Archive for May, 2010

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Chemistry of Nail Biting

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
Chew-Chew says…How do nail biting and thumb sucking prevention products like Mavala work?
The Right Brain responds:
Products like Mavala that are designed to keep you from putting stuff in your mouth are based on one simple principal: if things taste really, really, really bad you won’t WANT to put them in your [...]

Does Psychic Shampoo Really

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Perhaps no other topic bugs this side of the Beauty Brains more than the subject of psychics and psychic readings. That’s why I was outraged when I saw the Heritage Store selling products that were supposedly recommended by Edgar Cayce. If you don’t know (one can only hope) Cayce was a [...]

How Does Waterproof Mascara

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Liz loves lovely eyes so she asks… How do waterproof mascaras work?
The Right Brain’s Raccoon Eyed Response:
Before we talk about waterproof mascara, go read our description of how mascaras work so you understand the basics.
Did you read it?
Come on, did you REALLY read it?
OK, that’s better.
Wet or wild?
It’s easy to make [...]

The Beauty Brains Blog

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
Latch onto these luscious links…
Busy With Style explains how your purse can make your sick.
Home Spa Goddess loves the new summer vanillas more than most of us love chocolate.
Speaking of sweets, Kiss and Makeup thinks the Angel Cat Sugar Beauty Bag is tasty.
The Makeup Girl is all a-glitter over Gleam Cream. [...]

How Much Skin Should You

Submitted by Beauty Brains Blog
I know our UK readers love when we cite beauty science articles from papers like The Telegraph and The Daily Mail but here’s one that’s too good to resist: apparently scientists have figured out the exact percentage of skin you should show off to men if you want to get picked [...]

Essie Summer 2010 Range

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Love this line up from Essie for summer….plenty of variation, cute and interesting colours…nice.
But better still, is their fabulous baby blue in the current Resort collection - its called Lapis of Luxury. LOVE IT! (Marks and Spencer and Orly do similar blues though.)
All full size colours are £8.95 and if you’re [...]

Estee Lauder Tom Pecheux Range: Pure Color Night

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Tom Pecheux, Creative Make Up Director for Estee Lauder has come up with a 3 piece make up range that celebrates iconic French beauty. Originally destined only for Paris stores, it is now launching in London and New York. UK residents will find it at Selfridges from 20th May but it [...]

Avene Dermatological Hydrotherapy Centre, France

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Well, in the nick of time before the ash cloud descended again, I got back from France on Sunday evening. I spent three days on a press trip with five other journos visiting the Avene Hydrotherapy Centre. The first night was spent in the coldest room I’ve ever slept (or not [...]

Shu Uemura Neo Fringe Lashes

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

Ooh hello lash lovelies! If you love your false lashes (and sales are soaring) then you’ll adore these beauties from Shu Uemura. Neo Fringe Lashes are part of the Neo Tokyo collection launching in July at Harvey Nichols. Neo Fringe are silver fringed lashes with Swarovski crystal droplets on a backdrop [...]

Nuno Da Costa Beauty Illustrations

Submitted by British Beauty Blogger

I came across Nuno Da Costa’s exquisite beauty illustrations at a Clinique launch a couple of weeks ago - he has just sent me through a few more, inspired by Pat McGrath’s make up looks for the Galliano show. I love everything about these, not least because in Nuno’s illustrations, fashion [...]

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