Hello Blossoms! Tarte introduce a new Rainforest after-dark palette for endless day to play looks, and is limited edition! This products are Available now at TarteCosmetics.com

Price: $38.00 US / $46.00 CA


Rainforest after dark 
(limited-edition colored clay eye & cheek palette)

Inspired by the deep orchid hues of the Rainforest at dusk, this palette has everything you need to create sultry, sophisticated looks to take you from day to night. Each pigmented, flattering shade is infused with colored clay, which naturally color-corrects as it helps control oil for longer, truer wear. This next generation ingredient from the mountainous regions of Brazil brightens, evens and soothes skin while the velvety formula glides on and delivers rich color without settling into fine lines or wrinkles.

Price: $39.00 US / $47.00 CA


Timeless smoothing primer
A melt-in smoothing primer with innovative blurring and filling technology for a youthful appearance perfectly primed for makeup application.

Turn back the hands of time with tarte’s new timeless smoothing and filling primer formulated to fade out your biggest beauty boundaries such as large pores, fine lines and wrinkles. The antioxidant-rich formula infused with vitamins C & E and green bean extract gently melts into the skin delivering a surge of moisture, peptides and other naturally-derived elixirs for a firmer, smoother appearance. You’ll love the lightweight texture and fresh powder scent as it provides the perfect blank canvas to enhance the look and wear time of makeup. It can also be worn alone as part of your skincare regimen, blurring out skin imperfections and signs of aging for a flawless, soft-focus finish. 
Price: $19.00 US / $23.00 CA


Be charmed limited-edition 
picture perfect™ eyelash curler

A “charming” addition to any eyelash wardrobe, this dark bamboo-inspired picture™ perfect eyelash curler delivers an instant and dramatic curl that’s sure to take your lashes to the dark side! The ergonomic design and easy grip handle deliver a painless, intense curl that’s suited for all eye shapes. Use it with the included deluxe lights, camera, flashes™ statement mascara for an instant increase in lash volume by 752%. Inspired by exotic Amazonian adventures, this limited-edition set also includes a special gold snake charm to add touch of sizzle to your keys, wallet or purse.









Bobbi Brown is here for summer 2014! BB presents their new collection Surf & Sand and it will be available in July 2014. This new collection features sandy neutral shades, while giving a more beach-inspired look with the Surf palette.


Inspired by Bobbi’s favorite vacation destination, the new Surf & Sand Collection includes the ultimate summer beauty essentials for creating an effortlessly chic beach look. Featuring sheer washes of color- from sandy neutrals to surfy blues to sunset pinks- this collection is as simple and sexy as it gets.

BOBBI BROWN SURF EYE PALETTE ($65.00 US / $78.00CA)
Cream Eye Shadow: Creamy beige
Pink Quartz Metallic Shadow: Shimmering soft pink
Sunshine Metallic Eye Shadow: Soft golden tan
Sunny Gold Metallic Eye Shadow: Warm gold shimmer
Bikini Bronze Metallic Eye Shadow: Warm copper sparkle
Surf Sparkle Eye Shadow: Soft aqua blue
Sea Foam Sparkle Eye Shadow: Shimmering blue green
Oyster Sparkle Eye Shadow: Warm silver

BOBBI BROWN SAND EYE PALETTE ($65.00 US / $78.00 CA)
Blazing Star Sparkle Eye Shadow: Peach opal
Bikini Bronze Metallic Eye Shadow: Bronze metallic
Sand Eye Shadow: Warm cream
Saddle Eye Shadow: Dark grey brown
Pale Cream Eye Shadow: Warm porcelain
Gold Sparkle Eye Shadow: Soft pale gold
Frappe Eye Shadow: Medium ash beige
Golden Copper Metallic Eye Shadow: Copper shimmer

BOBBI BROWN SHEER LIP COLOR ($26.00 US / $30.00 CA)
Sunlit Pink
Summer Nude
Peach Sorbet
Pink Taffy

BOBBI BROWN BRIGHTENING BLUSH ($45.00 US / $52.00 CA)
This lightly pearlized blush instantly creates a fresh, radiant look that will have friends guessing where you’ve been summering. Simply swirl the three shades in the compact together using a blush brush and apply on the apples of the cheeks. In Bronze and Pink.

BOBBI BROWN LONG-WEAR EYE PENCIL ($24.00 US / $28.00 CA)
Black Chocolate
Bronze

BOBBI BROWN LONG-WEAR CREAM SHADOW STICK ($28.00 US / $33.00 CA)
24 Karat
















[photos & info credit belongs to: beautezine and Bobbi Brow Cosmetics]


Hello Blossoms! MAC Studio Nail Transformations Collection is a new innovative design sense by Marian Newman, the collection brings six glowing topcoats and it will be available July 10, 2014 for North America and September 2014 International.

Fusing her unique background as a former forensic scientist with a striking and innovative design sense, Marian Newman brings her modern aesthetic to a collaboration with MAC, featuring a collection of nail lacquers and topcoats designed to give nails a stylish twist. Six glowing topcoats in Texturize, Shadow, Blue, Pink, Green and Gold will transform the look of your lacquers into totally new shades.

MAC STUDIO NAIL LACQUER ($12.00 US / $14.00 CA)
- Texturize: Clear leather-effect top coat
- Highlight: Sheer blue pearl transformer
- Liquid Pigment – Pink Pearl: Sheer pink pearl transformer
- Liquid Pigment – Green Pearl: Sheer green pearl transformer
- Liquid Pigment – Gold Pearl: Sheer gold pearl transformer
- Shadow: Sheer blackening topcoat
- Skin: Light peach beige (Cream)
- Quiet Time: Beige nude (Cream)
- Rebel: Mid-tone cream plum (Cream)














[photos & information credit: MAC and beautezine.com]
Hello Blossoms! Summer is here and I have 3 super healthy smoothies you cannot skip this summer. This smoothies are healthy, full of nutrients and refreshing!


Banana Ginger Smoothie
Soothe digestion, heartburn, nausea, and other stomach trouble with the fresh ginger in this natural remedy drink.

SERVINGS: 2
Ingredients
1 banana, sliced
¾ c (6 oz) vanilla yogurt
1 Tbsp honey
½ tsp freshly grated ginger

Preparation: Combine the banana, yogurt, honey, and ginger. Blend until smooth.
Nutrition table: (per serving) 157 cals, 1 g fat, 0.8 g sat fat, 57 mg sodium, 34 g carbs, 28 g sugars, 1.5 g fiber, 5 g protein


Orange Dream Creamsicle
Need to cool down after a tough workout or a hot day at the beach? Lap up this low-cal, citrus-infused drink.

SERVINGS: 1
Ingredients
1 navel orange, peeled
¼ c fat-free half-and-half or fat-free yogurt
2 Tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate
¼ tsp vanilla extract
4 ice cubes

Preparation: Combine the orange, half-and-half or yogurt, orange juice concentrate, vanilla, and ice cubes. Process until smooth.
Nutrition Table: (per serving) 160 cal, 3 g pro, 36 g carb, 3 g fiber, 28 g sugars, 1 g fat, 0.5 g sat fat, 60 mg sodium


Green Tea, Blueberry, and Banana
Antioxidant-rich green tea makes this smoothie a nutritional powerhouse.

SERVINGS: 1
Ingredients
3 Tbsp water
1 green tea bag
2 tsp honey
1½ c frozen blueberries
½ med banana
¾ c calcium fortified light vanilla soy milk

Preparation:
1. MICROWAVE water on high until steaming hot in a small bowl. Add tea bag and allow to brew 3 minutes. Remove tea bag. Stir honey into tea until it dissolves.
2. COMBINE berries, banana, and milk in a blender with ice crushing ability.
3. ADD tea to blender. Blend ingredients on ice crush or highest setting until smooth. (Some blenders may require additional water to process the mixture.) Pour smoothie into tall glass and serve

Nutrition Table: (per serving) 269 cals, 2.5 g fat, 0.2 g sat fat, 52 mg sodium, 63 g carbs, 38.5 g sugars, 8 g fiber, 3.5 g protein






[smoothies recipe & photos courtesy of: Prevention Magazine]

Hello Blossoms! Ready for a new strong and intense nail polish? Well I have the perfect Summer 2014 collection for you! Essie introduces their new Nail Polish Collection for Summer, and it promises to be fashionable, sexy and outstanding! This lovely collection will be available in June 2014 at Essie retailers.

Strong. Intense. Polished. Inspird by women with instinctive style, these six irresistible shades amplify summer’s sultry mood with bright, sexy colour. Consolidate your power with gorgeous colours perfect for a cosmopolitan safari or a walk on the wild side. This varied palette gives women a bevy of fashionable options that go perfectly with an unstoppable attitude.  Animal prints are all the rage, and this collection plays off their iconic, sexy appeal, harnessing their untameable exuberance. Blend in? Never. These sexy shades offset prints and neutrals to purrrrfection and keep you standing out in the crowd.

NAIL POLISH COLLECTION ($8.00 US / $10.00 CA) (each)
Haute in the Heat: Hot guava
Roarrrrange: Bold orange
Strut Your Stuff: Cobalt aqua
Ruffles & Feathers: Peacock teal
Fierce, No Fear: Cocoa mahogany
Urban Jungle: Alabaster orchid










[Photo and info credit belongs to: Essie.com]

Hello Blossoms! shu uemura introduces a new advance  Drawing Pencil Collection that offers a more rich and professional colour and texture. The new pencils are waterproof and available in 21 shades. Drawing Pencil collection will hit beauty stores in June 2014.

An advanced pencil eyeliner- and the new essential for women’s eye make-up. The Drawing Pencil, inspired by the shu uemura Atelier’s professional palette, offers rich variations in colour and texture bringing you a new joy and freedom in make-up. shu uemura’s beloved waterproof eyeliner has been upgraded to a new soft touch; a gliding, blendable formula, and an intense colour payoff in 21 shades and 4 exciting textures.

SHU UEMURA DRAWING PENCIL ($32.00 US)
M black 01: Jet black 
P black 01: Gleaming black 
M green black 02: Jade 
M blue black 03: Black shot with blue pigment 
M purple black 04: Deep purple jet 
M gray 05: Soft charcoal black
M chestnut brown 81: Warm, classic brown 
M earthy brown 82: Shadow maker for light/yellow skin
M dark brown 83: Dark skin shadow tone 
M brick brown 84: Rosy skin tone
M red purple 11: Burgundy
P light orange 21: Shimmery orange 
P light green 52: Shimmery lime 
ME purple 71: Metallic eggplant 
ME pink 12: Metallic pink 
ME green 51: Metallic forest green 
P baby blue 62: Shimmery sky blue 
ME navy 61: Metallic deep blue 
G silver 92: Silver glitter 
G gold 93: Gold glitter
M white 91: Intense white 




[info & photo credit belongs to: shu uemura and beautezine.com]