Need some quick fix Halloween makeup for a party tonight? Check out the Hard Candy line at your nearest Walmart. It's super affordable and high quality, one of my favorites is their lip gloss! It's a diverse line, you can play it down and wear it to work, or play it up and/or layer it up, and wear it out at night!
Eye Candy – There is no product better for full eye glitter! And no better product for the price! Hard Candy Eye Candy is a glitter infused soft cream-to-powder shadow that will last for hours and provide an intense look for costumes ranging from aliens to Lady Gaga and everything in between! $5
Glitteratzi Eye Glitter Gel – The perfect accent for any shadow to make eyes pop. Hard Candy Glitteratzi Eye Gel is a transparent gel full of glitter to add the perfect sparkle to any look. Little princesses will love the glitter and more mature angels and devils will appreciate the accent. $5
Glitteratzi Body Spray – Adding the perfect amount of sparkle to neck, shoulders, legs and anywhere else that calls for it is simple with Hard Candy Glitteratzi Body Spray! The moisturizing formula adds a soft sheen while the subtle glitter will keep all eyes on you. $8
Glitz Stick – This product is so easy literally anyone can use it. Let your little ones be creative and boost their glamour this Halloween. Draw on glitter stars, hearts, outline, color and go crazy. 6 colors will help all costumes take it to the next level! $6
Lash Tinsel Glitter Mascara – It’s all in the eyes this Halloween! Sexy, scary, sultry or simmering Hard Candy Lash Tinsel coats lashes with the perfect amount of sparkle. You’ll be shimmering from head to toe! $6
Eye Tattoos – For killer eyes to complement your costume press on Hard Candy Eye Tattoos. No need for a makeup artist – in 2 simple steps eyes can be smokey, exotic prints or animal prints. Make a bold statement with a wink and a smile. $10
Inked Up - With 1 in 4 women sporting real tattoos obviously the trend has been cemented. However for the other 3 women that love the look of a tattoo but not the permanent ink, Hard Candy Inked Up is the perfect solution. Rockers, Motorcycle mamas and any other costume calling for ink – create your own design. Press, wet and done! 7-10 days later you’re back to ink free! No regrets! $5
Show Girls Glitter and Show Girl’s Secret Glitter Glue – There is not one costume out there that can’t be better with some glitter! Hard Candy Show Girl All Over Body Glitter is the one product that every single person needs this Halloween! And to keep it in place Show Girl’s Secret Glitter Glue is a must have. Both products are $5
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“She is so amazing that we thought we would multiply her image 5, 10 times with the mirrors."–François Nars, on photographing Daphne Guinness
Sign up at your local Sephora store, by appointment only, a minimum purchase of $50 is required.
M·A·C HOLIDAY COLOURThis Holiday collection focuses on the fantasies of A Tartan Tale! Enter a world of imagination with sparkly Dazzleglass Crèmes and lush Lipsticks. Mineralize Eye Shadow in splendid tartan striping and ornamental satin Powder Blush. Eyes stand out with stunning colours of Pearlglide Intense Eye Liner and bold Zoom Fast Black Lash mascara. Chic and luxurious Pigments and Nail Lacquers in opulent shades are the final touches to a truly lavish holiday look.
On Friday, October 22, Lancôme will unveil Genes Day, a celebration of the beauty of scientific research. On this one day, Lancôme will donate $7 from the sale of every bottle of Génifique Youth Activating Concentrate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN.
Lancôme, the world’s largest luxury beauty brand, has pledged to donate a minimum of $100,000 to St. Jude.
The Multi-Mix Bronzer is in liquid form and is meant to be mixed with foundation, primer or tinted moisturizer to customize the extent of your bronze glow. I like to mix it with just my regular morning moisturizer, turning my moisturizer into a tinted moisturizer. I literally only use one or two drops because a little goes a long way, especially when mixing.
The Multi-Mix Bronzer is paraben-free and contains vitamin E, a powerful anti-oxidant, to help the skin fight off environmental damage while providing moisture. It retails at $28, which seems like a lot for the small tube, but a little goes a long way, so I could see this lasting all winter.
New Private Sale shopping site, Beauty Story, focuses on cosmetic and beauty-related products. Sounds right up our alley! Today they are having a sale on Lisa Hoffman products (love the lip balm, hand cream, and the body oil is divine) and Red Ginger cosmetics (huge, affordable palettes, just in time for experimenting with Halloween looks...we're talking 88 shadows for $22!). Thinking ahead for holiday shopping, this is any makeup lovers dream.
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For something as funky and fresh as Casio's Baby G Watches, Kesha just had to be the face for the new line! She's on their website and catalogs modeling the watches. Check out the footage from her shoot, where she talks about music, her style and why she needs a watch with a her hectic schedule.
I had the chance to try out the Vivid Square Baby-G watch in pink (of course!) and sported it around town. It's definitely the type of watch that can 'make' an outfit. It's super bold, super chunky, and totally stands out. It comes in pink, green and aqua...all bright and funky colors.
It has a more modern design and is shock resistant and 100M water resistant (don't go swimming with it on!). I wore this dressed up to work with a blazer, and transferred it to night with jeans and a tank. Its a fun and practical accessory, and with the bright colors, can totally brighten and freshen up your look.
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Looking to try out a new anti-aging product? Priori Cellular Recovery Serum can be next on your list! Start your anti-aging skincare regimen with new Priori Cellular Recovery Serum, containing DNA Enzyme Complex, which helps to accelerate correction and recovery of aging skin with the power of DNA Repair Enzymes.
A little background on Priori from their website: The most innovative source of anti-aging science and proprietary patented technologies for the professional skincare market worldwide that are simply not available through any other professional skincare brand. Providing beauty professionals with unparalleled treatments and anti-agining regimens, to experience a whole new level of skin rejuventation beyond traditional cosmeceuticals.
Conair will be donating a minimum of $100,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation based on the sale of products from their Power of Pink Collection. The collection includes pink hair dryers, straighteners, curling irons, brushes, as well as other grooming and travel tools.
Visit Conair.com to check out the Power of Pink product line up!
“This Enriched Mineral Water-infused line gives your skin exactly what it needs to stay healthy: moisture. The creams have a lightweight texture so they melt right in, keep your skin soft and glowing all day, and make sure that foundation and concealer go on smooth and evenly. And with their clean botanical scent, the products smell as fresh as they feel.” - Bobbi Brown
Hydrating Skincare works in three ways:
The ingredients in the Hydrating line are designed to replenish dehydrated skin. Super moisturizing Sodium Hyaluronate and Glycerin, a natural humectant, as well as skin barrier-protecting ingredients are replenished to provide instant, 24 hour and long-term hydration.
A natural humectant helps maintain water levels deeper in the skin for a healthy, glowing complexion.
Each product in the line also contains its own unique star ingredients as well as collagen to restore the natural plumpness and youthful feel and condition of skin.
Hydrating Face Tonic
Applied immediately after cleansing, this skin-conditioning tonic begins to restore and balance skin, leaving it soft, soothed and perfectly prepared for the treatment products to follow.
Cucumber, Chamomile, Licorice, Aloe Leaf and Lavender soothe and soften skin.
Vitamin B5 softens and conditions so skin is prepared for the next treatment step.
Hydrating Gel Cream
This refreshing water-based emulsion is perfect for oilier and combination skin or days when you only need light hydration. Delivering a burst of moisture, it leaves skin refreshed, healthy and rejuvenated—and perfectly prepared for a seamless makeup application.
Tropical Grass Extract hydrates instantly and increases the skin’s natural ability to hold on to moisture.
Vitamin E provides anti-oxidant protection against environmental damage.
Hydrating Face Cream
This rich formula instantly hydrates and steadily releases
moisture, skin conditioners and nutrients throughout the day.
Skin is smooth and plumped; makeup stays fresh and glowing.
Ideal for normal to dry skin.
Algae Extract moisturizes and conditions skin.
Caffeine soothes skin.
Hydrating Eye Cream
This quick-absorbing eye cream delivers naturally-occurring humectants that melt into the skin, leaving the eye area soft, smooth and refreshed for up to 24 hours. A perfect level of emollients imparts a lightweight texture, allowing concealer to glide on evenly.
Aloe Vera and Witch Hazel Extract soothe and comfort.
Jojoba Seed, Avocado Oil and Squalane condition and revive continuously.
Hydrating Intense Night Cream
A luxurious, concentrated night cream that boosts skin’s ability to recharge and rehydrate during its nightly repair process, plumping fine lines and improving tone and texture. Skin looks and feels stronger and healthier.
White Birch Extract maintains elastin and promotes the natural repair of environmental damage.
Shea Butter, Jojoba, Olive and Sweet Almond and Apricot Oils soften and comfort skin while you sleep.
A Protein Activator helps promote natural collagen production.
Rice Bran Extract and Apple Extract work to even skin tone.
Green Tea and Vitamin E provide antioxidant protection.
Prudish Pink (SRP $20.00) is a gorgeous, natural rose pink shade that provides a naturally seductive pout. Its new formula is paraben free and it contains a lip repair kit containing Vitamin C, E and antioxidants. Cosmoholic Cosmetics doesn’t contain any fragrances, but includes vanilla flavors and macadamia nut oil for moisturizing, which give the liquid lipstick its delicious vanilla bean scent.
It's so nice not having to worry about my nails during the work week. My BFF Tina did them on Sunday, and I'm good to go for the week and then some :) I would highly suggest trying a Shellac manicure out before a vacation or big event. Seriously, no chips!
The only downside is the removal. It takes awhile and you have to use acetone. Other than that, I saw it's worth trying out at least once :)
In addition to the donations made from the individual brands, DermStore.com will donate 5% of proceeds from each unit sold in the boutique to CEW Foundation's Cancer and Careers program, whose mission is to educate and empower people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
I used the InStyler in place of my normal flat iron straightener and loved it. I used pictures in the manual and youtube.com videos to make sure I positioned the iron the right way for straightening. Once I got the hang of it, I loved it!
It left my hair silky after straightening, and didn't kink or turn the ends of my hair under like I thought it would. It's a little tricky getting close to your roots since the InStyler is a lot bigger than my straightening iron, so I just went a little slower when straightening my top layers.
Want to give it a try...?
Introducing the NARS Vintage Nail Polish Collection! Five shades, resurrected by popular demand, with NARS’ signature longwearing formula. Imparting an initial high gloss luster that is water and detergent resistant, these vintage polishes are being brought out from the archives for a limited time. With classic cinema as their common theme, below are the shades (with original launch dates), their descriptions and the movies that inspired them.
Army green infused with gold
The comedy about the staff of a Korean War field hospital using humor to keep their sanity in the face of war. The film inspired the TV series M*A*S*H.
King Kong (1996)
Copper brown infused with gold
A classic movie about the infamous giant ape who becomes smitten with beauty
Midnight Express (1996)
The 1970s film for an inmate’s opportunity to escape from prison
A British war movie starring Stanley Baker and Michael Caine, directed by Cy Endfield in 1964
Full Metal Jacket (1998)
An epic Vietnam War movie directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1987
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