The turkey has been devoured, the pumpkin pie demolished, and youâ€™ve already taken a post-Thanksgiving nap. Now come the most important days of your shopping life: Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The weekend after Thanksgiving has become a marathon sport of finding the best deals from electronics to clothes, and of course, beauty. Some of our favorite beauty destinations are offering deals you canâ€™t get any other day. Set your alarm early and put on your comfortable shoes: your cosmetics closet is about to double.
A select line up of beauty essentials
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There is a new wave revolutionizing beauty and itâ€™s all about gadgets. At-home devices that firm and tone, fight acne, remove hair, diminish lines and wrinkles, and brighten teeth among other benefits are becoming increasingly popular as consumers look to take control of their beauty procedures, according to panelists at the recent HBA EXPO presentation entitled, â€œDevices: The New Frontier for Skincare and Personal Care.â€
â€œHome care devices continue to show strong growth and increased consumer acceptance. Fueled by their convenience, greater ease of use, portability and advanced efficacy, more affordable devices that can reverse sun damage, remove hair, reduce d
By Guest Editor Wendy Lewis
We may not be ready to inject our own BOTOXÂ® (yet), but DIY derm devices have taken the beauty world by storm. Thanks to an ever expanding selection of light based devices designed to get rid of hair, zap wrinkles and sun damage, cure pimples and even out skin tone, beauty devices are the new skin care. The crashing economy has also fueled our interest in taking our beauty into the home.
For laser and light based devices to be sold into the mass market, the technology has to be significantly downsized from what you can find in a doctor’s office. Translation: less powerful energy, and therefore less dramatic results. T