Posts Tagged ‘facial cleanser’

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,... 

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,... 

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... 

Cleansing 101 Guide: Choosing a Facial Cleanser

With the weather changes, choosing a cleanser can be difficult because you have to tailor it to your exact skin type so that you thoroughly clean and cleanse your face without leaving it tight or dry. First, you need to figure out what your skin type is. There are generally 4 types: Normal, Dry, Oily, and Combination Dry/Oily. If you’re not sure what your skin type is, consult with a dermatologist. Next is finding the right cleanser type for... 

Timesaving Beauty Shortcuts

Ever since Summer ended and Fall started, we know you’ve been crazy hectic with school/work, family, and yes we already noticed the Christmas decor and knicknacks that are starting to pop-up instores. DON’T PANIC! Just take a deep breath and take one thing at a time. To help you de-stress, here’s some BEAUTY SHORTCUTS compliments of our fave magazine, Real Simple:  DRYING NAIL POLISH: Air dry nails for 2 minutes then dunk your... 

Exfoliate, Exfoliate, Exfoliate!

In my 20′s, I used to buy those apricot scrubs  thinking that I was so smart in scrubbing off all the dirt and makeup from my face. Now that I’m in my 30′s, I’m now learning from my mistakes: LESSON LEARNED #1: Don’t use a facial scrub on a daily basis. Not only is it extremely rough on your skin, it strips off essential oils that your skin naturally needs. Use a facial scrub sparingly – at most once a week depending... 

FREE full-size MLC Cleansing Clear Gel with ANY purchase!

Even though its almost the end of Summer, our Marie Louise Cosmetics Summer Cleansing Sale isn’t over yet! Get a FREE, full-size Cleansing Clear Gel worth $57 with ANY MLC purchase! The MLC dual-purpose makeup remover and facial cleanser is capable of removing even the most stubborn makeup (like waterproof mascara) gently whisking away makeup while taking care of your skin with its special hydrating formula. This softly textured gel easily... 

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