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Joe & Shawn Take Christmas Manhattan by Storm!

Last Reply by PieceOfMind 1419211558.91 | 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

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Theresa's Toy Shop - This is the LAST Theresa's Toy Shop for 2014!

Last Reply by Mop Maid 1419030196.253 | 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

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My tarte Makeover!

Last Reply by Sapphire 55 1418771856.327 | in tarte, Hosts & Personalities

In the beginning of December I went up to NYC with our Inspired Style team to shoot a couple of fun segments coming up for our next season! (YAY, I CAN HARDLY WAIT!) While I was there, I had the pleasure of hanging out with Erin, one of the fabulous makeup artists from tarte! She prepped me for a f... Continue Reading

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DIY Ornament Decorating

Last Reply by Sapphire 55 1419046240.653 | 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

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Our intern Cristina explains how easy it is to use the Kiss Instawave!

Last Reply by ebylove 1418949046.29 | 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

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To my dear friend, Lisa Robertson

Last Reply by joeylyn 1418940741.263 | 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

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Mary Beth Roe on 1418446800
 

To Our Friend Lisa

Last Reply by pippens 1418995959.777 | 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

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Christmas Decorations 2014

Last Reply by annabellethecat 1419039482.367 | 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

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Black-Tie Affair

Last Reply by tls313 1418747413.353 | in Beauty's Best Gifts, Laura Geller, TSV Talk

Hello Girlfriends! I am in awe of our Today’s Special Value®! It is full of timeless essentials that go from every day to black tie! Our Black-Tie Affair holiday assortment contains all of the necessary "little black dress" pieces of beauty - all you need to give or get! This holiday co... Continue Reading

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Mary Beth goes to the "bar"

Last Reply by prophet 1418348401.707 | 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

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Mary Beth Roe on 1418062967.54
 

Get the Perfect Blowout with Buttercup from Drybar

Last Reply by prophet 1418348647.927 | 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

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Today's Special Value on 1417928400
 

Theresa's Toy Shop - 2 weeks until Hanukkah & 3 weeks until Christmas!

Last Reply by prophet 1418348686.3 | 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

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Jacque Gonzales on 1417806018.52
 

Celebrating Family, Friends & the Busiest Time of the Year

Last Reply by prophet 1418349347.8 | 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

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A Special Celebration of Family

Last Reply by prophet 1418349843.717 | 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

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Getting Ready for the Holidays

Last Reply by prophet 1418349957.853 | 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

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Calista Tools - How do you Roll?

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

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Give the Gift of Radiance

Last Reply by lottiemay 1417813846.83 | 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

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Jessica Foust on 1416632400
 

Thanks!

Last Reply by QvcVet 1417243526.55 | 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

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Leah Williams on 1416632400
 

Feeling Blessed on National Adoption Day!

Last Reply by dossa 1417278095.813 | 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

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Mary Beth Roe on 1416632400
 

TV and me spanning over 30 years!

Last Reply by MarieIG 1417359834.117 | 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

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Mary Beth Roe on 1416546000
 

Alberti Decorates His Christmas Tree

Last Reply by Luv_My_Beagle 1417047419.777 | 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

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Have questions for the Calista Tools team? Ask Now!

Last Reply by shopgirlMI 1418347252.633 | 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

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Today's Special Value on 1416459600
 

Baking (well not really) with Mari Lyn Meier from philosophy

Last Reply by 06Daisy 1416038295.017 | in philosophy, Quacker Factory, Recipe Swap

At the Quacker Factory we always are thinking about creative things—new clothes, great blogs, crafts, food, etc.  Well one day while I was in the shower, a great idea popped into my head.  I was looking at a bottle of shower gel from philosophy and I read the recipe.  I thought ... Continue Reading

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Easy Brussel Sprouts

Last Reply by KatCat1 1416356441.687 | 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

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A Jacket Set and a Mani to Match!

In Beauty's Best Gifts, Quacker Factory, Hosts & Personalities

The holidays are right around the corner and I’m in gift mode! It’s time to get ahead of the game and start thinking about all the friends, family, kids, parents, teachers, etc. on my list! You know I have a real soft spot for nail polish, so I thought it would be fun to share a polish g... Continue Reading

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Sandra Bennett on 1415595600
 

Everything's Coming up Roses

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

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Peter Thomas Roth on 1415595600
 

Our tarte TSV is a Sweet Indulgence!

Last Reply by GABIE 1415596290.37 | in tarte, Hosts & Personalities

A sweet indulgence.. That’s the inspiration behind this gorgeous holiday gift set from tarte. An indulgence that doesn't come with 1,000 calories, can be transformed into 1,2, or 3 perfect gifts, and makes getting ready for work and holiday parties so much easier... sign me up! I recently too... Continue Reading

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Sandra Bennett on 1415509200
 

The Marine I fell in love with!!!

Last Reply by chiclet 1417265030.477 | 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

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Mary Beth Roe on 1415509200
 

Tune in—to yourself

Last Reply by lT 1415670944.763 | in Beauty Banter, tarte, TSV Talk

Hi tartelettes! 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

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Maureen Kelly on 1415422800
 

A Compliment That Never Gets Old

Last Reply by 65and fabulous 1415821803.667 | 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

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Leah Williams on 1415422800
 

Happy Birthday Lisa!

Last Reply by sjk73 1416769835.12 | 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

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Have questions for the Clarisonic team? Post them now!

Last Reply by Sammie6006 1417828261.677 | 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

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EASY Chicken Pot Pie

Last Reply by mugss 1415195593.383 | 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

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reflections on the philosophy five-piece fragrance collection!

Last Reply by katerlou 1417967879.5 | 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

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The philosophy blog on 1414728000
 

Five Things You Didn't Know About Meg!

Last Reply by qmein 1415062784.997 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

Hey Friends: 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

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Meg Flather on 1414728000
 

Celebrating The Holidays & a Special Anniversary with Tova Borgnine

Last Reply by Suetv 1418733058.47 | in Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts, Hosts & Personalities

Dear Friends, 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

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Tova Borgnine on 1414641600
 

Give Your Complexion the Care It Deserves

Last Reply by earog 1415296302.983 | 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

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Dr. Roshini Rajapaksa on 1414587160.267
 

Shawn Killinger's Birthday is Sunday (11/2) Sign Her Card in the Comment Section Below

Last Reply by girl from the south1 1416324925.173 | 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

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On The Scene on 1414555200
 

philosophy: renewed hope in a jar refreshing moisturizer

Last Reply by Justa49er 1418690568.687 | 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

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The philosophy blog on 1414504159.58
 

Here for the Holidays: A Trio of My Beloved Mascaras

In Beauty Banter, Beauty's Best Gifts

Hey everyone! 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

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Peter Thomas Roth on 1414502746.873
 

philosophy: trick or treat?

Last Reply by Cindergirl 1414522127.04 | in philosophy

it’s that time of year again when we are asked “trick, or treat”? at philosophy, we certainly choose treat! our skincare, fragrances, and bath & body products allow you to treat yourself, not just at this time of year, but every day! our skincare is designed to help reveal ra... Continue Reading

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The philosophy blog on 1414382400
 

Lisa Robertson and me...........

Last Reply by vietwifey 1416421464.22 | in Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

I came to QVC back in 2007. Truth told, I had never watched QVC before I applied for the job. I had been an Anchor/Reporter in local news for about 15yrs prior, had left the news desk to appear on reality TV in NBC’s The Apprentice Martha Stewart, got canned by Martha about 3 episodes in, move... Continue Reading

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Shawn Killinger on 1414036800
 

Fall Beef Stew

Last Reply by horseyak 1414136970.56 | in Beauty Banter, Kitchen & Food Talk, Hosts & Personalities

When the weather gets cooler, there is nothing more satisfying than a hearty and savory meal to come home to.  This Beef Stew recipe is one that I’ve been turning to for years to welcome family and friends in on a cold autumn night.  What makes it perfect for Fall is that it incorpor... Continue Reading

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Perricone Packs a Punch

Last Reply by horseyak 1414137410.923 | in Beauty Banter, Perricone MD, Hosts & Personalities

It was about 6 years ago when my skin really started to take a change for the worse. I was entering pre-menopause and could feel my skin was much drier than it was in the past and was really beginning to show signs of aging. I noticed I was starting to look older when I saw my reflection in the mirr... Continue Reading

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Mary Beth Roe on 1413777600
 

Three Obsessions Included

Last Reply by BagDiva2533 1414943075.303 | in Beauty Banter, Perricone MD, TSV Talk

Hello Everyone! I am wild and ecstatic about this TSV®! Three of my obsessions are included, which I'm never a day or night without on my skin. After you see the changes in your skin you will feel the same way. Cold Plasma is very smart technology. It's our first product in skin care to he... Continue Reading

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Dana Bledsoe on 1413604800
 

Beauty Secrets of the Geisha

Last Reply by Keyai - Q Social 1415292275.307 | in Beauty Banter, Hosts & Personalities

When I first began spending time with geisha, my visits were often sandwiched between dance and instrument classes, rehearsals, performances, and social appointments. These ladies were seriously busy—I learned that they often worked late into the night and early in the morning, taking only t... Continue Reading

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Victoria Tsai on 1413518400
 

Flower Power

In Beauty Banter, Fashion Talk, Hosts & Personalities

I love decorating with “real flowers” for a party. They really make a setting festive and I can usually find fresh flowers for great prices at local farmer's markets. I bought a flat of a dozen orchid plants in a variety of white and pink shades for a recent bridal shower. Another thi... Continue Reading

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Leah Williams on 1413518400
 

Customer Choice Beauty Awards

Last Reply by sugarlips 1413047881.55 | in Beauty Banter

My favorite part of an award show is the Red Carpet and seeing who wore what! These are some of my favorite looks from last night’s Customer Choice Beauty Awards.  Who was your favorite look of the night? Lisa and I Leslie Blodgett, the creator of bareMinerals, was stunning in a... Continue Reading

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Alberti QVC Host on 1412913600
 

Lisa and Leslie - Friendship Blog

Last Reply by shoekitty 1418014257.3 | in Beauty Banter, bareMinerals, Hosts & Personalities

I have known Lisa Robertson for 17 years, 1 month and 6 days.  We met at Bare Escentuals King of Prussia boutique where I was introducing her to my pure and healthy bareMinerals foundation and warmth.   She was definitely skeptical, but hey, everyone was back then.  We have ... Continue Reading

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Leslie Blodgett on 1412913600
 

Three Cheers for Three Winners!

In Beauty Banter

Wow! I'm overwhelmed with gratitude after learning we won THREE 2014 QVC Customer Choice Beauty Awards. Yeah! It means the world to me and inspires me to continue striving for innovative formulas. I owe this great honor to you, my amazing customers. I know everyone has hectic lives, and these days it’s hard to find time for oneself—so the fact that so many of you took the time to vote for these products floods me with joy. So here are the three winners! Try Triple Acid Peel, which won for best peel (yeah!). Use once a week and your skin will look GOOOOORGEOUS! And before you go t... Continue Reading

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Peter Thomas Roth on 1412913600
 
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