Sunday, December 30, 2012

High Bun Hairstyles

Hair and Wigs:
High Bun Hairstyles
The high bun is a popular hairstyle that has been around for a long time but, lately it has made a big comeback. From the runway to the red carpet to the streets a high bun can be worn in many different ways it's quick, fast and easy even when you are on the go. There are three different styles when it comes to the high bun you have the Sleek Bun for an neat more elegant look , Bun with Bangs which I personally think is such a cute style and the Messy Bun you can wear this look when your on the go or just rock it with a super cute outfit, you can even add a head band. Here are some styles that I really like.....

Sleek Bun




Bun with Bangs





 Messy Bun




Runway
So like I said there are so many different unique ways to rock a high bun, find what works for you and have fun making your fashion statement......
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012

YSL Rouge Volupte Shine

Lips:
YSL Rouge Volupte Shine

Introducing Rouge Volupté Shine with SPF 15  Give in to the temptation of dazzling color. Succumb to a unique sensorial experience with extreme comfort and luminous shine.  Hyaluronic acid microspheres help seal in moisture for 8 hours of hydration. Anti-oxidants and emollients help condition and soften lips. Retail Price: $34.00

Benefits:
Texture
Pomergrante Extracts- Anti-oxidant Shield, Emollients-Extreme Comfort, Hyaluronic Acid Spheres-Protective & Hydrating Action

Intensive Shiny Color
Candelilla Resin-Protection & Shiny Film, Color-Enhancing Pigments

Scent
Mouthwatering Mango
Available in 16 shades:
02 Pourpre intouchable
04 Rouge in Danger
05 fuchsia in Excess
06 Pink in Devotion
07 Rose Infinite
08 Pink in Confidence
09 Nude in Private
11 Beige in Stinct
12 Corail in Incandescent
13 Pink in Paris
14 Corail in Touch
15 Corail Intuitive
16 Orange Impertiment
17 Rose in Tension
18 Prune in Fire
19 Fuchsia in Rage
You can purchase at: www.yslbeautyus.com , www.yslbeauty.co.uk


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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Best Face Moisturizers for Dry Skin

Skincare:
Best Face Moisturizers for Dry Skin
The cold weather is here and for people with dry skin this is not our favorite time of the year. The best thing about dry skin is that you don't really breakout that much but, when the weather gets colder you really have to take good care of your skin. The best way is by using a great facial moisturizer something that will hydrate and nourish the skin. Here are my top 3 favorite moisturizers for dry skin.
Crème de la Mer Ultrarich Cream 1oz $150.00, 2oz $275.00
Born from the sea, the legendary Crème de la Mer has the power to transform the skin. In a short time, firmness improves, lines, wrinkles and the look of pores become less visible, skin looks virtually ageless. Even the driest complexions are renewed and rejuvenated. With the nutrient-rich Miracle Broth™, the heart of La Mer's profound powers of transformation, skin is immersed in moisture, sensitivities soothed, radiance restored.
The Miracle Broth™ in Crème de la Mer is suspended in an extraordinary formula. The secret to activating its renewing power and enjoying its profound benefits lies in a soothing ritual. Crème de la Mer must be warmed for a few seconds between the fingers until it becomes translucent, then pressed gently into the skin.

www.cremedelamer.com

Bobbi Brown Hydrating Face Cream $52.00


This rich yet lightweight formula instantly hydrates and steadily releases moisture, skin conditioners and nutrients throughout the day. Skin is smooth and plumped; makeup stays fresh and glowing thanks to a long-lasting cushion of humectants and hydrating ingredients - Algae Extract moisturizes and conditions skin; Caffeine soothes skin.
www.bobbibrown.com

Origins Make A Difference Plus + Rejuvenating Moisturizer $39.50
This rejuvenating moisturizer fortified with Nature's miracle Rose of Jericho plus a breakthrough Lychee and Watermelon hydra-sustain complex quenches deeper than ever before to help repair the natural moisture deficiency in dry, dehydrated skin. Clinically proven to instantly boost skin's moisture reservoir to keep it hydrated and rejuvenated all day.
www.origins.com

What I am using right now, I am using the Bobbi Brown Hydrating Face Cream & Origins Make A Difference Plus + Rejuvenating Moisturizer perfect for this cold weather in New York and does an amazing job on my skin.
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Friday, November 9, 2012

DHC Skincare & Beauty: Japanese Skincare

Skincare:
DHC Skincare & Beauty: Japanese Skincare
DHC is the number 1# direct beauty brand in Japan and one of the largest beauty companies in the world. DHC has been around since 1980, their advanced formulations combine unique botanicals with decades of scientific research for results-driven skincare. all of their skincare products are free of fragrances, colorants, parabens and mineral oil. You can purchase DHC products online at: www.dhccare.com, www.dhcuk.co.uk, www.dhccare.ca & www.dhcfrance.fr . Ok! how did I hear about DHC? I was given the opportunity to try some of their products I attended the DHC Globetrotting Beauty Blogger Event in NYC. There I received a bag of products to try out. Being at the event also gave me a chance to learn a little more about the company and the products because I never heard about this skincare & beauty line before. Here are the products that I received, I have been using them for about a month in a half now so that I can give you guy's an honest review.

Deep Cleansing Oil
A bestseller this olive oil cleanser removes dirt, makeup and sunscreen completely with ease, rinsing away cleanly. Cleanses with emollient and antioxidant-rich olive oil while effortlessly removing pore-cloggers and even waterproof mascara. water-soluble formula emulsifies into a milky lather, then rinses away completely without residue, leaving your complexion soft and makeup-free, never tight or greasy. Also available in three sizes.

Review:
when applying this to my skin it looks, feels and smells like olive oil, this oil cleanser is very gentle on the skin as soon as you add water it turns milky but doesn't have a strong lather. It leaves my skin really clean after use but, It doesn't really do a good job on removing my eye makeup like mascara, at times I find myself going back to get the rest off. besides that this is a good cleansing oil.

Pore Cleansing Oil Available after January 1st, 2013
Pore-minimizing cleansing oil that is made with nine nutrient-packed botanical oils and an amino acid help unclog and minimize the appearance of pores while gently and effectively removing makeup. It also, hydrates the skin and promotes a younger-looking complexion.

Review:
If I had to compare the pore cleansing oil to the deep cleansing oil this one is my favorite between to two. why, ok! I will tell you. when applying the pore cleansing oil it doesn't feel oily, it feels more like a gel and I enjoy the scent it smells like fresh fruit. Goes on very gentle with a very light lather, I am a person who never used oil cleansers before and if I had to choose I would choose something like this one where it's more gentle like a gel then oily.

Pore Face Wash Available after January 1st, 2013
Age-defying foaming face wash. Creates a lavish foam to cleanse and exfoliate skin and helps minimize the appearance of pores. Refines the skin's texture with baking soda and fruit juice AHAs for a smooth finish with smaller-looking pores.

Review:
Out of all the DHC cleansers that I have used this one is my top favorite, I love the creamy foam texture. This face wash easily removes my eye makeup leaves my skin looking so clean, fresh and not dry. I really, really like this product I found myself using this one more often then the others.

Kakonjuka Essence Available after March 1st, 2013
This moisturizing serum fights fine lines and wrinkles with Japanese and Korean botanicals. Works synergistically with DHC Kakonjuka Lotion and Kakonjuka Cream to soothe, hydrate and promote collagen and elasticity.

Kokonjuka is Japanese for "flower,root,tree,fruit." Six Japanese and Korean botanicals soothe,hydrate and fight fine lines.
Maitake Mushrooms: Source of soothing, line-fighting beta-glucan
Platycara Strobilacea: Rich source of ellagic acid, promotes collagen
Licorice Leaf: Moisturizing , soothing, firming
Great Burnet: Source of soothing , antioxidant saponins
Purslane: Source of omega-3, soothing
Reishi Mushroom: Source of soothing, line-fighting beta-glucan

Review:
I like it, it was a little different from other serums that I have used in the past, the color is beige with a hint of grey and has a light thickness to it. Goes on really smooth and a little goes a long way. I use it in the morning after I wash my face I also use it at night. This serum has a lot of moisture so sometimes I don't have to apply a moisturizer. The pump is great too it's easy to use and you save product.

DHC Liquid Eyeliner EX
Richly pigmented for attention-grabbing definition, this water-resistant liner dries quickly and is formulated to last and last. The brush tip applicator dispenses just the right amount, so you can confidently add subtle sophistication or create bold, daring looks.

Review:
Gel liners are my favorite, this was my first time ever using a liquid eyeliner so I was really excited to give it a try. I was a little nervous because I didn't want to mess up when applying. It's so easy to use and goes on really smooth and sharp so you can't really mess up. I love it !!!! It was nice to try something new and break out of my comfort zone when it comes to liners.
Desighing Pencil Eyeliner Available after February 1st, 2013
Highly Pigmented eyeliner pencil that comes in a range of colors Noir, Cocoa, Teal & Plum. Creates defining lines for a variety of makeup looks. Each eyeliner pencil contains olive oil and squalane to nourish your skin and smooth error-free application. Priced at just $9.50 each

Review:
The color that I received was (teal) a beautiful color, this is a great color liner goes on smooth, bright, it last pretty long ans it's easy to remove.
Desiging Pencil Eyebrow Available after February 1st, 2013
Eyebrow pencil in a range of natural colors Black, Black Brown, Brown, Soft Brown, & Grey. Fills in brows for a polishised appearance. These pencils cotain olive oil and squalane to nourish skin. Priced at just $9.50 each

Review:
The color I received was (black brown), most of the time which is 99% of the time I use a black pencil on my brows. Since this was a black brow I figured ok!! I will give it a try. The pencil is really nice goes on my brows smooth and sharp so my brows look nice after applying but, I would have to stick to black because brown is just really not for me. Great brow pencil!!!!
Thank You
Leslie Hoffman and Patricia Bello




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Friday, October 12, 2012

Lady Gaga Fame Perfume

Bath and Body:
Lady Gaga Fame Perfume
First of its kind, this perfume is an innovation in fluid technology. It's black like the soul of fame, but invisible once airborne.
 Lady Gaga Fame is built around three main accords: dark, sensual and light. The dark accord was inspired by Belladonna, the deadly nightshade possessed by haunted beauties since the 18th century. From this darkness, the fragrance evolves to a sensual accord of opulence, a fusion of dripping honey, saffron and apricot nectar. And lastly, the light accord whispers magnificence while the rich floral layer of crushed Tiger Orchid & Jasmine Sambac embodies a timeless beauty. "Fame is an illusion. If you want it, anyone can have it"- Lady Gaga

Retail Price:
3.4oz Eau de Parfum-$79.00
1.7oz Eau de Parfum-$55.00
.34oz Rollerball-$19.00



Haus Laboratories has crafted a unique olfactory structure where ingredients interact without any hierarchy, giving birth to the "push pull" technology. A never ending metamorphosis when worn on skin.
for more info visit: www.hauslaboratories.com

Lady Gaga Launched her perfume all over the world with style and creativeness here's a photo of  her at Harrods in London she always makes a big entrance...

Review:
I got a chance to try this today I love the bottle and the fact that the perfume it self is black but, comes out clear "pretty dam cool". I think the scent comes across very elegant, sexy and soft at the same time. This is something I would wear out on a nice dinner date or a casual event. The scent last for hours I sprayed it on a while ago and hours later I can still smell it so you only need to apply a small amount, that means a bottle should last you a while.
  Available at: www.macys.com , www.sephora.com & www.harrods.com
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Color

Lips:
Bobbi Brown Creamy Matte Lip Color

Bobbi's revolutionary new lipstick - Creamy Matte Lip Color combines the look of a classic matte lip with incredible wearability. Creamy and moisturizing, it glides on comfortably and feels light-as-air. Not to mention that it's got staying power, too (it won't budge for 8 hours). Inspired by the looks she was creating for Fashion Week, Bobbi set out to develop the perfect color range, everything from nudes to brights to bolds. Retail Price: $24.00
Available in 12 Shades

You can purchase at: www.bobbibrowncosmetics.com

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Monday, September 24, 2012

Organic Root Stimulator HAIRepair Intense Moisture Cr'eme

Natural Hair Care:
Organic Root Stimulator HAIRepair Intense Moisture Cr'eme

Organic Root Stimulator HAIRepair Intense Moisture Cr'eme is made with a blend of Avocado, Coconut and other vital oils to add instant moisture to dry and damaged hair. It revitalizes extra dry hair with instant moisture and a healthy looking shine. It also helps restore the moisture balance to dry hair and scalp.
Review:
I really like this product it's a nice creme with a tropical coconut scent and for those of you who don't know my hair is natural, I have been natural for 1 year & 7 months so keeping my hair healthy is a plus. This moisture creme works great on my hair I personally like to apply it to my scalp and my edges. after use my hair feels really soft and moisturized.

Available at: www.organicrootstimulator.com

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Monday, August 20, 2012

LUSH EMOTIONAL BRILLIANCE Collection & More....

Bath and Body:
LUSH EMOTIONAL BRILLIANCE Collection & More...
So I recently got a chance to stop by LUSH, I haven't been there in a while so I was excited to see what new stuff they had. A lovely lady by the name Samantha went over some of their new products with me. She told me about their new collection Emotional Brilliance fresh homemade color. Spin the wheel and they will tell you, choose the colour that represents a word. As long as you believe in that word it well represent how you look and feel. How to play choose your colours instinctively. Don't spend time analyzing what to choose. see what those colours say about how you are today. Look at them individually and then as a group and see how they support each other. There is no right or wrong way to wear them or to interpret them. Each word has a strong meaning for example: Passionate, Focus, Ambition, Happiness & Perspective just to name a few...
Spin the wheel....

my words came out to Calm, Perspective & Passionate... These are the results Liquid Lipstick, Liquid Eyeliners, & more...

Emotional Brilliance Translucent Powder & Skin Tints
Shower Smoothies & Body Conditioner
My favorite is Ro's Argan Body Conditioner it has a beautiful rose scent and it goes on the skin super smooth...
Message Bars
Here are some of my favorites..
Soft Coeur
Mange Too
Hottie & Wiccy Magic Muscles
Charity Pot
made with fair trade cocoa butter, moisturizing almond oil and fragrant ylang ylang, charity pot is made with the most finest ingredients, so your skin would feel as soft as your heart. 100% of the purchase price goes to their charity pot fund. some of their newest charities: Hug It Forward, Latin America & Kids with A Hope Santiago, Dominican Republic
Fresh Hand Made Soaps, Bath Bombs & Bubble Bars
Brand New Gifts Set like Ka-Pow
Solid Shampoos
Fresh Homemade Face Mask
Lip Balms, Lip Tints & Lip Scrubs
Visit: www.lush.com for more info on there amazing products
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