Two days of makeup, color, seminars and fun 🙂 That’s how I feel after attending The Makeup Show NYC held recently on May 13 and 14 where over 6,000 beauty professionals, educators, beauty bloggers and leading beauty brands gathered at the Metropolitan Pavilion in New York. The Makeup Show NYC guest blog has been submitted by a dear friend of mine, Frances Williams. She is the founder of the Revealing Beaute Blog and a wonderful twitter pal.
Human history is full of people doing strange, dangerous, and sometimes downright insane things in the name of beauty. Some of these have become part of the popular consciousness, such as Chinese foot-binding, where the feet of young girls were bound tightly to prevent them from growing further and ruining the beauty of tiny feet. Others, however, have been more or less lost over the years and fallen into obscurity – but not for any longer! Here are some of the strangest things we’ve ever done in the name of looking good. Great post by guest blogger, Debbie Sweet.
Guess what! The foods that we eat can benefit the skin when applied directly too! You can puree them, cut them, mash them, whisk them, grate them and enjoy all their goodness. These foods can literally sit on your face 🙂
She’s a special woman- you’re Mother! Your source of inspiration, your role model, and your very first beauty expert has been your mother. How about gifting her the goodness of antioxidants, providing her the protection against sun damage, helping her skin cells rejuvenate and making her look younger this Mother’s day?
This was an opportunity not to miss- talking to Nate, the co-founder and president of Sonya Dakar Skincare at the #NYSpaShow. What a wonderful person he is- friendly, knowledgeable and smart!
Beach season is almost here which means it’s time to wipe away all those dead skin flakes and get your legs silky smooth for the summer. While there is a plethora of body scrubs and exfoliators available at your local skincare and beauty store, if you’re a bit strapped for cash you can make your own scrub by using simple ingredients found in your pantry: white refined sugar, brown sugar, olive oil, vanilla extract and honey. Guest blogger, Nadia Jones shares her DIY scrubs…