Monday, February 27, 2017

Spring Is In The Air: Mally Beauty and Soap & Paper Factory

Create your gorgois spring look with Mally Beauty while keeping fresh with Soap & Paper Factory products.

Mally Beauty H3 Concealer ($29) Wake up tired skin with Mally Beauty’s H3 Concealer. Made with special pigments designed to neutralize discoloration, this concealer flawlessly covers up dark circles with its creamy, buildable formula. Not only does this product conceal, it also helps to protect the under eye area from aging. It leaves you renewed and refreshed.

Available in Fair, Light (shown), Medium, Tan and Rich
Where to Buy:

Mally Beauty H3 Lipstick ($21)Wear a pop of color with Mally Beauty’s H3 Lipstick. This product provides triple hydration with just the right amount of coverage. The formula is gel based rather than wax, so it leaves lips nourished and rich in pigment all day long.

Available in shades: Grapevine, Rosy, Poppie, Nudish, Buff, Coraline, Angelic, Sheerly (shown), Crush, Hibiscus, Flame and Flush
Where to Buy:

Soap & Paper Factory Mini Rollerball Perfumes ($16) Freshen your beauty routine with Soap & Paper Mini Rollerball Perfumes. Made with the finest ingredients, these products hydrate skin while leaving it lightly fragranced. Roll the scents onto your pressure points for a light touch fragrance that will last all day.

Available in Verbena, Green Tea, Jasmine, Gardenia and Lavender
Where to Buy:

Soap & Paper Factory Petite Hand Creams ($9) Beautifully packaged and perfumed, Soap & Paper Factory Petite Hand Creams are the perfect product to have on the go. Not only do they deliver aromatic scents, these hand creams nourish, soothe and protect skin. Each hand cream is made with finest oils available in nature and free from parabens.

Where to Buy:

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Viviscal: Conceal & Densify Volumizing Fibers

I have tried dozens of products to no avail until now. Bump up any up do with the Viviscal Conceal and Densify Volumizing Fibers ($24.99) for instant volume! Just comb fibers through the hair to build the appearance of thicker, denser hair in seconds, with electrostatically charged fibers that bind to hair for lasting volume.

I found it to be an amazing root touch up, too. Available in four natural looking shades, blonde blended in perfectly with my hair. No more pink spot on my scalp, either. AMAZING! 

Price: $ 24.99 and available at

Pack Light with YBF and Cargo Cosmetics

Seeing a lot of blue shades on the runway had me thinking about trying the "blues" again. Boy, did I have fun with these awesome shades...and they were so easy to apply!

Pack light this spring break and make an easy choice for your makeup bag! These quick fix sticks from ybf beauty and Cargo Cosmetics will have your lids looking flawless in seconds.

intense n’ stay eyes

Designed for all skin tones, this long-wearing creamy texture eye shadow and eyeliner duo is saturated with a blend of moisturizing compounds and long-lasting ingredients.

intense n' stay eyeshadow: Creamy, long wearing straight edge tip for accurate application

Shades: tantalizing turquoise (shown on eyes), naughty navy (blended on eyes), Perfect Plum, Awesome Amethyst

intense n' stay eyeliner: Water resistant gel eyeliner with built in sharpener

Shades: tempting teal (shown), vivacious violet
Usage: Apply intense n' stay eyeliner along lash lines and intense n' stay eyeshadow along eyelids

Price: $26.80


Cargo Cosmetics Swimmables™ Longwear Eye Shadow Sticks

These water-resistant cream eye shadows allow 20 seconds of play time to blend out before they set. Create buildable coverage with a smudge-free, crease-resistant, budge-proof finish in a few easy swipes.

Shades: Botany Bay, Glacier Bay, Hudson Bay (shown), Island Bay, Morro Bay, Palm Bay, Paradise Bay (shown), Sandy Bay

Usage: Smooth across the eye, smudging to diffuse or lightly line along lash lines for a soft, smudged liner look.

Price: $20.00

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Say Goodbye to Stress with Elemis

I use Elemis products both in the AM and PM and people always ask me about my skin regimen as they say my skin looks radiant. I firmly believe that taking great care of your skin is a MUST and with Elemis products, I am always happy with the results.

So if you had had a stressful week like I did, take note of these wonderful tips from Elemis. 

Unwind in an instant with ELEMIS! Check out these simple exercises from Annet King, ELEMIS VP of Global Education for the perfect desk de-stress.

Find Your Deskside Zen with ELEMIS

- Tip #1: Temple Tune-Up 

In a moment of high-stress or need of a mid-day pick up, dab on the ELEMIS Quiet Mind Temple Balm ($30,, a desktop staple! Place your middle finger in the small depression between your hairline and end of your eyebrows and slowly circle or press 3-6 times without lifting off the skin to alleviate headaches and provide you some tranquility.

Additional Tip: Clasp and lace fingers together, guide your thumbs to the small indentation under your brow bone and press down and release while slowly breathing to relieve headaches and sinus pressure.

- Tip #2: Screen (un)Strain

Steer away from the screen, using your ring finger, tap on the ELEMIS Pro-Radiance Illuminating Eye Balm ($57, over your makeup to brighten and refresh tired eyes. Relieve foggy vision and dry, burning eyes by pressing your middle or index finger on your eye socket bone (located under the eye, on top of the cheek bone) to improve eyesight and clarity.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

New from Rimmel London: Magnif'Eyes Eyeshadow Palettes

It will be up to you whether you want really bold or natural looking eyes, yet Rimmel London has got you covered either way with these new palettes!

Rimmel Introduces New Magnif’Eyes Eye Contouring Palette: 
12-Pan All-in-One Eyeshadow, Liner & Highlighter Kit

Get ready to take your eye-look from day to night! Rimmel introduces new Magnif’Eyes Eye Contouring Palette, a twelve-pan all-in-one pressed eyeshadow, liner and highlighter kit. Now it’s easy to create endless contoured eye-looks, just like a beauty pro.

Rimmel has put everything you need for multi-dimensional eye looks in one handy kit. A spectrum of stay-true shades with a soft, double-ended applicator.

The line-up is a mix of twelve high-shimmer and matte shadows, which offers the perfect complementary colour range for infinite creations. Sculpt, shade and define your eyes to create day to night, and nude to daring looks. The beautifully blendable, ultra-smooth powder can be used on the lid, in the crease of the eye and as a liner to enhance and magnif’eye your eye color and shape. The non-crease, non-fade formula has serious staying power for eyes with lasting impact.

With three on-trend shade combos to choose from, there’s a kit for every Rimmel girl:

Keep Calm & Wear Gold
offers a molten mix of gold and copper hues with pale taupes to highlight and rich coffee and grey blue colors to define. Ideal for an edgy-elegant daytime eye. Or build-up the drama to create shimmering party looks.

London Nudes Calling spans an array of warm blush tones from beige through tawny to taupe to rust and plum. It’s easy to create a multitude of wear-anywhere nude eye-looks that look natural or intense.

Grunge Glamour is the perfect palette for a sultry smokey eye. Neutral greys and browns are set against fierce, bronze and pewter hues for irresistible eyes. Be as subtle or as bold as you dare.

Presented in a chic transparent case, Magnif’Eyes Eyeshadow Palette has a contemporary look. The lid is see-through to reveal the full array of shades inside as well as two duo sponge applicators.

Get creative! Design limitless eye-looks to take you from day to night with a single kit, with Magnif’Eyes Eyeshadow Palette. Get the London look.
Price: $7.99

New from Sally Hansen: Miracle Gel™ "Festival Floral" Collection


Get festival-ready with these new Miracle Gel™ shades for Spring 2017

Take your dreamy aesthetic to your nails! This Spring, the prettiest finishing touch to your wardrobe is a playful, floral manicure you can do at home. Sally Hansen Miracle Gel™ is the revolutionary #1 no light gel system that is more chip-resistant than regular nail polish – it’s the next best thing to a salon gel manicure! Keep nails free-spirited with these eight festival-inspired shades.

The “Festival Floral” color collection:

Lilac Insomniac – You won’t lose sleep over this taupe-tinged violet shade

Make Me Mauve – Dance the night away in this deep, bright mauve

Aqua Chakra – Get centered in a tempered turquoise

Birthday Suit – Celebrate in a neutral, complementary nude tone

Pink Cadillaquer – Be your vibrant self in this poppy pink hue

Red Eye – Get ready to bloom with this fresh geranium red

An innovative and award-winning development in nail color, Sally Hansen Miracle Gel™ is a two-step, no light gel manicure system; simply apply two coats of the Miracle Gel™ color of your choice, then follow with the Miracle Gel™ Top Coat. The polish is cured by natural light, so you can get the same volume and high gloss, mirror shine without the use of a UV lamp. Enjoy up to 14 days of color and shine, and then easily remove with regular nail polish remover – no soaking necessary! Sold in Duo Packs with top coat.
Price: $14.99

Friday, February 17, 2017

NEW: Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream

NEW! Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream has just launched on this week and is sure to be a hit with anyone seeking a results driven eye cream. This small but mighty cream is packed with antioxidants to condition, firm & brighten so all eyes are on you! 

NEW! Youth To The People Age Prevention Superfood Eye Cream ($35,

· This nutrient-rich eye cream features Youth To The People’s proprietary superfood blend of kale, spinach and aloe along with ultra-emollient sunflower oil, Tripeptide 5 to reduce fine lines and boost collagen plus Crosslinked Hyaluronic Acid to plump and lock in moisture. So easy to apply and very hydrating to the orbital area. Thumbs up!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

NEW from Alterna Haircare

I favor this brand quite a bit so I am happy to announce some new products have been added to their already results driven collection. The following are NEW products:

Alterna Haircare Caviar Sheer Dry Shampoo Powder Spray

This sheer, talc-free powder spray extends the life of your blowout and refreshes hair between washes by gently absorbing excess oil and impurities while adding texture and volume. Its new powder spray delivery system allows for a semi-targeted spray pattern and 200 uses per bottle. How to use: Spray on dry hair 4-5 inches away from roots. Massage with fingertips or a brush to distribute evenly and remove powder.
Price: $25, Available at Sephora/, Ulta/, and all fine salons worldwide

Alterna Haircare Caviar Infinite Color Hold Shampoo and Conditioner

This sulfate free shampoo and conditioner protect and preserve hair color, vibrancy and shine with a unique proprietary technology that provides superior natural protection and moisture replenishment for color-treated hair. A combination of Raspberry Leaf Oil, Sunflower Seed Oil, Caviar Extract, Seasilk and Enzymetherapy, treat the hair leaving it moisturized and protected from color fade.
Price: $34, Available in March at Sephora/, and fine salons worldwide

Alterna Haircare Caviar Infinite Color Hold Vibrancy Serum

A powerful serum that provides color rejuvenation, UV protection and shine. Use as a leave-in treatment to replenish moisture and boost radiance, or mix with any conditioner.
Price: $34, Available in March at Sephora/, and fine salons worldwide

Alterna Haircare Caviar Infinite Color Hold Topcoat Shine Spray

This ultra-lightweight formula is the essential last step that seals the cuticle to lock in color. It also provides UV protection to help prevent fading.
Price: $32, Available in March at Sephora/, and fine salons worldwide

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Get The Look: Daisy Ridley

Celebrity hairstylist Robert Vetica created Daisy Ridley’s playful textured bob for the EE BAFTA British Academy Film Awards.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Vetica says Daisy Ridley “slayed” in her color-blocked, embroidered Roland Mouret frock. That cool and confident look is what inspired her hairstyle, “I kept the hair freshly undone and coifed away from her face.” Her hair was just as aspirational as her outfit. 

The result was shoulder-length waves that were effortlessly chic.

To get the look, Vetica first applied Leonor Greyl Mousse au Lotus Volumatrice to give her hair volume and bounce.
He blow-dried the hair back in the direction of the finished style and added a low side part.
The right side back was swept away from Ridley’s face. When dried, Vetica curled the hair starting in the back. Leonor Greyl Condition Naturelle was used to protect the hair from heat, as he twisted and dragged each section around a curling iron to create effortless waves.
The leave-in conditioning spray also added extra hold and an edgy texture to the hair.
To break up the curls, he worked in Leonor Greyl Éclat Naturel Styling Cream. 

Of course Ridley’s hair had to look polished for hours, so Vetica misted with Leonor Greyl Voluforme to finish the look.

Leonor Greyl products are available at

Monday, February 13, 2017

Get The Look: Chrissy Teigen at The Grammy Awards 2017

I just swapped out my beauty blender for a silicone option so this article was of great interest to me. Learning that Patrick Ta created last night's red carpet look for Chrissy Teigen using The Makeup Drop, the original silicone makeup applicator, made for a convincing switch.

Step 1//SKIN: Patrick prepped Chrissy's face by washing it with La Mer The Refining Facial, prior to applying The Moisturizing Gel Cream to give her complexion a luminous and smooth base. Before any makeup, he added a poreless primer and hydrated her lips using La Mer Lip Balm.

Step 2//FACE: Patrick used the Le Mer The Mist to cool down the face before applying foundation with oil to ensure an endless glow. Patrick used THE MAKEUP DROP to ensure that the foundation blended seamlessly into Chrissy's skin. "I love using The Makeup Drop because it doesn't waste any product." - Patrick Ta 

To highlight under the eyes, Patrick used La Mer concealer -two shades lighter- to bring light to the face using THE MAKEUP DROP's tapered end to precisely blend under the eyes, before applying a translucent powder to hold the concealer in place and brighten. 

Next, Patrick applied a highlighter to the high points of the cheekbones and blush to the apples of the cheeks in a bronzy pink shade before finishing the face with Sephora's Translucent Powder and a setting spray.

Step 3//EYES: Patrick created a bold eye using Sephora Copper Rush 291, Lucky Penny 220 and Pearl 285, and a smudged black liner. Next, he curled Chrissy's lashes and coated twice with black mascara and Mink Kiss Lashes in Little Black Dress.

Step 4://BROWS: To create a thicker brow Patrick used eyebrow pencil in a shade that was one shade lighter than Chrissy's natural brows.

Step 5//LIPS: To complete the look, Patrick mixed Sephora Liquid Mattes in 23 and with Sephora 04 liner with a clear gloss to top it off.

Get The Look: Paris Jackson at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Who: Paris Jackson at the 2017 Grammy Awards  
The Look: Cool girl glam  
The Inspiration:  Rimmel London Make-up Artist Jo Baker wanted to create a careful balance between Paris Jackson’s outfit and makeup. Paris wore a dazzling disco inspired Balmain jumpsuit in an array of pastel hues, with thigh high slits up each leg and a plunging neckline – so Jo opted to keep her makeup smooth and natural with subtle details.  

How to Get the Look: 
Jo wanted Paris’ skin to look flawless and healthy. After dotting Rimmel LondonMatch Perfection Concealer around her eyes, nose and mouth, Jo then applied a sheer coat of Rimmel LondonInstaFlawless Skin Tint to add a natural looking glow with smooth creamy finish. The result is a balanced, soft and radiant glow. InstaFlawless Skin Tint is perfect for this kind of event – it acts as a primer, smoothing the texture of the skin so that it sits pretty while also providing a much needed SPF15 for that mid-day LA heat!  

Paris and Jo both love face sculpting! Jo used a contour that has a soft de-focusing finish so that when the camera light hits, it looks like beautiful skin and not a harsh stripy line. To create a subtle and undetectable sculpted look, Jo used a medium sized blush brush to apply Rimmel London Insta Flawless Matte Setting Powder to help apply an even contour and sculpt effect. Then, using her favorite Rimmel London Kate Sculpting & Highlighting Kit in Golden Sands, she applied smooth strokes of the contour shade from the sides of her mouth all the way up towards the top of her ears.  

Jo loves Paris’ intense ice-blue eyes. So without hesitation, they opted for a natural and clean eyelid and concentrated on Paris’ lashes. She applied a generous amount of Rimmel London Scandaleyes Mascara for a long lasting mega volume effect. This mascara and applicator brush gives lashes a curl by pushing them up with each stroke. 

Jo combed through her brows and added several strokes of Rimmel LondonProfessional Eyebrow Pencil in Dark Brown to fill in any gaps and give her strong, yet natural brows with a sharp angular look. Using the nifty brow comb, Jo repeated the process until her brows were the desired shape and fullness. The key to Paris’ brows are the razor tight line creating the arch, so Jo used her concealer brush with the leftover concealer on it to refine and define the edges to make sure it looked clean and dramatic.

To finish off the look, Jo lined her lips using Rimmel London Exaggerate Full Colour Lip Liner in Innocent which is a soft nude beige tone which even has a soft sheen to it. She kept it simple with her new favorite Rimmel London The Only 1 Matte in Trendsetter which is the perfect blend of warm and cool tones. For that perfect graceless nude that glides on creamy and feels super comfortable on the lip as well. 

Where to Find Them: Rimmel London products are available at chain drug stores and mass retailers nationwide. Visit for store locations and to try the newest products with Rimmel London’s exclusive Virtual Makeup Tool.  


Thursday, February 9, 2017

neuENVY Peptide Enhanced Mascara

This brand was new to be so I had to sample what turned out to be a fabulous mascara...neuENVY peptide enhanced mascara®.

A first of its kind, neuENVY peptide enhanced mascara combines exclusive conditioning benefits designed to improve the appearance of natural lashes with its amazing color, volume and unstoppable definition of a conditioning mascara.

Acting as a daytime complement to neuLASH lash enhancing serum, neuENVY is boosted with a proprietary blend of peptides to help strengthen, condition and hydrate. The buildable formula wears well all day without smudging or flaking and features an exclusive asymmetrical brush designed to wrap and define every lash, top and bottom. It can also be used to extend the life and lushness of lash extensions, conditioning and protecting the lashes between trips to the salon.

Features and Benefits:

 Mascara and lash serum hybrid combines the benefits of a serum with the color, volume and definition of mascara

 Extends the life of lash extensions by conditioning and protecting between salon visits

 Long lasting formula wears all day and easily washes off with your favorite cleanser or eye makeup remover

 Plant derived oils and extracts rich in triglycerides, vitamins and conditioning agents help improve lash texture and luster

 Pro Vitamin B5 enhances flexibility and resilience for healthier looking lashes

 Vitamin E, an antioxidant, helps nourish each lash and protects against free radicals

 Bioengineered peptides, a proprietary combination of amino acids, help rejuvenate the lashes and enhance their overall appearance

How to Apply:

Holding the brush at the root of your lash line, wiggle the brush in small motions from left to right beginning at the base and pulling up through to the very tip of the lashes. 

For best results, use neuLASH lash enhancing serum as a night treatment, and neuENVY peptide enhanced mascara as it's daytime complement.

Retail Information:

neuENVY peptide enhanced mascara™ retails for $32 at as well as prestige beauty retailers nationwide including Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, Bloomingdale’s and luxury spas.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

PREVIEW for Spring 2017: Jane Iredale

I have been wearing Jane Iredale's collection for years. I love the variety of colors, product choices and also appreciate that they are a "green" company.

More and more new products will be available this Spring 2017 at (3/13/2017, to be exact).

PurePressed® Eye Shadow Triples $30

From elegant to edgy, these silky, richly-pigmented, long-lasting and easily blended eye shadows can create any look.

· Crease-resistant and long-lasting
· Gentle and safe for sensitive eyes
· Can be used wet or dry and as a brow filler, blush or lip stain

· Key Ingredients: Boron Nitride helps shadow adhere and glide while diffusing light, Pine Bark Extract protects skin and calms inflammation

New Shades:

· Soft Kiss—a matte, warm mauve, shimmery port wine and shimmery smoky brown
· Pink Quartz—a matte light pink, shimmery soft pink and shimmery, cool plum

PureMoist® Lipsticks $25

Vivid pigments blend with nourishing natural oils and fruit extracts for petal-soft lips that feel, look and taste amazing.

· Proven soothing properties of Moringa Butter saturate the lips with vitamins A and C, while Coffee Seed Extract infuses with even more antioxidant protection
· Orange Peel Wax, plus ultra-moisturizing Avocado and Sunflower Seed Oils, protect the delicate lip area and give a luxurious, conditioned and quenched feeling to the lips
· The organic Pomegranate and Blackberry Extracts are unique luscious flavors that stimulate the senses

New Shades:

· Lisa—a creamy rose beige
· Susan—a soft cool pink

In Touch® Cream Blush $27

Glide on this moist, cream-to-powder blush stick for soft, dewy and completely natural looking radiance.

· Wear alone, under powder blush for a natural look or over top for more drama
· Can also be used on eyes and lips
· Easy to use stick for touch-ups on the go
· Provides a radiant, lit-from-within glow

· Key Ingredients: Macadamia Esters hydrate and soothe, Beeswax gives antimicrobial protection

New Shade:

· Candid—a warm, rosy neutral

Bronzer Refill $44

For a sunny glow, this bronzer contains four hues that can be mixed and matched for an all-over sun-kissed look.

· Sweep across eyes, lips and cheeks for contouring, highlighting or all-over radiance
· Apply dry or mix with moisturizer or hair gel for dramatic effect on the body and hair
· Pair with our sleek refillable compact, sold separately for $18

· Key Ingredients: Mica for glide, Pink Bark Extract and Pomegranate Extract for antioxidant protection

New Shade:

· Peaches & Cream—four luxurious, warm peachy and pink hues with shimmer

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

New from Cargo: "You Had Me At Aloha" Palette, Brand's First Ever Celebrity Face Anuhea and More

New from Cargo Cosmetics...."You Had Me At Aloha" and a fresh new celebrity face to boot! Here are the deets...

Cargo Cosmetics Introduces Anuhea as Brand's First-Ever Celebrity Face!

Multi-Award-Winning Singer and Songwriter Signed as Ambassador of Cargo’s Hawaiian SS17 Collection

Award-winning color brand, Cargo Cosmetics is proud to announce Hawaiian songstress Anuhea as the brand’s first-ever celebrity face for the “You Had Me at Aloha” Collection.

"Anuhea epitomizes the modern 'Cargo woman' and embodies the spirit of Hawaii making her an ideal choice for this collaboration,” says Brian Robinson, President of Cargo Cosmetics. “We are confident that this partnership will raise the brand's profile with strong, beautiful, influential women like Anuhea, while also introducing Cargo to new consumers."

Cargo Cosmetics’ Hawaiian Spring 2017 collection is launching in over 1,100 Kohl’s department stores on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2017 with summer launches to follow in April. Anuhea will appear in all elements of the brand’s comprehensive marketing campaign including digital advertising, in-store displays, public relations, event appearances and social media. 

I’ve always been a fan of Cargo Cosmetics,” says the vocalist. “The portable packaging and water-resistant formulas are great when I am on tour and performing under hot lights. It is an honor to be associated with the brand’s new collection inspired by Hawaii’s beauty.”

The Spring Collection launching in February includes the Limited Edition “You Had Me at Aloha” Eye Shadow Palette, Swimmables™ Longwear Eye Shadow Sticks, Swimmables™ Waterproof Mascara Top Coat and Dare to Flair Mascara.
The new 'You Had Me At Aloha" palette:


A versatile and wearable eye shadow palette with 12 long lasting, summery shades inspired by the sand, water, and foliage of Hawaii.

The palette is laid out in three expertly coordinated quads for easy to achieve day and night looks. Looking for a simple, two-step look? Pair the top and bottom shadows and use as a duo.

Keep the “Aloha Spirit” like Cargo’s Brand Ambassador and musical sensation, Anuhea, with a laid back carefree, neutral look. Or turn up the heat with eye-catching pops of color inspired by orchids, hibiscus, plumeria and turquoise waters.

The Limited Edition “You Had Me At Aloha” Palette comes with one eye pencil in Black and one dual-ended brush.


Hula – champagne (shimmer), Waikiki – light peach (matte), Hapuna – ivory (matte), Kona – medium brown (shimmer), Shell – light pink pearl (shimmer), Shaka – medium pink purple (matte), Hibiscus – light yellow (matte), Island – peach (shimmer), Kai – teal (shimmer), Tiki – deep brown (matte), Lei – violet (matte) and Luau – aubergine (shimmer)

PRICE: $34

SOCIAL: Follow @CargoCosmetics on Twitter & Instagram and become a fan of Cargo Cosmetics on Facebook

About Cargo Cosmetics

For over 20 years, Cargo Cosmetics has been a staple on the sets of film and television as well as in the makeup bags of women worldwide. High-definition foundations that escape the scrutiny of HD cameras and first-to-market innovations have created a loyal following amongst the world’s most renowned makeup artists. An industry insider favorite, Cargo has received some of the beauty industry’s most prestigious awards. Visit for additional information and follow us @CargoCosmetics.

About Anuhea

Hawaiian born singer and songwriter, Anuhea, is one of the most popular talents to originate from Hawaii. She charted top ten on the iTunes Pop, R&B and Reggae charts as well as the Billboard Heatseakers and World Music Charts. Anuhea has shared the stage with Bruno Mars, Babyface, Al Green, FloRida, Hoobastank, Jack Johnson and Ziggy Marley. She won two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Hawaii's version of the Grammy's, for Contemporary Album of the Year and Most Promising Artist. Eight of her songs consecutively made it to #1 in Hawaii including, “Higher than the Clouds.”

Valentine's Day Prep 101

Getting prepped for Valentine's Day can be stressful for some so I am making it easy on you this year to look your best! For those of us not blessed with natural Cara Delevingne-esque brows, have no fear.

Wink Brow Bar’s technicians use organic brow threading and vegetable dye based tinting to give you the perfect shape and long lasting color. For a more temporary color, check out TouchBack BrowMarker which features a fine tip marker that deposits the perfect amount of color for even, natural-looking coverage that won’t budge.

Make your lips irresistible with kiss-proof color that will last all day.

Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick comes in 120 shades that are guaranteed make your pucker pop. Get a little more daring and pair it with Smashbox Insta-Matte Lipstick Transformer to give your lipstick a matte makeover instantly.

Don't let the cold weather stop you - beachy waves are within your reach

Bring him in with smell of summer thanks to Sun Bum Sea Salt Spray, while giving hair extra body, waves, and texture for that beachy windswept look. Plus, with John Frieda Salon Shape Hot Air Brush it’s easy to get frizz-free, full-bodied curls and waves without wasting any time. 

Review: INSTAPLUMPER from Violent Lips

This tingled like crazy in the very beginning of application, but it certainly works! I had to get used to the feeling for a good 15 minutes, but after that....all good! Note that I get lip filler twice a year and it still made my lips more full. I loved the results!

InstaPlumper is a natural lip enhancing application that is more intense than lip enhancer glosses, yet less painful (for your wallet & lips) than lip injections. Each pack contains 8 applications.

Made with 6 natural ingredients to deliver the ultimate plumping power (cinnamon oil, capsicum oil, sunflower oil, peppermint, black pepper oil, and coffee bean oil), InstaPlumper lasts up to 8 hours and will leave you with lips that rival the look of professional injections.

For best results, use InstaPlumper multiple days in a row. The longer InstaPlumper is left on, the more luscious, full, and perfectly plumped your lips will be. The product can simply be removed with a makeup remover wipe or baby oil.

 Find it on for $18.