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Posts Tagged ‘makeup’

Beauty of a deal

Saturday, May 9th, 2009

Organic Divas founder Ann Garrity appeared on Shop Girls today, encouraging us to seriously consider the content of our cosmetics. You can start with the "Diva Challenge" on - but be prepared to purge most of what you've got. To help rebuild, Organic Divas is offering my listeners an exclusive 20 percent discount on orders placed today and tomorrow. Promo code: shopgirls.

Makeup wipeout

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

In case you were thinking you still had time to swing by a department store to collect your free cosmetics, forget it – or at least, call first. Macy's in St. Paul was down to a couple of remaining products by lunch time. Bloomingdale's at Mall of America is wiped out. "It was a mob scene," a manager said. Amazing how "free" motivates us. Beauty companies ought to keep that in mind.

Inside the makeup bag of a Hollywood pro

Saturday, February 24th, 2007

The quest for the best beauty products never ends. Following today’s interview on The Shopping Show on FM107, listeners are dying to know what is in the cosmetics bag of Hollywood makeup artist Mary Flaa. So here’s her list of favorite products. (Read more about her experiences making up celebrities in Sunday’s Pioneer Press)

Moisturizer: Olay Definity Correcting Protective Lotion with spf 15
Concealer: Laura Mercier Secret Concealer
Foundation/Powder: Bare Minerals
Cheek color: Sue Devitt Silky Blush in Vanuatu
Brow: Anastasia brow kit at Sephora
Mascara: Cover Girl VolumeExact in black
Lip sheen: Sephora lip gloss in a tube
Eyeshadow: Vincent Longo eyeshadow trio in Harem
Eyeliner: Bobbi Brown gel eyeliner in Sepia Ink (blended with powder shadow to soften)
Highlighter: Nars The Multiple highlighting stick in St. Barts (for cheek bones, under brows, bridge of nose and inner corner of eyes)
Lip color: Lorac lipstick under Sephora gloss | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine © 2008 MSP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved