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WINCE-FREE THREADING AT B LONDON BROW BAR

Posted by 10.09.13

Getting ones brows shaped is not usually a pleasant experience. A requisite pluck, sting, and ouch accompany even the most celebrated brow treatments. And making small talk with technicians really makes me understand the Stockholm Syndrome.

This all changed with my last brow job thanks to b London brow bar at Henri Bendel in New York City. The first US outpost of b London walk-in brow bars located in department stores throughout the UK, the Bendel location offers the chain’s signature threading technique. The menu also includes brow and lash tinting, express facial treatments, and a head, neck, and shoulder massage.

I’ve been a die-hard plucking devotee, up until the b London exp

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FASHION’S NIGHT OUT: THE BEST OF BEAUTY IN NYC

Posted by 09.06.12

With New York’s Mercedes Benz Fashion Week around the corner, it’s time to turn the spotlight on the annual and fabulous Fashion’s Night Out, which celebrates its 4th anniversary this year. The brainchild of Vogue editor Anna Wintour in partnership with New York City, Fashion’s Night Out is now a worldwide celebration of chic glamour, and an incentivized evening of shopping. Think: free-flowing champagne and delicious edibles while you shop. Think: celebrities and limited edition offerings. This is an evening not to be missed.

Of course, the beauty industry is offering all sorts of glorious promotions too. Here are just a few of the New York City happenings we love:
Chanel: will debut

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SCENT OF A PRINCESS – KATE MIDDLETON’S WEDDING PERFUME

Posted by 07.28.12

Kate Middleton has wowed the world with her enviable poise, sense of style and dry wit, inspiring young woman around the globe to emulate her every fashion and beauty move. We can now add fragrance to that list of Kate must-haves.

On her wedding day, the princess wore White Gardenia Petals ($150 for 100ML, $105 for 50ML) from British fragrance company Illuminum. Happily for stateside Kate fans, the brand is now available in the U.S. at Henri Bendel. This fragrance – a total knockout – is delicate, refined and strong all at once. It’s a pretty unexpected perfume for a princess in the sense that it’s quite edgy and sensuous too, with a top note of lily, which evokes a tropical seaside loc

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BEAUTY BOX FEVER: WHICH SUBSCRIPTION SUITS YOU BEST?

Photo Credit: glossybox.com

Posted by 07.02.12

Monthly beauty box subscriptions seem to be all the rage these days. In fact, there are so many on the market that you may be hard pressed to choose – and not all were created equal. One of the most well known subscriptions,  Birchbox, has stirred up quite a buying fever among consumers with its smart offerings, lean price and deluxe brands, but the landscape now is becoming much  more competitive.

So, how do you find the best beauty box subscription for you? Here is an overview and our reviews on the best of the best.

Birchbox and Glamour Magazine July 2012 Partnership. Photo Credit: Birchbox.com

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