Health & beauty
Posted by Cinya Burton on 08/09/12 at 03:01PM
Also, the Gabby Douglas hair debate, new at-home waxing products, and more (plus, funny bloopers!)
Posted by Total Beauty on 08/08/12 at 01:31PM
If you were lucky enough to spend this summer in the sun, first off, we're super jealous. Second, your hair could probably use a little TLC. So to help you out, we've put together our August Beauty Grab Bag filled with Total Beauty Award-winning products that'll make your hair look amazing. You can enter here for a chance to win. But first, want to know what's in the prize? Here's the rundown:
• Garnier Nutrisse HerbaShine Nourishing Color Crème
• Aveda Phomollient Styling Foam
• Redken Color Extend Shampoo
• Redken All Soft Conditioner
• Redken All Soft Argan-6 Oil
• Alterna Bamboo Volume Plumping Strand Expand
• Garnier Fructis Style Brilliantine Shine Glossing Spray See more »
Posted by Total Beauty on 08/07/12 at 02:54PM
One of this year's biggest skin care trends has been brightening products and I for one couldn't be more thrilled about it. Apparently, I'm not the only gal trying to erase my freckles and clear up my uneven skin tone -- there's a global group of us.
So when Arcona announced the release of a new Brightening Gommage I jumped at the chance to test it. The all-natural exfoliate is packed with jojoba beads, which remove dead cells; daisy extracts, which brightens skin tone; and powerful antioxidants such as cranberry extract and L-ascorbic Acid. Plus, the gentle scrub is ideal for uber-sensitive skin. After 10 days my complexion is super soft and smooth with no signs of irritation.
Arcona Brightening Gommage is $52 and is available at Nordstrom.com.
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Posted by Total Beauty on 08/06/12 at 02:16PM
Get excited because CoverGirl is introducing a bit of edge to the beauty scene.
The makeup brand just announced its newest face: the risk-taking rocker mom, Pink. Joining celebrities such as Sofia Vergara and Ellen DeGeneres, the newest (and possibly the coolest) CoverGirl is daring women everywhere to take more chances with their beauty routine. Along with the launch of her new album, "The Truth About Love," Pink says she's thrilled about this new partnership, saying "I'm so excited to show women everywhere that they can let their freak flag fly!"
In the months to follow, Pink will be the face of CoverGirl's new mascara and a few more makeup debuts. After seeing the awesome lavender eyeshadow the singer wore at the brand's press event this morning, we couldn't be more… See more »
Posted by Total Beauty on 08/03/12 at 02:36PM
While it's great that foundation now comes in a million variations, finding the exact right match for your skin tone is still incredibly daunting -- especially at the drugstore. Am I a Nude Beige or a Natural Beige? Or perhaps a Caramel Beige? It's enough to throw in the towel and go barefaced. But now the makers of L'Oreal are bringing the professional assistance of the makeup counter to a drugstore aisle near you!
Tomorrow, August 4th, 7,000 Walgreens stores are teaming up with L'Oreal Paris to offer personalized consultations from top beauty advisors, so you can find your True Match. Plus, you'll also be able to buy your True Match Foundation at a discounted price of $7.99. Professional help at a drugstore price? What more could a girl need?
What: Get Matched Event
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