Monthly Archives: January 2010

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Bare Escentuals wants you to ReThink Your Environment

January 29, 2010

If you haven’t done so yet, go over to to take a short quiz and be entered to be among 500 who win bareMinerals blush instantly!

This week’s question is asking you to Rethink Your Environment. Take a short quiz and you’re entered to win.

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NYLON + COVERGIRL team up for LashBlast mascara design contest!

Alright Art Heads, this one’s for you:

Just in time for NYLON‘s anniversary party, enter your own custom decal design for COVERGIRL’s LashBlast Length mascara tubes, and you could win a VIP trip to LA for their April celebration. You’ll even have your own…wait for it…MAKEUP ARTIST to prep you for the red carpet!

You can draw, paint, photograph, Photoshop…it’s all fair game.

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BATF featured in Healthy Style New York!

Thanks to Vanessa Alfano for featuring one of our posts on Times Square makeup store, Inglot, on her lifestyle site, Healthy Style New York…check it out!

Inglot: A Color Wonderland in Times Square

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Inspiration of the Day

Inspiration of the Day: Siesta in Granada, Spain

Photo Credit: Priya Chandra

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A visit to Angus Mitchell’s debut salon in Beverly Hills

January 28, 2010

Angus M. Salon in Beverly Hills

“I approach everything with a socially aware mindset as my father [Paul Mitchell] did decades ago. I plan to take the industry to new levels of excellence with a promise of beauty.”
Angus M.

When a kid looked up at me with curious eyes and pointed to my roots before asking, “Why is your hair black on top?” (while the rest of it was clearly not), I knew it was time for a trip to the local salon. The problem is my “local” salon is 3,000 miles away. Not only did I leave my heart in NYC, but I left the one stylist to whom I have been most faithful. Since I can’t afford to jet back to New York every other month, I’ve decided to finally test the L.A. waters. So, when I heard Angus Mitchell, son of legendary Paul Mitchell and a successful hair stylist in his own right, opened up his first signature salon in Beverly Hills, I was there.

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Beauty Tip of the Day: Febreze – a breath of fresh hair?


I always thought it was cute that my little cousin, Zayan, is obsessed with Febreze. It’s the cherry-on-the-top to all his house cleaning. I can appreciate his love a little more ever since my friend Nada shared her own beauty tip with the odor-eliminator:

“I went to a hookah place after dinner, and when I came home, my hair wreaked of smoke. I didn’t have time to wash it before work the next day, and realized spritzing a little Febreze on my hairbrush was the equivalent to freshly laundered hair — the smell was gone.”

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