Steal This: Black Friday + Foreo Luna…

This is one of the BEST Black Friday Deals I can think of. Black Friday + Foreo Luna is absolutely insane….you can save up to 30% by clicking here TOMORROW.   The deals change every HOUR and start at 8am PST/11am EST.  I have been wanting to get my hands on one of these for a while now so this is amazing!!

FOREO LUNA MINI Steal This:  Black Friday + Foreo Luna...

If you are not familiar with this little device…I am OBSESSED.  As you know, I am a long time Clarisonic user – BUT this seems like it would be GREAT for travel.  First of, you don’t have to charge this thing for 5 months AND you don’t need to buy replacement brushes. It is 100% antibacterial beaSo I am pretty sure this is a great option for me for travel. It comes in TWO sizes the Luna and the Luna Mini. This device is a 3-zone silicone-cleansing brush with more than 1,000 soft, flexible touch-points – thicker touch-points are intended for areas of oilier skin, and thinner touch points for more sensitive areas.  Silicone touch-points are resistant to bacteria buildup and do not harbor dirt and oil.  It is 100% waterproof with more than 300 uses from a single USB charge & comes with a 2-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty and 10-Year Quality Guarantee.

FOREO, the leader in beauty innovation, provides an all-in-one answer to cleansing and anti-aging needs. LUNA™ is a unique beauty solution that offers a completely new way to care for the skin. Its T-Sonic™ pulsation (transdermal sonic pulsations) technology refers to the 8,000 pulsations per minute, which are channeled through LUNA™’s soft, silicone touch points in a tapping motion.

These pulsations are directed across the skin’s surface, subsequently dislodging dirt and makeup from the pores in a completely gentle manner while in Cleansing Mode. Through the tapping motion that this technology produces, the skin can be cleansed deeply, yet gently, without the rotating or oscillating action of existing bristled devices that might irritate the skin or harm its elasticity due to their pulling and pinching effects. In addition to offering visible cleansing results for all skin types, LUNA™ also features an anti-aging surface on its reverse side that channels lower-frequency pulsations directly onto wrinkle-prone areas. Use of the LUNA™ Anti-Aging Mode provides a comfortable facial massage, which is well known to increase micro-blood circulation and relaxation of facial muscles. LUNA™ runs for two full minutes in Cleansing Mode before automatically switching to Anti-Aging Mode and is equipped with 8 customizable speeds.

The Rundown:

  • Deeply cleanses the skin and is more effective than manual cleansing
  • Removes 99.5% off all dirt and 98.5% off all makeup residue from the skin
  • T-Sonic™ technology’s gentle tapping motion offers a deep, yet gentle cleanse that is suitable for all skin types & skin tones
  • Only device on the market that utilizes medical grade silicone, delivering 35X more hygienic properties than traditional nylon cleansing bristles. These silicone touch points are compatible for use with all standard nonabrasive cleansers, gels and creams.
  • 100% waterproof and provides up to 450 uses from a single charge & comes with a Two-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty and 10-Year Quality Guarantee. Does not require a change of brush head.


  • The LUNA™ is available in three different models that each have a distinct cleansing surface to suit specific skin types.
  • The LUNA™ in white is for users with Ultra Sensitive Skin, the LUNA™ in pink is for those with Sensitive/Normal Skin, and the LUNA™ in blue is for those with Combination Skin.
  • LUNA™ retails for $199 and is currently available at and LUNA™

To get yours TOMORROW – visit and check out the hourly deals that await. I’ll be right there with you!!

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Happy Thanksgiving from TMG!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!!  No fried turkey this year – only four of us for dinner so I have something smaller in mind.  Thanksgiving is all about family and I wanted to wish my TMG family the most special of holidays. So just a quick note to say Happy Thanksgiving! I also wanted to take the time to thank each and every one of you that visit The Makeup Girl daily and how much I love interacting with you here and on my other social channels.  I am very thankful for the success of the site and I owe all of that to the readers that come here everyday and talk about it to their friends, co-workers, and family.

Thanksgiving Happy Thanksgiving from TMG!!!

I am not doing a whole bunch of “black friday” gift guides this year because I think everything has started to get TOO commercial.  There are even some malls/stores that are actually OPEN today….no thank you.  This day is about being THANKFUL for what you have and spending time with your family, not about shopping.  So in that spirit – I will post one or two deals that I think are worthy of a little day after Thanksgiving shopping (everybody likes to save money, right??) and a few Cyber Monday deals…but that’s it.

In the meantime, here is a little makeup look for you to try for dinner today (because everyone needs to come to the table dressed for dinner).  I did this look a while back but it is one that is always pretty timeless

The Rundown:

I always start with a cream shadow base – because it is long lasting and crease resistant (creasing is the enemy of this whole look).  You want the eye to look clean and polished – very french girl.  Then I apply the liner all the way across at the base of my lashes and build it up so that it appears thicker.  This look is almost entirely Bobbi Brown….and the pic was taken WAY back before i got my brows done!  Look how thin they are LOLOL.

bobbibrowngeleyeliner2 Happy Thanksgiving from TMG!!!

bobbibrowngeleyeliner Happy Thanksgiving from TMG!!!


The Rundown:

Bobbi Brown Longwear Cream Shadow in Beach Bronze I love love love love this shadow.  Perfect if you have no time to do touch-ups and you just want to have a nice clean look.

Bobbi Brown Longwear Gel Eyeliner in Chocolate shimmer ink.  You do need to use an eyeliner brush for this and it takes a steady hand but once you get the hang of it the look is great.  I am wearing a golden brown shade here so the look is much softer than your average black liner look.

Bobbi Brown Extreme Party Mascara for buildable volume and seperation – this mascara is FABULOUS.

Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in Rose I love the GLOW it gives!

NARS Lip Gloss in Orgasm.  LOVE this shade….it looks super light in the tube but this shade really is flattering on just about everyone.

So there you have it, a quick EASY holiday look in just a few steps!  Big hugs to all of you!  Take the time out to hug your family….I’m hugging mine today

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TMG Faves: Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil…

Now that the temps have dropped below freezing….it’s time to switch up your skincare routine. I always add some extra moisture to my routine when it gets cold, a great way to do that is by using an oil based cleanser.  I just tried Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil [$52] which does a fantastic job of OBLITERATING all traces of makeup (including waterproof mascara) and conditioning your skin.

We marry the healing traditions and herbal wisdom of the Native American, European, Asian and African traditions, along with modern scientific understanding of the skin and principles of anti-aging. -Kimberly Parry Organics

Don’t be afraid of using oil to cleanse your skin!!  Even if you are oily you can benefit from using the oil method.  I am a dedicated oil cleanser, even in the summertime just because it gets your skin so clean.  Also…if you have acne or texture in your skin from acne scarring, oil can be VERY beneficial for you as it removes all traces of makeup from your face from all crevices.  The oil will replenish and balance the skin. cleanse your pores of dirt and bacteria while replacing the dirty oil with nutritious oils that heal and protect your skin.

KimberlyParryOrganicsCleansingOil TMG Faves:  Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil...

If you haven’t heard of Kimberly Parry Organics, let me fill you in.  Kimberly Parry Organics launched in 1999 with a vision to create a USDA Certified Organic line of beauty and bath products. A reflection of the founder’s passion for the healing power of nature, motherhood took Kimberly Parry from a life in corporate Human Resources to one of creating organic skin care products. In the tradition of wisdom of early civilizations, she invested eight years researching blends before introducing her first product.

She also has a line of blue label products that is used exclusively in luxury resorts and spas.  They also create unique signature lines and customized blends for a limited number of luxury resorts globally. Current partners include Ascent Spa at Tenaya Lodge, Four Seasons Hong Kong, Montage Laguna Beach, Pacific Waters Spa at the Hyatt, Rancho Bernardo, Surf & Sand Resort and The Biltmore.

The Rundown:

  • Olea europaea (olive oil)
  • Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba oil)
  • Rosemarinus officinalis (rosemary oil)
  • Citrus sinensis (sweet orange oil)
  • Salvia sclarea (clary sage oil)

To use, massage a small amount into damp skin (I also used my dampened hands and rubbed together to emulsify).  I rubbed into my face and I could actually feel the mascara breaking down.  I grabbed a face towel that I soaked in hot water and every trace of makeup slid off my face!  You can also use this with a cotton pad if you want just a straight makeup remover.  All of this in a certified organic product?  Fabulous…..

You can get your Kimberly Parry Organics Cleansing Oil and all of her fantastic products online at

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Review: Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa…

Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa

When I was in Biarritz at the Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa I was FLOORED at how fantastic the treatments were.  When we arrived, we had about 10 minutes to change into our robes and meet downstairs for tea and our treatments … [Continue reading]

Giveaway: Crest Sensi-Stop Strips Prize Pack…

Crest Sensi-Stop

Guess what?  It's holiday time - and time for sensitive teeth to act up!  Crest Sensi-Stop Strips [$29] is here to rescue you.  Imagine the scene: You’re sitting at a table covered with the best holiday treats - from warm pumpkin pie with ice cream … [Continue reading]

Holiday 2014: MAC Technakohl Liner (New Shades)

MAC Technakohl Liner

I love a good liner and the MAC Technakohl Liner [$16] is one of the best.  Long lasting and brilliantly colored these audacious new shades of Technakohl Liner are the jewels of the season.  They are delivering vivid colour in a collection of modern … [Continue reading]

Holiday 2014: MAC Smoky Black Friday…


This Black Friday, M∙A∙C offers an exclusive online-only edition of Veluxe Pearlfusion Shadow.  The Smoky Black Friday ($25) palette features a new trio of complementary noir shades that blend beautifully for infinite nighttime looks.  MAC has been … [Continue reading]

15 Adult Uses for Johnson’s Baby Powder….

Johnson's Baby Powder for Grownups

I have found 15 Adult Uses for Johnson's Baby Powder - and if you really tried...I bet you could come up with more.  Have you ever thought about using Johnson's Baby Products for YOURSELF? It's an inexpensive way to do a myriad of things. Recently, I … [Continue reading]

Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit [RESULTS]…

Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit

Remember when I told you I was taking the new Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe Supreme FlexFit strips [$64.99] challenge?  I had been in France for nearly two weeks and red wine/coffee were daily staples. I have been using them well past the two week … [Continue reading]

Spa Love: Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa

Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa

Tucked in the South of France is a jewel of a place called Sofitel Biarritz le Miramar Thalassa Sea & Spa.  From Paris, we took the train down to Biarritz to visit this incredible spa destination.  As soon as I arrived, I was whisked to my room … [Continue reading]

TMG Travel: Boat Tour of the Seine River in Paris…

Bateaux Mouches - Paris

On our last night with the Paris Beauty Tour...we were treated to an open excursion boat tour down the Seine River in Paris by Bateaux Mouches.  Now, if you have never done something like this, it is a boat tour down the river that rides slowly so … [Continue reading]

Holiday 2014: Urban Decay Naked Vault…

Urban Decay Naked Vault - Holiday 2014

If you have ever wanted to try these you are in for a treat. Urban Decay Naked Vault [$280] is a super sized gift of not one....not two...but all three naked shadow palettes plus everything else you need to create some beautiful looks. Explore a … [Continue reading]

TMG Faves: Hourglass Cosmetics Ambient Lighting Blush Palette…

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Palette - Holiday 2014

Hourglass has done it again with the Ambient Lighting Blush Palette [$58] - a holiday offering that will no doubt sell out. If you are a fan of the Ambient Lighting Blush and you are on the fence thinking this will come back as part of the permanent … [Continue reading]

Beauty News: MAC Announces Miley Cyrus as Viva Glam Spokesperson…

Miley Cyrus - Viva Glam

MAC  Cosmetics just announced yesterday that Miley Cyrus is the latest to join the ranks as the next Viva Glam spokesperson.  For all of her "twerking" last year her publicity stunt worked.  She definitely came out looking better than Ronin Thicke in … [Continue reading]

TMG Travel: See France With Rail Europe…

French Countryside - Rail Europe

Rail Europe is 100% the best way to see Europe.  I LOVED IT!  Compared to Amtrak, the trains are super classy.  All of the trains are high speed like the Acela BUT they have different classes of service on the same train.  The ride was SMOOTH and the … [Continue reading]

Smell This: Olfactive Studio Fragrances…

Olfactive Studio Perfumes

While I was in Paris, I had the pleasure of meeting the Creatrice (LOVE that title!!) of Olfactive Studio Fragrances Céline Verleure.  We had a private meeting with her at the world famous Jovoy Parfums Rares (which is an experience in and of … [Continue reading]

7 Skincare Saviors for Daylight Savings Beauty

Daylight Savings Beauty

7 Skincare Saviors for Daylight Savings.  Daylight Savings Time is quickly approaching on this Sunday, November 2nd, meaning it’s time to “fall back” on the best beauty routine. The time change cuts the day short (ugh), but on the flip side, we’re … [Continue reading]

Night Out: Paradis Latin Cabaret Paris…

Paradis Latin Cabaret Paris

While in Paris - I got to attend an authentic Parisian cabaret show!  Paradis Latin Cabaret which is located at 28 rue Cardinal Lemoine, 75005 in the Latin Quarter of Paris.  We took the metro and it was a short walk from the station.  It was first … [Continue reading]