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Serge Normant Meta Lush Volumizer in In Style!

Posted on 03/20/2012

 

Celebrity hairstylist Serge Normant has coiffed the hair of Sarah Jessica Parker, Julia Roberts and now fiery latin Modern Family actress Sofia Vergara for the cover of April's In Style magazine. Her hair looked gorgeously windswept and carefree as her bombshell persona exudes. Serge created the look below by spraying his Meta Lush Volumizer on her wet hair prior to drying. After creating soft waves with a 1-inch curling iron, he finished the look by spritzing on the Meta Sheer Dry Oil for extra shine. 

 

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Mason Pearson's Popular Mixture Hair Brush

Posted on 03/20/2012

 

The key to gorgeous hair is part genetics, part amazing colorist and part…..brush? For most of us our brushes are an item we don't hold much value with. Yes, they detangle our hair but I'd always personally thought my investment should be in great haircare products over brushes or combs. How wrong I was! After 12 years of using my cheap Garnier brush it was ready to retire to the bottom of a garbage can and I'm now the proud owner of a Mason Pearson Popular Mixture hairbrush. After seeing it mentioned in countless magazines as well as knowing this brand has a history spanning decades in the hair industry, I can see first hand how investing some money in a great brush will greatly improve the overall health of our hair, not to mention bring out a shine like no other.

 

Mason Pearson's Popular Mixture Brush works for normal to the thickest of hair types and is ideal for cleaning and styling your mane. The brush features boar bristle and nylon tuffs  as well as a rubber cushion pad that is designed to massage the scalp. The ultimate in comfort as well as the ultimate in creating shine can be found in this brand that has street cred dating back to 1885. 

 

     

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skyn ICELAND: A Solution for Stressed Skin

Posted on 03/12/2012

Pure Cloud Cream | skyn ICELANDYour skin is constantly under attack from enemies such as the weather, lack of moisture and the stress you experience from day to day. To defend against these unavoidable attackers, the superhero to add to your skin care regimen is skyn ICELAND, which creates products made from Iceland’s glacial waters and medicinal herbs.

The ingredients in skyn ICELAND’s Biospheric Complex include powerful moisturizers, purifying extracts, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Because skyn ICELAND uses only the purest ingredients, you will not find mineral oil, formaldehyde, paraffin (wax), parabens, phthalates or petroleum in its line of products.

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Nail Skins: Easy, Inexpensive Nail Designs

Posted on 03/13/2012

butter LONDON Nail Skin: Black BirdNail designs are all the rage, but it can be hard to find the time (or the cash) to hit up the local salon for an intricate, professionally applied nail design. This is where butter LONDON comes to the rescue with its latest innovation: stick-on nail skins. Remember the space-age cartoon “The Jetsons”? When the girls put on nail polish, it was applied in an instant and dried just as fast. This is kind of how nail skins work.

Nail Skin Options

As of February 2012, butter LONDON offers three nail skin designs: Leopard, Give & Take and Black Bird. The Leopard nail skin features the traditional animal print, with black spots on a yellowish-tan background. Give & Take is a skin with a beige background color and black letters that spell out the words “give” and “take.” Each letter is on an individual nail, and the extra nails have bird silhouettes. Black Bird has a black background with bright flowers and outlines of butter LONDON’s signature bird.

 

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3 Skin Care Secrets for Healthy Skin

Posted on 03/14/2012

Intensive Repair Balm - Chamomile & HelichrysumDrinking eight cups of water, eating a balanced diet, wearing sunscreen and washing your face at sunup and sundown are the tried-and -true skin care rules passed down throughout the ages. But there is more you can do to care for your skin, and it doesn’t involve purchasing a new cabinet for a plethora of skin creams. The latest skin care secrets come in three small bottles:

RODIN Olio Lusso.

Developed by Linda Rodin, Olio Lusso is a face oil made from 11 essential floral and botanical oils, making it a must-have for your home apothecary. Before you dismiss this product because the words “face” and “oil” are together, know that this highly acclaimed skin care product will make your face the opposite of greasy. Instead, using a couple drops after you wash your face will balance your skin tone and leave skin looking radiant.

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RODIN Olio Lusso: Low-Maintenance Skin Care for Men

Posted on 03/15/2012

RODIN olio lusso face oilShop the full Rodin olio lusso collection here!

Just like a woman’s, a man’s skin ages and requires care to continue looking its best. However, while women have hundreds of anti-aging and other skin care products marketed to them, guys are often left out of the picture – or they’re subjected to overly gimmicky male-centric products that are drenched with scent and stuffed with filler ingredients. RODIN Olio Lusso has helped solve that problem by providing a face oil that’s perfect for men as well as women.

Maker Linda Rodin was simply looking for a natural, no-fuss skin care solution when she began experimenting with essential oils. After two years of tests and trials, Olio Lusso was born – a gender-neutral product featuring 11 high-quality essential flower and botanical oils. Here’s a look at why RODIN Olio Lusso is ideal for men:

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Benefits of Lip Balm

Posted on 03/16/2012

Sara Happ Peppermint Lip ScrubThe skin on your lips is one of the most sensitive parts of your body. In spite of their gentleness, lips undergo a lot of abuse – from sun exposure to cold blasts of wind to excessively dry weather. If you don’t take care of your lips, they can become chapped or crack, leaving them the opposite of kissable. Caring for them with the ingredients found in a natural lip balm, such as RODIN Olio Lusso lip balm, can keep your kisser soft and hydrated. Here are some other benefits you’ll receive from regularly using your favorite lip balm:

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3 Beauty Gadgets that can Change Your Life

Posted on 03/19/2012

Baby Quasar Light Therapy DevideMen have their toys, so there’s no reason women shouldn’t have their own. In an increasingly technology-oriented world, it’s no surprised that the beauty industry has been developing gadgets geared toward achieving a more polished image. And they aren’t tinker toys – these beauty gadgets can change your life. With regular use, you can attain brighter, younger-looking skin, and a smile to match, without needles or expensive appointments.

Turn your beauty routine high-tech with the latest in skin care and teeth-whitening products:

1. Clarisonic Sonic Skin Cleansing Brush

You’ve probably seen it before – the facial-cleansing brush with the rotating head. The Clarisonic Skin Cleansing brush leaves your washcloth in the dust as it deeply cleans your pores without the need to use harsh chemicals or scratchy, abrasive exfoliating creams. As soon as you start using a Clarisonic brush, you’ll notice that your skin feels instantly smoother. With repeated use, your skin problems and blemishes will become a thing of the past.

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Why Your Hair Needs Sunscreen

Posted on 03/20/2012

Lavender Hair & Body ShampooWhile your hair can’t get skin cancer or become sunburned from the sun’s UVA and UVB lights, it still suffers from exposure. Being in the sun is like being under a heat lamp; your hair doesn’t have to feel hot to the touch in order to sustain damage. Some of the hottest names in the hair care industry – including Philip B. and Oscar Blandi – know this and have created products to keep your mane healthy and protected from the sun’s harmful rays.

How the Sun Damages Your Hair

When your tresses are exposed to the sun’s rays, especially on warmer days, your hair can begin to lose its natural moisture and shine. This happens because the heat in the sun slowly breaks down proteins in the shafts that help your hair stay hydrated, flexible and healthy. If you blow dry your hair, or curl or straighten it with heated styling tools, the damage caused is exacerbated when your hair is exposed to the sun. The same is true if you have dyed your hair, had a perm or had your curly locks relaxed.

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Absolutely Flawless With Erno Laszlo's Intense Porcelain Veil

Posted on 03/21/2012

 

Flawless skin is a feat we all strive for and don't always achieve. Sometimes we're just blessed with great genes, sometimes diet can play a part and sometimes a product comes around that lets us fake it till we make it.

 

For those who weren't divinely blessed with the 'flawless' gene then the beauty world has divinely blessed us with Erno Laszlo's Intense Porcelain Veil. If anything, the decades long history of this brand as well as the fact that The Zoe Report just featured it as a must have should be enough to have your beauty junkie wallet pleading, "Charge me!" 

 

This product as well as the range dates all the way back to classic Hollywood and the glamorous beauties that paved the way for the Angelina Jolie's of the world such as Grace Kelly and Marilyn Monroe. These ladies left their skin in the capable hands of Dr Erno Laszlo and in return he created custom blended products to address their skin care needs. Years later the brand has re-formulated these products to address skincare concerns of the modern woman. 

 

Erno Laszlo's Intense Porcelain Veil was Katharine Hepburn's special blend and delivers targeted moisture to to diminish the appearance of fine lines and radiate the skin! If you entrust your skin to Erno Laszlo you'd have no problem smiling big for the HD cameras used in today's film and photography world, and they show pretty much every pore! 

 

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