Give Your Skin a Boost with Perfectly Posh Caffeinator

Caffeinator Perfectly Posh Karen KingI have been recently using “The Caffeinator” by Perfectly Posh and I have seen a significant improvement in my complexion; with a name like “The Caffeinator” it must mean business.  I use it twice a day to brighten up my sleepy under eye area. The lightweight formula goes on smooth almost like a cocoa butter stick and it has a delicious smell. I must say that it works well, perking up my skin in preparation for the day. The Caffeinator retails for about $12. You can shop with Independent Consultant Karen King at Perfectly Posh.

 

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Feeling 30 & Not So Flirty? Learn How to Erase Fine Lines Instantly

Caffeinator Perfectly Posh Karen King When Looks Fade…

Somewhere in between coming to terms with the fact that you don’t look like Shakira in your hip hugger jeans,  that moment at the club when you get carded for your drink, and when the grocery store clerk says “thank you ma’am” instead of  is the realization that you just might be a 30something. Sure, everyone tried to make us feel better by saying “30 is the new 20” but let’s be for real; there is a huge difference between being 20 and being 30. This is not to suggest that being 30ish is not something to embrace, it certainly is. The milestone however, does come with its fair share of unwanted surprises. I’m not just talking about tummy roll, bye-bye arms, and hair in unwanted places.  Those things can easily be maintained as we feverishly run to the trendiest 24-hour gym in town to get our “fitness on” or go to the salon and plunk down $15 for a lather of hot wax on our upper-lip peach fuzz and/or mustache if you’re one of the unlucky ones who has experienced the rage of declining estrogen (oh yea, it’s coming, just you wait!).

As we embark on our journey into grown up world where our corporate jobs lead us to after hours cocktail events, or our dream job sends us on red-eye flights out of the country, on top of the stresses of family, finances, and all of the many aspects in a woman’s life, some tolls are inevitably taken. Late nights working on projects and presentations often leave us feeling drained and tired; we wake only to baggy eyes, and dark circles. Let’s not forget those G-N-O moments with friends at the bar until 2am knowing that your bed time is really at 10pm, consuming alcohol, trying to relive friday night at the dorms. These event’s often leave us dehydrated, our skin becoming dry and eventually forming lines and deep wrinkles.

Then, one day while applying your make up; you realize that you really do have lines! “But how did this happen?” you ask. The stubborn lines sneak up and only become worse if you are not taking care of your skin. While there are some expensive solutions like Botox and Restylane, these options may seem a bit extreme for a barely or new 30something.  In fact, I’m not sure I would even consider it. I prefer to utilize natural creams and masks to keep my lines at bay. I have tried so many different products between the ages of 27 and 30 (ahem!) that I should probably buy stock in some of the brands. To be honest, many of them do not work. The best treatment that I have found thus far is the “Now & Zen” Brilliant Lotus Anti-Aging face cloth from Perfectly Posh

Made of CoQ10 and Multi Peptide Complex , the cloth works well in hydration the face. I immediately notice a reduction in the fine smile lines around my mouth. The cloth is applied for about 10 minutes and followed up with an anti-aging serum. The cloth works to boost the collagen in the skin naturally, leaving a soft smooth feel and brightened complexion. I can place my foundation on after using the mask and the application is flawless; there are literally no lines visible. there are no harmful I would highly recommend the cloth and serum for any 30something who is just beginning to show some signs of aging, especially the dreaded “fine lines & wrinkles”, bummer!

If you’d like to try the “Now & Zen Brilliant Lotus Anti-Aging face cloth, check out Independent Consultant Karen King at Perfectly Posh. The face cloth and serum retail for about $7 so, it is definitely worth a try.

What is your favorite anti-aging product for the dirty 30s?

Stylish Nails without Going to the Nail Salon: Check Out Jamberry Nail Wraps

Jamberry Kimberly Cassista Independent ConsultantWhile running a boutique, managing multiple projects for clients, and making runs to cheerleading practice; somewhere between dinner and laundry, I often find that my nails are a jagged, hot mess. I honestly cannot remember the last time I actually went to a nail salon, and when I did, I am almost embarrassed to say that I ended up picking the tips off once they had grown out to the very ends of my own nails, not the cutest sight around, but what can I say, I am a busy entrepreneur on the go, who has time for nails!?

As you can imagine, when I bumped into Independent Nail Consultant, Kimberly Cassista with Jamberry at the Flip Flop’s Vendor Event, the timing could not have been more perfect. I knew immediately that Jamberry would be the perfect solution to my nail woes. Due to the nature of my business, I really cannot neglect my nails as uneven, and ragged as they are because I am constantly meeting and greeting new people at networking events, and of course I want to give the best impression. I am not talking about slapping on a quick coat of polish before running out the door, nor going to the nail salon and spending $35 bucks or more, I am talking about stylish convenience, a must have for anyone that is on the go.

Kimberly was amazing and provided a quick demo on Jamberry and, I was immediately sold. The nail wrap is a simple appliqué that is placed on the natural nail. The application is painless, unlike having your cuticle clipped and nail-bed sanded with a power tool like at the salon. The selection of colors and patterns is so vast that you can literally have a new look every week; with thousands of options to choose from. Most importantly the price is amazing and much more cost-effective than trips to the salon.

I tried out the ‘Cheer’ pattern which is part of the sports collection. The application was quick, easy, and painless. The nails looked absolutely fabulous and, you can even apply them on your toe nails. Jamberry offers french tips, animal patterns, sports themes, and many other one-of-a-kind artistic designs; including digital camo patterns. This product is perfect for women, teens, and younger girls who typically enjoy colorful nail polish. They are durable, and can easily be used to complement any outfit. They wear for about two weeks and remove is a breeze. One sheet includes 18 wraps and can be used for up to 5 or more applications. Check back to see some of our favorite Jamberry styles.

Jamberry was launched in 2010 by three sisters who were looking for a cost-effective alternative to pricey nail salon visits. There is more great news, Jamberry nail wraps are  Gluten Free, Vegan, and they are made in the USA! Shop now or host your own Jamberry Styling Party with Independent Consultant Kimberly Cassista at kimberlycassista.jamberrynails.net.

Valentine’s Day Inspired Fashions at BellaDulce Clothing Boutique

heart cardigan belladulce clothingFrom now through February, BellaDulce Clothing Boutique is offering exclusive discounts on Valentine’s Day inspired styles. A popular item that is now on sale is the Heart Cardigan which can be paired with a basic tee, tank, pants, or shorts as pictured. BellaDulce will also be running it’s Flash Friday Sale which is an exclusive, invite only shopping event for V.I.P. clients who are able to gain access to discounts of up to 70% off MSRP on select items. Each week the sale features a special theme and is available between 8PM and 12 midnight EST.

If you haven’t had the opportunity to shop BellaDulce, you can earn up to 15% off your first order by joining the fan page on Facebook or following @ShopBellaDulce. BellaDulce Clothing offers adoring fashionistas an interactive shopping experience. Not only can clients shop the virtual boutique and showroom, but they can also enjoy after-hours shopping events, girls-night-in trunk shows, and pop-up shops. V.I.P. clients also have access to their own personal stylist and can book personal styling appointments for events and special occasions. heart bracelet belladulce clothingBased in Hampton Roads, Virginia, BellaDulce offers a selection of dresses, tops, bottoms, accessories, shoes, and a private label collection known as ‘Signature BD’ for women. Styles range from Indie, Couture, Street, Vintage, and trendy, as the boutique caters to a broad base of multi-faceted women from all walks of life.

heart scarf belladulce clothingBellaDulce Clothing not only services the 7 cities, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Newport News, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk but the boutique also delivers nationwide through it’s virtual boutique. Orders placed over $50 include free shipping.

Need a little inspiration for your look of the day? Check out BellaDulce Clothing on Instagram @belladulceclothing to see some of the styling combinations that you too can create!

Do you have a favorite online boutique that you would like to recommend or see featured on the site? Email us at info@lushlife757.com for more information.

 

Freeman Feeling Beautiful Clay Mask

Freeman Feeling Beautiful Clay Mask Avocado & Oatmeal

Freeman Feeling Beautiful Clay Mask Avocado & Oatmeal

People are always asking what exactly I do to keep my skin looking so youthful. Besides maintaining a daily regimen of cleansing and moisturizing at least twice a day, I apply a mask once per week. Freeman Feeling Beautiful Clay Mask Avocado & Oatmeal is a great mask to use. Not only does it have a yummy smell but, it also unclogs pores, leaving the skin feeling soft and clean.

Applying the mask is very simple and it is even easier to remove once hardened. The mask can be purchased at most drugstores and cosmetic shops. It retails for just under $4 which makes this a great product to add to your beauty on a budget bag.

L.A. Colors Color Craze

GlitterGlam

While visiting a local discount store, I came across a rack from LA. Colors featuring wild and bright polish from their new line called ‘Color Craze’. I picked out the NP447, Jewel Tone which is a combination of blue, pink, and purple glitter. The nail polish is definitely glam-status and goes well on top of solid purple and pink for added bling. There are 72 different color options available. The retail for the polish is about $1 which is a great deal. The polish goes on smooth, and dries fast for a flawless finish.

What is your favorite nail polish?

 

Summer Shade: Seasonal Eyeshadow Colors to Try

Summe Shades

The summer season is the perfect time to have fun various eyeshadow colors. Purples, yellows, greens, and pinks are great options to choose when selecting the perfect seasonal look. Look for bright pigments and experiment with blending two or more colors to achieve just the right look or to create new colors. Do not be afraid to put your creativity to work and craft a stunning look for any occasion.

 


NARS Cosmetics matte eyeshadow
$37 – asos.com

Illamasqua
$24 – debenhams.com