Posts Tagged ‘skincare’

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!  

Skincare Routine 101: How to Apply Skincare Products in Order

According to the NRDC, women use an average of 12 beauty products on a daily basis.That is  whole lot of time spent on our daily maintenance! If you’re like me and use a mix of different skincare and makeup brands and products, sometimes its confusing on what to put on first so here’s a quick guide from InStyle magazine’s August issue on WHAT TO APPLY FIRST: Dab an acne spot treatment first (if you use one) Then apply your serum... 

Serum 101 – Do I need One?

With all the different creams, gels, ointments, toners, and other skincare products out there, it makes you wonder whether you need all of them. Serums: are a liquid or gel-like formula packed with a high concentration of super effective ingredients like vitamins, antioxidants, and peptides made up of small molecules so it penetrates the skin deeper to give faster results than a lotion or cream can treat all kinds of skincare issues from acne, fine... 

Bzzzz….Bee Venom Mask – a Botox alternative?

Buzzz….Buzzz…Buzzz The next time you see or hear a bee buzzing nearby, you may want to think twice about smacking them to death with a magazine or shoe. Thanks to the Duchess of Cornwall (Prince Charles’s wife), a face mask made of bee venom will now be available all over salons in China. Say NO to Botox, Yes to...Bee Venom? This bee venom mask (which the Duchess is a huge fan of)  is being promoted as an organic alternative to... 

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... 

CONGRATS to TRACY ROE, our FINAL FB June Calming Masque Winner!

Congrats to our FINAL June FB Calming Masque Giveaway Winner – TRACY ROE! Trace is our last winner to wina SPA-SIZE Marie Louise Cosmetics Cool Pack (Calming Masque) worth $91! MLC’s gel-based mask from their NEW professional spa-care collection helps calm and cool down any redness or minor irritation after a day out in the sun. PERFECT FOR THE SUMMER! Tracy's winning MLC Calming Masque Congrats again Tracy and enjoy your MLC skincare... 

Its About Time – FDA Releases Acne Medication Guidelines

OK we no longer blame the FDA on delaying their sunscreen regulations for over 9 months since they’ve apparently been verrrry busy. They recently released final guidelines for over-the-counter topical acne medication and classified benzoyl peroxide as a safe and effective ingredient. We know, we know…haven’t we all been using acne creams that have benzoyl peroxide since our puberty-miserable years in junior high?!? In addition to... 

Congrats LISA VANCE – our MLC JUNE BLOG CALMING MASQUE WINNER!

Our June MLC Calming Masque Winner...LISA VANCE! Thanks to everyone who entered our June Blog MLC Calming Masque Giveaway. Congrats to our winner – LISA VANCE! Lisa WON a SPA-SIZE Marie Louise Cosmetics Cool Pack (Calming Masque) worth $91! MLC’s gel-based mask from their NEW professional spa-care collection helps calm and cool down any redness or minor irritation after a day out in the sun. PERFECT FOR THE SUMMER so enjoy Lisa!  

Congrats June FB Calming Masque Winner:DIANE KLEIMAN

Congrats to our June FB Calming Masque Giveaway Winner – DIANE KLEIMAN! Diane WON a SPA-SIZE Marie Louise Cosmetics Cool Pack (Calming Masque) worth $91! MLC’s gel-based mask from their NEW professional spa-care collection helps calm and cool down any redness or minor irritation after a day out in the sun. PERFECT FOR THE SUMMER!   Diane's winning prize: Marie Louise Cosmetics Calming Masque For those of you who have entered, not... 

New ways to use Aloe Vera: Ice-cubes and a…Bra?

OUCH! So you’ve enjoyed the hot rays of the sun hopefully in a safe sunscreen-protected way but now looking down at your pink skin and dreading the pain that’s about to come. Aloe vera gel is by far the BEST remedy in cooling off your sunburn and now there’s a collection of aloe-infused bras and undies! Simone Perele, a French lingerie brand founded in 1948, recently launched their Caressence collection of bras, undies, and bodysuits... 

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