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L’Oreal Paris steps up their skin care game with Youth Code Texture Perfector

I have a “thing” for the Youth Code line….and who wouldn’t? Like every other 40-something I am searching high and low for that fountain of youth.  L’Oreal has given me a reason to run…..to the drugstore! L’Oreal Paris introduces Youth Code texture perfector skincare that targets texture imperfections to reveal smoother, more even-looking skin in as little as one week.  The newest additions to the popular Youth Code family of products are designed to perfect skin’s quality by refining the look of fine lines, pores, and uneven texture for a flawless, airbrushed look.

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Fountain of youth? Pretty darn close-Review of Oxygen Pur Skin Serum!

*I was provided a sample of this product for review.  Please scroll down to the bottom of this post and note that I have gone ahead and ordered an additional serum at my cost.*

I pride myself on a thorough and complete skincare routine.  I’m not ‘afraid’ of aging but I’ll always try to slow the process AND give my skin the best treatment I can as I grow older.

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Everything’s better in HD! My HD brow treatment at SITAMAA day spa!

I have struggled with my brows for a loooooooong time.  I’ve asked for help with my brows from several makeup counters and even taken a workshop on my brows.  Has that gotten me into a better brow routine? Nope!  The furthest I go with my brows is to pencil them in and hope for the best.

image from winning at everything.com

image from winning at everything.com

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Dazzling new beauty products from L’Oréal Paris (available in early 2013)

Oh L’Oréal Paris how I love thee….check out these new products available in Canada in early 2013 (think from now-February 2013!)

Presenting:

Ideal skincare for customized, hassle free and simple moisturizing solution for all women.  The Ideal skincare line offers a range of oil-free, lightweight cleansers, lotions and creams for women with dry, sensitive or normal skin.  Each product is customized for beautiful skin and won’t clog pores or cause breakouts.

In stores:February 2013

Suggested retail:  $9.99 CAD-$12.99 CAD

 

Presenting:

Colour Riche Caresse Shine Stain Lipcolor, a revolutionary hybrid formula made up of 30% water combined with light shine oils for a shiny kiss of colour with a subtly sensual ‘wet look.’  Available in 12 pure light shades.

In stores January 2013

Suggested retail: $12.99 CAD

Presenting:

Colour Riche Eye Shadow Quads are four expertly harmonized colours in a golden case. Each one is made up of micro milled pigments to create a silk texture on skin. 20 quads available with colours ranging from beautiful beiges and taupes to blues and purples to pinks and greys.

In stores:  January 2013

Suggested retail:  $11.99 CAD

Presenting:

Visible Lift Colour Blush recreates volume to uplift and bring cheekbones out of hiding, adds radiance and adds luminosity.  It’s lightweight powder in a creamy texture never settles into fine lines.  A hint of shimmer gives skin a youthful glow.  It has zero talc and zero wax and is available in 6 shades.

In stores:  January 2013

Suggested retail:  $16.99

Presenting:

Telescopic Shocking Extensions Mascara with a lash hugging brush shaped to fit the contour of the eye line and define every single lash even the smallest ones.  Containing 200 brushes, it captures them lash by lash to create incredibly long, perfectly defined lashes.  Available in regular and waterproof formulas.

In stores:  January 2013

Suggested retail:  $12.99 CAD

Presenting:

Healthy look Creme Colour Gloss Haircolour super glossy, semi-permanent colour that delivers rich colour while softly blending away greys without ammonia!  28 shades available!

In stores:  February 2013

Suggested retail:  $11.99 CAD

Presenting:

Elnett Satin Heat Sprays in 3 formulas-straight, volume, and curl styles featuring Elnett’s classic fine, micro-diffusion spray technology and impeccable finish.  Elnett Satin Heat Sprays are the first styling sprays with dual action to:

-protect hair from styling tools up to 230 degrees Celsius

-lock in shape and style for three days

In stores: December 2012 (HOORAY!)

Suggested retail:  $9.99

Presenting:

Power moisture haircare line features a shampoo, conditioner and deep hydrating masque that provide instant infusion of moisture, leaving hair silky, soft and shiny.  With 10x more moisture than traditional hydrating haircare, this line offers a ‘rush’ of moisture.

In stores: February 2013

Suggested retail $5.99 CAD-$9.99 CAD

Presenting:

Colour Riche Nail Colour in 8 *new* shades that will create nail envy!

In stores:  January 2013

Suggested retail:  $6.99 CAD

Presenting:

Color Genius iPhone application enables women to effortlessly coordinate their nails to their outfit. Users simply snap an image of themselves in an outfit. Then they choose their mood between Day/Night and the application prompts them if they would like to Match it, Blend it or Clash it.  Based on the user’s selection, the application then offers the optimal L’Oreal Paris nail polish color and coordinates it with Colour Riche lipcolour and eye shadow to get the desired total look.

In stores:  NOW!

Suggested retail:  FREE!

Honestly, this is the tip of the iceberg….the word is that L’Oréal Paris has over 80 new products to unveil in 2013! That’s EIGHT-ZERO!!! I can’t wait to see what they have come up with!

 

Gift idea for the beauty in YOUR life- Dermalogica!

The perfect holiday face begins with beautiful skin…..beautiful skin takes a great skin care routine!

Perfect holiday beauty looks start with the canvas.

Prep your skin with regular use of Dermalogica’s reformulated Multivitamin Power Serum which combines the best of both worlds:

combat aging skin and fine lines with the powerful punch of a NEW skin-friendly form of Vitamin A to improve its fighting power and effectiveness.

The Result?

The anti-oxidant-rich formula features Vitamins A, C, E and F to enhance cell-turnover, reduce hyper-pigmentation, therefore ensuring a smoother skin surface.

 

The night before, along with plenty of water and beauty sleep, try enriching and revitalizing your skin with Dermalogica’s Multivitamin Power Recovery Masque.

This powerful masque of concentrated antioxidant vitamins helps skin recover from damage and daily stress while enhancing barrier properties and promoting healthy tissue regeneration.

 

Now you’re ready to put on your face.

Step 1: Dermalogica’s hero product, AGEsmart SkinPerfect Primer SPF 30.

The special ingredient? Rich in Amino acids, calcium, sugars and proteins, Pearl Powder stimulates cell regeneration and increases hydration while adding a beautiful shimmer to skin.

Smooth this on the skin for a flawless finish just before your foundation and concealer extending the coverage and wearability of your make-up for your night on the town.

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L’Oreal Paris Red Carpet Styles! Looks like I’m the last person to post about this!

 

No flashy title needed because the pictures are going to speak volumes.   I’m all kinds of excited for what L’Oreal Paris has up their sleeves!   I’ll also post some photos from the Red Carpet Styles Event I attended in early September.  Take a peek:

Loreal’s  1st Self Adjusting BB Cream cream in Canada, Magic Skin Beautifier, with Beautifying Beads that instantly self-adjust to your perfect shade for a flawless nude look. It delivers multiple beautifying actions: hydrates, corrects, evens and perfects. 

Experience 5 complexion-perfecting benefits in one simple step. The Youth Code™ BB Cream Illuminator instantly evens, illuminates, perfects, moisturizes and protects skin. In one week, tone and texture are improved and skin is healthier looking. Contains broad-spectrum SPF 15. Available in 2 shades.

Make way for the new generation of sensual colour – Colour Caresse by Colour Riche in 12 luminous shades. Formulated with 50% less wax than traditional lipstick, the revolutionary Lightfeel System delivers a feather-light finish that’s never sticky or heavy. No one caresses your lips like this.

The future of eye shadow is here! La Couleur Infallible reinvents eye shadow with enhanced color intensity, a new velvety feel, and 24 hour long-lasting hold.

This lightweight cream helps transform the look of aging skin by working both the skin’s surface and the upper layers of the skin to repair, re-densify and re-firm the look of skin.

Elnett Satin Lumiere Hairspray delivers brilliant shine with a new ultra strong hold formula.  Loreal’s patented light micro-reflectors create an invisible veil at the surface of the hair to capture the surrounding light.

Hair Expertise Nutri-Sleek Precious Oils nourishes the hair fiber and helps to protect it against daily aggressors such as over-washing and over-styling with heat appliances. 

Superior Preference’s new packaging features a new couture look along with consumer-friendly packaging and easy-to-follow instructions for haircolor!

From the event:

…and only because I have been asked, here is a photo of me in my dress.  I love this dress-it’s made by JAX:

And my hair by Romana of TONYC salon (if you want her info, please comment at the end of the post-she’s amazing):

I also took a photo of Sandra’s curls because I was pulling on them as soon as I saw her (she is makeupjunkie19):

Notable items (for me) from the event:

one of my favorite suggested red carpet ‘looks’

I believe!

Sisters in Blonde

 

Chandeliers are my favorite…..

Roses are my other favorite…..

 

myself, Canadian Fashionista (center), and CF’s pal looking amazing at the Red Carpet Styles event!

Don’t forget to check out my video on this event too!

http://www.youtube.com/user/ettuandyou?feature=watch

Huge thanks to L’Oreal Paris Canada for inviting me to the event!

I’m super excited to try out these products and looking forward to what L’Oreal has in store for the upcoming holiday season!

 

What are you looking forward to trying for fall? Are YOU red-carpet-ready?