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New Contest- Tickets to Makeup Show New York! Contest Ends


Congratulations to our winners Rita and Tara! Have fun at the show.

For everything and anything makeup the Makeup Show NYC is the makeup junkies ultimate destination! We just were given the chance to give away two tickets to the show each winner will be able to bring a guest as well!

Event Profile:

The Makeup Show is the only event celebrating the art of makeup and networking with the foremost brands in the business. It’s an opportunity for professional makeup artists and tops brands to strength the community of makeup artistry. There will be on floor demonstrations, complimentary seminars as well as workshops and key note forums presented by renowned makeup artists.

Special Pro-only offers. Seminars, forums and hands-on workshops.

If you don’t win or just don’t want to wait you can still buy tickets here.


  • There will be 2 winners!
  • Each winner will receive a ticket for them and one guest
  • Enter by leaving your name and email address in the comments!
  • Contest runs Friday, 5/08/09 to Monday, 5/11/09
  • Please only enter once
  • After the winners have been announced, you will have 48 hours to respond
  • Note this show is in New York, prize is only for entrance to the event you will be responsible for all other costs.

Finally an ANSR for acne?


How does ANSR work?

ANSR PREP: PREP cleanses the skin for enhanced effectiveness of the phototherapy treatment. The ANSR: BEAM blue light waves kill the bacteria and ensuing infection, while the red light waves rapidly heal the skin. ANSR: NIGHT inhibits the excess secretions that create blemishes, while ANSR: DAY adds a moisturizing element to the acne fighting ingredients to keep skin balanced.

ANSR BEAM: Harmless phototonic energy is utilized by the ANSR: BEAM to assist healing deep below the skin’s surface. The healing light is produced by a special high intensity LED (light-emitting diode) and absorbed by the skin and cells in the body. This light, sometimes called photolight therapy or phototherapy, is converted into chemical energy, which initiates a cascade of events at the cellular level.

The ANSR: BEAM utilizes narrow-band, high-intensity blue and red photolight wave applications for treating acne. Blue light waves (430 nm) are precise wavelengths of light energy that are selectively delivered to the targeted area beneath the skin. Bacteria that causes inflammation associated with acne is known as Propionobacterium Acnes or P.acnes. P.acnes release porphyrins, which absorb the photolight energy and in effect, self-destruct. By removing P.acnes, inflammation disappears and acne clears up. A different photolight wavelength than skin-damaging ultraviolet light, blue light safely kills bacteria without causing dryness, redness or pain.

Red photolight wavelengths (660nm) are longer wavelengths that are able to penetrate the skin more deeply. Red photolight stimulates the collagens to create new, healthier cells – up to 200% more rapidly. In addition to new cell growth, the inflammatory process is slowed down thus curbing the acne cycle. As healthier cells crowd out inflamed and infected cells, the skin becomes noticeably clearer.

Scientists have concluded that the synergistic effect of anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory photolight wavelengths creates a safe and effective modality for improving acne.

ANSR TOPICALS: ANSR:’s scientific research team developed a special set of paraben free, acne-fighting topical lotions to help control acne and breakouts.

ANSR: PREP uses a precise combination of salicylic acid, scrubbing beads and exfoliating cleansers to help eliminate bacteria, slough off dead skin cells and remove excess oils to prepare the skin for light therapy application. The cleaner the skin, the deeper the BEAM can penetrate to accomplish its vital restorative work.

ANSR: DAY containshas AURAZIN™, a proprietary combination of natural ingredients that helps inhibit the thickening of skin oils so that they can pass freely up the hair follicles and safely onto the surface of the skin. This helps to keep oils from clogging the pores, preventing outbreaks. The DAY combines salicylic acid, minerals, botanicals and the AURAZIN™ acne-fighting formula with a gentle, non-greasy moisturizer. The skin is nourished and hydrated, and at the same time, more effectively protected against future outbreaks.

ANSR: NIGHT is a more concentrated version of the daytime lotion, but without a moisturizer. Also formulated with AURAZIN™, salicylic acid, minerals, and botanicals, NIGHT helps inhibit the thickening of skin oils, allowing the thinner oils to flow freely to the surface without clogging pores. Unlike its harsh counterparts, this easy-to-absorb gel works throughout the night to help stop acne in its tracks — below the skin’s surface.


ANSR: PREP Wet face and gently massage the refreshing cleanser into a lather. Leave on your skin for an additional 20 seconds to allow the ingredients to work. If drying of the skin occurs, start by leaving ANSR: Prep on the skin for 5 seconds, and gradually build up to the full 20 second application. Rinse thoroughly and pat skin dry. Avoid eye area when cleansing with PREP.

ANSR: BEAM Once you’ve thoroughly cleansed your skin, you’re ready to apply both BLUE and RED photolight to the affected areas. Press the BEAM “ON” button for BLUE LIGHT and place directly on the skin. The BEAM will vibrate slightly to let you know it’s working. Using a slow, sweeping motion, gently run the unit along the surface of your skin for 5 minutes. BEAM will then automatically switch to deep penetrating RED LIGHT waves for 5 minutes, followed by automatic shut-off. (You can manually cycle from BLUE to RED by switching the button off and then on again.)

ANSR: DAY After treatment with light, apply a layer of DAY lotion to acne prone areas. Gently massage until absorbed into the skin. If drying of the skin occurs, begin with a spot application, and gradually build up to application over the entire afflicted area. You may apply makeup directly following application of ANSR: Day.

ANSR: NIGHT Cleanse skin and treat with light, as in the morning. Apply a layer of NIGHT gel to acne prone areas. Gently massage until absorbed into skin. If drying of the skin occurs, begin with a spot application, and gradually build up to application over the entire afflicted area.

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Last Minute Mothers Day Gift Ideas


Pamper your mom for Mothers Day!

Great things come in Red Door spa packages – facials, massages, body treatments, manicures, pedicures, hair design, makeup artistry, and more. As a luxurious gift for someone special, or a well-deserved spa retreat for yourself, our Red Door spa packages offer unsurpassed sophistication and relaxation.


Absolute Gratitude – $472

-          Red Door Signature Facial

-          Customized Eye Contour

-          Red Door Signature Massage

-          Olive Oil Body Glow

-          Red Door Signature Manicure

-          Red Door Signature Pedicure

-          Shampoo and Blow Dry Finish

-          Make Up Refresher

-          also includes an Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour gift set ($25 value)


Unconditional Love – $304

-          Red Door Signature Facial

-          Red Door Signature Massage

-          Red Door Signature Manicure

-          Spa Lunch

-          Make Up Refresher



For A Perfect Mom – $202

-          Red Door Signature Massage or Facial

-          Warm Cream Manicure

-          Warm Cream Pedicure

-          Make Up Refresher


**Prices vary by location – those quoted below are for NY metro

Locations click here

Ok I love this print a gift idea,  great for the all the procrastinators out there. Now you can get her an amazing gift even at the last minute!

Print-A-Gift (free of charge)
Select our Print-A-Gift delivery method when personalizing your gift and it will be sent immediately via email to you or your recipient. The gift can easily be printed from home.

Introducing Santica CelluScience Anti-Cellulite Capsules!


This clinically proven combination of grape seed extract, gingko biloba, butchers’ broom, olive, rosemary and Vitamin E has been proven to reduce the appearance of cellulite, as well as lower the circumference of thighs, hips, abdomen and buttocks. 94% of women reported results in just 47 days after taking three tablets daily. This formula is ideal for those with stubborn cellulite that will not disappear with exercise or dieting.

Additional Information:
9 out of 10 women get cellulite when connective fibers shrink, pulling skin inward as fat cells push outward, causing embarrassing cottage cheese dimples.

So experts at Santica Research Labs in Italy created CelluScience with patented Vascolarys Complex to help:

• Promote healthy cell metabolism
• Deliver potent anti-oxidants
• Maintain micro-circulation inside
• For smooth, sexy skin outside

CelluScience is in easy pill form with no messy creams or painful treatments. Fight back against cellulite on your thighs, hips and buns. Order CelluScience Anti-Cellulite Beaute Intensive by Santica Research Labs now.

Take one convenient, easy-to-swallow gel-cap three times a day (two in the morning, one in the evening) preferably on an empty stomach. Cellulite is a condition that if not treated will progress and become irreversible at later stages; therefore, it is suggested to adhere to this regimen for a minimum of 90 days for best results. Beaute’ Intensive regimen should be repeated at least twice a year with a maintenance program of 3 months (90 days) in between. Maintenance regimen: Take one capsule daily for 90 days in between Beaute’ Intensive regimens.


What is cellulite?
In laypersons’ terms, cellulite is “superficial trapped fat” which appears on the skin surface as “orange peel” or dimpled skin. In medical terms, it is a modification of the subcutaneous tissue, involving the microcirculation network, the elastic, collagen connective fibers, and adipose cells. As a result, an alteration of fat tissue, including nodules, fibrotic changes, and fluid accumulation, occurs beneath the skin.

Cellulite is the most common “lipodystrophic” condition, differing from diffuse adiposity mainly because it appears in limited areas such as the abdomen, buttocks, hips, thighs, and knees. Usually it does not pose any serious health risk. There are cases where the following symptoms do occur: heaviness and tension in the lower limbs, cold feet, night cramps, retention of excess fluid in the tissues concerned and usually pain, resulting from compression or pinched skin.

Although at present, there is not a general agreement on the main causes of cellulite, it is the opinion of expert doctors worldwide that the main cause of cellulite is due to female hormones, specifically estrogen.

This is why many females first notice it during puberty. Estrogen may affect blood vessels, increasing their permeability, and fat lobules, increasing fat cell size. The result is an excess of fluids, which are released into the areas where cellulite then accumulates. Because these fluids become difficult to drain, toxins build, and free radicals and their oxidizing activity increase and cause further damage to the local connective tissue. The “trapped” fat in these areas is very difficult to metabolize and this is why dieting or exercise alone do little if anything to help its reduction.


How is cellulite generated?
The main cause of cellulite is Estrogen. Estrogen affects the connective tissues and the blood vessels, increasing their permeability. As a result, an excess of fluid is released into the areas where cellulite accumulates-mainly the thighs, hips, and buttocks. Because it is difficult for the liquids to drain, metabolic toxins begin to accumulate causing further damage to local tissue. The fat in these areas cannot be metabolized, and it becomes “trapped”.

How does CelluScience work?
CelluScience works in three different ways.
1) First, it helps maintain a healthy blood flow in the arteries, veins, and micro arteries, fostering optimum activity of the lymphatic vessels.
2) Next, it helps keep a strong cell metabolism, helping to avoid “undercutaneous/trapped” fat.*
3) Finally, it helps maintain strong connective fibers.*

What can I expect to feel within a few days?
Everyone is different. However, within a few days or less you might feel lightness in your legs. CelluScience also helps to promote normal fluid retention in the problem areas.*

Does CelluScience have any other benefits?
Yes. CelluScience is a very powerful free-radical scavenger*. In the clinical trials, it was noted that, particularly in smokers, this formula reduced the effects of free radicals in the blood lipids by 36%*. Therefore, CelluScience can also be considered a very strong anti-aging product.*

Can CelluScience totally eliminate and prevent Cellulite?
No. CelluScience has been proven in several clinical trials to help reduce cellulite.* Cellulite is a condition that, if not addressed, gets worse and worse with time. That is why it is advisable to take care of it as early as possible.


Should CelluScience be considered a treatment for weight loss?
CelluScience is not a weight loss product. Since it does help maintain a strong metabolic rate, it can have a slimming effect. Results for overweight individuals with cellulite would likely improve if CelluScience treatment were combined with a low calorie diet and mild exercise program (under a physician’s supervision).

Why is CelluScience more powerful than other treatments for cellulite?
Most anti-cellulite treatments are applied creams and lotions and are limited in their ability to penetrate deep enough into the skin where cellulite resides. CelluScience works to attack cellulite from the inside at the source where it is more effective.

Is CelluScience a competitor to medical treatments?
CelluScience is not a competitor to medical treatments. On the contrary, it can be a strong complement to medical procedures such as liposuction and liposculpture.

Is the Beauté Intensive regimen the same for everyone?
Beauté Intensive regimen: take one convenient, easy-to-swallow gel-cap three times a day (two in the morning, one in the evening) preferably on an empty stomach. For best results adhere to this regimen for 90 days. Beauté Intensive regimen should be repeated twice a year with a maintenance program of 3 months in between. Maintenance regimen: Take one capsule daily for 90 days in between Beauté Intensive regimens.

Does CelluScience work for everyone?
In one study, nearly 69% of the women who took CelluScience reported seeing results within 30 days, and 94% reported seeing results within 47 days. Overall, the majority of women have seen significant results from using this product.


Does CelluScience have any negative interaction with prescription medications?
In the International Scientific Bibliography and from the toxicological studies carried out on the anti cellulite formula, no particular serious interaction between the components of the formula with other pharmaceuticals was found. However, since CelluScience promotes strong micro-circulation*, it may affect the action of anti-coagulant drugs. You should check with your doctor before taking any dietary supplement. Women who are pregnant or nursing are advised to check with their doctor before taking CelluScience or any herbal dietary supplement. In addition, subjects who suffer from allergies related to any of the ingredients in the formula should not take this product. If you suffer from hyperthyroidism you should consult your physician before taking CelluScience.

How safe is CelluScience to take?
Since its creation, there have been no reported incidents of any negative side effects. Despite this fact, the manufacturer has conducted 4 specific toxicology studies. Tests were performed over a 4-week period in women of various ages. All of these studies have demonstrated that the product is extremely safe, even when administered in very high doses.