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Saturday, November 30, 2013

glotherapeutics: BRAND 4

glotherapeutics offers a variety of chirally correct, potent products to target your every skin concern.  It's become an office favorite and I have to admit, I'm super excited about this week's 12 Brands of Christmas grand prize.




I've tried and loved many different glotherapeutics products, but today I want to let you in on my ultimate beauty secret – glotherapeutics Cyto-luxe.  When you hear Cyto-luxe, think pure luxury, pampering and spa-like treatments.  With cutting edge, pharmaceutical-grade ingredients, Cyto-Luxe is the solution to achieve ageless skin. 

First in my daily regimen is the Cyto-luxe Cleanser.  With my dry skin, I usually go with creamy cleansers, but I hate when it feels like it just sits on my skin.  This cleanser starts out ultra-creamy then builds into a rich lather.  I’ve used it both with and without my Clarisonic and loved both results.  It’s got a great, refreshing scent, and a little really goes a long way.  When I first tried a small sample, I got three uses out of it, so I know the full size product will last me quite a while.

At night, I use the Cyto-luxe Face Cream after cleansing.  I am always trying different moisturizers to see what provides long lasting results.  WOW!  This is seriously the silkiest, richest cream I have ever tried!  It’s one of those products that I really look forward to using every night and I know my skin will really love it in the winter time.

We were all lucky enough to get to try the new Cyto-luxe Body Lotion and we can’t stop raving about it!  First off, even the bottle looks luxurious, and in this case, you can tell a product by its packaging.  With a barely there fragrance, this super-rich lotion with Shea Butter and Hyaluronic Acid absorbs quickly.  Because it’s Cyto-luxe, you’ll also see anti-aging benefits.  Clinical studies showed skin firming within two hours of application and reduced wrinkles after 28 days of applying twice daily.  It’s definitely on our must-have list!  

Trying these amazing products really has me interested in the entire Cyto-luxe Collection.  The Cyto-luxe Mask contains Pearl and Caviar Extracts, and even fermented Platinum – you can’t get more luxurious than that!   Cyto-Luxe Serum contains SYN-AKE, a tripeptide that mimics a peptide found in snake venom that constrains muscle contractions, giving skin an anti-wrinkle effect…wow!  After falling in love with Cyto-luxe Face Cream, I’m sure the Eye Cream is just as dreamy.  For an even greater moisturizing effect, it is recommended to add a drop of Cyto-luxe Face Essence to the Face Cream.  This treatment helps your skin fight off environmental toxins, nourishing skin while controlling oil so I can’t wait to try it!

Now that I've let you in my secret, here's your chance to win!!

This week's GRAND PRIZE ($175 value): Cyto-Luxe Face Cream



Wanna win?  Visit our Facebook Giveaway Page to see how you can receive entries!!

Until next time…. stay tuned and stay beautiful!!

Monday, November 25, 2013

gloMinerals: BRAND 3

We asked which brands you wanted to see, and you told us gloMinerals!  It's no surprise as this good-for-your-skin makeup line is a customer and office favorite.  For this week's 12 Brands of Christmas, we'll give you tips to get a beautiful holiday "glo."



Sheer Tint Base Illuminator:  This sheer formula will give a glow to all skin types AND with light-reflecting ingredients, it also smooths fine lines.  You can mix it with your face primer or liquid foundation for convenience.  For extra illumination, apply on eyelids either under or over eye shadow, and on top of blush to give your cheeks a perfect glow.

Jeweled Eye Pencils:  We were super excited to get these in stock!  These pencils are actually thick creamy crayons that make application easy and fun.  You'll be glowing and on trend with these beautiful metallic shades.  Our current favorites include Antique and Merlot.

Shimmer Brick:  This little multi-tasker available in Luster (for golden or olive complexions) and Gleam (for all complexions) will definitely give you an all over glow.  Swirl the four colors together or use them individually to highlight your cheeks or eyes.

Get holiday dress ready with gloMinerals Body Bronzer and Body Glisten!  For an all over sun-kissed glow, Body Bronzer adds a subtle and natural-looking tan.  Body Glisten will add that perfect touch of shimmer and sparkle to your skin for a night out.

Don't forget the lips!  It's easy to add glow to your lips with gloMinerals gloGloss.  Some of our favorite natural shades include Brown Sugar and Starstruck.  If you're looking for a great gift idea, check out the Limited Edition Bare to Blush Lip Gloss Tin.  It comes with four beautiful lip glosses and is definitely on our wish list!

If your skin is already aglow and you want to control shine, gloMinerals gloPerfecting Powder is the solution.  It will eliminate excess oil and give your skin a matte finish.  It's also translucent and perfect to carry in your purse for midday touchups.

Get glowing with this week's GRAND PRIZE ($75 value):
  • gloMinerals Limited Edition Red Carpet Collection includes:
  • Cream Eye Shadow Quad
  • Jeweled Eye Pencils in limited edition Sage and Fizz
  • Mini Lash Boosting Mascara in black
  • Mini Perfecting Powder
  • Limited Edition Blush
  • Mini Sheer Tint Base Illuminator
  • Mini Lip Balm in honey sugar butter
  • Mini Gloss in Blushing and Brown Sugar
  • Crayon sharpener and black satin cosmetics bag

Wanna win?  Visit here to see how you can receive entries!!  And don't forget to follow us on Facebook for the rest of the week for your chances to win FREE SAMPLES, play fun games, learn a ton about this AMAZING makeup line and more!! 

Until next time...stay tuned and stay beautiful! 

Thursday, November 21, 2013

SIRCUIT Skin Cosmeceuticals: BRAND 2

Our 12 Brands of Christmas giveaways feature our top and favorite brands.  SIRCUIT Skin Cosmeceuticals is definitely an office and customer favorite.



The basics of SIRCUIT Skin Cosmeceuticals:
  • Chirally correct ingredients that work with the body, not against it.
  • No fillers, artificial colors, artificial preservatives or artificial fragrances.
  • Sulfate free, paraben free, and cruelty free.
  • Naturally pH balanced, nothing harsh or aggressive.
  • All products provide longterm anti-aging results, some with immediate results.
  • Multi-tasking products to target multiple concerns at once.
  • Highly concentrated for potent results - you can use less (than you would of other products) to get more (better results)!

Our favorites:
  • Youth Accelerator+:  This pumpkin enzyme peel, used once a week or every other week, instantly makes our skin brighter, tighter and glowing.  Not to mention, it smells so good!
  • X-Trap+:  About 1/2 a pump of this cleanser mixed with water is all you need, so it really goes a long way and works for all of us around the office - sensitive, dry or oily skin types.
  • Sircuit Agent+:  An anti-aging serum that also targets hormonal breakouts??  We were instantly on board with this one and see immediate results that treat breakouts, balance skin, and fade discoloration.
  • Secret Sauce+:  This incredible moisturizer provides "botox-like" effects, smoothing and plumping skin.  Who doesn't want that?!
  • Sircuit Addict+:  This firming anti-aging serum is another one that works for all skin types.  Exclusive ingredient Spin Trap actually finds damaging free molecules and converts them into healthy oxygen molecules for your skin.  We all love it because it prevents aging AND corrects any existing fine lines and wrinkles.

To sum it up, SIRCUIT Skin Cosmeceuticals is your all in one skincare system.  With highly advanced and exclusive cutting-edge ingredients, you can dramatically improve the health of your skin and in turn, it's appearance.  Products offer preventative and corrective treatments for immediate and longterm results.  Plus, you can trust that the products are safe, potent, and due to high concentration, they definitely provide the best bang for your buck!

Now for this week's giveaway:

TWO lucky winners will win a prize pack ($228 value each) of:



Wanna enter to win?  Just click HERE! (you will need to sign in to your Facebook account to view the giveaway).


For more information on our 12 Brands of Christmas promo with your chance to win THOUSANDS in GRAND PRIZES, FREE professional advice, games, and more check out our Facebook page.
Until next time.....stay tuned and stay beautiful! 

Monday, November 18, 2013

Pur Minerals: BRAND 1

For our first brand of this year's 12 Brands of Christmas, I am so excited to introduce all of you to Pur Minerals.  We've recently started carrying this amazing brand and have quickly fallen in love with their makeup and skincare.

Meet Pur Minerals Makeup:
  • All formulas contain antioxidants, vitamins and minerals to nourish skin.
  • Foundations, primers and concealers contain Ceretin Complex which combines Retinol and Ceramides.
  • Foundations are also bound with Shea Butter and Vitamin E to provide long lasting coverage.
  • Clinical results show the amazing skin benefits from use, including improved skin tone and texture, less irritation, reduced pigmentation, and an improvement in fine lines and wrinkles -- just from using Pur Minerals makeup!

Our favorites:
  • Lip Gloss Stick: A sheer shade that's moisturizing and lasts all day.  My go-to for everyday is Berry Pretty, but I love the intense color of Game Day too.
  • 4-in-1 Pressed Foundation:  With the Chisel Brush, this foundation goes on flawlessly with great coverage.  My skin feels so soft and smooth, and my imperfections are all covered up.
  • Dark Spot Correcting Primer (Peach):  I can instantly see a difference in my skin tone after applying this primer, and can tell that it's truly improving my skin.
  • CC Cream:  I love this product!  It provides sheer coverage plus improves your skin tone and texture!
With so many different foundation formulas available, we've tested them all and were amazed with the results.  Not only will your skin look good with Pur Minerals' primers and foundations, but over time, your skin will actually improve, for even greater results.

Meet Pur Minerals Skincare:
  • All formulas are pH balanced at 5.5 so your skin won't get irritated or need a toner.
  • Formulas are paraben-free, SLS-free, and cruelty free with no chemical dyes.
  • Products work to correct, prevent and interrupt your biggest skin concerns.
  • Powered by nature, proven by science.

Our favorites:
  • Simplicity Gentle Cleanser:  With this cleanser, you get both a squeaky clean and soft, moisturized feel.  It also naturally foams into a lather, so no irritation here.
  • Dirty Girl Detoxifying Mudd Masque:  With Pascalite Clay, this masque seriously pulls impurities out of your skin while soothing and calming; so say goodbye to those painful, under the skin blemishes.
  • Miracle Mist:  Honestly, what doesn't this product do?!  It sets makeup, fights against free radical damage, quenches dehydrated skin and clarifies oily problem skin on the face and body... no wonder it's called Miracle Mist.
  • Soak it Up Intense Hydrating Moisturizer:  Not only does this intense moisturizer make a great night cream, but provides a flawless canvas when applied before your primer and foundation.  It's also oil-free and gentle enough for sensitive skin, so all skin types can use it.

Now for this week's giveaway - the GRAND PRIZE ($279 value):



Wanna win?  Visit our Facebook Giveaway Page to see how you can receive entries!!

Until next time.....stay tuned and stay beautiful! 


Wednesday, November 13, 2013

2013 12 Brands of Christmas GRAND PRIZES

We are less than a week away until our Facebook 12 Brands of Christmas promo begins on Monday, 11/18/13!  Getting VERY excited around here and can't wait to giveaway so many AMAZING GRAND PRIZES!  SO GET READY!!!!  Check out the list below:






What's the GRAND TOTAL of these AMAZING GRAND PRIZES??  $2500!!!!  And.....that's not including FREE samples and a few FREE FULL SIZED products thrown in along the way.

So....MARK YOUR CALENDAR for next Monday, 11/18/13 for YOUR CHANCE TO WIN!!

Until next time.....stay tuned and stay beautiful!

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Preview To Our 12 Brands of Christmas!

It's hard to believe that it's that time of year again!  On 11/18 we will be launching our 12 Brands of Christmas promo on our Facebook page.  As always, we have included only top brands of the beauty industry and will be giving away THOUSANDS in GRAND PRIZES, free samples, free professional advice, games, and much more!

I'm already starting to feel like Santa just getting ready!

This year's AMAZING brands include:


We are giving away 5 GRAND PRIZES valued at over $600 in WEEK 1 ALONE!!!  You definitely don't want to miss out....so mark your calendars for Monday, 11/18 for your chances to win!

Next week I will highlight the GRAND PRIZES and more details of the promotion so.....Until next time....stay tuned and stay beautiful!


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