Win An Oscar Beauty Swag Bag
Lights, cameras….Red Carpet action! The biggest night in Hollywood is fast approaching and starlets world-wide are busy preparing for their Academy Awards catwalk – from fashion to accessories to beauty. But, how are your favorite glamorous divas getting red-carpet-ready? Makeup artist, Trendee King, known for her exclusive work with celebrities for photo shoots, music videos and, of course, the red carpet, says her clients begin their prep from a month up to a week prior to the camera-ready event. And, as any Beauty Grl knows, it all starts with a strategic beauty regimen. BeautyGrl is giving away an Oscar Beauty Swag Bag (approximate value: $370) to one lucky beauty-nista filled with all your needs (and desires) for looking your best on Oscar night.
Oscar Beauty Swag Bag (Value $370)
You will get the first look at three brand-spanking-new SkinCeuticals products. Launching in March, the SkinCeuticals Body Retexturing Treatment ($60) is specifically formulated for dull, rough body skin, especially arms, legs, knees, and elbows. The Body Retexturing Treatment harnesses two polar mechanisms – exfoliation and hydration – to transform skin into a smoother, softer texture. This powerful resurfacing and replenishing gel formulation is ideal for all skin types, including extremely dry, flaking skin. Say goodbye to Spanx and look toned and tightened during your 15 minutes of fame without sucking in your breath. The SkinCeuticals Body Tightening Concentrate ($75) is formulated for gravity-fighting (phew!) body zones including the abdomen, buttocks, thighs, knees, and upper arms and the cooling fluid stimulates collagen and GAG synthesis to re-inflate sagging, loose skin. Targeted for aging skin of the neck, chest, and hands, SkinCeuticals Neck, Chest & Hand Repair ($70) is a revitalizing treatment is specifically formulated to brighten and redensify difficult-to-treat skin areas. This dual-action treatment contains targeted skin brightening and plumping agents to reduce discoloration and restore a healthier appearance in areas prone to skin aging as a result of time and overexposure to environmental elements. Additionally, sodium tetrahydro-jasmonate stimulates desquamation action to assist in the removal of excess hyperpigmentation.
Known as the iconic skincare line to Hollywood’s most alluring, Erno Laszlo has prepped many celebrities throughout history (used by the notoriously seductive Marilyn Monroe) . The Firmarine Neck Cream ($115) is designed to treat the delicate skin of the neck and contains a targeted formula to tone and firm the skin near the chin. This intensive firming cream is incorporates key ingredients including Spirulina Maxima and algae extract to restore the skin’s supply of collagen and elastin while addressing the signs of aging in the neck area. This lightweight and non-greasy formula also provides superior hydration to yield younger looking skin.
It is a total red carpet faux pas when you shine your not-so-pearly whites. PRIME TIME SMILE Dual- Action Teeth Whitening System ($32) is an easy, two-step brush-on system that whitens teeth in only five days and can be applied in minutes – as easy as lip gloss and just as portable. The blue Pre-Treatment Pen works to decrease sensitivity while priming and preparing teeth for maximum whitening with the Fast & Easy Teeth Whitening Gel.
Perfectly coiffed ‘dos are a red carpet must. L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Shampoo & Conditioner ($4.99 each) will prepare hair for your Hollywood style. The reparative combination of Ceramide and Arginine-K Complex™ instantly and over time helps repair visible signs of damaged hair (weakness, roughness, dullness and dehydration) without weighing hair down. Follow your cleansing cycle with the L’Oréal Paris Advanced Haircare Total Repair 5 Damage-Erasing Balm ($6.99), a rinse-out reconstructing balm that, when used with the Total Repair 5 shampoo, helps repair up to one year of damage to the hair’s smoothness in one use. Both powerful and luxurious, this balm helps improve damaged fibers from root to core to tip. It helps to visibly repair signs of damage – split ends, weakness, roughness, dullness, and dehydration.