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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Professionnel Mineral Powder Brush #45

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Professionnel Mineral Powder Brush #45

Sephora Professionnel Mineral Powder Brush #45. Retails for $26 at Sephora. This brush was recommended to me by Jennifer Karsten, a senior artist with the Mac pro team. Although it’s advertised to be used as a powder brush, Jen used it on me to apply foundation in circular motions. I absolutely loved the results and have […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Don’t Let It Fade

Filed in Beauty by on July 29, 2011 11 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Don’t Let It Fade

To keep liquid foundation from fading during your night out, mix it with a drop of sweat-proof sunblock. It will last all night, even if you decide to dance up a storm and return home as it’s getting light outside!

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Get Wet

Filed in Beauty by on July 28, 2011 3 Comments
Get Wet

The ever so popular look of sleek hair and liquid make-up that made its debut in the 80’s, is making its rounds again this summer. Emma Watson’s make-up looked stunning at the Harry Potter Deathly Hollows, Part 2 Premiere last week. Her sleek hair and black and gold leaf eyes made her look all grown […]

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Natura Bisse Vitamin C Serum

Filed in Beauty by on July 26, 2011 3 Comments
Natura Bisse Vitamin C Serum

Vitamin C plays a huge role in the fight against the aging process by repairing the skin and keeping it healthy and firm. It’s been proven to be one of the strongest catalysts of collagen formation, especially when applied topically. Using and consuming products and foods that contain Vitamin C can dramatically improve the quality […]

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Sephora Does Nails

Filed in Beauty by on July 25, 2011 1 Comment
Sephora Does Nails

Today, on July 25th, the mega beauty retailer Sephora is opening the Sephora Nail Studio Art + Lacquer Services featuring XpresSpa. The first two Sephora locations to surprise its devoted customers are the 5 Times Square locations in Manhattan and its Powel Street store in San Francisco. “Sephora is more than a traditional retail beauty experience […]

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Sexy Cat Eyes

Filed in Beauty by on July 22, 2011 3 Comments
Sexy Cat Eyes

Have you seen the Dior Addict “Be Iconic” lipstick ads? What got my attention was not the lipstick, but how simple and sexy Kate Moss’s make-up looks. The black eyeliner across her eyes, her bold pink lips. Different variations of this sexy feline look have been showing up everywhere from the red carpet to the […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Donna Karan Cashmere Mist

Filed in Beauty by on July 17, 2011 14 Comments
Beauty Editor’s Picks: Donna Karan Cashmere Mist

We couldn’t keep a secret any longer. Our favorite deodorant for women out there today is Donna Karan’s Cashmere Mist. It has been called the “ultimate cult product.”What we love about this amazing product is the luxurious texture and sensual scent. “An invisible layer of comfort. Cashmere mist is a sheer floral, combining the essences of […]

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Beauty Bar: Quick Pimple Zapper

Filed in Beauty by on July 2, 2011 5 Comments
Beauty Bar: Quick Pimple Zapper

If you’re getting ready for a date or a big event and you have a stubborn pimple or breakout that sticks out like a sore thumb, think about trying this unique remedy.  The night before your event, make an aspirin paste by crushing a few aspirin and mixing them with a few drops of water […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks- Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

Filed in Beauty by on June 29, 2011 4 Comments
Beauty Editor’s Picks- Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme

Philip Kingsley Elasticizer Extreme. Retails for $45 on philipkingsley.com. This deep conditioning treatment does absolute wonders for my hair. I bleach and style my hair constantly; I am actually quite surprised after all the abuse it endures that it’s still there and it feels, healthy, strong and thick. Part if it is due to my […]

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Smoother Thighs

Filed in Beauty by on June 28, 2011 15 Comments
Smoother Thighs

Ok, so I’m not going to lie to you and tell you that some miracle cream or treatment alone will get rid of cellulite. It’s a hard fight and it can get pretty rough after a few croissants, a cheeseburger or what ever you chose to indulge in that causes fat deposits. Add hormonal imbalance […]

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Summer Skin Care Routine

Filed in Beauty by on June 23, 2011 7 Comments
Summer Skin Care Routine

With the summer fast approaching, where and how you will be spending your vacation is more likely to be of concern rather then that its time to change up your skincare routine. Whether or not, you have your summer plans in place yet, there are few things we know for sure that we will be […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks- Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf Body Crème.

Filed in Beauty by on June 22, 2011 18 Comments
Beauty Editor’s Picks- Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf Body Crème.

Flowerbomb by Viktor & Rolf body crème. Retails for $90 in Nordstrom. I must admit, I am a big fan of this crème because of the way it smells and feels. Most perfumed body creams or lotions either do not offer enough hydration or the smell is either too overpowering or doesn’t last on the […]

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How to Prevent Summer Meltdown

Filed in Beauty by on June 21, 2011 11 Comments
How to Prevent Summer Meltdown

As the temperatures start to rise, our make-up feels the heat and begins to creep off our faces. A streaky foundation, raccoon eyes and a blotchy bronzer is not the look we had in mind before we stepped out of the house and into the heat.  The sweat will also cause the make-up to come […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks

Filed in Beauty by on June 20, 2011 1 Comment
Beauty Editor’s Picks

Chanel’s Rouge Allure Extrait de Gloss. Retails for $32 in Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue. I’m always on the hunt for the perfect lip-gloss.  One that feels light and is not sticky, yet adds shine and gives a uniform color that lasts and makes my lips look slightly fuller. Chanel’s Rouge Allure Etrait de Gloss does […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Reducing Discoloration, Puffiness & Swelling

Filed in Beauty by on June 17, 2011 6 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Reducing Discoloration, Puffiness & Swelling

If you are prone to puffiness, redness or live in a warm climate- keep your primer in the refrigerator to instantly calm and cool your face. Same goes for your moisturizer, the cold temperature shrinks the blood vessels and helps minimize under-eye bags.

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Skin Radiance

Filed in Beauty by on June 16, 2011 0 Comments
Skin Radiance

Adding shimmer to your skin is great way to slightly even out skin tone, soften features, hide imperfections or give radiance to your complexion. Shimmer can help hide redness, uneven self-tanner, bruises, spider veins and dryness.  The light reflecting minerals give your skin an instant glow whether you are at party or baring your skin […]

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Face Bronzers

Filed in Beauty by on June 14, 2011 1 Comment
Face Bronzers

Bronzers are a great way to imitate a sun kissed glow without actually committing the most carnal sin in beauty such as laying out in the sun. Bronzers look best when the skin looks natural meaning the correct shade for your skin tone looks golden rather then brown or muddy. Bronzers do not replace self […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Skin Complexion

Filed in Beauty by on June 10, 2011 7 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Skin Complexion

Instant improvement to your complexion: Oily Skin- To control oil and shine splash your face with cool black tea and do not rinse, it’s a natural astringent Sensitive Skin- Always use fragrance free, hypoallergenic products with anti-inflammatory antioxidants such as green tea Red and Splotchy- If you suffer from redness, drink a glass of ice water, which […]

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The Best Hair Oils

Filed in Beauty by on June 8, 2011 17 Comments
The Best Hair Oils

“Hair oils have been used for centuries to scent hair, treat scalp issues and shape and style haircuts,” says Erin Anderson, stylist, artistic director and co-owner of Woodley & Bunny Salon and Apothecary. Oil treatments actually leave the hair less “slippery” than anything else on your hair care shelf. Professional stylists agree that hair oils “help […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Lashes

Filed in Beauty by on June 3, 2011 16 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Lashes

Want thicker Lashes? Lay the brush at the base of the lashes, jiggle it slowly from side to side and brush it through the rest of the lashes stopping for a second at the top.You can also lightly brush a little powder between your first and second coats of mascara to add more thickness, then […]

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Neroli Portofino Collection

Filed in Beauty by on May 28, 2011 18 Comments
Neroli Portofino Collection

Not only does designer Tom Ford want to dress you, but now he wants to bathe you too.The designer is blowing bubbles with his first full line of unisex bath products, a collection that features a body moisturizer, oil, scrub as well as shower gel, bath soap and a fragrance. The bath products are designed […]

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Summer Scents

Filed in Beauty by on May 27, 2011 2 Comments
Summer Scents

Keeping with the theme of floral make up and candy colors of the summer, we encourage you to smell just as sweet as you look.  Here are the fresh floral scents of the season that will keep you smelling great through the whole summer: 1. Prada’s latest Infusion De Rose – has hints of Bulgarian rose, Turkish […]

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Beauty Bar of the Week: Hair

Filed in Beauty by on May 27, 2011 5 Comments
Beauty Bar of the Week: Hair

Want lots of volume in your hair? Always flip you hair over when you blow-dry it, this encourages the strands to lift off the scalp as opposed to laying flat on your head. Put some large Velcro rollers in your hair to set the volume and help your hair be nice and smooth. Lastly, tease […]

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Body Bronzers

Filed in Beauty by on May 23, 2011 7 Comments
Body Bronzers

If you only have hours to get the glow, here are some great products that will make you look tan in a flash.  I have personally tested the products to come up with the best non-sticky, fast-drying formulas that give off great glow and come off in the shower.How to apply: 1. Do exfoliate in the […]

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Sunscreens, Part 3

Filed in Beauty by on May 20, 2011 3 Comments
Sunscreens, Part 3

Sun damage is by far the most significant cause of wrinkling, skin aging, sagging and skin cancers. So slather up and cover up, my ladies! It is just as important to apply sunscreen to our face as it is to our ears, hair, hands, chest and shoulders.  After all it would be great, but not ideal […]

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