Black Friday Beauty Deal: 15% off Moistraiser + Free Shipping (ends 11/24)

  MLC fans, why wait until Black Friday for your beauty deals? From now until Saturday, Nov. 24th, take off 15% and get FREE shipping! Our Moistraiser a-VC (Moisturizing Toner) is our best-selling MLC product and voted Best of 2010 Skincare by well-known beauty bloggers: Our Moistraiser a-VC Toner is serum-style, which prevents the heavy, oily build-up found in most moisturizers and lotions Mixes alpha-arbutin with stable Vitamin C to deliver... 

Voting Day: Don’t forget Tues, Nov 6th

It’s finally here! Just a reminder if you haven’t sent in your ballot yet to please VOTE! Here’s more info if you’re a legal California resident: WHEN to Vote: The polls are open from 7:00am to 8:00pm on Election Day (Tues, Nov 6th) WHERE to Vote: Click here to find your polling place WHAT to Bring: In most cases, a California voter is not required to show identification to a polling place worker before casting a ballot.However,... 

South Korea – the Male Makeup Capital of the World!

If you’re still not sick and tired of Korean rap sensation, Psy, and his super catchy “Gangnam Style” song that’s sweeping the U.S., then here’s something even more interesting…South Korea is THE male makeup capital of the world! Over the past decade, South Korean men have been leading the pack straight to the makeup counter, spending $495.5 million on skin care last year alone, according to a CBS report. That’s... 

Fashion’s Night Out is Here!

It’s that time of the year again! Time to celebrate the annual shopping extravaganza of FNO (Fashion Night Out). Stop by your favorite stores and you’ll experience the following: Shopping discounts Complimentary champagne and/or cocktails Tasty hors d’oeuvres Fashion shows Live DJ’s Special merchandise Celebrity appearances And the best part is that they’re extending store hours to late so you don’t have to leave... 

The Beauty Serum Guide: All you need to know about Serums

What exactly are serums? Why are they so pricey? What should we look for in the ingredient label? Thanks to Allure magazine, here’s a quick guide to serums and why tiny bottled serums are so pricey yet so effective! WHAT IS A SERUM? While there is no formal definition of a serum, typically they’re the most potent part of a skin-care line and are used as part of a layering skincare routine. In case you need a refresher course on a proper... 

Official London Olympics Makeup Look by Max Factor

Did you know there’s an official Olympics makeup look? For the current London Olympics and Paralympics,  all female volunteers, medal bearers and escorts to the athlete and presenters, will be wearing makeup looks created by award-winning makeup artist and Max Factor UK ambassador, Caroline Barnes. The Sports Chic beauty look begins with a natural, healthy glow created using Max Factor’s Lasting Performance Foundation, which is then enhanced... 

Bird Poo Facials – The Latest Japanese Skincare Trend

A lead-based white face powder was fashionable among the elite during Japan’s Edo period in the 1600′s, introduced by celebrity geisha, courtesans and Kabuki actors. Unfortunately, the high lead level in their white makeup caused serious damage, sometimes leading to death. As a remedy, women used a mask containing nightingale droppings that had enzymes said to break down dead skin cells. Now there’s a modernized version in which... 

The BEST & WORST Cities for your Skin

Ever wonder which cities are the best and worst for your skin? Jessica Wu, M.D., celebrity dermatologist and author of “Feed your Face“, along with skin & beauty site, Daily Glow, analyzed 55 of the biggest cities in the U.S. and came up with a list of the BEST & WORST CITIES FOR YOUR SKIN. Each city was evaluated based on dermatologists per capita,  skin cancer rates, climate, air pollution, tanning beds per capita, and percentage... 

New Study says Women Spend More on Beauty during a Recession

Ladies, are you spending more on beauty products during this recession? A new study seems to think so, according to researchers at Texas Christian University, the University of Minnesota, the University of Texas at San Antonio and Arizona State University.   The study called “Boosting Beauty in an Economic Decline: Mating, Spending, and the Lipstick Effect,” hypothesizes the following: The more insecure the economy, the more money... 

Anti-Freckle Cream could be Amelia Earhart’s!

Nearly 75 years after the mysterious disappearance of  legendary aviator, Amelia Earhart, researchers from the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) said they  found on a remote Pacific island a small cosmetic jar that is almost identical to a jar of Dr. Berry’s Freckle Ointment, a once-popular American face cream for fading freckles. It was a well-known fact that Earhart disliked her freckles so TIGHAR is investigating... 

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