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  • The Art of Besame Cosmetics – Feature

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    Glamourdaze
    16 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    A behind the scenes film on the world of Besame makeup - Watch this great new film feature on the world of Besame Cosmetics. You get to meet the family behind the business, their passions and even some of their secrets. You get to see the production and research that goes into realising these gorgeous […]
  • Free Beauty and Cosmetic Samples, Yay!

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    Jackie
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:21 pm
    by Jackie Silver, Aging Backwards   Looking for a beauty bargain? Teezler.com is a cosmetic sampling and shopping site that offers free beauty and cosmetic samples to its members. Teezler.com was founded to help solve the problems inherent in cosmetics shopping, including risking healthy skin and spending money on the wrong products. Within this platform, its users can explore various beauty products and brands at ease through its 100% free beauty products sampling program. Companies who distribute samples through Teezler.com receive demographic, market opportunity and other marketing…
  • Resurface for Fall’14: Arbonne skincare & giveaway

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    beautyparler
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:49 pm
    Sadly, Summer is coming to an end. I know there’s a month left to go but the weather has been cooler than normal. And with the change in weather there is also a change in my skincare routine.... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • My So-called Beautiful Life: North Carolina and New Hampshire

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    Kristin Bassett
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    This year has been a travel whirlwind ever since April. Between work and pleasure, I’ve been on 6 trips so far, the most recent being a double-whammy last week. The first part of the week was spent at my family beach house down in North Carolina and the second part of the week was spent in the New Hampshire mountains for a family wedding. While the landscapes were very different, both areas were gorgeous and the week fun yet relaxing. Sister twinning A gorilla and his gurlz Saying goodbye to the beach Life is tough It was so nice to spend days on end relaxing by the beach with no real…
  • our very first fff-instagram

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    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    I am a bit Instagram obsessed, and I take a screenshot of anything and everything pretty, fancy, and/or fffabulous. Hence, this new fff category starting today: fff-instagram. WOOOO! The inaugural shot goes to Blake Livery and her sweet pink sweater...
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    FutureDerm

  • Spotlight On: Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5

    Nicki Zevola
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:25 am
    There are issues that might have members of a community on opposite sides, like when your family debates whether to serve turkey or ham for dinner when your nephew comes home from college. And then there are issues that divide the dermatology community, such as whether or not peptides have value. The Peptide Controversy Some experts, […] The post Spotlight On: Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Let’s Be Real: Is Oxygen Good — or Bad — in Skin Care?

    Nicki Zevola
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:29 pm
    There are ingredients you know are great, nearly all of the time, in skin care: Retinol, vitamin C, vitamin E, niacinamide, sunscreen. And then there are ingredients you’ve heard mixed reviews about. Put best in the words of Dr. Leslie Baumann, M.D., a renowned dermatologist in an exclusive FutureDerm interview, “Many active ingredients that are used as […] The post Let’s Be Real: Is Oxygen Good — or Bad — in Skin Care? appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Jojoba Oil

    Nicki Zevola
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:26 am
    In addition to having a funny name, jojoba oil (pronounced “ho-ho-bah”) is pretty awesome. Unlike other exotic oils like argan, coconut, and olive, jojoba oil is actually a wax with a chemical composition mimics your skin’s sebum more closely than any other oil. For more about the science behind this awesome product, read on: Understanding Oils […] The post Spotlight On: Jojoba Oil appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: The Two Kinds of Strength

    Nicki Zevola
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:25 am
    I’m a huge fan of Tory Johnson, the CEO and founder of Women for Hire and Spark & Hustle, best-selling author, and a regular contributor on Good Morning America. Recently, I picked up her latest book, The Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier LIfe, and this one line really stuck with me: Clarity […] The post Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: The Two Kinds of Strength appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Photolyase

    Nicki Zevola
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am
    Photolyase is naturally found within the skin, but most assuredly deplete with age (Gerontology, 1991).  Photolyase reverses DNA damage in cells and prevents cell death caused by UV exposure.  It has been shown in trials to reduce UVB radiation-induced dimers by 45% and to increase UV protection by 300% (source). According to the text The New Science of Perfect […] The post Spotlight On: Photolyase appeared first on FutureDerm.
 
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  • My Skin Loves: Miracle Skin Transformer Face Spotlight by Sarah McNamara

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
     Affiliate Link Press Sample Miracle Skin Transformer Face Spotlight by Sarah McNamara:  In a word: wow! I am completely obsessed with this product: Introducing the Miracle Skin Transformer Face Spotlight! What is it exactly? What does it do? I will go into details below....but, basically, this 5-in-1 skin enhancer just makes your skin look smooth, glowing, and perfected!!! Many times
  • An Everyday Favorite: The Japanese Konjac Sponge

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
     Affiliate Link Press Sample The Japanese Konjac Sponge: Simple and Effective! Don't you love finding something so simple that makes such a difference in your skincare routine? Thats how I feel about the Japanese Konjac Sponge! Konjac sponges sure are having their "moment" right now as far as popularity. This Japanese Konjac Sponge is the very first version that I have tried and I am
  • Vitamins for Beauty! HUM Nutrition: Givewaway!!!

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
     Affiliate Link Press Sample I am a strong believer in the idea that beauty starts from the inside out! What we put in our bodies like food, water, and vitamins makes a tremendous impact in how we look and feel. I know that I, for one, can always see it on my skin when I have not been eating healthy nor drinking enough water or taking my vitamins. The idea of vitamins specifically designed
  • Fall 2014 from tarte: Rainforest After Dark Collection

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    Affiliate Link Press Sample Fall 2014 "Rainforest After Dark" Limited Edition Collection from tarte: Have you seen this gorgeous new Fall 2014 Collection from tarte? Inspired by the Amazon at dark, this collection has everything you need for a complete look that can go from subtle to sultry depending on how you apply.  I was able to try out a few items from this new collection: the
  • The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Links!

    Pammy BlogsBeauty
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:27 pm
     Affiliate Link Lola's Secret Beauty Blog had a swatchfest with the Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Solo Eyeshadows because they are utterly delectable!  Carrie from eyeliner on a cat shares what she's Currently Loving from two of her favorite brands, Atopalm and Korres.  Mostly Sunny is a junkie for gel liner in pencil form. She has tried one that she likes, she has tried another that
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  • WIN IT: A NEUTROGENA Prize Pack – $140 Value

    Editor
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:00 pm
    The folks at NEUTROGENA want LIPSTICK POWDER N PAINT readers to LOVE their skin this summer and we’ve partnered up with them to bring you an amazing giveaway. Enter to win a NEUTROGENA prize pack that is chock-o-block with some of our fave products from the brand (valued at approximately $140).  Here’s what you’ll win… Norwegian Formula Hand Cream Norwegian Formula Foot Cream Rapid […] The post WIN IT: A NEUTROGENA Prize Pack – $140 Value appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • How-to: Jin Soon Choi’s Blue Waves of Summer Manicure

    Lesley Mirza
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:58 am
    This weekend was gorgeous in Vancouver: stunning blue skies and oh-so sunny. The Hubster and I took a stroll along the promenade at Kitsilano Beach (check out my Instagram pics from the weekend) and soaked up the serene atmosphere. It was heavenly. When I spotted this fab manicure by manicurist extrordinaire Jin Soon Choi — […] The post How-to: Jin Soon Choi’s Blue Waves of Summer Manicure appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • The Spa at Nayara Springs

    Lesley Mirza
    14 Aug 2014 | 10:41 am
    I hear that Costa Rica is a beautiful destination to visit. Sadly, I haven’t been … well, not as yet. When I do manage to travel there, I can tell you exactly where I’ll be making my first pit stop: The Spa at Nayara Springs. Located within the world-class boutique hotel (totally gorgeous!) Nayara Springs in […] The post The Spa at Nayara Springs appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
  • Get Your Digits Ready For Fall with Dior’s New Vernis Collection

    Lesley Mirza
    12 Aug 2014 | 12:49 pm
    Okay, you may wish to deny the fact that summer will be over soon, but fall is coming, people. To get you somewhat excited, let me introduce you to the gorgeous fall collection of nail lacquers from one of my fave beauty brands, Dior. Priced at $26 each, the five new Dior Vernis Couture Colour Gel […] The post Get Your Digits Ready For Fall with Dior’s New Vernis Collection appeared first on Lipstick Powder N Paint.
 
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  • Fresh Fall Hair Tips!

    kristy
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:51 am
    As we are approaching the fall, we are starting to feel the itch to switch up our hair routine! Here’s some of our go-to quick fixes to bring your hair back to life for the new season! 1.) Start Fresh – Why not start off the new season with a new hair cut? Whether you’re changing your style completely or just getting a trim to snip away those nasty split ends, this is a guaranteed way to start off the season feeling refreshed and ready to take on a whole new healthier hair-doo! 2.)  Always Deep Condition! This is a simple, not to mention relaxing, and affordable way to get…
  • Product Review of the Day: Barbar Eco 8000 Dryer!

    kristy
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:06 am
    Here at StyleBell, we were just recently introduced to Barbar hair tools at the most recent hair show we went to. So, naturally, we had to try it out! After trying it out, I cannot believe we didn’t hear about this awesome brand sooner! They have a bunch of high quality salon tools to offer and I can definitely see this brand blowing up! We got a sample of the Barbar Eco 8000 dryer and it’s definitely one of a kind! Here’s a little more about the dryer and what we thought! Description: Here’s a super informative description of this unique dryer from Barbar,…
  • Product Review of the Day: Global Keratin The Best Keratin Treatment!

    kristy
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:11 am
    Have we mentioned that we’re in love with keratin treatments? We just cannot get enough of this protein packed power treatment for your hair and we’re loving that there’s more and more different types of treatments coming out every day! But, there’s not too many as unique as this one! Global Keratin’s The Best Keratin Treatment is truly one of a kind and i’m so beyond excited that I was able to try it out! Below you’ll find more about the treatment, a step-by-step of how I applied and how it helped my hair! Description: Global Keratin The Best Hair…
  • Prediction: 2014 Fall Hair Trends!

    kristy
    8 Aug 2014 | 7:24 am
    So last fall some of the hottest hair trends were Ombre, Braids, and Bangs… What do you predict will be the newest, hottest trends this back to school season? Here’s what we’re thinking of the old trends that will continue their popularity and some new trends we think will be taking off: 1.) Starting off the school year with a bang! I will always love this trend and I personally don’t think that bangs could ever go out of style! I think we will definitely continue to see variations in bangs from side bangs to heavy bangs – this  trend will surely not be saying…
  • A Salon to See: Riccardo Maggiore on Fifth!

    kristy
    5 Aug 2014 | 9:35 am
    Over the weekend, Deanna and I were lucky enough to be invited to review Riccardo Maggiore’s new salon location in the flat iron district. What a beautiful salon — and conveniently located just a short walking distance from Penn Station. Upon arriving at the salon (about a half an hour earlier than scheduled) the staff was extremely friendly and accommodating. We were taken right back to meet our stylists, Marcus & Saniye.  My appointment was for a full highlight with Marcus. After a very thorough consultation, he started to work his magic. Marcus was very friendly and held very…
 
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    TotalBeauty.com

  • We Can't Stop Staring

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:18 pm
    The celebrity hairstyles, nails, and makeup we want now.
  • 11 All-Black Outfits That Are Anything But Boring

    20 Aug 2014 | 7:54 pm
    Celebs are saying their goodbyes to summer with black-on-black ensembles that have a head start on fall.
  • This Fashionable Food Is Too Pretty to Eat

    20 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Forget candy necklaces, these fashionable pieces of food take the cake for tasty couture. When it comes to fashion you can eat, Ring Pops pretty much top our list. That is, until we saw these insanely fashionable food items. From purse cakes that could be passed off as the real thing to a dress made entirely out of artichokes, these edible pieces make a statement. Besides being an impressive art form (replicating a Chanel purse out of beef jerky is as hard as it sounds) these food-as-fashion finds prevent your blood sugar from getting too low and couldkeep you alive on a deserted island.
  • The Best Natural Deodorants That Work

    20 Aug 2014 | 1:59 am
    Even the most organic-obsessed people generally say "bring on the chemicals" when it comes to deodorant because the natural stuff just doesn't get the job done. Or does it? We did the (sometimes stinky) testing for you and found that these 12 natural deodorants really do work. As a beauty editor, I'm game to try just about everything. Fish pedicure? Sure. DIY avocado face mask? No problem. In fact, the only beauty product that makes me want to hide under my desk is a natural deodorant.
  • 9 Best Nail Care Products

    19 Aug 2014 | 10:16 pm
    See which top-rated products really come in handy (wink) for your nails. Raise your less-than-TV-ready hand if you suffer from dry cuticles, hangnails or constant chips in your freshly lacquered manis. That's what we thought -- you can put your hand down now.
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  • TMG Project: MTV VMA’s Twitter Party This Sunday!!

    Lianne Farbes
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:49 am
    Hey hey babies!  Who doesn’t love a party??  A twitter party that is! After last year’s event with the Robin Thicke/Miley Cyrus twerking disaster (that really was the beginning of the end for him wasn’t it?), I’m quite certain that SOMETHING interesting will happen this year.  Of course, as per usual I am really interested […] The post TMG Project: MTV VMA’s Twitter Party This Sunday!! appeared first on The Makeup Girl | Skincare and Beauty Blog.        Related StoriesTMG Faves: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette…Fall…
  • Beauty News: Allure Magazine Partners with Beauty Booked….

    Lianne Farbes
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:10 am
    Allure magazine partners with Beauty Booked to create an online/mobile booking solution for salons/spas.  Allure is already the authority in this area (I LOVE the Salon/Spa directory in there, I have found many a new spot that way) so the app part is already genius BUT partnering with Allure is a game changer.  The app […] The post Beauty News: Allure Magazine Partners with Beauty Booked…. appeared first on The Makeup Girl | Skincare and Beauty Blog.        Related StoriesBeauty News: Johnson’s Baby Reformulates Products…Spa Love:…
  • TMG Faves: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette…

    Lianne Farbes
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am
    I don’t usually get excited about eyeshadow palettes but this Smashbox Full Exposure Palette [$49] has changed my mind! These are 14 shadows that you will DEFINITELY reach for over and over for hundreds of combinations.  I usually find that I only end up REALLY using about 3-4 shades when I do buy a palette […] The post TMG Faves: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette… appeared first on The Makeup Girl | Skincare and Beauty Blog.        Related StoriesTMG Faves: Favorite Lipsticks….TMG Faves: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette…TMG…
  • TMG Faves: Blo Blow Dry Bar…

    Lianne Farbes
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:39 am
    Blo Blow Dry Bar has opened a new location!  Few things make me happier in life – one of them is getting my hair blown dry by someone else!  It’s always straighter, smoother and lasts longer than any at home blow dry I give myself (I’m good…but I’m not THAT good!)  So imagine my surprise […] The post TMG Faves: Blo Blow Dry Bar… appeared first on The Makeup Girl | Skincare and Beauty Blog.        Related StoriesTMG Faves: It’s A 10 Miracle Leave in Potion with Keratin…TMG Faves: Bumble & Bumble…
  • Fall 2014: MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 2….

    Lianne Farbes
    10 Aug 2014 | 12:46 pm
    Round 2 for MAC + Rihanna with MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 2 hitting stores and online this coming September. The shade is a departure for the franchise which has favored reds and pinks in the past!  This shade, a silvery mauve is sure to turn heads trend wise! All proceeds from the sales of all […] The post Fall 2014: MAC Viva Glam Rihanna 2…. appeared first on The Makeup Girl | Skincare and Beauty Blog.        Related StoriesBeauty News: MAC Announces Rihanna as Viva Glam SpokespersonTMG Faves: Smashbox Full Exposure Palette…TMG Faves:…
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  • T Meet Laser Cat, The Giant Art-Eating Cat That Shoots Lasers Out Of Its Eyes

    Abimael Moctezuma
    19 Sep 2014 | 10:38 am
    Imagine a giant inflatable golden cat with laser beams that shoot out of its eyes, projecting images and videos onto the world around it with the accompanying noise, "Pew pew!" No, this isn't a reprise of the SNL digital short, nor is it a terrifying drug-induced hallucination. No dear friends -- we bet you know where this is going -- it's art!Meet Laser Cat, the massive feline brainchild of public art creators Dave Glass and Kill Cooper, also known as Hungry Castle. Laser Cat is not your average kitty; for one thing, as previously mentioned, he's giant, inflatable and gold. But also, he…
  • Pat O'Brien On The Blurry Hours After He Left Those Infamous Voicemails (VIDEO)

    Lisa Capretto
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:24 am
    They were the voicemails heard around the country. In 2005, Pat O'Brien, the king of entertainment news, found himself in the middle of a tabloid scandal when a series of sexually explicit voicemails he'd drunkenly left for a woman he just met were leaked to the press.In the graphic, expletive-laden voicemails, O'Brien, the former host of "Access Hollywood" and "The Insider," described to the woman how much he's into her and what he'd like to do with her behind closed doors. He also suggested they "get crazy" and do cocaine together. Around the same time the voicemails started making the…
  • Mars Hill Church 'Jesus Festival' Quietly Disappears, Despite Raising $3,000,000 In Overall Donations

    Yasmine Hafiz
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:21 am
    Mars Hill Church, based in Seattle, Washington, has been under intense scrutiny for the past few months, following the eruption of a variety of scandals around lead pastor Mark Driscoll. The evangelical church, founded in 1996, has claimed to have as many as 14,000 members.Now a new scandal appears to have emerged, according to Patheos blogger Warren Throckmorton and Mars Hill observer Wenatchee the Hatchet.More...
  • Drug For Ebola-Like Virus Promising In Monkeys

    Amanda L. Chan
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:19 am
    WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental drug saved monkeys from a virus closely related to Ebola even after symptoms began, Texas researchers reported Wednesday. A drug that targets Ebola in the same way is under development, and the study raises questions about how late after infection treatments might work.The unprecedented Ebola outbreak in West Africa has interest surging in the creation of the first drugs and vaccines for the hemorrhagic fever — but a separate report Wednesday highlights the inadequacy of counting on experimental products in the pipeline.More...
  • Americans Are Divided On Obama's Response To Ferguson

    Ariel Edwards-Levy
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:17 am
    Americans give President Barack Obama mixed, but narrowly positive, ratings for his response in the aftermath of the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, a new poll finds.Forty-one percent of Americans say they're satisfied with Obama's performance, with 34 percent dissatisfied and the remaining quarter undecided, according to a CBS/New York Times survey released Thursday. In comparison, according to CBS, 46 percent of Americans were dissatisfied with President George H.W. Bush's response to the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.More...
 
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  • 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.
  • Do Facebook, Google+, and Twitter Even Matter?

    Doug
    7 Apr 2014 | 7:06 am
    Social media is, without a doubt, here to stay. For years, businesses have been trying to leverage these networks effectively to improve upon or achieve their business objectives. Which social networks matter, and in what way should you look to be utilizing them to help your business? Facebook Google does not directly take Facebook ‘Likes’ […] The post Do Facebook, Google+, and Twitter Even Matter? appeared first on Plastic Surgery Studios.
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  • JINsoon’s Blue Waves of Summer Nail Art

    Carla
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 pm
    Why is it that when you bite all your nails off, you suddenly want to get all artistic with them? I saw this design from Jin Soon Choi, founder of the JINsoon line, and instantly wanted to reach for some nail polish but alas… I have no nails to speak of at this moment, but I will soon. As summer comes to an end, Jin Soon Choi gives an Impressionistic nod to the blue waves of summer with a simple, DIY design. Here’s how you can create this look: Apply a base coat like JINsoon Power Coat Apply JINsoon Cool Blue to the entire nail Apply an irregular wavy line of JINsoon Poppy…
  • Versatile and Durable Leather Duffel Bags

    Carla
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:34 pm
    Leather duffel bags put an elegant twist on traditional satchels. The unquestionable quality of workmanship and the unique designs available make this perfect business and casual accessory. With an extensive selection and numerous sizes to choose from, such as rolling duffels and those that meet carry-on requirements, it is truly the best friend of the professional traveler. Old world style and high-quality leather make each bag handsome and unique. Multipurpose Functionality When the occasion calls for packing light in something that will easily slide into the back seat of your car or that…
  • Five Great Yoga Poses for Beginners

    Carla
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:32 pm
    There is a reason that yoga is becoming more and more popular, as there are new yoga classes seemingly springing up at any given moment. This is because yoga is a great way for people of any fitness level to become healthier and more grounded through this ancient art. Read on to find five great yoga poses that are the absolutely perfect way for you to get started. Tadasana (Mountain Pose) This pose is excellent for improving your posture while also enhancing the clarity of your mind and your sense of center. Most yoga poses, when done properly, serve as great breathing exercise as well. To…
  • Must-Have Sportswear for Family Vacations

    Carla
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:30 pm
    When families go away for holiday-trips, having the right lat sportswear to pack into suitcases will make a big difference. Arriving at the beach, at Grandma’s house, or at a cabin in the forest can be the perfect time to relax, as long as everyone has the right wardrobe. No one wants to be uncomfortable in the wrong wardrobe while they’re trying to rest, relax, and enjoy the ambiance of their vacation destinations. Destination Matters Before you purchase your family’s getaway garments, you need to decide on your vacation destination. If you’re planning to go to the seaside, you’ll…
  • Staying Fresh & Confident This Summer

    Carla
    31 Jul 2014 | 8:43 pm
    Seattle is in the middle of some warm weather right now and frankly, I just wish it was over. I like this cool and breezy, not hot and humid. When it is this hot out, I focus on staying fresh and confident in this weather. I teamed up with She Knows to share my tips for staying fresh this summer. Pay them a visit for some easy tips you can put to use now. Photo credit: Layland Masuda/Moment/Getty images The post Staying Fresh & Confident This Summer appeared first on Product Girl.
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  • Fall Ready With Shay!

    19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Source: Shutterstock I don't know about you elfettes, but I've had fall on the brain lately. Thanks to a crisp burst of cooler weather in NYC last week, the corporate elfettes and I have been thinking of pumpkin spice lattes, sweater weather, and of course, fall beauty trends! With that last bit in mind, I was so happy to come across this picture of Shay Mitchell from the Teen Choice Awards a few weeks back. Seems like fall was on the Pretty Little Liars star's mind too: She nailed three of the big fall beauty trends we're really excited about here at e.l.f. Take a look!
  • BEAUTY SCHOOL 101: locker must-haves!

    19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Hey elfette! Put down your protractor and pick up your lip balm... it's time to learn about my locker must-haves for fall. If you're bummed about going back to class all day long, this post will get your pep back! Here are some great pieces from e.l.f. you need to try for school:   LESSON 1: CASES You'll need a cute case/bag to store your stuff, elfette! That way you'll be able to carry your things or keep them in your locker without breaking anything. My top picks are • The e.l.f. Essential Dump Bag — Dump your products and go! This case is the perfect size…
  • Selena's Colorful Cat-Eye

    12 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Source: Getty I think Selena Gomez always looks wonderful, but she tends to play it safe with her makeup most of the time. A remnant from her days as a Disney star? Perhaps. That's why I was so pleasantly surprised to see this cat-eye look from her at a red carpet event last week. It's got a gorgeous, summery pop of pink shadow, a very unexpected pairing with such a dark liner. Plus, she matched her lipstick to her eyeshadow! Any beauty "rules" about being too matchy-matchy with your makeup are definitely old news! I love how her lipstick brings the look full-circle. I'm…
  • beauty school 101: MASCARA

    11 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
      Hi Elfette! Ever wonder what e.l.f. Mascara would be perfect for YOU? It all depends on your lashes and the brush style. My three fav's are shown above and really, you can't go wrong with any of these.  FOR THIN HAIR I love the e.l.f. Essential Volumizing and Defining Mascara for thin lashes that need a boost in volume. This brush is just the right size to layer your mascara several times and get thicker, fuller looking hair without the clumps. FOR THICK HAIR If you've already got the volume, lengh and separation are your targets! The e.l.f. Studio Exact Lash Mascara…
  • BEAUTY SCHOOL 101: HD blush

    10 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    Hey Elfettes! Have you tried the e.l.f. Studio HD Blush yet? If you bought it and are not quite sure what to do, follow my guide above! I've broken down tools vs application technique to make it super easy for you. The lightest application is with a wet sponge, and the deepest is usually with the fingers. For all of these techniques, make sure you use a half-pea size amount or less. This blush goes on great when it's applied a very tiny bit at a time. Build up the color as needed! Artist's tip: Adding a bit of water to your tool/sponge/finger will help the blending of the blush…
 
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  • Japonesque Pro Makeup Artist Wipes

    Sharon Feiereisen
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    Japonesque just came out with a few new products, but the ones that have caught my attention are their Pro Makeup Artist Wipes.Read the full post Japonesque Pro Makeup Artist Wipes which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • New Glossing Products From Oscar Blandi

    Sharon Feiereisen
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Oscar Blandi just launched two great products - just don't make the same mistake I did and use them together unless you have very thick hair!Read the full post New Glossing Products From Oscar Blandi which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • The End of Summer Glow: Get Up & Glow

    Tina Craig
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    I switch up beauty routines each season to challenge my skin, testing out new products while also keeping tried-and-true must-haves in the rotation. For over a decade, I’ve hoped that one of these regimens would give me the perfect dewy glow, and with the latest, I’ve finally cracked the code!Read the full post The End of Summer Glow: Get Up & Glow which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • Are You Making These Mistakes When Trying to Determine Your Skin Type?

    Renée Rouleau
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    As an esthetician working with skin hands-on for 25 years, I know there is more than just dry, normal and oily when it comes to skin types. But how do you go about determining your skin type?Read the full post Are You Making These Mistakes When Trying to Determine Your Skin Type? which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
  • Shaveworks The Cool Fix: Help Treat and Prevent Ingrowns

    Sharon Feiereisen
    13 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    In terms of harmless but aggravating beauty annoyances that most women have to deal with on a regular basis, ingrowns, after breakouts, are pretty much on top. I have yet to find a magical cure, but regular exfoliation does help as do soothing products like Shaveworks' The Cool Fix Targeted Gel Lotion.Read the full post Shaveworks The Cool Fix: Help Treat and Prevent Ingrowns which appeared first on Snob Essentials.
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  • Real People Show Off the Chicest Ways to Wear Flash Tattoos

    Emily-Orofino
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    While permanent tattoos have long been a common choice for body modification for adults, temporary tats are typically brushed off as a trend for tweens. That is, until Flash Tattoos came onto the scene. These metallic body adornments are popular with celebrities and music festivalgoers alike, but even if you fit into neither of those categories, you'll still admire the beauty of these neat appliqués. Not sure how to style yours? Scroll through and take a cue from these Instagram users - and don't blame us if you end up wanting to bling out your entire body. Source: Instagram
  • You're Going to Be Obsessed With Ciara's Highlighter Trick

    Allure
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Love Ciara as much as we do? Find out what Allure discovered when they interviewed the Grammy Award-winning singer. Ciara is what we call in the performance world a triple threat: She sings; she dances; she acts. And now she can add hot mama to her résumé. The Grammy Award-winning artist is truly inspiring, which is why Degree Women nabbed her as their spokeswoman for their Improvers, a campaign to motivate women to push their boundaries and reach their goals. I caught up with Ciara last week to find out what inspires her. So, everyone at Allure begged me to find out about your fitness…
  • You'll Never Again Go a Day Without Sunscreen After Watching This

    Jessica-Cruel
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    If you're still making excuses about sunscreen, maybe this video will change your mind. Artist Thomas Leveritt had women and men of all ages view their faces under an ultraviolet lens, and the results were shocking! An ultraviolet camera is like the truth serum of skin care: it shows both your future and your past. Too much time unprotected in the sun or in the tanning bed reveals freckles, age spots, and sun damage. These spots aren't visible to the naked eye but can appear over time. On the other hand, children (or vigilant sunscreen wearers) appear flawless. Dermatologists have told us…
  • The Makeup Items Every Woman Needs in Her Kit

    Jessica-Cruel
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:00 pm
    A woman's makeup kit is one of her most prized possessions. Whether it's a small makeup bag fit for travel or a CosmoCube packed with products, many secrets are held within. How do your lashes get so long? (Falsies.) Did you lose some weight? (Contouring palette.) How did you get that glow? (Highlighter.) We've compiled a list of items every woman needs in her vanity based on skill level. If you're a beginner, start with a simple foundation and build up to professional status. Happy shopping!
  • Do These Hollywood Hunks Prove That Blonds Have More Fun?

    Christiana-Molina
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:00 pm
    Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz revealed a surprising hair change on Instagram - a blond dye job! Though he has seemingly upset many of his fans (can he be a pop punk performer with blond hair?), he's certainly not the only celeb who's thrown out a hair-color change-up with fresh platinum strands. Take a look back at other hot Tinseltown guys who've gone blond over the years. The only question is this: which shades do you prefer on these dreamy dudes? Source: Instagram user petewentz
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  • New from Ciaté: colorful LashLights mascara

    Jennifer Davidson
    27 Jul 2014 | 10:17 pm
    image: sephora Known for its groundbreaking nail products, Ciaté has just launched another game-changing product: LashLights mascara, which comes in 6 brilliant colors. Meant to be layered over your mascara, the “unique air-whipped long wear technology” provides a thickening halo of color in hues as bold as aqua, bright green and fuchsia, or more subtle like navy. Think you can’t wear the look? Try dipping just the tips for a playful night-out look. $17 each at sephora.com. Turn on your JavaScript to view content The post New from Ciaté: colorful LashLights mascara…
  • Get big Beach Bunny hair from Miami Swim Week 2015

    Jennifer Davidson
    20 Jul 2014 | 10:25 pm
    #452367350 / gettyimages.com At Miami Swim Week this weekend, there was more than just amazing swimwear on display, hair looks also took center stage in styles that may have just outshined the clothes. At Beach Bunny Featuring The Blonds’ highly anticipated show, the hair was amped up to the extreme to complement swimsuits inspired by the legendary 1960s film, Barbarella. TRESemmé Lead Stylist Tyler Laswell modernized the iconic look by creating voluminous waves to enhance the designers’ glamorous collection. Below, Tyler tells us how to get the look: Prep hair with a generous amount of…
  • Dos and don’ts for caring for summer hair

    Jennifer Davidson
    14 Jul 2014 | 10:30 pm
    #186366174 / gettyimages.com Between sun, sea and damage from pool chlorine, summer can be especially stressful for hair. Treat your hair gently to prevent dry, brittle hair with these tips from the expert stylists at Shic by Soketah Hair, Nail, and Beauty Bar in NYC: Don’t: Blow dry hair directly after washing it. Avoid adding any more heat or strain on hair follicles than you have to — this means skipping the flat iron. DO try sectioning and air drying hair first to minimize heat. Do: Use accessories like hats and scarves to protect hair from the unforgiving sun. Don’t: Use…
  • Lucas’ Papaw Ointment makes a comeback as beauty’s latest miracle product

    Jennifer Davidson
    8 Jul 2014 | 5:58 am
    Hardly a new product, Lucas’ Papaw Ointment was developed over 100 years ago as a natural medicine for treatment of minor burns, sunburns, rashes and insect bites. The main ingredient is papaw, or carica papaya fresh fermented fruit, from Australia and is known for its anti-bacterial and antimicrobial properties. Today, Papaw Ointment is experiencing a resurgence and fast becoming a beauty insider and celebrity favorite for a variety of skin and hair woes. Ideal for tackling rough, dry patches on feet, elbows, knees and lips, the ointment helps keep skin baby soft. Use it as a cuticle…
  • Summer makeup: this 4-minute beauty routine is all you need

    Jennifer Davidson
    26 Jun 2014 | 6:35 am
    As the weather warms up, it’s time to cool down your makeup routine. After all, there’s nothing worse than a full face of makeup gradually melting off in the heat of the summer. Six products are all you need for a gorgeous, natural, summer-proof look that takes less than four minutes from start to finish. Best of all? No makeup brushes needed, so it’s perfect for a weekend getaway. Step 6: Brow Gel Anastasia Beverly Hills Clear Brow Gel $22.00 – Macy’s Step 5: Mascara CoverGirl LashBlast 24HR Mascara Very Black 800 $9.49 – Walgreens Step 4: Cream Shadow…
 
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  • Throwback Thursday: That Time I Went a Little Crazy with the Eye Makeup

    Jamie
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    Fun fact about me ... I was in my high school show choir, Soundsation. (We were better than the choir on Glee. And cooler. I swear.) Well, being in Show Choir meant many things, but one thing it DEFINITELY meant was that I wore a boatload of eye makeup in every performance. The more grey eyeshadow and black eyeliner, the better.Another fun fact about me? In high school, I had absolutely no idea how to APPLY eyeliner. How far I've come. But this meant that I was constantly at the mercy of my friends who were better at wielding eyeliner pencils than I was ... and, sometimes, it meant I might…
  • A Month of Beautiful Giveaways: Jurlique Rose Hand Cream

    Jamie
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:59 pm
    A Month of Beautiful Giveaways is a very special feature here on The Beauty of Life! Throughout the month of August, I will be giving away an array of unbelievable beauty prizes from some of my all-time favorite brands. Check back for your chance to win each day!One of my all-time favorite scents? Rose. It's just always felt so beautiful, feminine and romantic to me. And that's why Jurlique Rose Hand Cream is so very special.This hand cream smells, of course, like roses -- which means I was predestined to fall deeply, madly in love with it. But what makes it even better is the fact that it's…
  • A Month of Beautiful Giveaways: N.Y.C. New York Color City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color Collection

    Jamie
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:59 pm
    A Month of Beautiful Giveaways is a very special feature here on The Beauty of Life! Throughout the month of August, I will be giving away an array of unbelievable beauty prizes from some of my all-time favorite brands. Check back for your chance to win each day!Love having choices when it comes to your lip color? Well, then you're going to adore today's giveaway! N.Y.C. New York Color City Proof Twistable Intense Lip Color gives your lips a modern, fresh touch with color that lasts for HOURS. A wide range of amazing shades instantly makes this your go-to lip color ... not to mention the pen…
  • A Month of Beautiful Giveaways: Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish Collection

    Jamie
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:59 pm
    A Month of Beautiful Giveaways is a very special feature here on The Beauty of Life! Throughout the month of August, I will be giving away an array of unbelievable beauty prizes from some of my all-time favorite brands. Check back for your chance to win each day!Want to hear about the newest, coolest, most revolutionary thing happening in nail polish? It's Sally Hansen Miracle Gel Nail Polish. This is the only true two-step gel manicure that ... wait for the good news ... doesn't need a light to cure it. This collection includes over 45 colors, from pretty pinks and ravishing reds to gorgeous…
  • #ManiMonday: Essie Saturday Disco Fever

    Jamie
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:50 am
    Sometimes I just need to brighten things up with an eye-searing, neon nail polish. And right now, that's exactly the case ... which is why I'm sporting Essie Saturday Disco Fever today. This color was originally part of the Neons 2013 Collection (which, coincidentally, is one of my all-time FAVE nail polish collections).Essie Saturday Disco Fever is bright, bright, BRIGHT -- you definitely can't help but stare at your nails while you're wearing it. Every time I wear this polish, I'm just astoundingly happy. Two coats are all you need for opaque perfection.Sadly, this color is no longer…
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  • Love & Toast by Margot Elena: perfect gift for X’mas

    Sesame Chew
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:24 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net Lookie! A new brand is available at iHerb and it’s none other than Love & Toast by Margot Elena! I was too elated when I spotted the eye-catching packaging at midnight and quickly ordered two items even though I didn’t need them. In fact, in my stupor, I actually ordered a wrong […]
  • Physicians Formula Airbrushing Kabuki Brush Is A Buff

    Sesame Chew
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:28 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net Isn’t this blue such a pretty color? I certainly haven’t seen anything close to it before–not on a face brush at least. It’s a really cute design and definitely a novelty. And if you can reach out and touch the dense bristles through your screen now, I guarantee you’ll be amazed by […]
  • What should I include in my product review policy?

    Sesame Chew
    16 Aug 2014 | 11:44 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net I don’t know about other beauty bloggers but I always feel obligated to review products sent to me. This is why I’m careful about accepting invitations to try out products. If I can’t review, I won’t have the items sent to me–simple as that. Whatever the brand may claim, products sent to […]
  • Derma e Antioxidant Natural Sunscreens for Face & Body

    Sesame Chew
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:23 am
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net While Badger is reformulating all their sunscreen lotions for re-release in early 2015, the company has left a door wide open for its competitors to step right in. Like derma e. The natural face care brand from USA has introduced their Antioxidant Natural Sunscreen SPF 30 Oil-Free Face Lotion and Antioxidant Natural […]
  • Why I like the Physicians Formula Organic CC Cream

    Sesame Chew
    10 Aug 2014 | 7:09 pm
    Copyright © www.vivawoman.net How does a natural CC cream sound to you? Appealing, yes? Well, how about one that is also 70 percent organic? Awesome much, isn’t it? But wait. How is a CC cream better than a BB cream? And more specifically, what’s so special about Physicians Formula Organic Wear CC Cream? Is an […]
 
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  • MAKE UP FOREVER #30Years30Colors30Artists Palette Swatches!

    Cybele
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:54 pm
    I was able to get my bloody paws on the new MAKE UP FOR EVER 30 Years 30 Colors 30 Artists Palette today and wanted to share some info and pics with you on it. What It Is: In celebration...
  • Be Cool Honey Bunny with Urban Decay

    Cybele
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:24 pm
    Do you have a favorite scene in the Pulp Fiction movie? I think everyone does! I mean who can forget the dance, Urge Overkill’s awesome rendition of, “Girl You’ll Be A Woman Soon,” the shot of adrenaline … and that’s...
  • The Eumora Bar Could Change Your Life #sp

    Cybele
    16 Aug 2014 | 11:12 am
    When was the last time you used a bar of soap to clean your skin? Ok, I felt that “ewww” through the computer but don’t write them off quite yet. I want to introduce you to the EUMORA Facial Bars....
  • How to Really Get Your Makeup Done in 5 Minutes

    Cybele
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:51 am
    The secret to getting your makeup look done and out the door in 5 minutes is to use multi-taskers like ones that are tinted. Since you don’t have to be as precise with tinted versions, time is on your side....
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  • Zoya NATUREL DEUX 2.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:44 am
    Zoya has created a new neutral palette of nail colors as a follow up to their popular NATUREL collection. The new Zoya NATUREL DEUX 2 collection features 6 new full-coverage creams in deeper hues and they are perfect when trying to make the transition from summer to fall.
  • Top 14 Back to School Beauty Musts.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:34 am
    The school bells will be ringing soon and we have been busy in my house getting ready for back to school; my daughter is headed off to college. Back to school takes on a whole new meaning when it is college. There is so much prep involved. And the list of beauty items she will need to depend on is growing. We have weeded the list to necessities because I've been there and know better. Take a look at what top beauty items Caci is bringing with her to college.
  • Tarte Cosmetics Fall 2014 Collection.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:44 am
    Well, we are mid way through August so I guess it is time to start taking fall. I don't want to admit that the fall season will be here sooner rather than later, but it will be. The only thing I do get excited for when it comes to fall is the fall beauty collections. One collection that has me really excited is the Tarte Cosmetics Fall Collection. At the center of the collection is the Rainforest After Dark Limited-Edition Colored Clay Eye & Cheek Palette. Just look at how beautiful it is - can you tell why I am excited?
  • Sun Protection the Easy Way with Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    15 Aug 2014 | 3:12 am
    If there is one product that should be used each and every day, especially in the summer, it is sunscreen. It is a must. It is one of those products that I am most picky about too. I hate the way that most sunscreen feels on my skin; many feel heavy, sticky, oily, greasy and just plain gross on my skin. I can't even begin to tell you how many wasted bottles, cans and tubes of sunscreen that I have thrown away over the years. Just when I think I have found a sunscreen that "will do", I discover something new that throws me for a loop and leaves me wondering how I've lived without it for so…
  • L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara.

    Teri Cosenzi, Editor
    14 Aug 2014 | 3:12 am
    For a few years, the only drugstore mascara I would ever use was L’Oréal Paris Voluminous. It was the only mascara that would give me the big volume I wanted from a mascara. It was the only drugstore mascara I trusted too. Boy, times have changed; I am pretty much a drugstore mascara devotee now. The Voluminous line of mascaras is long now with many different formulas. In case you haven't heard, L’Oréal Paris added another new formula to the line up and this one is really different. Meet Miss Manga.
 
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    Girls in the Beauty Department

  • Chloe Grace Moretz Did Something Super Face-Flattering at the "If I Stay" Premiere Last Night

    21 Aug 2014 | 7:02 am
    There's something about adding a little volume to your hair that makes it instantly flattering, and last night was no exception for Chloe Grace Moretz. She went big with her hair to the If I Stay premiere...but, you know, subtly big. That slight lift at the roots makes her look just a little undone while drawing the eye up. So lovely. Two bodifiers her usual hairstylist Gregory Russell has used on the star in the past: Kevin Murphy Anti-Gravity Spray and Klorane Dry Shampoo. If you're using a spray, try lifting your hair up as you mist it on your roots, then hitting those areas with a little…
  • Gwyneth Paltrow Says This Supplement Is Making Her Hair Grow Faster—Here's How It Works

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:02 pm
    Gwyneth Paltrow recently spilled one of her major hair secrets to Vogue: Viviscal, the hair-growth supplement, which she started taking after a Brazilian keratin mishap. She told the magazine, “It beyond works. I want to buy stock in that company.” So what is Viviscal exactly? It's a supplement created by a Scandinavian professor after he discovered that a key protein in the fish-heavy diet of the Inuit people was responsible for their great, strong hair. The resulting AminoMar combined with vitamin C, niacin, and biotin makes for one powerful hair booster. In fact, seven clinical…
  • So Cool! Here's How a Celebrity Nail Artist Brainstorms Before the Emmys

    20 Aug 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Here's something fun I just had to share with you all this afternoon: Celebrity/editorial nail artist Whitney Gibson gave us all a little peek into how she brainstorms nail ideas before a big event—in this case, the just-around-the-corner 2014 Emmy Awards (airing Monday, August 25). "Work and play, every day! At the park thinking about #emmynails with @jennahipp polish and my @lavaqueprofessional thumb palette", she captioned this Instagram, which shows a vivid watercolor-print fan serving as part of her color inspiration. (Curious about that thumb palette? Here's a video of how nail…
  • 6 Ways to Get Rita Ora's Lovely Shimmery White-Silver Nails

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:02 pm
    I realize there's a lot to take in here in this shot of Rita Ora captured yesterday at the DKNY MYNY fragrance—the blunt-cut hair, the red lips, the yummy-looking Dominique Ansel pretzel. But I'd like to direct your attention to her nails. They're a shimmery white-silver that could have gone quite tacky but actually looks really icy and summery on her hands. I'm into it. And if you are too, I have good news: There are lots of nail polishes, glitter topcoats (that you can brush over solid white polish), and nail stickers that'll get you a look like this. Scroll through your options…
  • Experiment Complete: A Freckle Pencil Is All You Need to Fake an End-of-Summer Glow

    20 Aug 2014 | 11:02 am
    I'm fascinated by the cute smattering of freckles that grace the cheeks and noses of certain pals, so my ears perked right up when I heard mentions of a freckle pencil. I, you see, am a girl sadly without freckles. The eyeliner-like product is meant to be dotted on the face for a sun-kissed look and mixes brown and black shades for realistic color (makeup artists typically combo various eye pencils if tasked with creating faux spots for a runway show). That baby did its job. No one commented without being asked, and then they said they assumed they were, ya know, real freckles. My…
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  • new: NARS audacious lipstick.

    makeup loves me
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:32 am
    {NARS lips}francois nars started his eponymous beauty house with 12 lipstick shades.  20 years later the brand is celebrating their anniversary, and remembering their beginnings, with the release of their new audacious lipstick.  true to NARS, the new formula is pigment-rich and long-wearing. each bullet is embossed with the NARS logo, and housed in a matte-black magnetic case.  available in 40 shades, ranging from sultry, to bold, to amped up neutrals.{2 hues:  vivien and lana}i have vivien (red plum, retailer exclusive) and lana (bright orange red).  both of which…
  • fancy feast broths.

    makeup loves me
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:04 pm
    {i'm so fancy}don't worry, this isn't turning into a cat blog (yet...).  but don't the fancy feast cat and i look good together?!  i had the (amazing) opportunity to meet her a few weeks ago, at an event launching fancy feast broths, their newest feline treat.the individual packs contain a soupy mix with real fish.   since twizzler has a somewhat restricted diet her pal mittens ended up get to try the classic flavored broth (tuna, shrimp and whitefish).  according to mittens' human she ate it enthusiastically.  this chicken soup for the kitty cat soul, available…
  • new: palmer's cocoa butter men's line.

    makeup loves me
    12 Aug 2014 | 8:46 am
    {manly!}palmer's cocoa butter chose a most creative way to announce their new men's line- with a screening of the newes hercules movie.  could their be a better fit for a men's line than the demi-god known for masculinity, strength and adventure?  even though it was an action movie (not my preferred genre) i still enjoyed it for the indelible combination of greek mythology and humor. as for palmer's men's line - it introduces 6 face and body products designed for dudes.  all contain cocoa butter and vitamin E, for hydration and skin smoothing.  i think the body &…
  • review: NIVEA q10 skin firming + toning gel-cream.

    makeup loves me
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:44 am
    {q10 life}my friend dina recently responded to the constant refrain that "summer is almost over!" with the fact that summer in fact lasts until september 21st, meaning there is over a month of left to enjoy.  it's far from over.  that also means shorts, skirts and dresses will continue to be my (and many people's) wardrobe staples for weeks to come.  while i love the ease of my summer wardrobe, the necessary revealing of excess leg means some added attention to grooming details.  for me, that means at least trying to keep my legs shaved and not scaly. while i want my skin…
  • ingrid michaelson at summer stage with hard candy.

    makeup loves me
    5 Aug 2014 | 8:31 am
    {perfect summer evening}{with the band: me, ingrid michaelson, and my friend lotus - at the hard candy after-party}last wednesday (7/30/14) hard candy invited me, plus a guest, to central park's summer stage to see ingrid michaelson perform.  i recruited my friend lotus for the evening, an enthusiastic plus-one.  i was expecting to have a moderately nice night of live music, but it ended up being so much better than that.  like only truly great performances do, it inspired nostalgia.the ideal weather (warm, not too humid, with a few fluffy clouds floating along) set the stage…
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  • New from Maison Francis Kurkdjian : féminin Pluriel and masculin Pluriel

    20 Aug 2014 | 1:33 am
    In September Maison Francis Kurkdjian will introduce a new fragrance duo for men and women: masculin Pluriel and féminin Pluriel. Kurkdjian created these scents as a tribute to the classics of men's and women's fragrances – both contain typical ingredients of male or female fragrances: A beautiful creation composed
  • ScentTrunk aims to make fragrance purchases easier for men

    19 Aug 2014 | 8:50 am
    Three students from Queen's University in Canada have launched ScentTrunk – a subscription service designed to help men in their fragrance purchases. They say: "No more department stores. No more guesswork. Get your perfect scents delivered to your door." Based on your unique scent profile from your survey results, we custom-select 3 niche fragrances just for you. We’ll deliver samples to your door so you can try it for the month. Rate the scents we send you each month and your Scent Profile adapts. We change with you, to meet your fragrance needs.
  • Chanel launch Eau de Parfum of Bleu de Chanel

    18 Aug 2014 | 1:09 am
    At the end of the month, Chanel will be adding an Eau de Parfum to their Bleu de Chanel range. Bleu de Chanel debuted in 2010. The
  • Marc Jacob's Daisy Tweet Shop comes to London

    15 Aug 2014 | 1:52 am
    Last February as part of New York Fashion week, Marc Jacobs opened a pop-up shop with a difference. Instead of paying for items with cash, you pay with social media using the hashtag #MJDaisyChain. Now the company has opened a London version of the store, which opens today
  • Trade Routes Collection to be launched by Penhaligons next month

    14 Aug 2014 | 6:51 am
    Next month, Penhaligon’s launches the Trade Routes Collection. The collection comprises three new fragrances: each inspired by the commodities which were traded through London’s docks at the turn of the 19th Century. The Trade Routes Collection:
 
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  • Murad Skin Smoothing Polish Review

    21 Aug 2014 | 6:32 am
    Product Sent for Review I don't feature very many facial scrubs on 15 Minute Beauty. I'm super picky about them, have you noticed? I used to loooooove to scrub my face with a scrub, almost any face scrub would do. I'd rub until I was red and smooth, I loved it! Then, one day in medical school (during our 2 week dermatology component), the doctor threw a very close up picture of skin up
  • 10 Best Natural Foundations

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Product Sent for Review Affiliate Links I Bought It Myself With the advances being made in makeup, it is getting easier and easier to get perfect, flawless and natural looking skin, no matter how what your skin issue. I've pulled together some of my favorite foundations, they range from super light to full coverage, they come at almost every price point, but they all blend out to look very
  • What's Your Goal? Finding Inspiration in Your Morning Shower

    18 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
    Sponsored Post Sometimes I wonder if I'm the only one that spends her morning shower planning things. I stand in the water and plan my day. I decide what I'll wear that day at work, running errands or hanging out with my husband and 3-year-old daughter. I plan 15 Minute Beauty posts and brainstorm ideas for my Babble posts. I also love to think about what my plans are for the next 5-10 years
  • The Beauty Spotlight Team: Weekend Reads

    16 Aug 2014 | 4:02 pm
    Lola's Secret Beauty Blog had a swatchfest with the Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Solo Eyeshadows because they are utterly delectable! Carrie from eyeliner on a cat shares what she's Currently Loving from two of her favorite brands, Atopalm and Korres. Mostly Sunny is a junkie for gel liner in pencil form. She has tried one that she likes, she has tried another that she hates. The new Hourglass
  • The Best Hair and Skin Products from Suave

    15 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Sponsored Post I Bought It Myself I've been working on today's post for a while. In between product testings, sometimes even I run out of products to use, so I've been slowly working my way through the options from Suave. I'll grab a lotion or body wash here and there, usually while I'm at the grocery store (yes, for me that is Walmart, it is about 1/2 mile from my house!) After much
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    A Touch of Blusher

  • Update: Anna Sui Fall 2014 Makeup Collection & Aube Couture Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

    PJ
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    (image from www.annasui-cosmetics.com) . The following two posts have been updated with additional images: Anna Sui Fall 2014 Makeup Collection Aube Couture Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection Have a look!
  • Chanel Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

    PJ
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:15 am
    Biteki.com has posted images of Chanel‘s holiday 2014 makeup collection. I am looking forward to seeing the Joues Contraste blusher and the face powder in person. . Related posts: Chanel Fall 2014 Makeup Collection Chanel Summer 2014 Makeup Collection From My Treasure Chest (3): Chanel Lèvres Scintillantes Glossimer in 387 Wish
  • New Makeup Line for Fall 2014: Pola Muselle Nocturnal

    PJ
    16 Aug 2014 | 3:10 pm
    (image from www.pola.co.jp) (info from www.pola.co.jp & www.cosme.net) . On September 4th, Pola will launch Nocturnal, a new makeup sub-line under the existing Muselle makeup line. The collection is designed in collaboration with Japanese artist Kaori Miyayama. The products not only feature her illustrations but also embody the idea of “translucent dimension”, the essence of her artistic style. I like the soft and elegant shades of Face Color (more images below). The three variations feature different illustrative designs, and there is something quite poetic about them.
  • Update: Lunasol, Cosme Decorte AQ MW & Integrate Fall 2014 Makeup Collections

    PJ
    14 Aug 2014 | 3:10 pm
    (image from www.cosme.net) . Check out these updated posts: Lunasol Fall 2014 Makeup & Skincare Collection (additional item and item images) Cosme Decorte AQ MW Fall 2014 Makeup Collection (additional image) Integrate Fall 2014 Makeup Collection (additional item)
  • Primavista Ange Long Keep Base UV

    PJ
    13 Aug 2014 | 3:10 pm
    . Earlier this year, I reviewed Powder Foundation UV (Long Keep) from Kao Sofina Primavista Ange, a base makeup line developed for the Taiwanese market. (The line is not sold in Japan.) The products are formulated to appeal to those with combination or oily skin who need to cope with a warm and humid climate. Besides the powder foundation, I also purchased Long Keep Base UV and Liquid Foundation UV (Long Keep). (I rarely use primers or liquid foundations, but I was curious about them.) Today I am reviewing Long Keep Base UV. Primavista Ange Long Keep Base UV (25ml, SPF 25, PA++) is one of the…
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    Musings of a Muse A Blog of Musings from a Cosmetic Junkie

  • Memebox X Coffeebreak with Dani Unboxing

    Isabella Muse
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:06 am
    Heads up Memebox fans because there’s a new box available featuring youTube guru Dani from Coffeebreak with Dani! Inside this new Memebox you’ll find 8 of Dani’s favorite K-Beauty products most of which are full size products and range from skincare to bb cream and beyond! Take a look! (...)Read the rest of Memebox X Coffeebreak with Dani Unboxing (571 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | No comment | Enjoy similar categories of interest:Asian Brands, Beauty Abroad, Korean Brands, Memebox, Swatches | Copyright © 2007-2013 by Musings of a Muse. Please do…
  • Sephora Chroma Color Eye Palette Holiday 2014 Launches

    Isabella Muse
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:31 am
    Sephora Chroma Color Eye Palette for Holiday 2014 makes an early appearance with 54 eyeshadows, 12 eye pencils, and a double ended eye shadow brush for application! Housed in a faux croc ombre flip palette with a full size mirror. Sephora typically released mega palettes around the Holidays and they offer them as an early preview purchase for VIBers and Rouge Members so you can shop this one now if you likd at Sephora and Sephora.com. See more photos after the jump! (...)Read the rest of Sephora Chroma Color Eye Palette Holiday 2014 Launches (52 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse,…
  • It Cosmetics Brushes for Ulta Collection

    Isabella Muse
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:22 am
    Ok, so It Cosmetics Makeup Brushes are damn fine but take a look at this sexy selection of It Cosmetics Brushes for Ulta that launched online. Not only is there a full range of It Cosmetics Makeup Brushes available exclusively at Ulta and Ulta.com but there are also some stunning It Cosmetics Brush Sets as well. Needless to say as a It Cosmetics Brush fan girl I was pretty excited to see such a HUGE range of brushes that will be available at Ulta. (...)Read the rest of It Cosmetics Brushes for Ulta Collection (73 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 6 comments | Enjoy…
  • Kat Von D Immortal Lash & Line Kit for Fall 2014

    Isabella Muse
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:40 am
    Try out the new Kat Von D Immortal Lash & Line Kit as it’ll set you back $20 bucks (that’s the price of Immortal Lash 24HR Mascara) and you’ll snag a free 0.2 oz Tattoo Liner along with the set! (...)Read the rest of Kat Von D Immortal Lash & Line Kit for Fall 2014 (122 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | One comment | Enjoy similar categories of interest:Fall Collections 2014, Kat Von D | Copyright © 2007-2013 by Musings of a Muse. Please do not copy or republish without permission. The use of this feed or photos from it, in full or part, on…
  • Josie Maran Love That Flush Argan Infinity Lip and Cheek Creamy Oil Set for Fall 2014

    Isabella Muse
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:32 am
    Obviously this Josie Maran Love That Flush Argan Infinity Lip and Cheek Creamy Oil Set ($28) is going on my wish list. As a very, very fond fan of the Infinity Lip and Cheek Creamy Oil formula I was delighted by this set that contains four mini size tubes! (...)Read the rest of Josie Maran Love That Flush Argan Infinity Lip and Cheek Creamy Oil Set for Fall 2014 (136 words) © Isabella Muse for Musings of a Muse, 2014. | 5 comments | Enjoy similar categories of interest:Josie Maran | Copyright © 2007-2013 by Musings of a Muse. Please do not copy or republish without permission. The use of…
 
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    Temptalia Beauty Blog: Makeup Reviews, Beauty Tips

  • Sneak Peek: MAC Artificially Wild Collection Photos & Swatches

    Christine
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:45 am
    MAC Artificially Wild Collection Full reviews, photos, and swatches of the upcoming MAC Aritificially Wild collection coming shortly! For now, enjoy this sneak peek See more photos & swatches! MAC Artificially Wild Collection MAC Icon Lipstick MAC Photo Lipstick MAC Shitake Lipstick MAC Artificially Wild Collection MAC De-Nude Lipglass MAC Explicit Lipglass MAC Obviously Bare Lipglass MAC Spite Lipglass MAC Artificially Wild Collection MAC Artificial Earth Eyeshadow MAC Marsh Eyeshadow MAC Natural Wilderness Eyeshadow MAC Stony Eyeshadow MAC Next to Skin Blush MAC Next to Skin Blush MAC…
  • Sneak Peek: MAC x The Simpsons Collection Photos & Swatches

    Christine
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
    MAC x The Simpsons Collection Full reviews, photos, and swatches of the upcoming MAC x The Simpsons collaboration collection coming shortly! For now, enjoy this sneak peek See more photos & swatches! MAC x The Simpsons Collection MAC x The Simpsons Collection MAC Marge’s Extra Ingredients Eyeshadow Quad MAC Harpooned Heart Eyeshadow MAC Harpooned Heart Eyeshadow MAC Sexy PB&J Eyeshadow MAC Sexy PB&J Eyeshadow MAC Beehive Blue Eyeshadow MAC Beehive Blue Eyeshadow MAC Vivacious Vacuum Cleaner Bag Eyeshadow MAC Vivacious Vacuum Cleaner Bag Eyeshadow MAC That Trillion Dollar…
  • MAC Artificially Wild Collection for Fall 2014

    Christine
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    MAC Artificially Wild Collection for Fall 2014 Calling wild ones everywhere, nudes rule in colour. Camouflage reigns supreme, while spirited hues for eyes, lips and cheeks stir a restless freedom of expression. Declare independence in subversive greys, golden beige-browns and soft, dirty mauves. Stand out in sexy, statement shades of Lipstick, Lip Pencil, Cream Colour Base and Powder Blush. This season, nude makes an impact in a collection of untamed neutrals that is anything but bare. Lipglass ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition) Obviously Bare Light cream grey nude De-Nude Dirty…
  • MAC x The Simpsons Collection for Fall 2014

    Christine
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    MAC x The Simpsons Collection for Fall 2014 Ladies, gentlemen and Rigellians, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary, M·A·C honours the one, the only, THE SIMPSONS! Be the best Sideshow You with Powder Blush, a classic 7 Lash and two special-edition Eye Shadow x 4 in shades that glimmer like Lisa’s Spikes. Electric hues of Lipglass gleam with radioactive vibrancy and new Nail Stickers, starring the most beautiful of Bouviers, Marge, set the finishing touch. Lipglass ($16.50 U.S. / $20.00 CDN) (Limited Edition) Nacho Cheese Explosion Bright neon lime yellow Grand Pumpkin Bright creamy…
  • Bite Beauty Bite Lush Lip Wipes for August 2014

    Christine
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    Bite Beauty Bite Lush Lip Wipes Bite Lush Lip Wipes (New, Permanent) Infused with BITE’s signature Superfruit flavor, these wipes are the first ever formulated just for lips. They soothe and hydrate while removing your old lip color to leave lips healthy and ready for a color reset. They can also be used to hydrate and mattify any time. 10 Pack ($12.00) 30 Pack ($22.00) Availability: Now at Sephora See more photos ! Bite Beauty Bite Lush Lip Wipes Bite Beauty Bite Lush Lip Wipes
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  • 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! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Jill Scott’s Curly Bob at “Get On Up” NYC Premiere

    Lakish Campbell
    22 Jul 2014 | 5:34 pm
    On the heels of her “The Beauty &  The Brand” brunch (which I, unfortunately, could not attend), Motions celebrity hairstylist Ursula Stephens created a curly, sexy look for singer... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Li Bingbing’s Lipstick Color in Transformers: Age of Extinction

    Lakish Campbell
    9 Jul 2014 | 11:05 pm
    It’s amazing what an enthralling vampy lip can do, no? Such is the case of the blackened burgundy pout Li Bingbing wore in Transformers: Age of Extinction. That, along with her inky-black... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Get Her Exact Look: Marsha Ambrosius’s Sleek BET Awards Fishtail Braid

    Lakish Campbell
    1 Jul 2014 | 4:23 pm
    Marsha Ambrosius’ look on the 2014 BET awards red carpet was a combination of sleek and edgy. As told to Blaq Vixen Beauty by celebrity hairstylist Tiffany Daugherty. Check out her profile at... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Save $16 on Eva Marcille’s House of CB Nolita Dress

    Lakish Campbell
    29 Jun 2014 | 6:04 am
    Last night, America’s Next Top Model alum Eva Marcille attended the launch party for Russell Simmons’s and Steve Rifkind’s new music label All Def Music (ADM) in a limited edition... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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    The Non-Blonde

  • Rosario Dawson At Sin City: A Dame To Kill Los Angeles Premiere

    Gaia Fishler
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:16 pm
    This is unfortunate. If you've ever seen or read an interview with Rosario Dawson you know that she's not just incredibly likable, but also easygoing and down-to-earth, never trying too hard and definitely not tacky. All things that this dress manages to miss. It's most likely her stylist's faults, since even the fit is off and unflattering on Rosario (an impressive non-achievement considering her perfect figure). The lingerie-inspired dress is a fun summer style that goes beyond fads and trends, but the right fabric is essential for its success. The lace here looks exquisite. The leather?
  • Hourglass 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eyeliner

    Gaia Fishler
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:38 pm
    The bad news is that the nice people at Hourglass have no plans for adding navy or any other colors to the new 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eyeliner. All we get is a classic black (Obsidian). The good news is that even with only one color this is a pretty awesome eyeliner. I love gel pencils for their texture and finish, and Hourglass has taken it to the next level: instead of the regular pencil offered by many brands we get a very thin and quite precise mechanical pencil that doesn't require sharpening, so there's no loss of product.The pencil is retractable, though only forward and not back (is it…
  • 14 Women's Perfume That Men Should Borrow

    Gaia Fishler
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:37 pm
    Last year I posted a list of masculine-labeled perfumes that I believe women should borrow and make their own. I figured it's time to do the same for men and supposedly-feminine fragrances. Personally, I don't care one bit about the pour homme/pour femme issue and don't think perfume has a gender. There's juice and skin--- if it smells good to you that's all it  matters. But people have been conditioned to make the distinction, especially on the mainstream market. Many niche/indie/artisan brands have abandoned the man/woman labels a long time ago, using neutral packaging and names (think…
  • Vero Profumo- Rozy (Voile d’Extrait & Eau de Parfum)

    Gaia Fishler
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:53 pm
    I'm still not sure I have the right words for Rozy. Anna, a long-time reader whose comments are always make me feel like she's my long-lost sister, had this to say:"And Rozy - I feel like I should send Vero Kern dozens of roses or something for having created this - although, in truth, nothing I could offer would truly be sufficient to express the appreciation I feel over being able to experience this scent."She's spot-on. Each one of Vero Kern's creations hits an emotional spot. They're a journey, a transformation, a mood. Everything but a literal sum of their notes. This is somewhat of…
  • Want: Gucci Leopard Shawl

    Gaia Fishler
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:29 am
    Normally I'm not the biggest fan ("and thank god for that!"-- The Husband), but right now I'm in lust with this shawl/scarf. The painted orange-red leopard pattern is kind of DVF-ish, which is probably why I like it ("so buy a DVF, please!"-- The Husband, again). It's just fabulous and I think how lovely and lively it would look with various winter coats and dresses. According to the Bergdorf Goodman website, the fabric is a modal/acrylic/silk blend, which is somewhat disappointing (I hoped for a warm silk/cashmere knit), but whatever. It's gorgeous. $695 from Bergdorf and Neiman…
 
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    Beauty and Fashion Tech

  • 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!
  • Drugstore Glam Makeup Look

    Carleenp
    12 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    This is a fun group project. Some beauty bloggers got together to each create a drugstore glam makeup look. Now, I admit that I’m not glam dressed at all! I have on a white T-shirt and jeans, but I love this makeup look for either a casual or a glam look. They key I think [...] Drugstore Glam Makeup Look
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    The Daily Cookie

  • Morsels of the Week ft. NYC, Birchbox, NARS

    Crystal
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    Basically the past two weeks I’ve been in NYC, one of my favorite cities to visit and just a reasonable bus ride away from my school. Last week I was here with my best friend and we had a ton of fun just shopping around and eating great food. Above #shoesoftheday photo featuring Kate Spade and Miu Miu sandals with the (apologies!) chipped nails in Central Park. I’ve been wearing these sunglasses non-stop and with the new NARS Audacious Lipsticks, looking high-drama has never been easier. A shot of the other shade I received. Check back for my raving review. I think you’ll love these…
  • Get the Look: Cheeky Bronze Glow

    Crystal
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:59 am
    Although lately I’ve been getting more obsessed with lippies (stay tuned for my thoughts on an amazing new one from NARS!), I’m a face product girl at heart. Nothing excites me more than the promise of glowy skin that takes perfect to the next level. Often times though, my face makeup routine is really simple. I forgo foundation for concealer and powder on a daily basis. But when I want to step up my game for a fun night out with the girls or a dinner date, I like layering my favorite cheek products for a gorgeous finish that is guaranteed to last. After prepping the skin with the basics:…
  • Lust List ft. Givenchy, Too Faced, Triangl Swimwear

    Crystal
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    I’ve recently realized that most of my shopping is rather impulsive. Sure I might go into a store knowing what kind of item I want, but rarely do I have an exact item in mind with unwavering conviction about my decision to purchase it. However, the planned purchases I have made are often the ones that I’m happiest with. So why not apply this knowledge a little further and have the foresight to actually try to save for items I really want? So instead of “going shopping,” I’d be going to XXX store to buy YYY. It sounds grand, doesn’t it? I got so inspired and carried away that I…
  • Let’s Talk Bright Colors

    Crystal
    11 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    Let’s talk fashion. We all know that wearing dark colors is slimming, but honestly to me, bright, interesting colors are so much more fun. My advice for those branching out of a neutral color palette? Start small with pointed, meaningful accents of color rather than donning a coral sundress. Makeup is a great way to get started in the realm of bright color. Just like cosmetics are an accessible form of designer goods, cosmetics are an approachable way to play with color. If you take a look at the Lip Lust series on the site, you’ll see that bright lip colors are a big theme. My best tip…
  • Morsels of the Week ft. Madewell, Acai, and NARS

    Crystal
    10 Aug 2014 | 3:39 am
    I’m back in Massachusetts now on the East Coast, which is the complete opposite end of the country from where I was the last time I posted a “Morsels of the Week.” I’m honestly glad to be back and settled down for a while. Living out of a suitcase is no fun! Fashion and beauty loves currently are the Valentino Rockstud T-Strap Pump (similar here), Tarte LipSurgence Lip Tint ($24 US), NARS Velvet Gloss Lip Pencil ($25 US), Chanel Glossimer ($29.50 US). Obligatory latte art while working on my laptop at a café! So in love with the Madewell the Crisscross Sightseer Sandal! Such a great…
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    All Lacquered Up

  • OPI Nordic Collection for Fall 2014 – Swatches & Review (Part 2)

    Michelle Mismas
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    OPI Fall 2014 Nordic collection Affiliate Link|Press Sample I’m calling the second half of the OPI Nordic collection for Fall 2014, 50 Shades of Tan. Okay, I’m exaggerating but there are a lot of neutrals here. So much so, that they seem better suited for the Wild, Wild, West than the Nordic countries. Granted, I’ve never visited Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden so they could be totally on the nose for that part of the world. Let’s take a look! Formula & Application OPI nail polish is 3-free (Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP). It’s recently been brought…
  • The $30 Face Makeup Challenge – Makeup Wars

    Michelle Mismas
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    The $30 Face Makeup Challenge Affiliate Link|I Bought This|Press Sample Have you ever tried to create a complete makeup look with just $30 worth of products? Sounds easy, right? Well, that was the challenge posed to the Makeup Wars bloggers and it was much more difficult than I anticipated. With so many mass brand products ranging from $8-12 or more, you really have to scour the sale ads and take advantage of drugstore rewards program to get quality. Keep reading to see how I did it. $30 Face – The Products $30 Face Challenge – Makeup Products Eyes Rimmel Professional Eyebrow…
  • OPI Fall 2014 – Nordic Collection Swatches & Review (Part 1)

    Michelle Mismas
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:39 am
    OPI Nordic – Fall 2014 Affiliate Link|Press Sample As we move into Fall, prepare to be whisked away to an icy wonderland thanks to the OPI Fall 2014 Nordic collection. When creating colors for a new seasonal collection, I always draw inspiration from the food, music, art, landscape and street style of a particular destination,” remarks Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Co-Founder & Executive VP. “While conceptualizing the shades of the Nordic Collection, I ate cinnamon buns and drank glogg, snapped photographs of brightly painted houses, and gazed in wonder at the region’s topography…
  • Are You Done With Nail Art? #WeAreDone

    Michelle Mismas
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Busy Philipps is Done With Nail Art #WeAreDone Have you heard The Madden Brothers tune, “We Are Done?” The song with the 60s vibe has spawned an internet sensation of people posting signs of what they are done with, using #WeAreDone. Some of them have been really inspirational, especially from young girls saying things like, “Done with being underestimated” or “Done with being afraid.” On that note, I was watching #Undone with Amanda de Cadenet, you may remember her from Brokedown Palace or her previous Lifetime series The Conversation, and she had Joel…
  • Gel Nails – Gel Polish? Gel Hybrid? Gel Effect? Let’s Break It Down!

    Michelle Mismas
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:07 am
    Gel Polish and Hybrids Breakdown Affiliate Link With every brand and their mother putting out a product with “GEL” in the name, nail world is becoming a very confusing place. The introduction of CND Shellac started a gel nails craze that has prompted more traditional polish brands to jack its style, producing products that promise gel-like results. But here’s the problem. Gel Polish, Gel Hybrid, Gel Effect, Soak-Off Gel, UV Gel. What do they all mean? All this terminology makes it hard to decipher how a product applies and performs so I’m here to break down the…
 
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    Canadian Beauty

  • July Favourites Video

    Henna
    31 Jul 2014 | 7:04 am
    HI guys! Check out my July Favourites video. I focussed on skincare in this one because I did get a comment asking me for some skincare tips. My skin is oily and sometimes acne-prone, so most of the... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • New OPI Nordic Collection

    Henna
    31 Jul 2014 | 6:51 am
    This August, OPI’s collection is inspired by Norway, Finland, and Copenhagen. Inspired by the great northern lights in Finland, deep blue fjords in Norway, and colourful houses in Copenhagen,... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • Nars Revamps Their Nail Polish

    Henna
    30 Jul 2014 | 6:08 am
    …and it is this side of amazing. The new line includes a base coat and top coat, and everything looks shiny and fresh stays on for 5 days without chipping, and all without calling itself a gel... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • Palmer’s Skin Therapy Oil

    Henna
    29 Jul 2014 | 6:42 am
    Drugstore products have been killing it this year, and if you’ve been looking for a new face oil, then you have to check out the latest from Palmer’s. Check out the ingredient list for... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
  • Dove Pure Care Dry Oil Shampoo and Conditioner

    Henna
    28 Jul 2014 | 6:16 am
    Hmmm, I’m trying to think when was the last time I had really good hair and it was 100% due to the shampoo and conditioner I used, and it hasn’t happened in a while. Like every other... Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
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    The Soap Bar

  • August Sunshine Soap Porn

    Joanna Schmidt
    9 Aug 2014 | 7:13 am
    I have been so neglectful with giving you the good stuff, my little pretties, so here is a little eye candy for you to enjoy this weekend...Poppy Soap Co.M. Strand SoapBodhi Basics (etsy)Soap For Your Soul (etsy)Freedom Soap Co.
  • Life Moves Fast....And Here I Go!

    Joanna Schmidt
    20 Jul 2014 | 8:47 am
    So if you've been following this blog, you have been with me through quite a bit.  A whirlwind of life changes and a couple of career changes.I started this blog in August, 2007.  Woah.  Seven years ago.  So much has happened in the last seven years.  I knew nothing about making soap when I started this blog.  I only knew that I just loved handcrafted soap and I knew that it needed to be in the spotlight.  If you didn't read this blog then, you may be interested how it all began.  You can go back to the beginning.  My first post asked people if…
  • Exfoliate Exfoliate Exfoliate!

    Joanna Schmidt
    8 Jun 2014 | 4:42 pm
    I've always loved the scrubby manliness of an exfoliating bar of soap.  Something so perfect about scrubbing the dirt off my skin that makes me feel extra clean and feeling refreshed.  I think the only scrubby soap I did not care for was luffah soap.  I felt like my skin was being scraped off with razor blades.  And I like my soap rough, too.  Ground coffee, sand, volcanic rock, whatever....but you can keep your whole loofah and razors.  It's just not for me, thank you.SO I've been looking around at exfoliating soaps, loving the texture of seeing them, being that…
  • It's Been Too Long, Sporny Sporn ~ An Etsy Extraction

    Joanna Schmidt
    27 Apr 2014 | 5:43 pm
    Sporn = Soap PornAllow me to Spoon Feed you now......No. 204 Impetus Natural Wheatgrass Soap by Hart and HawthornDragon's Blood by mybeautyeCoconut Milk Lemongrass by Bubble LuxeRosemary Soap by The Little RagamuffinVegan Lavender Soap by Westford SoapsHazelnut Cappuccino Coffee Soap by KM Elegant CreationsJust a few soapy images for all of you who have been patiently waiting while I have been so busy with my life stuffs.....More coming soon, alog with an announcement of sorts coming this May!xxoo jo
  • Food Soap Challenge

    Joanna Schmidt
    13 Apr 2014 | 8:16 am
    One of the reasons I post challenges on Soaper's Retreat on facebook is to push your abilities to express yourselves and the photographs you take of the masterpieces you make.  In life and in work, I always feel like if I don't push the envelope or think outside the box, in my work, or anything else I do, will just be overlooked, be plain, "pedestrian"... and like everyone else's.  So this challenge, The Food Challenge, was to use a food item, never used BY YOU before in your soaps.  I was clear in my food challenge description, that failures (meaning that if the food item…
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    RealSelf Blog

  • 10 Tips About CoolSculpting You Won't Hear on Talk Shows

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:50 am
    Since its media splash in late 2010,  CoolSculpting by Zeltiq has taken the body-contouring world by storm. It’s non-invasive, cheaper than liposuction, and is said to be almost painless — though the length of results still remains a question mark. It’s making more and more appearances in the media lately, so we rounded up some of the discoveries our community has made during their frolics with the  fat-freezing treatment. Top 10 Things About CoolSculpting...
  • Botched Season 1: Transgender Performer Monique Allen Has No Plans to Give Up Plastic Surgery — EXCLUSIVE

    18 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    The first season of Botched brought a slew of interesting characters, but few were as attention-grabbing as Monique Allen. The transgender performer shared her story of growing up as an altar boy in southern California, where she never felt like she truly fit in. She announced to her parents that she wanted to undergo a sex reassignment at the age of 18, marking the beginning of her journey as the Glamorous Monique. Unfortunately, Monique’s desire to look a certain way ended up having...
  • Could Marijuana Be Giving You Man Boobs?

    18 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    With the recent surge of legalizations — and new purveyors of gourmet edibles popping up left and right — marijuana is having a moment. Health critics have warned of the risks associated with overexposure, but there may be another danger at play: man boobs. From May to July of this year, RealSelf has seen a 45% jump in consumer searches for Male Breast Reduction — a procedure that treats gynecomastia by removing breast tissue and skin. With users clamoring for information, we...
  • Botched Season Finale: See All the Before and Afters From Season 1!

    17 Aug 2014 | 8:25 pm
    View popular videos From Justin Bieber lookalikes to Madonna impersonators, it’s certainly been a wild ride during this first season of Botched! The season finale ended on a predictably awesome note, but it also left us sad to see the reality show go. Thankfully, Drs. Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow will be back with a second season come early 2015. Until then, relive all of the amazing transformations with the before-and-after pics below. Once you’ve picked your jaw up off the...
  • Hollywood Plastic Surgeon Reveals That Plastic Surgery Isn’t Enough

    14 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    When it comes to anti-aging, it’s far too easy for many of us to buy into the latest craze promising quick results. However, as Dr. 90210's Dr. Gary Motykie reveals, the best thing we can do for ourselves isn’t to rush to the makeup counter or the doctor’s office, but to think about our beauty from the inside-out. Of course, there are bound to be some problems that diet and exercise simply can’t address. Should you be considering a cosmetic procedure to achieve your results,...
 
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    All Things Chic

  • CC Yourself with Glowing Skin — We’ll Tell You How

    Jenny
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:11 am
    CC cream is widely used on the runways now in lieu of traditional, cakey foundations — get the glow at home! There’s been a lot of buzz in the past couple years about BB and CC creams, and many wonder if these so-called miracle solutions will help them achieve the glowing skin we all desire. I have to admit I too approached the concept with a degree of skepticism, especially as I tend to favor more coverage. But radiance can be yours with the right product and method. I am currently in the throes of a love affair with Lumene’s Time Freeze Anti-Age CC Cream. This gentle solution…
  • Top 5 Chicago Attractions

    Melissa Angert
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:14 am
    Chicago is one of those destinations that gets better the more you explore, but when you only have a limited amount of time, even the surface can be a great vacation. First time visitors to Chicago might be overwhelmed by the amount of stuff that there is to see, but there are some definite favorites for both tourists and locals. Everything from public art to world class museums to landmarks make the list of top attractions for visitors. If you are visiting the city of Chicago for the first time, add these top 5 attraction to the list of things to do. Millenium Park Millenium Park became the…
  • Back-to-School Giveaway with Crocs!

    Jenny
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    If your little dude (or dudette!) is gearing up for back-to-school (or not ready at all!) here’s a little something to put the fun back in functional. In honor of Shark Week, we’re doing a backpack and shoe giveaway for one lucky reader. The CrocsLights Robo Shark clog are the best and brightest in kids’ fall footwear, featuring eyes that light up with your child’s every step. With big, sharp teeth across the fun and fanciful fins at the sides, the shoes are made of the brand’s signature, cushioned Croslite™ material for a soft and comfortable fit. The winner…
  • BIC for Back to School

    Melissa Angert
    14 Aug 2014 | 12:34 pm
    I confess: I LOVE shopping for school supplies. Like seriously. New notebooks and folders. A fresh planner. Binder clips. (I have a serious thing for binder clips.) And new pens. I LOVE pens. I have an entire drawer full in my desk! I firmly believe I can never had too many pens. Partly because my daughters have inherited my pen obsessed gene, so they are always stealing them from me. But also because they are just fun. I actually write in my planner with a different color for every family member. Cause that’s how I roll. I love this new like of BIC pens and pencils just for kids. My…
  • Back to School with Rack Room Shoes

    Melissa Angert
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:27 am
    This week, we’ve been hitting the back to school shopping HARD. All of my kids have practically doubled in size this summer. (Ok, not really, but they really have outgrown practically everything they own.) This fall, both my girls needed new running shoes for Girls on the Run, as well as school shoes. So we headed to our favorite shoe store in our mall: Rack Room Shoes.  They carry all the top brands – including favorites like Sperry Top-Sider, Converse and Nike – and with their amazing sales, you can’t go wrong. For back-to-school, they had practically everything on…
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    Hot Beauty Health

  • Upgrade Your Ponytail With This Retro Twist

    Diana Ajih
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:44 am
    Do you remember the topsy tail? I surely do! The topsy tail was a hit back in the 1990′s, but Latest-Hairstyles.com contributor Jennie Kay has turned this old school pony into a super trendy look called the Double Wrap Topsy Tail. “This pony style works just as well for the office as it does for a day at the [...]
  • DIY Nail Art: Last Waves of Summer

    Diana Ajih
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:31 am
    We’re halfway through August and it feels like summer is coming to an end. I still have so many things I want to do (like finishing my summer reading list) but there’s a small part of me that can’t wait for the cooler weather. With only five weeks left, I can’t help but look forward to the fall [...]
  • Confidence & Aunt Flo featuring U by Kotex!

    Diana Ajih
    13 Aug 2014 | 2:56 pm
    We all have moments where we could feel a little more confident. For me, I feel and look my best in the clothes I wear. I truly believe that having self-confidence has a lot to do with one’s own personal style and how well you embrace and define it. But feeling our best doesn’t just [...]
  • Style Obsession: Blue & White Stripes

    Diana Ajih
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:17 am
    We’re in the middle of summer and I’ve been fortunate enough to spend a lot of time by the seaside. Inspired by the coastal living, I’ve put together a little nautical inspiration since this trend really comes to life in the spring and summer. I am particular obsessed with blue and white stripes – The classic [...]
  • How to Take Your Summer Look From Day to Night

    Diana Ajih
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am
    As a blogger with a full-time job, knowing how to maintain a balance between my job and social life is essential. Sometimes it’s hard for me to decide what to wear on an average work day because I might head out to brunch or have a casual night of cocktails with friends. Figuring out what [...]
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    Solessence

  • Teen Choice Awards 2014: Chloe Grace Moretz

    hillary
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:31 am
    Celebrity makeup artist Mai Quynh created the look for Chloe Grace Moretz for last night’s Teen Choice Awards using Votre Vu cosmetics. “Chloe is wearing Valentino tonight; it’s a red and black blazer and shorts.  It’s kind of a baroque design.  Her hair is down and natural so we went with a semi-smokey eye and light lips to play off of the dark colors that she’s wearing. After prepping her face with La Mer Moisturizing Cream, I started with her eyes.  I first smudged Votre Vu’s Le Joli Crayon in Charbon into her lash line. Then I rubbed a bunch of the pencil on the back of…
  • Jamberry Nail Art Contest

    hillary
    24 Jul 2014 | 11:45 am
    Do you love nails? Do you love designing? If so, Jamberry has a contest just for you! In celebration of their new monthly subscription, Stylebox, you could see your design as the next nail wrap in one of the monthly boxes, and win a free year subscription for yourself! The contest starts today, July 15 and runs through jul 30. What are you waiting for? Let your fingers do the talking: · Step 1: Design something beautiful that would look great on nails (draw it; paint it; make it on your computer) · Step 2: Style an outfit that complements your design · Step 3: Snap a pic of your outfit…
  • She’s Got the Look: Sexy Summer Hair Tutorial

    hillary
    24 Jul 2014 | 7:44 am
    We’re at the midway point for summer, and it’s time to squeeze out as much as beauty as we can for the remaining sun-kissed month. Devin Toth, Director of Education for Ted Gibson Salons, shares an IRL style in action that you can recreate at home for long waves. Break out your big barrel curling iron and get gorgeous.
  • Nail Techs/Cosmetologists – Get Swarovski certified before the holidays

    hillary
    23 Jun 2014 | 11:42 am
    New classes listed below.  Get certified now and offer this popular service to your clients. Perfect time, before the holidays! To reserve your spot please confirm attendance by making your payment at one of the links below 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 menus while also assisting them with…
  • FACE OFF STARS AND CELEB MAKEUP ARTIST PATI DUBROFF TAKE MAIN STAGE AT THE MAKEUP SHOW CHICAGO

    hillary
    14 May 2014 | 11:32 am
    For the first time ever, The Makeup Show Chicago headlines Face Off stars and Pati Dubroff, celebrity makeup artist to Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Biel, Drew Barrymore, and more. Taking the main stage on June 7th and 8th at Bridgeport Art Center these makeup artists are set toinspire, educate, and reveal their secrets to the beauty and fashion industry. Midwest pros will not want to miss these two-days dedicated to artistry, networking, community, and education at the largest pro-driven beauty event in the world. Below is just a sneak peek on a few of the things these artists will dish on:…
 
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    The Makeup Divas Beauty Blog

  • Bigger, Blacker, Badder: The Lowdown on Urban Decay Perversion Mascara

    Melissa
    15 Aug 2014 | 11:55 am
    Bigger, Blacker, Badder: The Lowdown on Urban Decay Perversion Mascara Does this mascara live up to the hype? We put it to the test This is a TotalBeauty.com Makeup article Urban Decay's latest mascara promises jet-black, clump-free, lush lashes (a tall order for any single mascara). To see if it lived up to its claims, we had a few of our most makeup-savvy reviewers test it out
  • Why Getting All Martha Stewart-y Is Easier Than You Think

    Melissa
    25 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am
    Why Getting All Martha Stewart-y Is Easier Than You Think A two-ingredient recipe that's perfect for summer This is a TotalBeauty.com Health & Beauty article Eating seasonal fruits and veggies isn't really a chore. After all, it can be cheaper, fresher and more flavorful than what you're currently doing. Which is why our guest beauty editor Kristen Bell loves this simple, quick
  • 18 Best Hair Treatments for Healthy Hair

    Melissa
    22 Jul 2014 | 12:00 am
    18 Best Hair Treatments for Healthy Hair See which treatments revived reviewers' damaged, dry hair This is a TotalBeauty.com Hair Care article Sometimes, you need to give your hair a little TLC. Especially in the summer, when heat, sun and chlorine exposure can leave your hair damaged and looking a little rough. Reviewers swear by these hair treatments to reverse their
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    beauty girl musings

  • beauty review: TATCHA Aburatorigami Beauty Papers

    19 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    to keep shine at bay, blotting papers are fabulous for absorbing excess oil without disrupting makeup. TATCHA Aburatorigami Beauty Papers are quite luxurious and a great option for all skin types!i think glowy, dewy skin is pretty, but when you have oily skin, there is a line when shine gets a bit out of hand. i'm getting older more fabulous, so i find this issue to be less frequent. that, of course, doesn't mean i never need anything to help. i use other blotting papers but these soft sheets stand apart thanks to having that little something extra…made with all-natural 100%…
  • hair therapy: heal and repair with Dove

    18 Aug 2014 | 1:31 pm
    we all know heat styling is a great way to create fabulous hairstyles. if you battle with dry, lackluster hair, you know keeping heat to a minimum is important for your hair's health. and when temps are high {as they currently are here in so cal}, it's beyond understandable to want to avoid extra heat by any means necessary.so when you're choosing to avoid heat, for whatever reason, it's important to have products around that will give hair a fresh, healthy appearance between washes. i was given some new hair goodies from Dove that not only combat over-stressed, flat, and hair desperate for…
  • manicure du jour + the shade i'm wearing on my toes

    14 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    i love the combo of pastels and brights, so pairing nail polishes in this way is a no-brainer. the current combo i've been loving is Orly Lollipop with NARS Paradiso. Lollipop is a perfect pastel purple creme that was originally released in 2010, and is a great pick when i'm you're torn between wearing pink or purple. the formula dries relatively quick and is fabulously opaque, so 2 coats is all you need. Paradiso is on my toes for the time being. this bright strawberry-red creme is one of the 19 new {and not-so-new} polish shades that NARS recently…
  • total beauty: 14 best face scrubs

    13 Aug 2014 | 10:10 am
     bonjour, beauties! hope all is well wherever this post finds you. personally, i'm doing well, settling into the first week of high school as my daughter officially started 9th grade on monday! it's strange to think that 20 years ago i was in her same stage of life; although as a person who loves school, i think i was way more excited than she is, LOL!now back to the topic of beauty...i have another fab list featuring a topic that's quite an important one in my life: exfoliation. facial scrubs to be more specific. as you probably already know,this step in your beauty routine is…
  • 3 easy ways i wear green eyeshadow

    12 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    bonjour, beauties! hope you're enjoying your day…since posting the Emerald Smoke eye look last week, i've been playing with variations of green and am loving it! while i'm not shy when it comes to playing up my eyes with different shades of makeup, i do, like many, sometimes fall into a routine. my go-to look is typically more suitable for day and neutral, but can easily be done with any color eyeshadows and liners.the following looks are 3 ways i've been keeping my look fresh, using green shades...the first green eye makeup look is definitely simple, with just a pop of color just…
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    Beauty411

  • MAC ‘A Novel Romance’ Collection

    Beauty411
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:53 am
    M∙A∙C invites us to fall in lust with a new makeup collection that brings us to the edge with desire. The steamy ‘A Novel Romance Collection’ brings us seductive shades sure to ignite your passion! The M∙A∙C ‘A Novel Romance Collection’ is a complete release that brings Eyeshadow Quads, in addition to Electric Cool Eye Shadow (singles), Nail Lacquer, Lipsticks, Lipglass, Powder Blush and more.  I love when MAC comes out with the Eyeshadow Quad; they’re one of my favorite products in the line. Highlights of the M∙A∙C ‘A Novel Romance…
  • Sun Protection Made Easy with ColoreScience Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brush!

    Beauty411
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:54 am
    If there’s one product I’m passionate about, it’s sunscreen. Not just during the summer, but all year long. In addition to helping to prevent skin cancer, wearing sunscreen can prevent premature aging. The best sunscreen is the one you’ll wear; which is why I’m excited to share my experience with ColoreScience Sunforgettable® Mineral Sunscreen Brush. Like many of you, I use a variety of sunscreens–as someone with a Dad who had a skin cancer removed, I’m very aware of the need to stay protected. The best sunscreens offer broad spectrum UVA/UVB…
  • Current Obsession: NARS NARSissist Smokey Eye Kit

    Beauty411
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:27 am
    When I think of NARS, there are two things that immediately come to mind: bold lips and smokey eyes. I’ve watched in awe at Fashion Week, where NARS makeup artists create the most stunning smokey eyes. I was thrilled to see the ‘NARSissist’ Smokey Eye Kit…it’s everything we need to get a smoldering smokey eye for Fall. The NARS ‘NARSissist’ Smokey Eye Kit includes three eye shadows: Madrague (left, matte cream shade), Bali (center, matte), Mekong (right, shimmer), a mini Via Veneto Larger Than Life® Eyeliner and a newly designed travel size Wide…
 
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    Tammy Gibson | A Mom in Red High Heels

  • 6 Fall Wardrobe Essentials

    Tammy Gibson
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:43 pm
    Imagine you hit the snooze alarm one too many times and now you have exactly 5 minutes to get yourself ready before waking the kids for school. One of two things will happen: You search frantically for a cute outfit that doesn’t need ironing. You pull on a dress but notice it has a button missing. You pull it off, leave it on the closet floor and pull on a skirt but you can’t find the top that you love to wear with it. You get frustrated and say, “Forget it!” You throw on your comfiest yoga pants and a workout tee, sneakers and throw your hair up into a messy bun as…
  • From Lug Soles to Riding Boots: 8 Ways to Store Your Shoes

    Tammy Gibson
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:07 am
    Women have at least 15 pairs of footwear from flats, flip-flops and sneakers to pumps, high heels, lug soles, combat and riding boots. It’s hard to keep up with storing, especially when you have limited space at home. What’s great about organizing your shoes is that you’re not only keeping them clean, but you also get all your creative juices flowing. So how can you store your shoes instead of just leaving them near your front door? Here are awesome ways to do that: 1. Create a unique shoe rack outside your doorstep for shoes that are meant for laborious work like gardening or hiking.
  • The Forgotten Accessory

    Tammy Gibson
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:07 am
    Each morning you get ready for your day, making sure your outfit is fabulous, you hair is just right and your makeup is natural, covering the dark circles you may have after a late night of catching up on work while the family slept. You complete your look with that gorgeous new bracelet you’ve been dying to wear! You step out your door feeling ready for your day. But, WAIT! You are missing something! The Forgotten Accessory… the invisible accessory. Your perfume! Perfume is a great way to add a personal touch to your look each day. Providing you apply with a light hand, your…
  • #StyleTheBump Fashion Tips

    Tammy Gibson
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:26 am
    Are you pregnant and looking for some style tips to help you feel sexy and less frumpy? Boy, I remember those days! It’s frustrating, isn’t it? I always had an issue with my tops being too short and the lovely belly band on the pants would show. It was so frustrating to find clothes that worked for my style personality and my ever-changing body. It has been 9 years since my last child was born. Maternity style has improved and more flattering styles can be found at lower price points too! Having some great style tips from an expert also helps. Rosie Pope, of Rosie Pope Maternity,…
  • Fall Color Crush: Plum

    Tammy Gibson
    8 Aug 2014 | 8:56 am
    The quickest way to update your look for fall is by adding a few pieces in the hue of plum. This dark, moody purple is the perfect compliment to fall neutrals like navy, olive and brown! From lipstick to tech accessories to dinner wear, here are eleven Plum-tastic wardrobe upgrades for fall!   1. Sangria Dress- perfect for dinner parties or business networking events! 2. Elizabeth And James Pyramid Haircalf Smartphone Case- give your tech gear a fall makeover too! The gold-tone mesh bracelet is a luxe detail! 3. Maybelline Color Sensational Lipcolor in Plum Paradise- moisture rich and…
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    PurseBlog

  • The Many Bags of Chloe Moretz

    Amanda Mull
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Chloe Moretz isn’t our youngest Many Bags subject, but she’s close. The 17-year-old actress is beat out only by 16-year-old Elle Fanning, and their two handbag collections definitely have some overlap. Namely, both ingenues are beloved by a select group of high-end European brands, which affords them lots of Paris Fashion Week appearances and rare handbags in their closets. Below, check out what Chloe’s been carrying since she arrived on the Hollywood scene.
  • Prada is the Latest Brand to Court the Affections of Cat Ladies

    Amanda Mull
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Prada’s handbags tend to be overwhelmingly staid; the brand has positioned itself, season after season, as the source for work-appropriate power bags for women with corner offices (or corner office aspirations), and although Miuccia allows for an artistic departure here and there, whimsy is usually not her stock in trade. With that in mind, I have no explanation for the Prada Mink Fur Cat Pochette. Kitschy, literal bags are a huge trend right now (as is weirdness in general, and as are cats), and Prada will bow to pretty much any accessories trend that becomes strong enough, even if it…
  • Chloe Grace Moretz is the Latest Celeb With the Chanel Graffiti Backpack

    Emily Anderson
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Here’s actress Chloe Grace Moretz, leaving her hotel in NYC at 5 a.m., carrying a Chanel Graffiti Backpack. We suspect Chloe’s heading toward the airport–she’s been in town for a few days doing press for her new flick If I Stay. The Chanel Graffiti Backpack looks far more appropriate on Chloe than most celebs, because…well, because she’s actually a teenager. A teenager with extremely high-end taste (here she is carrying a Chanel Mini Classic Flap to her Sweet 16 b-day party), but a teenager, nonetheless. The Chanel Graffiti Backpack is definitely a celeb…
  • TalkShoes Notice 8/20

    Katherine Callaghan
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:45 pm
    We may not be ready for summer to end at TalkShoes, but to help alleviate the pain, we found some great transitional cutout booties, all under $500! We brought you the exclusive first images of the amazing shoe collaboration between Olivia Palermo and Aquazzura! We also spotted Ashley Tisdale wearing the Gladiator Sandals, and we just love this look. Speaking of Stuart Weitzman, you can now customize various pumps in the color, material and heel height of your choice! Lastly, Ever wonder what it’s like to wear a pair of Christian Louboutin’s Daffodile pumps? Well, our editor gave…
  • Want It Wednesday: Mini Bags Aren’t Just for Summer

    Amanda Mull
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Mini bags are most often associated with warm weather; after all, who doesn’t want her hands free during the season’s outdoor activities? They’re just as useful during the fall, though, especially when coat weather comes around and regular shoulder bags compete with your outerwear for shoulder real estate. Now that basically every popular bag comes in a mini size, along with all the bags that were designed to be mini from the beginning, your choices are vast no matter the season. For this edition of Want It Wednesday, the team has enumerated its favorites below.
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    Beauty is Within

  • Exercise: The Best Way to Get In a Good Mood

    Maria Palma
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
    Yesterday I was in a bit of a funk, but I got my butt off the couch anyway and met my friend to go hiking. When we finally stopped, I turned around to look at the view and realized that life really is good and I was suddenly filled with so much gratitude.Read more »
  • Why Wearing High Heels Is Bad For Your Health

    Maria Palma
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:34 pm
    Have you ever seen that girl walking down the street or dancing in the club thinking she looks so cute in her high heels and body-hugging dress, but she actually looks like an old hunchback with something stuck up her ass?Read more »
  • What Does It Mean to Love Yourself?

    Maria Palma
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:26 pm
    Many of us think that "loving yourself" just means accepting who you are in all of your imperfect perfection, but I believe that it goes way deeper than that. There are other ways to express the value of YOU, and to live a happier life, you have to show love for yourself by:Read more »
  • Nail Art Trend: The Reverse French Manicure

    Maria Palma
    14 Aug 2014 | 3:02 pm
    The French manicure is a classic type of nail art, and when I first learned how to give myself this type of manicure (of course, with the kind help of those tip guide stickers), I was ecstatic. Recently I've been seeing the reverse French manicure being featured in magazines and websites. It just might be my new favorite nail art for fall. Pictured here to the right is the red and pink Ruffian manicure by Deborah Lippmann for Honor's fall 2014 runway show.Read more »
  • Celebrity Skinspiration: Jennifer Aniston

    Maria Palma
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:29 pm
    I've always admired Jennifer Aniston for her seemingly effortless style. Ever since she was on "Friends" and now in the upcoming sequel to "Horrible Bosses" (I saw the trailer recently - looks funnier than the first one!) I've been in awe of her beauty. In a recent interview with Bobbi Brown, Jennifer Aniston says this about constantly being photographed and how it affects her self esteem:Read more »
 
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    Palacinka Beauty Blog

  • Drugstore buy of the Week - Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Well, it's taken a WHILE, but I've finally tried the beauty staple and classic from Neutrogena - Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. Since I test and use hand creams every day, I have pretty high standard for a hand cream - no matter what the price point. And I have to say that the Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream is a classic for a reason - it's really good - and available in the drugstore, which makes it even better. The texture of this cream is much different from most of the hand creams just entering the market today - it's more of a balm - not a gel or cream, with a…
  • Beauty Find - L'Occitane Angelica Hydra Vital Gel

    20 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Over the years reviewing hundreds of moisturizers, I every so often come across one where the scent is JUST as impressive as the results.And L'Occitane's newest, Angelica Hydra Vital Gel, is absolutely in this category.Actually, the very fact that the gel uses the Angelica plant in and of itself is very interesting.  Why?  Because the plant, native to France, can grow to a height of up to two meters in just a few days, because of it's exceptional self-hydration properties.  L'Occitane was able to patent its preservation of hydration and, in turn, revitalizing efficacy…
  • Beauty Find - Ole Henriksen Pure Truth Melting Cleanser

    19 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
       I was recently introduced to one of Ole Henriksen's latest products - and it's a winner! Ole Henriksen Pure Truth(TM) Melting Cleanser is similar to other "cleansing balms" you may have tried, but the formula and texture changes while washing make this one unique. The cleanser starts our as a lightweight but very concentrated gel, (which also happens to have the most delectable (yet soft!) citrus/orange scent, thanks to its' lemon peel oil, rose hip oil, and virgin cherry oils. After the initial application I began massaging my face in a…
  • Beauty Find - Hourglass 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eye Liner Obsidian

    18 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Are you a "black eyeliner wearing - everyday" kind of gal?If so, don't worry about your lack of "creativity" in the eye makeup department.Just embrace a new type of gel eyeliner that is not only waterproof, but DOES NOT MOVE during the day.I loved the precise, easy to apply Hourglass 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eye Liner Obsidian (3-pack).  This is a smooth, gel formula in a pencil format with an ultra skinny pin point tip that made drawing either a thin or thick line, and even winging it out easy.  I never had any mess, or had to deal with any pulling on my lids.  The lines I…
  • Drugstore Buy of the Week - Dial Acne Control Line

    14 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    For many of us, summertime equals acne breakouts (your body produces more oil in the summer time and you sweat more, so when you combine oil and sweat, that = acne), Dial has just launched a great (affordable!) solution to help your keep skin clear.The new Dial Acne Control line was developed by dermatologists and uses an oil free, salicylic acid formula to help fight acne on both face. The 3 piece collection consists of a Face Wash, Body Wash and Body and Face Bar for those who want to do double duty in the shower in the AM or after a gym workout.The face wash is very gentle and…
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  • Resurface for Fall’14: Arbonne skincare & giveaway

    beautyparler
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:49 pm
    Sadly, Summer is coming to an end. I know there’s a month left to go but the weather has been cooler than normal. And with the change in weather there is also a change in my skincare routine.... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • messy hair for Fall 2014: trends

    beautyparler
    15 Aug 2014 | 8:58 am
    Messy hair and I don’t care! My favourite motto as I have no patience when it comes to styling my hair. Although, messy hair can be work too. Don’t let the messy hair trend fool you as... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • We could all use a giftcard! #onlyatShoppers

    beautyparler
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:37 pm
    What beauty battle are you fighting this Summer? Weather it be dry frizzy hair or staying hydrated there’s a solution for all that. But sometimes we need a little help in the wallet department.... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • back to reality: Travel

    beautyparler
    5 Aug 2014 | 7:51 pm
    The good ole’ end of vacation blues have kicked in…in reality I was already looking forward to coming home as the hubby stayed behind due to work. The end of vacation blues kicked in... for the latest in beauty product reviews, fashion, travel visit Canada's beauty blog
  • Will be back Shortly: vacation

    beautyparler
    30 Jun 2014 | 8:45 pm
    As a flight attendant on maternity leave, not boarding a plane almost daily is like not having your daily cup of coffee. I need to spread my wings! Last month, the family went on a little mini... 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

  • See first image of Paul Rudd in ANT-MAN

    Sara Moore
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:23 am
    Check out the first image of Paul Rudd as Scott Lang from Marvel Studio's ANT-MAN The post See first image of Paul Rudd in ANT-MAN appeared first on Fushion Magazine - Fashion, Beauty,... Click to read more...
  • Sabrina and Pieter make AFTER a family affair

    Abbey Khan
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    The husband-wife talk about collaborating on this film for the first time, keeping secrets, and condescending mothers The post Sabrina and Pieter make AFTER a family affair appeared first on Fushion... Click to read more...
  • Kathleen Quinlan talks about AFTER

    Abbey Khan
    14 Aug 2014 | 3:34 pm
    We interview Academy Award nominee Kathleen Quinlan about her new film in which she is part of a secret that will destroy her family if it gets out The post Kathleen Quinlan talks about AFTER... Click to read more...
  • 2014 Teen Choice Awards red carpet fashion trends

    Abbey Khan
    11 Aug 2014 | 12:47 pm
    So, the two popular trends were crop tops and white. Guess which two actresses nailed them both? The post 2014 Teen Choice Awards red carpet fashion trends appeared first on Fushion Magazine -... Click to read more...
  • 2014 Teen Choice Awards hair & makeup

    Tricia Stevens
    11 Aug 2014 | 10:34 am
    Get Selena's shiny ponytail and Chloe's smokey eyes. Their talented stylists tell us how! The post 2014 Teen Choice Awards hair & makeup appeared first on Fushion Magazine - Fashion, Beauty,... Click to read more...
 
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    Vampy Varnish

  • Deborah Lippmann New York Marquee Fall 2014 Collection

    Kelly
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    The Deborah Lippmann New York Marquee fall 2014 collection landed on my desk recently and I was really excited to try these out. This collection is a nod to New York City, where Deborah Lippmann lives. Each shade was meant to reflect the sights, sounds and pulse of the city. There are six new limited edition shades, all with a new luxe chrome finish. So there is good news and bad news. The good news is that nearly every shade here was only ONE COAT! The bad is, if you have any flaws on your nails, these highlight the hell out of them. I have some very ridged nails (and a dent on my pointer)…
  • Kat Von D Lightning Liner Swatches & Review

    Kelly
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Kat Von D Lightning Liner is new to Sephora and it comes in four metallic shades. This liner is different than anything I have used before because you have to kind of assemble it before you use it. More on that in a minute. Currently the shades are Poe (metallic purple with violet shimmer), Hyde (metallic deep brown with bronze shimmer), Jett (metallic black with silver shimmer) and Hex (metallic deep plum with burgundy shimmer). They have a brush tip and a click-activated pen. Usually I am not a fan of the click-activated glosses or liners because it seems like you have to twist or click for…
  • OPI Peanuts Collection for Halloween 2014

    Kelly
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    The OPI Peanuts Collection for Halloween 2014 has arrived, aren’t you excited? I know I am because Halloween is my favorite holiday! OPI Peanuts is small, featuring just four limited edition shades all inspired by “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” which was one of my favorite Halloween cartoons every year when I was a kid. Hell, it still is. Each of the shades will also be sold in the Little Peanuts mini pack which also includes 10 nail decals and costs $13.95. $9.50 each Good Grief! Good Grief! is a sunny yellow with just a very slight hint of yellow shimmer.
  • Contrary Polish Polish With A-Peel Collection

    Kelly
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:30 am
    Contrary Polish Polish With A-Peel is a new late summer collection which goes on sale today at Llarowe! And yes, it is still summer! We still have 5 weeks left, and I am trying to hang onto it as long as I can but my brain keeps slipping into fall/Halloween mode, haha! These colors are all inspired by delicious fruit that you peel, of course. They are bright jellies with shimmer and utterly perfect for summer. All of these were three coats for me since I like my jellies to be as opaque as I can get ‘em. Of course you could also do two coats if you aren’t as nutty as I am. $11.00…
  • Contrary Polish Beach Blanket

    Kelly
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:30 am
    Contrary Polish Beach Blanket was created in celebration of the brand’s second anniversary. Happy anniversary Contrary Polish, I am glad you are around making our nails a little happier! The second anniversary is known as the “cotton anniversary” so the name makes a lot of sense. This shade is a beautiful bright red jelly with blue and pink microshimmer. Beach Blanket ($11) Beach Blanket applies really nicely. For a jelly, which I sometimes have issues with, this applied just perfectly, and more like a rich shimmer. It covers completely with two coats and I had zero issues…
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    Older Girl Beauty

  • Makeup Wars: The $30 Face

    Paula
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    For this edition of Makeup Wars we set a limit of creating a face look for $30 or less. It was like the $20 Makeup Challenge we did a long time ago, but the extra $10 gave us a little more leeway. (*But, I still stuck to one of my tried and true cheap brands.) […]
  • Three weeks post-op: The world doesn’t make any sense

    Paula
    4 Aug 2014 | 2:54 pm
    Today makes it three weeks since I broke up with my boyfriend, aka “had my cyst removed”. Everything surgically went great, and my recovery from that has been slow, but positive. (*Who knew it would take so damn much energy to take a shower – let alone stand up??). Unfortunately, there has been an painful […]
  • Breaking up with my boyfriend

    Paula
    14 Jul 2014 | 7:00 am
    We’ve all had them – that one guy that comes in your life, before you even realize it. He’s just hanging out, not causing a scene. But then, you see him for what he is, and you just know that he’s going to hurt you, cost you a lot of money, cause you to stay […]
  • Friday Freckles 4/4

    Paula
    4 Apr 2014 | 7:05 am
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  • Friday Freckles 3/28/2014

    Paula
    28 Mar 2014 | 6:11 pm
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    Trendy Nails

  • Nail stamping tutorial: tropical gradient

    19 Aug 2014 | 6:14 am
    (English text aligned on right)Dopo aver abbandonato questa tecnica per un pò, ho ripreso in mano la mia spugnetta e ho ricominciato a fare nail art sfumate.Creare delle sfumature sulle unghie è molto facile: dopo aver fatto asciugare il colore più chiaro sulle unghie, basterà applicare su un pezzetto di spugna i colori prescelti e trasferirli sulle unghie. Più volte si ripete questo procedimento più intenso sarà il colore.After a little time, today I show you a gradient nail art that I did with the sponging technique.The sponging technique is very easy: after applying the lighter…
  • Kiko Cosmetics Milano: Nail Lacquer Blue Pavone Perlato n. 524 swatch and review

    18 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    Incursione da Kiko Cosmetics oggi per prendere qualcosina della nuova collezione invernale la Daring Game e per approfittare  dell'offerta smalti ad 1,90 euro.Ne ho preso qualcuno da aggiungere alla mia collezione, scegliendo tra le nuove colorazioni presentate di recente...Un colore estivo e allegro pieno zeppo di riflessi quello che vi presento...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.
  • Couleur Caramel: presentazione nuova collezione autunno/inverno 2014/2015 "Ce soir je t'aime"

    14 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    C'è un grande fermento in attesa dell'uscita della prossima collezione di natural make up firmata Couleur Caramel.La prossima stagione autunno/inverno 2014/2015 ha un titolo che è tutto un programma:"Ce soir je t'aime"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.
  • Bio Marina: la cosmetica ecobio si fa sensuale - preview

    13 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    Quasi un mese fa vi ho parlato per la prima volta di Bio Marina, una nuova realtà che si è affacciata nel panorama italiano della cosmetica ecobio, stupendoci con il suo approccio innovativo che libera un concetto tanto forte pur nella sua semplicità: la bellezza risiede naturalmente dentro ognuno di noi e la cosmesi naturale, basandosi sui principi di verità, trasparenza e sicurezza, non fa altro che renderci maggiormente consapevoli di quanto sia connesso il benessere emotivo con le cure che riserviamo al nostro corpo.Il concept Bio Marina si sviluppa nella realizzazione di una linea…
  • MoYou London Tropical collection: new plates

    13 Aug 2014 | 12:00 am
    (English text aligned on right)Moyou London è la giovanissima casa inglese che ogni settimana sforna nuovi dischi per lo stamping. Disegni originali e dischi a tutta stampa sono le caratteristiche principali di questo brand.Trovate tutti i  nostri tutorial con i dischi MoYou London a questo link.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.
 
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    Mineral Makeup Blog

  • Eye Makeup for Small Eyes

    11 Aug 2014 | 6:26 am
    What do you do if you have small eyes that seem to disappear into the rest of your features?
  • Josie Maran to have QVC Today’s Special Value August 26, 2014

    7 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am
    Josie Maran will have QVCs TSV on 8/26/24. It will be a four piece skincare set called Age Beautifully Argan Hydration
  • Colorescience Mineral Makeup

    2 Aug 2014 | 8:33 am
    Colorescience Mineral Makeup was created by Diane Ranger who is actually credited with inventing the mineral makeup concept (she was the creator of Bare Escentual's Bare Minerals/bareMinerals).
  • Pur Minerals Reviews

    1 Aug 2014 | 10:32 am
    Here are the Pur Minerals Reviews shared by site visitors, including my review. Also includes shade selections and ingredients.
  • Sheer Cover Reviews

    31 Jul 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Here are the Sheer Cover Reviews shared by other site visitors, along with ingredient and shade information.
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    The Beauty Brains

  • Does sunscreen make you Vitamin D deficient?

    Perry Romanowski
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Angela asks…My husband recently read an article (from Australia, but I can’t remember the source now) claiming that we shouldn’t be using sunscreens. I think the basis of the article was that many people are vitamin D deficient, and that applying sunscreen prevents the production of vitamin D. It suggested that the risk of skin cancer was low compared to the vast benefits of vitamin D. In all your experience/ readings, is there any truth to that or can I continue preaching the virtues of sunscreen to my outdoor loving hubbie? And if I were to stop using all sunscreen, wouldn’t I…
  • Win a Beauty Brains T-shirt! The Beauty Brains Show episode 44

    Randy Schueller
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:05 pm
    It’s our fabulous 44th anniversary episode! You can win a Beauty Brains T-shirt if you’re the first to correctly guess the answer to our “Name that Noise” game. Just click the link to listen to the show and if you know the answer, leave a comment on this post. The first correct answer wins a “Be Brainy About Your Beauty” shirt. Click below to play Episode 44 or click “download” to save the MP3 file to your computer. Plus you get SO much more… Learn why 44 is our milestone instead of 50. (You’ll be surprised at Perry’s explanation!)…
  • Would you use a skin gun to get rid of wrinkles?

    Perry Romanowski
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:01 pm
    Here is an amazing new technology that could represent a new way to treat skin wrinkles.  It is being tested for use for treating skin burns but I could see how this could be adapted to creating youthful skin for people who are dissatisfied with their wrinkles.  Maybe in the future rather than getting face lifts, people will just be getting their own skin stem cells sprayed onto their face. It’s a very cool technology.  The inventor says it’s like paint spraying.  They take the patient’s own stem cells and spray it onto the arm.  The whole procedure takes only 90 minutes.
  • Beauty Science News – August 17

    The Beauty Brains
    16 Aug 2014 | 10:05 pm
    Here are some of our favorite beauty science news stories from the past week… Derm’s tips for taking care of African-American hair. Stress can make skin look worse. (One more thing to stress about.) Are you nostalgic for these smells that are disappearing? The trouble with making your own sunscreen. (From someone who’s tried!) Is organic food better for you? Share
  • Split end menders that really work

    Randy Schueller
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:01 pm
    If you have a problem with split ends, here are a few products that REALLY work. We continue to get a lot of comments on our post about the split end mending technology known as PEC or PolyElectrolyte Complex. It works from inside the split to pull it back together and, best of all, it works from a rinse out product. It’s not a permanent fix but it does last through several shampoos and it works better than any other product we’ve ever seen. If you have a problem with splits you might want to try one of these featured products. If you shop using the Beauty Brains link…
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    JoElla's Beauty Blog

  • Dramatique For Women and Men to Look Younger and More Firm

    JoElla Milan
    14 Aug 2014 | 12:23 pm
    Dramatique is an incredible new product by Illusia Prestigious.   It is firming, toning, rejuvenating and tightening.  All in one serum.  Natural ingredients, safe to use and results you can see within days.   I use it on top of my other products.  l apply it on my face, neck and also around my eyes.   Amazing results For Men, you need to look young and healthy in this marketplace.   Apply your regular products, and then apply Dramatique.  That is it, so easy.  Within a few days people will notice you are looking more youthful and rested. You may purchase this product on my…
  • Ilusia Prestigious Intoxicating Is For Anti-Aging, Plumping Exfoliation

    JoElla Milan
    18 Jul 2014 | 10:57 pm
    Intoxicating by Illusia Prestigious .   Intoxicating hydrates the skin, plumps it and also helps to shed the dead layers that build up.  We all need to exfoliate to keep the skin looking younger.   With Intoxicating, only you know your cells are exfoliating.  Your skin will look hydrated and not dry. All healthy ingredients that are excellent for your skin. My favorite things to do once or twice per week.  Lightly rub your face under the shower.  You will feel the dead skin cells coming off.  The skin looks so good afterwards.    I use it on my chest area also. The sun damage skin…
  • Help For Pigmentation Using “Starlight”

    JoElla Milan
    13 Jun 2014 | 7:56 pm
    My newest and effective product for pigmentation is, Starlight.  We put lots of time into testing it and making sure it really works.   Happy to say, I am seeing results.  I too like many of you have a stubborn pigmentation spot on my left cheek.  After using Starlight, I am finding my whole left cheek has pigmentation.   Approximately 2.5 inches of my cheek are now clear and free of any pigmentation.  Little by little the dark area is breaking away and lovely skin remains.  I am really happy with how my skin looks. The ingredients in Starlight are active and work well together to…
  • New Products For Pigmentation. They Really Work

    JoElla Milan
    11 Jun 2014 | 2:03 pm
    I am carrying 2 great products on my website now for pigmentation.  I worked hard on suggesting ingredients to the formulator for Starlight, to come up with a product we feel delivers results.    We tested and tested until we got it right.  Both products are by Illusia Prestigious Skin Care. Starlight has amazing hand picked ingredients.    Natural, no parablens or hydroquinone.   Ingredients that work together to help lighten the skin.  You apply all over the skin and not just spot treat. The other product by Illusia Prestigious is Intoxicating.  It helps the skin shed its dead…
  • Viktoria De Ann is One of The Best Anti-Aging Products

    JoElla Milan
    14 Apr 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Viktoria De Ann is one of my favorite products that I use and sell to my clients.  I have seen such changes with my own skin.   Their products are peptide messengers, so they are applied topically.  They more or  less help your own Amino Acids to replenish. Peptides allow the skin’s cellular function and skin renewal cycle to become optimized and renewed, which replaces the upper thick dead skin cells. Rejuvenation of the dermis helps to renew and smooth the skin’s surface. Renewal of the stratum corneum also helps reduce the appearance of uneven pigmentation and freckles,…
 
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    Lipgloss Break

  • Beauty Blogger Coalition Weekly Roundup

    16 Aug 2014 | 7:44 pm
    Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for an effective new skincare line that works wonders? Then TATCHA'S The Ritual Discovery Kit should be on your radar!Slashed Beauty: Custom mixed, high quality hair color on a budget? It's true, and Miranda is showing us how it all works behind the scenes at eSalon.TheFabZilla: Gold in skincare? TheFabZilla reviews Allegresse 24-Karat Skincare line + a Giveaway worth $389!Color Me So Crazy: #RedCoatTuesday Ladies!! PLL fan?? Check these nails out!!Beauty by Miss L: Check out Leelo´s simple eye-catching pink&yellow…
  • Giveaway Break - Modere Hair Collection

    12 Aug 2014 | 5:44 pm
    Yesterday I posted about Modere's Beauty Box, which you can sign up for, risk free! Modere'sBeauty Boxhas 5 full-size products PLUS 4 travel size products.      Try the travel sizes and full-size Dual Action Eye Gel for FREE      If you don’t like them, return for FREEModere's Beauty Boxhas a great introductory price of $79.99 for $129.99 of products       Exfoliant – Designed to cleanse pores and restore your complexion ($12.99).      Anti-Aging Serum - Formulated to help preserve and enhance your…
  • Modere Beauty Box Review

    10 Aug 2014 | 7:32 pm
    I love trying and discovering new products, and one great way to do this is to subscribe to a monthly beauty box subscription or sampler program. Modere just launched their new Beauty Box, which allows you to try their top beauty products for 7 days, risk-free.Each box comes with 5 full size items, and 4 sample sizes, for $79. If you don't like the products, you can send back the full sizes and you will not get charged. The sample sized products and eye gel are yours to keep. If you want to keep everything, your card will be charged, or, if you want just one or two items, you'll be charged…
  • Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50 Review

    10 Aug 2014 | 5:23 am
    I'm all about sunscreen in the spring and summer, and I usually use a higher SPF on my face when in the sun. I'm currently loving Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery SPF 50. It's a daily moisturizer that provides great protection from the sun, while helping to minimize aging. It's a medium-weight moisturizer, and so far hasn't caused me any breakouts or rosacea (I've used it about 10x). Dermalogica Dynamic Skin Recovery has no artificial fragrances, colors or parabens. Since it's a little bit thicker, I feel like I need to use a little more than my lighter moisturizer to get full coverage…
  • LORAC VIP Sale

    7 Aug 2014 | 5:37 am
    Stock up on your LORAC favorites during their VIP Sale, going on now. Check out the sale items here. Some sets are up to 50% off! I'm totally eyeing up the Back to Bronze Collection (pic below). 
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    HairBoutique.com

  • Rita Ora Hair Secrets

    Karen Marie Shelton
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:59 pm
    Rita Ora Hair Secrets Rita Ora Hair Secrets - Her slightly layered bodacious bobbed tresses explode from a no-part parting. Her picture perfect hair is always morphing. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Emeli Sande’s Hair

    Karen Marie Shelton
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:58 am
    Emeli Sande’s Hair Emeli Sande's Hair - Emeli just has the right hair attitude to rock any imaginable style. Emelie can go sleek, sophisticated, punk or contemporary. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Rihannas Volume Hair

    Karen Marie Shelton
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:29 pm
    Rihannas Volume Hair Rihannas Volume Hair - Rihannas Volume Hair was piled on top of her head at two recent appearances where she showcased her raven tresses in pristine white. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Oprah Winfrey’s Hair At The100 Foot Journey

    Karen Marie Shelton
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Oprah Winfrey’s Hair At The100 Foot Journey Oprah Winfrey's Hair At The100 Foot Journey - Producer Oprah Winfrey's hair at the 100 Foot Journey was magnificent. Her hair was styled big and natural. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
  • Fashion In A Box?

    Karen Marie Shelton
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:44 am
    Fashion In A Box? Fashion In A Box? The latest invention from the world of fashion print is rolling onto newsstands thus week in a 9 pound box complete with a handle. Hair, Health, Beauty blogs by HairBoutique.com
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    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.
  • Don’t eat organic? Start. Eat a lot of organic? Eat less.

    Colin
    12 Jul 2014 | 2:29 am
    Most news stories are bad news about things we can’t do anything about.  There really isn’t any point in worrying about things outside our control, but most of us do anyway.  But stories about health and the environment sometimes do … Continue reading → The post Don’t eat organic? Start. Eat a lot of organic? Eat less. appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
  • A Problem With Skin Reactions To Esters

    Colin
    6 Jul 2014 | 12:31 pm
    My long term Twitter chum Musical Houses raised a problem she has with some cosmetic ingredients with me over Twitter, using no less than 8 tweets to do it.  Such patience clearly deserves an answer. Hey Colin! Wanted to email … Continue reading → The post A Problem With Skin Reactions To Esters appeared first on Colin's Beauty Pages.
 
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    Thoughts of Beauty

  • Maple Holistics Argan Oil Shampoo & Silk18 Conditioner Review

    Kim
    16 Aug 2014 | 4:10 pm
    I love argan oil just about anything, from face oils to shampoos to conditioners. My skin and hair just love it! So when Maple Holistics asked if I would test out their shampoo & conditioner I couldn’t say no! What they say about it: Argan Oil Shampoo Hypoallergenic, contains 100% pure Argan Oil of the […]
  • Colgate Total “Lasting White” Mouthwash Review

    Kim
    7 Aug 2014 | 10:32 am
    Like I have said it before, I am a Colgate kid! I grew up using Colgate toothpaste like most children of my age group did. And I am pretty sure there are still a lot who are still using the same brand of toothpaste now. Sure the toothpaste types have changed. I like gel over […]
  • How Many Makeup Brushes Do You Own VS How Many Do You Use?

    Kim
    3 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    How many makeup brushes do you own VS how many do you really use day by day? Sunday’s question of the day! Now be honest because below I am.. Shame to say, I own more brushes than I really needed! Read below to see just what I mean.. Ok this all came about because of […]
  • Overall Beauty July’s 2014 Newsletter

    Kim
    31 Jul 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Hi everyone! I got lots to say about what has been happening it Overall Beauty’s world these days. Yeah it’s the last day of the month and I’m just now getting my newsletter out. Mostly because I got a few things I want to talk about and share with everyone and been trying to figure […]
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    Bionic Beauty

  • Powerful Beauty: Fall 2014 Pantone Wallpapers

    Jami Summers
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:19 am
    Ready for Autumn? I am, I am! In honor of the upcoming season, I whipped up a pack of ten minimalistic, tone-on-tone wallpapers for your computer and/or smart phone. Each wallpaper features one of the Pantone Fall 2014 colors and a subtle reminder to “Achieve Powerful Beauty”. Fall 2014 Pantone Colors: Aluminum, Aurora Red, Bright Cobalt, Cognac, Cypress, Mauve Mist, Misted Yellow, Radiant Orchid (Radiant Orchid is the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year), Royal Blue, Sangria. For ease of identification and choice, the colors are listed in the order shown below. To Download: For your…
  • Massive Product Launch from Your Best Face Skincare

    Jami Summers
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:57 pm
    Breaking News!!! Your Best Face Skincare opens pre-orders on 40+ new Private Reserve Antioxidant Oils… and they’ve got a coupon code! If you’re a skin care nut like me, or read even a few beauty blogs, then you’ve heard of the amazing Your Best Face Skincare. Every product the whiz-bang owners hand-create is an absolute winner. Today marks YBF’s largest product release in the 10 year history of the company. Over 40 new skin care oils packed full of their signature antioxidants and improved by beneficial essential oils. There’s even an unscented…
  • Throw a Little Hot Rod Red in Your Manicure

    Jami Summers
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:11 am
    Any Iron Man fans out there? Tony Stark: “Tell you what. Throw a little Hot Rod Red in there.” JARVIS: “Yes… that should help you keep a low profile.” Even if you aren’t an Stark Industries or Avengers junkie, you can probably recognize the value in finding the perfect red nail polish.  It’s taken me over a decade, but I finally found my must-have red! On My Nails: Gelish gel polish base coat Gelish polish in Hot Rod Red Gelish top coat Hot Rod Red is a bright, traditional red creme. No shimmer, glitter, or other sparkly bits. Simple and beautiful. I got all three…
  • Freebies Found: Aveda, Curel, Nivea and more

    Jami Summers
    9 Aug 2014 | 5:09 am
    Happy weekend Bionic Beauties! Here’s a brand new roundup of free samples for you to enjoy. And as always, feel free to post a link to any freebies *you* find in the comments below. This freebie is most excellent so I suggest you hustle: Fill out a short questionnaire about your skin and get a free sample of Mario Badescu skincare! Sign up on Curel‘s website for free samples of their body lotions. Grab a free sniff of the new Gucci Guilty Black fragrance. Do you have an Aveda salon near you? If so, print (or simply show the page via your smart phone/tablet!) this coupon to get a…
  • 15 Beautiful Uses for Tea Tree Oil

    Jami Summers
    28 Jul 2014 | 6:28 am
    It’s no secret that Tea Tree Oil is fantastic for clearing breakouts but most people don’t realize the versatility of this essential oil. One little bottle of this oil will assist with home cleaning chores, refreshen the air, and provide health benefits such as clearing chest congestion, zapping allergies, and boosting your immune system. Background Intel Tea Tree Oil (TTO), also known as Melaleuca Oil, is an essential oil derived from the Melaleuca tree which is native to parts of Australia and New Zealand. Tea Tree Oil is *not* the same as, or related to, green tea, white tea,…
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    Scrangie

  • Rescue Beauty Lounge Italian Summer Collection 2014

    Scrangie
    6 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    From the official press release:The whiff of cool ocean breezes tickling your hair and the gleaming sun kissing and embracing your skin as you deeply breathe in the fragrances of flowers in full bloom, this, to me, had always symbolized summer.My husband and I, we’re earnest creatures of habit, but last summer we decided to abandon the norm (St Barth’s) and head to Venice and Sorrento, Italy. Venice is beautiful, however, it is THE tourists’ destination. Although my husband and I are usually failures when it comes to crowds, monuments and activities, we dove right in.We got lost in…
  • Essie For The Twill Of It Swatch

    Scrangie
    10 Jul 2014 | 11:31 am
    Essie For The Twill of ItI'm late to the party on this one, but I finally picked up Essie's For The Twill of It and it's love. Essie doesn't do a whole lot of duochromes, so this is a pretty special color. It has a purple-grey base and shifts to purple, teal, and green with the lighting. The finish is a little frosty for my tastes, but it's not too bad. My only complaint is that I needed at least three coats (wearing three coats here) for evenness and opacity. Essie, do more duochromes! I need more duochromes and I love your brush!
  • Pinky Paradise Circle Lens and Lash Review and Photos

    Scrangie
    9 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    One more quick circle lens review! I'm kinda obsessed lenses and lashes lately. Shortly after my last review, Pinky Paradise sent me a couple styles to review, so take a peek below if you're curious, or just scroll past if you're not! BN.inc Special Selection Value Pack #20 LashesThe lashes I'm wearing are by BN.inc, a brand I've never tried before. They're a long, spiky style (my favorite) interspersed with short cris-cross fibers. They're much softer and more flexible than most of the similar spiky lashes I've tried so they curl easily and don't come up as easily at the edges. I love them…
  • My thoughts on two different gel polishes

    Scrangie
    7 Jul 2014 | 9:52 am
    You've probably noticed that gel polishes (sometimes called no-chip polishes) are HUGE right now. They've gone from a professional-only service to being available in every drugstore.  I've never been interested in them because I just don't like wearing the same polish for more than a day or two, and with gel polishes you either have a four week commitment to a color, or you have to endure a 30+ minute removal process.But one day, as I was gazing down at my disappointingly short-lived pedicure, it dawned on me that I could use these on my toes too.  I mean, I always knew I could,…
  • Circle lens reviews and photos

    Scrangie
    3 Jul 2014 | 11:31 pm
    I wear contact lenses daily to correct my vision, but plain contacts are boring.  Life's short.  I need to extract every last ounce of fun from it that I can.  And you know what's fun?  Purple eyes. So, sometimes I wear circle lenses in different colors instead of my regular clear contacts. May as well do a few quick reviews of some of the ones I've been wearing lately!EOS Ice Violet(before and after)These are my current favorite lenses. They have a thin limbal ring and a wide center so they look much more natural and realistically iris-like compared to other colored…
 
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  • 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…
  • in today’s why didn’t i think of that moment: buxom mascara bar

    miss whoever you are
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:08 am
    As much time I spend talking about beauty, you’d think I would have come up with something so genius right? I mean, I’m in the trenches. I’m also a dreamer yet there’s one thing I didn’t dream up and I am straight up kicking myself. Available this month, Buxom is launching the Mascara Bar where you get to pick from seven (!!) mascara wands-based on what you’re looking for-to pair up with the brand’s new Vanity Lash Mascara (which is formulated with biotin- and pro-vitamin B5 to help strengthen lashes). The wand alone is $11 and the mascara formula is…
  • summer fragrances

    miss whoever you are
    11 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    I truly admire women who have a signature scent. It’s their calling card. Their “thing.” I once harassed a coworker in an attempt to find out what perfume she wore solely because she wore it everyday (okay and it smells GREAT on her #creeper). I’m too all over the place to rely on one scent. I see fragrance as an extension of my mood and I like to switch it up. While I will never understand committing to ONE fragrance, I can see how people can get hooked on a particular perfume and wear. it. out. This summer I’ve been rotating between four fragrances that…
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  • 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.
  • How Cruise Travel Broadens Children’s Horizons

    Charu Suri
    24 Jul 2014 | 8:32 pm
    If there’s one aspect of life that’s certain, it’s the curiosity of children. Traveling with kids is now as common as booking tickets online or downloading addicting apps. Despite my aversion to cruises in the past, I’m slowly coming to terms with this method as a floating version of Mary Poppins for kids. In general, [&hellip The post How Cruise Travel Broadens Children’s Horizons appeared first on Butterfly Diary.
 
 
 
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  • our very first fff-instagram

    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    I am a bit Instagram obsessed, and I take a screenshot of anything and everything pretty, fancy, and/or fffabulous. Hence, this new fff category starting today: fff-instagram. WOOOO! The inaugural shot goes to Blake Livery and her sweet pink sweater...
  • #craycray

    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:38 pm
    What do two friends do when they crush on the same tank top? They try it on and take selfies in the dressing room. And they end up buying it, obvi. I never thought I’d like the muscle top fit...
  • traveling in style

    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:14 pm
    This JET by John Eshaya camo bag is the perfect weekender bag. Con: It has no zipper, so make sure all the small things you carry are safely tucked at the bottom of the bag. Pro: It has no zipper,...
  • crazy for camo

    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:11 pm
    What's cuter than a camo bag? A camo bag with a bright orange embroidered lightning bolt on it. JET by John Eshaya has done it again with this awesome companion bag in camo. It is ultra light, sturdy, roamy and...
  • the lulu dress. in real life.

    fffabulous
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm
    This Lululemon Noir dress is better than I thought it'd be. I just can't stop wearing it. In that case, from brunch to the red carpet. <3
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  • Only Channing Tatum Can Make the Ice Bucket Challenge Look Romantic

    Aemilia-Madden
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:37 am
    Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan Tatum are the latest couple to take on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge together. The adorable duo giggled through the video and cuddled up to each other while they braved the cold water. Channing and Jenna also had a wide-ranging list of nominations including Jonah Hill, Meryl Streep and Daniel Day Lewis. Will any of their nominees step up to the challenge? We can't wait to find out. Watch Channing and Jenna get soaked and prepare to fall in love with their surprisingly romantic moment.
  • Justin Bieber Has Finally Shaved His Peach Fuzz 'Stache

    Maria-Mercedes-Lara
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:23 am
    Rejoice - Justin Bieber has finally shaved his mustache! The 20-year-old singer's peach fuzz facial hair has been the subject of a lot of jokes over the past few months, but it looks like he was finally willing to part with his scruffy look on Wednesday. Justin uploaded a video of the shaving on Instagram, saying "RIP 'stache" as he fumbled around with shaving cream, asking if "this is how you do it." Perhaps Justin's new look was inspired by his on-again, off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez, with whom he has reportedly reunited. He rekindled his romance after sparking quite a bit of press…
  • 60+ Stars Have Taken the Ice Bucket Challenge!

    Nick-Maslow
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:13 am
    Sarah Jessica Parker is the latest star to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, but she isn't the only famous face getting dumped with icy water. The charitable trend provides a win-win situation for all of us - we get to see soaked (and often shirtless) stars and models, and they get to pay it forward. Here's how it works: people are nominated by their friends to go through with the stunt and share the video proof on social media. If they don't follow through, they're encouraged to at least make a donation. In the process, everyone raises awareness and money for the ALS Association to…
  • You Won't Believe Who Sarah Jessica Parker Nominated For the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Maria-Mercedes-Lara
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:39 am
    Sarah Jessica Parker is the latest star to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The former Sex and the City star took up the chill level another notch by doing the challenge while wearing nothing but a towel on her hotel's balcony. (SJP was in Houston for a mall tour to promote her shoe line.) While Sarah Jessica's reaction to getting dumped with icy water is, of course, adorable, we're more surprised by her nominations to take part in the challenge: Joan Rivers, comedian Billy Eichner, and . . . Kim Kardashian. SJP chose wisely, as Kim has yet to be nominated, and we don't think any…
  • Kim Kardashian Has Officially Outdone Herself

    Maria-Mercedes-Lara
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:18 am
    We're used to seeing Kim Kardashian in sexy outfits, but the black jumpsuit she wore to an art opening in LA on Wednesday night might take the cake in the sexiness department. The reality star dropped by the event to support artist Donald Robertson, who was being honored at the Violet Grey store as the shop's artist in residence. Donald had recently done a painting of Kim wearing a revealing gray dress, which she shared with her Instagram followers early Wednesday morning. While Kim was all dolled up for the event, she may soon be looking rather unglamorous as she was finally nominated to…
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  • Easy Braided Hairstyles for Summer

    Christina Farrell
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:37 am
    By Michele Meyer for Life & Beauty Weekly This summer’s hottest hairstyle is the braid -- and not just because a cool swept-away style beats having your hair sweat-plastered to your neck. “Braids are having a moment, because there are so many different types -- and can be done yourself quickly without heat or styling tools,” says Jeanie Syfu, TRESemmé’s lead stylist. Weaving your hair is calming and therapeutic, says model stylist Matt Fugate. “I find it enhances creativity, too.” Best of all, anyone can do it -- and if it comes out a little messy, so much the better!
  • Skin Care Secrets from the Dermatologist to the Stars

    Christina Farrell
    16 Aug 2014 | 6:35 pm
    By Shelley Levitt for The Style Glossy Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Oprah and Ellen DeGeneres all have something in common besides a net worth of zillions. They share the same dermatologist -- Dr. Harold Lancer, who dispenses advice and high-tech treatments from his office on Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive, next to boutiques like CHANEL, Dior, Prada and Ralph Lauren. Now, in his new book, Younger: The Breakthrough Anti-Aging Method for Radiant Skin Lancer shares his simple four-step secret to getting red-carpet radiant skin (no matter your bank balance). 1. Exfoliate your skin…
  • My favorite Neutrogena Products

    Christina Farrell
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:13 pm
     In honor of National Relaxation Day, I wanted to write a quick post about some tried and true favorites over here at The Makeup Blogger.  Since I was a teen I have been a huge fan of Neutrogena products. It started with my beloved Oil Free Acne Wash, and moved onto their amazing sunscreens.  Now, as an adult I found new loves in the line and especially adore their body products that give me that added dose of pampering.  I have even gotten Mike hooked on the Rainbath! The scent is uni-sex and very musky, which we both love.  My other love is the classic Body…
  • How to Comb Eyelashes

    Christina Farrell
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Today’s question is, “How to comb your eyelashes.” I actually get this question a lot, because sometimes mascara, no matter how carefully you apply it, can get clumped up. So, the easiest way to make sure that your eyelashes look separated and clean is by using a simple mascara comb. These metal prongs can help to separate the eyelashes in less than one step. The easiest way to do this is to hold the eye taut, so that you have control. Next, look down, and simply take the comb from the middle of the lashes and wiggle up wherever you feel that clumping has happened. Be careful never to…
  • 5 Things We Can Learn About Beauty From Supermodel Chrissy Teigen

    Hayden Sorensen
    8 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    DuJour Magazine sits down with this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model, Chrissy Teigen as she dishes her favorite beauty products, and admits to breaking the biggest beauty rule - she doesn’t wash her face at night! Read below for five things we can learn about beauty from Teigen: 1.) When life is simple, life is good. From Teigen’s two favorite outfits consisting of jean shorts, a slouchy shirt and chunky boots, and a terrycloth towel to her favorite product- Aquaphor, her simplicity is perhaps something that makes her so gorgeous. 2.) Going against the rules…
 
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  • Royalty Roundup: Happy Birthday Princess Margaret!

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Today would have been Princess Margaret‘s 84th birthday. Queen Elizabeth‘s younger sister is one of my all-time favorite royals. She was beautiful, glamorous (Mick Jagger was a close pal), famously hedonistic (you try finding photos of any other royals smoking in public, let alone naked in the bathtub wearing only jewels), and haughty as hell.   One of a kind, that Margaret Rose. We salute you. Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway also celebrated a birthday this week. Facts I learned from Hello‘s piece on her: in true progressive Scandinavian-style, she already had a…
  • Blade Helicopter App

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    For a certain fabulous set in New York City, summer weekends in the Hamptons, beaches at the tip of Long Island known to attract the well-heeled, are a must after a long week of work. The problem is getting there. Drive times on the east-bound stretch during the summer can take up to 5 hours—a trip without traffic that would take about two. New York publicist Rachael Anderson says it’s a nightmare trying to get to there, especially during the summer. “I love being at the beach in Montauk during the summer—it’s my happy place! But sitting in traffic for 3, 4, sometimes 5 hours is…
  • Sneak Peek at the Gucci Cosmetics Collection

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Can you believe that Gucci didn’t have a makeup collection before now? I can’t. Their creative director Frida Gianinni collaborated with makeup artist royalty Pat McGrath to create the brand-new, soon-to-debut line. Our girl Charlotte Casiraghi will be the face, so I can’t wait to see the ads. There’s no way they’ll be anything but stunning. Allure magazine has a sneak peek at the Gucci Cosmetics collection, and I’ve picked my favorites, below: According to Refinery 29, the campaign will be “highly sensuous and feminine” and will…
  • Friday Beauty Links: Conde Nast breaks up with Lucky magazine

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    In the biggest big of OMG media news I’ve heard in quite a while, Conde Nast is kicking Lucky out. It’s not folding, but it’ll be under different ownership, and will be combined with e-commerce platform BeachMint to form The Lucky Group. EIC Eva Chen will stay on as Chief Creative Officer, and Anna Wintour will be a consultant. Just: wow. Allure reports on their 5 Favorite Tinted Moisturizers (ever), with Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20 leading the pack and Jouer Luminizing Moisture Tint and Chanel Les Beiges All-in-One Healthy Glow Fluid also garnering snaps. Tinted…
  • Royalty Roundup: Is Princess Charlene feuding with Princess Caroline? (Plus, Prince Harry with a baby)

    Nadine Jolie Courtney
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:19 pm
    I have no idea if these reports are true, since I’ve only seen them on one blog, but…apparently Princess Caroline of Hanover and Princess Stephanie of Monaco might be embroiled in a feud with their sister-in-law, Princess Charlene? Photo credit: Hello magazine Says the post: “…the feud began when Charlene insisted on hiring her jazz singer friend Diana Krall to perform at the gala over Caroline and Stephanie’s wishes. With he royals boycotting the ball, celebrities like Karl Lagerfeld and Lynn Wyatt decided to stay away as well.” If that is true, me no…
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  • Kiss Gel Dress Peel Off Removal Nails Review

    Row
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:46 am
    As someone completely lazy when it comes to nails, the idea of stick on nail polish and art appeals to me. It’s easy, right? Anyone can stick stuff on stuff.  Well, sort of.  Kiss Gel Dress is a peel of nail product which is supposed to give you an instant gel manicure look.  There is a range of colours and patterns (decals) so you can create your own look.  You can set this under a UV lamp or with a top coat they make – with a lamp it will last a week, with a top coat it will last 2.   Here is the kit – I have no idea where my UV lamp is so I have the kit and the top coat:…
  • Off to Paris!

    Row
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:46 am
    Me and Mr C, Baby H and Mother Candy are heading of to gay Paris for a few days – our first family outing abroad!  I’ve done a little bit of research on things to do with a toddler in Paris, and also found shopping places for myself and mother.   Hoping to have a fun little adventure!  Have you ever been to Paris? Any recommendations on where to go/eat/visit? The post Off to Paris! appeared first on beauty blog | makeup reviews | cosmetic-candy.com.
  • Tony Moly Summer Bikini Product Review & Swatches!

    Row
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:45 am
    Tony Moly, a Korean make up brand in the more affordable price bracket, have been catching my eye recently; they’re new collections are cute and interesting and they’ve got some interesting dupes for expensive brands (which I will show you later!).  I couldn’t resist this cute collection, the Summer Bikini range which has a selection of eye pencils, eye crayons, lip sticks, tints, blush.  I have the Summer Bikini Tinting Blusher in 01 Pink Hawaiian, Summer Bikini Duo Seaside Liner in Suntan Brown and Seaside Stick in 03 Leopard Bikini. One of the key features of this range for the eye…
  • Summer Holiday Giveaway: Win a Loom Band Kit – The Cra-z-loom Bracelet Maker!

    Row
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:13 am
    If you have a child or teen in the house there’s probably a very good chance that you have been gifted with a few of these plastic bracelet bands! Loom Bands are like little elastic bands that are weaved together to make bracelets and other things, even clothes if you so with!  You can do them freehand or with a kit.  Anyway…it’s the summer holidays, so here’s a chance to win one of two Shimmer ’n’ Sparkle loom bracelet maker! The kit comes boxed and includes: Includes 1 loom, 1 weaving hook, 600 assorted rubber bands, 25 ‘S’ clips and instructions leaflet Suitable…
  • Jill Stuart Velvet Crystal Black in 102 Midnight Feline & Lip Blossom in Mocha Beige Review

    Row
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:45 am
    Perhaps i am just a sucker for pretty packaging, but every now and then Jill Stuart release a collection I can’t ignore.  Overall I find their products good wish some duds – one of the duds for me is actually their eyeshadow palettes which I find too sheer and wishy washy to be exciting.  Here were my two hauls from the newest Autumn 2014 collection, Crystal Black: I bought a Lip Blossom lipstick in Mocha Beige and eyeshadow palette (the product that turned my head!) in 102 Midnight Feline, because it has a gorgeous teal in the palette and I do love me some teal eyeshadow!  First…
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  • Easy Braided Hairstyles for Summer

    Christina Farrell
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:37 am
    By Michele Meyer for Life & Beauty Weekly This summer’s hottest hairstyle is the braid -- and not just because a cool swept-away style beats having your hair sweat-plastered to your neck. “Braids are having a moment, because there are so many different types -- and can be done yourself quickly without heat or styling tools,” says Jeanie Syfu, TRESemmé’s lead stylist. Weaving your hair is calming and therapeutic, says model stylist Matt Fugate. “I find it enhances creativity, too.” Best of all, anyone can do it -- and if it comes out a little messy, so much the better!
  • Skin Care Secrets from the Dermatologist to the Stars

    Christina Farrell
    16 Aug 2014 | 6:35 pm
    By Shelley Levitt for The Style Glossy Beyoncé, Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham, Oprah and Ellen DeGeneres all have something in common besides a net worth of zillions. They share the same dermatologist -- Dr. Harold Lancer, who dispenses advice and high-tech treatments from his office on Beverly Hills’ Rodeo Drive, next to boutiques like CHANEL, Dior, Prada and Ralph Lauren. Now, in his new book, Younger: The Breakthrough Anti-Aging Method for Radiant Skin Lancer shares his simple four-step secret to getting red-carpet radiant skin (no matter your bank balance). 1. Exfoliate your skin…
  • My favorite Neutrogena Products

    Christina Farrell
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:13 pm
     In honor of National Relaxation Day, I wanted to write a quick post about some tried and true favorites over here at The Makeup Blogger.  Since I was a teen I have been a huge fan of Neutrogena products. It started with my beloved Oil Free Acne Wash, and moved onto their amazing sunscreens.  Now, as an adult I found new loves in the line and especially adore their body products that give me that added dose of pampering.  I have even gotten Mike hooked on the Rainbath! The scent is uni-sex and very musky, which we both love.  My other love is the classic Body…
  • How to Comb Eyelashes

    Christina Farrell
    13 Aug 2014 | 12:47 pm
    Today’s question is, “How to comb your eyelashes.” I actually get this question a lot, because sometimes mascara, no matter how carefully you apply it, can get clumped up. So, the easiest way to make sure that your eyelashes look separated and clean is by using a simple mascara comb. These metal prongs can help to separate the eyelashes in less than one step. The easiest way to do this is to hold the eye taut, so that you have control. Next, look down, and simply take the comb from the middle of the lashes and wiggle up wherever you feel that clumping has happened. Be careful never to…
  • 5 Things We Can Learn About Beauty From Supermodel Chrissy Teigen

    Hayden Sorensen
    8 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    DuJour Magazine sits down with this year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model, Chrissy Teigen as she dishes her favorite beauty products, and admits to breaking the biggest beauty rule - she doesn’t wash her face at night! Read below for five things we can learn about beauty from Teigen: 1.) When life is simple, life is good. From Teigen’s two favorite outfits consisting of jean shorts, a slouchy shirt and chunky boots, and a terrycloth towel to her favorite product- Aquaphor, her simplicity is perhaps something that makes her so gorgeous. 2.) Going against the rules…
 
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  • Deelishis – Black Men

    Smack
    26 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Deelishis: Check out the new Deelishis in Black men Mag! Enjoy! IG: iamsodeelishis
  • Nichelle – Art of Sexy

    Smack
    26 Jul 2014 | 11:58 am
    Nichelle: Check out CC veteran Nichelle in the new SHOW Mag! IG: _Nichelled
  • Rosee – Black Lingerie

    Smack
    26 Jul 2014 | 11:57 am
    Rosee: The sexy Rosee featured in SHOW Black Lingerie! IG: FrechRoseBud
  • Lena M – Get 2 Know Me

    Smack
    26 Jul 2014 | 9:23 am
    Get 2 Know Me: Today’s new model is Lena M. Bio: A model on the rise of Afro-Carribean descent, studying business marketing with an interest in fashion.  Born and raised in New Jersey I spent a great amount of time in the Metropolitan Area, from the Hip Hop Scene in Harlem to the High Fashion of Soho, New York. I believe a picture is worth 1,000 words and I aspire to tell a story as through my expressions. I have some experience doing runway, hosting, and print work; My future plans include brancing off into editorial work as well as acting. Instagram: lenalajuicy Twitter@:…
  • Ashley Raelyn – Jack Oat Photos

    Smack
    21 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    Ashley Raelyn: Here is another shoot from Jack Oat Photos. Here is the lovely Ashley Raelyn. FB: Ashley Raelyn TWITTER:throwdatazz2x IG:beautyizbliss
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  • Cleansing Wipes: Are They Good to Use On Your Skin?

    Renée Rouleau
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    In the past few years, cleansing wipes have become popular with people as a way to quickly and easily wipe makeup off their skin without having to deal with water or washcloths. You simply wipe and go.  While they are convenient to use, are they good to use on your face? No. I believe they are not the best choice for healthy skin. Why? Cleansing wipes don’t effectively clean the skin. Instead they just smear dirt, bacteria, oil and makeup across it. Essentially it is like applying cleanser to your face with soap and then not washing it off. The cleansing agents are designed to break…
  • 2014 Anniversary Sale! 15% Off All Renée Rouleau Products

    Renée Rouleau
    15 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    It’s that time of year again! Once a year, we like to thank our loyal skin care clients with a 15% discount off ALL Renée Rouleau skincare products. Starting today, August 15, 2014, everything on ReneeRouleau.com is on sale using code RB2014 so it’s a great time to stock up on your favorites and try something new! Our newest products include…  Total Eye Repair Cream Vitamin C Eye Brightener Energizing Cleansing Masque See a list of our best-selling skin care products from 2013. Need help choosing products for your skin? You have three choices for getting assistance with products. 1.
  • Celebrate Our #ReneeRouleau18 Birthday With Us!

    Renée Rouleau
    14 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    August marks the 18th birthday of Renée Rouleau Skin Care and we would like to ask our loyal clients, customers, fans, followers and skin care obsessives from around the globe to join us in the celebration. We’d love and appreciate a personalized greeting from you to get this birthday party started! Ideas include:  -Tell us how #ReneeRouleau has improved your skin -Share a picture of you with your favorite product showing us your #ReneeRouleauGLOW -Print out this pdf and take a photo holding up this birthday greeting -Simply wish us a happy 18th birthday in your own personal way…
  • Women Who Inspire Me

    Renée Rouleau
    7 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    We all have women in our life that we look up to and aspire to be like. For me, here are a few that I truly admire.  Actress, Lisa Rinna. I have known Lisa for many years now, ever since I met her in the green room in Dallas at channel 8 when we were both appearing on TV. (I was sharing skin care tips and Lisa was promoting the play “Chicago”, in which she was performing.) Since then, I see her regularly in Los Angeles and give her facial treatments on my quarterly visits there. One of the many things I admire about Lisa is her ability to constantly reinvent herself. In life, we…
  • Who Gives the Best Facial in Dallas?

    Renée Rouleau
    5 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    Renée Rouleau Skin Care Spas is honored to have again received the “Best Facials in Dallas” award by the editors of D Magazine both for the Editors’ Choice and the Reader’s Choice. Yay! Here’s what D Magazine had to say…  Best Facial: Renée Rouleau Skin Care “Once upon a time, our skin was red, bumpy, and drier than the Sahara. Nothing helped. Enter the calming presence of Julia, one of Rouleau’s estheticians, and a regiment of equally calming high-performance facials. Rouleau has been in the business for 20-odd years, and experience is evident from…
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    bien-etre skincare resource center

  • 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 [...]
  • Brushing Up

    bien-être
    3 Aug 2014 | 12:24 pm
    I’ve talked a lot about the benefits of dry brushing and recommend it to my clients on a regular basis. Even I, however, get out of the habit of dry brushing from time to time. That is, until I see something that reminds me. So, consider this your reminder! This is a wonderfully written article [...]
  • Perfect Summertime Mask

    bien-être
    28 Jul 2014 | 4:08 pm
    Avocado honey and orange…sounds like the perfect summertime mask! The avocado provides skin-loving oils and fat. Honey is a natural skin softener and hydrator and orange brightens the skin! Thank you to dailymakeover.com for this wonderful mask recipe: Avocado Orange Summer Mask 3 tbsp mashed avocado 1 tsp raw organic honey ¼ cup orange juice [...]
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Beauty Tricks

    bien-être
    25 Jul 2014 | 12:39 pm
    photo courtesy of Anytime Fitness (Pinterest) I just adore Pinterest as a medium for sharing natural beauty secrets. Apple cider vinegar is such a wonderful ingredient for so many uses. From house cleaning to health to beautiful skin…ACV serves so many purposes. Better yet? It’s healthy and inexpensive. So, if you are interested in what [...]
 
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    Nuts 4 Stuff

  • Laqa & Co. Nail Polish Pens (Nookie, BMX Bandit) + Polish Remover Pads Review–Photos and SWATCHES!

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    21 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    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.Laqa & Co. happens to be one of my favorite nail polish brands for how well they wear. Besides, their colors are trendy and beautiful like the two shades of their Nail Polish Pens (Nookie and BMX Bandit) that I received for this review.Nookie ($14) is a riveting berry-fuschia color with packaging artwork by James Roper.  Here is Nookie that I am holding and wearing in the top and bottom photosBMX Bandit ($13), on…
  • Coast to Coast Ultra Soothing Aqua Serum, Lightweight Moisture Lotion and Ultra Soothing White Clay Mask Review

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    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.Sun protection may be a prime factor to prevent aging skin. Nonetheless, if you happen to have a sensitive complexion like me you can have problems with some ingredients in sunscreens or moisturizers more than others.  However, I got to sample some three wonderful products from a new brand called Coast to Coast that worked very well for quenching dryness of my delicate skin while providing gentle sun protection without any…
  • Sweet Beauty Abounds in L’Occitane en Provence’s Fleurs de Cerisier Eau de Toilette and Body Cream (Review)

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    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 the right words to accurately describe how L’Occitane en Provence’sFleurs de CerisierEau de Toilette can set your senses sailing to your happy place may seem hard to believe. However, experiencing this fruity-floral is like finding yourself in the midst of a beautiful fragrant explosion of cherry blossoms that are just coming into their own to enchant you with as it releases its delicate sweet perfume in combination…
  • Memebox Superbox #34 Dermocosmetics 2 Review + LOTS of August Deals!

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:30 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. If you are searching for some innovative skin care treatments to spur the production of healthy young cells for a more youthful appearance, you are just going to love Memebox Superbox #34 Dermocosmetics 2This one box is dedicated to getting your complexion renovated and flawless with favorites from dermatologists to take it from dull and uneven to more beautiful. Here is what you can…
  • Try My Easy Nutty Baked Chicken Because It’s a Winner!

    Mary B. (Nuts4Stuff)
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    This is a recipe that is healthy, delicious, packed with extra protein, and hardly any work. With all those things going for it, I think you can understand why this is one of my favorite ways to prepare chicken.  The addition of ground oats and walnuts together gives it some crunch with just the right seasonings make for the incredible coating of this incredible baked chicken.  Another surprise ingredient is just a tablespoon of mayonnaise, which gives this recipe a delectable new twist of flavor.I hope that you surprise the family sometime and do try this recipe.  I am…
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    The Blush Stops Here

  • Turn Back the Hands of Time: Anti-Aging Hand Chemistry

    blusher12
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:40 am
    According to WebMD, hands are susceptible to the first signs of aging and very often age faster than your face. Now, there are a lot of hand creams on the beauty counters at your drugstore but most just address lack of hydration. If you’re serious about taking care of your hands, Hand Chemistry is a […]
  • Essie Fall 2014 Nail Collection: Dress to Kilt

    blusher12
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:32 am
    Even though the summer is winding down, there’s a good reason to cheer up: new shiny nail collections! Essie’s latest fall collection, Dress to Kilt, includes brand new fall shades that will help you get into season. Here are the shades in Essie’s latest collection (from left to right): Shiny Red—Juicy, seductive red. Take it […]
  • Hair Tutorial: Upgrade Pony with Double Wrap Topsy Tail

    blusher12
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:41 am
    Here’s a throwback to the topsy tail that takes an old school ponytail and quickly morphs it into a super trendy look. According to Latest-Hairstyles.com guest contributor Jennie Kay, this pony style works just as well for the office as it does for a day at the pool. What You Need A hairbrush A comb […]
  • Christian Louboutin Launches Nail Lacquer

    blusher12
    11 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am
    Most of us can’t afford his shoes, but we may be able to pick up a bottle of Christian Louboutin’s new nail collection. Like all Christian Louboutin creations, Rouge Louboutin is taking nail lacquer to new heights. The signature color is a classic shade of red, which is vibrant on any skin tone. Of course, […]
  • Celebrate Stila’s 20th Anniversary with Ice Cream Eye Shadow Trios

    blusher12
    6 Aug 2014 | 6:07 am
    Can you believe Stila Cosmetics has been around for 20 years? To celebrate the occasion, Stila recently introduced three eye shadow trios as part of their ice-cream inspired collection. The pressed eye shadows in the Ice Cream collection come in paper-wrapped compacts designed with Stila’s signature illustrations. Stila’s award-winning formula features rich, smooth color that […]
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    Nouveau Cheap

  • Spotted: Sally Hansen Limited Edition Xtreme Wear Create & Ornate Collection

    G.
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:32 pm
    Thanks to four lovely readers for this one! There's a brand new limited edition Xtreme Wear collection now hitting stores (it's popping up at Kmart and it should be available elsewhere soon) and I've... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • Coming This Fall: Milani Constellation Gel Eyeliners

    G.
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:52 pm
    Thanks to reader @courtneyybabee11 on Instagram for the tip that Milani posted another sneak peek on their Instagram today. Check these beauties out: image source: Milani Instagram page Coming... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • Reminder: Walgreens Friends & Family Event TODAY ONLY (8/20)

    G.
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:12 pm
    Just a reminder that the Walgreens Friends & Family Event is going on TODAY ONLY (8/20), online and in-store. Remember that you get 20% off NON-SALE purchases only with this code. Click the image... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • The Wednesday Question

    G.
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:52 am
    What was your latest drugstore beauty purchase, and what do you think of it (so far)? My latest drugstore beauty purchase was a few of the Sinful Colors Fall 2014 limited edition polishes, which I... [This is a preview of this blog post. To read the full post, please visit my blog by clicking the title above. Thank you!]
  • Coming Soon to a Drugstore near You: Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Brow Mascara (and More)

    G.
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:43 pm
    So we already know that the new Color Sensational Matte Lipsticks are coming, but today I have some more exciting news for you regarding other upcoming releases from Maybelline! Thanks so much to... [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 Nail Polish in Aubrey Swatches and First Look Video from the Transitional Naturel Deux (2) Collection

    15 Aug 2014 | 8:22 am
    Here is your first look at Zoya Aubrey! The Zoya Nail Polish Transitional Naturel Deux (2) collection brings you six full-coverage cream nudes in deeper natural hues. Perfect neutrals for the Fall season, the collection consists of 3 shades the fall into the brown family and 3 shades in the plum family.Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in Aubreya medium mauve cream that is a good balance to the jewel tone shades seen in Fall. Flawlessly opaque in 2 coats. - See more at:…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Chanelle Swatches and First Look Video from the Transitional Naturel Deux (2) Collection

    15 Aug 2014 | 8:17 am
    Here is your first look at Zoya Chanelle! The Zoya Nail Polish Transitional Naturel Deux (2) collection brings you six full-coverage cream nudes in deeper natural hues. Perfect neutrals for the Fall season, the collection consists of 3 shades the fall into the brown family and 3 shades in the plum family.Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in Chanelle.a toasted almond cream, the perfect brown shade to pair with your favorite fall boots. Flawlessly opaque in 2 coats. - See more at:…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Spencer Swatches and First Look Video from the Transitional Naturel Deux (2) Collection

    15 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    Here is your first look at Zoya in Spencer! The Zoya Nail Polish Transitional Naturel Deux (2) collection brings you six full-coverage cream nudes in deeper natural hues. Perfect neutrals for the Fall season, the collection consists of 3 shades the fall into the brown family and 3 shades in the plum family. Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in Spencera camel cream that is as warm as a cup of cappuccino. Flawlessly opaque in 2 coats. - See more at:…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Emilia Swatches and First Look Video from the Transitional Naturel Deux (2) Collection

    5 Aug 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Here is your first look at Emilia! The Zoya Nail Polish Transitional Naturel Deux (2) collection brings you six full-coverage cream nudes in deeper natural hues. Perfect neutrals for the Fall season, the collection consists of 3 shades the fall into the brown family and 3 shades in the plum family.Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in Emiliaa dark chocolate cream who's name was inspired by the beautiful actress that plays Daenerys- Mother of Dragons in Game of Thrones. Flawlessly opaque in 2 coats. - See more at: http://blog.zoya.com/Moment/Transitional+Naturel+Deux+(2)+Collection+-…
  • Zoya Nail Polish in Madeline Swatches and First Look Video from the Transitional Naturel Deux (2) Collection

    29 Jul 2014 | 8:24 am
    Here is your first look at the new Zoya Nail Polish in Madeline! The Zoya Nail Polish Transitional Naturel Deux (2) collection brings you six full-coverage cream nudes in deeper natural hues. Perfect neutrals for the Fall season, the collection consists of 3 shades the fall into the brown family and 3 shades in the plum family.Here is your first look at Zoya Nail Polish in Madelinea muted rose cream that reminds us of blushed cheeks on a cool, crisp Autumn day. Flawlessly opaque in 2 coats. - See more at:…
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    Best Things in Beauty

  • Join Me in Paradise (Eau de Parfum) Courtesy of NEST Fragrances

    Charleston Girl
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:31 pm
    The moment NEST Fragrances' Paradise Eau de Parfum ($65) was launched, I purchased a bottle. Then, NEST sent me a rollerball ($25). I was already in Paradise from this divine fragrance, but having a... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Raw Garden Eye Shadow Palette in Chronos Giveaway Contest

    Charleston Girl
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:12 pm
    Here we go, the stupendous giveaway contest of this year! You can enter to win the brand new, exquisite Rouge Bunny Rouge Raw Garden Eye Shadow Palette in Chronos, worth an estimated $73. Rouge Bunny... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Rouge Bunny Rouge Raw Garden Eye Shadow Palette in Chronos

    Charleston Girl
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:20 pm
    The excitement at the Rouge Bunny Rouge Headquarters is now public. I can finally give you a look at a special, limited-edition product that the team and a few beauty insiders, myself included,... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Bite Beauty Agave Lip Mask in Champagne

    Charleston Girl
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:48 am
    I blame the darling Sabrina at The Beauty Look Book. I had absolutely no intention of purchasing Bite Beauty's Agave Lip Mask in Champagne ($26). Unfortunately, her feature intrigued me, leaving me... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
  • Coming Soon: Le Métier de Beauté After Dark Total Look Kaleidoscope

    Charleston Girl
    17 Aug 2014 | 9:41 am
    Scheduled to arrive at Neiman Marcus about the first of September, the After Dark Total Look Kaleidoscope ($95) is being called the "everything evening Kaleidoscope." Given the description below, I... Click on the title here to continue reading at Best Things in Beauty.
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    Beautelicious

  • It’s Confirmed, Julianne Hough Lands ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judging Gig!

    Beautelicious
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:29 am
    Julianne Hough got a new title on Dancing with the Stars, she went from dancer to judge. Hough will return to the show as a judge for season 19 sitting along side the veteran judges Len Goodman, Bruno Tonioli and Carrie Ann Inaba when the show returns on Sept. 15 at 8 p.m. on ABC. […] The post It’s Confirmed, Julianne Hough Lands ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Judging Gig! appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • ‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Ronnie Ortiz-Magro And Sammi Giancola Split

    Beautelicious
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:15 pm
    Ronni Ortiz-Magro and Sammi Giancola have officially called it quits after thier 5 real Jersey Shore romance. Ronni stopped by the premiere of  Jenni JWoww Farley’s new film, Jersey Shore Massacre and revealed the sad news to People. “We were drifting apart and not really spending any time together. I still care about her. She’s a great […] The post ‘Jersey Shore’ Stars Ronnie Ortiz-Magro And Sammi Giancola Split appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Rihanna Spotted At Drake Concert, Back On Again?!

    Beautelicious
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:04 pm
    Rihanna and Drake were spotted in the same place, same time again…this time its not just a coincidence. Rihanna was spotted at the Drake/Lil Wayne concert and she was front row and she was having a grand ol’ time when Drake was on stage, so yeah they are probably seeing each other again. And the […] The post Rihanna Spotted At Drake Concert, Back On Again?! appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • French Montana Denies Using Khloe K. For Her Fame!

    Beautelicious
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:03 am
    French Montana sounded like a real jerk when he told Billboard Magazine he was using his new notoriety with new girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian to his advantage, but now he is backtracking and says he was misquoted! The Bronx rapper explained to Access Hollywood, “I was so mad about that. If I’m with somebody, I’m not […] The post French Montana Denies Using Khloe K. For Her Fame! appeared first on Beautelicious.
  • Did Iggy Azalea Catch a Divatude On The ‘House of Style’ Set

    Beautelicious
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:49 am
    Uhh, was Iggy acting icky on the set of MTV’s revamp, House of Style…say it isn’t so! During one recent filming of the House of Style, which also stars super duper famous triple threat  Jennifer Lopez, who’s earned her diva title (but of her work ethic not her attitude) had no diva attitude compared to […] The post Did Iggy Azalea Catch a Divatude On The ‘House of Style’ Set appeared first on Beautelicious.
 
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    Sparklecrack Central

  • Zoya’s Brooklyn

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:15 pm
    The successor to last season’s pale yellow glass fleck, Piaf (which was discontinued after just under a year in rotation.) All of the polishes in the Awaken collection have good, even coverage. The bonus is that the pastel shades are just a trifle richer than the ultra-diaphonous shades from the…
  • Color Club’s Sweetpea

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:14 pm
    This polish attracted me because it was a deeper, cooler pink that would nicely transition from winter into spring and through summer. I was glad to find that the formula was thicker than Hydrangea Kiss or Refresh-Mint, two of the other polishes in this collection. There was a bit of…
  • Sally Hansen’s Leis-y Days (836)

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:15 am
    I was really looking forward to this collection - and this polish was one of the reasons. I love the shade! Don’t know if I love Sally Hansen’s version of a micro-fleck finish, at least not in Leis-y Days; it’s a little on the sparse side. That doesn’t seem to…
  • Sleek Makeup’s Glory i-Divine Palette

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:15 pm
    This was another gift from Sirvinya, who is pretty much my supplier of All Things Sleek - I asked her to pick me up a palette, both because it was going to have a very short run and because the palette could not be shipped to the US…
  • Color Club’s Catwalk Queen collection

    liann@sparklecrackcentral.com
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:15 am
    Six colors, a supposedly complementary palette to the Femme Fatale collection. Three of the polishes in this group were sheer “effects” polishes. There was another really good holographic polish in here, though: Fashion Addict. And Catwalk Queen is a great saturated purple. I am not a huge fan of the…
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    of Faces and Fingers

  • Bioderma Review: Sensibio, Sebium, Hydrabio, ABCDerm Micellar Cleansing Water

    Musical Houses
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    Bioderma's Sensibio H2O micellar cleanser is one of the more popular cleansing waters around, but did you know that Bioderma's H2Ocleanser range also includes other related products? I didn't know this, but apparently there is also Sebium, Hydrabio, and ABCDerm. Sebium is for oily skin, while Hydrabio is for dry skin, and ABCDerm? It's actually for babies. So there you go - basically a Bioderma for every need, beyond the classic Sensibio! Bioderma Sensibio, Sebium, Hydrabio, ABCDerm Micellar Cleansing Waters: One for every skin type I know you're probably looking at the…
  • Kiehl's Oil Eliminator Review and Ingredients Analysis: Moisturizer, Face Wash, Toner

    Musical Houses
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    Kiehl's Oil Eliminator is the latest in its Men's Skincare range, and it consists of three products - a Deep Cleansing Exfoliating Face Was For Men, a Refreshing Shine Control Toner For Men, and a 24-Hour Anti-Shine Moisturizer For Men. And as you might expect from a range called "Oil Eliminator", the cleanser, toner, and 24-hour moisturizer are meant to keep your guy's skin (or your skin, if you are looking for oily skin products) oil free and shine free for longer. You may even have heard about the brand's advertising claim that they have NASA space technology in…
  • Singapore Giveaway: 4 Winners Will WIn the StyleXStyle The Little Black Box!

    Musical Houses
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    Yes, it's a giveaway! Four winners can each win a StyleXStyle Little Black Beauty Box for themselves! If you've read my review of the StyleXStyle Little Black Beauty Box, then you'll know that this month's beauty box is a pretty good one - with high end brands from SK-II, Sulwhasoo, Shiseido, and Kiehl's! So you'll enjoy this box! StyleXStyle Little Black Beauty Box August: Yes, you can win this! This giveaway will run for a shorter period of time than my usual giveaways, because this is the August box, and I don't want anyone to get their box too late! So fill out the giveaway widget below…
  • Origins Dr Weil Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Review and Ingredients Analysis, and My Top 3 Picks

    Musical Houses
    13 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    Origins is famous for its plant-based skincare products, and indeed the brand was one of the first mainstream brands to heavily market itself as a natural skincare brand. Chances are, you've probably heard of any of their skincare ranges, with really cute names like Plantidote, A Perfect World, or GinZing. Despite being around since 1990, the brand is fairly new to me. I've never tried anything from the brand, so it was some interest that I started testing out their Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief Collection. Origins Mega-Mushroom Skin Relief: Mushrooms and lots…
  • Etude House Play 101 Pencils FOTD: Makeup Look with the Pencils on Eyes, Cheeks, Lips

    Musical Houses
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    In my Etude House Play 101 Pencils review, I shared swatches of the these nifty little multi-tasking pencils on my arms and lips, but wasn't able to fully swatch them on other places, like eyes and cheeks. And also on my Instagram page, I've received some questions about how the pencils blended out on drier skin patches like cheeks. So, I decided the only way to resolve this question was to actually do an FOTD (Face of the Day) with the Etude House Play 101 Pencils! For this look, I used almost every shade of pencil in my arsenal - 15, 26, 28, and 50 (swatches re-posted below . The…
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    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.
  • Werk It!

    Editor
    7 Jul 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Not many can pull off wearing booty shorts with a suit jacket but it looks great! Get the look here and Werk It! Great set created by fellow polyvorist Sabrina Hernandez   The post Werk It! appeared first on poshology.
 
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    Articles from becomegorgeous.com

  • 10 Trends from the 2014 Teen Choice Awards

    12 Aug 2014 | 5:13 am
    Posted In Fashion and Style / Celebrity Fashion StylePublished On 12 Aug 2014The Shrine Auditorium hosted the most fashionable blue carpet in Hollywood on August 10, where celebrities turned out in their most colorful outfits for the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. From the revival of ‘90s inspired crop tops to the coolest animal print of the moment, along with neutral lips and complex braids, check out the best 10 trends from the 2014 Teen Choice Awards. The blue carpet may not be the best place for stunning gowns, but it’s certainly a good compass that can help point you towards the newest…
  • Most Memorable Robin Williams Moments

    12 Aug 2014 | 2:16 am
    Posted In Entertainment / Celeb NewsPublished On 12 Aug 2014Robin Williams (1951-2014) first found fame through his stand up comedy and his role as Mork the alien on “Mork & Mindy”, before moving on to the big screen and earning an Oscar, two Emmy Awards, four Golden Globe Awards, and five Grammy Awards. His latest role was in the CBS sitcom “The Crazy Ones”. Check out some of the most memorable Robin Williams moments from both his legendary comedies, his dramatic roles that earned him an Academy Award, and the voice work that turned him into one of the Disney Legends. Mrs.
  • 10 Biggest Relationship Killers

    8 Aug 2014 | 3:09 am
    Posted In Love and Relationship / Relationship AdvicePublished On 08 Aug 2014Protecting and nurturing your relationship is very important when you’re in it for the long haul, so you should always be wary of the biggest relationship killers, silent and deadly problems that usually lead to a break up or divorce. Making sure that your relationship is not affected by these problems takes a lot of time and energy, but in the end, it will be worth it. From lack of communication to forgetting about your own need for a little “me time”, these are the most dangerous issues, the top ten…
  • Pros and Cons of the Mayo Clinic Diet

    8 Aug 2014 | 1:47 am
    Posted In Fitness and Diet / Healthy DietsPublished On 08 Aug 2014Developed at the renowned Mayo Clinic, this weight loss program promises dieters they’ll lose up to 10 pounds in the first two weeks, and then up to 2 pounds weekly. While the diet was created to aid weight loss for obese and overweight patients, it can be a healthy way to drop a few pounds for almost everyone. Find out more about the pros and cons of the Mayo Clinic Diet before deciding if this the right approach for you. Based on the food pyramid explained in the book written by the weight-loss experts at Mayo Clinic,…
  • Best Spa Treatments for Acne and Acne Scars

    7 Aug 2014 | 7:27 am
    Posted In Body and Skin Care / Acne and Skin ProblemsPublished On 07 Aug 2014While your dermatologist can prescribe topical medication for acne, a licensed esthetician can also play a big part in getting rid of acne or removing scars. From clay masks to laser treatments, discover the best spa treatments for acne and acne scars. If you’re dealing with severe acne, always consult a licensed esthetician before a treatment, in order to make sure that you’re getting the maximum beneficial effect while also avoiding any side-effects. For more extreme treatments, like chemical peels, you might…
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    The Natural Beauty Workshop

  • Creamy Pina Colada Sugar Scrub

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:55 am
    As Summer gets closer to coming to a close, I find it important to make the most of what's left. Celebrate the days with outdoor picnics, trips to the beach, and long walks in the woods. By night, treat yourself to a little something tropical, like this creamy, pinapple and coconut scented sugar scrub! Creamy Shealoe Butter gives this scrub a light, fluffy texture that you will totally fall in love with. We've scented this recipe with one of our new Plant-Based Fragrance Oils, giving it a sweet aroma reminiscent of indulgent frozen cocktails.  Creamy Pina Colada Sugar ScrubMakes about 8…
  • Quick Beauty Tip: Use Sea Salt to Give Your Hair a Beachy Look

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:50 am
    Nothing brings out the natural wave and curl of your hair like a day at the beach. The combination of salt, heat, and humidity naturally teases and tousles your locks. If you're lucky, chance arranges these curls into something out of a swimsuit catalog. Or you might be like me. More often than not, the beach leaves me looking more like a castaway than an ocean goddess. Rather than relying on hairstyle fate, I prefer to take matters into my own hands with a simple salt-water solution made in the comfort of my kitchen. Besides, sometimes you just want to look like you went to the beach without…
  • Summer Fruit Bath Fizzies

    The Natural Beauty Workshop
    6 Aug 2014 | 7:51 am
    If you ask me, one of the best things about Summer is the bounty of fresh, in-season fruit. Nothing tastes quite like a local peach or a home grown watermelon. If you have a farmer's market nearby, make sure to stop by soon and take advantage of the summer harvest. It's likely to be piled high with not only fruit, but fresh zucchini, leafy greens, and ripe tomatoes. Oh dear. Now I'm hungry! This cute little project is a wonderful way to celebrate Summer. You can use silicone molds to make tiny fizzies like I did, or larger bath bombs using round molds. Our Plant-Based Fragrance Oils are great…
 
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    My Beauty Bunny

  • Too Faced Rock N Roll Eye Shadow Palette

    Sierra Weltha
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    So here I am trying to be a nice and sweet and Too Faced Cosmetics comes out with this Rock N Roll Palette to make me feel like  a complete badass. If the packaging isn’t enough to make you want to pick it up and rock out with the best of them then maybe this will, the palette has seven, yes, seven brand new shades so if you were already wondering if you needed this palette that should be another coin into the “buy it side”. The shadow formulas include two mattes, three weightless sparkles and four metallic shimmer finishes. Of course per usual this palette comes with a…
  • I Actually Ran Out of Stuff! MBB Beauty Faves!

    Jen Mathews
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Photo from Buzzfeed This may sound odd, but as a beauty blogger, I get too many products to review. It seems like everyone and their mother has a product, and they all want you to review it. I of course, only choose things that I think my readers will be interested in, and they have to be cruelty free. I know you guys are like “oh boo hoo!” right? Well, yeah – I would be too if I wasn’t experiencing it! I have amazing writers that help me out, but it gets overwhelming. So, as a result, there are always products that I can’t use. I give them to my friends, family…
  • 100% Pure Event and Meeting Blair Fowler!

    Jen Mathews
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:25 pm
    Yesterday I got to go to a wonderful 100% Pure event (after Beauty Con) at the W Hotel in Hollywood. I got to meet the sweet and gorgeous Blair Fowler, and mingle with other beauty bloggers over small bites and of course 100% Pure products. Magnolia Bakery mini cupcakes, Skinny Lemon Co and Little Sparks Cookies were served along with mimosas and champagne. You guys know I love 100% Pure – I expressed my love here, here, here and here. The buttery soaps and nail polishes are some of my favorites, and I can’t wait to try more of their product line. Here are some pics from the…
  • The Lipstick League – Beauty Favorites for Fall

    Tyna Werner
    16 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Question of the Week: When it comes to fall/winter, which beauty brand collections are you always excited to see? Answer: I am always excited to see dark vampy lips and nails coming back in style when the weather turns cooler. And I can’t help but splurge on a few things from cruelty-free beauty favorites like Illamasqua, NARS and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics. So I am thrilled to be checking out the newest fall/winter 2014 colour collection from OCC, Unknown Pleasures this Tuesday. This new line includes six new Lip Tar shades and six limited edition Nail Lacquers – stay tuned…
  • NARS Night Series Eyeliner Swatches

    Tyna Werner
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:39 am
    Happy Friday! Let’s celebrate with a little eye candy. The My Beauty Bunny team spent some time at the NARS West coast flagship boutique at 8412 Melrose swatching and experimenting with the latest and greatest from the cruelty-free beauty company. While we loved the upcoming Audacious Lipstick collection (40 new shades hitting shelves September 1st!) we were especially taken by the NARS Night Series Eyeliner collection. There are four new super smooth, richly pigmented, glimmering liners. Each has a jet black base and feature “luminous micro-pearls of blue, purple, green or…
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    Fusion of Color Cosmetics

  • We moved!!!

    Kathleen Duncan
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:44 pm
     We moved our blog, come and and join us at  http://www.fusionofcolor.net/wordpress/
  • Fusion of Color Cosmetics Favorite Blushes for Winter/Holiday (+playlist)

    Kathleen Duncan
    7 Dec 2013 | 5:14 am
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    Kathleen Duncan
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  • Morphe Brushes

    Kathleen Duncan
    16 Apr 2013 | 3:24 pm
    I have seen Morphe Brushes at Trade Shows and never stopped at their booth. This year my friend Koren Zander also know as Enkore Makeup was at the booth demonstrating the brushes and selling his brush soap,  so of course I had to stop and say Hello and get my hug.  So he showed me one of the brushes I will be talking about about here. I was introduced to the owner and his sister who run Morphe Brushes, 2 very nice people! They were gracious enough to give me a few brushes to take home and play with. They must know my weakness for brushes.  I will be talking about 2 of them…
  • Smashbox PHOTO FINISH HYDRATING UNDER EYE PRIMER

    Kathleen Duncan
    16 Apr 2013 | 1:30 pm
    I have a hard time using concealer under my eyes, by mid day it is either cakey, gone or separated. So I asked on a forum I am on what to use to stop this. I received a lot of answers from professional makeup artist and this seemed to be the favorite of many of them.I bought it from the Smashbox site and have been using it for about a month or more. I have to say it works!!! I have used it with the concealer we carry on line  at Fusion of Color Cosmetics, have used it with OCC Concealer, Smashbox Concealer, Kett Creams, Yaby Concealer, Kryolan Dermacolor  to name a few. All of them…
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    Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews

  • Claudia and Catherine, NARS Audacious Lipstick

    ragingrouge
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    Time to get up close and personal with two of my favorite new lipsticks from the NARS Audacious Lipstick line, Claudia and Catherine!  Sorry for the... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • NARS Audacious Lipstick Collection Launch

    ragingrouge
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Francois Nars founded his brand with 12 lipsticks. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of NARS, the brand has launched a new line of lipstick.... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • Deborah Lippmann Sexyback Lip & Nail Duet

    ragingrouge
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    It’s easy to splurge on some new product favorites when the price is right and the presentation is so chic! Deborah Lippmann announced this... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • Playing With Nail Color

    ragingrouge
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    I’ve been a bit slow on the reviews these days, so I’m posting this just for fun.  Here’s what it looks like when I play with nail... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
  • MAC Nail Transformations, Russian Red

    ragingrouge
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:10 am
      This gorgeous image, featuring different luxe shades of red? Guess what? It’s all the same nail lacquer: MAC Russian Red! The only... Head over to Raging Rouge to read the full post!
 
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    Beauty Crazed in Canada

  • Guerlain Kiss Kiss Shaping Cream Lip Colour - with swatches!

    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    The Guerlain 2014 Fall Collection introduces the new and improved KissKiss lipstick with an updated black case and 26 luscious new shades:KissKiss Shaping Cream Lipcolour - $41 - in 26 new shades: Golden Girl, Beige Booster, Air Kiss, Forever Brown, Red Insolence, Red Passion, Red On Fire, Spicy Girl, Red Love, Love Kiss, Red Strass, Red Hot, Miss Kiss, Peach Fizz, Sugar Kiss, Sexy Coral, Very Pink, Excessive Rose, Cherry Pink, Fabulous Rose, Pink Groove, Fall In Rose, Baby Rose, Rosy Boop, Rouge Kiss and Sephora exclusive shade: Romantic Kiss - with an ultra comfortable texture enriched with…
  • Nothing beats a boy who smells like Lacoste, Nautica or Mary Kay - and just wait until you see the bottles!

    20 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    I freely admit to being a packaging whore and while I usually try to confine my issues to my own products, sometimes I see stuff for the boy that I think is so coolthat I am hopeful that I will like the insides of as much as the outside so that I can at least admire the bottle on his bathroom counter and enjoy the scent on his neck - here are a few to pretty up your own boy's counter and self:Lacoste L!ve Pour Homme - 100ml EDT - $81, 40ml EDT - $49 - an authentic and creative fragrance with an energetic top note that is a dynamic burst of lime – bright and sharp, to awaken your senses; a…
  • Eye Love Wednesday - Marc Jacobs Twinkle Pop Eye Stick

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    Marc Jacobs Twinkle Pop Eye Stick - $35 - in 9 shades with names inspired by captivating female characters from Marc's favourite films: Volver 402 - peach champagne shimmer, Honey Bunny 400 - ballet pink shimmer, Leila 416 - rose copper shimmer, On The Verge 412 - iced grape shimmer, Shoshanna 414 - teal mermaid shimmer, Stardust 410 - charcoal iridescent shimmer, Frannie 408 - snow iridescent shimmer, Au Revoir 406 - pewter shimmer, Three Shakes 404 - milk chocolate shimmer -A shimmering, creamy eye shadow and eyeliner duo with smooth, buildable coverage that can be easily layered with other…
  • This week I'm obsessed with... Cake Beauty Satin Sugar Rush Brush Dry Shampoo Powder!

    20 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    My fine hair and I have been involved in a long-time love affair with dry shampoo - I keep it everywhere - in my bathroom, in the glove box in the car, in my desk drawer at work - the only place I don't keep it is my purse because up until now it wasn't very portable - that is until I discovered:Cake Beauty Satin Sugar Rush Brush Dry Shampoo Powder - 8g - $22 - in 3 shades: Light, Dark and Darkest - in a perfect purse size with an innovative brush that makes it easier to touch-up on the go with natural bristles that help stimulate the roots to add volume and texture.It has a velvety,…
  • Everything's coming up roses with Kosmea, Jurlique and Fresh!

    19 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    Kosmea Certified Organic Rose Hip Oil - 20ml - $27.99 - an easily-absorbed oil that is rich in essential fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants and is a real multi-tasker! It helps smooth wrinkles, even out skin tone, reduce appearance of scars, moisturize and soothe dry skin, nourish and hydrate aging skin, balance oily skin, reduce the appearance of blemishes and is great for giving a glow to dull, tired skin!There are also multiple ways to use it - use alone as a serum, add a few drops to your moisturizer for a moisture boost or mix with your foundation for a dewy, glowing look.Available…
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    Beauty Editor

  • Shimmery eyes, au naturel brows and red-stained lips? Yes, yes and yes!

    Michelle Villett
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:49 pm
    Sometimes, we don’t need to be show-offs. Maybe it’s weird to look to a 16-year-old for makeup inspo, but nevermind—I think we could all learn a thing or two from Elle Fanning’s less-is-more approach on the red carpet. (After all, I’m the one who thinks many women wear waaay too much makeup.) At the Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Grants Banquet, Elle was just exquisite in my favourite combo of a dressy dress and easy, breezy hair and makeup. Here’s her head-to-toe: Yeah, that would be a volumizing feature on the butt and hips of this Vivienne…
  • Helen wants to enhance her “colourless” light brown hair at home—but still look natural. Here’s how!

    Thomas Marrington
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    In this column, you can solicit our (usually strong) opinions and advice on everything to do with home hair colour. Q: My natural colour is light brown (nearest to a neutral 6). It can seem almost colourless and look a little dark against my face. I would love a natural-looking result—similar to Millie Mackintosh, who I think has beautiful colour. What would be your suggestion for mixing appropriate colours? The issue with my hair is that it has a lot of red in it. Before last September, I hadn’t dyed my hair for years as hairdressers couldn’t ever get it right. For my last…
  • Pixi’s Brightening Peach is the shade you never knew you needed—but you do!

    Michelle Villett
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:51 pm
    As a longtime Clé de Peau user—that’s the $70+ cult-favourite concealer that is, I hate to say it, totally worth it—I never thought a mass brand could even come close to challenging its number-one spot. Clé de Peau is so creamy yet pigmented, it’s always been my top choice for dark circles, veiny lids and anywhere else around the eyes. This is going to sound crazy, but I’ve just discovered a $10 Target jobbie ($12 in the U.S.—when does that ever happen?) that I think I might like even better. For the eye area, that is (this concealer isn’t for all over your…
  • Are you loving or loathing this heavily hairsprayed style?

    Michelle Villett
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:52 am
    Just when you think Taylor Swift has finally got her style together (her Met Ball appearance was sooo promising), something like The Giver premiere happens and she reverts right back to the old ways. Red lipstick? Check. Heavy fringe of false lashes? Check. Tons of black liquid liner? Check. It could be 2014 or 2010—you’d never know, because her face is exactly the same. The makeup wears her instead of her wearing the makeup. I always feel like she looks a bit uncomfortable in her red carpet dresses, too: Not that this ballerina-esque Monique Lhuillier number isn’t fabulous,…
  • You’ll want to copy this look immediately

    Michelle Villett
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:25 pm
    My British beauty crush, Rosamund Pike, looked all kinds of amazing at the London premiere of her new movie, Hector and the Search for Happiness. First of all, she has pregnancy hormones on her side! Though you can’t tell from the clever wardrobe choice, the 35-year-old is expecting her second child—hence the glow-a-licious good skin. (Mind you, she already had that going on when she went practically bare-faced on the red carpet a year ago.) But even though she’s been blessed by the complexion gods, it’s not Rosamund’s skin that’s the standout here.
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    Gouldylox Reviews

  • Maybelline Colossal Pumped Up Volum' Express

    21 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
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  • Josie Maran Coconut Watercolor Eyeshadows

    20 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
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  • Too Faced Bulletproof 24 Hour Eyeliner Smudge Test

    19 Aug 2014 | 7:36 am
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  • Makeup Wars: My Best $30 Face

    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
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  • Lipstick League: What Brand Are You Most Excited About?

    17 Aug 2014 | 2:42 pm
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    Prime Beauty Blog

  • Laura Mercier Sensual Reflections Fall 2014: Review, Pics and Swatches!

    cindy
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Press Sample Laura Mercier’s limited edition for Fall 2014 is called Sensual Reflections and consists of colorful, seductive eyes and brick red lips. The feeling is classic glam with a sexy vibe. The collection includes: Lip Glacé in Desire, $25 Lip Glacé in Bare Blush, $25 (repromote) Cheek Mélange in Sensual Reflections, $42 Faux Lash Mascara in Sierra Brown, $24 Faux Lash Mascara in Black, $24 (repromote) Crème Eye Liner in Envy, $23 Crème Eye Liner in Espresso, $23 (repromote) Satin Matte Eye Colour in Tempting Green, $24 Satin Matte Eye Colour in Plum Allure, $24 Satin Matte…
  • Katy Perry Royal Revolution!

    cindy
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
      Press Sample   Katy Perry Royal Revolution is Katy’s third fragrance that was created in collaboration with Coty.  It is an irresistible floral fragrance inspired by the beauty of blue diamond. The composition is floral, slightly fruity with a warm base of vanilla. Top notes include red pomegranate and pink freesia followed by Jasmine and orange flower which are enriched with sandalwood in the heart, while the base includes the unusual mystical note of blackthorn with addition of vanilla orchid, leather and skin musk. “Katy Perry Royal Revolution is inspired by the…
  • IPSY Glam Bag for August Review!

    cindy
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    Purchased by me   The theme for the IPSY Glam Bag for August is “Beauty Schooled.” Honestly, I’m not sure what these products have to do with going back to school, but whatever.  If you’re not familiar, Ipsy is a monthly subscription bag. For only $10 a month you get a great mix of full and sample size beauty products from great brands and a cute makeup bag too! I particularly like the Ipsy Glam Bag because for the most part, they keep your coloring and preferences in mind. If you ever decide to join, please use my link here.  This month I received 1…
  • Fashion Flash Late Summer Edition!

    cindy
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    This week Black Cat Fashion Plus is hosting Fashion Flash. Sip some lemonade and see what our experts have for you this week! Pin ItFashion Flash Late Summer Edition!
  • Makeup Wars $30 Face of the Day Challenge!

    cindy
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    This week our makeup warriors are presented with the challenge of creating a full face of makeup for only $30. Drugstore makeup has really evolved in the past few years so that is where I concentrated my shopping efforts. With only $30 to spend, I did have to skip face and  eye shadow primer, but that’s really all I had to give up. I purchased most of these products at Walmart; they have the cheapest regular price makeup in town, however when there is a sale, I shop at Rite-Aid, Walgreen’s and Fred Meyer also. Here’s what I used for my under $30 Face of the Day: Maybelline…
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    Flauntme Blog

  • Brooke Shields and MAC join forces for new makeup collection

    Felicia Phan
    12 Aug 2014 | 7:50 pm
    Brooke Shields has become the next celebrity to collaborate with MAC Cosmetics for a new Icon collection.
  • The Vincent Longo Starlette Gel Eye Stain proves that stains aren't just for lips and cheeks [Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    10 Aug 2014 | 6:10 pm
    8Why let your lips and cheeks have all the fun when your eyes can get in on the stain action? Vincent Longo's Starlette Gel Eye Stain is a unique product that stains your eyelids for a unique, subtle (but buildable!) wash of color and shimmer. I recently gave this product a spin in Ambrosia Mist and Mink Dream.
  • NARS to release The Audacious Lipstick Collection

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:06 pm
    In celebration of NARS 20th Anniversary, NARS will pay tribute to its beginnings with the launch of the The Audacious Lipstick Collection. This 40-shade collection was given this particular name because its, "lipsticks are so shamelessly seductive in touch and texture, the sensation is absolutely audacious." For more information and photos, read on!
  • MAC's Quite The Thing! Sheen Supreme Lipstick is quite the thing [Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    6 Aug 2014 | 4:49 pm
    9MAC's Moody Blooms collection introduced a few new Sheen Supreme Lipstick shades falling under a theme of 'exotic, moody florals.' This is probably the second time I've ever encountered a Sheen Supreme Lipstick and overall, my feelings haven't waivered much...nor do they wear any different. The particular shade I recently tested, Quite The Thing! is indeed quite the thing!
  • What Not Being Immune to Shiseido's Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate is like [Review]

    Jinra Ilustrisimo
    4 Aug 2014 | 4:53 pm
    10Or any Shiseido product, really. One of the latest offerings from Shiseido is a work of 20 years in the making, the Shiseido Ultimune Power Infusing Concentrate. In short, it is a skincare concentrate boasting 31 patents worldwide and is one of the first skincare products to actually address the functionality of the skin's immunity. I spent the last two months with it and found some interesting results!
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    Beauty Care Me

  • 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…
  • Benefit They’re real! Push up liner…

    Beauty Care
    21 Jul 2014 | 1:38 pm
    Have you tried They’re real! Push up liner by Benefit yet? Check out my review and quick demo post if you are still debating whether to get it or not. Click for full review and Demo.
  • Benefit they’re real! push up liner review and demo

    Beauty Care
    9 Jul 2014 | 5:45 pm
    They’re real! liner is officially here. Benefit beauty is a makeup line from San Francisco, California; committed to making great beauty products which are also visually appealing with fun and flirty packaging. Their most recent product, They’re real! Push up liner, has been awaited for with much anticipation. It’s promise was to make applying eyeliner a breeze, with an added bonus of bigger looking eyes. I finally got my hands on this liner to try it out for myself. Keep on reading for my thoughts on it, and a quick guide on how to use it. They’re real! Push up liner…
 
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    Beauty Reflections

  • Avon Ultra Bold Color Lipstick Fearless Fuchsia

    Tracy Szram
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    I have finally met a pink lipstick that I can’t wear at all. And it’s too bad, because the formula is really lovely! Behold the eye-searing pink of Avon Ultra Bold Color Lipstick Fearless Fuchsia($10): Avon Ultra Bold Color Lipstick Fearless Fuchsia When I opened it up, I thought WOW. That’s pink! But this shade is called Fearless Fuchsia. I’d have called it True Barbie Pink, because DANG if this isn’t the exact shade of Barbie’s little lips! Here, let Swatchy Time show you that I’m right. Avon Ultra Bold Color Lipstick Fearless Fuchsia Yup.
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    Beauty Trends and Latest Makeup Collections | Chic Profile

  • Essence Party Look Makeup Box for Holiday 2014

    Tavia
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Hello lovelies! Essence Party Look Makeup Box is a new beauty kit which will hit counters next month and will be available in limited edition. This is a great news because this pretty beauty item which features shades for eyes… Continue Reading →
  • Giorgio Armani Eye & Brow Maestro for Fall 2014

    Tavia
    18 Aug 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Hello lovelies! Giorgio Armani introduces Eye & Brow Maestro, a groundbreaking innovation, based on the latest advances in eye makeup technology. This multi functional product is a cream that can be used as an eyeliner, eyeshadow or as an eyebrow… Continue Reading →
  • Jill Stuart Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection

    Tavia
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:04 am
    Hello beauties! I invite you to take a first look at Jill Stuart Holiday 2014 Makeup Collection which features only four beauty items available in a limited edition. This actually looks more like a Christmas 2014 Coffret as all the… Continue Reading →
  • Bobbi Brown Skin Weightless Powder Foundation

    Tavia
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:41 am
    Hello pretties! Meet Bobbi Brown’s Skin Weightless Powder Foundation, a new and luxurious creamy powder foundation with a lightweight formula. It evens out the skin providing a natural finish and a healthy glow skin. Availability International Launch Date – September… Continue Reading →
  • NARS Velvet Lip Liner Fall 2014 Collection

    Tavia
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:54 am
    Hello beauties! NARS presents its new Velvet Lip Liner Collection which features 12 new shades that will be joining the permanent range. NARS Velvet Long-wear Lip Liner defines lips with precision pigment-rich color depth that perfectly frames, fills and prevents… Continue Reading →
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    Delialicious Picks

  • New Makeup Line Hits CVS

    delialicious
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:01 am
    A new premium beauty line has just hit the market and, no, you can’t find it within your typical high-end department stores. You can only get it at – drumroll please – CVS/pharmacy. Makeup Academy is a new quality cosmetics line developed by makeup professionals and beauty experts who wanted to bring high-quality products to consumers without the department store prices. The Makeup Academy line has more than 145 products within three categories – lip, brushes, and false eyelashes. · Lip – The lip line contains 100 products including lipsticks, glosses, crayons, stains, liquid…
  • NYC: Join Rita Oraa for DKNY’s #MYNY Fragrance Launch

    delialicious
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:18 pm
    This Tuesday, August 19th from 11am-3pm, join social media platform Influencer to celebrate the launch of Donna Karen’s latest perfume, DKNY MYNY, a new scent featuring notes of raspberries, vanilla, musk and Egyptian jasmine. Meet Rita Oraa, the face of the campaign, who will attend the event at Madison Square Park in NYC, and will be joined by other celebs including Rumer Willis, Hannah Bronfman, and Dominique Ansel. Guests who attend the public party will be treated to a variety of free goodies. First, free samples of the new DKNY MYNY fragrance will be handed out. Next,…
  • Get The Look: Kourtney Kardashian’s White Lace Jumpsuit

    delialicious
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:20 am
    (August 8, 2014 – Source: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images North America) Kourtney Kardashian looked amazing in a white-lace jumpsuit at the Women’s Health Hosts Hamptons ‘Party Under The Stars’ for RUN10 FEED10. The expecting mother showed off her baby bump in a chic one-piece at the event that took place at Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club on August 9, 2014 in Bridgehampton, New York. Here’s how you can get a similar look this summer. Dynamic White Lace Off Shoulder Jumpsuit, $64.00 Chelsea & Violet Lace Jumpsuit, $64 Miguelina Bianca crocheted cotton-lace…
  • Meet The Next Generation of Hair Dryers

    delialicious
    3 Aug 2014 | 10:38 pm
    Infiniti Pro by Conair 3Q is going to change the way you blow dry your hair. The powerful, new tool boasts that its new technology is all about the three Qs: quality, quick and quiet. Quality: The 3Q uses magnets and electronics to power the motor, which extends the life of the dryer by up to 10x. Quick: The dryer’s ultra-fast airflow reduces drying time by up to 70%, reducing hair’s exposure to the damaging effects of heat styling. Quiet: The 3Q makes 40% less noise with patent-pending, noise reduction technology – a foam insulation sits inside the dryer’s rear attachment piece…
  • Innovative Company Fuses Fragrance & Jewelry

    delialicious
    30 Jul 2014 | 9:00 am
    Lisa Hoffman Beauty, an innovative line of that fuses fine jewelry with fragrance will be returning to HSN tonight to showcase items from the Kerala Ashok Garden fragrance jewelry collection. The collection features jewelry pieces with signature charms filled with scent infused beads that slowly release fragrance for weeks. The beads can be added or removed easily, allowing the user to experience the fragrance as they would like to. In addition to jewelry, the collection also features a traditional eau de parfum,  Kerala Ashok, for the perfume lover who would rather spritz on their…
 
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  • Beat Back the Hot: Tuning Up Your Professional Dress Style

    Constance
    19 Aug 2014 | 6:01 pm
    A major challenge for the fashion minded lies in how to look appropriate while still maintaining a shred or two of individual style at the office. This is not easy, particularly for the female, because it can mean beating back your curves, your joie de vivre and bypassing beloved wardrobe items that snake along your figure or reveal a bit o’ skin.   Sound dismal? Well, yes, when I put it that way—but it really doesn’t have to be. You can retain your authenticity and look excellent even in the most traditional of work places, but it will require some stylistic creativity on…
  • That Face, That Voice, Those Eyes: Lauren Bacall

    Constance
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:06 pm
        That sultry voice, that steady gaze and that confidence. These are photos of Betty Perske, a just-out-of-her-teens cover girl who had been plucked from Brooklyn just a few months earlier and brought to Hollywood to star alongside Humphrey Bogart in her first film, To Have and Have Not (1944).     I have seen all of her early films, and can see why she was such a revelation when she hit the theaters. Lauren Bacall was nearly always shot in close up, and you never get tired to that face. Those saucy, wide-set eyes and downturned mouth set against a voluminous head of…
  • Practical Glamour Heroine of the Day: Madam C. J. Walker

    Constance
    5 Aug 2014 | 6:04 pm
      This is a portrait of the first self-made woman millionaire in the United States: Madam C. J. Walker. Her bio is a seriously up-from-her-bootstraps story if there ever was one. Her life was dedicated to self-optimization on every front, and along the way, she lifted up thousands of others. Born Sarah Breedlove in 1867, her parents were former slaves who worked as sharecroppers on a cotton plantation in Delta, Louisiana. Sarah was orphaned as a child, then widowed at age 20 with a small child in tow. In 1906 she did three important things: she created a line of hair products, re-named…
  • Video: See Acne Get Mauled by Ice Cube

    Constance
    28 Jul 2014 | 7:08 pm
    One of my all-time favorite natural skin tips: ice for acne. It kills the bacteria that causes those sexy zits. This DIY acne cure comes straight from the freezer, and works. (Which I think is nice.)
  • Cool Male Etiquette Move #504

    Constance
    21 Jul 2014 | 4:06 pm
      You’re a dude. You’re out on the beach, on the streets, in a park or so forth. Maybe you’re with a girl; maybe you’re not. You spot a stray piece of trash, a stray bottle or runaway plastic bag. Increase your desirability in two seconds by picking it up and tossing it in the trash. If it’s covered with grodiness, look for a leaf or something to cover your hand first, or just pass go on the move for the moment. This Cool Male Move is effective on so many levels they’re hard to count. The move publicly communicates that you give a rat’s behind…
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  • How to enjoy a night at the casino and look great

    admin
    28 Jul 2014 | 8:43 am
    So, you are wondering what to wear for a night out at a casino? If you are anything like me, the longer you stare into your wardrobe looking for something to wear for a special night out, the less likely you are to find anything at all. It?s also made a little more complicated by [...]
  • Makeup Tips to Look Good in Photographs

    admin
    15 Mar 2014 | 8:32 pm
    Every woman would want to dress in such a way that she looks beautiful at her best. She would choose the dresses and makeup colors in such a fashion that even the best woman would feel jealous about her. Yet sometimes what we appear in real is not what we would like to appear in [...]
  • The Truth about Body Wraps and Weight Loss

    admin
    31 Oct 2013 | 10:48 pm
    Who in the world would think that a one hour body wrap could make you actually lose weight? Well, apparently there are a lot of people across North America who have bought into this new body wrap fad. Where once you had to go to expensive salons and pay hundreds of dollars for intensive body [...]
  • Tips To Dress Up If You Are Tall

    admin
    23 May 2013 | 10:42 pm
    Not all women have same body shape and size. Some are thin or fat whereas some are tall or short. All have to select outfits which suit their body shape and size. For tall women, the extra height some times creates a problem and so there are some difficulties which have to be faced while [...]
  • Nail Polish

    admin
    5 May 2013 | 9:03 pm
    Who won’t want beautiful nails? Every woman desires to look beautiful, and lovely nails would just add more stars to her beauty. Pretty nails can be obtained by applying nail polish to the nails. Colorful nail polishes would look stylish on nails and enhance the beauty of your hands. How to choose a nail polish, [...]
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  • How to enjoy a night at the casino and look great

    admin
    28 Jul 2014 | 8:43 am
    So, you are wondering what to wear for a night out at a casino? If you are anything like me, the longer you stare into your wardrobe looking for something to wear for a special night out, the less likely you are to find anything at all. It?s also made a little more complicated by [...]
  • Makeup Tips to Look Good in Photographs

    admin
    15 Mar 2014 | 8:32 pm
    Every woman would want to dress in such a way that she looks beautiful at her best. She would choose the dresses and makeup colors in such a fashion that even the best woman would feel jealous about her. Yet sometimes what we appear in real is not what we would like to appear in [...]
  • The Truth about Body Wraps and Weight Loss

    admin
    31 Oct 2013 | 10:48 pm
    Who in the world would think that a one hour body wrap could make you actually lose weight? Well, apparently there are a lot of people across North America who have bought into this new body wrap fad. Where once you had to go to expensive salons and pay hundreds of dollars for intensive body [...]
  • Tips To Dress Up If You Are Tall

    admin
    23 May 2013 | 10:42 pm
    Not all women have same body shape and size. Some are thin or fat whereas some are tall or short. All have to select outfits which suit their body shape and size. For tall women, the extra height some times creates a problem and so there are some difficulties which have to be faced while [...]
  • Nail Polish

    admin
    5 May 2013 | 9:03 pm
    Who won’t want beautiful nails? Every woman desires to look beautiful, and lovely nails would just add more stars to her beauty. Pretty nails can be obtained by applying nail polish to the nails. Colorful nail polishes would look stylish on nails and enhance the beauty of your hands. How to choose a nail polish, [...]
 
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  • The Pitchforks Are Out: Sally Hansen Pacific Blue + Win It!

    Aprill
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:02 am
    Don’t you just hate it when companies discontinue things you love?  I’m still mourning the loss of Planters Cheez Balls.  While I’ve tried other brands, it just doesn’t have the lingering, trans fat-laden unctuousness of the original. When it came to light that Sally Hansen was reformulating Pacific Blue, mayhem broke out in Nail Polish World.  This bright cornflower blue is one of the shining stars of drugstore polishes thanks to the gorgeous color and effortless application.  To make matters worse, the only thing the old and new versions have in common is the…
  • SheaMoisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System Review

    Aprill
    16 Aug 2014 | 7:20 pm
    SheaMoisture created a new hair care line to match their absolutely fabulous skincare line using the same superfruit complex. My hair has tipped back into the damaged zone and it’s my fault. It was a nice shade of golden blonde, then I dyed it blonder, then I dyed it black, the black faded and my hair turned green, and after removing the green, I was left with split ends. On top of all this, my hair is turning grey and it’s just as dry as it wants to be. I was on the hunt for a solution and was so The post SheaMoisture Superfruit Complex 10-in-1 Renewal System Review appeared first on…
  • A Wedding Dress Under $300? It’s Possible With Light In The Box

    Aprill
    16 Aug 2014 | 3:23 pm
    Disclosure: This is a sponsored post via Coupons.com, all thoughts are my own If you watch Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (I don’t), then you watched the season finale that featured Honey Boo Boo’s sister, Anna Shannon, getting married on August 14, 2014. Little do most people know, that beautiful gown she was wearing cost every bit of $212. Yes, $212. There is a wide selection of wedding items from Light In The Box including bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses, dresses for your mother and other special guests. You can also check out Light In The Box coupons for an The post A Wedding Dress…
  • Protect Your Tech Products With Norton 360 Multi-Device

    Aprill
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:22 pm
    Disclosure: This is a sponsored post via Coupons.com. All thoughts are my own It’s almost time to get back to school! Let’s reference our checklist shall we? Dorm room goodies? Check Snacks? Duh Plenty of money for late night vending machine cravings? Check Laptop, smartphone and tablet? Check Anti-Virus protection? Wait what? If you are anything like me, you may or may not use the free trial that’s included with your computer, and end up downgrading to free protection, exposing your computer and other devices to viruses, computer hacks and spyware. Technology is our world, and we…
  • Neutrogena Pore Refining Collection: 7 Days To Porefection?

    Aprill
    15 Aug 2014 | 8:28 am
    Disclosure: I received a press sample of the entire collection, all thoughts are my own. Contains affiliate links Hey girl! You with the really large pores! I’m sorry if that came off very rude, but your large pores bother you as much as my pores bother me. Once upon a time, in an era that I don’t even remember, I had perfect skin. With age, comes aging skin and mine has came in the form of pores. So what gives? How do you get rid of pores? Well….keep reading. What are pores? Pores are tiny little opening on the body The post Neutrogena Pore Refining Collection: 7 Days To Porefection?
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  • 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…
  • DRINK UP! AN INFLAMMATION-FIGHTING COCKTAIL

    Christina Marrale
    23 Jul 2014 | 11:44 am
    I've talked about the connection between inflammation and anti-aging before, but today I wanted to give you a look into one of the ways I help to reduce the inflammation in my body. I came up with this drink about a year ago, after attending a wellness festival and being introduced to a company who had begun bottling turmeric-based beverages. I instantly fell in love with the benefits for my body and my skin, but was rather turned off by their high price point. Thus leading me to experiment with my own concoction at home.I enjoy this beverage daily (typically after my morning workout) and…
  • SAVE THE UNDIES, WITH U by KOTEX!

    Christina Marrale
    18 Jul 2014 | 10:41 am
    Like cosmetics, purchasing a great set of lingerie gets me feeling confident. Whether I'm having a date night with my hubby or spending the day indoors working on a deadline, it just has a way of always making me feel feminine and beautiful.For the longest time, I had avoided investing in some truly great pieces as there was always the concern of having them ruined by uh... you know... that time of the month. But after being introduced to U by Kotex with 3D Capture Core, I've quickly realized you don't have to avoid splurging as long as you've got the right protection. No leaks, no worries,…
  • MIKA'S MANE TIPS

    Christina Marrale
    16 Jul 2014 | 4:45 pm
    Last month I had the pleasure of meeting up with my favorite stylist in LA, Mika Fowler. Seriously ladies, I kid you not, this woman will give you the best haircut of your life! Everytime I book an appointment, I'm always thrilled with the end result. During our most recent meet-up, she chopped 3+ inches from my mane, leaving me with a fabulous mid-length 'do.I've always trusted Mika's expert opinion, so with an upcoming trip to the east coast on my calender, I decided to pick her brain about proper summer haircare — here's what she had to say:Invest in haircuts regularly, you shouldn’t…
  • MELT-FREE MAKEUP

    Christina Marrale
    14 Jul 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Image via Ah, summer — as much as I hate to admit it, my routine is always a bit more difficult to master during this time of year. In the winter months, I can lather, exfoliate and hydrate with the best of them, but once the warmer temperatures arrive, the 'natural look' is simply more time consuming for me. And it's no wonder — with humid days, hotter nights and an on-the-go schedule, it can be difficult to keep a look intact. After a full on meltdown this past weekend (literally, my makeup melted away completely) i've decided to get back to these essential tricks:Opt for cream-based…
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    Pretty Indy

  • {Guest Post from Loxa Beauty} Save My Damaged Hair! Part III: Heat and Over-Styling

    Tiffany Schutt
    15 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    Hair health is a matter of biology, just like every other part of our human make-up. Staying hydrated is a must for our survival, and the same rings true for healthy hair. Much of how we style our hair removes necessary moisture for shiny, healthy hair. Heat styling with blow dyers, curling irons and flat irons change the structure of the hair and its biology. Heat changes the hydrogen bonds in our hair, which holds each strand together. Daily blow-drying and heat styling lead to breakage, damage and split ends. It’s important to give hair a break from constant styling. Let hair air dry on…
  • {Guest Post from Loxa Beauty} Save My Damaged Hair! Part II: Color-Treated Hair

    Tiffany Schutt
    13 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    Ever envy that one friend who’s never color-treated or damaged her hair, has natural highlights and shampoo commercial-like shine? And then you try to copy her look, only to end up with dry, over-processed hair? Of course you do. We all do! It’s time to end the color-treatment envy and damage cycle once and for all. Color treatments actually change the structure of hair, often resulting in damage and split ends. This breakdown of the hair’s biological make-up creates dry, dull strands that are more susceptible to breakage. Bleaching hair is even harsher than permanent color…
  • {Learn More+Giveaway} Rodan+Fields

    Tiffany Schutt
    12 Aug 2014 | 5:47 am
    I’m sure you have seen posts on Facebook about Rodan + Fields but maybe you don’t know a whole heck of a lot about the line (like me).  Here’s your chance to learn a little more thanks to Lauren Grattenthaler (and how amazing does her skin look in her no-makeup selfie?!): Tell us 5 things we need to know about you. I’m a full-time attorney as well as an Independent Consultant for Rodan + Fields® I wholeheartedly believe in retail therapy as evidenced by my closet(s) I am a proud aunt and obsessed with my almost one-year old niece Speaking of obsessions, another of mine…
  • {Guest Post from Loxa Beauty} Save My Damaged Hair! Part I: Causes of Damaged Hair

    Tiffany
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    Dry, dull and damaged hair can be a real drag. No one wants damaged locks and split ends, but it happens. And honestly, we often give our locks a beating when we try to tame it and mold it into place. Here are a few ways that we end up with dry, stringy strands. 5 Causes of Damaged Hair Tight updos – Ponytails and braids offer a great way to sweep hair off the face and to style second day hair. However, when pulled tightly and worn frequently, these styles create weak hair and breakage. Over-washing – The goal of shampooing is to cleanse the scalp from build up in hair follicles and…
  • Pinkish Trends: Cute Shoes Alert

    Tiffany Schutt
    7 Jul 2014 | 5:10 pm
    I have no idea how I stumbled upon Pinkish Trends but I am very happy I did because I found these shoes.  I can’t even handle this combination, it’s blowing my mind.  I can honestly say I’ve never been a huge fan of animal prints (I know I KNOW) but I can’t resist this coral pairing.  Oh and did I mention these are $36 SHIPPED?  You’re welcome. Check out their website – plenty of other cuteness you probably need in your life.   xo.   *photos from Pinkish Trends website
 
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  • My Thoughts: Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink Foundation

    Amy
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:16 am
    For some reason, over the past year I’ve been really clicking with Yves Saint Laurent Beauty in a way that hasn’t happened before. Encouraged by my love of their new Couture Eyeshadow Palettes, I took a chance and tried the new Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink Foundation ($60/ 0.84 oz.). This is currently available at Yves Saint Laurent online, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, and Sephora. According to the line: 24 hours of soft-matte perfection and comfort. Our exclusive fine-as-ink formula perfects the skin yet wears weightlessly all day. Never cakey…
  • simplehuman Sensor Mirror Review

    Amy
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:25 am
    Designer simplehuman has just released two Sensor Mirrors that are really worth a strong look. For the past several years, I’ve played with the idea of getting a lighted mirror installed in my makeup-application area. As someone who is into photography and really sensitive to light colors, crisp images, and good design, I’ve never found something just perfect. I’m so glad that I waited. Little did I know that the geniuses at simplehuman were  designing something that really is perfect for the job. To digress a bit, I’ve owned a simplehuman trash can for at least…
  • My Thoughts About Chanel Poesie 4-Color Eyeshadow Quad

    Amy
    15 Aug 2014 | 2:29 pm
    As nearly everyone knows, Chanel has released a new series of eyeshadow palettes ($61 each). Unlike the pressed powder versions previously released in the U.S., these are “baked” textures that are released in the same format throughout the world. Chanel’s new quads are available at Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Bloomingdales. As with Chanel’s past releases outside the U.S., the packaging is the same from the front. The little velveteen pouch, the size and the like is all identical of course. From the back, you can see that the pans are now all…
  • Liz in September O Magazine

    Amy
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:14 am
    If you are an O Magazine reader, you might look at the cover story of O’s September ’14 issue on page 140 for a picture of Cafe Makeup’s owner and editor Liz, who got a haircut makeover by the magazine in June. I’ve always wondered if those magazine makeover features were real, and in this case we can personally verify that, O yes!, this one certainly was. In June, Liz got a haircut that earned her the name “Mrs. Brady” around the office (the back was even worse!). So much for “take off an inch with just a few layers near the face,” right? She…
  • Charlotte Tillbury: Charlotte’s Magic Cream Review

    Amy
    10 Aug 2014 | 3:12 pm
    I’ve been hearing about Charlotte Tillbury’s Magic Cream for so long, and am pleased to report that it is finally coming to the U.S. via Beautylish. There’s a 24-hour pre-order window today if you’d like to reserve one for purchase. Given that the cream has sold out internationally in the past, I suppose that it’s nice to know that yours is reserved. If you miss the window, I’m presuming that the product will be made permanent. I was fortunate enough to receive a review-sized version as a give from Wayne Goss (thank you Wayne!!). Overall, this is a luxe…
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  • Helpful Foot Skin Care Tips for Summer

    Cynthia Bailey, M.D.
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:08 am
    In these dog days of summer your “go-to” shoe is probably a pair of sandals or flip flops. I know mine is! You’re seeing your feet more than any other time of the year. Are your feet baby soft and attractive? Or, are they scaly and rough? If they are rough and scaly, do you know how to get rid of the roughness? Foot skin care easy and you can do it almost overnight. But, you need to first decide if you have rough feet from friction alone or if you have athlete’s foot that needs treatment too. What are the signs that you may have athlete’s foot? Your foot problems could be…
  • Gratitude for My 12-Month Cancerversary

    Cynthia Bailey, M.D.
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:45 pm
    Dear Readers, This week marks the 1-year anniversary of my diagnosis of breast cancer (my cancerversary, if you will). I have so much to be grateful for, including the support of my web community, my patients, the doctors who have come in to help take care of my patients, my staff, my friends, my family, my personal doctors, and the many strangers who are now friends that I leaned on during this year. It’s so true that a life-threatening experience really does change everything. It calls upon you to look up. Stop the busy busyness and look up; value every little thing instead of letting it…
  • Beauty Sleep for Glowing and Healthy Skin: Find It Again Friday

    Angela
    8 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
    Do you average a full night of sleep for most days during a week? If you don’t, have you noticed the effects of your sleep deprivation? After pulling three all-nighters to study for various nursing school exams, I could see the results of my poor sleep on my face: I was breaking out, dark circles developed around my eyes, and my skin looked pale. In general, my lack of beauty sleep resulted in a ragged appearance, prompting many comments from my peers. These comments suddenly triggered my memory of a blog post Dr. Bailey wrote on how “Your Face is Really More Attractive after a…
  • What Do Cancer, Diet and Acne Have in Common?

    Cynthia Bailey, M.D.
    6 Aug 2014 | 12:00 pm
      Today many teenagers and adults have acne. But, did you know that, for the most part, acne is a modern disease of Western industrialized countries? If you have acne, it may be our “evolved” Western diet that’s causing your pimples. It’s that same diet that also may be increasing your risk of getting cancer or one of the other epidemic diseases of modern life.  I want you to see this diet and acne video by Dr. Greger with his “hot-off-the-press” update on the the diet and acne connection. Dr. Greger is one of my favorite nutrition experts and his video offers a very…
  • Join us for…Advanced Skin Care & Dermatology Patient Appreciation Event

    mdunning
    5 Aug 2014 | 8:55 am
    Thursday August 14th, 5pm – 7pm in our Sebastopol Office located at 7064 Corline Ct, Ste C, Sebastopol, California. It’s that quiet time of summer and a great time for a get-together, a chance for us to say thank you to our patients, share our gratitude for Dr. Bailey’s recovery and welcome our new doctors and staff. Come and say “Hi” to Dr. Bailey, she has finished her cancer treatments and would love to see you! Meet our new Doctors Find out what’s new for your skin care routine and get a jump on the best after summer skin care with 15% off products purchased during the event…
 
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  • New Makeup Sets at Sephora

    Harshleen
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:50 am
    Want the scoop on the latest and greatest makeup to hit the shelves at Sephora? Let’s take a look at some of the hot new makeup sets & palettes; all available now! Too Faced I’ll Stop The World & Melt With You Fall 2014 Full Face Collection ($34) - A limited-edition, full face set that’s ideal […]
  • Pure Natural Diva Botanicals Whisper Body Spray

    Harshleen
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:09 am
    Looking for a truly natural fragrance that’s sophisticated and elegant but doesn’t make you feel like you are sacrificing style for choosing a synthetic free option? Seems too good to be true? Enter Pure Natural Diva Botanicals perfumes and body sprays that are 100% natural and a beautiful alternative to chemically laden scents in the […]
  • Beauty Box 5 August 2014 – Photos and Review

    Harshleen
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:19 am
    My August Beauty Box 5 is here! The theme of this month’s box is “Radiant and Remarkable” focusing on beauty products for healthy hair, a moisturized complexion, dazzling lips, and a pop of shimmer for fingers & toes to help carry your carefree attitude well into the fall! Here’s what I got in the August […]
  • Beauty Blog Coalition Weekly Roundup

    Harshleen
    17 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
      Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Looking for an effective new skincare line that works wonders? Then TATCHA’S The Ritual Discovery Kit should be on your radar! Slashed Beauty: Custom mixed, high quality hair color on a budget? It’s true, and Miranda is showing us how it all works behind the scenes at eSalon. TheFabZilla: Gold in skincare? TheFabZilla […]
  • CoverGirl Colorlicious Lip Gloss in Juicy Fruit and Craving Cranberries Review and Swatches

    Harshleen
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:36 am
    Covergirl Colorlicious Lipgloss is a part of Covergirl’s new #instaGLAM Collection for summer 2014. Available in 13 shades, this lipgloss promises a vibrant shine and rich true-to-tube color with a weightless moisturizing formula. Product Description Dripping with shine, ripe with color! High gloss meets high-impact color for luscious, smoochable lip looks. Our moisturizing formula combines […]
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  • BEAUTIFUL MATTE LIPPIES! Butter London Lippy Moisture Matte Lipsticks

    Leesha
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:33 pm
    You know what I find exciting? Lipsticks that don’t suck. It’s too easy to find lipsticks that apply dry and you feel like you have to drag them across your lips, leave your lips feeling like you’re stranded on a deserted island, or even worse.. fade away within the hour you apply it. I was really excited to try out Butter London’s new line of lipsticks, because the claim was the exact opposite of everything above- these claimed to be matte, super lush and moisturizing, and last. Usually matte and moisturizing don’t go hand in hand when it comes to lip products, so this was…
  • Lime Bubblegum Makeup Tutorial

    Leesha
    15 Aug 2014 | 4:18 pm
    Ooh look! It’s like old-school Leesha up in here! ;) Today’s tutorial is super bright and fun and awesome. It makes me think of limes and bubblegum :) For this look we’re using the BH Cosmetics Eyes on 80’s palette (which you can get here) This palette has a ton of bright matte neons, I love it! Check below for a list of all products used in this tutorial, as well as how to enter the instagram giveaway! EyesUrban Decay Primer PotionNYX Jumbo Eyeshadow Pencil in MilkBH Cosmetics Eyes on 80’s PaletteUrban Decay 24/7 Pencil in RockstarUrban Decay Perversion MascaraToo Faced Better Than…
  • At-Home Teeth Whitening- Smile Brilliant First Impressions

    Leesha
    13 Aug 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Recently I got asked to try out an at-home teeth whitening kit that included doing real impressions of your teeth similar to what you would get done at the dentist, so that your teeth whiten better and evenly. I’ve tried other kits that were like this, but where you had to boil the impressions mold and try to push it on to your teeth while it was really hot to kind of, sort of get a mold of your teeth. This kit is different because you actually create a real impression of your teeth, mail it back to the company, and they send you a custom made mold for your top and bottom teeth! This is…
  • Subtle Rainbow Tutorial using Marc Jacobs The Siren Palette

    Leesha
    4 Aug 2014 | 6:16 pm
    I finally have a new tutorial for you! This is using the Marc Jacobs The Siren palette, which I got a couple months ago and haven’t used it until now. This is a really fun palette, in the sense that it has rainbow shades, but they are more subdued than what most rainbow colors are. They are soft, frosty shades that apply and blend really nicely.  The look below was a result of wanting to try out the palette and use all the colors. I like how the top and bottom lids are kind of opposites of each other :) Hope you like it and make sure to watch the tutorial below!   EyesToo Faced Shadow…
  • Makeup Grabbag Giveaway WINNERS!!

    Leesha
    1 Aug 2014 | 2:11 pm
    Hi Guys! I’ve been a bit slow at getting back in the swing of blogging since I had Violet, but I’m hoping to fix that this month! I wanted to post the winners of the Giveaway from last week. I have emailed all the winners, so if you see your name below make sure to check your email!! Winners will have 48 hours to get back to me with a shipping address, otherwise I will chose a different winner. Thank you all for entering!! :)  a Rafflecopter giveaway
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  • When Saving Costs More Than The Splurge

    Elvira PinkSith
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:46 am
     A little while back I listed a few Splurge VS Steal items. Basically I was showing you that some high end/more expensive items have suitable duplicates from other brands for much less money.  However, not everything can be duplicated, as I recently found out when I tried to find a less expensive dupe to my Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Cream.Let me start from the beginning.  My skin has drastically cleared up and has become less oily. YAY!!  What once was a perfect foundation (Ben Nye, Kat Von D, Edward Bess), now provides too much coverage and it can be drying for…
  • Lipstick League

    Elvira PinkSith
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Question of the Week: When it comes to fall/winter, which beauty brand collections are you always excited to see?Answer: Chanel, Dior and NARS. Always!!! For some reason I don't ever buy Dior Eyeshadow Quints but I love THINKING about buying them.  What about you? Le me know in the comments section.EauMG - Are you completely over the heat? Cool down with EauMG’s guide to perfumes inspired by snow. Gouldylox Reviews - Can you choose just one of the palettes for fall? I don't think I can.... My Beauty Bunny - Sun and hot weather stressing out your skin? Chill out with the Dermalogica…
  • Beauty Spotlight

    Elvira PinkSith
    16 Aug 2014 | 3:54 am
    Lola's Secret Beauty Blog had a swatchfest with the Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Solo Eyeshadows because they are utterly delectable!Carrie from eyeliner on a cat shares what she's Currently Loving from two of her favorite brands, Atopalm and Korres. Mostly Sunny is a junkie for gel liner in pencil form. She has tried one that she likes, she has tried another that she hates. The new Hourglass 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eye Liner however, is pure love! Prime Beauty has fallen HARD for the new LORAC PRO Palette 2, take a look at her swatches and you will fall too! Splurge or Steal? The Pink Sith has a…
  • National Relaxation Day with Neutrogena

    Elvira PinkSith
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    Slow down… Breathe. Relax.Today, August 15th and it's National Relaxation Day.Today is all about winding down and taking it easy.If you’re lucky enough to have the day off work, like me, why not indulge in a nice mini spa day? Then maybe binge watch something on Netflix and maybe a light stroll around the neighborhood…or not if your neighbors stress you out.  Either way, relax!I'm going to start my day by taking a relaxing bath using Neutrogena's Rainbath Renewing Shower and Bath Gel in Pear and Green Tea scent.  It's a lovely light floral/green scent that might just make me…
  • Splurge VS Steal Beauty Products

    Elvira PinkSith
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    I think it's fun to buy makeup. I adore certain brands like Chanel, NARS, YSL, etc.  But I don't like wasting money. There are some beauty items I will splurge on like foundation, for example.  If I find the right one for my skin type, I "need" to buy it no matter what the cost!  Mascara is so subjective, what works for me, may not work for you, so I spend what I like on mascara if it works.  My philosophy is this:If you spend time and money trying to find a dupe for "that perfect, but expensive, product", you will end up spending more money and time trying to find a…
 
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    Nihrida

  • New Family Members: Bella & Freya

    nihrida
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:20 pm
    Three kitten sisters have been found in the rain... small, all alone and probably left there to die. Some kind-hearted human found them and gave them an opportunity - a chance to live. One of the sisters found her permanent home soon, I stumbled upon the other two while browsing the internet. Who could resist? At first I though of adopting the white one only, but ... You know. One thing lead to another and I took them both. They're probably a little more than a month old. They eat on their own already, but the little one (the one with the black mask) still likes to get her formula via feeding…
  • Preview: Catrice "Check & Tweed" Limited Edition

    nihrida
    15 Aug 2014 | 2:25 am
    Brit Chic. A perfect blend of understatement, girlish charm and a hint of rebellion. Key products include the plaid trench coat, the classic pencil skirt and shirt dresses with clear-cut silhouettes, traditionally crafted and made of the finest materials. Numerous international designers have interpreted and combined these fashion classics in completely new ways that pay homage to aristocratic style. From mid September until mid October 2014, the Limited Edition “Check & Tweed” by CATRICE is offering matching beauty products to go with the British way of life. Highlights of the…
  • Swatches & Review: Dance Legend WOW Prism Collection - Last Serenade, Beautiful Lie and Holy Diver

    nihrida
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:14 am
    Another new-ish nail polish collection by Dance Legend. This one is called WOW Prism and consists of 18 shades with scattered holographic shimmer. I got three shades to swatch and review, but you can see all of them on Dance Legend website. Here are the shades I picked: Last Serenade, Beautiful Lie and Holy Diver. Last Serenade, 3 coatsBeautiful Lie, 3 coatsHoly Diver, 3 coatsAll of the three shades I've tried have great formula - application is easy (thanks to formula AND flat brush, which I adore). I like the smooth finish of these polishes, although they're packed with holo shimmer.
  • Catrice - First Class Up-Grape

    nihrida
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:46 pm
    I just grabbed one of the new Catrice Ultimate Nail Lacquer shades a couple of days ago. This one is called First Class Up-Grape and is GORGEOUS. I always fancied OPI's Peel Me a Gobi Grape and I never got it... I never even saw it in real life, but now, I think I own something not so similar, but equaly beautiful and maybe even more appropriate for my taste. Catrice, First Class Up-Grape, 2 coatsFirst Class Up-Grape is a purple shimmer leaning towards plum-ish tones. It is more red-toned in real life than it appears on my photos. I love the way it looks like on low light - blackened…
  • I Heart Makeup - I Am Sexy Palette

    nihrida
    6 Aug 2014 | 12:44 pm
    After trying out a lot of different make up items, you can get pretty immune to all the pretty colors and various finishes and combinations and whatnot... Or maybe it's just me. I'm not necessarily saying it takes a purple leprechaun on an elephant to impress me, but it needs to be special in some way. And I recently got something that sparked my interest in makeup again... Makeup Revolution introduced a new line of makeup called I Heart Makeup. I do not know where did the need to start a new line come from and I'm not a huge fan of multiple different ''sub-brands'', but I like the…
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  • OCC Unknown Pleasures Fall 2014 Collection Lip Tars - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:48 am
    Today I have photos and swatches of the new OCC Lip Tars that are apart of the Unknown Pleasures fall collection. There are 6 new shades some being matte and others being metallic. I love the... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Sample Saturday: NCLA Nail Wraps in House of Hollywood Number 4

    Stephanie P
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:04 pm
    Today I have a review of these NCLA Nail Wraps. I was able to receive these in my goodie bag at the Summer Soiree event in attended last week. This pack came with 12 self-adhesive nail wraps and a... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Revlon Bold Lacquer Length + Volume Mascara - Review

    Stephanie P
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:45 pm
    I have found a new mascara that my lashes have fallen in love with. I received this mascara from Beauty Box 5 last month and I haven’t been able to put it down. I had been wanting to try the Revlon... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • NYC New York Color Sun N’ Bronze Bronzing Powder in Coral Samba - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Today I have swatches and photos of a new bronzing powder from the NYC New York Color City Samba Collection. There are two in the collection and I have Coral Samba which is the darker shade. I was... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • NOTD: Pixi Beauty Caliente Coral

    Stephanie P
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    For the month of August, Pixi Beauty has a new nail colour to feature and it's called Caliente Coral. It is described as a vibrant coral with pink glimmer. This shade is gorgeous and I used two... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
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    Hairstyles For Girls - Princess Hairstyles

  • 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
  • Half Up Hairstyle, The Arrowhead Braid

    Princess Hairstyles
    13 Aug 2014 | 9:37 am
    A braided tie back style Our hair tutorial this week shows how to create a braided half up style featuring a unique inverted triangle, or "arrowhead design."  This pretty tie back would be a great hairstyle for teens, women, and girls & for everyday occasions such as school, work, and other outings. Now that "The Princess" is approaching junior high school, she has been excited about 
  • 3 Quick and Easy Ponytail Hairstyles

    Princess Hairstyles
    6 Aug 2014 | 10:40 am
    Back To School Hairstyle Ideas!  We have received many requests lately for some quick and easy DIY hairstyles (that can be done on yourself) for school mornings. So, this week we decided to film a "back to school hairstyles series" which includes instructions to create 3 cute and easy hairstyles. Yay! Each of these ponytails can be completed in less than 5 minutes and are most likely easy
  • Fishtail Bow Tie Braid Hairstyle

    Princess Hairstyles
    30 Jul 2014 | 10:41 am
    An "accessorized" fishtail braid! This week we are featuring another cute back to school hairstyle idea, the "fishtail bow tie braid," and I think you will be surprised at how easy (and durable) this one is!  This fun bow braid really doesn't take any more time (or effort) to complete than a regular fishtail braid does, but adds something special and unique to an otherwise standard braid. 
  • Waterfall Twist Ladder Braid Hairstyle, School Hairstyles

    Princess Hairstyles
    23 Jul 2014 | 10:38 am
    A pretty waterfall twist and French braid combo.  A cute back to school hairstyle! Today's hairstyle would be great for every day casual occasions such as; school, work and sports. As well as for more formal outings.  We love that this braid is simple, yet eye catching (adding something a little bit different to a regular French braid.)  We have had many requests for more "grown up
 
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    Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews

  • Claudia and Catherine, NARS Audacious Lipstick

    ragingrouge
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:30 am
    Time to get up close and personal with two of my favorite new lipsticks from the NARS Audacious Lipstick line, Claudia and Catherine!  Sorry for the lippie sweat in this photo.  A hazard of desert living is that if your lipsticks are shipped on a 110+ degree day, they might end up sweating like these. […] The post Claudia and Catherine, NARS Audacious Lipstick appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • NARS Audacious Lipstick Collection Launch

    ragingrouge
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:41 pm
    Francois Nars founded his brand with 12 lipsticks. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of NARS, the brand has launched a new line of lipstick. What’s new? Full-coverage, pigment-rich color in one stroke! 40 shades ranging from neutrals to shocking pink.  It’s the very collection every #NARSISSIST has always wanted.  Love your NARS lipstick?  No worries, […] The post NARS Audacious Lipstick Collection Launch appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • Deborah Lippmann Sexyback Lip & Nail Duet

    ragingrouge
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:27 am
    It’s easy to splurge on some new product favorites when the price is right and the presentation is so chic! Deborah Lippmann announced this fabulous Lip and Nail Duet–Sexyback–that will retail for only $24! I’m dying to get my hands on Sexyback lipstick, as the word on the street is this rich formula has a […] The post Deborah Lippmann Sexyback Lip & Nail Duet appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • Playing With Nail Color

    ragingrouge
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:30 pm
    I’ve been a bit slow on the reviews these days, so I’m posting this just for fun.  Here’s what it looks like when I play with nail lacquer.  I’ve become a bit of a color hoarder these days, so my first step is to swatch every shade I own and put it in a fan […] The post Playing With Nail Color appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
  • MAC Nail Transformations, Russian Red

    ragingrouge
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:10 am
      This gorgeous image, featuring different luxe shades of red? Guess what? It’s all the same nail lacquer: MAC Russian Red! The only difference is the topcoat. Allow me to introduce you to the possibilities of MAC Nail Transformations! Swatches of MAC Russian Red from left to right:  MAC Russian Red (plain), Shadow, Liquid Pigment […] The post MAC Nail Transformations, Russian Red appeared first on Raging Rouge Beauty Blog And Makeup Reviews.
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    Pink Sith

  • When Saving Costs More Than The Splurge

    Elvira PinkSith
    19 Aug 2014 | 8:46 am
     A little while back I listed a few Splurge VS Steal items. Basically I was showing you that some high end/more expensive items have suitable duplicates from other brands for much less money.  However, not everything can be duplicated, as I recently found out when I tried to find a less expensive dupe to my Omorovicza Complexion Perfector BB Cream.Let me start from the beginning.  My skin has drastically cleared up and has become less oily. YAY!!  What once was a perfect foundation (Ben Nye, Kat Von D, Edward Bess), now provides too much coverage and it can be drying for…
  • Lipstick League

    Elvira PinkSith
    17 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Question of the Week: When it comes to fall/winter, which beauty brand collections are you always excited to see?Answer: Chanel, Dior and NARS. Always!!! For some reason I don't ever buy Dior Eyeshadow Quints but I love THINKING about buying them.  What about you? Le me know in the comments section.EauMG - Are you completely over the heat? Cool down with EauMG’s guide to perfumes inspired by snow. Gouldylox Reviews - Can you choose just one of the palettes for fall? I don't think I can.... My Beauty Bunny - Sun and hot weather stressing out your skin? Chill out with the Dermalogica…
  • Beauty Spotlight

    Elvira PinkSith
    16 Aug 2014 | 3:54 am
    Lola's Secret Beauty Blog had a swatchfest with the Giorgio Armani Eyes To Kill Solo Eyeshadows because they are utterly delectable!Carrie from eyeliner on a cat shares what she's Currently Loving from two of her favorite brands, Atopalm and Korres. Mostly Sunny is a junkie for gel liner in pencil form. She has tried one that she likes, she has tried another that she hates. The new Hourglass 1.5MM Mechanical Gel Eye Liner however, is pure love! Prime Beauty has fallen HARD for the new LORAC PRO Palette 2, take a look at her swatches and you will fall too! Splurge or Steal? The Pink Sith has a…
  • National Relaxation Day with Neutrogena

    Elvira PinkSith
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    Slow down… Breathe. Relax.Today, August 15th and it's National Relaxation Day.Today is all about winding down and taking it easy.If you’re lucky enough to have the day off work, like me, why not indulge in a nice mini spa day? Then maybe binge watch something on Netflix and maybe a light stroll around the neighborhood…or not if your neighbors stress you out.  Either way, relax!I'm going to start my day by taking a relaxing bath using Neutrogena's Rainbath Renewing Shower and Bath Gel in Pear and Green Tea scent.  It's a lovely light floral/green scent that might just make me…
  • Splurge VS Steal Beauty Products

    Elvira PinkSith
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    I think it's fun to buy makeup. I adore certain brands like Chanel, NARS, YSL, etc.  But I don't like wasting money. There are some beauty items I will splurge on like foundation, for example.  If I find the right one for my skin type, I "need" to buy it no matter what the cost!  Mascara is so subjective, what works for me, may not work for you, so I spend what I like on mascara if it works.  My philosophy is this:If you spend time and money trying to find a dupe for "that perfect, but expensive, product", you will end up spending more money and time trying to find a…
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    GABY'S BEAUTY BLOG

  • July In Pictures

    Gaby Fauchon
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:09 am
    throwback from a TGV ride in France last summer / Tim Hortons Frozen Green Tea / reading a magazine with rosé wine / amazing black-bottom cookie bars / campfire / vegetarian bean quesadillas / view from Alexandra bridge in Onttawa / Riviera cheese curd / playing Zelda: Twilight Princessfruit salad / selfie! / refreshing Coors Light / throwback from my trip to Ireland / veggies wraps, couscous and date squares / cutie pie Peach  / red wine on a rainy day / Lac Trinité / vanilla cupcakeabsolutely delicious peach wine / cruise on the Thousand Islands / pizza slices & veggies for…
  • Lady Soma Detox - Premium Body Cleansing Program

    Gaby Fauchon
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:12 am
    I must admit that I have always wanted to try a detox cleanse, but it just seemed so... scary! I mean, I really didn't know what to expect - could this make my system go out of whack? Would I have to run to the brathroom every hour? I am also sceptical when it come to this concept since it is always so vague - which toxins are flushes away exactly? Why? Doesn't the body clean itself? When I was very kindly given the opportunity to try Lady Soma Detox, I figured out it was my chance since I am mostly homebound because of topical steroid withdrawal anyway.The Lady Soma Detox is an advanced…
  • OOTD | But when I play I never stay

    Gaby Fauchon
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:33 am
    I am very excited to share this very simple outfit post because I finally got to take some proper pictures of my current favorite piece of clothing! I am new to romper/playsuit and I don't know why I did not get one earlier - to be honest, I was afraid it would not fit my body type since I have seen a few on people that just looked... awkward. When I saw this one on ROMWE though, I instantly fell in love with the design and I decided that it was it, I would take the plundge and buy my first ever romper!Taking these pictures was fun but I did not time myself properly - these were taken at…
  • #weledahairdare - Weleda Oat Replenishing Collection + GIVEAWAY

    Gaby Fauchon
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:56 am
    Weleda wanted to challenge me and my readers to rediscover our hair’s natural beauty and take the 30-day #weledahairdare. I was very fortunated to be sent the Weleda Oat Replenishing collection, and they also offered to send it to a lucky reader of Gaby's Beauty Blog, so you can take the #weledahairdare, too!Certified by NATRUE and developed with nature in mind, Weleda’s Oat Replenishing Shampoo, Conditioner & Treatment formulas give the hair and scalp exactly what they need and no more. The power of the oats supports hair in establishing a healthy structure, prevent split ends and…
  • Project Pan Them All | July Empties

    Gaby Fauchon
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:52 am
    Because of topical steroid withdrawal, my project Pan Them All has obviously slowed down since I still can't use any skincare and makeup product, but I managed to use up a few candles this past month, since most of my nights are spent in front of my computer, streaming TV shows and movies. I am slowly getting better though, but I still have to manage my energy since my whole internal system is screwed, which is why I'm not out and about as usual.I always tend to buy more candles in the winter as my favorite scents are those that smell like dessert!, and I always take so long before using…
 
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    Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog

  • Sigma 50th Anniversary Copper F80 Brush

    Katherine Trinh
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Sigma Beauty's F80, flat kabuki face brush has long been a cult favorite and best selling brush. I've personally raved about the brush countless times before. Just this month, Sigma released a beautiful... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma Free Shipping & 10% off August 2014 Coupon

    K
    2 Aug 2014 | 6:17 am
    Summer is quickly coming to an end, but there is still good news to come. Sigma Beauty (aff) is now offering free US shipping for orders of $50 or more during the month of August! And it doesn't end there,... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma 10% Off Coupon July 2014 & Standout Eyes Gel Liner Release

    K
    14 Jul 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Sigma Beauty (aff) has finally released a new 10% off coupon code for July 2014! It seems like it has been forever since Sigma has stopped with the 10% off discount codes, but we are so glad they are back. I... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma Beauty July 4th Sales and Promotions

    K
    1 Jul 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Take 20% off select sale items from Sigma Beauty this 4th of July when you use the coupon code FIREWORKS at checkout! This discount code is valid from July 4-6, 2014 only and cannot be combined with other... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma $10 Off Coupon June 2014

    K
    9 Jun 2014 | 3:08 pm
    The Sigma promotional code for June is JUNE10 (affiliated). This sigma beauty coupon code takes $10 off any order of $100 or more from sigmabeauty.com. Unfortunately, Sigma will no longer be offering the... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
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  • Get The Look: Jessica Alba’s Mod Cat Eye Makeup For ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’

    Whitney Reyes
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
      Jessica Alba looked gorgeous at the Los Angeles premiere of her newest movie, Sin City: A Dame To Kill For. Sporting her signature caramel locks and dramatic eye cat eye makeup, Alba kept her look in line with her role as Nancy Callahan. Reprising the sexy stripper meant Alba had to go blond, a look she’s recently shed for a more natural colour. But Alba still channeled Nancy with her mod cat eye makeup to really amp up her sex appeal. Her smokey eyes were paired with a nude and natural face. We’re sure the actress didn’t want to pull too much attention away from her…
  • Tips For The Perfect French Manicure At Home

    Fatima
    20 Aug 2014 | 8:48 am
    Dotty French Manicure #FreshFrench pic.twitter.com/OnqePsfb — Home Spa Beauty (@hspabeauty) January 29, 2013 If you prefer a classic and understated nail look to a bold statement manicure with wild shades and crazy designs, embracing the timeless French manicure is always a fantastic beauty choice. While it might seem like an excuse for a spa-worthy splurge, getting flawless French nails at home is actually easier than it looks. Here’s our guide to a YouTube tutorial for giving yourself a perfect set of French nails from the comfort of your couch: 1) Start off with a clear pink coat:…
  • How To Treat Chlorine Damaged Hair With Items In Your Kitchen

    Whitney Reyes
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:30 pm
    The best part about summer is spending all day in water. Since most of us don’t live right next to a beach, a pool is the next best thing. But all the chlorine and chemicals in pool water can leave hair feeling dry, damaged and colorless. If you’re finding your hair damaged from chlorine, here are a few natural ways to get it healthy and beautiful again. Baking soda shampoo If you’ve heard of the no-poo craze in the beauty world, then you’ll know about baking soda shampoo. This concoction has been touted as the miracle for all hair ailments. Without all the chemicals,…
  • How Does Sunscreen Protect Skin? Watch This Crazy Video to Find Out

    Miranda Furtado
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:19 am
    Have you ever wondered what exactly sunscreen does to help your skin fight off the harmful rays from the sun? Well, now you can see exactly how sunscreen acts as a protectant in this new short film by Thomas Leveritt. This video shows users exactly how sunscreen acts and it’s so dramatic — it almost looks like stage makeup — and the users are shocked! Those of you with fair skin are a bit more susceptible to the sun’s damaging effects — and as you can see in the video — often have hidden freckles and signs of dehydration. Those of you with naturally darker…
  • Get The Look: Shay Mitchell’s Neon Lips And Ombre Wavy Hair At BeautyCon

    Whitney Reyes
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:33 pm
    Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell showed off her neon beauty look at the 4th annual BeautyCon. The conference features the most influential internet icons in fashion and beauty. Mitchell couldn’t be a more fitting attendee as shown here with her pink pout and long, loose waves. She also made a hair statement two weeks ago with a gorgeous side braid at the Teen Choice Awards. Mitchell is always on point with her best makeup looks. For her arrival at BeautyCon, Mitchell complemented her neon lips with a subtle smokey eye and huge lashes. Her ombre wavy hair fit perfectly with…
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    Makeup and Beauty blog | TalkingMakeup.com | Celebrity Fashion News

  • Purelogy Curl Complete

    Marta
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:01 pm
    Pureology is going to launch in October the NEW Purelogy Curl Complete, brand’s first-ever haircare line devoted to treating stressed colour-treated waves and curls and with a promise to deliver 72 hours of frizz control and curl definition. Curl Complete’s unique formulas, featuring Coconut Oil and the exclusive AntiFade Complex, revive curly and wavy hair’s original curves while helping control frizz, reduce breakage and enhance shine. Purelogy Curl Complete The lightweight hair care and customizable styling system include the Zero-Sulfate low-lather Curl Complete Shampoo, intensely…
  • Best Makeup

    Marta
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:06 am
    The following makeup products are just the best. After many trials and error I have found the ones. Best Makeup tarte Amazonian Clay Airbrush Foundation isa miracle powder! It gives a medium to full coverage natural finish. It is gentle and doesn’t irritate my skin. I like to wear it over my foundation (it’s just me). You can use a brush but I like to use my hands, for some reason it is less messy, more control, and blends better. A talc-free, 12-hour medium-coverage. True. tarte Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Full Coverage Foundation SPF 15  just saved my face ha. It’s so gentle…
  • Best Hair Care Products

    Marta
    15 Aug 2014 | 8:40 am
    Pureology Pure Artist Sandra Joseph shares a few simple steps you can take with Pureology’s Strength Cure haircare system to restore your damaged hair and start fresh in time for fall. Reverse Summer Damage to Hair with Pureology 1. Start by shampooing with Pureology Purify. The gentle ZeroSulfate formula is effective in removing chlorine, impurities, and buildup from the summer months. Leave on for 2 minutes for extra cleaning. 2. Next, apply Pureology Strength Cure Shampoo. This luxurious formula will both cleanse and restore moisture and protein to damaged hair. 3. If you have 5 minutes…
  • Dove Advanced Care Deodorant

    Marta
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:05 am
    The NEW Dove Advanced Care Deodorant is another star product from the Dove family. Think of it as ‘skincare for your underarms’. They come in different scents, such as: Rebalance (plum and sakura blossom) or NEW Carin Coconut (light coconut scent with jasmine floral notes) but I prefer the unscented version because I’m and unscented kinda girl (the only think that should smell is your actual perfume, not skincare products. It goes on the skin smoothly without pulling or irritating just a silky body cream. What I get is smoother underarms and 48 hour odor and wetness…
  • LAURA MERCIER Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide

    Marta
    10 Aug 2014 | 9:03 am
    Best Foundation: The NEW LAURA MERCIER Smooth Finish Flawless Fluide is amazing. It is light on the skin and doesn’t feel heavy like you are wearing a foundation. It blends imperfections in an instant and it has a beautiful matte finish so you can skip a face powder, which for me is a major plus. I find “dewy” foundations feel and look greasy! And on top of it they are more hassle to use or travel. The consistency of this foundation is like water, very runny but nonetheless it is a medium to full coverage foundation. The coverage is easily buildable and the finish is…
 
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    Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog

  • Sigma 50th Anniversary Copper F80 Brush

    Katherine Trinh
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:25 pm
    Sigma Beauty's F80, flat kabuki face brush has long been a cult favorite and best selling brush. I've personally raved about the brush countless times before. Just this month, Sigma released a beautiful... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma Free Shipping & 10% off August 2014 Coupon

    K
    2 Aug 2014 | 6:17 am
    Summer is quickly coming to an end, but there is still good news to come. Sigma Beauty (aff) is now offering free US shipping for orders of $50 or more during the month of August! And it doesn't end there,... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma 10% Off Coupon July 2014 & Standout Eyes Gel Liner Release

    K
    14 Jul 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Sigma Beauty (aff) has finally released a new 10% off coupon code for July 2014! It seems like it has been forever since Sigma has stopped with the 10% off discount codes, but we are so glad they are back. I... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma Beauty July 4th Sales and Promotions

    K
    1 Jul 2014 | 6:30 pm
    Take 20% off select sale items from Sigma Beauty this 4th of July when you use the coupon code FIREWORKS at checkout! This discount code is valid from July 4-6, 2014 only and cannot be combined with other... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
  • Sigma $10 Off Coupon June 2014

    K
    9 Jun 2014 | 3:08 pm
    The Sigma promotional code for June is JUNE10 (affiliated). This sigma beauty coupon code takes $10 off any order of $100 or more from sigmabeauty.com. Unfortunately, Sigma will no longer be offering the... This is an excerpt. Please visit Handmade Reviews Lifestyle Blog for full content and images.
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    The Gloss Menagerie - Beauty tips, tricks, sales, & product reviews!

  • #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.
  • Wet Seal Plus Grand Opening and Haul

    Alyson
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:59 am
    I’ve been eagerly anticipating the new Wet Seal+ opening! I’ve been eyeing the clothes on the website and when I found out my closet mall (The Shops at Mission Viejo) was getting one of... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • Fall 2014 Makeup Trends from #MACCosmetics

    Alyson
    16 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    Recently I had the pleasure of attending MAC’s A/W 2014 Trends presentation up in LA. I got to hear about the 4 main trends for the A/W (that’s Autumn/Winter for you non-fashiony peeps)... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
  • A Dupe For The Makeup Eraser

    Alyson
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:27 am
    If you’re a makeup enthusiast, or makeup artist with an internet connection, you’ve probably seen this ad or something similar to it: You’ve probably also seen the videos of women... Please visit The Gloss Menagerie to read the rest of this article.
 
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  • OCC Unknown Pleasures Fall 2014 Collection Lip Tars - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:48 am
    Today I have photos and swatches of the new OCC Lip Tars that are apart of the Unknown Pleasures fall collection. There are 6 new shades some being matte and others being metallic. I love the... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Sample Saturday: NCLA Nail Wraps in House of Hollywood Number 4

    Stephanie P
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:04 pm
    Today I have a review of these NCLA Nail Wraps. I was able to receive these in my goodie bag at the Summer Soiree event in attended last week. This pack came with 12 self-adhesive nail wraps and a... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • Revlon Bold Lacquer Length + Volume Mascara - Review

    Stephanie P
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:45 pm
    I have found a new mascara that my lashes have fallen in love with. I received this mascara from Beauty Box 5 last month and I haven’t been able to put it down. I had been wanting to try the Revlon... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • NYC New York Color Sun N’ Bronze Bronzing Powder in Coral Samba - Photos and Swatches

    Stephanie P
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    Today I have swatches and photos of a new bronzing powder from the NYC New York Color City Samba Collection. There are two in the collection and I have Coral Samba which is the darker shade. I was... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
  • NOTD: Pixi Beauty Caliente Coral

    Stephanie P
    11 Aug 2014 | 1:12 pm
    For the month of August, Pixi Beauty has a new nail colour to feature and it's called Caliente Coral. It is described as a vibrant coral with pink glimmer. This shade is gorgeous and I used two... This is just the start.. Go to my website for more photos and information!
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  • A Sports Bra with a Perfect Fit

    Kari
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:27 am
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: A Sports Bra with a Perfect Fit A sports bra with a custom fit. 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
  • Si by Giorgio Armani

    Kari
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: Si by Giorgio Armani The newest fragrance by Giorgio Armani 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
  • Mechanical Pens by Hourglass

    Kari
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:08 am
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: Mechanical Pens by Hourglass Finally an easy way to tightline the eyes. Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my information... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • Late Summer Fashion Flash

    Kari
    17 Aug 2014 | 3:38 pm
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: Late Summer Fashion Flash Get fabulous tips this week! Thanks for reading Fab Over Forty. Please feel free to contact me. You'll find my information on the "About"... Click on title in order to continue reading at Fab Over Forty
  • Dior Fall 2014

    Kari
    17 Aug 2014 | 12:38 pm
    Welcome to Fab Over Forty: Dior Fall 2014 Check out these new Dior eye shadow palettes 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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  • 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…
  • Easy Summer Living: The Best Beach Bags & Totes & What To Put In Them

    shannon
    30 Jun 2014 | 11:42 am
    If you’re suiting up for summer, craving the hottest in handbags and the most stellar of sundries, you’ve just hit paydirt. Here is a list of musts for those easy days by the beach and the pool: the best bags and totes, and what to put in them. What To Put In Them Let’s start with the inside…because we all know that’s where true beauty begins in the first place! Summer is a great time to loosen up and lighten up–with regard to your hair and your makeup. Ironically, this can mean even more products in your handbag due to the harsh elements that will otherwise wreak havoc on your…
  • Beach Chic: Sexy Suits, Coverups and Statement Jewelry for Summer

    shannon
    25 Jun 2014 | 9:19 am
    Summer is in full swing, and that means the beach will be bustling. How to look great for a day at the beach or pool? Here’s our definitive guide, with fashionable beach essentials from suits to coverups to the best beach statement jewelry, all perfectly poised for the warm days ahead. Swimsuits & Coverups There are a few exciting features of modern swimwear that make a day at the beach or pool effortlessly glamorous. Check out these stylish stand-outs. The Monokini Zeugari makes some of the hottest suits around, and this white scorcher, the Snakebite Monokini, is no exception. I love…
 
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  • 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 Leg…
  • 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…
  • The Secret to Angelina Jolie’s Glowing Skin

    Alex
    10 Jun 2014 | 5:28 am
    The secret to Angelina Jolie’s (39) youthful appearance has been revealed.It’s a treatment called the Triad facial, administered by New York dermatologist David Colbert.The 30-minute treatment, which coste between $800 and $1200, combines microdermabrasion, laser and a glycolic peel.The Triad facial is also used by Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams and Robin Wright.Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2649914/Hollywoods-800-facial-The-secret-Angelina-Jolies-glowing-skin-combines-microdermabrasion-laser-peel.htmlIf you enjoyed this article, you might also…
  • Miranda Kerr’s Skin Secret Revealed

    Alex
    20 May 2014 | 4:46 am
    Australian supermodel Miranda Kerr never had dull skin! For the first time we know why.She revealed her secret for a glowing skin! The key to her flawless glow is a simple, healthy diet.‘Every day I eat a big salad with finely chopped spinach and kale, fennel, and macadamia nut oil. Also fresh lemon squeezed on that with apple cider vinegar. And fetta cheese, olives, and cucumber,’ Kerr told MailOnline .She is also using superfoods such as noni juice, goji berries, chia seeds and maca powder.At night, she is using one key product: the rosehip oil. ‘I really believe it makes…
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  • My So-called Beautiful Life: North Carolina and New Hampshire

    Kristin Bassett
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    This year has been a travel whirlwind ever since April. Between work and pleasure, I’ve been on 6 trips so far, the most recent being a double-whammy last week. The first part of the week was spent at my family beach house down in North Carolina and the second part of the week was spent in the New Hampshire mountains for a family wedding. While the landscapes were very different, both areas were gorgeous and the week fun yet relaxing. Sister twinning A gorilla and his gurlz Saying goodbye to the beach Life is tough It was so nice to spend days on end relaxing by the beach with no real…
  • Beauty Blog Coalition Weekend Roundup: August 5, 2014

    Kristin Bassett
    5 Aug 2014 | 7:09 pm
    We’re about halfway through the week, but I’m just getting up the Beauty Blog Coalition. Don’t hate me, I’m on a family vacation and the beach has lured me away from my computer. As you work through the second half of the week, check out what these beautiful ladies were up to last week. Happy reading!   Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Rodial makes so many truly amazing products, and their Facials at Space NK are divine and luxurious! Find out why! TheFabZilla: Once again, TheFabZilla dishes out her fondness for Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Crayon. Check out her…
  • Beauty Blogazon Weekend Roundup: August 3, 2014

    Kristin Bassett
    3 Aug 2014 | 6:58 am
    Happy first weekend of August. Can you believe that the last month of Summer is among us? To ring in the new month, take a looksee at what the ladies from the Beauty Blogazon group have been blogging about this week. Happy reading! TheFabZilla: Another BB on the block! TheFabZilla reviews Guerlain Super Aqua-Serum BB Hydra+ Lola’s Secret Beauty Blog: Want to travel out of this world without leaving the planet? Then the gorgeous and pigmented purminerals Jupiter Palette is just what you need! Beauty by Miss L: Makeup products that suit every skin type and tone and for women of all ages?
  • Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Touch Control Digital Hair Dryer

    Kristin Bassett
    30 Jul 2014 | 4:00 am
    Hair care and touch screens are two things that I don’t typically associate with each other. For the past 26 years, my hair styling has been relatively normal and low key. And then I was gifted a fancy new blow dryer from the Vidal Sassoon Touch Control Line.It might have taken me a few times … or a few weeks … to properly use the touch controls on the dryer, but now I can dry like a touch-screen pro. Look at that red beauty! At $44.99, this dryer is a total steal. There are over ten temperature and ten speed settings on this dryer, which means you can get very picky when…
  • National Lipstick Day 2014: Lipstick Facts and Stats

    Anne Houseman
    29 Jul 2014 | 4:03 am
    Do you live in one of the top cities for lipstick sales? July 29 is National Lipstick Day (who knew?), and Amazon is helping us celebrate with some fun facts about the beauty product that makes our smackers smile. So read on to get your lipstick groove on.   Did You Know… Amazon has seen a 50% increase in “nude lipstick” this month (guess that’s definitive proof that nude lips are in!) The term “lipstick” is searched more than twice as often as the term “lip gloss” (don’t tell Lil Mama) The top cities for lipstick sales are Miami,…
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    Obsessed Magazine » Beauty

  • Hilarity Happens When Dudes Wear Spanx (Video)

    Meets Obsession
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:46 pm
    Spanx is a thing of beauty, isn’t it? What other product has the ability to smooth our bumpy lady lumps while automatically making us look like we’ve lost 10 pounds? That’s some serious magic. But with all things awesomely magical, you’ll also find a few imperfections, like the laborious process of getting Spanx on your body. Just ask these dudes, who all tried wearing Spanx for the first time, courtesy of Buzzfeed. Watch this hilarious clip as men squeeze their way into Spanx while pondering  questions like, “Where does the penis go?” Man boob, ahead.  
  • J. Crew to Launch Perfume Inspired By An All-Women Art Show Held in 1943

    Meets Obsession
    15 Aug 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Retailer J. Crew is no longer just for buying preppy printed separates and stalking Jenna Lyons’s signature style. The company is now taking a step into the fragrance business with their own perfume line. Partnering with perfume company Arquisite, the retailer will launch two scents: “No. 31″ and “No. 57,” which are both inspired by an all-female art show held in 1943 curated by Peggy Guggenheim at her Art of This Century gallery on West 57th Street in New York. In an interview, Carlos Huber, who helped develop the fragrance, told WWD, “’The exhibition…
  • Beauty Watch: Brooke Shields Collabs with MAC, Lush Celebrates Shark Week, Lady Gaga’s Newest Scent and More

    Susan Linney
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:13 am
    Nothing comes between Brooke and her blush: Shields to launch an eye shadow and blush duo with MAC. (Via Temptalia.com) Urban Decay is getting naked once again with a Basics 2 eye palette. (Via Latintimes.com) Lush celebrates Shark Week with a Fin-tastic new soap. (Via Lushusa.com) Still stunning at 69: Charlotte Rampling stars in NARS’ new ad campaign. (Via InStyle.com) Blood and semen be gone: Eau de Gaga, Lady Gaga’s second perfume, will have a more “traditional” scent. (Via The Cut)
  • Fifty Shades of Shadow Grey Beauty Tutorial

    Maggie Nguyen
    12 Aug 2014 | 10:44 am
    If you’re a fan of “Fifty Shades of Grey,”  you’ve come to the right place. The most anticipated trailer of the year was finally released and already it has over 18  million views. We couldn’t help ourselves, but to give you this… In honor of the craze over Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele, we’ve came up with an easy, smoldering, grey eye look that will make you look as hot as the steamy trailer! Are you ready? Start with a fresh canvas by prepping your lids with a thin layer of eye primer or concealer.  Step 1: Use a taupe liquid/cream shadow tint and apply…
  • David Lynch Made a Wonderfully Weird Video for Christian Louboutin

    Meets Obsession
    8 Aug 2014 | 6:39 am
    Film director David Lynch has directed a video for the debut of Christian Louboutin’s line of $50 nail polishes, and it’s just as weird as we thought it would be. The video, which looks like a surreal Salvador Dali painting coming to life, boasts a signature Louboutin stiletto that transforms into the top of a nail lacquer bottle. There are images of white castles made of weapon-like stilettos spikes, trippy nail polish bottles floating from the sky and, of course, abrupt visions of fingernails that are painted in the classic red Louboutin polish.  The 51-second video is wonderful,…
 
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    Beauty In My Mind: Beauty Blog UK

  • 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.
  • Luxury Beauty Product Wish List

    Sophia
    13 Jul 2014 | 1:57 am
    Luxury Beauty Product Wish List I realised I haven’t put together a wish list since my 100 Day Spending Ban a few months ago. Even though I’ve bought a few things recently, I’ve only picked up things that I actually needed which I’m pleased about! However even though my spending habits have improved it doesn’t stop a girl dreaming about wanting a few things, so here’s my little Luxury Beauty Product Wish List. Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream I had a sample of this Elemis Pro-Collagen Marine Cream and I have honestly never used a nicer moisturiser than this. It applied and…
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  • 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…
  • 4th of July Homeschool Resources

    Miners Wife
    29 Jun 2014 | 5:54 pm
    4th of July Homeschool Resources | Written By: Miners Wife 4th of July Homeschool Resources I know it is summer and most are more than likely not doing summer homeschool, but why not keep the kids busy when they are “bored” and add in the learning too! And if you happen to be traveling for the 4th of July then keep them busy with some of these learning resources. dohenystatebeach.org Here are 4th of July Resources from CurrClick for $1.00 or less! There are super fun lapbooks and activity packs!! Educents has a Summer Coloring Book and a Monthly Themed Word Search (July is…
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    Break the Norm

  • Getting Fit in 21 days and How I Did It!

    Kristina
    29 Jul 2014 | 6:57 pm
    I want to share my fitness journey thus far! I started the 21 day fix with beach body 21 days ago!Backstory:I was never really overweight. I would go back and fourth pounds. After I got married I gained 15 lbs and probably under the "overweight" category. I was 127lbs when I got married and got up to 155lbs. I was always tired no matter how much sleep I got. I never felt right in my clothes and went up a size or two. I wanted to change that this month! And this program helped kick start my motivation, my fitness level, and eating habits. It only takes 21 days to start a habit!Why I wanted to…
  • In a Rut

    Kristina
    19 Feb 2014 | 9:43 am
    When I started this blog, I was so excited and ready to write about all the things I love. It was so easy to do at the time and I even had more time. But things change and life goes on. I am so sad I haven't been caught up with this blog because it was such a fun outlet for me and sadly it stopped. It became more of a chore than fun and eventually just stopped. But, in 2014 I plan on getting back into it so I can enjoy things I use to enjoy even though life isn't where I want it to be right now.What have you done to spark up your blog or what motivates you to keep writing?Thanks for actually…
  • (Late)October 2013: Ipsy Bag Review

    Kristina
    8 Dec 2013 | 8:34 pm
    I apologize for posting this one late! I had this saved as a draft and needed to finish it but I haven't had any motivation to blog. It saddens me greatly. However, before I post my recent Ipsy bag, here is October's.Zoya Mason:It is a nice pinky purple and as you can see below it goes great with other colors. I like the shine it has and it lasts for days.Style Sexy Hair Spray Clay:I only used this once because I am on a picky hair routine( no poo). If you haven't heard of no poo, google it. But with one use I wasn't sure what it did for my hair...bella terra Mineral Eyeshadow in Navy.This is…
  • Echo Vie Lip Balm & Body Oil Review

    Kristina
    22 Oct 2013 | 10:36 am
    I contacted Echo Vie because I was very interested in their body oil. And I received their lip balm sample in my Wantable subscription box a few months back and really wanted to see what else they had to offer. When they told me they're going send me the products I was very excited to try them out.I was sent these products for free but I was not paid to review them. This is my honest opinion on the products. They offer organic lip balm and organic body oil at www.echovie.com/The Lip BalmThis lip balm is amazing. I am very picky with lips balms because a lot of them do not actually…
  • September 2013 Ipsy Bag Review: Classic Beauty

    Kristina
    29 Sep 2013 | 9:18 pm
    Ipsy did it again for me! I haven't been disappointed since I subscribed in May. This month's theme is Classic Beauty. I love how they have themes each month. The products I got are awesome and I can do a whole face look with them, which is what I LOVE about ipsy. Every bag is enough products for a full look and also enough product for many many uses. This bag is worth $37.99!! Get your bag HERE!Products I got:The Bag(see above)Can you say goregous! I love the color and you can fit a ton of makeup products inside it. The pattern is unique and classy.Cailyn Tinted Lip Balm in Big Apple(value…
 
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    Ella Pretty

  • Blueberry Lemon Popsicles and Minty Lemonade

    Ella Pretty Blog
    13 Aug 2014 | 10:49 pm
    Earlier this summer, I received the cutest invite in the mail:It was for a Minute Maid Cocktails & Creations Brunch - with demos of recipes featuring Minute Maid Lights (the lower calorie versions of Minute Maid's classic orange juice and lemonade).My favorite creation was the Blueberry Lemon Popsicle -  a smooth and tangy combination of Greek Yogurt, Lemonade and Blueberries. I've been making these for dessert all summer - my whole family is addicted! (complete recipe at the end of this post)Outfit details in this post. Photo Credit: Lena's magical iPhone!It was also my first time…
  • Target Designer Dupes & Recent Outfits

    Ella Pretty Blog
    5 Aug 2014 | 7:35 pm
    I spent the long weekend with my sister - we got up to our usual activities: swimming, snacking...and late night Target runs (aren't they the best?)watch / necklace / bagI spotted a LOT of designer dupes at Target - firstly, this Merona Rose Gold Watch is IDENTICAL to my MK 5430 Michael Kors watch ...except it's under $20! The clover necklace (I couldn't find it online) is a copy of the Van Cleef & Arpels Alhambra necklace (I picked up a similar necklace from Loblaws in 2012). I didn't get a chance to take a picture of the Mossimo Scrunch Ballet flats - but they feel super luxe - and look…
  • Pretty in Pink Picks from Forever21 and Almay

    Ella Pretty Blog
    25 Jul 2014 | 8:15 pm
    Shirt: Forever21, Necklace: Forever21, Jeans: Garage, Shoes: Birkenstock, Bag: PashliI've become embarrassingly obsessed with Forever21 recently - they have so many pretty (and ridiculously cheap) pieces! I've never outgrown my love for pink so I had to order this Deep V-draped Blouse.Shirt: Forever21, Necklace: Forever21, Jeans: Garage, Shoes: Sam Edelman ...And this corally-pink Satin Floral Top. Not only is it under $20 - it's completely wash and wear - no need to steam or iron, just drip-dry and it's as good as new!All the necklaces I'm wearing above are from Forever21 too...and they all…
  • Five Steps to Recreate a Salon Pedicure at Home!

    Ella Pretty Blog
    22 Jul 2014 | 1:21 am
    I don't often go for a pedicure at a salon, but when I do, I always take notes. I like being able to recreate a salon pedicure at home - enjoying a pampering experience while using things I already own. Here are the five steps I take:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 51) SOAK: Remove any existing polish. Fill a shallow tub with Epsom Salt, scented body wash and warm water. Soak your feet in the tub and flip through a magazine while the warm water softens your skin.1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 52) CUTICLE WORK:Rest one foot on the edge of the tub and apply cuticle remover to each toe. Massage it in and scrape the cuticle…
  • There's No Shame in my Sun Game....

    Ella Pretty Blog
    12 Jul 2014 | 9:03 pm
    Over the years, I've become more committed to protecting my skin from the sun. After years of beauty blogging and reading about the aging effects of sun damage, I've realized that sunscreen is not sufficient to truly shield my skin from the sun...I need physical protection too!These days I have no shame in wearing a large hat while outdoors. Yes, I felt self-conscious the first time - just like I felt conspicuous the first time I wore red lipstick. But I realized that it only looks odd if you feel uncomfortable - nobody else really cares, and now, it's become second nature.I've heard that the…
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    Girls love style!

  • Beauty product review – Home Health Blemish Treatment Lotion

    Girls Love Style
    9 Aug 2014 | 5:38 am
    Are you in a constant search of anti acne products that will help you to fight those unpleasant pimples? If you are, here is a anti acne lotion that you can add to your everyday skincare routine. This is a product that contains salicylic acid so if you’re allergic to it, don’t use this lotion, but ...
  • How to approach a guy that you like

    Girls Love Style
    7 Aug 2014 | 5:20 pm
    The time when men always made ​​the first step is in the past. Today many women are taking matters into their own hands and find a way to express their interest without leaving the wrong impression. The first thing you should know if you decide to approach a guy that you like is that it really depends ...
  • Natural homemade sunscreen alternatives

    Girls Love Style
    30 Jul 2014 | 11:32 am
    When summer comes, the sun becomes really strong, and that’s when we need to protect our skin from the damaging UV rays. We usually reach for a store bought sunscreen which has high SPF protection, but did you know that you can protect your skin from the harmful effects of UV rays with natural homemade ...
  • Beauty product review – Giovanni shampoos and conditioner

    Girls Love Style
    27 Jul 2014 | 7:16 pm
    Have you ever wondered how much chemicals are there in your shampoo and conditioner? Have you tried to find a more natural and safer shampoo than the store bought ones? We also made a search and research for a more natural and  eco friendly shampoo and conditioner and we found Giovanni Tea Tree Triple Treat Invigorating ...
  • Easy morning workout: 5 Exercises you can do in bed

    Girls Love Style
    3 Jun 2014 | 10:37 am
    Are you are one of those people that have a hard time getting out of bed in the morning? And exercising is something that you don’t normally do? Well, you’ll no longer have an excuse for not exercising because there are some easy and good exercises that you can do in bed in the morning when ...
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    Truth In Aging

  • Briogeo Be Kind, Be Gentle Cleansing Shampoo

    19 Aug 2014 | 2:10 pm
    by Heather When I found out that I had been selected to review Briogeo Be Kind, Be Gentle Cleansing Shampoo ($19), I was very excited. I always buy professional hair care products from a salon to try and maintain strong, healthy hair. I also like to switch up my shampoos and conditioners every so often, so I was anxious to give this shampoo a try. I am in my 40s and fair-skinned with wavy blonde hair past my shoulders. Every three months, I get my hair professionally highlighted, and those out there who do the same know that it is a bit of work to try and maintain healthy hair. I have a…
  • LATHER mangosteen & green tea hand lotion

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    I'm a retired nurse in my mid-50s, and for decades I have been a lotion hoarder. I guess my obsession with lotions started due to the necessity of washing my hands constantly as a nurse. When I started my nursing career, gloves were not a requirement for all procedures. Thus, at an early age, my hands developed a habit of looking dried out and ashy from constant washing with harsh, antiseptic soaps. Sometimes my knuckles even cracked from the extreme dryness. So, when TIA asked me to try LATHER mangosteen & green tea hand lotion ($15), I quickly agreed. Over the years, I have tried many,…
  • LATHER mangosteen & green tea hand lotion

    19 Aug 2014 | 12:50 pm
    I'm a retired nurse in my mid-50s, and for decades I have been a lotion hoarder. I guess my obsession with lotions started due to the necessity of washing my hands constantly as a nurse. When I started my nursing career, gloves were not a requirement for all procedures. Thus, at an early age, my hands developed a habit of looking dried out and ashy from constant washing with harsh, antiseptic soaps. Sometimes my knuckles even cracked from the extreme dryness. So, when TIA asked me to try LATHER mangosteen & green tea hand lotion ($15), I quickly agreed. Over the years, I have tried many,…
  • Why Your Skin Care Isn’t Working

    18 Aug 2014 | 1:51 pm
    There are some days when the skin care gods smile down on me; on these days, even to my own hypercritical eyes, my skin looks even-toned and healthy, with the wrinkles a little less etched and the sagging areas taking a defiant approach to gravity. Then, there are other times when the gods have forsaken me. When this happens, it’s easy to panic and feel a surge of disappointment with all those fancy potions and lotions. But the rational thing to do is to try to figure out what might have changed. In my case, it’s usually hormonal, which means I need to switch my regimen around…
  • Suntegrity Natural Mineral Sunscreen for Body SPF 30

    18 Aug 2014 | 10:06 am
    by Kennedy I love when a skin care product actually does what it promises. I approach all of my new products with childlike excitement, but I often come crashing down when it disappoints. It’s a vicious cycle of excitement, hope and utter letdown. Such is the case withthe Suntegrity Natural Mineral Sunscreen for Body SPF 30 ($24 in theshop). I've yet to hit the 35-years-old mark. As an Esthetician, I like natural skin care products. I also know the effects of the sun on our skin and how powerful zinc oxide is in counteracting harmful sunrays. And as someone with a marketing…
 
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    Beautylish Articles

  • This 6,000 Year-Old Eastern Practice Can Help Give You Perfect Skin

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    By all appearances, beauty entrepreneur Mally Steves Chakola was born with perfect skin. But she’s the first to admit that her smooth, glowing complexion takes work. “Because my pitta dosha can be overly dominant, I have to constantly combat inflammation,” she explains. “I use antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and botanical ingredients in my diet and beauty routine to help create my personal balance.” Dosha? Pitta? Personal balance? With these terms, Chakola is referencing the 6,000-year-old healing practice known as Ayurveda, which she first got acquainted with as a child.
  • Vintage Inspiration: Apollonia Kotero in “Purple Rain”

    19 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Thirty years ago, a very tiny 26-year-old genius convinced Hollywood execs that a highly sexual, sort of violent love story set against the backdrop of Minneapolis’s music scene—starring a pansexual, multi-racial band that played unclassifiable music (pop/country/R&amp;B/rock?)—would be a winner. And, oh, it was. Purple Rain changed the face of music, and musical movies, forever.  It also introduced the world to Apollonia Kotero, a former lingerie model with a kissy-kissy berry-glossed mouth and 1984’s most perfect teased-and-sprayed waves outside of David Lee Roth (whom she was…
  • 5 Easy Ways to Extend the Life of Your Pedicure

    18 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Few things are as sophisticated as a fresh pedicure. It makes you feel pulled together from head-to-toe, literally. But since it only takes one chipped paint job to ruin that feeling, especially during summer sandal season, we’ve compiled our best tips for making your pedi go the extra mile. At the salon, BYOP(olish) We know. Part of the allure of getting your toes done at a salon is the gargantuan rainbow of polish options. But you won’t know how long the bottles have been sitting there—as you know from your own collection, as a polish ages, it chips more easily and doesn’t apply as…
  • 11 Beauty Brands We Love from Around the Globe

    17 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    Did you know some of the best beauty secrets from all over the world are available right here on Beautylish? As we’ve built our shop over the past few years, we’ve scoured the globe for the best of the best—from Dutch makeup line Ellis Faas to the premium brush line Chikuhodo hailing from Kumano, Japan. Let this handy guide serve as a passport to getting to know our overseas brands. Bon voyage! Ellis Faas hails from: Netherlands why you need to know about it: With 20+ cream eye shadows, 30+ liquid lip colors, and a wide range of premium foundations, there’s reason Vogue Paris called…
  • Get Glowing Instantly! 3 Must-Try Facial Masks

    16 Aug 2014 | 8:00 am
    If I could go to the spa every day I would. But if I did, I’d be broke in less than a week. Luckily, there are plenty of treatment products designed to give you the benefits of, say, a facial, at home. When I recently decided to give three of the most popular face masks on Beautylish a try, I was pleasantly surprised: I’d heard the hype, but had my doubts going in. My skin is what you’d call combination, and has a tendency to look seriously dull following an off night (when I don’t eat well, fall asleep with my makeup on, or don’t get enough sleep). I’m happy to report all three…
 
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    Aging Backwards

  • Free Beauty and Cosmetic Samples, Yay!

    Jackie
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:21 pm
    by Jackie Silver, Aging Backwards   Looking for a beauty bargain? Teezler.com is a cosmetic sampling and shopping site that offers free beauty and cosmetic samples to its members. Teezler.com was founded to help solve the problems inherent in cosmetics shopping, including risking healthy skin and spending money on the wrong products. Within this platform, its users can explore various beauty products and brands at ease through its 100% free beauty products sampling program. Companies who distribute samples through Teezler.com receive demographic, market opportunity and other marketing…
  • Fashion Flash: Style, Beauty, Fitness & More

    Jackie
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:46 am
    Jodell from Black Cat Plus hosts this week’s Fashion Flash, with articles about style, beauty, anti-aging, fitness, travel, lifestyle and more from some of the best bloggers online. Sneak peek of this week’s Fashion Flash posts: Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks women have to stop being ashamed when they experience this very common condition . . . because . . . it’s NO BIG DEAL!! – See more at: http://www.blackcatplus.com/blog/late-summer-edition-of-fashion-flash-2/#sthash.Mnvs7xDv.dpuf Positive Aging Expert Barbara Hannah Grufferman thinks women have…
  • Fashion Flash: Best Beauty, Anti-Aging, Fitness

    Jackie
    11 Aug 2014 | 10:12 am
    Cindy from Prime Beauty hosts this week’s Fashion Flash, with articles about fashion, style, beauty, anti-aging, fitness, travel and more from some of the best bloggers online. Sneak peek of this week’s Fashion Flash: Fashion blogger, Pam Lutrell, looks ahead to see great jackets and coats in style for fall. Here is how she styled a long coat in the spring and a hint at how the same coat might be styled in a couple of months! Gap model causes controversy on social media and sparks debate about body diversity from thin to plus size. Ew, what’s crawling in your makeup? Jackie…
  • Ew, What’s Crawling in Your Makeup?

    Jackie
    8 Aug 2014 | 11:46 am
    by Jackie Silver, Aging Backwards   If you’re a little reluctant to get rid of half-full bottles of mascara or an almost-full eye shadow container, you’re not alone. After all, women in the United States spend more than $8 billion annually on cosmetics. That’s a lot of money to be throwing away. But experts say outdated makeup could make you sick. What’s crawling in your makeup? “Most women do have a drawer full of cosmetics that have been partially used,” says Angela Bowers, M.D. Dr. Bowers is a dermatologist on the medical staff at Baylor Regional Medical Center at…
  • Fashion Flash: Best Bloggers Online

    Jackie
    4 Aug 2014 | 1:02 pm
    Positive living advocate Barbara Hannah Grufferman hosts this week’s Fashion Flash with articles about style, beauty, anti-aging, fitness and more from some of the best bloggers online. This week’s issue is filled with fun facts about eating well, feeling good and looking your best no matter what your age. Here’s a sneak peek of today’s posts. You can read the articles in full at Fashion Flash online! Fashion Flash Sneak Peek Prime Beauty spills her secrets on her Top 10 Time-Saving and Double-Duty Beauty Products! Pamela Lutrell of over50feelin40 introduces us to the…
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    Moxie Reviews

  • Epi-Pet Skin Care Kit Giveaway

    Moxie G
    15 Aug 2014 | 2:20 pm
    If you have a dog or a horse, then this Epi-Pet Giveaway is for you! Epi-Pet is not for use on cats!!! Have you read my Epi-Pet Sunscreen Spray post? Dr. Fleck and his company, Epi-Pet has very kindly offered to send a skincare kit to one Moxie Reviews US readers. All entries will be checked; […]
  • 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 […]
  • 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.  […]
  • Buddy Bowl 2014: For The Buddy Dog Humane Society

    Moxie G
    18 Jul 2014 | 2:01 pm
    Buddy Bowl 2014 Come to Buddy Bowl on Saturday, September 6 at 7 p.m., and make a difference! Buddy Bowl Do you know what a semi-pro football team (The Metrowest Colonials), a dog walking service (Happy Couple’s Dog Walking), and a humane society (Buddy Dog) have in common? The Buddy Bowl! On September 6, at Kelleher Field […]
  • Solfingers Nail Polish Review and Photos

    Moxie G
    8 Jul 2014 | 7:38 am
     Solfingers Nail Polish Solfingers is the name of a cruelty free company in the United States which sent three nail polishes to review. Solfingers Nail Polish are sold in bottles that contain 15 ml /0.5 fluid oz. All are free from formaldehyde, toluene, camphor and DBP.  The three colors that I have to share with you today […]
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    Beauty Unbiased

  • Prove It! Review of the Philips PureRadiance Facial Cleansing System

    5 Aug 2014 | 2:18 pm
     With the increasing popularity of high-tech cleansing tools in the beauty world, I probably shouldn't admit this, but I'd never actually tried one until two months ago. For one, most of these tools are quite an investment at around $150 a piece. With dry and at times sensitive skin, the idea of scrubbing away layers of my face is scary. Yes, exfoliation is an important step of a skin care routine, but if you've dealt with products that have made your skin freak out before, you may also understand the struggle against exfoliator-induced panic attacks. All of…
  • There's Finally a Cure for Phobia of Shiny Eye Shadows

    28 Jul 2014 | 9:55 am
    Generally I prefer my face to glow, not sparkle. Sparkles are just not my thing. Adding even a single sequin to something is the quickest way to ruin it. Since I am nearly certain this aversion is a response to a deep-seated childhood trauma like wanting a pink sparkly unicorn shirt and being denied it, the fact that I have finally found an eyeshadow that can be described as "sparkly" and yet I still want to wear it feels like a tremendous victory.The amount I hate sparkles is equivalent to the amount of ambivalence I feel for mousse eye shadow. The texture can be odd, I suck at applying…
  • Cleansing Rituals: The 7 Step Guide to Summer Skincare

    10 Jun 2014 | 9:36 pm
    When the sun goes down, so does my skincare routineMost routines make my shoulders tense, my teeth clench, and bring tears of boredom to my eyes. Give me an unplanned evening that starts with dinner and turns into a 3am dance party any day. Or really, any day where I can sleep in past 10am. However, one of the few areas in life that I absolutely, positively need to follow a carefully regimented plan is skincare. Specifically my evening facial routine. Even though products rotate in and out as the seasons change or my skin decides to go all weird on me, there is always a tight plan in…
  • The Space In-Between: In Life, In Hairstyles

    7 May 2014 | 9:05 am
    Most of life happens in what is best described as the "in-between zone". Sure, those big moments when we move to a new city, change jobs, or start (perhaps end) a relationship seem to be the more crucial points. In the film of our life, those pivotal moments would make it into the hyped-up movie trailer. Not featured would be the routines that make up the average day, and the waiting, always waiting, for the next big thing to happen. But it is those in-between moments that seem to encompass the majority of our story.Washington D.C, stumbled across this charming tree in…
  • The Beauty of Earth Day: Free for All Birchbox

    22 Apr 2014 | 10:20 am
    Is it just me or does there seem to be a rise in special "days" commemorating the randomest of things? Be it National Candied Orange Peel Day or Lumpy Rug Day, I can appreciate the idea that people are passionate about a wide range of things and every dog should have his day, as the saying goes. That being said, Earth Day is not one of those random holidays. Earth Day is a day where we can all join together in our feelings of guilt for not doing more to be environmentally aware. Or on the flip side, if you are quite environmentally…
 
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    DivaDebbi

  • Real Fabulous: My Real Simple and Olay Fashion Shoot

    20 Aug 2014 | 7:23 pm
    Today was a total blast! This summer I was contacted by Katie LaLama, from the marketing team at Real Simple.  My blog was under consideration for an Olay Total Effects advertorial that would be featured in their important December Holiday issue. Might I be interested in participating???Ummm...yes please!Ultimately, I was chosen, along with two fabulous Lifestyle bloggers, Grace Atwood of Stars and Sequins and TonyaStabb , who flew in from California to participate in the shoot that took place this morning in NYC.How fab...Diva sans makeup on the way to the shoot(Thank God for…
  • Fashion Flash Monday

    18 Aug 2014 | 11:27 am
    This week Jodell Raymond of Black Cat Fashion, a beloved blog for plus size women, is hosting Fashion Flash. Every week we strive to bring you our best posts on beauty, fashion and lifestyle for women over forty.Some of our topics this week include:Laura Mercier's brand new foundationA fabulous cream for the neck and decolleteThe best moisturizer with sunscreen to wear dailyWhat not to wear!An interview with skin care maven Kate SommervillePlease click here to get the full 411.Enjoy!xox,DDPlease click on the TITLE to be directed to the full DivaDebbi blog post!
  • L'Oreal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation

    16 Aug 2014 | 12:52 pm
    The exquisite Andie McDowell for L'OrealVisible Lift Blur Foundation$12-$!6 at drugstores ($16 in Greenwich...naturally)I think Andie McDowell is the epitome of an actress who has aged gloriously.  I'll have what she's hawking...any day of the week.I have been really happy using Dior's Forever Foundation this summer...that is until a bumped into a few uncharacteristically humid days. This has been the summer of all New Yorker's dreams, cool temps, blue skies, sunny weekends and almost NO HUMIDITY. (After a punishing N.E. winter, we are taking this as our absolute…
  • DivaDebbi"s Template #3

    16 Aug 2014 | 12:15 pm
    DivaDebbi"s Template #3 by divadebbi featuring Alexander McQueenAzzaro shift dress / Alexander McQueen sandals / Black handbag / Clarins eyeshadow / Joya fragrance / Pier 1 Imports floral decor / Sia floral decor, $4.16 / Crate and Barrel floral decorPlease click on the TITLE to be directed to the full DivaDebbi blog post!
  • Fall Fantasies

    15 Aug 2014 | 7:07 pm
    Fall Fantasies by divadebbi featuring fabric flowersVeronica Beard hooded jacket, $920 / Salvatore Ferragamo skirt / 3.1 Phillip Lim suede boots / Lanvin tote bag / Cole Son textured wallpaper, $665 / Williams Sonoma scented candle / Linea fabric flower, $10Please click on the TITLE to be directed to the full DivaDebbi blog post!
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    Norah Loves Makeup

  • My Neutrogena All Day Look At Target

    Norah Salazar
    19 Aug 2014 | 11:00 pm
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone #CollectiveBias I recently visited Target to stock up on some Neutrogena goodies. This last couple of months, have been extremely busy with makeup work and more than often, I literally have less than ten minutes to do my face and be out the door to catch a train to New York City or drive. I wanted a foundation that offered sheer coverage that would last all day while looking like I have very little makeup on. After checking out Hayden Pantierre’s All Day Beauty videos, I got inspired to…
  • A Sunscreen Without The Greasy Mess

    Norah Salazar
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:10 pm
    Today’s post is sponsored by Colorescience, but my love for their Sunforgettable line is all my own! A sunscreen without sticky, greasy, messy application? Is this even possible? Indeed, it is. And it is called Colorescience Sunforgettable Mineral Sunscreen Brush. I am happy to report that this lovely formula comes in a brush, easy to carry mini tube, perfect for bringing in your bag. When on the go, this powder sunscreen in a brush is perfect for touchups and making sure our skin is protected against the UVA sun rays which are so damaging. Currently, my little boy is in soccer camp for the…
  • New Makeup Work For Club Denim Brazil

    Norah Salazar
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:28 am
    Very happy to share the images from a print job campaign I did makeup for this past spring. This is a fashion brand from Brazil called Club Denim, shot on location in the streets of New York City. For this job, I used a lot of different products, mostly on skincare my usual staples Embryolisse Lait Concentrate, Stila Color Corrector primer, Pacific Lip Treatment by True Nature Botanicals, formerly Marie Veronique Organics, Makeup Forever Al Mat and sealed all with Skindinavia makeup spray. On foundation, Face Atelier and Makeup Forever HD were used. On the eyes, I applied the Yaby World of…
  • My Walgreens Beauty Summer Routine

    Norah Salazar
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:42 pm
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WalgreensBeauty #CollectiveBias As we head into the warmest month here in the east coast, I want to share some of my summer beauty favorites for the skin and hair I picked up at my local Walgreens in North NJ. When I went to Walgreens, the first two items I picked up were sunscreen. Why? Sun care and protection are supremely important no matter what time of the year, and especially the month of August when it is hot and humid like it gets in NY/NJ/CT. I chose Hawaiian Trop Sheer Touch SPF…
  • Tokyo Lash Collection by Star Lash

    Norah Salazar
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:27 pm
    I recently received a “love” package from Singapore. When I lived in Asia, I discovered a new world of makeup, beauty AND LASHES. I say lashes with caps because no makeup job was ever complete without a full set of lashes, it was a requirement so I always kept a good array in my kit. My clients in Singapore loved their lashes more than anything. And although there were plenty of choices out in the market, I liked Star Lash on my bridal and commercial work, I had ample choice on look, sizes and most of all, quality. Star Lash also does eyelash glue and a makeup corrector pen called…
 
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    Everything for Redheads

  • World Orang utan Day at Twycross Zoo

    Jessica Shailes
    20 Aug 2014 | 4:35 pm
    August 19th marked World Orang utan Day and Twycross zo […]The post World Orang utan Day at Twycross Zoo appeared first on Everything for Redheads.
  • A Redhead Abroad: How to Beat the Australian Sun

    Jessica Shailes
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:50 pm
    For most people, the summer sun yawning over the horizo […]The post A Redhead Abroad: How to Beat the Australian Sun appeared first on Everything for Redheads.
  • Redhead Events near you

    Jessica Shailes
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:42 pm
    Tomorrow I’m heading to Ireland to attend the Iri […]The post Redhead Events near you appeared first on Everything for Redheads.
  • Hair health for redheads

    Jessica Shailes
    12 Aug 2014 | 12:33 pm
    As we all fall into one of three hair types: fine, medi […]The post Hair health for redheads appeared first on Everything for Redheads.
  • Red Haired Babies

    Jessica Shailes
    12 Aug 2014 | 11:16 am
    As the youngest of three sisters, one a proud redhead a […]The post Red Haired Babies appeared first on Everything for Redheads.
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    The Skin and Beauty Blog

  • Super Cool Kitsch Hair Ties!

    Livia Francine
    4 Aug 2014 | 3:12 am
    For keeping my hair up, I’ve always been a hair clamp gal but a couple of weeks ago I decided I was going to try something different – using hair ties. They just look so much tidier worn with a ponytail and the way hair swings from side to side when you move is also kinda cuteSo when I came across these Kitsch Hair Ties I knew I had to have them. They are utterly adorable! They are handmade with great quality. My favourite of this bunch has to be the I need coffee one which has been quite popular on the busy job. It brings a subtle quirkiness that is not so in-your-face and brings a…
  • Look: The Livia (Surprise Post!)

    Shannon
    29 Jul 2014 | 4:53 pm
    It’s my Big Sister’s birthday today! I thought I’d put together a make up look inspired by Livia; the lovely, creative mind behind this blog. My sister is my favourite beauty guru. I look up to her for beauty and fashion tips. But she's also like a second mommy to me, and I always take her advice in to consideration. I am very proud of what she has achieved and I am proud to call her my sister. Ate*, this is for you. "Pink blush and Coral lipstick"FaceConcealer: MAC Select Moisturecover NC30Highlight: Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer no. 01 Light…
  • E.L.F. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette NYC Review, Swatches!

    Livia Francine
    24 Jul 2014 | 10:30 pm
    E.L.F. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in NYC Review, SwatchesWould you believe it that after all of these years in the beauty blogging industry I have just had my first encounter with E.L.F.? I am so excited to share with you my first ever product from this line, its the E.L.F. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in NYC. Read more >>Copyright (c) 2008-2012 www.TheSkinandBeautyBlog.com
  • Sleek Makeup Blush By 3 in Lace Review, Swatches!

    Livia Francine
    23 Jul 2014 | 10:30 pm
    Sleek Makeup Blush By 3 in LaceFor such a beautiful blush trio from the drugstore I believe Sleek Makeup Blush by 3 in Lace needs much more recognition in the beauty world. Among all the Blush By 3 trios, I believe Lace is perhaps the prettiest of them although I may be a little biased for my love of corals and peaches. Read more >>Copyright (c) 2008-2012 www.TheSkinandBeautyBlog.com
  • Eucerin Even Brighter Pigment Reducing Night Cream Review!

    Livia Francine
    21 Jul 2014 | 10:30 pm
    I believe a good night cream is important to keep your skin in tip top shape to restore your skin to a fab state to take you through the next day. After having recently been through my old favourite night cream, I decided to try Eucerin Even Brighter Pigment Reducing Night Cream. I've been using this for a couple of weeks so far and here are my thoughts. Read more >>Copyright (c) 2008-2012 www.TheSkinandBeautyBlog.com
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    The Budget Beauty Blog

  • Coming Soon? Maybelline Baby Skin Instant Fatigue Blur, Better Skin Foundation, Plus More.

    20 Aug 2014 | 1:58 pm
    For some reason, new beauty products tend to launch in Europe and Canada before landing in the U.S.  Why is that?? I'm always so jealous that new beauty stuff is out there and I can't get my hands on it!  But it helps (a little) to sneak a peek at what may be hitting our shelves next, so I periodically check to see what's popular overseas.In the U.K, Maybelline has released some new products that we'll likely see this fall or winter, but you never know!Big Eyes Eyeshadow- These shadow palettes contain a light reflecting primer in the center to help give you bigger and brighter…
  • Ipsy August 2014 Glam Bag Review plus Coupon Codes

    20 Aug 2014 | 12:03 pm
    My Ipsy Glam bag seemed like it was a little later than usual this month, but I'm always glad to see it arrive since Ipsy is one of my favorite subscription services! For $10 a month, you get 5 deluxe samples, sometimes even a full size thrown in, and I've found that Ipsy usually gives products from a mix of high-end and drugstore brands and at least one is a super hot new product I've been wanting to get my hands on.Case in point...Urban Decay's Perversion mascara (Full Size, $22).How many times have I almost bought this? At least 5 different times, I've picked it up and then put it…
  • Yes to Coconut Cooling Lip Oil Review

    19 Aug 2014 | 1:45 pm
    I'm a huge fan of the Yes To brand and I almost died when they came out with a coconut line, since me+coconut=bestbuds.Back in July, I found a couple of the products at Walgreens, but just recently found the entire coconut line at Target. So I had to restrain myself from blowing my entire August budget on my own personal coconut empire and just stick to one or two things.So I picked up the Cooling Lip Oil ($4.99), since it's a pretty unique product for the drugstore ( I saw at Sephora that Hourglass makes a lip oil, but it's $45...sheesh!). I'm pretty sure no other drugstore brand makes a lip…
  • Secret Extensions Daisy Fuentes Review plus Before and After

    19 Aug 2014 | 10:27 am
    Late one night, during a bout of insomnia, I was watching TV and and saw an infomercial for Secret Extensions, with Daisy Fuentes as their celebrity spokesperson.Normally, I don't pay attention to these things, but since having a baby, my hair has thinned out a lot, even though it's long. I contemplated chopping it into a bob, but I've had shorter hair for years and have finally grown it out. So I've been looking into extensions as a way to add some volume, not necessarily length (although I wouldn't mind a little more). I decided against having them sewn or glued in at the salon...too costly…
  • Memebox Special #13 Cooling Care Review

    16 Aug 2014 | 7:16 pm
    Another Memebox arrived at my door yesterday and this one is perfect for those hot August days and nights...it's Cooling Care ($23 + $6.99 shipping)! This summer hasn't been too hot in New England, but recently the humidity has kicked up a bit. So this came just in time.Box Description:This box contains all of the essential summer cooling products for the face and body so that you can make the most of your sunny summer getaway!Pamper and soothe overheated skin with products that instantly cool and calm sun damaged skin and also repair the skin from excessive sun exposure!Be sure to boost your…
 
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  • Pre-fall Seven to 7 Wedge Bootie

    Victoria
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:18 pm
    I’m going to fully admit that I’m over this whole shorts and sandals, tanks and swimsuits thing.  I’m ready for distressed denim and boyfriend jeans with sweaters and scarves and all of it!  I want cool, crisp breezes drifting through my windows versus slamming into a wall of humidity but I won’t complain anymore than that because I have these cute Rockport Seven to 7 Wedge booties to get me through.  They are totally bringing me out of my funk.     Soft to the touch, totally comfortable (wearing these is like wearing flats!) and very versatile. I will be wearing…
  • Three is Four

    Victoria
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:42 am
    Happy Birthday to The Fifth Element! a.k.a. Serious Baby It’s a cloudy day today, much like the day you were born when the rains poured down so heavily every news station showed nothing but flooding throughout the District and into Maryland and Virginia. In some ways that day seems so long ago. I believe that you have made this family and its heart grow bigger with love and thoughtfulness because of you. You share so easily with everyone and are always willing to cuddle and give hugs. You are the watcher of our group with an intuitiveness and resourcefulness beyond your years. You…
  • Style Inspiration: Michelle Williams & Louis Vuitton

    Victoria
    12 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    The minute I saw this ad with Michelle Williams for Louis Vuitton I knew that I had to create something similar to it. Didn’t I just buy a new white crew neck sweater, after all? My hair is short and blonde.  I have brown eyes and I’m always down for a swipe of bright red lipstick.  This look?  It’s my fall.  It’s neutral, timeless and takes me through my days. My favorite pair of distressed jeans are calling my name.  I think some cute booties or heels would work too. The bag is a whole other story. I love it but I can’t afford it.  My money is going to…
  • Orange You Hot!

    Victoria
    11 Aug 2014 | 3:51 am
    Yeah, I went there. I couldn’t help myself, guys!  I was combing through the photos from the last Whatcha Wearing Wednesday link up, the best one yet I might add (THANK YOU!) and I just fell in love with Jill, from Doused In Pink and her orange tank and black shorts look. It is this week’s BEST LOOK OF THE LINK UP!   Jill, recreated a few looks for the August Pin-Spired challenge going around and used Reese Witherspoon as her inspiration.  #NAILEDIT She wins at Monday and for such gorgeous looks all in a row. The post Orange You Hot! appeared first on The Mummy Chronicles.
  • Ford & OPI OH MY!

    Victoria
    7 Aug 2014 | 9:00 pm
    You all know how much I love mixing fashion with cars. They are two of my big loves that go together like peanut butter and chocolate or birthdays and cake. That’s why I’m so excited to be teaming up with Ford for their collaboration with OPI for nail colors inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang.   How fun and just absolutely gorgeous are these colors? I can’t even decide which one I like best though the dark edge of ‘Queen of the Road’ makes me crush hard. And guess what? Let’s take the Pedi to the Metal! If you are local to me,…
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    Simply Jic: Food, Beer, Life

  • Late Night Cooking: Skirt Steak Salad

    admin
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:59 pm
    Earlier this late afternoon/early evening, my time was consumed with my face in front of the computer researching DIY beauty products. I have found a few projects to try out, which will become the subject of future blog posts. Anyways, I totally forgot about dinner. My boyfriend doesn’t get off of work until 9 PM. He didn’t have any dinner yet so we decided to cook a late dinner instead of going through a fast food place. I didn’t want to eat anything too heavy late at night either. Our decision for dinner: skirt steak salad with chimichurri sauce on the side. It’s a…
  • Healthy Eating: Stuffed Bell Peppers

    admin
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:21 pm
    So my boyfriend asked me this morning, what’s for lunch? To us, that’s an important question. Well at least for me, since I LOVE FOOD! He knows when I cook, I love making healthy dishes. And thank God, he likes what I make. I always need a vegetable/fruit and a protein incorporated into my cooking. So why not make stuffed bell peppers? The bf agreed. Overall this dish takes roughly about 45 minutes. Ingredients as follows with estimates on the measuring: 3/4 lb Extra Lean Ground Beef 4 Yellow Bell Peppers, seeded 1/2 small Onion, chopped 3 Garlic Cloves, minced 1 Ear of Sweet…
  • Hot Summer Day, Let’s Take the Smoker Out!

    admin
    16 Aug 2014 | 12:52 pm
    I slept really late last night trying to revamp my site even tho I knew I had to be up early in the morning to get my 2 chickens prepped to go in the smoker. My alarm went off at 6AM. Of course I turned it off and decided to get out of bed about an hour later. I didn’t manage to fall back asleep because I was SUPER excited to get the birds out of the beer brine. PREP TECHNIQUES 1 bird wrapped in bacon and stuffed with apples, the other one just has a dry rub on it stuffed with lemon, carrots and celery with some flavoring techniques that went in between skin and meat.    …
  • It’s Great to Be a Florida Gator!

    admin
    6 Oct 2013 | 4:59 pm
    I can’t believe that my first part of my vacation is over. Being in Florida is one of a kind experience. It’s my second time coming here and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. This will be a yearly tradition to come and visit The Swamp. The flight to Florida from Los Angeles wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. I was thinking it would be a long flight to Jacksonville, but it actually wasn’t. I had a drink andeventually took a nap. After arriving to Jacksonville, it was time to get the rental car and head to Gainesville. I was so excited to get to…
  • A Busy Weekend in the City of Fresno

    admin
    30 Sep 2013 | 2:00 pm
    Fresno is definitely not a tourist spot. The only reason why I would think about visiting that city during my off time is because of bowling tournaments held at AMF Sierra Lanes (I don’t bowl tournaments though). The plus side of this trip is that a friend from San Diego came with us. When he got to my place Friday night, he did bring a surprise: 10 mini bottles of Yukon Jacapple Whiskey for the trip. It’s so hard to find a bottle of this whiskey that I have to special order it. Doesn’t that suck? We ended up leaving for Fresno early Saturday morning, about 5:30AM. I…
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  • CREME DE LA MER - THE TREATMENT FLUID FOUNDATION (YES, IT IS INCREDIBLE)

    12 Aug 2014 | 3:09 am
    Creme De La Mer 'The Treatment Fluid Foundation' £70/$85* Made with Creme de la Mer's remarkable skincare benefits (you can read about their blue algae process in all La Mer products here), their lightweight fluid foundation is something special. I've used La Mer moisturisers and can confirm they are amazing, I can't speak for long term use but I can vouch for it's instant effects which are incredible so I'm sure long term use is something rather brilliant. Because of this I certainly had high expectations for their foundation which I've been using for a couple months. It's taken…
  • MELVITA L'OR BIO EXTRAORDINARY & SPARKLING OIL *I AM OBSESSED*

    7 Aug 2014 | 2:41 pm
    Melvita L'Or Bio Extraordinary Oil £27.50/CA$39.99 Melvita L'Or Bio Sparkling Oil £29/CA$49.99 Without doubt these are my favourite body oils/moisturisers, they are pure luxury in a bottle with the most incredible smells, they smell like summer in a bottle. I can't stop feeling and smelling my arms when I wear them, I literally walk around sniffing at my arms and deep sighing.The L'Or Bio Extraordinary Oil is made from 100% natural oils* which protect and nourish the skin leaving it looking beautiful with a truly magnificent scent. It's a very fine and silky texture…
  • COLORWOW ROOT COVER UP - MUST HAVE FOR GREY HAIR!

    4 Aug 2014 | 7:05 am
    Colorwow £28.50/$34.50Everyone hates seeing their grey come through and everyone hates getting their roots done; it's so time consuming, expensive, a constant reminder you're closer to death, it's just the worst. So many times I wished there was a foundation for hair for the bits of grey that come through just one sodding week after having my roots done, I can't be the only one who's brushed eyeshadow over grey hairs? Recently I came across Colorwow (otherwise I would definitely have mentioned it earlier) and I'm not exaggerating when I say for covering grey hair this is one of…
  • CAUDALIE DIVINE LEGS - TINTED BODY LOTION FOR DIVINE LEGS!

    31 Jul 2014 | 7:52 am
    Caudalie Divine Legs £26/$38I hate fake tan, hate them. I can't be bothered to do it myself but I hate the colour of a spray tan and the way it wears off in patches. I hate the smell, that I can't wear white, the way it wears off on my towels and sheets, the whole shebang. But, typically, I love looking tanned mostly because a tan makes my skin look even toned and covers my blue, pink and white hued legs. So I love products like Sally Hansens Airbrush legs and Bourjois Spray Bronzer because they're the perfect solution for a sun or…
  • MEET THE ARTISTS - KELLEY MITCHELL

    28 Jul 2014 | 3:32 am
    My latest 'Meet The Artists' is with the wonderful Kelley Mitchell, Makeup Department Head for the hugely popular hit TV show 'Glee'.  Kelley has worked on big hollywood movies like Movie 43, My Sisters Keeper (cried my eyes out!), Oceans 13, Sin City and Passion Of The Christ. I am thrilled Kelley took time to speak to me and share her career path and stories, and as always I get her to share some of her pro tips.Snapshot of Kelley's careerMANW: How did you start your career and what was the progression it took?KM: I went to a school for musical theatre and took a stage makeup class, it…
 
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  • Does Caboki Even Work?

    Behary
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:46 am
    Search the internet for the best hair loss concealers and you will get hundreds of Caboki reviews about people telling you their experiences with the product. This product is certainly a breakthrough when it comes to getting instant hair on your balding head. Most men like to use up this product in order to cover the balding spots on their heads. However, women are also seeming to be quite interested in this product. So, what exactly is Caboki and does it even work for your hair? Let us check out these details and Caboki reviews in this post. What is Caboki and how does it work? Caboki is…
  • Best Tips To Stop Hair Fall

    Behary
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:35 am
    In this post, we will be talking about the best tips to stop hair fall. Hair loss is often caused because of mechanical damage, medications and even because of certain medical conditions. Stress can also be the reason behind hair loss. You simply have to make sure that you locate the causes behind hair loss and then address those issues properly to stop hair fall altogether. Useful tips to stop hair fall • Do not be too reckless with wet hair. Mechanical damage can also cause hair fall. If you are using the towel too rigorously on your hair, then the wet hair may fall and break. Remember,…
  • Which Is The Best Vitamin For Hair Growth?

    Behary
    21 Aug 2014 | 1:48 am
    Though there are a number of hair vitamins to choose from, experts suggest that the best vitamin for hair growth Vitamin B or B-complex vitamins. These vitamins are necessary for good growth of hair, remediation of hair fall as well as maintaining a thick and shiny look. All the experts agree that B-complex vitamins, when taken in the right quantity, can literally turn around the way in which your hair, skin and nails look. It would make them healthier and make you look more attractive as well. What all does it work for? We call B-complex vitamins the best vitamin for hair growth because it…
  • Selecting The Best Hair growth vitamins for women

    Behary
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:06 pm
    Hair loss can be one of the most unpleasant experience for women. This is the reason why they opt for hair growth vitamins for women that can help them in restoring their old glory back. We all know that women love their hair a lot. It helps them in getting a very healthy, hearty and feminine appeal that cannot be matched with anything else. This is the reason why most of the women are quite concerned about getting the right hair thickness and density so that they may look more beautiful. There is a lot of science behind beauty. Therefore, we would be talking about some of the best hair…
  • Plan A Hair Transplant In A Better Way

    Behary
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:50 pm
    The people who are getting a hair transplant done must read a hair transplant blog in order to be aware about the risks of the procedure. Hair transplant has come a long way from being a risky procedure to a safer alternative. However, even with all the modern technology at work, hair transplant is still not completely devoid of risks. It can become costlier over time and even with all the advanced technology, it can take months for your hair to grow back. We always advise you to make informed decisions about hair transplants. In this hair transplant blog  , you will get to know everything…
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  • Why I Avoid Beauty Products Containing Parabens and Sulfates

    Michelle
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    When it comes to personal care, it’s very important to know what’s in the products you are using. In my opinion, Parabens and Sodium Laurel Sulfate are two chemicals that should be avoided like the plague. Below details why. About Parabens By definition, Parabens are inexpensive antifungals used in various products, including food. You can […]
  • Beauty Emergency: Reclaiming A Bad Hair Day

    Michelle
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:15 am
    Let’s face it. Beauty emergencies happen. This month I’ll share how to address some of them head on so you can come out your most beautiful self….starting with THE BAD HAIR DAY Tips for Reclaiming a Bad Hair Day When your hair isn’t cooperating in it’s free flowing curly (or even straight) state there’s a few […]
  • Loose Twists: Summer Protective Style

    Michelle
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    A couple of weeks ago I kicked off my summer protective style series. Doing wash and go’s, twist outs and braid out, I was beginning to feel like i was manipulating my hair far too much. So, I decided to give it a rest by protective styling. My first style was small braids. I didn’t […]
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  • Sigma Beauty 30% off coupon code sale

    Smashinbeauty
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:09 am
    Sigma Beauty 30% off coupon code sale for August 2014 is here and here is what you can get. The 30% sigma beauty sale starts today on August 20 at 12 pm CST and runs until August 21 at 11:59 AM CST.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • NYX brow gels review, swatches, demo and brow tutorial

    Smashinbeauty
    20 Aug 2014 | 2:13 am
    I will never regret for buying the NYX Cosmetics Eyebrow Gels. I’m doing a NYX eyebrow gel review in shades blonde, chocolate and espresso. I will be swatching all the shades and then in the video... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • DIY Back To School School Supplies

    Smashinbeauty
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:43 am
    Here is a very fun DIY Back To School School Supplies video which was published on Youtube by Tara Michelle. I hope that you will enjoy these cool ideas as I did! DIY Back To School School Supplies [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Best Workout Videos

    Smashinbeauty
    10 Aug 2014 | 11:05 pm
    Best workout videos Here are my best workout videos for July 2014. I decided to change up my routine and this is what I have been doing throughout July. You can check out my workout videos from June... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • Wrinkle Reducing Products

    Shannon Smyth
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:01 am
    When we’re young, we take our flawless skin for granted, never considering that what we do early on will affect us when we’re older. We try to rush things, like wearing makeup (and always forgetting to take it off), skip things like sunscreen and make poor choices like smoking. (I know as I write this I’m not just speaking for myself.) As much as we backpeddle once we finally realize our skin sins, it’s too late and we need wrinkle reducing skin care to become part of our daily routine. Here’s a few I’ve been using that you might want to check out: Freeze…
  • Onsen $1000 Gift Card Giveaway

    Shannon Smyth
    17 Aug 2014 | 4:59 am
    It’s my birthday week and I am turning the big 4-0. What better way to welcome in my 40′s than with a giveaway for an amazing anti-aging skin care line? Inspired by the countryside baths of Japan, Onsen skin care products are made with the same restorative minerals found at the source. They use nature’s finest ingredients enhanced with breakthrough scientific technology in each product. They have a series of problem solving collections so whether you have acne-prone skin or are in need of diminishing fine lines and wrinkles, Onsen has something to combat your skin issues.
  • Best Body Lotions

    Shannon Smyth
    14 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
      The best body lotions are the kind that leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated, not just for hours, but for days at a time. I am incredibly picky when it comes to my beauty products, and when it comes to body lotion, I need something that delivers. Here’s a few of the best body lotions (according to my skin!) Makes Scents Spiked Lemonade Body Butter: The fragrance is bright and uplifting and the butter is creamy and decadent. This is a summer-only product, so if it is still available on their site when you are reading this, don’t hesitate to buy it! LATHER Lotus Flower…
  • Favorite Black Eyeliners

    Shannon Smyth
    12 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    There’s something that a black eyeliner conveys that brown or even brightly colored or metallic eyeliners can’t duplicate. Black says bold, daring, classic, sexy. While there are times that I opt for brown or grey, a good black eyeliner is always my first choice. Some of my favorites include CoverGirl liquiline blast (pencil), LORAC 3-in-1 Waterproof Eye Pencil (retractable), AVON Kohl Eye Liner (pencil) and Jesse’s Girl Waterproof Eyeliner (liquid). For the most part, I wear them interchangeably. However, I do tend to wear more waterproof makeup when it’s hot out.
  • #AllDayLook Twitter Party August 19th at 1pm RSVP

    Shannon Smyth
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:20 pm
    Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about beauty tips, celebrity looks and Neutrogena products available at Target. On August 19 from 1-2 pm ET, please join us for the #AllDayLook Twitter Party where we’ll be chatting about achieving an all day beauty look with help from the Beauty Concierge. We’ll also give you the low down on locations offering exclusive samples (while supplies last) and giving you a chance to win prizes! Whether it’s time to work, time to play, or time to turn up the music, star of ABC’s Nashville…
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    Beautiful, Badescu Skin

  • #MBSkinTip: Body Acne

    Jill
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:49 am
    Originally published as #MBSkinTip: Body Acne from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. Originally published as #MBSkinTip: Body Acne from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog.
  • Beautiful Skin For The Busy Mom

    Kimberly Yang
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:58 am
    Originally published as Beautiful Skin For The Busy Mom from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. There’s a few things we uphold here at MB: Knowing your skin and its needs is the single most important prerequisite for taking care of it. Busy moms are superheroes (usually without the colorful spandex bodysuits). But really. For all the moms out there – ours included – every day should be Mother’s Day. Unless you’re a mom yourself, no one’s really sure how you do it all. Morning ‘til who-knows-when, 24/7, 365 days a year. We’re forever grateful and definitely in awe: what can’t…
  • Product Spotlight: Honey Moisturizer

    Kimberly Yang
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:03 am
    Originally published as Product Spotlight: Honey Moisturizer from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. While I love my local honey drizzled generously atop my breakfast parfaits, trust me: honey for your skin is even more satisfying. Our popular Honey Moisturizer is made with a gentle, exfoliating Alpha Hydroxy Acid formula featuring a smooth blend of Honey, Orange Extract, and Peanut Oil. This moisturizer is designed to leave you with a soft and smooth complexion. A high Vitamin A content makes Peanut Oil a fantastic source of antioxidant protection against free radical damage. Peanut Oil is…
  • How To Take The Perfect ‘Selfie’

    Jill
    16 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    Originally published as How To Take The Perfect ‘Selfie’ from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. How do you feel about ‘selfies’? To be honest, I really like them. I enjoy seeing my friends’ lovely faces and showcasing when I feel and look my best. Taken with friends, they’re a great way to remember happy events. Since you’ll find no #selfie haters here, let’s talk about how to look great in them! Beautiful skin, of course, is paramount. It is the first step to taking any good photograph, whether you’re posting it online or not. Here is the best way to pose: Get a…
  • Fan Friday Giveaway: Win Your MB Holy Grail!

    Jill
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:28 am
    Originally published as Fan Friday Giveaway: Win Your MB Holy Grail! from the Mario Badescu Skin Care Blog. Which is YOUR desert-island, ‘holy grail’ skin care item? Tell us and you could win it! First, check out this week’s blog highlights: 9 things you NEED to know about washing your face. Can you wear Night Cream during the day? 5 facts about Serums. Here’s how the contest will work: comment on this blog post, telling us about your favorite Mario Badescu Skin Care product. We want to know why you love it! There will be one winner, who also has the chance of being…
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    One Face In A Million

  • How to Prevent Laugh Lines

    Holly Williford
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Have you ever heard the saying that “laugh lines are a sign of a life well-lived”. Well, if that is the case, some of us appear like we’ve been living really well! The appearance of laugh lines as we age is unfortunately inevitable, but there are small steps we can take to prevent laugh lines. Here are five different ways to help prevent laugh lines and other wrinkles. 1) Lead a Healthier Lifestyle You know all those “healthy” things that you read all the time that you should do, but you end up just ignoring them and doing what you want anyways. Well, there are…
  • Weight Loss Tip: 5 Foods You Need to Stop Eating

    Holly Williford
    11 Aug 2014 | 10:04 pm
    There are certain foods out there are just terrible for the waistline, that is even before considering the damage these foods do to your general health and well-being. If you follow our weight loss tip to avoid all 5 of these foods you are bound to drop a little weight! 1. Sugar!  Cutting sugar out of the diet is a really big one when it comes to weight loss, so that is why we put it at the top of the list. The WHO (World Health Organization) just released a report saying that the average American should consume at least half of the amount of sugar! We love our sugary treats and drinks, but…
  • FEW WAYS TO MANAGE CURLY HAIRS

    Eiman Ahmed
    9 Aug 2014 | 9:17 am
    Curly hairs often need more care than straight hairs, because this type of hairs are mostly dry and difficult to tackle. Curly hair gives the younger and happy look. Some people naturally blessed with curly hairs and some people use machine to curl their hair as curl gives funky look to a personality. Curly hairs are more affected by humidity. Brushing the curly dry hairs leads to the explosion of frizz. Below some tips are mentioned to tackle curly hairs: Shampoos and conditioner One who posses curly hairs tries endless number of hair products to make their curly hair look beautiful.
  • Top Five Ways to Wear a Scarf

    Eiman Ahmed
    9 Aug 2014 | 9:07 am
      Women are very conscious about their dressing. They always think what to wear and what the trend is. The only thing noticed now days is your style. Scarves are now a part of everyday fashion. It is an accessory that is used by most of the girls around especially in summers. It is not a new trend rather it is used from centuries. This is not only common in women but now a day’s men are also wearing scarf as a trend. There are many ways to wear trendy scarf which makes you look beautiful and stylish. Below you will find top Five Scarf Trends. 1. Put the scarf behind…
  • 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Sleep!

    Holly Williford
    6 Aug 2014 | 7:09 pm
    You would think something as basic as sleep would be simple, but as many of us know, sleep can be elusive even when we want it so bad. As many as 50 to 70 million adults in the US have sleeping problems, so you don’t have to feel like you are alone in the boat of having trouble catching zzz’s. The problem with sleep is that we need it for every aspect of our lives including the health of our skin, weight, eyes, hair and just about everything else. Ready to get some sleep yet? Here are some major reasons that may help explain why you can’t sleep! 1. Looking at Your Cell Phone…
 
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    The Effortless Beauty

  • 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…
  • Tiny Happiness: Dim Sum

    J
    30 Mar 2014 | 4:55 am
    This post is about dimsum. And more than the little bamboo cases of dumplings and buns, it is about what “dim sum” really means – dim (touch) sum (heart): to touch the heart. I sat around a round table this afternoon with three friends who have known my pains and my joys, and everything that has made my heart sing and bleed. One of them had made it possible for me to leave a painful place; another gave me new ways of looking, feeling and loving; and the last who has only ever believed in the spark within me, no matter how dark things became. And so, after a long, slow,…
  • Tiny Comforts: Bed

    J
    27 Mar 2014 | 8:45 am
    I have a proper bedroom, but about five months ago, I decided to move into another tinier room and sleep on the sofa bed. There’s hardly any space in here—the room is filled with books and magazines, my desk, a hundred paper bags filled with things I’ve bought but haven’t put away (I like the surprise of discovering something brand new all over again a few months after I buy it). The door is only about four steps away from my bed but I still manage to trip myself as I walk. It’s so makeshift I almost feel like a student again. I don’t even have a proper bedside…
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    Glamour Daze

  • The Art of Besame Cosmetics – Feature

    Glamourdaze
    16 Aug 2014 | 2:43 pm
    A behind the scenes film on the world of Besame makeup - Watch this great new film feature on the world of Besame Cosmetics. You get to meet the family behind the business, their passions and even some of their secrets. You get to see the production and research that goes into realising these gorgeous […]
  • 1940s Inspired Makeup Look Glamorous Eyes and Red Lips

    Glamourdaze
    13 Aug 2014 | 8:30 am
    Full 1940s Makeup Look Tutorial – Gemma Clifford - We got sent a lovely makeup video from a new vintage pal called Gemma Clifford. She has a new YouTube channel destined for great things if this 1940s inspired makeup look tutorial is anything to go by. You can watch the full tutorial here and read […]
  • Femmes de la France – Liberation 1944 in Color

    Glamourdaze
    13 Aug 2014 | 8:11 am
    Women of France – filmed during the liberation of France from Normandy to Paris in 1944 - Very moving and beautiful footage gathered from several sources including one remarkable film by the Hollywood director George Stevens, shot on his personal 16mm camera on Kodachrome. Watch and share ….. More stills from the film Femmes de […]
  • The Top Paris Designer Dresses of 1954

    Glamourdaze
    10 Aug 2014 | 10:27 am
    What were the ‘must have’ dresses in 1954 ? -  1950s fashion report for Glamourdaze.com – originally published by L’officiel-de-la-mode examines the spring /summer gowns from Christian Dior, Hubert Givenchy, Jean Patou and Jean Desses and Jacques Fath. Silk pea stone dress by Hubert de Givenchy. Already very summery, this dress is printed in scarf. The […]
  • One Woman – Three 1950′s Makeup Looks – Elizabeth Arden

    Glamourdaze
    9 Aug 2014 | 5:44 am
    Three Summer Faces – French Make up Styles for 1954 - 1950s Makeup report from L’officiel de la mode. Some summer cosmetic suggestions from the top cosmetologist Elizabeth Arden ( Ed: This was in French, so please forgive our translation!) 1.The Sports Make-up Look Eyelashes, eyelids and eyebrows are slightly greased. The important point here […]
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  • FOTD – Family Portrait Session

    Soo Jin
    11 Aug 2014 | 11:00 am
    I just wanted to share my face of the day from yesterday’s family portrait session. It’s so incredibly rare to put on a full face of makeup these days being a stay-at-home mama but it was pretty fun getting all done up.  I’m really proud of myself for taking care of hair and makeup on my own. I was SO tempted to just going to the salon/makeup counter so that I wouldn’t have to stress about things not turning out the way that I wanted.  In the end, I was able to get ready during Evelyn’s naps/while Hubs took care of her so it all worked out.Before – no…
  • Evelyn’s Birth Story

    Soo Jin
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:00 am
    It’s long overdue but here it is- Evelyn’s birth story!So here’s where I left you.  My last post pre-baby was my 39th week update (besides my pre-scheduled LeSportsac Baby Bag post).  At that point I think my mentality was “this baby is never coming out”.  I remember being so anxious and excited for her to arrive but having thought that she could be coming any minute for the past few weeks was really tiring me out. Even though other parents told me again and again to enjoy this time before baby arrives I couldn’t help but just want her here already!
  • WE are back! Welcome our not-so new addition!

    Soo Jin
    28 Jul 2014 | 3:00 am
    I’m back!I don’t even know where to begin. It’s almost been 1 year since my last post on ABD and so much has changed.  As you can guess I had my sweet baby girl! Evelyn was born early morning on September 9th, 2013.  Since then life has been a beautiful chaos.  In the beginning I was struggling to adjust to motherhood so I had no time, energy or will to continue blogging.  But like people told me over and over again while I was in the thick of things, it got easier!  Most days I’m still pretty pooped by the time Evelyn is in bed but I have to say I really do…
  • How the Owner of This Blog Changed My Life

    Soo Jin
    3 Jan 2014 | 1:44 am
    *Note* – This is Soo Jin’s husband hi-jacking his wife’s blog to do a guest post Another decade passes by…3rd one to be exact.I know it’s just another notch to add to my belt, but I couldn’t help but reflect on the past 10 years of my life.  First off, I can’t even remember what I did for my 20th birthday and to think how long it feels since then…this gives me incredible joy knowing how much more time I have in this world to enjoy with my family and change it.  I have learned a great deal in these past 10 years.  I’ve learned just how…
  • LeSportsac Baby Line Featuring the Ryan Baby Bag, Jessi Baby Bag and Baby Bottle Bag

    Soo Jin
    9 Sep 2013 | 7:50 am
    Hey Everyone!I mentioned back in April that I was on the hunt for a stylish diaper bag that doesn’t scream “I carry diapers!”.  Some other important factors were that it’s light-weight, functional (pockets and can carry crossbody) and affordable.  Well I searched high and low and all the baby bags that I liked never met the affordable criteria.Even though I wasn’t in love, I was pretty set on purchasing the MARC by MARC JACOBS Pretty Nylon Eliz-a-baby Diaper Bag in Black or Grey. It did take a while to justify the $298 price tag to Hubs.PROSlight weight…
 
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    Hello Dollface, lifestyle & natural beauty

  • Lighten Up: Serious Help for Dark Spots

    Cindy
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:47 am
      I should’ve known better than to sit in the sun burning (trying to tan) when I was younger. WHY, oh why did I not use sunscreen until I hit my twenties? Now I’m paying the price with age spots and wrinkles. I am not happy! Age spots, also known as dark spots or liver spots are patches of skin that are hyperpigmented and often show up on the face and hands, sometimes on the chest too. These unsightly spots are caused by the sun due to an increase in melanin production. Often the spots are patchy and uneven. If you have a history of tanning, whether directly in the sun or in…
  • Happiness is Nail Polish from Pacifica

    Cindy
    19 Aug 2014 | 7:58 am
    You know what’s super exciting to a green beauty loving girl like myself? A new product that WORKS! From Pacifica comes a new 7-Free  nail color that blows my mind for the smooth consistency and  shiny bright color. I’ve heard of 5-free and 3-free but 7- free? Yup! Here’s what its formulated without:   parabens, phthalates (dibutyl phthalate), toluene, xylene, camphor, formaldehyde, resin, and animals.  I expected a watery, less colorful color but this one is truly amazing especially when you consider that it’s a healthier polish. To give you an idea of how…
  • (Almost) Bare Faced Beauty

    Cindy
    18 Aug 2014 | 10:03 am
        On the days when I am not out and about and I still want to look presentable for my almost daily trips to Super Target, here’s how I quickly get out of the house. I present to you.. (Almost) Bare Faced Beauty: I start with a small dab of Josh Rosebrook’s Hydrating Serum. For the longest time- like, my whole life so far, I’ve been tackling shine on the t-zone. I suddenly realized that I didn’t want to look powdered and matte because that look made me appear older! No, I want dewy skin like a youthful goddess. And I get that look with a good serum like this…
  • Friday Book Talk

    Cindy
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:57 am
      Here’s what I’ve been into this week! Sing In The Morning, Cry At Night by Barbara J. Taylor Set against the backdrop of a coal mining town in 1913, the story centers around young Violet, a girl accused of killing her own sister. Her mourning mother grapples with a ghost she calls Grief while her father dangerously heads into the coal mines  during the day and drinks at the local  bar at night. Lonely and sad, Violet befriends an outcast named Stanley and the two forge a friendship. When Violet’s father abandons them, its up to her to find an inner strength to help…
  • Four Gorgeous Products You Need To Try

    Cindy
    14 Aug 2014 | 7:55 am
      It’s no secret that I am a fan of these brands and I was thrilled to try more great products from them. Let’s  not waste any time at all, take a look: MUN No. 1 Brightening Youth Serum Apply this at night and expect to see a more radiant you in the morning. Use this serum day or night for a more glowing complexion. Here’s what it contains: Prickly Pear Seed Oil (AKA Cactus Oil or Barbary Fig Seed Oil) which brightens dark circles and evens out skin tone, reducing melasma and hyperpigmentation, and Argan Oil, the nourishing antioxidant anti-aging balancer, combine…
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    Life in a Break Down

  • Old Wives Tale SOS Organic Anti-Hair Loss Oil Treatment: Review

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:59 am
    When I was younger I used to have really thick, “bushy” hair, sadly over the last few years it has started to fall out (as well as going grey) and it is much thinner than it once was, while I guess on the plus side it has got rid of the worrying about it looking like I have a bush on my head, I do worry one day there won’t be much left at all so I was jumping of joy when Old Wives Tales offered me the chance to try their SOS Organic Anti-Hair Loss Oil Treatment. This 100% organic oil contains ingredients that can help soothe and heal scalp infections and moisturise, while…
  • Souk Souk: Review and Giveaway

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    There are many monthly beauty boxes out there at the moment, which thankfully offers everyone the chance to find something just right for them. I have to admit, although I had heard of Souk Souk, I had yet to try it, so when I was offered the chance to not only review one, but offer you lucky people the chance to win a few, I knew, I had to say yes. So how does it work? Souk Souk scouts the globe for small and niche brands that offer organic and natural products and with these they treat their customers. They offer a couple of different boxes, first is the little green beauty box, a monthly…
  • Campfires and Chronic Fatigue

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    If you’ve never had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome you can be forgiven for thinking it’s a relatively trivial condition. The name implies that sufferers will undoubtedly feel tired and bit-run down, but surely that’s nothing new, we all feel tired from time to time! Concerned, welcomed but ultimately useless advice can often take the form of “get some sleep, have a red bull for breakfast and pull your socks up. You’ll feel fine after a hot bath and an early night”. Too tired to argue or explain that even physically pulling your socks up is an effort of titanic proportions, sufferers…
  • Like Love Loathe #25

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    18 Aug 2014 | 4:00 pm
    It’s Tuesday again, wow they really do like to creep up on us don’t they – I hope you have had a wonderful week full of lots of things to love. I’m going to admit – I’m pretty much at a loss of what to put in for this last week. I think my post from Friday sums up the whole of last week and everything else went out of the window. Sunday night was the worst, as I almost expected them to come back again then, I’m hoping now that has been and gone I can start to relax and not jump and wonder at everything like bump or bang. That being said the support I…
  • The Click and Chat Link Up #18

    Sarah-Louise Bailey
    18 Aug 2014 | 5:00 am
    The Click & Chat Social Media Link up Party #21! Thank you so much for stopping by The Click and Chat Social Media Link up Party! We are all about networking and helping you grow your social media numbers! This month we are excited to announce that this linkup will appear on 12 amazing blogs!! That is 12 times the exposure for you and your links! We are also looking for co-hosts for the coming up months, so if you are interested please contact either Amber or Kim on any of their social media and we will chat about it! We will also have a featured blogger every week. Being chosen for our…
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  • Revlon Launches New Super Lustrous Range

    Bhumika
    21 Aug 2014 | 12:36 am
    Revlon Launches New Super Lustrous Range NEW Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss Radiant Fuller Lips with Water-Like Shine. Revlon’s classic lip gloss has undergone a bit of a makeover. You can’t fault us for getting a little work done when the results are this gorgeous. Revlon Super Lustrous Lipgloss unveils a beautiful new package and formula [...] The post Revlon Launches New Super Lustrous Range appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: Revlon launches Street Wear Color Rich in India Lakmé Absolute Launches New Gel Addict Liners and Shades of Gloss Addict,Gel Stylist,Gloss…
  • Lakmé Salon Presents ‘Show Stopping Hair’ Collection Styled by Little Shilpa

    Bhumika
    19 Aug 2014 | 10:48 am
    Lakmé Salon Presents ‘Show Stopping Hair’ Collection Styled by Little Shilpa Hey guys, I attended the exclusive blogger preview of the Autumn-Winter 14-15 collection of UK’s top brands – Miss Selfridge and River Island on behalf of Jabong.com During that, I also caught up on the Little Shilpa’s fittings. Loved the 3-4 outfits I saw during [...] The post Lakmé Salon Presents ‘Show Stopping Hair’ Collection Styled by Little Shilpa appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: Lakmé Absolute Launches New Gel Addict Liners and Shades of Gloss Addict,Gel Stylist,Gloss…
  • Garnier Pure Active Deep Pore Unclogging Face Wash Review

    Bhumika
    18 Aug 2014 | 1:21 pm
    Garnier Pure Active Deep Pore Unclogging Face Wash Review By Raunak Garnier Pure Active is a breakthrough formula which has the unique association of two powerful actives – Salicylic acid with powerful anti-bacterial properties, and Herbal repair with natural repairing and regenerating properties. Clinically tested on acne prone skin, it’s maximum strength formula works immediately [...] The post Garnier Pure Active Deep Pore Unclogging Face Wash Review appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: Avene Very High Protection SPF50+ Spray Review The Body Shop Vitamin E Overnight…
  • Experiencing Renault Duster AWD with Blogadda at Lavasa

    Bhumika
    16 Aug 2014 | 5:30 am
    Experiencing Renault Duster AWD with Blogadda at Lavasa Hey everyone, After experiencing the all new Tata Zest at Goa,when I again got a call to experience the all new Renault All Wheel Duster this time at Lavasa, I was all in for it. I was not expecting something so soon though. Blogadda is super quick [...] The post Experiencing Renault Duster AWD with Blogadda at Lavasa appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: #WhatTheBlack Experience and Final Reveal Picture Polish International Giveaway Beautiful Silver Jewelry at Ziveg.com
  • Lakmé Absolute Launches New Gel Addict Liners and Shades of Gloss Addict,Gel Stylist,Gloss Stylist

    Bhumika
    16 Aug 2014 | 4:38 am
    This wedding season GLOSS it up with Lakmé Absolute Lakmé Absolute Launches New Gel Addict Liners and Shades of Gloss Addict,Gel Stylist,Gloss Stylist. Inspired by runways internationally, it’s no surprise that gloss is set to rule every bridal make up trousseau, this festive season. The much in vogue, hot trend characterized by well hydrated dewy [...] The post Lakmé Absolute Launches New Gel Addict Liners and Shades of Gloss Addict,Gel Stylist,Gloss Stylist appeared first on New Love- Makeup. Related posts: New Launches: Revlon,L’Oreal Paris,Lotus Herbals,TRESemme,Colorbar Revlon…
 
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    SparkleCore

  • HolyClothing Handmade Uniquely Styled Clothing From Tiny to Plus Sized!

    Kelly Stallings
    25 Jul 2014 | 5:38 am
    Finally I’ve found my go to place for unique clothing! HolyClothing makes beautiful Renaissance, Gypsy, Boho & Peasant Style Clothing! They even have almost every piece available in plus size as well! Not all of these clothes are strange at all they have everything from flowing skirts to elegant maxi dresses. Holy Clothing really can’t be beat in their genre or on price either and I promise I’ve checked! Read more to find out why HolyClothing made SparkleCore a customer for life! Continue Reading »
  • #SaveTheUndies Campaign with U by Kotex! Keep your favorite undies on!

    Kelly Stallings
    17 Jul 2014 | 2:57 pm
    Nothing is worse than losing your prettiest panties to “that time”! U by Kotex has started a Save The Undies campaign to help us save our undies from the worst of lady times. I don’t know about you but I cherish my cute frilly panties and of course when you’re wearing them that is inevitably when disaster strikes! Thanks to this new campaign we all get the chance to save our undies with a gift from Kotex! Read more to find out more and get your free samples!Continue Reading »
  • Bo-Po Nail Polish Is The Best Thing Since My Little Pony! Non-Toxic, Brush On Peel Off Polish For Little Girls!

    Kelly Stallings
    7 Jul 2014 | 11:42 pm
    Remember that nail polish from the 80’s that you could just paint on and then peel right off without using nail polish remover? Well Bo-Po is bringing it back! Bp-Po nail polish could be the perfect way to introduce little girls to nail polish without the stress and mess of traditional polishes. You just brush it on and it easily peels right back off! Read more to find out about why this polish could be the next big thing for little fingers! Continue Reading »
  • SparkleCore will be attending Cosmoprof North America 2014 July 13th-15th!

    Kelly Stallings
    27 Jun 2014 | 5:36 pm
    Less than a month to go!!! I literally could not be more excited to be attending Cosmoprof North America 2014! It is the most innovative and informative business to business cosmetics industry trade show in the world and we are going to be there covering the event for you guys for all 3 days! We will tell you all about the amazing new and upcoming products from some of your favorite brands and help to discover a few stand out emerging brands as well! So if you want to know what Cosmoprof North America is all about keep reading!!! If you are a beauty professional I have included all of the…
  • FLASHBACK! The World’s Wildest Wearable Shoes, Part 3: Futuristic Flair

    Kelly Stallings
    24 Jun 2014 | 9:41 am
    We’ve walked with the animals, marched through industry, and now we fly to the future.This is the final installment of our three-part series where we’ve show you the coolest, weirdest, and most stylish shoes we’ve found in our search for the world’s wildest wearable shoes! Prepare to have your minds blown right out of your adorable little heads with these crazy concepts! These shoes feature forward thinking technology and futuristic designs that have ignited our curiosity of what the fashion of tomorrow may have in store for us!Continue Reading »
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    Beauty High

  • Stunning Side Braid Hairstyles You Haven’t Tried Yet

    Augusta Falletta
    21 Aug 2014 | 7:15 am
    When it comes to plaits, we have a bit of a bias towards side braid hairstyles. They’re simple, they’re flattering on everyone, and there are so many variations that it’s pretty impossible to be bored. Sure, we love practically every braid in the book, but swing ‘em to the side and we can’t get enough. To keep you on your toes in the hairstyling department, we found some of the coolest side braid hairstyles on Pinterest — that you haven’t seen a million times. Take a look at our favorites below, and tell us which hairstyle you’ll be trying! Scroll…
  • 10 Things No One Ever Tells You About: Your Lips

    Michelle Grossman
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:15 am
    Johner Images When it comes to our lips, we know we love playing around with different stains, balms, and glosses. But, what else do we really know about our lips besides which shade of nude looks best on them? Taking care of our lips is so important, so being clued in on the do’s and don’ts of lip care is essential. Below, we’re filling you in on the ten things no one ever tells you about your lips, but what you really need to know. 1. They’re more sensitive than you think: Our lips lack the protection that the rest of our skin has because they have no oil or sweat…
  • Beauty Buzz: DIY the Cotton Candy Bun, New Hair Colors for Fall, More

    Rachel Adler
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:15 am
    What better way to start out the day than with the must-click talking points from around the web, curated by us. Have a story you’d like to nominate? We’ll be posting our top stories each morning, so tweet us at @BeautyHigh #BHbuzz 1. Have you been spotting “cotton candy buns” all over Pinterest lately? Us, too. Now, learn how to get them yourself. [The Beauty Department] 2. Do you feel like you’re constantly producing waste with your beauty products? Learn ways to cut down with these hacks. [xoVain] 3. Not sure why your skin is acting up? These 10 things may actually…
  • Secret Beauty Ingredient: Argan Oil

    Michelle Grossman
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    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 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.  They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but apparently liquid gold does. Argan oil, the oil extracted from the fruit of Morocco’s…
  • Instagram Insta-Glam: Purple Eyeliner

    Augusta Falletta
    20 Aug 2014 | 12:30 pm
    As much as we love a good makeup trend, sometimes, we love a certain look we see on the runway, but we’re a little intimidated about how to pull it off in real life. Brightly colored makeup and graphic eyeliner are two huge fall 2014 trends, seen at shows like Chloe and Kenzo, so combining the two into one mega trend makes sense, right? Enter purple eyeliner, a product we’d love to wear, but one we could also use a little inspiration on. Thank the beauty aisle gods for Instagram. This week, purple eyeliner took over our feed in all forms — cat eyes, graphic looks, and bottom…
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    Don Mehrabi MD - Dermatologist Beverly Hills » Blog

  • 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! ]]
  • Higher Doses of Isotretinoin May Be More Effective Over Time

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    5 Aug 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Despite the controversy surrounding isotretinoin (the active ingredient in drugs like Accutane), there’s still lots of research going on regarding how to use it more effectively. Even the less... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Skin Cancers On The Scalp

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    29 Jul 2014 | 9:10 am
    Skin cancers can appear on any part of the body. However, those areas exposed to the sun on a regular basis are the most common locations of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin lesions. Patients with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • What’s the Evidence Linking IBS and Accutane?

    Don Mehrabi MD FAAD
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:30 am
    There has been a lot of controversy over whether there is a link between conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and Accutane. The fact that this... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
 
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  • 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
  • Is your winter skin drinking your makeup?

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    20 Jul 2014 | 8:51 pm
    If you get to mid-morning or the start of your lunch break and notice that your makeup has mysteriously disappeared, there’s a good chance your skin has drunk it up! In these cooler months, external influences like artificial heating and cool winds will make your skin dry and thirsty, and your disappearing makeup is often the first indicator of it. Before rushing to change your makeup routine, I always recommend looking at your skincare and diet first. Drinking sufficient amounts of water is the key to hydrating your skin, and of course reducing its thirst-factor! Secondly have a look at…
  • Makeup Gift Idea: colour switch

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    13 Jul 2014 | 5:45 pm
    “Colour switch” by Vera Mona is a great little makeup gift or addition to your own makeup bag. It was shown to me by a client (thanks Sandra!) recently and I couldn’t believe it hadn’t been created earlier. It’s perfect for someone who enjoys using different makeup colours but only owns a few makeup brushes. For example using the same brush for blush and bronzer, or blending a smoky eye with 2-3 colours using just one brush. With “colour switch” you simply swipe the brush over the stippled sponge and it quickly removes all colours from it and you’re ready for the next product.
  • Check & Refresh

    Wendy Kwei Makeup Artist Sydney
    3 Jul 2014 | 6:16 pm
    We all make New Year’s resolutions but with everything else that goes on at the start of the year, they’re often hard to keep! So the start of the new financial year is a “second chance” to remind yourself to stop and reassess things. In terms of makeup resolutions, I advise my clients to check and refresh their makeup routine at least once a year, to avoid any makeup ruts! Here are some suggestions to get you started: To check: Foundation colour: when was the last time you had it matched? Does your skin colour change markedly with the seasons? Foundation texture: is your…
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  • 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
    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 take it off or swap out the color.…
  • 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. …
  • Permanent Hair Removal at Home? Baby Steps, with the Veet Infini’Silk

    Meli Pennington
    8 Jul 2014 | 12:00 pm
      As long as humans have been altering our looks, we’ve been removing unwanted hair. Whether for looks, religious ritual, or even disease control, we’ve invented numerous ways to remove hair from our faces, scalps, and bodies – any place our current culture deemed we might be better off bald.   Ancient Hair Removal Methods   Some of these methods are time-tested throughout the ages – shaving methods involving sharpened flints and shells have been around for about …
  • Blending Beauty Teas with the Ladies of R.L. Linden

    Meli Pennington
    1 Jul 2014 | 4:00 am
      Beauty is not just skin deep – it’s deeply connected to health and habits. And natural beauty isn’t just about looking natural – at it’s most basic, it’s also about allowing nature’s beauty allies to help us look our best.   With this principle in mind I joined a beauty tea blending workshop on a sweltering night in Brooklyn. The event, hosted by Verdant Beauty, was also an in-person meeting with Robin King and Lynn Till of R.L. …
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  • Easy Back-to-School Lunches with Del Monte

    Ashley
    17 Aug 2014 | 9:21 pm
    This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Del Monte, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #DelMonteBTS http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV As I opened my eyes this morning, the realization that my daughter is starting school this year gripped my heart.  Of course I worry what she’ll study, how she’ll socialize, and a million little things but what really has me troubled is that my little girl is growing up.  My baby.  My daughter who just learned how to sit up on her own yesterday…or so it seems.  While writing this I…
  • Five Beauty Habits to Break for Fall

    Ashley
    14 Aug 2014 | 11:40 am
    Skipping a few hours of sleep, forgetting to wash your face before bed, not apply sunscreen everyday all seem so innocent right? But odds are, at least one of these habits in your daily routine are the cause of those dreadful breakouts, crow’s feet and flakey or discolored skin. Fortunately, the fixes are simple! By nixing these everyday habits you can take years off your complexion, and leave skin protected, balanced and refreshed: Mistake #1: Forgetting Sunscreen We know, we know – you hear this a million times but 90% of premature skin aging and discoloration is caused by exposure to…
  • Dove Advanced Care Deodorant + Sweepstakes

    Ashley
    12 Aug 2014 | 12:03 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. #Sponsored #MC #SleevelessSummerSweeps Let’s see a raise of hands…how many of you moms of young kids occasionally skip taking a shower some days?  It’s not that you WANT to but you do.  Oh good, I’m not alone!  Dove has some good news to share with us.  Those of you who are totally on top of things all the time and are rolling your eyes at me right now you can continue reading if you want or you…
  • Nail Wraps Compared – Sally Hansen, Jamberry + More

    Ashley
    6 Aug 2014 | 11:45 am
    I’ve been thinking about doing this post for a while and I’m excited to finally be doing it!!  I’m currently reviewing five different nail wrap (stickers, decals, shields, or whatever name you call them). I’m only on day two and they look the same as they did on day one, pictured above.  I’m going to be wearing these for a full week and I’ll report back to you with the results.  I’ll be judging them based on the following aspects: - Style/design - Ease of application - Durability - Ease of removal - Chemical components - Shape of wraps - Cost Do I…
  • Regency Beauty Institute Contest #ShareBeautyContest

    Ashley
    28 Jul 2014 | 10:09 am
    I’m pushing thirty {which seems unreal!!} but I can still remember in Elementary school watching daytime TV talk show makeovers with my grandmother.  Oprah and Sally Jessy Raphael in the afternoons, and Regis and Kathie Lee in the mornings {during the summer of course}. Believe it or not I can still remember some of the timeless advice they gave.  Some included: - Apply lotion on your feet, hands, knees, and elbows every night because those are the driest parts of your body. - To keep your manicure going strong and staying shiny add a thin layer of topcoat every day. - To fight…
 
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  • Kajol Elegant In Satya Paul Saree

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:57 pm
    Kajol makes very rare public appearances these days. She is one celebrity who does not like to hog camera space. Nor does she have a care in the world for the fashion police. Although this leading lady of Bollywood is not
  • Anju Modi's Manikarnika Collection At LFW 2014

    20 Aug 2014 | 8:31 pm
    The lights went dim, the models stepped out one by one and there was only one thing running in our mind - ecstasy. As you and I are aware of it, Anju Modi's designs are something never to miss. From the
  • LFW’14: River Island’s Retro-Chic Style

    20 Aug 2014 | 9:40 am
    Day 2 of LFW 2014 started off with a vivid variety of designers compiled together. And now when the day is about to end, we had the opportunity to see our first retro collection of this fashion week. Retro or the
  • Archana Rao's 'Tea.ism' Comes Alive At LFW 2014

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:57 am
    Day 2 started with a bang at the Lakme Fashion Week 2014. As expected, Archana Rao's Frou Frou collection was colourful and bright. The designs she brought to life were polka, floral and the gigantic prints which were kind of
  • Madhuri Dixit In Shehla Khan Lehenga

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:15 am
    The latest episode of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa was filled with glamour. There was Priyanka Chopra who was dressed to impress in an Armani suit. On the other hand, Madhuri Dixit was in a stunning lehenga choli from Shehla Khan's couture. Even
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    Pretty Squared

  • MAC Mehr Lipstick Review and Swatch

    19 Aug 2014 | 9:30 am
    We are halfway through August, and I couldn't be more excited (sorry summer, but fall in New York is certainly the season to beat!).  I'm thinking cozy layers, scarves, hot lattes, moody makeup with vampy shades, and Halloween, which is one of my favorite holidays.  This summer, bright coral lipsticks with glossy finishes were highly popular, and rightfully so; however, this fall, trends have quickly shifted over to a mauve, brown nude lip in a matte finish.  Whether based on upcoming releases (or...ahem, Kylie Jenner's Instagram), brown tinted lip colors are here to stay and…
  • Olia Box - Jewelry Subscription Review & Try On

    14 Aug 2014 | 8:09 am
    In the big, wide world of subscription boxes, I'm a picky customer. I love the idea of monthly gifts, but I also have high expectations that these gifts be pretty, useful, and worth the investment.  During my search for more lifestyle and fashion subscription boxes, I came across Olia Box.  With Olia (c/o), the concept is simple - for different price points (that work for all budgets), Olia delivers style-customized jewelry straight to your doorstep. My expectations were high, and I'm happy to report that Olia Box delivered (a simple concept needs to be exceptionally executed, and…
  • Pretty in Pink - Summer Resolutions with Starbucks Teavana® Shaken IcedTeas

    6 Aug 2014 | 7:59 am
    As I'm preparing for my final year of graduate school, I'm realizing the importance of fully savoring and enjoying every single day left of my summer vacation.  Summer is all about trying new things, experiencing new places, going out of my comfort zone, and ultimately meeting my warm-weather resolutions. I wanted this summer to be both productive and relaxing, the perfect balance of crossing out my to-do lists while pursuing my hobbies (sounds lovely, but this is the proverbial "easier said than done"). And because summer and sunshine hold the promise that anything can be…
  • Neutrogena All Day Makeup Tutorial - Back to School Tutorial

    5 Aug 2014 | 4:36 pm
    This "Back to School - All Day Look" post was sponsored by the Collective Bias Social Fabric Community. #AllDayLook and #CollectiveBiasAs I am preparing for the second year of my graduate school, I started reminiscing about back to school planning and shopping.  My sister and I used to plan our outfits and makeup routine for the week (and of course, fell off the wagon only the second day when we realized we'd have to wake up at 5 AM to actually stick to our lofty plans).For grad school, I still have to think ahead for every day, but my routine has somewhat changed. Many grad school…
  • InStyle and Nine West - Georgetown Fall 2014 Collection Launch

    4 Aug 2014 | 9:56 am
    Shoe shopping is the best kind of shopping. I'm always guaranteed to find a pair of shoes that is absolutely lovely and fits perfectly (and more often than not, is in my budget, depending on my splurge levels).  For those days when I'm not up to trying on skinny jeans or figuring out whether a shirt is a dress or a tunic (or a hot mess), I can always count on some retail therapy with shoe shopping.  The Cinderella factor is all too real - pretty shoes make me happy (and shopping for shoes is simply exciting all around!).When I received the Nine West and InStyle Fall Collection…
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    Beaut Chic

  • 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…
  • Review: Bourjois Volume 1 Seconde Mascara

    6 Jun 2014 | 12:00 am
    Bourjois has to be one of my favourite "high street" makeup brands. I always find that their products exude quality despite the very affordable price range. I also have a very special place in my heart for the brand as I had the chance to meet them during my first ever London Fashion Week experience! Do you remember my fabulous nail designs and makeup by Bourjois that I sported after the Handpicked Future LFW event last year?!Bourjois are always releasing amazing new products into the beauty world. Everything is packaged so beautifully and that is exactly the case with the new Volume 1…
 
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  • Tips to Prevent Split Ends

    Avalon
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:32 pm
    Split ends are a major annoyance that plagues many people with medium to long hair. Over time breakage will occur with the ends of your hair, damaging the hair into separate fragments. These fragments will progress further up your hair, causing more damage if not properly treated. Learn the proper steps to preventing and treating split ends in your hair, avoiding the all too common damage that will result.   Avoid the Heat   #98841024 / gettyimages.com   While heating tools such as blow dryers, straighteners, and curling irons are all great for styling our hair, the damage they…
  • Celebrities With Rainbow Colored Hair

    Avalon
    12 Aug 2014 | 7:30 am
    Bright and exciting hairstyles have become increasingly popular among celebrities and their fans alike. These bright styles come in every color imaginable, most popularly blue, pink, purple, and green. Take a look at some of the celebrities who have sported these daring styles, and how they pulled them off.   Kesha   #452621334 / gettyimages.com   Kesha’s hair has spanned a number of different colors, ranging from the boldest purple to a lighter and more manageable green. She has been known to switch up her style more than almost any other celebrity, showing off her different…
  • 5 Facts About Your Skin

    Avalon
    7 Aug 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Keeping your skin healthy through every season is critical, especially as we age. While each person is unique, there are a few universal facts that you should know about your skin. Learn the different steps to keeping the skin of your face fresh and healthy. This will be beneficial in the beauty of your skin, ensuring good health for years to come.   Never Scrub Your Face   #137865360 / gettyimages.com   Scrubbing is a term we have come to associate with a deep cleaning. While this may be perfectly acceptable for the floors, kitchen counters, and dirty dishes, scrubbing is an…
  • The Benefits of Facial Oils

    Avalon
    4 Aug 2014 | 10:47 am
    While the natural oils of our face sometime get a bad rap, they are actually very beneficial to the skin, bringing with them a number of advantages. Learn what benefits can be gained from this oil, and how to best manage it while keeping your skin healthy. It can be beneficial to everyone to use products that increase the oil on the face, while not too much, a healthy amount will help keep this sensitive skin free from damage. This can be especially helpful as we age, working to replace the oils that are lost by the time a person reaches their 30’s.   Greater Benefits   #182353459…
  • Most Memorable Hairstyles of the 2014 World Cup

    Avalon
    29 Jul 2014 | 7:49 am
    The World Cup has come and gone with Germany winning their fourth World Cup title. While there are many memorable moments from the games in the past few weeks, some of the most memorable aspects will be the hairstyles that became famous from these events. Take a look at the soccer players with the most interesting styles, and how these looks are impacting everyone’s hairstyle.   Paul Pogba   #451661488 / gettyimages.com   While France was able to make it past Nigeria, they were doomed to fall to Germany in the quarter-finals. One of their most notable players was the young…
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    STYLECRAZE » Articles

  • Top 5 Maybelline Red Shade Lipsticks Available In India

    Namita
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:42 am
    For girls, lipsticks will always be like the trusted sidekicks. During good days or bad, they will stand by our side and make the day a little better. If the lipstick is red, then it’s all the more good news! Red is always seen as the color of power. Women who wear red lipsticks frequently vouch for its mood altering abilities. It’s the color that screams –“Throw in some stilettos and go get the world!” Maybelline being one of the most famous lipstick brands offers many a fabulous red shades. Here is our pick of the top five Maybelline red shades that you must try! 1. Maybelline…
  • 16 Amazing Benefits Of Swimming For A Healthy Body

    Rashmi Vilas
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:35 am
    Image: Getty Are you a water baby? Do you love to see swimmers racing effortlessly in the pool and are you envious about it? Then it is high time that you learn and master the art of swimming. Why not learn this life skill and make each swimming stroke a joyous experience? Swimming is a super healthy recreational activity that is low cost and is not restricted to any age group. It is an excellent workout that can be done and continued all through your life. Swimming is a low impact activity which has numerous mental and physical health benefits. There may be several challenges that you may…
  • 20 Effective Tips To Cure And Prevent Teenage Acne

    waafiya
    21 Aug 2014 | 6:29 am
    Image: Shutterstock Being a teenager is no easy task. Physical and mental changes can throw a teenager’s life off gear. Acne is one of the more unpleasant companions of one’s teenage years. Acne can take many forms, such as pimples, cysts, blackheads or whiteheads. Teens get acne due to the hormonal changes, which come with puberty. Many teenagers get acnes due to heredity too. The sebaceous glands usually secrete the right amount of sebum in the body. But in teens, due to hormonal changes in the body, the glands become more active and secrete excessive sebum. This results in clogging of…
  • 10 Amazing Benefits Of Anise Tea On Your Health

    Pubali Mukherjee
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:36 am
    Image: Shutterstock Do you suffer from frequent stomach ache? Do you suffer from cold throughout the year? Do you have any other chronic ailment? If yes, then there is one instant remedy for all these ailments-anise tea! All you need to do is to add a few drops of anise seeds to a cup of hot water and take a few sips. Instant relief is guaranteed for your ailments. Anise is said to have its origin in ancient Egypt. The amazing healing power of this herbal plant has been in use for more than a few thousand years! Apart from being known for its medicinal values, anise seeds are also used as…
  • 10 Side-Effects Of Cumin Seeds

    Renu M
    21 Aug 2014 | 5:31 am
    Image: Getty Imagining an Indian kitchen without cumin seeds is next to impossible! Indian recipes of all kinds use cumin for its distinctive flavor. Cumin seed is a culinary herb that is native to Asia. Cumin seeds are also known as jeera, caraway, kummel, krishnajraka roman cumin, kala jeera, shahi jeera, semences de carvi, haravi and apium carvi. It is in fact a fruit of cumin herb, but it forms seeds once it has dried. Cumin is a valued spice as it has many medical benefits, mainly for digestive conditions like colic, dyspepsia and flatulence. However, consuming cumin seed can have many…
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    Cheap Is the New Classy

  • Manwich Shepherds Pie Recipe #sponsored #Manwich

    Dawn McAlexander
    20 Aug 2014 | 5:08 am
    This post brought to you by Manwich. All opinions are 100% mine. We love Shepherds Pie in this home, but recently we decided to change it up and try our version featuring Manwich. Manwich is a tangy, hearty sauce that kids love. Our daughter, Amber, especially loves Shepherds Pie, but it really kicks it up a notch when you add Manwich to this Shepherds Pie recipe. Manwich Shepherds Pie Recipe Manwich Shepherds Pie Recipe Ingredients: 1 can Manwich Thick & Chunky or Manwich Bold 1 pound ground beef {93% lean} 1 pack pie crusts {contains 2 that you roll out} 1/2 medium onion 5 medium…
  • Get Help Planning For College With The KapMap #sponsored #JourneyToCollege @SheSpeaksUp

    Amber
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:37 pm
    Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Kaplan Test Prep. I received compensation to write this post, and any opinions expressed are my own, and reflect my actual experience. This week, I started my senior year. Since I am enrolled in a program called Early College, I will have to go to school an additional year as compared to other people my age. However, when I graduate I will have an Associates Degree as well as a high school diploma. Although I love the school I attend, I find it very confusing in choosing what steps and classes to take next. Thanks to the Kaplan KapMap, I have…
  • Sauder: Classy, Budget Friendly Furniture #sponsored @SauderUSA

    Dawn McAlexander
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:34 pm
    Recently, I was invited to choose some furniture from Sauder to review on the blog. I already own a desk and tech pier from Sauder that I absolutely love, so I was excited to choose another desk, this time for my husband – since he was giving me the jealous face over my other one. I also chose a night stand, which we are using for an end table in the living room. Ordering online was a breeze. Well, after I narrowed it down to what I wanted anyway. It took me forever to decide. There are so many nice pieces of furniture that I think will go nicely in my home. But I love shopping for…
  • 10 Decadent Cupcake Recipes

    Dawn McAlexander
    15 Aug 2014 | 6:46 am
    August 18th is Cupcake Day! Who’s up for celebrating? We have rounded up 10 of the tastiest cupcake recipes that we could find on the internet to help you celebrate. From peanut butter to cherry cordial, from cream cheese frosting to sprinkles, you are sure to find something that you love! Happy Cupcake Day!Continue reading: 10 Decadent Cupcake Recipes
  • Quick And Easy Vegetarian Nachos Recipe #sponsored #BeyondMeat

    Dawn McAlexander
    14 Aug 2014 | 5:53 pm
    If you are a vegetarian, that doesn’t mean that you have to miss out on nachos. BeyondMeat helped us create this great vegetarian nachos recipe that is just as tasty {if not more so} than the original. P.S. No animals were harmed in the making of this recipe. Continue reading: Quick And Easy Vegetarian Nachos Recipe #sponsored #BeyondMeat
 
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    Behind the Scenes Makeup

  • Legendary Makeup Artist, Dick Smith dies at 92

    Lindsey
    31 Jul 2014 | 7:41 am
    The makeup industry is mourning the loss of a true pioneer. Dick Smith, most well known for his work on The Godfather, The Exorcist, and Amadeus passed away yesterday at age 92. While I do not work in special effects, I have always been inspired by Dick Smith’s career and creations. He was dedicated to teaching other makeup artists, and I always made a point to attend any presentation he gave.  This is a tremendous loss. RIP to a legend.  
  • Gamechanger: “The Wet Brush” Review

    Lindsey
    23 Jul 2014 | 12:40 pm
    Do you believe that a hairbrush can have magical powers? Have you tried The Wet Brush? A hairstylist friend of mine gave me The Wet Brush as a gift several months ago and it’s a game changer. If you haven’t brushed your hair with one, I know it sounds too good to be true. How can this hair brush be different than any other hair brush on the market? I’m not sure how, but The Wet Brush glides through even the most knotted, wet or tangled hair with ease, and not a hint of pain. I have a lot of hair and it takes me a long time to detangle it when it’s wet. I inevitably end…
  • China Finally Ends Mandatory Animal Testing for ‘Ordinary Cosmetics’ !

    Lindsey
    1 Jul 2014 | 10:04 am
    As the only country in the world that legally required animal testing for cosmetics since 2012, China has played a major opposing role in the ongoing battle against animal cruelty. Companies such as Avon and Estée Lauder (who own MAC, Smashbox, Tom Ford, Bobbi Brown etc), have even altered their prior no-animal testing policy in order to sell in the country. On Monday, June 30th, the Chinese Food and Drug Administration has officially stopped requiring animal tests on ‘ordinary cosmetics,’ including make up, fragrances, skin, hair and nail care products!  Troy Seidle, the…
  • Review: CoverGirl LashBlast Fusion

    Lindsey
    20 Jun 2014 | 11:00 am
    I wanted to do a quick review on CoverGirl’s LashBlast Fusion mascara because the LashBlast collection is one that I hear a lot of people raving about. It’s no secret that I am a diehard L’Oreal Voluminous fan when it comes to drugstore mascara, but I recently strayed from my tried and true in order to see what all the fuss was about. There’s a lot of variety in CoverGirl’s LashBlast line. Whatever you’re looking for in a mascara (volumizing, lengthening, waterproof, long wear etc), you will probably find it. I decided to go for their popular LashBlast…
  • Inspiration: Rosie Huntington Whiteley for Violet Grey

    Lindsey
    18 Jun 2014 | 12:00 pm
    These are some of the most beautiful photos that I’ve seen in a long time and I’ve been staring at them for the past week. Rosie’s makeup (done by Kate Lee) is flawless. I love every single look. Photography: EMMA SUMMERTON Hair: SASCHA BREUER Makeup: KATE LEE Styled: ELIZABETH SULCER Nails: STEPHANIE STONE
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    A Hint Of Sunlight

  • Swimming with the Whale Sharks of Oslob, Cebu

    19 Aug 2014 | 8:31 pm
    Whale-watching in Oslob has created plenty buzz lately and now it's in everybody's bucket list, especially because when you're in Oslob, you're sure to see one. Swimming with the butanding (whale shark) was definitely quite an experience for me. There's something extremely magnificent about these giants. With their size, they could easily be the king of the ocean. But up close, they're so gentle and almost vulnerable.Truth be told though, I had second thoughts about writing this post. I'm really still on the fence here. The more I read about the butanding, the more convinced I am…
  • Funshoot: Old School

    16 Aug 2014 | 10:59 am
    While in the middle of composing my previous post, I also unearthed this photo set somewhere from the recesses of my hard drive. This session was supposed to be 60s inspired. Of course, by now, I'm pretty sure I failed in the styling as well as hair and make-up. Well, especially the hair. I am just no good in hair styling.On the other hand, I'm more than happy I was able to explore this aspect of photography. Usually, my black and white photos are shot in color like the rest and are then later desaturated during post-processing. This time, I decided to shoot the whole set in black and…
  • My Betty Draper-Inpired Rosegal Wishlist

    13 Aug 2014 | 7:11 pm
     I've been watching a lot of Mad Men lately. I'm still at Season 3, but I'm definitely drawn to the 60s vibe already. They say this is the show that helped the 60s fashion make a come back.I cannot verify this information of course but every time Betty Draper is on screen, I can definitely see what they mean. She may be a cold, stoic women, but her style is definitely not flat.Unfortunately, I live in a small city, and I don't have access to all the nice vintage dresses made these days. So what better place to look than online? There are plenty of online boutiques, and one such…
  • iWhile Purifying Essence Product Review

    8 Aug 2014 | 11:35 pm
    It feels like forever since I blogged about a product that I really really like. I mentioned a few months back that I received this package from iWhite Korea. There were plenty of good stuff in that box, but the one that I was most excited about was the Purifying Essence.iWhile Purifying EssenceUpon the time I'm writing this review, I'm not sure if this product is out in the market yet.So what does it do?It's specifically made to be used before using iWhite Nose Pack Blackheads and Whiteheads Remover or their Whitening Pack Peel-off Mask. I already reviewed the latter in…
  • Travel Log: Kawasan Falls, Cebu

    9 Jul 2014 | 9:16 pm
    As I am writing this, the sky is so gloomy outside, it looks like it just watched a really sad soap opera. I'm pretty sure it's going to rain this afternoon too.There's just nothing that makes me miss summer more than a cold weather and heavy rain. And I think I had the longest ever string of get-aways for this year's summer. One of the firsts was during March, when my sister and I decided to explore parts of Cebu that we haven't explored yet. It was actually a three-day trip. Our first day was spent within the city and I may, or may not blog about as it's all city-ish stuff. The second day…
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    Skin Care Beauty Mag

  • 7 Best Age Defying Hair Styles to Try

    admin
    21 Aug 2014 | 3:51 am
    Looking young has always been in vogue. If given their way, women would want to look forever 16, as unfortunately intelligence and wisdom are the only desirable outcomes of ageing. So, everybody wants to look younger than their age. While some women go for extensive skin care and make up to achieve the desired results, [&hellip
  • Best Facials for Oily Skin

    admin
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:45 pm
    Oily skin has always been a woman’s enemy and those women who have a naturally oily skin know what it is all about dealing with the oily skin. It is quite a nightmare to any woman really. Few of the problems that women with oily skin have to put up with on a daily basis [&hellip
  • 5 Exotic and Exclusive Climatotheraphy Destinations Around the World

    admin
    14 Aug 2014 | 1:45 am
    Well, when it comes to climatotherapy you need to keep in mind that a holidaying experience will certainly help to soothe all your stressed out muscles and nerves and takes you on the path to a speedy recovery. Nothing can be a more luxurious affair than taking a dip in the natural springs or lakes [&hellip
  • 5 Amazing and Simple Homemade Face Packs

    admin
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:57 am
    Why head to a beauty salon when you have DIY face masks which you can prepare very much sitting in the comfort of your own space? Yes, it is indeed as simple as it sounds. Chemicals can cause harm to the skin in the long run. By spending a very little time, one can easily [&hellip
  • 10 Great Ways to Take Care of Your Skin

    admin
    12 Aug 2014 | 2:59 am
    When it comes to skin care most of us just think it is an easy one-time affair. When you look at celebrities flaunting their flawless skin we simply yearn for having one like a long neckline, flawless back and what not. Don’t you want to wear pretty tops back open or sexy blouses to be [&hellip
 
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    The Plastic Surgery Blog

  • What are Perfect Breasts?

    Ryan Bloch
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:50 am
      Breasts, breasts, breasts. Whether small or large, pert or pendulous, they all have their admirers. But there is one type of breast that most approaches perfection. The model mammary apparently has a nipple that points slightly skywards and an upper half just a bit smaller than the bottom half. If one is talking about a mature woman, then there is no perfect breast size. All breast sizes when the time comes, will serve the function to which they were given. If you a girl asking the question then be proud of what you have, if your breasts are small and compact then so be it, they can be…
  • The Renaissance of the Male Calf?

    Ryan Bloch
    5 Aug 2014 | 9:55 am
        Did you know that the male calf used to be a signature erogenous zone? This is why European men in the latter part of the 18th Century wore stockings. Much like the modern equivalent of the male bicep, an emphasis on a strong shapely calf was meant to attract female onlookers. As with a strong bicep, a strong calf conveyed virility. If we look at paintings and portraits from the latter half of the 1700s we can see that the fashionable item were white stockings, and men can be seen posing in such a way as to accentuate the finer features of their calf. The modern equivalent of…
  • What Are Perfect Lips?

    Ryan Bloch
    4 Aug 2014 | 6:52 am
    The balanced lip size: The ratio of the height of the upper lip to that of the lower one is ideally 1.4:1.6. 1. Outside Corners of Lips Over time, the fat at the corner of the lips disappears and the depressor angularis oris, the muscle that runs from the corner of the lips to the jawbone, tightens, resulting in the downward look. This process also results in the formation of Marionette lines. Dermal fillers can replace the volume while Botox®, in the depressor angularis oris will relax that muscle.  2. Vermilion Border This is the lip border that defines the shape of your lips. The…
  • Is the Waif Out? Butt Augmentations may provide an answer

    Ryan Bloch
    30 Jul 2014 | 10:39 am
      Fashions change. Hair styles change. Make up changes. So does the ideal body type. Is the waif look, glorified on the cover of every fashion magazine, so dominant in the 90s and the 2000s, finally out? And if the waif look is out, what is in?   Looking back through time, it would appear that the curvy woman is traditionally what is most desirable.   Here is a link to fashion trends through out the 20th Century.   http://www.tufts.edu/~mlee21/trends.html   Here is a link to a good article on what is sexy through out the ages:  …
  • Cosmetic Surgery for Ears? Hear Us Out!

    Ryan Bloch
    26 Jun 2014 | 10:22 am
    From complaining that they are to large, asymmetrical, or protrude to far from their heads, many individuals are unhappy with their ears. Many take various measures to hide them, from growing out the hair to cover the ears, to slapping on hats. Fortunately, otoplasty, or ear plastic surgery, is readily available to cosmetically alter the ears. Because the ears are very prominent, many cosmetic ear surgery patients experience a significant increase in confidence and self-esteem once their ears have been given a more desirable appearance. The most popular otoplasty procedure is ear pinning and…
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    Makeup & Beauty Tips, Tricks Tutorials & Reviews

  • How To Grown Long Healthy Nails (Version 2.0)

    Nicole
    20 Aug 2014 | 10:54 am
    I wrote a post in the early days of my blog about how to grow nails.  You see I had some broke down, peeling, breaking nails and some busted cuticles and I was on a mission to change that.  Somehow the post has gotten deleted, but all the links to it remain, which can only be explained by the fact that there are aliens who live in the internet and screw things up just for fun.  Seriously, ask anyone with a website, they mess with your stuff all the time. I’m kidding . . . sorta. Anyways, a few people have pointed out that the post was missing and since my nails are WAY longer and…
  • Color Theory In Makeup Part 3 (Cancel & Cover)

    Nicole
    18 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    I feel like a broken record saying this again but if you’re new to color theory in makeup READ THIS INTRO POST  first so that you understand the basics that we’re going to discuss in this post. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about your face:  It’s nice, I like that sh*t.  That being said, from time to time everyone has some sort of blemish or discoloration on their face that they would probably rather hide.  Lucky for you, knowing a little color theory can make it a wee bit easier to cover these things up. Again, we are going to be using…
  • Color Theory In Makeup Part 2 (Bringing Out Eye Color)

    Nicole
    15 Aug 2014 | 5:21 am
    Now that we all have a basic understanding of color theory in makeup, it’s time to talk about how to use it.  Unless you haven’t read part one of this series, in which case you will have no idea what I’m saying and you should READ THAT HERE first.  We’ll wait right here for you until you’re done.  All finished? Ok cool, let’s talk about eyes. When people talk about “makeup for green eyes” or “makeup to make blue eyes pop!” basically they are giving you the makeup equivalent of complimentary colors.  For example if we’re…
  • Color Theory In Makeup Part 1 (Intro to color)

    Nicole
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:46 am
    I’m going to try something a little different here and do a three part series. If it works out well, then maybe we can make this a regular thing, and if it sucks we pretend this never happened, deal?  Ok cool. The reason I’m splitting it up is that color theory is kinda complex, and I want to make sure I don’t miss anything that matters.  I also don’t want to break your brain and make you think about it too much at once. In art school there were entire courses we took on learning and applying color theory.  Obviously I can’t go that far into it, but I think we…
  • Geometry is fun!

    Nicole
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    I go through some serious phases.  Like sometime’s I’ll eat greek yogurt every day for like an entire year, and then I’ll suddenly hate it and stop eating it for a few months.  Then I try it again and the cycle starts all over.  I’ve done the same thing with just about every type of food you can imagine. It doesn’t end there though. I go through phases with my hair and makeup too.  Most recently it’s been nails actually.  It all started when I saw THIS geometric nail art.  Then I saw something similar on Pinterest.  Then I saw Aubrey Plaza on the…
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    No Nonsense Beauty Blog

  • Its Fashion Flash Monday!

    Deb Chase
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:14 am
    This week Jodell of Black Cat Plus is  hosting Fashion Flash. This terriffic plus size  site is living proof that style has no size.  I love  how Jodell  explains  how to  enjoy   top trends at any shape and age.  Jodell is also  a committed  activist against fat  shaming and discrimination and I am so proud to  know and work with her. Fashion Flash Beauty Icons This week I got an invitation from HSN  to join their “Skinspiration” discussion that explored the beauty icons that ifluenced me.  I have so many that it  is  hard to pick just one. I love the style…
  • Skin Care From Shark Tank– How Cool is That?

    Deb Chase
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:24 am
    RIght now I have two top  passions–  honest skin care and   watching Shark Tank every Friday night.  For those  who may  not yet  be addicted, Shark Tank is a competition where  aspiring entrepreneurs seek to partner with self-made  billionnaires like  Mark Cuban ( Yahoo, owner of Dallas Maverick’s)  Barbara Corcoran ( real estate magnate ) and  Daymond John ( brilliant founder of Fubu fashions).  I usually find  competition shows banal and  mean inspirited, but each week I am blown away by the originality and intelligence  of these uber successful moguls. When…
  • Its Fashion Flash Monday!

    Deb Chase
    11 Aug 2014 | 9:56 am
    This week Cindy of Prime Beauty is hosting Fashion Flash.Before I discovered Prime Beauty I had boxes of lipsticks,  foundations, bronzers,  and mascaras that failed to deliver  for me.  This site  changed my failure/success rate with new make-up choices.  Cindy does the heavy lifting, testing each one  and providing in-depth analysis of  fragrance, texture and color. The ads promise so  much that its easy to get drawn in. Prime Beauty gives  me  much better info to make good  beauty purchase decisions. Fashion Flash Book Review: Cuisine Sante by Christopher Buey I recently…
  • If sunscreens are so good, why do they make my skin breakout?

    Deb Chase
    7 Aug 2014 | 10:02 am
    Question:  Sunscreens are always the last  step of your  treatment plans.  I hear what you are saying, but sunscreens  make  my skin breakout– and I’m 34!  And if I spend  time in the sun, my  skin  actually clears up and looks geat.   Could I be allergic  to sunscreens? Answer:  I hear you too!.  For years  I found that sunscreens didn’t  so much  prevent  a sunburn as they triggered  more breakouts.  Turned out that many sunscreens  contain ingredients that provoke acne.  Most contain oils, waxes,  and polymers that clog pores.  Others have…
  • Its Fashion Flash Monday!

    Deb Chase
    4 Aug 2014 | 9:03 am
    This  week, Positive Aging Expert  Barbara Hannah Grufferman is hosting Fashion Flash. In her blog Best of Everything After 50 and on her regular Today Show appearances, Barbara  has  a positive view of life that  is virtually contagious. While  we  certainly can’t  stop getting older  we can control  how  we approach  the  life and times after 50.   Online  there  can  be an overflow of  naysaying and negativity in blogs  about aging, but   Barbara  will  empower  you to  make each  day of  your life the best day of your life.  She interviews experts  on…
 
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    Sassy Dove

  • Jillian Wright Breakout Blocker Clarifying Serum Review

    Sassy
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:07 pm
    Pimples. Remember them? Those awful new friends who started invading your face right around the time boys became cute? Some of us didn’t get to leave their torture behind with our impossible-to-remember locker combinations, and are still battling the little buggers daily. I admit I probably get more pimples than I should, being almost 30. […]
  • Perricone MD Firming Neck Therapy Review

    Sassy
    13 Aug 2014 | 4:01 am
    Another embarrassing secret I’ll share: despite my age (I’m a ripe old 28), I already have some embarrassing turkey-like wrinkles forming on my neck. (Caused by all the head craning when I walk past Sephora’s yummy window displays, no doubt.) To battle the lines while I still have time, I tested Perricone MD’s Firming Neck […]
  • Iggy Azalea’s Hair and Makeup

    Sassy
    12 Aug 2014 | 4:21 am
    First things first: she’s the realest.  Iggy Azalea has us all starry-eyed for more than just her “Fancy” single with fellow musical babe Charli XCX. This girl is truly beauty with an attitude. Let’s discuss the look first. Iggy told VH1 her quick-fix makeup tips to get ready in a jiffy (video after the jump): […]
  • Celebrity Makeup: Eva Longoria in Allure

    Sassy
    7 Aug 2014 | 4:47 am
    Being a former Desperate Housewives seductress and one of the most beautiful women in the world just isn’t enough for Eva Longoria - she had to show up in Allure looking amazing in one of those ’50s bathing suits I’m still coveting right now, six years later. Since publishing, this look has become one of Eva’s most […]
  • John McCain’s Makeup Costs $5,000 – And Don’t Mention His Hair

    Sassy
    4 Aug 2014 | 10:44 am
    If I appear on prime time television when I’m 72 years old, I’ll spend as much on hair and makeup as my budget allows. Apparently, John McCain’s got five grand tucked away for just such an occasion. US Weekly reported that McCain gets TV-ready with makeup artist Tifanie White, who’s worked on So You Think […]
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    FutureDerm

  • Spotlight On: Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5

    Nicki Zevola
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:25 am
    There are issues that might have members of a community on opposite sides, like when your family debates whether to serve turkey or ham for dinner when your nephew comes home from college. And then there are issues that divide the dermatology community, such as whether or not peptides have value. The Peptide Controversy Some experts, […] The post Spotlight On: Acetyl Tetrapeptide-5 appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Let’s Be Real: Is Oxygen Good — or Bad — in Skin Care?

    Nicki Zevola
    19 Aug 2014 | 4:29 pm
    There are ingredients you know are great, nearly all of the time, in skin care: Retinol, vitamin C, vitamin E, niacinamide, sunscreen. And then there are ingredients you’ve heard mixed reviews about. Put best in the words of Dr. Leslie Baumann, M.D., a renowned dermatologist in an exclusive FutureDerm interview, “Many active ingredients that are used as […] The post Let’s Be Real: Is Oxygen Good — or Bad — in Skin Care? appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Jojoba Oil

    Nicki Zevola
    18 Aug 2014 | 8:26 am
    In addition to having a funny name, jojoba oil (pronounced “ho-ho-bah”) is pretty awesome. Unlike other exotic oils like argan, coconut, and olive, jojoba oil is actually a wax with a chemical composition mimics your skin’s sebum more closely than any other oil. For more about the science behind this awesome product, read on: Understanding Oils […] The post Spotlight On: Jojoba Oil appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: The Two Kinds of Strength

    Nicki Zevola
    15 Aug 2014 | 9:25 am
    I’m a huge fan of Tory Johnson, the CEO and founder of Women for Hire and Spark & Hustle, best-selling author, and a regular contributor on Good Morning America. Recently, I picked up her latest book, The Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier LIfe, and this one line really stuck with me: Clarity […] The post Follow Friday + Nicki’s Personal Updates: The Two Kinds of Strength appeared first on FutureDerm.
  • Spotlight On: Photolyase

    Nicki Zevola
    14 Aug 2014 | 9:26 am
    Photolyase is naturally found within the skin, but most assuredly deplete with age (Gerontology, 1991).  Photolyase reverses DNA damage in cells and prevents cell death caused by UV exposure.  It has been shown in trials to reduce UVB radiation-induced dimers by 45% and to increase UV protection by 300% (source). According to the text The New Science of Perfect […] The post Spotlight On: Photolyase appeared first on FutureDerm.
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    Tips for Natural Beauty

  • 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…
  • Giveaway: Win Azure Naturals Vitamin C Skin Repair Serum (Three Winners!)

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    25 Jul 2014 | 6:00 am
    I know that many women in their middle-age start to see those tiny fine lines. I hate to admit it, well, I have few fine lines, and for some time, I was willing to live with those fine lines in peace, until I read articles about the power of applying vitamin C to your skin including: Fighting free radicals that causes collagen reduction in your skin. Brightening your skin,thus lightening age spots. Helping regenerate new collagen in the skin. Dr Oz was one of the doctors who said that vitamin C could do wonders to your skin, even helps drop a decade from your face! I was very excited when I…
  • Review: Skin Essentials from Simple Beauty Minerals

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    21 Jul 2014 | 7:52 am
    A month ago, I received skin care products from Simple Beauty Minerals. Simple Beauty Minerals is a family-run company who are working hard to provide you with natural skin care products and mineral cosmetics. Their skin care line (called Skin Essentials) is FREE of parabens, synthetic fragrance (phthalates), and nano particles. At Simple Beauty Minerals’ website, Lisa Liguori the founder and owner of the brand says: “What I promise is that Simple Beauty Minerals will strive to give you honest, one-on-one, personal service and care in your makeup, skincare, and essential oils…
  • 10 Tea Tree Oil Uses You Should Know

    Dima Al Mahsiri
    14 Jul 2014 | 6:58 pm
    In my previous post, I reviewed a cream by Afrikan Republic, though it was not my favorite cream for summer, but still I found that it cured my pimples fast. That made me more curious about one of its main ingredients; tea tree oil. I found some interesting facts about tea tree oil uses, and I am so excited about sharing them with you. By the way, tea tree has nothing to do with the well-known plant that you use to make green and black tea. Tea tree oil comes from Australia, and it is now found in many skin care products. Kathi Keville from HowStuffWorks call it “medicine cabinet in a…
 
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    Agein.com - Anti-Aging Advice and more

  • Why Anti-Aging Fitness at 50 Can Save Your Life

    Marni Andrews
    21 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    As millions of baby boomers cross the 50-year threshold, the perception of the dreaded “half-century” mark is changing. Many 50-year-olds today don’t look a day over 40, and many of them are just as active, if not more active, than their younger counterparts. Anti-aging fitness at this point in life is essential—those who don’t get fit at 50 are putting themselves at risk. Even if you look youthful on the outside, neglecting the need to get fit at 50 can lead to complications. For a significant majority of older adults, the body will probably be … Read MoreThis article Why…
  • The Top 5 Anti-Aging Supplements for Metabolic Syndrome

    Dr. K.J. McLaughlin
    20 Aug 2014 | 1:00 am
    Metabolic syndrome is a condition that affects many older adults, as the risk increases with age. The syndrome is usually diagnosed upon having three or more of the following metabolic conditions at the same time: abdominal obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high levels of inflammation, a family history of insulin resistance, and poor lifestyle habits. Click here to read more about metabolic syndrome. What you eat plays a very important role in the development and progression of metabolic syndrome. Here are my recommendations for the five best anti-aging supplements that you…
  • Agein Corporation Comments on Study Showing Sleep Loss Ages Brain More Quickly

    Agein Editorial
    19 Aug 2014 | 2:00 am
    Agein.com, the Internet’s premier anti-aging web site focusing on anti-aging tips, news, and advice from some of the foremost experts in the industry, is commenting on a recent study showing the less that older adults sleep, the faster their brains age. According to a recent study by the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, the less sleep older adults get, the faster their brains age. The findings are based on a decade-long study that followed 66 Chinese adults aged 55 years and above. By looking at their structural MRI brain scans and the hours of … Read MoreThis article Agein…
  • How to Fix Stubborn Wrinkles in Just Minutes

    Samira Zia Rehman
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:20 am
    If you’ve dreamed of having the skin you had 10 years ago, but aren’t willing to go under the knife, there’s still hope. The hyaluronic acid filler is a wrinkle filler that does just the trick without a whole lot of recovery time, which, in today’s fast-paced world, is something we can all appreciate. So, what exactly is this wrinkle filler and how does it work against the signs of aging? What Is the Hyaluronic Acid Wrinkle Filler? If you have stubborn lines, minor or major, the hyaluronic acid wrinkle filler might be what you’re … Read MoreThis article How to Fix Stubborn…
  • Do Energy Drinks Cause Wrinkles?

    Samira Zia Rehman
    18 Aug 2014 | 3:00 am
    At one point or another, you may have tried an energy drink to help get you through a particularly sluggish day. You may even have heard that it’s better than soda. But did you know that energy drinks are one of the worst culprits for anti-aging nutrition, and that consuming even just one of these beverages can contribute to the development of lines and wrinkles? Energy drinks are no healthier than soda—they both contain many of the same harmful ingredients that have detrimental effects in our body and on our skin. Consuming bothsoda and … Read MoreThis article Do Energy Drinks…
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    Stylishly Social

  • The Amazing Benefits of Face Serums

    Jennifer Wright
    19 Aug 2014 | 3:47 pm
    From anti-aging to radiance boosting benefits, the beauty buzz is out! Here’s why face serums are quickly becoming recognized by beauty editors, skin care experts, and consumers everywhere as amazing skin care products that help create glowing, healthy…The post The Amazing Benefits of Face Serums appeared first on Stylishly Social.
  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand – Elijah’s Story

    Jennifer Wright
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:35 pm
    Alex’s Lemonade Stand FoundationMany of you might be familiar with Alex’s Lemonade Stand, a grassroots childhood cancer fundraising campaign started by Alex Scott at barely 4 years of age. Alex was in the process of undergoing treatment for neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer, when she decided that she wanted to help raise money for her hospital so she could help other kids fighting cancer. A truly selfless child, she lost her fight with cancer in 2004 at age 8 but her legacy lives on through the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF).Elijah’s storyAuntie…
  • An exclusive interview with celebrity makeup artist Ashley Gomila, The Makeup Expert

    Jennifer Wright
    15 Aug 2014 | 7:01 pm
    As seen pictured to the left Hollywood starlet Ashley Greene dazzles at the “Wish I Was Here” premiere. Leave it to celebrity makeup artist Ashley Gomila aka The Makeup Expert to rock red carpet makeup that’s perfect for summer-and a cinch to copy. What…The post An exclusive interview with celebrity makeup artist Ashley Gomila, The Makeup Expert appeared first on Stylishly Social.
  • Dove Sleeveless Summer Challenge Sweepstakes!

    Jennifer Wright
    10 Aug 2014 | 1:55 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.Dove Sleeveless Summer ChallengeWhen I was recently asked to partner with Dove to review and talk about Dove Advanced Care Deodorant, I was so excited! I’ll be receiving my samples soon and look forward to experiencing Dove’s Nutrium Moisture and its long-lasting 48-hour effect! Before I try out Dove Advance Care Deodorant though, I wanted to let you all know about a fabulous sweepstakes they’re hosting,…
  • School Fundraising with Schoola…and a Schoola Coupon Code!

    Jennifer Wright
    7 Aug 2014 | 3:31 pm
    I recently posted here about a remarkable new school fundraising website called Schoola, where you can earn money for the school of your choice simply by donating outgrown children’s clothing. When I first posted, I was new to the site myself but excited to give it a try! Well, we requested our first couple of donation bags and have gotten to work cleaning up our garage of gently used children’s clothing, and we have a TON! I quickly filled up our first two postage-paid bags and dropped them off at the local post office. I immediately ordered more bags as we still have a lot more…
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    The Best Make Up For Oily Skin

  • Oily Skin Solution

    29 Jul 2014 | 1:30 pm
    Are you sick and tired of waking up day after day with oily, greasy skin? The cold hard truth is brand name products, miracle creams advertised on TV, and the average cleanser or moisturizer you see on your supermarket shelf all do pretty much nothing to treat the problem from the source. They simply "mask" the symptoms of oily skin to provide you with temporary relief, and not only that, sometimes they can even cause your symptoms to get worse!Some people think oily skin is a blessing, I personally think it's a curse. The reason people like to tout it as a blessing in disguise is because…
  • Ideas For The Best Makeup For Oily Skin

    19 Jul 2014 | 3:25 am
    Ideas Of The Best Makeup For Oily Skin. Numerous ladies have a extremely oily complexion, and in situation you are 1 of them, you are most likely questioning: what is the Best Makeup for Oily Skin? The issue with makeup is that it hardly ever stays on greasy skin, and, throughout the day, it has the tendency to smudge, fall off, or shed color and shine. Consequently, if you don’t select the Very best goods for oily skin, your makeup will appear negligent and unprofessional. With this skin kind, you need to spend many interest to selecting qualitative solutions that are meant for your…
  • Best Moisturizer For Oily Skin

    8 Mar 2014 | 6:34 pm
    Best moisturizer for oily skin is one of the best alternative of cosmetics and beauty products that often provide extraordinary results. Oily skin should be kept clean, in terms of finding solutions skin care, you must follow the cleaning methods such as toning and moisturizing. Non-oil based moisturizer should be used on the skin to have a fat-free skin. You may be advisable to use soap and warm water in washing your face, warm water to dissolve the oil effectively.We may hope that our youth, such as delays the formation of wrinkles and slow the aging process, it is a positive condition of…
  • The Best Makeup For Oily Skin 2013

    2 Mar 2014 | 2:00 am
    While looking for the best makeup for oily skin, it is vital that you take into consideration the reason why your skin is actually greasy in the first place so let me tell you in short the differents causes of oily skin.- The first one is hormonal, oily skin may be in your genes.- Diet can be both the cause as well as the solution for oily skin. - Another reason could be stress. stress increases your hormones as well and causes your skin to be more oily.- Another factor that can lead to oily skin is the climate in which you life. A humid, hot climate may cause your skin to become oily.-…
  • The Best Primer For Oily Skin

    25 Dec 2013 | 8:43 am
    In my opinion, primer is an optional step in everyday makeup application, but a best primer for oily skin allow the foundation and makeup you placed on top to look smoother and more polished. Other advantage to using skin primers is they help to prolong the life of your makeup.There are different types of primers available on the market :1- Skin primer : can be divided in two main categories: Mattifiers - many of these products are silicone based and can fill in flaws and imperfections such as large pores, belmishes, and skin discolorations making them appear less noticeable; and Highlighters…
 
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    MoreOfMak

  • 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…
  • Sweater weather tag

    13 Jun 2014 | 8:18 am
    So, we've just come into Winter in Australia, and it kind of hit by surprise. It's been spring weather for a few weeks then suddenly just got cold and miserable. Now i can finally do this tag hahaQUESTION 1Favourite candle scent?Usually i would go for something like pear and ginger, but the sickly scents don't really fit with the season. Maybe classic vanilla, you can't go wrong with that one. QUESTION 2Coffee, tea or hot chocolate?I like all 3, but i have to go with hot chocolate. Or, actually, hot milo. It's just that much more comforting on a cold day. QUESTION 3Whats the best…
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    Beauty Benefits Of Love

  • Pisces Daily Horoscope - 11 August 2014, Monday

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:18 pm
    Pisces Daily HoroscopeA letter or call could arrive today bringing upsetting news about money, Pisces. Your first reaction might be to blame yourself or someone else, but the circumstances are probably beyond anyone's control. Chances are it can be set right. Before anyone gets too upset, it's best to investigate and find out what needs to be done. It might take some effort, but all will be well.CAREERSomeone you know is likely to try to manipulate you in some way. He or she is wielding his or her power and charm to get you to think or act a certain way. Be aware of this and stay true to your…
  • Aquarius Daily Horoscope - 11 August 2014, Monday

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:17 pm
    Aquarius Daily HoroscopeSome important plans, perhaps involving a vacation or education, could be temporarily blocked by circumstances beyond your control, Aquarius. This can make you upset and might even set your temper on edge. You may be tempted to take out your frustrations on others. It would be more productive - and challenging - to find ways to make your plans work, even if they're delayed.CAREERYou may feel as if you are out of your league today. Someone is using fancy jargon to get you to buy into an idea that he or she thinks is fabulous. Don't be too quick to jump aboard. There are…
  • Capricorn Daily Horoscope - 11 August 2014, Monday

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:17 pm
    Capricorn Daily HoroscopeA female visitor who needs some sympathy could come around today. She may want advice on some problems, Capricorn, but she could also bring information, possibly involving new scientific or metaphysical studies that you find fascinating and that you'll want to relate to others. This information could trigger your own insights. Write down your ideas. You'll want to remember them.CAREERThe opportunity you have been waiting for will come your way today, so be on the lookout for it. Keep in mind that this good fortune may not come with any major bells and whistles. It…
  • Scorpio Daily Horoscope - 11 August 2014, Monday

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Scorpio Daily HoroscopeSomeone is keeping secrets from you. We all have private issues, Scorpio, but this situation affects you. Your intuition will probably tell you who the person is. Try to get them to open up without exerting pressure. Unfinished tasks could drive you crazy. You may try to race through them, which can cause too much stress. Get the crucial ones done and let the others go. Relax with a movie tonight.CAREERIt may be hard for you to do your work today without a partner by your side, but trust that you are better off without one. When working alone, you are likely to…
  • Sagittarius Daily Horoscope - 11 August 2014, Monday

    10 Aug 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Sagittarius Daily HoroscopeCircumstances beyond your control might get in the way of attending a group event. This could cause some disappointment for you and others, Sagittarius. It's best to find something else to do. Your own project is likely to need some attention, and this could prove to be a challenge that keeps you engrossed for hours. Treat yourself to dinner out tonight.CAREERSeek the truth before you proceed with any new work. In addition, it is extra important that you are honest with others. Any deception towards or from others is likely to backfire quite badly. Luck will come to…
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    Beauty In All Rhythms Of Life

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                                                        Beauty Skin Secrets         The essential venture to keeping your skin sound is averting harm. Toxins, air, sun and also by basically regular maturing can absolutely humiliate the manifestation of your skin. Continuous protests join dry alongside irritated skin,…
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    Natural Rosehip Oil

  • New product range coming soon …

    Rio Rosa Mosqueta
    28 Jul 2014 | 7:18 am
    This summer we’re excited to be launching four new Rio Rosa Mosqueta skincare products, as well as a fresh new packaging design! Our new range has been inspired by our South American heritage and features a wide range of exotic, natural ingredients to help your skin look and feel great. It was developed after listening to the requests of our customers for more products that contain our highly effective Rosa Mosqueta rosehip oil and we’re sure you will love them! Each new product has been formulated with Rosa Mosqueta rosehip oil and specially selected plant extracts to help fight the…
  • Give your skin a boost with green smoothies

    Rio Rosa Mosqueta
    30 May 2014 | 6:00 am
    Green smoothies are a great way to get your fix of vitamins, minerals and nutrients. Over time they can help to improve the condition of your skin, increase your energy levels and improve your overall health. The best thing about green smoothies? They’re so easy to make! 1. FIRST SELECT YOUR BASE Try Coconut water, rich in potassium and magnesium which boost the body’s ability to hydrate; Almond milk, a great source of antioxidant Vitamin E which can help protect cells from the damaging effects of free radicals; Live yoghurt, which contains beneficial active cultures; or simply use…
  • Help reduce the appearance of acne scars with Chilean rosehip oil

    Rio Rosa Mosqueta
    28 May 2014 | 1:37 am
    Acne is a skin condition that affects most people at some point in their lives and it’s not unusual for affected skin to be left with scars. Chilean rosehip oil can be used to reduce the appearance of scars, and improve the condition of the skin. How does it work? A healthy skin cell has a healthy membrane, which keeps water and nutrients in, and allows waste products to pass out. It is a fatty acid’s job to keep the cell healthy and its membrane functioning. The special composition of omega oils in Rosa Mosqueta oil makes it a valuable source of fatty acids (EFAs). Rosa Mosqueta oil also…
  • 3 simple men’s skincare tips

    Rio Rosa Mosqueta
    7 Feb 2014 | 6:22 am
      As the 9th February is ‘Man day’, we thought we’d offer our top skincare advice to the men in our community. Although it tends to be women who pay the most attention to what they’re using on their skin, men should give their skincare routine some thought too.   Unfortunately … waking up in the morning and rubbing a bar of soap across your face just won’t cut it – it’s time to up your skincare game! Here’s the low-down: 1) Cleanse your skin Keep your skin in good condition by keeping your face clean … this may seem like a simple tip, but if you’re not…
  • New Year, new ways to look after you

    Rio Rosa Mosqueta
    31 Jan 2014 | 6:16 am
    There are some easy ways you can improve your health this year, they may seem simple but they can make a big impact: 1) Ditch the coffee A lot of people rely on their cup of Joe to wake them up in the morning and keep them energised throughout the day … but did you know when you have over 4 mugs a day, it could be problematic? Coffee can have a negative effect on your skin, it dehydrates the body which can make your skin look tired. It also contains tannin, which blocks the pores of cells, preventing them from receiving nutrients provided by the skin. If you’ve noticed that you can…
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    Glamour Infusion

  • Makeup Trends Review and the Best Professional Makeup Brands 2014

    Aleena
    17 Aug 2014 | 10:34 am
    Makeup trends Review Where there is makeup there is glamour and with time makeup trends review changes. If you are a makeup junkie then you must keep asking yourself as which brand is worth buying for professional makeup artist look. The answer to this question is quite confusing as there are tons of brands out there which gave you a professional makeup artist look but what are the most popular and worth buying brands which you will find out in this post. When searching the internet you must check out cosmetic reviews and makeup trend reviews but as the new and improved products are…
  • Victoria Secret Pure Seduction Mist Smells Yummy!

    Aleena
    18 Jun 2014 | 1:05 am
    Victoria secret  has a quite a range of some of the most amazing fragrances in the world it’s a house of beauty where women of all ages can make them look alike Victoria secret models. Victoria secret basic purpose is to make women happy by providing them with the most amazing products it’s all about beauty from inside to outside. Women feel confidence after wearing their products. They have quite a good range of lovely mists especially from their fantasies garden collection range which is quite famous I myself thought of giving a try to the most raved  Pure Seduction Mist. I was quite…
  • Clean on Me Luxury, Creamy Award Winning Body Wash to Try

    Aleena
    5 Jun 2014 | 7:39 am
    Soap and glory a UK bath and body and cosmetic brand is getting popularity each  day due to its high quality products which shows the best results. It’s mostly beauty care products are award winning and clean on me is one of them. I am so much excited to review  clean on me body wash on glamour infusion today. Clean on Me not because it’s an award winning product so you could expect me to praise it. Well not exactly I am going to praise but rather I am going to share my views how I found this product after using it several times. First when I receive  soap and glory products I  felt…
  • Kareena Kapoor Saree-Top 7 Looks

    Aleena
    31 May 2014 | 2:52 am
    Kareena Kapoor is no doubt one of the top Bollywood Divas who knows how to dress up perfectly wearing desi and western outfits. Kareena Kapoor is loved more for her remarkable taste of desi outfits than western ones.  On occasions and events she is mostly spotted wearing saree or desi outfits with the western twist. She is one of a kind glamour’s Diva who loves doing desi and western glamour infusion. Kareena Kapoor salwar kameez look is quite famous among young ladies and fashion critics. These critics especially notices her when she wears and what. Kareena Kapoor saree are equally…
  • Best Citrus Body Washes to Try –Top 8

    Aleena
    22 May 2014 | 9:50 pm
    I am kind of obsessed with body washes especially citrusy, fruity ones something that gives me a clean fresh and invigorating feeling yet moisturising. I prefer body washes that are affordable and of good quality. Good quality means good formula, mostly organic ingredients used, moisturising and which must be sulphates, parabens free. I know such body washes are difficult to find within the budget but not impossible. Here I have a selection of high quality best citrus body washes to try especially in summers to give you a refreshing, clean and citrusy feeling. 1-Soap and Glory Sugar Crush…
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    mySkin Blog

  • 5 Acne Myths To Debunk Now!

    mySkin
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:46 am
    Are you afraid of the ‘A’ word? Are you avoiding moisturizers just because there’s a whole internet section devoted to, ‘why moisturizers and other products can cause it’, and, did you just give up on those chocolates you have stashed up in your refrigerator? With all the old wives tales surrounding acne, and all the misleading information available, we wouldn’t really blame you for believing these myths about Acne vulgaris. In fact, we’ll simply bust them for you! The latest myth – Accutane users “JUMP OFF THAT BANDWAGON!!” Though Accutane is one of the most successful…
  • Do You Know This DIY Skin Angel?

    mySkin
    13 Aug 2014 | 11:23 pm
    Papayas! Starting with a super beta-carotene kick, this ‘angel fruit’ is choc-a-bloc with phytochemicals and enzymes, alpha and beta hydroxy acids, Vitamin A and C, and Potassium. This fruit helps in healing dry flaky skin, boosts collagen production and even moisturizes your skin.The papaya’s secret ingredient papain, is an enzyme with anti-inflammatory properties that lightens the skin, fades blemishes and scars. It’s a gentle exfoliator as it dissolves inactive protein and dead cells on the top layer of your  skin. Call it papaya, pawpaw, papaw, papita or pepe- this fruit…
  • How Can Your Friend Help You Achieve Your Beauty Goals?

    mySkin
    6 Aug 2014 | 5:37 am
    You all have a special friend or a group of BFF’s with who you share with your highs, lows, laughs and tears! Usually your likes, dislikes, way of thinking, choice in clothes, your secret Hollywood crush- all are common with your dear friend! You go out together, watch movies, shop, diet and even workout together. Research proves that when it comes to following a particular health regime like diets, workouts or even quitting smoking, when done with your friend, you end up being 45% more willing to start, and 40% more successful in achieving your end goal. These statistics apply to your…
  • 5 Harmful Ways UV Impacts Your Life

    mySkin
    30 Jul 2014 | 11:17 pm
    Everyone needs some sun. It is the best natural source of Vitamin D, and you do feel good in the sun. But the sun’s rays are all ultraviolet in nature that are real bad for you! It emits UVA, UVB and UVC rays. All of the UVC and most of the UVB rays get absorbed by the ozone layer surrounding the earth. Nevertheless, a lot of these bad UV’s reach us leading to an increased incidence of skin cancers world-over. Beauty trends and personal lifestyle needs have taken sun exposure to dangerous levels. The very need to look good and possess a tanned body has brought about the invention…
  • Rainy Day Beauty Tips For You

    mySkin
    29 Jul 2014 | 7:27 am
    Throughout human history, people and cultures all over the world have celebrated rain and it’s life-giving power. All life is dependent on rain, and rain is what keeps our world green and fresh and beautiful. Rain is no less important today than it has been in the past, and now people around the world have Rain Day, a day to celebrate all things wet and wonderful. However, with rains comes dull skin, acne, fungal and bacterial infections that cause patchiness and dryness, down to melting makeup, runny eye liner and mascara! All of a sudden, the romance goes down the drain and maintaining…
 
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    Masque Visage Maison

  • 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…
  • 7 toners naturels pour la peau grasse

    Risa Martin
    21 Jun 2014 | 4:09 am
    Si vous avez la peau grasse et hésitez à mettre toners chimiques sur votre peau, essayez de faire vos propres toners maison pour rendre votre peau moins brillante et grasse! La plupart des toners là-bas contiennent de l’alcool et d’autres produits qui peuvent causer des dommages à long terme pour votre peau. Éviter de tels produits pour la peau dure en concoctant ces toners simples sans irritant maison pour remédier à la peau grasse. Ces toners maison seront rafraîchir votre peau et peut être utilisé juste avant d’appliquer le maquillage pour réduire la peau…
  • Top 10 : Aliments Pour Réduire La Douleur

    Risa Martin
    15 Jun 2014 | 4:15 am
    Quelles sont les causes de la douleur? Jusqu’à récemment, les scientifiques ont été incapables d’expliquer la douleur. Il a été seulement en 2010 (oui, c’était que la récente!) Que le professeur de psychologie de Montréal, Ronald Melzack, a reçu le prix Grawemeyer pour expliquer comment les gens ressentent de la douleur. Il a proposé que les gens ressentent de la douleur n’est pas au point de blessure mais plutôt dans leur cerveau par une voie qui traverse la colonne vertébrale, et dans sa «Théorie de la douleur Gate Control», il suggère que nous…
  • DIY facile: Comment faire sésame beurre à la maison

    Risa Martin
    11 Jun 2014 | 3:01 am
    J’ai été faire mon propre beurre d’arachide à la maison pendant un certain temps maintenant, mais je n’ai jamais pensé à faire mon propre beurre de sésame à la maison! En fait, si j’ai eu tahini (beurre de sésame salé) tant de fois dans ma vie, je n’ai en fait jamais imaginé comment tout à fait délicieux tahini douces seraient, beurre de sésame dire doux! L’année dernière, j’ai assisté à un festival culturel où je suis allé à un décrochage tunisien qui avait une fontaine de chocolat attrayant passe – sauf que ce…
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  • Try this Simple Ways to De-clog your Ears at home

    Palak
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:10 pm
    Reduced hearing capacity due to plugged ears can create funny moments. But on a serious note, when your ears are clogged there can be other problems too. You might feel severe pain in ear, annoying ringing or windy sound in the ear, itchy feeling in the ear, dizziness or loss of balance and sometimes there […] The post Try this Simple Ways to De-clog your Ears at home appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • Clean Your Face With Mustard Facial Scrubs

    Debolina
    20 Aug 2014 | 9:09 pm
    Talk of Indian kitchens and mustard seed is a must-have that is used in various forms and style for regular cooking needs. If you savor the spicy smell and flavor of these tiny seeds, it’s time to take notice towards its beauty benefits too. The mustard seeds which had been making your food yummy and […] The post Clean Your Face With Mustard Facial Scrubs appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • Cure Blood Blisters with Home Remedies

    Palak
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Your skin is more sensitive than you thought and that’s why when someone pinches you or when you develop sunburn, you easily get blisters on your skin. These blisters are different as they do not have watery fluid inside, but blood. They occur when the blood vessels under our skin rupture and as the blood […] The post Cure Blood Blisters with Home Remedies appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • How to Use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth

    Debolina
    19 Aug 2014 | 9:08 pm
    Long, lustrous and shiny hair is the desire of every girl. But with so much pollution, toxins and improper food habits, hair loss is observed to be accepted as one of the commonest problems in every woman. From split end, dandruff to dry and damaged tresses, there are various types of hair loss problems that […] The post How to Use Curry Leaves for Hair Growth appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
  • DIY Natural Cold Cream in Easy Steps

    Debolina
    18 Aug 2014 | 9:06 pm
    As the winter months come knocking at the door, you need to adjust your beauty regime rightly to avoid skin problems. It is observed that various skin problems such as dryness, cracks and white rashes appear during the winter months easily. Hence, it is highly important that you make sure to keep your skin moisturized […] The post DIY Natural Cold Cream in Easy Steps appeared first on BeautyGlimpse.
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    Beautifille

  • 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 […]
  • Best Foundations For Pale Skin

    Beautifille
    11 Aug 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Every skin type is beautiful, but unfortunately it can be tough to find a foundation that can suit your skin tone exactly. Thankfully, makeup companies are getting better each year. As someone who’s been in the beauty game for a long time, this has not always been the case, and I am always super pleased to see […]
  • Erin Condren Life Planners

    Beautifille
    6 Aug 2014 | 5:00 pm
    If you’ve been reading enough blogs for the past few months, Erin Condren Life Planners have been raved about everywhere! And now I’m gonna join them… A favorite amongst homemakers, bloggers and small business owners, the Erin Condren Life Planners has pretty much already reached cult status, and after reading reviews and blog posts about these planners pretty much everywhere, I […]
  • 50 Fun Things to Do in Summer

    Beautifille
    31 Jul 2014 | 11:47 pm
    The sun is out, the water is warm… I think it’s time for the summer activities to start! My favorite season ever is summer (especially growing up, because school was out for a few months), but even if you are done with school, you can still make it a summer to remember. A lot of […]
 
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    The Curious Red Alice - Fashion and Beauty Blog

  • Good Hair Day and MAKNATEES - LOTD

    20 Aug 2014 | 2:36 am
    I have not been into "Look of the Day" and "Outfit Posts" most as much as want to be (will have more in the future though) but I gotta start somewhere. A good hair day (thanks to my Ombre and Caramel Hair dye recently) leads to a chain reaction of Feel good, Look Good kinda day. To top it off I got a tshirt from MAKNATEES and I just had to try it. I was loving the
  • From Fat to Fabulous - The Weight Loss Dairies

    17 Aug 2014 | 4:43 am
    I love myself and my body as it is but because of that love I want to take better care of it. I had never been slim or a size zero (Thanks to my Punjabi Genes) but was still fit and super curvy. Unfortunately after some tough situations and lots of falling sick in the past couple a years I have gained ample amount of weight which I am not comfortable with. I don't over eat but
  • Sweet Face Lipstick - Such a Surprise

    12 Aug 2014 | 4:01 am
    We usually don't think much about locally available, cheap beauty brands. At least not unless we try them and they amaze us. A recent product, Sweet Face,  that I honestly was questioning myself for buying, totally surprised me! One of those OMG moments ;) I was picking up some beauty products that I needed when I spotted this brand, Sweet Face (don't confuse with Sweet Touch!
  • Sweet Touch Cosmetics Review and Swatches

    10 Aug 2014 | 8:15 am
    One product I have known about, but for some reason never got a chance to fully explore until now, is SWEET TOUCH. It's a German Cosmetic brand that's locally distributed (we got quite a few in Pakistan). I have used the nail colors a few times at salons or at a friends but never owned one of the products myself. I got a "Care Package" from them recently and that was a great opportunity for me
  • CRISTINA SABAIDUC - From Mundane to Mind Blowing

    9 Aug 2014 | 4:01 am
    Cristina Sabaiduc is one of my recent fashion finds and a great source of inspiration thanks to Wowcracy. I initially stumbled upon her recent AW14 Scarf collection which blew my mind but I was not able to get enough of her work so started digging deeper. The Romanian/Canadian Designer relocated to UK in 2010 to launch her eponymous label. There was no turning back for her
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    Nail Designs For You

  • Simple Nail Designs For Short Nails

    Andi
    14 Aug 2014 | 2:16 pm
    When it comes to the world of nail designs there is very little that caters for short nails. Everywhere you look you see long, pointy or stiletto nails, and none of the designs or nail art are suitable for shorter manicures. Which is a little unfair, don’t you think? Shorter nails may not instantly catch the eye in the same way something more in-your-face or ostentatious would but they can be much more suitable for certain situations. Short nails are subtle, classy and elegant. But they’re also functional. You’re not going to want some long talons with jewels all over them…
  • 30 Amazing Cute Toe Nail Designs

    Andi
    7 Aug 2014 | 12:57 pm
    When it comes to decorating your nails and doing nail art, fingernails are the kings. That’s just the way it is. They’re on display all the time; you use your hands constantly – it makes sense. What that means though is that the toes are often overlooked. Which isn’t really fair, is it? Especially in the summer, when everyone wants to get their feet out, wear sandals, and generally show off their feet and their (hopefully) sexy toes. In order to do that, you’re going to need some amazing and cute toe nail art and designs. So it’s a good thing then that we’ve got…
  • Nail Art History

    Andi
    12 Jul 2014 | 9:03 am
    Nail Art + Art History = Nail Art History. Susi Kenna has taken the work of contemporary artists, including Picasso, Warhol and KAWS,  and made them into some seriously amazing nail designs and nail art. With the help of Mei Kawajiri and Vanity Projects she has created incredible nail designs that can take up to 5 hours to complete, without taking into account all the research that goes into it. Kenna says, “I’ve always been drawn to how a painting is constructed, whether it’s Old Masters or abstract. [Nail Art History] has given me a different way to appreciate them.”…
  • Red Nail Designs and Nail Art

    Andi
    9 Jul 2014 | 4:58 am
    Red Nails When it comes to picking a colour for your nails there are so many different choices it can be a bit overwhelming. But if you’re looking for something that’s classic, feminine and at the same time extremely glamorous, then you can’t really go wrong with a simple red manicure. Thankfully there is an abundance of red polishes and designs to help you decide how you want your red nails to look. So we’ve bought you our pick of the best red nail designs and mani’s. Be they the slightly edgier stiletto’s, red polish with nail art, or just a simple plain red hue, we’re…
  • Acrylic Nail Shapes and Styles

    Andi
    14 Jun 2014 | 2:10 am
    Axrylic Nail Shapes Have you ever thought about the perfect shape for your nails? What suits someone else might not work for you at all. Use this guide to find out about the different types of acrylic nail shapes and styles and what will work best for you. The diagram above (thanks to coco-tanning.com) shows the diverse types of nail shapes available to you. We take a closer look at each one below. Acrylic Nail Shapes and Styles Almond: The almond shape is very feminine and delicate, and considered to be the classical nail shape. It can help to make the fingers appear much longer and finer,…
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    Beauty Tips - Best Beauty Tips - Beauty & Tips Magazine

  • TOP 20 TIPS AND EXERCISES ON HOW TO LOSE ARM FAT

    Beauty And Tips
    20 Aug 2014 | 7:58 am
    Top 20 tips and exercises on how to lose arm fat  How to get rid of arm fat? You might be surprised to learn that fat on the arms is not going to be cured by just focussing your exercise regime on that area. Although targeted workouts will help to tone your arms and build muscle, but you can’t lose fat on just one area of your body alone. To lose fat on the arms, you need to work out regularly, exercise your arms to tone them and to build muscle, and you need to eat a balanced, healthy diet. Fat on the arms is not just caused by poor diet and lack of exercise though; it can also be caused…
  • 10 BEAUTY TIPS FOR THE MORNING AFTER A GIRLS’ NIGHT OUT

    Beauty And Tips
    19 Aug 2014 | 1:33 pm
    10 Beauty tips for the morning after a girls’ night out After every great night out with the girls, comes the morning after! There’s no getting away from it, you’ve got to get up and ready, and you’ve got to make yourself look respectful, however much your head is thumping. To help you out, here are ten great tips on how to repair the damage, or at least hide it, after a girls’ night out: 1. Take off the makeup before you go to bed You might not feel like doing it, but you’ll be glad you did. At least, make an effort to remove your makeup before you crawl into bed or it…
  • 10 SIMPLE THINGS THAT YOU CAN DO THROUGHOUT THE DAY TO LOSE WEIGHT

    Beauty And Tips
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:55 pm
    10 Simple things that you can do throughout the day to lose weight Weight loss doesn’t need to be a complicated business. There are plenty of fancy diets and exercise regimes that you can follow, if you want to, but you can also lose weight, the easy way, by just adopting a few simple habits in your life. These tips won’t bring you instant weight loss, but give it some time, and you really will start to see the difference. 1. Stop drinking the calories The first thing you can do every day is to start watching what you drink. There are calories in soda, milky coffee and even juice…
  • HOW TO STOP BEING A PEOPLE PLEASER? 10 TIPS

    Beauty And Tips
    19 Aug 2014 | 12:20 pm
    How to stop being a people pleaser? 10 Tips Are you spending so much time trying to please other people that you never leave any time to please yourself? Perhaps you find yourself saying ‘yes’ to things that you don’t really want to do, just to stay on the right side of people? If you are constantly bending over backwards for other people, then the chances are that you have become a people pleaser. If you have, then you are probably afraid that saying ‘no’ will make you seem impolite, lazy or ungrateful but that’s actually rarely the case. You can, and sometimes…
  • HOW TO GET CLEAR SKIN NATURALLY? TIPS, MASKS AND SKIN CLEARING FOODS

    Beauty And Tips
    18 Aug 2014 | 2:28 pm
    How to get clear skin naturally? Tips, masks and skin clearing foods  Once you’ve tried all the lotions, which promise you instantly clear skin and you find that they don’t live up to their claims, then you might feel like giving up and resigning yourself to having blemishes and spots on your skin. But, don’t give in yet! Getting clear and beautiful skin takes more, than one bottle of magic potion. For clear and glowing skin you need to think about what you eat, how you clean your skin and how you moisturize and nourish it too. No one treatment can be guaranteed to give you clear,…
 
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  • 4 Effective Home Remedies For Enlarged Pores

    Tiffany Chung
    31 Jul 2014 | 11:15 pm
    4 Effective Home Remedies For Enlarged Pores   Every time when I looked at the mirror, I could easily notice the enlarged pores on my face. They are so obvious on the areas such as nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. Take a look at the picture above, the orange’s skin looks just like our skin with enlarged pores! It is so disgusting when we pay close attention to it. We may not able to eliminate skin pores but one can really reduces the appearance of enlarged pores. Why would you have enlarged pores? Saggy Skin – Most common reason of sagging skin is aging. Due to age increasing…
  • Honey Benefits | Tips For Glowing Skin

    Tiffany Chung
    18 Jul 2014 | 1:53 am
    Honey Benefits | Tips For Glowing Skin Honey benefits are not only providing good nutrients to our body when taken internally. However honey is also great for our skin too! While you apply it topically on the skin, honey can nourish our skin like never before. Try it and you will love it! Honey has been adopted for many health purposes since ancient times. Not limited to treat body illness, wound healing, and providing nutrition to body, skin and even hair. There are variety types of honey in the market, including raw honey, organic honey and processed honey. It would be more expensive for…
  • Skin Whitening VS Skin Tanning

    Tiffany Chung
    2 Jul 2014 | 8:31 am
    Skin Whitening VS Skin Tanning   It might be a bit of touching sensitive topic here for some people. We are not discussing about either skin whitening or skin tanning is the right way to go for. Well for me, there is nothing right or wrong for both the concepts. Tanning the skin or skin whitening simply means different things to different culture and people. The Differences… There is a concept of Asian country to classify beauty is having luminous and fair skin. Having white skin means you look prettier, lovelier, more alluring and appealing to the opposite sex. It never crossed…
  • Vitamins For Glowing Skin

    Tiffany Chung
    26 Jun 2014 | 2:34 am
    Vitamins For Glowing Skin Having a glowing skin is not as difficult as we thought. Yes, using a lot of good skin care products might be one of the methods of getting glowing skin. There are tons of well known good skin care products out there but we do not know which serves our skin best. Until we try it, at least a couple of months to see the results. Not to mention about the how pricey was that cost for those well known branded products. But one thing need to emphasize is that we need to be cautious about the ingredients. Many of them may contain toxic ingredients that are harmful to our…
  • White Skin Boosts Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem

    Tiffany Chung
    23 May 2014 | 12:19 am
    White Skin Boosts Self-Confidence & Self-Esteem Appearance Does Matter… Let’s face it, we are judged by our appearance! Yes, appearance really does matter and utmost important. Be it to impress people in social life, an added advantage to your work, helps building up better relationship or to boosts your self-confidence and self-esteem. Some may even choose to undergo plastic surgery or spend a lot of money just to improve their physical appearance in any way they can for one reason – to look good. No matter who you are, women or men, young or old, are attentively concerned with…
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    FS Fashionista

  • Bow design nail art

    Farheen Zafar
    14 Aug 2014 | 4:25 am
      Today, I have found a very pretty and must do nail art. Its very easy and eye catching and I guess it will look cool on every age group. 
  • This High Schooler Turned Her Prom Dress Into a Work of Art

    Farheen Zafar
    22 Jul 2014 | 10:10 am
    Every high schooler has a dream of wearing the most unique and outstanding dress at Prom Night. Same was in the case of 18-year-old  Julia Reidhead, a very artistic minded girl.  Julia was very excited about her Prom night, but no dress met her expectations. So after trying a number of dresses, she decided to make her own dress. I guess this was a very nice idea because I believe when
  • L'Oreal White Perfect Transparent Rosy Whitening - Review

    Farheen Zafar
    14 Jul 2014 | 10:23 am
    Finding a perfect match is always a tough job, but it gets even tougher when it comes to choosing a whitening cream or moisturizer. I guess, almost every girl has gone through this process, because everyone has a different skin type and complexion, which needs a suitable product. As the weather changes so do our skin needs, and that is the time to go for a perfect moisturizer hunt. I
  • Revlon ColorStay Foundation Combination/Oily Skin, Warm Golden #310 - Review

    Farheen Zafar
    5 Jul 2014 | 9:57 am
    Revlon ColorStay Foundation is available in 20 different shades, especially designed for the oily skin, however it says it’s a light weight foundation on label but I am a bit against its light weightiness. You can find a number of products from MAC and L'Oreal which are way lighter than this one, but it does not make it a bad choice if you have oily skin and you are a working woman. I
  • Vintage Wedding Dresses At Victoria and Albert Museum

    Farheen Zafar
    28 Jun 2014 | 8:14 am
    Victora & Albert Museum, London is hosting an exhibition on wedding dresses featuring all the bridal dresses worn from the past to the present. I have written an article at update2day covering all the details about this exhibition. Some of the highlights from the article for my beautiful ladies <3 Gorgeously Embroidered 18-Foot Train Norman Hrtnell Designed Wedding Dress from 1933 Ms.
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    La Vie en May

  • Back to School All Day Makeup Look

    La Vie En May
    20 Aug 2014 | 6:30 am
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBiasAnother school year is starting soon. Can you believe it?? I remember the first day of school. I always made a big deal out of it. Every single year. I think it's because I got to start over. I was given a fresh start, a blank slate if you will. And this "new beginning" theme always reflected in how I dressed and how I wore my makeup on that first day. I wanted to look refreshed and effortless, ready to tackle any obstacle that comes in my way. And who wouldn't want to look…
  • 1st Annual Blog Sale - Beauty & Accessories

    La Vie En May
    18 Aug 2014 | 7:00 am
    I own a TON of beauty products and accessories. When I say "a ton", I mean there's no room in my apartment for it anymore. I have significantly less space than I did before, so I can't afford having all this excess stuff lying around. I was about to throw it away when my friend said, "You have some great stuff! I'm sure there are other beauty junkies who would love to buy some of this. Why don't you sell it instead?" And that's how the 1st Annual Blog Sale was born. For now, it'll be annual, unless my collection grows insanely fast and I need to have one more than once a year.If you're…
  • Influenster #VitaVoxBox Review

    La Vie En May
    16 Aug 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Last week, I received an email from Influenster about their Vitality Vox Box. I was really intrigued, I don't hear the word 'vitality' too much. I started wondering what my box could contain...energy supplements? exercise tips? hair bands? After a long awaited week, I can finally find out.And here it is folks, what's inside the pink box...I pretty much got the energy supplements guess correctly, but as far as everything else, I was a bit surprised. Surprised in a good way of course. So let's start the review.Pure Leaf Unsweetened Iced TeaI am in love with Pure Leaf. I've been drinking this…
  • Shave the Date: Meeting the Parents

    La Vie En May
    13 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #SmoothSummerMy boyfriend is meeting my parents for the first time tonight! Ahhh! This is extremely huge because my parents don't like meeting people I date. They like meeting people I'm serious with. So after over a year and a half together, I think he's ready to meet the folks and they're ready to meet him.When you first meet the parents, presentation is everything. My mom can tell everything about you by just looking at you. You don't have to say a word. Hair unkempt?
  • Styling for a Hipless Girl: Dresses & Skirts Edition

    La Vie En May
    11 Aug 2014 | 6:00 am
    I'm a stick. Literally, a stick. The actual term for my body type is 'Banana-shaped', where your bust and shoulders are about the same width as your hips. It's probably the most unflattering of all the body types. But luckily, there's a myriad of styles that'll turn our hipless figures into a curvy sensation. Let's see what they are....1. The A-Line DressA-Line dresses are one of my favorite styles. The name derives from the 'A' shape that the skirt or dress forms. It's tight near the waist and it flares out towards the bottom. The cinched fabric near the waist gives more volume to that…
 
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    This Muse is Taken

  • 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!
  • Let’s Not Fake It Til We Make It – The Importance of Honesty

    Angie
    11 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    “When you laugh, the world laughs with you. When you weep, you weep alone.” That old saying appears to be true, at least most of the time. We’re told to be upbeat, and to smile and put on a brave face. To hide the things that make us seem vulnerable, or like we made a mistake. “Fake it til you make it.” is another saying I don’t like. Although I would rather weep alone and not have to explain what’s wrong to anybody, things start to become distorted when you isolate yourself in your hard times. When you’re not honest about your problems, it…
  • Friday Favorites – Beyonce+Nicki, 90′s TV Shows and When Labels are a Good Thing

    Angie
    8 Aug 2014 | 4:00 am
    I was so busy this week trying to get everything straightened out, I and do mean everything, online and off. For one, I did another redesign on Buzz Copy (my business blog) and I think I’m finally happy with the logo and the general layout. The old logo was starting to bother me. It seemed too messy or something. The thick black lines and starkness please me. I also finished the “Social Media Helper Course”, which is a 7 day email course that you can download to your computer, and it’s FREE to my subscribers. I also finally have the “Creative Blog Content…
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    Mi Bella Reina

  • Can the 5 Minute Makeup Woman Apply Wings?

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    20 Aug 2014 | 11:33 am
    If you are the 5 minute makeup woman, can you create a winged eyeliner on the fly? Most of us have a very limited time to apply makeup. Winged eyeliner can make a bold statement, but it can involve just a little more work than just a simple line on your upper lid. Busy women means work, children, housework, and errands, but you still want to look great while doing it all. So how can we create amazing looks without taking a lot of time that we do not have? How the 5 Minute Makeup Woman Applies Winged Eyeliner The winged eye look is actually quite easy, once you get the hang of it. You can use…
  • Is Your Skin Cream a Miracle Worker?

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    19 Aug 2014 | 5:45 pm
    A skin cream is the foundation of your home skin care regimen. Unlike a cleanser or a scrub, a cream needs to have long lasting affects. But can it? Is yours a miracle worker or are you just applying a cream for no real benefit? What’s in one skin cream that makes it work, while others are just moisturizer placebos? When you are at the cosmetic counter, the spa, or the drugstore, what should you look for? For starters, the modern ingredients available today are way too advanced to settle for just any old moisturizer. The moisturizers of 10 or 20 years ago don’t begin to match up…
  • With a Waterproof Felt Tip Eyeliner Pen, You Can Cry

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    18 Aug 2014 | 11:30 am
    The felt tip eyeliner pen is fast becoming the rage among makeup artists and us makeup “regular” women. There are some definite advantages, but with liquid and waterproof, you can cry as gracefully as a princess. It’s as easy to use as a fine line sharpie and there is less mess than a traditional liquid eyeliner. Liquid eyeliners are great for certain eye looks, but if you don’t have a steady hand, they can be tricky to use. Liquid liners can be slick, as well, so one wrong move and you have to start over again. The new felt tip eyeliner is as easy to use as a pencil, making…
  • We Knew Duri Rejuvacote When….

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    16 Aug 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Back in 1999, we first met the creator of Rejuvacote, Faina Ritz at a spa show in New York City. Ritz, the creator and chemist for Duri Cosmetics, was also their biggest cheerleader. Standing maybe 5′ tall, Ritz explained why her products worked so well. Her passion for her products led us to champion them in the spa and we have been using them ever since. Imagine our surprise almost 15 years later when we see the spa and salon only product being sold in Walmart. Not bad for Rejuvacote, but really good for us.  You see, Walmart hasn’t been working with the product for the last 15…
  • Benefits of Rosehip Argan Oil for the Face

    MiBellaReina - Beyond Beauty
    16 Aug 2014 | 5:58 am
    The journey to create the Rosehip Argan Oil for the Face started in the massage treatment room about two years ago. A friend who travels internationally brought back a sample of this divine smelling blend of exotic essential oils blended in argan. One of our massage therapists used it for a face and scalp massage. The client was thrilled and wanted to buy it. After that scenario was repeated about 20 times, we started on the journey to create our very own Rosehip Argan Oil for Face. Our #bellabeautytips will help you learn all about the benefits of argan and then you will discover why we…
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    Chapters Of My Life...

  • Natural ways to straighten hair permanently

    15 Aug 2014 | 2:16 pm
    Straighten hair are in trend. Shiny, silky and smooth hair grabs our eyes. Most of the people go to the parlor to straighten their hair, expected result of it is just for one year. Quick and easy way but as they use lots of chemicals to straighten hair you have to face side effects. Well after doing it you can go through hair fall, split-ends etc. After one year you will end up with a bad conditioned hair. If you really wish to have healthy and beautiful straighten hair check out some home remedies given below and try any of it.1. Almond Oil:Mix 3-4 drops of almond oil with your…
  • Kolkata to Mumbai alone journey...

    11 May 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Hey bloggies,wassup?After long time got time to write something....Again a chapter from my MBA Day's , This is the story of my second internship, 23rd March 2011..My second internship was with Dentsu Marcom Mumbai. I was super excited for this industry internship. As Dentsu is one of the leading advertising company, it's a Japanese advertising company. So was very excited and happy for the internship. Coming back to my story.Well I was in Kolkata after my semester exams I had to travel Kolkata to Mumbai. I was going Mumbai for the first time and that also alone. Well It was not the first time…
  • Track your Search engine marketing campaign with Google Analytics..

    24 Jan 2014 | 10:05 am
    If you are worried about the performance of your web internet site and the optimization that you have not long ago accomplished, you ought to carefully analyze each option that you pursued. Whilst it is real that there are a number of Seo techniques that are being introduced in the market, not all of these could work for everybody. As such, you need to pick those that are suitable for your needs.The answer to worries about internet site performance and optimization is actually Google Analytics. Several individuals may not know that it will give you a competitive edge given that it supplies a…
  • Benefits of Cucumber

    17 Jan 2014 | 8:58 am
    Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetables in the world. Cucumber is a vegetable that has full of benefits to your health. There are various ways of having cucumber. Basically, it is divided into two categories. One is slicing cucumber, which are for fresh consumption and the other is pickling cucumber which are for eventual processing into pickles.There are various health benefits of cucumber. Ten topmost benefits of cucumber are listed below:Cucumbers are rich source of vitamin B. You can now put down your sodas, coffee and go for cucumber slice.As cucumbers are 95% water, it…
  • Health Benefits Of Aleo Vera

    12 Jan 2014 | 6:08 pm
    Did you know that there is a cactus-like plant that has been used for centuries as a natural remedy? It is called aloe vera and can now be found in a variety of forms in nearly any grocery or drug store. Now that homeopathic remedies are becoming more popular, aloe vera has come to the forefront of natural medicine. While there is one use that you may be familiar with, it has healing qualities for many different ailments.The most popular and commonly use for it is in the treatment of burns, particularly sunburns. While you can purchase aloe vera gel in nearly any pharmacy, experts believe…
 
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