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Limited Edition Herrera Offering
By Angelique Serrano | 12/02/2009 - 12:21

Now the lovely spicy floral that is CH by Carolina Herrera comes in a chic limited edition Purse Spray ($70, The red carrier makes traveling with this compact fragrance a breath of fresh flowery air. Attach it to your holiday handbag while you can.

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Genius Buy: Nail File Gift Tags
By Angelique Serrano | 11/23/2009 - 13:59

Ready or not, the holidays are upon us! And we find genius little gift ideas a surefire way to spur on the reluctant shopper. Behold Avon Gift Tag Nail Files ($1.99 each,, festive winter figures – like a snowmen and candy cane – that double as nametags and nail files!

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Buy One, Get More
By Angelique Serrano | 11/18/2009 - 16:23

Looking to save a buck this holiday season? Yeah, we all are! That’s why we’re loving The Body Shop and their online program where you can buy one of their famous moisturizing Body Butters and then get another one 50 percent off! Check out to see all the items that are a part of this amazing savings promotion.

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Spray Those Germs Away!
By Angelique Serrano | 11/13/2009 - 16:00

It’s the most germy-filled time of the year.
With the kids sniffle sniffing
And everyone wishing
They’ll skip flu this year…
It’s the most germy-filled time of the year!

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Does This Really Work: No-Lather Body Cleanser
By Sandra Mariscal | 11/12/2009 - 17:17

Have you ever had a paraffin treatment? It’s a spa service where your hands or feet are dipped into a coat of warm paraffin wax (which contains paraffin oil so it’s not as sticky as regular wax and doesn’t pull hairs). Then the area you are treating is covered in plastic for a few minutes. Later, the layers are removed in order to smoothen your skin. I received this treatment once and still remember how soft my hands felt afterwards.

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Does This Really Work? Coiled Tweezers
By Sandra Mariscal | 11/05/2009 - 11:34

My skin is sensitive and gets red easily, so I can’t use wax on my face. For my eyebrows, I usually either tweeze them myself, or get them threaded. Threading is a form of hair removal where a cotton thread is twisted against the skin to pull hair from the roots.

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Fall Back with Origins
By Angelique Serrano | 10/23/2009 - 15:44

Getting up in the morning is hard enough without Mother Nature screwing with your schedule. So Origins has come up with a great way to recover after daylight savings time goes into affect on Sunday, Nov. 1. On Monday, Nov. 2, through Wednesday, Nov. 4, you can get a shot of caffeine at select Origins stores in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas and Boca Raton, Florida.

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Does This Really Work? Shaving Cream-Filled Razor
By Sandra Mariscal | 10/22/2009 - 11:46

Once you get used to using a specific razor it can be hard to switch to something else. I’ve been using my trusty razor for years, but I had to try the new ShaveMate Diva 6 ($9 for a pack of 3, Target stores) because the handle is filled with shaving cream. Cool, right?

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Blockbuster Hit
By Angelique Serrano | 10/21/2009 - 14:56

It’s impossible to have too much of a good thing, right? Hugs? Keep ‘em coming. More ice cream? Yes, please! Four olives in your dry martini? Cheers!

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Sex in a Bottle
By Angelique Serrano | 10/16/2009 - 14:08

The ever-popular Carrie Bradshaw character of Sex and the City fame is now the inspiration for a real life fragrance called SJP NYC. The bottle is as brash, colorful and sexy as its namesake. Tell us: Are you dying for a fragrant piece of this style icon, which will be released early next year, or are you over the thrill?

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