MAC Balloonacy - On Shelves Now!

MAC Balloonacy, the newest limited edition MAC Collection just hit stores this week. It is a bright, shimmery and sparkly line.  Don't let the model photo scare you. It is MAC, so you know there is something for everyone in the collection.

Here is the rundown:
*Lipstick in Festivity, Fun Fun, Up-Note, and Full Blown

*Tinted Lipglass in Silly Girl, Out for Fun, Perky, and Pink Meringue
*Pandamonium Eye Palette with 4 new shades for a Spring smoky eye look: Cloudbound, an off-white with gold pearlized pigments; Up at Dawn, a soft lilac; Voilet Transe a rich intense purple; Pandamonium, a smokey grey with silver pearlized pigments

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Make it a Sexy Spring.

Spring is here - Spring is here - it's that wonderful time of year!

So why is it that we have some of the coldest weather and the most snow on the ground yet this year? Forget all the global warming worries, we need to get ourselves out of the winter blahs and bring Spring in with a bang!!!

To get into the Spring spirit, I have been using a few Limited Edition products from Victoria's Secret Very Sexy Makeup line. These two palettes have Spring written all over them. And the look is sexy. Oh yeah - a sexy Spring... works for me!

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Spring Hair Trends.

antonia_salon.jpgFrom the Antonio Prieto Salon in New York City, comes the hottest hair trends to hit this spring. And in case you didn't know - today is the first day of Spring!

Color is Bold & Beautiful, Victorian/Baroque Decadence (a la Marie Antoinette), Luxurious & Edgy.
*Brunettes stay mysterious and ultra-chic with stormy, cool browns and
single process color. Throw your hundreds of highlights to the wayside
and accent your hair with bigger chunks of color or accessories.
*Blondes find a subtler, serious side with matted tones of platinum and
blue-grey. These muted, powder hues emulate a new type of elegance.
*Redheads stray away from ‘au natural’ donning flushed, decadent
crimson and copper tones. Such zealous colors stray far away from
‘au natural’ but embody the ultimate in luxury.

The cuts are modern, sexy, fresh and glamorous: A melding of different eras (80’s volume,
20’s finger-waves, Victorian Glamour, the 90’s short crop (a la Linda Evangelista). It is all about Individual Style - not one uniform look- more about the shape.
*Long Hair Dramatic, more texture, shorter layers around the face;
allows the hair to move and appear less solid.
*Short Hair Modern, textured version of the late 80’s crop with softer edges
for more movement. The “New Romantics” look is revisited: bi-Level or
disconnected short cuts where their hair is longer on top, cut shorter underneath.
*Men’s Hair The edgy, rocker look: highly texturized, different lengths,
asymmetrical fringe gives the guy with style that extra something.

The styles are:
*Imperfect, chaotic waves
*80’s volume but with less on top, a focus on the bottom
*Sleek high ponytails, French twists
*Headbands, ribbons, elastics
*Extensions - natural looking - a great way to add non-permanent color & volume
*Falls - if you don’t have the length in your own hair - buy it!

What will you do different with your hair this Spring?