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Drinking H2O Has Never Been So Fashionable - BKR Bottles!

Posted on 12/03/2012

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We're thrilled to announce the first addition to a future lifestyle category on b-glowing! Although it may not be the most exciting thing to drink, water is one of the best things you can do for your skin and overall health in general. Since H20 doesn't have the same flavor as our favorite juices or other imbibements we thought at least we can make the container we drink it out of a fashion statement making experience. That is where BKR® comes in!

Created by good friends Tal and Kate, BKR® is a line of colorful glass water bottles with a soft silicone sleeve that doesn't alter the taste of its contents or allow any unsafe chemicals to leach and make you sick. Water tastes best out of glass bottles and studies have found that BPA, a chemical found in plastic water bottles, has been linked to increased risk of cancer, diabetes and more. These make for the perfect stocking stuffer. In fact, I'm gifting myself with Bubble (petal pink) and my husband with Kitsch (neon orange)!

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Valentines Day Giveaway!

Posted on 01/25/2013

In just two weeks is a day women pretend they don't care about and men stress over how to make it an evening to remember. Valentines Day! In honor of this Hallmark holiday we've gathered a trio of products that make our hearts flutter from bkr, Leila Lou, and Belmacz. Valued at $207, this giveaway is a b-glowing Facebook fan exclusive so if you haven't liked us now is the perfect time. Enter here and good luck!

Now's your chance to get your hands on a b-glowing/Leila Lou exclusive! This limited edition gift set features a sweet love note, full size Leila Lou roll-on perfume and 2oz mini body lotion. Leila Lou is one of our favorite scents because of it's youthful and fresh aroma of pear blossom, fresh cut grass, and tangerine. 

If you like to wear your heart on your sleeve and on your water bottle then you'll love this adorable limited edition candy pink Heartbkr. Drinking water has never been so fun nor good for you when you incorporate a bkr bottle as part of your daily H20 consumption. This glass bottle with colorful silicone sleeve makes water taste pure and pristine without the worry that polyethylene terephtalate (from plastic bottles) will erode into your water.

Young love tends to have us glow with happiness and if you want to enhance that glow then Belmacz Oyster Pearl Powder and Puff Puff work harmoniously together to leave a subtle shimmer and flawless finish on face, body, and décolletage. 

 

Good luck to all our entrants! Sweepstakes will run from January 25th, 2013 with entries closing Thursday, January 31st 2013 at 9am PST. Only open to US mainland residents and b-glowing Facebook fans.

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Our Valentine's Day Gift Picks!

Posted on 02/04/2013

Valentine's Day is right around the corner so are you prepared? This holiday should of course be about loooooove (since hey, that's all you need) but if you're in the spoiling mood we thought we'd make it easy on you. With a little over a week to get gifts organized here are some of our favorite giftable picks for both the ladies and gents in your life….

Wear your heart on your sleeve and your water bottle with a limited edition Heartbkr! These glass and silicone sleeve H2O containers are on the desk of literally every single b-glowing employee and we honestly thought of investing in another one as soon as we saw this adorable bkr water bottle with big love heart. Water has never tasted so good going down or as safe and clean. 

Leila Lou is one of our favorite perfumes because of it's fresh and lightly fruity scent so we swooned over the limited edition Leila Lou Valentines Gift Set available exclusively at b-glowing.com. We love how adorably everything is packaged and for only $39 you get a full size perfume oil and 2oz mini body lotion. 

What better gift to give your man than super soft, refined skin? A Clarisonic Mia deeply cleanses and gently exfoliates the skin everyday which makes for less in-grown hairs, smaller pores and an all over more handsome complexion. We suggest this Gray Mia for your Mr. Perfect!

If he's been on the lookout for a great pre and post shaving range you can't go wrong with the Art Of Shaving's Full Size 4 Elements Kit. Experience the smaller sizes of the Pre-Shave Oil, Shaving Cream and After-Shave Balm before investing in the full sizes. It also includes a Pure Badger Shaving Brush which I know men LOVE to apply their shave cream with!

Heartbkr - CandyValentine's Day Gift Set  Clarisonic Gray Mia Skin Care Brush   Mid Size Kit - Unscented

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H20 On The Go - bkr Water Bottles!

Posted on 02/21/2013

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Get rid of that kitchen drawer filled with random sized plastic water bottles and make room for one that will really give you sipping satisfaction. Bkr Bottles are taking the world and our office by storm because their fun, colorful and healthy approach to H20 consumption. Recently featured in Real Simple magazine, Bkr water bottles are made with real glass and have a protective silicone covering (you get to customize yours by choosing from an assortment of great shades) and you don't have to worry that your water is being contaminated with polyethylene terephthalate. Totally clean drinking water that tastes like it came straight from the Arctic!

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Natural Beauty

Posted on 04/22/2013

HAPPY EARTH DAY!

In celebration of this eco-tastic holiday, we want to call out special attention to some of our b-glowing.com brands that do their part to help out Mama Earth.

bkr - Devoted to decreasing garbage, the amount of water transported between continents, and the amount of chemicals we ingest, bkr's reusable glass bottles are a stylish and earth-friendly way to transport beverages. Available in a wide range of colors and designs, the light-weight glass bottle and accompanying silicone sleeve are dishwasher safe and leave your liquids tasting fresh and untainted. Stay beautifully hydtrated with bkr!

Vapour Organic Beauty - Known for their unique "light-as-air" textures, Vapour Organic Beauty products are 100% natural, and made with 70% certified organic ingredients and 30% minerals and vitamins. Their products contain no parabens, phalates, gluten, nano particles, irradiation, and are not tested on animals. Vapour uses recyclable and sustainable materials and processes including wind and solar-powered manufacturing. Their product ingredients are biodegradable, and their packaging is either recyclable or made from recycled content.

rms beauty - Establishing itself as the first truly organic color cosmetics brand anywhere in the world, rms beauty products are formulated with raw, food grade, organic ingredients in their natural state, allowing their living, healing attributes to penetrate and rejuvenate the skin. All rms beauty products are packaged using recyclable glass, preventing chemicals from leaching into the product. In addition to creating an organic brand, rms beauty founder Rose-Marie Swift has dedicated herself to dispelling beauty myths and exposing the dangers of personal care products through her website, www.beautytruth.com.

Rahua By Amazon Beauty - Partnering with women from Amazonian nations around the world, this 100% natural hair care collection features a highly potent, restorative oil called Rahua. Designed to revitalize damaged hair and irritated scalps, Rahua oil deeply penetrates the hair's cortex, bonding and repairing it while simultaneously smoothing the hair's cuticle. The Rahua oil is sourced and processed by the men and women of these various Amazonian tribes, using traditional methods that have been passed down for generations.

Shop b-glowing.com for these and other natural brands. Save 20% storewide* using promo code 20EARTH13 - sale ends 11:59 CST April 22, 2013

*Not valid on L'Artisan, Kai Perfume, Le Couvent des Minimes, Jack Black or Rodin olio lusso products. Not valid on previous purchases or sale merchandise. One coupon code per order.

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Staff Holiday 2012 Gift Picks - Lisa

Posted on 12/07/2012

She's a lover of travel, great wine, furry companions and just so happens to know a thing or two about beauty. Today I'm pleased to showcase our fearless leader and b-glowing founder Lisa's holiday picks! Lisa started b-glowing with the first and foremost love of the beauty industry and a select few brands and years later has seen the company grow and grow to feature items that have become trusted favorites and luxury staples. She has an uncanny knack for finding the next big thing so needless to say her holiday picks have been tried and tested by her for approval…

Clarisonic Aria - Candy Apple Red "Clarisonic is simply a game changer in skincare! It has transformed my skin and my skincare routine forever. Ever since I started using Clarisonic my skin is smoother, clearer, the tone is more even, less redness and smaller pores. I couldn't ask for more."

Kai Travel Set "Perfect for my holiday travels. I love the scent of Kai and it's always so fresh and pretty- any time of year."

Ellis Faas Eye Lights "Seriously? You can't go to an holiday party this year without wearing a little Ellis Faas Eye Light. That is what this product was designed for! It is an instant dose of shimmer and glamour with easy application. These colors are simply gorgeous and I've never experienced colors and formulations like these before."

Rodin Olio Lusso Perfume "A grown up floral that works for day and night. It's refreshing, elegant and oh-so-chic making it an instant classic!"

Bkr bottle - "My absolute new fav, so much so that I keep one at the office and one at home because water just seems to taste better in it. The glass bottle is covered with a super fashionable silicone sleeve (you choose from an assortment of great shades) and I love that I'm not adding plastic bottles into landfills. The best part is the health benefit - I no longer have to worry about chemicals in plastic bottles leaching into my drinking water."

 

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Top Picks: Nude Beauty

Posted on 08/13/2013

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Nudes never goes out of style. Whether they are part of your natural look for summer, or helping you tone-down a bright red lip in the fall, nude shades will almost always play some role in your daily look, regardless of season or trend. In this week's 'Top Picks' we are sharing some of our favorite year-round nudes with you!

BECCA Cosmetics Ultimate Matte Lip Colour in Claudine: Top-selling makeup brand, BECCA Cosmetics, revolutionizes matte lip stick with this creamy, rich, and hydrating lipstick. The long-wearing formula keeps your color in place, but doesn't dry out your lips like some matte finishes. Claudine is the perfect nude shade, complementing most skin tones beautifully.

bkr Summer Collection in Coco: Part of the new bkr Summer Collection, this nude Coco design goes with every outfit, kitchen decor, desk, and more! We love these lightweight, reusable, recyclable water bottles for staying hydrated throughout the seasons. Everything tastes better out of bkr!

LVX Nail Lacquer in Rive: Part of their new Summer Collection, Rive is the perfect shade for both fingers and toes. Wear it alone to let your jewelry and ensemble shine, or pair with a pop of color to bring more attention to your mani. All LVX polished are formulated 5-free, cruelty-free, and made in the USA.

Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Tinted Balm: This oil-free, lightweight beauty balm is formulated with SPF 20 to protect and perfect your skin, without appearing heavy or greasy. Providing just enough coverage to minimize troubled areas, this balm lets your skin shine through, giving you a natural and youthful look. Layer or pair with your favorite powder to increase coverage.

ILIA Lip Gloss in Peek-a-Boo: What would a nude line-up be without a great gloss? Already a favorite of Rachel Zoe, these NEW, much-anticipated, organic glosses can be worn alone, or paired with your favorite lipstick shade. Infused with coconut oil, shea butter, and vitamin E, your lips will remain soft, hydrated, and smooth throughout the day.

Ready for more product recommendations? Browse our b-glowing.com boutiques for hand-selected staff picks!

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Beauty Essentials for the Gym

Posted on 01/24/2014

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You don’t need to set aside a bunch of time to refresh your look, even after a strenuous workout. You can cleanse your skin, touch up your makeup, clean and style your hair, and even give your makeup staying power while working out!

The best part? Each of these picks fit easily into your gym bag, so you can pack them and leave them, creating a look that’s ready to put together on-the-go. This is the beauty routine that’s fit for the locker room.

THE WARM UP

Bkr Water Bottle

A glass, stylish water bottle available in enough colors to match any workout attire! Each is BPA-free and encased in a silicone sleeve for easy handling. Plus, it’s leak-free and lightweight so you can focus on lifting heavier things.

Beauty Works West Youth Supplement

Between each gym visit, keep healthy and energized powerful cocktail of amino acids and marine plant extracts, which stimulate the production of growth hormones. Skin will appear younger, plus you’ll sleep better, feel stronger, heal faster and notice significantly improved energy levels.

Koh Gen Do Cleansing Spa Water Cloths

Don’t want to work out with a face full of makeup, but would prefer to leave on your eye shadow and mascara? With these quick and easy cloths, you can remove the makeup you want (and skin impurities) while nourishing skin.

THE COOL DOWN

Arcona Triad Pads

Convenient cotton pads remove makeup, cleanse, tone, and hydrate skin with protective antioxidants to leave it glowing and refreshed. Created with cranberry extract, vitamins, phyto-nutrients, and essential fatty acids, the pads nourish and restore skin.

Dr. Alkaitis Organic Herbal Body Wash

This gentle liquid body soap has been cultivated and matured over six months to moisturize and replenish skin. With vitamins and pure essential oils, it’s the perfect recovery after a tough workout.

T3 Featherweight Journey Hair Dryer

Compact with a folding handle to pack easily, it’s fast drying to style locks post-workout. It also eliminates static for a frizz-free finish!

Klorane Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk

Available in a travel size, this award-winning dry shampoo adds volume and eliminates dirt, oil, and odors when you’re in a hurry. Corn and rice starch work within minutes, without water.

WEI To Go Ideal Skin Perfect Finish CC Cream

Touch up your skin and gain coverage with a sheer consistency that’ll brighten skin tone. Face red and shiny post-workout? This CC Cream is lightweight easy-to-blend, moisturizing along the way for a matter finish. Also, the re-sealable packaging makes it a perfect gym buddy.

 

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