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Curious about what beauty insiders picked as the best beauty products of 2016? The winners of the prestigious 22nd Annual CEW Beauty Insider Awards are in, and as always, Beautyinthebag editors cast our votes and some of our favorites won. (See the products with an *).
Held at the beautiful Waldorf Astoria in New York City, Tony Award winning actress, Laura Benanti hosted the event, the single beauty awards program in which the winners are determined exclusively by industry insiders. CEW’s more than 6,000 U.S. members whittled the potential winners down to 212 finalists from more than 800 entries. Then the winners were chosen by CEW’s Board of Governors and a select group of beauty in
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No matter what you’re hiding in your shoes the rest of the year (no judgement here!) there’s no excuse not to step it up a notch during the warmer feet baring months. Sandal, flip flop and barefoot season is upon us, which means that your feet need to look and feel their very best all the time. That’s where the pedi comes in and there’s so much to love about it: the silky soft feet, the uninterrupted “me” time, the look-at-me color choices. Proper cleansing, smoothing, and coloring will keep your feet fresh, clean, energized, soft and gorgeous.
Here, a triple threat most likely to inspire a foot fetish:
CLEAN: The Foot Mate System ($40) is just the ticket for anyone looking to take be
If the idea of owning limited-edition exclusives from premier brands appeals to you, then try your hand at Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, which is sort of a virtual pilgrimage for any lover of beauty.
From covetable brands like Bobbi Brown to staples like Clarisonic, there are steals that even the most ardent coupon-clipper will applaud. Here are some of our favorite steals and deals:
Bobbi Brown Nude on Nude Color Set ($85): Normally priced at $205, this color set gives you 12 swell eye shadows, a full size gel eyeliner, and smokey eye mascara. With nude makeup a perennial favorite, the trick is knowing which brand to splurge on, and we say Bobbi’s is worth it because of the staying po
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Expect 2014 to be a year of confidence, joy, and love, if the trend analysts at Pantone are right. The global color authority has chosen Radiant Orchid as the 2014 color of the year.
“An invitation to innovation, Radiant Orchid encourages expanded creativity and originality, which is increasingly valued in today’s society,” states Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Color Institute.
The company describes Radiant Orchid as a harmony of fuchsia, purple, and pink undertones, a wonderfully versatile shade for beauty products. It’s dual cool and warm qualities flatter many hair, eye and skin tones. Much more translatable to beauty than Emerald Green, 2013’s color,