Archive | January, 2010

Fashion Inspired by the Olympics

31 Jan

Gold Medal Fashion Collections

Whether you make it to the Vancouver 2010 Olympics or celebrate the event in your hometown, you can still get into the spirit with these fashion collections that pay tribute to international competition.

Here are the best of the sports inspired collections including clothing and accessories from Roots, Tabi, Lululemon, and Ralph Lauren.

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Straight Hair for Months with a Brazilian Blowout

30 Jan

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Smoothing Treatment that Improves the Health of Hair

Straight hair has taken a back seat lately to soft curls. If the catwalks are any indication, long straight hair inspired by the 1970s is one of the trends in the spring 2010 forecast.

For those who would rather make love not war with their hair, the Brazilian Blowout is a professional smoothing treatment that gives you wash and wear hair for up to three months without harsh chemicals. The treatment, which actually improves the condition of your hair, takes one to one and a half hours depending on how much hair you have. The result is smooth, frizz free hair that requires minimal styling (let your hair air dry for soft waves or blow it straight in 10 minutes or less).

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Sweet Dreams are Made of Essential Oils

29 Jan

Essential Oils Blend Helps Promote Relaxation and Sleep

Sometimes you need extra help to get a good night’s sleep. If counting sheep isn’t working, you may get relief from aromatherapy with essential oils.

Aromatherapy Personals™ Sweet Dreams multi-nutritive oil is a blend of enriched oils that not only encourage relaxation but also moisturize and protect your skin. Soothing essential oils like lavender, patchouli, chamomile, and geranium create the perfect mood for a restful asleep. Skin nourishing seed oils like pomegranate, passionfruit, and sea buckthorn smooth and nourish your skin and hair.

This major multi-tasker can step in as a body moisturizer, hair and scalp treatment, or bath oil to hydrate and protect your skin. Continue reading

Hot Accessory for Spring 2010

28 Jan

New way to Experience Web, Email, and Photos

Your favorite spring accessory for 2010 may be a patterned Marc Jacobs scarf or a matte silver cuff. Or, it just may be your Apple iPad tablet introduced yesterday by Apple CEO, Steve Jobs.

According to Jobs, the iPad is a better device for reading books, watching videos, and playing games than a laptop or a smart phone. The iPad has a 9.7-inch touch screen and weighs about 1.5 pounds (just the right fit for your oversized leather saddle bag).

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Jane Fonda Workout 2.0

27 Jan

Time Again to Feel the Burn

No one is more responsible for launching the fitness revolution than Jane Fonda. Dressed in her signature leotard, tights, and leg warmers, Fonda created an aerobics video in 1982 that sold more than sold 17 million copies.

Almost 30 years later, Fonda has filmed two DVDs that target her age group: baby boomers. Even though she has to cope with her own health issues (osteoarthritis and back problems), Fonda wanted to create exercise DVDs for boomers who have stopped working out or never did.

The new workout DVDs (available at Amazon.com) for baby boomers and seniors emphasize balance and strengthening exercises using hand weights as well as walking workouts.

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