Origins wants you to have a “green” Christmas. For the second year, the eco-forward beauty brand has partnered with influential leaders in sustainability and eco-friendly living to create short videos that offer socially conscious holiday tips. The first video in the Origins 2012 Eco-Chic Holiday Series features Marie Claire Sustainable Fashion Editor Amanda Hearst, who takes viewers inside the legendary Marie Claire fashion closet to discuss the latest in ethical fashions. Perfect holiday gift options include salmon-skin clutches from Osklen, fluorescent purses from Juicy Couture—an alternative to leather—and sweaters and skirts from ethical fashion brand Edun, which donates a por
Share the princess like world of the Juicy Couture fragrance with this week’s GORGEOUS GIVEAWAY. We have three jars of the Juicy Couture Sumptuous Sugar Scrub (a $45 value) to give to our lucky winners. Scented with the classic romantic and flirtatious notes of the fragrance, the scrub will polish up your skin to a smooth texture and healthy glow.
Moisturizing sugar provides the scrub action, while macademia nut oil nourishes skin and honey smooths.
A delectable bon bon of a scent, the Juicy Couture fragrance featured in the scrub includes top notes of watermelon, mandarin, pink passion fruit, marigold, green apple, water hyacinth and crushed leaves. The middle notes feature tuberose
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If your day doesn’t start until you’ve had your first cup of coffee, you’ll be glad to know that the same pick-me-up benefits are available for your skin. Coffee and caffeine derivatives are used as ingredients in many lotions, soaps, scrubs, fragrances and lip balm. Caffeine, a vasodilator, firms and tones the skin by slightly constricting blood cells and giving an even appearance, making it a perfect key ingredient for cellulite treatments.
Rich in antioxidants, coffee works to neutralize free radical damage caused by environmental factors. Plus, it tightens, firms and reduces redness making it a treatment option for rosacea. And in the eye area, it helps tighten fine lines and smoo