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Do You Know What’s In Your Makeup?

According to the FBI, the sale of counterfeit personal care products is on the rise! These knock-off cosmetics (including perfume) are loaded with bacteria or laced with carcinogenic elements like arsenic, beryllium and cadmium. The knock-off perfumes may contain carcinogen … Continue reading

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METALLIC MAKEUP

Eye-popping metallic eye make-up was all the rage at the recent New York Fashion Week. A sheer wash of shimmery shadow looks clean and modern. Finish by curling lashes and applying black mascara.

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10 TIPS FOR BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY SKIN

Start with a facial – it can be a DIY facial or a professional salon facial. Make sure to exfoliate on a regular basis. Use only products for your skin type and be gentle. Moisturize, moisturize and moisturize! Let your … Continue reading

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Recycling Leftover Lipstick

One of our favorite cost effective beauty tips is recycling our leftover lipstick. You can use them for blush…just put a small amount of red or pink lipstick on your cheek and blend with your finger.  Viola – Instant natural … Continue reading

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Big Bold Eyes

QUICK TIP: IF YOU WANT YOUR EYES TO LOOK BIGGER, PUT AN EXTRA BIT OF MASCARE RIGHT IN THE CENTER OF YOUR LASHES AND AT THE OUTER EDGES

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The Best Lip Plumpers

SERUMS TOO-FACED LIP INJECTION EXTREME, $28 at www.dillards.com – Swipe the serum on your lips morning and night for luscious lips. DUWOP ORIGINAL LIP VENOM, $16 at www.beauty.com – This was the original lip plumper and it really works! BALM … Continue reading

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Fashion Week’s Backstage Beauty Tips

GET THAT EXTRA GLOW! Revlon’s artistic director, Gucci Westman, blended liquid foundation with equal parts of liquid luminizer and moisturizer to give the model’s faces that extra but natural glow. WET WIPES FOR LIP GLOSS! If you want a deep … Continue reading

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The Five Most Common Mascara Mistakes (Allure Best of Beauty 2012)

So you think you know how to apply mascara? OK, you probably do. But there are still pitfalls to avoid! PILING ON 50 COATS: Most mascaras are only meant to be layered twice. When you put mascara on top of … Continue reading

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Find The Perfect Foundation

If you are as challenged as we are in finding the ‘perfect’ foundation shade, look no more! Sephora & Pantone Color IQ iPad app for choosing and buying foundation is now available at Sephora’s Times Square and Powell Street, San … Continue reading

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Organize A Makeup Bag!

Clean your makeup bag every month! A bag with a nylon or plastic liner is easier to clean that a cotton bag. Make sure your caps are screwed on tightly and lids are closed properly. This will eliminate foundation leaking … Continue reading

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