New York based and in demand makeup artist Romy Soleimani is known for creating many of the beautiful makeup looks seen throughout Elle magazine and her key is always providing maximum drama with minimal products. She is so well respected she was recently acknowledged in Elle magazine's Genius Awards, basically comparable to the lifetime achievement award for the beauty industry. The world's top hair, makeup and skin care pros get together to share what their must have products are.
Photo shoots can be long and tiresome and so can going through your beauty routine in the morning. I prefer to get the same look with less products and sleep an extra five minutes! For Romy, the final outcome is always based on good prep work which is why she always includes Jouer's Luminizing Moisture Tint in her kit as it's a primer, moisturizer and skin tone brightener all in one. This very popular tinted moisturizer boasts SPF protection and a water resistant formula to create a gorgeous canvas and luminous glow.
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Amongst celebrity hairstylist's Marcus Francis tricks of the trade is a toothbrush to smooth out hairlines, don't be afraid of Mia Farrow-esque pixie cuts and when creating beach head make sure to use Frederic Fekkai's Coiff Oceacique Tousled Wave Spray as it 'has a special way of making the hair bend like it does after a day at the beach.' Marcus was chosen as one of the top hairstylists acknowledged in Elle magazine's 2012 Genius Awards where the pros share their tricks of the trade and items they keep in their kit at all times.
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Kai is always listening to their customers and wanting to deliver the healthiest and most pure products they can. Because of that promise, they've recently re-formulated all of their candles so they're now paraffin free! Kai candles are available in three different sizes and were just featured in April's In Style magazine! This special formula of all natural vegetable based ingredients will leave a sizeable living space with Kai's signature intoxicating scent of tuberose, jasmine and lily. Choose from the smaller sized NightLight candle to the SkyLight larger size!
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Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. For fashionistas, this means cleaning out your wardrobe to bring out lighter fabrics and introducing pops of color to mimic the changing of the leaves. For beauty junkies this means alternating different skincare options as well as changing up our hair routine. In Style magazine has made this easy on us in their Spring Special showcasing the best hair product options for the season.
Now more than ever consumers are concerned about what they put into their body, ingredients and the background of a brand. What's so wonderful about Rahua is that not only is the main ingredient harvested by tribeswomen in the Amazon but the ingredients are 100% natural! If your fresh new hair needs some added volume and hold then go green with Rahua's Voluminous Spray! Singer Corrine Bailey Rae also includes Rahua Conditioner as one of her key products to calm that gorgeous and curly head of hair. For added moisture, she loves to coat her hair in this, pop a shower cap on and relax for an hour before rinsing off.
For those who need some extra assistance creating a style then go with John Masters Organics Sweet Orange & Silk Protein Styling Gel adds body to the hair without being sticky. If ingredients are a concern for you then you can't go wrong with either of these brands!
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One of the most common ways to remove nail polish is with acetone, a super-strong solvent. The long-term effects of this chemical aren’t clear, but the dangers associated with its use are.
To avoid potential health problems associated with acetone, many nail enthusiasts are choosing acetone-free products, such as butter LONDON nail polish remover. butter LONDON is committed to keeping its fashion-forward customers healthy and beautiful by offering better-for-you solutions.
The effects of acetone-based nail polish removers are greater in children, especially if a curious tyke ingests the slightest bit. Keep all your chemicals in a safe place.Read More »
Get in the spirit of spring with this season’s hottest lip colors: coral, orange and pink. These exotic, friendly shades are flattering for all skin tones, so every fashionista can enjoy the candy-colored hues. Use sheerer versions in a lip gloss during the day (like an Armour Beauty lip gloss,) and amp it up at night with an electrically charged hue from the Kevyn Aucoin cosmetics line.
Coral is the queen of lip colors this spring. Its bright hue matches any skin tone, can make your skin appear more golden and is perfect for virtually any of spring outfit. To make your lips look fuller, opt for a glossy coral lipstick or use the Ann-Margaret Opaque Lip Gloss by Armour Beauty.
Ready for something bold? Glossy or matte, orange lips freshen up tired winter trends. This color isn’t as forgiving as coral, so you need to make sure the shade of orange you use matches your skin tone, just as you would with a red lip color. If you’re not sure where to start, check out Armour Beauty’s Lucy Opaque Lip Gloss.Read More »
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Cinco de Mayo – the day the Mexican army defeated the French in Puebla in 1862 – is the perfect day to show support for your Latino compadres, party in the middle of the week, and give the latest new lip colors a try. Mexican fiestas by nature are bright and bold, so there’s no better time than now to give the daring colors of Kevyn Aucoin and Paul & Joe makeup a whirl.
Bright red isn’t the only way to go when dressing up your lips for a fiesta. Go bold, saucy and smoldering with Paul & Joe lip gloss. First, line your lips with the darker color of a Paul & Joe Lip Pencil Duo in Dual Melon or Dual Scarlet. Then fill in your lips with the lighter color that comes with the lip pencil. Give your pout some oomph by pairing its color with one of Paul & Joe’s Lip Lacquer. Pair the Dual Melon lip pencil with the Lip Lacquer in Serenade, or the Dual Scarlet pencil with Tenderness.Read More »
Looking like they came off the shelves of an old-school luxury apothecary, Tammy Fender skin care products take a holistic approach. Tammy Fender’s line offers immediate therapeutic effects that help promote health and healing on emotional, physical and spiritual levels. One of the best ways to introduce yourself to the purity and luxury found in these products is with a facial in a jar.
The Tammy Fender Epi Peel is an all-in-one product that features rosemary, a symbol of vitality, and spearmint, which helps with the preservation of youth. Combined with purifying clay, the Epi Peel is a multi-purpose exfoliating mask and peel. The micro-exfoliants in the oxygenating and revitalizing formula gently help remove dead surface cells, eliminate impurities, refine pores and polish your skin.
Apply the Tammy Fender Epi Peel up to three times a week to clean skin; let it sit for five minutes, and use a moist cloth to remove. This peel is great for all skin types, except those that are sunburned or have pustular acne.Read More »
In a recent interview with b-glowing founder Lisa James, Marula Beauty learned about Lisa’s ardor for beauty products, dreaming big, empowering women, and honest passion. The b-glowing.com website was born of Lisa’s lifelong passion for beauty products, which started with wanting to work at a drug store makeup counter. Her obsession with cosmetics was later confirmed with her self-prescribed makeup therapy session, when she charged too much money to her credit card at a department store’s beauty counters after a heart-wrenching breakup with a boyfriend.
During the interview, Lisa shared that b-glowing materialized from her honest passion for beauty products, which is why the beauty brands represented on the site must have their own independent spirit and a passion that reaches out to consumers. In addition to benefiting consumers, the beauty product companies must also give back to the world.Read More »