Monday, April 22, 2013

How to Make a Positive Difference for the Environment For Earth Day

Ditch disposable water bottles. “If just one out of 20 Americans stopped buying water in disposable bottles, we’d save 30 million pounds of plastic waste a year.” —From Do One Thing Green by Mindy Pennybacker

Map your route. “Some estimates suggest that the average vehicle drives in the wrong direction 5 percent of the time. This is wasteful of money, carbon dioxide and time.” —From The Green Guide for Business by Chris Goodall

Buy a reusable tote or thermos. The next time you’re at the store, buy a reusable grocery tote for $1. Not only does it cut down on plastic bag waste, but many stores, such as Target or Trader Joe’s, offer a 5 cent discount on each reusable bag you use—an amount that adds up quickly for grocery visits.

Unplug and save. “Standby power or vampire power (because it sucks energy in the middle of the night) accounts for 5 percent of residential energy use, costing U.S. consumers over $4 billion per year. To cut your use of standby power, unplug appliances such as toasters, electric can openers and hair dryers when they’re not in use.” —From The Green Year by Jodi Helmer

Go digital. If you haven’t already, opt out of paper bills and notices in favor of email correspondences that are sent straight to your inbox. It’ll reduce the amount of paper you trash and make that letter from Grandma just that much more special when you see it in your mailbox.

Friday, April 19, 2013

CND Launches Vinylux Weekly Nail Polish

CND's Vinylux Weekly Polish will hit the shelves on May 1, 2013. The Weekly Polish goes on just like regular polish with no UV or LED Light curing. The polish is also suppose dry in about eight and a half minutes. The cool part is that the patent-pending Pro Light Technology in the Vinylux Weekly Top Coat is formulated to become more durable when exposed to natural light, so it actually strengthens its resistance to chips as your nails are exposed to ambient light throughout the week.

CND's Vinylux launches with 62 colors and 30 of the colors matched Shellac shades. Get ready nail junkie.

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Reasons To Ask Your Stylist For A Chromatics Service

Breakthrough formula features protein extracts that penetrate deep into every strand, leaving hair 2X fortified vs. uncolored hair.

Say goodbye to that typical salon hair color smell. The revolutionary Zero Ammonia formula means no odor, no discomfort—just amazing color.

3. 100% COVERAGE
Your stylist can cover gray flawlessly while leaving hair shiny, conditioned and fortified.

Hair is infused with long-lasting color that’s radiant and multi-dimensional—never dull or flat.

Chromatics features an incredible range of shades including brilliant brunettes, vibrant reds and beautiful blondes, so your stylist can custom blend a Chromatics color that’s perfect for you.

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

3 Reasons To Love Cuticle Oil

IT PROTECTS POLISH – Drop oil on each nail after polishing to create a buffer between the lacquer and any object that might smudge it.

IT ADDS SHINE – Between manicure and pedicures rub a spot of cuticle oil onto nails, it hydrates, smooths out imperfections, and adds a nice sheen to lackluster nails.

IT HELPS FAKE A FRENCH MANICURE - Massage oil into nail beds to camouflage dry skin and then run a white nail pencil under the rims of your nails.

Monday, April 8, 2013

The Next Generation of Haircolor

Some women and men may experience a sensitivity response to ammonia when coloring their hair. Ammonia hair color products can cause itching and irritation of the scalp. Redken is breaking new ground in permanent hair color with their ammonia free Chromatics line. This hair color line not only offers 100% gray coverage, it also fortifies the hair during treatment with an exclusive Oil Delivery System + Protein Extract Technology. This leaves hair two times more fortified, healthier and shinier.

For more information on Redken Chromatics exclusive Oil Delivery System (ODS2) + Protein Extract Technology, visit