A lipstick can change someone’s look, but can it change a life?It certainly can on April 25, 2013, 9-11pm ET when QVC® and Cosmetic Executive Women Present Beauty with Benefits, a Multimedia Event in support of Cancer and Careers. Go to http://www.qvc.com/BeautyWithBenefits.content.html to find out more!
Do something beautiful when you shop Beauty with Benefits, featuring some of the leading names in color cosmetics, fragrance, skin, body, and hair care, all with a special gift with every purchase.
To celebrate Earth Month 2013, Origins is debuting four limited edition products that provide the essential skincare prep needed for a fresh outlook. In partnership with American Forests’ Global ReLeaf; an education and action program that helps individuals, agencies and corporations improve the local and global environment by planting and caring for trees, Origins will plant a tree for each limited edition product purchased from April 21-28, 2013.
Some of my favorite Origins products:
GinZing – the latest addition to the collection is the Energy-boosting moisturizer which revitalizes lackluster skin and jumpstart hydration levels
Clear Improvement – unclog pores with this cult favorite mask, containing activated charcoal to clear skin.
Formerly known as “Sprout,” SW is a Brooklyn-based cosmetics brand making bath and beauty products you might actually eat by mistake (and um, love, either way). From a ...Origins Ginzing Natural Deodorant from Origins...
Please join the upcoming #LGFBWeek Twitter Chat on Wednesday, April 24 th, featuring celebrity makeup artist Tim Quinn, celebrity hair stylist Oribe, and doctors from NYU and Memorial Sloan Kettering. Encourage your friends to join in and ask questions about beauty, skincare, hair care, and to share their own tips on how to look and feel healthy and confident!
In the wake of yesterday, I was hard pressed to find the motivation to write or wax poetic about makeup. Yet, I wanted to find something that I could share and to keep the blog from screeching to a halt. When I saw this stunning documentary being passed around facebook, I knew that I had found something amazing to pass along. It lifted my heart, when I couldn't find the words for much else.
For me, I wanted to emphasize how much I believe that their is beauty in everyone. Even in the face of such monstrous acts as yesterday in Boston, I still believe that there is good. I watched all the brave men and women who rushed in to save and help those in need, without thinking of their own safety. I watched people instantly loving and caring for one another. That is beauty.
Sadly, we sometimes forget to see the beauty in ourselves. I am guilty of this too. We pick apart our flaws, and forget to notice our own smiles or inner radiance. We need to start to slowly find the compassion to love ourselves for who we are inside, and not judge ourselves for the little imperfections that everyone else doesn't even notice.
You are beautiful. You are strong. xoxo
Dove Real Beauty Sketches"Women are their own worst beauty critics. Only 4% of women around the world consider themselves beautiful. At Dove, we are committed to creating a world beauty is a source of confidence, not anxiety. So, we decided to conduct a compelling social experiment that explores how women view their own beauty in contrast to what others see"
I am constantly amazed at how many people are are suffering from an allergy or sensitivity to Gluten. I, myself, have always had a love/hate relationship with wheat. I adore anything with a carb in it, but my body has always tended to swell up everytime I eat a sandwich. I am currently trying to reduce my intake of Gluten, and so far have seen a difference in my belly bloat. So, when I got the sample of the Gluten Free Lipsticks from Red Apple Cosmetics, I was eager to try it out. I get asked all the time by my clients (some of whom have Celiac Disease) if they know of any natural, and gluten free cosmetics. Well, now I can happily give them a recommendation!
I have had the pleasure of knowing January Hunt, and she is a brilliant and stunning soul. So, I ask that you help her in her journey toward raising the funds necessary to afford Gender Affirming Surgeries. January has teamed with Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics to create an exclusive Lip Tar called January Rising. The color is a stunning bubble gum pink, that would also look amazing as a blush.
For more information on her cause, and to donate/purchase her Lip Tar, please visit:
As you know, March is International Women's Month— and who better to launch a powerful campaign, than Bobbi Brown Cosmetics. Everything they do is about empowering women to be their best selves, so I’m very pleased to reveal the launch of the Pretty Powerful Campaign for Women and Girls, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics’ first-ever global charitable initiative.
This worldwide movement, launching this Friday, March 8th, is dedicated to empowering women and girls with education, resources, job skills and work experience and will aim to help them “be who they are.” The campaign will raise funds through the sale of a limited-edition Pretty Powerful Pot Rouge ($25) and via GlobalGiving.org. In the U.S., every cent of the proceeds from sales of the Pretty Powerful Pot Rouge will go to Dress for Success, which Bobbi has worked with for years.
In Bobbi’s words, “makeup alone cannot even the playing field for women and girls across the world, but I believe that together, those who create, apply, buy and wear makeup can.”