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    JOAH Invites You to Turn Up the Color!

    JOAH Launches Color Squad Cream Lipstick, Blur Mineral Activator Primer and More for 2019 JOAH is excited to introduce the latest additions to its first full-range K-beauty cosmetics line, live now on JOAHbeauty.com and CVS.com. The latest launches from JOAH include: Color Squad Cream Lipstick; Blur Activator Mineral Primer; two new iterations of the popular Birthday Suit Eyeshadow Palette; new shades of I’m Your Jelly Bae Matte Gel Lipstick and Wat-a-Matte Matte Liquid Lipstick; and three concealers (Wand Me Up Perfecting Concealer, All Brushed Up Creamy Concealer and Truly Yours Dark Circle Concealer). JOAH Color Squad Cream Lipstick is a lightweight, ultra-moisturizing lipstick infused with Argan Oil to leave lips…

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  • Las Vegas

    Miss Bud’s Hemp Skincare Collection

    Miss Bud’s Hemp Skincare, the newest addition to Uncle Bud’s Hemp, is the perfect way to introduce the miracle of hemp oil into your beauty routine. Formulated to address skin concerns from hydration to anti-aging, you can take on 2019 as a budding beauty. Miss Bud’s Hemp Eye Serum ($24.99): This eye serum reduces dark circles and puffiness while improving skin elasticity. Made with a blend of Pure Hemp Seed, Wheat Germ, Coconut and Sunflower oils, the vitamin and antioxidant-rich formula nourishes the skin. Miss Bud’s Hemp Under-Eye Oil ($24.99): This under-eye oil transforms the delicate under-eye area to reduce fine lines, tone, smooth and deeply moisturize skin for beautiful, youthful looking eyes. Miss…

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  • Las Vegas

    jane iredale Happy Together Holiday Collection

    A classy and sophisticated color-infused holiday launch from jane iredale! The clean beauty brand touts an arsenal of celebrity fans including Emma Watson, Zooey Deschanel, Carice van Houten, Gabrielle Union and more. The NEW Happy Together holiday collection features a party-ready mix of brilliant color, playful shimmer and dazzling shine alongside a philanthropic component as well!   Let’s Party Eye Shadow Kit – $59 Five super-saturated, universally wearable PurePressed® Eye Shadows with just a playful touch of shimmer. SHADES Spree – pale pink with subtle shimmer Wing-ding – plum with subtle shimmer Soiree – royal blue with subtle shimmer Shindig – shimmery jade green Hootenanny – shimmery chocolate brown FEATURES & BENEFITS Highly pigmented,…

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  • Asian

    CosmprofAsia Wrap Up

    Hong Kong is always an adventure! I am sad to say that this is my last day in Hong Kong and I enjoyed attending CosmoprofAsia for the second time.  Overall, in the Packaging and Manufacturing, there is innovation. With the majority of production in China, S Korea and Taiwan are also in the races to create more user friendly, environmental friendly packaging options. We saw a surge in OEM, Original Equipment Manufacturing but consumers are looking for more than a cute packaging. Discerning customers and savvy buyers alike are looking for ‘instant’ results and great formulation. While the minimalist trend that is huge in America has not exactly translated to…

  • Asian

    Cosmoprof Asia Highlights

    I had the chance to talk in depth with these companies at Cosmoprof Asia this year and learned a great deal about their company and the innovations!  It is always exciting to discover new brands and I invite you to check out their products and add them to your holiday shopping list. PROBO: Baby Products This Taiwainese Brand created safe and effective cleaning products for babies. With Millennial moms being more and more aware of health and chemicals, this product line is the answer to their concerns. The marketing director of Probo took the time to explain to me why this is an exicitng innovation in the baby products category,…

  • New York

    Black Girl Magic with ItCosmetics

    Guest post by Shannon McNeal it Cosmetics is living up to their hype! it Cosmetics is different from other brands because it makes sure their products don’t harm your skin. They also don’t harm animals! Yes, it Cosmetics is a cruelty-free beauty brand that works with plastic surgeons to benefit your skin. I had the opportunity to try out many samples including Bye Bye Lines Foundation, Your Skin But Better CC+ Powder, Confidence in Your Glow 3-in-1 (bronzer, highlighter, and blush), and the Bye Bye Breakout Concealer. With it Cosmetics’s Bye Bye Lines Foundation, you get 100% coverage with a little portion. When I used the foundation, it only took…

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