Health & beauty
Posted by Total Beauty on 04/13/12 at 05:32PM
With Earth Day right around the corner (on the 22nd), Kiehl's has re-introduced one of its most popular and earth friendly programs. The centuries old homeopathic company has brought back Recycle and Be Rewarded wherein customers who bring back 10 empty Kiehl's product containers receive a free item of their choice.
Among the products that are sure to start flying off Kiehl's shelves is the new celeb-endorsed Rare Earth Deep Pore Cleansing Masque which features a label designed by Florence Welch, Mark Ruffalo, Rosario Dawson, or Spike Lee with 100% of profits going to the Recycle Across America charity. Read More »
Posted by Total Beauty on 04/12/12 at 04:09PM
Beauty obsessed women in California beware; a Department of Toxic Substances Control report reveals that select nail polishes "commonly" found in salons that are said to be toxic-free, are anything but.
According to a story from the AP, the new study found mislabeled polishes to contain chemicals that "have the potential to harm thousands of women who work in more than 48,000 nail salons in California and their customers."
The agency says that the false claims violate a law that requires full disclosure of harmful chemicals. Undercover investigators randomly tested 25 brands that claimed to be free of toluene, dibutyl phthalate (DBP) and formaldehyde, sometimes referred to as the "toxic trio" (exposure to which can cause illness).
Among the polishes that were tested and… See more »
Posted by Sarah Carrillo on 04/12/12 at 10:00AM
See the newest beauty products you have to get this weekend
Check out this video for the latest beauty news and products, like Kate Somerville self-tanner wipes, and more. See video »
Posted by Total Beauty on 04/11/12 at 04:26PM
The bestselling product in supermodel Josie Maran's eponymous line is the multi-purpose, 100 percent pure Josie Maran Argan Oil, $48. Since it was released, it's developed a cult following, and Maran has responded to its popularity by creating complementary products like cleansing oil and bronzing oil. "But I still wanted to do more with Argan," she said. So she had the idea to team up with two other supermodels -- Petra Nemcova and Angela Lindvall -- to design the packaging for limited edition bottles with proceeds benefiting a charity that's special to each of them. When asked which bottle she thinks will be most successful, she smiled and said, "I hope the collectors will get all three." See more »
Posted by Total Beauty on 04/10/12 at 04:04PM
There are countless at-home peels on the market, but this one deserves a special mention. Bliss has created the first spa-strength glycolic pad that doesn't need to be washed off or neutralized -- so you can leave it on all night. Appropriately, it's called Bliss That's Incredi-Peel!, $49, and it's ideal for anyone who loves the tingling, I-know-it's-working sensation of glycolic acid but can't be bothered with the multiple steps. This one is strong enough to give your skin a serious glow -- but gentle enough to work its magic while you sleep. Read More »