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October's Beauty Picks are In!

October is here and that fall weather is beginning to make its debut! As the weather starts to cool and feel a little more dry, you'll probably start to feel it in your skin. Keeping your skin hydrated is particularly important this time of the year, since it's a little easier to forget to drink enough water between hot chocolates and pumpkin spice lattes. This month, we're putting the luxury back into your beauty routine and keeping your skin hydrated and healthier. Check out what we're inviting everyone to use this October.

This fall, don't just take ordinary showers. Turn your regular shower experience into a personal spa retreat with L'Occitane's Cleansing and Softening Shower Oil with Almond Oil. The instant this shower oil touches water it turns into a rich, moisturizing foam that leaves your skin incredibly soft and smooth. Made with a blend of nourishing oils that consist of Almond, Grape, Coconut and Apricot, as well as Shea Butter, this shower oil is a must-have for both men and women alike. All it takes is a tiny drop on your loofah for you to form a generous lather. Follow it up with any of L'Occitane's other Almond products for an ultimate shower and bath experience. 

Eyelash and Brow Extensions now offered at Planet Beauty Bluffs

Exciting news, Newport Beach babes! Our Planet Beauty location at the Bluffs is now offering permanent lash extensions as well as semi-permanent brow extensions. Flaunting beautiful, full lashes and brows are all the rage right now and can really enhance your eyes and face. For anyone who doesn't have naturally long lashes or anyone with thin brows, extensions are game-changers.

If you're tired of struggling to fill your brows or wearing falsies every day, consider booking an appointment with Myra Jimenez at Planet Beauty Bluffs. If you're wondering how brow extensions work, this revolutionary technique recreates the natural look and feel of brows. Through art and science, semi-permanent adhesive and human hair are used to mimic natural growing brow hair. A delicate process, brow hair is carefully attached to existing individual hair, placing it directly on skin one hair at a time. Being gentle with extensions is key for longevity, but a professional application can last up to three weeks. For maintenance, it is recommended to stop in every two weeks for a fill. The shredding process of extensions is very unnoticeable, too. 

If you do decide to book an appointment, Myra is currently offering 10% for first-time  clients who want a full set of lash and brow extensions. If you refer someone else for a full set of extensions, you will also receive 50% off your fill. Myra is a licensed esthetician who is certified and experienced in lash and brow extensions. Check out some of her beautiful work and book your appointment today!

Myra Jimenez
Planet Beauty Newport Beach-Bluffs
1340 Bison Ave, Newport Beach, CA 92660
(949) 719-7788
For appointments, call: (951) 515-1390

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If you've ever tuned in to NPR or simply browsed YouTube, then you've probably come across one or two TED Talks. Whether you're interested in finding motivation or knowledge regarding scientific research, TED covers it all. TED has organized events with with notable guest speakers like former President Bill Clinton and Bill Gates. Such events have been seen and heard worldwide, reaching a global audience and making an impact around the world. 
 
There are also independently organized TED events that take place throughout the United States. One of them is in Bommer Canyon, California. Centered in Orange County, this is the only TedXYouth organization between Los Angeles and San Diego, California. With the help of Planet Beauty's sponsorship, this amazing team was able to create a short film communicating their mission and allowing them to connect locally and globally. Through community building projects and conferences, these outstanding young adults see themselves as possibilitarians, working diligently together to create a positive possible future. Planet Beauty is a proud sponsor and is honored to be a part of this wonderful organization.
 

Blue Plasma Cleansing Treatment: New from Perricone

There's a new cleansing treatment in town and it's going to change the way you think about cleansing on the go. If you travel a lot, or you love getting that A.M daily workout, then you know how hard it can be to get a good, quick cleanse that leaves your skin feeling fresh. No-rinse cleansers can be extremely convenient for the person constantly on the go. Dr. Perricone's Blue Plasma Cleansing Treatment offers convenience, but also gives your skin a gentle exfoliation and amazing glow.

When I first heard there was going to be another Blue Plasma product, I was so excited. The Blue Plasma treatment is a product I'm always recommending and personally use, as well. If you're currently using the Blue Plasma treatment, you'll want to add this to your skincare regimen. I recently tried a sample and was impressed with how well it removed my makeup without drying my face.

Anti-aging Treatments at Home With NuFace

The fight against aging can be an arduous one. From searching for the perfect skincare regimen to the best kind of anti-aging diet, it can all feel feel overwhelming. While it may seem like the only option is to go under the knife, I'm here to reassure you that it isn't. At-home skincare devices are so advanced these days that surgery is no longer the only option for youthful skin. The beauty industry has been buzzing for years with at-home treatments because of their cost, effectiveness and safety. The NuFace Trinity has been featured on Good Morning America, Ellen, Dr. Oz and magazines like Allure, InStyle and Marie Claire for its anti-aging power.

Love Your Skin With Complexion Rescue

bareMinerals new Complexion Rescue has arrived at Planet Beauty and I'm so excited to invite you to come in and give it a try. I've always been a huge fan of any makeup that has skincare benefits. After all, if you're going to wear something all day long, it might as well help your skin out. Complexion Rescue is already creating buzz among dedicated fans of bareMinerals, and it is sure to be a customer favorite at Planet Beauty in the coming months.

No one likes the feeling of dry and dehydrated skin and finding the perfect balance of moisture can prove difficult at times. If you've experienced dryness or dehydration first-hand, then you'll know the feeling of wanting to avoid heavy face makeup. This gel-cream formulation is the perfect solution for anyone in search of a sheer to medium finish. The perfect combination of a BB cream, CC cream and tinted moisturizer, Complexion Rescue helps restore much-needed hydration to dry and dehydrated skin and leaves a beautiful, radiant finish. Made with marine botanicals, skin is left feeling dewy, refreshed and soothed. It also contains a non-chemical SPF 30 for protection from the sun and is made without silicone, oils, parabens and fragrance. Ten different shades are available to choose from, so stop by your local Planet Beauty to find your customized tone.

3 New Styling Products From KMS Sure to Shake Up Your Routine

KMS launched three new styling products earlier this month that curly-haired gals everywhere will love. As someone with wavy hair, I know how difficult it can be to find the right styling product that doesn't leave hair feeling tacky and frizzy. KMS has always been a customer favorite when it comes to their styling products, so if you're looking to try something new, check out their latest additions.

If you have a hard time holding a curl or getting your hair to stay smooth and straight, KMS' new 2-In-1 Styling + Finishing Spray is the perfect solution to stubborn strands. This heat-activated spray works on dry hair to shape and hold any style. Use with your flat iron or curling iron and work through your hair section by section. With a level 3 shine and a level 3 hold, this styling spray will not feel tough on your hair, but will keep it in place while maintaining a beautiful, lustrous shine. I think this spray is going to be a favorite among stylists during wedding season.

New-Wella Elements

Great news, Wella fanatics! Wella Professionals has launched their first ever sulfate, artificial colorant and paraben free line. Wella Elements was designed for the ingredient and health conscious customer looking for color preservation without compromise. If you love Wella Haircare and are currently receiving keratin or color treatments, you may want to check out their newest line.

Wella Elements protects color and keratin treatments with their exclusive NuTree Complex. A natural tree extract works to calm the scalp, which is vital for healthy hair growth. This natural tree complex also protects keratin by forming a shield around hair. Panthenol then penetrates the hair deeply to bind moisture and repair the hair's inner cell structure. EDDS further protects the hair keratin by keeping the moisture inside the hair, allowing it to strengthen. 

Come to our Gorgeous Mixer!

Ladies, if you're looking for a fun way to spend a Friday evening, then head on down to our newest location in Costa Mesa for a Holiday Makeup Mixer. Gorgeous Cosmetics and beautyblender is teaming up to show you how to look totally fabulous just in time for Christmas and New Year's Eve. This will be a great event for makeup beginners or anyone looking to spruce up their skills.

Anyone who makes a purchase of $50 or more in Gorgeous Cosmetics or beautyblender products will receive a complimentary contour lesson, a Gorgeous makeover with an expert makeup artist and a free gift. If you've been seeing the newest micro.mini beautyblender but haven't tried it yet, this is the perfect opportunity to get a hands-on approach with this amazing little sponge. An Allure Beauty winner, this sponge is continuing to get buzz among makeup artists for its versatility and fool-proof usage. If you also still haven't had a chance to try any of the Gorgeous Cosmetic line, this is a great chance to get one on one time with an expert and ask for tailored advice.

The event will take place today from 12-5 PM, so I encourage you to book an appointment and get some of the special ladies in your life to book an appointment, as well. There are a few seats left and the gifts will be totally worth it. Take a break from the craziness of holiday shopping and make some time for a little pampering. This is one event that can't be missed.

 

3rd Annual JDRF Charity Event

This Wednesday, Planet Beauty will be hosting its third annual JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Charity Event at our Newport Beach location. Guests in attendance will receive free makeovers, brow makeovers, skin consultations, as well as quick hairstyles and tips. Everyone who attends will also receive a complimentary gift bag valued at $40. Sips and snacks will be provided by Lime California Crisp and the Newport Wine Company for all to enjoy. Planet Beauty will also be raffling $3,000 worth of prizes.

Twenty percent of all proceeds will go to JDRF, which will help continue to fund research efforts for healthcare management and a path toward a cure. As noted on the JDRF page, diabetes no longer affects only juveniles, therefore JDRF is committed to ALL people with type 1 diabetes. For anyone interested in supporting this important cause, two special girls will also be selling mistletoe to guests to support research to "kiss diabetes goodbye". Caroline Brewster and Katherine Hellmers, otherwise known as the Yule T1De Girls, will have little bags of mistletoe available for purchase.

In the spirit of the holidays, Planet Beauty is proud to take part in another wonderful event that will help continue to raise awareness in the community, as well as raise money for such an important cause. To learn more about JDRF and how you can help fight diabetes, please check out their website and share with your family and friends this holiday season.

For future information on all of Planet Beauty's events, check out our Events page.

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