Onsen $1000 Gift Card Giveaway

It's my birthday week and I am turning the big 4-0. What better way to welcome in my 40's than with a giveaway for an amazing anti-aging skin care line? Inspired by the countryside baths of Japan, Onsen skin care products are made with the same restorative minerals found at Read more

Best Body Lotions

  The best body lotions are the kind that leave your skin feeling soft and hydrated, not just for hours, but for days at a time. I am incredibly picky when it comes to my beauty products, and when it comes to body lotion, I need something that delivers. Here's a Read more

Favorite Black Eyeliners

There's something that a black eyeliner conveys that brown or even brightly colored or metallic eyeliners can't duplicate. Black says bold, daring, classic, sexy. While there are times that I opt for brown or grey, a good black eyeliner is always my first choice. Some of my favorites include CoverGirl liquiline Read more

#AllDayLook Twitter Party August 19th at 1pm RSVP

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about beauty tips, celebrity looks and Neutrogena products available at Target. On August 19 from 1-2 pm ET, please join us for the #AllDayLook Twitter Party where we’ll be chatting about achieving an all day beauty look with help from Read more

Beauty Marks, Moles or Skin Cancer?

Skin cancer has been on my mind a lot lately. My aunt died at the age of 29 from Melanoma, family members have caught skin cancer early, and our editor, Amanda, constantly battles skin cancer daily. Amanda is a Melanoma survivor, but just because they caught it early doesn't mean Read more

Mom: Get Glamorous Contest Winner

20090529-trina2Mom’s Name: Trina Davidson
Her blog: Blessed Mommy of Six
Her Twitter: @trinasbabies
Age: 30
Location: Edmond, Oklahoma
Children’s names and ages: Dallas (10), Cayleann (9), Sherrilynn (9), Alexandrea (10), Andrianna (11), Dylan (15)

Congratulations Trina! You have courage and strength that is to be admired! You are beautiful!

Entry submitted by her husband Skip:

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Mom: Get Glamorous Update

20090528-mom-pamperingThe nominations for amazing and deserving moms have come in and on behalf of myself and my super fabulous (and glamorous) judges Jessica Smith, Audrey McClellan and Melanie Notkin, we have picked the winner! Want to know who this uber fabulous mom is who will be indulged and pampered with an amazing $2276 worth of beauty and fashion products? Then be sure to follow A Girl’s Gotta Spa! on Twitter when I tweet the winning mom’s name at 10amEST Friday May 29th.  Her story will then be posted here on the beauty blog shortly thereafter.

Many many thanks to the product sponsors for helping me put together an amazing prize package!

* Nick Arrojo
* Bella Lucce
* Designing-Diva
* VEVABODY
* Vintage Body Spa
* Purple Lab
* Elizabeth Arden
* Three Custom Color Cosmetics
* vedaPURE
* Xen-Tan
* Renee Rouleau
* Sweet Grass Farm
* Exuviance
* Chanin Richel
* Purely Cosmetics
* Borghese
* Prescriptives
* Leela Bijou
* Urban Apothecary
* Billy B Beauty
* EA Sports Active for Wii
* CoverGirl
* Dial
* MAX Factor
* Clairol
* Beau Bain
* Handmade Jewelry by Lucid New York
* Dermelect Cosmeceuticals
* Hayden-Harnett
* Curls Like Us
* Avelle
* Heather M. Claus
* April Rain

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The Ultimate Beauty Multi-Tasker and It’s Organic Too!

revolutionbalm

This little beauty all-in-one balm does it all. hair, skin, face. The perfect solution for busy women on the go. Made of certified organic ingredients, Revolution Organics beauty balm has over 22 uses, it is the ultimate beauty multi-tasker. Toss in your handbag, diaper bag or desk drawer. The handy portable twist up product is a moisturizing balm instantly softens and smoothes skin. It is great at soothing chapped lips, rough knees, and parched cuticles. Tame unruly flyaway hair and eyebrows. Preps your makeup and improves skin texture. Moms will love the preventative effects on stretch marks. The balm is enriched with organic butters and oils rich in vitamins A, B, C and E.

Guest beauty post by our friends at TheFind.

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Hottest Hair Color Trends for Summer from Nexxus

20090527-sharon-dorram-krause-nexxusSharon Dorram-Krause, Color Director for Nexxus, recently gave me the inside scoop for what is hot in hair color this summer. So what are this summer’s hottest hues for blondes, brunettes and reds?

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