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Turn Down the Heat!
By Angelique Serrano | 12/25/2009 - 08:00

A word to the wise and beautiful this winter season: As the weather gets colder, try to resist the temptation to crank up that thermostat and bath in boiling water. Cold temperatures dry out your skin, leaving it dehydrated, raw and itchy. And the artificial heat blasting in your home only worsens the situation. The same can be said for hot water; it just dries out your skin even more. So keep the temperatures moderate and your skin super hydrated and have a healthy and gorgeous new year!


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Does This Really Work? Vibrating Foundation
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/22/2009 - 15:19

I was eager to try the new Lancôme Oscillation PowerFoundation ($48, lancome-usa.com) as soon as I heard about it. It’s a mineral powder foundation with a sponge applicator that actually pulsates when you press the button on the handle. These vibrations (that’s 7,000 micro-vibrations per minute to be exact) are meant to help the mineral formula blend onto skin better.


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New Fragrance Eva by Eva Longoria to Launch in Spring 2010
By Mariela Rosario | 12/22/2009 - 09:07

Want to smell like a Desperate Housewife? Well, now you can with the launch of Eva by Eva Longoria set for next Spring. Although Eva is already a spokesperson for L'Oreal, the eau de parfum marks her first independent foray into the beauty world.


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The Perfect Hostess Gift
By Angelique Serrano | 12/11/2009 - 16:00

Forget bathroom towels or candles; the perfect hostess gift is way more luxe. Chanel No. 5 Bath Soap ($23, neimanmarcus.com) makes a chic statement without breaking the bank. It smells divine, makes a stylish appearance and makes you—you thoughtful party guest, you!—look even better.


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Does This Really Work: Microdermabrasion in a Stick
By Sandra Mariscal | 12/11/2009 - 09:31

Microdermabrasion is a service you can get at a spa or a dermatologist’s office that uses small crystals to help slough off dead skin cells and reveal smoother, clearer skin. In recent years, there have been several kits and products available to do this type of treatment at home. I’ve been testing the truly unique Blinc Resurf.a.stic Body ($60, blincinc.com). It’s a bit pricey, but a lot cheaper than the professional service.


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Amazing Fragrance Deal!
By Angelique Serrano | 12/09/2009 - 17:30

Like spiked eggnog and tree trimming, the Sephora Deluxe Fragrance Sampler For Her ($50, sephora.com) is a holiday tradition you await all year round. The boxed assortment of sample-sized fragrances allows you to get a scent of the twelve hottest perfumes this side of the Atlantic.


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Limited Edition Herrera Offering
By Angelique Serrano | 12/02/2009 - 12:21

Now the lovely spicy floral that is CH by Carolina Herrera comes in a chic limited edition Purse Spray ($70, nordstrom.com). The red carrier makes traveling with this compact fragrance a breath of fresh flowery air. Attach it to your holiday handbag while you can.


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Genius Buy: Nail File Gift Tags
By Angelique Serrano | 11/23/2009 - 13:59

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us! And we find genius little gift ideas a surefire way to spur on the reluctant shopper. Behold Avon Gift Tag Nail Files ($1.99 each, shop.avon.com), festive winter figures – like a snowmen and candy cane – that double as nametags and nail files!


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Buy One, Get More
By Angelique Serrano | 11/18/2009 - 16:23

Looking to save a buck this holiday season? Yeah, we all are! That’s why we’re loving The Body Shop and their online program where you can buy one of their famous moisturizing Body Butters and then get another one 50 percent off! Check out thebodyshop-usa.com to see all the items that are a part of this amazing savings promotion.


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Spray Those Germs Away!
By Angelique Serrano | 11/13/2009 - 16:00

It’s the most germy-filled time of the year.
With the kids sniffle sniffing
And everyone wishing
They’ll skip flu this year…
It’s the most germy-filled time of the year!


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