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HAIR BY WELLA: Selena Gomez at the Teen Choice Awards

 

 

Selena Gomez at the Teen Choice Awards

Hair by

Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist Andy Lecompte

Hair Look:
The newly appointed Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist, Andy Lecompte, gave five-time Teen Choice Award winner Selena Gomez loose, flawless waves for last night’s Teen Choice Awards. For Selena’s tango-inspired Teen Choice performance, her hair was pulled back into a chic, low ponytail.

Credit Info:
Hair products: Wella Professionals Velvet Amplifier, Thermal Image Heat Protection Spray, Stay Essential Finishing Spray, Pearl Styler Styling Gel
Stylist: Andy Lecompte, Wella Professionals Celebrity Stylist

Step-by-Step Styling
1. Wella Professionals Velvet Amplifier was added to her wet hair to prime it for styling
2. Blow dry the hair completely smooth with a ceramic brush
3. Spritz hair with Wella Professionals Thermal Image Heat Protection Spray to protect hair from heat fatigue
4. Separate hair into small sections and use a medium to large barrel curling iron to set loose waves
5. Use fingers to apply Wella Professionals Stay Essential Finishing Spray, tucking the hair behind one ear and giving it an all-over polished look

Then, for Selena’s Performance:
6. Using a dollop of Wella Professionals Pearl Styler Styling Gel on the palms, smooth hair back toward the nape of the neck and secure with a hair elastic
7. Using a ½ inch section from her hair, wrap the pony to hide the hair elastic and secure with hair pins into a chic, low ponytail

About Wella Professionals Styling
Wella Professionals Styling represents a refined collection of international salon favorites and iconic products recently innovated to create an extensive range destined for hair greatness. The new products combine wet styling, dry styling and finishing products, with each range offering four levels of hold. Wella Professionals Care and Styling launched in May 2011 in professional salons across North America. For more information, visit www.wella.com

Truly awesome NEW products worth mentioning!

With polish on one end and a chip-resistant topcoat on the other, this handy wand is as close as we’ll ever get to being ambidextrous. The best part? It peels right off. No remover required. Sula Paint & Peel Duos, $9; Ulta.com

I would LOOOOVE to try this!

Finally! Durable nail polish you peel off without remover. It’s our Paint & Peel nail color and Lasting Love topcoat together in a dual-ended pen. No-odor color. Fast drying. The perfect manicure goes on in minutes and lasts for days. On-the-go touchups are a snap. You’ll never need remover again!

With polish on one end and a chip-resistant topcoat on the other, this handy wand is as close as we’ll ever get to being ambidextrous. The best part? It peels right off. No remover required. Sula Paint & Peel Duos, $9; Ulta.com

The Garden of Good & Evil Nail Mini Collection is a set of four mini nail polishes in a range of rich colors.

Tempt yourself with the Garden of Good & Evil. An enticing collection, it draws its palette from runway fashion, including rich jewel-tones, exotic feather accessories, and cascading silk gowns. “This collection was inspired to empower your inner mistress, providing a selection of satisfying shades that will add a mysterious look to your everyday personality,” says Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, OPI Vice President & Artistic Director.

This set contains 4 x 0.13 oz Nail Colours in:
- Completely Fern-ished (dark green)
- Eve-y On the Eyes (grape)
- Tempted by Teal (metallic teal)
- Frankly I Don’t Give A-Dam (gray)

$18

Ooh La Lace Baked Shimmer & Matte Eye Shadow Palette ($114 Value) is a seductive, lingerie-inspired makeup palette.

Seduce with sexy, sultry, smoky eyes created with Baked Shimmer and Matte Eye Shadows in six smoldering colors. From the red carpet to between the sheets, this palette will give you big, beautiful bedroom eyes for all of your intimate moments.

This set contains:
- 6 x Eye Shadows in Lust (cream with shimmer), Smolder (matte gray), Risqué (matte black), Stunner (light bronze with shimmer), Knockout (bronze with shimmer), Racy (matte brown)

$36

ILLUMINATE YOUR SENSES

ILLUMINATE YOUR SENSES

With Exceptional Parfums *NEW* Limited Edition

Scented Candles, Reed Diffusers – Sold Exclusively at FragranceNet.com

I love the new Exceptional Parfums candles the Applewood is truly amazing. I am sitting here at my desk  inhaling the candle. It has the most perfect warm apple cider scent I have smelled in a candle. The scent has me excited for the crispness of fall and all the amazing scents. Even without  burning the candle my whole office smells so delicious. Can’t wait to try the other scents, I definitely a few of their reed infusers to freshen up my house.

Fill your home with the savory aroma of sensual vanilla, fresh linen, applewood and orange ginger with Exceptional Parfums Exceptional…For Your Home’s new selection of scented candles and fragrant reed diffusers – available exclusively at FragranceNet.com, the leading online retailer of discounted genuine brand name fragrances and beauty products.

Both the candles and diffusers are available in four scents:

Applewood – Who doesn’t relish the scent of homemade apple pie? No need to break out the apron though; you can let the delicious aroma of tart green apple mixed with cinnamon bark waft freely throughout the entire house with this scrumptious recipe.
Fresh Linen – Your house will continually smell fresh and clean with this mix of subtle back notes of powder and musk.
Orange Ginger – Awaken your senses with this exotic, uplifting and smooth brew that combines the sweetness of orange with the tart of ginger.
Vanilla Sensual – As the name suggests, Vanilla is one of the most sensual fragrances in the world. Light a few strategically placed candles when you’re in the mood for a little amour.

Exceptional…For Your Home candles are available in two sizes: 6 ounce tapered glass or 8.8 ounce tapered glass with a burn time of 75 hours for the 6 ounce size and 80 hours for the 8.8 ounce size. Housed in beautiful gift boxes with charming illustrations indicating each scent. Prices are as follows: SRP: $35, FragranceNet.com price: $20.50 each for 6 ounce; and SRP: $48, FragranceNet.com price: $24.50 for 8.8 ounce.

Exceptional…for Your Home Fragrant Reed Diffusers contain 12 10.5” reeds in a gorgeous 5.8 fluid ounce bottle. Housed in beautiful gift boxes with charming illustrations indicating each scent. SRP: $45; FragranceNet.com price: $22.50.

About FragranceNet.com

Founded in 1997, FragranceNet.com is the leading online retailer of discounted genuine brand name fragrances and beauty products. With more than 13,000 items, FragranceNet.com sells fragrances, skincare, haircare, candles, aromatherapy and more all at discounts up to 70 percent off department store prices. Brands include: Dolce & Gabbana, Cool Water, Obsession, Fendi, Romance, Versace, Escape, Gucci, Angel, Burberry, Eternity, Polo, and White Diamonds, among others. FragranceNet.com offers free U.S. shipping for all orders over $70 and a gift-wrapping service starting at $3.99.

 

Disclosure: A complimentary sample was sent to me for an honest review.


New Contest! Sweat-proof makeup from Avon‏

 

Congrats to our winners: Marcy L, Rebecca and Jessica A.

As we’re obviously in the middle of the hottest, ickiest summer days, I thought it would be the perfect time to introduce you to Avon’s latest launch: the Extra Lasting Collection.

Comprised of Lipstick, Lipgloss, Eyeshadow, Mascara, Liquid Foundation, Eyeliner, Cream-to-Power Foundation, and Pressed Powder Foundation, the entire ling is long-lasting, ensuring your makeup stays put and looks good all day long.

 

The Technology: Every product in the Extra Lasting collection is formulated with the Comfort Wear Complex to help maintain the quality of wear. The multi-tasking formulas go above and beyond lasting color and coverage to offer additional benefits—Extra Lasting means makeup that doesn’t compromise.

The Extra Lasting collection includes:

Extra Lasting Lipstick ($9): Delivering long-lasting color for up to eight hours, this SPF 15 lipstick provides conditioning moisture for 12 hours, striking the ultimate balance between comfort and staying power.

Extra Lasting Lipgloss ($9): This shiny, moisturizing gloss wears comfortably for eight hours. It makes lips look glossy and luminous.

Extra Lasting Mascara ($9): Offering up to seven times the volume increase, this 18-hour mascara makes lashes look volumized. The ultra-comfortable lightweight formula is fade-, transfer-, smudge-, rub- and water-proof, formulated with patent-pending technology.

Extra Lasting Eyeshadow ($9): Experience nine-hour wear with this breakthrough shimmering, silky shadow.

Extra Lasting Eyeliner ($9): This lasting liner boasts a super-fine, firm yet flexible precise tip for maximum application control. The fade-proof, transfer-proof, smudge-proof formula delivers a high dose of pigment for optimal coverage and intense color.

Extra Lasting Liquid Foundation ($12): Get flawless, natural coverage for 18 hours with this longwearing liquid foundation. Pigments are coated with a protective shield to help protect them from water, sweat, and humidity that can break down color. Freshwear Complex helps maintain the quality of just-applied foundation as the formula’s stretchable, breathable network leaves skin feeling comfortable.

Extra Lasting Cream to Powder Foundation ($11): This SPF 15 foundation wears flawlessly and maintains a fresh appearance for 18 hours. Comfortable and lightweight, the lasting formula looks natural—never cakey, masky or heavy.

Extra Lasting Pressed Powder Foundation ($11): This makeup offers lightweight comfort, and it stays fresh and natural-looking for 18 hours. Mattifying powder controls oil so skin stays shine free. The foundation maintains finish all day.

WHERE TO BUY: Available exclusively through Avon Representatives. To locate an Avon Representative call 1-800-FOR-AVON or visit avon.com.

 

CONTEST:

  • There will be 3 winners.
  • Each winner will win receive an Avon Extra Lasting lip gloss, mascara, and eyeshadow.
  • To enter Like Avon on Facebook and tell us “Have you ever had an makeup meltdown”? Then leave your name and email info in our comment section on MakeHerUp!
  • Contest runs Monday, 8/01/11 to Friday, 8/05/11
  • US  residents only
  • After the winner has been announced, you will have 48 hours to respond.