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Tuesday
Sep162008

NYFW: Tarte Cosmetics for Doucette Duvall.

Tarte did another show this season at New York Fashion Week, and this one was one of my favorites for makeup looks. I love a fresh spring cheek and lip, especially paired with a beautiful teal blue eye, like Tina Turnbrow did.


Take a look at the face charts below to see the full list of the products from Tarte that Tina used on the models.


Monday
Sep152008

NEW L'Oreal Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Colour.

Recently, I held a little hair color party to celebrate the launch of the new L'Oreal Féria Multi-Faceted Shimmering Colour. I have used Féria color in the past and I was anxious to give the new formula a try.

I really liked how the new formula was thicker than then the previous formula, how it smelled - like raspberries, and how gentle the formula seemed to be on my hair. The shine and highlights were beyond ordinary. I was really happy with the results. So weren't my fella hair party go-ers.

Caci used #45, Deep Bronzed Brown. We really liked the way it warmed up her hair color and made it look more vibrant, but not in an obvious way. Look at the shine!

 

Cindi used #93, Light Golden Blonde. This shade surprisingly toned down her bleached Summer blonde a lot, as it seemed to have grabbed onto the gold. It was a nice change.

 

Rosalie used #73, Dark Golden Blonde. I had advised her against it because her hair is so light and basically completely gray, but she knew best. It came out beautiful, she loves the color and was impressed at how well it covered her grays. She saved the box top and will be making this her haircolor from now own. (Just wish she would let us put a BIT of makeup on her! Can you tell she is my Mother?)

 

Last but not least, there was me! I selected #100, Very Light Natural Blonde. As I know that my hair naturally grabs "red" from anything golden, I try to stick with more natural tones then highlight/lowlight with the golden tones. So that is what I did, by adding just a few low-lights with #73. I used a sideview of myself for the after shot ,as this color covered my very dark roots and gave me very real color.

 

So what do you think? If you color your hair at-home, I think you should take a shot and give the new L'Oreal Féria a try.

To see the rest of the hair makeovers courtesy of some great Total Beauty bloggers and L'Oreal Paris, you have to check out this photo gallery. Do stop on over to see the beautiful results where you can even vote for your favorite one.

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Monday
Sep152008

Adore Dior.

Only for Dior Divas, starting today and for the next ten days, Dior invites us to show how much we Adore Dior with the first ever online auction from September 15th - September 25th.  All of the information is available at adoredior.com.



Adore Dior

No Diva will want to miss snapping up one of 7 sensational once-in-a-lifetime prizes. The auction celebrates the fun and excitement of being part of the Dior Diva VIP Club – the network for passionate, devoted, absolutely addicted Dior Divas who can never get enough of Dior beauty – and splashy, fun-filled Dior hot new website – dior.com – launching soon.

Proceeds Go to Look Good...Feel Better®

Because Dior knows their Divas always want to do good as well as look good, all proceeds from the winning bids will go to benefit Look Good...Feel Better®, a program that empowers women to deal successfully with appearance-related effects of cancer and its treatment. 

Pamela Baxter


Look at these prizes up for auction:
1 Darling Diva – a Couture Handbag filled with Best of Dior’s Makeup Collection.
2 Precious Diva – a day of Beauty on Park Avenue in New York City, with famous dermatologist, Dr. Neil Sadick.
3 Networking Diva – a lunch in New York City the CEO of Dior Fashion and Beauty in New York City.
4 Professional Diva – the chance to live the dream with a one-month internship at Dior Beauty.
5 Golden Diva – a luxurious private indulgence in your home. Gourmet dinner by a private chef following pampering by Dior.
6 Glam Diva – shop ‘til you drop and learn Backstage Beauty lessons from a Diorshow Artist in New York City. Show it all off at a VIP dinner.
7 Design Diva – show your savoir-faire with an original Diva-inspired work of Art by an up-and-coming artist.



Ricky Wilson Backstage

The first auction starts today and you have to register to become a Dior Diva, so you can get on over there now to sign up. Then you can log in everyday and bid on the fantastic prize packages - only deserving of a true diva, of course.