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Photo Shoot Fun!

Last Reply by nannyrue 1397660444.743 | in Beauty Banter, The Q We Love

Photo shoots really aren't my thing, but I have to hand it to our incredible team! I ended up having so much fun and I was really happy with the results.  Counting our blessings, Mary Beth        Continue Reading

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Radiant Orchid: bareMinerals Edition!

In Beauty Banter, bareMinerals

Take a peek at some of our favorite Color of the Year picks: bareMinerals edition!  1. bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lipgloss Duo, Knockout & Stunner 2. bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lipliner: Empowered 3. bareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lipstick: Live Large 4. bareMinerals Eye Shadow: Ang... Continue Reading

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Beauty Before Breakfast

Last Reply by MNmomma85 1400279125.743 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

In early 2013, I was approached by our behind-the-scenes team with an idea for a “Beauty Show” as a lead in for AM Style. The thinking was, since Saturday mornings were already a popular time for fashion fun, why not add beauty to the mix? It sounded great, except for one thing -- I was ... Continue Reading

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Awaken Your Skin For Spring With Meg Flather's Secret

In Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

The next beauty expert I turned to in my pursuit to bring you the latest in Spring Beauty tips, was Meg Flather from StriVectin. As soon as I mentioned Spring Beauty she pulled out the NEW Clinical Corrector Advanced Anti-Aging Face Tint.  Here is what Meg had to say about the product: ... Continue Reading

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How to Wear a Blazer - THE Wardrobe Essential Right Now

Last Reply by Nana Susie 1407800088.98 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

Jackets are back! I know they are always a staple, but right now they are THE essential! I think it is always nice to have new ideas on how to wear the key pieces, so that is what we are talking about in the video blog this week. We do have a great G.I.L.I.(TM) blazer in The Lisa Robertson Show this... Continue Reading

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Radiant Orchid!

Last Reply by fraggle 1398563093.4 | in Beauty Banter

This joyful fuchsia-purple shade immediately caught our eyes and sparked so many ideas to infuse the year’s hottest hue into our beauty routine! From a bold lip to a vibrant eye, we’re inspired and can’t wait to see this happy color everywhere this year. Here’s a few of our f... Continue Reading

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Easter Home Décor

Last Reply by Loving Leather and Suede 1398822679.5 | in Beauty Banter, Mally, Hosts & Personalities

Happy Easter, My Loves! Easter is so important in our home! We really try to make it special for the girls to let them know it's a meaningful holiday for what we believe in. We use Easter as a way to show the girls that miracles do happen and it gives us hope and strength that we carry with us thro... Continue Reading

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The Q In Team Tests Out philosophy’s Fragrances

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

So you know which one you want. Random beauty musings are commonplace in this office. But we decided to put our own expertise to the test when the whole team tried out a set of philosophy fragrances. Below, more musings, feelings, likes and dislikes from our office of discerning ladies. Alexa, our... Continue Reading

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Laura's Look for Spring -- Check Out Laura Geller's Spring Beauty Tip

Last Reply by Rocker 1400379397.14 | in Beauty Banter, Laura Geller, Hosts & Personalities

Winter is finally over and I'm sooo ready for spring. We have so many talented beauty innovators at QVC, that I decided to ask some of them for their best Spring Beauty Tip! The first lady I went to is Laura Geller. I love her glosses and lipstick, so I was thrilled when her tip involved bright lip... Continue Reading

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The Ultimate Beauty Video Vault

Last Reply by Retired ShopAHolic 1396144166.953 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals

There is no "Lisa Robertson Show" this week, (cue the tears). Instead, I'll see you with two hours of beauty, to wrap up our 24 hour beauty event. Ironically, "The Lisa Robertson Show" is where we have had the pleasure of introducing you to some of the newest names and concepts in beauty, so I thoug... Continue Reading

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The Importance of Purification

Last Reply by mystick 1410476664.92 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

 When I turned 30, I began to struggle with my skin. Part of the issue was pregnancy hormones, but I was also experiencing skin challenges as a result of testing too many products.   When I first saw a geisha’s flawless complexion, I wondered aloud what her secret was. The geisha confided that their ritual is simple, straightforward, and founded on one vital concept, purification, which they discovered by chance. For centuries, geisha have relied on light camellia oil to melt away debris and wash away their famous makeup. The beloved oil is rich in oleic acid and serves as a ... Continue Reading

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The Best Just Got Better from StriVectin

Last Reply by Elma Mae 1398782385.2 | in Beauty Banter, TSV Talk

Well, we did it again. We could not help ourselves, again. We could not help but improve upon perfection, again. In December 2002, StriVectin made history with the launch of SD Concentrate. Then in 2010, we added to the formula our patented NIA-114 technology. Well, 18 months ago StriVectin scient... Continue Reading

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"Pretty Girls Shouldn’t" ... Confidence and the Car Wash

Last Reply by GinaJules 1396923460.54 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Viewpoints

My father loved to tell the story about his first job as a kid at the Red Carpet Car Wash. He was 15, and it was back in the day when a hose, a bucket and a chamois were the tools of the trade. It was hard work, but he took great pride in it. I think that’s part of the reason his whole life he... Continue Reading

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Today's Special Value® bareMinerals More than Meets the Eye

Last Reply by lu marie 1397245384.28 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals, TSV Talk

Get ready for some major beauty with some mega benefits. I’m thrilled to be back on QVC March 22nd to share our must-have Today’s Special Value® collection, More than Meets the Eye. It's our first Original Foundation Today’s Special Value in over two years, and it is SO special.   Perfect timing. Winter has taken a toll on a lot of us, and our skin needs some love. This collection includes 8 superstars, with our latest innovations to revive and perk up your skin, leaving you bright-eyed, looking radiant, and helping give you your best complexion ever.   Ever... Continue Reading

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A Hair Makeover Straight Out of Your Fridge

Last Reply by Divya- Send the Trend 1395687525.737 | in Beauty Banter, Kitchen & Food Talk, Mom to Mom Blogs

Yup, it’s March and that means spring should have sprung but instead I’m still wearing my winter jacket. I’m also still suffering from winter hair—dry, damaged, and breaking. So, when it’s time to turn things around for my mane, I head to…the refrigerator. When m... Continue Reading

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Perricone MD 5-Piece Collection

Last Reply by Polliana 1403319852.777 | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, Perricone MD

 An ideal skin-care regimen, such as my Power of Perricone 5-Piece Kit, incorporates a variety of essential antiaging ingredients to address the appearance of skin. I highly recommend treatments formulated with my powerful Cold Plasma delivery system, such as Cold Plasma Eye and Photo Plasma, which deliver benefits to the skin. The introduction of neuropeptides over 10 years ago revolutionized the beauty industry. My Neuropeptide Facial Cream and Neuropeptide Necolletage contain neuropeptides that address accelerated skin-aging concerns, restoring the appearance of firmness and suppleness... Continue Reading

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Bambinos, Mother Nature, my picks, Joe, Tv and more!

Last Reply by Chye 1396714842.45 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

March 16, 2014 I am wearing sandals during my shows. I am getting ready to hang Bethlehem Lights flowers on my deck. I am shopping for maxi dresses. I am excited for the smell of BBQ. So how is it...I am also getting ready for a snowstorm??  Yup, a 3-inch-er headed our way. Hardly anything to... Continue Reading

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More Fun on bethenny!

Last Reply by baji3 1395830857.683 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk

I had the pleasure of being on bethenny again yesterday.  This time, it was all about the hot trends in Spring handbags!  I brought five of my favorite, including Miss Piggy’s Haute Tote. When we got to the tote, things got  a little sidetracked since Bethenny started askin... Continue Reading

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Down Time In Turks!

Last Reply by mydora 1395806546.97 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities, Among Friends

  Our version of the Hollywood walk of fame, Turks style     The water is see thru aqua!   We snorkeled for conch shells then ate the inside for lunch! (And I got to keep one for a souvi!!)   A room with a view!!   A Friday night in Turks! (If u ever go, e... Continue Reading

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Ask the WEN Team about the March Today's Special Value® & More

Last Reply by massal01 1403483137.793 | in Beauty Banter, WEN, TSV Talk

We’ve got a great Today’s Special Value in our Cleanse, Restore & Style Collection. Team WEN will be here to answer your questions all day long on 3/15, so post away! We’ll also share our best tips throughout the day to help you get amazing WEN hair anytime, including how to incorporate Six Thirteen into your regular WEN routine. Keep the questions coming—and be sure to tune in to all the WEN shows to get tips from Chaz on air! —The WEN team Continue Reading

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IT’s Time to CC Your Way to Beautiful Skin!

Last Reply by AMHT 1407548244.897 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

Your trust means the world to me. Do you trust your makeup? Trust it to last from breakfast to bedtime? Through errands and meetings? From up close and personal to over the Internet as you FaceTime® with family? Do you trust your makeup to be more than makeup? To look like you, but better? To no... Continue Reading

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The Geisha's Story

Last Reply by LynnieC 1397617824.867 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

Hello, friends! I wanted to take a moment to share with you what I've learned about geisha in my time with them. Like many, I read the fictional novel that miscasts geisha as prostitutes. Although I knew the story was a work of fiction, it didn't occur to me that modern-day geisha are quite the o... Continue Reading

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#QVCRedCarpet Get the Look with Sarah Potempa

Last Reply by Robynmr 1394881361.54 | in Beauty Banter, Q Did What?, Hosts & Personalities

The QVC Red Carpet Event was filled with so much glam from the designers to makeup to the celebrities and of course, the hair! I was honored to have the opportunity to style all the hair for the models and Courtney Cason for the evening. The inspiration for the hair looks came from the gorgeous sty... Continue Reading

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Welcome To The World's Biggest Beauty Isle; The CEW Product Demonstration

Last Reply by That Girl 1404027143.427 | in Beauty Banter, Laura Geller, Hosts & Personalities

The annual awards season for television, music, and film has come to an end, but there is another red carpet season just starting. From now until May, hundreds of beauty innovators and product developers will be waiting to see if they have won a coveted Cosmetic Executive Women Insider's Choice Beau... Continue Reading

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Behind the Scenes of the Kate Somerville & Stila Cosmetics Photo Shoot!

In Beauty Banter, The Q We Love, Among Friends

Take a peek behind the scenes of yesterday's photo shoot with Kate Somerville and Stila Cosmetics!   Continue Reading

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Say Goodbye to Winter, St. Tropez Fans!

Last Reply by St Tropez Team 1394251516.093 | in Beauty Banter, TSV Talk

This year we have a super-size choice of our award-winning Self Tan in Regular or Dark for the first time ever. It's the richest, darkest, most decadent mousse we ever created! Check out the models on March 7 and choose your color! St. Tropez won the QVC Customer Choice Award for the Best Self Tan! I am so excited about this—proud as a peacock, actually. This will be the 94th award we have won! I have been part of this product since its birth and I feel like its Fairy God Mother. Because I want you to have the ultimate glow and to get the most out of your product, I want you to follow ... Continue Reading

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A Twist of Lime!

Last Reply by Joselyn 1394659560.193 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, All About Accessories

You chose it and we delivered! Our March Color of the Month is Lime Green and we're absolutely loving it! Here's a peek at our favorite picks to give you the perfect Twist of Lime.   1. Clarisonic Mia2 Spring Collection with bliss Face 2. Pacifica Body Butter, 8 oz 3. philosophy seasonal 3-... Continue Reading

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New Spring Formulation

Last Reply by Ann in Wyoming 1398915643.813 | in Beauty Banter, WEN

Traveling as much as we do from the West Coast to the East Coast and back again can be quite the transition, especially during winter. From wearing shorts and sandals in sunny California to being bundled up in front of a fireplace in Pennsylvania, the WEN by Chaz Dean team always spends the better part of December, January, and February eagerly awaiting the warmer weather of spring. This year, I wanted to create a new seasonal formulation that captures the fresh scents of spring. Inspired by my childhood, WEN Spring Orange Blossom reminds me of days spent racing past the orange groves in Simi... Continue Reading

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10,000 Submissions, 2,500 Miles, 1 Guy, and a Dream…

Last Reply by Nikalette 1403418862.457 | 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, Beauty's Best Gifts, Hosts & Personalities

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

In Beauty Banter, tarte, Fashion Talk

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, Laura Geller, Hosts & Personalities

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 PostMBAOrganizer 1401196392.573 | in Beauty Banter, Isaac Mizrahi Live!, Hosts & Personalities

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 kcisygirl 1398786185.92 | 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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