Found: Target

While perusing tar-jay earlier today, I noticed a new line of mostly bath & body products (the somewhat limited collection included lip gloss, as well as body wash, scrub, butter, shimmer lotion and bubble bath) with kitchy, retro packaging reminiscent of the benefit line, and catchy product names similar to philosphy -- a given seeing as Marcia Kilgore also founded that brand 11 years ago. Her newest release Soap &Glory, which previously had only available at upscale outlets such as Barneys Co-Op stateside, and legendary Harvey Nichols in the U.K., pushes the envelope with punny names like The Righteous Butter, Clean on Me and Sexy Mother Pucker -- a plumping lip gloss. It will be interesting to see if the brand expands, or if this is a market that's been tapped out.
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Brand Report Fall 2007: Bobbi Brown

Always the sign of a true makeup connoisseur, Bobbi Brown's (the consmetics maven, not the crack head) sleek logo -- often scoped on best-sellers like the Long Wear Gel Eyeliner , Foundation Stick and seasonal Limited Editions -- is the epitome of fine cosmetics excellence. With just-right shades that exude true elegance, the fall palette, Stonewashed Nudes, is all about subtle sexiness with cool, smoky eyes, neautral lips and just a hint of sultry shimmer left over from summer.
In the Stonewashed Nudes Palette, you’ll find the following eye shadows in a combination of flat and shimmer shades:
Stonewash Shimmer Wash
Mica Shimmer Wash
Rock Shimmer Wash
Ash Shimmer Wash
Hot Stone

And the new Lip Colors in this collection, neutral tones to complement your cool, smoky eyes:

Sandwash Tulle
Hot Cocoa
Tulle Brown
Rich Cocoa
Brownie Pink
Cocoa Berry

There’s also two new Shimmer Lip Gloss shades (exclusive and limited edition, of course) in Stonewashed Nude and Stonewashed Mauve and a new Pot Rouge in Stonewashed Pink.

All products available at : Bobbi Brown

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Natural Beauty...

is all around us...

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Momentary Obsessions

Estée Lauder Re-Nutriv Intensive Smoothing Hand Crème A special blend of decadent ingredients work to fade discolorations, revive moisture and promote elasticity and resilience resulting in smoother, more supple hands. $45,

Benefit 24K Sexy Gold Lip Gloss** Warm and shimmery, with just the right about of sheer shine, this gloss is the perfect transition from fall to winter. $20.

La Mer The Moisturizing Gel Cream Suitable for warm weather climates and those with oily skin, this new formulation boasts the essential La Mer Miracle Broth™ properties in a super-lightweight formula. $195,

**Blogger is converting all gold colors in the photos to BLUE for some reason...I have no idea why...
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Lash Out!

Enhance the length and lushness of your lashes, one-by-one, with lash extensions by NovaLash™. The only lash extension product on the market that is made in the U.S., U.S. Pharmaceutical Grade, and doctor-formulated for safety, NovaLash extensions are individually applied to make eyes look bigger, lashes more lush and totally eliminates the need for mascara. The initial application may take in the upwards of two hours, but the results are well-worth the wait. My NovaLash expert, Wellington-based Michelle Garifine created a spa-like, zen experience in the treatment room of Tipsy Nail Spa & Salon (1037 State Rd. 7, Suite 112; 561-333-0413) while she meticulously applied lashes according to my eye shape and desired results. The Bottom Line: If you want fluttery, dark lashes, that last for over a month, NovaLash is for you! Call Michelle Garifine at 561-629-3692 or log on to to find a location near you.
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Got Blackheads?

If so, I’ve found an all-new product that really works to banish them — for good. Formulated with a powerful combination of salicylic acid, glycolic acid, azelaic acid and retinol, Ain’t Misbehavin’ Intensive Blackhead Treatment by DERMAdoctor provides rapid and long-term improvement for skin plagued by clogged pores. Explains DERMAdoctor founder and president, Dr. Audrey Kunin, “The secret to this formulation lies in its ability to target all factors that contribute to the formulation of a blackhead while also reducing the appearance of pore size being exaggerated by the blemish itself.” $42,
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oh, Oh, OH!!!!!

Since 1995, NARS Orgasm has been hitting the beauty G-Spot of millions of women throughout the world. And now, this perfect, peachy-pink, cult favorite hue is available for a limited time in the form of The Multiple (through Holiday 2007) -- a super-portable, creamy stick form to impart its coveted, shimmering peach glow, anywhere you want, from head to toe. $36.50, exclusively at
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Welcome, welcome!

Welcome to Beauty Buzzed! If your beauty collection reaches far beyond the limits of your bathroom, you're probably a beauty junkie. Beauty addiction rears itself in so many forms--hence, the list:

You Know You're Addicted to Beauty If::
  1. Sephora is bookmarked in your web browser
  2. You can't walk by a Bath & Body Works without sniffing at least 10 lotions, and testing every anti-bacterial gel, foam and cream ever invented
  3. You might die without chapstick/lip balm/lip gloss
  4. You carry at least 4 beauty items in your purse at all times
  5. If you leave the house without applying mascara, you feel naked and incomplete
  6. You can smell and identify perfume/cologne from at least 10 feet away, and you know that Thierry Mugler Angel and Aqua di Gio are, hands down, the most identifiable scents on the planet
  7. Your hand/inner arm is permanently stained with pigment
  8. You want to become a professional makeup artist just to have access to the MAC pro products, and if you don't, you aren't shy about buying half-used colors from last season off of ebay.
  9. You receive lotion, makeup, and perfume, etc. on your birthday, Christmas, Mother's Day, Valentine's Day, Hannukah, Kwaanza, Ramadan and even Canadian Thanksgiving (October 8)
  10. You hate how the dust in palettes cross-contaminates their contents, but they're just so pretty you buy them anyway--especially Limited Editions!
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