Lipgloss Break: November 2013

We Search. We Find. We Shopstyle!

ShopStyle is every fashion and online shopping lover's dream! They make it easy to search and find your favorite designers, clothing and accessories across the web.

ShopStyle.com just received a makeover and you may start to see their ads around town, on TV and in major publications. Check out one of their ads below...
 
I put together my own lay down shot, similar to the layout of the new ShopStyle ads. I was inspired by the staples in my wardrobe. I never leave home without at least 2-3 of these items!



Starting from top right:
1 - Vintage Louis Vuitton (circa 1970s). I found this hidden gem at a local estate sale. It's like my own precious treasure!
2 - MAC Lipglass in You've Got It.
3 - Fidelity jean jacket - I got this on a team shopping trip. It was my 'splurge' even though I paid with prize money. Jean jackets are a staple for me in the summer. You'll rarely see me without one on over a dress.
4 - Tinley Road dress from Piperlime.com.
5 - Gold and black geo necklace - small little jewelry shop on the Upper West Side in NYC.
6 - Booties from Marshall's. Love Marshall's....
7 - Michael Kors bracelet watch. I never use to be a watch girl until I found this watch. I love that it looks like a chunky bracelet.
8 - AG jeans. Another purchase made during a team shopping trip. I think 3 of girls all got the same pair of jeans. They have this way of molding to your body. And the length was just right for me. No hemming needed!
9 - Banana Republic necklace. I purchased this while on a little shopping excursion with a co-worker in Vegas. We snuck out of our sales conference when we heard Banana was having a sale...
10 - Philip Lim for Target satchel. This can be carried with the top handles or as a cross body. I really like the gray color for winter. It matches my winter jacket!
11 - MAC Lipgloss in Saint Germain...I can't get enough glosses!
12 - Pastel skull and bones scarf from a boutique on Magazine street in New Orleans. I love finds like this. It's a super girly piece until you look close and see that there are skulls on it!
13 - Essie nail polish in Spaghetti Strap. Perfect for an every day, go with everything manicure.
14 - It's hard to see, but I have a ring next to the nail polish that my aunt Maryann gave me for my 30th birthday. It's a blue topaz gemstone ring and I love it! I rather have a hand me down piece of jewelry or accessory than a new one!
15 - Tan and silver cuff bracelet. I purchased this awhile ago. I forget the store, but I wear it a lot because it's so unique.
16 - H&M pink blazer. They have the best blazers! Form fitting and they hold their shape well. This bright color always gets me compliments.
17 - Charming Charlies necklace. Bling! Early Christmas present from my mom. Thanks Mom!
18 - ShopStyle Everlane tee. Dress it up or dress it down, this tee is so cozy and I love that its longer in the back.

What are the staples in your wardrobe? Please share in the comments below!  

Go on and check out ShopStyle.com, especially if you're looking for the perfect holiday gift for someone special (for yourself ;)!

This post was sponsored by PopSugar.


Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Happy Thanksgiving! I'm not encouraging shopping on the holiday, but if you find yourself winding down after dessert and want to do some online shopping, here are some good sales you can start to browse...

COSMETICS 

Ulta
Ulta.com sales start on Thanksgiving at 7pm CST. Really cool sets for sale. Preview ad here. $99 Clarisonic Mia is an amazing deal. Perfect gift for mom!

Smashbox
25% off when you spend $50 or more + free shipping. Use code HOLIDAY25

Inglot
20% off all products

Lorac Cosmetics
Lorac has created an exclusive Sephora.com and Sephora Inside JC Penny set. The chic, cult-favorite Pewter hue retails for $10 ($39 value) and includes a complimentary 3-in-1 Waterproof Eyeliner in Ultra Black.

Butter London
Starting Black Friday through Cyber Monday butterlondon.com will be gifting customers with 20% off site wide (excluding product marked at “last-call”) and 50% off “last-call” items. Unlock these deals using the code CYBER13.

Zoya Nail polish
Thanksgiving night and Black Friday Only - Zoya Dream Big Offer,  Gift with purchase. *
Available with any $72 purchase on Zoya.com. Use code: DREAM BIG.
Includes 12 piece Zoya “Cheers to All” Gift Box (above), Zoya Color Lock Mini and Free Shipping. Over $118 Value. Hurry - extremely Limited Quantities - while supplies last. Limit one per customer or account. VALID 6PM EST 11/28/13 until 11/29/13 11:59PM EST. ONLY.

Balm Chicky lip balms
FREE SHIPPING on all holiday orders. Holiday Menage a Trois only $20!  That's 3 Balm Chicky Balm Balms (regularly $12 each) for only $20. Get em while the gettin' is still to be got!

Studio Gear Cosmetics
Black Friday sales are posted, including a $25 holiday smokey eye palette for $25!

TINte Cosmetics
Starts on Thanksgiving, 30% off. Enter BLK30 at checkout.

SKINCARE

Dermablend
Black Friday Deal:  Receive a free gift with any purchase over $36. Enter the code below that applies to your shopping cart.
* For orders $36 or more use code SHOP2 and receive Free Standard Shipping + a Long Wear Makeup Remover Sample.
For orders $60 or more use code SHOP3 and receive Free Standard Shipping + a Setting Powder Sample.
For orders $100 or more use code SHOP4 and receive Free Standard Shipping + a Kabuki brush.
Valid through 11:59pm ET 11/29/13.

Cyber Monday Deal: Buy any 2 products and receive $15 off with code CYBER
*Buy any two products and receive $15 off when you use code CYBER. valid through 11:59pm 12/02/13 on all orders with two  or more products in shopping bag.

Dr. Brandt skincare
Black Friday 40% off entire online purchase. Starts midnight on Wednesday and goes until Friday, November 29th EST.

C.O. Bigelow
C.O. Bigelow is offering 25% off C.O. Bigelow products online only – Friday, November 29 through Monday, December 2, 2013 CODE: Turkey1838

CLOTHING & ACCESSORIES

Amazon.com
Tons of deals on site, including 60% off Women's outwear and free shipping on purchases $35+. 

Ellie
Need to shop for a fit chick? Check out Ellie.com. Use this link to get 20% off your first order and check out their Black Friday deals!

Lord + Taylor
Take an extra 20% off regular and sale items using the code THANKS — offer ends Dec. 1.
Loft
40% off! Use code ENJOY.

Aritzia
30% of everything on site and Free Shipping!

Michael Kors
Free shipping on orders over $100 with code HOLIDAY. 

Alice + Olivia
25% off site wide.  

*this post contains some affiliate links


Zoe Saldana's Super Sleek AMA Hairstyle

So bummed I missed the American Music Awards, but excited to flip through some of the looks from the night! Zoe Saldana was styled by celebrity hairstylist Aviva Perea. Here is a run down how to achieve her super sleek look with John Frieda Frizz-Ease products...
photo credit: Tractenberg
Step 1 – Prep
Perea prepped hair with Frizz-Ease Curl Reviver Styling Mousse ($6.99), applying it to the roots to add extra lift to Saldana's blowout.
Step 2 – Style
Next, Perea blowdried Saldana's hair sleek and straight with a large Spornette mixed-bristle brush. Taking one inch sections, Perea spritzed Frizz-Ease Heat Defeat Styling Spray ($6.99) from root to end and ran a flat iron down each piece.

Step 3 – Perfect Perea finished off the look by coating Saldana's hair with Frizz-Ease 100% Shine Glossing Mist ($6.99 at drugstores) so her hair glistened under the lights on the red carpet. To ensure her style stayed sleek and frizz-free all night, Perea sprayed Frizz-Ease Moisture Barrier Firm Hold Hairspray ($6.99) to her finished look. 


Tractenberg press release


Shop it to Me Glam Giveaway

Take a break from your early holiday shopping and enter to win something glamorous for yourself! To enter, invite friends to join Shop It To Me. You’ll get one entry for each friend who signs up. Upon entering, you can choose which prize you have your eye on. I have my eyes set on the wallet. Gold Gucci screams Glam! Hurry up and enter, contest ends this Friday!

The contest ends at 11:59 PST on Friday, November 22, 2013.
Important notes: US residents only, must be 18+ years old to enter. See the official rules.


Layered Blue Nail Polish

Feeling like blues now that it's getting so cold here in Michigan. This is Jessica Cosmetics nail polish in Blue Aria with Julep Ivy nail polish layered over my index figured.




Beauty Blogger Coalition Weekly Roundup

  • Mama Fashionista: Better late than never! Quinn shares her October Favorites!
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Do shiny new makeup collections cause you to neglect a lot of your makeup? If so, join me in #projectmakeadent!
  • Painted Ladies: In need of a nail intervention? Sheila has 3 products under $10 that will make your nails look amazing.
  • TheFabZilla: Professional MUA Eddie Funkhouser finally launched his online store. Check out TheFabZilla's review and FOTD feat. some Eddie Funkhouser makeups!
  • D.G.S.Beauty: Arganesse Hair Treatment Review
  • My Newest Addiction Beauty Blog: Exfoliation is so important in the colder months and Laura from My Newest Addiction shows us a great exfoliator from G.M. COLLIN!
  • Beauty by Miss L: MADARA is Latvian eco-friendly beauty brand and this week Miss L reviewed their Purifying Foam.
  • Glamorable!: Anastasia is really loving facial serum-oils during the colder months. Check out her latest discovery - ko denmark Anti-Aging Rosehip & Evening Primrose Face Serum.
  • In Her Makeup Bag: The gorgeous Laura Mercier Artist's Palette for Eyes may be sold out online, but Stephanie explains why she thinks you NEED to hunt it down in stores.
  • The Advice Sisters Beuaty/Fashion/Lifestyle: The Advice Sisters are loving Laura Mercier's Pretty, Cheerful Holiday Beauty Goodies
  • Fabulous Awesomeness: Mina Slater shows off polish for fashionistas with her swatches from The Fashion Week Collection by Mischo Beauty Luxury Nail Lacquer.
  • Slashed Beauty: Miranda breaks down the different types of mascaras to choose from in her Mascara Guide for Makeup Beginners
  • Lipgloss Break: Enter to win 3 handmade soaps from Lady Gatsby!
  • My Highest Self: Ode to Roses with LUSH! – Rose Jam Shower Gel, Eau Roma Toner Water, Bare Naked Lady Dusting Powder
  • BeautyTidbits: Enter to win the Aquaphor Cold Weather Skin Prep Package and $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway over at BeautyTidbits!



  • MAC Smoky Eye with Gilded Night

    Girls night was never complete unless my girlfriend Kelly was there to do the makeup! Kelly is one of my best girlfriends dating back to middle school. Not only is she a great person and friend, but she's also a talented makeup artist! I was so excited to ask her to do a guest post...and even more excited that she said yes! Take it over, Kelly.....
    MAC Gilded Night
    I’m a MAC girl. I like to use a mix of products but primarily, you’ll find MAC dominating my makeup case. So, naturally, when Angela asked if I would sample MAC’s mineralize eye shadow in GILDED NIGHT, I jumped at the chance. Plus, what woman doesn’t like to be a girly girl and play with makeup? 
    Before & After
    MAC’s mineralize shadows are two complimentary colors baked together in the same palette—the best of both worlds. GILDED NIGHT—is a sassy duo for a date night or your upcoming holiday party. It’s a sparkling sophisticated mix of black and gold and I love that combination. This summer, I wore an all-black dress and gold jewelry for my brother’s wedding. Hot to trot ladies. 

    The look is simple and will take you less than 10 minutes. I started by applying a primer to my eyelids. Next, I applied the gold tone in the mineralize palette using a tapered blending brush—if you don’t have good brushes ladies, invest. Applying makeup with a good brush can make all the difference. After applying the gold, I smoked out the corner of my eye with the charcoal color in the palette. If you’ve never done a smoky eye, there are lots of tutorials on YouTube that can help—the main idea is to start with a small amount of the color and blend, blend, blend, adding slowly more and more until you achieve the darkness that you want. Nobody wants to look like a clown!

    After the shadow, I applied, MAC’s Graphblack Technakohl liner. I always put shadow over my liner as well to set it—the powder sets into the kohl making it last longer—especially for those of us with an oilier skin base. Finally, I applied mascara to complete the eyes.

    Always do your eyes first before applying your foundation. You don’t want clumps of shadow dust getting stuck in your foundation. After applying my mineral foundation, I finished off the look with some color in my cheeks with MAC’s SWEET AS COCOA, and my favorite MAC gloss, GIRL’S DELIGHT. Now all I need is the date! 

     --Kelly


    Note: This review includes products that I received as samples, provided by the brand company or a PR rep. Please click here for more information regarding my disclaimer.


    Giveaway Break - Lady Gatsby Handmade Soaps

    Isn't scary how many labels  have ingredients in them that we can't even pronounce? Who wants to put something on their body, or even worse, eat, that has a mile long ingredient list of things you've never heard of? All natural is the way to go! Cue Lady Gatsby, maker of natural, scented soaps!

    Called out in Cosmo magazine, Today Show and Daily Candy, Lady Gatsby makes handmade soaps using only shea butter, plant extracts, distilled flower essences, olive, coconut and essential oils. They provide a sudsy lather and leave you with a fragrant finish. 

    To top it off, the package is adorably chic! At $4.50 a piece, they make a great holiday gift! They are sold on Etsy.com but you also have a chance to win some here!

    ***Giveaway***
     
    Enter to win 3 full size bars to try out for yourself: Rose, Lemongrass & Unscented. 
     
    Fill out the form below to win! There are also several different ways you can get extra entries: sign up for my mailing list, post a link to this giveaway on your blog, follow my blog, follow me & retweet on Twitter , follow me on Pinterest, add me to one of your Google+ circles, follow me on Instagram or become a fan on Facebook. Also be sure to follow Lady Gatsby on both Facebook and Twitter. Make sure to list the number of extra entries in the form below. Enter up to once a day!

     
    This giveaway is open to US residents only. The contest will end on Saturday, December 14th. I will randomly select a winner and announce them on Lipgloss Break, so keep checking to see if you're a winner - Good Luck! 





    TONI&GUY at Target

    Here's a fun promotion from Target...starting today, through Saturday 11/16, pick up an y 2 TON&GUY Hair Meet Wardrobe products and receive a $10 Target GiftCard! Happy early holiday shopping!







    Bloomingdale's Friends & Family Sale - 20%

    http://www.bloomingdales.com/
    Sales are starting EARLY this year! Don't wait for Black Friday to do your shopping. Start now! 20% off Bloomingdale's Friends & Family Sale! Now through Sunday, November 17. Use FRIENDS code when shopping online.


    Beauty Blogger Coalition Weekly Roundup

  • Mama Fashionista: Let Quinn introduce you to the wonderful world of Micellar Waters with her Fab Five favorites!
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: The Vampy Lip Trifecta Perfecta: Surratt Automatique Lip Crayon in Mahogany, Tom Ford Lip Color in Bruised Plum and Le Metier de Beaute Sheer Brilliance Lip Gloss in Uma Paro!
  • TheFabZilla: How do you prevent makeup meltdown? TheFabZilla shares 5 steps to long-lasting makeup.
  • D.G.S.Beauty: FoM (Freshness of the Morning) Cosmetics Orange Blossom Facial Cleanser Review
  • Painted Ladies: Sheila has 6 easy tips for achieving a flawless red lip - just in time for the Holiday season!
  • My Highest Self: Check out swatches of the bareMinerals Kiss & Tell mini lipstick set, gorgeous colors!
  • A Little Polish: Stephanie review's 6 shades from the China Glaze HoliGlaze Collection to get your in the spirit of the upcoming holidays!
  • Glamorable!: Glamorable is reviewing The Coastal Collection nail polishes from Square Hue. Check out her swatches and review here!
  • BeautyTidbits: Enter to win Taya Buriti Nut Intensive Repair Haircare Collection worth $160+.Open internationally!
  • My Newest Addiction Beauty Blog: Laura from My Newest Addiction shares the Laura Mercier Holiday 2013 mini liner set!
  • In Her Makeup Bag: Stephanie checks out some of the limited edition goodies ChapStick will be rolling out for the holiday season!
  • Beauty by Miss L: How does look simple french manicure with dotticure?
  • daydreaming beauty: daydreaming beauty's October Favorites are all about lips!
  • Slashed Beauty: Slashed Beauty uncovers the heartbreaking YouTube trend: "Am I pretty or ugly?"
  • Peppermint Lips Beauty Blog: Fall/Winter lips with NYX Round Lipsticks!
  • The Stepford Witch: Étude House &Rose Flowering Eyes palette review & swatches.


  • Birchbox Home: Snow Day



    Looking for a good Fall/Winter birthday, holiday or hostess gift? Look no further. Birchbox just announced the launch of their third limited edition box for the home, Birchbox Home: Snow Day. It retails at $39, with $105 worth of goodies inside. Goodies inside include:
     
     - Fireplace Matches, Jonathon Adler
     - Votive Candle, Malin+Goetz
     - Flower Infused Cleansing Milk, Chantecaille
     - Jasmine and Lily Healing Mask, Chantecaille
     - Shea Butter Hand Cream, L'Occitane
     - Matcha & Clementine Body Soak Bath Salts, Mox Botanicals
     - Organic Lip Balm, S.W. Basics
     - Combed Cotton Socks, Happy Socks
     - Single Origin Cocoa Powder, Davao, Philippines, Askinosie
     - Gourmet Marshamallows in Cinnamon, Three Tarts
     - Birchbox Limited Edition Travel Scrabble Game, Birchbox


    Too Faced Cosmetics Sale

    Stock up! 20% off entire TooFaced.com. Sale ends November 10th. Use code: FAMILY20

    You can also refer a friend and get 25% off! Submit your friend's email here.




    Transition from Summer to Fall

    We are deep into Fall now, and some news reports are even predicting snow soon! Best part about living in the north is experiencing 4 different seasons...which means 4 different wardrobes! 
    I love being able to carry some items over from season to season, and wear them in a different way. I'm currently loving layering sweaters over my summer dresses with tights. The sweater pictured is from the Catherine Malandrino line from Kohl's. It's layered over my black go-to sundress from this summer. Paired with black opaque tights and booties totally transforms this dress to a cozy, tres chic, Fall look.

    Pictured: Catherine Malandrino Tres Chic Workweek Paris Sweater c/o Kohl's, Sundress from Marshalls (last Summer), black opaque tights (old), black booties from Marshalls (last Fall), vintage Louis Vuitton crossbody. Makeup from Mac.

    What are some of your favorite Fall trends for clothes? Do you have an item or two in your closet that you like to wear year round?


    Dove Hair Care Review Follow Up

     
    Back in September I did a review of Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo and Conditioner. I've continued to use this pair as part of my hair care regimen, and I can really tell a difference in my hair. After styling it looks much more softer and healthier (I previously had issues with dryness). 

    My new hair condition also prompted me to try some new styles. Before, my hair was so dry, I didn't want to expose it to more heat than I already do with a flat iron. But now that its full of moisture, I wanted to try out the wavy bob look (totally inspired by Hannah from Pretty Little Liars). 


    Voila! What do you think? I have some work to do on perfecting it but I think I'm off to a pretty good start, considering that I haven't used a curling iron in about 20 years! I blew my hair dry straight and then sectioned it off with clips. I started with the back and then worked my way forward, wrapping medium size sections of hair around my curling iron. After I was done curling I brushed all of the curls out. They came out very bouncy and soft! I finished it off with a spritz of hairspray.


    Dove is sharing the love with Lipgloss Readers, offering up free samples from the Dove Hair Care product line to the first 500 entrants. Enter here!

    http://www.dove.us/Products/Hair/default.aspx
    Dove understands that having beautiful, healthy-looking hair gives you the confidence to feel your best. Whether your hair is dry or damaged, Dove has a tailor-made solution for your hair care needs. After just one wash hair is shiny, healthy-looking and full of life. Thanks to Dove, you can look and feel beautiful from the inside out.

    Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Dove via Glam Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Dove.


    What's Your Skincare Regimen?

    My mom started me off on a skin care routine at a very young age. I always washed my face before bed and made trips to the dermatologist for breakouts and skincare advice. Thanks for starting me on a good path Mom! Now, in my early thirties, my skin care routine is MUCH more time and labor intensive than it was when I was in junior high. But the time you invest in taking care of your skin is worth every second. You only get one skin, so you have to take care of it!

    My basic skincare routine contains two important steps...cleansing and moisturizing! I have extremely sensitive skin, so I use a gentle cleanser with a washcloth, morning and night. Once or twice a week I exfoliate with my Clarisonic. After my AM cleansing I use moisturizer with SPF in it. At night I use a thicker lotion. My house is so dry - I feel like I need double the moisturizer when I sleep so it can work harder for my skin.


    If I'm not planning on wearing makeup, I usually just moisturize and then I'm done. But on days I'm going to work and wearing makeup, I've been trying out adding a skin primer to my skin care routine. I've tried primers in the past, but they usually made me breakout. I was recently sent Olay Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex to try out and have had major success! No breakouts!

    I've been using Olay Regenerist skin-perfecting primer for about two and a half weeks now and haven't seen a single pimple or skin irritation. In fact, after using it for a week, the nurse at my doctor's office said my skin looked very healthy and that I was glowing!

    I love how this skin primer feels on my skin. Super soft, like satin. I sometimes put it over my morning lotion, but sometimes I wear it by itself. My makeup goes on so nicely over top of it. It really does give me a smooth canvas to work with! It's also suppose to instantly reduce the look of pores, fine lines and wrinkles. 

    I was also sent a sample of Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream & Lash Serum Duo. This combo is suppose to hydrate your eye area and your eyelashes, helping your eyes to look brighter and eye area to look firmer. I've been using this eye cream two times day, once before applying makeup and the second time after washing my face at night. I'm a firm believer that your eye area can never get enough moisture! 

    The concept of hydrating my lashes is new to me. I've been using the Lash Serum before I apply my morning mascara and at night. I've only been using it for about 2 weeks so I think it still may be too early to tell results just yet, but will keep everyone posted! This duo can be separated to only carry one or the other, which is a nice option for traveling.

    I'd love to hear about your skin care routine and any secrets to prepping your face for makeup. Do you have a favorite primer you use? How long have you been doing the same routine? Please share in the comments below!

    Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Olay through their partnership with POPSUGAR Select. While I was compensated to write a post about Olay Regenerist Micro-Sculpting Eye Cream & Lash Serum Duo and Regenerist Wrinkle Revolution Complex, all opinions are my own.


    adidas Routine Refresh - Keep your Body Guessing





    Now that the weather is getting colder in Michigan I have to bring all of my workouts inside. Bundling up in layers and going out for a winter run is not appealing to me. I rather get a good sweat on indoors!


    As you know from other posts of mine, I LOVE kettlebells. I discovered kettlebells about 4 years ago and haven’t turned back since. It only took me 28 years to find a sport that I love! Year round, I mix in cardio, circuit training and weight lifting with my ketttlebell workouts. I like to keep my body guessing as to what kind of workout it’s going to get. This can also be referred to as ‘muscle confusion,’ which basically means to constantly change up your workout routine so that your muscles are always exposed to a new stimulus (as defined on fitjerk.com). 

    I not only like to keep my body guessing, but it’s also fun to switch it up! Here are a few example workouts….

    Circuit training
    The gym my husband and I belong to, Funk Fitness, has circuit training classes a few times a week. A workout usually consists of body weight movements, kettlebells, TRX, ropes and big tires. We usually spend about 20-40 seconds on each move, with a 10 second rest, and then repeat 4-8 times (depending on how many stations there are and how many people show up). It’s a ton of fun, and a great way to incorporate new moves into your workout.
    Kettlebells
    I’m currently training for a competition (Worlds Kettlebell Competition) and I’m less than a month away! My workouts right now consist of competition training, using my competition size bell (16kg) to do long cardio sets and a heavier bell to build strength.

    Indoor cycling
    I’m certified through my work, so I can only teach spin to my coworkers. This is the best cardio…for me. I can’t run for hours like some people can, and quite frankly, I think running is boring on a treadmill! I put together fun, fast paced classes to energizing music to keep everyone up beat and wanting to push themselves. I usually put together a 45 minutes series of sprints, climbs, rolling hills and jump drills to crazy up beat music.

    Weightlifting
    I also belong to a regular gym with your typical cardio machines, free weights and weight machines. Sometimes a girl just needs to do deadlifts and squats with a squat rack! 

    I also switch up my gear depending on which workout I'll be doing. Tanks, capris and shorts are pretty standard. But if doing a competition workout for kettlebells, I also like short sleeve tees, like the adidas tee I have on in the above picture. The sleeves protect my arms so the kettlebell doesn't hit my biceps during my clean (kettlebell move!), and make my arm red. This shirt also wicks away sweat, keeping me cool. 

    I'd like to encourage everyone to try a new workout with the changing seasons. Not only will you keep your muscles guessing, but you never know, you may find a new life changing workout too. 

    Have you tried a new workout lately? If so, please share in the comments below. I'd love to hear about it!
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    adidas Women designs innovative performance products to help women commit to their best self and conquer their fitness goals.   We inspire women to look and feel their best - be pretty, be tough & be confident.

    Disclosure: Compensation was provided by adidas via Glam Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of adidas.


    Beauty Blogger Coalition Weekly Roundup

     Here's a weekly dose of beauty news and reviews, all in one post! 
  • Mama Fashionista: Quinn shares her Fab Five Favorite blushes for Fall! 
  • Blushing Noir: Introducing ART ON IT Makeup! The beauty line ready to take the world by storm!
  • Lola's Secret Beauty Blog: Fetishizing the Bullet: A Nearly Irrational Obsession with Tom Ford Lip Colors (Swatches and Review)
  • Painted Ladies: Wet n Wild's has some new palettes for Holiday 2013 - Sheila shows you the glory of Lights, Camera, Attraction.
  • TheFabZilla: Check out TheFabZilla's review and comparison of the new shu uemura s lash curler. Love or leave?
  • Slashed Beauty: Miranda takes you through her 5 Minute Makeup Routine for rainy (or lazy) days!
  • D.G.S.Beauty: Super Playboy For Her & Him Fragrances Reviews
  • Glamorable!: Try state of the art beauty products before they hit the market with From The Lab monthly subscription!
  • Advice Sisters Beauty, Fashion & LIfestyle WebSite: What is the finest facial brush? One has reached cult status
  • BeautyTidbits: Enter to win a full-sized bottle of Arganesse Hair Treatment worth $120. Open internationally!
  • Fabulous Awesomeness: Mina Slater shows off L'Oreal Paris Magic Nude Liquid Powder Makeup. Is this foundation really magic?
  • Beauty Professor: The Beauty Professor shares her updated skincare routine in the form of a video!
  • Lipgloss Break: Duplicates found! Jessica nail polish Opening Night and Zoya Mason swatches.
  • daydreaming beauty: daydreaming beauty tests out It Cosmetics Celebration Foundation. Come see why it's not like normal powder foundation!
  • The Stepford Witch: This week's feature is possibly the best product you can use to clean your makeup brushes... and sponges too!



  • OPI I'm Feeling Sashy

    opi im feeling sashyHappy Saturday! It's so gloomy here in Michigan! Here's something to brighten your day...more purple nails! My BFF and LipglossBreak contributor, Tina, swatched OPI I'm Feeling Sashy for us. So pretty for Fall!



    Thanks A Latte Giveaway!


    I love ending the week with a giveaway! A bunch of us beauty bloggers (led by Cosmetish) got together for a huge giveaway. As a thank you to all of our dedicated readers, we're giving away a $100 Sephora gift card and a $15 Starbucks gift card. One reader will win both gift cards. The giveaway ends November 22. This is our way of saying 'Thanks A Latte' to our readers!
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