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Oscar Blandi 450 Heat Protect Value Set!

Posted on 06/14/2012

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360 degree protection is a thing of the past, Oscar Blandi ups the anty with his new 450 Heat Protect Value Set! We constantly subject our hair to heat damage that it almost become second nature to us and we forget that every time we run a flat iron through our hair (especially if it's not a toluene barrel) the hair shaft is weakened. To protect and safeguard the hair from all hot tools Oscar Blandi's 450 Heat Protect Value Set comes with a 4oz Dry Styling heat Protect Spray, enriched with keratin proteins to nourish, strengthen and protect and a 1.4oz Pronto Invisible Dry Shampoo Spray to boost volume and clean hair without water. This kit sells for $24 but has a $34 value!

 

450 Heat Protect Value Set

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Tanda Zap Pink

Posted on 06/14/2012

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Scene: You wakeup two days before your wedding day with a monster zit on your chin and it shows no sign of going away till well into your honeymoon. We've all been there right? You finally got a date with the guy you've had your eye on or you're attending a big event where there will be photos. No matter what the situation, it's almost like impending pimples have ESP or something. They can't come the day after the event. Timing is simply not their strong suit. 

 

When you have the right tools to target those suckers, you take the power from them and put it straight into your hands. One of those tools is the Tanda Zap. You wouldn't think a little tool like this could do so much pimple zapping but it's true. I'm not personally prone to breakouts, but when I do you can be sure the first thing I reach for is my Tanda. It's an advanced, hand held acne clearing device that uses a powerful blue light, gentle vibration and warming to help open pores so bacteria have nowhere to hide. I put the Tanda Zap on my pimple and it really works to dry it out so much so that the next day it's a lot less red and angry. It's totally safe and gives no irritation. They've recently added a Tanda Zap Pink device that although it does the same thing as the white, it's just a lot cuter to use for those who like girlie pink things!

 

Tanda ZAP - Pink

 

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Nuxe Paris 24 Hour Moisturizing Body Lotion

Posted on 06/14/2012

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For those who have fallen in love with the luxury of Nuxe Paris skincare then it will be an easy transition into their body line like the 24 Hour Moisturizing Body Lotion. Lighter in weight and texture than the Body Fondant Firming Cream, it's ultra fluid like texture caresses dry and undernourished skin with sweet almond and sunflower oils. Your skin is left silky soft and smelling like the fresh and clean Nuxe Paris signature aroma.

 

NUXE BODY 24 Hour Moisturizing Body Lotion

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Jessica Alba 'Honestly' Loves Vapour's Atmosphere Foundation!

Posted on 06/15/2012

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Jessica Alba is honest. This trait carries through in her day to day life and now also in her new business, The Honest Company. This beautiful entrepreneur started the company when she had her baby and couldn't find non-toxic, healthy and affordable products that worked. Her quest for environmentally friendly and safe baby products and cleaning products also carries through into beauty. As seen in Marie Claire, Jessica loves Vapour Organic Beauty Atmosphere Foundation because it 'makes my complexion look flawless without having to use powder."

 

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How To Fake A Flawless Body!

Posted on 06/15/2012

Whether it's undergarments that smooth out bumps and lumps, push up bras that give us a little extra something-something, or tightening body serums; we all have our areas that we don't feel are perfect. As famous etiquette coach and red lipstick wearing Mary Poppins once said, we are all, "practically perfect in every way," however what's wrong with trying to fix the areas that aren't so….flawless? 

Usually I charge the big bucks for this, but for you I'm going to give the insider tip because summer is almost here and we could all use a little help. If you want to fake a flawless body then you have two fantastic options: 

 

The Miracle Skin Transformer Body SPF 20 is a high performance body enhancer that will transform the appearance of arms, legs and décolleté instantly. Choose from three different shades that smooth and firm the designated area and uses M3 Complex to create a more even appearance. Best of all, it's non greasy and also serves as a powerful moisturizer and skin rejuvenator!

 

Second is my personal fav, Prtty Peaushun Skin Tightening Body Lotion. You may have heard gals like Gwyneth Paltrow and celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson gushing about this tinted body lotion that is comparable to a magic wand that makes all your body insecurities disappear. It utilizes subtle light reflecting particles to create a gorgeous, flattering glow and create a sexy and slimmer silhouette. What I love most about it is that it camouflages cellulite and varicose veins like nobody's business! Choose from an assortment of shades that will enhance any tan or if you don't want any color, just the glow then you have that option too!

 

PRTTY PEAUSHUN Skin Tight Body LotionMiracle Skin Transformer Body SPF20

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Ilia Lipstick Gets Elle Beauty's Green Stamp Of Approval!

Posted on 06/18/2012

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Green has never looked so good. Not the shade my dears but the lifestyle. Eco conscious and environmentally friendly beauty products are hotter than ever, especially since the stigma that organic beauty products aren't as good have been proven wrong again and again with brands like Vapour Organic Beauty, Rahua, Shea Terra Organics and our latest arrival, Ilia! This wonderful brand, with a focus on lip loving, has earned the admiration from Elle magazine in their 2012 Green Stars, an annual guide to the best natural beauty buys. 

 

Ilia's Lipstick was included in the Saturday Night Fever section, or, earth friendly picks for a night out on the town. The formulations are highly pigmented as well as super hydrating and come in a variety of fashion forward lip shades that can be worn alone or layered to create your own signature lip color. We love the bold shades Arabian Nights and Bang Bang!

 

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Defy Your Age with Anti-Aging Skincare

Posted on 06/18/2012

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RODIN olio lusso Luxury Face OilNot only is the skin your body’s largest organ – it is an external organ that can demonstrate your age. The effects of aging will always take a toll on your skin, but your habits can dictate the speed of its deterioration. By taking good care of your skin with healthy habits and products like RODIN olio lusso, you can prolong the aging process.

Changes in Your Skin as You Age

Dryness. As you age, your skin gets drier because your body slowly loses the ability to naturally create moisturizing oils.

Thinning. As the skin loses the fatty layer below the epidermis, it becomes thinner. The slower regeneration of skin cells as you age can also cause thinning. Sun exposure speeds up the thinning process and breaks down the collagen and elastin in your skin.

Sagging. Gravity paired with altered hormone levels and decreased levels of skin fat, elastin and collagen will make your skin sag. Taking care your skin now with healthy habits and a comprehensive skin care routine can help delay sagging.

Age spots. Simply put, age spots (or liver spots) are sun spots. Your body creates them in response to sun exposure to protect the deeper layers of your skin. Prevent their appearance by always wearing a moisturizer with an SPF component and by staying out of the sun.

Wrinkles. In your 30s and 40s, you start to develop wrinkles because of a lifetime of muscle and skin movements. In your 50s, your wrinkles can become more prominent as your skin starts to sag. Smoking and sun exposure speed up the development of wrinkles.

 

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Kevyn Aucoin Loose Shimmering Shadow!

Posted on 06/18/2012

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Kevyn Aucoin's Loose Shimmering Powder is out of this world. With an easy to use rollerball head, applying eyeshadow is as easy as a quick coloring session, which also limits the amount of fall out particles that usually drop down on cheekbones. All of the colors are gem shades of Jade (green), Lapis (purple) and more! My favorite aspect about these shadows is the iridescence and illumination they give to the eye area as shown perfectly in the example below. The shade is Lapis by the way, my personal fav! The rollerball application also allows you to brilliantly build up color from a subtle wash of color to a bolder pop. 

 

 The Loose Shimmering Shadow

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Summer Beauty Essentials From The Zoe Report!

Posted on 06/19/2012

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I'm sure you're all set for your summer wardrobe with a new bikini, sunglasses and kaftan on order, but what about summer beauty? Thus was the question on this morning's The Zoe Report's Zoe newsletter. With temperatures on the rise and skin suffering from post traumatic stress from the sun, or as I like to call it, schweaty face, the Zoe staff has some sizzling product selections to beat the heat and look fabulous. 

 

To combat an overly shiny complexion you need Paul & Joe's Blotting Papers from their Summer 2012 range. Not only do they pack an adorable punch with a bright floral motif and fit effortlessly into the tiniest purse, but one touch across the cheek will blot away any excess oil while leaving makeup intact.

 

By Terry's Ombre Blackstar Cream Eyeshadow will 'give smoky eyes a splash of color' with their new summer inspired shades of Paradise Island and Fizzy Jade. It's creamy melt away formulation is one of the latest 'crayon' shadows that you can literally draw on the eye and blend.

 

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Fight The Summer Elements With Rodin By Recine Luxury Hair Oil

Posted on 06/19/2012

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J.Crew's fashion director and super stylist Gayle Spannaus counts Rodin by Recine's Luxury Hair Oil amongst her top summer essentials! Like many a Rodin devotee within the fashion industry, it's not uncommon to hear that they were turned onto this product because a model whispered in their ear and so was the case for Gayle. The models she worked with tipped her off to it for it's blend of essential oils that restores moisture to hair and is perfect to fight the elements of summer: sun, salt and chlorine!

 

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