b-glowing Magazine

Best Sunless Tanning Product - St Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse!

Posted on 10/02/2012

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If you agonize over which beauty products to purchase for fear they're not going to hold up to their claims or just plain get stressed sifting through the aisles in your beauty store then once a year a beauty bible of sorts comes out to narrow down the best of the best. Allure magazine's 'Best of Beaty Awards' for 2012 just came out with beauty editors narrowing down their must have products per category. If the editors are going nuts for it, you can be pretty sure it's going to be a no fail purchase. One type of product that is always a little worrisome are self tanners. Nobody wants to be or orange or streaky so Allure selected some of their tried and tested favorites which happen to include St Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse and Self Tan Dark Bronzing Lotion. Both of these have been developed with advanced formulations that tailor to your individual skintone to give you the deepest natural jet set tan you've ever seen!

 

Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse Self Tan Dark Bronzing Lotion

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Butter London 2012 Holiday Gift Sets!

Posted on 10/03/2012

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More fantastic gift sets ideal for holiday gift giving have arrived and this time their courtesy of Butter London. Value packs allow you to get a bang for your buck and stress free decisions since any girl would be thrilled to get any of these trendy packs filled with some of Butter London's most popular lacquers and Lippys. 

Tis the season for holiday parties and there's no better way to dress up your nails than with festive, sparkly nails. Butter London Lacquer Glitter each come with three curated seasonal favorites like Shambolic, Jack the Lad, Scuppered and Rosie Lee, Fairy Cake, and Black Knight. The glitter trios are a great way to try the new fall/winter range 2012 for a great price! If you're loved ones are lipstick lovers then compliment both with Butter London's Lips & Tips. Sets include a long wearing Lippy alongside it's matching lacquer counterpart for only $25! Our favorites are Chancer and Rosie Lee!

 

Lacquer Glitter Trio - Shambolic, Jack the Lad, Scuppered Lacquer Glitter Trio - Rosie Lee, Fairy Cake, The Black Knight Lips & Tips - ChancerLips & Tips - Rosie Lee

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PMD Personal Microdermabrasion!

Posted on 10/03/2012

Microdermabrasion has typically been administered in a professional environment until now. We're very excited to announce the arrival of PMD Personal Microderm to b-glowing! I've first hand experienced and witnessed the change microdermabrasion can bring to your overall skin tone and complexion. I had professional treatments done prior to my wedding and although I loved the results, it was quite expensive. The idea of being able to do the treatment in my own home is really exciting.

This hand held device uses aluminum oxide crystals and vacuum suction to smooth away dead skin cells and reveal the younger, glowing skin underneath. When using PMD Personal Microderm once every couple weeks you'll minimize the appearance fine lines, age spots, and hyper pigmentation. You'll also begin to notice that your skincare products absorb deeper into the skin now that there's less of a barrier. This is also the perfect way to control congestion and pimples during pregnancy since glycolic acids are a big no-no. For a one off price of $179 you can enjoy personal microdermabrasion treatment for years to come!

PMD Personal Microderm

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Paul & Joe Limited Edition Love Story Makeup Collection!

Posted on 10/04/2012

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All love stories have to have a happy ending and Paul & Joe Cosmetics has created their own with the final drop or ending of their 10th anniversary themed Love Story Collection. For only $100, you'll get a beautiful floral makeup bag filled with elegant beauty essentials for fall. Paul & Joe's Limited Edition Love Story Makeup Collection comes with a flirty printed pouch containing a Pressed Powder Duo, Face Color and five romantic Eye Color sheets that compliment every complexion. Not only do these make for the perfect gift for a friend, they're just also a great deal to get your new fall/winter 2012 makeup look!

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Say Yes To Face Bar Soap - Erno Laszlo Deep Sea Mud Cleansing Bar!

Posted on 10/04/2012

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Hand held bar soap has had a frowned upon image for some time. It's messy, gunky and causes us to spend more time cleaning the remnants off our shower shelf then paying attention to any difference it's creating in our skin. For many people the idea of a bar soap sitting out in the open air immediately makes us think it's being contaminated and creating a haven for bacteria. It's not a sexy skincare product to begin with but over the years bar soap's bad wrap has gotten better. Especially now as this year marks the 60th anniversary of Erno Laszlo's Deep Sea Mud Cleansing Bar. This momentous occasion calls for a write up in the New York Times since it's stylish debut began at Saks in 1952!

The truth is nowadays choosing soap over a foaming wash or gel isn't going to do your skin any harm, only good. We've been convinced by marketers that it can strip necessary oils and moisture from our skin by affecting the pH level but that is now a thing of the past based on new formulations. One of our favorites is Erno Laszlo's Sea Mud Deep Cleansing Bar because it serves a dual function by exfoliating as well as cleansing. Therapeutic deep sea mud gently removes impurities, detoxifies and improves circulation while also hydrating and restoring radiance! This is one bar soap you want in your shower or bathroom sink!

 

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Jouer Cosmetics Matte Moisture Tint!

Posted on 10/04/2012

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One of Jouer's most popular products is now being offered in a special matte version for those who aren't a fan of signature luminous shine that on some complexions can look slightly oily. Fear not! Jouer's Matte Moisture Tint to the rescue with the exact same coverage and velvety smooth finish we all know and love, just with an added matte finish that evens out imperfections and delivers rich antioxidants to the skin. A must have product for those who dislike the heaviness of a foundation!

Matte Moisture Tint

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By Terry Autumn 2012 Luxuriant Collection!

Posted on 10/05/2012

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A fire dance of reds, chic dark purples and oxidized dark tones make up the Fall 2012 By Terry Luxuriant Color Collection. Autumn and winter are a time of over-indulging and this range really makes you feel and look decadent. Filled with sultry shades of lipsticks, lacquers and Ombre Blackstars, this is truly a gorgeous range you don't want to miss out on. Buy them all or select your favorites, you can never be disappointed with the luxurious formulations of By Terry:

The velvet textures and melt away formulations of Ombre Blackstar Cream Eyeshadow feels like an eye treatment as much as it does an eye color. Tahitian Black Pearl provides a rejuvenating lifting light effect and also smoothes the eyelid. New shades in the Luxuriant collection include Velvet Orchid (deep purple), Midnight Forest (deep leafy bronze), and Beyond Gold (shimmering gold).

 

Burgandy is going to be a big color trend for Fall 2012 so why not apply that color to your lashes. Part serum, part mascara, the Mascara Terrybly creates big volume and length while also strengthening the lashes from within with its Lumicoat Care Technology. The new Iconic Bordeaux is a rich, wine hue that will enhance your natural eye color. 

 

Nail polish is now known as one of the best accessories you can incorporate into a look so rock Nail Laque Terrybly's Ristretto, my personal favorite in brownish black, Garnet Nectar (purple) and Fire Game in volcanic red. 

 

By Terry's Rouge Terrybly is one of the most luxurious lipsticks I've ever tried. So moisturizing, it literally just glides over lips without drying them out and leaving color remaining in the lip creases. Beautiful shades in the new Fall 2012 Luxuriant Collection include Red Ceremony (mysterious red), Bare Instinct (sexy rosewood) and Carnal Attraction in dark purple. 

 

   

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What's Trending Fall 2012 - OxBlood Hues

Posted on 10/08/2012

Whether you want to call it burgundy, bordeaux or a saturated blue-red hybrid, ox-blood hues are trending big time in the beauty and fashion world. One of the best things about this Fall 2012 color trend is that it looks good on just about everybody! Alexander, Rodarte and Acne all had bursts of this reddish brown luxe shade on the runways so we thought we'd include our favorite ox-blood shaded beauty picks just in case you want to rock it on your nails or lips!

La Moss by Butter London is one their most popular shades as well as a staff favorite around the office for it's deep, mysterious hue. Is it black or is it bordeaux? Depending on the light you find yourself in, it can look like a deep wine color that has been marinating for years. Match it up with the La Moss Lippy for an extra oomph. RGB Cosmetics OxBlood Nail Color is another fantastic option for your nails.

 

For a rich, true blood stained lip we love Ilia Lipstick in Femme Fatale. This organic lipstick combines pure ingredients and a truly moisturizing formulation that leaves lips begging you to come-hither. An irresisistible shade for a woman who wants to remain mysterious. By Terry's Fall 2012 Luxuriant Collection has included a Mascara Terrybly in Iconic Bordeaux to coat lashes in one of falls trendiest shades as well as activating growth!

La Moss Nail Lacquer Oxblood Nail Color     

 

 

 

 

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Clarisonic Aria!

Posted on 10/08/2012

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What we love the most about Clarisonic is that they listen to their customers and launch new products with their suggestions on board. Case in point - the new Clarisonic Aria! The same sonic technology that gives us a 6X deeper cleanse than hands alone is still there, however this time some new features make it even more user friendly.

For one it comes with three speeds allowing you to customize how deep and brisk a cleanse you want. What I'm really excited about is the drying stand. I keep my Clarisonic in the shower and every time I'm done I bring it out and have to wipe it down with a towel. With the drying stand you don't have to worry about 'sham-wowing' the water drops off it, just place on drying stand that also converts back to a charging station! Another great feature is the real time battery life indicator. I don't know about you but I never know when my Clarisonic needs a 'juice' session, it just quits and then I know I need to charge it. With the indicator, we can now forecast when it's time to put it back on the charging station meaning you don't have to worry about missing any deep cleansing sessions. Not only do these features make the Clarisonic Aria well worth it, it's sleek and modern design just make it dang sexy looking! 

The Clarisonic Aria was also featured as one of the picks in Allure Magazine's Best of Beauty awards! 

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Cut The Chlorine With A T3 Source Shower Head!

Posted on 10/09/2012

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What if the secret to frizz-free, healthy hair wasn't just found in hair styling products and a winning shampoo/conditioner combo but in a shower head? T3 is one of the world's leaders in hair styling tools - from their award winning T3 Single Pass Whirl Curling Wand to the Featherweight hairdryer, this brand is known for break through technologies that simplify the hairstyling process. 

Their latest addition, the T3 Source Shower Head utilizes a chemical filtration process known as 'Redox' that transforms high levels of chlorine into harmless elements that are to large to be absorbed by the hair. Just like drinking water, high levels of chlorine can be contraindication and it definitely damages the appearance and health of our hair. 

 

By incorporating this T3 water filter onto your shower head you'll notice a 64% reduction in frizz and a 28% increase in body and shine! I like those numbers.

 

T3 Source Shower Head

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