Give Pretty: MAC Celebrates Raising $250M for HIV/AIDS With Viva Glam…

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Saturday July 21st was International AIDS Awareness Day and I was invited to celebrate with my MAC family in Washington, DC at the Chevy Chase flagship store.  On hand were Celebrity Viva Glam Ambassador and hip hop diva Eve, John Demsey – Group President, The Estee Lauder Companies and Nancy Mahon – Senior Vice President […]

Give Pretty: Johnson’s Baby Cares Council + Save The Children…

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Hey all!  I have a really great initiative to share with you, Johnson’s Baby Cares.  I am a huge fan of the Johnson’s Baby brand and have used the products all my life.  When Tyler was a baby, I regularly used the bedtime formula (I use it now for MYSELF lol).  The brand has such […]

Give Pretty: Holiday Auction on BeautyBloggers.org…

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Are you looking for some AWESOME deals on some favorite hard to find limited edition beauty items??  Well good thing you are reading this, because BeautyBloggers.org has over 60 of them!!  This is one of my favorite charities to participate in!!  From limited edition, makeup and skincare items to one of a kind beauty experiences […]

Sponsored Post: Give Pretty – Clarins and FEED Partner to Feed 1 Million Children in 2 Years…

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I love partnerships for a good cause and one of my favorite skincare lines has come up with a fantastic one!! In collaboration with Lauren Bush, who happens to be the co-founder of FEED Projects, Clarins has created the FEED 15 pouch that will provide school children with nutritious meals through the United Nations World […]

Give Pretty: Kiehl’s Share Our Strength Campaign…

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On May 14, 2011, one of my most favorite LEGACY brands Kiehl’s, proudly unveils a national event called Erase Lines, Fill Needs, and Ensure That No Kid Goes Hungry in America. Taking place at all Kiehl’s freestanding stores nationwide, we’re inviting our patrons to visit the stores and: Help us reach our overall donation goal of $75,000, by […]

GIve Pretty: Reality TV Star Mary Amons & Labels for Love Presents Modus Union 2011 Featuring Marc Bouwer….

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Hello my pretties!!!  If you are a DC based fashionista or simply want something fun to attend this week you are in luck!  Join me on Wednesday night May 4th for the Labels for Love charity fashion show benefiting Fran Drescher’s Cancer Schmancer charity (who I’m told will be in attendance) with a special tribute to […]

Give Pretty: Beauty Blogger’s Charity Auction to Benefit Doctors Without Borders…

For Thanksgiving, I donated a huge bag of unused beauty products to my local women’s shelter. In keeping with the giving spirit for the holidays, I also teamed up with 40+ bloggers and beauty brands for a charity auction to benefit the charity Doctors Without Borders. My auction includes a killer at home Brazilian Peel […]

Give Pretty: Happy Thanksgiving – Beauty Bloggers For Good…

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My lovely friend Shannon from A Girl’s Gotta Spa is always thinking and this time she came up with a really great idea.  She got a bunch of us beauty bloggers together and decided we needed to clean out our closets.  Not only did we need to clean them out, but in the spirit of […]

Contest: Give Pretty – Tory Burch Foundation & National Business Women’s Week…

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This week is National Women’s Business Week (October 18-22). As a business woman myself, I love hearing about success stories from other women. They are motivating and inspiring all at once. One such woman is the amazing Tory Burch and she is helping others make their dreams come true through her foundation. The Rundown: This […]

Give Pretty: Makeup Artist Mario Dedivanovic & Singer Adrienne Bailon Give Back…

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I love it when I hear stories that inspire young people.  Celebrity makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic (who is famous for the looks he does on Kim Kardashian and countless others) teamed up with singer Adrienne Bailon to give back to the community.  Mentoring girls at this age is critically important to foster their self esteem.  […]

Give Pretty!: Ted Gibson & Lela Rose for Labels For Love…

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Last week, I had the pleasure of attending a charity event featuring a fashion show by desigener Lela Rose, at the Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.  The Mayflower is one of the most beautiful hotels in the DC area  had a lavishly decorated lobby with artwork from local artists Lolly Amons, Roxanne Christie, Maggie […]

Give Pretty: Bond No. 9 New York Pledges 10% to Haiti Relief…

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Thinking of a way to give to Haiti? For the next thirty days, 10% of the proceeds from the sale of  The Scent of Peace will go to The American Red Cross to assist the communities impacted by the Earthquake in Haiti and provide urgent relief. “Perfumes are about passions. So, back in 2006, we […]

Give Pretty!: Please Help Haiti…

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I am joining other beauty bloggers to put pretty on pause for a moment and talk about the devastation happening in Haiti.  As much as I love to talk about lipgloss, now is not the time and there are clearly more important points to get across. I have donated to three funds so far because […]

Holiday 2009: Smashbox WISH Collection…

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Grant a wish this holiday season with these fab sets of  from Smashbox Cosmetics. The WISH collection is a charitable one that allows you to grant wishes while looking your most gawgus. The best thing?  For each purchase from this years WISH collection, Smashbox will donate $1 to the Children’s Miracle Network. A wonderful way […]

Holiday 2009: Give Pretty – World AIDS Day…

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The statistics are staggering…Did you know that every 12 seconds another person contracts HIV; that every 16 seconds another person dies from AIDS; that there are 34,791,465 people living with HIV. Today marks World AIDS Day and, beauty cosmetic companies have a few ways you can help. Kiehl’s introduces Hand Care for a Cure, a […]

Go Pink!: Thank You…

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Just a short note to say thank you and congratulations! With your help, I was able to make a combined total donation of $250 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This charity is near and dear to my heart and I appreciate all your efforts to help out! I am going through the entries […]

Give Pretty: MAC Viva Glam VI Special Edition Lipstick…

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On March 5th, Fergie,  MAC’s latest VIVA GLAM Spokesperson revealed the new VIVA GLAM VI Special Edition Lipstick and new ad campaign in Los Angeles. She visited Project Angel Food, an organization committed to providing free prepared meals and nutrition counseling for those living with HIV/AIDS. She then appeared at the M·A·C  store on North […]

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