Saturday, October 6th, 2012


Laura Mercier Holiday 2012 Body & Bath Collection

La Petite Patisserie Quartet ($50.00) (Limited Edition)

Indulge in this delicious and decadent regimen of Eaus Gourmande, Souffle Body Creme, Creme Body Wash, and Hand Creme. Available in Almond Coconut Milk or Creme de Pistache.

Body & Bath Duo ($45.00) (Limited Edition)

Duo includes glass jars of Honey Bath plus wooden honey dipper and Soufflé Body Crème (6 oz. each). The perfect gourmande gift. Available in Tarte au Citron.

Body& Bath Trio ($65.00) (Limited Edition)

Trio features a full-size Crème Body Wash (8 oz.) as well as glass jars of Body Scrub (6 oz.) and Soufflé Body Crème (6 oz.). Available in Almond Coconut Milk, Creme Brulee, or Fresh Fig.

Souffle Body Creme Sampler ($60.00) (Limited Edition)

Laura Mercier’s Soufflé Body Crème Sampler presents a quartet of ultra-rich formulas blended with the finest gourmande notes. Each delectable body crème contains active ingredients in a silky-smooth, super-whipped soufflé formula that instantly nourishes skin with vitamins and protein derivatives, as shea butter and macadamia nut oil provide conditioning benefits. Ideal for travel, each scent is packaged in a non-breakable mini jar. Scents include: Ambre Vanille, Almond Coconut Milk, Crème Brûlée and Fresh Fig (4 oz. each).

La Petite Patisserie Sampler Hand Creme Quartet ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

Laura Mercier’s La Petite Patisserie Sampler Hand Creme Quartet features luxuriously hydrating hand crèmes in four delicious gourmande fragrances. The ultra-rich formula leaves hands velvety-soft and hydrated, but never greasy. The perfect gift for anyone on your list, each collection features four, perfectly portable tubes stacked in a stocking-friendly, slim-line clear tube. Quartet includes four iconic fragrances: Almond Coconut Milk, Crème Brûlée, Crème de Pistache and Fresh Fig (1 oz. each).

Availability: Nordstrom

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Saturday, September 29th, 2012


Lancome Happy Holidays Collection for Holiday 2012

Petit Tresor ($25.00)

  • Fil d’Or
  • Fil d’Argent
  • Fil d’Bronze

Les Pailletes aux Yeux ($20.00)

  • A la Belle Etoile
  • Lumieres de Paris

Color Design 5-Pan Palette ($49.00)

  • Sapphire Fling
  • Ruby Affair
  • Sparkling Intoxication

Le Stylo Waterproof ($25.50)

  • Brilliant Taupe

Artliner ($29.50)

  • 24 Karat

Hypnose Top Coat ($26.00)

  • 24 Karat

L’Absolu Rouge ($29.50

  • Berry Noir
  • Bordeaux
  • Amande Sucree

Le Crayon Lip Contour ($23.50)

  • Nude
  • Plum
  • Garnet

Vernis in Love ($15.00)

  • Bubbly Gold
  • Ginger Swing
  • Flirty Red

Blush Highlighter ($42.00)

  • Moonlight Rose

Availability: November 2012

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Friday, September 28th, 2012


Seche Launches High Intensity Nail Color

From the makers of one of the bestselling top coats, Seche has launched 33 shades of nail color!

  • Porcelain II Pure white creme
  • Rose II Soft powder pink
  • Blanc II Soft white
  • Debutant Baby pink shimmer
  • Precious Pink iridescence
  • Aristocrat Deep plum shimmer
  • Simplicity Nude creme
  • Enamored Rose shimmer brown
  • Memoire Bright mauve creme
  • Portobello Brown tone taupe creme
  • Lumeire Bright peach shimmer
  • Contemporary Purple grey creme
  • Mischievous Blackened burgundy creme
  • Empress Deep purple creme
  • Risque Deep dark brown
  • Hypnotic Dark royal blue
  • Smokey Deep charcoal shimmer
  • Nouveau Deep grey creme
  • Elegant Bronzed shimmer
  • Chocolat Creamy medium brown
  • Bella Deep red shimmer
  • Rouge Deep red creme
  • Iconic Ruby red with gold shimmer
  • Audacious Red fuchsia
  • Coral Bright coral creme
  • Inspiration Orange red creme
  • Smitten Bright pink orange shimmer
  • Signature True red creme
  • Irresistible Deep red creme
  • Magnifique Iridescent pink purple
  • Opulent Deep fuchsia creme
  • Rendezvous Bright pink creme
  • Snapdragon Bright pink creme

Availability: October 2012, $8.50 each (MSRP) at salons, beauty supply stores, and Ulta

Monday, September 24th, 2012


Disney Cinderella Collection by Sephora

Moonlit Kiss Lipstick Set ($25.00)

Find your Prince Charming and seal the love with a perfectly pretty pout. This set of lavish lip formulas feature shades that mirror the dresses Cinderella wore in the film, adorning your lovely lips with hues of berry, peach, warm rose, and champagne. This set contains: Lady Tremaine (berry), Pumpkin (light pastel peach), Who Is She? (warm rosy mauve), and My Moment (pink champagne glitter).

Storylook Eyeshadow Palette ($55.00)

Begin a journey with this dazzling collection of fairy tale-inspired shadows. Original artwork created by Disney portrays Cinderella’s magical moment with elaborate silver and gold detailing. Inside, a luxurious velveteen tray holds a variety of shimmering shades, each customized to match the original pantones from the movie. The silky smooth formulas glide on effortlessly, providing a rich coat of color that blends and layers to create a stunning eye.

This set contains: Maiden (glittery magenta), All Aglow (shimmering tan), Destined (light blue pearl), Cinderelly (sea foam green matte), Pumpkin Coach (cream gold), Ball Gown (pearl white pearl), Kill Joy (shimmering taupe), Fairy Godmother (periwinkle). Glass Slipper (light blue shimmer), Royal (matte bright blue), Gus Gus (gold shimmer), Charming (nude pearl), Chateau (brown shimmer), Palace (rose gold shimmer), Drizella (medium brown golden shimmer), Cinders (black with gold glitter), Jaq (mauve matte gold shimmer), Midnight (midnight blue with light blue glitter), A Wish (cream pearl), Rococo (plum w/multi glitter).

Midnight Hour Eyeshadow Palette ($30.00)

Reenact the drama and flash these whimsical shadows as the clock strikes twelve. Original artwork created by Disney brings the magic to life with an elegant screen print of the legendary countdown. Once opened, you’ll be swept away by the palette’s enchanting, smoky shades. The silky smooth formulas glide on effortlessly, providing a rich coat of color that blends and layers to create a stunning eye that lasts beyond the midnight hour.

Compact Mirror ($20.00)

A purse-friendly mirror designed after the iconic clock that signals the end to Cinderella’s enchanting spell. Touch-up your look with style and grace with this mirror designed after the iconic clock from the film. This elegant compact, adorned with a gold overlay, is the perfect addition to any princess’ collection.

So This Is Love Perfume

Become spellbound by the mesmerizing scent of So This is Love and leave a lasting impression. At first breath, fresh aldehydes shine like glass as they dance with warm plumeria and dewy hyacinth to create a top that is delicate and youthful, yet vibrantly dazzling. A magical bouquet of elegant tuberose, sheer jasmine, and exotic tiare flower crafts a royal, shimmering heart—the the perfect fit for the belle of the ball. A background of soft, supple musk accord wraps you in the arms of Prince Charming. Sensual peach skin and velvety woods shimmer with luscious texture for a sensation that lasts long after the stroke of midnight. Available in a Swarvoski-edition bottle ($175.00/1.7 oz.), regular spray bottle ($58.00/1.7 oz.), and roller ball ($19.00/0.2 oz.).

A Brush With Fait Nail Polish Set ($24.50)

Walk into a fantasy with this set of polishes that promise to enchant your tips with sparkles, shimmers, and whimsical hues. Mix and match shades to create the spell of your choice and turn any situation into an occasion.

Availability: Sephora (Now available to Beauty Insiders!)

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Sunday, September 23rd, 2012


philosophy holiday 2012 collection + offerings

philosophy’s 2012 holiday collection was inspired by classic celebrations, featuring nostalgic imagery, retro patterns and a vintage feel. classic celebrations are the perfect blend of togetherness and traditions. it’s a time to gather with loved ones, exchange joyful wishes, share quality time, and celebrate life and the holidays.

our collection celebrates the season in true philosophy fashion with classic holiday scents, philosophy vault and fan favorites, signature fragrances and glorious skin care to bring you a classic holiday experience.

Hot Salt Body Scrub ($25.00)

  • The Gingerbread Man
  • Candy Cane

Holiday Shower Gels ($16.00)

  • philosophy’s Old Fashioned Eggnog
  • The Gingerbread Man
  • Have a Cherry Christmas
  • Snow Angel
  • Candy Cane
  • Christmas Cookie
  • Homemade Pumpkin Pie
  • Italian Tiramisu (Sephora Exclusive)

Lip Shines ($10.00)

  • Candy Cane
  • philosophy’s Old Fashioned Eggnog
  • Have a Cherry Christmas
  • Sweet Creamy Frosting
  • Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa (Sephora Exclusive)

Sugar Plum Fairy Set ($20.00)

Includes Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.) and Lip Shine (0.5 oz.)

Snow Angel Set ($22.00)

Includes Sweetly Fallen Snow Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath and Body Lotion (8 oz. each)

Christmas Morning Set ($24.00)

Barely Glazed Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (4 oz.), Barely Glazed Body Lotion (2 oz.), Sugar Sprinkles Funnel Cake Lip Shine (0.5 oz.)

Body Lotions ($16.00)

  • Sweet Creamy Frosting
  • Fresh Cream

The Bake Shoppe ($22.00)

Christmas Cookie Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.) and Creamy Frosting Body Lotion (8 oz.)

The Cookbook ($30.00)

philosophy’s Old Fashioned Eggnog, Peppermint Bark, Hot Buttered Rum, Cinnamon Buns Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (4 oz. each)

Amazing Grace Set ($49.50) ($77 value)

Includes Amazing Grace Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.), Spray Fragrance (2 oz.), Perfumed Body Butter (2 oz.)

Love Sweet Love ($49.50) ($77.00 value)

Includes Love Sweet Love Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.), Spray Fragrance (2 oz.), Perfumed Body Butter (2 oz.)

Think Beautiful Thoughts ($45.00) ($80.50 value)

Includes Purity Made Simple Cleanser (3 oz.), Hope in a Jar Original (1 oz.), The Microdelivery Peel Pad (1), Eye Hope Eye Cream (0.25 oz.), When Hope is Not Enough Serum (0.375 oz.)

Ornaments ($10.00)

  • Purity Made Simple Cleanser (3 oz.)
  • Hands of Hope Hand and Cuticle Cream (1 oz.)

Warm Winter Wishes ($25.00) (Sephora Exclusive)

Includes Spiced Pumpkin Latte, Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (6 oz. each), Fresh Cream Body Lotion (2 oz.)

Welcome Home ($20.00) (Sephora Exclusive)

Hot Buttered Rum Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.), Lip Shine (0.5 oz.)

Toasty Cabin ($25.00) (Sephora Exclusive)

Salted Caramel Hot Cocoa, Whipped Vanilla Topping, Spiced Pumpkin latte Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (6 oz. each)

Holiday Kisses ($25.00) ($40.00 value) (Sephora Exclusive)

Lip Shines in Red Velvet Cake, Frosted Cookie, Bubbly, and Candy Cane (0.5 oz. each)

Snow Village ($20.00) (Sephora Exclusive)

Holiday Cheer, Snow Angel, Candy Cane hand lotions (1 oz. each)

Strawberry Angel Food Cake ($20.00) (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.) and Lip Shine (0.5 oz.)

Frosted Treats ($22.00) (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Sweet Fluffy Cupcake Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz.), Sweet Creamy Frosting Body Lotion (8 oz.)

A Few Good Men ($25.00) (Nordstrom Exclusive)

The Muffin Man, The Gingerbread Man, The Ice Cream Man Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (6 oz. each)

The Recipe Box ($22.00) (Nordstrom Exclusive)

White Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath and Body Lotion (8 oz. each)

Holiday Greetings ($22.00) (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Caramel Candies and Butterscotch Candy Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (8 oz. each)

‘Twas the Night Before ($25.00) (Macy’s Exclusive)

Snickerdoodle, Frosted Cookie, Fresh Cream Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (6 oz. each)

Homebaked Holiday ($22.00) (Macy’s Exclusive)

Cherry Berry Crisp Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath and Body Lotion (8 oz. each)

Peace on Earth ($34.00) (QVC Exclusive)

Tranquil Orchid Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath and Body Lotion (16 oz. each)

Deliciuos Duo ($30.00) (QVC Exclusive)

Frosted Hazelnut Biscotti and Sweet Cinnamon Icing Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath (16 oz. each)

Holiday Cheer ($40.00) (QVC Exclusive)

Spiced Cider Hand Wash, Room Spray, and Hand Lotion (8 oz. each)

To Believe Shampoo, Shower Gel, & Bubble Bath ($20.00)

to have a world without poverty and hunger is philosophy’s vision. the brand proudly partners with WhyHunger, who makes ending hunger their mission. together with singer Jackie Evancho, we’re inspiring people to give back this holiday season with the launch of a charity shower gel that gives gift giving new reason. this new partnership includes the launch of to believe cranberry currant shower gel, featuring original Jackie Evancho song lyrics with 100% of philosophy’s net proceeds benefiting WhyHunger. Available November 2012.

Availability: October 2012 @ Nordstrom, Sephora, philosophy.com

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Saturday, September 22nd, 2012


Tarte Holiday 2012 Collection

Carried Away Collector’s Set ($54.00) ($512 value) (Limited Edition) (Sephora Exclusive)

Travel beautifully with this impressive collection of tarte essentials. The all-inclusive set features six eye shadow quads for a show-stopping palette of bold, high-payoff shades in both shimmering and matte formulas. The deluxe maracuja glosses will perk up any pout with a mix of neutral and stunning shades, ranging from pale petal pink to deep crimson. The kit also includes an Amazonian clay 12-hour blush and complementary domed brush to brighten complexions, finishing powder to balance skin, and dramatic mascara for voluptuous, attention-getting lashes.

6-Piece SmolderEYES and Skinny SmolderEYES Collector’s Set ($39.00) ($144 value) (Limited Edition)

These pure, powerful, and always-pretty smolderEYES™ liners glide on like butter and impart a precise line for a sleek look. Use the built-in smudger to go sultry and smoldering and enjoy the completely waterproof finish. Amazonian clay ensures longer wear, while nourishing lids, reducing surface oil, and improving overall texture. No matter how you wear these versatile shades, the rich pigments boast true, bold color.

Picture perfect Curler & Deluxe Lights, Camera, lashes 4-in-1 Mascara (Limited Edition)

This eyelash curler is dressed to the nines with an exclusive print silk-screened around the handles for a bold, colorful pop— the ultimate collector’s piece for any vanity. The curved angle and wide mouth suits all eye shapes and promises not to painfully pinch or crimp. The four-in-one mascara lengthens, curls, volumizes, and conditions for dramatic, attention-getting lashes.

Fantastic Foursome 4-Piece Amazonian Clay Blush Enthusiast Set ($35.00) ($60.00 value) (Limited Edition)

4 x 0.1 oz Amazonian Clay 12-Hour Blush in Angelic (shimmering champagne), Fantastic (soft fuchsia), Magic (pink coral), Stellar (shimmering nude)

5-Piece LipSurgence Collector’s Set ($34.00) ($120.00 value) (Limited Edition)

5 x 0.1 oz LipSurgence™ Lip Luster Natural Matte Lip Tint in Escape, Enchanted, Exposed, Sweet, Elite

The Stand Outs Besters Kit ($25.00) ($58.00 value) (Limited Edition)

Discover this set of Tarte favorites for beautiful lips and eyes. The full-size lip luster delivers a surge of moisture for a naturally plump appearance, while peppermint adds a refreshing burst of flavor to each application. Line and define eyes with the full-size Amazonian clay waterproof liner for precise, high-definition or use as a smoky, sultry shadow. Apply this creamy formula with its counterpart, a double-ended liner brush, that makes the process easy and effective. Complete the look with the all-in-one mascara for dramatic, thick lashes.

For the Love of Lipgloss 15-Piece Maracuja Lipgloss Collector’s Set ($32.00) ($120.00 value) (Limited Edition)

Contains 15 shades of maracuja lipgloss, exclusively at Ulta.

The Big Thrill Color Collection ($48.00) ($435.00 value) (Limited Edition)

16 eyeshadows, 4 blushes, 3 glosses. Exclusively at Ulta.

Availability: ULTA, Sephora

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