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Jul

Product Review—Hair Care: Carol’s Daughter Cupuaçu Anti-Frizz Smoothing Shampoo & Conditioner

Product Review—Hair Care: Carol’s Daughter Cupuaçu Anti-Frizz Smoothing Shampoo & Conditioner

It’s no secret that I have a head of frizzy hair and that I am always in search of the next best anti-frizz hair products. Over the years I have tried several Carol’s Daughter products with success, so I was pleasantly surprised to find that her latest anti-frizz products held true to their claim of keeping hair frizz free for up to 72 hours.

I received Carol’s Daughter Cupuaçu Anti-Frizz…

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30

Jul

CeleBeauty Watch: Lupita Nyong’o Is A Ray of Sunshine on July 2014 Elle France Cover

Wearing a yellow Giambattista Valli gown from the Fall 2013 couture collection Lupita Nyong’o is glowing on the cover of the July 2014 Elle France. 

CeleBeauty Watch: Lupita Nyong’o Is A Ray of Sunshine on July 2014 Elle France Cover

Wearing a yellow Giambattista Valli gown from the Fall 2013 couture collection Lupita Nyong’o is glowing on the cover of the July 2014 Elle France. 

The first metal lipstick tube  was invented in 1915 by Maurice Levy and by 1923, the modern swivel lipstick tube was patented.  Shortly thereafter, beauty companies like Chanel, Guerlain, Elizabeth Arden, Helena Rubenstein, and Max Factor started to create lipsticks.

In the 1940s companies like Maybelline, Revlon, and CoverGirl targeted  their core audiences –girls aged 16 and up– by marketing lipstick and by the late 1940s, 90% of American women wore lipstick.

By the 1950s red lips were a way of life for Hollywood screen stars and housewives.  98% of women in the U.S. wore lipstick during these years.  In the 1960s pale lips were popular and in the 1970s grunge ushered in black and dark purple lips, while disco made fuchsia and opalescent purple lipsticks the rage. 

In the 1980s, bold reds made a comeback. During this time, M.A.C introduced their first line of lipsticks and Madonna made their Russian Red popular by wearing it throughout her Like a Virgin World Tour. Sade’s red lips and pony tail were emulated by women worldwide.

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Bobbi Brown brought the natural brown lipstick to market and spawned an empire in the 1990s, while Monica Lewensky made the nude lip an instant hit during her interview with Barbara Walters.

Today, red lipsticks are iconic. From Rihanna to Iman – red knows no boundaries.

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 With literally thousands of red lipsticks on the market, we narrowed down 10 that are pivotal to the history of the red lip.

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Trending—National Lipstick Day: 10 Iconic Red Lipsticks – Then & Now The first metal lipstick tube  was invented in 1915 by Maurice Levy and by 1923, the modern swivel lipstick tube was patented.  

29

Jul

Budget Beauty Tuesday: Editor’s Pick—Rimmel London SunShimmer Maxi Bronzer

Budget Beauty Tuesday: Editor’s Pick—Rimmel London SunShimmer Maxi Bronzer

It’s that time of the year where rocking a natural bronzy glow is THE thing to do. You know, fake everyone out with the presumption that you have spent a few days in St. Barths, partying like a supermodel. The smart thing to do however, is to use your SPF diligently and fake everyone out with a bronze glow out of a compact.

We are loving on Rimmel London Sun Shimmer Maxi Bronzerright now, for a…

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28

Jul

Product Reviews—Skin Care: LashEm 3-in-1 Eye Bright

Product Reviews—Skin Care: LashEm 3-in-1 Eye Bright

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the under-eye serum LashEm 3-in1 Eye Bright  that I was trying.  I was looking to testing a product that helped reduce my under-eye puffiness and promised to give me more radiating skin in the eye area. I never tried an under-eye serum before so I was excited to see if this product would deliver.

About LashEm 3-in-1 Eye Bright:

3 in 1 Eye Bright helps decrease the…

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