Summer Vacation Essentials from Bobbi Brown’s Surf & Sand Collection

Awwww, those vacation days when you just strut around in swim-gear all day with beach babe waves in your hair & minimal makeup, plus that sexy St. Tropez tan(faux or real) it just feels like heaven and never lasts quite long enough. Why not maintain your sexy vacay look back home with a few of Bobbi Brown products from her Surf & Sand Collection??! Below are two are my favorites.

FYI, this collection is a “limited one”!!! It will arrive on counters in July through early September.

 

Enjoy your summer with a little help from Bobbi Brown Cosmetics!

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A bit of history about Ms. Bobbi:

As a freelance makeup artist in the 90’s, Bobbi was dissatisfied with the unnatural makeup colors that were popular then and set out to introduce a new era of wearable, natural looking makeup –starting with lipsticks. With a simple vision –to provide a range of lipsticks that looked like lips, only better—Bobbi launched her original Lip Color collection: 10 brown-based lipsticks that looked great worn alone or could be mixed and blended. Today, the makeup guru continues to expand her famous lipstick category with the introduction of 32 new Lip Color shades. With both new and back-by-popular-demand shades, this collection features everything from nudes to brights to bold. My favorite shade is Warm Apricot. Find your perfect shade of creamy, non-drying, non-greasy lipstick!

A Real Lip Color Extravaganza!

 

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Bobbi’s new “Surf & Sand” Collection 

This new collection includes the ultimate summer beauty essentials for creating an effortlessly chic beach babe beauty look. Featuring sheer washes of color from sandy neutrals to surfy turquoise to sunset pinks, this collection is as simple and sexy as it gets. My “go to” everyday shade is Sunny Gold which works well as a highlighter or a light sweep all over your lid for daytime. It really makes my hazel eyes pop.

For more information on Bobbi Brown Collection, please click here

All images with the exception of my image, provided by Bobbi Brown Cosmetics

My beach coverup available at T.J. Maxx.

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Sizzling Philip Stein White Hot Styles to Sport this Summer!

Fourth of July weekend is around the corner. A little red, white and blue fashion never hurt anyone! Sizzle this summer with these NEW white hot accessories & watches from Philip Stein.  From Hamptons White Parties to the brightly colored fashions of summer, nothing is as chic or compliments sun-kissed skin like a haute accessory. As an added bonus to the stylish and elegant NEW designs, every Philip Stein timepiece and bracelet offers the proprietary Natural Frequency Technology, which works similar to an antenna, to channel the frequencies naturally found in the environment toward our bodies to promote wellbeing.  The below styles are also available in a variety, of vibrant colors!

NEW Horizon Bracelet with Rose Gold Buckle Calf Leather Stitch Wrap Around Strap (SRP $260) offers a perfect combination of fashionable design and wellbeing technology. The fashion forward accessories come in a variety of colors with an elegant wave buckle, and feature Philip Stein’s signature Natural Frequency Technology, which helps wearers look, feel and live in tune. 

 

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NEW Philip Stein Signature Swiss Ladies Watch is the latest evolution to its iconic Signature Collection and features Swiss precision.  The beautifully crafted Swiss-made timepiece combines precious materials, high end finishing, and contemporary distinguish designs with the unique Natural Frequency Technology to promote wellbeing.

Swiss Signature Steel Case, Sapphire Crystals, Swiss Mother of Pearl Dial, White Silk Calf Leather Strap (SRP $1020)

 

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For more information on Philip Stein watches & accessories, please visit: philipstein.com 

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Estée Lauder- Summer Calls for Bright Eyes & Youthful Glowing Skin

Breakthrough New Eye Treatment Maximizes the Power of Night to Re-Ignite the Youthful Light of Eyes

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Eyes are where a woman’s light comes from and Estée Lauder Scientists’ latest cutting-edge research initiatives reveal that a look of more light can give new youthfulness to eyes; therefore, light equals youth. Light is a profound reflection of what’s happening deep within skin, and, therefore, is an ultimate measure of skin’s overall youthful look.

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When eyes lose their youthful glow, they look tired and dull. Understanding that chronological aging and environmental assaults, such as pollution, can dim the eye area’s natural youthful light, Estée Lauder developed our most advanced eye treatment ever. Introducing NEW Advanced Night Repair Eye Synchronized Recovery Complex II, a formula for eyes that maximizes the power of night to re-ignite the youthful light of eyes. Advanced with exclusive ChronoluxCB™ Techonology and featuring all of the powerful repair and prevention of revolutionary Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II face serum, NEW Advanced Night Repair Eye takes advantage of the restorative power of night to repair the look of damage that can age delicate eye-area skin, which is 40% thinner than facial skin.

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Through addressing every key visible sign of aging around the eye – including fine lines, crow’s feet, dark circles, puffiness and uneven texture – the multi-benefit formula restores the youthful light to eyes, for every woman, every day. In fact, NEW Advanced Night Repair Eye is proven to visibly improve all key parameters that contribute to eye youthfulness.1 Lines, wrinkles and puffiness appear diminished. Eyes look more youthful, vibrant and brighter, less fatigued.

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NEW LIGHT, NEW YOUTH

Cosmetic leaders in “skincare repair,” Estée Lauder Scientists have discovered that look of light is the secret to younger-looking skin. Light is a profound reflection of what’s happening deep within skin and, therefore, is the ultimate measure of skin’s overall quality and youthfulness. Leveraging over 10 years of research, Estée Lauder Scientists discovered key eye area parameters – both visible and biological – that contribute to skin’s overall youthful, luminous look. These parameters include under eye lines, texture, puffiness, crow’s feet, lines and wrinkles and radiance. The more moisturized, smoother and firmer skin is, the more light will emanate from within and the more youthful the eye area will look. Unfortunately, skin’s natural light and youthful look diminish with fatigue, age and exposure to pollution.

 

 

NEW Sculpting Foundation Brush

Identifying the perfect foundation for your complexion is only half the battle in the quest for flawless looking skin. To achieve professional looking makeup results, using the right application tool is just as important. Enter the NEW Sculpting Foundation Brush – an expertly designed tool crafted for maximum control and effortless application to create a smooth, seamless finish. It’s the latest reinvention in foundation brushes.

The luxurious NEW Sculpting Foundation Brush, designed exclusively for Estée Lauder, helps to ensure professional-level application for expert results. The uniquely angled, ergonomic shape intuitively hugs the contours of the face for effortless sculpting effect and ultimate definition. The curved design helps get into hard-to-reach places, while the refined outer tip enables blending in corners for a polished look.

The NEW Sculpting Foundation Brush makes it easy to feel like a makeup artist when applying foundation. The one-of-a-kind brush design makes it the ideal tool for contouring and sculpting so skin looks flawless and perfected.

Created with a combination of synthetic and natural fibers for seamless application and blending, this sleek brush can be used with all Estée Lauder liquid foundations.

FOUNDATION APPLICATION TIPS TO SCULPT & CONTOUR

Pump foundation onto the back of your hand.

Pat Sculpting Foundation Brush into makeup until equally distributed onto bristles.

Apply using 3 quick upward motions, working from center of face out.

  1. Across cheeks and up toward middle of ears
  2. Across chin and over lower jaw
  3. At center of forehead and out toward temples

Finish with a swirling motion to lightly blend over entire face.

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A Breakthrough Makeup Infused with Age-Defying Perfectionist Serum Technology

For glowing, perfected, more youthful skin, Estée Lauder introduces NEW Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Makeup Broad

Spectrum SPF 25, offering the next generation in age-defying skin-perfection. A first from the “serum experts,” this breakthrough

foundation is infused with Estée Lauder’s youth-enhancing Perfectionist [CP+R] Serum technology to deliver real skincare

benefits and transforms skin’s look and feel. This super-performing silky makeup glides on seamlessly leaving complexions looking

luminously radiant, glowing and noticeably younger – the essence of beautiful skin.

Serum Experts

NEW Perfectionist Youth-Infusing Makeup Broad Spectrum SPF 25 incorporates Estée Lauder’s proven skincare

technologies to elevate foundation to a whole new level. Supercharged with the brand’s exclusive CPR-75 Technology developed

for the best-selling Perfectionist [CP+R] Serum, to help repair the look of lines and wrinkles. This dual-action, advanced amino

acids and protein complex fuels skin’s natural rebuilding power for smoother, firmer looking skin. Simultaneously, Wrinkle Lift

Restructuring Peptides help plump the look of lines and wrinkles by promoting skins natural production of collagen and elastin.

The result is a hardworking makeup that acts like an advanced skincare treatment.

Youth-Infusion

Designed with a blend of advanced optical ingredients, this complexion-perfecting formula softly highlights and defines to

enhance facial features and brighten skin. Perfecting Priming Beads suspended within the formula, instantly fills lines while blurring

imperfections to create flawlessly, youthful skin. Brightening Optics go beyond a “cover-up” to enhance natural facial contours,

creating brightening highlights and subtle shadows for the ideal facial dimension and definition. Complete with an exclusive

Nourishing Moisture Complex that contains Hyaluronic Acid, it quenches skin with oil-free moisture. The lightweight, ultracomfortable

formula delivers an exceptionally natural-looking makeup with a satin-finish, so skin feels luxuriously soft to the touch.

 

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Summer is here! Enter to Win a fragrance – SOFIA by Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara “Sofia” Perfume Giveaway 

If there’s one thing that’s certain, it’s that Sofia Vergara is a smart businesswoman, making all the right moves to increase her net worth with every inked deal! Go Sofia!!!!!!

Are you ready to feel Irresistable, Intoxicating and Seductive with this perfect summer scent?? Enter to win a fragrance by the sexy Sofia Vergara. It’s simply called “Sofia” (valued at $55 for the 100ml or $48 for the 50 ml)

Step 1: Post a question on summer beauty tips on my Instagram = @rnabhen and Hashtag #TipsByRomi

Step 2: Visit mylifemivida.com for details on Sofia’s fragrance & make sure to follow!

Step 3: One winner will be picked at random on Friday, June 27th by 5pm US Central standard time.

I will announce the winner via Instagram as soon as giveaway is over!

Terms and Conditions: Free shipping to United States bidders only, no other bids will be honored! Item must not be resold, returned at a point of sale or regifted on any social media vehicle. Romina Nabhen and mylifemivida.com are not responsible or liable for Lost, Stolen or Damaged items.

 

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SOFIA by Sofia Vergara

Sofia by Sofia Vergara is a fine fragrance developed by the Hollywood icon to help women feel their most glam and irresistible. The juicy oriental floral scent is a sparkling cocktail of exquisite ingredients, including blackberry, Colombian rose and orchid, earthy woods, vanilla and more. The bottle is inspired by the country’s native gem stone – the emerald – and the glass has been carved into a brilliant multi-faceted form that radiates the extraordinary glamour for which Sofia is known. Beautiful soft blush and metallic pink colorations were used to accurately reflect her femininity and iconic style.

 

 

Top Notes: Blackberry, Sparkling Cassis Buds, Plum

Mid Notes: Purple Violet, Colombian Rose, Colombian Orchid

Base Notes: Earthy Woods, Vanilla, Sandalwood

SOFIA by Sofia Vergara will roll out to retailers nationwide, September 2014.

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Olé, Olé, Olé – ARGENTINE Pride from Head to Toe in Support of the FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is in full swing and the excitement in Miami is palpable.

Calling all ARGENTINAS!! Ladies, show your pride from head to toe with these great products.

 

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Eye Shadow in Timeless Blue Spark

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The L’Oréal Paris eye shadow in Timeless Blue Spark is the perfect blue hue that matches with Argentina’s patriotic blue.  This rich, luxurious shadow blends easily and is formulated to be long-wearing and perfect to wear while you’re watching the game at the actual stadium or from your home!

Price; $7.95; Available at www.lorealparisusa.com and at mass, food and drug retailers nationwide

 

L’Oréal Paris Miss Denim Colour Riche Nail Collection

This new Denim Colour Riche Nail Collection literally screams out “ARGENTINA” in a bottle. Inspired by blue denim, now you can unzip jean couture in a bottle with this latest limited-edition collection. These unique, denimized texture finish nail shades are inspired by the colored denim seen all over the catwalks. Shades include: Indigo Classique, Skinny Jeans, Bleu My Mind, and Jean & Tonic & more

Price: $5.99 each; The Miss Denim Collection is available for individual purchase at drugstores nationwide beginning June 2014 until supplies last.

 

blisslabs active 99.0 UV Protect SPF 30

Bliss spa has always carried the Argentina blue in their packaging and now has a lightweight, non-greasy translucent SPF lotion. It’s filled with 99% active ingredients to protect from the harmful rays of the sun to prevent aging, dark spots, and wrinkles.

Price: $50, Available at Bliss Spas nationwide and on BlissWorld.com

 

“ARGENTINA” Havaianas

Cheer on everyone’s favorite Lionel Messi (or better known as “La Pulga”) by wearing Argentina on your feet with Havaianas new sandals from their Teams collection. In addition, the collection will include a limited number of women’s slim styles and kids’ styles.

Price Range: $19-$28, available at Macy’s, Havaianas stores and www.us.havaianas.com.

 

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Vamos Argentina!!!!!!!

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Tommy Hilfiger makes the Perfect, Thoughtful and Preppy gift this Father’s Day

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Gifting that special man in your life is not easy and when Father’s Day comes around stress levels may flair with the thoughts of finding that perfect gift. It can be become so difficult that you may just end up giving him the same boring gifts year after year.  

This year, there’s no need to give yet another boring gift! Tommy Hilfiger made it easy for all of us by pre-selecting a couple of gifts that will leave that special man in your life in awe and very happy.  

From sunnies to kicks and a messenger bag to swimwear, this year’s picks from Tommy Hilfiger will make the perfect, thoughtful and preppy gift.

Messenger Bag

Dopp Kit

Chambray Swim

Nylon Toggle Coat Shoes

Swim

TH 1266S - 5EZWatch

CC Case + Money Clip

For more information and purchases, please click here

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Panthère de Cartier Collection Carries On Her Reign

1914, THE CARTIER PANTHER APPEARED FOR THE FIRST TIME

Ring Panthère de Cartier Collection Yellow gold ring, onyx, tsavorite garnets Credit: Tania & Vincent © Cartier

In 1914, Cartier created its first panther-spot motif on a wristwatch. Inspired by nature, its black and white abstract onyx and diamond paving inaugurated the use of flecking in jewellery and pioneered the contrasts of the future Art Déco style. That same year, Louis Cartier ordered a “Lady with panther” from French illustrator and painter George Barbier.

The watercolour, initially used as an exhibition invitation, was then used by the Maison for its advertising.

A panther woman was taking shape… but who was she? A predator, an Amazon, a mystery, a fantasy, a muse, half-woman-half-feline?
What we do know is that she stood out, claimed her independence and freedom, and marked her existence with a wild and beautiful femininity as only she could.

For Cartier, the first panther woman was Jeanne Toussaint, Louis Cartier’s close collaborator and muse. She was original, creative and demanding.

She was an inventive source of inspiration who approached the feline step by step, revealing its jewelled coat through an impression of spotted motifs before giving it body and life. Cartier’s high jewellery creative director in 1933, in the eyes of her major clients she enveloped herself in an indisputable aura of elegance by dictating the famous “Toussaint style”.

Wristwatch with panther-spot motif, 1914 Invitation by George Barbier from the 1920s Drawing of the first Panthère bracelet for the Duchess of Windsor, 1959 Drawing of the Panthère brooch, 1966 Watch-brooch with panther-spot motif, 1915  Credit: Panthère de Cartier Collection CARPETA: Panthère de Cartier Collection Panthère de Cartier Collection Wristwatch with panther-spot motif, 1914 Invitation by George Barbier from the 1920s Drawing of the first Panthère bracelet for the Duchess of Windsor, 1959 Drawing of the Panthère brooch, 1966 Watch-brooch with panther-spot motif, 1915 Credit: Nils Herrmann © Cartier

2014, THE PANTHER CARRIES ON HER REIGN 

Bracelet, ring Panthère de Cartier Collection White gold bracelet, onyx, emeralds, diamonds White gold ring, onyx, black lacquer, emeralds, diamonds Credit: Tania & Vincent © Cartier

 

Because it makes its mark, its appearances instantly distinguish a style. The 2014 Cartier panther is once more distinguished by its phenomenal and modern presence.
Even on its own, its charm is arresting.

Figurative, graphic, playful, gentle, wild, sensual, ferocious or kinetic, it offers a range of surprises, loyal to its audacious and sophisticated jewellery aura.
Fifty-six pieces. A collection which the heroine reigns over with absolute feline essence.

Magnificent as a “vanity” ring, like an x-ray of itself in a gold skeleton.
Devastating when it gives an elegant and slender shock from one finger to another.

Op Art in its absolutely cellular version… A jewellery pattern of diamonds and onyx spots without body or head on a tribal bracelet.

Jewels made with tremendous know-how that take their creative vitality from the energy of Cartier’s totemic wild cat.

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