Sephora Show & Tell
  Happy Live Chat day BeautyTalkers!   Today we have the pleasure of welcome the founders of two of our most beloved skincare brands to BeautyTalk to answer your questions: Lev Glazman and Alina Roytberg from Fresh and Shannon and Glenn Dellimore from GLAMGLOW. So if this crazy winter weather has your skin freaking out, never fear! They're here for you.   Per the usual, opening this thread now so our BT'ers can ask their questions early: ve-Skincare-Chat-with-Fresh-and-GlamGlow/m-p/18578 ...   (Please make sure to click the link above and post your question in that thread. If you post it here they won't see it!) 
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Happy New Year! Friend of BT Tracy J is back with her picks to get you started on a New Year's cleanse that doesn't involve kale. What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell!     "What has this New Year brought us thus far? New, innovative, and highly-effective cleansing formulations. From cleansing oils to exfoliating powders to makeup removers, you can now shop by your unique, specific skincare needs to find the perfect product for you." - Tracy J.   Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare Color Smart Cleanser & Mask "This specially-formulated, two-in-one formula gently yet effectively removes dirt, oil, and makeup while clearing and purifying pores. When used as a mask, it delivers antiaging benefits with active ingredients that brighten, detoxify, and firm the look of your skin. And as you cleanse, it actually changes color to let you know if you’ve properly cleansed or if there are certain areas you may have missed!"   Tatcha Pure Step Camellia Cleansing Oil "This rich cleanser not only thoroughly cleanses you skin with a blend of botanical oils, it works its magic to melt off makeup–even water-resistant sunscreens and long-wear formulas. Great for all skin types, it contains vitamins A, B, and E to deeply hydrate dry skin, soothe sensitive skin, and decongest oily skin. Fun fact: Camellia Oil has been one of the geisha’s most treasured secrets for centuries, used to remove their iconic performance makeup without drying or damaging the skin."   Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder "This must-try Cleansing Powder creates vibrant, smooth, youthful-looking skin. It buffs away dead skin cells, reduces the appearance of blemishes and age spots, and evens skintone for a completely renewed complexion. The ground-breaking formula is kept fresh until activated with water or Argan Cleansing Oil, then transforms into a creamy paste to treat skin. I like to use it as an allover mask, but you can also use it as a targeted spot treatment, lip scrub, or traditional exfoliator. Either way, the results are incredible!"   Peter Thomas Roth Camu Camu Power C x 30™ Vitamin C Brightening Cleansing Powder "If you want luminous, refreshed, soft, and healthy-looking skin (and who doesn’t?), this water-activated cleansing powder is for you. Once applied, it transforms into a luxurious, creamy facial cleanser that removes all traces of dirt, oil, and impurities. It’s formulated with some amazing ingredients that will do wonders for your skin: vitamin C brightens, smooths firms and improves the look of wrinkles and Baltic amber exfoliates, energizes, and polishes. Use just a little water to create a thick exfoliating paste and more water to create a mild lathering cleanser."
  Happy Live Chat Friday! Today BT'ers, we're hooking you up with holiday hair advice from entrepreneur and blow dry queen Alli Webb, founder of Drybar.   Per the usual, I've opened the chat early for BT'ers who can't make it at noon (or just want to get in early). Want to learn how to get the perfect blowout at home to last through the (endless) holiday events on your calendar? She can help!   So go ask her a question now> ve-Hair-Q-amp-A-with-Drybar/m-p/1792737/thread-id/ ...   (Please make sure to ask your question in the thread linked above. If you ask it here she won't see it!)
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  'Jurlique has long been famous for uniting fresh, natural ingredients with the latest scientific breakthroughs for great skin. This trio of age-fighting miracle-workers features the targeting technology of Biosome5, a proprietary complex that specifically targets the visible signs of wrinkles, loss of elasticity, and age spots. Each also features a host of natural ingredients that provide deep moisture and essential nutrients. You can almost hear your skin say, “Ahh”!' - Kris G.   Jurlique Nutri-Define Superior Retexturising Facial Serum Who doesn’t need a little help keeping that youthful glow? This deeply moisturizing and nutrient-rich formula works day after day to address multiple signs of aging. The Biosome5 delivery system targets problem areas with a host of nutrient-rich botanicals, including antioxidant horseradish, strengthening glycogen, and peptide-rich artichoke extract. It’s like vitamins for your face!   Jurlique Nutri-Define Multi-Correcting Day Cream This rich, soothing cream locks in the serum’s benefits and protects the skin with deep moisture and hydrating botanical oils, along with natural antioxidants. It feels great going on and doesn’t leave skin feeling greasy, so you’re ready for makeup. The slight floral-herbal scent also adds a note of calm to your morning.   Jurlique Nutri-Define Rejuvenating Overnight Cream For that extra boost, this rejuvenating night cream penetrates deeply without any residue to provide deep protection and hydration all night long. It features the same targeting Biosome5 technology as the day cream and serum plus a luxuriously rich feeling.  
Happy live chat day BeautyTalkers! So I know my job may *seem* glamorous (note the sarcasm ), but it's not like I just get all kinds of access to A-listers or their trusted beauty gurus. So to have Jennifer Aniston's long time hairdresser and Living Proof celebrity stylist Chris McMillan on BeautyTalk today for a live chat is a super cool opportunity that I'm so excited to share with you guys.   Per the usual, I've opened up the chat a little early so you guys can ask him a question first. Go learn how to get your best hair for the holidays! Ask a question here> at-Live-with-Celebrity-Stylist-Chris-McMillan/m-p/ ...  
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Happy Halloween! These aren't my tips (obvi), but I loved this ghoulish (and super easy - all it takes is a few swipes of a brush with just a *bit* of polish on it) look from JinSoon .   But let's be clear - want I really want today is to see YOUR Halloween nails. So what are you rockin' on your tips today? Show and Tell!       
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Today I decided to roll with a simple dotticure using fall neutrals. I needed something cute and easy, as it's been a busy past few weeks! I used Formula X in Quantum (sage green) and Nightingale (blackberry).   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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  "It’s that spooky time of year again, and what better way to get into the Halloween spirit than experimenting with beauty essentials? So check out three of my favorite products below… if you dare." - Tracy J.   Korres Cucumber Fresh De-Puffing Eye Mask "Halloween means Halloween parties. It’s almost certain you’ll be staying up all night either watching scary movies or dancing ‘til dawn. You’ll need to treat your tired, puffy eyes–and this Cucumber Fresh De-Puffing Eye Mask is a quick fix. It features cooling, calming cucumber to instantly refresh and moisturize, along with a cocktail of betaine and rhodiola rosea to reduce puffiness and rejuvenate. Best yet, it’s great for all skin types and super easy to use."   MAKE UP FOR EVER Studio Case "Whether you’re hitting the town as a princess, vampire, or cowgirl, this palette has everything you need to capture the essence of your costume of choice. It features 12 eye shadows in a variety of shades and metallic textures that provide both superior color pay-off and smooth blendability. All of the artistry comes housed in a signature makeup kit with a rich black Artist Liner, perfect for precisely lining and defining for your unique look."   Kat Von D The Star Studded Look "Leave it to Kat Von D to bring you the ultimate set. This limited-edition kit features three maven must-haves for a flawless look. The 24-hour mascara thickens the look of lashes as it coats from root to end. The infamous long-lasting, liquid tattoo liner features a super flexible tip that allows you to glide fluidly across the lash line for a variety of looks, resulting in an intensely pigmented, satin finish that's fade-proof, run-proof, and smear-proof. And the Studded Kiss Lipstick delivers a velvety finish and an intense, red (almost bloody-looking) hue. Now if that doesn't give you the shivers, I’m not sure what will."
Congratulations to the 10 winners of our first ever BeautyTalk Show & Tell Giveaway! Please check your private messages for a note from me and enjoy your prizes!       Chloe3036 KendraKendra Cupcakecandy smgirvin mommyto4 comfyrock malday hadtotryit SChan929 BeautyJunkie325
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  It's giveaway day, BeautyTalk!   In honor of their 10th anniversary, Clarisonic is giving away their brand new Smart Profile Cleansing Devices to 10 lucky community members. For your chance to win, simply post your answer to the following question in the comments section with the hashtag #ClarisonicGiveaway.   We want to know: Why do you NEED a Clarisonic Smart Profile in your life? Show & Tell!   Post your answer by midnight tonight, and 10 winners will be chosen at random on Monday, October 13th. Good luck BeautyTalkers!   See full giveaway rules here>  
  Fact: Beauty oils can be a little scary.   I mean, what are they? How do you use them? When? Will they work with your oily skin? I could give you endless   stats and facts about how awesome beauty oils are, but this is BeautyTalk, so let's make this a team effort!   For this week's Beauty Challenge, it's time to talk oils. Do you use (and love) a beauty oil? How do you use it? How has it worked for you?   And if you haven't tried a beauty oil yet, I challenge you to go for it (and report back)!   Show & Tell!   Find which beauty oil is right for you>
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  Okay BTers, you guys have been very patient (well, not really ), so here's the scoop. For the first time ever , BeautyTalk Show & Tell is doing a community exclusive brand sponsored giveaway. And this one is a doozy. In honor of their 10th anniversary, Clarisonic has partnered with BeautyTalk to giveaway 10 NEW Clarisonic Smart Profile devices to community users!   These devices haven't even hit Sephora yet, and this giveaway is Clarisonic's way of saying "thank you" to our BeautyTalk community for all of the love you guys have shown them over these last few years. How cool is that??   The new Smart Profile device is the most powerful cleaning device Clarisonic has ever produced, featuring Smart Technology that automatically adjusts power and timing to fit your specific skin needs, a re-designed user interface that visually indicates speed, battery-life, smart setting and brush head replacement, and it works with any of Clarisonic's 8 awesome brush heads. And did I mention it's going to retail for $265? (See? Told 'ya it's a doozy).   The best (and my favorite) part about this giveaway is that it's a BeautyTalk exclusive. There will not be an email, and we're not putting it on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snap Chat...nada. We're not talking about this on any other channel so that our BeautyTalkers have the best chance to score one (unless one of you puts it on Reddit, and then I can't help you. ).   Excited? Check back on Friday to find out how to win one!
Hey BT! So listen, I'm not prone to hyperbole (okay that's a lie I'm in marketing, I'm totally prone to hyperbole), but this time I'm not exaggerating.    There is something REALLY BIG coming to Show and Tell on Friday, and it's exclusively for BeautyTalk. So make sure to check back this week for updates, because you are not going to want to miss this (and I cannot be held responsible for how sad you'll be).    Plus, today's my birthday, and I love having big news to share on my birthday!    
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Happy Mani Friday! I'm in an NY State of Mind this weekend with the Deborah Lippmann New York Marquee Collection . What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!   
I'm back, baby, and I've got a new, beeeyoutiful collection of polishes to show you guys: Formula X The Brushed Metallics . This new collection is filled with super sleek nude and jewel tone metallics that dry down to a gorgeous matte satin finish. Given that I'm an old married lady I suppose I should be a little more demure in my mani choices, but And who can resist a fun "dotticure"? (Also I happen to be feeling particularly celebratory these days.) What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!    
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Happy Mani Friday, BT! Our favorite "Holy crap what is that awesomeness on your nails" brand has done it again, folks. Ciate's Shell Manicure is a thing of beauty, and the minute it came across my desk I knew had to try it!   I was not disappointed. Check out all of that detail! The tiny shells look like beautiful stained glass on my fingers. I am SUCH a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weeekend? Show and Tell!  
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Happy Mani Friday! Today's Mani is brought to you by Ciaté Haute House , a set of 5 classic nail colors (and a top coat!) with a shiny patent leather texture. I love that the nude color in the set is a really great one (you can barely see it under the other colors, it matches me so well). I'm a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
Happy Mani Friday BTers! So it may (or may not) surprise you that everybody's favorite, HG, works-on-all-skintones, omgyouhavetobuyit blush, NARS Orgasm , does not work on me. For years I have been bummed that I couldn't jump on the big O bandwagon! I don't know why it never occurred to me to try the Orgasm nail polish (#latepass), but I'm NEVER going back. It's freaking gorgeous, and yes, I do think it's a shade that would work on everybody. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
Did you know? Sephora showcases product obsessions handpicked by our staffers every single day. It’s a feature called “Today’s Obsession,” available on our iPhone and iPad apps.   Now before Droid enthusiasts jump down my throat—I know, I KNOW. Not everyone has an iPhone. Not everyone needs an iPhone, not everyone wants an iPhone. I get it, I do (I live in the Bay Area; this debate is never-ending).   So if you don’t have an iPhone, not to worry, you have me. I’m posting Daily Obsessions weekly, right here on Show & Tell. Because friends don't let friends suffer for their choice of smartphone.   3/19: Sephora Collection Pastel Pop Color Adapt Blush “This adjusts to the pH of your skin to give you a unique shade of your own. Apply a little bit, or a lot, for a gorgeous sheen and wash of color.” - Melissa M., Beauty Advisor Shop>   3/18: Josie Maran Argan Cleansing Treatment + Cloth “Pure nourishment in a jar. This cleansing cream melts into a pampering oil that leaves my skin clear, soft, and glowing.” - Jennifer A., Business Analyst Shop>   3/17: Boscia Luminizing Black Mask “I’m not sure what I love more, the detoxified and smooth feeling after getting a facial or the satisfaction of literally peeling this mask off! It's a treat.” - Carrie S., Brand Marketing Manager, Skincare Shop>   3/16: Tarte Maracuja Creaseless Concealer “Due to heredity and a translucent skin tone, I have horrendous dark circles. This is the only product I’ve tried that actually covers them. I never leave home without it.” - Kimmianne W., Proofreader Shop>   3/15: Dior Diorshow Iconic Mascara “This is my favorite defining, lengthening, and lifting mascara that leaves lashes soft and full, never clumpy. Love!” - Diana R., Beauty Advisor Shop>   3/14: MAKE UP FOR EVER Technicolor Palette “It doesn't have to be the '80s to wear bold, bright eye color. This palette with its mix of classic neutrals and statement shades brings my favorite looks to life.” - Heather D., Social Media Producer Shop>   3/13: Julep Freedom™ Polymer Top Coat “A must have last step for my manicure. It dries quickly and leaves my nails with a smooth gel finish.” - Keely G., Beauty Advisor Shop>   Do you have an unsung product you’re obsessed with this week? Show & Tell in the comments!   Oh, and if you do have an iPhone and you haven’t downloaded our app yet, seriously, what are you waiting for? Handle that>  
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Happy Mani Friday! This week's mani is brought to you buy Nails Inc's Alexa Chung Fabric Collection, specially Alexa Lace and Cashmere . Since you know I always give you guys the *real* real, I will say that the "lace" polish is essentially a fine matte red glitter. However it is quite pretty from afar, and if you squint your eyes it does kind of have a lacey effect (just don't pile it on, you need your base color to show through). It's a cool "nail art" effect for folks who don't really *do* nail art (or folks who can't wear it to work, which...the horror...). What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!    Lastly, a small announcement. Your favorite Community Manager (that'd be me) is getting married next Friday (!!), so I will be MIA for the next two weeks. But never fear! I have scheduled manis to post for your enjoyment; I just won't be around to chop it up with you guys in the comments. Wish me luck! 
Hey BTers! It's time for another Show & Tell Mini-Focus Group!   Today my friends, we'd like to know: Do you have an eyeliner application question? Something you've always wanted to know how to do? Ask away—we just might feature your question (with an answer, of course,) on The Sephora Glossy.   Sound Off!  
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Happy Mani Friday! Today I decided to get a little crazy and do a "spray paint inspired" mani with Butter London's new Brick Lane Collection . The whole collection really quite stunning, and my photo doesn't really capture the subtle flecks of glitter in all of the colors. I'm a fan. What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
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  It's All About the Hair -Kris G., Product Copywriter   Whether you have fine, straight strands or full kinks and curls, let’s not kid ourselves—managing those locks can be an uphill battle. Here are a few of our newest recruits to help you emerge victorious from even your worst hair mornings. From taming frizz to volumizing and giving you maximum silky shine, this week’s highlighted newcomers were designed for healthy, gorgeous hair.   Phyto Huile Soyeuse Healthy hair is beautiful hair. This super lightweight oil adds instant shine and manageability to even the most lackluster locks. Just massage it into hair and blowdry as usual to protect against static, frizz, and split ends. The ingredients are 98 percent botanical oils that lock in moisture for healthier, shinier hair.   Briogeo Curl Charisma™ Rice Amino + Avocado Leave–In Defining Crème If the dry heat of summer is leaving you dreading morning frizz, this is the cream for you! It defines and shines with botanical oils like avocado and tomato extracts to stop frizz in its tracks. The lightweight formula means hair never feels greasy or weighted down, and there’s no need to wash it out. Just leave it in there and let it work its frizz-kicking magic for soft, bouncy curls.   Drybar Triple Sec 3-in-1 This unique spray does it all—volumizes, adds texture, and works as a dry shampoo. Get the most out of second-day hair. This spray contains tiny micropourous minerals that absorb oil and add flexible texture at the same time. They also provide UV protection to help color last longer and provide just the right amount of flexible hold for a perfect second-day look.   What's new on the site this week that's caught your eye? Show and Tell!
Happy Mani Friday! This week the polish fairy dropped off a slew of Ciaté Mini Paint Pots on my desk, and because we all know I have absolutely ZERO self-control when it comes to glitters, I had to try all of them. Plus I figured you guys would want to see what more than one of them looked like, as we may or may not have a *few* BT'ers who are known for their love of zee sparklez. (See? I do it all for you).   What do you think? (All together now: "Ooooooh, shiny!")   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!   
Happy Mani Friday! Today's look is brought to you by NARS 3.1 Phillip Lim Polishes , featuring Gold Viper, a stunning platinum gold metallic. And because I'm nearly incapable of leaving well enough alone when it comes to nail art, I added Hell Bent and Other Side to the mix. What do think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
Happy Mani Friday! Today we've got two more beautiful new NARS nail polishes that I couldn't wait to try, Night Breed and Purple Rain (which might be my favorite name for a nail polish like, ever). The effect of the glittery black over the metallic purple is really quite stunning in person, although it was a challenge to photograph (#nailbloggerproblems). What do you think?   What are you rockin' on your tips this weekend? Show and Tell!  
Full disclosure, BTers: I don't wear self-tanner (on account of me already being brown and all). However, I am crazy about sun safety (my friends know me as the one-piece, big hat wearer sitting in the shade when they're all galavanting on the beach). So I was excited to sit down with Vita Liberata Founder Alyson Hogg to get the deets on her superstar self-tanning products and to get some tips on how to get the best bronze glow for my self-tanner lovers out there (I'm here for you).   What is your background and what compelled you to start Vita Liberata ? I started the business at 40. In the previous 20 years I had worked in politics, studied for a PhD, been a journalist, a TV presenter and even fleetingly, a model (I’m very tall). Of course, most importantly I am a mother of three and step mother of two. At the very beginning I started the skincare business to create products that would act like a really brilliant multi-vitamin tablet, but for the outside rather than the inside of the body! The tanning part of the business came later and was in response to requests I was getting from many pale Irish friends, and in particular my assistant Cherith, who were desperate for a great tan without the long list of issues such as smell, tackiness, streaking and patchy fad. So I got in the lab and swore I would fix all the issues associated with sunless tanning, or I wouldn’t be making tan. Thankfully we managed to fix them all, so I brought the range to market, it completely sold off the shelves, and now here I am…the tan lady!   What sets Vita Liberata apart from the other self-tanners in the market? The technologies, the highly natural formulations, and of course, the result! pHenO2 technology offers the world's longest lasting tan (up to 4 times longer than regular tans), Moisture Locking technology gives 72 hour hydration and Odour Remove™ technology ensures absolutely no smell from your tan. Vita Liberata tans are designed to treat the skin while tanning it, with organic ingredients that condition, soothe and fight signs of aging. They are also completely non-toxic with no parabens or alcohol, for the most stunning tan result and an even fade like you would expect from a natural suntan.   Talk to me about the new Rapid Tan 1-3 hour tanner. What makes it so cool? How do you use it to get the best results? Rapid Tan Mousse is unique as it allows you to choose your shade and enjoy a perfect, flawless tan in as little as 1 hour! For me personally, I love that when I'm in a hot climate and need to stay inside with Air Con on as my tan develops, this works. I can wake up, apply Rapid, have my breakfast and catch up on some emails before showering after an hour or two to be left with a gorgeous, natural glow. Rapid also has a stunning, transfer resistant, instant bronzing guide colour which has proved very popular with girls in California. It allows you to see where your tan is being applied, looks completely natural and dries instantly so you can wear it out immediately if you choose to. With Rapid, shower after 1 hour for a sunkissed glow, 2 hours for a medium tan, and wait 3 hours or more for a lusciously dark result.   What would you say is the best product for newbies who want to try a tanning product but are afraid they’re going to look orange? Any Vita Liberata product will guarantee a non-orange, natural looking tan so that's not something to worry about! But for newbies, I would recommend a tinted tan so you can see where you are tanning – that means no accidental white bits! A mousse tanner is also a great option as it is incredibly easy to apply and dries really fast, minimising the risk of mistakes. Our pHenomenal 2-3 Week Tan Mousse in Medium is the best choice. With pHenO2 technology, it works with your skin to give a completely natural colour while conditioning the skin. If you only need 4-7 days from your tan, just apply it once for the most simple tanning experience.   Talk a little about your sun-safety philosophy? Why is sun-safety so important? Sun safety is extremely important as we need to take care of our skin from a young age. With my background in skincare, it has always been an important aspect of the business to me and has remained a top priority in our current and future product innovations, with the development of SPF products, and our Skin Respect Anti Age Skincare and Tanning line earlier this year. I established Vita Liberata to create a luxury self-tanner with unique skincare benefits that truly delivered so that busy people like myself could enjoy natural looking colour through products that actually cared for the skin, rather than risking sun damage to achieve a tan. Practically in the sun, always sit under shade, wear a big hat and never stray far from SPF Factor 50 - especially for the face and décolleté!   Okay, so you’re the expert. Give us some self-tanning tips; what’s the best way to get a beautiful, natural looking glow? Exfoliate your body before applying tanner as this allows you to achieve the most even tan result, but avoid body scrubs with essentials oils and cream-based shower gels. A Tanning Mitt is ESSENTIAL! It's the best way to apply self-tanner to ensure that you consistently receive a streak-free finish and avoid having self-tanner stains on the palms of your hands!   DO NOT MOISTURIZE within 12 hours prior to tanning with our products. Moisturizer or cream soaps can leave a residue film on the skin that can block development and affect the evenness of your tan, and not in a good way! Long circular motions are the best way to apply a self-tanner. You don't need to rub it in – you aren't a piece of furniture! The actives will naturally absorb on contact.   YOU MUST WIPE KNUCKLES, knees, elbows and ankles with a slightly damp cloth after tanning to make sure that these areas don’t go too dark. For the best results, stay hydrated by drinking lots of water and up your intake of leafy green vegetables like spinach. Not only will this benefit your tan, but you'll also feel better too!  
  It's Live Chat day BeautyTalk! Today we're chatting with Mischa G., a Bb. stylist with all kinds of awesome professional hair advice to give. The chat starts at 12 pm PST, but as usual I'm opening it up early for BT'ers to get their questions in.    So go here to ask a question!> at-Live-with-Bumble-and-bumble/m-p/1560142   (Make sure follow the link above to get to the live chat thread. If you post your question here Mischa won't see it!)    
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  Commuter Beauty -Lauren P., Product Copywriter   I’m always headed somewhere—to work, on a last-minute trip, to the gym, out to happy hour…whatever the case, here are a few new favorites that leave me feeling prepared (and looking prepared) for anything while on the go.   Yves Saint Laurent Fusion Ink Foundation Between traffic jams, smog, and daily stress, my face sees it all, so I like to protect it from the elements. Perfect for controlling shine, this new liquid foundation from Yves Saint Laurent achieves soft-matte coverage that lasts up to 24 hours—leaving skin with a lightweight, flawless finish.   Algenist Genius Ultimate Anti-Aging Eye Cream Even in a hurry, this champion eye cream is a must-have for facing a busy day, and is the perfect tool for strengthening the delicate skin around eyes. Formulated with Persian silk tree extract and microalgae oil, it supports firmness all around the eye area, improves illumination, and leaves skin nourished and smooth—so you can flaunt a bright-eyed and bushy-tailed look all day long.   Tarte Deluxe Cheek Stain I carry too many things in my purse, but there are some things I can’t live without: my favorite lip gloss, a compact…and my Tarte Deluxe Energy Cheek Stain. When you want to look fresh-faced, this blush saves the day, leaving you with a natural-looking flush. It’s infused with Tarte’s proprietary t5 super fruit complex™, which supports antiaging, and it’s formulated to work with the skin’s natural pH, leaving cheeks with a pink glow that’s uniquely your own.   What's new on the site that's caught your eye this week? Show and Tell! 
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  Meet your hair’s new bestie! From the NYC hair care and styling mavens at Amika comes an amazing starter kit for a slew of perfectly curled styles. The The AMIKA Switch Kit™ Starter Set includes a curling iron base with an adjustable digital temperature control, plus the brand’s most popular one-inch, clip-free barrel for sultry, wavy curls. The system also has other barrels in different diameters (sold separately) so when you get tired of the Hollywood vixen look, you can just switch out the barrels to achieve beachy ringlets or voluminous supermodel waves. One styler does it all and takes out the guesswork. (Plus, interchangeable barrels mean you never have to buy a whole new curling iron for a new look, just the new barrel.)   The folks at Amika designed their system with a bunch of high-tech features to protect your hair’s shine and ban that annoying frizz. The 100% tourmaline-infused ceramic barrels produce far infrared heat and negative ions for gentle styling and perfect results. Far infrared heats the hair from the inside out, preserving moisture for hair that is fluid and shiny, not damaged and crispy, while negative ions smooth down hair’s cuticles eliminating frizz. The result is sleek springy curls that will turn heads wherever you go.   The base also includes convenient features like automatic shutoff and a dual-voltage adapter for when you’re gallivanting overseas, plus a nine foot swivel cord for those times when there isn’t a plug right next to your mirror. If you’re not a pro at curling already, no need to worry! There are simple-to-follow five-step instructions on the box for achieving your perfect Hollywood vixen locks. - Kris Gucker   What’s your favorite head of curls? Do you prefer bouncy volume or sexy ringlets? Show and Tell!