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Get The Look: Kate Hudson in LORAC

Kate Hudson is known for her effortless beauty and last night was no exception! The A-lister looked radiant in a rose gold ensemble as she attended the launch of the new Tiffany & Co. store in Beverly Hills on Thursday evening. Makeup Artist Debra Ferullo trusted LORAC Cosmetics to create Kate’s bold-eye look.

“When I saw Kate’s rose gold outfit, I thought it would look beautiful with a bold eye and lots of lashes. I decided to keep the lip soft and the skin luminous. I recently came across an old photography book featuring photographer David Bailey’s work and I incorporated some of that inspiration into this look.” – Debra Ferullo, Celebrity Makeup Artist.

Product Details Are Outlined Below:

 

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COMPLEXION:
LORAC SHEER POREfection Foundation, PR3 & PR4 ($34)
LORAC PRO Contour Palette ($45)
LORAC POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder, PF3 ($33)

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CHEEKS:
LORAC Color Source Buildable Blush, Prism ($22)
LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter, Daylight ($22)

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EYES:
LORAC Mega PRO Palette 3 ($59)
LORAC Front of the Line PRO Eye Pencil, Black ($20)
LORAC PRO Lash Pomade Mascara ($23)

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BROWS:
LORAC PRO Brow Pencil, Blond & Light Brown ($19)

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LIPS:
LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick, Duchess ($17)
LORAC Alter Ego Lip Gloss, Duchess ($16)
LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick, Socialite ($17)

 

LORAC Cosmetic is available for purchase online at: www.LORACCometics.com.

The Ulta Beauty Gorgeous Hair Event Is Here!

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There’s nothing better than a good hair day. As we head into a colder season, Ulta Beauty has you covered with the best beauty steals and deals for everything hair. Whether you want to Tame The Frizz, Embrace Your Curls, Pump Up The Volume, or Repair Damage, Ulta Beauty has the perfect products get those locks healthier, and stronger than ever!

Searching for your perfect hair regimen, or enjoying some of the amazing beauty steals on your favorite haircare brands like Rusk, Blow Pro, or Matrix, is easier than ever with the Gorgeous Hair Event. Try it all to get your best hair ever, book your appointment at the Ulta Beauty Salon for the perfect blow out, or chat with the Ulta Beauty Artistic Team to solve all your hair woes in no time!

 

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Monday, October 10th- 5.1oz Joico K-Pak Reconstructor -$9.99 (50% off); Unwash -Entire Brand -50% 0ff;

Tuesday, October 11th- Nioxin Styling Products -$8.99 (regularly $15.30-$17.90).

Wednesday, October 12th- All Hair Fashion Headwraps and Headbands -50% off; 9.5oz TIGI Masterpiece Shine Hairspray -$6.99 (70% off).

Thursday, October 13th- 8oz Macadamia Professional Masques -$18 (50% off); John Frieda -select haircare (online only)-40% off.

Friday, October 14th- 10.1oz Sexy Hair -select Shampoo and Conditioners -$8.99 ($14.95-$17.95); Bed Head Mind Blower Hair Dryer -$17.49 (50% off).

Saturday, October 15th- Matrix Styling and Dry Shampoo -$7.99 (regularly $16-$23); 5oz Instyler Blu Trurbo Ionic Dryer -$59.99 (40% off).

Sunday, October 16th- 2oz Living Proof Timeless Shampoo and Conditioner -$6 (50% off); 8.4oz Alterna Caviar Moisture Try Me Kit -$12.49 (50% off).

Monday, October 17th- 60 Viviscal Extra Strength Hair Nutrient Tablets -$25 (50% off), Sexy Hair -select Stylers -$8.99 (regularly $17.95-$18.95).

Tuesday, October 18th- Color Wow All Shampoo, Conditioner, and Styling -(excludes Root Cover up -50% off.

Wednesday, October 19th- 8oz Not Your Mother’s Way to Grow Shampoo and Conditioner -$2.99 (50% off); 8.5oz Mizani 25 Miracle Milk Leave-In Treatment -$10 (50% off).

Thursday, October 20th- Wella EIMI Styling -$8.99 (regularly $17.50-$19).

Friday, October 21st- Blow Pro -select Styling -50% off; 8oz Blow Pro Straightening Iron, Wave Maker Wand. or Dryer -$49.50 (50% off).

Saturday, October 22nd- Eolhim 3900 Rose Gold Titanium Ionic Dryer -$104.50 (50% off); AG Hair Liters -$15.99-$21.99.

 

Head over to the Gorgeous Hair Event page to get all the details and special deals for this event.

Kiehl’s Launches Two New Acne Fighters #InTheClear

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Adult acne is a growing concern that affects all ages and ethnicities. In the US, it is one of the most common skin conditions, affecting more than 40 million people. On social media, it is the #1 referenced skin-related concern worldwide.1

Acne is an occurrence of inflamed or infected sebaceous glands in the skin that can range from smaller, more localized areas, commonly referred to as breakouts, pimples, spots or zits. Acne can also be a more severe skin issue that spreads over larger areas of the skin. No matter the age, acne can have a true emotional impact on those who experience it, affecting their quality of life, careers and relationships.

With this concern in mind, Kiehl’s Since 1851 chemists proudly introduce Dermatologist SolutionsTM Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment, a fast-acting, gentle formula clinically demonstrated to reduce the appearance of breakouts and blemishes in as little as 24 hours, and Dermatologist SolutionsTM Breakout Control Acne Treatment Facial Lotion, a complementary facial lotion that helps reduce the appearance of acne.

 

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More common among women, studies show that adult acne concerns increased by 61% for women in their 30s and 60% for women in their 40s between 2005 and 2013.2 While 80% of adult acne is persistent from teenage years,3 20% of adult acne is late-onset and appears after age 25.4 Regardless of age, acne is caused by 4 common factors:

  1. Hormonal Influences (or imbalances)
  2. Blockage of oil or sebum flowing through the skin attributed to genetic factors, changes in the thickness or viscosity of the sebum, scarring from recent breakouts, retained skin cells on the surface of the skin that block pores, improper cleansing and/or occlusive skincare products.
  3. Bacteria that proliferates within the pocket of entrapped sebum within the pore.
  4. Inflammation that can come from physical or emotional stress, poor sleep, inhaling/ingesting environmental pollutants/toxins and diet

A key distinction between acne and adult acne is its clinical classification and distribution. Teenagers typically have oilier skin with inflammatory and comedonal (or blocked-pore related) acne that tends to appear in the T-zone. In contrast, adult acne tends to be tied more to inflammation and hormonal dysregulation, which often results in papules, pustules and cysts located along the jaw line and on the cheeks, in what is called the U-zone. Adult acne can also have an increased rate of discoloration, as the process of clearing acne-related blemishes and stains slows down as we age.

1 2014 American Academy of Dermatology Report
2 2005 L’Oréal Skin Market Study; 2013 L’Oréal Facial Skincare Market Segmentation
3 Preneau S, Dreno B. Female acne – a different subtype of teenager acne? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26(3):277-82, 2012
4 Preneau S, Dreno B. Female acne – a different subtype of teenager acne? J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 26(3):277-82, 2012

 

 

 

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Kiehl’s new Breakout Control Acne Treatment is designed to combat adult acne. It contains the maximum amount of sulfur (OTC) to help banish your blemishes in just 24 hours! This lotion does have a bit of texture so I find it easiest to use a night so I am not trying to mess with makeup over it.

I have used this now several times on a few blemishes that popped up. The first sign of acne I applied a bit at night before bed and wow what a difference. The redness is reduced, swelling has diminished  and it doesn’t leave my sensitive skin dry or irritated. And on little blemishes they seem to just disappear overnight. I am really impressed with how quick this works, a great product to add to your beauty arsenal.

Kiehl’s Breakout Control Acne Treatment Facial Lotion $28
Helps to correct and prevent future blemishes.

This facial treatment lotion helps to correct and help prevent future blemishes, while reducing the appearance of dullness and rough texture. Formulated with acne-clearing Salicylic Acid and Pine Bark Extract, our facial treatment lotion calms and soothes inflamed skin, while diminishing visible redness and evening skin tone for a clear complexion. Over time, skin appears healthy and youthfully refined.

  • Prevents breakouts.
  • Corrects rough texture and discolorations.
  • Apply liberally to clean, dry skin, avoiding the immediate eye area. Reduce number of applications if dryness or peeling occurs. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with water.

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A great daily treatment this not only helps get rid of blemishes but helps to reduce the number of future breakouts. I have sensitive and dare I say aging skin and had no irritation or sensitivity with this. I apply it on my U zone and anywhere else I am breakout prone. It leaves my skin feeling clean, clear and hydrated. So glad I have something that works daily to reduce breakouts from working out and seasonal weather changes.

Kiehl’s Breakout Control Targeted Acne Spot Treatment
Blends evenly and works to help reduce the appearance of blemishes.

This targeted blemish spot treatment helps to rapidly reduce the appearance of acne breakouts. Formulated with Sulfur for acne-clearing and Vitamin B3 for skin, our acne spot treatment blends evenly into skin and works to help reduce the appearance of blemishes.

  • Quickly eliminates breakouts
  • Reduces redness
  • Cleanse skin thoroughly prior to application. Apply a thin layer to blemish once daily and blend into skin. Increase to two to three times daily as needed. Reduce number of applications if dryness or peeling occurs. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with water.

 

Both products are now available in Kiehl’s stores and online at www.kiehls.com.

 

 

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

 


New! Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose & Nirvana Bourbon

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Under Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen’s creative direction, Elizabeth and James introduces two new distinctive fragrances in the Elizabeth and James Nirvana Collection – Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose and Elizabeth and James Nirvana Bourbon.

The Elizabeth and James Nirvana fragrance collection represents the ultimate state of happiness; an idyllic memory, moment or experience.

“Ashley and I believe everyone’s nirvana is different, so we created Nirvana Rose and Nirvana Bourbon to explore a more sensual and also playful side of Nirvana,” stated Mary-Kate Olsen.

“These two new fragrances are an evolution of Nirvana – bringing light and color into the collection and giving our customer more ways to find their nirvana,” said Ashley Olsen.

Created by Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen in partnership with Firmenich, the fragrances include:

I am a huge fan of the Elizabeth and James fragrances their White and Black line hooked me with gorgeous and unique scents. The two latest fragrances Nirvana Rose and Nirvana Bourbon are fantastic, unique and perfect for Fall and Winter with their warm, earthy scents.

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Nirvana Rose starts with an almost boozy rose scents. But the dry down reveals a gorgeous true rose scent with hints of musk, geranium and vetvier spice. A gorgeous warm, earthy scent perfect for crisp fall days, and your favorite sweater.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose – an alluring floral scent embodying the heart of a dark rose with notes of geranium, rose de mai and vetiver.

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Nirvana is warm, boozy and a very sensual earthy scent. Vanilla and bourbon are a perfect pair in this scent and the background of tuberose and oakwood mesh to create a smoky, woody scent. Not your average girly scent Nirvana Bourbon is a standout. The warm, sexy scent is perfect for Fall and curling up with your guy by a fire.

Elizabeth and James Nirvana Bourbon – an oriental scent blending notes of vanilla bourbon with oakwood and hints of tuberose.

The Elizabeth and James Nirvana Rose and Elizabeth and James Nirvana Bourbon bottles feature new translucent scarlet and amber tones inspired by the fragrances, highlighting the architectural lines, rich gold accents and distinctive texture of the bottles.

Available in three different sizes – 30 ml ($65 USD), 50 ml ($85 USD) and a rollerball ($25 USD). Available now at Sephora stores and online at www.sephora.com.

 

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

 

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