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Don’t Miss: Some of Our Favorite Gifts for the Season

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On December - 18 - 2017

It’s still  the most wonderful time of the year for shopping yourself or someone who truly loves to look and feel great, these are a few of our favorite picks to kick off the year on the right foot.

Comfy Cold Weather Boots From TOMS

TOMS provides the perfect boots for all winter occasions. The styles are as stylish as they are comfortable- great for all temperatures and occasions.  Check out these  pieces that perfectly mix cozy and stylish.

 

Clarins Double Serum With Turmeric

Clarins is known around the world as one of the purest forms of skin care hailing from France. With an endless source of natural resources, Clarins creates beautiful products with positive results. Clarins Double Serum with Turmeric is definitely the stand out this season. Clarins’ innovative dual technology successfully combines [20+1] potent anti-aging plant extracts—both water- and oil-soluble—to ensure a perfect affinity with your skin. It is enriched with anti-aging turmeric to effectively target lines and wrinkles, even out skin tone, and boost radiance in as little as seven days. Your skin will literally soak up this delicious essence. To purchase visit: www.clarinsusa.com.

Get in Shape in Style with G-Shock

G-SHOCK recently announced the debut of the brand’s first-ever Ani-Digi Step Tracker watch for the women’s S Series line. The model boasts a brand new look and capabilities to track each daily step, available in four fresh matte colors, including mint, pink, black and white. Retailing for $130, each watch is perfect for a versatile look at the gym, office and around town. For more information, visit:  https://www.casio.com.

 

MagmaReady makes dressing up a Snap

The white dress shirt is a staple in many people’s wardrobes because it is so versatile. Except for that friend who thinks a t-shirt and jeans is appropriate for everyday wear, parties, work meetings and formal events. You won’t find a white dress shirt in his or her closet, but you might be able to intervene with a techie style upgrade. MagnaReady has created a dress shirt that you don’t need to iron, dry clean or even button. The company has done away with the annoying little white buttons and replaced them with a secure magnetic closure system. They look like buttons but zero dressing effort is required. Find more information here: http://www.magnaready.com/shop/MagnaReady-TM-Shirts/.

 

It’s A 10 Miracle Defrizzing Everything

 As temperatures go down and adorable winter gear is a must, tresses tend to dry out. Don’t fret It’s A 10 is the perfect solution to that dreaded hat hair. The complete line balances and defrizzes while conditioning and strengthening hair; For the complete list of products that cater to your hair needs visit: https://itsa10haircare.com/.

 

 

 

 

 

The Code Red Revolution: How Thousands of People Are Losing Weight Without Shakes, Pills, Diet Foods or Exercise

Cristy Code Red Nickel is an author, speaker, and celebrity nutritionist. Since 1994, she has helped thousands lose weight by eating real food. In 2003, Cristy was ranked #2 in the world as a professional boxer. She was named one of the Top 3 Most Dangerous Females on the Planet by The Ring magazine, which landed her a coaching role on MTV s hit series MADE.  In 2008, Cristy was awarded New York s Best Trainer by Allure magazine. In her latest book The Code Red Revolution,Cristy discusses:  

  • 7 strategies to save your waistline this Thanksgiving
  • The tips and tricks of how to handle holiday parties—12 healthy appetizers that won’t bust your gut
  • The 5 holiday danger foods to avoid this holiday season
  • How to navigate real life—including birthdays, vacations, holidays, travel, and stressful work situations—and still lose weight every week.
  • And so much more!

To purchase visit : www.amazon.com

 

 

KAYO Body Care Program

kayo is an innovative complete body care program that believes in protecting, enhancing and rejuvenating 100% of your skin, not just the 5% on your face. Your skin is your largest organ and nurturing it is vital for your overall beauty. Kayo’s Face Grade© Body Care Collection is a combination of result driven ingredients and precious plant extracts and oils – pure and effective enough for your face, yet specifically formulated for your body. Recent studies of the brand have shown that people find their skin is smoother, firmer, softer and healthier after using the products for only four weeks.

Kayo is great for Stocking Stuffers, gifts for friends or loved ones as well as something to indulge in for yourself.  The line has gotten raves from W, Elle, Shape, Self, InStyle, Byrdie, Well + Good, Forbes, NY Times and many more… To purchase visit: www.kayobetterbodycare.co

 

 

 

Dancing Deer Baking Company

Holiday Gifts from Dancing Deer Baking Co. are now available to order and they have a wide variety of gourmet cookie and brownie gifts for all occasions from under $20 to upwards of $130 and everything in between. They even have NEW Gluten Free gift baskets and for their New Christmas Bakery Gift Plus they have taken all their best-selling Christmas Bakery Gift Assortments including their award-winning Molasses cookies and brownie and added one of their delicious pound cakes. And the new hamper-style gift box can come filled with lots of delicious treats. For more information: www.dancingdeer.com

 

 

EverythingTechGear.com

Check out the amazing SOLAR power charger for your phone, iPad, Kindle, etc. from EverythingTechGear.com! Whether you are on an outdoor adventure or stuck at a soccer tournament, this charger refuels with sunlight – no power needed! Water resistant, equipped with a flashlight and ready to keep you connected. Keep your devices charged on all your adventures with this solar power bank. Plug it in at home to get it to full charging capacity and then rely on the sun to keep it fueled. The 10000 mAH will provide more charging power than similar models! Great when you want to stay in touch but are away from an outlet and also can come in handy in case of emergency. 

EverythingTechGear.com also presents  the  ALL NEW portable hand warmer phone charger.  This 3 in 1 charger is a portable battery for USB enabled devices including phones, iPad, etc! It also acts as a hand warmer – fully heats up to cozy temperatures! And a flashlight, too! Amazing for cold weather adventures and more, this back up battery is handy for keeping devices charged when away from an outlet!

(Code)word Hats

This holiday season, reach out a helping hand to the victims of Hurricane Harvey and Irma with the help of (code)word — The Hat that Gives Back. For a limited time they’re offering two lines of specially designed Hurricane Relief Hats to help bring people across America together in support of the victims of these deadly natural disasters. Each hat that’s purchased will supply 21 meals to men, women and children.
“Our brand focus is on giving back to the local community, but when we saw the devastation left behind we knew we needed to get involved on a bigger level,” said (code)word founder Nate Montgomery. “There are thousands of people trying to pick up the pieces. Our goal is to help them not worry where their next meal is coming from.”
The humanitarian brand normally raises funds and awareness for local children’s hospitals through the sale of their specialty hats. The trendy ball caps are emblazoned with a specific area code, and the proceeds support hospitals that serve that area.
For this new campaign, they’re focused on a statewide scale with proceeds going to help local food banks in Florida and Texas.

Irma and Harvey Relief Hats

Available in two styles: Grey or Camo
Harvey Hats feature “TEX” on the front and “Lonestar” on the back
Irma Hats feature “FLA” on the front and “Sunshine” on the back
Proceeds go to support the South Florida Food Bank, Corpus Christi Food Bank, or Houston Food Bank
Retail value is $35

Wander Wet Bags 

Designed for the life adventurer, Wander Wet Bags are the super cute, water-resistant and eco-friendly option for all your travels. Created for the style conscious explorer, choose from gorgeous, 100% cotton prints that are Made in USA. Sneak in that last minute dip in the hotel pool before jumping on your flight home. Go to Pilates before giving that keynote presentation. Your Wander Wet Bag will keep your wet bikini or post workout gear separate from clean and dry items in your tote.

K-Beauty: Great Affordable Skincare

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On September - 30 - 2017

Bringing 100+ NEW and EXCLUSIVE trendsetting products straight to you, CVS Pharmacy has partnered with popular K-Beauty expert Alicia Yoon, founder of influential K-Beauty e-retailer, Peach & Lily, to curate the selection. In addition to Miami, K-Beauty HQ is available nationally at 2,100 CVS Pharmacy stores and on CVS.com – bringing world of K-Beauty to more locations than any other retailer in the world.

One of our favorite K-Beauty brand products includes Amarte Skin Care. They have created the Aqua Mist Toner ($67), an uplifting antioxidant citrus spray that delivers an instant complexion boost while restoring skin’s pH balance. Its brightening formula uses botanical ActivExtracts® like arbutin to clarify and soften, all while toning and hydrating even the most sensitive skin. Instead of the product being absorbed by cotton, Aqua Mist Toner is specifically designed to be sprayed directly on to your face, neck and décolleté so your skin gets all the love! What’s more is that the mist can also be used as a makeup setter and to clean makeup brushes!

 

Keep Your Summer Glow with Clarins and Oka-B!

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On August - 22 - 2017

Sun-Kissed by Clarins

As summer slips by- maintain that sun-kissed skin into the fall with Clarins gorgeous summer collection.   The stunning  Bronzing and Blush compact and the summer-inspired eyeshadow palette will enhance your summer glow. The waterproof gold and copper eye liners are silky and flattering to perfectly highlight the eyes while you splash in the pool and ocean.  Be sure to protect your skin with Clarins tinted sunscreen- with a light, smooth finish, it covers any imperfections while protecting your face from any harmful rays. Look to Clarins to make this summer, one of endless beauty.

 

 

 

Let’s Extend Summer with Oka-B Foot Candy

Recently featured on Good Morning America Oka-B offers an array of comfortable, color-fast sandals for all seasons. Part of the Okabashi Brand, Oka-B was launched by the Irvani family in 2006 first as a spa and gift boutique item, and since then, they have expanded into jelly flats, wedges, and even international distribution! Filling her father’s proverbial shoes, Sarah Irvani will be taking the helm as CEO of Oka-B, leading the women-centric team dedicated to bringing you fashionable, functional styles. Whether you’re hiking a backwoods trail, strolling the boardwalk, or enjoying a night on the town, Oka-B are shoes you and your feet can feel good about. Visit https://www.oka-b.com for more information on these durable designs.

 

Raves: Just Spices, Arcopédico Shoes, and Carmen Sol Handbags

Posted by Maryanne Salvat On May - 17 - 2017

 

 

Just Spices

With a deep passion for food and cooking as well good taste, Just Spices brings their new concoctions to the U.S.  All natural ingredients will boost your food experiences with explosive flavors that will spice up your life. Just Spices offers gift sets that would make the perfect addition to any kitchen. For a complete listing of different varieties visit: www.justspices.com

 
 

Arcopédico Shoes

Arcopédico USA, the only U.S. distributor of high-quality, Portuguese-made women’s comfort and travel footwear, keeps the wanderer’s weary feet in mind with its spring/summer 2017 line of travel-ready shoes. Piloting feet safely from the airport security line to mile-high foot comfort, Arcopédico lightens the load with packable, lightweight, breathable, circulation supporting shoes for all day comfort. The new Easy Walk Experience® line featuring the Lolita ballerina flats crafted for the active lifestyle. Designed with Elstech® technology, this fabric flexes and forms to the foots natural shape. A blend of Lycra® materials offers a lightweight design; making them packable for weekend adventures. Lolita’s twin arch support sole provides all daysupport and comfort to keep up with the most demanding travel itinerary. (Shown left, MSRP: $69, available in Violet, Red, Yellow, Green, Black, Orange, and Blue-shown)

 

 

 

The Essential Summer Bag- Carmen Sol

The perfect bag is here!  Indulge yourself, your friends and that special grad with the bag that does it all. Whether they have a trip planned for this summer or just need a bag to bring home all their laundry in on the weekends, this water resistant jelly bag is durable enough to handle it all! Carmen Sol’s Italian made totes can make it from the beach to the office, the Charms Tote is an amazing multitasker. Sturdy, waterproof, and gorgeous to boot, it can be personalized with inspirational charms and is available in two sizes and multiple colors. Give your friends the perfect beach bag for the summer! For more information visit: 

http://www.carmensol.com.

 

 

Moore's

Spice it up with a romantic dinner and Moore’s Marinade- Various

Spice up your dinners  with the unbelievable signature sauces from Moore’s Marinade. Each sauce comes with a different flavor to accent every meal.  Choose from nine satisfying and mouth watering flavors such as: the Original Moore’s Marinade, Zesty Garden Heb Marinade, Blue Cheese Buffalo Wing Sauce, or the NEW Spicy Habanero Wing & Hot Sauce. They are also great for dipping.

WATERL’EAU

After the winter’s harsh climate, refresh your skin with the soothing and bio-degradable bath sets from WATERL’EAU. Their collection of lavatory essentials include aromatic bath essentials such as The Sea, The Green Deep, and White River falls. Choose from a variety of stress relief products containing bath milk, shower gels and bath soaps that will ensure relaxation. Every Waterl’eau product is the result of the company’s Eco-Logic commitment.  All products are created with respect for both mankind and our shared environment, whilst meeting your high expectations of clean, soothed and pampered skin.

 

FROWNIESFrownies Eye Gels

Flawless skin is always in! Frownies Eye Gels reduce unwanted expression lines from years of continual facial motions, such as smiling and squinting. It also fights dark spots, fine lines, and discoloration on the skin. Built with organic, skin-friendly ingredients such as aloe, natural vitamins, and niacin, Frownies offers the most organic routine to achieving a refreshed look. Comfortable and easy to apply, simply place the adhesive strips over unwanted wrinkled areas for 15 to 30 minutes and watch the pesky expression lines disappear. To ensure you get your money’s worth, every eye gel patch is reusable. Simply remove the patch, place back in the supplied tray to moisture and refrigerate until the next usage.

 

 

 

BUMP IT OFFBUMP

When was the last time you cleaned your makeup brushes? Dirty brushes can be abrasive, cause acne skin irritation and even acne. Keep your brushes clean, soft and germ-free with BUMP IT OFF. BUMP IT OFF features gentle bristles on one side and smooth bumps on the other. It fits comfortably in your hand in multiple positions, letting you focus the scrubbing power in your palm or fingertips. Get rid of dirt, grime, and bacteria on makeup brushes or use it in the shower to exfoliate, massage and refresh your skin. 

 

 

A Short List of Great Gifts

Posted by Mary Jo Almeida-Shore On December - 21 - 2016



Luxurious Affordable Art of Shaving

The Art of Shaving Mid-Size Kit: The Mid-Size Kit offers the 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave in a smaller size, perfect for gifting and travel as it meets TSA guidelines. Along with the right shaving implement, you are ready to Prepare, Lather up! Shave and Moisturize. The 4 Elements of The Perfect Shave® provides optimal shaving results while helping against ingrown hairs, razor burn, and nicks & cuts. This holiday the kit will be available for $50 at The Art of Shaving Stores (theartofshaving.com)

Clarins’ Treats

Cover everything beauty on her list with Clarins 2016 Advent Calendar: Nothing says holiday more than a 25 day advent calendar and this year Clarins re-interpreted this holiday classic and created a gift set featuring an array of skincare, makeup, body products, and much more making it the perfect gift for the beauty guru in your life! The Clarins 2016 Advent Calendar is exclusively available on www.clarinsusa.com for $125.

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Scents for the Season

Inspired by Clarins’ legendary Tonic Body Treatment Oil, this new and exclusive Tonic Scented Candle invigorates the senses for an ultimate feeling of well-being. Beautifully crafted in a golden design, Clarins Tonic Scented Candle burns up to 60 hours and slowly evaporates to leave any room easily perfumed in the most subtle and rare aromas making it the perfect and relaxing gift. This holiday candle kit is sold exclusively on www.clarinsusa.com.

MOVA Globes- Give the World

For the person who has or wants the world- a MOVA globe is a timeless collectible.
The award-winning MOVA Globe blends artistic design and innovative technology into an elegant, eco-friendly décor piece that inspires wonder. Expertly hand-crafted to simulate perpetual motion, the MOVA Globe rotates smoothly around on its own. Pick up the MOVA Globe and it keeps spinning inside its shell — it’s spellbinding to watch. The MOVA Globe is the first solar-powered product on the market where the solar cells are hidden from view. No wires to fiddle with and batteries are not needed. Choose from a collection of carefully designed scenes including vintage and modern world maps, highly detailed satellite renderings, popular sports, life’s special moments and specialty art. For more information, visit:
www.movainternational.com.

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For Kids of all Ages

Searching for the right kid’s gift or hours of amusement and movement … priced under $25? This holiday, let your child unwrap a blast of fun with Stomp Rocket®, and watch their delight as they spend hours being active outdoors!

These 100% kid-powered toys are great entertainment for the entire family. Choose from a variety of Stomp Rockets that will get your kids off the couch and moving:

Stomp Rocket® Ultra LED lets the fun continue long after sunset, which is great now that we’ve turned our clocks back! Each rocket features a built-in LED light that really shines in a dark or gloomy sky as it soars up to 150 feet in the air. The Stomp Rocket Jr. Glow is great for kids as young as 3, and these all-foam rockets glow in the dark.
Kids can challenge each other to a contest with Dueling Stomp Rocket® — the special launch stand lets two kids launch their rockets at the same time, and they soar up to 20 stories high — that’s 200 feet in the air!

Stomp Rockets are:
100% kid-powered: Kids run, jump and STOMP to launch their rockets high up into the sky

Portable fun: Simple to pack and unpack, these rockets are on-the-go fun on at parties, on trips, or at local parks

Instant entertainment: Stomp Rockets are ready to launch in seconds with quick assembly and no batteries required
Fun at every age: Stomp Rockets are available for children as young as age 3 through adulthood!


 

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