3 Awesome Detox for 2015

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1. Come Clean Detox Monkey Glycerin Soap Bar

This soap was inspired by 2015 New Year Resolutions!

The Monkey See No Evil, Speak No Evil, Hear No Evil is a reminder to get rid of toxic relationship and people in your life! The Activated Charcoal is a wonderful beauty ingredient that will exfoliate and detoxify your skin. It feels amazing! This soap has a neutral woodsy scent.

You can also order this soap with a playful monkey in banana cream pie scent made with fresh essential oil and fragrance oil blend. Get your bar at www.whenicomeclean.com.

2. HUM Nutrition

HUM Nutrition recently launched a 21-day detox program, “Cleanse to the Rescue”, that is clinically proven to support a flatter stomach, clearer skin and healthy digestion.  HUM comes with pre-packaged capsule supplements with clear instructions. All you need is a blender or blender stick to get going!  Lucky for me, I recently snagged a Vitamix off Craigslist and will be using HUM for my detox! I will let you know how it goes! The cleanse is available on Sephora.com now, and is now available in-stores!

3. Origins – Clear Improvement Active Charcoal Mask to Clear Pores

Screen Shot 2015-02-05 at 2.35.47 PMOrigins is one of my favorite beauty brands! This mask with activated charcoal is awesome to draw out deep-dwelling pore-cloggers. When environmental toxins, dirt, and debris get under your skin, its waste-filtering system gets jammed, pores get clogged, and skin looks cloudy. Nature’s complexion clean-up crew gets to the bottom of skin’s overcast condition and clears the way for it to act its best. Activated charcoal acts like a magnet to draw out deep-dwelling pore-cloggers. White China clay absorbs environmental toxins, and lecithin dissolves impurities. Without all that stuff down there, skin breathes a sigh of relief. Best for all skin types – Get it on Sephora.com

Hey Good Looking! How to Look 10 Years Younger Without Surgery

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When it comes to looking younger, we are all striving to find that magic pill or potion. Sorry, ladies. But, if you want to look younger without going under the knife, you need to shake up your lifestyle. Looking good and feeling good go hand in hand. It goes without saying. So, if you want to take a decade off your face, it’s time to get realistic.


It comes as no surprise that exercise keeps you fit and healthy. But, if you want to roll back the years; it’s time to hit the gym. Make sure that you are hitting the gym and maximising your beauty potential. Exercise increases oxygen within your body. This ensures that you look glowing. But, it also ensures that you are naturally producing collagen. This is the key to looking wrinkle-free. When it comes to collagen, your body produces its own. So, ditch the Botox and make sure that you are undergoing a kick ass exercise regime. Your body will be more supple and increase elasticity. So, you will knock off a good ten years when it comes to your body and face.


Lose Weight and Feel Great

Losing at least 10 pounds will ensure that you look younger. Honestly. You should strive to lose weight for a number of reasons, especially if you are overweight. Your new gym regimen can ensure that you are in a right place to start losing weight. Aim for the golden number. You need to have 14% body fat to be a healthy person. So, start stripping fat and start looking excellent.


Throw Out Useless Beauty Products (But Not All of Them!)

When it comes to keeping your skin soft and supple, the best anti aging cream will be loaded with retinoid, vitamin A and DMAE. If your face cream doesn’t have these essential active ingredients in them, bin them. They won’t make you look younger. Having a good skin care routine is important. Glowing skin automatically looks younger. So, keep your lotions and potions in place and cleanse tone and moisturise. Use your fantastic anti wrinkle cream lavishly. Slather it on your face before bed for a youthful, toned appearance.

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Have More Sex

Don’t tell your husband but having sex three times per week is a great way of looking more youthful. Having more sex is a great way of losing weight and increasing hormones that make you look young and beautiful.


Forget the Tanning Salon

When it comes to looking tanned, it’s always best to fake it. Sunbeds and tanning salons can give you an older, haggard and more leathery look. Plus, you are increasing your risk of cancer. If you want to make sure that you are looking good, go pale and natural. Or, slather on the fake tan. It’s imperative that your skin is not harmed with UV rays. The unnatural light in the tanning booth can cause a wealth of problems for your skin. Not just for now, but in the future too. It’s always best to be a natural beauty anyway.


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“One of the most influential makeup artists of her time” – Vogue Paris


Los Angeles, CA (January, 2015) – The Makeup Show has announced the return of their Icon Gallery March 28 and 29, but this year the gallery will be featuring another legend in makeup and photography: Ellis Faas. From her first foray into the industry as a photographer Ellis has always explored the versatility and magic of makeup. After working in Paris and London, Faas headed back to her hometown of Amsterdam and began to work with photographers including Mario Testino, Peter Lindbergh, Karl Lagerfeld, Paolo Roversi, Miles Aldridge and many more. She has worked on designer campaigns for Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Fendi, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Moschino and Junya Watanabe among others.


Ellisʼ work has been published on the covers of the world’s best-known fashion magazines. Additionally, Ellis has worked for make-up brands, such as Clinique, Lancôme and MAC Cosmetics – and she was asked by L’Oréal to create a make-up line for their skin care brand, Biotherm. After the contract with LʼOréal ended in 2007, the way was paved for her to create her own brand: ELLIS FAAS. With an eye for color and texture, as well as the excitement she could bring across in a makeup application, Faas captured the world’s attention. Her eponymous line captures her same aesthetic.


This showcase of the Icon Gallery will feature bits of her work from all areas including her makeup, photography and beauty brand. Be sure to come by and be inspired by a legend. The Icon Gallery is complimentary and open to all ticket holders of The Makeup Show LA.


The Makeup Show LA will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday, March 29 from 9am to 5pm at California Market Center, 110 E. 9th St, LA. For a complete list of participating brands, educational speakers, schedule of events and prices, please visit www.themakeupshow.com.


About The Makeup Show

The Makeup Show brings two-days full of inspiration, education and an opportunity for fashion and beauty professionals at all levels of their career to come together with some of the best brands and biggest names in the business.   The Makeup Show is owned and produced by Metropolitan Event & Production and travels internationally from LA, NYC, Dallas, Chicago, and Orlando. Bringing each destination over 75 beauty brands, and unique convergence of artists and community, where beauty professionals are sure to find an artistic energy that will inspire any beauty buff, from the passionate beginner to the seasoned professional. Each show offers an unparalleled lineup of education and appearances from top beauty professionals and focuses on career building and networking within the makeup community. The show provides a unique experience for the makeup professional to network directly from the best in the business.


You can also stay up to date on the hottest show news through an informative blog covering all things beauty at www.themakeupshow.com/the-makeup-show-blog/. Also, be sure to connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.

Easy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Gifts

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This Valentine’s Day, treat yourself to the love and care it deserves with a bouquet of floral essences from ARQUISTE, Tammy Fender Holistic Skincare and Soap & Paper Factory.

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Soap & Paper Factory Luxe Bubble Bath in Gardenia: Pamper yourself for this romantic holiday with the aromas of Gardenia. Perfect for soaking feet and prepping for at-home pedicures or just relaxing, this bubble bath formula not only creates a beautiful spa-like aroma, but the formula is designed to moisturize skin while soaking ($32, SoapandPaperFactory.com).

ARQUISTE Florals Travel Kit: Ideal for the person who prefers light and elegant fragrances, these four scents are crafted with the finest floral extracts. Fleur de Louis, containing notes of Orange Blosson, Florentine Orrise and Jasmine transports the wearer to the Isle of Pheasants on the French-Spanish boarder in 1660. Infanta en Flor features bright Orange Flower Water, rich Spanish Leather and Immortelle. Experience the passion of an Aztec festival in the 1400s with the floral scents of Flor y Canto. Finally, Boutonnière no. 7 is a lavish scent with notes of Italian Mandarin and Bergamot ($70, ARQUISTE.com).

 Tammy Fender Holistic Skincare Bulgarian Rose Water : Keep calm this Valentine’s Day with this balancing toner made with the potent ingredient of Bulgarian Rose Water.  Revitalize your complexion and calm inflammation with this beautifying toner ($65, tammyfender.com)

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