® August 2009 Volume 2, Issue 8 The ColleCTor inside 2 The Ultimate Beauty Kit for College Girls Classes are about to begin and chances are the dorm-bound coed in your life has a mini-fridge and a microwave 10 steps to clear skin high on her must-have list. But what about the day-to-day products she’ll need to feel fresh for that 8 a.m. class? dermalogica clean start Beauty Collection has everything today’s college student needs to look her best, whether she’s just off to the cafeteria or going to an evening formal. When putting together the ultimate beauty kit for your favorite college 3 girl, here’s a handy checklist to get you started: featured collection Bath items Foundation/blush hoT TIP! sweetspot Stock that oh-so-vital shower caddy Mineral-based foundations and blush- with everything she needs to stay fresh. es from Stript will give her the flawless Pack a backpack-friendly Along with her favorite shampoo and look she wants without the parabens. travel case with a mascara 4 conditioner, add a scented body wash such as 100% Pure Fresh Squeezed Made from marine botanicals, these foundations and blushes are formu- wand, lip gloss, breath mints and a mirror com- pampered moms Pink Grapefruit Juicy Shower Gel. lated with the antioxidants A, C & E to pact so that she can fresh- free gift from stript Don’t forget a razor and shaving gel help naturally moisturize the face. en up between classes. like the rose-scented cream from The Skincare Art of Shaving for Women. 5 Breakouts aren’t unusual for the col- haircare lege crowd, especially during finals In addition to her preferred styling prod- week, so include a complete acne regi- Smile care new malibu store ucts, she’s going to need hardware to men like Dr. Murad’s Acne Complex To keep those pearlies white, she’ll opi españa collection keep her hair looking fabulous all day. Kit. [For more on keeping blemishes need dental floss, toothpaste and a For dorm living, choose hair dryers and at bay, see “Bye, Bye Breakouts” on toothbrush for starters. Add a trav- styling irons that are reliable but not too page 2.] Also pack her favorite mois- el-sized mouthwash like GoSMIle expensive [in case they go missing]. turizer such as Boscia oil-Free Daily Touch-Ups so that she can freshen up “A man who has Beauty Collection also stocks a variety hydration [SPF 15] and hand lotion to between classes. of hairbrushes including Bio Ionic’s prevent chapping. never gone to nano-ionic brushes to help speed up odds and ends lip gloss Don’t forget to stock up on must-have school may steal the drying time before that early morn- ing class. Remember to pack hair ac- This coed staple gives lips a natural items like cotton balls and swabs, fresh look for any time of day. Give her bandages and facial tissue. Add a from a freight cessories like headbands and bobby pins too. a variety of fun colors for every occa- set of makeup brushes such as the sion and look for ones with shimmer Japonesque Touch Up Tube Brush car; but if he Nail care like Stila lip Glaze. Set to round out her beauty kit. Most students don’t have the extra has a university cash to spend on a professional mani- eye makeup Storage Today’s college coeds go with a natural Storage space is at a premium, espe- education, he may cure or pedicure—so give her what she needs to do it herself. Stock up on hot daytime look with a little something ex- cially for dorm dwellers, so help her tra for night [think Emma Watson—the organize her beauty supplies. A cute steal the whole fall colors like Manicurist of Seville and Conquistadorable Color from university-bound star favors dramatic makeup case like the Japonesque eyeliner for evening premieres]. For Medium Train Case with accordion railroad. ” oPI’s españa Collection. And don’t daytime eyeshadow, go with soft col- trays can store everything she needs forget the JAPoNeSQUe Manicure ors like Starlight or Kitten from Stila [and more!] without taking up valuable Theodore Roosevelt Set which includes tweezers, nail clip- and try smokier shades from the Stila drawer space. pers, cuticle scissors and a nail file—all Smokey eye Collection for night. in an adorable pink tote. Introducing SweetSpot Labs® Intimate Grooming Escensuals Visit any Beauty Collection store during the month of August and receive a FREE gift from SweetSpot Labs® with any pur- chase. Your Free gift includes a promotional size bidet-in-a-bottle with a pink wrist band and trial packette of the intimate waters concentrate. The SweetSpot Bidet-in-a-Bottle is the newest in our intimate grooming collection from SweetSpot. It’s a unique and modern advance in intimate care. Coined Shower of Power, it consists of single dose packettes of intimate waters that blend with lukewarm H2O which is carefully monitored by a temperature sensitive “smart” bidet bottle label that reads READY. SPOT. GO. The result is a skin-softening, cleansing, spot-refreshing ‘portable bidet’. [Offer good while supplies last so act fast.] 1 www.beautycollection.com Notes from the ColleCtive Bye, Bye Breakouts: 10 Steps to Clear Skin When it comes to acne, no one gets a free pass. Whether you’re a tween, teen, adult, or even a movie star like Cameron Diaz or Brad Pitt, chances are you’re going to have to battle breakouts at some point. [And, if you have our luck, usually before a hot date!] The culprit? Oily skin. During adolescence especially, raging hormones put the glands Beautiful clear skin at any age that moisturize your skin into overdrive, trapping oil, dirt and bacteria—a perfect storm for acne. While most people weather the brunt before age 20, it’s not uncommon to bear those blemishes well beyond your teen years. But don’t despair! The road to clear skin starts here: 1 Cleanse. Use a daily cleanser for your face and body. Celebrities like E! News’s Giuliana DePandi 6 Don’t get picky. Resist the urge to pop those zits. You’ll just spread the bacteria, and Rancic swear by DDF Blemish Foaming Cleans- worse, you could end up with nasty scars. DDF Blemish er. For very oily skin, the magic ingredient is sali- cylic acid. Try DDF Salicylic Wash 2%. 7 Pull back your hair. Hair traps dirt and oil—don’t let it rub on your face! Try wearing it Foaming Cleanser [$32] 2 Treat. Stop those angry-looking pimples in their tracks with a medicated mask, like DDF short or pulled back. Ladies, make it easy with a pretty pony cuff or band. Choose one of our Sulfur Therapeutic Mask, which also pre- favorite tangle-free bands from Smoothies. DDF Salicylic vents new blemishes from forming. DDF Ben- zoyl Peroxide 5% Gel with Tea Tree oil uses the acne-fighting staple benzoyl peroxide to 8 Go oil-free. Skip oil-based makeup and go for water-based eyeshadows, toners, mois- Wash 2% [$35] zap zits, while the tea tree oil soothes the skin turizers and sunscreens like Peter Thomas and prevents it from drying out. roth’s Über Dry Sunscreen. To avoid clog- ging pores at night, make sure to remove all 3 Protect. If you’re not careful, over-scrubbing can leave your skin dry and flaky. Keep it hy- makeup before going to bed. DDF Sulfur Therapeutic Mask drated with an oil-free lotion like Murad Acne Skin Perfecting lotion. 9 Do your laundry. Fabric traps oils and dirt, so make sure to use clean towels every- [$38] day. Switch out pillow cases, washcloths and 4 Drink up. Water helps combat oily skin from the inside out. Make sure you get eight glasses makeup brushes for each use to keep skin clean and fresh. DDF Benzoyl a day to keep your skin healthy and clear. Peroxide 5% Acne 5 Work it out. Moderate exercise is good for 10 rest up. Skimping on shut-eye throws off your body, and those changes can result in Treatment [$28] your skin. It promotes your overall health and breakouts. Can’t get your seven to nine hours can be a great stress reliever. Skip the makeup a night? Sneak a cat nap in the afternoon and though to avoid clogging pores and shower af- make sure to schedule some downtime when Peter Thomas roth terwards to keep your skin clean and oil-free. you’re awake. Über Dry Sunscreen [$26] Teens Need a Clean Start for Problem Skin Just for Teens! Dermalogica’s Clean Start line is tailor-made for teens and has been spotted on the set of top teen shows like “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.” The line includes a foaming cleanser, a toner, a scrub, three moisturizers [two for day, one for night], a spot treatment and a lip moisturizer. brighten up bedtime for breakouts $ 24 22 $ all over clear 18 $ hit the spot welcome matte $ 22 24 $ wash off $ 20 Bargain Shopping ready, set, scrub! Clean Start Kit $ 21 $35! smart mouth lip shine 16 $ 2 www.beautycollection.com featured ColleCtioN SweetSpot labs® Intimate Grooming escensuals As much as we don’t like to talk about it, body care “down there” may be one of the most important areas to cleanse properly and yet most of us are embarrassed to even bring it up. That’s why Beauty Collection is proud to carry one of the only specialized brands for this unique type of grooming. SweetSpot Labs ® has created a specific col- lection of products made with especially gentle formulas and beneficial ingredients. About the products: Unlike most soaps, shampoos or body cohol. Those products with aroma con- that contain no aroma or color for women washes, SweetSpot Labs ® products are tain pure essential oils that were deliber- who prefer aroma-free products or have pH balanced specifically for optimum ately selected for scents that enhance and extra sensitivities. The SweetSpot Labs® “sweet spot” health. They contain mild in- complement a woman, while contributing Intimate Grooming Escensuals collection gredients specially chosen to blend with a cleansing, calming and refreshing func- includes: a gentle wash, balancing mist, soothing botanicals and are absent of al- tion. The line includes “NO. 00” products on-the-go wipettes and eau de spot. recommended Products: Gentle Wash, Spot Fresh! Balancing Mist, Spot right! eau de Spot, Spot Delight! For pH balanced TLC using especially blend- A collection of luxurious gentle mists to add One soft disk keeps you fresher than a daisy. ed mild cleansers and soothing botanicals to your Intimate Grooming™ ritual. Voila-your Gentle, pH-balanced, and alcohol free. One with essential oils all for- sweet spot is sure to find dot sweetens the spot! Available in conve- mulated for sweet spot its center. Available in cit- nient purse-size com- use. A lovely last step in rus galbanum, geranium pacts. Contains 24 eau de your bathing ritual. $12 lavender, basil grapefruit spot infusions. $22 and unscented. $12 on-The-Go Wipettes, Spot refresh! This especially gentle formula delivers a sophisticated clean, especially designed for women [no, not the baby!]. Alcohol-free and pH balanced for sweet spots, this cocktail offers the best of both worlds – a refresher and a pick-me-up. 30 deluxe-sized gentle wipettes per pack [ $12] and available in the following scents: Unscented Citrus Galbanum Geranium lavender Basil Grapefruit Ideal for more sensitive spots Lighthearted with a sexy side. Geranium oil has in-born calming Dominated by decongesting and product purists, NO. 00 is Pink grapefruit and tangerine and soothing mojo and a quietly basil and detoxifying, balancing completely, utterly oils are naturally an- spicy charisma. Lav- grapefruit essences. and absolutely with- tibacterial and smell ender is just as feel- Not content to merely out added scents or refreshing, not fruity. good, with natural cleanse, they help color. Get all the luxu- Made more mysteri- antibacterial proper- your body’s natural ry without perfumerie. ous with galbanum, a ties and the extra flo- powers do their best centuries old aphrodi- ral bouquet. Calming to keep you fresh. siac. and clean. Calabasas los Angeles Malibu 4732 Commons Way 110 S Fairfax Ave 3900 Cross Creek rd Calabasas, CA 91302 los Angeles, CA 90036 Malibu, CA 90265  225-9424  930-0300  317-0117 3 www.beautycollection.com adviCe from the Curators Moms: Pamper Yourself this School Year Listen up, moms! Now that the kids are heading back to school, you’ll have oodles of time to kill, right? Wrong. Finding time for yourself between carpool runs, PTA meetings, and soccer games is no easy challenge—especially for you working moms out there. But to keep that get-up-and-go all year long without losing your cool, you need to schedule Schedule time to relax in a hot bath some regular R&R. Here’s how: 1 Get Moving Nothing says “me time” to moms like Gabri- 3 Wash Your Cares Away. Schedule time for a long, relaxing bath. Get elle Reece than a good workout. Even just 30 those bubbles going with foaming bath gel from minutes a day can do wonders for your body— The Thymes, which comes in soothing scents and your psyche. Join a nearby gym or sign up such as eucalyptus, wild ginger, and lavender. for yoga classes through your local rec center. Turn off the lights and enjoy the soft glow of SweetSpot Don’t forget to slip some SweetSpot Wipes scented candles—Beauty Collection offers a on-The-Go Wipettes into your gym bag on your way out. Can’t make variety of choices. Close your eyes and relax, or [$12] it out the door? Set up a yoga mat on the living bring your favorite escape reading with you. room floor and do your own routine in front of your favorite fitness DVD. You can even borrow the kids’ video game console and try out exer- 4 Find an outlet Your kids have any number of activities to keep Murad cise programs like Nintendo’s “Wii Fit.” You’ll be them engaged—and so should you! It’s time to environmental glad you did. get those creative juices flowing, whether you want to be a piano-playing pro, a scrapbooking Defense Kit [$82] 2 Plan a Girls’ Night Getting together with your fellow moms [without maven, or even a quilting queen. Set aside a regular time [start with just one morning a week] the kids] is a great way to unwind. Host an in- to devote to your hobby. Not so arty? Try tak- home spa day so that you and your gal pals can ing a class at a local community college or even The Thymes catch up and relax. Set out a selection of exotic volunteering through a favorite charity instead. Foaming Bath in nail colors like Barefoot in Barcelona or Pam- eucalyptus [$20] plona Purple from oPI’s españa Collection [see page 5 for details] for do-it-yourself manis 5 Take a Time out With all the time you spend in the car, at the of- and pedis, or try giving each other facials with fice, and running errands indoors, it’s natural to Murad’s environmental Defense Kit. feel cooped up. But getting outside is as easy Barefoot in as taking a leisurely stroll around the block. If Barcelona by oPI you’ve got a green thumb, puttering in the gar- [$8.50] hoT TIP! den over the weekend might be a perfect way Before you abandon the suds for to relieve stress. No matter how you enjoy the that luxurious robe, try Gentle Wash outdoors, however, make sure to protect your from SweetSpot Labs, designed to skin from the sun’s harmful rays. A spritz of Pe- Peter Thomas keep you feeling fresh everywhere. ter Thomas roth’s Continuous Sunscreen roth Continuous Mist [SPF 30] will do the trick. Sunscreen Mist [$28] Free Mineral Veil from Stript Cosmetics Stript vegan and paraben-free marine mineral cosmetics create a soft focus, optical effect for beautifully flawless skin. Their eco-sexy formulations have been “stripped” of oil, talc, artificial dyes and fragrances and are preserved using only natural plant-derived anti- microbials. For a limited time, when you buy any foundation, you receive a Free travel size mineral veil & eco-sexy bag. Skin on Skin Foundation Peek-A-Boo® Mineral Veil Stript versatile marine mineral foundations can This weightless, translucent powder is designed be used alone or blended with moisturizer to to create perfect luminosity. Mineral Veil primes create a soft-focus optical effect. Marine botani- skin for smooth and even mineral application. cals rich in energizing miner- Dust over finished make-up als, trace elements, amino or use alone for effort- acids and vitamins A,C,E less radiance. Receive a and B react with the pro- travel size Mineral Veil tective surface barrier [4.5 g] for FREE during of the skin to form a the month of August natural moisturizing when you purchase a complex. $36 foundation. $26 Free Gift from Stript 4 www.beautycollection.com Beauty ColleCtioN News Breaking News... We have your sneak peek at the newest Malibu Store is Now open collection of colors by OPI which takes its inspiration from the richly colorful country We are proud to announce the newest addition to our family of stores of Spain. The España Collection includes 12 new colors which range located in the Malibu Country Mart. We have been hard at work the from a bright fuscia pink in “Ate Berries in the Canaries” to the dark last few weeks on filling the store with all of your favorite beauty as night “Suzi Skis in the Pyrenees”. Available in stores mid-August to products. Next time you’re at the beach in Malibu or just happen to early September. be in the area, stop in to see how the store is progressing. We’re located between Starbucks and the Malibu Kitchen and Gourmet Country Market [they have incredible sandwiches by the way!]. Barefoot in Can You Give Me Barcelona Tapas This Moor We hope to see you there! Stay tuned for more information about our grand opening VIP event in September. Beauty Collection Malibu 3900 Cross Creek Rd, Ste 2 Malibu, CA 90265  317-0117 Pink No Spain Ate Berries in Flamenco No Gain the Canaries Suzi Skis in Here Today Manicurist the Pyrenees Aragon Tomorrow Of Seville Pamplona Conquistadorable Bullish On Purple Color OPI ColleCted eveNts loS ANGeleS CAleNDAr CAlABASAS CAleNDAr Celebrate Women’s equality Day - “We Can Do It” event: Chamber of Commerce Mixer: We will be partnering with a local women’s shelter, so bring in an Chamber members are invited to Beauty Collection for a network- item to donate to the shelter and win a raffle ticket for one of our ing event. The store will remain open for business as members deluxe raffle baskets. While you’re at the event enjoy complimentary learn about Beauty Collection. Refreshments will be served. RSVP treatments from your favorite brands including: j.f. lazartigue, Peter through the Chamber of Commerce. Thomas Roth, Dermalogica, and more!! Beauty bags for everyone Thursday August 6 • 5:30-7:30pm and gifts with purchase. Wine and appetizers will be served. Friday August 28 • 5-8pm Murad Breakfast Seminar: Enjoy a light breakfast while learning about environmental protec- Spa Day: tion products for your skin. You will be able to try the products that Complimentary facials by skincare therapist Dawn in our private spa are right for your skin as well as learn facts about anti-aging. room. Appointments required and space is limited. Thursday August 20 • 8:30-10am Friday August 21 • 9-5pm Call 323.930.0300 for appointments or more information. Call 818.225.9424 for appointments or more information. 5 www.beautycollection.com ® 7862 Burnet Ave. Van Nuys, CA 91405 www.beautycollection.com ® Your free gift this month includes: New Bidet-in-a-Bottle [promotional size] Trial packette of intimate waters Pink wrist band Our gift to you when you present this coupon with any purchase - while quantities last. 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