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Movember Must-Have: Layrite's New Concentrated Beard Oil

Listen up, guys! Are you complaining about that seven-day Movember itch yet? Is your beard snowing like a White Christmas? Are you growing stubble too rough for your partner to kiss? Whatever your beard-ache might be, Meaghan Grigoleit, a barber at Old Glory Barber Shop in Venice Beach, California, recommends treating your beard to Layrite’s Concentrated Beard Oil! As a barber, she’s had her share of experiences with different beard oils. “Even if you’ve tried other beard oils,” Meaghan says, “You’ve never experienced a beard oil like this before.” Not only does she swear by this oil for clients, but she’s got her own boyfriend hooked.

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Layrite’s new beard oil is revolutionary. The formula is thicker, easy to apply and doesn’t feel sticky or greasy on your manly beard.  Expertly formulated by barbers, its thicker consistency delivers superb moisturization to hair and skin, leaving your beard feeling softer, healthier and well-groomed.

The thicker formula and tube design also eliminates the annoying droppers and too-tiny caps that make other beard oils messy and hard to dispense. No one has time for messy application, especially if you’re trying to minimize your grooming time. When it comes to beard oil formulations, thicker is better. Layrite breaks it down for you guys:

   • Thicker means it’s easier to apply, making your beard faster to groom and easier to maintain.

Cut-Crease to Holiday Glam Eye Shadow Tutorial!

There’s a new eye shadow palette in town and it’s going to be your go-to for all your holiday looks! Rodial’s perfectly compact palette not only makes an amazing stocking stuffer, but fits perfectly in your makeup bag for on-the-go beauty. With six neutral shades ranging from matte to pearl finishes, you’ll be able to create a variety of looks without having to carry around tons of clutter. This is perfect for anyone who travels a lot and wants to minimize the amount of product in their bag.

Since we’re officially heading into the holiday season, it’s time to learn some classic eye shadow techniques that you’ll be able to easily recreate at home. We teamed up with Rodial’s national makeup artist Valerie Delgado to show you how to transition the popular cut crease to a holiday glam look. If you’ve never learned how to do an eye shadow cut crease, you’re missing out! The cut crease may look intimidating, but with a little patience, it’s a great look that makes your eyes really pop. This is one technique you're going to want to master for the holidays. 

 

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The Three Eyebrow Trends To Master This Fall

Great eyebrows are a trend we never want to see disappear! The last few seasons have been all about celebrating your natural eyebrow shape. To help you stay up-to-date with the latest eyebrow trends, we spoke to the experts at jane iredale to get the brow-grooming tricks of Fall/Winter 2016.

Eyebrow Basics

Before you dive into fall eyebrow trends, here's a refresher on how to shape your eyebrows like a pro.

1.    Point A: To find out where your brow should begin, align the flat edge of a straight makeup brush to the outside of your nose/inner corner of your eye.

2.    Point B: Your true arch is found by taking your brush and laying it diagonally from your nostril to the outside edge of your iris.

3.    Point C: Determine where your brow should end by using your brush to create a line from the outside corner of your nose diagonally to the outside corner of your eye.

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Fall/Winter 2016 Eyebrow Trends

Thick, Bold Brows

Your natural brow-shape, but better! This is another way to create a youthful appearance to the face.

The New Anti-Aging Serum You're Going To Want This Fall

Listen up, Murad fans! If you’ve been using Dr. Murad’s popular Resurgence range of skincare, then you’re going to want the next best thing in his expanding line. For years now, the Resurgence line of products has been the go-to for skincare clients concerned with hormonal aging. This rich and moisturizing range has been the answer to dry, uneven skin that often comes with menopause and makes the skin look dull, tired and aged.

If you’re ready to take your skincare routine to the next level, then you’re going to want Murad’s new Retinol Youth Renewal Serum. For years, retinol has been considered one of the most popular skincare ingredients to treat and target sagging skin, fine lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone. Skincare aficionados everywhere know retinol is a key ingredient for producing noticeable anti-aging results.

Get the Perfect Contour with Frankie Rose Cosmetics!

 

These days, there are so many products and techniques to help you achieve the perfect contour--from foundation to concealer sticks and bronzing powders, mastering the art can take a little bit of guesswork. If you’ve just about given up on the contouring trend out of frustration, then you haven’t tried the Pro Contour Palette from Frankie Rose Cosmetics. This beautifully pigmented and easy to use palette is making contouring so much easier. Whether you’re a novice or a master of makeup, this is one palette you’re gonna love.

 

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The first step to achieving a perfect contour is prepping your face. Apply a small amount of Frankie Rose’s Prime Addiction and let it set for a minute or two. Using a beauty.blender sponge, apply your favorite Frankie Rose foundation and go back to cover any blemishes with your favorite Frankie Rose concealer. Once you’re done prepping your face, it’s time to get that Instagram-worthy contour!

Rockin' Retro Summer Looks Inspired by OPI!

OPI’s 2016 Summer Collection has arrived and we are officially ready to have some fun in the sun RETRO style! Say goodbye to this dreary June gloom because we’re feeling major 60s beach party vibes with this eye-catching summer series of nail polish. OPI’s Retro Collection is everything you want from a summer nail polish set. They’re bright, bubbly and just put you in a good mood. Retro styles were all the rave during Fashion Week Spring 2016, in particular, fashion designer Jeremy Scott’s runway show. From volumized ponytails, to heavy winged liner and bright lips, his show this spring was a blast from the past. We’re totally feeling the same foxy vibe this season with OPI! We decided to have a little fun in our Planet Beauty studio and looked to the summer collection for some inspiration. Makeup and nail polish go hand in hand and so we went all out 60’s beach party style!

Turn Back the Clock With Yon-Ka's Age Exception Range

When Cher sang the famous line, “If I could turn back time”, she was referring to past regret in how she treated a loved one. Expressing regret and wanting to go back in time to change something is fairly common in all of us. When I spend time in the store helping customers with skincare, many of them lament feelings of regret when it comes to the way they’ve treated their skin. Exposure to the sun, unhealthy habits and lifestyle often come back to haunt us in the form of sun damage, wrinkles and rough skin. Wanting to turn back time is a frequent desire when I’m helping a customer find a skincare product to reverse the signs of aging.  In the past year, Yon-Ka Paris skincare launched their Age Exception range, focusing on the advanced signs of aging. The line began with a serum and cream, but has now expanded to include a new contours product and masque.

Anyone over 55 who wants to restore youthfulness to their skin will benefit greatly from the Cellular Code Long-Life Infusion Serum. Yes, it’s a mouthful, but this serum gets a lot done. A revolutionary cell-energy complex works to reprogram the skin’s youth code to boost cellular longevity which is responsible for communication, energy production and oxygenation, boosting the skin’s defense against free radical damage. Other specially-formulated patented key ingredients from Yon-Ka improve radiance, youthfulness and suppleness with each application. 2-3 pumps twice daily are recommended for best results.

Redken's Curvaceous Makes a Fresh Start

When it comes to wavy and curly hair, there isn’t one magic formula that works for both.  Each strand of hair is unique and requires special attention, technique and products to bring out its best bounce. Redken Haircare has been on a mission to create tailored styling systems for both curly and wavy hair types and has recently re-launched their Curvaceous line. Their new line reintroduces some favorites under exciting new packaging while expanding the line to offer more options for different hair types and needs.

Instead of having a one-size-fits-all approach to their Curvaceous shampoo, Redken now has three different options, depending on the type of curl. Whether the hair waves, curls or spirals, there is a specific shampoo that will cleanse it gently for the best possible appearance and bounce. The new Curvaceous High Foam Shampoo lathers like a regular shampoo, but doesn’t contain color and moisture stripping sulfates or parabens.  Redken’s exclusive Curl Memory Complex is formulated with shape-activating sugar crystals, moisturizing Moringa oil and a protective UV filter. Every shampoo infuses hair with lightweight moisture, which is perfect for wavy hair types that need definition and bounce without any weight.

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