seem to work out. Mix the batter (we used pre-mix but DIY would be fine), pour it into the…
  • Mario Badescu Whitening Mask review

    16 Jun 2014 | 12:02 am
    To kick things off again i'm going straight in with a review. I was looking for some kind of whitening product and this popped up in the recommendations on the Mecca website. I did a couple of quick searches of the product and just about all of it was positive, which is always a good sign. I knew it was a mask but i was expecting something much smoother. To my surprise (and lack of research..), this is actually a clay mask. So yes, it's supposed to look a bit questionable in the pot haha.The website does say it's good for all skin types, and the products are botanically based. What…
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    Beauty In All Rhythms Of Life

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    Ask Women Net

  • Personality Test: Are you Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Choleric or Melancholic?

    Elena Gorsvan
    30 Aug 2014 | 11:32 am
    Take this quick and highly accurate personality test to find out your main and secondary personality types. It is absolutely free and has proved to work for thousands of our readers.
  • Dry Skin Around Eyes – Why This Happens and What to Do About It

    AskWomenNet
    1 Apr 2014 | 8:43 am
    It has been said that eyes are the windows to the soul. They show your emotions and tell a lot about you. Other people look into your eyes to make meaningful connection with you; in fact one study has shown that eye contact can cause complete strangers experience romantic feelings for each other. Quite obviously, […]
  • Aloe Vera Benefits – From Toilet Roll to Facial Cleansers

    AskWomenNet
    24 Mar 2014 | 3:00 am
    We’ve known for years that Aloe Vera is good for us. It seems to be everywhere we look from toilet roll to facial cleansers and everything in between. Most of us openly admit to using Aloe Vera but for the most part, very few of us actually know WHY it is good for us. One […]
  • How to Get Rid of Dandruff

    Elena Gorsvan
    21 Mar 2014 | 3:59 am
    There is a number of home remedies that can help you minimize or even treat your dandruff. In this article we will take a look at the most popular and most effective ways to deal with dandruff, including vinegar, olive oil and castor oil.
  • Homemade Makeup Brush Cleaner – How to Properly Clean and Disinfect Your Brushes

    Elena Gorsvan
    16 Mar 2014 | 2:42 am
    Washing your makeup brushes is as important as washing your face. Buying commercially prepared brush cleaners can quickly add up and become expensive. Fortunately you can do your own DIY brush cleaner using products you already have at home.
 
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    Glamour Infusion

  • Best Skin Lightening Cream Ever-Product Review

    Aleena
    21 Sep 2014 | 11:08 am
    I have promised you all that I will tell a little secret about skin lightening cream actually it’s more than skin lightening cream. It is a multitasking cream and has a good consistency of removing dark spots; acne scars and gives a radiant glowing skin in not more than 2 days. So far the best skin lightening cream ever! We call it mix cream yes you heard it right the cream is quite popular here in Asian countries and I believe the rest of the world now knows the secret. I know you have many questions on mind but believe me I know all the answers. So let’s start with a few questions…
  • Katrina Kaif Beauty secrets Revealed-2014

    Aleena
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:43 am
    Katrina Kaif is a beauty symbol of Bollywood she has a perfect body and blessed facial features. She has some diet secrets which we all may not know. However you know me that I am into latest celebrity gossip and like reading and viewing celebrity interviews. Recently I caught my eyes on Katrina Kaif’s latest interview where she revealed her beauty secrets for her fans. The programme host herself was pretty desperate in knowing more about Katrina Kaif beauty secrets and luckily Katrina Kaif revealed some very inspiring beauty tips. Katrina Kaif fitness Mantra I was surprised to know that…
  • Kareena Kapoor Red Lipstick Look-Get the Look

    Aleena
    17 Sep 2014 | 9:13 am
    Kareena Kapoor is Red hot the most glamorous Bollywood Diva she is not only very stylish but she knows how to express her bold makeup looks.  Kareena loves red color and mostly she is seen wearing different shades of Reds at events and occasions. Looks like Kareena Kapoor has a great variety of red lipsticks in her makeup stash if you notice she wear all sorts of red lipsticks. Red lipsticks with orange shades, light rosy shades, dark red lips and some amazing burgundy red lipsticks shades she has spotted wearing all these amazing shades. Even when she is wearing no makeup she wears lipstick…
  • Selena Gomez Pink Makeup Look-Pink diva

    Aleena
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:04 am
    Selena Gomez is a style teen icon everyone loves her not only she is a remarkable singer; she is also a very good actor and dancer. She is in-fact a multitalented person. Few years back she started her career as a Disney child star and appeared in couple of teen Disney shows with her acting career she started singing and gave a few amazing hits which were not  only popular among teens but equally loved by every girl. Disney stars are said to be lucky as they have been provided by multiple opportunities towards their stardom. Selena Gomez is more popular as a cute Disney star who knows how to…
  • How to control that itchy Dandruff

    Aleena
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:45 am
    Dandruff is been a serious skin issue and it’s true that beauty care products sometimes are help full in controlling dandruff. However simple remedies are also very effective in controlling dandruff.  Not only it grows on the scalp but it can grow anywhere, anywhere on the skins. Dandruff makes things worse. The dandruff microbes on the skin eat skin and covert them into itchy dandruff flakes which when comb or not fall on clothes we wear that even sounds disgusting. There are many reasons of dandruff but I am going to mention some very good simple DIY remedies to control it.  Yes,…
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    mySkin Blog

  • Get Gorgeous – Superfoods for Healthy and Glowing Skin

    mySkin
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:20 am
    Lifestyle plays a huge role to determine your skin’s health and the way it reacts to stress, damage and the environment. Instead of just using beauty products, it is necessary to concentrate on skin health by working on the body from within. This can be done by providing the best foods for your skin. Food is extremely important for the body to grow, develop and repair. Healthy, plant-based foods provide loads of energy and nutrients that are useful for the skin as well as your body. Here are the best foods to incorporate in your diet to give you younger looking, healthy skin. Almonds…
  • Is Your Plate Looking GRAINY?

    mySkin
    17 Sep 2014 | 10:20 pm
    Celebrate Whole Grains Month In September We’ve all had the “brown bread” aversion, we swear by the true taste of white pasta, and the yummy-ness of all sorts of refined flour bakery foods. In the 1800’s, when the grain milling industry revolutionized flour milling by removing the bran and the germ from whole grains, it seemed like a fantastic idea, to give flour a “whiter”, “purer” look and a longer shelf-life to boot. Now, 200 years down the line, while the refined products “sit longer” on the shelves, they also “sit longer” on our bellies, giving us a shorter…
  • Beware! Are These 5 Ingredients Present In Your Beauty Products?

    mySkin
    15 Sep 2014 | 7:25 am
    As a kid, I used to laugh at all the ingredients written on the back of the shampoo or the moisturizer bottle. Most of the words were unpronounceable! Moreover, trying to read them with the shower water at full blast in my face, or while holding my nose made it even funnier. Really, have you ever tried to say Imidazolidinyl or Cyclotetrasiloxane with your nose pinched shut? I bet you just did This seemed to be fun earlier, but today, reading these very ingredients behind a lotion, a shampoo or even the baby’s nappy rash cream gives me shivers. These very ingredients in our makeup, sun…
  • Plastic surgery – can it actually make you look prettier?

    mySkin
    13 Sep 2014 | 1:31 am
    People turn to plastic surgery when they want to improve their appearance. Sometimes this is used for restorative reasons, like after a serious burn or a car accident. Most often, it is used by people who are unhappy with some aspect of how they look. They feel that plastic surgery can fix their perceived problems, and they may get a face lift, liposuction, a thread vein removal procedure, or nose job in order to look better. But can plastic surgery actually make you look prettier? Types of plastic surgery This is a developing field, and every year there are new techniques in plastic surgery.
  • Why Is Yoga Good For Your Well-Being?

    mySkin
    12 Sep 2014 | 12:27 am
    Yes! You have heard enough about the benefits of YOGA! Yoga enthusiasts tell you how well yoga works for them. You have people amongst your friends and family who tell you that they are getting fewer colds, sleeping better, feeling more relaxed and less stressed with YOGA! You have been rolling your eyes at health commercials and yoga programs that tell you, “your flow of prana increases with yoga” or “you will feel energy coursing through your veins”! We also know for sure that while you have “Puh-lesed” and flicked that remote shut, you have wondered, Does it really help? Well…
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    Masque Visage Maison

  • Masque Hydratant Visage Maison Recettes

    Risa Martin
    11 Sep 2014 | 1:15 pm
    masque hydratant visage maison Parfois, en raison de vents violents notre peau devient sèche et rugueuse, ce n’est pas seulement le cas dans les hivers froids mais même en été lorsque la peau semble terne et perdre sur. Donc, je me suis senti pourquoi ne pas faire un post sur Masque Hydratant Visage Maison qui va garder votre peau douce et lisse et aussi prévenir la sécheresse et des démangeaisons trop. Donc, uste à lire pour connaître certains des plus faciles et les plus rafraîchissantes de masques du visage  qui vous allez adorer à appliquer sur votre peau. Recette…
  • Bienfaits du visage à l’huile pour chaque type de peau

    Risa Martin
    24 Aug 2014 | 10:21 am
    Le visage de mon amie Michelle a été allumé. Elle était assise en face de moi sur son porche et dans la lumière du soleil, j’ai vu que ses pores regardé plus serré que d’habitude, sa peau lisse, et son teint plus rosée que je n’avais jamais vu. Dévisageant comme une personne qui a vu la Terre promise pour la première fois, j’ai interrompu sa mi-conversation pour demander, “Qu’est-ce que tu as fait à votre peau ????” Michelle sourit. “Huiles pour le visage!” Bien sûr. Vous ne pouvez pas aller en ligne sans un écrivain de…
  • 3 Doit-essayer Masques Visage éclatante

    Risa Martin
    21 Aug 2014 | 10:20 am
    Si je pouvais aller au spa tous les jours je le ferais. Mais si je le faisais, je serais cassé en moins d’une semaine. Heureusement, il ya beaucoup de produits de traitement conçus pour vous donner les avantages de, disons, un soin du visage, à la maison. Lorsque j’ai récemment décidé de donner trois des masques visage les plus populaires un essai, j’ai été agréablement surpris: j’avais entendu le battage médiatique, mais j’avais mes doutes aller dans Ma peau est ce que vous appelez combinaison, et a un. tendance à se pencher sérieusement terne après…
  • Bienfaits de pistaches pour la santé

    Risa Martin
    28 Jul 2014 | 2:21 am
    Les pistaches sont les noix vertes lumineuses fermés et secs, dans les coquilles. Originaire de l’Asie occidentale, les pistaches sont maintenant cultivées dans les climats secs de l’Ouest et des endroits comme la Méditerranée, l’Asie du Sud, la Turquie, la Californie et l’Australie. Ces noix vertes brillantes sont des maisons de puissance nutritionnels emballés avec des graisses saines pour le cœur, les composés phytochimiques puissants et composés de radicaux libres élimination qui fournissent un système cardio-vasculaire, nerveux et reproducteur sain.
  • 20 avantages de guérison de bambou | miracle asiatique arbre

    Risa Martin
    17 Jul 2014 | 6:37 am
    Yat-il un légume dans le monde qui a tant de propriétés polyvalentes comme le bambou encore majestueux humble? Originaire d’Asie, le bambou est utilisé dans contruction, la cuisine, la médecine, la musique, les outils et ustensiles – et ce ne sont que quelques-unes des utilisations étonnantes de bambou. Mais peu connus sont les avantages de guérison puissants de bambou, que nous allons découvrir ci-dessous: Découvrez 20 avantages de guérison de bambou: 1. Puissant champ d’énergie Physique quantique reconnaît que chaque être sur terre, qu’il soit vivant ou…
 
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    BeautyGlimpse

  • Can Thyroid Cause Hair loss?

    Divya Rechesh
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:20 pm
    Hair loss is an issue that can crop up in any age group these days. The reasons are so many to point out. Apart from the usual environmental impact and undernourishment, there are other strong factors that can cause hair loss. Hormonal imbalance is one main cause for hair loss. Thyroid disease is a condition […] The post Can Thyroid Cause Hair loss? appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • How to Use Henna for Fixing Dry, Damaged and Frizzy Hair

    Nilankeeta
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:14 pm
    Do you really think that henna is meant only for covering those grays on your head in a natural way? If yes, then let me reveal the actual truth. Henna is a ‘magic’ herb that not only gives our hair a beautiful reddish brown tint, but also makes it frizz-free, lively and manageable. It is […] The post How to Use Henna for Fixing Dry, Damaged and Frizzy Hair appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • 10 Incredible Benefits of Mushrooms for Your Skin and Hair

    Nilankeeta
    19 Sep 2014 | 9:10 pm
    Mushroom is full of nutrients that are beneficial not only for our health, but also for our skin and hair. Though it sounds crazy, but applying mushroom juice externally can be extremely helpful for enhancing our external appearance. Let us dig deeper into the fact: A) Benefits of Mushroom for Skin 1. Reduces Inflammation Mushroom […] The post 10 Incredible Benefits of Mushrooms for Your Skin and Hair appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • Prevent Unwanted Hair Growth on Forehead Easily

    Divya Rechesh
    19 Sep 2014 | 2:15 am
    Presenting yourself best does not always come easy especially if you have unwanted hair growth on your face. It makes you feel conscious and thereby under confident from within. So how do we deal such situations? The unwanted hair growth is mainly due to male hormone known as testosterone. This kind of excessive hair is […] The post Prevent Unwanted Hair Growth on Forehead Easily appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • How to Use Baking Soda to Cure Dandruff and Promote Hair Growth

    Nilankeeta
    19 Sep 2014 | 12:05 am
    Is dandruff your biggest hair concern? Are you experiencing least hair growth due to this? If this is the case then the first thing you need to do is skip your favorite hair care products and opt for something natural and effective. Yes, we are talking about baking soda – the simple ingredient kept right […] The post How to Use Baking Soda to Cure Dandruff and Promote Hair Growth appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
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  • How to: Fix A Bad Haircut

    Beautifille
    7 Sep 2014 | 7:57 am
    Ah, the dreaded Hair Disaster. We’ve all been there, and it’s almost a rite of passage in the beauty experience! But if you’re especially upset over a bad haircut, here are some ways to deal… If anyone has had some disastrous haircuts, it’s definitely me. (By the way, check out What Hairstyle Suits Me? Find […]
  • Thrift Shop & Flea Market Shopping Tips

    Beautifille
    4 Sep 2014 | 7:22 pm
    Flea markets are one of my favorite ways to spend an afternoon – I just love taking my time going through all the bits and pieces, finding little treasures on the way. And of course, not to mention, the bargains! If you’re looking for a new way to spend the day, or are looking for […]
  • Jourdan Miller, America’s Next Top Model

    Beautifille
    22 Aug 2014 | 5:20 pm
    You might remember Jourdan Miller as winner of America’s Next Top Model Cycle 20 – and this time, that title really holds true. If you’re a fan of the reality TV modeling competition, America’s Next Top Model, Jourdan Miller needs no introduction – she was the winner of Cycle 20, the first season where they included […]
  • Are BB Creams Bad For Your Skin?

    Beautifille
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:27 pm
    There’s no denying that BB Creams have changed the way (and paved the way) for more products that is both a makeup and skincare product. BB Creams (short for “Blemish Balm”) came into the beauty industry after a plastic surgeon concocted it for a patient who just underwent plastic surgery: the idea behind is that it’s not only […]
  • The Dangers of Tanning Beds

    Beautifille
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:24 am
    Ah, doesn’t the photo above look glamorous? Not! Now with summer over, I know a lot of women may want to preserve their tan by visiting tanning beds. However, I cannot discourage you enough to visit tanning beds. Whether it’s to prolong a tan or get the “best” tan, I don’t know why tanning beds […]
 
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    The Curious Red Alice - Fashion and Beauty Blog

  • From Fat to Fabulous - The Serious Kick

    21 Sep 2014 | 10:02 am
    Yea...I know I have not been posting much and needed to KICK myself (metaphorically) to get back on track. It's natural to begin a long term goal without a rusty start. One needs to keep motivating and encouraging themselves to make their will power stronger. The slacking, however, not because I didn't want to diet or loose weight. I was just too caught up with the new place, unpacking and some
  • Magnum - Pure Gold for Pleasure Seekers

    17 Sep 2014 | 11:03 am
    Who knew that a mere Choc bar will become so glamorous? Now I am not a chocolate addict or have a crazy sweet tooth but no one can pass a Magnum! The Magnum brand is considered a premium sensual chocolate indulgence made with Belgian Chocolate, so sensuality is always the key element. Keeping that in mind, delicious delicacies, Magnum definitely indulged as one, are often associated with
  • TDAP 2014 Delhi - Fashion Bonds Across Borders

    8 Sep 2014 | 11:50 am
    We may not be the bestest friends when it comes to politics but as far as Entertainment, Music and Fashion is concerned India and Pakistan are like Twins - same same but different. A lot of cross cultural connections have been taken place for years between the fashion fraternities but recently the sparks have spread to more than just showcasing top designers in select Multi-Brand stores.
  • The Essie Spa Experience

    6 Sep 2014 | 1:17 am
    When you get invited to a Spa Retreat you don't say no, you don't think, you just GO! We all love Essie nail polishes but did you know they also have Spa products? Essie had an exclusive Manicure and Pedicure Session for a select few at the Mint Beauty Salon and the overall experience left a mark on me....good or bad? This was my very first (definitely not my last) trip to the
  • PONDS - The Truth behind Spotless Radiance

    2 Sep 2014 | 9:47 am
    I am not a big fan of fairness creams, specially with the way they portray how fairness can win over everything and everyone. Its not Real. So, when I was first asked to review Ponds White Beauty I was a bit reluctant but when I found out that its NOT a fairness cream but more of a "Clearness Cream" I decided to test it out. Does this cream really give you SPOTLESS RADIANCE? Lets find out with
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    Beauty And Tips Magazine

  • HOW TO BE FLIRTATIOUS WITHOUT OVERDOING IT? FLIRTING TIPS FOR GIRLS

    Beauty And Tips
    21 Sep 2014 | 2:07 pm
    10 Flirting tips for girls: How to be flirtatious without overdoing it? Flirting can be fun and it is an effective way of getting some attention, but overdo it and it can soon turn from a bit of flirtatious fun into a heap load of embarrassment, for both parties involved. In fact, the best type of flirting, is the type when the object of your attention doesn’t even know they’re being toyed with, now that can be real fun, so read these ten tips on how to flirt, without overdoing it and without being too obvious: 1. Use subtle ways to stroke his ego  Our first tip on how to be flirtatious…
  • HOW TO MOVE ON FROM YOUR EX, EVEN THOUGH YOU ARE STILL IN LOVE WITH HIM?

    Beauty And Tips
    21 Sep 2014 | 4:21 am
    10 Tips on how to move on from your ex, even though you are still in love with him Breaking up is hard to do and it’s even harder when you still love the other person. Not every relationship ends with fights and bad feelings, sometimes things are just not right, so you have to go your separate ways. If you find yourself in that painful position, then read these ten ways that you can make it easier to move on, even if you still love him: 1. Accept the fact that you have feelings for him There is actually nothing wrong with you, just because you still have feelings for your ex. Many couples…
  • 10 BEAUTY TIPS FOR MEN

    Beauty And Tips
    20 Sep 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Top 10 beauty tips for men It’s not only the girls that take care of their appearance; the guys want to look their best too! But grooming tips for guys are still not as common, as the beauty tips for girls are, so here are ten beauty tips, just for the men: 1. Take care of your hands Guys are not looking to have smooth and sensitive hands, but that’s no reason to neglect your hands altogether. Untrimmed nails that are clogged with grease and dirt are not attractive, so pay some attention to your hands and nails and a girl won’t be worrying about what germs might be lurking there. 2. A…
  • 10 ROMANTIC, CUTE AND FUN ANNIVERSARY DATE IDEAS

    Beauty And Tips
    20 Sep 2014 | 4:26 am
    10 Romantic, cute and fun anniversary date ideas There’s nothing wrong with dinner and a movie on your anniversary, but there are more memorable things that you can do and it doesn’t have to be very expensive, either. To help you create a special night to remember, here are ten ideas for a romantic and fun date to celebrate your next anniversary: 1. Do something that he loves, but you’d rather not do! Make a sacrifice, give him a treat that he will love, and hope that he will return the favour next year! Take him to the big game or to see his favourite band, even if you can’t stand…
  • VIDEO: 9 AMAZING WAYS TO USE ROSE WATER FOR BEAUTY

    Beauty And Tips
    19 Sep 2014 | 1:22 pm
    If you like to find more natural ways to keep yourself looking great and you want to avoid all those harsh chemicals that are put in commercial beauty products, then take a closer look at rose water. A rose is delicate, beautiful and has a wonderful scent, so what could be a better ingredient to use in your beauty regime? So here are some of the many wonderful beauty uses of rose water: 1. Use as an after sun body spray A light spray of rose water on your body will help to cool you down after a day in the sun, it will ease irritation from any burning and soothe irritation to your skin. 2.
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    La Vie en May

  • Fall Wedding Look: Pretty Plums

    La Vie En May
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:00 am
    It's that time of the year: autumn! The weather is cooling down, the leaves are changing colors and the trends are transforming from mini skirts and strappy dresses to light jackets and knee-high boots. I love fall because this time of year, the darker colors really shine. Bright pinks, blues and greens are suddenly overpowered by wine, navy and forest green. To celebrate the new season, I am going to create the perfect head-to-toe look for a fall wedding. I actually have to attend one next month, so this will be a preview of what I'll be wearing!I really love this look. I usually never curl…
  • Product Review: Vichy Normaderm Toner & Anti-Shine Mattifiier

    La Vie En May
    17 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    I'm usually very skeptical about acne creams, scrubs, toners, etc. I usually get this tingly feeling whenever I apply it on my skin, but it's not a good tingly feeling. It's almost like a sting and it's a bit painful. I can feel the solution irritating my skin and I can see the bright red mark it leaves behind.When my friend gave me the Vichy Normaderm series, I wasn't too excited. It's probably not any different than the rest of the products I've tried. After what felt like never-ending insistence, I decided to give the toner a chance. This is a huge first for me. If you know me at all, you…
  • Jump into Fall Giveaway

    La Vie En May
    15 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    Fall has hit pretty quickly. The mornings and nights are chilly and the afternoons aren't as hot as they were a month ago. I'm so unprepared. I don't have a light jacket or sweaters or really anything at all. Pretty ironic since I wrote a post last week about fall essentials. I should probably take my own advice lol. I sense a mall trip in my future! But don't worry, I'm helping my readers out too...with an awesome giveaway! I'm helping you prepare for the new season with the hottest polish colors for fall and with a sexy scent, Viktor & Rolf's Flowerbomb.What You'll WinNail Polish colors…
  • It's Still Summer

    La Vie En May
    12 Sep 2014 | 6:30 am
    Unofficially, everyone tends to think of Labor Day weekend as the last weekend of summer and the subsequent weeks as fall. I'm usually one of those people, but I really can't let go of summer just yet. The weather is still nice, around 80's, and the sun is still bright. I refuse to give up my bright colors just yet! I took a risk wearing my white pants yesterday because I heard it was going to rain, but hey, what's life without some risks? I know, I'm just a crazy daredevil wearing white pants with a chance of 40% rain.What I'm WearingShirt: Urban Outfitters | Pants: H&M | Wedges: Shiekh…
  • Product Review: Konjac Sponge

    La Vie En May
    10 Sep 2014 | 5:30 am
    I've been searching for a product that will exfoliate my skin and give me a better clean without making me feel like I just got botox. Have you ever had that? I've tried many scrubs, but they were so harsh that my face became really dry and tight; I couldn't even smile or laugh without my face hurting. My regular cleanser (I use Cetaphil) is really gentle on my skin, but it doesn't clean well. I notice that there's still some residual makeup left on my face even after using a cleansing cloth and my face wash! Absolutely ridiculous. One day, I was just searching for beauty/skincare on Amazon,…
 
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    This Muse is Taken

  • Come Join the 2014 Halloween Goodie Swap!

    Angie
    24 Aug 2014 | 5:23 pm
    Last year’s Halloween Swap was a big hit. We’re doing it again this year, but we’re keeping it all within our Halloween Goodie Swap Facebook Group, to make it easier to keep in contact with everybody. Last year a few people didn’t get a package in return, because their partner never sent them one. That sucks, and we’re making sure that doesn’t happen this year by having everyone get a tracking number when they ship their package. How the Swap Works The rules changed a little this year — if you want to participate, you’ll need to join the FB…
  • Angie’s Fashion and Beauty Wishlist – Unintentionally 90’s

    Angie
    23 Aug 2014 | 7:51 pm
    I just realized I’m a “90’s kid” cliche… Rainbow sweater from My Aqua Moon Phases Sweatshirt from Crawl Space Studios Spice Girls Jersey!!! from So You Think You Can Hot – I watched “Spice World” last week with my cousin, and it took me back! Ah, 1997… Daisy chain choker from LaaLoo – This is pretty 90’s too, isn’t it? The daisy thing was huge back then, and daisies are still my favorite flower. Heart-Eye pendant necklace from Betsy Youngquist. Custom necklace from Shop Space Trash – I’ll be getting a…
  • My First eBook! The Creative Blog Content Guide + Printable Workbook

    Angie
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Thank goodness for the lull in my work load these past few months (never thought I’d say that), or I wouldn’t have had the time or energy to write this. This ebook is +23,000 words, 11 Chapters (not counting the intro and outro) and is chock full of ideas for brainstorming and creating engaging and original blog content. There’s also a free workbook to help you with the activities that the ebook walks you through, so don’t forget to download that, too! I’m selling it through PayHip, which is a new website connected to PayPal. It supports all of the ebook file…
  • Friday Favorites – Sad Viewings of Funny Movies and Winged Eyeliner

    Angie
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    This week was kind of nuts, in a lot of ways. A real roller coaster. A few awful things happened, but many things came to light. This week was a bunch of “the truth comes out!” moments, or things that truly need our attention. Some things were also kind of awesome and helped to make things brighter. The highlights: Thing to Share ★ via BlazePress Thing to Listen To ★ My friend Liza’s acoustic version of “She Keeps Me Warm”. Beautifully done. Thing to Read ★ The bloggers featured at In The Next 30 Days – Anna creates a new post for each blogger, each…
  • Art Heart – The Spellbinding Art of Amalia Kouvalis

    Angie
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    I’ve been following 13thmoon on Tumblr for a few years now, and she never stops enchanting with her beautiful wood burned boxes (which she sells on her Etsy, Moonspells). She’s working on restocking them though (check out the video on her Facebook), because they’re hot sellers. EDIT: The wood burned at boxes are available! Her handmade jewelry, paintings and sculptors are also beautiful/haunting. I really love this necklace in particular. If you like Tolkien, elves, witch/pagan, viking motifs, macabre and haunting things, you’ll love Amalia’s art as much as I do!
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    Mi Bella Reina

  • Eau de Toilette vs Eau de Parfum | Who Reigns Queen?

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    20 Sep 2014 | 2:11 pm
    When it comes to Eau de Toilette vs Eau de Parfum, who reigns queen of fragrances and why? Choosing a fragrance in not only confusing to the nose, it can also be confusing to the purse. Here are some important points to consider when shopping for fragrances. What is the Difference in the Types of Fragrances Perfume.. The queen of fragrances, a perfume contains the actual extracts of the major perfume components. For example, if the perfume is floral, it might contain extracts of jasmine or geranium. It will last the longest of any fragrances because it has the highest concentration of…
  • Your Friday Makeup is Fabulous. Get the Look.

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    19 Sep 2014 | 6:23 am
    It’s Friday! Your Friday makeup is here and it’s time to Get the Look! Since it is Indian Summer, let’s dress for a nice sun-setting picnic on the beach. With makeup to match, you will want to pick the hues of the sun setting to harmonize your look. It’s #bellaTGIF. Friday Makeup – GET THE LOOK  Fill in Brows, brush them up and set them. Use the Waterproof Eyebrow Pencil to lightly draw in brows and then use the other end to blend. It’s soft and natural. Apply Waterproof Eye Liner in black. Keep it simple. Rim the bottoms and line the top. Keep the line…
  • Weight Loss Essential Oil Blends Jump Start Your Success

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    18 Sep 2014 | 6:27 am
    Have you looked to weight loss essential oil blends to give your lifestyle a jump start to your goals? Never in our wildest dreams did we connect oil blends to weight loss. Could it be the missing link to keeping our weight off? When we think of essential oil blends, we think of relaxation and stress-relief. Weight loss is not the usual go-to thought when you think of blends. As most of us know, obesity, high blood pressure, cancer and Type II diabetes are on the rise. There are so many women looking for a way to lose weight, change their lifestyle and get healthy. The foods that are…
  • Journey Back to the 80’s Makeup Tips & Tricks

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    17 Sep 2014 | 12:15 pm
    Can’t miss this chance to prepare you for 80’s makeup tips and tricks! Halloween is right around the corner and you have been thinking of great costumes. Nothing is more fun than retro. Now, the hair is very important to an 80’s look. You have to decide that first as it really dictates the makeup. Will your hair be mullet styled, straight or permed? All of these lend themselves to totally different makeup looks. 80’s Makeup Tips & Tricks Apply Face Primer. Primer allows your makeup to last longer and fills in your pores for smoother looking skin. Apply Foundation…
  • Get Your Healthy Skin Regimen Today!

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    15 Sep 2014 | 9:00 pm
    You want to have a healthy skin regimen, but there is so much advice. Who do you believe? What should you do? What is causing your skin to react the way it is? You want smooth, healthy skin. The kind some people are blessed with. Most of us don’t know why we don’t have healthy skin, but that is a whole topic for discussion. Having a healthy skin regimen is a step in the right direction. The nutrients, antioxidants and toxins are all having a say in how your skin looks. Having the right nutrition, lifestyle, and wellness focus can make a real difference in your skin’s glow.
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    My Stunning Nails

  • 2-for-Tuesday - 9/16

    Lisa Oswald
    16 Sep 2014 | 12:00 am
    Now let’s get the party started!Here are the rules:1. Follow your host My Stunning Nails at:2. Link up your Tuesday post (make sure to link to the post not your main page).3. Then feel free to grab the button and link back:Grab it! 4. Spread the word! Use "#2fortuesday" where ever you post.5. Look at the other posts and meet some new bloggers. Link-up your Tuesday posts! Don't miss a post! Follow my blog. Or follow by Feedly Glitterifed Nails has some amazing polish in her shop. Stop by!Don't forget to sign up for the GIVEAWAY of 3 KBShimmer Polishes of your choice!Subscribe to My Nail…
  • Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

    Lisa Oswald
    15 Sep 2014 | 10:18 pm
    This design is in honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Ovarian cancer is diagnosed in about 22,000 woman per year, usually in later stages because there is no screening for determining it. The best advocate is you. Knowing the symptoms and not letting them go on too long. To learn more about Ovarian Cancer go to OvarianCancerAwareness.org as one source of information. Tweet Follow @mystunningnails I used:Harmony Gelish VitagelOPI Natural Nail Base CoatChina Glaze Too Yacht To HandleZoya Electra Nail Art 3D Embellishment - Silver RhinestoneOPI Top CoatOPI Drip DryBuy the polish…
  • Preview of the Week to Come - 9/14

    Lisa Oswald
    15 Sep 2014 | 12:09 pm
    This should be another full week. Be prepared for some dazzling nails as I continue to play catch-up.I planned my month of October and it is going to be sensational! This week I am planning for the week of September 14th-20th...Sunday - I forgot to submit anything to "The Beauty Blogazon Weekly Roundup" so we won't be having that. Monday -It will be a surprise. Something that I have skipped earlier.Tuesday - For "Nail Art Tuesday" I am going to attempt owls. They are very popular right now. I am also hosting the "2-for-Tuesday" link-up that day and any Beauty Blogger can link-up their Tuesday…
  • Blogger Bragger Summer Nail Challenge - Favorite Color

    Lisa Oswald
    12 Sep 2014 | 9:45 pm
    If you have been following my blog at all you know that my favorite color is pink. I love the color in anything...clothes, furniture, decor, and of course nail polish. I have two drawers in my helmers dedicated to pink.I wanted to do something more than put on a pink polish for Favorite Color week in the Blogger Bragger Summer Nail Challenge. So I added a little peach to this design and tried to dress it up a bit with rhinestones. Hope you like it.Tweet Follow @mystunningnails  I used:Harmony Gelish VitagelOPI Natural Nail Base CoatDazzle Dry Strawberry MacaroonJulep Maven…
  • Nails of the Day - Zoya Lotus

    Lisa Oswald
    12 Sep 2014 | 7:19 pm
    Today's NOTD is a beautiful purple by Zoya called Lotus. I think Zoya is one of my favorite brands of polishes because they have so many colors and types of polishes. I picked up this one just as an afterthought to get free shipping the last time I ordered from Zoya and I'm not sorry I did. It is such a lovely color of purple. Iridescent purple flashing pink in the light. It is really appealing.Tweet Follow @mystunningnailsI used:Harmony Gelish VitagelOPI Natural Nail Base CoatZoya LotusOPI Top CoatBuy the polish to make this design at Amazon.com buy clicking here... Gelish VitaGel…
 
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    Natural Skin Care Love

  • John Masters Natural Mineral Sunscreen Review

    Natural Skin Care Love
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:05 am
    Every now and then, I stumble upon a skin care product to which I become totally addicted. That’s really saying a lot, given the wide assortment of high quality natural organic beauty products on the market. And though we always have our favorites, in most instances it is easy enough to make substitutions based on price or availability - and not really notice the difference. However, this is NOT the case with my sunscreen of choice – John Masters Natural Mineral Sunscreen. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know that I typically try to remain as objective as I can when…
  • Why Mindy Kaling ROCKS!

    Natural Skin Care Love
    29 Aug 2014 | 4:24 pm
    "I always get asked, 'Where do you get your confidence?' I think people are well meaning, but it's pretty insulting. Because what it means to me is, 'You, Mindy Kaling, have all of the trappings of a very marinalized person. You're not skinny, you're not white, you're a woman. Why on earth would you feel like you're worth anything?"
  • Interview with Dr. George Lamoureux, Founder of Jing Herbs

    Natural Skin Care Love
    10 Aug 2014 | 3:09 pm
    A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dr. George Lamoureux, Master Herbalist and Founder of Jing Herbs. I've experienced such amazing results from taking their products - I had to delve a bit deeper to find out just what makes their tonic herbal formulations so unique and special ...
  • Beauty on a Budget – 5 Tips to Get Great Looking Skin and Keep Your Cash in Your Wallet

    Natural Skin Care Love
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:38 pm
    The price of beauty in this day and age is staggering. Every year the beauty and cosmetics industry rakes in billions of dollars from women (and many men) eager to fork over their hard earned cash on the latest lotion or potion that promises to make them more beautiful. The natural organic skin care segment (though still in its relative infancy) is no exception. In fact, organic skin care products are oftentimes more costly than their chemically laden counterparts. No matter how you cut it, it seems impossible to achieve the beautiful skin that we deserve without spending boat loads of cash…
  • Redefining Beauty – Why Can’t We See the Perfection in Our Imperfections?

    Natural Skin Care Love
    27 Jun 2014 | 4:43 pm
    If you're not hot, you're expected to work on it until you are ... If you don't have a good body, you better starve the body you have down to a neutral shape, then bolt on some breast implants, replace your teeth, dye your skin orange, inject your lips, sew on some hair, and call yourself the playmate of the year. How do we survive this?
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    The Best Makeup For Your Skin

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    Broadv3
    30 Aug 2014 | 9:56 pm
    Welcome to MakeupForYourSkin.com! Whether your skin is dry and cracked or blemished and oily we have all the hottest tips and tricks to keep you looking beautiful and keep you feeling confident all day long!
  • Healthy Food For A Healthy Face

    Broadv3
    3 Mar 2014 | 3:22 pm
    “We are what we eat.” That phrase is used all the time, and the fact is, it’s true. The food we consume actually does contribute to how we look, feel, and act. Our skin and hair are good indicators of what we have been eating over the long run. The occasional grease or fatty food is not going to show. However, if a poor diet is our norm it will be noticeable right there on our faces. Our skin can become dry relatively fast, if we do not keep ourselves hydrated. Among other places a lack of hydration will start to show it’s signs on our skin. Drinking plenty of water helps…
  • More Tips for Natural Looking Makeup

    Broadv3
    28 Feb 2014 | 3:11 pm
    Looking as natural as possible is not a new trend. It began gaining popularity when it was started by Bobbi Brown years ago. At the time vibrant shades of red, blue, and violets were pretty much the norm. Nowadays, wearing makeup only to enhance your features is not only uncommon, but it can make you look polished as well (did you see the makeup styles at the Golden Globes 2014?). Read on to find a play by play to wearing natural looking makeup and easy to do tips to flaunt it effortlessly.  There are a  lot of reasons as to why wearing natural, earthy tones for makeup is appealing (even…
  • 7 Amazingly Simple and Surprisingly Effective Steps For Brighter Skin

    Broadv3
    25 Feb 2014 | 11:49 am
    They say that 7 is the number of perfection and today we have 7 steps you can take for brighter looking perfect skin. Bright skin is a desirable facial attribute for every woman. It makes you look younger, healthier, more energetic and beautiful. How to make it look brighter may sometimes seem like a closely guarded secret, but we’ve got the inside scoop for you today: #1: Wash and Exfoliate Your skin is constituted of thousands and thousands of little pores, and it is essential to clean those pores and exfoliate the skin to remove dead cells and impurities. Just by washing and exfoliating…
  • Purging Your Face of Acne Scars

    Broadv3
    21 Feb 2014 | 4:36 pm
    For many years, people from their teenage years and beyond have been taunted and haunted by acne scars. Acne is a ridiculous skin problem – it hurts when the acne spots are forming, and they look and feel vile once they arrive. Last but not least, they can leave permanent scarring to your face or at least medium term scarring. This leaves you with undeniable proof that at one stage your skin was less than beautiful. Acne is a serious problem for some people and it can cause significant problems with confidence in yourself and your looks. Therefore, finding the best way to prevent them from…
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    BiracialBeauty

  • Curly Girl Tag!

    20 Sep 2014 | 9:35 pm
    Decided to do something a little different! Enjoy.1. What inspired you to go natural or wear your natural hair?   When I was around 12 in that awkward stage I really wanted to get a perm. But once in awhile my mom would let me wear my hair out natural instead of braids. I really liked the look I felt pretty and older. Then started my journey to find hair products that worked for me!2. Who are your favorite curly hair idols?   I really don't have a curly hair idol simply because all curls are different! I have learned its not wise compare…
  • How to: Finger Coil

    2 Sep 2014 | 8:16 pm
    Another Heat-less Hairstyle!!   Finger coiling is a great method to create super cute, frizz free, defined curls. My hair is getting longer and I have really begun to loose curl definition due to the weight. I have seen other naturalists do different protective hairstyles such as, two strand twists, braid outs, flexi and perm rods to define their curls. I have tried all of these methods and they only work for me if I leave the style in for a few days. And lets be honest here, no one wants to wait that long! Keeping in mind, like most I have different curl patterns in…
  • Beauty MUST Have!!

    24 Aug 2014 | 8:20 pm
    Click the "Reviews" tab to see my last post and check out what I feel every girl MUST have!Reviews
  • Curlsandkurls Interview

    21 Jul 2014 | 11:45 am
    Hey Naturalistas check out my interview with Curlsandkurls. Princess was such a delight to work with! Check her and my interview out here:http://curlsandkurls.wordpress.com/
  • How to: Oil Rinsing

    21 Jul 2014 | 11:43 am
    My natural hair. No products.What is oil rinsing?For those who have not heard of Oil Rinsing its done to strengthen hair, and reduce frizz. And its more like a hot oil treatment since its done while washing hair in the shower.How its done.After shampooing, apply desired oil to hair and then condition like usual. My hair is extremely frizzy especially after I dyed my hair. I decided to try this for myself since I already use Coconut Oil for hot oil treatments.How it worked for me.I used Coconut Oil which might not have been the best idea. Coconut oil is a lighter oil, so when in the shower it…
 
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    Get Set Blush

  • Revlon ColorStay Shadow Links Onyx Review Swatches

    GetSetBlush A
    19 Sep 2014 | 7:44 am
    I think I am the last one to review these super cute eye shadows from @RevlonIndia I know..and I am all ready to show you how much it impressed me with the quality apart from being CUTE. What the website says about these:Individual, interchangeable eyeshadow links click together to create your own customized palette of possibilities. Available in four fabulous finishes and 30 covetable, collectible shades. Change your look. In a click.
  • OOTD - How I Styled the Fusion Kurta from MAX Fashions in Two Ways

    GetSetBlush A
    18 Sep 2014 | 3:22 am
    Hey Girlies...Thank you so much for your support and love towards my very first OOTD which I posted earlier (read My First Ever OOTD ). Here I am with one more awesome Kurta to show you guys from MAX Fashions.I have the beautiful white Fusion Kurta to style my way and I have come up with this look.Are you aware of the fact that MAX Fashions launched their new Autumn '14 Collection ?Let's see what they have to say about this new Collection(in their own words) Capturing the essence of the breezy season of fall,India’s leading value fashion chain,Max has launched its latest Autumn…
  • Sneak Peak - Oriflame Pure Skin Range - A Quick Review

    GetSetBlush A
    16 Sep 2014 | 9:43 am
    Hey girlies... This is like my first ever Sneak Peek Product feature on getsetblush.I have a reason for this. I right now have a bit troubled skin. I mean, no acne but I have marks to be treated and whiteheads visit me too often.I would like to do a before and after pictures of my skin while I use this new Skin Care range from Oriflame. This range is mainly focus on removal of blackheads and all. Resulting in clearing the skin. What I got from Oriflame Pure Skin Range
  • Makeup by One Direction Giveaway

    GetSetBlush A
    9 Sep 2014 | 11:36 pm
    Hey peopleIt has been so long that I have not announced any giveaway on www.getsetblush.com Here is an exclusive giveaway limited to my readers :)Excited to know what are the prizes to be won ??Well.. BIG One this time..One of my lucky reader will win the Exclusive Makeup Kits by One DirectionBefore you enter the giveaway, here is some information regarding the prizeAbout the Product Makeup by ONE DIRECTION:A range of makeup and cosmetic products celebrating youth, style, and the uninhibited lifestyle of a new generation. Celebrating life with bold shades, unique formulae and infused with…
  • Autumn Fashion Trends 2014 - OOTD - Outfit Of The Day ft Max Fashion

    GetSetBlush A
    8 Sep 2014 | 10:44 am
    Heyya peopleI am not sure about the other bloggers but I am so nervous right now. You might have already found out the reason. This is my first ever OOTD on www.getsetblush.com I have been tagged by Tarry to do a back to college look a while ago HERE. But I'm sorry Tarry I had uniform in my college so no outfit post for that but you see, I found an alternative for that *Grin* I have come up with a look that is casual but chic.Okay there are few exceptions to the way I style it in real life. But for my blog, you know I can whatever I want to :D *My Space*
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  • 15 Best Makeup Palettes for All Seasons

    Karyn Holmes
    15 Sep 2014 | 11:57 am
    Choosing 15 best makeup palettes suited for all seasons is very difficult then normally anticipated. There are over a thousand of makeup sets available in the market including makeup brushes set and eye shadows palette. It can take hours searching for the top makeup kits or corrector makeup palette and any other best makeup palette […]The post 15 Best Makeup Palettes for All Seasons appeared first on OLWomen.com.
  • 5 Unrealistic Expectations that Can Ruin A Relationship

    Karyn Holmes
    10 Sep 2014 | 12:33 pm
    There is nothing wrong with having expectations in a relationship but having unrealistic expectations is the first thing that can ruin any relationship. No one is perfect in our world so don’t expect a perfect relationship that can live up to your high hopes and expectations. Mostly the romantic novels and movies are the best […]The post 5 Unrealistic Expectations that Can Ruin A Relationship appeared first on OLWomen.com.
  • 7 Best Grey Nail Polishes – A Woman Loves

    Jazlyn Hunt
    8 Sep 2014 | 11:43 am
    Grey Nail Polish Love For This Fall Embrace your craze of grey nail polish with the brilliant 7 shades of grey for this fall. These cool and contemporary colors in grey nail polishes will give you a sophisticated look with a chic feel effortlessly. This color looks fancy in glossy and metallic shades. While it […]The post 7 Best Grey Nail Polishes – A Woman Loves appeared first on OLWomen.com.
  • 5 Excellent Tips to Control Your Cravings

    Alissa Ward
    7 Sep 2014 | 11:55 am
    No matter, how hard you try to control your cravings; sometimes it becomes impossible for you to resist certain junk foods and sugary drinks. Especially, if you are trying to lose weight and doing your best to eat healthy food, the biggest hurdle in achieving your goal is uncontrollable urges for sugar, high-fat, high-calorie processed […]The post 5 Excellent Tips to Control Your Cravings appeared first on OLWomen.com.
  • How to Cut Your Own Hair – Give Yourself A Good Look

    Karyn Holmes
    6 Sep 2014 | 11:04 am
    If you are one of the girls wanting your hair out from your face during this hot and humid summer, you need to fork out for a haircut. Well, many times we do not find time to wait for an appointment with a salon while our hairdo turns into a hair don’t. You wake up […]The post How to Cut Your Own Hair – Give Yourself A Good Look appeared first on OLWomen.com.
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