Famous Faces

SWAG ALERT: BILLY B X GÁLLÁNY ESSENTIALS PALETTE!

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Celebrity makeup artist, Bill B. Brasfield, has worked with Hollywood’s A-Listers ranging from Selena Gomez, Beyoncé, Gwen Stefani, and Mary J Blige, to Lady Gaga, Sharon Stone, Britney Spears, and Cindy Crawford.  Affectionately known as Billy B, the artist’s late-summer collaboration with Gállány Cosmetics still has us breathless.  The Billy B x Gállány Essentials Palette is a multitasking collection of nineteen luxurious eye and cheek shades formulated for visual versatility.  Comprised of fifteen small pans and four medium pans, the Essentials Palette can be used dry or wet. Matte and shimmer pigments work overtime as as eye shadow, blush, eyeliner, highlighter, and contour offer beautiful natural looks as well as dramatic red carpet glamour!

Gállány Cosmetics is offering thirty Beauty Undercover Subscribers an opportunity to SWAG its Billy B x Gállány Essentials Palette (retail $54) simply by following them on Instagram (or, if you do not have, liking them on Facebook) and entering through the on-line form here. This SWAG Alert is open to Subscribers 18 years or older with a valid US mailing address only.  Delivery is anticipated within 3-4 weeks from notification.

GIGI HADID X MAYBELLINE SELLS OUT IN THE UK!

Friday, October 13th, 2017
Over the weekend, the first product from Gigi x Maybelline, The Jetsetter Palette, was released on-line through Boots UK, only to sell out in fewer than 90 minutes!  Sharing on Instagram Hadid wrote, “I always wanted a palette that I could throw right in my purse or travel bag and know I have everything to do a light-everyday look, quickly and easily. I didn’t want to have to open my makeup bag in the car or on a plane and take all the products out and worry about dropping anything or having somewhere to set it while I held my mirror.”

The Jetsetter Palette includes a contour powder/bronzer, blush, powder highlighter, concealer, lip gloss, eye shadow, black powder liner, a mini mascara, mini blush/contour and liner/eye shadow brushes, and a mirror!!!   Hadid also shared that her line would be coming soon to ULTA Beauty in the US, with the Jetsetter retailing for $29.99.

 

MISS VAL’S SECRETS FOR CHAMPIONSHIP BEAUTY!

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Head Coach for UCLA Women’s Gymnastics Program, Valorie Kondos Field, known affectionately as “Miss Val,” has guided and influenced thousands of student-athletes, including Olympic champions, Simone Biles, Jordan Wieber, Kyla Ross, and Madison Kocian.  With multiple NCAA Championships titles and twenty-six years of coaching experience, the Pac-12 “Coach of The Century” recently faced her biggest challenge outside of the gymnasium: fighting and surviving breast cancer.  During BCA Miss Val worked on the CBS television special Jump Jive & Thrive (airing on October 21st), honoring cancer survivors and Thrivers.  In the face of adversity, Miss Val has always adhered to her positive outlook, which has resonated profoundly with her students, athletes, and fans.  Now she shares her Eight Secrets For Championship Beauty with Beauty Undercover!

1) DO YOU!  “Don’t aspire to be someone else,” warns Miss Val.  “You will always be a second rate ‘Them,’ and worse you will never achieve a first rate ‘You.'”

2) CLEAN FUELING WITH MIND, BODY & SOUL  There’s a lot of talk about “clean eating”‘ vs dieting.” Clean eating is fueling our bodies with pure and natural nutrients. “The same should be true of our minds and souls,” Miss Val suggests. “When we choose ‘clean’ thoughts and daily practices of rejuvenation we feel lighter and refreshed in spirit.”

3) GRATITUDE  Miss Val begins each day with a steam of gratitudes, starting with “Yay ~ I get another day!” Make it a habit to “recognize and acknowledge moment-by-moment gratitudes,” she suggests.

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