Archive for May, 2009

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Can Shopping For Cosmetics Prevent Mental Illness?

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
Mid Brain muses:
As if recession-induced stress acne wasn’t enough to worry about, here’s an article from Science Daily that describes how women are MORE likely to shop themselves happy during rough economic times. Some psychologists predict that the current global recession could increase women’s risk of mental illness if they don’t [...]

Victoria Jackson Alert!

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
I’ve just come back from The Clothes Show London at Excel, where who should I find lurking on the outer stands? Victoria Jackson. Unlike Benefit and Sleek, amongst others, who were doing fabulous make overs and getting really stuck in with their largely teenage visitors, the VJ peeps were doing the [...]

Ear Candling Inquiry - Part 2

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
The Left Brain expands on ear candling:
I realized that in my answer to Rebecca’s question “Does ear candling really work?” I failed to give a thorough list of references. So here is list of additional sources that thoroughly debunk this pseudo science.
PubMed Central

Mayo Clinic
Skeptics Dictionary
I Love Social Bookmarking

If you enjoyed [...]

Last Chance to Enter Free Clarisonic Contest

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
Here is just a final reminder that if you want your chance at a FREE Clarisonic Skin Care system you have to follow us on Twitter by the end of the day today.
We only have ONE Clarisonic Skin System ($195 value) and it is going to be given away to a [...]

Chic Clicks: The Best of This Weeks Beauty Blogs

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog

It amazes me that in the short time that we’ve been playing the “Guess Which Post This Picture Goes With” game, it has skyrocketed to one of the most popular feature on the Beauty Brains. Thanks to everyone for their support! And now the answer from last week’s post:
And the winner [...]

Laboratoire Remede: Never Say Dry

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

I took Laboratoire Remede Wrinkle Therapy Moisture Lift Baume on holiday to Vegas a couple of months ago. Vegas is a place of extremes in more ways than one, not least the blazing sunshine outside, the incredible dryness of the atmosphere and the fierce blasts of air-con indoors. Air-con makes my [...]

Le Metier Arrives At Liberty

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Well, Le Metier de Beaute has finally arrived at Liberty; I walked past the new counter earlier this week - it looked surprisingly flat and clinical given that there are some amazingly vibrant colours in the range. It’s extremely expensive; these two sets - one lip, one eye, are £65 each. [...]

Does Sunscreen SPF Help Hair?

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
Rae Requests…Could you please explain more about sunscreen not protecting hair? I’ve always heard that people with color-treated hair should use a product with sunscreen. Can hair products with sunscreen at least help protect the scalp?

The Right Brain Retorts:
Sunscreens in hair care products don’t really do very much. Read on [...]

Clean Body :: Experience The Art Of Zen Cleansing.

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
As a beauty writer, I move at a rapid-fire pace from one new product to the next, testing everything that comes my way. My bathroom cabinet is usually a dizzying array of jars, tubs and spray bottles (though I’m not complaining.) But when I heard about Michael DeJong’s new book Clean [...]

Biscuits: The New Skin Care

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Over in camp bonkers, the good people at US nutraceutical skin care company, Borba, have joined forces with Deluscious to make an anti-aging biscuit. Skin-loving ingredients are baked into the cookies so the more you eat, the better you’ll look. Right.

Rating 3.00 out of 5


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