Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Chic Valentine's Day-Inspired Accessories That Will Set Your Heart Aglow

What’s pink, pretty and chic all over? Electra fashion bikes, of course! Check out some of Electra’s accessories and bicycles that are sure to show the love in the most fashionable way possible this Valentine's Day!
What color is more Valentine’s Day appropriate than pink? Check out the Loft 7D ($549.99), available in Pink Macaroon.

The Dutch-inspired Amsterdam in Deep Pink ($660) is the perfect classic meets modern accessory. 

Decked out in colorful hearts, the Heartchya 3i ($769.99) will have you riding in style.

Hop on the Tandem 7i ($1,319.99) for a Valentine’s Day cruise your honey will never forget

Electra’s ringer bells ($9.99) fit standard bicycle handlebars and make a sweet, small gift



Stay chic and safe with Electra’s helmet in Rose Quartz ($70)

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Skincare Tips for the Winter Blues from M·A·C Cosmetics


There’s no more important time to take care of your skin than winter. We’ve rounded up skincare tips and essential products from M•A•C Cosmetics to help you adjust your beauty regimen to protect your skin from the harsh weather and beat those winter blues.   


  • Condition with the new Prep + Prime Essential Oils for extra hydration by applying to the skin after cleansing 
  • Hydrate with Prep + Prime Skin Base Visage, the best-selling moisturizer that adds radiance to the skin 
  • Exfoliate with Lip Scrubtious, the new sugar-based lip conditioner that gently buffs away dry and flaky skin
  • Opt for lightweight coverage with the Studio Waterweight Foundation, a favorite among M•A•C Pro artists for its ability to mimic skin
  • Finish with Prep + Prime Fix+ setting spray, a “must have” product from M•A•C Senior Artist John Stapleton 











Shu Uemura: Battle Ultimate Cold With Ultimate Remedy




Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Rodan + Fields: Life-Changing Skincare


Now’s the perfect time to take a closer look in the mirror and set your skincare goals for 2017. Perhaps you’re no stranger to skin woes, and you’ve been striving for clear skin from a young age. Or maybe you’re just beginning to see crow’s feet and expression lines show up. In any case, remember that your choices and skin habits today will affect the way you look and feel tomorrow, next year and well into the future.

Everyone's skin is unique. Whatever your complexion craves, there is a Rodan + Fields regimen for you.

Start with a skincare assessment to identify your current needs. All the products at R+F are based on Multi-Med Therapy, it combines the right ingredients in the right formulations and in the right order—so you can see the best possible results. To find which regimen is right for you go to https://susanmiguel.myrandf.com/Home.aspx scroll down to the solutions tool. Simply answer the questions. You will be directed to the right products for your needs. 

Once you’ve found the right skincare system for your concerns, follow each step of your regimen every day— you have to stick to a daily skincare routine! The more you add or subtract products, the harder it is for your skin to find its balance. Rodan and Fields products have the right ingredients in the right formulation, in the right order, so be patient and stick with it!

Younger-looking skin doesn’t happen overnight. When using new products, it may take several weeks for your skin to adjust before you start seeing improvement—don’t be discouraged. With a diligent approach, you can combat the effects of time and the environment for a firmer, more radiant, flawless-looking complexion.
No matter where you are on the journey to a healthier, younger-looking complexion, it’s never too late to change your skin’s destiny. After accounting for genetics, you actually have control over 80 percent of how your skin ages*—now that’s great skin potential.

*Source: Write Your Skin a Prescription for Change, by Dr. Katie Rodan & Dr. Kathy Fields.




Never heard of Rodan and Fields?


Is a skincare company committed to connecting people with the products, the knowledge, the resources and the opportunities to change skin and to change lives. They offer effective, clinically proven products to customers, as well as business opportunities to our Independent Consultants.

All products use Multi-Med™ Therapy, which is designed to deliver the right medicines, in the right formulations, in the right order to transform your skin. We offer products to treat:

  • Wrinkles, pores and loss of firmness
  • Brown spots, dullness and sun damage
  • Acne, blemishes and breakouts
  • Sensitive, irritated skin and facial redness 
  • And more!


All products are sold here: 
https://susanmiguel.myrandf.com

Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields are the originating doctors who created Pro Active! They still practice dermatology in San Francisco! They have taken their expertise (which is much more than treating acne) and developed other products. They have been a part of the development, testing, and usage of every one of the products. They have been written up in Forbes magazine, Elle magazine, Womans Day, the Today Show and many others. The acne regimen UNBLEMISH is the #1 premium acne brand in the U.S. and RODAN+FIELDS is the #1 fastest growing skincare brand in the u.s. over the last five years. Now that says something!



Friday, January 20, 2017

The Ultimate Work Out Bag by JEMMA Bags

On the hunt for a new workout bag? Looking for something that is practical yet stylish ... well look no further - JEMMA by Joanna Lau has designed the ultimate workout bag. 


Birdie” by JEMMA takes you from workout to work in no time with its dedicated pockets for laptop and additional essentials for every #bossinheels, workout apparel, and even a hidden special compartment for athletic / gym shoes – washable drawstring laundry bag and cosmetics bag included.

The stylish, functional work-gym bag retails at $198, and is available in a variety of colors. And did I mention Katherine Schwarzenegger happens to be a fan of the bag!
Joanna Lau, Founder & CEO and Katherine Schwarzenegger 

About JEMMA Bag


JEMMA was founded with founder Joanna Lau’s work life in mind. The objective was to design handbags specifically for the modern day working woman who appreciates classic elegance and sensibility, while leading the way for her to connect with like-minded women through a brand community, called #JEMMAGirls. JEMMA empowers women of any profession to be fashion-forward and organized, while personifying ambition and the go-getter approach.


Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with M∙A∙C Cosmetics

With the Chinese New Year bringing new beginnings, M∙A∙C is bringing a new collection – M∙A∙C Year of the Rooster!  This assortment of festive products is available online & in-store January 12th through February 23rd. 

This celebration of the Year of the Rooster calls for a new line-up of eyeliner, primer, eyebrow pencils, lipsticks, blushes, and eyeshadows that invite good luck and good fortune to all. 
      


1. M∙A∙C Lipstick in Dangerous, $17
2. M∙A∙C Pentultimate Eye Liner in Rapidblack, $21
3. M∙A∙C Eyeshadow x 9 in Year of the Rooster, $32
4. M∙A∙C Eye Brows in Lingering, $17
5. M∙A∙C Powder Blush in Dame, $23
6. M∙A∙C Prep + Prime Natural Radiance in Radiant Pink, $42

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Get the Golden Globes Beauty Look with Artis Brushes!

Since there was just SO much to talk about from the recent Golden Globes, I wanted to share with you some bold beauty trends we noticed front and center – amongst the lovely ladies and dashing men!  Always keeping a finger on the pulse of what’s trending, Artis brushes are an essential tool and ultimate makeup (and grooming!) must-have for recreating the night’s top looks!  



See below our picks for the top 5 trends from the night, which stars rocked them and how to get the look at home!

The Trend: Bronzed and Beautiful Men

  • As Seen On: Ryan Gosling, Ryan Reynolds, Jimmy Fallon, Chris Pine
  • Get the Look: Artis Elite Mirror Palm Brush ($65) to apply beard-grooming oil (if applicable) and follow with self-tanner/bronzer 


 
The Trend: Luminous, Clean Skin


   


The Trend: Smokey Eyes



 
The Trend: Soft, Romantic Makeup 

  • As Seen On: Emma Stone, Carrie Underwood, Hailee Steinfeld
  • Get the Look: Apply cream or powder blush with Artis Elite Smoke Oval 6 ($57), and apply lip color with Artis Elite Smoke Circle 1 ($36). 

   


The Trend: Plunging Necklines

  • As Seen On: Jessica Chastain, Zoe Saldana, Mandy Moore, Gina Rodriguez
  • Get the Look: Apply moisturizer and any illuminating/skin perfecting products to the body with the Artis Elite Mirror Palm Brush ($65).





    

Monday, January 09, 2017

LORAC x Jenna Dewan Tatum at The Golden Globes After Party

Jenna Dewan Tatum glammed out last night as she heated up the Golden after party in a chillingly dark ensemble. Celebrity Makeup Artist Patrick Ta enlisted LORAC Los Angeles to create Jenna’s smoldering look.



“Jenna's Julien MacDonald dress inspired me to create a dramatic look which we conveyed with the modern smudgy winged liner " – Patrick Ta, Celebrity Makeup Artist


EYES:
LORAC Front Of The Line PRO Eye Pencil, Black ($20)
LORAC Pocket PRO 2 Eye Shadow Palette ($18)
LORAC PRO Mascara ($23)


LIPS:
LORAC Alter Ego Lip Liner, Goddess ($17)
LORAC Alter Ego Lipstick, Goddess ($17)


BROWS: 
LORAC PRO Brow Pencil, Black ($19)

CHEEKS:
LORAC Baked Matte Satin Blush, Exposed ($12)

COMPLEXION:
LORAC TANtalizer Highlighter & Matte Bronzer Duo ($33)
LORAC POREfection Baked Perfecting Powder ($33)


CONTOUR:
LORAC Double Feature Concealer & Highlighter ($25)
PRO Tip: Apply the cream highlight with your finger on the high points of your face for an all over glow

Nicole Kidman: The Ethereal Rock Chick @ 2017 Golden Globes

Nicole Kidman at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards
The Ethereal Rock Chick Look