Hairy Wednesday w/ Alterna

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Bamboo Smooth On-The-Go Travel Set ($38 Value)
Alterna is a new line available at Sephora and I purchase Bamboo Smooth On-The-Go Travel Set 
 to give it a try. Now, as you all know I have very curly coil like hair and it can get a bit frizzy depending on the weather. It's getting warm outside and I was looking for something that would help my wash and wear hair.

I chose this line since it's parabens, sulfates, synthetic dyes, phthalates, GMOs, and triclosan. They do carry 6 different types of products for different needs Bamboo, Cavier, Hemp, Life, Style Life, and TEN. Bamboo was perfect for my needs. The bamboo has kendi oil and you're like WTH is kendi oil. Well, it's a oil that contains fatty acids for your hair like Omegas 3, 6 & 9 that help repair and fight free radicals. And of course it contains bamboo that known to strengthen your hair and helps make it healthier.

After using these beautiful products for 1 week, what a difference on texture and look of my hair. The frizz completely under control with no weigh down, super soft, nice shine, and smelling delicious. I haven't had a hair cut since November since I get them done back home by my aunt (Chicago) and even my ends look better. I was really surprised with the result and look forward to trying the Shine line. A++  

This set includes:
- 1.35 oz Anti-Frizz Shampoo
- 1.35 oz Anti-Frizz Conditioner
- 0.85 oz Kendi Pure Treatment Oil
- 1.5 oz Anti-Humidity Hair Spray 


Mani Tuesday w/ Zoya Nail Polish Exchange

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Glammies it's time to get rid of that old nail polish and in with the new. Zoya has this great deal once a year and yes, I caught it a bit late but you still have time to take advantage of it. All you pay is $4 for shipping and processing per bottle. And over 300 bottles of colors to chose from. So let's help the earth and help those toes and nail look cute for the summer with some fresh colors. 

Here’s all you need to do! 

1.    Go to and pick out the polishes you would like and add them to your cart. You must select at least 6 bottles and no more than 24 bottles of polish (Salons accounts minimum 12 maximum 48 bottles.)
2.    Apply the code. EARTHZOYA 
3.    Your order value will be adjusted to reflect the promotion 
4.    SUBMIT your order!

Then Zoya will ship out your NEW polish! YEA!

Once you get your order (Here is where the exchanging* happens)…
1.    Ship back the equivalent number of bottles to the ones you received to the return address below.(ie. If  you got 6 bottles of Zoya – you would send us 6 NON-ZOYA polishes, 
please check with you carrier on the proper way to ship nail polish)
 2.    Include a copy of your order  

To clarify the exchange: You do not have to send us the exact amount of bottles that you are ordering. You can send any quantity up to that amount. You can also donate. If you decide you don't want to do either, it's ok "Offer is not contingent on customer returning polish"we will still love you and send you the Zoya polishes :) We'll just send you on a guilt trip for a while :)

Shipping Address 
Art of Beauty, Inc.
c/o Polish Exchange 
5060 Taylor Rd, Unit D
Cleveland, Ohio, 44128, USA

Once we receive your polish we do the rest! It’s that simple! 


The bottles you send in cannot be Zoya, Qtica or Nocti polishes (but they can be any other brand). 

*Info provided by Zoya

Money Saving Monday April 25, 2011

Monday, April 25, 2011

                                                                                                                                                                                        Korres has a Mother's Day special of 20% off their bath & body products w/ code MOM20 and receive a free mascara w/ a $35 purchase
Bath & BodyWorks has free shipping w/ $50 or more for today only and B3G1F (buy 3 get 1 free) on Signature Collection
Avon has some great deals from $2.99 and up and use the code OPAL if you spend $30 or more
Estee Lauder free shipping for today only w/ code SKINCARESHIP
Origins free shipping w/ $50 purchase and if you purchase Plantscription Anti Age Serum and receive a free tote
Smashbox Cosmetics has some great gift for Mother's Day that are only available until May 8 From $29 and up
Lancome free 4 pc sample w/ a $35 or more and w/ code APRIL4PC
Ulta free shipping on orders $25 or more w/ code 50830 and free tote w/ a fragrance purchase and $10 off w/ a $60 purchase code 15967
Sephora has some great deals now and every week on their site under SALE
Bloomingdale's has some great beauty deals going on now. Lots of GWP (gifts w/ purchase)
Milani has 15% off with any order $15 or more w/ code MOTHER

Stila's New Stunning In Sayulita

Friday, April 22, 2011

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I really love these set and here is another for the summer and just in time. Stunning In Sayulita has four eye shadows Starfish, Sandbar, Getaway, and Palm Trees. Cheek Color (powder blush) Playa and highlighter/Bronzer in Banderas Bay. $14 and only available on Stila's website.

Stila's New Haute In Hamptons Set

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Stila newest set called Haute In Hamptons. Set includes four eye shadows in Sand, Linen, Route 27, and Blue Skies. Cheek Color (powder blush) in Hydrangea and highlighter/Bronzer in Montauk Highway. $14 available on Stila's website.

Hairy Wednesday w/ Sexy Hair Reinvent Color Care Top Coat

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Top Coat
Sexy Hair Reinvent Color Care Top Coat

I found this a few weeks ago when I was in between hair color and my hair was looking a bit dull. This is a glossier to help your dull hair have shine and a healthy look to it again. Very easy to apply, after conditioner apply a generous amount of top coat all over hair and leave on for 3-5 minutes. I left mine on for 10 minutes since I was in the office working.

After my hair had more shine and looked a lot healthier. No dull looking hair and you can use this every week. $11.99-14.79 available on Amazon SleekHair

Too Faced New The Bronzed & The Beautiful

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Too Faced The Bronzed & The Beautiful. What a great set for the summer and it comes with a tutorial to show you different ways how to apply and even contour. $38

New Urban Decay RollerGirl Palette

Urban Decay has unveil their newest palette for spring. It's called the RollerGirl Palette. It has a combo of neutral and vivid eye shadows in Woodstock (bright pink with slight shimmer), Verve (pale oyster shimmer), Suspect (sheer, sparkly beige), Darkhorse (bronze-plum shimmer) for an easy day to night look, a cooling lip gloss in Crush (pinky color), and 24/7 eye pencil in Whiskey (shimmer brown). $32 Available on Urban Decay & Sephora websites.
Rollergirl Palette

Mani Tuesday w/ Zoya Spring 2011

Zoya Intimate Spring 2011 Nail Polish Collection

I'm a big supporter of Zoya since they're a vegan line and it doesn't have any harsh chemicals. It doesn't dry my nails and the staying power is really good. Below is Zoya new spring Intimate Collection and swatches. Set of 6 polishes $48  Individual colors $8

Left to right. Jules, Dove, Dannii, Gemma, Caitlin, and Marley.







April's Giveaway Wet N Wild Polishes

Monday, April 18, 2011

Sorry for it being so late but better late then never. I'm giving away 4 Wet N Wild nail polish in variety of colors. To be entered please tell me what's you fav color and brand of nail polish. You must be a follower and include your name and email. Good Luck!

Money Saving Monday April 18, 2011

Avon is offering free shipping on $10 or more w/ code SHOWERS2011 ends midnight 4.18.11
Clinique has w/ a $35 purchase a trio of mascara w/ code MASCARA
ELF coffee break special today only includes 57 piece eyes only products for $19.68 w/ code CBFYO offer good until 2 pm est today
Lancome free shipping and samples for today only
Smashbox free gift w/ $70 purchase and you get to chose from liner, gloss, or cheek color Free shipping
Philosophy free Summer Duo shower gel & lotion w/ $25 purchase and code SUMMERDUO 4.19.11
Estee Lauder free gift of Advanced Night Time Repair w/ code ANRDELUXE 4.20.11 and free shipping w/ $50 purchase 
Nars free shipping w/ $25 purchase 
Ulta $10 off w/ $60 purchase w/ code 15967 Free tote w/ $30 purchase fragrance  

New Boscia Pore Purifying Black Strips

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Boscia has their Luminizing Black Mask and now they have Pore Purifying Black Strips. These strips are for your nose and help minimize pore size and those nasty blackheads. For all skin types and have charcoal powder to draw out impurities and detoxifies, silica controls oil, and witch hazel helps tighten the look of pores. $15 for 6 strips 

Money Saving Monday April 4, 2011

Monday, April 4, 2011

Korres w/ every order receive a deluxe sample of Quercetin and Oak Night Cream, order $65 or more and receive Lip Butter Quad code BIRTHDAY65, and orders $125 and receive a Spring Vivid Color Collection code BIRTHDAY125
Smashbox has the Limitless Beauty Kit for only $39 that includes eyeshadow, lipgloss, primer, blush, and liner. Receive a free sample gift w/ every order
Estee Lauder has free shipping w/ any order and code APRIL
Lancome w/ a $45 purchase receive a deluxe sample set w/ code DELUXAPR
Bobbi Brown spend $50 or more and receive a concealer/blender brush w/ code SECRET and Free shipping w/ $65 or more.
Laura Mercier purchase 2 flawless face products and receive a Full size of foundation primer and free samples
The Body Shop has a variety of deals going on now at store and website 
Sephora choose 5 samples and free shipping with $50 or more
NYX Cosmetics has free shipping w/ $50 or more
YoungBlood free shipping w/ $75 or more
Nars has free shipping w/ $40 ore more
Sign up w/ Cargo Cosmetics and receive 20% your first order and free shipping on $50 or more They also have some great items on sale
Duwop has free shipping on orders in the US
Cherry Culture free shipping $40 or more
Ulta 20% off w/ code 15555
ELF 50% off their mineral line w/ a $25 purchase and code 50MIN
Stila free shipping w/ $50 or more

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