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  • I’m Currently Obsessed With…Essie Fall 2013 Collection

    As someone who lives for fall, I am so excited to see the beginnings of fall beauty campaigns on the internet and in my favorite fashion magazines. I recently saw the swatches for the new fall collection from Essie and all I can say is WOW! Looks like the holographic trend that will be all over accessories this fall has trickled down to the beauty scene. Check out this incredibly chic new collection:

    • Vested Interest: A tweedy woolen gray teal creme
    • Cashmere Bathrobe: A true gray creme
    • For the Twill of It: Rich maple with reflective olive shimmer
    • The Lace is On: Jewel-tone pearlescent fuchsia
    • Twin Sweater Set: Vibrant crimson red
    • After School Boy Blazer: Blue black creme

    These gorgeous polishes retail for $8 each and will be in store in September! Go to Essie.com for more information!

    August 20, 2013 • Beauty News, I'm Currently Obessed With..., Makeup • Views: 3369

  • Beauty News: Clinique Debuts Nail Polish Collection for Those with Sensitive Skin

    Known for their hypo-allergenic formulas, Clinique has paved the way for many beauty brands seeking to create products for consumers with sensitive skin. Looks like Clinique is at it again. They recently launched a new nail polish collection made specifically for those customers who have sensitive skin. “A Different Nail Enamel” is a line of quick-drying, ophthalmologist-tested nail polishes that won’t cause irritation to the eyes or nails of those who suffer from sensitivities. The collection is available in 21 gorgeous shades ranging from sunny yellow to a decadent blackened red.

     

    Clinique, A Different Nail Enamel, $16 each, Clinique.com

     

    April 17, 2013 • Beauty News, Makeup • Views: 881

  • Product Review: Urbanbella Signature Series Hair Care Line

    One of the perks of being a beauty writer and blogger is getting the opportunity to try out new products. Just the other day, I received a package from Urbanbella - a curly hair sanctuary nestled in the heart of Buckhead, a tony neighborhood in Atlanta. Along with curly hair consultations and styling, Urbanbella sold many of the top curly hair care brands on the market including; Curls, Jane Carter Solution Phyto, Hair Rules and many more. Over the years, Keneesha Hudson, the owner of Urbanbella decided to venture out and create her own signature hair care line for curly hair.

    That’s how Urbanbella Sigature Series Hair Care came about. Keneesha had the desire to produce a quality hair care line that addressed all of the needs of her clients and curly hair women everywhere. One of the very first things I noticed when using this line is the incredible scents. Being that the aroma of a product is highly important to me, I was super happy that each product smelled utterly delicious. Another aspect that caught my attention is that this collection is paraben, silicon and sulfate-free. As someone who seeks out healthy hair care, skincare and beauty products, I was thrilled at the prospect of treating my hair to a healthy line of products that wouldn’t cause any damage or harm. Continue Reading

    March 14, 2013 • Hair, Product Review • Views: 1150

  • I’m Currently Obsessed With GUD by Burt’s Bees Red Ruby Groovy Collection

    For those of you who have been reading my blog for a while, you are well aware of my obsession with finding the ultimate grapefruit scent. I love the fresh yet sweetness that comes with a beautifully designed grapefruit fragrance. Currently, my latest obsession is the Gud by Burt’s Bees Red Ruby Groovy Collection. First off, the fragrance is to die for! It’s the perfect blend of vivacious ruby red grapefruit combined with the herbaceous aroma of wild thyme.

    The collection includes:

    • Red Ruby Groovy Natural Nourishing Shampoo
    • Red Ruby Groovy Natural Softening Conditioner
    • Red Ruby Groovy Natural Body Wash
    • Red Ruby Groovy Natural Body Body Lotion

    The Body Wash and Body Lotion are my go-to body products every morning. They help wake me up with their effervescent scent and delicious soft.

    You can purchase Gud by Burt’s Bees Red Ruby Groovy Collection at GudHappens.com

     

    March 6, 2013 • Bath & Body, Fragrance, Hair, I'm Currently Obessed With..., Skincare • Views: 1045

  • Beauty News: Mariah Carey’s OPI Collection is Here!

    I recently reported on Mariah Carey’s limited edition collection with nail industry powerhouse OPI. Well, for all of your nail polish and/or Mariah Carey fanatics, here’s your chance to view the collection for yourselves. Let me be the first to say that there are some stunning shades in this collection that would be perfect for holiday and for the winter season.

    The collection includes the following shades:

    • A Butterfly Moment – pale pink nude
    • Sprung – warm copper with gold shimmer
    • Pink Yet Lavender – a light rose with powder purple glitter
    • Anti-Bleak – warm plum
    • Stay the Night – deep red glitter
    • Get Your Number – matte sparkly blue glitter
    • Can’t Let Go – matte sparkly violet
    • The Impossible – punchy pink glitter

    These fun shades retail for $8.00 each and can be found at Ulta stores nationwide and Ulta.com.

     

    November 12, 2012 • Beauty News • Views: 601