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.



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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As we celebrate Stem Cell Awareness Day, we thought we would share seven facts about stem cells.

  1. Stem cells act as the body’s own “home renovation” team.  According to the National Institutes of Health, “in many tissues they serve as a sort of internal repair system, dividing essentially without limit to replenish other cells as long as the person or animal is still alive.”  When a stem cell divides, it has the potential either to remain a stem cell or become another type of cell, such as a muscle cell, a red blood cell, or a brain cell.
  2. Not all stem cells are the same. Pluripotent stem cells can develop into any specialized cell type in the body, while multipotent stem cells, like the stem cells found in cord blood or adult tissues like bone marrow, have a more limited potential for the type of specialized cells they can become.  “Stem cells are mother cells that have the potential to become any type of cell in the body,” according to Dr. Ananya Mandal.
  3. All mammals have stem cells.
  4. Blood and immune forming stem cells can be used in the treatment of 80 diseases, including various cancers, blood, immune and metabolic disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and sickle cell anemia.  The Cord Blood Registry offers a detailed list here.
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