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A New Type of Patch: Natural Patches of Vermont

I had never heard of Natural Patches of Vermont. It took me traveling 1800 miles to find it. I normally travel with my coterie of essential oils – lavender, peppermint, and lemon. I’m always worrying about the bottles breaking and the bane of my existence TSA telling me “no essential oils for you.” Well, oh [...]

Le Secret, part 2

Models Kati Nescher and Harvey Newton Haydon in the new ad campaign for Givenchy Ange ou Démon Le Secret (you can see the 2009 Uma Thurman version here). Nescher was also in the recent ad for Karl Lagerfeld's new fragrances. Below the jump, a longer version with less clothing, and below that, le making of.

Super-hero hair care products

Here’s an idea that will appeal only to a very select group: people who are fans of beauty science AND Marvel Comics. (I’d like to see THAT Venn diagram.) Anyway, these are suggestions for hair care products inspired by the movie “Captain America: the Winter Soldier” and by the TV show, “Marvels Agents of SHIELD:” Hail […]

Tous Rosa Eau Legere ~ new fragrance

Spanish house Tous has launched Tous Rosa Eau Légère, a new variation on 2013's Tous Rosa fragrance for women...

Not Ready to Snip? Go the Faux Bob Route Instead

The bob is the hottest haircut of 2014 so far, but not everyone is ready to shear off her long locks to be on trend. No wonder stars are faking us out on the red carpet with perfectly tucked-up hair that mimics the look of the bob. Get...Show More Summary

Kate Middleton's 3 Best Beauty Moves From the Weekend

Kate Middleton and Prince William continued on their 19-day tour of Australia over the weekend (check out our past posts about the Duchess's hair and skin), giving us many opportunities to gawk at her lovely hair, makeup, and nail choices. Show More Summary

Online fragrance shopping

Deal at cbihateperfume: take 10% off 15 ml Perfume Absolutes and 100 ml Water Perfumes (except Rare Flowers and Premium Accords) with coupon code CB-NST-TEN, good through 4/27. New at escentual (UK): Crabtree & Evelyn Pear and Pink Magnolia, Issey Miyake Pleats Please L'Eau. New at houseoffraser (UK): Bentley for Men Azure, Viktor & Rolf […]

Carthusia Acqua di Carthusia ~ new fragrances

Italian niche brand Carthusia has launched Acqua di Carthusia, a quartet of fragrances based on the scents of Capri: Aloe Vera, Bergamotto, Geranio and Zagara...

How to Pull Off Multicolored Makeup Like Lupita Nyong'o

If there is one thing we learned from Lupita Nyong'o's amazing beauty moments, it is this: there are no two colors that don't mix well on brown skin. Red and green, pink and blue, orange and purple... she's tried all these combinations...Show More Summary

L'Oréal Paris Is Out to Make Home Hair Color Goof-Proof

Home hair color has always had its pros and cons - it's cheaper than the salon, but it's always reminded us a little too much of chemistry class with the mixing and shaking and ability to get things wrong. But L'Oréal Paris is working to change that with its latest launch of Mousse Absolue. Show More Summary

The meal begins with vetiver-scented sweet potato cake

The meal begins with vetiver-scented sweet potato cake, which makes us gasp with surprise at the power of its perfume. It’s followed by Pan seared scallops, wrapped in the familiar scent of sandalwood. Then comes a cheery pink rose and strawberry sorbet. All three demonstrate that Barry’s premise that essential oils — the building blocks […]

Perry Ellis Cobalt ~ new fragrance

Perry Ellis has launched Perry Ellis Cobalt, a new fragrance for men. Perry Ellis Cobalt might be a flanker to 2013's Perry Ellis by Perry Ellis...

Brightening with Olay Regenerist Luminous + a Giveaway.

As I get older, there is one thing that I am constantly struggling with when it comes to my skin - lack of radiance. My skin is just not as bright or as radiant as it was as it was when I was younger. My skin has taken on a look of dullness. Show More Summary

Love2Love Fragrances Hawaii Contest

Have you checked out the new fragrance line Love2Love by Coty at Wal Mart ? They are well priced at $9.98 (for 3.4 oz) and $6.98 for (240ml) and come in four scents, Orange Blossom White Musk, Freesia Violet Petal, Jasmine Sprakling Mimosa,and Fresh Rose Peach. Show More Summary

Perfume Shopping In Italy: Aqva Bland and Rheyms

Walking around Naples, the Husband and I noticed that quite a few of the fashion stores had perfume bottles on display, mostly of brands we didn't recognize. There was a lot to see (and smell, and taste), so there was no chance to try everything, but something told us to enter the Traffic boutique on 141 Umberto I. Show More Summary

Nail polish Posse: What’s up for spring?

Perfume PosseNail polish Posse: What’s up for spring? First off, for those of you who celebrate it, wishing you a very happy and blessed Easter, one of my favorite holidays, with its message of forgiveness, rebirth and hope. And I know...Show More Summary

25 Pizza Cakes For The Best Pizza Party Ever

Earlier today, I saw a picture of the above pizza. It’s unlike any other pizza I’ve ever beheld. It’s sort of a pizza and layer cake hybrid, no? I’m not one for deep dish, so it doesn’t really wet my appetite, but it did get me thinking about the other kind of pizza cake–the kind that is an actual cake disguised as a piping hot pie. Show More Summary

Zoya Earth Day Nail Polish Exchange 2014

Did you know that nail polish is considered a hazardous material? That you can’t just throw it in the trash? If you don’t know how to properly dispose of your unwanted nail polish, let Zoya take care of it while you get some fun, new 5-Free colors to wear. Show More Summary

Are Easter eggs good for hair and skin?

Today is Easter so we’re re-running one of our favorite egg-themed posts. Spring is here and today is the day the Easter Bunny leaves a little surprise on your doorstep. No, we don’t mean rabbit pellets, silly, we’re talking about Easter eggs! To commemorate the occasion, here are our top 5 favorite facts about eggs […]

Vanessa Hudgens’ Rainbow Hair Is The Coachella Look You’ll Most Want To Copy

Vanessa Hudgens found a no-commitment way to join the fun hair color trend for spring, and you're going to want to try it. More » Vanessa Hudgens’ Rainbow Hair Is The Coachella Look You’ll Most Want To Copy is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..

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