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
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.
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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
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
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
As a city built on water, Venice was a source of great intrigue for Gabrielle Chanel. She saw it as simultaneously dramatic and fragile – qualities she herself possessed. With the imagination of the Chanel Makeup Studio, Venice comes to life in a palette reflective of the city’s shimmering facades and mosaics, and the sparkling aquatic colours of its lagoons.
As seen in the runway looks created by Peter Philips, Global Creative Director of Chanel Makeup, at the 2009/10 Cruise Collection show, held on the beaches of Venice, Italy, rich sienna and deep rose tones, and dusky greys and greens combine for a modern look that can be softened for day or emboldened come evening.
EXCLUSIVE CREATION:Eye Gloss Luminous Cream Quadra Eye Shadow is a quartet of gel-cream shades – pearl, gold, black and red black – delivers a subtle luminous sheen that blends beautifully, from sheer to intense.
While “a kiss on the hand can be quite continental,” a modern girl does the kissing now, knowing she has the drop-dead drama of these hot new Dazzleglass shades.
In the very latest violet, coral and pink passion hues, to add the sheen, the sparkle, and the ooh-la-la that never fails to entertain. They’re the “something extra” we’ve added to the lipstick and Dazzleglass collection Euristocrats can’t get enough of.
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Lipstick ($14) Costa Chic: Frosty light coral Naked Paris: Sheer pink brown with multi-dimensional pearl Patisserie: Sheer creamy neutral pink Milan Mode:Sheer deep pink with multi-dimensional pearl London Life:Sheer deep berry with multi-dimensional pearl Saint Germain: Clean pastel pink Cockney: Sheer yellow red with multi-dimensional pearl
Dazzleglass ($18) Date Night:Soft blue purple with pearl Euro Beat:Peach coral with gold pearl Internationalist:Yellow pink with blue pearl Local Colour:Neutral yellow pink with gold pearl Roman Holiday:Medium brown coral with pink pearl Rue d’Rouge: Light red with pink pearl Via Veneto:Light violet with blue pearl
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Let’s be honest. Most Valentine’s Day gift sets are a little gimmicky. We’re in a recession – so buying a bunch of products that you’re not in love with doesn’t make much sense. If it wouldn’t set your pulse racing a month from now, set it down. Am I right?
Which brings me to The Love Set by NARS – a gift set so loveable, you don’t need a commercialized holiday to justify this purchase. This assortment of flirtatious hues help you achieve that coveted after-glow:
Pillow Talk Lip Gloss The unique, semi-sheer formulation provides serious shine and imparts a warm azalea pink hue. May be worn alone or atop any lipstick for a perfectly sexy pout.
Sex Machine Velvet Matte Lip Pencil Combining the convenience of a pencil with the application of a lipstick, this rich, pink-mauve lip pencil provides a matte, creamy finish that will last for hours.
Orgasm Blush This cult classic makes cheeks blush a perfect pinky-peach flush and subtly highlights with accents of golden shimmer.
Available exclusively at Sephora, this limited edition set is $49 (a $73 value).
Double desire. Love-me-two-times lips. A clever girl carries the conversation by making you believe in both sides of her story: Creamy, quixotic colour, and hard-line, super-sexy shine.
Introducing Cremesheen Lipglass, the perfect performance teammate to Cremesheen Lipstick, now in more drenched-with delicious shades than seasons past. Make yourself all the more convincing with Cremestick Liner, to fill in the little gaps, and prevent feathering or bleeding. Creme Team talks a glamorous game. Lips part to plead for more!
Creme Team expands on MAC’s new lipstick formulation, Cremesheen, with additional shades of Lipstick and a brand new Lipglass formulation. Ultra sheer and uber moist, it features flat pigments and a creamy high shine finish to lips.
CREMESHEEN LIPSTICK Crème Cup: Light blue pink Shy Girl: Creamy neutral coral beige Crosswires: Clean pinky orange Lickable: Bright clean blue pink Lavender Whip: Light cool lavender Crème in Your Coffee: Creamy mid-tone pink brown Spice is Nice: Creamy dark warm brown Hang-up: Deep berry Suggested Retail Price: $14.00
CREMESHEEN GLASS Ever So Rich: Sheer lilac Fashion Scoop: Pale cool baby pink w/light pearl Boy Bait: Light neutral beige with pearl Partial Pink: Light creamy yellow pink with light gold pearl Melt in Your Mouth: Mid-tone creamy clean pink Petite Indulgence: Mid-tone bright blue pink Crème Anglaise: Mid-tone neutral mauve Looks Like Sin: Sheer deep berry Suggested Retail Price: $18.00
For the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Anne Hathaway donned a beautiful white Grecian-inspired dress with gold detail at the neckline and waist. Celebrity makeup artist Kate Lee created a dramatic smokey eye by applying dark eyeliner to the upper lash line and blended it on the eyelid.
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