Tag Archives: Beauty Buys

M·A·C-ing With Hello Kitty



The collaboration between M·A·C and Hello Kitty has got everyone in the beauty biz talking. Exciting as it may be, this new partnership unveils a brand new Hello Kitty. No longer just sweet and cutesy, M·A·C’s collection is a whole lot sexier and edgier— a real sex kitten.


With bright, eye catching colors, mostly in pinks and blues, and glitter adorning this new collection, it’s more appealing to the naughty girl than the five year old in all of us. The collection also features a number of adorable accessories; Hello Kitty Brush Collection, totes and Soft Vanity Cases— all of which I’ve got my eye on. The collection debuts on February 12th in the US. Sign up for the wait list now at Maccosmetics.com.



Pixi Beauty Products: A Small Wonder

Pixi, an independent British beauty company created by three sisters: Petra, Sofia and Sara have a lot to live up to. Described as the “Estee Lauders of the future” and “unstoppable, like Charlie’s Angels, without the need for Charlie,” the sisters’ fairy-like products have definitely taken the beauty industry by storm.  Not just in England but even here in the US their range of make-up colors, scents and skin treatments have converted many into loyal fans, and rightfully so.






The great thing about Pixi is that the three sisters (Petra and Sara are makeup artists and Sofia is a skin therapist) are directly involved in the development of each and every product. That explains why their skin treatments, all of which are herbal and botanical based, are so refreshing and effective. Whether you are a blond, brunette or redhead, Pixi offers beautiful products suited for every need and more. It’s my job to let all of you know about another small wonder in the world of beauty.  Take a look for yourself and you’ll see why these sisters have no problem living up to the hype —their products really do make for a fairy tale ending.




ModelCo — A Revolution In Beauty














An Australian cult phenomenon, ModelCo beauty products are simply wonderful — and one of a kind, (I should know because they are an inherent part of my beauty regiment.) There’s a product for every imaginable need so you no longer have to try a countless number of products to get a fraction of the results you desire.


After years of hearing models and stylists talk about their beauty needs at her previous job running a model agency, Shelley Barrett founded ModelCo with products women really want. In May 2002, ModelCo became an instant hit in their native Australia with the launch of LASH WAND, a heated eyelash curler that can make even the most hopeless eyelash situation vanish in an instant. Now sold in 5 continents, 27 countries and over 1000 stores that include locations in Paris, Dubai, UK, as well as Henri Bendel, BLISS Spas, Sephora and Victoria’s Secret in the US, ModelCo is quickly becoming a global sensation. It even has superstars such as Kylie Minogue, Sienna Miller, Victoria Beckham, Kate Winslet, Uma Thurman, Jade Jagger and Keira Knightly relying on various products to solve their beauty problems.



ModelCo is not just a new kid on the block. Even after only 5 years in business, its 125 never been seen before products have catapulted the beauty company to immediate stardom. ModelCo’s products are innovative with proven results for issues faced by women everyday. Its creativity is not just in their signature ‘pink’ identity or the packaging but also in the modern dual-purpose technology often used to provide effective and quick solutions for all beauty problems.


So the next time you need to thicken your eyelashes, grow your eyebrows, get the perfect self tan or even get clearer skin within days, ModelCo is the answer. Affordable (all products under $100) and easy to use, ModelCo is the ultimate beauty guru for every woman’s future in beauty. It’s certainly made my life easier and now, hopefully yours as well!



Store Adore – Shopping Made Easy

Shopping, as Carrie Bradshaw aptly stated on Sex and the City, is my cardio. However, it’s not always fun in a hectic city as New York where you can easily lose your way or lose track of time before you find what you are looking for. You know what else is not fun? When you don’t know where to shop in a new city or when you don’t know which shops have the best deals or goods to choose from. That’s where Store Adore comes in.





Launched in February 2008, Store Adore is an online forum that highlights the best shopping boutiques and specialty stores in some of the most popular US cities.  Each retailer featured on the website is personally visited by the Store Adore editorial team.  Yet avid shoppers, such as myself, are also encouraged to provide their own insights and secrets pertaining to local shopping in each district. With a database of over 2,400+ boutiques, Store Adore is rapidly expanding their services and markets. Just this May, a customized shopping tour was launched in New York for shoppers to explore popular neighborhoods such as, Greenwich Village and West Village.


Store Adore, an answer to the prayers of many shopaholics, was the genius idea of former Lucky magazine editor Meredith Barnett, and her Harvard educated best friend Cristina Miller. It’s a community where shoppers around the country can come together to discuss and learn about the best available shopping resources. Whether you are a resident or a tourist, love or hate to shop, you no longer have to wonder where to find the best in fashion, beauty, accessories, and home – you can just log on to Store Adore where the shopping experience is undoubtedly a simple yet fun and exciting one. You never know what you may find. And don’t forget about the special discounts and deals given to all Store Adore shoppers.




Beauty Tidbits: 5 Beauty Products I’m loving Right Now


If you have oily skin like I do, the Prime Time foundation primer from Bare Escentuals is great for keeping your make-up in place. Plus it’s super-lightweight and has nourishing ingredients like vitamins C and E.  And I no longer have make-up stains on my clothes – love it. 



This 2-in-1 Missoni Solid Perfume Charm Necklace opens up to reveal the original Missoni scent – a divine mixture of fruits, florals and almond and hazelnut chocolate paste through a scented solid in the circle pendant. It’s the perfect accessory for summer. Whether I’m taking a ride on the subway or dancing the night away, I always have something to revitalize my mood.  

















My ever trusty Tweezerman – always carry this with you. It’s small enough to fit in your purse and you’ll never have to worry about messy eyebrows or in grown hairs ever again. Plus it’s super cute!  





I am in love with the Sensual Smoothing Body Cream from Therapy Systems. The Aloe Vera helps calm my skin after being out in the sun for long periods of time. It’s also great for cracked heels and cuticles. A must have if the beach is in your plans anytime soon.  

















Don’t forget your lips! Try the Avon Moisture Therapy lip treatment (SPF 15) to protect your lips. It definitely keeps mine moisturized and serves as a base for lip-gloss.