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New Lotions, Potions and Serums

For Body and Face

Vie Collection: Time Control Deep Wrinkles EGF Serum

This facial serum blocks the common signs of skin aging: deep wrinkles, skin slackening, loss of elasticity and lack of density. This milky “second skin” serum with a smoothing finish reduces deep wrinkles and firms the skin for a visible youthful effect. In 1 month*, skin is smoothed and firmed. The complexion is radiant and skin quality is visibly improved.
*Instrumental and satisfaction tests on 22 women. Twice-daily use.

EGF-LIKE PEPTIDE: mimics the action of the EGF* to increase cell activity.EGF-ACTIV COMPLEX: boosts the action of EGFs naturally present in the skin to maximize their performance and that of the EGF-Like peptide.
*Epidermal Growth Factors.

In 1 month, deep wrinkles are smoothed, the skin is plumped, the complexion is radiant and skin quality is visibly improved.

Phytomer: Pionniere XMF Perfection Youth RICH Cream

Combining the biotechnological formula of PIONNIÈRE XMF with the richness of a lipi…

Naughty and Nice Night Out

Presented by Woodchuck and UrbanUndercover.

Come shop local makers, sip local spirits and nibble on local treats. It's a fun way to spend a Thursday night all while completing some of your holiday shopping.

Thursday, November 12th at 5:00pm - 10:00pm

ADDRESS: 824 6th Ave SE, Minneapolis 55414

Makers Include:

UrbanUndercover
StormSister Spatique (that's us!)
Aprilliere
QueeniKathleeni
Epitome
Wool and Whiskey
Muddy Mouth Cards
Nelli Designs
Great Lakes Co.
Mill City Fineries
Marked Leather
Sota Clothing
Hagen & Oats
Solid Mfg.
Lucy & Co.
Blue Henn
Spruce Soda
It's Cigar Rolling
Hardt Jewelry
Sally's Spirits
Bittercube
William Rogue
Thumbs Cookies
Atmosphere
Vandalia Street Press
My Sister
redshoes26

2015 Martha Stewart American Made Style Finalist

We were excited to get this email yesterday:

"Each week, Martha and her panel of 16 esteemed judges review the American Made Audience Choice nominations, searching for creative, beautiful, useful, and innovative products. Among hundreds of nominees, your small business and profile stood out.

We're pleased to announce that you have been named a 2015 Martha Stewart American Made Finalist - Style, Beauty -. Congratulations!"

Though I have been nominated for this contest a couple of times with our 3waybeauty products in the past, I have never gotten to this stage of the game. Whoop!

I certainly would appreciate your votes, beginning September 21 - thank you!

Maiden Minnesota 2015

We're a featured Maiden in the 2015 line up for Maiden Minnesota! - A shoppers paradise, Maiden Minnesota is a fun, socializing and charitable event featuring some of the best women-owned businesses in Minnesota.  Spend the night with friends mingling and shopping for the wonderful products and services that keep us stylish and in love with Minnesota!

Mark your calendars for Friday, November 6, 2015 | 2 - 9 pm.

Located at the Loews Minneapolis Hotel Ballroom (formerly Graves 601 Hotel).

Purchase tickets here.

Take the train and hop on the Green Line - Loews is less than a block from the Warehouse/Hennepin Ave. stop. Easy peasy!

Make It Minnesota

Chatting up The HAMMS Event  and the pop-up shop industry, on page 7 of  Make It Minnesota's Summer 2015 issue. By Kara Larson

5 New Lippies!

We just announced the 5 new shades for the next  Stormsisters - Lips Accessorized collection; Meghan, Miranda, Erin, Amy and Sandy.

More info on these wonderful ladies coming soon.

Launching October 28th - Pucker up!

Grains of Truth

Excerpt from American Spa Magazine by Heather Mikesell.

While there is no shortage of innovative skincare ingredients on the market today, the increasing interest in more natural ingredients has certainly shone a light on grains, such as corn, oats, rice,, and more. Found in various skincare formulations, these hard, dry seeds are proving to be effective exfoliators. According to Szilvia Hickman, senior vice president of Szép Elét, which distributes Ilike Organic Skin Care, they’re also a great natural substitute for synthetic microbeads, which have been banned in some states due to their environmental impact on marine life. “Cornmeal is an all-natural scrubbing alternative to plastic microbeads in various face and body exfoliators,” says Hickman. “It can be formed into different shapes and sizes depending on the purpose of the product and whether we want a gentler or stronger scrubbing effect on the skin.”

Interestingly, grains aren’t always viewed positively when it comes to the sk…

All Work and ALL Play

With two grown sons, 20 and 27, I thought I was well past the age of being a featured "Mom" on a cool blog. But, I guess not!

Thanks to Tumblewalla, a local brand of adorable baby and toddler clothes, for the lovely interview. It was nice thinking back to a time that often seems like yesterday, and then sometimes a lifetime ago.

Tumblers today. Trailblazers tomorrow.