Marc Anthony Dazzles Vanderpump Rules Beauties

With the holidays just around the corner, now is the time celebrities and A-listers turn to haircare icon Marc Anthony for his latest beauty inspirations. All the stars will be in alignment on November 1st as STAR magazine hosts an exclusive VIP event at a private New York salon, featuring Marc Anthony of Marc Anthony Cosmetics with Ariana Madrix and Scheana Shay of the hit Bravo TV series, Vanderpump Rules.

While the guest list is limited, the beauty and styling options are limitless. Marc Anthony and STAR magazine have collaborated to create, “The Fab Girls’ Guide to the Holidays” showcasing Marc Anthony True Professional® hair care products to help us all get ready for the holiday party circuit and keep the glam going all night long. “Nothing says holiday more than healthy hair that shines and my Argan Oil of Morocco Collection delivers endless shine,” says Marc Anthony.

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The two Vanderpump Rules beauties are style mavens to millions and are fashion and beauty experts in their own right. “I can’t imagine making Ariana and Scheana more beautiful; they personify beauty,” Marc Anthony said. Ariana dyed part of her hair pink at OK! magazine’s Splat event in New York on October 5th to join in the effort to raise awareness for breast cancer this month. “The way Ariana pulled off that pink was brilliant and she can easily rehydrate her dyed hair with my Argan Oil of Morocco Deep Condition Treatment to get her hair back to perfection.  And let’s talk about Scheana’s gorgeous locks, I can’t wait to add a bit of a sexy evening look to her hair — a quick spritz of my Coconut Oil & Shea Butter Dry Styling Oil will keep her mane looking soft and shiny for days to come, Marc Anthony said.”

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Celebrity Hairstylist and Brand Innovator, Marc Anthony will be sharing his ‘insider tips’ and ‘trends’ at events throughout the US and Canada this holiday season so don’t miss out!

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ABOUT MARC ANTHONY

Award-winning celebrity stylist, brand innovator and philanthropist, Marc Anthony has built a global haircare brand, Marc Anthony True Professional® through his discovery of world-class ingredients that promote natural beauty.  The collection is comprised of high-quality, affordable hair care and body care products that nourish, hydrate and protect hair and skin. For over twenty years, the Marc Anthony

international salons and its extraordinary stylists have styled music icons to red carpet A-listers around the globe. The salons have become the R&D center for product innovation and authentication. The salon perfected products are available at major drug stores and specialty beauty retailers around the world.

Cloud Nine Engagment Ring from Anjolee

Anjolee introduced their new engagement ring sets and stud earrings to the bridal jewelry line. There’s so much excitement when receiving an engagement ring but customers want to ensure its quality and clarity.

I received the Anjolee Cloud Nine Engagement Ring for review and the band is simply gorgeous!

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The biggest concern when purchasing an engagement ring is the price. Anjolee has designed pieces that will meet everyone’s budget.  Customers can select payment options through Bill Me Later, Credit Card or Paypal.

Most importantly, the company also educates its customers on setting types and care services.

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My birthday’s coming soon and I can’t wait to accessorize with the Anjolee Cloud Nine Engagement Ring.

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About Anjolee –

The mission of Anjolee is to provide our customers with the highest quality of hand-crafted, customized jewelry, using only the finest precious metals, natural diamonds and gemstones. Anjolee’s foremost priority as a leading diamond manufacturer and customized design retailer is two-fold: to provide outstanding customer service and sell only the highest quality diamond jewelry. Each of our diamond jewelry pieces may be customized using the latest technology, with a wide array of options easily accessible on our website. Every single Anjolee jewelry piece is made-to-order, personalized to the customer’s exact preferences under the expert guidance of our specialists.

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I was invited to review Anjolee.com in exchange for compensation. All opinions and statements are my own.

Julian Chang Fall 2016 Collection – Miami Beach

Miami’s Foremost Fashion Designer presented his latest Fall/Holiday Collection at a Fashion Show in Miami Beach last Thursday October 13th.

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The show received overwhelming accolades; not just for the fabulous designs, and exciting looks, but for the ability to purchase any of the pieces immediately upon the completion of the show; either online or at the Julian Chang boutique in Miami’s MIMO district. Chang also included unique couture pieces that were specifically designed for the show and are only available locally in Miami. In the past retail customers have had to wait six months or longer to purchase the fashions they see on the runway.  However, as Julian stated; “Technology is advancing and as a consequence the industry is evolving,and we all need to recognize that our clients’ expectations are changing.  To remain relevant we designers need to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations. Consequently we are making our designs available to our clients in “real time”; “what they see, is what they can get”; now, when they want it and are excited about having just seen it on the runway.”

Julian is currently showing his Fall/Holiday Collection along with some of the designs that will be in his Spring Collection.

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Indie Fashion Week Honored Prince and Fashion Designers

Dearly Beloved, we are gathered here today for this thing called FASHION!” From October 3rd-9th, Indie Fashion Week was held at various locations in the Washington, DC area!

THE DC VOICE INVADES INDIE FASHION WEEK DC from Mindy Hill on Vimeo.

From being seen on Good Day DC (Fox 5), Let’s Talk LIVE (News Channel 8) and being heard on DTLR Radio, Indie Fashion Week was the talk of the town!
It all begin on Monday with the kick-off which featured a soft opening of a new online boutique and also included LIVE painting, with Tuesday being the STYlish competition, to Wednesday being an evening sent with WALA discussing the importance of Copyright and Trademark, to the private industry mixer on Thursday, to the Ready to Wear presentation being held at L8 Lounge, to the Fashion Night Out at G-Star RAW/Emporium where there were LIVE models and DJ to the finale runway show titled “Purple Reign” at Dance Place!
For Cycle 3, Indie Fashion Week paid homage “in style” to the Iconic Independent artist Prince Rogers Nelson, whose untimely passing rocked the world this year. In addition, Indie Fashion Week highlighted Domestic Violence as the month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As an added addition, several songs by Prince were the themes of each individual event. Make sure to stay tuned for more information on Cycle 4 which will happen in 2017!
For more information on Indie Fashion Week DC, please visit www.indiefashionweekdc.com. You can also follow Indie Fashion Week on Social Media: Twitter – @Indie5HundredDC, Instagram – @IndieFashionWeek, and Facebook –www.facebook.com/indiefashionweekdc. 
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About Indie Fashion Week
Indie Fashion Week  was created by Harley Morgan and Terrance Payton (ROE the Agency, LLC) to create a fresh look at independent fashions who may not be able to gain big recognition when they first launch on the scene. Buyers, the media, influencers, style connoisseurs and the general public will get an ample opportunity to interact, connect with, and support Fashion, Beauty, and Lifestyle brands over a seven day span. Indie Fashion Week aims to bridge the gap between consumers and independent brands by building a platform to facilitate sustainability, brand expansion, and retail opportunities. Indie Fashion Week is building a new and vibrant fashion community by creating a space where tools can be provided to help fashion entrepreneurs to learn about the business of fashion, to hone their craft, to network with their peers, and to build long lasting business relationships.
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Macy’s F/W 2016 Lookbook – Accessories

Macy’s Fall Fashion 2016 Accessories Trends –

It’s all about borrowing from the boys…with no intention of giving it back. It all starts with his white dress shirt and she’s not stopping there. From timeless trenches and nautical duffle coats to chic tuxedos and oversized crews, gender-bending styles find their way from his closet to hers. Navy and camel blur the lines between masculine and feminine, while pantsuits, suspenders and bowties look fresh, classic and cool on confident gals.

 

 

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NEW PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR Hair Care Products

PHYTO Paris has done it again with the introduction of the products you NEED this fall to restore and repair hair from the toll taken by damaging UV rays and other summer elements. Thanks to the NEW PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR range, healthy, radiance can be achieved.

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NEW! PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR Cleansing Care Cream ($29; 2.5 fl oz. at PHYTO.com)

This highly concentrated, non-lathering cream gently purifies the scalp with an unprecedented dose of nourishment. An indulgent, lightweight and ease to rinse formula, Phytoelixir Cleansing Care Cream dual action cleansing and conditioning properties eliminate the need to condition after. Nourishing and conditioning the hair, this must-have essential restores essential lipids to renew hair with suppleness, softness and shine, while providing long-lasting defense against the return of dryness. Clinically tested and produced in dedicated PHYTO laboratories to achieve the highest levels of efficacy and purity.

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NEW! PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR Subtle Oil Intense Nutrition ($40; 2.5 fl oz. at PHYTO.com)

This fine, lightweight and easy-to rinse oil effortlessly penetrates into each strand bringing damaged, dehydrated hair back to life, by providing deep conditioning and intense nourishment, and dramatically improving suppleness, elasticity and strength. The formula restructures ultra-dry hair with while leaving a discreet fragrance of banana leaf, passion flower, gardenia and exotic musk notes. Hair is immediately replenished and its original softness and shine are restored. 

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PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR Intense Nutrition Mask ($59; 6.2 fl oz. at PHYTO.com)

This indulgently rich mask melts into a luxurious hair rescuer that transforms even the driest, most porous hair. Narcissus flower wax, a beauty powerhouse envelops hair in prodigious nourishment. Macadamia oil, extremely rich in essential fatty acids, replenishes hair lipids with the promise of new suppleness and radiance. It is encapsulated in chronosphere designed to offer continuous release to the hair, protecting it against the recurring drying-out process. Hair is infinitely soft to the touch and totally manageable. Light-as-hair formula is suitable for all hair textures, even the finest hair.

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NEW PHYTO PHYTOELIXIR Intense Nourishing Shampoo ($29 at PHYTO.com)

 

This luxurious, gentle foaming shampoo blends narcissus flower wax with encapsulated macadamia oil, unleashing a potent wave of nourishment to renew ultra-dry hair with beauty. Essential lipids are replenished. Hair is immediately transformed with the promise of long-lasting results. It is left supremely soft and supple with new radiance.

 

Rimmel London – Brow This Way Highlighting Pencil

Rimmel London Brow This Way Highlighting Pencil—the perfect way to accentuate your brows and arch. This product will instantly add definition to your eyes.

Rimmel London Brow This Way Highlighting Pencil – Get BEAUTIFUL BROWS and  BIGGER EYES
  • -Lifts and illuminates the brow arch
  • -Highlight your brow bone for added eye impact
  • -Jumbo pencil makes application quick and easy
  • -Soft formula for a smooth application and easy to blend

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Kimberly Snyder and Deepak Chopra – Radical Beauty New Book

Dry skin is a common issue many of us face as the weather gets cooler – but did you know it’s also a result of imbalances in your diet? Thanks to Kimberly Snyder, C.N. and her newest book, Radical Beauty (which she co-authored with Deepak Chopra!), we’ve got the tips you need on how to keep skin moisturized and glowing all season long – from the inside and out!

  • When it comes to your diet, make sure you aren’t avoiding fat altogether! Incorporate easily digested beauty fats such a avocados, coconut oil and chia seeds. Avocados are a rich source of nourishing beauty fats, vitamins and lecithin to nourish dry skin!
  • Hydration is key! Drink lots of room temperature water to keep your body hydrated. Another way is to eat lots of sweet, juice fruits which help hydrate your skin. Externally, you should avoid very hot showers in limit time I hot baths as this can dry out your skin as well.
  • For your skincare routine, add extra boost of moisture try incorporating a face mask on a regular basis like the Radical Beauty Skin Texture Smoothing Mask to see your skin become smoother with diminished age spots! It contains coconut yogurt which is a great source of amino acids and probiotics, carrot is high in skin-brightening beta-carotene and antioxidants, lecithin to nourish dry skin, leaving it feeling soft and smooth and avocados. (recipe and instructions below)

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Radical Beauty Skin Texture Smoothing Mask
Ingredients:
–          ½ cup coconut yogurt (now commonly found at local health markets)
–          1 avocado, peeled and pitted
–          3 tablespoons, raw organic honey
–          1 organic carrot

Directions: In a food processor or blender, combine the ingredients and process until you reach a smooth consistency. Spread over your face and neck and relax for 15 to 20 minutes before rinsing.

Talk of Alabama Lifestyle Segment – Fall Beauty Must-Have Products

The weather’s cooler and that means it’s time to change our beauty arsenal.  I had the opportunity to visit Talk of Alabama and share Fall Beauty Must-Have Products.

This was an important lifestyle segment because we should alter products with the change of each season.  Thankfully, cosmetics companies are here to help us maintain our look (in-between professional appointments) with moisture enriched products and items that save time.

Faux Wrap Dress from New York & Co. All Eva Mendes on sale starting at $39.

The products I shared on ABC 33/40 included L’O’real Lip Palette, Oxygenetix Breathable Foundation, Flower Lip CremeCirca Lip & Cheek StainCirca Lip Polish, Circa LipstickFlower Hydrasilk Lip Butter, Evian Facial Spray Midst, and Hawaiian Tropics Weightless Sunscreen.

All of the beauty products listed can be purchased at Walmart, Target or a local drugstore.

Personally, my favorite product is the L’O’real Nude Lip Palette. This is a must-have item and I will explain more during the lifestyle segment.

Here’s the breakdown:

FACE

Oxygenetix Breathable Foundation

BODY

Evian Facial Spray Midst

Hawaiian Tropics Weightless Sunscreen

LIPS

L’O’real Lip Palette

Flower Lip Creme

Circa Lip & Cheek Stain

Circa Lip Polish

Circa Lipstick

Flower Hydrasilk Lip Butter