Monday, March 9, 2009

Shopping in a Stinky Economy Pt 2

All of these items are priced below $89! Look fabulous (not frugal) in these great priced pieces, that will work amazing for this season.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

The World's Top Five Superfoods for Silky Smooth Skin

- Mike Adams, the Health Ranger

Superfood #1: Astaxanthin
Astaxanthin is one of my top nutrients of all time. It even protects the skin from sunburn, eliminating the need to use toxic sunscreen lotions. In addition, astaxanthin protects the brain from Alzheimer's disease, the eyes from UV light damage and the entire nervous system from oxidative damage.

Superfood #2: Ocean-Derived Omega-3 Oils
While there are lots of sources of omega-3 oils to choose from, the ocean-derived omega-3s are far more potent than plant-derived omega-3s such as flaxseed oil or chia seeds. The two best omega-3 products I know of are Moxxor, made from green-lipped mussel oil, and LivingFuel Super Essentials, made from sardines and anchovies (wildcrafted, not farmed).

Superfood #3: Raw foods and fresh juice
Live foods, of course, support living, vibrant skin. Dead foods cause skin to age rapidly, and eating fried foods or animal products may cause your skin to break out with acne, eczema or various rashes. Consuming raw vegetable juice on a daily basis is a powerful way to support healthy skin. You'll notice the different in 30 days or less!

Superfood #4: Shellfish, Pumpkin Seeds and Zinc
Zinc is an essential nutrient for skin repair and injury repair (it's also really important for prostate health). If you're deficient in zinc (and probably 70% or more of Americans are), your skin will never look as good as it could. Zinc gives your cells the ability to properly construct and maintain their physical integrity, and it speeds the regeneration of new skin following injuries such as scrapes, scratches or cuts.
Shellfish and pumpkin seeds are good natural sources of zinc. It can also be taken as a nutritional supplement. A good low-cost source is VitaCost at:

Superfood #5: Clean Water
Okay, I know water doesn't technically count as a superfood, but perhaps it should! Adequate hydration is essential for optimum skin health. Far too many consumers are chronically dehydrated, and as a result they suffer systemic dehydration of their skin, which makes it look older, more wrinkled and less smooth.

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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Gladiator Stilletos

These gladiators are sexy, comfortable & top Italian quality. With an exposed zip up the back of the heel, coned shap stilleto and silver tipped toe. Miss Sixty spared no detail.

Miss Sixty - Made in Italy

Friday, February 6, 2009

Easy Breezy - Tunics

A cotton tunic is great for throwing over just about anything. Wear with a pair of skinny jeans or over a swim suit while sipping a martini on your exotic tropical holiday this spring. Nothing says laid back like a cotton tunic. A beautiful look that is loose fitting & made to breath in the hot tropical climates.

Exclusive to Oliver Barret from our Love Story Collection these tunics are priced from $69 - 79.

Friday, January 30, 2009

Nolita - Made in Italy

Nolita is the brand that makes a basic a not-so-basic basic. The design, quality, fabrics & prints are all exceptional and unique. This is an all-in-one brand with the luxury of being able to say "Made in Italy". As most brands are now outsourcing their manufacturing to China (D&G, DKNY, BCBG to name a few), it is nice to see that a large percentage of Nolitas clothing is still made in Italy, without the hefty price tag. Hopefully we won't see a change in that in the up & coming years.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Shopping in a stinky economy

Just because the economy is tough, doesn’t mean you have to compromise your fashionable style. We are focusing this season on bringing in great looking fashion at reasonable prices. Buying trendy items like plaid skirts, retro sunglasses, etc., should not cost an arm & a leg. These are items that should be purchased with the idea of being worn over one season, and one season only. Spending over $100 on these types of items just doesn’t make sense. If you are going to be spending more than $100 it should be on good basics that can be worn all year round; good jeans & just about anything cashmere are great investment pieces.