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BIRCHBOX LOCAL TAKES NYFW TO MAKEOVER HEAVEN

Photo Credit: Eden at Birchbox Local

Posted by 09.10.13

My introduction to New York Fashion Week was at the gorge new Birchbox Local at Chelsea Market! The cool space, this year upgraded to two floors, was the perfect backdrop to all my beauty product-testing, -shopping, and -pampering needs, plus a custom candy bar with plenty of treats to nibble on.  Birchbox showcased some of its best selling brands like stila, Color Club, Jouer, Juice Beauty, Pur, Dr Brandt, Amika, Benefit, Arcona, Mally Beauty, DDF and so much more. Did I mention that you could also make your very own Birchbox – so fun!

With makeover stations for hair, makeup, brows, and nails galore, there was a whole lot of beautifying going on. The Amika team was doing blowouts and I

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GIMME A B! REVISITING THE SKIN BENEFITS OF NIACINAMIDE

Posted by 01.15.13

Niacinamide is an effective skincare ingredient that just keeps giving. A component of vitamin B3, it has been shown to increase ceramide and free fatty acid levels in skin, prevent skin from losing water content, stimulate microcirculation in the dermis, fight acne, and lighten skin discolorations. It is a potent cell-communicating ingredient that offers multiple benefits for aging skin.

Photo Credit: nia24.com

A form of niacin, known as nicotinic acid (related to niacinamide), was first found in the NIA24 skincare line. Unlike niacinamide and nicotinamide, nicotinic acid stimulates the release of

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN: PERFECT HOLIDAY TRAVEL KITS

Posted by 11.27.12

During the holiday season, it’s likely to be a mad rush for planes, trains, and automobiles. But despite all the running around, most women want to maintain their glamour to the best extent possible; travel kits that go the extra mile (no pun intended) make complete sense. Below are a few favorites because they are effective, creative, and offer great value.

First Aid Beauty (FAB) Faves To Go Kit ($28)

Photo Credit: sephora.com

This trio of beauty products is an ideal way to rev up your skincare routine. It contains a gentle Face Cleanser— good enough to use on sensitive skin because it contains

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THE GREAT PUMPKIN BEAUTY ROUNDUP

Posted by 11.19.12

First Halloween and then Thanksgiving, fall is definitely pumpkin season. Believe it or not, besides making great pies and jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins also contain vitamin A, which softens skin, vitamin C, which reverses skin damage, and zinc, which promotes elasticity. Plus, who doesn’t love the warm, spicy scent of pumpkin? Try these great pumpkin-enhanced products to keep your skin beautiful and strong through the coming winter months.

Photo Credit: bathandbodyworks.com

If you love the sweet, warm smells of fall and Thanksgiving, coat your body with Bath and Body Works Sweet Cinnamon Pumpkin Body

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