Secret Ingredient: Kale Beauty Products!

Kale Beauty Products!! KALE, the all around trendy superfood (which I love, by the way) has moved from the salad bowl and into your beauty cabinets. A growing number of heavy-hitting brands are capitalizing on the phytonutrient, antioxidant, vitamin, and mineral-rich leafy green’s ability to replenish and restore skin, hair, and even nails.

Kale Secret Ingredient:  Kale Beauty Products!

Here are a few of my favorites:


Alba Botanica® Good & Healthy Range

Free of Parabens, Sodium Lauryl/Laureth Sulfate, Petrolatum, Artificial Colors and Phthalates

A fresh new range of facial moisturizers developed for different skin types to ward off dullness and recharge skin. Powered by leafy green goodness, the formulas are packed with Kale, Spinach and Swiss Chard Extracts, with contain vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients like lutein for a smooth, luminous complexion.  Too oily, too dry, overly sensitive – whatever your primary skin concern may be, there is a Good & Healthy ™ moisturizer to keep your face looking radiant and healthy.  Range includes:

  • Anti-Oil Weightless Moisture – For normal to oily skin
  • Oil-Free Radiance Cream – For normal to dry or sensitive skin
  • Tinted Perfector – For combination skin
  • SPF15 Moisturizer – For daily sun protection
  • Spots Be Gone CorrectorFor dull, uneven skin tone

Price: $9.99 each; Available at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods Market, natural food stores, grocery stores, drug stores and on the web at

Fast-absorbing, advanced serum for all skin types. This potent dose of non-irritating Vitamin C is stabilized by botanically-derived ferulic acid to deliver optimal antioxidant benefits and improve the appearance of skin.

Eminence Citrus & Kale Potent C+E Serum

Great for all skin types, this fast-absorbing, advanced serum for all skin types. This potent dose of non-irritating Vitamin C is stabilized by botanically-derived ferulic acid and of course leafy Greens (Kale, Spinach & Broccoli Sprouts): High antioxidant content to help improve the appearance of skin elasticity and hydration and deliver optimal antioxidant benefits and improve the appearance younger-looking skin.

Available at fine spas nationwide or

Nails inc NAILKALE Polishes

Nails inc is the first polish brand to introduce kale, the super-hero of clean eating, into a collection of everyday polishes.  The range, supercharged with kale extract, is packed with high levels of vitamins A, C

and K to stimulate advanced keratin production, hydrate and nourish nails.The collection also features Nails inc’s patented Regenerating Complex (a two-fold Aldehyde, Zinc and Calcium blend), making it the ultimate treatment for stronger, healthier looking nails.

  • Montpelier Walk – nude
  • Mayfair Lane – light peachy pink
  • Victoria – deep cherry
  • Bruton Mews – forest green

Price: $14, Available at


Nails inc NAILKALE Superfood Basecoat

This basecoat is powered by a unique formula that blends a combination of kale and superfood extracts to promise five distinct nail benefits:

• Keratin hardening

• Keratin activation to stimulate growth

• Hydration, anti-breakage and anti-splitting protection

• Deep nourishment

• Healthy looking, brighter nails with a high gloss finish

Kale, which is supercharged with high levels of Vitamin A, C, and K stimulate advanced keratin production to nourish nails and promote growth. The Superfood Basecoat also includes extracts of aloe vera, lemon, ginseng, pomegranate and grape to revitalize and brighten nails. Pomegranate and pistacia precious resin oils heal and strengthen the nail.

To use: Apply two coats to a clean, bare nail twice a week to use as a treatment, or apply as a basecoat under your favorite polish color.

Price: $15, Available at


Nails inc Bright Street, The NAILKALE Illuminator

The ultimate solution for yellowing or stained nails, the NAILKALE Illuminator is enriched with antioxidant-rich kale, vitamin E and seaweed extract for deep hydration. Nails inc’s patented Regenerating Complex, a two-fold Aldehyde, Zinc and Calcium blend, boosts the production of keratin for harder, stronger, and healthier nails. Iridescent pearls brighten the pink nail bed and give the appearance of whiter tips and healthier nails. An added advanced oxygen technology allows the polish to be breathable, encouraging the natural physiology of the nail.

To use: Apply one or two coats to clean bare nails.

Price: $14, Available at

Have you used any beauty products with Kale??

Stay Pretty!!!

TMG Project: MTV VMA’s Twitter Party This Sunday!!

Hey hey babies!  Who doesn’t love a party??  A twitter party that is! After last year’s event with the Robin Thicke/Miley Cyrus twerking disaster (that really was the beginning of the end for him wasn’t it?), I’m quite certain that SOMETHING interesting will happen this year.  Of course, as per usual I am really interested in what people are wearing on their faces and the red carpet looks as well. I really like the MTV VMA’s because people tend to dress and look a little more on the fun side. Speaking of fun, remember when the awards were in Miami 10 years ago and Jay Z & Beyonce hadn’t admitted that they were ANYTHING and they showed up together on a speedboat?  She had on a gold short set and GIANT blonde hair – you can’t make this stuff up people!!  There could be some potential celebrity #LOOKSTHATROCK to check out and plenty of things that will be not so good – it’s inevitable people LOL!

How do you come in?  You can tweet or follow along on instagram with CVS Pharmacy and P&G Beauty using the hashtag #LOOKSTHATROCK.  I’ll also be tweeting/snapping pics live during the event THIS SUNDAY at 5:00 PM PST/8PM EST using the same hashtag.

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#LooksThatRock Instagram Party Details

Follow along on Instagram using #LooksThatRock to find some FABULOUS looks.  Get creative and post your selfie using the hashtag and show off YOUR looks that rock icon smile TMG Project:  MTV VMAs Twitter Party This Sunday!!

  • Where: On Instagram, using the hashtag #LooksThatRock
  • When: Sunday, August 24 at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

#LooksThatRock Twitter Party Details

  • Where: On Twitter, using the hashtag #LooksThatRock
  • When: Sunday, August 24 at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM EST

MTVVMAs TMG Project:  MTV VMAs Twitter Party This Sunday!!

Check out the details of the party pack I’ll be using below…

CVS Pharmacy has partnered with P & G Beauty to come up with a #LOOKSTHATROCK in a Box party kit!

  • COVERGIRL Bombshell Shineshadow
  • COVERGIRL Bombshell Curvaceous  Mascara
  • COVERGIRL Outlast Illumina Lip Color
  • Crest 3D White Toothpaste
  • Olay Regenerist Luminous Dark Circle Correcting Hydraswirl
  • Venus Snap razor

You can win some fabulous prizes for participating so keep your eyes peeled and participate!!

CVS is also offering fantastic deals on these products so shoppers can get great #LOOKSTHATROCK

  • BOGO 50% off on a variety of COVERGIRL and Crest products

Visit to see all the special offers on the P&G beauty brands at CVS.  Follow Me on Twitter and Instagram for some special giveaways.  See you Sunday!!

Party Pretty!!

This post is sponsored by CVS


Beauty News: Allure Magazine Partners with Beauty Booked….

Allure magazine partners with Beauty Booked to create an online/mobile booking solution for salons/spas.  Allure is already the authority in this area (I LOVE the Salon/Spa directory in there, I have found many a new spot that way) so the app part is already genius BUT partnering with Allure is a game changer.  The app and idea were created by two industry insiders, Hillary Hutcheson a former brand manager at L’Oreal Paris and Ritika Gill who is a former marketing manager at Rimmel London and Maybelline.

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Allure, the Beauty Expert, announces today the launch of a seamless salon- and spa-booking functionality on In collaboration with BeautyBooked, the modern and convenient online beauty-booking service, women will now be able to search, discover, and book appointments with salons and spas directly from’s Salon & Spa Directory of editorial reviews. Highlighting the best hairstylists, colorists, facialists, massage therapists, manicurists, and more in cities
across the country, Allure’s Salon & Spa Directory is the definitive resource for the best
beauty services.

BeautyBooked’s new Mobile App simplifies the booking process by allowing members to discover new beauty spots, read editorial reviews from Allure magazine, and book appointments instantly with just the click of a button – no receptionist needed! BeautyBooked’s team of industry professionals vets each salon & spa to provide only the best for their members (Paul Labrecque Salon, Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa, ted gibson beauty, Drybar and TenOverTen, just to name a few).

The Rundown:

  • 24/7 Access to top salons & spas to book appointments.
  • Geolocation Capabilities to find appointments closest to you.
  • Allure Reviews: As BeautyBooked’s exclusive magazine partner, Allure reviews will be featured on BeautyBooked’s enhanced website and new mobile app.
  • Integration with Instagram: Users can share social experiences via the app, plus their complete photo-ready look, while earning points for every picture uploaded.
  • BB Upgrades: Members get VIP treatment at partner salons and spas just for booking through BeautyBooked. Participating establishments will provide exclusive “upgrades” to members such as an extra 15 minutes of massage or a complimentary deep conditioning treatment.
  • BB Rewards & Referral Program:
  • BB Rewards: Allows users to receive rewards such as products, services and experiences like the latest shade of nail polish, a manicure, or a blow-out with a top stylist. Users get 100 BB Reward Points for each appointment booked.
  • Referral Program: Invite friends and get rewarded. Tell friends about BeautyBooked and get 200 BB Reward Points when they first book.

BeautyBooked is endorsed by some of the best salons and spas. Ted Gibson, Celebrity Hairstylist and Founder of ted gibson salons said: “BeautyBooked is transforming the way women search for and book beauty appointments. We are thrilled for Ted Gibson beauty to be a partner.”  Right now, the only cities available are New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and Miami so if you are in one of those cities DEFINITELY check it out!

heck it out in your iOS app store or on

Would you use an app or website like this to fine/book appointments?  What do you think? Let me know in the comments…

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