Archives for October 2013

October 29, 2013

Some Past It’s a Glam Thing TV

It’s a Glam Thing has lots of TV spots coming up in November. Check out some of our past TV spots here:

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October 29, 2013

Youngblood Lip Duo a “Must-Have”

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October 29, 2013

Children’s Health Month brings awareness to CPP !

Children’s Health Month offers the opportunity to bring attention to health issues regarding children.

This article is about Central Precocious Puberty (CPP). I wasn’t familiar with CPP ,in fact, I believe many of us who are parents generally believe that “our children normally seem to grow up too quickly.” However, when it comes to central precocious puberty, you’re dealing with a condition where a child literally undergoes an early puberty experiencing abnormally fast development that can be not only alarming, but an unhealthy situation, as well. As a result, it’s important for parents to become aware of what to look for as far as signs of CPP !

FACTS ABOUT CPP :
CPP is an early onset of puberty that occurs in boys before age 9, and girls before age 8″.

“CPP occurs in one out of every 5,000 to 10,000 children.”

“Children with CPP often have no underlying medical problem or identifiable reason for an early puberty onset.”

“CPP is especially a challenge for children since they may not be prepared psychologically prepared for the physical and hormonal body changes.”

“CPP is often not diagnosed, and may lead to emotional issues as these children don’t understand what’s happening to their bodies.”

“Parents who are aware of the signs and symptoms of CPP will be able to recognize the problem and be able to dialog with their children to help them with fear or confusion about their early puberty.”

“By delaying CPP diagnosis, the more a child’s body will develop.”

• “Early CPP treatment is essential, and can stop the advancement of the puberty and bone maturation.”

What type of Specialist treats CPP?
A pediatric endocrinologist will be able to diagnose and treat Central Precocious Puberty.

Meet Dr. Joel Hahnke, M.D., FAAP:
“As a pediatric endocrinologist at Southwest Pediatric Endocrinology in Scottsdale,Arizona, Dr. Hahnke is board-certified, and concentrates his clinical research and treatment of:
• Pediatric Diabetes
• Endocrine Disorders
• Central Precocious Puberty”

Dr.Hahnke was kind enough to offer the following commentary to further educate and make aware some very import information regarding CPP.

AWARENESS:
“Awareness about the condition, including the physical signs and symptoms, is the first step in identifying the problem. As in most disorders, the earlier a diagnosis is made and treatment is started, the better the outcome will be.”

EFFECTS ON CHILDREN:
“Children with CPP are also frequently embarrassed by their physical changes, and they become easy targets for bullying or teasing, increasing the risk of depression. Because CPP increases the rate of bone maturation, this causes these children to tall for their age during the time of puberty, but because they actually have a shorter time to grow, this means that are at risk for being short adults.”

ADVICE FOR PARENTS:
“Any parent who thinks their child may be showing signs of early puberty should speak to their pediatrician, who may then refer the family to a pediatric endocrinologist. The pediatric endocrinologist will conduct a thorough review of the child’s medical history and a physical examination to help determine whether a child has CPP.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT Central Precocious Puberty:
http://www.pubertytooearly.com

(Quoted or Paraphrased information in this article was obtained from provided CPP Fact Sheets, http://www.pubertytooearly.com & thanks to Dr.Joel Hahnke for his commentary,)

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October 28, 2013

Looking for Rich & Succulent Skincare? Look to Michael Todd True Organics

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pink grapefruit lotion

It is 3 O’Clock in the afternoon and I can still smell the sweet fruity scent of my new lotion,  Pink Grapefruit Energizing Body Lotion from Michael Todd True Organics. I can’t wait to use this body lotion again after I shower. It has a nice lightweight feel to it and the scent of pink Grapefruit is truly invigorating. Pink Grapefruit Energizing Body Lotion not only smells great but your skin will benefit the most from it. This lotion has amazing firming and toning properties which improves the appearance and elasticity on areas such as upper arms, hips and thighs. Your skin is also being hydrated and pampered with a true organic product.

Michael Todd True Organics is made with certified organic ingredients so there won’t be any harmful chemicals or harmful ingrdients touching your delicate skin. As explained by Michael Todd True Organics, “Most every MICHAEL TODD true organics product is beautifully crafted from a base of 100% Certified Organic Aloe Vera Juice now fortified by us in such a unique and novel way that our Aloe base is the subject of a pending patent. This ancient herbal remedy has been called “nature’s first aid kit” because of its anti-bacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties. With more than 75 nutrients including 20 minerals, 18 amino acids and 12 vitamins, Aloe Vera hydrates, softens, soothes and nourishes the skin.”

AVOCADO MANGO MASK

Avocado Mango Face Mask is another fabulous product from Michael Todd True Organics. With the conbination of Vitimin C, Seaweed extract, Mango butter, brazilian fruit butter, shea butter and an array  of enriching oils, your skin will feel soft and succulent. Avacado Mango Face Mask has the appearance of freshly pureed mangos and spreads easily onto your skin. The aroma allows you to relax as the rich ingredients soak into your skin. Avocado Mango Mask is perfect for normal to dry and sensitive skin. Use Avocado Mango Face Mask 2 to 3 times a week and give your face a spa experience.

http://www.michaeltoddtrueorganics.com/

Go to  http://itsaglamthing.com/giveaways/true-organics-skincare/  and enter to win your very own assortment of Michael Todd True Organics. Offer ends October 31st so don’t wait and enter now!

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October 27, 2013

Have you tried MOLTON BROWN Hair Care Products from London?

This was my first opportunity to try MOLTON BROWN products, and I’m so glad that I did!

I have fine wavy hair, and am always on the lookout for products that will give my hair more body!

The MOLTON BROWN Kumudu Volumising Shampoo for fine hair, and the Kumudu volumising conditioner did the trick!

MOLTON BROWN  Kumudu Volumising Shampoo & Conditioner for fine hair

MOLTON BROWN
Kumudu
Volumising Shampoo & Conditioner for fine hair

MOLTON BROWN thoroughly cleanses your hair leaving it smooth and silky, and the conditioner is a perfect blend that really adds body without weighing down your hair! The fragrance truly was “exotic”!

My short hair was so manageable and shaped into place with ease. MOLTON BROWN Volumising Shampoo and Conditioner gets a 5-star review from me , and now I definitely look forward to “checking out” some of the other selection of goodies MOLTON BROWN creates!

To find out more about the MOLTON BROWN hair products go to: http://www.moltonbrown.com/store/hair-products/catUSHP/

MOLTON BROWN-London has been around for 40 years, and has quite a well respected status world wide! This “cruelty free” store “blends” all their sought after products in London and offers a wide array of products that share a “touch of London eccentricity for bold fragrances and bright colours that stand out on the shelf.”

Take a moment to read more about this unique store and all of their products at: http://www.moltonbrown.com/store/about-us#sthash.GXFMtY40.dpuf !

You’ll be able to order MOLTON BROW right on their website or locate a store near you that carries MOLTON BROWN at:
http://www.moltonbrown.com

MOLTON BROWN Volumising Shampoo & Conditioner for fine hair

MOLTON BROWN
Volumising Shampoo & Conditioner for fine hair

(Quoted or paraphrased information in this article was obtained from www.moltonbrown.com, http://www.moltonbrown.com/store/about-us#sthash.GXFMtY40.dpu,http://www.moltonbrown.com/store/hair-products/catUSHP. My commentary regarding MOLTON BROWN was my personal opinion from using the provided MOLTON BROWN Shampoo and Conditioner for fine hair.)

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October 25, 2013

Spa Sonic Target.com Daily Deal: Sunday, October 27th

This Sunday on Target.com, Spa Sonic is available for a Daily Deal! Regularly $59.99, purchase on Target.com for $34.00.

ORDER HERE: http://www.target.com/dailydeals

Spa Sonic Face and Body Polisher is not only budget-friendly, it includes four brush head attachments unlike other spin brushes on the market today. A small brush for the face, a large brush for the body, a pumice pad for rough areas, and a facial sponge for microdermabrasion and reduction of fine lines are all included with the device. The multiple attachment options for the waterproof device make deep cleansing, exfoliating, tightening and minimizing of pores possible for both the face and body.

Target.com Daily Deal! Sunday, October 27th! http://www.target.com

Target.com Daily Deal!
Sunday, October 27th!
http://www.target.com


With gentle, Clear Skin Technology, Spa Sonic is specially designed with anti-irritating comfort bristles and can be used daily. Other brushes can be harsh on sensitive skin, leaving it red and irritated.

Available in white, lavender and pink shades. Four bonus attachments included. Long lasting AA battery four pack, (No need to charge).

(Quoted or Paraphrased information in this article was obtained by provided a PR-Fact Sheet.)

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October 25, 2013

Join L’OCCITANE and YouTube Personality JESSICA HARLOW For A Glam Holiday Shopping Event In NEW YORK CITY!

If you live in New York or will be there on November 7th, this is one event you won’t want to miss!!

L’OCCITANE will throw its first Glam Holiday Party with a special meet and greet hosted by YouTube Personality, Jessica Harlow, who will share her holiday beauty and shopping tips! Guests shopping the L’OCCITANE flagship boutique in New York’s Flatiron District will be treated to custom cocktails (with any $25 purchase) and enjoy complimentary signature L’OCCITANE beauty rituals such as hand massages, mini-facials and fragrance layering. With any $65 purchase, shoppers may also receive a L’OCCITANE Glam Survival Kit filled with L’OCCITANE favorites like Almond Shower Oil, Shea Butter Hand Cream, NEW! Fleur d’or & Acacia Lip Gloss, Verbena Eau de Toilette and Magic Key (a very clever accessory, made to savor every drop of the beloved Shea Butter Hand Cream). So stop by L’OCCITANE and celebrate this holiday season the Provençal way!

WHO: L’OCCITANE and YouTube Personality Jessica Harlow

WHERE: L’OCCITANE Flatiron Boutique – 170 5th Avenue @ 22nd Street

WHY: Celebrate the season and get a jump-start on holiday shopping at L’OCCITANE’S Glam Party!

WHEN: Thursday, November 7th 5:00PM-8:00PM

MAKE SURE YOU SAVE THE DATE:
11/7/2013 AND ATTEND L’OCCITANE’S GLAM PARTY!

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October 25, 2013

Pave your way to Radiant Skin with Organic Mineral Peel Face

I write about many different skin care products and let me assure you, I write about the products I really like. Different types of skincare products intrigue me so whenever I come accross  a unique skincare product, whether  its a basic cream, masque or toner, I am definitely going to tell you about it.

I recently found a great exfoliater from O.R.G. Cosmecuticals called Organic Mineral Peel Face. This exfoliater is different from anything I have tried. Organic Mineral Peel Face comes in the form of a spray. My first thought was “how would a spray type exfoliater do its job if the spray was running down my face?’.  Let me assure you, this was not the case.

Organic Mineral Peel Face sprays onto your face in a the form of a mist and stays exactly where it is sprayed. It is also a non-abrasive facial exfoliater designed to gently removes dead skin cells, makeup and other impurities within minutes of application. What I love about this exfoliater is that once sprayed, simply massage into your skin and rinse. It doesn’t even feel like an exfoliater and you will love the results. Your skin will look revitalized and will feel  fresh and smooth.

You only need to exfoliate 2 to 3 times a week and your skin will always look radiant. If you are a make-up wearer, your makeup will look flawless. You will notice that your make-up will go on smoother and your skin will look smoother. Who wants their make-up to look cakey and blotchy anyway?

Organic Mineral Peel Face is also unique because it is formulated with all natural skin brightening agents such as  Milk Thistle, Licorice as well as enriched nutrients and antioxidants including Omega 3, Vitamin A, & Vitamin B1. This remarkable exfoliater is also free of any alcohol, parabens and sulfates.

O.R.G – KPop Celebrity Makeup Artist Secret To Flawless Skin
The video below explains how to properly use Organic Mineral Peel Face and was provided by O.R.G. Skincare      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN5QMY9upMM&feature=player_embedded

Start your way to radiant and glowing skin at http://www.orgskincare.com/

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October 24, 2013

Head to Dana’s Bakery for Incredible Halloween Treats!

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Are you looking for a unique Halloween treat? Head on down to Dana’s Bakery and view their incredible selection of assorted Macarons. Try the Candy Corn Macaron, an exclusive from Dana’s Bakery

The appropriately themed “Flavor of the Month” for October, takes a modern spin on a childhood classic, bringing smiles from adults and children alike, with this delicious Macaron.

Dana Loia, the mastermind, classically-trained pastry chef behind these tiny delicacies fell in love with the famous French macaron for its simple beauty and unique texture, but was surprised by the lack of variety in flavors. She decided to make a change to this, which is when this mouthwatering bakery came about. What makes Dana’s Bakery so unique is there focus on, infusing French techniques with all-American flavors for an original line of macarons, other bakeries don’t have to offer.

Dana’s Bakery offers Macarons for every occassion and if there isn’t a location near you, simply order your own assortment at their website; http://www.danasbakery.com/db/

 

 

 

 

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October 24, 2013

Beauty Products You Will Want to Find in Your Halloween “Trick or Treat” Bag

“What’s in the bag!” for you this Halloween? Presented by Dawn McCarthy of It’s a Glam Thing these are Items you’ll love to find in your “trick or treat” bag this Halloween Holiday.

Youngblood Mineral Cosmetics Hydrating Lip Creme with SPF 15 and their  Crushed Mineral Eyeshadow are two cosmetic products you’ll want to find in your “treat” bag. And, the “Trick” to the New Hydrating Lip Creme is it’s unique container mechanism.  The Crushed Mineral Eyeshadows come in a variety of shades for Halloween and any day.

Adonia Legtone Serum treatment offers a 47% reduction in cellulite in just 9 minutes! and the improvement lasts for up to 12 hours. With ongoing use, you can reduce the appearance of cellulite by an incredible 72% in six weeks.

Custom Photography Accessories Camera Straps By SewTamz Designs offering unique and customized items for photographers. They are handmade and many times one-of-a-kind products.

My Other Bag by Tara Martin is an ode to handbags women love, bags that are in the fabric of our culture and history. Every woman has her go to bag, her dream bag, her going out bag. My Other Bag is the perfect complement to these bags we love! Carry it in addition to your designer handbag or alone as you tackle your day’s “To Do” List.

Moisture Infusion Mask by Le Mieux . It is perfect to renew, regenerate and revive tired skin from partying all night and sometimes wearing heavy make up on Halloween. In one simple step, this complete moisture infusion immediately relieves dry, dehydrated skin. Specially formulated with anti-aging ingredients and the most stable Vitamin C (MAP), the mask brightens dull skin and provides a unique cooling sensation.

Chrislie Formulations Temporary Hair Color Chalk Gel 12 piece set including colors like Garnet Pink – Amethyst Violet – Coral Orange – Emerald Green, Topaz Yellow – Turquoise Blue – Rose Quartz – Ruby Red, Sapphire Blue – Chocolate Diamond – Black Onyx – Opal White and Temporary Hair Color Gel  in 6 dynamic colors to mix, or use alone. The Long-lasting color, washes out over the course of approximately 12 washes.

http://www.ybskin.com/

http://www.adonialegtone.com/

http://www.myotherbag.com/

http://www.sewtamz.com/

http://www.lemieuxcosmetics.com/

www.chrislie.com/brands/Wicked-Crown.html

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