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Tag Archives: Charity

Helping Haiti

Beauty is about more than just makeup. It is also about giving in times of need.  Please consider donating to help the relief efforts in Haiti. It is as easy as sending a text message! Here are several ways that you can help: YELE HAITI EARTHQUAKE FUND www.yele.org Text YELE to 501501 to donate $5

Fitness Friday: Running The Chicago Marathon for Charity

I am running the 2009 Chicago Marathon in October to raise money for PAWS of Chicago. PAWS is a large no-kill animal shelter that also has a spay/neuter clinic and feral cat spay and release program. I have agreed to raise a minimum of $600 for PAWS and certainly would like to raise even more!

A Couple of Pink Beauty Tech Items for October

Here are a couple of neat pink “tech” items for your October shopping. If you have been considering one of these and love pink or want to see a portion of your investment go to charity, here is your chance! The CLARISONIC Skin Care Brush Limited Edition Pink, Breast Cancer Awareness + 2 oz Cleanser.

Pink Product: Surgeon’s Skin Secret Beeswax Moisturizer

I love, love, love, grapefruit scented products. So it is no surprise that I took a shine to Surgeon’s Skin Secret Beeswax Moisturizer in grapefruit scent! Packaged in a cute pink and white tube, $1 from each sale goes to Breastcancer.org.   The moisturizer is a skin balm made with beeswax and grapefruit extract. The tube

Lancome Fashion Focus Chicago Collection at Macy’s

I was unable to get downtown for Fashion Focus Chicago this year, but for you Lancome lovers in the Chicago metro area here is a bit of cool news: In celebration of the Fashion Focus sponsorship, Lancôme will unveil a special makeup collection called The Fashion Focus Backstage Beauty Collection available exclusively at select Chicago

Japonesque Pink Go Curl Eyelash Curler

Japonesque has a full line of makeup and cosmetic tools and brushes. For October, they have released a neat little item, the Limited Edition Pink Ribbon Japonesque Pocket Eyelash Curler. This is a pink version of their regular Go Curl Pocket Eyelash Curler. This cute pink curler is perfect for your purse or travel kit.

Alima Pure Mineral Eye Shadow

Alima Pure is a mineral makeup company that boasts 60 shades of foundation! I’ll be writing more on that in the future, but today, I am looking at their eye shadow. I tried out four shades from the limited edition sweater set collection.  Swatches are pictured below: Alima’s makeup is 100% certified natural, which is