October 8, 2015

Help Smashbox and Estee Lauder Support Breast Cancer Awareness

The latest from Smashbox: To support Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we’ve dressed up our best-selling Photo Finish 24 Hour Shadow Primer with the iconic pink ribbon exclusively for the Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. Learn more at www.bcacampaign.com. Join the conversation: @BCAcampaign / #BCAstrength.


A limited-edition shade of our Be Legendary Lip Gloss, created exclusively for the Estée Lauder Companies’ Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) Campaign. Learn more at www.bcacampaign.com. Join the conversation: @BCAcampaign / #BCAstrength.

Giving is gorgeous! $5 from your purchase of this lipstick will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation®, dedicated to preventing breast cancer and finding a cure in our lifetime by funding clinical and translational research worldwide.



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October 8, 2015

Kirsten Dunst Shines with Suave at the Premiere Of FX’s “Fargo” Season 2


The Lastest from SUAVE Professionals: For those who didn’t catch the first season of Fargo, there’s a reason to tune in – and said reason is the bold and brilliant Kirsten Dunst who stunned at last night’s season two premiere.

Her daring red lip and effortless waves created the perfect hybrid of natural beauty and glam. We tapped Suave Professionals Celebrity Stylist Jenny Cho to share the inspiration behind the look and her exclusive tips on how to recreate it with some of her favorite products.

Kirsten Dunst’s Look

According to Jenny, “I was inspired by her chic bob, so I wanted the main point of focus for tonight’s look be her beautiful texture, which I paired with a deep side part.”
· Apply Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Curl Defining Gel Serum to towel-dried hair, make a deep side part, and blow-dry with a diffuser until strands are completely dry.

· Relax some of the curlier pieces by misting Suave Professionals Flexible Control Finishing Hairspray onto sections and running over them lightly with a flat iron.

Stylist Tip: Uneven texture is the key to this look. Be mindful that you are relaxing the curlier pieces and not flat ironing to make them straight.

· Lastly, refresh hair with a burst of Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Weightless Dry Shampoo and then lock in the final look with a blast of hairspray.
All of the above mentioned products range from $2.69 to $4.99 at mass retailers, select drugstores and supermarkets nationwide.

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October 8, 2015

It’s so much fun looking pretty with Skinn Cosmetics



**Skinn Cosmetics has certainly outdone themselves when it comes to their Cosmetics line. My daughter and I recently snagged some foundation, lipstick and primer and they are amazing. The Full Pigment Lipstick in Nudist (also available in Rusted Red) is all mine. My daughter knows I am a lipstick and lip gloss queen and she wasn’t going to get her hands on it. The color I chose is a perfect color for fall. Not only is the color beautiful, it features an inner core infused with Argan and Rosehip Oil which allows your lips to remain moisturized while sporting a fabulous color. It’s the best of both world where your lips are concerned.

unnamedMy daughter snagged the Eyeshadow Primer and Setting Veil. She has an incredible talent for combining the right colors to her eyes making them look glamorous all day long. The Primer/Setting Veil allows her to apply  eye make-up and have it last throughout the day. This is a great feature for a girl who is busy all day long. Eyeshadow Primer and Setting Veil is infused with beneficial ingredients like antioxidant-rich Grape Seed Oil, Ginseng Extract, and Vitamins A, C, and E.

First, Adrienne applies the silky eyeshadow primer to her lids allowing for a smooth finish and to hide any discolorations. Next, she apply her favorite eye shadow colors and finally, with a Blending Brush (Skinn carries a blending brush that works like a charm) she lightly applies the translucent setting veil.   The final result, an amazing look that will last and last.



Full Coverage Foundation has 5 shades (Medium, Fair, Light, Deep and Tawny) which should accommodate most skin tones. This is Skinn’s first-ever Plasma Fusion Full Coverage Foundation stick and the fist stick foundation I have tried.

The stick offers the convenience of not worrying about spillage from power or liquid foundations when in your cosmetic bag. The stick is also perfect for touch ups, no mess involved.  Full Coverage Foundation certainly offers full coverage and the lightweight formula, vanishes into your skin , you won’t even feel it.  If you have long nails than a foundation stick is a must have especially if you blend with your finger tips. Simply dab the foundation and blend with the top of your fingers.

Like the lipstick, the foundation stick has a core that contains Vitaman C for brightening, Hyaluronic Acid for hydration  a Peptide blend for anti-aging effects as well as Grape Seed, Argan and Rosehip Oils for antioxidant and skin conditioning benefits.  Check out Skinn Cosmetics new Fall line aned snag a few items for yourself. Skinn Cosmetics can be purchased at www.skinn.com and on EVINE Live.

**Skinn Cosmetics is a line of premium skincare and color cosmetic formulas developed by professional makeup artist Dimitri James. Skinn formulates and manufactures all of its own products, using highly active, concentrated natural ingredients and avoiding excess water, fillers or packaging. From concept to compact, from brainstorm to bottle, every product worthy of the Skinn name comes to life under one roof, and under James’ watchful eye.

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October 6, 2015

Flip Flopz and Baby Foot Help Fight The War on Breast Cancer


This October, Baby Foot, the all-natural foot exfoliant, and flopZ luxury flip flops are supporting Breast Cancer Awareness and research by donating sales of their PINK products to the cause.

Baby Foot will donate $1 for every Pink Ribbon Baby Foot sold to the American Cancer Society.

flopZ will donate 20% of sales from their Pink flopZ to help in the fight against breast cancer to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.


flopZ Sandals, is a line of upscale luminescent flip flops with a unique gel insole that treats your feet to a soothing massage sensation while you walk; $50.

unnamed-25Baby Foot Exfoliant  The revolutionary, all-natural Japanese foot exfoliant that Kathie Lee from “The Today Show” can’t stop talking about. It’s an all-natural, foot care product that will make your feet as smooth and soft as a baby’s foot. The unique formula, which includes 17 types of natural extracts, allows your feet to exfoliate naturally, leaving them highly moisturized; $25.

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October 6, 2015

It is time for Freebeautyevent.com October Basket Giveaway



Check out freebeautyevents.com for free makeovers, free samples and a chance to win beauty products in monthly contests.

freebeautyevents‘s October Beauty Basket Giveaway (shown above) includes products from Simple Skincare, Sally Hansen Miracle Gel, Revlon, ELF Cosmetics, KISS, SheaMoisture and more! The Contest runs from now through 10/31/15, winners will be chosen on 11/5/2015 and notified by 11/15/2015. Please go to their Facebook page www.facebook.com/pages/Free-Beauty-Events and like the page, then enter to win. You can also enter on their website.


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October 5, 2015

CHAMILIA SUPPORTS Breast Cancer Awareness Month


In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Chamilia (www.chamilia.com), a Swarovski Group brand, announced that it again will donate a portion of each purchase from its “Give Back: Breast Cancer” gift set to the American Cancer Society in support of its efforts in making strides against breast cancer. The set combines the brand’s new pink braided leather cord with easy-to-use clam-shell closure and its “Hope” charm from the “Her Gifts to the World” collection as a special release for the occasion.

“Chamilia” is a brand that has always supported women in the important stages of their lives,” said Chamilia Vice President, Global Merchandising and Marketing Catherine Ottaviano. “During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the women who have battled this disease are honored. Of course, we choose to support their journey.”

There are more than 400 exclusive charms available from the Chamilia brand. The line is made from sterling silver or 14 karat gold and features genuine Swarovski Crystals, Swarovski Zirconia, or Murano glass. The brand follows strict Swarovski guidelines for quality and aesthetic standards.

THE GIVE BACK BREAST CANCER GIFT SET – Includes a bright pink leather bracelet with easy-to-use branded sterling silver clam-shell closure and extender chain and the Chamilia “Hope” charm; retail price: $75. The set will be available at the brand’s more than 2,000 retail partners worldwide and on the Chamilia website, www.chamilia.com.

About Chamilia
Based in Cranston, RI, Chamilia is an American company that was established in 2002. Since its purchase in 2013, it has been a member of the Swarovski Group, a world leader in quality and innovation. Each of the more than 400 exclusive charms available from the brand are made from .925 sterling silver or 14 karat gold and feature genuine Swarovski Crystals or Zirconia, or Italian Murano Glass. The brand follows strict Swarovski Group guidelines for quality and aesthetic excellence.

About Swarovski
Swarovski delivers a diverse product portfolio of unmatched quality, craftsmanship and creativity. Founded in 1895 in Austria, Swarovski Crystal Business designs, manufactures and markets crystals, natural and created gemstones, finished products such as jewelry, accessories and lighting. The company’s film division, Swarovski Entertainment, produces artistically accomplished feature films with global box-office appeal. The Swarovski Foundation was set up to honor the philanthropic spirit of the company by supporting creativity and culture, promoting wellbeing and conserving natural resources. Now run by the fifth generation of family members, Swarovski Crystal Business has a global reach, with over 2,350 stores in about 170 countries and more than 25,000 employees, www.swarovskigroup.com.

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October 5, 2015

We all need a little FOOT FETISH


Breast Cancer Awareness Month is very near and dear to my heart. Skinn Cosmetics is also showing their support for Breast Cancer Awareness this month with Foot Fetish Heel Balm.

Skinn Cosmetics will donate 100% of sales (not profits, every cent of every sale will be donated!) of their Foot Fetish Heel Balm to support **Bright Pink, the only national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young woman. I think this is a most worthy cause, don’t you?

Foot Fetish Heel Balm is addicting. Every night I rub some on my heels and rough areas on my feet right before I get into bed. The formula glides right on without any mess, and the grapefruit scent adds just the right touch making Foot Fetish Heel Balm smell incredible.  The next morning, You will notice immediately how much softer your heels and feet will feel. The longer you use it, the longer your feet will look and feel fantastic. Foot Fetish Heel Balm contains Vitamin A, E and C, Shea Butter, Meadowfoam Seed and Jojoba Oil for hydration, plus Salicylic Acid for exfoliation.

Remember, every purchase of Foot Fetish Heel Balm supports Breast Cancer Awareness! Purchase your Foot Fetish today at skinn.com,  your feet will thank you for it.

**Bright Pink is the only non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. The organization is on a mission to save women’s lives from these diseases by empowering them to live proactively at a young age. Bright Pink’s innovative education and support programs educate and equip young women to develop personalized strategies to reduce their risk for these diseases or detect them at early, non life-threatening stages. Learn more and brighten up on breast and ovarian health at BrightPink.org.

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October 3, 2015

It’s a Glam Thing’s July Surprise Beauty Box Winner Is….


Paula, F. from Rockville, MD is July’s It’s A Glam Thing Surprise Beauty Box Winner.  Congratulations Paula, you will soon receive items from the following companies:











We hope you enjoy your products

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October 3, 2015

Holistic Care for your Hair from Maple Holistics


My latest find in Hair Care is from Maple Holistics. Maple Holistics is a homeopathic solution for your hair and it’s wonderful! I love this shampoo; it’s gentle on my hair leaving it soft and bouncy. I especially love knowing that this shampoo offers everything that is healthy and natural for my hair.

Maple Holistics Argan Shampoo contains some extremely effective oils that will help your hair and scalp maintain its health.  Argan Oil, also known as Moroccan Oil is one of the rarest oils in the world. I use many products with Moroccan oil and I don’t ever shy away from a beauty product containing it. Argan Oil contains Vitamin E, Carotene, and essential fatty acids…all good stuff!

Other ingredients include, Peach Kernel (moisturizes, and great for sensitive skin), Avocado (containing vitamins A, B1, B2, D, and E),  Camellia Seed (conditioning and rejuvenating), Almond Oli (moisturizing and soothing), Jojoba and Botanical (Keratin is a family of fibrous structural proteins, which contribute to the composition of hair. As it is essential to hair’s formation, insufficient quantities of keratin may be a contributing factor to having frizzy and unmanageable hair. This naturally derived ingredient helps to replenish the ideal keratin content for strong, durable hair)”. Of course, there are the fragrances of Honey and Vanilla. What’s not to love about this healthy and natural Shampoo.


Maple Holistics Silk18 Natural Conditioner is equally beneficial.  It is a great compliment to the Argan Shampoo providing moisture to your hair and the results? Silky bouncy and beautifully shiny hair. I have curly hair, and my curls have definition and bounce and without frizz at all, it’s perfect! Silk18 Natural Conditioner contains Silk Amino Acids, “Eighteen naturally-derived (literally extracted during the silkworms process of creating silk) silk amino acids prompts an assortment of hair and scalp benefits. Some of these benefits include strengthened hair fibers and natural restoration for flawless hair health. Also, the high molecular weight of the silk amino acids results in the formation of a substantive film to increase scalp permeability. Includes L-Alanine, Glycine, L-Serine, L-Valine, L-Threonine, and more.”

Shea Butter, Aloe Vera, and Green Tea are also contained in the conditioner that help promote moisture to dry hair to dry and delicate hair strands. Shea butter contains vitamins A and E, and is aa natural moisturizer. Aloe Vera is the conditioning agent, and Green Tea strengthens hair roots, activating hair follicles promoting hair growth. Other beneficial ingredients include Pomegranate, Hibiscus and Sea Buckthorn. Silk 18 even aids in preventing problems like dandruff,split ends, and premature graying.

Maple Holistics Silk18 Natural Conditioner has an amazing scent of vanilla, after all it does contain 100% natural vanilla, and the scent stays in your hair even after drying. View the complete line of hair, body and skincare at  mapleholistics

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October 2, 2015

Wear a Scunci Headwrap and help Conair/Scunci support Breast Cancer Research





Conair/Scunci hair accessories are launching new sun visors and headwraps during the month of October for Breast Cancer Awareness. Conair donates $110K to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (regardless of product purchase). 
Scunci BCA ’15 Sun Visors and Headwraps ($7.99, available at drugstores) scunci.com

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