Beauty Bulletin: Vacation Deals, Garage Sales, and More!
Plan your next vacation with these fab deals, go shopping in Brooklyn this weekend, and prepare for some major hair inspiration.
Pro Hair Advice: Aspiring hair stylists (or girls who just want really cool hair) can rejoice over Sebastian's Infinite Possibilities lookbook, a digital smorgasbord of amazing hair looks with tips and products for recreating at home. See the looks, created by six of the brand's top stylists, here and check out backstage videos here.
Mary J. Blige's New Scent: Music icon Mary J. Blige kills the charts and the perfume counter. After a wildly successful first scent, My Life, the singer is following up with a second bottle on HSNMy Life Blossom. Carol's Daughter is celebrating by offering a prize pack of Mary's favorite things, including the fragrance, CDs, and some of must-have Carol's Daughter picks. Enter on their Facebook page here until August 13.
Texas Vacation Deals: Planning an early fall getaway already? Lakeway Resort and Spa in Austin, Texas, would love to host you, and to sweeten the deal, they're offering a third night free for any two-night stay. As beauty folk, we know the only sane thing to do would be to take the cash you'll save on your lodging and apply it at the resort's San Saba Spa. The offer is good between September 5 and December 31 and can be booked now by calling 1-800-525-3929 or going to their website here and booking with code 3RDFREE.
Shop Ferragamo Online: Luxury fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo is getting all 21st century on us, organizing an online trunk show that will bring its ready-to-wear line to e-commerce (including some full runway looks!). The pieces will be available for pre-order for three weeks, starting this Friday, and the site will premiere the house's fall/winter ad campaign, shot in George Clooney-loved Lake Como, Italy. If your fashion budget is a bit more modest, there's still something for youvisitors will be able to mix and match their own high fashion look and share it on Facebook or Twitter for ultimate friend-impressing. Check out the website, starting Friday.
Brooklyn Garage Sale: Brooklyn beauty purveyors Woodley & Bunny are having a garage sale this weekend, and all are invited! Brands like Red Flower, Ole Henriksen, and Seda France will be on sale with discounts from 50-70%. Shop Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the store's location at 196 North 10th Street in Brooklyn, or check out their website here.
Free Vacation Alert: If summer's left you exhausted and in serious need of some relaxation, Molton Brown is looking to help. The brand's offering a luxe weekend at Miami's Hotel Beaux Arts and one of its Travellers Sets to a lucky winner. Enter by dropping your business card or filling out a form at any Molton Brown boutique from now until August 14.