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TheBeauty20 Award Winners

Friday, October 31st, 2014

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Earlier this month  yours truly attended the first  #Beauty20 Awards in NYC .  The #beauty20 Awards by innoCos is the first digital marketing awards celebrating the best beauty brands online. The event took place at 404 10th avenue. Nominees were judged by industry and consumers who were  able to vote for their favorites online from September 1-15th. Reps from brands we all know and love were in the room. OPI, Birchbox, Aveda,  and  Mary Kay were just a few.

This year #Beauty 20  tapped several VIP  NYC beauty bloggers to present awards to the winners .New York was represented well with Danielle Gray ( StyleNBeauty Doc.com , Kim Weiling (FashionablyPetite.com )and Laura Ecuadorian (Pretty connected.com)

Guest left with fabulous gift bag courtesy of GlossyBox.com

Danielle Grey, of Style n Beauty Doctor with a Beauty20 winner.

Danielle Grey, of Style n Beauty Doctor with a Beauty20 winner.

Kim Weiling of Fashionbly  Petite presented Birchbox with the Award for best new startup

Kim Weiling of Fashionbly Petite presented Birchbox with the Award for best new startup

Here is the list of the winners:

Best Twitter: OPI Products

Nominees:Benefit Cosmetics It Cosmetics Beauty Maybelline New YorkOPI Products Rimmel London

Best Facebook: ULTA Beauty

Nominees: Burt’s Bees L’Occitane en Provence L’Oréal Paris NaturaULTA Beauty

Best Pinterest: OPI Products

Nominees: BeautyInTheBag Lime Crime Mischo Beauty OPI ProductsToo Faced Cosmetics

Best Instagram: OPI Products

Nominees: Bath & Body Works Bumble and Bumble Covergirl Fresh Beauty OPI Products

Best App: Mary Kay Mobile Virtual Makeover

Nominees: Get the Look by Rimmel Makeup Genius By L’Oreal Make up by ModiFace Mary Kay® Mobile Virtual Makeover Sephora to Go

Best Online Video: Dove: Patches

Nominees Dove: Patches Confession by Dermablend Professional Make Love. Not War by Lynx Not Sorry by Pantene DollarShaveClub.com-Our Blades Are F***ing Great

Best e-Commerce Website: Mary Kay

Nominees :Dollar Shave Club Estée Lauder Mary Kay SephoraUrban Decay

Best Beauty Startup: Birchbox

Nominees: Beauty Army Birchbox Cocotique Luxe LacquersPreen.Me

Best Technology Startup: Dollar Shave Club

Nominees: Dollar Shave Club Mink Olapic PoshlyPowa Technologies

Best Beauty Brand Online: Aveda

Nominees: Aveda Bobbi Brown Dollar Shave Club Kiehl’s Since

 

Mother’s Day Idea’s

Friday, May 9th, 2014
Fragrant Mother’s Day
If you have the type of Mom that loves fragrances there are some wonderful gift options this season.
New scents from Hugo Boss and  LaCoste and Balenciaga  may make her very happy.
Boss Jour

Boss Jour

Hugo Boss Jour Pour Femme $78
This wonderful scent is light and fresh. Made for the modern woman who is sophisticated. The scent itself is inspired by the first light of a new day . Scented with truly feminine combinations of white florals and vibrant citrus. The bottle is sleek and elegant . Just like the Mom who will wear it . Once she wears Hugo Boss Jour Pour Femme It may be her signature scent.
Classic Mom
Eau De Lacoste Pour Femme

Eau De Lacoste Pour Femme

Eau De Lacoste $65
You know the brand now get her the fragrance to match her style. The Lacoste woman is classic. This latest fragrance is created in a classical fragrance structure where the top notes evolves smoothly while wearing it.
Says Antoine Delgrange: “There is something truly sophisticated about a fragrance with a simple and unpretentious formula.”
 Eau De Lacoste is a smooth scent combinations of several classic notes :” white florally of Orange Flower, Jasmine Sambac are woven with the almost textural quality of Pineapple Flower to create a delicately clean, natural femininity. A creamy and voluptuous sensuality lingers at the base, resonant of Sandalwood and Vanilla enveloped with Vetyver and Peru Balsam. “ as  described by the brand.
Indulge Mom in Spa treatments
Dasha Wellness spa specials.
I recently met the owners of Dasha Wellness during “Denim Day” and found out the couple that works together stays together. The owners of Dasha Wellness have created a wellness oasis not just a spa. Your treatments work in conjunction with physical therapy or ailments you may have. Does Mom suffer from Arthritis or Sciatica pain ? The team at Dasha can assist with their onsite physical therapy (referred by your doctor of course) and get Mom pampered after all the work with a necessary massage  and the Royal Treatment
This Mother’s Day, indulge her with the royal treatment at DASHA wellness & spa.
We promise to help her feel like the queen she is with one of these
luxurious packages at incredible prices.
Indulgence Package  ($215)
Treat her to a day of well-being
1 Signature DASHA 50 Minute Massage
1 Acupuncture or Acupressure Session
1 Private Yoga or Pilates Session
360° Massage Package ($299)
Massage is more than a luxury, it’s a necessity
Choose a combination of any 3 Massages
DASHA Signature (50 min)  Deep Tissue (50 min)  Sports (50 min)
*All purchases include a complimentary DASHA care package
Gift Mom a Personal Colorist
Madison Reed Luxe premium  salon hair color kit

Madison Reed Luxe premium salon hair color kit

If your Mom is a regular at the salon or colors her hair often why not make it easier for her to find her perfect color.
A service she can benefit from is Madison Reed hair color specialist. Professional Healthy hair color via mail with your own personal hair color consultant . Mom will be able to cover grays with a multi tonal non smelly formulas.A professional hair color comes to her door monthly or as needed. It is a salon grade product”infused with Argan oil, ginseng and keratin in each color formula keep hair healthy and shiny. No fuss no guessing, no damage. Mom can take the color to her stylist or do it at home. Madison Reed is used in salons already so top stylist already know the name. Celebrity stylist Sally Hershberger says “ The shine and conditioning is unparalleled. It is a salon grade product” There you have it
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ART WITH MOM : PULSE Contemporary Art Fair has a new look and feel

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

 

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Have you been before ? If not this is the year to go . Pulse Art Fair has a new look and feel . If Mom is into art why not take her to Pulse Contemporary Art Fair for a walk through before Mother’s Day. My Mom happens to love a good art show. It must be the walking and meeting new people that does it. I’m not sure but hey if she likes it let’s do it this weekend.

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair announces the ninth edition of PULSE New York for 2014, from May 8th -11th  at The Metropolitan Pavilion. This season the show   will feature new and returning international galleries, spanning eleven countries.  The new Director, Helen Toomer stresses the importance of curated booths, allowing the quality of artworks to be at the forefront of the fair.  Currently, over seventy five percent of exhibitors will present solo, two or three artist presentations, which are integrated throughout the fair as PULSE, IMPULSE, and POINTS exhibitors, thereby encouraging connectivity between artworks, galleries and visitors and emphasizing the fair as a platform for discovery.

PULSE is known as the show find new up  and coming galleries and artists. This is the place to discover new artist and galleries for the modern collector. For more information and tickets click here

 

 

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New StriVectin Formula With NIA-114 Gives Youth Back With # Youthlist

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
New StriVectin SD

New StriVectin SD

 

StriVectin the leader in intense wrinkle prevention and stretch mark care just launched a groundbreaking  formula . Introducing the new StriVection SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for wrinkles and stretch marks ($139.00)

The formula combines NIA-114 technology with Collagex -CE Wrinkle repair complex which targets Collagen III  better know as our Youth Collagen. This is the hardest collagen to reach according to  leading dermatologist Dr. Ellen Marmur MD of Marmur Medical in NYC.

The  new formaula is designed to

  •  Diminish deep lines and wrinkles
  •  Hydrate and enhance skin texture Target youth collagen 
  • Strengthen the skin barrier
  • All of this can happen in about 15 days
Dr. Marmur displays her #Youthlist activity

Dr. Marmur displays her #Youthlist activity

This month StriVection wants to inspire you to share your #Youthlist and share it on your social media channels 10 Winners will be chosen this month to be the first to try SD Advanced Intensive Concentrate for Wrinkles and Stretch marks.

There is still time to enter ! Head over to www.strivectin.com/blog/youthlist

AT the recent launch Dr Marmur shared here own #Youthlist with us which included climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. What’s on your # Youthlist?

 

Jun Leong CEO of StriVectin

With JuE Wong ,CEO of StriVectin

 

StriVectin custom pillows !

StriVectin custom pillows !

 

*All photos taken with Nokia Lumia 1520

 

Food and Fashion with SuperModel Molly Sims and Wendy’s

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

 

 

 

Molly Sims #Salad collection mash up

Molly Sims curated #Salad Collection looks from Polyvore.com

Wendy’s just launched a new series of healthy salads the other night with fashion website Polyvore.com and  Super Model Molly Sims. Wendy’s introduced #TheNewSalad Collection,  Asian Cashew Salad and the BBQ  Ranch  salad which are now available. The night was filled with fun starting with specialty mocktails and  a DIY style board of accessories and the opportunity to create your own fashion look.

 

Wendy's #NewSaladCollection

Wendy’s #NewSaladCollection

 

 

Polyvore Style Board this way!

Polyvore Style Board this way!

 

Here is the board I created. According to the Polyvore stylist on hand I have a hamptonseque style . My look included a great pair of denim shorts free flowing top accessorized by a straw hat , great bag and the option of of flats or heels to go from day to night .

My Salad Collection board

My Salad Collection board

Topping the night of was finally getting to meet Molly Sims . I tried the Asian Cashew Salad which turns out is Molly’s Favorite.  It has grilled chicken,mountains of greens crunchy cashews and other veggies. So I guess we have something in common. I’ll be stopping by Wendy’s for one of those in the near future. Guest left with and exclusive salad spinner from Wendy’s and curated accessories from Polyvore.com

 

Meeting Molly Sims @Wendys . We are both Asian Chicken salad fans

Meeting Molly Sims @Wendys . We are both Asian Cashew salad fans

 

 

 

All photos taken with Nokia Lumia 1520 Windows Phone except salad photo

Salad photo by Wendy’s

Thanks to Wendy’s  3rd Avenue for providing new salad creations on site.

Thanks to Polyvore.com for the accessories by Michael Kors

 

 

 

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