Last Reply by Tommyswife | in Beauty Banter, TSV Talk
At Algenist, skin is our passion and biotechnology is our expertise! We leverage our knowledge of microalgae to offer powerful anti-aging benefits for your skin. Algae were some of the first organisms to inhabit the earth and were a precursor to a wide range of plant and animal life... Continue Reading
Last Reply by renacida | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I showed up at the nail salon this week with three different polishes in tow. I sat down for my manicure and placed each bottle slightly off to the side. The manicurist began with the usual routine; remove old polish, soak, buff and file. The whole time, we were chatting about different things -- th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Star bright | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities
Recently, I got a text from my friend, Peter Thomas Roth. The text read, "Want to test my gold mask before our show tonight?"
Hmm.. pass up an opportunity for a skincare treatment? I don't think so! Of course, I texted back, "YES!" and Peter was waiting for me in the QVC salon when I arrived at wor... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Cnucope | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
The word alone just brings excitement with it!
With NEW, the possibilities are endless!
When the New Year comes around, we, at IT Cosmetics, get excited about NEW too! To bring IT’s passion, IT’s innovation, IT&rsqu... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Hilary77 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, WEN
Most national hair care brands have various items within their line. From shampoos to hairspray, there are often endless products to choose from. In fact, some products are launched and then disappear from store shelves before we even know they existed at all (and&... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter
Resolutions! How many resolutions have I set that I kept in my 50 years on this planet? I am afraid to find out. I start off with the best intentions and then somewhere around mid February things start to trail off (especially when that resolution is about exercising more - UGH!) Well, my friends, I... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities
Hey QVC beauties!
First of all I want to thank you for visiting my blog. I have so much to share with you. This month I was chosen to walk in the Dosso Dossi fashion show in Antalya, Turkey. It’s one of the biggest fashion events in Turkey. Their past shows have included top models including ... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter
I'm not sure if you have heard the news- Dr. Gross will have a busy day at the Q this Friday. We have a great kit for the New Year as well as two one-hour shows.
Dennis was resting up with our family in Mexico over the holidays, preparing for the special appearance this week. While he was dil... Continue Reading
Last Reply by BIRKENBAUMER | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
Every year, just about the time I start putting away my Christmas decorations, my skin goes into a post-holiday slump. I think it's a combination of winter's dry air, not eating as much healthy food, and taking a break from exercise (not sure why in my mind the holidays mean not working out). This c... Continue Reading
Last Reply by CrazyOilLady | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Sooooo... As many of you know, I'm NOT a beauty host, but that doesn't mean I don't like to dabble in our goodies. Lol. When I find something really cool, I love sharing it with you!
Here's how it all started: I was curling my eyelashes and got sick of seeing half of them stuck to the lip of the cu... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Lindsay -- Wander Beauty | in Beauty Banter, Q News, Hosts & Personalities
For the past 10 years I've been incredibly fortunate to travel the world as a model! I was discovered at 19 while studying Biology at The University of California San Diego.
Before I knew it, I was on a plane to Paris and walking in my first fashion show for Christian Dior. And so began this excit... Continue Reading
Last Reply by danedylan | in Beauty Banter
The weather outside may be frightful, but we decided to have a blast this winter season. As a busy working mom, I feel like I am always rushing somewhere, trying to juggle family and work. But I made sure to prioritize the family this winter break and planned some fun for all of us.
In-between my b... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ICEWATER | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
Calling all Argan Beauties,
I have a very special offering for you and your precious skin.
As we enter into 2015, the year of possibility and growth, let's support each other as friends, sisters, and a community of women who want to nurture ourselves and our world. I believe we all deserve a bea... Continue Reading
Last Reply by dmccoy | in Beauty Banter, Perricone MD, TSV Talk
It has been many years since Dr. Perricone has had a five-piece collection. This is what I like to call a fresh start to the most amazing, beautiful, and vibrant looking skin. It is a five-piece morning and evening collection that addresses signs of aging for your face, eyes, and ... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
I absolutely love this time of year—and not only because my birthday is in December! I get into the holiday spirit by singing Xmas carols, helping my kids with holiday crafts, and, of course, decorating. This will be my first Christmas in my new role as an entrepreneur and co-founder of TULA, ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Missus | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
We just arrived in NYC. Joe got me Andrea Bocelli tickets at Madison Square Garden, for my bday. Arrived little early for some shopping and sightseeing. So far, this is our only view ...
...sitting in cab, stuck in traffic heading to hotel.
Harrowing. Gives me panic attack to think of em... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Mop Maid | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
Theresa and I had fun looking through all the toys to find her favorite suggestions for great gifts this season - and there's still time to find the perfect gifts!!! Being 8 years old - Theresa has really enjoyed helping you find just the right toy for a child in your life - and giving you her... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Sapphire 55 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
The AM Style team and I have a fun time with our annual Christmas Craft Project every year. This time around, we each had a clear plastic ornament to decorate.
I decided to fill mine with colorful sheer ribbons and added rainbow colored jewels around the outside. It was fun, colorful and super easy... Continue Reading
Last Reply by ebylove | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, TSV Talk
I am now convinced that anyone like me, who is looking for a quick, easy way to curl their hair, would be thrilled to discover what I learned this past weekend. Until now, I didn’t know a curler existed that does ALL the work for you. Well, I now know it does exist, and it’s called the Kiss Pro Instawave Diamond Ceramic 1” Automatic Curler.
Before I begin, you may be wondering “Who is this girl and how does she know so much about the Kiss Pro Instawave Curler?!” Well, my name is Cristina and I am currently interning at QVC’s Studio Park headquarters in West... Continue Reading
Last Reply by LBStar | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
We have gone to two funerals and a wedding together in less than one year. Those experiences bring friends even closer! I'm talking about Lisa Robertson and me.
It is with mixed emotions that we say goodbye to Lisa at the Q. We will definitely miss her, but she has worked tirelessly day and n... Continue Reading
Last Reply by juicy 1 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Looking at a blank page, its hard to conceptualize writing a sentence, paragraph or even book to describe Lisa Robertson. The truth of the matter is that for me, Lisa is so much more than a colleague that I got along with – she is a friend, an inspiration, a mentor…I can... Continue Reading
Last Reply by annabellethecat | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Several of u kindly asked to see our Christmas decorations, so here goes ....
Getting our first ever live tree (joe looks less excited bc he's the one who had to tie it to the car. : )
Love my twig reindeer. Sometimes I glance thru the kitchen window too quickly and actually think ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
You wouldn’t expect to see me in a bar, but my social media partner and friend, Erika, and I took a day trip to the Big Apple a few weeks ago to visit the Drybar.
At 30th Street Station in Philadelphia
At Penn Station in NYC; we have arrived!
What is a Dry Bar? It is a salon t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, TSV Talk
"I'm so excited to be sharing the Drybar Lift Kit with all of you on Tuesday December 9th 2014, just in time for the holidays! It is so important to have the right dryer and tools. When styling your hair, the key factors for the perfect style is a dryer that is super powerful, ultra-light, specially designed to cut drying time, while helping to leave your hair frizz-free and shiny, plus styling tools that help to leave your hair voluminous, frizz-free, with extra shine, and long-lasting hold. Whether you are at home or away, we have you covered with this Today’s Special Value® coll... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
I can't believe it's December! This year has flown by!
We had Theresa's 8th Birthday this week - so she's excited to be able to try some 8+ Toys finally! We'll be looking for some of those this weekend!
But she has a few great Toy gift ideas for you for boys and girls!!!
Here we go!
Snuggle Pads All-In-One Pillow Tray by Lori Grenier (Choice of Monkey, Cat, Dog, Lion, or Panda)
(Theresa had the Monkey and loves it!)
Theresa: Mommy, I think all kids would like this fuzzy tray! It's soft and cuddly. I like that it opens u... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
So, as I begin to write this blog, Christmas music is blasting throughout my NYC apartment. My husband, Jamie, and our 15-lb rescue tabby cat, Roy, are great sports. They understand that I've completely adopted the Flather tradition of playing holiday music as loudly and as often as possible. My par... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs
Thanksgiving has always been very special to me. Not just because my mom taught me to make the best pumpkin pies and home-made cranberry sauce --- but because it's a special celebration of family. Of course I'm thankful for my family - but it's three of my Great Grandfathers that came ov... Continue Reading
Last Reply by prophet | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Holiday Advice
Thanksgiving is here and the holidays are just around the corner! While this time can be a joyous respite from the daily grind, travel or a packed calendar can bring on stress. I travel a lot for media appearances throughout the year, and below are some of my strategies that keep me on track:
Keep ... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter, TSV Talk
Calista Tools get you rolling with an amazing look for the holidays and every day. But the real question is, how do you roll?
Albany: It is easier for me to tell you what I DON’T do in my rollers – I do EVERYTHING and ANYTHING!!
Courtney: This much volume on the low setting.&nbs... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Lindaj108 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals, TSV Talk
It’s the most beautiful time of the year! Every year we all wait for our favorite season to arrive. It’s magical for so many reasons—cherished time with family and friends, festive holiday parties, gorgeous decorations, delicious treats, and so much more. I started decorating a l... Continue Reading
Last Reply by QvcVet | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
There is a wonderful book called “thxthxthx: Thank Goodness for Everything” by Leah Dieterich. It’s a collection of handwritten thank you notes. What’s interesting about the notes is that they are not exactly written to “people” -- they are written to the “t... Continue Reading
Last Reply by dossa | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
Adopting a child is something you do with great excitement and overwhelming fear and hesitation not knowing what lies ahead, but isn’t that true with any of our children? But the attitude with which you adopt is critical. If your overall thought is to do it for yourself and what you will get f... Continue Reading
Last Reply by MarieIG | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I had been interested in working in TV while in high school but never thought it was anything more than just a dream. I was just a small town girl from the Midwest, not a big city girl from a metropolis! But while I was a senior in college, I got the opportunity to do an internship at the NBC n... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Luv_My_Beagle | in Beauty Banter, For the Home Talk
When I was young, decorating the tree was something we always looked forward to!! My brother and I always wanted to help hang ornaments, and mom was very careful in guiding us. Here are some of the tips she instilled in us right from the start.
Step 1: Know what you’re working wit... Continue Reading
Last Reply by shopgirlMI | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, TSV Talk
Turn up the volume on your hair style with Calista Tools new Hot Wavers Today’s Special Value® set!
Have questions for Maria McCool and her team? The Calista Tools team will share styling tips and expert answers throughout the day on Saturday, November 22. Check back and learn how to get amazing look for the holidays--and every day! Continue Reading
Last Reply by KatCat1 | in Beauty Banter, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
I’ve been testing side recipes for Thanksgiving lately, and this one for roasted brussel sprouts was easy and delicious! I’m thinking it’s a definite for my Thanksgiving menu because it’s healthy, delicious, and adds some color to the table (gotta make it look good!). I... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter
Who likes roses? Well, they’re always in season here at Peter Thomas Roth, and I'm excited—beyond excited actually—to share my four-piece rose kit! This kit has it all, with an antiaging collection that includes Rose Cleansing Gel, Rose Mask, Pink Bombshell Lip Balm, and Mega-Rich Intensive Anti-Aging Eye Crème. The Eye Crème alone is $65 at retail, but you can get ALL four products in an elegant signature rose clutch for $67! Now, if the value isn’t enough to make you stop and get one for yourself and everyone you know, let’s talk benefits!
For the... Continue Reading
Last Reply by chiclet | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
I married into a family of military men. Mark’s dad served in the navy on a submarine during WWII and was fortunate enough to make it out alive. Mark’s brother also served in the Navy during the Vietnam War.
My husband, Mark, decided to join the United States Marine Corps after he gra... Continue Reading
Last Reply by lT | in Beauty Banter, TSV Talk, tarte
Here we are, in the midst of another beautiful holiday season. The air is crisp and cold here in the Northeast, our holiday shopping has begun, decorating is in full swing, and everything feels so joyful and bright.
When I think of the holidays, I can’t help but think of th... Continue Reading
Last Reply by 65and fabulous | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk
The older I get, the more I appreciate when someone compliments me on my skin. I’m a firm believer that good skin starts with good “skin care”. I don’t just mean products -- I mean, how you “care” for your skin.
I can remember my grandmother doing the same routin... Continue Reading
Last Reply by sjk73 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities
When I first met Lisa it was a mix of emotions. I was excited, scared, happy, nervous (I was sweating bullets), and ohhhh so apparently SHY! It was one of the few times in my life I couldn’t speak a peep! Then she smiled…and suddenly…I could be me again. We chatted, w... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Sammie6006 | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, TSV Talk
We are excited to announce an amazing Today's Special Value® offer featuring the Clarisonic Mia 2 Sonic Facial Cleansing System--paired with a Fresh Soy Cleanser and a bonus Luxe Cashmere Cleanse Brush Head! This is the last Clarisonic TSV® of 2014 and the best opportunity to try Clarisonic out for yourself--or to pick up the perfect gift for someone special in your life. Be sure to tune in on Saturday, November 8th to learn more. Softer, smoother, more radiant-looking skin is only 60 seconds away!
If you have any questions about how Clarisonic works, which is best for you, or would j... Continue Reading
Last Reply by luv my Golden | in Beauty Banter, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities
Living on the west coast, I never really had any cravings for “comfort food” beyond the occasional burger. My main staple foods were salmon, grilled chicken, spinach and kale – I know what you’re thinking – a little boring. Well, the change of seasons ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by katerlou | in Beauty Banter, philosophy, TSV Talk
it’s finally here, philosophy’s holiday fragrance collection! this five-piece layering collection is designed to customize how you wear your fragrance, and deliver a long-lasting, luxuriously scented experience all day long and comes with our gift to you—a reflection tray&m... Continue Reading
Last Reply by qmein | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities
After four years of proudly representing StriVectin on QVC, it seemed time to take our relationship to the next level (LOL)! But, seriously, you've all been so supportive of my StriVectin passion on camera, I felt it was time for you to learn a few facts about my off-camera life.
1)... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Suetv | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Beauty's Best Gifts
This November, I celebrate the start of my 25th anniversary on QVC. With admiration and appreciation, I thank all of you for your continued support and love of my products. Your stories and experiences truly fill my heart with joy and ignite my creative passion.
From October 31–November 2014, I'll be presenting a very special, limited-edition duo of TOVA Signature and TOVA Nights to celebrate this milestone. Taking inspiration from one of my favorite crystal designers, I created a deeply faceted crystal collector’s bottle to house these beloved eau de parfums in a v... Continue Reading
Last Reply by earog | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities
Face paints and decorations, strong pigments, and pancake makeup that are often used in creating Halloween looks may leave skin looking irritated, due to the heavy formulas full of waxes and oils they contain. To help your skin maintain its balance, use skin-care products that include calming ingredients. I recommend using TULA Hydrating Day and Night Cream, which employs a probiotic extract and delivers nourishing skin benefits with hydration for soft, supple skin.
TULA Probiotic Skincare Hydrating Day and Night Cream
In addition to using the right skin-care products, remember to always rem... Continue Reading
Last Reply by girl from the south1 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities
"Shawn, you are a breath of fresh air. You are true blue, "what-you-see-is-what-you-get, funny, self aware and wonderful.
I wish you many wonderful gifts on your special day. Your friendship is one of my best gifts every day. Happy Birthday my friend!!!! :) ~ Lisa Robertson
"there was ... Continue Reading
Last Reply by Justa49er | in Beauty Banter, philosophy
from the brand that became famous for moisturizers that can help change your skin, philosophy does it again! announcing the newest moisturizer in the hope franchise: renewed hope in a jar. we're bringing it to the QVC customer first! 10 years in development, renewed hope in a jar delivers the heal... Continue Reading
In Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts
Are you avoiding the pre-holiday stress? I’ve already started thinking about what to get my loved ones, and maybe I can help you out a bit with gift ideas. Longer, thicker, fuller-looking lashes anyone? My Lashes To Die For The Mascara is now available as a trio for a limited ti... Continue Reading