Friday, January 19, 2018

Christie Brinkley for Merz Asethetics.


Yes, the legendary supermodel, Christie Brinkley is owing to her secret to her fountain of youth.

Last night, she did a meet and greet among Hollywood's influential women in Beverly Hills' most upscale and newest hotel, the Waldorf-Astoria Beverly Hills.

Merz announced last night, its partnership with supermodel, actress and entrepreneur, Christie Brinkley to help empower women to live, feel and look their best at any age by sharing tips she’s learned from maintaining her youthful appearance during her 45-year span in the beauty and fashion industries. Through this initiative, Ms. Brinkley, a mom, actress and entrepreneur, shares why she chose to have the lines between her brows treated with Xeomin®/Bocouture®  (incobotulinumtoxinA) and Ultherapy®, the non-surgical skin tightening and lifting treatment, on her neck and décolletage to remain looking timeless and natural at age 63.


“I am vigilant about choosing products and treatments that help me to look as vibrant as I feel. When it comes to my body, I don’t compromise. Eating organic, exercising, practicing yoga and being active – it’s all part of staying healthy. I chose Xeomin®/Bocouture®  (incobotulinumtoxinA) because it is highly purified, FDA-approved and clinically proven to temporarily smooth the lines between the brows,” stated Ms. Brinkley. “There are so many great non-invasive ways to give you the ‘perk’ that can help you look as good as you feel inside. That is why I am excited to work with Merz to help raise awareness that there are treatment options like Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) and Ultherapy® available to adults of every age when they feel like they can use a little extra zing.”


Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) is the most recently approved botulinum toxin type A by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the temporary improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe glabellar lines, or frown lines between the eyebrows, in adult patients. Ultherapy® is the first and only treatment FDA-cleared to non-invasively lift the eyebrow, neck, and chin, and to improve lines and wrinkles on the décolletage. Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) and Ultherapy® have not been studied or approved for combination use.


“Patients come to my practice to explore aesthetic medical options to help them look their best,” stated Dr. Patricia Wexler, a New York City-based dermatologist. “I appreciate that Christie is sharing her experiences with Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) and Ultherapy®, letting people know that in-office treatments do not have to be intimidating and can help the world see them as they see themselves.”


According to a recent study1, 83 percent of respondents had in-office procedures like Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) or Ultherapy® to “look good for their age”. One out of three injectable patients say that they were motivated because of a particular moment in their lives. This can range from a “mirror moment” to a birthday or hearing about a friend’s or family member’s successful treatment.


“Christie is as iconic today as she was in her 20’s,” said Bob Rhatigan, CEO of Merz North America. “She is the perfect partner to help us educate consumers about Xeomin®/Bocouture® (incobotulinumtoxinA) and Ultherapy® because she shares our vision that adults of all ages should feel confident in how they present themselves to the world.”


As part of the partnership, Ms. Brinkley will share her overall beauty routine, including her tips for flawless skin, healthy hair, a strong body and a clean diet.


For more information on Xeomin®/Bocouture® , (please note that indication, name of product and product availability vary by country and refer to your local summary of product characteristics or instructions) visit http://www.xeomin.com/


For more information on Ultherapy®, visit www.global.ultherapy.com
There are other keys to Christie's youthfulness, living good and drinking good, fun wine.
At last night's event, she gave everyone a bottle of her Bellissima, her sugar-free, organic organic sparkling wine in Rose.
To keep up all that hard work and fun, she also gave away jars of her skincare line.

Christie Brinkley Recapture-360 + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Cream is a breakthrough anti-aging solution that contains some of the greatest scientifically formulated ingredients to reverse signs of aging.

Recapture 360 + IR Defense Anti-Aging Day Treatment has received the seal of recommendation from ‘The Skin Cancer Foundation’.

Benefits:
  • Reduces the appearance of wrinkles.
  • Reduces the look of multiple signs of aging.
  • Key signs of aging are reduced so that skin looks smoother, firmer, and reduces the appearance of dark spots.



Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Nars Autumn/Winter & Spring Summer 2018 You Can Wear Now...

By Laura Medina


Before you jump onto Nars' current and future hot colors...this scribe wouldn't blame you...you still need a good base, foundation and concealer to dab and mask the boo-boos.

Nars may not be going around being "green" but he's the first to be fair about accommodating all sorts of complexions and shades, from the extremely pale and the deepest dark and everything and anything that falls in-between, where everybody is in.  Nars was the first to be fair, equal, all-encompassing, and square with equal quality makeup to all.

Yes, Nars is very much with the times. He was the first to use turmeric in his foundation without banging the "green" gong.  

Now with his current Natural Radiant Longwear Foundation, he includes a blend of raspberry, apple, and watermelon extracts help support skin’s elastic fibers to smooth and improve skin texture. Specialized Recognition Pigments fuse with your skin tone for your closest match yet, fighting oxidation and ensuring shade consistency throughout the wear.

Six brand new shades of NARS award-winning Radiant Creamy Concealer now have a total of 22 shades of this NARS cult classic.

The multi-action formula provides a natural, radiant finish with long-lasting results. Radiant Creamy Concealer also works as a second-skin highlighter and a natural-looking contour, enhancing from the inside out and delivering ultimate antioxidant protection to help shield skin against free radicals.

Now that you prepped and shape your canvas, you're ready to have fun with Nars Autumn/Winter and Spring/Summer collections.




“My inspiration for the looks at Rachel Comey were the vibrant colors of Morocco with a modern edge.”
—Romy Soleimani using NARS Cosmetics

ALL LOOKS


LOOK 1




LOOK 2



LOOK 3

EYES: Nouméa Single Eyeshadow (New for Spring 2018, for now try Sophia Single Eyeshadow)




“This season’s makeup look is 70’s inspired. She’s a fresh and gorgeous girl with full bushy brows, tons of lashes, shimmery peachy pink eyes, flushed cheeks and a nude lip.”
—Sada Ito, NARS Global Makeup Artist
EYES: St-Paul-De-Vence Duo Eyeshadow, Climax Mascara (New for Spring 2018, for now try Audacious Mascara)
BROWS: Matte Eyeshadow (Shades include Blondie, Bengali and Bali depending on hair color)
LIPS: Halong Bay Precision Lip Liner, Embrasse Moi Lip Cover (New for Spring 2018, for now try Stripped Velvet Lip Glide), Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm (New for Spring 2018, for now try Orgasm Lipstick)


“This season’s look is a modern take on sun-kissed beauty.”
—Mark Carrasquillo using NARS Cosmetics


This season, the inspiration is unique beauty. The Alexander Wang girl has her own personal style with a cool downtown feel.”
—Diane Kendal using NARS Cosmetics


CHEEKS: Luster Liquid Blush, Orgasm Illuminating Loose Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try Orgasm Blush)
BROWS: Matte Eyeshadow (shades include Bali, Blondie and Coconut Grove depending on hair color), Oural Brow Gel
EYES: Orgasm Illuminating Loose Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try Orgasm Blush), Climax Mascara (New for Spring 2018, for now try Audacious Mascara)
LIPS: Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm (New for Spring 2018, for now try Bianca Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatment and Orgasm Lipstick)

“I was inspired by the 1930s scene - royalty meets singer Dorothy Dandridge at the Cotton Club in Harlem. The look is all about the eyeliner - it's proper and perfect but edgy.”
—Makeup by Val Garland
BROWS: Oural Brow


“She's a kinky housewife with paired back beauty.”
—Lucia Pieroni using NARS Cosmetics

CHEEKS: 413 BLKR Illuminator, Capri Highlighting Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try the left side of Craving Dual-Intensity Blush), Albatross Highlighting Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try Albatross Highlighting Blush), Fort de France Highlighting Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try the left side of Alhambra Duo Eyeshadow), St. Barths Highlighting Powder (New for Spring 2018, for now try the left side of Isolde Duo Eyeshadow)

“The designers wanted the look to be centered on a stained lip that mimics the natural hue of the lip. We took this direction and made the lip a little worn and not so perfect, complementing it with skin that is healthy-looking, fresh and translucent.”
—Uzo, NARS Global Artistry Director

BROWS: Matte Eyeshadow (shades include Bali, Blondie and Coconut Grove depending on hair color), Oural Brow Gel, Triple X Lip Gloss


“The look this season is hydrated skin with lightly sun-touched cheeks and lips.”
—Francelle Daly using NARS Cosmetics

CHEEKS: Highlighting Powder - all shades (New for Spring 2018, for now try Dual-Intensity Blush)
EYES: Altiplano Kohliner, Climax Mascara (New for Spring 2018, for now try Audacious Mascara)
LIPS: Orgasm Afterglow Lip Balm (New for Spring 2018, for now try Bianca Pure Sheer SPF Lip Treatment and Orgasm Lipstick)


“This look was inspired by the French phrase “joie de vivre," which means the joy of life. I wanted to create a look that celebrates life through light and brightness, that evokes happiness and joy.”
—Monica Marmo using NARS Cosmetics

EYES: Melrose Eyeshadow (New for Spring 2018, for now try the left side of Kuala Lumpur Duo Eyeshadow), Bright Orange Theatrical Paint


This season is all about the girl that does the opposite of what everyone expects. She's strong; she’s aggressive.”
—Mark Carrasquillo using NARS Cosmetics



“The makeup looks this season were inspired by Kabuki makeup.”
—Andrew Gallimore, UK Makeup Artist Ambassador

LOOK 1
LOOK 2
LOOK 3

“The look is very fresh and luminous, with the brows feathered upwards in a natural way. Drawing inspiration from the jewelry worn with the collection, I customized a fun eyelash and lip look for some of the models.”
—Sada Ito, NARS Global Makeup Artist

CHEEKS: Copacabana Illuminator, Hot Sand Illuminator, Rio de la Plata Eyeshadow (New for Spring 2018, for now try Antares Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow ),
EYES: Climax Mascara (New for Spring 2018, for now try Audacious Mascara)
BROWS: Matte Eyeshadow (shades include Blondie, Bali, and Bengali depending on hair color), Oural Brow