Tatcha, I'm So Glad I Gotcha


I'm home on maternity leave, so I spend an inordinate amount of time nursing my daughter, burping her and changing her diapers - all the while, watching hours of QVC. I don't know what it is, but I am mesmerized by QVC demonstrations. If I'm channel surfing and I happen to land on QVC, it's damn near impossible for CONTINUE READING

Shopbop Sale: Take Extra 25% Off


  Take an extra 25% off select sale items at Shopbop.com until Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 11:59 PST. Enter code 25EXTRA at checkout. You're CONTINUE READING

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

Fragrance

Amazing Grace is Simply Irresistible

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amazing+grace Amazing Grace is Simply IrresistibleLast night, my sister and I took a cab to the Walish Gooshe Spring/Summer 2009 fashion show (more on that later). And the driver was so intoxicated by our choice of fragrance, Philosophy Amazing Grace Perfumed Body Spritz, that he made me repeat the name at least six or seven times, so that he wouldn’t forget. He told me that his sister would love the scent and wanted to know where he could purchase it. What a thoughtful brother, right? I told him Sephora, which he repeated over and over so that he wouldn’t forget that either.

It’s no wonder Amazing Grace Perfumed Body Spritz was awarded the gold medal in the 2008 Summer Beauty Olympics. The scent is simply irresistible.

Take it away, Robert and fierce fembots…

Jessica Simpson Fancy Winners!

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Jessica Simpson Fancy 4 Jessica Simpson Fancy Winners!
Congrats to the winners of Jessica Simpson’s new fragrance, Fancy:

Jessica Berlin
Christina Coury
Rebecca Lee
Jessica Sargent
Keisha J. Surratt

These readers have won a 3.4 oz. Eau de Parfum Spray of Fancy, which retails for $59!

Thanks to Parlux Fragrances for making this contest possible. And stay tuned for Spoiled Pretty’s next giveaway!

Time Release Technology for Thierry Mugler Angel Body Products

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Naomi+Watts+Angel Time Release Technology for Thierry Mugler Angel Body Products
Thierry Mugler Angel Les Parfums Corps, a nine-unit collection of items for the body, will launch this fall. And thanks to time-release technology, each product in the line gives off Angel’s scent for “as long and as faithfully as the actual eau de parfum itself,” says Women’s Wear Daily.

Joel Palix, President of Thierry Mugler Worldwide adds, “It is a way to release perfume in gel
over eight hours…This is a kind of revolution in the olfactive industry.”

Angel Les Parfums Corps will debut in September – exclusively at Nordstrom in the United States. In October, the collection will launch worldwide.

The product lineup will include:

* 200-ml. body cream ($80)
* 200-ml. Body lotion ($50)
* 200-ml. body oil ($45)
* 200-ml. shower gel ($40)
* 200-ml. exfoliating cream ($40)
* 30-ml. hair mist ($29)
* 100-ml. hand cream ($25)
*50-ml. roll-on deodorant ($25)

Exclusive to Bloomingdale’s (U.S.) in October will be a 30-ml., limited edition perfumed gel for $55.

angel Time Release Technology for Thierry Mugler Angel Body ProductsThe Angelic face for this collection will be none other than Naomi Watts, who will also be the
face of Thierry Mugler Beauty makeup starting in 2009.

Spoiled Pretty’s take: Maybe I’m not understanding…but if these amazing new products are engineered to be as potent and enduring as the Angel Eau de Parfum, then why would someone spend $72 on 0.8 ounces of the actual fragrance when they could just buy hair mist and deodorant and save $18?

Source: WWD

Calvin Klein Secret Obsession Now Available at Macy’s

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Secret Obsession Klein Calvin Klein Secret Obsession Now Available at Macys
By now, you’ve likely heard about about the racy Calvin Klein Secret Obsession commercial starring Eva Mendes (her nipple makes a cameo). But here’s something you probably haven’t heard…

Though the fragrance isn’t launching till fall, Secret Obsession is available now at Macys.com. This is the only place you can get the fragrance before it’s on-counter.

Secret Obsession is an intoxicating floral oriental fragrance weaving together forbidden fruits, exotic flowers and a sultry wood signature for a provocative and addictive sexiness.

Notes include exotic plum, mace, rose de damas, Egyptian jasmine, French orange flower, tuberose, cashmere wood, burnt amber, vanilla and sandalwood.

Fancy Giveaway: Enter To Win Jessica Simpson’s New Fragrance!

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jessica+simpson+fancy Fancy Giveaway: Enter To Win Jessica Simpsons New Fragrance!
Though Jessica Simpson’s new fragrance, Fancy, won’t be in stores until later this month, Spoiled Pretty is giving you a chance to nab a bottle of your very own…for FREE. So take that, everybody else!

Jessica Simpson Fancy 4 Fancy Giveaway: Enter To Win Jessica Simpsons New Fragrance!Created by perfumer Alexis Dadier of Mane Paris, this luminous dewy fragrance is all about floral femininity.

FANCY Jessica Simpson opens with the radiance of sparkling Pear and juicy Apricot Nectar wrapped with the glow of Red Fruits. The heart of FANCY is the captivating draw of dewy Gardenia laced with the delicacy of Night Blooming Jasmine. Toasted Almonds and Caramel notes provide a playful element. Creamy Sandalwood, infused with the sensual energy of Amber Crystals, unites with the embracing warmth of Vanilla Crème as FANCY clings to the skin at dry down.

Jessica Simpson Fancy 1 Fancy Giveaway: Enter To Win Jessica Simpsons New Fragrance!The fragrance itself is the color of blush champagne, a soft pink, the ultimate color of femininity.

I’m actually wearing Fancy right now, and I love the youthful (not juvenile) and yummy scent. This light, creamy floral will be the perfect scent to transition from hazy summer to crisp fall.

Five readers will receive a 3.4 oz. Eau de Parfum Spray, which retails for $59!

To enter, send an email to spoiledprettycontests@gmail.com. Be sure to include your full name. The subject line should read “Fancy Giveaway.” The contest ends at midnight (EST) on Sunday, August 17th. Five winners will be chosen at random from among the entrants. On Monday, August 18th, I’ll announce the winners’ names. Please, only one entry per person; duplicate entries will not increase your chances of winning. Contest is open to U.S. and Canadian residents only.

Bonne chance!

It’s Fresh, Exciting*: New Products From Fresh, Coming This Fall

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fresh+fall+2008 Its Fresh, Exciting*: New Products From Fresh, Coming This Fall
This fall, Fresh will expand its fragrance portfolio with a new scent, Strawberry Flowers, created in celebration of Sephora’s 10th anniversary. The company is also expanding its bath and body, skin care and makeup offerings with a bevy of new beauty products.

Launching exclusively at Sephora in September, Strawberry Flowers Eau de Parfum is a fruity floral scent, designed specifically for a younger, Sephora customer. The fragrance, inspired by the scents of a typical spring morning, is composed of top notes of mandarin, yuzu and white peach, middle notes of mountain strawberries, freesia, orange blossom and osmanthus, and base notes of orris, musk and white woods.

Also in September, Fresh will debut the Fig Apricot body care collection, based on its top-selling Fig Apricot Eau de Parfum, which launched a decade ago. The collection will include a bath/shower gel and a body cream and will be sold at Barneys, Neiman Marcus, Sephora, Saks Fifth Avenue and Bluemercury.

Fresh’s fall color collection includes the Imperial Bedroom Face Palette, and a new Firebird Mascara. The palette’s cream-based colors include iridescent pearl and warm antique gold eye shades, an opalescent black eyeliner, a shimmer highlighter for the cheeks and a deep red gloss for the lips. Inspired by a Russian fairy tale and based on the company’s best-selling mascara, Fresh Supernova, Firebird is designed to thicken, lengthen and curl lashes. “Supernova gives your lashes a thick, dark and more defined look, whereas the soft lightweight fibers on the Firebird brush gives it a feathery and flirty feel,” said Alina Roytberg, Fresh’s co-founder and creative director.

Fresh+Twilight+Freshface+Glow Its Fresh, Exciting*: New Products From Fresh, Coming This FallFresh has also come out with Twilight Freshface Glow, a multifunctional illuminating cream. The primer is designed to be used as a highlighter along cheekbones, brow bones and décolletage. On the retail front, Fresh has plans to open several freestanding stores by the end of the year.

This month, the company will open a location in Century City, Calif., followed by another store in Dallas’ Northpark Center in October. The company is also looking to open a store in Philadelphia (oh please, please…with Sugar Lip Treatment on top!) along with additional stores in the Northeast.

Source: WWD

*In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been on a Kool and the Gang kick lately.

Kim Kardashian: Back In The Lab, Perfecting Her Perfume

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kim+kardashian+perfume+3 Kim Kardashian: Back In The Lab, Perfecting Her Perfume
Kim Kardashian is back in the lab…hard at work on her upcoming fragrance.

kim+kardashian+perfume+1 Kim Kardashian: Back In The Lab, Perfecting Her PerfumeRecently, Kim spent the day in New York City at Givaudan, a renowned fragrance company, to formulate her perfect scent.

For more of Kim Kardashian’s beauty and makeup tips, click here!

Source: officialkimkardashian.com