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LUSTER Summer of Smiles Giveaway

Now through September 30, 2017, enter to WIN up to $4,000 in prizes!! The Sweepstakes consist of 10 unique drawings to award one prize in each drawing. Entry in the Sweepstakes does not constitute entry into any other promotion, contest or sweepstakes. 

Swissvita: Micrite 3D All Use Skin Serum & Eye Cream Review

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All opinions are 100% my own.

Imagine the essence of European beauty combined with the technological innovations of Asia. That is how the foundation of Swissvita's story began 10 years ago. Two skincare labs from different parts of the world joined together to revolutionize skincare and researchers set out to create a skincare range that didn't just hide the signs of aging, but reversed it as well. They did this by combining powerful ingredients in nature including natural botanic, a highly potent plant-base extract, and multiple other potent vitamins and ingredients.

Mermaid Magic: Sixteen Siren of the Sea Must Have Pieces

By Katie Gray
~Mermaid Vibes All The Time~
Mermaids are magical and whimsical. They are also known as Sirens. Mermaids have the upper body of a female human and the tail of a fish. The folklore and stories have been around for many years, in many different cultures. The most famous adaption of mermaids, is the fairytale, “The Little Mermaid” by Hans Christian Andersen that became a Disney classic since its release in 1989. The male equivalent, is a Merman. Sometimes mermaids are portrayed as goddesses and femmes fatales, often found in love stories. Other times, they are associated with tragedies, shipwrecks and drownings. Some believe that explorers, centuries ago, used to be warned about mermaids because they were known to lure sailors with their singing and then take them down to their death. There have been many sightings of mermaids, even in recent years, but there is no hard proof. Regardless; it holds a sweet spot in our creative society.
The mermaid culture is now a popular theme in fashion, music, literature, film and art. It has become a staple in mainstream industries. Every June, there is a huge ‘Mermaid Parade’ in Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York. The Coney Island Brewing company even has a Mermaid Pilsner. Iconic singer-songwriter, Lana Del Rey, has many references to mermaids and sirens of the sea. She has a song titled ‘Mermaid Motel’ about Coney Island, an unreleased album titled ‘Sirens’ and is inspired by the aquatic mythological creatures. At the Treasure Island hotel in Las Vegas, they have the pirate and mermaid show at the Sirens Cove, in the front of the hotel casino. Project Mermaids is a charity organization that allows your mermaid dreams to come true, by allowing you to dress up as a mermaid for a photo shoot in the water and/or on land. (Mermaid tail and all!) Sand Cloud is another great organization, devoted to helping preserve marine life. They have an amazing line of towels, which are all handwoven in Turkey. Every purchase from the boho line, contributes to saving marine life. As a portion of all sales go to the charity. (#SaveTheFishies!)

16 Magnificent Mason Jar Crafts

Every year around Labor Day, my family and I set aside a few days to make tomato sauce. My husband is from Italy and if there is one tradition he will not give up, it's homemade pasta sauce on Sundays. And since I've always had a love affair with Italian food, you won't hear any complaints from me.😉 My sweet mother who is Austrian, would always tell me that I better marry an Italian. I was not a fan of weiner schnitzel every Sunday and needless to say, didn't quite fit in with the meat and potato members of the family. So, when I met my husband, my mom was happy that I would finally eat!

I Got Tested! My Skin Care DNA Revelation!

Disclosure: I received a HomeDNA Collection Kit sample and lab services were waived. 

The results are in! As you may recall, a few weeks ago I received a HomeDNA Collection Kit for Skin Care, which is an easy at-home genetic testing kit that uses the insights from genetic information, to help you take better care of your skin. The registration and retrieval process (swabbing) took no more than 15 minutes to complete, and the step-by-step instructions were very easy to follow. After I registered online, swabbed my cheeks and mailed my samples in a self-addressed envelope provided in the kit, all I had to do was wait for the results. 

15 Irresistible, Season-Friendly Pumpkin Spice Recipes

As the weather turns cooler and I begin packing away summer outfits and fair weather accessories scattered around my home, I am sad to see the season come to end. The good news is, it is time to look forward to leaves changing color and the magnifi-SCENT aromas and flavors of the season!

One of my all-time favorites flavors for fall, is pumpkin spice! I'll eat just about anything sprinkled with the enticing spice. And if you love the spice as much as I do, you will love the roundup of pumpkin spice recipes below. 

Awaken The Youth In Your Hair With Anti-Aging Snail Essence

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An exciting line up of KENRA hair care products has recently hit the shelves of ULTA stores, and ULTA online. It's KENRA's Platinum Snail Anti-Aging collection, and it's the 1st professional hair care products infused with Snail Essence! You read that right! The snail protein blend has been a popular cornerstone ingredient in Korean skin care, and since good news travels fast, it is making its way around the world. 

How To Find Beauty Events Near You!

Did you know there is a site where you can find free local makeovers, free samples and a chance to win beauty products in a quarterly contest? Free Beauty Events provides information on where you can find what makeover, gift with purchase, spa open houses and sampling events are happening near your home. Readers can follow on FacebookGoogle+, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Twitter for the latest updates and information.

Multitasking Makeup Essentials From Pixi by Petra

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We all have those days when we would like to keep our makeup routine to a minimum, but still look fresh and pulled together. Well, today, I have a collection of multitasking products that were created to do just that. Pixi by Petra's fuss-free set of makeup essentials nourish and add a touch of color to cheeks and lips, all while keeping your look lightweight and natural. 

16 Fabulous Do-It-Yourself Fall Crafts

We've rounded up some of our favorite fall DIYs from blogger friends who can't wait to share their favorite fall craft ideas with you. Welcome fall into your home with one or more of these do-it-yourself projects and add a burst of fall color and texture to your autumn decor.