10/23/2011: Beauty News Roundup.

Sephora Online Friends & Family Sale
Now is the time to save 20% off your total online purchase at Sephora.com only. To get your unique code, enter your email address at sephora.com/friends. Each email address will get a unique code that will be unique to you. Don't worry if you start adding things into your basket and lose the code, it will be sent to the email address you provided. Shop now until November 2nd to get the discount.

ULTA Friends & Family
It is also the ULTA friends & family sale. This offer for 20% off is available in both the physical store as well as online. You need to use code: for your online purchase to get the discount. Be sure to check the exclusions, as there are some. This offer expires on October 29, 2011.

SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Challenge
Have you taken the SkinCeuticals Antioxidant Challenge? Head on over to their special FB tab, answer four quick questions (and learn about how their powerful antioxidant ingredients work) and be entered to win a fabulous trip for two to NYC to meet with a top dermatologist. Also, 10 fans per week will be entered to win the brand’s newest antioxidant product – Phloretin CF Gel. Nancy from Beauty 411 just reviewed this new product.  Look for my review soon.

Meaningful Beauty
Did you know that Cindy Crawford shares her tips for Meaningful Beauty over on the Meaningful Beauty facebook page? I am following along to learn tips and tricks ,and I will be trying some of the products soon. As Cindy and I are about the same age (she is a few years older than me) and her skin looks a good ten years younger than mine, I am really excited to see how it works for me.

Nine West to Launch Fragrance
Well known footwear and accessories brand Nine West is launching a scent, the first for the brand. Love Flury is the name, and it will be available in mid-January. A specially designed pump is being created with the same name.

Paula Patton as Celebrity Brand Ambassador for COVERGIRL Queen Collection
In case you missed my COVERGIRL Queen Collection announcement earlier in the week, I wanted to share the exciting news again. Paula Patton will be taking on the role as Celebrity Brand Ambassador. Queen Latifah will continue to be the face of the brand, as the collection was initially launched for her.

Miss Piggy for MAC
As I reported last week, it was confirmed to me yesterday that their is indeed a collection coming up on November 14.  Generous glamour goddess that she is, Miss Piggy is sharing her beauty with the world via a limited-edition, online-exclusive, M·A·C collection for the eyes in celebration of her much anticipated return to the silver screen in Disney’s The Muppets, in theatres November 23.

10/9/2011: Beauty News Roundup.

Caudalie Supports BCA
Caudalie will support the Breast Cancer Charities of America, a charity that promotes integrated care and aid to those who are uninsured and in need by giving 15% of proceeds of sales from 6 different "pink products" this month. 

In addition anyone visiting the Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa at the Plaza during the month of October who mentions Breast Cancer Awareness month will receive 10% off and 10% of the proceeds from their treatments will be donated to Breast Cancer Charities of America. Shop at caudalie-usa.com for the following prducts: Beauty Elixir, Nourishing Body Lotion, Vinosource Quenching Sorbet-Crème, Vinosource Moisturizing Cream-Mask, Vinosource Anti-Wrinkle Nourishing Cream, Anti-Wrinkle Ultra-nourishing Cream.

Dial NutriSkin for BCA

Again this year, Dial is turning one of their best selling products pink to support BCA.  This year, the Dial Extra Dry Skin Lotion is all dressed up and ready for the cause.

Dial will donate $100,000 to Breast Cancer Network of Strength, in conjunction with this product.

Crabtree & Evelyn Pink Collection for BCA
Crabtree & Evelyn's NEW PINK COLLECTION in support of National Breast Cancer Foundation. C & E will donate $1.00 to National Breast Cancer Foundation for each specially tagged Crabtree & Evelyn NEW Pink Rosewater item sold in the US this month, with a guaranteed donation of $20,000. Crabtree & Evelyn is passionate about the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s mission to fund free mammograms for women who could otherwise not afford them and to support research programs in leading facilities across the country. The products include: Rosewater Vanity Case, $75.00; Rosewater Round Hatbox, $55.00; Rosewater Duo, $36.00; Rosewater Traveler, $20.00.  

Best Friends for Life for BCA
Best Friends for Life is a new company that was formed to basically make life a little easier for cancer patients. Exclusively for BCA month, they have teamed with up Stephanie Johnson and SkinCeuticals to create a very special overnight bag. Not only does the bag contain some great travel sized beauty products, but a very special pillow just for the breast cancer survivor. The Axilla Pilla is a heart shaped pillow that fits under the arm for a comfortable recovery. The SkinCeuticals products: CE Ferulic, Simply clean facial cleanser, Emollience moisturizer, Eye Balm and Hydrating B5 Gel. The bag retails for $99.00, with 15% of the net profits going to Cancer1Source.org.