Mally Roncal Introduces her Signature Fragrance



She's worked with superstars like Beyonce and Heidi Klum. She has a best-selling makeup brand on QVC, and she is renown for always sharing her best makeup tips and tricks so that every woman can create a professionally made up look at home. Now, Mally Roncal introduces her Mally Beauty Fragrance for the first time TODAY on QVC at 8 p.m.



Inspired by Mally's Philippine roots, the fragrance is described as a "... clean, fresh, citrus perfume taken from the Sampaguita flower ... it wraps you in the love, happiness and hopeful energy that represents Mally's warm philosophy of life." 

Top Note: Sampaguita, Mandarin, Red Currant, Bamboo, Palm Leaf
Middle Note: Freesia, Jasmine, Muguet, Peony
Base Note: Peach, Coconut, Sandalwood, Musks
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Gothic Vampire Makeup Look by Lauren Luke

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Halloween Nails

I've found a few fun, stick-and-go nail options that will guarantee spooktacular Halloween manicure styles. From scary to goth-glam, they offer a little Halloween fun with festive flair.

Dashing Diva introduces new Halloween themed Design Nails on the Go, which are available at Sephora and DashingDiva.com for $8. These nails are pre-glued press-ons that last for up to 2 days of wear and are super-cute in 3 awesome designs that include rhinestones.  

Skull & Bonz

Treasure Island

Love Potion


Available in drugstores, Walmart and at kissusa.com, Kiss seasonal nail kits include 24 nails in 12 sizes with “glue tabs” to press on the nail to make them easy to apply and remove.  At the end of the evening, simply run nails under warm water to loosen the glue tab and peel off from the side. They will not damage your natural nail. $3.99 

Black & White Skull



Red French With Skull


Vampire Red


Silver Spider Web


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A few of my favorite things for fall

Essie Cuddle with Color Fall 2009 Colors to Go 6-Pack  

A must-have mix of colors featuring all the hottest hues of the season. $30.99

Lucy B Australian Wild Jasmine Eau de Parfum Spray 

Pineapple and white ginger only enhance the heart of pure australian jasmine. Breathe it in deeply to also experience hints of water lily and magnolia. $48

Paul & Joe Limited Edition Lipstick in Reckless 

Nothing's hotter than red lips for fall--and Paul & Joe's racy ruby version doesn't disappoint. $20

All products are available at Amazon.com/beauty
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Vanessa Paradis: the New Face of Chanel Lipstick




You might only know her as Johnny Depp's baby mama, but the storied relationship between Vanessa Paradis & Chanel continues as she has been named the new face of Chanel Lipstick.

In 1992 she lent her youthful yet graceful look to the Coco fragrance.

In 2003, she became the muse for Cambon handbags in from of Karl Lagerfeld's camera.

And now, in 2010, her modern elegance, boldness of character and power of emotion will unite with a range of lipsticks with an evocative name: Rouge COCO de CHANEL.
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MAC Holiday 09: Magic, Mirth and Mischief, Part 2



From Left to Right: ProLash in Coal ($13), Softsparkle Eye Pencils in Iris Accents and Night Sky ($14.50 each).

Top Row From Left to Right: Mineralize Eye Shadow  in Blue Sorcery, Devil-May-Care, It's A Miracle.
Bottom Row From Left to Right: Mineralize Eye Shadow in Mayhem, Midnight Madness, Under Your Spell.
Retail Price: $19.50 each
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MAC Holiday 09: Magic, Mirth and Mischief, Part 1



It's party time at MAC for Holiday 2009. The Magic, Mirth & Mischief collection will be available in the U.S. on October 15. I'll introduce you to all the new Lip products in the collection in this post, with eye shadow, lashes, cheeks and nails to follow. Dazzleglass, Creamsheen Glass and Lipstick will all feature new shades.



From Left to Right: Creamsheen Glass in Boy Bait, Ever So Rich & Partial To Pink. Dazzleglass in Phiff!, Jingle Jangle & She-Zam. 

Retail Price: $18 each

From Left to Right: Lipstick in Utter Fun, Pervette, Surprise Me, Total WOW!

Retail Price: $14.50 each

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Product of the day: Portico The Mystifier in Blood Orange + Jasmine

Citrus scents will get me every time, and Portico's The Mystifier has me hooked. It's a lightly scented all-over body mist that provides moisture in addition to anti-oxidant powers with ingredients like rose water, jojoba, Vitamin E, olive leaf extract and white tea extract. Plus, the scents of invigorating Blood Orange and tantalizing Jasmine really cater my my aromatic needs. The Mystifier is also available in Cucumber + Grapefruit and Amber + Olivewood scents. They retail for $20 each and are available for purchase online at www.porticospa.com
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Get A Social Media Makeover from Estée Lauder

It's seen my millions of people everyday, so make sure you're social media profile photo represents your very best by scheduling a FREE makeover and photo by Estée Lauder. Click the image below for complete details!
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"Best Of" nail tips by JESSICA

JESSICA, manicurist to the stars for 30 years, has an exclusive understanding of varying nail types and conditions and as a result, has revolutionized the industry and altered the way in which manicures are offered today.  Below are some of her “Best Of” tips to help with common nail ailments:

 Polish chipping after one day?  You can get it to last longer with a few simple steps:
- Make sure that your nails are clean (oils and creams on the nail plate will hinder the polish’s ability to adhere)
- Gently file the nail in one direction and make sure that there are no rough edges
- Cover the entire nail with polish, including under and over the nail, all sides and edges
- Apply another coat of topcoat the day after your manicure to help keep nails in tip-top shape

 Running low on time or don’t want to splurge on a manicure this week?  Here is how to fake it:
-  Start with clean, dry nails. Massage a cuticle oil like Phenomen Oil with natural Jojoba into cuticles and nails to make them look pink and healthy.  If necessary, file nails so they are smooth and evenly shaped.
-  Next, wash hands to make sure excess oil is removed. Apply 2 coats of the appropriate basecoat treatment for your nail type, 2 coats of light, sheer color and finish with fast-drying top coat like Brilliance that gives nails a high gloss shine. The light color will hide any polishing imperfections and your cuticles will look and feel pampered 
Are your nails ridge-prone? 
- Ridges are a common problem.  “Buffing” the ridges with a strong grit buffer will damage the nail plate.  Since most ridges cannot be corrected as they are a result of a Systemic illness or by an injury to the nail bed, JESSANA Flexible Fix and JESSICA Flawless products beautifully conceal the ridges, leaving a smooth finish on the nail.  Now you can apply your polish without any signs of imperfections.
-Secret tip: The safest way to buff the nail is with an old fashioned Shami cloth. 

Frustrated with your polish turning yellow? 
- This occurs from overexposure to the sun or a chemical reaction with crèmes and lotions or detergents and cleansers. The most important thing to do is choose a topcoat with UV inhibitors to help prevent yellow.  Also, be sure to wear gloves when cleaning, this will help protect nails and hands.

Not only does JESSICA offer great tips and nail care products, the toluene-, formaldehyde- and phalate-free color line  offers chic collections of seasonal hues in addition to permanent collection colors. For winter 2009, rich shades are presented to accentuate cold-weather style and is aptly names "Bay It's Cold Outside." Each polish retails for $7.50 and is available for purchase at www.jessicacosmetics.com.


From Left to Right: 644: Midnight Mist (Grape); 643: Divine Pine (Hunter Green); 642: Frost At All Cost (Green Slate); 645: Black Ice (Shimmering Black)
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Review: Vis-A-Vis Lip Glaze Collection


Ultra-moisturizing and available in 10 chic colors, Vis-A-Vis Lip Glazes are super-glossy and infused with pearl pigments for subtle shimmer without that 80's frosted look that plagues so many shimmering glosses. This formula boasts a soothing vanilla scent and has middle-of-the-road lasting power. In other words, I've tried other glosses that don't require as frequent applications, but oftentimes these formulas also dry out my lips. It's all about give and take people! Vis-A-Vis is also offering a limited time special: 3 Lip Glazes for $25 when you use the code WEBLP509 at checkout on www.visaviscosmetics.com.
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Anti-Aging on a budget: Garnier Nutritioniste Ultra-Lift Pro Deep Wrinkle Night Cream


 
A new anti-aging potion by Garnier Nutritioniste,  Ultra-Lift Pro Deep Wrinkle Night Cream, penetrates the deep into the skin’s surface to help restore elasticity and plump deep wrinkles while you sleep for firmer, more youthful and smoother skin. In clinical trials, overnight, women saw firmer, more supple skin -- and within  two weeks, 86% of women felt firmer skin.
 
How it works/Key Ingredients:

Pro-Xylane: This L’Oreal patented, Green Chemistry molecule, is a naturally derived raw sugar extract from the beech tree. Pro-Xylane’s anti-aging properties smooth wrinkles by plumping wrinkles from within while replenishing skin’s moisture.
 
Omega 3+6:  helps rebuild skin’s protective barrier
 
Vitamin A: helps diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles
 
 $16.99 at drugstores and mass retailers.
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