Posts Tagged ‘japanese makeup’

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... 

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... 

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... 

Happy Holidays!

Phew, what a year! We here at Marie Louise Cosmetics wish all our fans a very HAPPY HOLIDAYS! See you all in 2012!  

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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