Saturday, September 20, 2014

#News Salon and Spa Professionals Unite Against Domestic Abuse with the CUT IT OUT® Program

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October marks Domestic Violence Awareness month and highlights an issue that continues to affect countless women, men and children on a daily basis.

The Professional Beauty Association’s (PBA) CUT IT OUT®: Salons Against Domestic Abuse program is dedicated to mobilizing salon professionals and others to fight the epidemic of domestic abuse in communities across the United States by building awareness and training salon professionals to recognize warning signs and safely refer clients, colleagues, friends and family to local resources.

 

Read more to find out about this organization and what they do!

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Relax with a little retail therapy and enter for your chance to win a $50 Amazon Gift Card from TeenSafe.com!

Fall is such a beautiful time of year for beauty!

The kids are back in school and now it’s time for YOU!

What would you do with a $50 Amazon gift card? Save it for Christmas? Buy a huge stuffed unicorn?

TeenSafe $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

Enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card from TeenSafe!

TeenSafe is a great app for helping your relax by knowing where your kids are. Now TeenSafe is helping us relax with a little retail therapy! Treat yourself! 

Read more to enter for your chance to win!

Thursday, September 11, 2014

#News #NYFW Backstage with NARS at the Marc Jacobs Spring/Summer 2015 Runway Show

NARS LogoSEE THE BEAUTY OF NEW YORK FASHION WEEK WITH SPARKLECORE AND NARS!

HOW: Marc Jacobs SS ‘15

LEAD ARTIST: François Nars, Founder & Creative Director

LOOK: "The look for the show features no makeup – we only applied moisturizer. With Marc we always take it to the extreme, we’ve done bold looks in the past, but this season we wanted to make a statement by not applying anything.” (Read more)

 

Read more to find out more about the look, pictures from backstage and learn which products were used!

Allure Magazine Announces the 2014 Best of Beauty Award Winners!!

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AND THE WINNER IS…

Considered the industry's highest honor, Allure's Best of Beauty identifies the most effective and innovative products in the marketplace. Allure's editors test thousands of items, review double blind studies and review independent research and consult with industry experts, such as dermatologists, makeup artists, hairstylists, and cosmetic chemists, before determining the winners. Each of this year's award winners represent the best-of-the-best from among the hundreds of prestige, mass and specialty beauty brands.

Read more to find out about some of this years winners!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

NARS All Day Luminous Powder Foundation and Restorative Night Treatment are coming!

NARS LogoGet Ready For The Fall Launches!

NARS has announced that they are releasing two new products for this fall! They will be adding a All Day Luminous Powder Foundation to their cosmetics line and a Restorative Night Treatment to their skincare line.

There products will be available starting on September 20th at NARS Boutiques and narscosmetics.com and October 1st at Department and Specialty Stores Nationwide.

 

Read more to learn more about the new products being launched and get a sneak preview!

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