Posts Tagged ‘beauty news’

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... 

FDA Issues New Sunscreen Label Rules

Finally! We’ve been reporting that the FDA will be making significant changes to sunscreen labels and we now may see the results! The FDA is making changes to how sunscreens are marketed in the United States as part of the Agency’s ongoing efforts to ensure that sunscreens meet modern-day standards for safety and effectiveness and to help consumers have the information they need so they can choose the right sun protection for themselves... 

How to Streamline your Skincare Routine

Ever feel like you never have enough time in the morning getting ready for work? This month’s Allure magazine shows us how to streamline our skincare routine so that YOU have more time for that well-deserved cup of coffee: Morning Rush: Start right by washing your face with a gentle cleanser that best fits your skin type. You can apply an anti-aging serum or you can finish off with a facial moisturizer with SPF. Sleeping Beauty: Make the most... 

SKN Bar – the 1st Botox Bar!

LA has always been about convenience thanks to Blushington‘s makeup application stores, Dry Bar‘s hair blowout stores, and now comes the FIRST BOTOX STORE. Dr. Vicki Rapaport has just opened SKN Bar, the first-ever walk-in botox bar for super convenient, in-and-out injections. Located in Beverly Hills, walk-in Botox injections cost $12/unit. “We needed to offer Botox, the gold standard in wrinkle relaxation, at a lower price... 

Summer Fling – Expired Beauty Products

Now that it’s June, its officially Summer! To ensure your beauty stash is fresh, check out these Summer “fling away” beauty expiration date guidelines according to the Santa Barbara Skin Institute: * Beginning from the time you first open these products Sunscreen: 3 years Lipstick: 2 years Pressed Powders, Eye-Shadow Powder, Blush Powder: 1 year Eye Pencil / Lip Pencil: 1 year Facial Toners: 1 year “Natural” Beauty... 

Mansome: A New Documentary that shows what Men REALLY think about Beauty

  Ladies, be prepared to FINALLY hear the real thoughts of men behind skincare,  haircare, and other grooming products. From America’s greatest beardsman, to Morgan Spurlock’s own mustache, Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at men’s identity in the 21st century. Models, actors, experts and comedians weigh in on what it is to be a man in a world where the definition of masculinity... 

A Happy Turkey day to all!

With all the craziness that Thanksgiving brings – we know you need a smile so check out these adorable Thanksgiving cookies from NY-based Eleni’s! Seriously, how cute is the tong and apron cookie in this “Turkey Dinner” set?     And don’t get us started on these “Turkey Cab” ones! Y’all have a wonderful THANKSGIVING and enjoy your time with your families! 🙂    

Skincare 101: Portion Control – How Much of Skincare Products do you Need to Apply?

Sometimes I wonder if I’m putting to little or too much of my favorite skincare products. Well, thanks to Real Simple magazine’s handy SKINCARE PORTION CONTROL GUIDE in their September issue, now you know how  much you should be using: Moisturizer w/SPF: Quarter-size. This amount will cover your face, neck and ears for a day. Go straight from fingertips to face otherwise you’ll wind up with a too-thin, underprotective layer. Exfoliating... 

Fangs – the latest Japanese Beauty Trend

Even though Halloween is over, hold onto those vampire fangs since you may need it the next time you’re in Tokyo! Called “yaeba” in Japanese (or the American equivalent of snaggletooth), this latest Japanese trend has countless Japanese young women rushing to their dentists for re-shaping their teeth into sharper, fang-like look. Why? “The gapped tooth is sort of preorthodontic or early development, and the naturally occurring... 

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