Elizabeth Colen
August 26, 2015

Go For The Gold


I am going to let you in on a secret, really this beauty secret has been out for 65 years and it’s going gold! Are you looking for something to remove your make up? Need a new primer? Looking for the perfect after-shave cream? Or even a nice supple cream for your baby? Look no further because all you need is in this one beautiful gold tube. This is the only product you will ever need, eliminate all those jars on your bathroom counter. Lait-Crème Concentre is so soft, creamy, and smooth feels so rich and luxurious when you spread it all over your face and neck. Lait-Crème Concentre Gold is a 6 in1 multi-tasker: primer, moisturizer, make-up remover, repairing mask, an after-shave cream, and a baby-care product. I have found my new must have! I love how it restores my skin making it so soft and plump. Get in on this secret and get your gold today www.embyrolisseusa.com.

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August 20, 2015

A Leg workout you can do at home -No More Excuses!!!

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When it comes to exercise, we come up with all kind of excuse of why we can’t exercise. “The kids need to be entertained”, “The gym is too far”, “The gym cost too much” “I just don’t have time.”

Well let me help you overcome these obstacles. School is about to start. You can work out from home. You don’t need to purchase any special equipment. 1 hour a day is only 4% of your day, you can do this!

Click on the link below for a great leg workout you can do from home with a chair and a broom. Are you ready? Let’s do this, go ahead grab that chair and a broom and I will work out with you. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTlCW8bu2R4&w=560&h=315]

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August 12, 2015

Go Nude with 3Lab Anti-Ageing Cream

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I am speaking to the women who are fighting those fine lines, dry skin and just overall dull looking skin. At the ripe age of 43 my day to day make up is Mascara, eyeliner and lip gloss my skin is nude and needs to be able to stand all on its on. I want that youthful glow for many, many years. I know that it is time to step up my game and really focus on my skin care. 3LAB Anti-Ageing Cream is luxury in a small package. It is so simple to use, which is important to me, I am not ready to do 12 steps when I wash my face. With 3LAB Anti-Ageing Cream it is a quick 2 steps process… clean your face, then apply a small amount of 3LAB Anti-Ageing Cream to your cleansed face and let the recharging begin.
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This velvety buttery anti-aging cream will spark your skin and return that beautiful youthful afterglow, you thought was lost. This creation makes my skin radiant and shine like the stars on Hollywood Boulevard and your skin can too http://www.3lab.com/collections/anti-wrinkle/products/aa-cream
Don’t be afraid to go nude at any age!

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August 10, 2015

Let Your Eyes Pop!

Line out Loud

Tired of the same old black boring eyeliner? Looking for a pop of color? Well look at these colorful liquid eyeliners! Line Out Loud Intense Shimmer Liner are so much fun! There are many cool colors you can choose from to make the statement you want to make. The application brush is super thin so that you can just do a small swap or add to it for a total dramatic look. Line Out Loud is exactly that pop of color that will shimmer and stand out when you pop into a room!

Choose the color that will pop for you www.palladiobeauty.com/collections/eyes/products/line-out-loud-intense-shimmer-liners.

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August 8, 2015

Get a Piece of Mother Nature


Let Mother Nature take care of you. We all know that facial masks are used to exfoliate, detoxify and remove all the impurities from your face. Now, Lava Love can help us do that to our entire body, the way nature intended. Lava Love is a healing clay bath product made from the best of Mother Earth. This product is the closest your skin would feel as if you immersed yourself in the natural hot mud baths of high end spas in California, of course, without the mess and the cost! Lava Love is made from key earth ingredients that naturally cleanses and purifies the body.

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While soaking with Lava Love Bath Powder toxins are being drawn from your body through the pores of your skin. This product also promotes healing of aching joints, which is important for a person like me, who is tough on their body. Lava Love Powder is also a facial mask, yes, put it on your face, lean back in that tub and let nature overcome you.

Lava Love Heart Soap
Don’t worry if you don’t have time to soak and still want your body to be nourished, Lava Love still has you covered. Showering with Lava Love Heart Volcano Soap is like being in the heart of the rain forest and you are using the cleanser that Mother Nature has provided for you. Your skin will feel so smooth and rejuvenated, just the way nature intended.

Go ahead, www.Lavalovebend.com feel for yourself, Lava Love gives your whole body the mask
treatment that it deserves, let mother earth bring your body into balance. Lava Love leaves your skin so soft and much healthier than you could even imagine.

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July 25, 2015

My New Best Friends

Let me introduce you to my new best friends, Finish Paddle Brush and Full Volume Large Thermal Round Brush by John Frieda.

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Let me tell you why. As a proud member of the natural hair community I can testify that when it comes to washing my hair it is a tedious, tiring process. Clarification, the act of washing my hair is not so bad but detangling my hair is the worst, so bad that I gave up blow drying my hair. I lived in the wash and go hair style!!! Needless to say wash day was not a happy day!

Until now, these two brushes have turned my frown upside down and made me smile from ear to ear. I could not believe how easily the Finish Paddle Brush combed thru my untamable, wet hair. The bristles are wide enough to detangle without a lot of breakage. I was so pleased, I decided to go all the way and blow dry my hair! The Full Volume Large Thermal Round Brush was like magic! It has holes in it so my blow dryer was able to penetrate my roots without being directly on my scalp.

I am telling you that John Frieda Frizz-Eaze Hair Brushes made my wiry, wild hair shiny and it really helped reduce my frizzy mane! Oh happy days are here again click on the link www.johnfrieda.com so you too can have sleek beautiful hair and turn that frown upside down!

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July 24, 2015

Protected Fun In The Sun

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When thinking of sun screen we rarely think luxury or high end. Once you try Obagi Medical, you will. I am always in search of something that I can use to hydrate my skin as well as help fight those fine lines, dark spots and rough skin that is popping up as I get older. I simple love Obagi 360 HydraFactor Moisturing Cream with Suncreen. It is so thick, creamy and glides on smooth leaving my face protected from the harmful rays of the beautiful sun, I love so much. One of the great thing about this product is you can wear it with or without makeup, which is a major plus for me. I don’t like to wear makeup when it is so hot that as soon as you step outside you are sweating bullets, but you can’t leave your face exposed to the sun so you definitely need to have some protection on your face. I also love the fact that I can use Obagi 360 HydraFactor Moisturing Cream with Suncreen as a daily moisturizer and it does not leave your face oily, it soaks into your skin leaving the right balance of that refreshed youthful glow. Click this link to get your Obagi 360 HydraFactor Moisturing Cream with Suncreen so your skin can be protected http://www.lovelyskin.com/o/obagi360-hydrafactor-spf-30?lsat=LSKIN20&ref=gbase&gclid=CJeVlJGvqcYCFVFefgodoaUMIw

obagi face

Don’t worry Obagi Medical have your body covered as well! When you use Broad Spectrum SPF 30 it recommend that you put it on at least 15 minutes before you go out in the sun and reapply every 2 hours for the best protection. It comes in a perfect carrying size that you can just drop in your purse and you don’t have to worry about that big bulky bottle taking up room or making a huge mess. This product feels so rich as it glides on your skin smoothly and leaves your whole body feeling soft, beautiful and protected. Click on the link to make sure your body is covered. http:/www.lovelyskin.com/o/obagi-professional-c-suncare-broad-spectrum-spf-30?lsat=LSKIN20&ref=gbase&gclid=CL7q8qqvqcYCFQGVfgodlaQE9A

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July 8, 2015

Keep Motions in Your Natural Curls

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In my day to day dealings I get asked all kinds of questions about my natural hair. How long have you been natural? How long does it take to do your hair? Is it a lot of work? What products do you use, and so forth and so on? Here are the answers; my whole life, it takes a while, not if you have the right products and the hair care line I use is Motions Hair Care. It has everything my hair needs to thrive in its natural state from my wash and go to my twist outs.

Motions hair careThe key to having healthy natural hair begins with clean moisturized hair. Motions Shampoo is a great start; it gets your scalp clean and eliminates the build up from all the products that we put on our hair daily. Motions Shampoo gets my hair thoroughly clean and ready to receive the conditioner to lock in that moisture my hair so desperately needs. Motions Conditioner is creamy, rich and simple to use. All you have to do is massage the conditioner from your roots to the ends of your hair for about 3-5 mintues then rinse. It makes my hair so soft and easy to detangle, which as every natural hair chick knows that detangling can be the most tedious part in doing our hair.

To ensure your hair stays conditioned and moisturized Motions Leave-In Conditioner and Hair Styling Cream combined with Motions Hair Oil is to die for! I just section my hair into four parts and then grease my scalp using the hair oil to stimulate my scalp and then use the leave-in conditioner (a little goes a long way). Once you put the leave-in conditioner on your hair and comb through you will notice right away how your curls will be full and bouncy! You can stop there with your wash and go and walk out knowing your natural curls are rocking. However, if you want to manipulate your curl pattern and style with a twist out or whatever style you like, simply start the styling process and let it dry. I don’t use heat so I usually let my hair dry overnight and take down the next day. I take down my twist out and spray my finished look with Motions Oil Sheen for that luxurious shine that leaves my hair light and flirty.

So if you are living the natural hair life or even thinking of it, check out www.Motions.com to get all you will need to let the world know that you love your curls as much as Motions Hair Care products do!

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July 6, 2015

Fitness Expert Elizbeth Colen with Jack & Megan

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July 3, 2015

Resistance band workout

Today I presented “The Resistance Band workout.”

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It’s a Glam Thing Fitness Expert Elizabeth Colen on Your Carolina

Watch the segment here: http://wspa.com/2015/07/03/its-a-glam-thing/

The Resistance Band workout

1st Exercise
Hold resistance band taunt shoulder height, arms width apart
Open arms as wide as you can
Return arms back to starting position (make sure band stays nice and taunt)

3 sets 10-20 reps

2nd exercise
Place band both hands to your left side and rise your right hand up in a V motion
Bring hand back to left side (nice and controlled going up and down)

3 sets 10-20 reps

3rd Exercise

Place band both hands to your right side and rise your left hand up in a V motion
Bring hand back to right side (nice and controlled going up and down)

3 sets 10-20 reps

Website: itsaglamthing.com

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