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This helps darker nail polish colors from staining the nail bed. Applying a clear nail polish before colored polish, also helps polish to adhere better to your nail and gives it more of a staying power, helping prevent nail polish chips and peeling. It is also good to get in the habit of applying a clear nail polish as a top coat, to help seal your nail color and give it the ultimate staying power. Clear nail polish can also be used to stop runs or holes in nylons, pantyhose and tights from getting any bigger or worse, and if you have any nicks or chips in any of your wood furniture pieces, brush in a little clear nail polish to coat the nick or chip to prevent it from getting worse. Cotton balls are the ultimate, multipurpose product! They can be used to apply facial toner or astringent, and they can be used with makeup removers for the face and the eyes. Did you accidentally put on too much blush or eyeshadow? Take a cotton ball and sweep it across your skin and remove an excess makeup. If you have an earache, stick a piece of a cotton ball in your ear to help alleviate the pain.
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Beauty product searches up 48% – Nail Care, Fragrances make greatest gains

Though I tend to stick to lipgloss by day, at night I love slicking on a coat of scarlet lipstick. Sexy, sensual and super-hot, my evening begins the minute I apply this luscious lip colour. So that’s my handbag kit. I try not to lug too many products around with me every day, but each one of these is a proven winner, instantly polishing my look and giving me a much-needed beauty boost when I’m feeling washed-out and winter-worn. You’ll find all these make-up must-haves at online beauty boutique escentual.com, and don’t forget, if there’s a make-up trend or beauty idea you’d like me to investigate for my blog, then drop me a line and I’ll do my best to help. Just think of me as your beauty fairy godmother, here to grant all your make-up wishes! Now, on another note, there may be a new man in my life at the moment! So I’ve been treating myself to some sexy new lingerie granny pants are a major bedroom no-no if you’re out to impress. I’ve recently discovered amazing lingerie brand Bluebella, who sell super-sexy designer-style undies at affordable high-street prices. Seductive: Binky recommends the sultry Eloise quarter-cut bra and Brazilian brief set One of my fave pieces from the Bluebella range is the Emma Chiffon Teddy in navy blue. This cobalt blue flirty babydoll-style number is simultaneously sexy and playful – perfect for lounging around in the boudoir.
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Top ten grossest celebrity beauty products

That made us curious about other beauty boxes out there which put expensive cosmetic products and gadgets in your hands each month for just a few bucks. I love getting these samples in the mail, said Marchese. This way, I dont have to pay top dollar for products which I dont really know in the end if theyre going to work out for me or my skin. She receives a beauty box once a month for $10 and says it has saved her a lot of money. What I love is the samples arent just samples. Sometimes they come in full size, said Marchese. WHNT NEWS 19 dug deeper to find other options of beauty boxes. We found a long list of them including Birchbox, Julep Maven, Eco-emi, New Beauty Test Tube and Beauty Army. They all have different prices and delivery times. Some boast they send out rare labels of high-quality make-up. Others promise all eco-friendly products. And some send samples for just for nail care. In each one, consumers fill out a questionaire and profile, telling the company what theyd like to test out. Most companies dont announce specifically whats coming in the package, so its like a monthly grab-bag. Its like a present every month that I can look forward to sampling all the products and using them.. kinda like the highlight of my month, said Marchese. Guys, dont feel left out. Many of these companies offer beauty boxes for men too. The pricing is different though.
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New and Exclusive Products Give This Beauty Retailer the Edge

theperfumeshop.com was the most visible site in the natural listings for fragrance-related searches. Being visible to 328,000 searches saw it achieve a 74% share of voice. Amazon.co.uk was the most prominent site in the paid listings, with 75%. Across the board however, ebay.co.uk was the most visible site for beauty product-related searches in the organic listings, achieving a 41% share of voice. In the paid listings whilst amazon.co.uk was the most visible advertiser, with 53%. ENDS Notes to Editors: *Natural /organic Search – Listings in search engine results pages that appear because of their relevance to the search terms **Paid Media — an Internet advertising model used on websites, in which advertisers pay their host only when their ad is clicked. With search engines, advertisers typically bid on keyword phrases relevant to their target market. Greenlight’s ‘ Beauty Sector Report – Issue 2’ profiles consumer search behaviour in this sector. It assesses which brands, websites and advertisers are the most visible in natural, Paid Media results, and Social Media and hence have the greatest share of consideration when consumers go to Google UK to look for Skincare, Hair care, Nail care, Make-up and Fragrance vendors and products.
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National beauty products retailer opens 1st Michigan location in Ann Arbor

The alcohol is supposed to remove the build up of oil and products, but I wouldnt want my head smelling like Miller Lite. Image: Wikimedia Commons 7) Sienna Miller and ketchup In another odd hair ritual, Sienna Miller uses ketchup in her hair. Miller accidentally dyed her blonde hair too dark, and she found that the only thing that would remove the unwanted color was squirting ketchup on her head. Gross. Image: Wikimedia Commons 6) Snooki and cat litter Former Jersey Shore star, Snooki, exfoliates her skin with cat litter. Kitty litter is made out of clay like a lot of face masks, but according to experts, you should stick to the real deal. Besides simply being nasty, the litter will dehydrate your skin and potentially cause micro scratches, which can lead to inflammation and blotchiness, says esthetician Lezandra Berchik. Image: Wikimedia Commons 5) Debra Messing and snake venom Debra Messing puts a cream made of snake venom around her eyes. Apparently, it helps to reduce her wrinkles; however there just may be some potential side effects to rubbing poison into your skin.
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Seductive: Binky recommends the sultry Eloise quarter-cut bra and Brazilian brief set

This suggests that it has no problemsfunding future store growth from internally-generated funds. Looking ahead Ulta continued to gain momentum in both new product launches and new store openings in the second quarter of fiscal 2013. New launches in the quarter included IT Cosmetics, Jane Cosmetics, Mally Girl, and Meaningful Beauty. If you have any doubt about consumers’ receptiveness toward Ulta’s ‘newness’ push, look no further beyond its membership numbers. The number of members signed up with Ulta’s loyalty program increased about 19% year-over-year to 12 million active members. Ulta is also on track with its new store expansion plans. It opened 33 new stores in the second quarter, which brings the cumulative number of stores added year-to-date to 61. This is close to half of Ulta’s full year 2013 target of 125 stores, representing approximately a 22% increase in square footage. Peer comparison Ulta’s peers include Sally Beauty (NYSE: SBH ) and Walgreen (NYSE: WAG ) . Sally competes with Ulta in the salon services & products space.
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Beauty Boxes: Sampling Expensive Personal Care Products for a Few Dollars

Marla and her husband, Barry, founded Bluemercury in Washington D.C. in 1999 with the goal of opening a go-to neighborhood beauty store. The Ann Arbor store is Bluemercurys 47th location across 16 states, and its the first Bluemercury in Michigan. The chain plans to open a store in downtown Birmingham, Mich. in early 2014. Bluemercury opened in Arbor Hills on Oct. 18 in the easternmost building at the shopping center.Melanie Maxwell | The Ann Arbor News Many of the stores, including the Ann Arbor location, have a full spa menu, including facials, waxing, brow styling and makeup application. The stores sell makeup, fragrances, hair care items, bath and body products, and skin care products, among other items. Marla said Bluemercury brings new beauty product brands to the Ann Arbor market, such as La Mer, Molton Brown and Bluemercurys performance-based skincare line M-61.
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