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Saturday, March 31, 2012

Improve Makeup Quality & Fight Shine With Skindinavia Makeup Finish

The original makeup saver, Skindinavia, is perfect for anyone that thinks their makeup could look better, for longer! 

For best results, use before and after you apply your makeup.  It's SO simple! Shake the handy little bottle a few times and spray in an "X" and "T" formation over your face. Skindinavia controls shine and absorbs oil over face and t-zone while preventing makeup "slippage".

Traditional makeup setting sprays were created to simply hold makeup in place, but Skindinavia goes further to actually improve makeup quality.
All Skindinavia products are oil and paraben free and formulated for sensitive skin.
Skindinavia has been in my bag of makeup tricks for almost a year and I can't imagine being without it!

Friday, March 30, 2012

True Beauty From The Inside & Out with IO Beauty Booster

Reveal your true beauty inside and out! IO Beauty Booster is a true skin care innovation.  It's the first anti-aging treatment than can be applied topically OR used as an ingestible treatment!  IO Beauty Booster is packed with a blend of antioxident-rich "beautrients" such as Wild Australian Blackberry, Goji Berry and Acai to name a few that combat free radicals and helps to build the skin's collagen and elastin reserves.

A couple drops of IO Beauty Booster can be mixed with IO's Beauty Treatment Concentrate to create a powerful hybrid serum that penetrates your skin's deepest levels, helping it look visibly younger and firmer looking.

IO's Beauty Booster can also work wonders as an ingestible (how I've been taking it!).  I just mix two full droppers of the Beauty Booster in with my favorite drink every morning and night and let the state-of-the-art concentrate fight my skin's battle against aging for me! 

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Feeling Silky Smooth and Smelling Feminine with Bath & Body Works Signature Collection Body Lotion in PInk Chiffon

I love Bath & Body Works.  I can easily allow myself hours in the store smelling all of the amazing lotions and potions!  Especially when they are having one of their iconic offers of buy 3, get 3 free and the like.  Over the years I'm pretty sure I've owned every single scented lotion Bath & Body Works has ever carried.  My favorites include, Lavender Vanilla Sleep Body Lotion, Amber Mist and, of course, the Kitchen Lemon Anti-Bacterial Soap, a cult fave in my house.  Recently I added Pink Chiffon to my list of favorites!  While I usually opt for the body cream, I was given the Pink Chiffon to try in the body lotion and it's just as great!  It left my skin so silky smooth not to mention it smells amazing.  Perfectly feminine without the over powering floral-girlie scent I usually try to avoid!  Love it!

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Suave Professionals NEW Keratin Infusion 30 Day Smoothing Kit Makes its TV Debut on NBC's "Fashion Star"

On last night’s episode of NBC’s “Fashion Star,” Suave Professionals® NEW Keratin Infusion 30 Day Smoothing Kit stepped into the spotlight as Celebrity Stylist Theodore Leaf used it to transform model Jordyn’s unmanageable hair into a smooth, shiny ‘do. Check out the webisode here to watch the full transformation.  Bonus: Theodore checks in with Jordyn two weeks after her treatment so be sure to stay tuned through the end to see the results!



Step 1: First, Jordyn washes and towel dries her hair, just removing the excess moisture and ensuring that the hair is still damp for the treatment. She then applies Suave Professionals® Keratin Infusion Smoothing Cream to every section of the hair, starting at the nape and working her way up until all hair is covered. Theodore ensures she combs each section for even distribution. After waiting twenty five minutes, the appropriate amount of time for Jordyn’s hair type as illustrated in the kit’s instructions, Theodore is amazed at how much smoother her hair looks wet after only step one!

Step 2: After rinsing thoroughly with water (no shampoo), Jordyn applies Suave Professionals® Keratin Infusion Cuticle Seal Cream exactly as she did in step one, starting from the nape and moving her way up to the front until all hair is saturated.  After the bottle has been applied, she sits for seven minutes, combing a few times while she waits to keep hair straight. Then, she rinses again without shampooing. 

Step 3: Last and final step! Jordyn applies Suave Professionals® Keratin Infusion Heat Defense Leave-In Conditioner, which Theodore recommends using prior to heat styling to protect hair while adding extra conditioning. Jordyn finishes off the treatment by blow drying her hair as she normally would and voila, she’s excited to reveal her smooth, soft hair confessing, “It feels so great and soft already, I love it!”
**Also, check out the entire Suave Professionals® Keratin Infusion Range that includes Dry Shampoo, Smoothing Shampoo and Conditioner, Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner, Heat Defense Leave-In Conditioner and Smooth & Shine Serum, all designed to transform hair into sleek, smooth perfection so it’s easier to style

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Something New To Love From Bethenny Frankel: Skinnygirl Face and Body!

Something new to love from Bethenny Frankel, Skinnygirl Face and Body!  Seriously, what will this girl come up with next?!  She's simply fabulous and I'm in love with everything she's created!

I was so excited to try out the new Skinnygirl Margarita Bath Kit, which includes margarita scented shower gel, body scrub and body lotion that when it arrived in the middle of the afternoon I jumped in the shower soon after ripping the packaging open!  The Bath Kit exfoliates and moisturizes and the delicious scent of margaritas is an added bonus!

The Skinnygirl Margarita Bath Kit, which also comes in Sangria, is just ONE of the fabulous new Skinnygirl Face and Body products available now.  Lip glosses, firming lotions, body shimmer and lip scrubs and balms are just a few of the products you'll want to arm your beauty arsenal with. 

Skinnygirl Bath and Body is available at Wal-Mart, yes, Wal-Mart and is actually affordable with prices ranging from $5-$15!

Monday, March 12, 2012

TRESemme: Good Bye Split Ends!

There's no better feeling than smooth, beautifully polished hair that's free of pesky split ends!  It seems that no matter how many routine haircuts I get, split ends still work their way in!  Thankfully, TRESemme' has created Split Remedy, a revolutionary Reconstructing Complex that repairs up to 80% of split ends with regular use...results after just 3 uses! 
Here's what you get in this must-have hair care line:  Split Remedy Shampoo, a super light and moisturizing formula that strengthens while gently cleansing hair, Split Remedy Conditioner, a hydrating formula that moisturizes each hair strand while binding split ends for healthy-looking, smooth and polished hair.
Leave-In Conditioning Spray, detangles wet hair and prepares it for easier styling, giving you smoother, silkier hair.  Daily use promises to deliver less split ends within the first week of use!  Split-End Sealing Serum, helps control humidity throughout the day!  It helps reduce frizz and seals in shine for a lovely polished finish.  And last but definitely not least, Split Remedy Leave-In Conditioning Treatment protects your hair from all of the damaging effects of styling.  This lightweight, leave-in formula restores moisture, leaving hair looking smoother, shinier and salon-fresh!
I've been using the TRESemme' Split Remedy kit for the past week and my hair really is noticeably shinier, smoother with significantly less split-ends!  The shampoo and conditioner are huge bottles, which I love, so it will last you a while.  TRESemme' will be  available mid March at all drug stores and best of all, it's affordable! 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Drugstore Beauty: Rimmel London

Lately, I've been spending a lot of time strolling up and down the cosmetic aisles of CVS and WalGreens and I'm loving all of the new products I'm seeing! I don't know why I've been spending so much money on cosmetics all of these years from the department stores when I can get some amazing deals at my local drugstore!  When I think back to how many tubes of mascara I've spent $20+ on over the years I feel sick!  And, at drugstore prices, you can literally load up on everything that you've been wanting to try out...red lipstick?  Sure!  Bright yellow nail polish?  Yes please!  Not to mention rewards programs such as the Beauty Club at CVS that actually gives you rewards back that you can use for more goodies! 

A new drugstore discovery of mine is Rimmel London.  Although Rimmel London is one of the worlds oldest cosmetic brands (originating in 1834!) it's new to me and I'm loving everything about it.  The eyeshadow palettes are packaged to catch your eye and deliver the most amazing colors to your lids. Rimmel's EXAGGERATE Bold Design liquid eyeliner is unbelievable with its felt-tipped applicator for high color intensity and has zero running or smudging.  It even lasted through an hour of Jazzercise (yes, I am in full make-up when I work out, aren't you?)  I've swapped out my old $28 liquid eyeliner, brand to remain nameless, and have pledged my eternal love to EXAGGERATE.  Another Rimmel newbie I'm loving is the Lasting Finish lipstick by Kate Moss.  It comes in 5 pretty shades you will love, and since Rimmel London products are so affordable you can try them all!