Posts Written On May 08, 2014


Parfums Givenchy is excited to announce its future collaboration with global music icon and Grammy Award-winning artist, Alicia Keys.

Alicia Keys is a 15-time Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/producer, an accomplished actress, a New York Times best-selling author, an entrepreneur, and a powerful force in the world of philanthropy and in the global fight against HIV and AIDS.  She has sold over 30 million records worldwide since making her debut in 2001.  Keys is currently working on the follow-up to her last studio album, Girl on Fire.

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Parfums Givenchy Global President Thierry Maman said: “Alicia is a remarkable woman whose charismatic personality and magnetic beauty are perfectly in line with what Givenchy has always been: noble, distinctive and unexpected. We very much look forward to working with her on an exciting new perfume project.”

“Givenchy has long been one of the world’s most iconic luxury fashion houses, and a personal favourite of mine,” said Alicia Keys. “To be a part of their prestige and elegance is a thrilling moment. I’m honoured to introduce the world to the newest scent by Givenchy.”

 Givenchy’s new campaign featuring Alicia Keys will be unveiled in September 2014.



@Dove Launches Premium Skin Care Line for Dry Skin

As 72% of women in the U.S. believe their dry skin makes them look less beautiful, it’s no surprise that Dove, a brand that continues to provide women with breakthrough skin care solutions for generations, would create a product line that is both efficacious and enjoyable to use to address this common skin issue.

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Step 1: Cleanse

The cleansers, Ultra Caring Gentle Cleansing BarUltra Caring Gentle Body Cleanserand Ultra Caring Gentle Cream Face Cleanser, contain the mildest ingredients that replenish moisture lost during the cleansing process, offering an ultra-mild, non-irritating, hypoallergenic, fragrance free, paraben-free and sulfate-free solution to sufferers of extremely dry skin. With ingredients such as stearic acid, these cleansers are clinically proven to be superior in mildness to Cetaphil Gentle & Cetaphil Restoraderm.

Step 2: Moisturize

With a new, exclusive, patent-pending breakthrough technology, known as PPAR Activation Complex, the intensely hydrating creams, Intense Repairing Body Creamand Intense Repairing Rough Patch Treatment, help rebuild skin’s hydration barrier. Thanks to the PPAR Activation Complex, the creams are clinically proven to moisturize dry skin better than other leading prescription creams, as well as Cetaphil.  Additionally, the creams are lightweight, hypoallergenic, fragrance-free, paraben free, non-irritating, non-sticky, non-greasy, easy-to-spread and fast-absorbing. Users can immediately see the difference in skin and improved quality over time with continued use.

 Most effective when used as a two-step daily regimen, the new Dove DermaSeries product line is available at select retail partners nationwide beginning this May. For more information, please visit


The Perfect Combination of Beauty and Brains @Smartglamour

Designer Mallorie Carrington launched her clothing line at  With a clever spin on the intellectual and social aspect of the fashion industry, Mallorie has created a campaign of 9 women in different shapes in the same outfit!

Smart Glamour is a clothing line for all sized women – they also have customizable basics –  a flattering fit for any weight, height, shape, age, race, or style.
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None of these photos – women or clothes specifically – will be photoshopped in any way!
Check out Smart Glamour, a New York based fashion line that truly highlight women’s natural beauty and really allow them to look like their true selves!

Mother’s Day – @Klorane Twitter Giveaway #momtips


Enter to win beautiful bouquet to send mom for Mother’s Day

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To celebrate Mother’s Day KLORANE is running a contest on Twitter

 The grand prize: a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers will be sent to the lucky winner’s mom

 To enter: Use the hashtag #momtips to Tweet the best advice your mom has given you over the years

Deadline for entries: midnight on Thursday, May 8, 2014


BONUS: 3 runners-up will win the KLORANE Ultimate Volume Kit, our new volumizing duo formulated to give hair a major body boost. Kit contains NEW KLORANE Shampoo with flax fiber (6.76 Fl. Oz.) and NEW KLORANE Leave-in spray with flax fiber (4.22 Fl. Oz.)Both are infused with flax fiber extract—our exclusive, high-powered active with scientifically-proven volumizing properties that creates long-lasting volume and texture.


Stylin’ in all kinds of ways at @LotusLeafStyle #pressdays


We hung out at the Lotus Leaf semi-annual Press Days event this past week, and got to see the fall/winter 2014 collections from some of our favourite brands, all while enjoying delicious treats and drinks! Check out some of my favourite pieces from the brands that were featured below. I warn you, I kind of went crazy in the Dr. Martens section, there were just too many great shoes, and I need all of them!

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You may have many reasons to wear a dress. The question is, does your dress have many reasons to be worn? Buying a ball gown, for example, is great if you attend a lot of black tie events, but what if you want a dress that will not be buried in your closet most of the year? A midi dress, which is a dress long enough to extend beyond your knees without touching the ground, can often work as semi-formal wear and double as a casual outfit for friendly gatherings. Just make sure the dress you choose compliments your body. For example, a waistline tied with a sash and some high heels can help you look taller. A longer midi dress with no heels is better when you are tall and want to draw attention away from your height.



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