Monday, September 28, 2009

Drugstore Foundation Review - L'Oreal True Match

Hello Ladies...

I Recently had the opportunity to review L'Oreal's True Match foundation.

I picked out my color using a clear card with the different foundation shades. You hold the card over the jaw line area and pick the closest match. There were many to choose from : )

The foundation has an lovely consistency ,medium weight and creamy. I was impressed with the way it felt while applying. Super blendable and outstanding coverage (for a drugstore foundation this is impressive) I am loving L'Oreal True Match!!! Usually I fall madly in love with a product just to break out the next morning ! I have very sensitive skin and after 9 days 9....DAYS I am a happy Girl! For longer lasting results try it with a Primer and a Powder ... L'Oreal is doing some great thing these days . I recommend True Match foundation. Great drugstore price too
http://www.lorealparisusa.com/

Monday, September 21, 2009

Six Ways to Reverse Signs of Aging

An article about hair and aging by Lynne Chapman BellaOnline's Hair
Six Ways to Reverse Signs of Aging

Cover gray:
You may choose to erase all traces of gray hair by using an all-over hair color available in semi-permanent, demi-permanent and permanent. Semi- and demi-permanent preparations fade away gradually, not requiring immediate retouch. These are gentle on your hair, although, in some cases, will not completely cover the gray. Permanent hair color preparations give better coverage and are non-damaging when used correctly. Choose a color that compliments your complexion. It is usually smarter to choose a shade that is in the middle of your color range rather than extremely light or very dark. Lightly highlight over the tint for a more natural, brighter look and to take away the solid-color look.

Blend gray:
Whether you have a lot of gray hair or just a little, you can use a highlighting or color-weaving technique to put strands of your natural color in and look younger even while leaving some gray.

Brighten dull hair:
Even if you are have not begun to gray, your natural hair color may be losing its youthful brightness and luster. As we age, our hair often darkens, loses warmth and appears dull. Use a highlighting or color-weaving process to add fine strands of warmer hair color, putting life into dull, drab hair. The colors to use are; any shade of auburn, golden blonde, golden brown or beige.

Pay attention to condition:
Hair that is dry and damaged from hair color or permanent waves will look old. Always condition your hair and seek professional advice in the correct use of hair color and perms.

Pay attention to eyebrows:
Eyebrows are often overlooked but are very important to your look. If they are too thick, too thin, unruly, or sparse they detract from your prettier features.Fill in thin spots with brow powder or eye shadow powder that is a shade lighter than your natural brow color. Exception: if you have blonde brows, use a light brown powder.Have your brows professionally shaped, to get the correct thickness and shape.Trim long hairs and use brow gel to make unruly hairs stay in place.Eyebrows may be tinted to cover gray or adjust the color, however it should be performed by a professional.

Consider a style change:
A style change is often key to achieving a younger appearance. I wrote about this in Hairstyles for Women Over Forty

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Dior Skin AirFlash Spray Foundation...Divalicious

With so much hype about 'airbrush' makeup and its effects I decided to give this a try.

DiorSkin AirFlash Spray Foundation

Ladies ...this product is a Stunner! I love the way it sits lightly on the skin. You can apply it light or heavy for different effects. I am just crazy about it!

Tip:Spray it on the brush, then apply to my face rather than spray it directly. The effects are amazingly flawless!

Easy Application flawless finish...you can't possibly look this good unless your airbrushed !Lightweight and long wearing...who could want anything more ; )

What it is:An ultra-fluid mist foundation.

What it is formulated to do:Delivers an "airbrushed" effect with precision and ease. Evens out skin tone and visibly diminishes the appearance of fine lines and skin irregularities.
Size: 2.3 oz $60 http://beauty.dior.com/usa/en/base.html#/en/woman/makeup/

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Product Review :EverPure UV protect Spray by L'Oreal Paris


EverPure UV protect Spray by L'Oreal Paris

Do you abuse you hair ? Me too :p

This is a lightweight, non-sticky spray ,With UV filters to help protect hair from the sun’s harmful rays and preserve long-lasting color purity. My hair was left shiny and healthy looking-it honestly felt and looked better after one use. I love the rosemary and mint (smells wonderful) The mint is very invigorating!

My hair took a lot of abuse this summer(living at the beach can be a bit tough on the hair!)

My color tends to fade and I have had trouble with breakage due to a very aggressive hair stylist : ) ... I am noticing a difference with that : ) and the Anti-fade system (does what it says) I do have over colored hair and need all the help I can get! EverPure UV protect Spray by L'Oreal Paris is doing the job.

An amazing drugstore find. Great price too $8.99

http://www.drugstore.com/

http://www.lorealparisusa.com/

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Givaway..FX's NEW Conceal FX 3-IN-1 camouflage concealer

For all my NYC Readers ...

To promote the launch of a new product they are doing a very special giveaway in New York City tomorrow (September 9th)- outside the Sephora on Broadway and 43rd street


Cover FX's NEW Conceal FX 3-IN-1 camouflage concealer.

Battle the scars of life with Conceal FX. It’s got a built-in primer, instantly erases flaws, repairs & softens.This will arm you with the only ammunition you need for flawless looking skin for FREE.

WHAT: FREE retail size Conceal FX while supplies last

WHEN: September 9th @ 2pm SHARP rain or shine

WHERE: New York City - outside the Sephora on Broadway and 43rd street (look for the Cover FX troops in camouflage t-shirts)All you have to do is show us your best scar and spread the word.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Laura Mercier Flawless Face Kit

My new BF !!! I don't know what's going on...but I have been getting some nasty break-outs latley ! UGH ...It's bad enough that I am dealing with wrinkles,fine lines and sun damage ! But at my age (39) breakouts too !

With the Laura Mercier Flawless Face Kit ...No one will know : ) I am crazy about it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Flawless Face Kit ($159 Value) What it is:A set of products designed for a professional-looking makeup application.

What it does:Laura Mercier Flawless Face Kit combines all of the essential formulas and tools needed to create a flawless face into one convenient travel-size zippered case. Prime, moisturize, and cover up your way to complexion perfection.

It's dermatologist-tested. What else you need to know:- 1.0 oz Foundation Primer (Step 1)- 1.0 oz Tinted Moisturizer (Step 2)- Translucent Loose Setting Powder (Step 3 and 4)- 0.21 oz Undercover Pot Shade #3- Secret Camouflage Brush- Camouflage Powder Brush- Velour Puff- Egg-shaped Sponge $65 at Sephora

http://www.lauramercier.com

 
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