BEAUTY

                                              LOVE the NEW BOBBI BROWN RAW SUGAR Collection…. It is only around for a limited time and already sold out in some stores…..THIS IS A SUMMER MUST HAVE











Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Eye Palette - Raw Sugar



The Ten shimmering shades for eyes in beachy bronzes and warm sugar tones, are PERFECT for the SUMMER GLOW!! This limited edition palette leaves lids with a soft wash of pearlescent color.  This Pallette is so different from her others because it gives a toasted-brown, shimmering shades of raw sugar, and this palette captures the look of sandy shores and beach bronze beauty.


Bobbi Brown Limited Edition Raw Sugar Shimmer Nail Polish, shade=Raw Sugar Shimmer






LOVE BOBBI BROWN'S MOTTO

 "A strong brow, bedroom eyes, a bump on the nose," says Bobbi. "It's not about looking perfect. It's about looking and feeling like yourself, only prettier and more confident."






















   


LOVE These NEW ESSIE 2014 NAIL COLOR…


The essie 2014 neon collection celebrates stylish girls around the world struck by fashion fever.





  • Too Taboo – This vivid intense fuchsia is poised to take the world by storm. Sit back, relax and enjoy the glow.
  • Chills & Thrills – Wildly sexy. Totally unexpected. This supercharged neon blue violet keeps you on the toes.


  • Vices Versa – It is so good to be bad in flawless juicy neon lime. Cool and contrary, this opposite attracts.

  • I’m Addicted – Bright. Hot. Dangerous. Nothing off limits for this decorum-defying neon aquamarine blue.
  • Sittin’ Pretty – To buy or not to buy? Go ahead, splurge! This florescent berry hibiscus is a total must.


  • Serial Shopper – Full disclosure: this you-know-you-want-me fluorescent fire coral is seriously habit forming.











     

Self Tanning…..

Why sit in the HOT Sun for hours or Why bake in a Self Tanning Machine for days when you can Self Tan in 1 hour.  Self Tanning is the safest way to tan and it leaves the UV rays out of the equation. The two most common chemicals in self tanners are dihydroxyacetone (DHA) and Erythrulose, both of which work by reacting with the amino acids on the skin surface. If you don't want streaks, orange hands, dark creases…Following these steps will help you.


1. Set aside enough time to apply self tanner.

2. Take a shower or bath and exfoliate your skin.

3. Shave 

4. Massage lotion into trouble areas like knees, elbows, feet and hands.

5. You are Ready to apply. If you don't want to risk  getting orange hands, put on a pair of latex gloves. Spread the tanner over your skin in circular motions, making sure not to miss any spots. If you're not using gloves, don't spend too much time rubbing in the tanner because your hands will get too much of it. Use a timer and make sure you wash your hands every five minutes, scrubbing under and around the nails.
  • Around your feet, spread the tanner from your legs onto your ankles and the tops of your feet, and use as little as possible in this area. Don't apply any to your toes, heels, or the sides of your feet.
  • Apply the tanner sparingly on your face and neck because that skin will darken easily. Don't forget behind your ears and the back of your neck, especially if you have short hair.
  • While most people don't have tanned underarms, avoiding that area can be difficult, so it's better to apply self tanner there and lightly wipe with a damp washcloth about five minutes later.

6. After you're done with the tanner, apply mosterizing lotion to the tops of your feet, your ankle, your feet, and toes.  This will help prevent those spots from getting too dark.

7. At last, wait 8 hours before showering or bathing again. If you feel sticky, apply baby powder 

HERE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE SELF TANNERS 


1. L'Oreal Paris Sublime Bronze ProPerfect Salon Airbrush Self-Tanning Mist, Medium Natural Tan, 4.6 Ounce





2. Fake Bake Self-Tanning Sheer Chocolate Mousse








3. Body Drench Spray Quick Tan Tanning Mist Sunless Self Tanner 







4. TanTowel Self-Tan Towelette Classic





5. St. Tropez Self Tan Bronzing Mousse




LOVE THE NEW ESSIE COLLECTION FOR 2014

 "i suggest you come out of your shell and have a RESORT FLING"







 Resort Fling -
     Essie Resort Fling




Find Me An Oasis -
Essie Find Me An Oasis    




Under the Twilight - 
    Essie Under the Twilight




Cocktails and Coconuts -
Essie Cocktails and Coconuts    




    MY FAVORITE BEAUTY TREND FOR THE FALL IS COLOR MASCARA!


LOVE The Yves Saint Laurent MASCARA VOLUME EFFET FAUX CILS!!! It gives an intense, dramatic lash look! It has conditioning film with pro-vitamin B5 and aloe vera for curves and a fixing film with vinyl polymer for long-lasting effectiveness. The brush applicator combines nylon fibers of varying diameters for volume enhancement, as never before! JUST LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!!! CHECK OUT THE COLORS!! Extreme Blue, Burgundy, Fascinating Violet are my favorite!! Which one is your favorite??

                                                     








New FALL Nail Colors


MAYBELLINE has done it AGAIN!!! This NEW COLOR SHOW Nail Lacquer Polka Dots is by far  MY FAVORITE LOOK!!! It's easy to apply! Just add a top coat underneath and on top for longer lasting. The drops of JADE is the PERFECT color for this upcoming FALL SEASON! You will see this at New York Fashion Week and can purchase this Nail Lacquer at www.maybelline.com 






CHANEL is always at the TOP of my list for FAVORITE Nail Polish Colors! Le Vernis Nail Colour was a hit at PARIS FASHION WEEK!! My Favorite FALL Looks are:


LOVE MYSTERIOUS!! 


Add a little color with ELIXER 

Great for FALL 2013 you can find The Superstition Collection and my favorite NAIL COLOUR at www.chanel.com 



ANOTHER FAVORITE of mine is THE OPI San Francisco COLLECTION for FALL 2013!! 
I am in LOVE with the LIQUID SAND TEXTURE NAIL COLORS!!  ALL  colors for this Collection will be in stores AUGUST 7 2013. 

My 3 TOP picks are:

Wharf! Wharf! Wharf! is a GREAT color for the FALL!! BLUE is going to be the NEW BLACK for FALL!! LOVE this navy creamy LOOK! 


It's ALL SAN ANDREA'S FAULT is the BEST neutral color texture liquid sand NAIL COLOR!! LOVE this color!! Perfect for EVERY LOOK!! 



MY FAVORITE OPI COLOR IS ALCATRAZ! Alcatraz is a smokey navy/purple with different of other colors of shimmer...LOVE  how the gold and pink shimmer stand out the MOST!! The texture look is the HOTTEST NEW TREND IN NAIL LOOKS!! Adding a top coat gives it a different look...I prefer no top coat. Let me know what you think when you try this new OPI Nail Color!! 




                             2013 Beauty Buster Awards 



Working with The Salon Guy at "The Beauty Buster Awards" was such a BLAST! The Beauty Buster Award is to honor many of the Spa, Salon and Cosmetic industries top brands and others that will be featured in the famous author Lora Condon upcoming book SPA WARS: True Stories From Beauty Industries Front Lines. Lora Condon hosted this event in Manhattan at Next Vanity Salon and Lexington Plastic Surgeons. 








Winner Teresa Giudice and I having a nice conversation about how I LOVE her Milania haircare products!  


Fashion Blogger Alina Fayer and I at "The Beauty Buster Awards."  Love that Alina went to The Fashion Institute of Technology, the school that I attend and majored in Advertising/ Marketing Communications, just like me!  We had so much to talk about and had a lot in common!





Teresa Giudice being interviewed by Stephen Marinaro, The Salon Guy!






Lora Condon the host of this AMAZING Award Night! 


The Salon Guy presented Teresa her award for BEST SPECIALTY HAIR CARE! 


Here is a list of other WINNERS at this EVENT:


Overall Best Skincare – Control Corrective - www.controlcorrective.com 
Best Sunscreen – Control Corrective Aroma Matte Day Cream SPF 30 www.controlcorrective.com 
Best Body Moisturizer – Shea Moisture - Organic Raw Shea Butter Baby Eczema Therapy –www.sheamoisture.com 
Best Nail Polish – Del Sol Color Change - www.delsol.com 
Best Nail Appliques – OPI Peel Trend Tips, Real Lacquer Strips - www.sephora.com
Best Overall Hair Care – Davines -www.davines.com 
Best Specialty Hair Products– Youthful 8 Milania Hair Care - www.milaniahaircare.com 
Best Airbrush Makeup – Temptu - www.temptu.com 
Best Overall Makeup – Makeup Forever - www.makeupforeverusa.com/mufe
Best Spa Trade Magazine  – American Spa Magazine - www.spatrade.com/americanspa
Best Spa Consumer Magazine  –Spa Finder - www.spafinder.com
Best Lip Treatment  –Herbalife – Lip Refiner SPF 15 -www.goherbalife.com/celebrityweightloss 
Best Mens Fragrance – FRESH - Cannibis Santal Eau De Parfum - www.fresh.com 
Best Womens Fragrance – Ivanka Trump - www.ivankatrumpfragrance.com 
Best Tweezers – Anastasia - www.anastasia.net 
Best Eyelash Extensions – Jo Mouselli Xtreme –www.xtremelashes.com
Best Body Bronzer – Scott Barnes Body Bling – www.ScottBarnes.com.
Best Glitter Makeup – Eye Kandy- www.eyekandycosmetics.com  
Best Spa Music – Paradise Music - www.paradisemusic.us.com 
Best Ingestible Tinctures – Medicine of the People www.medicineofthepeople.net
Best Sore Muscle/Joint Oil – Medicine of the People - Sore Joint Massage Oil - medicineofthepeople.net 
Industry Visionary Leader – Spa Week www.spaweek.com.
Best Scar Repair Treatment – Keloid Care by Dr. Michael Jones. www.lexingtonplasticsurgeons.com 
Best Beauty Accessory – Vienna Victoria www.viennavictoria.com




IBS New York 


The International Beauty Show was filled with the LATEST hot new hair and makeup trends this year. I was assisting THE SALON GUY and ALEX MC CORD capturing all the NEW looks and all the NEW products as well as interviewing celebrities. TERESA GIUDICE came out with her new product called Milania. It is a refreshing argon oil that leaves your hair smooth, soft and silky. PAMELA ANDERSON and DITA VON TEESE were SPECIAL CELEBRITY GUEST representing Obliphica products.  WHAT a FUN FILLED EVENT with so much to capture... like a rainbow mohawk, skeleton make up, body art and so much more. 





The Salon Guy and the Assistance 


 Teresa, Alex, and The Salon Guy
 Alex and The Salon Guy interviewing Stella Makeup
 Alex McCord and The Salon Guy head on their tour
 Alex McCord and I
 Pamela Anderson 
 Pamela getting out of the car

 Pamela Anderson 


 Long Mohawk! 
 Miss New York
 Hot Dog Blow Dryer 
 On my way to the show
 A Skeleton and Mermaid!

 The Author that tells the truth about Makeup Companies
 The Swatch Guy 

 The Cool Glasses 
Teresa Giudice and I








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