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How to Treat Yourself Like a Masterpiece this Holiday Season

Holiday season seems far away, but seriously we have already reached the fall season. Thanksgiving is coming and we should get prepared some good gifts to show thanks. I want to introduce you to the jewel tone lip and eye collection that will give the perfect pop of color and shimmer to this holiday season.  Each color is precisely picked from the painting of the Poppy flower created by the founder’s Mother. The entire brand is rooted in art, grounded in nature and blossoming with color.

Given a project to create a painting every day as a meditation while she was going through breast cancer treatment, Stephanie’s Mom turned it into a collection of inspiring creations. Ignite your own creativity with some artistic and highly pigmented colors that range from deep reds and oranges, pinks and calming nudes. Feel the energy this collection brings to life with each detail that creates the complete masterpiece.

Don’t let the stress of the holidays dull your sense of glamour this year. Lucky Chick wants you to reignite your creativity and treat yourself like a masterpiece with color that feels as luxurious as they look. Choose from eight perfectly pigmented shades, shimmering glazes and eye jeweled shadows.  Experience creamy mattes without the dryness, lip lacquers without the tackiness and eye shadows that stay on all day and doesn’t crease.

Hydrating active ingredients include:

  • Coffee Oil
  • Rosehip Seed Oil
  • Jojoba Oil

As naturally beautiful as the products themselves, Lucky Chick’s products are vegan, cruelty free, paraben free, peg free, D-5 free,  gluten-free and made in the USA.

LULU’s Favorite Shade

Courage Lip Lacquer & Lipstick

Highly nourishing, non-sticky, perfectly pigmented Blissful Lip Lacquer.
This enriching Lip Lacquer provides deep rich feather free coverage with one single swipe.  Provides moisturization and comfortable wear all day.  
Actives in Lip Lacquer:
Coffee Oil: Prevents dehydration, while softening and smoothing skin
Rosehip Seed Oil: Hydrates to fight fine lines and soothe irritated lips.
Jojoba Oil:  Forms a barrier that locks in moisture for soft lips
Actives in Lipstick:
Coffee Oil: Prevents dehydration, while softening and smoothing skin.
Rosehip Seed: Hydrates to fight lines and soothe irritated lips.
Jojoba Oil: Forms a barrier that locks in moisture for soft lips

Joy Lip Lacquer & Lipstick

Highly nourishing, non-sticky, perfectly pigmented Blissful Lip Lacquer.
This enriching Lip Lacquer provides deep rich feather free coverage with one single swipe.  Provides moisturization and comfortable wear all day.  
Actives in Lip Lacquer:
Coffee Oil: Prevents dehydration, while softening and smoothing skin
Rosehip Seed Oil: Hydrates to fight fine lines and soothe irritated lips.
Jojoba Oil:  Forms a barrier that locks in moisture for soft lips
Actives in Lipstick:
Coffee Oil: Prevents dehydration, while softening and smoothing skin.
Rosehip Seed: Hydrates to fight lines and soothe irritated lips.
Jojoba Oil: Forms a barrier that locks in moisture for soft lips

About Lucky Chick:

Stephanie Miklosvary founded Lucky Chick in 1999 as she was putting her art degree to work as a shoe designer in New York City. Nicknamed “Lucky Chick” by a friend for living in her LC (Lobby C) apartment, she decided to create a persona around her new name inspired by life’s indulgences. Lucky Chick first started out as a luxury bath and body line and has evolved into make-up. The brand provides a vibrant range of color cosmetics so women of all colors, shapes and sizes can treat themselves like the masterpieces they are. For more information, visit https://luckychick.com/.

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ORB™ Holiday Gift Guide Products

Holiday season is coming! Are you ready for some gift idea recommendations? Of course, it is never too early to wrap up the gifts full of love. One of the most difficult gifts idea is for kids. Because they always love new toys and they are sometimes very picky about the toys. Maybe some little ones are easier, but for the age 8+ years old, they are not that easy to deal with.

No worries, here are some great toys idea for your 8 year old kids.

 

Morphimals™ 

Product description: Transform your world with ORB Morphimals™, the ever-changing, tactile toys that completely express themselves. Each one starts as a cool, collectible character—how it takes shape is totally up to you! Twist, mold, pull, or squish—the possibilities are endless! Is Shapesaurus a dino or a snake? The decision is yours to make.

Age: 8+

MSRP: $9.99 (US) $14.99 (CAN)

Availability: Target, Five Below, Toys “R” Us

ORB Slimi Café™ 

Product description:  ORB Slimi Café is a recipe for fun! Combine specially formulated ORB Soft’n Slo Squishies™ with revolutionary ORB Slimi Café™ Toppings—Jameez, Drizzlerz, Fluffiwhipz and Swirleez—to make slimi, squishy masterpieces. Mix, match, decorate and squeeze your unique creations. When you’re done squeezing, separate your toppings to make something new or store in the package to maintain freshness. And when you’re done squeezing, separate your squishys and toppings to make something new! For tips and tricks check out ORBSlimiCafé.com.

Age: 8+

MSRP: $5.97 each (US) $9.99 (CAN)

Retail availability: Loblaws, Indigo, Toys “R” Us, Mastermind Toys, Walmart, Claire’s, Justice, Michaels

ORB Odditeez™ 

Hot on the heels of mega-successful ORB Odditeez™ BeadiBallz and SlimiBallz, Plopzz and FuzionFoodz, comes a whole new collection of tactile toys bringing silly, wacky and weird back into the hands of children and adults alike. Expect an ultra-fun range of collectibles, from completely cute to creepy-crawly, that entertain for hours. These colorful, textural toys appeal to both girls and boys and are available in select retailers throughout North America and online.

ORB Odditeez™ Splatzeez™

Grip, mold, throw, peel back and start again! ORB Odditeez™ Splatzeez™ are the shape-able, SPLAATable characters that stick to walls, tables and more. These bold, bug-eyed collectibles are impossible to put down, with endless ways to transform, toss and stick them. Available in 12 styles including a Pug, Unicorn, Spider and more.

ORB Odditeez™ Wriggleballz

Ball it. Toss it. Watch it wriggle! ORB Odditeez™ Wriggleballz are small, sticky figures that come to life right before your eyes. Squash them into a ball, throw them against a flat surface and watch as they shimmy and squirm-they’re totally lifelike, totally fun! Available in six wacky styles including bugs, dogs, cats and more.

ORB Odditeez™ SlimiPalz™

Take out, play, and put away! ORB Odditeez™ SlimiPalz™ are the latest innovation in tactile toys. They masterfully combine the squeezable fun of a silly collectible character with a slimy surprise inside. Enjoy the perks of a seal-able, interior container for easy slime storage again and again. This funny, bug-eyed range of animal figures includes a caterpillar, rat and unicorn.

About ORB™:

ORB™ is recognized as the fastest growing toy and activities company in the world; shipping high-volume, high-quality trends, collectibles, crafts, compounds, and breakthrough art materials. Our goal? To create moments of awe and wonder and to build self-esteem in youth around the world through exceptional play experiences. Steve Kay launched ORB™ nearly 30 years ago with the Celestial Orb, a transforming, hand-held wire widget. More recently, Steve joined forces with Michael Bianco to rebrand The Orb Factory Ltd. as ORB™, reflecting its incredible growth and fresh vision. Today, ORB™ is known and respected for shipping hyper brands at hyper speeds.

Steve’s and Michael’s innovations in tactile toy design have translated into explosive brands like Bubbleezz™, ORB Slimy™, ORB Odditeez™, and Soft’n Slo Squishies™. These lines make ORB™ one of the most buzzworthy companies in the industry.

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Fall Fashion Staples! – Mer-Sea!

With Fall coming up, here is a fashion staple I believe you will love to hear about! Take a look at this hot new item below to transition from Summer to Fall.

Add a pop of color to your wardrobe with Mer-Sea! This stylish, soft, and lightweight sweater is perfect to pull over your favorite pair of jeans. ‘Mer’ means ‘sea‘ in French and together phonetically they sound exactly as we feel—thankful. Merci!

Mer-Sea & Co brings the world to you through all of our beach wraps, candles, travel wraps and sweaters. Whether you’re looking for a travel wrap or comfortable sweater to keep you warm and cozy on your flight or you’re at home dreaming of the sea while lighting one of our candles, we have something for you.

At Mer|Sea, they think life should be simple…like life at the beach. They try to reflect this attitude where utility, tranquility and simplicity reign supreme.

The founders Melanie and Lina feel they are so lucky because they get to focus on the mindset of traveling and all the wonder that it brings. To them, physical and mental travel are equally important and can bring just as much pleasure. A good book and a scented candle can take you anywhere while a travel wrap is the perfect companion on any journey.

The sea – to them – represents a place to play, unwind, recharge, and chase adventure. Melanie and Lina are dedicated to the travelers, the dreamers and the doers – because they really do believe ‘the world is your oyster.’

LULU’s favorite

The Aspen Wrap

Mer-Sea designed this chic, yet comfortable silhouette in soft, natural materials for the ultimate sensory experience. Enveloping you in softness, our snuggle cashmere and Merino wool blend wrap is more than ordinary. Designed with sleeves, it can function as a sweater, scarf or wrap, making its versatility unparalleled. Snuggle in.

*Here’s a tip for putting it on: Sleeves are at the base, then slip your arms down and through

Other Recommendations

The Classic Travel Wrap

“Travel often, travel well, travel light.” – Mer-Sea & Co.

Mer-Sea travel wrap is made for the true wandering spirit. Take it wherever you go: on the plane, to the beach, to a movie or just wrap yourself up on your couch with a great book. When you are done, throw this chic wrap into the washer and dryer – voila! Mer-Sea travel wrap comes packaged in a matching bag perfectly sized for an airline pillow and packs up nicely in a carry on. It really is the best travel accessory – although I think of it as a necessity.

PRODUCT DETAILS

  • Made in Ecuador of 100% acrylic
  • 61″ x 50″ (does not include fringe)
  • Washer and tumble dry friendly
You loved our Charleston Wrap so much, you asked for more…Mer-Sea heard you! Using the same super-soft cotton cashmere knit, Mer-Sea designed the ultimate travel kimono. This sophisticated shape drapes elegantly in the back and feels weightless. Just like its big sister, the Chelsea Kimono can be worn with almost everything – over joggers, jeans or jammies. This will be your new favorite!
PRODUCT DETAILS
  • Imported. 90% cotton, 10% cashmere.
  • One Size. Length: 31.25”.
  • Hand wash & lay flat to dry or dry clean.

I have to say I love love love this beautiful The Aspen Wrap. It is very easy to wear and it is extremely comfortable. It can go well with any styles. Look, I mainly wear a sporty style clothes and this wrap is totally okay on the top of it. So you don’t ever need to worry how to match your today’s outfit. The Aspen Wrap gets you all covered. Another great thing about this wrap is it is very convenient to carry, it is great for traveling, for an outdoor event, also great for an overnight camping.

As the fall is coming up and all the holidays are coming as well, Mer-Sea is a great gift for yourself and your families. Wrap it up and give this sweet gift for someone you care and you love.

 

 

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100% HANDMADE WITH LOVE – Donore Cosmetics

When creating NON -TOXIC wholesome organic beauty products Donore by The Organic Face strives on using the finest ingredients to feed the skin. Donore Cosmetics is committed to focusing on creating a Brand that is completely safe.

  • 100 % Chemical Free
  • 100 % Gluten Free
  • 100 % Cruelty Free
  • 100 % Synthetic Free
  • 100 % Free of Artificial Dyes
  • 100 % Free of Artificial Fragrances
  • 100% Free of Toxic Preservatives

It is important as a brand to ensure all of Donore Cosmetics‘s ingredients are the purest Donore Cosmetics can have to create NON – TOXIC beauty products. From start to finish Donore Cosmetics ensures all their ingredients are wildcrafted and come from fair trade farms.

  • 100 % VEGAN
  • 100 % PALEO
  • 100 % ORGANIC

Donore Cosmetics is committed to creating 100 % chemical free beauty products for your beauty regimen.When chemicals are ingested they are absorbed into the bloodstream and sent straight to the liver to be broken down (metabolized) and stored in some of your organs. Chemicals candisrupt your endocrine system- which is responsible for all of your hormones. Reproductive problems, cancer, and decreased thyroid function can result. Your thyroid is responsible for your metabolism. Slowed- you could accumulate more fat tissue. Your skincare can be contributing to weight gain. Donore Cosmetics is 100 % Committed to keeping you Chemical Free and Safe.

Lip & Cheek Pod gives you sexy, smooth, kissable lips, with color that lasts and lasts. This 100% chemical-free, organic lipstick and blush is formulated from pure cocoa and shea butters, with antioxidant-rich botanicals and fine minerals to give you an incredible, silky-smooth color that goes on and stays on – matte, smooth, and non-sticky. This long-lasting,super-hydrating formula gives maximum coverage with effortless application and leaves lips feeling soft and moist all day. Luxurious, rich nude color with a hint of glimmer.

  • Vegan, organic, dye-free, chemical free, petroleum-free, preservative-free, fragrance-free
  • Chemical free safe lipstick
  • A simple healthy formula of cocoa butter waxes, oils, and mineral pigments that go on creamy for long lasting wear
  • Like a lip balm, the Organic Face lipsticks moisturize chapped lips
  • Gluten-free, fd&c dye-free, petroleum-free, preservative-free, fragrance-free. Vegan. 98 % organic 100 % chemical free
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Healthier Food Alternatives You Will Love!

Whether people are looking to change their eating habits completely or simply find better options, look no further than these healthier alternatives you will love!

JUST THE CHEESE® IS MORE THAN JUST A NAME, IT’S A DECLARATION

Just the Cheese® is 100% Wisconsin cheese baked into bars and mini bites. They are naturally low in carbs, gluten-free and only 75 calories per bar. While most “cheesecrisps” are air-dried, Just the Cheese® is oven baked, caramelizing the cheese which results in a cheesier flavor and crunchier texture. Perfect for a portable snack on the go, which all ages will love. Swap it for your kids’ Cheeze-Its or Cheetos!

AGED CHEDDAR – Rich, aged cheddar flavor explodes in your mouth with each crunchy bite!

GRILLED CHEESE – For the taste you love, without gluten or carbs. No bread, because it’s Just the Cheese®!

JALAPEÑO – The spicy flavor and kick of heat, with hints of Jalapeños baked right into the crunchy cheese!
Mild Cheddar –  New, exciting cheddar flavor that is less intense, but with the same crunch!

WHITE CHEDDAR – This was the way sharp cheddar was meant to taste, but with an unbelievable CRUNCH. Bite into the crunchy texture and savor the white cheddar taste.

WISCONSIN CHEDDAR –  Savor every second of these mouth-watering gems that were crafted in the cheese capital of America.  The heavenly cheddar flavor lingers long after your first crunch, making it hard to stop reaching for more! 
GRILLED CHEESE – Enjoy the family-classic Grilled Cheese, but without the bread! Everyone’s favorite part is the cheese that hits the pan and toasts to a crispy finish.

GARLIC & CHIVE CHEESE – Just The Cheese® Garlic and Chive Minis feature the great flavor of roasted garlic and a subtle touch of chive baked into crunchy cheese.
JALAPEÑO – These little crunchy Minis come with a spicy KICK. If you like a little heat with your cheese, you’ll love Just The Cheese® Jalapeño Minis.

Over 25 years ago, the founder Paul and his wife bought five tiny cheese factories to create high quality Wisconsin cheese. One day, they had a crazy idea: “Crunchy Cheese: cheese ‘n crackers without the crackers!” Their dream was to create delicious specialty cheeses, but first and foremost to ensure the utmost integrity in our workplace. They thought that their business would benefit and grow from a strong, loyal community. Everyone who works at Just the Cheese® is part of a family, and from this connection they have seen that a positive, supportive work atmosphere can produce fantastic results.

No single person can take credit for creating Just the Cheese® crunchy baked snacks. Everyone involved at the company worked hard to bring this innovative snack experience to the world, and they share the success with the entire team. They have been loyal to one another for decades and they hope that the pride in their cheese snacks is evident in amazing taste and crunch!

Just the Cheese takes 100% Wisconsin cheese, bake it in the oven, and that’s it! Satisfy your cravings and eat healthy while you do it; these snack bars are perfect for low-carb, Keto, gluten-free and other great diets. Just The Cheese® is a low-carb, high-protein snack that tastes exactly like your favorite cheese, but comes with a CRUNCH!

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Vichy Debuts Pure Phyto Peptide Power for 360° Anti Aging Results From Day 1

As the #1 anti aging brand in European pharmacies, Vichy Laboratories is a dermatologically-proven skin care brand driven by clean, safe and effective products. Their latest launch is an addition to their award-winning LiftActiv anti aging line: the new LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti Aging Moisturizer.

Every year, collagen decreases with biological aging and exposure to daily exposome aggressors. Additionally, collagen constitutes 70-80% of the dry weight of skin and with age skin’s capacity to produce collagen is reduced by 75%. At age 20, collagen starts to deteriorate and by 40 we are losing 1% of collagen each year, resulting in increased wrinkles, discoloration, dehydration, loss of contour definition and firmness, and a dull complexion. To help rebuild collagen and preserve skin’s youthful appearance, Peptides are essential nutrients that serve as the building blocks to the skin’s structure and function.

Vichy LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti Aging Moisturizer Ingredients

“Peptides are one of the anti aging ingredients that I recommend the most to my patients to combat collagen loss,” says Internationally Recognized Dermatologist and Neuroscientist, Dr. Gilbert, MD PhD FAAD. “Vichy’s Peptide-C combines Phyto Peptides with Vitamin C, as well as the proprietary Vichy Mineralizing Water to help strengthen the skin barrier and protect against everyday aggressors. These three ingredients combined help to create a triple threat against signs of aging, for strong healthy skin.”

LiftActiv Peptide-C is an advanced anti aging moisturizer to help correct multiple signs of aging including wrinkles, dull skin, loss of contour definition and loss of firmness. With a rich, creamy texture, this anti aging moisturizer visibly reduces the signs of collagen loss on skin. Apply to clean skin morning and night, daily sunscreen use recommended. For boosted anti aging results pair with Vichy LiftActiv 15% Pure Vitamin C Serum in the morning and LiftActiv Retinol Treatment in the evening.

Ingredients:

FEATURED INGREDIENT: VICHY MINERALIZING WATER

A miracle of nature from the preserved region of Auvergne, rich in 15 minerals, helps strengthen the skin’s moisture barrier function to help protect skin against aggressors.

FEATURED INGREDIENT: PHYTO PEPTIDES

One of the first of plant origin, phyto peptides are short fragments of proteins naturally derived from green peas that help visibly firm skin’s appearance.

FEATURED INGREDIENT: VITAMIN C

An antioxidant known to help brighten skin and reduce the appearance of skin aging.

LiftActiv Peptide-C Anti Aging Moisturizer is 100% paraben-free, allergy tested, suitable for sensitive skin, and tested under dermatological control for safety.

LiftActiv Peptide-C contains an allergy-tested fragrance featuring light floral notes. This high level, derm-grade, anti aging moisturizer further showcases Vichy’s commitment to providing pure, yet potent formulas to help maintain skin health. Available at an accessible price point of $39 at VichyUSA.com, Amazon.com, and select CVS, Walgreens, Duane Reade, Target, & Ulta stores.

360-DEGREE RESULTS FROM DAY 1:
DAY 1: Improved skin tonicity and visible firmness. 48-hr hydration.
AFTER 4 WEEKS: Reduced wrinkles. Skin feels firmer and looks brighter.
AFTER 8 WEEKS: Diminished appearance of discoloration. Jawline contours look improved.

About Vichy: Purity is Potency

Vichy is the #1 Anti Aging Brand in European Pharmacies. Created by Dr. Haller in 1931, Vichy is among the first French doctors’ brands trusted by millions of women in Europe and around the world. For over 85 years, Vichy has been committed to providing clean, safe and effective skin care solutions to women of all skin types, skin concerns, ethnicities and ages. At the crux of this legacy is Vichy’s most pure and potent ingredient: Vichy’s exclusive Mineralizing Water, charged with the highest concentration of 15 rich minerals essential to skin health, to fortify and protect skin from daily aggressors like pollution, stress and fatigue. This Mineralizing Water is formed by nature in the depths of the French volcanos and impossible to reproduce scientifically. The Vichy formulation charter is centered around Vichy’s Mineralizing Water and combining other potent and natural origin ingredients with sensorial formulations all coming together to provide a clean, safe and effective skin care experience. Discover Vichy for everyday skin health. For additional information, please visit www.vichyusa.comwww.instagram.com/vichyusawww.facebook.com/VichyUSA

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