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Touch Up Roots With The Oscar Blandi Colore Pen!

Posted on 07/10/2012

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Coloring your hair outside of a well trained, professional hand could be very dangerous. Case in point, at 15 years of age I bought a box of hair color off the super market shelf thinking the models hair color was what mine would look like. Oh boy was I wrong. Instead of golden blonde it turned out a rusty orange. In fact I looked like a leopard. From that day nobody without a diploma has ever laid a drop of color on my head. 

 

Times change though, and over the years many brands have come out with great touch up kits or products to help keep your color vibrant and free from fade until your next appointment. One of the trusted stand-outs to fight regrowth is the Oscar Blandi Colore Pen as seen in In Touch magazine. This industry and celebrity approved touch up and highlighting pen is brushed on to temporarily disguise roots, grays and also enhances highlights with a natural looking finish. You can keep it in your purse and touch up when you catch yourself in some bad lighting. Simply choose the right color for you and get your  instant color fix!

 

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Eve Lom Award Winners!

Posted on 07/10/2012

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Their very first product was deemed 'the best cleanser in the world' and just like a fine wine, skincare brand Eve Lom has just gotten better with age. Based out of the UK but a major hit amongst international devotees, it's no wonder celebrities like Madonna and Kate Hudson swear by it's results. Two of their products have received raving reviews and become prestige market winners in the UK facial category:

 

The Eve Lom Eye Cream won best new 'Everyday Facial Skincare Product' by CEW's beauty insiders because of its triple action formula that fights dark circles, reduces puffiness and plumps up fine lines with age defying peptides! Housed in a beautiful frosted glass jar this product best results are found when applied morning and evening.

 

Eve Lom's Intense Hydration Serum took home 'Best New Skincare Treatment Product' because it's equivalent to a long, cool drink of water for your skin. Pores soak up this hyaluron charged serum that restores radiance to even the most dull and lackluster skin. Extremely lightweight but packs a punch to deliver long lasting hydration and protection.

 

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Summer Fragrance Flight 2012

Posted on 07/11/2012

We're very excited to launch our very first Fragrance Flight, a curated selection of our top five fragrances that will leave you smelling amazing as the temperature rises! Summer tends to be a frivolous, social and fun time for most of us and since warmer weather  can change your skin chemistry, the fragrances you loved in winter may now be to overpowering. Think lighter and relaxing notes of aromatic and citrusy compositions that leave a pleasant trace and can accompany us into those balmy evenings. For only $15 you'll receive 5 perfume samples from high end to independent cult status brands that have been chosen for their summer inspired aromatic notes. We hope you find your new summer signature scent at b-glowing.com! If so, we hope you'll enjoy the very special 20% coupon code included**. The fragrance flight includes samples of:

 

Rodin olio lusso Perfume - Jasmine & Neroli notes

 

 

Bvlgari Rose Essentielle Eau de Parfum - Rose Chypre, Blackberry and Patchouli notes

 

 

Yosh U4EAHH 2.43 Eau de Parfum - Pomegranite, Pear and Cucumber notes

 

 

Zorica of Malibu Gratitude Perfume Oil - Grapefruit and Vanilla notes

 

 

Carolina Herrera Eau de Parfum - Jasmine, Tuberose, Wood and Amber notes

 

 

Kai Perfume Oil - Gardenia and notes from white exotic flowers

 

Don't understand why you should be changing up your favorite scent for the different seasons? Well, there's a science to everything and scent is no exception. Amazing perfumer Yosh joins us for another round of 'Scents & Sensibility' to answer all things aromatic! *Code not valid on Rodin olio lusso products.

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Stay Sun Protected With Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine SPF 30!

Posted on 07/11/2012

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The sun is our best friend and our worst enemy. Many of us, especially if you live in Portland, Oregon, tear open our curtains in hopes to see the first warm rays of the summer season and tune into the weather updates like it's our favorite CSI show. Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, surprisingly is actually one of the most neglected vitamins in the human race, when only a few minutes of exposure is needed. What you do with those minutes or hours is up to you, however we always suggest you enjoy your sun time but keep yourself protected with great skincare that includes SPF. 

 

One of those great products happen to be the Erno Laszlo Blue Firmarine SPF 30 moisturizer as featured in Us Weekly's 'Stay Safe In The Sun' feature rounding up the top SPF products to beat the heat. This breakthrough skincare treatment infused with micro algae to boost elasticity and spirulina maxima to feed collagen for greater firmness and bounce will strengthen, nourish and protect the skin all day long. 

 

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Free Your Mane Hydrating Hair Mask Seen In People!

Posted on 07/13/2012

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Alexis Bledel is one of those actresses you think you could be best friends with. She warmed our hearts with her character on Gilmore Girls and her transition into a more mature role as Lena Kaligaris in the film adaptation of 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,' really exemplified her talents. Did I mention the girl also has great hair? As seen in the August Issue of People Style Watch in the Celeb Love That section, Alexis was featured amongst Kate Bosworth, January Jones and more featuring the products that they can't get enough of. For Alexis, she attributes the health of her fabulous hair to Free Your Mane's Intensive Hydrating Hair Masque because, "It's my secret weapon. It keeps my hair healthy, hydrated and frizz-free." Specially developed to to accelerate the repair and rejuvenation process, this high performance masque seals damaged ends, smoothes edges and works wonders on natural or processed hair. Simply use once a week for 15 minutes or leave on overnight to enhance results! 

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Rahua Voluminous Spray Featured in Elle!

Posted on 07/13/2012

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If there's one thing a girl needs the most assistance with when talking about hair it's volume. If hair is to thin it goes limp, if it's to thick you need a coke bottle and a whole can of hairspray just to give it a little height. Sometimes the stars align and you find yourself having a good hair day but on those other days when you're about to contemplate doing a Brittany let me suggest a great solution…Rahua's Voluminous Spray! Recently featured in the August edition of Elle magazine, because it, "Creates bombshell body without drying out strands," this 100% all natural volumizer that also revitalizes the scalp and gives a workable hold without drying it out! 

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By Terry Baume de Rose SPF 15 In StyleBomb's Beach Bag!

Posted on 07/13/2012

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No day at the beach is complete without By Terry's Baume de Rose! Such a luxurious product can of course be celebrated on it's own but gosh does it look even more tempting in a beautiful setting like StyleBomb blogger Jen Mendenhall's monogrammed beach/travel bag. This cult status lip balm is a must have for any outdoor outing because of it's SPF protection and ability to repair, nourish and regenerate the lip area. This melt away balm is non sticky and glides on effortlessly to reveal a beautiful glossy finish.

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Soleil Organique Environmental Defense Daily Moisturizer SPF 20 In Lucky!

Posted on 07/16/2012

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Sunscreens are no longer just about from preventing burns anymore but instead think of the health of your skin in the long term and choose your skincare accordingly. Soleil Organique has been getting lots of love from the fashion magazines lately and this month it's from the August edition of Lucky magazine featuring their Environmental Defense Daily Moisturizer SPF 20 for Face. Not just an amazing sunscreen, but daily moisturizer as well this is a power pack full of good for you vitamins and extracts that also protect from the skin from harmful UVA/UVB rays. Whilst protecting, it's also smoothing away fine lines and preventing premature aging with ingredients filled with anti-oxidants. Stay protected with Soleil Organique!

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Linda Rodin Shares The Inspiration Behind Her New Fragrance!

Posted on 07/16/2012

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Stylist, tastemaker and creator of chic brand Rodin olio lusso, Linda Rodin spends some time with b-glowing to share her insight into the creation of her latest brand addition, the Rodin Perfume. If you've already fallen in love with the signature fragrance of the brand then you will love the new perfume, if not and are wanting a bit of a sample tease then check our our 2012 Summer Fragrance Flight which features this amazing scent. A curated selection of six samples for $15 that compliment the summer season and comes with an 20% exclusive discount code* in case you find your signature!

1. With a coveted line of chic products that stand alone are simply elegant in every way, what made you want to create a perfume? 

Well, I adore the scent of my oils. And it seems everyone else does too. So I made a perfume to mirror the scent of the oils, so it would be a lasting fragrance. 

2. As your line is known for it's exquisite hair, face and body oils, when I heard you were doing a perfume I figured it would be a rollerball perfume oil. What went into the decision to create an eau de parfum?

I am old fashioned I guess. I am not a big fan of rollerball perfumes. I wanted exactly what we made.

3. Upon smelling this lovely fragrance one would know that it's unmistakably Rodin, however with a twist. Can you let our readers know what the inspiration was behind the fragrance and the notes used?

It was quite simple. I just wanted something to mirror the delicious fragrance of the jasmine and neroli of my oils. 

4. There seems to be a big customer demand for more, more, more Rodin products. Can we expect anymore fabulous additions in the future?

Yes. We are making a scented candle for holiday, and a wonderful facial cleanser for early 2013. 

*Code not valid on Rodin olio lusso products.

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Modern Scent - Jacomo It's Me For Her

Posted on 07/17/2012

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If the idea of being away from your smart phone sends you into a state of shock or you simply love technology then I bet you'd also happen to fall in love with a fragrance that is inspired by the gadget that takes over a big part of our lives, the iPhone. Jacomo's It's Me For Her looks so much like your it you could end up grabbing it off the kitchen counter before you leave for work rather than your acutal phone! Now don't get me wrong, the packaging is very, very modern and cool but the bonus part of course is the amazing scent! Spazmag.com thought it was such a cool concept they had to blog about it and gave it two thumbs up. It comes in both a his/hers fragrance option with the woman's being warm and sensual with notes of pineapple, mandarin and jasmine and the men's vivacious and woody with lemon, patchouli and amber aromas. Both are incredibly classy scents and the bottle alone makes for a wonderful gift!

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