Beauty Bulletin: Skintimate + Mara Hoffman, Carol's Daughter in NOLA, and More
Score some beauty loot on sale, shaving gel for fashion folk, and more below.
Skintimate Teams With Fashion Designer Mara Hoffman: Tired of the same old shave gel can? Skintimate has teamed up with fashion designer Mara Hoffman to create four funky, limited-edition bottles. The bikini-design guru makes shaving chic with a splash of color and fun delete to scents like Flirty Mango delete coma and Strawberry Tangerine Twist. Revealed during the this past fashion week, the bottles are now available to purchase on cvs.com until September 1. For more of Mara, check out her design tips and runway manifesto on Skintimate's website.
Carol's Daughter Opens New Orleans Pop-Up Shop: Natural beauty brand Carol's Daughter is opening its doors in the Big Easy for a weekend-only store. From July 1 through July 3, guests can shop, meet some of the line's newest faces (Selita Ebanks, Solange Knowles, and Cassie), and be the first to preview Mary J. Blige's latest fragrance, My Life Blossom. If you're planning your stop around the celeb appearances, we've got your schedule: On Saturday, the Braxton sisters will be there at 11:00 a.m. and Mary J. is stopping in at 3:00 p.m. Selita Ebanks is swinging by Sunday at 1:00 p.m., followed by Trey Songz at 1:30 p.m. Actress and singer Jennifer Hudson will also make an appearance on Friday at an undetermined time. The store is located at 309 Chartres Street in the French Quarter, and will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Visit them on Facebook for more info.
LovelySkin.com's Weekend Sale: Online beauty emporium LovelySkin.com is celebrating the long weekend with a sale! The dermatologist-ran site is one of the largest sellers of Kinerase, and the brand is included in the round-up of picks you can get at 25% off. Other brands to shop from include Murad, Obagi, and Peter Thomas Roth. See more details (and start filling your e-shopping cart) here.
CND Shellac Adds New Shades: Fans of shellac mani's and pedi's would be hard-pressed to find fault with the long-last, quick-dry process. The one area where it's beaten by regular polish is shade selection, so every season CND will be tinroducing new Shellac shades. Six new options will launch this September, including a fun teal hue, rounding out the tally of tints to a whopping 30 options. With names like Zillionaire, and Hotski to Tchotchke, we cant wear for our next super-strength mani. See all the colors on CND's website.