Archive for the ‘Cosmetics’ Category

Hot Product: Too Faced Shadow Insurance

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I know you probably have a million things in your makeup case. But do you have an eyeshadow primer? If the answer is no, then we strongly suggest that you get one! Why? Because if you have 600 different shadows and pigments in your makeup collection but don’t have a primer then chances are those eyeshadows are not living their ‘lives’ to the fullest.

An eyeshadow primer will set your eyeshadow and allow for pigments to become much more saturated and visible on the lid, therefore you’ll need less shadow, therefore… you’ll spend less time and less effort packing on the color! And what’s more; an eyeshadow primer will prevent creasing and fading through the day AND it’ll help to conceal any initial redness or veins on your lids- so you can skip the concealer!

Our favorite (and best selling- seriously sells like hot cakes) is the Too Faced Shadow Insurance. Check out this video for more info on our choice:


Jane Iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream

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Jane Iredale Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB CreamIf you are a fan of Jane Iredale’s Liquid Minerals but just wished it had more coverage, your wish has been granted! This Beauty Balm has all the benefits of Jane’s 12 times micronized, or ground down, pure minerals in a liquid with medium to full coverage.

Foundation that acts like a treatment. It gently exfoliates, diminishes wrinkles, won’t clog pores, and soothes skin, all while moisturizing. And it’s great for all skin types.

You’ll love the glow you get using this foundation. Start your layering right with

Jane Iredale Smooth Affair Facial Primer and Brightener. Both of these minimize the appearance of pores, will give you a smooth finish and are incredibly anti-aging.  They don’t call it “The Skin Care Make-Up” for nothin’!

This long-wearing make-up will have people asking “what are you doing with your skin?” “It looks so good!”


Conceal & Combat Blemishes

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On top of our daily stresses, women have crazy hormones which contribute to breakouts. Instead of just crossing your fingers and hoping for a quick fix, do something beneficial for your face!

Quickly hide your imperfections and zap the pesky bacteria that causes your skin to become irritated. There are a couple of great products that not only cover up, but will treat the area as well.  Within some of these products you may find Green Tea leaf Extract which has anti-inflammatory benefits or Willow Bark Extract for anti-microbial benefits. Another ingredient you may see is Bisbolol which is used to help soothe your skin. Two great products to take a look at are the Acne Treatment Concealer by Murad and the Zap & Hide Blemish Concealer by Jane Iredale.  The best part is that both of these are so easy to toss into your purse for on-the-go use! Go grab one and arm yourself against blemishes.


Get Your Glow Back with Hampton Sun Sunless Tanner

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Are you missing your summer tan?

I don’t know about you, but I looked in the mirror the other day and noticed my gorgeous summer tan had faded to a shade of gray! I knew just what to do ~ Hampton Sun Sunless Tanner to the rescue! While I was home watching some TV, I took a long luxurious bath, exfoliated, and the smoothed on a coat of Sunless Tanner. I waited about 45 minutes, and I decided to try a second coat of Sunless Tanner. Alas, I fell asleep on the sofa. When I woke up in the morning, I went into the bathroom and immediately noticed my gorgeous Bronze glow! The color was perfect. So natural. I love this product. With the hybrid gel/lotion formula It goes on smoothly without streaking, smells great and didn’t come off on my sofa! My legs looked amazing so off I went to work in a short skirt and boots, I had a skip in my step for sure!


Get Beautiful & Thick Eyelashes

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Mascara that stays on until you take it off?  Nope, not a dream!  It’s blinc. This innovative original is unlike traditional mascara.  It actually forms tiny “tubes” around each eyelash that won’t smudge or run – ever! It truly is sweat and cry-proof.

This miracle mascara volumizes and lengthens lashes without clumping.  It’s available in black, dark brown, medium brown, dark green, purple and blue.  It removes without make-up remover. Just add warm water and gentle pressure, the tubes will release in your hand.

You’ll have natural-looking thick lashes that last.


Baked & Beautiful

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When it comes to perfect colors and makeup, it’s hard to find the perfect mix. Between a girl’s bronzed face and the rest of her amazing features, finding the right balance can be a challenge.

Look no further! The Baked & Beautiful Kit from Laura Gellar is a life saver. Not only has there been a kit designed for specific shades but all of the complimentary products inside that match/ stay consistent to your skin tone. This kit saves time and money since it provides the perfect facial glow, an amazing burst of cheek color, an array of luscious lip shades, a wonderful eye shade and even includes the beauty tools needed for the perfect application. If you have a hard time searching for your best beauty tools or colors…take a look at this stunning kit. It will amaze you!


Enhance your Lashes & Brows with RapidLash

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Dry, brittle, thin eyelashes or eye brows a problem for you? Well not anymore! In just weeks you can have longer and fuller lashes or brows with RapidLash! This polypeptide high performance serum is clinically proven to lengthen lashes and brows.  Not only does it have an great price point compared to some of its competitors, but it has been ophthalmologist-tested and found to be safe to use and non-irritating even for those with sensitive eyes or contact lense wearers. Simple to use, apply RapidLash once daily before bed to a clean dry surface. Applied like eyeliner to your upper lash line, start on the inner corner of the eye making a thin line to the outer eye. In approximately 3-4 weeks you should see a noticeable improvement to your lashes and/or brows. Once you have achieved your desired results, it is recommended that you continue use of RapidLash to maintain the appearance and condition of your beautiful new lashes and brows!


Spring Must Haves

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The sun is shining and flowers are in bloom! Here are a few of our spring season favorites.

RapidLash: Bambi won’t be the only big doe eyed beauty this season! Rapidlash contains a potent polypeptide complex, proteins, vitamins, and moisturizers to stimulate and condition lashes. Your lashes will be longer, stronger, and more voluminous with continued use. FYI you can also apply to sparse eyebrows to help fill in stubborn hairs. Who knows, mascara may be a thing of the past?!

NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Golden Shimmer Multi-Usage Dry Oil Splash is an absolute must have for the spring and summer months! Instantly add a bit of color and luminosity to the body and even hair! Your skin is left wonderfully soft and dewy.

Skindinavia 10 Years Younger Makeup Finish: Warm spring days can wreak havoc on your makeup. But have no fear; Skindinavia Makeup Finish can save you from a major makeup meltdown! This innovative spray acts as a makeup primer, chilling the surface and hydrating your skin for all day perfection. Pore size is reduced, fewer touch ups are needed throughout the day, fine lines and wrinkles are diminished. This spray also helps for your makeup to go longer- use up to 50% less makeup than before.

bareMinerals Blush – Laughter: An easy way to brighten any look is to add a touch of blush to the apples of your cheeks. The bronzer trend has left many women in need of a bit of rouge! While bronzer adds depth and deepens skin color, blush is used as a pop of color to liven up your complexion.  Blush is one of the simplest ways to achieve a more youthful glow.


Speedy Makeup Tips

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Always running late? Keep these time-saving makeup tips in mind and you’ll be beautiful in no time!

Simply dust blush on the apples of your cheeks for a healthy glow. Pick a pretty pink for flirty appeal. We love Too Faced Full Bloom Cheek Ultra Flush Blush Sweet Pink.

Taupe shadow makes eyes brighter and is a universal flattering shade. You’ll look put together without all the fuss. Try bareMinerals Glimmer Eyeshadow- Queen Tiffany.

Be bronzed and beautiful. A few strokes of bronzer works wonders! Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzing Powder is the perfect shade of tan for all seasons.

Lastly, lip stain is an easy apply and forget about it product. It withstands a full day at the office and even extends into happy hour! We like Stila Cherry Crush for beautiful berry stained lips.


Bright Colors: This Spring’s Beauty Trend

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Bright colors are all over the runway this season and adding a pop of color to your makeup routine is one Spring beauty trend you don’t want to miss out on. You can add a little color to your eyes, lips, or cheeks that may turn out to be your best accessory this season!

Bright Spring colors are always a must, but taking it a step further and adding some shine and color to your lips, will be unforgettable. Tangerine is one of this season’s must wear colors. We like the Jane Iredale PureGloss in Apricot Fizz to brighten up your lips and add a little shimmer and shine. The Jane Iredale PureGlosse’s will add shine, soothe and protect the lips, and let’s not forget they will add amazing color! They contain extracts of green tea, grape seed, and pomegranate to condition and protect those luscious lips.

If you are looking for a more muted tangerine color for the eyes, we suggest the Jane Iredale PurePressed Triple Eye Shadow in Pecan Chocolate. You can blend the colors together to create a custom fun look or apply the brighter color all over the lid, and you’ll be ready for any Spring event.

For cheeks this season we love the Full Bloom Cheek and Lip Color by Too Faced in Prim and Poppy. This pigment rich creamy warm coral blush will blend in and make you stand out all in one application. It is long wearing, just perfect for tiring work days or exciting weekends.

Whatever the trend is, it’s important to experiment with new makeup colors and techniques to create a custom look that’s all your own!



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