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Donna Karan leaves her “head designer” post

Posted on: July 1st, 2015

Fashion industry icon Donna Karan is leaving her post as Donna Karan International head designer after more than 30 years. Karan, 66 plans to spend more time expanding her philanthropic initiative, the Urban Zen Foundation. She will be an “adviser” to DKI.

Donna Karen

Donna Karen

Karan, one of the most influential Fashion designers in the world, co-founded DKI in 1984 with her late husband Stephen Weiss. The show-stopping red gown is credited to Karan whose celebrity clients include Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez, Sofia Vergara, Jane Fonda and many, many more.

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Guria Beachwear..perfect swimwear 101

Posted on: June 25th, 2015

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Guria Beachwear swimsuits got lots of love this morning on Good Day Carolinas. Enya shared these two fun, flirty swimsuits with the viewing audience. We enjoyed having them on the show. Want to know where you can get your very own? Check out http://www.guriabeachwear.com.br/

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Summer Bazaar products on Good Things Utah

Posted on: June 24th, 2015

Dawn McCarthy, Beauty/Lifestyle Expert, It’s a Glam Thing presents “A Summer Bazaar” of It’s a Glam Thing Favorite Finds on Good Things Utah.

Watch the segment here: http://www.good4utah.com/gtu/story/d/story/summer-bazaar-fun-finds/24070/3Z0Enlwpf0e3-bkwY7KwKg

Dawn on set

Dawn on set

Jennifer Reeves Designs are created by Australian-born Jennifer Reeves who now resides in Salt Lake City. Three of her collections that stand out are ‘Fiery Australian Opals’, ‘Earth’s Enchanting Gems’ & ‘Water’s Tranquil Pearl’ . The materials used are Australian Boulder Opal, Amanzonite, Amethyst, Smokey Quartz, Kingman Turquiose, Carnellian & Freshwater pearls. All of her pieces are either one of a kind, or of a very limited edition. She travels and collects exotic and rare Gemstones from everywhere she goes. Jennifer Reeves jewelry has been seen on various celebrities on Hollywood red carpets, and are the perfect accessory for high end to casual events for everyone.

PINCHme.com is the leading website for consumers to discover and discuss the latest consumer products coming to market in a completely free and fun way. It has been a huge success, with its community growing rapidly to well over 1.5 million members in only two years. PINCHme provides it members with the opportunity to try products before you buy from leading brands at no cost whatsoever to the consumer—all they ask is that you share your honest feedback! PINCHme offers product across all categories, including food, beauty and cosmetics, OTC health and wellness, personal care, household cleaning, baby, and pet. PINCHme is working with some of the world’s top household names such as Playtex, Olay, Revlon’s Sinful Colors, Summer’s Eve, 3M, BAND-AID, Shea Moisture, Nestle’s Purina and a host of others.

Brode Electrolyte Vitamin is the first sports-drink alternative to combine a medically-precise matrix of electrolytes with a carefully curated boost of B-Vitamins, all packaged in a convenient tablet form. Take Brode with any drink of your choice. It’s like Pedialyte for Adults. It is formulated with five essential electrolytes and nine boosting vitamins. You’re all used to sports drinks, here’s the first hydration vitamin Ultra-portable electrolytes packed into a smart, poppable tablet form, that you can take with any drink, any time Anytime you would have reached for a sports drink, you can now replace with a Brode plus any drink, sans the sugar content No strange fruity flavors that could leave a bad aftertaste This is perfect for moms, athletes and anyone on the go who needs that extra boost during the day– or night. It also serves as a great weapon to curb your hangover. Brode sells in 10-packs on their site for $24.97 OR you can opt-in for a monthly subscription priced at $18.97 per month No caffeine, sugar or artificial sweeteners It’s 0 calories Take Brode while drinking – 2 Brode with your beer or drink Take a Brode while working out with water Take a Bode with your iced tea when you’re traveling. Visit them on their website at www.brode.co

Secret Color Extensions. Chose a different color everyday or just when you are feeling you want to have a different look. Match Secret Color Extensions to your summer outfit or swimsuit and it becomes the “new” fashion accessory. Secret Color Extension come in 4 colors and are easy to apply with an invisible headband. Wear one or 2 or more colors at once!

Gloves In A Bottle SPF creates an invisible shield/protection ( as a glove on your skin). It doesn’t allow the damaging effects of the SUN or any other irritants to get into you skin, plus it allows your skin to heal and keeps it’s own moisture. Even though it is only SPF15, because of the shielding property ( bonds to your skin) it doesn’t wash off as easy as other SPF products. I have been with this product to the water park with my 3 year old son and I had to only apply it once. It kept me and him through the day. It can be used on the FACE, BODY and Hands. Buy it at your local Kmart Pharmacy for $14 or any other fine independent pharmacies.

PottyMints, The After Flush, are single use disposable air freshner tablets. Using rich and sophisticated perfume like fragrances. You can carry along your own supply of POTTYMINTS in your bag or briefcase or fill a pretty bowl with them atop your bathroom vanity or anywhere within easy reach for your party guests. They are available in Travel Trios, gift bags, display boxes and more.

Websites:
http://www.jreevesdesigns.com
https://www.pinchme.com/
http://www.brode.co/
https://www.secretcolor.com/
http://www.glovesinabottle.com/
https://www.pottymints.com/

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Summer breakout preventions

Posted on: June 22nd, 2015

This morning on Good Morning Texas Lisa Pineiro shares some “Products to prevent Summer Breakouts”.

Good Morning Texas

Good Morning Texas

Watch segment here: http://www.wfaa.com/videos/entertainment/television/programs/good-morning-texas/2015/06/22/29113245/

Featuring products from:

Devita- Solar Product line
•protects your skin the vegan way with safe, healthy and all natural ingredient skin care formulations.
•consists of cleansers and exfoliants, sun care, moisturizers, brightening and lightening products, masques body care and more.

Apothederm- Acne Clarifying System Kit
•travel size bag for easy packing
•Apothederm Acne Clarifying Treatment
•Apothederm Brightening Cleanser
•Apothederm Clarifying Toner

Purador-shampoo & conditioner
•products are made with organic ingredients
•No Parabens and gluten free formula
•infused with argan oils to help add shine, body and moisture

Morning Glamour-Pillowcases
•tames morning hair
•prevents hair breaking, matting and hair loss
•prevents wrinkles
•will not soak up oils (or nightly moisturizers) like your traditional cotton pillowcases

LightStim for Acne:
•A powerful, effective and natural solution to help achieve clear and healthy skin
•Can be used on all skin types and tones
•FDA cleared to treat mild to moderate acne

Glotrition
•all-natural drink mix
•increases collagen by 60% in just 30 days
•potent anitoxidants help minimize free radical damage

Website:
http://devitaskincare.com/store/
www.apothederm.com
https://www.purador.com/
https://www.morningglamour.com/
www.LightStim.com
http://glotrition.com/

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Deborah Mitchell’s New Skincare Line is HEAVEN

Posted on: June 16th, 2015

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I am lucky to have gotten my hands on a few products from Deborah Mitchell’s New Skincare Line “heaven”. I especially like the New Edition Cleansing Cream. “It is the first bee venom cleanser in the World”. It is so gentle that I can wash my entire face, even my eyes without any stinging or irritation. This cleanser works beautifully. New Edition Cleansing Cream will cleanse your face and thoroughly clean any eye and eyebrow make-up from your face, leaving your skin clean and refreshed. New Edition Cleansing Cream is a fabulous anti-aging cleanser with a light and pleasant scent and is gentle enough for all ages. One of its best features it offers a natural botulinum injectable alternative in this cleanser.

As stated in their website, www.heavenskincare.com “Heaven by Deborah Mitchell is a luxurious range of anti-ageing, all-natural skincare containing organic ingredients, which have been developed for a radiant, flawless complexion and to help heal skin conditions, from blemishes to eczema.”
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The Peppermint Clarifying Hydrogel is just as amazing. I especially like serums, and this is the perfect compliment to the cleanser that I am using morning and night time. Peppermint Clarifying Hydrogel contains organic Peppermint and Spearmint oils which gives the Clarifying Hydrogel a delightful scent. I have been using the Hydrogel in the morning as a primer and at night time after cleansing. The texture is light and quick drying but does not dry out your skin. My skin has been smooth and soft, never dry and oily. Especially since the weather here has been hot and humid, I need a primer/moisturizer to leave my skin dry but hydrated, and Peppermint Clarifying Hydrogel does just that.

This Peppermint Clarifying Hydrogel, like the New Edition Cleansing Cream, is suitable for all skin types. My 19-year-old daughter is also using it with me and experiences no dryness or greasiness on her face, she loves it. Deborah Mitchell’s New Skincare Collection “heaven” uses only natural and organic ingredients, with proprietary ingredients like ABEETOXIN, a bee venom that mimics Botox; this anti-aging line provides instant and long-lasting results. View the entire skincare and haircare line at heavenskincare.com.

Blog by Donna Raheb

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Sparkly Sangria cocktail by Sociologie Wine

Posted on: May 25th, 2015

It’s Memorial Day and here is a fun twist on a classic fruity wine concoction from Sociologie Wine.

Sociologie Wine

Sociologie Wine

INGREDIENTS IN THE SPARKLY SANGRIA COCKTAIL
.5 cp Orange-flavored cognac liqueur
1 cp Frozen Pineapple and Honeydew Melon
2 Limes, sliced
1 Orange, sliced
2 Apples, red and green, cored and cut into .5 inch wedges
1 tbsp Superfine sugar
1 cp Orange juice
.5 bottle Sparkling Wine
1 bottle Sociologie Wine Red Berry, chilled

HOW TO MAKE THE SPARKLY SANGRIA COCKTAIL

Combine all the ingredients in a punch bowl and let stand at least 30 minutes. Then stir the orange juice and wine, and serve in crushed ice-filled punch cups or stem less wine glasses topped with a cute paper straw.

For more information on Sociologie Wine check out http://sociologiewine.com/

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Memorial day on Good Things Utah

Posted on: May 21st, 2015

Today I presented “Memorial Day finds that you will love” including:

on set

on set

Watch the segment here: http://www.good4utah.com/gtu/story/d/story/glam-products-for-the-whole-family/41433/bsjC5zS0zEqDrKXbUy420A

The look is Nautical. And designs are from Nautica! For the whole family we love the -Men’s Striped Shawl Collar Cardigan. Shawl collar. Welt pockets at front. Men’s Solid Nylon Boardshort Seaside red board short. Elastic waistband. Single back pocket. Women’s Lace Up Rugby Stripe Polo Rugby Stripe. Lace up neckline. American Flag Scarf Woven scarf. Boys USA Polo Shirt colorblocked polo shirt. USA Flag print on right sleeve. Polo collar with buttoned placket. Toddler’s boys’ 2 piece striped shirt & short set Painterly stripe shirt. Elastic waist drawstring shorts. Little Girls Striped Ruffle Dress Soft & sustainable cotton. Scallop trimmed ruffles in front. Men’s slim fit V-Neck T- Shirt 5% Cotton 5% spandex. V-Neckline. Closet Staple.

The GoTech Ion is the only miniature selfie stick on the market. It is compact, at only 7” and it’s simple to put in a pocket, purse or backpack so it’s always handy to capture a picture. It is made of lightweight, stainless steel with a built-in Bluetooth, it’s available in multiple colors. Prices range from $24.99 to $29.99. Also, for a limited time, promo code ABC4 can be used or 20% off!

Davita Natural Skin care protects your skin the vegan way with safe, healthy and all natural ingredient skin care formulations. The line consists of cleansers and exfoliants, sun care, moisturizers, brightening and lightening products, masques body care and more. Plus color cosmetics and the Oh My DeVita Baby line.

The American made Champion Juicer is celebrating their 60 year anniversary This is the original and most useful juicer and processor that has served several generations and it has never looked better. The Champion pulverizes whole fruits, vegetables (and even meat) and delivers silky smooth, cool, nutrient complete juices, frozen soft serve fruit whips, dumpling fillings, hummus, soups, baby food and more with a consistency unmatched by any other traditional juicer or blender currently in the marketplace.

With Complete Juicing, milling and “whipping” features, The Champion Juicer is a true masticating juicer due to the high rotational speed of the cutter, the grinding action of the saw tooth blades, and the longer processing time. The Champion Juicer has a dependable single auger construction which delivers continuous cool juicing with automatic pulp ejection. Heavy duty, high quality, long lasting juicer utilizes a 1/3 hp electric motor and stainless steel motor shaft backed by a 10 year limited warranty.

Handbag Handcuff is a revolutionary new bag restraint that secures your bag with one click. Simply attach one cuff to your bag and the other cuff to your car’s headrest post, a shopping cart or a chair to keep your bag(s) in place and accessible while driving, shopping or dining. Use it with grocery and takeout bags, laptops and briefcases, gym bags, portfolios and even diaper bags. Take it anywhere!.

Websites:
http://www.nautica.com
http://www.theselfiestick.com/
http://devitaskincare.com/store/
http://championjuicer.com/
http://handbaghandcuff.com/

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Easy, breezy summer on Good Day Carolinas

Posted on: May 21st, 2015

Enya Flack of It’s a Glam Thing will present an assortment of Fashion & Accessory items to enjoy for this upcoming “Easy, Breezy Summertime”. And all items are under $65!

Enya on Good Day

Enya on Good Day

Watch the segment here: http://itsaglamthing.com/video/easy-summer/

Laura Ashley Crochet Pintuck Top is the perfect top for the summer season, this pretty style will become your new favorite. Boasting beautiful crochet and pintuck detailing this sleeveless top is an easy-to-wear piece that looks just as good dressed down with chinos as it does teamed with a tailored pencil skirt. $62 http://www.lauraashleyusa.com/

This Panama Jack cute Ladies Natural Toyo Cowboy Hat (Toyo Straw is a shiny smooth straw made of shellacked rice paper) features woven straw trim and front Panama Jack coconut accent. This front coconut accent is great to help you from putting your hat on backwards! (A huge “no no”). It features lightweight construction and a shapeable hidden wire brim that looks great on every lady. When wearing a Cowboy/girl hat, don’t think too hard on matching it with your outfit. Just pop it on now and then to see what works with it. The right look can work especially for a casual beachy look. Go with a neutral shade of straw to play if safe. $19.95 www.amazon.com

The Isabelle Grace Bar Gemstone necklace is available in a variety of different colored gemstones. These are a perfect accent for everyday. Wear one, two or layer them with other pieces. Semi-precious Gemstone Bar necklace of your choice is on a 14kt gold filled chain accented with stardust roundel beads. Choose from- Amethyst- Black Onyx- Blue Zircon- Garnet- Moonstone- Peridot- Ruby $56 http://www.isabellegracejewelry.com/SearchResults.asp?Search=gemstone+bar

These Reef brand Gypsy Macrame Sandals ($40.00) have Classic, flip flop styling with a slender contrast woven strap, Suede leather toepost overlay; woven polyester toepost,Soft suede leather footbed with anatomical arch support with a Durable rubber outsole. This is a perfect summertime flip flop/thong sandal! http://shop.reef.com/reef-gypsy-macrame/d/1877

You can get creative wearing belts this summer from leather classics to cloth braided designs with an accent color that “pops”. If done right, adding a belt like a Nautica belt design to a summer dress is a great way to change the silhouette. Be sure to find the right position for the belt and opt for a versatile belt instead of a fashion belt. The simple classic belts in block, stripe or neutral colours are more versatile and always wearable. They can be worn with multiple wardrobe items but of course, some outfits call for bold and dramatic statements and fashion belts offer the perfect way to create these. It is better to start off with a more classic belt if you are not a pro at this. Nautica Belts $39.50 www.nautica.com

You’ll have it “in the bag” this summer with My Other Bag Pouchettes a convenient zipper pouch with major “My Other Bag” style! My Other Bag pouchettes have a convenient zipper pouch . They are made in the USA, My Other Bag is an eco-conscious and socially savvy line created by fashion addicts. Choose from designs like Marilyn Red, Marilyn Ice, Stella Metallics, Olivia Gold Dot and more. Perfect to carry alone or throw in a My Other Bag Carry all or any beach bag. http://www.myotherbag.com/collections/all/pochette $45

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