Posts Tagged ‘makeup tips’

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... 

Skincare 101: Do’s & Don’ts of Mixing Skincare Products

We’re told that it’s OK (actually that it’s better) for your hair if you mix and match your shampoo and conditioner. Well, don’t make the same mistake with your skincare products! Using different skincare products like facial cleansers, scrubs, acne creams, face masks, and sunscreens can do more harm then good since incompatible ingredients can lead to skin irritation and breakouts. Thanks to beautylish.com’s recent... 

New Year’s Resolution – Exfoliate!

Now that we’re back from the Holidays – it’s time for skincare resolutions! We’ve spoken about the importance of exfoliation in the past and it’s time for you to figure out which type you are: 1) Scared and never tried or you’re a 2) Face-scrubbing, exfoliating demon. Here are a few things you should know BEFORE exfoliating: Exfoliating is NOT cleansing: Exfoliating scrubs are not a replacement for a cleanser.... 

FDA Holds Public Meeting about Cosmetics Safety Issues

It’s about time FDA! The FDA recently held a public meeting about microbiological safety issues in cosmetics. Currently, the FDA doesn’t approve cosmetics before they are sold to consumers and has no specific regulations regarding microbial safety in cosmetic products. But the agency is contemplating developing such safety guidelines for cosmetic makers, and the public meeting will give leading experts a chance to have their say. Contaminated... 

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