Browsing All Posts published on »February, 2012«

Gorgeous Soft Waves with No Heat

February 29, 2012

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Hello Beautiful!~ Here’s a easy hair trick I’ve been using for years. This simple hair trick requires no heat or products, but is a great way to enhance your curls/waves and eliminate frizz. Scroll down to see instructions and tips on how it can even work for straight hair! Good luck~ For wavy/curly hair: This […]

Oscar Worthy Swag~

February 28, 2012

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As you know, I’m a big fan of Not Your Mother’s hair products, and have done reviews on my favorite products (Kinky Moves and Clean Freak) as well as giveaways in the past! So imagine my excitement when NYM invited me to hang out at their Oscar Swag Lounge this past weekend with full access […]

Eye Make Up Remover- Almay vs Simple

February 28, 2012

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I’ve heard good things about Almay’s eye makeup remover and have been seeing a ton of ads for a new line called Simple. So I decided to pair these two brands in my eye make up remover challenge! Eye Make Up Remover Challenge Challenge: Remove myface cosmetics liquid liner, Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes […]

Youngblood Eye Illuminating Duo Giveaway!

February 27, 2012

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A few weeks ago, I gave you a sneak peek into Youngblood’s 2012 Spring Collection and shared how much I loved their Eye Illuminating Duo pencil ($22)! So happy to announce that Youngblood has graciously agreed to provide an Eye Illuminating Duo for an exclusive giveaway! This quickie giveaway ends 03/05/2012 at 12:01 am EST, […]

Hush Hush…

February 26, 2012

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I haven’t bought a MAC lip product in a LONG time because I don’t like their super sticky consistency. But I believe in second chances, so I picked up MAC’s Limited Edition Hush, Hush Tendertone Lip Balm ($15) to see what the hype was about. Here’s how MAC describes Tendertones: The next generation lip conditioner […]

Pretty Gossip is going to the Oscars… sort of.

February 24, 2012

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A quick update!~ I’m excited to share that Pretty Gossip been invited to an Oscar Swag Lounge!~ These lounges are set up a day before the Academy Awards and brands/sponsors are able to gift their products to celebrities… meaning, it’s like trick or treat on steroids. This is exciting for a couple of reasons. 1. […]

myface cosmetics

February 22, 2012

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I’m so glad I got to try myface cosmetics… just in time to share a gift with purchase code with you!~ Use code: blogbling to receive a free Silver Screen Blingtone ($20 value) with the purchase of any other myface product (at least 1 myface item must be purchased to receive the free blingtone). The […]

Why and How Skincare Series: Toner

February 20, 2012

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While cleansing the face is not negotiable, I believe using a facial toner is a personal choice and your skin type may help you decide. ♥ 2nd step in my skin care routine: Toner ♥ WHY:  Here are a few reasons to incorporate a toner into your daily skincare routine. Additional Rinse Toner is like […]

Gently Peel… with Glamtox

February 17, 2012

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I discovered Rodial while perusing through the Bloomingdales’ Space NK section. The shiny packaging of Rodial drew me in and I was intrigued. (Yes, I’m a sucker for packaging) Glamtox Peel by Rodial: a 10 minute face lifting mask that “reduces fine lines and fades age spots.” Tried to take photos of the shiny packaging […]

Digital Perm

February 16, 2012

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I shared this photo on Twitter and Facebook about a month ago and a few of you have asked for the “after” photos. Looks intense, right? I just went in for a haircut and got talked into getting what Koreans refer to as a “Digital Perm.” Here’s the play by play: 1) Wash and apply […]

♥ NuSkin’s Body Care System Giveaway ♥

February 15, 2012

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UDPATE: This Giveaway is CLOSED. Please stay tuned for the next Giveaway!~ I’m super excited to introduce Nu Skin and announce the next giveaway! Giveaway Info: I’m so thankful to host another giveaway of products I’ve really enjoyed using. Nu Skin has generously agreed to give 6 Epoch Body Care products to one lucky Pretty Gossip-er! […]

Sampling: Birchbox and Beauty Army

February 13, 2012

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I just got my Birchbox and I must say that I’m a little peeved. I know some beauty bloggers do posts about their boxes every month, but I chose not to. I figured you don’t want to just see everything I got in the boxes, but rather you’re more interested in the performance of the […]

I want to know…

February 12, 2012

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Hello pretties… This post belongs to you! Yes, YOU! I feel like I’m always the one ‘talking.’ So for this post, I want to hear from you and get to know you. Let me know your thoughts, what you did this weekend, a good meal you had recently, something you’re proud of, a secret, advice, […]

What’s your Nude’tude: Naughty or Nice?

February 11, 2012

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I’m happy to share with you theBalm’s Nude’tude palette. This palette comes in 2 package designs. Naughty and Nice. I, of course, got the Nice palette! (Both Naughty and Nice palettes contain the same colors) theBalm’s Nude’tude palette ($36): “These amazing palettes consist of 12 beautiful shades that make wearing nudes fun! These satiny smooth […]

Cleansing Balm… made of Mud?!

February 9, 2012

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One type of cleanser I didn’t discuss in the “Why and How Skincare Series: Cleanser” are Cleansing Balms. This is a new type of cleanser (at least for me) and I was super excited to try it out. I got a sample size of Omorovicza’s Thermal Cleansing Balm and my dry skin is in L.O.V.E. […]

Why and How Skincare Series: Cleanser

February 7, 2012

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Skincare is a passion of mine so I’m super excited to share the “Why & How Skincare Series” with you! In this series, I’ll go through each step of my daily skincare, explain the whys and hows, and some tips! It’s a bit long… but I’m hopeful that this post will help you understand the […]

Hot Tot: Hair Care for the Little Ones!

February 4, 2012

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If you’re a mommy of a little one, you’ll definitely be interested in Hot Tot! If you’re not a mommy of a little one, keep Hot Tot in mind~ they make great gifts! I’m always a supporter of small(er) sized businesses and love finding good items in the overwhelming chaos of beauty products…  so I’m […]

Not Your Mother’s Giveaway!~

February 1, 2012

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*** This Giveaway has ended, but stay tuned  for another exclusive giveaway starting tomorrow! ***   I was going to announce the giveaway tomorrow, but I couldn’t wait. So I’ll go ahead and share the 1st giveaway for the month of February. As you know, I’ve fallen in love with Not Your Mother’s hair styling […]

And the winner is… (drumroll please)

February 1, 2012

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What a day!~ I get to announce the winner of the $100 HauteLook Giftcard Giveaway and Pretty Gossip gets featured on MSN Living! Turning out to be an awesome Wednesday. First, I’d like to thank HauteLook for being so generous and such an AWESOME partner. Can’t wait for the next HauteLook Giftcard Giveaway! (yes, Pretty […]

January 2012 Appearances~

February 1, 2012

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In case you missed it… here’s what Pretty Gossip has been up to!~ Check out the feature on Refinery29.com and guest blog posts and show some lovin!  Featured on Refinery29.com : 1/4/12 The Chalkboard : DIY Moisturizing Exfoliant Mast : 1/23/12 MyBeautyBunny: Youngblood Creme Foundation : 1/25/12 The Chalkboard : DIY Sugar Honey Lip Scrub […]