Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Tracy Anderson Method


Want an A - list body? Celebrity trainer, Tracy Anderson may be a little bit too busy with Madonna and Gwyneth Paltrow to help you out personally, but don't worry you can purchase her three new DVDs that will whip your butt into shape. Face it, winter is over, you can't hide out in your sweats anymore. Ti's the season for short shorts and even shorter skirts! If you are like me and hate gyms then an at home workout DVD is for you. There is nothing I hate more then going to the gym and being surrounded by sweaty meat heads. Gross! I love to run, but it's still to chilly for that and the Victoria Beckham diet is making me cranky, so soon I will have Tracy Anderson kicking my behind. I will keep you all posted! If you are interested in joining me on my workout journey you can pick up a copy of any of her three DVDs here.  

PS. One out of the three DVDs is for those of you ladies trying to lose your baby weight! 

Jessica Kagan Cushman Bangles

I love jewelry. I now love Jessica Kagan Cushman. She created the original bangle bracelets with phrases on them. Each bracelet is hand poured resin, hand inked and hand finished. They are fabulous and I love them. Best of all they are limited edition, so get them while you can. The picture above is my favourite one, it reads "If you have to ask you can't afford it" - which will soon be added to my collection. Below are some of my other favourites.. Do You Have Any Idea Who I Am?Does This Bracelet Make Me Look Fat?Ripped Off By ChanelWe'll Always Have Paris When I'm Good I'm Very Good But When I'm Bad I'm Better You Can Agree With Me Or You Can Be Wrong

Monday, March 30, 2009

Married to the Mob


If you know me, you know that I don't usually dress like this nor am I big fan of street wear. I like my clothing to be simple and classic. Last summer I had to change it up a little bit after spotting a bright pink T-shirt that read "My Girls Rock Balenciaga & Smoke Mad Marijuana". You know I had to have it, right? If you haven't heard of Married to the Mob, you need to get on it. They are bold, and I love it! If you don't mind a little profanity plastered on your clothing then check out Married to the Mob on Karmaloop. Here are two of my favourite t-shirts from their new collection...




Yup. 



Sunday, March 29, 2009

Sky High Lashes


Want long, lush lashes? Call your doctor. No, I am serious. Latisse is a new prescription treatment recently approved by the FDA that promises fuller, darker lashes in two to four months. Results last as long as you keep using it. I am calling my doctor ASAP! It's time to ditch the flash lashes!

5 minutes to Pretty with Clinique!


Do you spend more than 5 minutes doing your make up? Well, if you said yes, Holt Renfrew and Clinique are going to make you gorgeous in 5 minutes. On April 1st to the 5th Clinique will supply you with the right beauty products that will give you the perfect look in 5 minutes! Call or stop by your nearest Holts to book an appointment! Oh, did I mention that with your Clinique consultation and purchase you get a free beauty kit as well....

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Rihanna's New Tattoo


Rihanna has a thing for tattoos! Check out her latest! I think I like it!

Monday, March 23, 2009

Stila Summer 2009 Collection


Another collection to get your gorgeous for spring and summer! Stila will be releasing their collection in May, so keep your eyes open ladies! Here is what the collection includes:

24 Karat Lip Gloss
Vintage Merlot
Brilliant Pink
Golden Charm
Radiant Sunset
Precious Coral (Sephora Exclusive)

Charmed Palette
Mid-tone copper, warm gold, intense teal, deep burgundy

Golden Noir Smudge Pot
Marigold Convertible Color Duo
Bronzing Tinted Moisturizer SPF15 with 24 Karat Gold
Loose Mineral Bronzing Powder with 24 Karat Gold
Mango Crush Lip & Cheek Stain


Saturday, March 21, 2009

Urban Decay Pocket Rocket Lip Gloss


I laughed so hard when I first saw this. It is just way too good! What are your two favourite things? If your answer is guys and gloss, then you and I have something in common! I really shouldn't say guys....it should be guy, as in one guy, and no I am not talking about David Beckham...although....anyway, back to the topic at hand...guys and gloss! The people at Urban Decay are genius! They have combined guys and gloss into one handy little tube. Whether you go for a man in a suit (yum!), or a casually dressed cutie, Urban Decay has a man for you. And yes, when you tilt the tube, his clothing does come off...how funny is that? I am a fan of Kirk and Timothy. I though about Julio, but the child that comes with him is not necessary.

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Estee Lauder Nutritious Mineral Make Up


Estee Lauder has perfected mineral make up! How can you not love it?! It looks so natural, goes on beautifully and is great for your skin - total win win situation! Best part is that you can get it in powder and liquid form. Check out their website for more details!

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

MAC Cosmetics Sugar Sweet Collection


I am really loving MAC this year! They are doing so much and I love it all! On March 19th they are releasing a collection called Sugar Sweet. This line's inspiration springs from everything sweet and delicious!

Product Details:
Eyeshadow
Sugarshot: Pale frosty beige (Lustre)
Dear Cupcake: Mid-tone pink coral with gold pearlized pigments (Satin)
Aquavert: Soft mint with white pearlized pigments (Veluxe Pearl)
Stars n Rockets: Lavender with red/pink reflects (Veluxe Pearl)
Club: Muted reddish brown duochrome with green opalescent shimmer (Satin)

Lipstick
Sweet Thing: Mid-tone magenta with multi dimensional pearl (Lustre)
Bubbles: Sheer frosty white beige (Glaze)
Touch: Peachy cinnamon (Lustre)
Lollipop Loving: Mid-tone coral with subtle green and gold iridescence (Glaze)
Saint Germain: Pastel pink (Amplified Creme)

Tricolour Lipglass
Tasty: Top Sheer blue pink with reflects, Middle Mid-tone blue pink with duochrome pearlized pigments, Bottom Dark creamy red pink
Just Dessert: Top Sheer yellow pink with reflects, Middle Mid-tone yellow pink with duochrome pearlized pigments, Bottom Mid-tone creamy yellow pink Simpy
Delicious: Top Sheer peach with reflects, Middle Pale coral with duochrome pearlized pigments, Bottom Creamy mid-tone coral
Triple-Yum: Top Sheer gold with gold reflects, Middle True gold with duochrome pearlized pigments, Bottom Mid-tone bronze
Consume Me: Top Sheer white with reflects, Middle Pale mint with duochrome pearlized pigments, Bottom Creamy light peach with pearlized pigments

Shadestick
Cakeshop: Frosted light neutral beige
Butternutty: Frosted pale white gold
Lemon Chiffon: Frosted pewter
Red Velvet: Frosted mid-tone pink
Penny: Light pinky copper

Mascara
Zoomlash

Nail Lacquer
Peppermint Patti: Creamy mint green (Cream)
Seasonal Peach: Creamy pale peachy pink (Cream)

Mineralize Skinfinish
Perfect Topping: Pink, peach, lavender melange
Refined: Tan, peach, coral melange

Lash
34 Lash

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Joe Fresh Beauty


I am completely blown away. I just found out about Joe Fresh's new beauty line. I never expected this. Just like their clothing, every single one of their beauty items is so inexpensive. Budget beauties locate your closest Loblaws retailer and go wild. I have never seen such amazing prices! Most expensive item is $14! Yup, that's right, $14!! I have yet to check out this goldmine, but the first chance I get I will be visit my nearest Loblaws to inspect. I hope they do not disappointed. Here are a range of their products and their prices....

Cream Lipstick - $6
Matte Lipstick - $6
Lip Gloss - $6
Eyeshadow - $4
Brow Powder - $6
Eyeshadow Trio - $6
Mascara - $6
Liquid Eye Liner - $6
Cheek Tint - $4
Bronzer - $8
Pressed Powder - $6
Blush - $6
Duo Concealer - $8
Cream Foundation - $8
Assorted Brushes - $8 to $14

Talk about recession approved beauty!

Monday, March 16, 2009

How To Apply Your "Tan" Like A Pro


Here is a step by step on how to get the perfect tan with self-tanner!

1. Exfoliate skin in the shower with a body scrub, loofah, or scrubby gloves, and shave your legs. The smoother skin is, the better your tan will look. 
2. Don't apply moisturizer to skin. It can prevent the self-tanning formula from taking hold and can result in spottiness. 
3. When skin is 100% dry, apply your self-tanner evenly. Work in every zone to ensure you cover all areas. 
4. Move from head to toes apply with fingers tightly closed (spreading self-tanner with splayed fingers can leave you with streaks).
5. Use light, circular strokes for evenness. 
6. Don't tan the sides or heels of your feet- the thick skin there will soak up the formula. Instead, make your tan fade gradually from your shins to your feet, by blending down softly. 
7. After, applying, immediately scrub your hands with soap and water so your palms don't turn dark. Don't forget to scrub between your fingers and your cuticles! 
8. Last, take a barely- damp washcloth and buff your knees, elbows, around your jaw line, ankles, feet and wrists to blend and soften the colour there and to avoid demarcation lines. If you feel the need to go darker, repeat the process the next day, and so on, until you get the desired colour. 

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Smashbox O- Bronze Intuitive Cheek Bronzer


Smashbox has created the Smashbox O-Bronze Intuitive Cheek Bronzer which allows you to get perfect sunkissed cheeks. It transforms from a white cream to a custom coloured bronze. You can never go wrong! Never too light, never too dark and best of all never orange. Pretty for spring and summer!

Friday, March 13, 2009

Smashbox Beauty Guru Palette


This is so amazing! Smashbox has created a multi tiered palette that has all of the “it” colours from LA Fashion Week. The Smashbox Beauty Guru Palette includes a blush and bronzer duo, shadow and liner quad, lip colour trio as well as a high shine topcoat. This set has everything you need to get a perfect look! Love!!

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion


I recently started noticing that my eye shadow does not last as long as I would really like to it. It is almost completely diminished by around 6 pm. That does not make me happy. So, I started my search for the perfect eyeshadow primer. On my journey I discovered, the award winning Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion, but what really caught my eye was Urban Decay Eyeshadow Potion in Sin. This is really great because not only does it grab on to your eyeshadow and keep it there, but it has a subtle champagne coloured shimmer that compliments any eyeshadow and it can double as a highlighter! You can also wear it alone on your lids to get an effortless look. This product is exclusive to Sephora so don't go anywhere else searching for it.

Loads of Hope


Looking to do a good deed this morning? Try buying a "Loads of Hope" T Shirt for only $20 and help Total Beauty raise money for people and families that have had their lives destroyed by natural disasters. You will definitely feel beautiful for doing it! 

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Buxom Babes Lip Polish Duo


Are you a buxom babe? Ok, fine...better question is...do your lips live up to their full potential? If you said no to either of those questions then I have a solution for you. Buxom Babes Lip Polish Duo. Yup, that's right, I said duo. Two is always better than one! Bare Escentuals has two great sets for you ladies. One containing Buxom Babes Lip Polish in Destiny (peach nectar) and Amber (washed peach), the other kit includes Brandi (candied plum) and Sugar (rose glow). Buxom lip glosses give you voluptuous and fuller lips with the aid of vitamin A & E. These sets are limited edition so get on it babes!

OPI Fairytale Bride Spring 2009 Collection


For those of you ladies that love soft shades I am sure you will be pleased with this. OPI has released their Fairytale Bride Collection that contains four lovely colours. Whether or not you are a bride, this will be a perfect classy look for you. The colours also have adorable names like I Pink I love you, Otherwise Engaged, Isn't it Romantic and At First Sight.

Tuesday, March 10, 2009

MAC Cosmetics Presents Grand Duos: Mineralize Blush


MAC is doing a lot this year and I am loving every single minute of it. They just launched a new limited edition line of mineralize blushes called Grand Duos. This line is great because each compact has marbleized "mélange" colour on one side and then a mono- shade on the other. The blushes provide a beautiful sheen as well as a great glow. Here is a listing of the colours available:

Hot Planet - copper yellow mélange / midtone plum

Intenso - pink gold mélange / terracotta rose

Earth to Earth - purple bronze mélange / yellow brown

Grand Duo - copper pink mélange / plum

Love Rock - gold violet mélange / bright blue pink

Moon River - blue pink mélange / pale yellow pink

Light Over Dark - orange yellow mélange / deep brown



Daisy by Marc Jacobs


Marc Jacobs has released a limited edition version of his fresh and feminine Daisy perfume. The elegant perfume has notes of strawberry, violet leaves, ruby red grapefruit, gardenia, jasmine petals, musk, vanilla, and white woods. This alluring scent is perfect for elegant and edgy ladies. 

Monday, March 9, 2009

Too Faced California Glamin' Collection


Too Faced as an amazing collection to give you a Caribbean glow for spring and summer. Ditch the tanning bed and head to Sephora and grab this collection. It has all your summertime beauty essentials. This collection includes:
Tanning Bed in a Tube - instant bronzer and self tanner for the entire body, use daily or whenever you want a sultry glow.
Tanning Bed in a Tube Face - instant bronzer and self tanner for your face.
Eyeshadow Duo in George & Weezie - longer wearing, crease resistant (love!), pigment rich eyeshadow.
Lash Injection in Pitch Black - 3D formula actually creates tubes around each lash providing more volume and length.
Glamour Gloss in Girls on Film - goes on like lipstick, looks like gloss for luscious lips.


Viva Glam VI Special Edition


Fergie unveiled Viva Glam VI Special Edition lipstick in Los Angeles on March 5th. 100% percent of all Viva Glam sales go towards the MAC Aids Fund. Over the last 15 years, MAC Comestics has raised over $130 million dollars. Help support this great cause and get luscious lips while you are at it!

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Christian Siriano & Payless Shoe Source


Winner of Project Runway, Christian Siriano has signed on with Payless Shoe Source and will be designing a collection of affordable shoes and handbags for Fall 2009. The collection will contain clutches, totes and sky scraping heels inspired by Egyptian artifacts and hieroglyphic details. The collection will range from $25 to $45, affordable for just about anyone. His collection will also be presented at New York Fashion Week. I love shoe in the picture above as well as the turquoise pumps below. I love how high the heels are and how funky the design is. I will definitely have to wander in Payless to look at his collection when it debuts.

Friday, March 6, 2009

Smashbox Halo Hydrating Powder

Smashbox has released a powder that promises to reduce fine lines and wrinkles in 10 minutes! I have not tried this product, and currently am not at the point in my life where I have to worry about wrinkles, but when I do, hopefully Smashbox Halo Hydrating Powder will take care of my problems. Halo is the first anti-aging powder and contains pure gold, 48 minerals, 11 amino acids and a powerful peptide that delivers anti-aging benefits as well as hydrated and luminous skin. There have also been clinical studies done to show it's effectiveness. Here is what I found on the Smashbox website:
-After 10 minutes there is a 33% decrease in the appearance of wrinkles around the eyes.
-After 6 weeks of use, there is a 67% decrease in the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles overall.
With the purchase of the product you also get a handy Kabuki Brush for perfect application as well as a sample of Smashbox Photo Finish Primer, which is the best selling primer at Sephora. So, if wrinkles are an issue for you then give Smashbox Halo Hydrating Powder a shot!

Laura Mercier Gilded Garden Spring 2009 Collection


The star of the collection is the Gilded Garden Mosaic Shimmer Bloc, a blush/highlighter stamped with a gorgeous floral motif to softly illuminate cheeks. Other items in this collection include:
Sateen and Luster Eye Colors
Marigold (Luster)
Lilac (Sateen)
Orchid (Sateen)
Pink Tulip (Sateen)
Lip Color Stick gloss
Azalea
Tiger Lily
Lip Stain
Hibiscus
English Rose
Spring is just around the corner! So exciting!

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Smashbox Mother Earth Palette

Smashbox is introducing eco - friendly make up! This particular palette is certified organic! Smashbox Mother Earth Palette is not tested on animals and promises to be kind to your skin and the planet. It contains four pretty shades of eye shadow as well as blush, all tucked away in a compact sleeve that is made from sustainable materials. But, hold on, it gets even better, with each purchase of the Smashbox Mother Earth Palette, a tree will be planted by Trees for the Future, which is a non - profit organization dedicated to creating sustainable environments through forestation all around the world. How great is this?! Buy Smashbox Mother Earth Palette and help the environment become beautiful! Kudos to Smashbox for being environmentally friendly!

Smashbox Muse Artist Eye Palette Spring 2009


Hi ladies! Smashbox has a brand new eye palette for spring 2009. The Muse Artist Eye Palette contains the following shades:

Biscuit
Chocolate
Soft Green
Dark Celery Green
Light Silver-blue
Dark Blue-gray
Sheer Lilac
Deep Orchid
Rose Copper
Coffee

It is a great collection of really pretty shades that will get you gorgeous for spring!



Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Estee Lauder Fuchsia Now Colour Collection Spring 2009

More Estee Lauder love! Estee Lauder's Fuchsia Now Collection has a delicious burst of colour and here is what they have to offer:
Face:
Limited Edition Fleur de Lys Shimmer Powder
Signature Satin Creme Blush in Berry Light and Nude Light
Double Wear Zero-Smudge Lengthening Mascara in Black

Pink Look:
Limited Edition Signature Silky Eyeshadow Duo in Indigo
Automatic Eye Pencil Duo in Jet Black
Limited Edition Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Mayfair Mauve
Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Rich Berry

Pure Color Gloss in Fresh Berry
Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Fuchsia

Nude Look:

Limited Edition Signature Silky Eyeshadow Duo in Aubergine
Automatic Eye Pencil Duo in Walnut Brown
Limited Edition Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Perfect Nude
Limited Edition Signature Hydra Lustre Lipstick in Earthen Nude
Limited Edition Pure Color Gloss in Honey Flower

For Nails
Limited Edition Pure Color Nail Lacquer in Honey Flower

Estee Lauder Vivid Garden Spring 2009


Hi ladies! Today I am going to show some love to Estee Lauder. Estee Lauder has released a really lovely spring line called Vivid Garden. Here is what the collection includes:

Double Wear Stay-In-Place Make Up SPF 10
Vivid Garden Illuminating Powder (Limited edition)

Estee Lauder Signature Eyeshadow Quad with Golden Blossoms in Jasmine Garden (Limited edition and so so pretty!
TurboLash All Effects Motion Mascara (available in their regular line as their first vibrating mascara)
Duo Tone Eye Pencil in Onyx Pearl (Limited edition)

Pure Colour Crystal Lipstick in Sweet Lychee (Limited edition)
Pure Colour Illuminating Gloss in Lotus Blossom (Limited edition)

Pure Colour Nail Lacquer in Lotus Blossom

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Prescriptives In Bloom Spring 2009 Collection


Prescriptives has introduced their spring 2009 collection. Everything is flirty and floral! Here’s what you’ll find in this collection:
In Bloom Eye Color Duo– Limited Edition
Warm Shades –sunflower, marigold
Cool Shades –petunia, lily
In Bloom Cheek Color Duo– Limited Edition
Warm
Cool
Lip Shine– Limited Edition
Zinnia
Posy
Tulip
Tuberose
Enjoy ladies!!!

Shu Uemura Mirage Spring Mode Make Up Collection 2009


More Spring collections! I love it! So many new things to buy and play with!! Shu Uemura has released their Mirage Spring Mode Make Up Collection and here is what they have to offer you ladies:
Eyeshadow Palette
Utopia
Fantasia
Drawing Pencil
14 ME Light Blue - limited edition
15 ME Lilac - limited edition
04 ME Pink
Silhouette Defining Colors
Orange Phase - translucent brown and vivid orange
Misty Glow - ivory and pale pink (great highlighter!)
Lip Duo Tint & Gloss
Rouge - matte, intense pink
Gloss - translucent, plae pink
Rouge Unlimited Lipstick
PK 347 - pink
BG 934 - beige
BR 768 - brown

Monday, March 2, 2009

Shiseido Spring 2009 Perfect Rouge & Smoothing Lip Pencil



Shiseido has released twenty new shades of their popular Perfect Rouge lipstick as well as seven new shades of Smoothing Lip Pencil for Spring 2009.

The 20 new unique shades are:
BE208 Baby – Gentle, warm beige
BE109 Spiced Cream – Subtle, creamy beige
BE310 Dune – Deep, sandy beige
BR702 Almond Pink – Natural, light pinky brown
OR418 Day Lily – Fresh bright orange
PK303 Pink Mesa – Medium brownish pink
PK307 Tourmaline – Clear, soft grey pink
PK417 Bubblegum – Bright warm pink
PK419 Ariel – Fresh cool pink
RD304 Sweet Pea – Fresh, soft red
RD305 Salon – Chic, cool red
RD613 Mystery – Intense, reddish chocolate
RD514 Dragon – Dramatic blood red
RD415 Valentine – Bright blue red
RD516 Cerise – Vivid cherry red
RS701 Serenity – Delicate, slightly grayish rose
RS306 Titian – Soft, grayish rose
RS711 Venetian Rose – Deep, grey rose
RS320 Fuchsia – Brilliant blue pink
RS612 Gilded Wine – Rich burgundy


As for the Smoothing Lip Pencil that compliments their line of Perfect Rouge lipsticks here are the seven new shades:

BE701 Hazel - Natural, pinky beige

BR706 Rosewood - Deep, beige brown

BR607 Coffee Bean - Rich, dark brown

PK304 Sakura - Clear, cool pink

RD702 Anemone - Soft, grayish pink

RD305 Siren - Vivid, exciting red

RS303 Mauve - Blushing rose

This collection is now available! Hurry in to any Shiseido counter and get your goodies!






Clinique Spring 2009 Collection First Blush


Clinique has released their Spring 2009 Collection called First Blush. This collection focuses on the cheeks with soft summery shades for simplistic beauty.
Quick Blush is available in the following colors:
Hurry Honey
Peach In-A-Pinch
Minute Mocha
Berry On Time
There will also be New Fresh Bloom Eye Shadow compacts in the following shades:
Maple Blossom
Tiger Lily
Cherry Blossom
Apple Blossom
New Long Last Glosswear SPF 15 in the following shades:
Honey Shimmer- limited edition
First Blush- limited edition
Air Kiss
Whisper
Colour Surge Eye Shadow Soft Shimmer in the following shades:
Disco Pink
Apricot Spice
Frost Blossom
Colour Surge Eye Shadow Duo in the following shades:
Double Spice
Also, a Clinique will be introducing a New High Impact Curling Mascara. This collection is available online as well as all Clinique beauty desks.

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