It’s that time of year again – when autumnal cosmetics colors make us swoon. From ravishing deep reds to sensuous cabernets and luscious plums, we can’t wait to stock up on the best lip shades Fall has to offer. Pair statement lips with a flawless complexion and a few coats of glossy jet black mascara for a dramatic look that flatters and gets you noticed.
When going for rich, deep colors, lips need to be free from cracks and dry patches, so exfoliate and hydrate for a smoother application. Caudalie Lip Conditioner ($12) has an antioxidant rich formula that makes a perfect lip color base.
These are some of our must-have’s this season that get our top reviews. We looked at sticks, stain
Roses – symbols of love, adoration and passion – are practically synonymous with Valentine’s Day. But did you know that roses also are endowed with therapeutic properties that make them especially beneficial to the skin and ideal for skincare products. Rose oil, both moisturizing and a free radical fighter, derives from an ages old extraction process that originated in Persia centuries ago. Today, it takes about 2,000 flowers to produce one gram of oil. But price is no object when it comes to beauty and Valentine’s Day. So get your sweetie to check out the list below or treat yourself to a rose infused gift.
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Every year an estimated 230,480 women are diagnosed with breast cancer and nearly 40,000 die from it, including my grandmother and two aunts. So I’m delighted to round up some great products whose companies donate a portion of sales to aid cancer research during the month of October – National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Let’s start by saying thanks to the grand dame of cosmetics, Evelyn Lauder, for founding The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) in 1993. So please put your money where your heart is and make sure to do a weekly self-breast exam and have an annual mammogram. For more information on the subject, please visit www.cancer.gov.
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