Month: February 2008

Lush Lower Lashes


To lash out like the lovely Courteney Cox, InStyle.com recommends wiggling a waterproof, no-flake mascara wand along the roots of lower lashes, then tapping each lash while holding the wand vertically. Wait two minutes, then gently curl lashes with a Sephora Lower Lash Curler.

Which mascara to use? CoverGirl LashBlast, my hands-down new favorite mascara, is now available in a waterproof formula! Lash Blast supersizes and volumizes, with no clumps. I love how it makes me look like “that girl” – you know the one with the ridiculously fab lashes? Yeah, well…that’s me now.

Here’s another lower lash tip: Last month, I had an opportunity to learn some tricks of the trade from CoverGirl celebrity makeup artist, Molly R. Stern. She said that if you wear a slightly lighter shade of mascara on your lower lashes than on your upper lashes (i.e. – very black on top, black on bottom), your wide-eyed look will look more natural. And at $8 a pop, you can afford to splurge and buy two tubes.

Cover Girl Lash Blast Mascara is available at your local drugstore.

Get 25% Off Jaqua Cosmetic And Travel Bags

Get 25% off Jaqua’s cosmetic and travel bags, just in time for Spring break!


The Getaway Bag, with a cute Jaqua heart logo zipper pull, is perfectly sized for a weekend getaway and it’s so lightweight you can fill it up without it dragging you down.


The Necessary Bag is made with pink faux leather (for easy rinses!) and a removable clear PVC pouch for access to all of your hair and body products. It opens out to hang on a hook or a bathroom door, and has zippered pockets for accessories. I have this one…I luvre it!


To carry smaller cosmetic items and precious jewelry, Jaqua’s set of three Treasure Bags is perfect. They are elegantly designed with a sturdy, lightweight nylon oxford front and a faux pink leather back, each lined with fabric in chocolate brown. These precious bags are tied together with a pink grosgrain bow and ready for travel!

Get 25% off these wonderful bags as Jaqua’s way of saying “happy spring!”

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Promotion expires on 3/5/08.

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Halle In A Bottle

You may not look like Halle Berry, but soon you’ll be able to smell like her. Today, Women’s Wear Daily announced that Coty has signed Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry to a scent development deal, which will involve the star developing a fragrance portfolio and appearing in its advertising.

“Halle is an iconic actress and symbolizes beauty to many generations,” Steve Mormoris, senior vice president of global marketing at Coty Beauty US, told WWD at the Personal Care Products Council’s annual meeting here. “She adds another dimension to the celebrity fragrance market. Halle has always been a little more mysterious, not quite as open with her personal life as some other stars. Her fragrances will allow her to present another facet of her personality to her fans.”

I don’t know if this fragrance deal will proclude her from being a Revlon spokeswoman. guess we’ll just have to wait and see.

Halle’s first fragrance products are expected to launch globally in spring 2009. Coty’s celebrity portfolio also includes the scent brands of Jennifer Lopez, David and Victoria Beckham, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kimora Lee Simmons, Gwen Stefani, Celine Dion, Kate Moss and Tim McGraw.

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Darphin Special Offer


Darphin is offering beauty blog readers an exciting incentive. Receive a staff picks sample duo including 8 Flower Nectar and Hydraskin Light with any order of $75 or more.

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