The Best from Splendicity this Week!

From the Splendicity Community, comes this week’s best in Beauty, Fashion and Shopping. Check out the very splendid best!


Teri from Aging Fabulous has been testing the Lancome Absolue Premium bx Cloth Masks and the results are in.

Viva Woman takes a look at sunscreen ingredient Helioplex from Neutrogena and compares its Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch with La Roche-Posay Anthelios containing Mexoryl.

Karen from Makeup and Beauty Blog shows you how to get a silver and pink eye look with eyeshadows from MAC Cosmetics.

Beauty and Fashion Tech tries the Sally Hansen Natural Beauty oOundation, Concealer, and Powder and loves them!

Beauty Secrets Revealed is Giving Away Bramble Berry’s DIY Eyeshadow Kit Worth $45

A Touch of Blusher’s guest reviewer reports on the new Thierry Mugler makeup line .

Youthful skin is IN! Beauty Banter dishes on Jurlique’s new anti-aging collection! After all, who doesn’t want to look younger?!

Raging Rouge gets lipstick tips and tricks from the Lipstick Queen herself, Poppy King! You won’t want to miss her advice, or information about her new book!

Krizia from Beauty Match Network highlights her Interview with Lancôme’s makeup artist and Beauty at Every Age Expert.

15 Minute Beauty Fanatic continues to add to her summer bright nail polish options with Essie’s Summer Neons!

Steeping Beauty rediscovers the Pleasure of a Japanese Bath with Shu Uemura.


Style…a work in progress’s husband has found his summer muse…but can they find the right pants? Find out why she says No white after Labor Day (and not much before either).

Snarkstress doesn’t recommend taking Office Wear style cues from the ever-so-classy Amy Winehouse, but notes there are moments when the fashion forces of Kat Von D may take over - right, Charlize?

Petite Fashionista is all shiny and new and invites you to check out all the new features, plus to celebrate there will be lots of contests in the nest few weeks!

The Space Between My Peers describes three color combining techniques for blondes who want to wear black.


Over at NY Spender, Bullitt the cat points you to some great online deals. This week he has found some cool bermuda shorts!

Shopalicious has found a place to score cute summer dresses for under $50!

Her Accessories is loving the vintage style of these metal and enamel pendants from designer Peggy Li.

Indie Style File is looking for a brave soul to try these Hammertime Pants.

ShopDiary has invites to The Top Secret, a private online sample sale site.

eye4style tells lucky readers how to get their hands on an iconic piece of Sex and the City movie memorabilia.

STYLEnosh asks readers to weigh in with their opinions on Wear or Return these heels5 Under $50 Father’s Day gifts to show Fathers how we appreciate and love them this Father’s Day

The Latest Luxe is playing Lady in Red with the Donna Karan Crossover Gown.



Just in Time for Daddy's Day!

Just a week until Father's Day. Just in case you have not found anything for the man in your life yet, I happen to have a few suggestions - from the beauty department, of course.

First there is the famed Clarisonic Skincare Brush. This beauty was just released in Gray - perfect for any man who needs to take better care of his skin. This would be a great first step. Pick it up at Sephora for $195.


Another one for the man who is new to taking extra care of himself is this Beginners Luck Kit from Every Man JackThis comes complete with EMJ’s Body Wash , Body Bars, Face Wash/Face Scrub, Shave Gel, and Face Lotion; plus an EMJ toiletry bag.  The kit retails for $24.95, or you can purchase individual products for $4.99 each at Target.


Finally, for the bad boy, Kiehl's partnered with Jesse James of the West Coast Choppers to create a limited edition Dopp Kit. The distressed, rugged pack is embossed with a one-of-a-kind emblem and will be stocked with a selection of James’ favorite Kiehl’s grooming items, White Eagle Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream, Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment, Ultimate Man Scrub Bar, Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash, and a 1 oz. size of the Ultimate Strength Hand Salve. This kit is available at both and in all of their freestanding stores. 


And if fragrance is on your mind and your man needs a new scent, you need to check out our Father's Day fragrance picks over on The Fragrance Fanatic. So far we have selected The Fragrances of Calvin Klein , Kenneth Cole Fragrances for Men, Chrome and Chrome Legend by Azarro, and the classic Polo by Ralph Lauren. Stay tuned for more fragrance picks from Cindi this week.


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Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Bar - if You Dare to Go Bare!

It is that time of year to be baring all - especially in this 100 degree heat that came out of no where this weekend.

If you are a bit afraid to bare it all because you have a bit of back acne or bumpy arms, have no fear. Clinique's new Acne Solutions Cleansing Bar will have your skin in tip top shape to bare, well, as much as you dare.


Both my 16 year old son and (almost) 13 year old daughter are at that age where those pesky pimples are popping up on their shoulders and the top of their back. My daughter refers to it as bacne - a new term for me. Justin has not been as faithful in using the bar (though he love the Acne Solutions Cleansing Foam), but when he did, I noticed that the bumps were barely visible. Caci has been using it everyday in the shower and  her results are even better. She is not afraid to bare her shoulders as she was earlier in the season, and confidence is everything, especially at her age.

This bar is lasting a long time too. After using, simply put it back in the case so the showers water does not "melt" the soap faster than it should. 

No matter what your age, body acne is not fun. Try this out and let me know your results.

Clinique Acne Solutions Cleansing Bar is available for $12.50 at your local Clinique counter or online at Check out the rest of the Acne Solutions line while you are there.

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