Posts Tagged ‘asian skincare’

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... 

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... 

Turn Left – New Study shows that the Left Side of our Faces are more Pleasant!

Look at the camera, turn your face left, and say cheese! A new study by Wake Forest University psychology professor Dr. James Schirillo and co-author Kelsey Blackburn, stated that we humans prefer looking at the left side of a face, finding it more pleasant. The pair took photos of 10 male and 10 female faces, and created a series of originals and mirror images, so that a right cheek could be made to look like a left or the other way around.... 

Earth Day: Re-use Beauty Products

 Earth Day is this coming Sunday and we LOVE the practical advice from realbeauty.com on useful ways to re-use your beauty products! Here’s our FAVORITE WAYS TO RE-USE YOUR BEAUTY PRODUCTS: 1. EMPTY MAKEUP PALETTES: Instead of throwing away empty makeup containers i.e. eyeshadow palettes, blush compacts, etc., hold onto them since they’re perfect containers for storing broken chunks of blush, powder foundations, bronzers,  eyeshadows,... 

The Latest Japanese Beauty Trends @ Marukai 98 stores

Last Spring, we did a story on the amazing L.A Japanese emporium, Marukai 98 and all the interesting Japanese beauty goodies we found there. We recently checked Marukai out again and here’s some more interesting Japanese beauty goods! PILL MASKS WITH CONTAINER You’ll find beauty “pill” masks all over Japan and other countries in Asia like Taiwan and Korea. These beauty masks expand once they’re dipped in a container filled... 

Which City is the most Beauty-Obsessed? Hint: It’s not LA or NYC

In an age where physical appearances is even more important, how we look has become an obsession thanks to Facebook and Twitter. InStyle magazine asked Four Square to conduct a  survey on which city is most Beauty-Obsessed. Using the data from its 15 million users, Four Square found out which cities users were checking into most for beauty stores like Ulta, Sephora, and more. The #1 most Beauty-Obsessed City…drumroll please….FRESNO,... 

Deduct your….Breast Implant? Brazilian Cosmetic Surgery is Tax Deductible!

Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets! Earlier this year, Brazil made cosmetic surgery—including breast implants, liposuction, and tummy tucks—deductible from income taxes. The deductions are retroactive to procedures performed as far back as 2004! Brazilian officials apparently did the math and now believe the increase in income for medical personnel will more than compensate for the projected loss of revenue. “We concluded that cosmetic surgeries... 

Spa Week is here! $50 Treatments! April 16-22 only!

Ladies, tt’s that time of the year again…SPA WEEK is back! Launched in 2004, Spa Week is a nationwide event that is available in the following markets: Arizona, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Florida, Houston, Los Angeles, Minnesota, Nashville, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Virginia,... 

New Study shows Adult Acne on the Rise – Salma Hayek reveals her Acne problems

If you think you’re the only one suffering from adult acne, think again! A new study conducted by the American Academy of Dermatology revealed that adult-onset acne is on the rise among grown women. A 2011 clinical study found that 45 percent of women in their 20s had acne, and 26 percent of 30-somethings had acne. Compared with men in the same age groups, women were disproportionately dealing with acne. So why are grown women more prone to... 

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