Archive for February, 2010

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Chemically Straightening Or Flat Iron: Which Is Worse?

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Kim comments… What’s worse: chemically straightening hair, or blowing hair out and flat ironing it 2-3 times per week? I know they’re both bad, but is there a lesser of the two evils?
The Right Brain Replies:
Chemically straightening is about the worst thing you can do to your hair. That’s because the [...]

The Beauty Brains Blog

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The Bionic Beauty is the first beauty blog we’ve seen on the Kindle. How cool is that?
Blogdorf Goodman has posted fairy makeup pictures that, frankly, creep me out a little bit.
Canadian Beauty has an awesome picture of Kim Kardashian and her new fragrance.
Christina Loves writes about the science of Vaseline Sheer [...]

You Pays Your Money: Beauty Vending Machines

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

The Sephora Vending Machines selling 15 Euro bottles of CK One in the Paris Metro stations are a great hit apparantly - certainly they’ve had plenty of press exposure. But this is not a new idea: Sephora have already trialled the beauty vending machine concept in the states previously. There’s a [...]

Armani Face Fabric - Scoop

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I’m a big fan of Armani foundations, but have been slightly out of the loop of late. However, I’m completely loving their latest venture into the skin radiance arena. Face Fabric, £29, which launches in June, gives skin an ethereal glow - kind of silvery shot with pink - and totally [...]

Speed Reviews: Bobbi Brown Johnson & Johnson, Biotherm, Estee Lauder, Jemma Kidd, Frederic Fekkai

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Johnson & Johnson 24 Hour Moisturiser Extra Rich Body Lotion
I’ve been SO lazy all winter about applying body moisturiser so when I went to the launch of this, it was a good reminder to start dealing with dry skin. Although I like luxier products, I was impressed with this in terms [...]

Is It Okay To Change The Way A Flower

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As Shakespeare once said: “A rose by any other name would smell like root beer.” Actually that’s what the great Bard would have said if had he read this story about customized flower fragrances.
Root beer roses
Scientists at the University of Florida have figured out how to change the scent of [...]

Liquid Glass for Hair?

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Professor Auntie asks…Do you think we’ll be spraying liquid glass on our hair soon?
The Left Brain says:
Auntie is referring to a story I Tweeted about a few days ago about “SiO2 ultra-thin layering” technology.
According to this sprayable glass coating, consisting of nano-sized silicon dioxide particles in water or ethanol, could [...]

Trevert Eau de Parfum from Aftelier :: Tres Vert!

Submitted by Organic Beauty View Blog

You know someone is serious about what they do when they’re willing to spend $2,000 to $12,000 per kilo of essential oils, so they can build the worlds finest, hand-crafted and bespoke natural perfumes from a selection of more than 500 precious ingredients. You do the math. Mandy Aftel is [...]

So Now What Do I Do? The Answer is Nothing.

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
Thanks to all the amazing and thought-through comments that have really helped to put a sense of balance on this. The journalist in me wants a story at any cost, the blogger in me says it just isn’t worth it for a million and one reasons outlined by the comments. It’s [...]

So Now What Do I Do?

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger
I’d love input on this, because I am in a true dilemma.
A few days ago a new cosmetic range was launched to the press. But not beauty bloggers. I’m deducing that a magazine has asked for exclusivity on the range especially as I know that press were asked to sign a [...]

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