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Get Ready for the Runway

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Runway Ready Travel Guide Infographics


It’s no secret that air travel can leave you looking less than fresh. But with careful planning and packing, you can arrive looking radiant and rested – even if you’re not. Use the guide below to pack your carry-on with essential items to combat the dry air of the airplane cabin.

  1. Hand Cream (3 oz.)
  2. Body Wipes
  3. Oil Blotting Papers
  4. Lip Stain (3 oz.)
  5. Toothbrush / Toothpaste (3 oz.)
  6. Hair Brush
  7. Tinted Moisturizer  (3 oz.)
  8. Mini Perfume  (3 oz.)
  9. Eyeliner/Mascara
  10. Illuminating Blush

Here are some travel kits and some more. Have a nice flight!!!

What gift will you get Dad this Father’s Day?

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

What will you get your dad this Father's Day?Even though Mother’s Day tends to overshadow the holiday devoted to dads everywhere, celebrating Father’s Day this June 17 with a thoughtful gift is still a good way to show your father that you’re grateful for all he’s done for you. But what will you get him? Some dads seem to have everything they could possibly want! Here are several ideas to help you decide on the perfect present this Father’s Day.

1. Tickets to see his favorite sports team. Whether it’s for a baseball game this summer or a football game next season, chances are your dad will love the opportunity to watch his favorite team play. Get two tickets so you, Mom or a friend can accompany him for the perfect day out.

2. A deluxe shaving kit like eShave – Start Up Kit. It comes with a genuine badger brush, which exfoliates, softens and raises the hair for a shave that’s as close as possible. The set also includes a pre-shave oil, shave cream and after shave cream, all in a convenient black travel bag. Stubble will be a thing of the past for your dapper dad!

3. A home brewing kit. Does your father have a taste for cold, delicious brews? Instead of taking him out for a night at the local brewery, get your dad everything he needs to create his own ale. A couple of beer mugs to go with the set will ensure that he’ll be able to taste his masterpiece in style.

4. Anti-aging skincare products like Jack Black – Line Smoother Face Moisturizer. If your dad has started to complain about the fact that he’s getting older, a few choice skincare products to combat fine lines, wrinkles and age spots might be just the thing to lift his spirits. Lightweight and oil-free, your dad will barely notice that he’s wearing this moisturizer – until he starts seeing results!

5. The latest gadget. If you have siblings who can help you buy a splurge-worthy item for Dad, why not get him up-to-date on the latest technologies? Whether he’s into computers, eBooks, cameras, smartphones, mp3 players or television, there’s likely a new product out that he’d love to get his hands on.

6. A classic yet cool tie. If you think your father could use a bit of direction when it comes to his fashion tastes, you might be doing him a favor by providing him with a go-to tie to wear for special occasions. Choose one that complements his personality and favorite color scheme so he’ll always look dashing.

7. A new fragrance, like RALPH LAUREN – Polo For Men Eau de Toilette Spray. If your dad doesn’t have a signature scent to call his own, he’d likely jump at the chance to impress your mom with a manly new cologne.

8. Tools to help him get his grill on. If your dad considers himself the master of the grill, a few new accessories designed to help him make the most of his skills might be the perfect present. Spatulas, serving plates, aprons, marinades and spices are all fair game.

9. A beach kit. If your dad enjoys nothing more than a relaxing day by the shore, a beach kit might be a great idea. A brand new cooler, a plush towel, a new swimsuit and a sunblock like Dermalogica – Daily Defense Block SPF15 are all good choices that he’ll get a lot of use out of.

10. A poker set. Does your father like to get together with his guy friends every now and then for a game of poker? If he doesn’t already have his own set of chips and a table to play on, you can bring the party to his house by supplying him with all the goods.

How to save your skin post-shaving

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Shaving can irritate your skin.Shaving every day can really irritate your skin – especially if you need to run that razor over some of the most sensitive areas of your skin. Ladies know that shaving their legs, armpits and bikini lines can leave them with itchy stubble, dry skin and ingrown hairs, while men often struggle to keep their faces clear of the five o'clock shadow without giving them a vicious razor burn. So how can you save your skin?

While letting your leg hair grow free and wild may be an option in the wintertime, shaving becomes a daily occurrence when the weather turns warm and you break out all those skirts, shorts and dresses. If your legs are screaming for a little comfort, try applying lotion right after you get out of the shower. For an added benefit, try a moisturizer that contains a sunless tanner, so you can achieve that summer glow even if you never get a chance to leave the office. For armpits, pick a deodorant that contains a moisturizer so you can keep your skin quenched.

As for the fellas, shaving your face can leave you with a raw feeling that lasts all morning. Apply some moisturizing aftershave to prevent unsightly razor burn around those kissable cheeks and lips – your face (and girlfriend!) will thank you.

Expert tips to applying skincare products

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Expert tips to applying skincare productsStocking up on skincare products is an activity many women enjoy. But even the best formulas will go to waste if they aren’t put on correctly. Patricia Wexler, a New York-based dermatologist, shared some of her top tips for applying products with Allure magazine.

According to Wexler, “the general rule is that light products go under heavy ones. Think about it – if you try to put a thin serum over a thick cream, there’s no way it will penetrate.” But, aside from order, there are other important components to putting on lotions and potions.

Therapeutic products, such as Murad Age-Diffusing Serum, should be applied after showering, as the formulas work best in direct contact with skin, the expert reports. However, women looking to combat a multitude of problems at once should consider purchasing one multi-functional product, like Murad Anti-AgingAcne Treatment, which aims to eliminate breakouts while preventing signs of aging.

Ladies should also remember to read labels, Wexler adds, as certain ingredients have restrictions and work best when paired with other products. Too much of the same product can result in irritation. ADNFCR-3538-ID-19897692-ADNFCROf course, if you’re not sure how to choose a good skincare brand, you can always perform a quick Google search before trying out a new product.