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GETTING BETTER BEAUTY SLEEP!

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

The idea of “getting your beauty sleep” may sound old fashioned—something your grandma might have said to your mom, an old wives’ tale to get little girls to go to bed. But modern science is 100 percent on Grandma’s side. Beauty sleep is as real as it gets.

It all has to do with the hormones the brain excretes—and those it suppresses—during sleep. Though REM sleep is widely known as the brain’s magic elixir, Stages 3 and 4, known as deep non-REM sleep, are when the human growth hormone is produced, which is a major agent for keeping skin healthy. Growth hormone is so good at repairing and restoring skin that getting injections of it has become a Hollywood fad. But what celebrities spend thousands of dollars at their local plastic surgeon, you can get for free with an excellent night of sleep. (more…)

ZZZs!

Sunday, December 30th, 2018

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LOLITA FOR YOUR EYES AND LIPS

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Kat Von D Beauty has released the Lolita Capsule Collection, three new ways to wear the brand’s most iconic shade! The collection features an eyeshadow palette, liquid eyeliner and liquid lipstick that can be worn alone or together to create the ultimate monochromatic look.

The original Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in Lolita debuted in 2015 and immediately achieved cult-favorite status because of its beautiful balance of chestnut rose undertones, which are universally-flattering.  The Kat Von D Beauty Lolita Collection is 100% vegan and cruelty-free.