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Sandal Season Must Have! Out of Africa Shea Butter Foot Cream

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Sandal season is back! And while I love this time of year it can leave the skin on my feet dry and icky. And the last thing you want is dry, scratchy heels in your brand new sandals. I had been looking for a new foot cream and had the chance to try Out of Africa’s new Shea Butter Foot Cream.

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First thing I noticed was the refreshing peppermint and tea tree oil scent. It smells great and  feels amazing on my feet after a long day. The cream is really rich and thick and hydrated my skin without leaving it feeling greasy. After just the first 3 days I love how much softer the skin on my feet and heels is. Definitely will be a bedside staple this summer. I keep this next to my bed apply before bed and let the lotion go to work while I get my Zzz’s.

Out of Africa’s new Shea Butter Foot Cream
Bring cracked, dry heels back to baby soft with Out of Africa’s new Shea Butter Foot Cream. Created to provide 100% natural relief and relaxation for tired feet, this restorative cream is enriched with 20% pure and unrefined shea butter for exceptional comfort and renewal. Roughness will fade away as ultra-nourishing shea softens to deep treat. With the addition of peppermint, mint, rosemary and tea tree oils, Out of Africa’s Shea Butter Foot Cream will create a refreshing, cooling sensation perfect for sole stress relief. These anti-microbial oils will also keep feet smelling fresh. With continued use, feet will feel hydrated, silky soft and soothed with redness, achiness and irritation reduced. This nutrient rich, creamy formula is also ideal for diabetic skin relief.

Price: $7.99 for 3.4oz via outofafricashea.com

 

Disclosure: I was sent a complimentary sample for potential review. I was not paid to write this post and all opinions are my own.

8 Beauty Must-Haves For Looking HOT This Summer!

8 Beauty Must-Haves For Looking HOT This Summer!

By Cassie Brewer

One of the most fun things about summer is what you get to wear – or not-wear! Whether you’re donning the latest bikini fashions on the beach, bringing your style to a music festival, or just going for a drive in the sun, there are several new trends this summer that are even hotter than the weather!

1. Monochromatic Sunglasses

Black and white patterned sunglasses are all the rage this summer, bringing a high-fashion feel to any outfit. Pair yours with something bright like Miley Cyrus and her Emma Mulholland shades, or find a pair in virtually any print or variance on the shelves this summer.

2. High-Waisted Bikinis

Hailing back to a more retro feel, high-waisted bikinis are making a comeback, with more styles and colors available than ever before. Some women like the more modest feeling this kind of swimsuit confers — it’s definitely a big opposite to triangle string bikinis! They also look great on most any body type as they emphasize the natural waistline rather than hugging low on the hips.

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3. Sun Hats

Stay out of the sun with a sexy sun hat. Sun hats are always a great go-to for your swimming suit, but the options in summer really are endless. Pair a floppy straw number with a scooped neckline, or with skinny jeans. Try out a dark colored wide-brimmed hat with long dresses and off the shoulder numbers.

4. Mini Backpacks

The backpack is back! Mini backpacks and style backpacks are certainly a must-have this summer for a cute addition to your look that is serviceable as well as stylish! Bring all your necessary items around with you at music festivals and events this summer.

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5. Belly Chains

You’ve got the shades and the bikini, but have you tried rocking a body chain yet to complete your summer sun-kissed look? Belly and body chains are an eye catching way to amp up your bikini or bandeau top. Hot!

6. Sunless Tanner

One of the sexiest things these days has got to be protecting your skin from sun damage. Especially hard in the summertime when all you want to do is play outside and get that beautiful sun-kissed glow! Never fear, the latest sunless tanner to hit the shelves uses the latest science to bring you some sun in a bottle minus the skin cancer. St. Tropez Gradual Tan In Shower Lotion works on wet skin, and unlike other sunless tanners gets you a glow that’s even, not streaky.

7. Minimalist Jewelry

Minimalist jewelry is definitely trending this summer as a cool, effortless and yet elegant way to bring some creativity to any wardrobe. Especially important in summer is the ability to take an outfit from daytime fun to a dressy night out, and minimalist jewelry is a great way to achieve that. Mix and match pieces of different metals, shapes, or styles, and if you have a statement piece like an awesome ring or bracelet, don’t be afraid to throw it on with the rest of your ensemble.

8 .Denim Pieces

Jeans are my personal favorite – you can dress them up and down, and nothing says effortlessly cool like a good pair of blues. Denim is becoming trendy this summer for off-beat items like shoes and handbags, so be sure to be on the watch for these pieces. Don’t forget to try out basic jeans, like these awesome patch B-Sides, in your everyday look.

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Summer is the best time to try out new accessories, looks, and just be a lighter, sunnier you! Check out these must-have items to make your summer one you won’t soon forget.

Avon and Olivia Wilde Introduce New Fragrance

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This month, Avon is launching the romantic new fragrance Amour, as a continuation of its iconic Today Tomorrow Always collection. Award-winning actress, activist and mother, Olivia Wilde, will remain as the face of the line, representing each of the classic fragrances in the franchise.

Today Tomorrow Always Amour is a fragrance that captures the joy of a storybook romance, celebrating the deep and powerful love between two people. Featuring top notes of sparkling orange, lemon and lime, married with heart notes of jasmine and a dry down of creamy sandalwood, the fragrance represents the excitement and anticipation of true love and celebrates the bliss of two hearts ready to experience a lifetime of joy together.

“The best thing about love for me is that incredible feeling of excitement, the thrill of seeing the person you love and how it just gets your adrenaline going,” shared Olivia Wilde. “It’s so romantic when someone shows up unexpectedly. The most romantic thing anyone’s ever done for me is move mountains to spend more time with me.”

 

Today Tomorrow Always Amour is now available for purchase through Avon Representatives and at Avon.com. And, for an additional glimpse into why we love Olivia, check out BeautyForAPurpose.com


Get The Look: Emma Stone in Revlon at the ‘Aloha’ Los Angeles Premiere

I can’t wait to see this!

GLOBAL REVLON BRAND AMBASSADOR EMMA STONE AT ‘ALOHA’ LOS ANGELES PREMIERE
REVLON Global Brand Ambassador Emma Stone attended the Los Angeles premiere for her new movie ‘Aloha’ on Wednesday, May 27th 2015. Inspired by Emma’s elegant pearl dress, Celebrity Makeup Artist, Rachel Goodwin created a soft, ethereal look enhanced by a subtle pink lip.

“I wanted Emma’s makeup look to have a very soft and luminous quality to it. I used all cream and taupe shades on her eyes, cheeks and lips to pick up the iridescence of the pearls in her dress.”

Goodwin used the following products for Emma’s red carpet look:

FACE:

  • Skin was prepped with REVLON Nearly Naked Makeup in Vanilla (SRP: $9.99) for a natural sheer base that allowed Emma’s freckles to come through.
  • Goodwin highlighted the cheekbones with REVLON PhotoReady Skinlights Face Illuminator in Pink Light (SRP: $12.99) to create a soft glow followed by REVLON Cream Blush in Charmed (SRP: $12.99) to warm Emma’s cheeks.

EYES:

  • To create depth, Goodwin started with REVLON ColorStay 16 Hour Eye Shadow Quad in Addictive (SRP: $7.99) and blended shades #2 and #3 across the lower lid and in the crease.
  • To continue to highlight the eye, the lightest pearl cream shade from REVLON Illuminance Crème Shadow in Skinlights (SRP: $6.99) was applied on the lids, brow bone, and inner corners to keep the look soft and ethereal.
  • To finish, lashes were curled with the REVLON Gold Series Titanium Coated Lash Curler (SRP: $9.99) and both the upper and lower lashes were brushed with two coats of REVLON Bold Lacquer Length & Volume Mascara in Black (SRP: $7.99).
  • Brows were defined and set with REVLON Brow Fantasy in Dark Blond (SRP: $7.50).

LIPS:

  • To complete the look, lips were outlined and filled with REVLON ColorStay Lip Liner in Natural (SRP: $7.99) and topped with one coat of REVLON Ultra HD Lip Lacquer in HD Smoky Topaz (SRP: $8.99) to create a slight shimmer.

All products are available at www.revlon.com