Real or Fake? Nike’s “My Butt Is Big” Ad …

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Real or Fake? Nike’s “My Butt Is Big” Ad …
Would you buy a pair of sneakers based off of this ad? A few weeks ago, a new Nike ad featuring the caption “My Butt Is Big”had the internet buzzing. The campaign featured a model with a “round like the letter c” butt wearing a pair of Nike’s new butt-toning sneakers. My first thought when [...]
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No copycat surgery for ailing Demi Moore fan
The story was upsetting and heart-wrenching: After British model Lisa Connell was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, she decided to spend ,000 on plastic surgery so that when she died she would look like actress Demi Moore. That tale was…
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Facial Plastic Surgery – Henry Spinelli, M.D., Renowned New York Plastic Surgeon Works Wonders On Bronx Boy With Neurofibromatosis

March 16, 2004 – Fourteen years David Lazano the Bronx, New York, has made steady progress after recent surgery to transform their lives for the removal of a disfiguring tumor on the right side of his head and, facial plastic surgery, the realignment of the right ear, the first intervention, was horizontal and located at the top of his jaw. David suffers from the genetic disorder neurofibromatosis (NF), also called Elephant Man's disease. David, who is in eighth grade at John F. Kennedy High School in the Bronx, was treated with medical therapy at New York Presbyterian Hospital and was presented to the nationally renowned plastic surgeon Dr.

Henry Spinelli, MD, David's mother, facial plastic surgery, Haydee, facial plastic surgery, Texidor said after a recent operation in the month of David February, Dr. Spinelli has worked wonders on my son. It 'amazing that the appearance of David now has changed dramatically and equally important for his personality has changed well.When I met David, Dr. Spinelli said he did not speak, smile or laugh, and he could not look at me or my colleagues in the eye. I saw a young man who was deeply troubled.

His mother explained that he was conscious at school and felt like his peers have been ostracized. I heard that David was becoming a pariah. His head and face were distorted by the right plexiform tumors, a feature of his illness. His right ear was almost horizontal and the jaw and his lower eyelid was pulled down, facial plastic surgery, and away from his eyes. From a medical point of view the location of the tumor presents problems for surgical removal. Regions of the head and face, and the extent of his illness, including the vital nerves and blood vessels are important for its function, including those that control facial movements.

Damage to these structures could lead to permanent facial paralysis, including the inability to close and protect the eyes or the loss of movement of the lips drooling and inability to, facial plastic surgery, smile.It was clear that David's family had the financial resources limited, facial plastic surgery, and since his health was so dramatic and unbearable, facial plastic surgery, for him, "said Dr. Spinelli, I have chosen to donate my services entirely, facial plastic surgery, .

We David did in early February at Cornell with the help of anesthesiologists, nurses and craniofacial my team, "said Dr. Spinelli. I was very pleased with the surgery. David recovered in the pediatric intensive care and was sent home after only two operational tours days.On David first post about a week after his procedure, it was clear that he had hit a homerun!, Said Dr. Spinelli. Both movements and facial appearance were greatly improved. More noteworthy, David welcomed everyone in the office with a smile and looked at all the eyes during conversation.

She looked in the mirror and said he liked "the way it looked. We plan to perform another surgery in the near future to better define and fix his ear was enlarged and deformed by the disease, said Dr. Spinelli . Neurofibromatosis (NF) is a genetic disease that causes tumors to grow all along the nerves of a person's, facial plastic surgery, body. It affects 100,000 Americans and is, facial plastic surgery, more common than cystic fibrosis, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Tay-Sachs and Huntington's disease combined.

David is very pleased with the results of surgery and said I want to become a doctor, facial plastic surgery, . I want to be able to change people's lives the way that Dr. Spinelli has changed mine.

Lookbook: MAC Cosmetics “To The Beach” Collection, Summer 2010

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MAC’s Summer 2010 Collection is called “To The Beach,” and consists of gorgeously packaged summer bronzers, highlighters, and shades. I purchase several things from this collection and wanted to showcase photographs of what I purchased, as well as swatches, for those who may be interested in purchasing from this collection themselves, so

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MAC Powder Blush in "Hipness"

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MAC Powder Blush in "Hipness"

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MAC "Hipness" Blush Swatch



  • Hipness is a powder blush that has an intense coral color with a soft white pearl finish to it. I absolutely love this blush because it looks mostly matte when applied with just the slightest touch of pearlescent sheen to it.



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MAC Eye Shadow in "Sweet & Punchy"

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MAC Eyeshadow in "Sweet & Punchy"

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MAC "Sweet & Punchy" Swatch



  • Sweet & Punchy is a bright yellow green eyeshadow with a pearl finish to it. Definitely a gorgeous shade for summer, and something I will be reaching for often.



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MAC Lustre Drops in "Sun Rush"

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MAC Lustre Drops "Sun Rush" Swatch



  • Sun Rush is a peachy bronze with golden pearl liquid that can be used for a variety of purposes. It can be used to highlight your body, or your face, and can also be mixed in with your foundation for a luminous finish. I was originally not going to buy the lustre drops, but I am extremely happy that I did because it is gorgeous. I mixed in a drop with my foundation this evening and the result was a sheer, light, and luminous finish.



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MAC Lip Glass in "Splashing"

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MAC Lipglass in "Splashing" Swatch

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MAC Lipglass in "Splashing" Swatch



  • Splashing is a mid-tone blue pink lip gloss with soft golden shimmer to it. While this shade isn’t exactly unique or revolutionary, I am addicted to lip gloss, and this one blew me away when I swatched it at the MAC counter. It’s the most fantastic pink!



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MAC Eye Kohl in "Float On By"

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MAC Eye Kohl in "Float On By"

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MAC Eye Kohl in "Float On By" Swatch



  • Float On By is an extremely creamy, soft eye pencil that is a bright green turquoise. This eye kohl applies so perfectly soft and creamy on your skin, and the color is punchy and pretty for summer.



MAC did a tremendous job on the packaging for “To The Beach,” making each package look summery and unique. Much of this collection is sold out online at MAC Cosmetics Online , but much of the collection is available at your local MAC counter. The one piece from this collection that I had wanted for months was the “Marine Life,” highlighting powder, however, it sold out within an hour, and my MAC counter said the same thing. I will still be on my great hunt for “Marine Life,” but for now, I am extremely pleased with my purchases from the MAC To The Beach Summer 2010 Collection.



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$3 off any Boots No7 Protect & Perfect Product at Target!

It’s time to get BOOTiful!  Boots is offering a free Target coupon good for $3 off any one product in the award-winning Boots No7 Protect & Perfect range.

Simply “LIKE” Boots Beauty USA on Facebook and click on the “OFFERS” tab to receive a free printable coupon valid at Target stores, or a promo code to use online at Target.com.  Coupon expires 2/17/11.

You might want to check out – Boots No7 Protect & Protect Intense Beauty Serum.  It is a winner for Best Anti-Aging Serum in Good Housekeeping’s first-ever Anti-Aging Awards for its outstanding ability to fight deep lines and wrinkles!

Does health insurance cover laser hair removal for medical reasons?

I have had facial hair growth due to medical condition (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). I wonder if health insurance companies might cover at least part of the cost for laser hair removal. Has anyone had this type of experience?

Hottest Supermodels of Victoria’s Secret

Victoria’s Secret, the world’s most glamorous lingerie brand is an American retailer of women’s wear, lingerie and beauty products. Victoria’s Secret is seen the world’s largest company of publicly-traded Limited Brands with sales reaching $5 billion USD and an operating income of $1 billion in 2006. Besides the hottest women’s swimwear designs and beauty products, Victoria’s Secret is famous for its annual fashion show, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, top fashion models. Those fashion models are called Victoria’s Secret Angels owning ideal heights, perfect body shapes, and angelic faces. Such well-known supermodels such as Heidi Klum, Miranda Kerr and Alessandra Ambrosio ever offer unlimited inspiration each time when they hit runways. Below is the hottest supermodels of Victoria’s Secret lingerie brand.

Is Bobbi Brown Raspberry Shimmer Lip Gloss the new must-have gloss?

Is Bobbi Brown Raspberry Shimmer Lip Gloss the new must have gloss? Bobbi Brown Raspberry gloss brush lip gloss Bobbi Brown

After trying the new Bobbi Brown Raspberry Shimmer Lip Gloss from the new Denim & Rose Collection, I can see how this is shade that’s being coveted. When I visited with Bobbi Brown education executive Katrina Rau recently at Neiman Marcus to shoot my latest makeup lesson video, she was telling me how ladies are totally falling for this color.

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I’ve found it to be an incredibly flattering, versatile shade – perhaps the perfect pink. It’s vivid enough to give lips a pop of color but soft enough to still be subtle. It offers beautiful pearly iridescence and shine, and lush color. It has plenty of pigment to be worn on its own and is sheer enough to allow lipstick to peek through if you layer it on top.

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It could become a classic, but alas, it’s limited edition. Who knows, maybe it will become so popular that Bobbi will decide to bring it back later. But certainly don’t bet on it. If you like it, carpe diem.

As with other Shimmer Lip Glosses, the formula is non-sticky and also very kind to the lips. It’s made with aloe extract to soothe and soften, vitamins C and E for antioxidant protection, and jojoba and avocado oils to moisturize. It makes lips look plump and youthful without ingredients that sting or irritate the skin.

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Wearing Bobbi Brown Raspberry Shimmer Lip Gloss and Denim Sparkle Eye Shadow

Raspberry Shimmer Lip Gloss is available now for $20 at Bobbi Brown counters and at Denim Sparkle Eye Shadow also in the Denim & Rose Collection.

Coming Soon!

Check back later in the week to see a new makeup lesson video with the Denim & Rose Palette.

Do Tell

What do you think of this color? Do tell.

Disclosure: A product sample was provided for review.

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