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Last Reply by Dinaki 1398222124.987 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Whenever anyone asks me why I wanted to be a host at QVC, my answer is always the same “because it is my dream come true!”  From the first day I walked through the hallways here as a guest, and up until today, I knew that this was a great place and it would be an honor to work her... Continue Reading

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Of-Facial-ly Ready To Walk The Red Carpet-- Read About My Visit To The Kate Somerville Clinic!

Last Reply by tsj178 1393605418.293 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Kate Somerville is famous, in part, for getting celebrities' skin ready for a trip down the red carpet. When you want instant glow, Kate's Skin Health Experts Clinic is the place to go. She invited me to visit her clinic while I'm in LA for our Red Carpet show. I knew I would love the pampering... Continue Reading

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Spring Nails: It’s All About Brights, Whites and Nudes

In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

Even if spring is not quite in the air yet, our office is starting to get spring fever. But how to channel warm weather when we still have to pile on the layers? That’s easy for a bunch of beauty-obsessed ladies: we simply give ourselves bright, cheery manicures. Check out our team's manis!... Continue Reading

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How to Make the Tarte-tini!

In Beauty Banter, tarte

In celebration of #QVCRedCarpet, we're so excited to share the recipe for the tarte-tini! This is one of the signature drinks being served at QVC’s Red Carpet Style event on Friday night at the Four Seasons, and it's the perfect drink for your Oscar party! Use the ingredients above for... Continue Reading

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Getting Your Skin Red Carpet Ready - Tomorrow on bethenny!

Last Reply by margot123 1393780056 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Beauty's Best Gifts

Everyone is gearing up for the biggest Red Carpet event of the year. We are in L.A. for our broadcast on Friday night. There is also a segment on bethenny this Thursday that talks about Red Carpet Glamour. One of the most important places in L.A. right now is the Kate Somerville Mediskin Clinic. Everyone is "getting their glow on," and you can too. Kate is offering a Red Carpet skin care duo of ExfoliKate and DermalQuench that are at-home versions of two of her most popular treatments. We shot a quick segment that's going to air on the bethenny website and thought we'd share. We had so much... Continue Reading

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Beauty Q&A with Sarah Potempa and Maureen Kelly of Tarte Cosmetics

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Enter the pretty worlds of Maureen Kelly of tarte cosmetics & Sarah Potempa! Shop tarte cosmetics here Shop Sarah Potempa here   Continue Reading

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Today's Special Value® LightStim for Wrinkles Mini

In Beauty Banter, TSV Talk

I am so excited to bring back our LightStim for Wrinkles Mini as a TSV®! We’ve been working quite hard over here at LightStim with some exciting expansion! But first I want to share with you something that is very near and dear to my heart and Steve’s that all of you may not be aware of, and that is we are a family business. I can’t say enough about how much it means to Steve and I to work with our kids, so if you don’t mind I will brag for just a moment and share a little bit! Chase on the left, our youngest, runs all of our manufacturing. He’s as passio... Continue Reading

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The Dawn of a New Foundation

Last Reply by rugg 1395535901.707 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals

I can finally let you in on a BIG secret! Yes, the rumors are true. Yes, you heard it right. And yes, you can believe what you're seeing. Drumroll, please… Introducing bareSkin™ Brightening Serum Foundation SPF 20, bareMinerals® first-ever foundation in a liquid form. Liquid? Yes, ... Continue Reading

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Pucker Up with MATTE!!!

In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Laura Geller

I remember the good ol' days when matte lipstick was HUGE!  I always wore a dark red matte lipstick - and my hair was the same color!   Well - what's old is now new again - but with better technology!   My dear friend Laura Geller has created a set of 3 beautiful colors!  A24... Continue Reading

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2014 Photo Shoot - From Uncomfortable To Having A Blast!

Last Reply by njshrimp 1395198723.96 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Photo shoots r tot out of my comfort zone, but with the help and support of my close friend and hair stylist, Maria McCool from Calista Tools, an awesome photographer and styling staff, my fav music, some props from home and my pseudo bro, Rick stopping by, I ended up having a blast!  ... Continue Reading

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Red Hot!

In Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk

We're seeing RED! Here's a peek at some of our favorite Red Hot beauty picks. 1. Fresh Sugar Lip Treatment SPF 15 2. philosophy 3-piece bake shoppe collection 3. Perfect Formula The Perfect Color Nail Polish Collection 4. Ciate Paint Pot 5. smashbox be Legendary Lipstick Continue Reading

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Chase the Winter Blues with philosophy’s Today's Special Value® super-size resurface & reveal anti-aging system

Last Reply by GA Peach 1396968865.407 | in Beauty Banter, philosophy, TSV Talk

We are so glad to be joining you this February to offer these much-loved philosophy anti-aging products in our Today’s Special Value® system. It includes some of our favorite products, so we couldn't resist the urge to write and tell you why! philosophy super-size resurface & reveal s... Continue Reading

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Creating a Hairstyle for New York Fashion Week

In Beauty Banter

I love New York Fashion Week. It gives the city such a fun energy and the shows are always so inspiring to see. This year, I styled the hair for the DANNIJO Fall/Winter 2014 Presentation. The theme of the show was coined "BOXERina." It was brought to life with a boxing ring, beautiful ballet dancers... Continue Reading

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How Do You Choose the Foundation That's Really Right for You?

Last Reply by rugg 1395549223.72 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals, Hosts & Personalities

One of the most important considerations in looking your best is choosing the right color of foundation. It is something we should reconsider periodically, as times change, options change, and our skin changes too! It can be a little daunting so we wanted to give you some ideas on where to start. W... Continue Reading

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In Beauty Banter

I'm so honored to be a part of the QVC community and to share the story of TATCHA with you. In case you’re new to the brand, I wanted to tell you who I am and how TATCHA was born. Several years ago after working for the big beauty-care companies, my skin became overprocessed and out of balanc... Continue Reading

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Snow again, shocking!!! Plus, Isaac comes to Fridays..working out (Ugh!)..QVC 'loves' & sneak peeks...and my husband Joe

Last Reply by bouncybelle 1395321376.62 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Isaac Mizrahi Live!

February 2014 I want to scream. I just wrote this whole blog, went to cut/paste it, and then…it won't paste. Poof, it's gone. Omgosh, these moments, where you lose everything on a computer, are the kind that drive me BONKERS. UGHHHHHHHH! That ever happen to you? Ok, let me try again…... Continue Reading

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The Joy of Being Parents

Last Reply by ColoraturaKitty 1398204707.683 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

When my daughter, Rumi Joon, was born in June 2006, my husband Ali and I didn’t think it was possible to love anyone as much as we loved her, or to be any happier than we were. Then, six years later in July 2012, we brought Indi Joon into the world. Since then our joy—and the work of bei... Continue Reading

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The Story of Jacqueline from IT Cosmetics

Last Reply by barbD 1393278941.967 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Hosts & Personalities

That’s the American Dream, what makes this country amazing.  “Pursuit of Happiness” is the phrase I love the most – it looks different for every person and how you pursue your happiness can involve some risk.  Dreams are not always right there within our grasp. ... Continue Reading

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Welcome Back My Friend - Fernando!

In Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

How excited was I to see an old friend I haven't seen in years - Fernando! He is one of THE most innovative hair care artists.  I never expected to see him at our beauty expo, but we picked up right where we left off- like old friends do! His new line is good for your hair and gives gorgeou... Continue Reading

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Pick the March Color of the Month!

Last Reply by SPURT 1392778093.617 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

We've chosen a color each month that we're absolutely obsessed with and now it's YOUR turn! Vote for which color you think should be the March Color of the Month in our poll below and we'll feature the color with the most votes!   Which color should be the March Color of the Month? Continue Reading

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Today's Special Value® The Core of Great Skin Care

Last Reply by sannpal 1392512821.643 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

I am so excited about my Today's Special Value® offer, "The Core of Great Skin Care" System in super sizes, because it gives you the three most critical steps in our skin care line. The three critical steps of skin care are: exfoliate, hydrate, and protect from the sun. You are getting my three most popular products: Advanced Firming Facial Pads, HydroShield Ultra Moisturizing Face Serum and SPF 30 Defense Day Cream in super sizes at a remarkably affordable price. Dr. Denese Super- size "The Core of Great Skin Care" System Why? Because I believe that we all are entitled to great skin car... Continue Reading

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Nicole Richie's Instagram Takeover

In Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

Happen to miss Nicole Richie's QVC Instagram takeover? Don't worry, we've captured the whole day right here. Enjoy! TIME FOR THE TAKEOVER... Snowy landing into Philly for my show today Lunch at Paramour before the show xx Beautiful winter day xx Hey Beau, no need to use makeup on me,... Continue Reading

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TEMPTU AIRbrush Makeup: The At-Home Star Treatment

In Beauty Banter

I’m going to start this post off a little differently with a multiple choice question. My question to you is: Who do you think wears high-performance, professional-quality airbrush makeup? A. Bridal-party members and prom attendees B. Everyday women C. Celebrities and models The answer is all of the above thanks to TEMPTU AIRbrush makeup. For an everyday woman like me, it turns any day into a special occasion by making me feel like a movie star. It’s a favorite of pro makeup artists because it gives their clientele flawless-looking, airbrushed skin, but it’s not just for th... Continue Reading

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How Do I Love Thee?

In Beauty Banter

I wasn’t going to write about Valentine’s Day, but then I came across this picture. This guy right here is the love of my life.  Together we have created a beautiful family, an innovative business, a loving partnership. Sometimes amidst the noise of daily life, of raising the kids, ... Continue Reading

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Give Me 50!

In Beauty Banter

So, it's not every day that an on-camera spokesperson announces her age on live television. But when you have the power of StriVectin to meet your skin-aging needs, you somehow are free to do just that! That's why I announce my age in just about every airing on QVC (and my exact birth date to remi... Continue Reading

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Oryam Face & Eye Serum: Dead Sea Minerals Meet Antiaging Technology

In Beauty Banter, Jewelry Talk

Hello: My name is Virginie Bouchoucha and I'm so excited to join the amazing QVC Beauty community with a new product we developed over two years especially for QVC. I'm 40 years old and was born in France to a family that owned a cosmetics business in Provence. When I was a child, my father suffered from skin problems. Every year, we traveled to the Dead Sea and spent a few weeks there floating in the salty water and relaxing in the beautiful mountain desert views while my father was healing. I moved to Israel 16 years ago. Amidst the creation of my loving family, which includes my husb... Continue Reading

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New Collagen Bomb Will Blow You Away

Last Reply by BethieFaye 1391584714.047 | in Beauty Banter

Is your skin aging? Time to get “bombed!” Time Bomb antiaging skin care is back this February and I'm thrilled to help you reverse the look of aging skin with an amazing formula. You'll be blown away by our newest secret weapon for your skin: Collagen Bomb Essential Skin Fuel. We first ... Continue Reading

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What Colors Your World? Share Your Story for a Chance to Win!

Last Reply by gw designs 1392511785.347 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, tarte

  Hi tartelettes! Now that Spring is on its way, my sons and I are getting ready to spend time in our backyard to begin planting seeds for the season. Each year we grow our own vegetable and herb garden and then use our homegrown goodies to cook fresh and healthy meals. It's so nice to know... Continue Reading

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In Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, tarte

SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by QVC, 1200 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380 (“Sponsor”).   ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, who are 18 years or older at the time of Submission and have submitted a valid Submission prior to the end of the Sweepstakes. Any person who submits any information to Sponsor or any other party in connection with the Sweepstakes is a “Participant”. ... Continue Reading

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A QVC Photo Shoot - How Do You Say Cheese?

Last Reply by DING 1392595625.38 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Today was a fun day! It was time for new QVC publicity shots, so I was the "model". The planning that goes into creating a photo spread is amazing. You might think it's a simple point and shoot, but it is quite an elaborate production. Not only is there a photographer, but an entire team o... Continue Reading

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Meet Peter Thomas Roth and Watch Our Behind-the-Scenes Video

In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

One of the perks of working in this industry is getting to meet all the amazing people behind the brands we love. Recently the team visited Peter Thomas Roth in his midtown office to get some inside info on his life, career and advice straight from the source.   PTR was born and raised in Man... Continue Reading

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Peter Thomas Roth FIRMx Serum & Peeling Gel Duo FAQs

Last Reply by 2woowoos 1391622442.76 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

Read below for answers to questions you may have about this exciting new duo. Peter Thomas Roth Super-size Advanced FirmX Duo Q: Can I use FIRMx Peeling Gel on my body as well as my face?A: While this product was tested on the face, we were inspired to offer the super-size FIRMx Peeling Gel by customer reviews and emails that said they used FIRMx Peeling Gel on hands, elbows, heels, and feet. Feel free to dive right into it! Q: If I use other Peter Thomas Roth products, when do I use FIRMx Serum and Peeling Gel?A: Start with a clean dry face and use FIRMx Peeling Gel to exfoliate. Rinse, th... Continue Reading

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Snow Day Movies, Dinner for Two + Brand New Beauty Obsession

Last Reply by Granny01 1393447274.7 | in Beauty Banter, Recipe Swap, Hosts & Personalities

Weekend Recap:                 Hello PM Stylers! I hope you had a good weekend :)  My family came to visit this weekend, and we had a typical snowed in weekend.  I don’t think we moved at all on Saturday, whi... Continue Reading

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All that Glitters

Last Reply by Spring dreams 1392558792.543 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

It's always a good time to add a little sparkle to your life! From glowing eye shadow and glittery nails to glistening jewelry, we're loving all things that shimmer & shine! Enjoy some of our favorite picks below! 1. Diamonique 2.00 ct 100 Facet Solitaire Ring,14k clad 2. Julep Day to Night... Continue Reading

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Extreme Cream for Extreme Moisture

In Beauty Banter

You know what's so cool about this day and age? You let us know exactly what you want and we deliver it. I commonly get feedback from fans saying their skin needs more moisture. Well, we heard you and went to our labs to provide you with much more than just a moisturizer. We developed StriVectinLABS... Continue Reading

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How Will You Help?

Last Reply by DING 1390096741.79 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

Dr. Martin Luther King once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: “What are you doing for others?” The national holiday to celebrate Dr. King’s life and legacy has also become an opportunity to serve our neighbors and communities. So in honor of &ldqu... Continue Reading

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New Year, New Hair, New You! HairMax Brings You a Tremendous Hair Growth Duo on January 18th

In Beauty Banter, TSV Talk

We’d like to extend a happy and healthy new year from the HairMax family to yours. A new year brings new beginnings. After focusing on others for most of December, January gives us time to focus a little more on ourselves and think about what changes we can make to look and feel better. If yo... Continue Reading

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My All Natural Antiaging Secrets

In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Mom to Mom Blogs

Of course I’m a big believer in beauty potions and tonics, and I love the ritual of fussing over my skin, hair and nails in the journey to help reduce the signs of aging. But I’ve also always been one to subscribe to some more holistic antiaging practices, ones that have been passed down... Continue Reading

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Brown Beauty - The Perfecter

Last Reply by musiccoder 1394513487.297 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Beauty's Best Gifts

I am excited to share with you a beauty tool that I discovered at the end of last year.  It is called the Perfecter.  I, like you, have seen it presented on QVC and one of our make up and hair stylist even used it on my hair earlier in the year but I was still not sure it was the right too... Continue Reading

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My thoughts on Xmas, my 2014, kids say the darndest things, a lovely viewer, and I WANT MORE SNOW!

Last Reply by shushu2 1392181226.967 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

    I wish Christmas could last forever. Not the day, but the lead up. The magic, the anticipation, the Christmas songs that play 24/7 on the radio, the Christmas ads with Santa, the wrapping (even tho I hate it) bc it's a sign something big is coming. And mostly, the hope. The extra pat... Continue Reading

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Guide to Gorgeous Today’s Special Value Q&A

Last Reply by 911 Woman 1395040986.387 | in Beauty Banter, Mally, TSV Talk

 Hi My Loves!!! I am so excited and honored to be sharing my tips and tricks with you all day 1/13 as we launch my Guide to Gorgeous Today’s Special Value! This collection is amazing because I have included so many tips and secrets with advanced technology from Japan—it’s alm... Continue Reading

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Perricone MD Correct & Protect Anti-Aging Trio

In Beauty Banter, Perricone MD, TSV Talk

I wish you all a very happy and healthy new year! I’m excited about the product innovation I will be sharing with you throughout the year, beginning with a very special Today's Special Value® launching this Saturday, January 11th. The collection is made up of three unique antiaging treatments, including one new one that highlights the best of Perricone MD technologies: Acyl-Glutathione, Plasma technology, and more recently Eggshell Membrane technology. Perricone MD Correct & Protect Anti-Aging Trio Each of the three products in the collection, Acyl-Glutathione Eye Lid Serum, O... Continue Reading

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Recent Package Slip Message Provided to Customers living in California

Last Reply by Nikalette 1392764087.707 | in Beauty Banter, Q Did What?, Q News

Thank you QVC Community for bringing to our attention a message that we included with recent California orders. We want to let you know that the “Proposition 65" message, which appeared in error on some of our packing slips, was due to a system issue.  We have now fixed this error and apologize for any inconvenience that we may have caused you.  Continue Reading

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Skin Transformation Care Package TSV

Last Reply by SassySusie 1391891338.61 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, TSV Talk

Some days everything goes exactly as you’d want it to. The kids sleep late, the red-eye leaves on time, you fall asleep the minute the wheels lift off the ground and wake up when they touch down. Other days are not so perfect. I made this kit for those days. When you need to look like you got eight hours of sleep when you actually got four. When you need to look like everything in your complicated life is smooth and flawless—and your skin is, too. Josie Maran Argan Oil 5-pc Skin Transformation Care Package Have questions about Josie's latest Today's Special Value®? Post them ... Continue Reading

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New Year, New Beauty Obsession

Last Reply by IamQueenie 1389044096.657 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Weekend Recap             Happy New Year PM Style! I hope you had a wonderful time ringing in 2014 :)  I know we sure did; we picked up our puppy Winston and we couldn’t be more in love.  He is settling in so well and Allie an... Continue Reading

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New from tarte - Colored Clay!

Last Reply by Qgirl2 1391363628.897 | in Beauty Banter, tarte, Mom to Mom Blogs

Happy New Year, tartelettes! Here at tarte, we’re ringing in 2014 by unveiling the next generation of our iconic ingredient: colored clay. Like our signature Amazonian clay, these colorful versions are packed with nutrients that balance and benefit skin.   I first learned about color... Continue Reading

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Maureen Kelly on 1388761890.85

Go Gold!

Last Reply by tlloyd 1390801191.09 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

Is there a better color to ring in the New Year than gold? This warm shade is the perfect metallic neutral! Gold looks gorgeous when infused into your makeup routine & adds a glamorous touch when sprinkled in as an accent. 1. Josie Maran Deluxe Argan Highlighting Illuminize 2. Judith Ripka 1... Continue Reading

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In Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Q News

NuFACE NEW YEAR SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES   SPONSOR: This Sweepstakes is sponsored by QVC, 1200 Wilson Drive, West Chester, PA 19380 (“Sponsor”).   ELIGIBILITY: No purchase necessary. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the United States and the District of Columbia, excluding Rhode Island, who are 18 years or older at the time of Submission and have submitted a valid Submission prior to the end of the Sweepstakes. Any person who submits any information to Sponsor or any other party in connection with t... Continue Reading

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Share your New Year Skincare Resolution for a Chance to Win!

Last Reply by loving life 58 1389415571.937 | in Beauty Banter, Among Friends, TSV Talk

New year, new you! What’s your New Year skincare resolution? Answer in the comments below for a chance to win the NuFACE TSV! Hurry, sweeps ends 1/2 at 3:00 am ET!   Three lucky winners will each receive the NuFACE Trinity At-Home Facial Toner with Effective Lip and Eye!   (Click... Continue Reading

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Get Gorgeous Giveaway!

Last Reply by msladydi 1391300830.337 | in Beauty Banter

You’ve spent the last few months searching for the perfect gift for everyone on your list- now it’s time to focus on you!  Enter our “Get Gorgeous Sweeps” at  It’s easy!  Just “heart” the things you love that make you feel gorg... Continue Reading

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