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TANGERINE TANGO: PANTONE’S COLOR OF THE YEAR

Photo Credit: sephora.com

Posted by 04.19.12

For the last twelve years, global color authority Pantone has declared a color of the year, chosen to reflect the times and forecast trends. The 2012 Pantone Color of the Year is Tangerine Tango, and it’s bringing a proverbial pop to the beauty world. Pantone’s pick was selected to convey optimism and energy, and cosmetics companies are all over it for its surprising versatility. Sephora loves it so much that they collaborated with Pantone for a special line in celebration of the color. Tangerine Tango can skew young and trendy or sophisticated, and the orange/red hybrid flatters every complexion. Where to start? This orangey-red might look daunting to women who typically play it safe with

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BEAUTY ON A STICK

Photo Credit: www.tartecosmetics.com

Posted by 04.17.12

Shake off the drab of winter with a bounty of cheek stains and shimmer sticks that will surely add pizzazz to your face, lips, décolletage and eyes. Pastel hued sticks will give your cheeks that coveted dewy look, while sparkle on the eyes will give the appearance of wide-eye innocence. Keep it simple – a little dab will do the trick – and enjoy the product highlights below. Glorious spring is here, so it’s time to get out and glow.

A NATURAL BLEND

Tarte Dollface Cheek Stain ($30) is free of alcohol, meaning it won’t dry out your skin, and contains no oil, so it won’t clog pores either. Instead, this luscious cheek stain is infused with a proprietary blend of the five superfruit

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PEPPERMINT PARADE OF BEAUTY BENEFITS

Posted by 12.20.11

There is nothing as nostalgic as a peppermint candy cane. The red and white striped sweet goes hand in hand with childhood holiday memories of Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and The Grinch. In addition to being a delectable edible, peppermint has many beauty and health benefits. A cross between watermint and spearmint, the oil from the peppermint plant can soothe aching feet as well as settle an upset tummy (perhaps suffering from too much holiday cheer!). Applying peppermint oil to your scalp not only makes your hair smell good, it promotes hair growth, increases blood circulation and adds gloss. And did you know that the menthol in peppermint is good for those of us with oily skin as it controls e

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COLOR ME FESTIVE: HOLIDAY GIFTS THAT SPARKLE AND GLITTER

Posted by 12.15.10

 For mom, sis or friend, holiday makeup kits that fit any budget. 

Photo Credit: Clarins

Further brighten the holidays by giving colorful makeup kits that are festive as well as practical. At this time of year, the beautymakers meet gift-giving demands with value priced kits that cost little more than one eye shadow or lipstick. Check out the options below that offer price points to fit any wallet or stocking.   (more…)

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