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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Hygiene Alert: At the cosmetic counters, use the disposable applicators and Do Not Double Dip! If you are unsure, ask the Beauty Advisor for assistance!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Oily skin needs moisturizing too! Othewise your moisture barrier starts producing oil to hydrate itself, thus making your skin oilier.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Brown Eyes? Play up your eyecolor with purple eyeshadow shades. Define your eyes with a plummy colored eyeliner.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Green or blue eyes? Wear earthy metallic eyeshadow shades to make eyes really pop. Define them even more with a ccoordinating eyeliner .

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Toner...Expensive Water?

A certain prestige brand (which I respect fot the most part so shall remain nameless her) teaches it's new consultants that toner is nothing more than expensive water.  Not true.  A toner does two things for your skin.  The first is to remove that last layer of grime that your facial wash doesn't always get to.  The cleaner your skin is, the clear is stays.  The second thing it does is really toners function and that is that it closes up your pores and rebalances your skin's ph level...getting it ready to accept what treatment you are next going to apply to it.  Soap and cleansers change the ph balance of your skin so when you use them you need to get the ph level back to normal or your next steps are for naught.  You can do this one of 2 ways...wait 2 hours for skin to do it on it's own (I do not know about you but I do not have that kind of time) or you can pick the easy way and swipe some toner on your face.  You do not need to worry about getting an expensive toner...good ole witch hazel is one of the best.  But so long as it is a toner....it will do the job.  Hope this clears up some confusion or mystery.