Archive for August 2010

Garnier Moisture Rescue Refreshing Gel-Cream product review.

Yes indeed, September is here!!! Ok, well it is not actually September as of yet but in the beauty magazine world September is in full swing. I was flipping through Allure (aka my fave beauty mag of all freakin time) the other day and there and there was a sample of the new Garnier Nutritionste... Read more »

Bare Escentuals Buxon lip polish and Prime Time face and eyelid primer. Win or Fail?

  Of course, once again on my day off I ended up at Ulta because I “NEEDED” more face powder. Never mind the flyer that I had gotten earlier this week from Ulta spilling all of the dish on this weeks sales and deals. Never mind the rolling bag that would be “oh so perfect”... Read more »

Sanctuary Nail Spa and Amy Nail Gallery are Chicago's best nail spots.

The Chicago hot spot for the best No Chip manicure goes to ….. Sanctuary Nail Spa at 1500 N Wells Street, 2nd Floor. Here are the digits 312- 867-1620. Sanctuary also offers coupons on their website. What is a “No Chip Manicure?” Long story short, you pay extra for a manicure “look a like” that lasts up to... Read more »

OPI Swiss Collection might save you from this heat wave!

OPI did it again! They took us on another trip via our hands to a beautiful place where all we do is get compliments on our nail color. I must admit that with the scorching heat outside my regular visit to the nail salon this week was much needed to relax. By the time I had arrived... Read more »

The Ouchless Flex Pressure Free Headband from Goody!

Hey guys, in these last dog days of summer keep your hair off of your face while walking around! You can expect extra breakouts if your hair is touching your face and is all kinds of sweaty. The natural oils in your hair mixed with dirt and sweat = breakouts. No good! Goody has the right idea because... Read more »

Dermablend to the rescue. Cover that tattoo!

Are you getting married and you are kind of thinking that it might not be the best move to have your ex’s name blazing on your shoulder? The truth is that we have all made bad decisions. The other truth is that some stick a little longer than others. Dermablend make a few tools that might... Read more »

Visit Nastia Liukin this Saturday in Chicago and support her launch of Supergirl!

Hey guys this weekend check out JCPenney! This Saturday, in support of the launch of “Supergirl,” the new collection of activewear for girls (by Nastia Liukin). Nastia (Russian American artistic gymnast aka. kind of a big deal!) and JCPenney want to invite all local teenage girls to meet Nastia in person at the Woodfield Mall.... Read more »

What to do when you get a really bad haircut.

Last night I was hanging out and I received “the call.” The kind of call that we have all either made or received at one point or another. The call that goes like this, “Oh my God, I am FREAKING out!!! My hair sucks!!!” This can be followed with any number of lines like, “She took... Read more »

Tips on spray tanning. What to do and what not to do.

So, we all know that tanning in the sun is pretty whack to the skin. Yes, you do need vitamin D. No, you do not need sun damage. The good news is that you can nab a pretty wicked glow via spray tanning. I love getting the spray because it gives me an even worry free... Read more »