Friday, April 29, 2011

Puffy Eyes? I've got a Solution!

The creative folks at L'Oreal know that we don't have time to take down puffy under-eye bags with an ice cube in the morning, or even better - a cool cucumber slice (well, if you do, I'm totally jealous!) so they met you half way, cause you still have to walk to the fridge!!  Seriously!

Welcome L'Oreal's Youth Code Eye Cream

$25 at Drugstores Nationwide

The scoop?  Keep it in your fridge then you can use the cool metal tip to apply the cream under your eyes. 
The coolness will de-puff, and the smooth surface of the applicator prevents tugging, which will also help!

Tell those bags to get packed!!!!

Splurge vs Steal of the Day

Today's Splurge vs Steal is for all you ladies out there with color treated hair (whether it be highlights or all over color).  I decided to test out color glaze, which is a product applied in the shower 2-3 times per week that protects hair color while giving it amazing shine.  I recommend that all color-treated stands get the attention of a glaze, it will save you money in the long run because your color will look more vibrant for longer!

The SPLURGE:  Fekkai's Salon Glaze Treatment, $32 for the full size and $5 for the 1oz travel size (which I have only found at Sephora) (Sephora, Ulta, and Lord & Taylor carry the full size)

The STEAL:  Aveeno's Living Color Shine Glaze, $7 at drugstores

To use, squeeze product down the scalp on wet hair after shampoo and conditioner have been thoroughly rinsed.  Spread to ends with hands, and let sit 3-5 minutes.
Turn the water cool (the colder you can stand, the better) and rinse from hair completely.  The cold water amps the shine up even more!!

The Results?!!!?

The SPLURGE, hands down!  My hair color was even shinier and the shine lasted through another shampooing.  Its an amazing product!  I liked the smell of the Aveeno product, and for the girl on a budget, I still think its worth the purchase!!

Nail Colors Men Prefer

A poll on asked men (only) what nail polish colors they prefer to see on women, and the results are not surprising!

45% say RED
 One to try:  Essie "Fifth Avenue"

$8 at and Essie Retailers

25% said HOT PINK
One to try:  Sally Hansen's "Back to the Fuscia" at drug stores nationwide for appx $4

17% said BLUE (really?  well, ok..they ARE guys)
One to try:  China Glaze "Blue Sparrow"

I just bought this shade - its outstanding!  Its actually a blue I will wear on my fingernails and not just toes!!
Find it at Sally Beauty Supply for $5.99

11% said CORAL (which I am currently rockin on my FL vacation right now and the husband liked it, so I guess he is the 11%?!)
One to try:  Finger Paints "I am Drawn to this Color" $4.99 at Sally Beauty Supply

and finally 2% were onto the YELLOW trend right now!

One to try CND Colour in "Bicycle Yellow"

Catherine Middleton Channels Grace Kelly!

The classy and stunning Kate Middleton married the Prince of England today and the look she has been keeping under wraps and top secret did NOT disappoint!!

The stunning beauty channeled Grace Kelly's wedding look

Here is Grace Kelly at her wedding in 1956, with the lace sleeves and the cinched waist, its a dead wringer!!  But I love it. I think that Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen did a phenomenal job, rumored to be looked over by Kate through the entire design process!! 

Just breathtaking!

Monday, April 25, 2011

Fergie Launches New Shoes in Footwear Line

Fergie was out promoting her new shoe designs

and here is a sneak peak of the styles!

The star was wearing a new red pair from her line

She was also seen holding a gold pair of shoes from her new collection at her launch party:

And a preview of Macy's set-up was leaked online over the weekend:

I'm looking forward to trying some of her styles on!  Looks like sky-high platforms rule for Summer 2011!