Don’t forget to enter for a free Burt’s Bees Radiance Kit here in our National Pollination Week contest! Today (6/28) is the last day to enter!
A few years ago I went to a wedding of friends that was held on the grounds of a hilltop mansion that was lushly landscaped and heavily wooded. My sister and I had been using Burt’s Bees Baby Bee Buttermilk Lotion for Sensitive Skin of all Ages as our body lotion, which gives a nice scent without being overpowering – which was great for our friend’s wedding, since the garden was so fragrant there that no perfume would particularly stand out. We noticed towards the sunset that every one else at the wedding was getting eaten alive by mosquitoes, and we didn’t get bit once. We couldn’t quite figure it out, but then I read that bugs hate Rosemary Leaf extract, an ingredient in Burt’s Bees Baby Bee Buttermilk Lotion. What’s really amazing is that you can’t smell the Rosemary Oil at all – but time and again, it’s kept me bug bite free without smelling like bug repellent.
In addition to the very impressive bug repellent properties, it makes skin smooth as could be – use it for a couple of days and you’ll have a nice glow to your skin (why I originally used it for the wedding).
And like all Burt’s Bees products, the ingredient list is easy to understand – no chemicals you have never heard of. And of course, we have our pollinating friends to thank for some of it’s ingredients – including the wonderful Sunflower Seed Oil that works a miracle on skin!
Find it at drugstore.com for $9.49
This week (June 22-28, 2008) is National Pollinator Week, and to celebrate, this week Style Chicks is buzzing about all the good that Bees, Birds, Butterflies, and other pollinators do for us. Did you know that 80% of the world’s food crops require pollination?
This week you can learn more about how pollination works, what threats it faces, and what it means for food, the economy, medicine, and how you can help – and win a Burt’s Bees Radiance Kit in the process!
To enter the contest, leave a comment containing a fact you learned about pollination from one of these three websites:
We will randomly choose five winners who will receive a Burt’s Bees Radiance Kit (a $15 value), which contain the following:
Mini Exfoliating Body Bar (.80 oz.)
Exfoliating Body Wash (1 fl. oz.)
Mini Body Lotion (.50 fl. oz.)
Day Creme (.25 oz.)
Night Creme (.25 oz.)
Eye Creme (packette) (.67 oz.)
Full Size Lip Shimmer (.0975 oz.)
One entry per person, please – and be sure to include your e-mail so we can contact you if you win (your e-mail address will not be published or shown in your comment). The contest ends on Saturday June 28th at 11:59 Pacific Time, so be sure to enter prior to then!
Stay tuned all week for reviews of beauty products that our little flighted friends help bring us through their pollinating efforts! And when you are visiting the Burt’s Bees website, be sure to sign up for a free pack of wildflower seeds!
Be sure (or should I say “Bee Sure”) to add [email protected] to your e-mail contacts so the notification if you win doesn’t go to your spam folder!
I got really excited when I came across this Nine West Women’s Argent Slingback Sandal at Endless.com since it’s a really versatile heel that comes in so many colors. I got a pair in Pewter, and they work with so many outfits – and are incredibly comfortable as well. If you are looking for a bridal shoe that will stay comfortable all night, the cream colored one below is ideal.
Find them at Endless.com – and be sure to check out all the colors.
MBT sneakers are on sale at blissworld.com. for today only! Regularly $245, a few styles are available between $123 and $159, and you can take another 10% off with code 068915 at checkout. This is a great deal – you’ll have great gams in no time! There is free shipping on orders over $75 as well.
The MBT sneakers are under the 80% off blowout sale listed on the front page of Bliss World’s site.
CLINIQUE is offering a free travel sized “Take The Day Off” Cleansing Milk and free shipping with any makeup purchase today. Use code STYLE at checkout.
Also today only, pick out four free samples from this list:
It always happens to me at weddings – the photographer comes out of nowhere and wants to take your picture just as you are headed to the ladies room to fix up your makeup. And worse yet, wedding photographers and videographers now wield HD cameras.
So, you may want to consider some tricks that stars are turning to in order to try to combat the ever-critical HD lens. In order to keep your skin looking wrinkle-free, luminous, and yes, not oily, try a light-diffusing powder. Basically the harsh light of a flash or strobe will bounce off your skin in a non-uniform pattern, thus creating a soft-lens effect – even if the photographer isn’t carrying a single soft-focus lens with him.
If this idea appeals to you, you may want to check out Make Up For Ever High Definition Microfinish Powder. Don’t let the snow-white color of the powder scare you off – the talc-free formulation goes on invisible regardless of your skin tone – simply giving you a flawless, wrinkle/oil/blemish free look – and it makes your skin look like you have an inner glow. Find it at Sephora.com for $30, and through the month of June, you can get free shipping with code C125P9 at checkout.