Friday, August 28, 2009

Lauren Conrad's Stay Slim Secrets!

Lauren Conrad is on the cover of Shape Magazine looking quite fit and trim...sure they probably airbrushed a bit but probably nothing compared to the Kelly Clarkston cover...Lauren has worked hard for her body and it shows. She shared some of her stay slim secrets with Shape magazine...

Burning off the Love Layer
Lauren like many girls out there gained a few pounds while dating her new boyfriend Kyle Howard something about new love just packs on the pounds. Now Lauren works out with her man...

"We like doing outdoor stuff: tennis, bike riding, kayaking, stand up surfing, hiking in the canyons of LA"

Now only if I could get my man to work out with me like that!

Make your workout Fit You!
Lauren is a busy girl with her new "affordable" clothing line coming out and doing a book tour for her new book L.A. candy...(which I really want to read, I love books like that they are my #1 guilty pleasure.) so Lauren needs a workout to fit her needs. With the help of her trainer Jarett Del Bene, she came up with a DIY workout routine.

"Basically it's a circuit routine I can do anywhere-in my hotel room when I'm traveling or at home in my living room." says Lauren. "There are just five moves: squats, sit ups, push ups, couch dips-where I balance on the edge of a couch and lower my hips, then press up-and planks. I do 20 reps of the first four moves, then hold the plank for 20 seconds. I go through the entire circuit routine six times. No equipment required."

Curb your Cravings
Lauren is focused on eating healthier these days. She gets plenty of fruit, her favorites are watermelon and grapefruit; organic salad greens; and lean protein like turkey, tuna, and beans.

"I've found when all I'm eating is really fresh, healthy foods, I stop craving pizza burgers."

Food is my biggest weakness if I could only eat good I would have a six pack for sure!

One for the Ladies ;)

A friend of mine forwarded me an email this morning which at first I thought it was one of those typical forward emails with angels and prayers and send this to so many people or you will have bad luck... Man I hate those, I always feel like I have to send them or I will get bad luck! But I hate sending them out. Well this email was different it kind of mocked the other ones, instead of pretty little angels it had a HOT guy dressed as an angel and a little saying...check it out :)

"Now I lay me down to sleep
I pray the Lord my SHAPE to keep.
Please no wrinkles, Please no bags
Please lift my butt before it sags.
Please no age spots, Please no gray
As for my belly, Please take it away.
Keep me healthy, keep me young,
and thank you Lord, For all you've done."

Happy Friday!!!

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Kendra & Kourtney show off their Baby Bumps

E! reality stars Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett & Kourtney Kardashian are gracing the cover of US weekly and showing off their matching Baby Bumps. All I have to say is I love watching both of them on TV but watching them be Mom's is going to be even crazier! Ooohhhh I just can't wait... :)

Kendra & Kourtney both tell US weekly that they plan on having a nautral birth and are going to try breast feeding despite their implants. And it looks like both fathers are going to be in the delivery room but are both hesitatant if they want to watch the baby...lets just say...enter this world!

Lets see if these two can get back into shape after having their babies. Both are known for great bodies so we will have to wait and see.....

Top 13 Drugstore Hairstyling Products

Total Beauty has complied a list of the top drugstore hairstyling products based on reviews from fabulous people like us on their site ( Are any of your regular products on the list? Click here for the full article and product reviews.

#13 Herbal Essences Shimmery Nights Shimmer Spray Gel

#12 Finesse Curl Defining Mousse

#11 Frizz-Ease Thermal Protection Serum

#10 Pantene Pro-V Mousse, Extra Fullness Thickening Maximum Hold

#9 Neutrogena Triple Moisture Smooth Shine Anti Frizz Cream

#8 L'Oreal Paris Elnett Satin Hairspray

#7 Dove Flexible Hold Aerosol Hairspray with Natural Movement

#6 Suave Professionals Healthy Curls Enhancing Spray Gel

#5 TreSemme Tres Spray Super Hold Hairspray

#4 Nexxus Comb Thru Natural Hold Desi
gn & Finishing Mist

#3 Pantene Sheer Volume Root Lifter Vo
lumizing Spray Gel Maximum Hold

#2 Alberto V05 Extreme Style, Max Hold
This is one of my favorite hairsprays! My cousin introduced me to this a few years back and I haved used it ever since. It has a great hold without making hair crunchy and it's super cheap too!

#1 Giovanni Frizz Be Gone

Comment and Tell me what your favorite Drug store products are...

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Jessica Alba's Favorite Things...

This Hot Mamma has been known to stir up some controversy lately. But whether you like her or not one thing is for sure...she is beautiful! Recently Ms. Alba shared with InStyle magazine some of her favorite beauty products.

Revlon Double Twist Mascara
"It gives crazy long lashes. I scrape the brush on the side of the tube before applying it."

Hermes Un Jardin En Mediterranee
"Perfect for day. The scent is light, so people don't smell me from across the room."

Kinara Red Carpet Facial Kit
"I love how it makes my skin glow. All my girlfriends get facials when they come over to my house."

Sjal Light Cellular Renewal Cream

"I just started using this moisturizer; I like that it feels fresh and not greasy."

Oscar Blandi Jasmine Oil Shine Spray

"My hair is on the drier side, and this helps keep it soft. It's pretty awesome."

Monday, August 24, 2009

Save Money on your Hair!

Times are tough right now...we are in a global recession! But that doesn't mean we are just going to let ourselves go...we still have to look good right? Our hair can especially be quite expensive so some money saving tricks are always needed. I stumbled across an article on MSN today about saving money on your hair.

Here is a peek at one of the tips...

"Look to beauty schools. Pivot Point Chicago, Empire Beauty School in New York and Aveda Beauty Schools offer cut and color services at way-below-salon-prices. These services will be performed by students and supervised by an instructor, to make sure you won't walk out bald or with green hair."

I stand beside this one 100% while my sister was in beauty school I would stop in there to get my hair done all of the time. Not only was it really cheap it wasn't any different then stepping into a regular salon. With most schools you have to be in the program for at least a few months before you are able to go "on the floor". And one of the instructors are always coming by to check on how they are doing and immediately correct them if anything isn't perfect. But if you are going to do this just make sure you go to a reputable school...some of the smaller schools may not be as careful.

Click here to read more tips... Save Money on your Hair!

Friday, August 21, 2009

Christian Siriano's fierce VS makeup line!

The oh so fierce project runway winner & current fashion designer Christian Siriano now has a makeup line with Victoria Secret. The new VS line just got a bit more exciting! Check it out...

Christian Siriano Lip Gloss $12

Christian Siriano Silky Eye Shadow $12

Christian Siriano Kajal Eye Liner $12

Christian Siriano Bronzer/Highlight
er Trio $16

Christian Siriano All-Over Bronzing Powder Brush $18

Christian Siriano Petite Makeup Bag $12

Thursday, August 20, 2009

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Can Flip Flops Make You Sick????

One of my favorite things about warm weather is wearing flip flops! I have a pair in almost every color! So I was shocked today when I read an article on MSN about the germs Flip Flops can pick up and if you aren't careful can make you extremely ill!

"TODAY, with the help of the University of Miami emergency mobile flip flop lab, tested some footwear and found that there were more than 18,000 bacteria on just one pair of flip-flops. Even more shocking than the number of germs were the types represented- bacteria from fecal matter, skin and respiratory germs. One pair of 6-year-old flip-flops had germs that cause yeast infections and diaper rash."

Click here to read more! Can your flip-flops kill you?

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

New VS Makeup Collection

I was curious the last few times I went into Victoria Secret and noticed their makeup shelves were completely empty. I was hoping a new line but thought they may be just getting rid of their make up line as a whole. So I'm very happy to see they have a whole new VS Make Up collection. The packaging is new, they have a wider variety of products and color shades as well!

Take a look at some of the new line... Click on product link for color variations

"Inspired by expert tips and the products our supermodels can't live without, this new collection features high-performance formulas in more than 180 gorgeous shades for lips, eyes and cheeks."


Lip Sticks & Lip Liner
Perfect Lipstick $12
Sparkling Lipstick $12
Matte Cream Lipstick $12
Sheer Gloss Stick $12
Lip Liner $8

Lip "Glosses"
Lip Gloss $10
Lip Lacquer $10
Lip Glaze $10
Brilliant Lip Shine $12


Mascara & Eyeliner
Extra-lengthening mascara $12
High Definition mascara $12
Eyeliner $8

Eye Shadow

Eyeshadow Quad $15
Silky Eyeshadow-Lustre $10
Silky Eyeshadow- Sparkle $10
Silky Eyeshadow- Velvet $10


Foundation & Concealer
Soft Focus Liquid Foundation SPF20 $16
Fluid Concealer $12

Blush, Powder & Bronzer
Pressed Mineral Powder $14
Blush Trio $14
Silky Bronzing Powder $24
Liquid Bronzing Brush ** on clearance** $14.99
Bronzer Highlighter Trio $14


I just love this line...I want to run out and buy every product!

PRO Airbrush FX Face Primer SPF20 $14
PRO Radiant FX Face Illuminator $14
PRO Matte FX Blotting Gel $16
PRO Camouflage FX Concealer Palette $14
PRO Brow FX Grooming Gel $8
PRO Voluptuous FX Mascara $16
PRO Lasting FX Eyeshadow Primer $8

Check back later this week for more info on the New! Christian Siriano line offered at VS.

Have you tried any of these new products from VS?
If so comment...we want to know what you think.
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