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Have you found yourself daydreaming about a beauty app that would make your life easier? Or what we might be able to accomplish with our phones in the future. I have a Future of Beauty assignment to think up a few beauty apps I wish existed, who knows some of them might not be too far off.
1. My Wardrobe App:
Anytime you buy clothes, accessories, shoes or a handbag you scan the tag. A picture of the item is immediately added to your Wardrobe App. Clothes you already own can be photographed with your phone and added to your Wardrobe as well. The app will suggest new outfit combinations, what to wear for the current seasons trends, and can also suggest simple items to purchase that will multiply new outfit options.
2. My Complexion App
Every girl or guys best friend, simply snap a photo of your face (or problem area) and the app will go to work. Whether your issue is acne, dry skin, or enlarged pores. The app will analyze your skin and link directly to items that you can purchase to fix your toughest complexion problems.
3. My Trend App
Have you fallen in love with the newest trend? Sometimes the things we love might not have a barcode or we don’t know a name to research the item for purchase. Well whether you have fallen in love with a coral hat, cognac leather boots, or the perfect red lipstick you are just a picture away from being able to purchase. The My Trend app can instantly search for your newest obsession just snap a photo and the app immediately goes to work, within seconds you will have a list of items that match your picture for sale locally or online.
4. My Beauty Bidder
Looking for some new makeup or a great outfit for a night on the town? With my beauty bidder you can name your own price for your next purchase. Type in your desired product and the price you want to pay. The app will send your request immediately to retailers. Once a seller has agreed to the sale price your item will automatically be billed to you and shipped.
5. My Colors App
Still not sure what your color is, or what shade of lipstick or shirt will make you look like a million bucks? The My Colors App will store your skin tone and color down to seasonal variances. Snap a photo of an item of clothing or a beauty product. The app will then determine which color will complement you most. It will also suggest other pieces and products to draw out your best features.
Ouidad Holiday Hair Tips
The Holidays are upon us! Step up your style and be passionate about your curls by adding some pizzazz with the help of Ouidad Creative Director, Morgan Willhite. Start with a healthy curly hair foundation and create curls that scream sensation style.
Make Curls Behave This Holiday Season
The best way to make curls and unruly behave is to keep hair healthy; use a deep conditioning treatment on your hair every two weeks to “feed” your hair and keep it strong, shiny and healthy; the Ouidad Deep Treatments ($25) is ideal
Hydrated hair is the foundation and lifeline for curls; let your curls dry naturally, with no heating tools
The less you handle or play with your hair, the better off you are – don’t run fingers through it or touch it too much
Use the Ouidad Climate Control Heat and Humidity Gel ($22) and Moisture Lock Conditioner ($22); these products nourish your hair, tame frizz and smooth flyaway’s in any weather
Holiday Glam Curls
Begin by shampooing and conditioning your hair with the Ouidad Climate Control Defrizzing Shampoo ($18) and Conditioner ($20)
While the hair is still wet, spritz it with the Ouidad Botanical Boost ($16) to preserve the moisture
Dry slightly with a blow dryer on medium heat and set your hair with medium heat rollers
Morgan recommends Tourmaline Static Free Rollers
Set the top center row of the rollers going back all the way to the back of
the head, and the sides of the head down
When the rollers have cooled, remove them from the hair and apply the Ouidad Shine Glaze Serum ($20) to your palms and run your hands all over the set hair
Follow with a natural bristle brush and brush your hair gently for couple of minutes to relax the set
Using your fingers, part your hair in the center to allow the flow of the set (using a comb would cause the hair to fan out)
Yoou can also ad beautiful accessories to your curly hair for an extra touch of glam
Necklaces as headbands are always a nice touch
All Ouidad products can be purchased at Ouidad.com.
Borghese is having their Cyber Monday Sale this coming Monday from 12pm-4pm EST. They are offering two great deals. The first deal is a promo code that grants a discount of 25% off. The promo code is 25CYBER11 and will be valid on all borghese.com purchases with very minor exclusions of only Villa di Borghese Spa at Home Accessories and Instant Gratification Insta-Firm Platinum Duo.
The second deal is the Instant Gratification Insta-Firm Platinum Duo. It’s a great value…for only $40 and the customer receives 2 full-sized Insta-Firm Platinums for half the price of one. It’s a great deal as the customer is receiving $158 worth of great product for only $40!!
Who doesn’t love a great item in a miniature size? Great for last minute gifts, stocking stuffers or just pick one up for yourself. Check out Sephora’s minis:
Sephora Collection Mini Bag ($15/$50 value)
This mini palette contains the essentials to create a quick look on the go. In the shape of the iconic Sephora shopping bag, this slim palette contains nine eyeshadows, one blush and four lipsticks.
Sephora Color Wand ($10 each)
A Sephora favorite, this slim wand holds six shimmery glosses, each with their own doe-foot applicator. Choose from Hydra (nudes and beiges) or Sacred Heart (pinks, raspberry and violet).
tokidoki Mini Rollerball Set ($18)
A set of six mini rollerballs in each of the new tokidoki scents. Give yourself the perfect opportunity to try them all or break them up into adorable stocking stuffers. Fragrances include:
· Adios: Devilishly Crisp Citrus
· Ciao Ciao: Sassy Sheer Floral
· SANDy: Sparkling Fresh Floral
· Donutella: Rich Delicious Cream
· Adieu: Sexy French Berry
· Siberia: Icy White Musk