GR8SKN Acne Spot Treatment

Teen skin issues are in full force in my house. Thankfully my sons have taken an interest in caring for their skin and always come to me with questions about how to clear up blemishes, moisturize and cleanse their skin, and for my oldest, asked my husband to show Read more

Lemon Ginger Lavender Spa Elixir

With the change of season it takes an extra dose of effort (and nutrients) to ward off dreaded colds. The Umstead Hotel and Spa (Cary, N.C.) is treating spa guests to a soothing seasonal Lemon Ginger Lavender Elixir that will be more pleasant on the palate than cough syrup! Chef Greg Gettles shares his recipe for a refreshing, Read more

NEOVA Copper Moisture Mask

Copper has many skin care benefits including the promotion of collagen and elastin production, as well as acting as an antioxidant. Copper peptides help to firm, smooth and soften skin, and it's said that copper can accomplish it in half the time compared to most other anti-aging skin care Read more

Cate McNabb Cruelty Free Red Lipstick

Ever since I decided to make the leap into wearing red lipstick, I've become obsessed. While I know that self-confidence comes from within, the perfect red lipstick can get you there a little quicker. Cruelty free cosmetics brand, Cate McNabb, has some incredibly hydrating lipsticks and Be Mine basically begged Read more

Exfoliating Body Scrub

A year ago when A Girl's Gotta Spa! began the quest of producing the best bath and body products, this exfoliating salt scrub was the one I was looking forward to most. It's no secret that body scrubs are by far my most favorite skin care item due to Read more

3 Holiday Beauty Tips from Carmindy

carmindyThe holidays have finally hit and parties abound this month! I know that I am not a natural when it comes to applying my makeup and I often turn to my makeup artist friends for helpful beauty tips. This time I chose to tap Carmindy from TLC’s What Not to Wear for her 3 best holiday beauty tips.

1- Get your face and body glowing by applying my Sally Hansen Natural Beauty Inspired By Carmindy Luminizing Face Primer. This light reflecting cream will add radiance to your skin and create a smooth as glass finish to the skin. I like to apply it under foundation on the face and also all over the body for skin that is luminescent and so soft to the touch.   Read more

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Stella McCartney Precious Body Cream

stella-mccartney-precious-bStella McCartney continues to grow her beauty and fashion empire. Of recent note, a collection of kids clothes for the Gap in addition to her fashion and accessory collections, Adidas by Stella McCartney, and her line for H & M in 2005. I too am a fan! I adore my gorgeous Stella McCartney cashmere sweater in addition to my precious jar of “Precious” Body Cream (Stella McCartney Precious Body Cream, 7 oz. $67.00 at Nordstrom). I’d have to say this body cream is a luxury and worth every penny. The jar itself is very heavy and is a work of art in itself. The purple glass jar glows on the mantle in my bedroom. I don’t wear the cream every day; I save the Precious body cream for special evenings out. During the day I wear Kai body lotion.  Read more

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Benefit Cosmetics Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Benefit Cosmetics LLCGet FREE US shipping with any $25 Benefit Cosmetics order. Enter SHIP2009 at checkout. Offer valid 11.27.09–11.30.09. Not valid with other offers. Excludes sale items & sharpeners. Offer valid one time per customer.

Get FREE international shipping with any $100 Benefit Cosmetics order. Enter CYBRINTL at checkout. Offer valid 11.27.09–11.30.09. Not valid with other offers. Excludes sale items & sharpeners. Offer valid one time per customer.

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Origins.com Black Friday Deals

Here’s your Black Friday beauty discounts from Origins.com:

Origins Gifts Under $25

Origins Gifts Under $45

Origins Gifts Over $45

Starting Black Friday (11.27.09) get the Origins Greats gift set! 6 of Origins’ best-sellers for just $55.00. A $111.50 value!

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