Archive: $26.00 – $50.00

Get The Look of Love-ly This Valentine’s Day

Already getting butterflies thinking about the most romantic day of the year? With the day of love just around the corner, make sure you are stocked up on these fabulous February 14th beauty must-haves. These gorgeous items even make great gifts for your girlfriends if you plan on celebrating with a fun-filled ladies night!

Need to treat your tresses?

Add a sweet solution to your beauty routine with a candy-scented hair treatment from Miss Jessie’s. Perfect for any hair type, this yummy cream is perfect to hydrate hair after shampooing. Simply allow Super Sweetback to steam into strands for ten minutes and then rinse. The result – gorgeously smooth, sexy locks! Price: $48 at MissJessies.com

Need kissable lips?

No problem! Trust your pucker to Trish McEvoy’s Beauty Booster Lip Gloss. This delectable gloss adds shine to your smooch with its signature complexion-enhancing color, hydrating treatment and protection. Toss this Trish favorite in your purse for a stunning look all night long. Price: $25 at TrishMcEvoy.com

Need to amp up your smile?

Worried about having a less then perfect smile, but no time to whiten? Not too worry! Luster 1 Hour White promises to whiten teeth up to seven shades in just ONE hour. Also, this unique at-home whitening kit is the only over-the-counter whitening solution that causes ZERO sensitivity following use. Price: $39.99 at drugstores nationwide

Fango Ristorativo

I am in love with Borghese Fango Ristorativo mask, its just what the doctor ordered for my dry winter skin. My skin was starting to feel like leather so I gently buffed it then applied my Fango Ristorativo mask.

The mask is both hydrating and clarifying and it felt incredibly nourishing on my skin. Since working the Fango mask into my skincare routine my face feels like new again. Its clearer and I am not having any issues with dry patches. Love it!

Fango Ristorativo
Restorative Hydrating Mud for Face & Body

A multi-purpose mask that helps nourish and replenish skin with vital marine nutrients and Borghese’s signature Acqua di Vita® Complex. It helps protect against environmental damage while soothing stressed or dehydrated skin with a cooling sensation. Reduces redness as well as inflammation and irritation of the skin. Concentrated minerals and micronutrients replenish and re-mineralize dull, depleted skin. Softens, smoothes and enhances elasticity of the skin for a younger, healthier, more luminous complexion.

What it does
Helps protect against environmental damage, reduces redness and fights against inflammation of the skin.
Acqua di Vita® Complex – to hydrate and energize skin
Tahitian Sea Water – to nourish and replenish the skin with vital marine nutrients
Murumuru Butter – to soften and smooth the skin while enhancing elasticity
Kaolin – to clear and purify pores
How to Use
Apply a thick layer to cleansed face and body. Avoid eyes and mouth. Leave on for 5 – 10 minutes. Wet a sponge or washcloth or rinse with lukewarm water. Use at least once a week or as needed.

$33.50- $64.00

It’s a New Year … Get Into the Nude

Going au natural is more popular than ever, and not just natural ingredients. Muted, natural looking colors can be seen throughout this very New Year from nude platform pumps to “greige” nails and everything in between. This new color palette boasts shades of tan, camel, cement, clay, stone and many other muted tones in between giving the traditional Roy G. Biv a run for its money.

For a simple take on the trend without totally committing to going “greige” try Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Lip Gloss in Juicy Beige. This silky lip gloss offers the treatment benefits of a lip balm plus sheer, shimmering light beige color. If you prefer a more matte looking lip try the Maifanshi Lipstick in Nude Beige.

Koh Gen Do’s Fresh Face Cheek Color in Caramel Bronze is another great product to help you get into the nude. The ultra-fine, natural powder provides just enough pigment for healthy looking bronzed skin—perfect for a winter pick-me-up or a summer sun-kissed glow.

Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Lip Gloss in Juicy Beige ……………..…. SRP $21

Koh Gen Do Maifanshi Lipstick in Nude Beige ………………….. SRP $35

Koh Gen Do Fresh Face Cheek Color in Caramel Bronze ……. SRP $38

Koh Gen Do products are available online at www.kohgendocosmetics or at Barneys New York and Beverly Hills.


My Winter Skincare Must Have

It has been in the 20′s here in Portland and besides forgetting what my toes feel like my skin has taken a cold weather beating.  I  practically bathed my skin in  First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream before bed last night and this morning my skin rivals my babies bottom! My hands that felt leathery and close to cracking  are soft and smooth again and the rest of my skin feels wonderfully hydrated and smooth.

First Aid Beauty Ultra Repair Cream

What it is:
An over-the-counter, super-emollient cream with a spectacular whipped, non-greasy texture.

What it does:
This Ultra Repair Cream is a thick, rich, emollient product that hydrates deep down with exceptional penetration. This cream is for anyone with severely dry, scaly skin due to harsh winter weather, aggressive cosmetic treatments, or any of the following conditions: atopic dermatitis, irritant eczema, allergic eczema, and keratosis pilaris. With the help of colloidal oatmeal, shea butter, soothing eucalyptus oil, and ceramides, Ultra Repair Cream provides immediate relief and visible improvement for distressed skin. The FAB Antioxidant Booster defends skin from free radical damage and the cream deeply hydrates with exceptional penetration, providing immediate relief and visible improvement. The cream is immediately absorbed into the skin and can be used all over the body and on the face.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Phthalates
- GMOs
- Triclosan

What else you need to know:
Safe for even the most sensitive skin. Petroleum-free. It contains Colloidal Oatmeal, the only FDA-approved, OTC ingredient for eczema. It’s allergy-tested, dermatologist-recommended, and contains FAB Antioxidant Booster to combat free radicals.

Research results:
- An immediate improvement in skin hydration of 169%.
- After 2 weeks, improvement in skin hydration of 38%.
- 79% preferred Ultra Repair Cream over other products.
- 98% noted instant relief from dry skin.
- 100% reported a lasting improvement in skin dryness.

$15-$39