Sofia Vergara, currently immersed in planning a wedding with her super hunky fiancé, will launch her second fragrance, entitled Love, on HSN this October. InStyle got the scoop on the aptly titled scent, a passionate mix of mandarin, orange blossom, and Colombian coffee flower, with a heady amber-wood and vanilla base. Involved in the creative process from start to finish, Vergara said, “I wanted to make sure it was something I'd be proud to wear," adding, "If people told me that I smelled good, I wanted to be able to say, 'it's my perfume.'” [InStyle]
Lemon + Sage Body Butter fans, rejoice! To celebrate the launch of its new website, Bliss will hold its first-ever flash sale on BlissWorld.com. The sale, to be held on September 9 and 10 (12:01 a.m. EDT September 9 to 11:59 p.m. EDT September 10), will include hundreds of Bliss best-sellers. Make sure to use the code 50BLISS at checkout for 50% off your purchase—it’s the blissful way to save! Some product exclusions do apply. [Bliss]
Ready for Labour Day weekend sales? If you’re looking to update your eye shadow game, look no further than Makeup.com’s roundup of its five favourite palettes of all time. According to these makeup gurus, palettes are designed for far more than smoky eyes and glitter. Recommending everything from the classic nudes of the Maybelline Blushed Nudes Palette ($10) to the bold colours in the Lancôme Colour Design 5 Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($50), the roundup offers a palette for every beauty babe. [Makeup.com]
Running is nothing but a mental game. Looking to quit second-guessing yourself? Huffington Post has done the research and found some magic mental tricks to help you take control of your thoughts and manipulate them to actually improve your running. From recruiting fans to talking to yourself or incentivizing your run, HuffPo has five simple tricks for getting yourself across the finish line. [Huffington Post]
College is the time to experiment—significant others, skipping class, quesadillas from the waffle maker, and black lipstick for your 8 a.m. chemistry lab. But as we know, there is a time and place for everything, including certain beauty products that reach their expiration date somewhere between graduation and your job hunt. SheFinds breaks down what you need to toss from your makeup bag as you enter the world of adulthood: Two-in-one shampoo and conditioner, boxed hair colour, and fruity body spray, we’re looking at you. [SheFinds]
To under-eye conceal or not to under-eye conceal? That is the question PureWow examined as it explored game-changing makeup tips for ladies who wear glasses. Among their findings, they advised glasses-wearing ladies to go heavy on the eyelids and top liner, don’t try eyelash extensions, do use under-eye concealer, don’t neglect your brows, and remember that a bold lip is always a good idea. [PureWow]
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