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Showing posts from July, 2016

Home Hair Color

Though I don't advocate home hair color, I know some folks just can't help themselves. So, if you're going to do it, consider these tips first. Thanks to SheKnows and Bethany Ramos for including my two-cents!

Kat and Julie

Our two newest  Stormsisters - Lips Accessorized  lipstick shades are launching this Sunday at the  Midwest Makeup Show  -  Kat and Julie. Julie is a neutral nude shade. Kat is a wild fuchsia.

5 Ways States Are Luring Small Biz

What does business have to do with beauty? When you get featured on CNBC about small business in Minnesota and your beauty biz gets a shout-out . That's what. Thanks to Elaine Pofeldt for the opportunity. "Support for Main Street businesses. Becky Sturm has moved around the United States, but when she decided to open StormSister Spatique in 2005, a business that sells beauty products, like her own vegan lipstick brand, she had no doubt that her home state of Minnesota was the ideal location......" more here .

INtelligent Nutrients Matte Texture Paste

Style it sky-high. Or slicked. Or shaped. Or separated. Or … Pompadour in the morning, defined and separated after work, sleek by night—INtelligent Nutrients' new modern styler lets you rework your style on a whim. Your new best styling friend for both night and day hair. Coconut oil helps to soften the hair and promote scalp health. Larch Tree Resin provides flake-free hold without irritation. Aloe Juice enhances strength while combating frizz without a greasy residue. A little goes a long way for effortless styling – quick or creative. (99% NATURAL ORIGIN OF TOTAL. 66% OF TOTAL INGREDIENTS ARE FROM ORGANIC FARMING): Aqua (Water), Beeswax/Cera Alba,1 Cetearyl Alcohol, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Galactoarabinan, Agave Americana Leaf Extract,1 Glycerin,2 Acacia Senegal Gum, Cetearyl Olivate, Sorbitan Olivate, Glyceryl Stearate SE, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil,1 Aroma,3 Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax,1 Nigella Sativa (Black Cumin) Seed Oil,1,4 Rubus Idae


For Face, Eyes and Lips - A gentle toning water to cleanse and remove makeup. Vie Collection has integrated four new-generation cleansing and revitalizing ingredients in MICELLAR WATER Face, Eyes and Lips. This formulation to gently cleanse, remove makeup and revitalize the skin in one single step. Micelles trap makeup and impurities for gentle removal without rubbing or rinsing. Volumizing Hyaluronic Acid provides a three-in-one epidermal and dermal action to firm, redensify and rehydrate skin. Vie Collection’s Moisturizing Duo of Vitamins B3 and B5 enhances the skin’s barrier function and hydrates the deep layers of the epidermis to reveal a fresh and radiant complexion. Vie Collection MICELLAR WATER is formulated without alcohol and is tested under opthamological and dermatological supervision. It is suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers. With its delicate fresh floral scent and unanimously proven 3-in-1 effectiveness,* Vie MICELLAR WATER combines the fre

Wave Spray - Fake the Beach

Second-day, Lived-in, Wind-swept, Simple. A nutrient-dense sea spray with an amazing scent. Calling all tousled swells, twists and wraps. At last! This new Wave Spray , from INtelligent Nutrients ,   brings vacation hair anywhere, with an 88% certified organic beach in a bottle. Containing 26 minerals, sea salt adds bounce, body and softness. It also reboots roots, absorbing oil and adding volume. Get next day hair on demand with an exotic essential oil aroma that’s more luxe than a lifeguard. Light texture and semi-matte finish. Contains: SEA SALT – A mineral treasure with 82 essential trace nutrients beneficial for hair and scalp. QUINOA PROTEIN – Hydrolyzed protein includes 8 essential amino acids to support color, strength and shine while improving styling ease and body. GREEN TEA LEAF EXTRACT – Conditions without weight. How to use: Spray and work through damp or dry hair. Let dry naturally or diffuse depending upon desired level of wave. After dry, add texture a