StriVectin Tightening Face Serum Giveaway


Roll back the years with the NEW StriVectin “Roll Back the Years” Firming Collection - a trio of formulas that help to improve skin’s appearance. This three-piece set, which includes the StriVectin-TL Face Serum, the StriVectin-TL Body Cream and the new QVC exclusive StriVectin-TL Neck Serum Roller, helps skin appear firmer and softer on the face, body and neck. . The StriVectin CONTINUE READING

Bath & Body Works Cooling Gel Lotion Needs A New Name


A few weeks ago, I paid a visit to my local Bath & Body Works store. I was on the hunt for a tropical-smelling body wash that wouldn't break the bank, and B&BW seemed like a good place to search. When I entered the store, I was greeted my a really nice saleswoman who asked me what I was CONTINUE READING

Laura Mercier Master Class: Makeup Bag Must-Haves in Your 30s


Every month, my girlfriends from college and I get together for dinner in the Philadelphia area. We started this tradition about two years ago, and - of course - we have a great time catching up and reminiscing!  Most of them are product-obsessed (like me), and most have been through some sort of make-up introductory when we became "of age" to wear it.  Now CONTINUE READING

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2014: 20 Can't Miss Beauty Exclusives!


The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full swing. July 18th through August 3rd, shoppers nationwide will participate in what has been an annual ritual since the 1960’s. Vacation days are planned around it, lines form in anticipation of it – and it’s not only for the pre-season savings on fall fashion and accessories. During the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, the Cosmetics department provides their devoted beauty customers the opportunity to scoop up unique limited-edition items from CONTINUE READING

Dermadoctor Physical Chemistry


One of my all-time favorite products is Dermadoctor KP Duty, a dual action body exfoliator that combines the benefits of a chemical peel and microdermabrasion. It was developed to treat chicken skin - those little red bumps that many people get on their upper arms. But, for years, I've been using it to exfoliate my legs pre-shave.  There's really no body exfoliator CONTINUE READING

Urban Decay Pulp Fiction Collection


I'm a huge fan of Quentin Tarantino and Pulp Fiction is one of my top 3 movies of all time (the others being The Sound of Music and The Godfather, Part II). Urban Decay is one of my top 3 beauty brands so I just about lost my mind when I heard about their limited-edition Pulp Fiction collection, which CONTINUE READING

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Madonna’s Sticky & Sweet Tour, By The Numbers: 200 Triangle Sponges and 3 Shu Uemura Eyelash Curlers?

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What exactly does it take to pull off the most highly anticipated tour of the year? No need to guess, as Madge posted the following “Sticky & Sweet Tour By Numbers” to her blog:

3500 Number of individual wardrobe elements for tour
653 Hours of rehearsal time for Madonna and band
250 Number of travelling personnel
200 Triangle sponges used to apply makeup
180 Q-Tips used for entire tour (3 per night)
120 Powder puffs
100 Pairs of out of stock fishnet, pantyhose in old style weave
100 Pairs of kneepads
69 Guitars
36 Different Designers contributed to the onstage wardrobe
30 Wardrobe Trunks travel to each venue
28 Maximum number of performers onstage
20 Nationalities represented in touring staff
18 Racks of Clothing for Band, dancers and gypsies
16 Caterers
12 Seamstresses working non stop in Cardiff to finish costumes
12 Travelling trampolines used in training by Madonna and dancers
10 Large flight cases of medical supplies
10 Number of guitars Madonna will travel with
9 Number of people working in wardrobe department
8 Major Madonna Costume changes
5 Number of people it takes to change Madonna into next costume
5 Keyboards on stage for Kevin Antunes, Musical Director
4 Large freezers to carry ice packs for Madonna and dancers
4 YSL Lipsticks will cover entire tour
3 Romanian gypsy musicians playing acoustic instruments
3 Racks of Clothing contain Madonna’s stage wardrobe
3 Shu Uemura eyelash curlers
2 Rigs for DJ set up 2 Stages
1.5 Minutes – Shortest time required to change Madonna’s costumes between numbers
1 Chiropractor
1 Personal trainer
1 Masseuse
1 Set of Swarovski crystal ear phones for DJ

MAC Cult of Cherry Collection Now Available

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CULTOFCHERRY MAC Cult of Cherry Collection Now AvailableA few weeks back, I told you to be patient – that MAC’s Cult of Cherry wouldn’t be available until September. Well, that’s not exactly true…anymore. The release date was pushed up because trigger happy MAC couldn’t keep the consumers and the cosmetics apart any longer.

Head on over to maccosmetics.com, where the collection is now available for purchase. But check out my review before filling up your virtual shopping cart.

MAC Overrich

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Fall for luscious. The Cult of Cherry inspired Overrich, eight pigments that keep you de-lovely and delicious as ever. Oxidized, rich-metal hues are a cakewalk to apply, for eyes, face and all the sweet spots. These Overrich pigments satisfy an appetite for glamour.

PIGMENT: Pigment is a highly concentrated loose color powder that contains ingredients to help it adhere to the skin. Pigment comes in an excellent range of colors. Use to create a subtle wash of colour or an intense effect. Pigment does not streak or cake, is easy to blend and long-lasting.

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* Blonde’s Gold: Light tan with gold and white pearl (frost)
* Antique Green: turquoise green with gold pearl (frost)
* Vintage gold: Tarnished green with green pearl (frost)
* Museum bronze: Rich taupe with gold pearl (frost)
* Mauvemnet: Cool taupe with gold pearl (frost)
* Mega-Rich: Frosty burnt orange with gold pearl (frost)
* Copperbeam: Rusted brown with red pearl (frost)
* Heritage Rouge: Deep burgundy with red and brown pearl (frost)

The official launch is slated for August 21st, but the collection is available for purchase right now on maccosmetics.com. Ssssshhh…don’t tell anyone. This will be our little secret.

Marco Pelusi Anti-Frizz Leave-In Conditioner

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Guest Review: Marco Pelusi Anti-Frizz Leave-In Conditioner
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Rated 9.5 by TotalBeauty.com Editor Charli Schuler

It’s easy to see why Marco Color Anti-Frizz Leave-In Conditioner with Collagen Color Guard is hairstylist Marco Pelusi’s signature product. Just one or two pumps miraculously detangle knots and tame frizz on all hair types. …More

17 Hairstyles That Take Less Than 10 Minutes

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Up ‘dos mere mortals like us can actually replicate at home

With a few (and only a few) key products and styling tools, you can quickly give yourself a salon-worthy ‘do. And hey, if you hate it, try a different one — at least you haven’t blown 60 bucks and a hour of precious time on it. …More

Hair Product Challenge: Frizz Fighters

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Total Beauty Weekend Web Tour

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Are you looking for a foundation that will give you that Peaches and Cream complexion? Find out what products The Makeup Divas reviews and recommends.

Viva Woman shares her tips on application techniques for foundation powder.

Get Jamie’s take on what she feels is the Holy Grail of styling lotions at Girl-Woman-Beauty-Brains-Blog.

Monique at Beauty Girl Musings shares her first FOTD featuring Bobbi Brown’s Mauve Face Palette!

CHANEL Introduces Coco Mademoiselle Shimmering Touch and Twist & Spray – Talking Makeup!

Want flawlessly radiant skin? Beauty Tyrant has the answer and is totally blown away by this sweet, sweet exfoliator by L’occitane. You’ll love it too!

Beauty Junkie in SF gets smooth gams again with the help of the King of Shaves, for women too!

Want to know NYC “it girl” Julia Allison’s fave beauty tips? Beauty Blogging Junkie scored an exclusive interview! Click here to read Julia’s beauty recommendations from body lotion to faux lashes.

If you like your cosmetics cute and sassy, check out Beauty411‘s review of Jelly Pong Pong Cosmetics. Enter the giveaway while you’re there!

Take care of your skin! Head to The Beauty of Life now for your chance to win over $300 in Murad products!

A Mom in Red High Heels is giving away an hour consultation with a Personal Shopper! Find out how to enter!

The Olympics have inspired Jenn over at Beauty in Real Life to try out some gold looks. Check them out here.

Have you been wondering how to whiten your teeth effectively at home? Frappelattes has found an answer.

Glossypink reminisces about her first blush and one of her all-time favorite drugstore products!

Get some Juara in your Jamu! Join Beauty’s SPOT as she goes back to her Indonesian roots with Juara’s Rice Facial Scrub.

Toya from The Life of A Ladybug talks all about her favorite lip gloss of the summer! Come see what it is!

Spoiled Pretty is hosting two fabulous giveaways this week. Five lucky ladies will win Fancy, Jessica Simpson’s new fragrance…and one winner will receive Essie’s Fall 2008 Color Collection. What are you waiting for? Enter today!!!

Product Girl‘s own Christina shows you signature smoldering eye look. What’s your signature eye look?

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