Archive for August, 2008

Vita Liberata

Posted in skincare with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 19, 2008 by LPB

My encounter with VL begins with the lovely facial self tan; it’s truly one of its kind, giving an amazing glow &  incredible tan ( as opposed to hideous, orange, fake tan )and smells nothing like your usual fake tan ( you know that sickening artificial smell! ) 

VL has a fantasticskin care range as well, here are few of the star products:

Collagen Firming Mask : PURE WRINKLE DEFENCE 
‘The collagen firming mask has proved dramatically effective for tired damaged skin – you can see the difference in tone and suppleness immediately’ 
The collagen firming mask has also proved very effective for those with eczema or extremely dry skin conditions.
The collagen firming mask is the busy woman’s must have, especially if you need to look better now. Its super charged extracts leave the skin so firm yet soft that you’ll look like you’ve had a great night’s sleep, even if you’ve been up till all hours.

The collagen firming mask is so superb for dried out, hung over moments, that you should make sure to give yourself a 10 minute treat if you’re suffering from the ‘morning after’ look. Watch your skin drink it in. No, not drink – positively gulp, as you put back the moisture and nutrition it so badly needs. 

Ingredients:coral seaweed,ginkgo biloba,grape,jojoba,kiwi,liquorice,lychee,melon,papaya,raspberry,silk proteins,vitamin a,vitamin c,vitamin e,yam,ylang ylang

 

Daily Skin Firm Serum : WHEN LESS IS MORE 
The daily skin firm serum with collagen is all the nutrition your skin needs in one exceptional product.

‘anyone with sun damaged or smoke damaged skin will love the daily skin firm serum with collagen’

Daily skin Firm serum with collagen is an anti ageing serum that reduces puffiness around the eyes, fills in fine lines, tightens pores and protects the skin against environmental assault. Creating a protein film across the skin, the skin firm serum is particularly effective for protection against smoke and sun damage.

As with all the products, Daily Skin Firm serum with collagen contains the water magnet Hyaluron. This amazing ingredient is critical for anti ageing treatments as it works along with collagen and elastin to maintain the flexibility and resilience of youthful skin. Collagen rods hold the skin up, Elastin lets the skin stretch and bounce back, and what it bounces back on to is Hyaluron. Daily Skin Firm serum is a must for anyone from 30 – 45 who is concerned to keep their skin looking as fresh and youthful as possible. 

Ingredients:coral seaweed,ginkgo biloba,grape,jojoba,kiwi,liquorice,lychee,melon,papaya,raspberry,silk proteins,vitamin a,vitamin c,vitamin e,yam,ylang ylang

 

Coral Silk Deep Daily Moisture : LIGHT RELIEF 
‘Deep daily moisture with collagen makes the skin feel like velvet’

Coral Silk Deep Daily Moisture with Collagen is a light, fluid anti ageing moisturiser that penetrates deep into the surface of the skin, softening, smoothing and refining on the way. With Hyaluron for truly strong youthful skin, deep daily moisture with collagen delivers daily protection, nutrition and rejuvenating properties. Once you’ve tried it, you won’t want to be without it, and when you use Deep Daily Moisture along with Daily Skin Firm Serum with collagen, you couldn’t be giving your skin a better chance to look as youthful, healthy and glowing as it possibly can.

Ingredients:coral seaweed,ginkgo biloba,grape,jojoba,kiwi,liquorice,lychee,melon,papaya,raspberry,silk proteins,vitamin a,vitamin c,vitamin e,yam,ylang ylang

 

Deep Cleansing Mask

A very unusual deep cleansing mask, this product will not only remove clogging toxins that cause dull, blemished skin, but will also nourish and tighten to rehydrate the skin. A must have product for anyone who loves the feeling of fresh, clean, perfect skin. 

Ingredients:coral seaweed,ginkgo biloba,kiwi,lychee,silk proteins

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Classy rock chic

Posted in fashion with tags , , , , , , on August 16, 2008 by LPB

Thomas Wylde Zanzibar leather clutch

Philosophy di Alberta Ferretti sequin embellished tank

Burberry Prorsum velvet tulip skirt

Rupert Sanderson limonia metallic slingbacks

Complete the looks with metalic taupe, dirty bronze/gold shadows in smoky/smudgy finish!

Rock chick wannabe

Posted in fashion with tags , , , , , on August 15, 2008 by LPB

Thomas Wylde warrior skull boots

Nina Ricci bow shoulder cardigan

Manoush satin bow dress

Chloe Audra leather tote

Teal eye shadow, fuschia lips, black liner in feline style, let your inner Amy Winehouse out!

Rodial glamotox

Posted in skincare with tags , , , , on August 15, 2008 by LPB

Want to look younger without the needles or the knives?

Rodial proudly introduces glamotoxTM, a non-invasive alternative to surgery. Infused with an SPF 18 moisturizer and micro-injected hyaluronic acid, glamotoxTM combines daily hydration with wrinkle plumping agents.

Benefits:
• Daily moisturizer with SPF 18 sun protection
• Instant wrinkle filler
• Muscle freezer
• Eye cream

This versatile moisturizer is delicately scented with orange oil & leaves a dewy sheen upon application; The best thing is i could use it all over my face, without needing eye cream or sun protecting lotion.

It comes in a pump dispenser for hygiene & freshness purposes; guarding its active ingredients including Pomegranate, Micro injected hyaluronic acid, Myrrh extract, Peptides and Vitamin C.

Chanel’s

Posted in fragrance with tags , , , , on August 13, 2008 by LPB

I adore House of Chanel creations, i love most of the perfumes. My personal favorites are:

Cristalle – my youth, i used to wear this in my teens, it’s sparkling, bright & cheerful; The EDT is the best!

No 19 – my secret garden, i occasionally wear this to work, it’s green & earthy; only the parfum has the perfect orchestration of  its exhilarating top notes and sensual of the base notes.

Coco Mademoiselle – my fling, it’s my party gear, sexy,raunchy yet classy; I like the EDP version

No 5 – my sanctuary – i love the bath oil, the soap, and only the parfum will make me feel pampered & loved

PTR un-wrinkle peel pads

Posted in skincare with tags , , , on August 13, 2008 by LPB

20% complex alpha, beta, gamma exfoliators & amino acids, the building blocks of peptides exfoliates, resurfaces, clarifies, firms, helps visibly minimize pores, fine lines, uneven skin tone, vitamins A, C, D, E & F, chamomile, green tea extracts, fragrance-free, alcohol-free, soft pillow pads for all skin types.

Gentle, yet effective daily peel. A PTR 20% proprietary complex of alpha, beta & gamma exfoliators (including glycolic, salicylic, lactic, linolenic acids) and amino acids, which are the building blocks of peptides. These, combined with powerful botanical extracts and anti-oxidants, reveal beautiful, clear, radiant, glowing skin.

Designed to work alone to exfoliate the skin for the superior glow of a professional facial peel, while also preparing the skin to allow Un-Wrinkle and/or any treatment products to better absorb into the skin. Unique peel pads are also filled with moisturizing properties to help protect the skin as it is being exfoliated. Helps to minimize pores, clarify the skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles and uneven skin tone. Leaves skin soft, smooth, firm and revitalized.

This easy to use pad is great for late night; i use it as a mini facial, all under 60 seconds! Just rub this amazing pad over cleansed face, including lips & eyes, then head to bed for your beauty sleep; you will wake up with a clearer, brighter, smoother complexion.


Amanda Lacey oils of Provence

Posted in skincare with tags , , on August 6, 2008 by LPB

An excellent remedy for sensitive and delicate skins, this soothing night oil glides gently onto the skin to reduce redness and relieve dryness and irritation.

Lavender, Sage, Armoise, Eucalyptus & Bois de Rose provide the beautiful Provençale fragrance to relax both body and mind.

This is my favorite facial oil; it’s  blendable yet penetrative; The aroma is soul reviving!