Posts Tagged ‘fragrance’

“Nail It” for Spring

If you’re getting the itch to update your look, but have a minimal budget, the answer is NAILS! And this season, anything goes. Our pal Elaine D’Farley filled us in on how to design our digits.


Basically, go with whatever your heart desires. Creative is key. Elaine likes to use Sally Hansen’s 3D textures because you just swipe them over your nail color for an instant style pick me up. So easy!

If you’re feeling funky, top on the glitter and add extra shine, or go bold with the cracked look…more sophisticated, try something matte. The point is to have fun! If you don’t like it, you can just take it off.

For more of Elaine’s Spring beauty tips check out

Last Minute Gifts (really last minute)

If you’re having a mini heart attack over the fact that there’s only one shopping day left, you’re not alone. Here are a few last minute gifting ideas from Katrina Mitzeliotis so you can skip the ride to the hospital and have more time for wrapping!


• ‘Tis the season for a new toothbrush
We all brush our teeth, so why not gift a new one. Kick it up a notch with  Oral-B’s Deep Sweep power toothbrush
• Phone Upgrade
Who would turn down a new phone? Especially LG’s new G2 — available from all four major carriers and free through Christmas at
• Trendy Eyewear
Banana Republic has all the hot styles from refined to preppy, even geek chic.
• Personalized Fragrance sets
Not sure what scent is right, check out

Rainbow of Smiles Stocking Stuffer

A few of us on the LM Team are moms and it’s hilarious to hear the stories about trying to get the little ones to brush their teeth. We’ve tried it all from cute charactered brushes to bribing with candy (defeats the purpose of brushing, but hey, we’re trying) and most of us are still having a hard time.


But we may have found a solution…G-U-M Crayola toothpaste for kids comes in 3 different squeezable flavors that will make your kid actually want to brush his teeth. Perfect stocking stuffer too.

For more kid-friendly brushing and other stocking stuffer ideas, check out

The Gift of Diamonds

They’re a girls best friend and the perfect gift for the lady in your life. WhiteDiamonds2

Thanks to Ms. Elizabeth Taylor giving them is easier than you think. Her signature scent White Diamonds Elizabeth Taylor is a rich sensual floral fragrance with notes of jasmine, amber and sandalwood. And it’s just $60 at Macy’ and fine department stores.

Amp Up Your Holiday Look

This holiday season it’s all about sparkle and shine! Style and Beauty expert,  Jenn Falik popped in with a few of her get “gorg” go-to’s…Dove’s new Daily Moisture, LISTERINE® WHITENING® RESTORING Fluoride Whitening Rinse, Elizabeth Arden’s new fragrance Untold.

falikholidayglamJenn says we’ll be picture perfect in no time. Here’s how!

Beauty Buys on the Fly

October 24, 2013  |  BEAUTY  |  , , , , , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Beauty Buys on the Fly

We know fall is full of activities but taking a moment to look and feel good is important. Luckily, we worked with Beauty Expert Rachel Hayes who shared some great beauty buys for the busy girl, like a long-lasting moisturizer from NIVEA, a day to night scent from GUESS and a revolutionary razor from Schick Hydro Silk.


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Own the Thrown with Killer Queen

October 2, 2013  |  BEAUTY  |  , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Own the Thrown with Killer Queen

It’s the new fragrance by Katy Perry and all the LifeMinute ladies are loving it.


One reason is because Katy was inspired by strong confident women of power and well…that’s US! The key ingredient is the Red Velvet Flower that’s blended with jasmine, wild berry and liquid praline. It’s a truly yummy, royal scent and definitely captures Katy’s rebellious spirit.

More tips for a fresh new fall you, here!

Clean, Simple, Sleek – the Secret to Fall Fabulous

October 1, 2013  |  BEAUTY  |  , , , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off on Clean, Simple, Sleek – the Secret to Fall Fabulous

Sleek pony tails, simple makeup and perfect skin is the trifecta of looking chic this fall. That’s the 411 from beauty expert Jenn Falik, who shared some of her favorite fall must-haves when it comes to beauty.

1. Sleek and sophisticated hair – get the look with Nexxus Comb Thru Finishing Mist


2. Nude face and bold lip – Simple® Oil Balancing Cleansing Facial Wipes


3. Fresh Clean Skin – Caress® Tempting Whisper™ Fine Fragrance Elixir Body Wash