Archive for June, 2012

Miss Holocaust Survivor Crowned in Israel

June 30, 2012 Leave a comment

There were no bikinis and no talent shows, just 14 silver haired finalists between the ages of 74-97 in the finals, selected Holocaust beauty pageant(1)from 300 entrants.

The interview section was a description of their sufferings and survivals during the horrors of WWII – this was the Miss Holocaust Pageants held in Haifa Israel.

Winner 79 year old Hava Hershkovitz far right

The winner, 79 year old Hava Hershkovitz fled Romania in 1941 and

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Mens Makeup – Move Over Girls…

June 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Mens Makeup – did us girls really think makeup was sacrilegious to us only? Or that retailers and marketers are going to let this segment of the market go untapped?men with makeup

Men have insecurities about looking good too and now marketers are moving in like packs of wolves to cater to (and accentuate) these weak spots. Sure, we all want to see better groomed men who look after themselves, but lip gloss and eye cream?

“I think what you start to realize is that men have been made to feel just as

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Kate Middleton’s Beauty Maintenance Bill

June 26, 2012 Leave a comment

Looking good is an expensive business.kate-middleton 3

Looking good naturally and looking as if you do not do much takes even more money. Sure we all believe in good genes and great bone structure, but girls – the natural look needs to be worked at.

Take the press’s favorite target at the moment : Kate Middleton. Yes, she looks radiant and naturally beautiful (it helps if you have just married a prince), but behind the scenes, she is working harder than anyone to look stunning each and every

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Beauty Is More Than Just Skin Deep For Miss Alaska

June 22, 2012 Leave a comment

A Bold Bald StatementMiss Alaska Debbe Ebben with shaved head

Debbe Ebben could have made a few cursory visits to an orphanage, or posed winningly with a few abandoned dogs, but the 23 year old Miss Chugiak-Eagle River wanted to make a lasting impression with her public service project (a requirement to enter the Miss Alaska pageant) that will raise much needed funds for sick children with cancer.

And she did just that. Shaving off her shiny brown hair, she raised $4,000 for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a foundation that raise research money for children with cancer.

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Beware of Fake Makeup Sold Online

June 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Are You Buying Fake Makeup?fake mac eyeshadow 2

When you see cosmetics selling for a fraction of its original retail price online, beware. Chances are, they are fake, just like the cheap imitation Prada and Gucci handbags you see everywhere.

Now we are not saying you cannot find a bargain, but you do need to exercise some caution otherwise you will end up with something that is not what it says it is.

Many of these imitation products are shipped in from China to be re-sold on eBay and Amazon. Urban Decay

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Spring / Summer 2012 Makeup Trends For Lips

June 17, 2012 Leave a comment

Nude-Lips-Spring-Summer-2012-TrendsI was going to write about Spring / Summer 2012 makeup trends in general but the post would be a mile long so I have decided to do them in segments.

In this post, we are going to look at trends for lips.
Lip Maintenance
Before you go running off to get the latest color, you must do some lip maintenance. That means gentle exfoliation with a wet toothbrush to get rid of scaly dead skin and lashings of Lip Balm to soften the lips. Now you can go shopping…

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Spring / Summer 2012 Makeup Trend for Eyes

June 15, 2012 Leave a comment

Spring Summer 2012 Eye trends - Arizona Muse - 1
Last post we looked at the Spring / Summer 2012 makeup trends for lips and it was either super bold with bright oranges, neon pinks and bold reds, or nude to the point where there is absolutely nothing.

The Spring / Summer 2012 makeup trends for eyes is the same. Either it is smokey (always a favorite and timeless) and statement making like Gucci, a touch or a lot of metallic or it is nude and pared down to the point where the models aren’t even wearing mascara (now that’s

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