Monday, January 31, 2011

10 best body lotions (according the beauty experts)

10. Nivea Extra Enriched Lotion

9. La Mer the Radiant Infusion

8.Best Serum: Clarins Younger Longer Balm Only

7. Hydrazone Body Lotion

6. Frederic Fekkai Creme Luxueuse, Luxurious Body Cream With Shea Butter 6 oz (150 g)

5. Penaten Baby Face and Body Creme

4. Cabots Vitamin E Creme Intensive Skin Cream – 4 Oz

3. Lemony Lemon Shea Butter Body Creme

2. Thalgo Creme d’Exception – Exceptional Cream

1. Creme 155 – Body Contouring Cream by YonKa (4.4 oz.)

5 Practical Tips For Dry Skin

Moisturize the right way …

Dry skin is usually sensitive and, since winter tends to worsen the condition, it requires thorough care. The best approach to managing dry skin is to avoid using commercial creams and lotions that contain mineral oils and other petroleum products.
Creams and other skin-care products that are based on natural hypoallergenic ingredients are the best.
Every morning after showering, pat your entire body with virgin coconut oil, cocoa butter, or shea butter. They contain naturally occurring nourishing ingredients, such as essential oils, skin-friendly Vitamins A, C, D and E, and protein.
Natural creams and lotions are extremely beneficial for dry skin – they heal, deeply moisturize, and protect skin from aging.

Avoid tap water …

If your face skin is dry, try not to wash it with tap water since it often contains chlorine, fluoride, and other undesirable chemicals. Instead, use cold mineral water or ice made with it, or, better, clean your face with an alcohol-free cleaning lotion, toner, or cosmetic milk, made of natural ingredients.
They gently refresh dry skin without causing irritation, while respecting its balance of moisture. Toners and milks effectively remove daily impurities and makeup, purify and refine pores, and leave dry skin feeling clean, soft, and hydrated.

Use oatmeal soap …
If your skin is dry and irritates easily, try to cut back on the amount of time you bathe or shower – some dermatologists even suggest spending no more than three minutes a day in water! Use the mildest soap available and do not overdo it – use soap every other day only. Scrubbing is usually not recommended for dry skin. Instead, once a week use a mild oatmeal soap, which will gently exfoliate your skin without causing irritation.
Include good oils into your diet …
If your skin or scalp develop dry, irritated, itchy spots, do your best to avoid scratching. Apply shea butter or coconut oil several times a day and try to prevent water from splashing on irritated areas. Dry skin is also prone to eczema and other uncomfortable skin conditions. A good preventive measure is to augment your diet with essential oils contained in raw organic butter, cod liver oil, Omega-3 eggs, coconut oil, and fresh cold-water fish.
Use a humidifier …
In cold and dry winter months, consider investing in a humidifier and placing it in your bedroom or other apartment area where you spend a significant amount of time. The additional moisture in the air will help your skin condition improve almost immediately.

Things to See When Finding the Best Eyeliner for Lining The Inner Rim

When it comes to getting the inner rim of one’s eyes to be lined up with eyeliner it will help to take a look at a few things in mind. There are many features of eyeliner that should be considered when it comes to getting the inner rim of one’s eyes to be handled properly. These are all things that will make the eyes look great without too many problems involved with them.

A Small Pencil Should Work

Something should work with a smaller type of eyeliner pencil in mind. Many eyeliner materials work with different types of pencils that can handle various different things. It will be critical to take a look at how the pencil is being used in the area to ensure that the eyeliner is going to work out right for one’s beauty needs.

Something Visible Helps

It is also good to find something that will easily be visible after it has been applied. This means that it will need to work with something that is appealing to the eyes and is going to be simple for anyone to work with when it comes to getting the eyes to be noticed. This is critical because after all of the hard work that one has gone through it will be critical to see that the eyeliner can be easily handled without too much of a problem involved with it.

It Must Be Waterproof

It is critical to find something that is waterproof. The problem with applying this type of material is that it can involve a good amount of irritation to the eyes. This can cause the eyes to begin tearing up. Finding something that works without the use of a great deal of irritation or bothersome feelings will be critical for anyone to work with. It also helps to see that the eyeliner is not going to smear up as it is being used.

Friday, January 21, 2011


Laura Mercier SkinCare Lip Silk Lip Balm--$30

Reviews says:  Buy it now if you have dry and chapped lips its a miracle worker and totally worth the money!

Get Ready for the MAC Peacocky Collection

The newly unveiled MAC Peacocky collection has just surpassed my excitement at their Wonder Woman line, because I completely adore it, especially the campaign image above which I literally want to be.
The collection consists of Kissable Lipcolour, available in 12 shades including Strut Your Stuff (which is a true red) and Scandalicious (a blue fuchsia, for the most daring of you), and Mega Metal Shadow, a creamy, crease-resistant eyeshadow available in 15 vibrant shades including Mating Call (a frosted violet) and Ego (a deep forest green you can see above and which I intend to live in).

Clinique Launch Lip Smoothies for the Kiss It Better appeal

Clinique have launched another line of lip gloss in association with Great Ormond Street Hospital's Children's Charity to help raise money for the Kiss It Better appeal, and they sound delicious.
The limited edition Smoothie Kisses Lip Gloss set includes four shades of Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Glosses: Pink Me Up, Goodness Grapecious, Nude-Tricious and Mango-thon all in a pink bag.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Set Sail for Spring with the China Glaze Anchors Away Collection

Ahoy, matey! The new China Glaze Anchors Away Collection for spring 2011 just docked onto my doorstep, so I thought you’d want to see some swatches. 

From left: Pelican Gray, First Mate and Lighthouse

Knotty, Life Preserver and Ahoy!

Starboard, White Cap and Sunset Sail

How to get ur Nicki Minaj look….

Nicki Minaj is one of the hottest female rapper in the music industry because her many voices and her famous Barbie style. To get her crazy hair styles the best way is to get a blonde human wig and hair spray of the colors you want to add. To top it off you have to add the pink lipstick. Many companies have different shades  similar to Nicki Minaj MAC Pink 4 Friday lipstick.
YSL- Fetish Pink $34
MAC- Pink Nouveau $14

Rihanna has a perfume! …Are we Surprised?!

Your girl Rihanna has a new perfume “Reb’l Fleur” coming out in February 2011. She also has “Rebelle Fleur” tatted on her neck which means rebellious flower. The scent is created by Caroline Sabas and Marypierre Julien of Givaudan.

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Must Have Eye Makeup Brushes

Whether you are starting your career as a makeup artist, or love to apply makeup on just yourself, there’s certain tools you need to complete a variety of makeup looks.   I’ve always stated that the 2 things that make or break a makeup look are your primers and your brushes.

There are 4 main brushes you should have for your eye makeup…..

MAC Jeanius Collection for Spring 2011

Launch Date: March 3, 2011 for North America


  • Diva In Distress Mid-tone gray with silver pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Motorhead Mid-tone blue with copper pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Stove Pipe Black Black with copper pearl (Limited Edition)
  • White Jeanius White with silver pearl (Limited Edition)

Lipglass $14.50

  • Docile Chrome pink peach with gold (Limited Edition) (Repromote from Fabulous Felines, ’10)
  • Indigo Pink Deep burgundy with blue pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Painted On Grayish beige with gold pearl (Limited Edition)

Lipstick $14.50

  • Acid Washed Grayish beige with gold pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Pretty Please Pale pink pearl (Lustre) (Permanent)
  • Riveting Rose Deep burgundy with blue pearl (Limited Edition)

Nail Lacquer $13.00

  • Biker Blue Black base with purple and blue pearl (Limited Edition)
  • Frayed-to-Order White matte with soft pink duochrome pearl (Limited Edition)

Blush $18.50 U.S.

  • Overdyed Bright magenta (Satin) (Limited Edition)
  • Pink Cult Mid-tone neutral pink (Matte) (Limited Edition)

8 Must Have MAC Pink Lips

Craving lipstick is a soft, muted pinked up raspberry with a creamy, opaque texture.
Shy Girl lipstick is a fleshy, brighter pink that’s more pink than nude. It works well with brighter, bolder eyes, as well as pink/purple looks.
Creme Cup lipstick is a dirty pink lipstick with a very creamy, opaque formula, making it great for more pigmented lips.
Angel lipstick is a sheer, glossy light to medium pink shade with mostly neutral undertones.
Snob lipstick is a slightly opaque, cool-toned pink. This is a great shade for cooler tone complexions.

Bombshell lipstick is a medium, frosty pinky shade with gold and pink shimmer. This is a fun, everyday shade with a kick.
Speed Dial lipstick is a creamy, pigmented medium pink color with blue undertones that works well on many complexions.
Lovelorn lipstick is a sheer, blue-based pink that has a nice, glossy sheen. I like wearing this with neutral looks.
Sweetie lipstick is a semi-sheer medium pink that isn’t bright nor dark. This is one of my favorite pink lipsticks of all-time!